2017 Summer Movie Previewby gabe5525 | created - 28 Feb 2016 | updated - 05 May 2017 | Public
My ranking of movies releasing between the months of May to August. Release dates may change.
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1. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Guardians struggle to keep together as a team while dealing with their personal family issues, notably Star-Lord's encounter with his father the ambitious celestial being Ego.
Votes: 498,607 | Gross: $389.81M
2. Baby Driver (2017)
R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.
Votes: 376,809 | Gross: $107.83M
3. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.
Votes: 447,024 | Gross: $334.20M
4. Dunkirk (2017)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History
Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Votes: 477,069 | Gross: $188.37M
5. Wonder Woman (2017)
PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
Votes: 496,916 | Gross: $412.56M
6. Alien: Covenant (2017)
R | 122 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.
Votes: 230,915 | Gross: $74.26M
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.
Votes: 143,258 | Gross: $41.19M
8. War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.
Votes: 205,682 | Gross: $146.88M
9. The Book of Henry (2017)
PG-13 | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
With instructions from her genius son's carefully crafted notebook, a single mother sets out to rescue a young girl from the hands of her abusive stepfather.
Votes: 20,441 | Gross: $4.22M
10. The Mummy (2017)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
An ancient Egyptian princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.
Votes: 157,651 | Gross: $80.10M
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon while being pursued by an undead sea captain and his crew.
Votes: 233,186 | Gross: $172.56M
12. Detroit (2017)
R | 143 min | Crime, Drama, History
Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds.
Votes: 41,412 | Gross: $16.79M
13. It Comes at Night (2017)
R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery
Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son. Then a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.
Votes: 70,641 | Gross: $13.99M
14. Atomic Blonde (2017)
R | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Votes: 154,179 | Gross: $51.57M
15. The Dark Tower (2017)
PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A boy haunted by visions of a dark tower from a parallel reality teams up with the tower's disillusioned guardian to stop an evil warlock known as the Man in Black who plans to use the boy to destroy the tower and open the gates of Hell.
Votes: 112,458 | Gross: $50.70M
17. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not.
Votes: 171,916 | Gross: $39.18M
18. Okja (2017)
TV-MA | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A young girl risks everything to prevent a powerful, multinational company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating beast named Okja.
20. The Big Sick (2017)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.
Votes: 106,274 | Gross: $42.87M
21. Annabelle: Creation (2017)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a doll-maker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, where they become the target of the doll-maker's possessed creation, Annabelle.
Votes: 95,552 | Gross: $102.09M
23. A Ghost Story (2017)
R | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife.
Votes: 47,751 | Gross: $1.60M
24. Despicable Me 3 (2017)
PG | 89 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.
Votes: 95,854 | Gross: $264.62M
25. War Machine (2017)
TV-MA | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, War
An idiosyncratic General confronts opposition from enemies, allies, and bureaucrats while leading a massive rebuilding operation in Afghanistan.
26. The Beguiled (2017)
R | 93 min | Drama, Thriller
The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal.
Votes: 44,166 | Gross: $10.58M
27. Baywatch (2017)
R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit, as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay.
Votes: 141,566 | Gross: $58.06M
28. The House (I) (2017)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime
After the town takes away their daughter's college scholarship, a couple start an illegal casino in their friend's house to make back the money.
Votes: 34,789 | Gross: $25.48M
29. The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017)
R | 118 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hitman who must testify at the International Criminal Court. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Votes: 164,972 | Gross: $75.47M
32. Snatched (2017)
R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When her boyfriend dumps her before their exotic vacation, a young woman persuades her ultra-cautious mother to travel with her to paradise, with unexpected results.
Votes: 30,581 | Gross: $45.83M
35. 47 Meters Down (2017)
PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.
Votes: 40,841 | Gross: $44.31M
36. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)
PG | 89 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.
Votes: 22,454 | Gross: $73.92M
37. Lowriders (2016)
PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A young street artist in East Los Angeles is caught between his father's obsession with lowrider car culture, his ex-felon brother and his need for self-expression.
Votes: 1,985 | Gross: $6.16M
39. Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A deadly threat from Earth's history reappears, and a hunt for a lost artifact takes place between Autobots and Decepticons, while Optimus Prime encounters his creator in space.
Votes: 121,683 | Gross: $130.17M
41. The Glass Castle (2017)
PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama
A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.
Votes: 24,442 | Gross: $17.27M
42. Girls Trip (2017)
R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there's enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.
Votes: 30,175 | Gross: $115.11M
43. My Cousin Rachel (2017)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
Votes: 15,805 | Gross: $2.68M
44. Megan Leavey (2017)
PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Drama, War
Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq.
Votes: 19,368 | Gross: $13.41M
45. The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (2017)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Following the events of the first movie, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City's Mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park.
Votes: 4,966 | Gross: $28.37M
46. Polaroid (I) (2019)
PG-13 | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a tragic end.
48. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family
A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.
Votes: 5,833 | Gross: $20.64M
49. Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
PG-13 | 85 min | Horror, Thriller