Upcoming Movies Guide

by IMDb-Editors | last updated - 1 week ago

Summer may be coming to an end, but some of the season's most anticipated titles await you in IMDb's Upcoming Movie Guide.

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The Meg (2018)

The Meg | U.S. Release Date: August 10

The Plot: A deep-sea rescue diver is recruited to rescue a team of scientists whose submersible was attacked by a creature long thought to be extinct — a pre-historic 75-foot-long shark known as the Megalodon.

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Joey King in Slender Man (2018)

Slender Man | U.S. Release Date: August 10

The Plot: In a small town in Massachusetts, a group of friends perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of Slender Man. When one of them goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, his latest victim.

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John David Washington and Adam Driver in BlacKkKlansman (2018)

BlacKkKlansman | U.S. Release Date: August 10

The Plot: Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, works to infiltrate his local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan to take on its charismatic leader, David Duke.

One Thing to Know: Jordan Peele is one of the producers of director Spike Lee's latest, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes this year.

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Vanessa Hudgens and Jon Bass in Dog Days (2018)

Dog Days | U.S. Release Date: August 8

The Plot: A group of people in Los Angeles are brought together by their lovable canine counterparts.

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Raúl Castillo and Evan Rosado in We the Animals (2018)

We the Animals | U.S. Release Date: August 10

The Plot: Manny, Joel, and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah embraces an imagined world all his own.

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Constance Wu, Sonoya Mizuno, and Henry Golding in Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Crazy Rich Asians | U.S. Release Date: August 15

The Plot: When New Yorker Rachel travels to Singapore for the first time to accompany her boyfriend Nick to his best friend’s wedding, she soon learns that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. Turn out that he is from one of the country’s wealthiest families — and one of its most sought-after bachelors — which pits Rachel against disapproving family member and jealous socialites who want Nick for themselves.

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Mile 22 | U.S. Release Date: August 17

The Plot: An elite American intelligence officer, aided by a top-secret tactical command unit, tries to smuggle a mysterious police officer with sensitive information out of the country.

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Kodi Smit-McPhee in Alpha (2018)

Alpha | U.S. Release Date: August 17

The Plot: Set during the last Ice Age, a young caveman struggles against the elements to find his way home, all the while developing a friendship with a gray wolf, forging a tentative first bond between man and canine.

One Thing to Know: In April 2018, the movie swapped release dates with White Boy Rick.

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Three Seconds (2019)

Three Seconds | U.S. Release Date: August 17

The Plot: An ex-convict working undercover intentionally gets himself incarcerated again in order to infiltrate the mob at a maximum security prison.

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Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce in The Wife (2017)

The Wife | U.S. Release Date: August 17

The Plot: Joan Cattleman has spent forty years spent sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to fan the flames of her charismatic husband Joe and his skyrocketing literary career. Ignoring his infidelities and excuses because of his "art" with grace and humor. Their fateful pact has built a marriage upon uneven compromises and Joan's reached her breaking point. On the eve of Joe's Nobel Prize for Literature, the crown jewel in a spectacular body of work, Joan's coup de grace is to confront the biggest sacrifice of her life and secret of his career.

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Ethan Hawke, Rose Byrne, and Chris O'Dowd in Juliet, Naked (2018)

Juliet, Naked | U.S. Release Date: August 17

The Plot: The story of Annie, the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan, and her unlikely transatlantic romance with once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, who also happens to be the subject of Duncan's musical obsession.

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Bill Barretta and Melissa McCarthy in The Happytime Murders (2018)

The Happytime Murders | U.S. Release Date: August 24

The Plot: When the puppet cast of an '80s children's TV show begins to get murdered one by one, a disgraced LAPD detective-turned-private eye puppet takes on the case.

One Thing to Know: The film is directed by Brian Henson, the son of Jim Henson. It's his first feature-film directorial effort since Muppet Treasure Island (1996).

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John Cho in Searching (2018)

Searching | U.S. Release Date: August 24

The Plot: After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. A thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens.

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Alex Neustaedter and Becky G in A.X.L. (2018)

A.X.L. | U.S. Release Date: August 24

The Plot: Miles teams up with his crush, Sara, to protect his new best friend: A.X.L., a robotic military dog who is endowed with next-generation artificial intelligence but with the heart of a living canine.

