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WHAT'S NEXT FOR SUMMER MOVIES

With the release of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness officially kicking off the summer, here are the biggest theatrical releases we cannot wait to see this season.

Top Gun: Maverick

Top Gun: Maverick poster featuring the logo and Tom Cruise in military vest

Release Date: May 27, 2022

Over three decades after the original movie came out, Tom Cruise is returning as Maverick in Top Gun: Maverick in what is sure to be a fun to watch action-packed film. Jennifer Connelly and Miles Teller join Cruise to tell the story of where Pete Mitchell is today.

Jurassic World Dominion

Jurassic World Dominion poster featuring the cast in a T-Rex outline with 'IN THEATRES JUNE 10' on the bottom

Release Date: June 10, 2022

The final installment of the Jurassic World trilogy may just end up being the best as the film is bringing back original Jurassic Park stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern, and Jeff Goldblum to star alongside Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard.

Lightyear

Lightyear poster featuring the logo, release date (June 17) and Buzz on the left in his classic space suit

Release Date: June 17, 2022

Lightyear will see Chris Evans voice the character that the Buzz Lightyear toy is based off of in the original Toy Story series. We will see the backstory behind the character, how Buzz and Zurg’s rivalry came to be and meet some of his Star Command crew.

Minions: The Rise of Gru

Minions: The Rise of Gru poster featuring a Minion with braces on a blue and yellow trippy background and the Minions logo beneath him

Release Date: July 1, 2022

The Minions and Steve Carell’s Gru are back! We will finally see the backstory behind how Gru and his minions came to be. Was anyone asking for it? Maybe not. But we are getting it anyways.

Thor: Love and Thunder

Thor: Love and Thunder poster featuring all of the characters on an exploding planet background with the logo beneath them all

Release Date: July 8, 2022

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Thor, but the wait is finally (almost) over. Thor: Love & Thunder will pick up after Avengers: Endgame. The movie will feature Russell Crowe as Zeus and Natalie Portman returns as Jane Foster - but with a twist. 

NOPE

A large cloud with a kite tail sticking out of it sticks distinctively out from a sky full of other clouds

Release Date: July 22, 2022

Master filmmaker Jordan Peele is back for his next film, Nope. Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, and Steven Yeun as residents in a town where a mysterious event happens, this is sure to be a wild film. Just look at that poster.