Movies are the best way to get out of the heat and relax during the hot summer months. And as always with summer comes some of the best movies of the year. From action packed sequels to romantic “chick flicks” there is definitely a movie that’s right for any movie viewer! Here are some of the best movies of the summer so far.
X-Men: Days of Future Past Opening weekend sales: $90,823,660 The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants. This film has the characters from the original X-Men films join forces with their younger selves in an attempt to stop a war before it even starts.
Maleficent Opening weekend sales: $69,431,298 A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land. In this modern rendition of Sleeping Beauty, one can see a new, action packed fairy tale, from the antagonist’s point of view.
Transformers: Age of Extinction Opening weekend sales: $100,038,390 The fourth installment in the series has humanity thinking that all alien robots are a threat. When the CIA decides to hunt all of them down, a mechanic and his family must join forces with the Autobots to defeat them.
Godzilla Opening weekend sales: $93,188,384 In this science fiction monster film, the world’s most famous monster, Godzilla, is up against three monsters in the city of San Francisco. Humanity struggles to understand the destructive power these monsters have as they threaten our very existence.
22 Jump Street Opening weekend sales: 57,071,445 In this sequel to 21 Jump Street, officers Schmidt and Jenko go undercover at a local college to investigate a new drug known as “Wyfy.” As the mission gets complicated, they must decide if they can keep their relationship together as friends or as cops.
The Fault in Our Stars Opening weekend sales: $48,002,523 Based on the best-selling novel by John Green, The Fault in Our Stars deals with two teenagers, Hazel and Gus, that fall in love at a cancer support group. Even with Gus’ prosthetic leg and Hazel’s oxygen tank, they manage to make the most of the time they have together.
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