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The Most Anticipated Films This Summer & Fall | Release Dates and Trailers

Updated: Aug 8, 2023

Summer is here, and the heat is on! Brace yourself for the hottest movie releases that are sure to keep you entertained. Here are the most highly anticipated movies of the season:


STRAYS (Universal) - August 18

They say a dog is a man’s best friend, but what if the man is a total dirtbag? In that case, it might be time for some sweet revenge, doggy style. When Reggie (Will Ferrell), a naïve, relentlessly optimistic Border Terrier, is abandoned on the mean city streets by his lowlife owner, Doug (Will Forte), Reggie is certain that his beloved owner would never leave him on purpose. But once Reggie falls in with a fast-talking, foul-mouthed Boston Terrier named Bug (Oscar® winner Jamie Foxx), Reggie finally realizes he was in a toxic relationship and begins to see Doug for the heartless sleazeball that he is.


Gran Turismo

Based on the true story of Jann Mardenborough, the film is the ultimate wish-fulfillment tale of a teenage Gran Turismo player whose gaming skills won a series of Nissan competitions to become an actual professional racecar driver. From gamer to professional racer, Jann’s story of defying expectations, overcoming odds, and achieving his dreams is inspirational and a case study for believing in yourself. The film stars David Harbour, Archie Madekwe, and Djimon Hounsou.


The Equalizer 3

THE EQUALIZER 3 (Sony) - September 1

Get ready for Denzel Washington in his latest collaboration with iconic director Antoine Fuqua. Since giving up his life as a government assassin, Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) has struggled to reconcile the horrific things he’s done in the past and finds a strange solace in serving justice on behalf of the oppressed. Finding himself surprisingly at home in Southern Italy, he discovers his new friends are under the control of local crime bosses. As events turn deadly, McCall knows what he has to do: become his friends’ protector by taking on the mafia.


The Nun 2

THE NUN 2 (WARNER BROS.) - September 8, 2023 1956 – France. A priest is murdered. An evil is spreading. The sequel to the worldwide smash hit follows Sister Irene as she once again comes face-to-face with Valak, the demon nun. Taissa Farmiga (The Nun) returns as Sister Irene, joined by Jonas Bloquet (The Nun), Storm Reid (“The Last of Us”), Anna Popplewell (The Chronicles of Narnia trilogy), and Bonnie Aarons (reprising her role from The Nun), surrounded by an ensemble cast of international talent.


Sitting in Bars with Cake

SITTING IN BARS WITH CAKE (PRIME VIDEO) - September 8, 2023 Jane (Yara Shahidi) and Corinne (Odessa A’zion) navigating life in Los Angeles in their twenties. Corinne, the ultimate extrovert, convinces her shy-but-extremely-talented home baker best friend Jane to commit to a year of baking cakes and bringing them to bars with the goal of meeting people and developing confidence - also known as “cakebarring.” During their year of “cakebarring,” Corinne receives a life-altering diagnosis, and the pair face a challenge unlike anything they’ve experienced before. Sitting in Bars with Cake isn't only a madcap joyride through some of L.A.’s most colorful watering holes, it's a moving celebration of female friendship, forging identity, and finding joy in the most unexpected places.


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