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Charlie Hunnam in Papillon (2017)

Papillon | U.S. Release Date: August 24

The Plot: The story of Henri "Papillon" Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island. Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with a convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape.

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Michael Aronov, Mélanie Laurent, Oscar Isaac, Nick Kroll, and Greg Hill in Operation Finale (2018)

Operation Finale | U.S. Release Date: August 29

The Plot: 15 years after World War II, a team of secret agents are brought together to track down Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust.

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Zoë Kravitz, Jack Reynor, and Myles Truitt in Kin (2018)

Kin | U.S. Release Date: August 31

The Plot: Chased by a vengeful criminal and a gang of otherworldly soldiers,​ a recently released ex-con and his adopted teenage brother are forced to go on the run with a weapon of mysterious origin as their only protection.

One Thing to Know: This is the feature-length version of co-directors Jonathan and Josh Baker's short film Bag Man.

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Tipper Seifert-Cleveland and Oliver Zetterström in The Little Stranger (2018)

The Little Stranger | U.S. Release Date: August 31

The Plot: The story of Dr Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1947, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants - mother, son and daughter - are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. When he takes on his new patient, Faraday has no idea how closely, and how terrifyingly, the family's story is about to become entwined with his own.

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Ya Veremos (2018)

Ya Veremos | U.S. Release Date: August 31

The Plot: When Santi develops a medical condition that could jeopardize his eyesight, his father encourages him to make a list of places and things he wants to see and do before losing his sight completely.

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Bonnie Aarons in The Nun (2018)

The Nun | U.S. Release Date: September 7

The Plot: When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate.

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Peppermint (2018)

Peppermint | U.S. Release Date: September 7

The Plot: The story of young mother Riley North who awakens from a coma after her husband and daughter are killed in a brutal attack on the family. When the system frustratingly shields the murderers from justice, Riley sets out to transform herself from citizen to urban guerrilla who is bent on delivering her personal brand of justice.

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The Predator (2018)

The Predator | U.S. Release Date: September 14

The Plot: When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunter's return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.

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Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively in A Simple Favor (2018)

A Simple Favor | U.S. Release Date: September 14

The Plot: Stephanie (Anna Kendrick) is a mommy vlogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily's (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town.

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Matthew McConaughey and Richie Merritt in White Boy Rick (2018)

White Boy Rick | U.S. Release Date: September 14

The Plot: Set in 1980s Detroit at the height of the crack epidemic and the War on Drugs, Rick Wershe Jr. who became an undercover police informant and later a drug dealer.

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Unbroken: Path to Redemption (2018)

Unbroken: Path to Redemption | U.S. Release Date: September 14

The Plot: The next chapter in the life of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini's powerful true story of forgiveness, redemption, and amazing grace.

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Cate Blanchett, Jack Black, and Owen Vaccaro in The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)

The House With a Clock in Its Walls | U.S. Release Date: September 21

The Plot: A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.

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Mandy Patinkin, Oscar Isaac, and Olivia Wilde in Life Itself (2018)

Life Itself | U.S. Release Date: September 21

The Plot: As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

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Odessa Young, Suki Waterhouse, Hari Nef, and Abra in Assassination Nation (2018)

Assassination Nation | U.S. Release Date: September 21

The Plot: High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the result is absolute madness leaving Lily and her friends questioning whether they'll live through the night.

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Keira Knightley and Dominic West in Colette (2018)

Colette | U.S. Release Date: September 21

The Plot: After marrying successful Parisian writer "Willy" (Dominic West), Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley) is transported to the intellectual and artistic splendor of Paris. After Willy convinces Colette to ghostwrite for him, her semi-autobiographical novel becomes a bestseller and a cultural sensation, inspiring Colette to fight against societal constraints as she helps revolutionize literature, fashion, and sexual expression.

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Chloë Sevigny and Kristen Stewart in Lizzie (2018)

Lizzie | U.S. Release Date: September 21

The Plot: A psychological thriller based on the infamous 1892 murders of the Borden family.

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Gilda Radner in Love Gilda (2018)

Love, Gilda | U.S. Release Date: September 21

The Plot: A documentary on Gilda Radner that utilizes a collection of diaries and personal audio and videotapes documenting her childhood, her comedy career, her relationships and ultimately, her struggles with cancer.

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