Summer Blockbuster or Summer Bust?

Film & TV / Posts / June 26, 2018

Summer has officially begun and the weather isn’t the only thing that’s heating up! Movie-goers are flocking to theaters to escape the high temperatures and revel in the (hopefully) crowd-pleasing films that define the summer season. Which of the following do you think will become this season’s Summer Blockbuster?

(NOTE:: we’ve excluded Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom because that would make the game too easy)

The First Purge

Release Date: July 4

Purge fans rejoice! The prequel to The Purge series is finally here. In order to push the crime rate below one percent each year, the New Founding Fathers of America test out a theory that allows any crime to be committed for a 12-hour period with no legal consequences.

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Release Date: July 6

Paul Rudd takes on the role of Ant-Man again, this time fighting crime with a partner in this post Infinity War Marvel sequel.


Release date: July 13

Dwayne Johnson plays a building inspector framed for a crime he did not commit. He must clear his name and rescue his family in this thrilling, action-packed adventure.

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!

Release Date: July 20

Return to the Greek Island of Kalokairi and experience the emotion as Donna’s life is played out in the past and present and her romantic history is finally uncovered.

Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Release Date: July 27

Tom Cruise returns as Agent Ethan Hunt in the next installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise as he races against time after a mission gone wrong.

The Spy Who Dumped Me

Release Date: August 3

Laugh out loud at this action-packed comedy starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon as they team up to figure out why one of their exes suddenly appears with assassins on his trail.

Dog Days

Release Date: August 10

This light and fun movie is sure to tug on the heartstrings as it follows several Los Angeles dog owners whose lives begin to collide in unexpected ways.

Mile 22

Release Date: August 27

Mark Wahlberg stars as an intelligence operative who collects and transports a valuable asset out of the country in this thrilling and exciting film.


Release Date: August 31

James Franco and Zoe Kravitz star in this sci-fi action film about a pair of brothers who are forced to go on the run when a vengeful criminal threatens their safety.


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