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10 Most Anticipated Summer Movies of 2014

This year has already been a great one for movie fans with blockbuster releases like 300: Rise of an Empire, Robocop, and TV’s favorite Veronica Mars. Divergent and Captain America: The Winter Soldier are anticipated favorites that are set to release this spring. But with March almost over, Summer 2014 is fast approaching, which means some great flicks are in the line up. Here is a list of the 10 most anticipated summer movies of 2014, check out what cinema has in store for you this summer.

 

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

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WHO: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Fox, Dane DeHaan, Paul Giamatti

WHAT: One of the most anticipated sequels of the year! Peter Parker continues to struggle with balancing his life as a high school student and his responsibilities as Spider-Man. When Peter begins to investigate more about his father’s past, thanks to the help of his friend Harry Osborn, he begins to realize that the new threats of Electro and the Rhino all have one thing in common: OsCorp. [Summary from Wikipedia]

WHEN: Friday, May 2nd, 2014

WHY: The Green Goblin, the Rhino, and Electro are in this one. The chemistry between, real-life and on-screen couple, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone is too cute to miss. AND it’s the adventures of a classic marvel superhero: Spider-Man, DUH.

 

Godzilla

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WHO: Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Juliette Binoche, Sally Hawkins, Ken Watanabe

WHAT: An epic rebirth to Toho’s iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure pits the world’s most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity’s scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.” – Legendary Pictures

WHEN: Friday, May 16th, 2014

WHY: Because it is based on the original Godzilla movies which has immortalized Godzilla as one of the most bad-ass creatures in the history of cinema. And also because the trailer looks epic! A Godzilla remake? How can anyone miss this?

 

May 23rd- X-Men: Days of Future Past

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WHO: Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Ian McKellen, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Page, Anna Paquin, Nicholas Hoult, Peter Dinklage, Evan Peters, Shawn Ashmore, Lucas Till, Adan Canto

WHAT: The X-Men fight a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class in a battle that must change the past to save their future. [Summary from Wikipedia]

WHEN: Friday, May 23rd, 2014

WHY: Two words: The Cast.

 

Maleficent

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WHO: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Brenton Thwaites

WHAT: The untold story of Maleficent, the villain from Sleeping Beauty. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent places a curse on the king’s newborn daughter, Aurora. As she gets older, Aurora is caught in the middle of the seething conflict between the forest kingdom she has grown to love and the human kingdom that holds her legacy. Maleficent realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land and is forced to take drastic actions that will change both worlds forever. [Summary from Wikipedia]

WHEN: Friday, May 30th, 2014

WHY: Angelina Jolie as Maleficent is the greatest thing that has ever happened in a Disney movie!

 

The Fault in Our Stars

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WHO: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Willem Dafoe, Emily Peachey, Sam Trammell, Laura Dern, Mike Birbiglia, Lotte Verbeek

WHAT: This is 2014’s most anticipated movie adaptation of a book. Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten. [Summary from Wikipedia]

WHEN: Friday, June 6th, 2014

WHY: Because the book was wonderful.

 

22 Jump Street

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WHO: Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice Cube, Wyatt Russell

WHAT: Another sequel to a hilarious comedy film. Officers Schmidt and Jenko go deep undercover at a local college to crack a crime ring within a fraternity. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. In addition to cracking the case, the two freshmen must figure out if they can have a mature relationship like real men. [Summary from Wikipedia]

WHEN: Friday, June 13th, 2014

WHY: Because you laughed so hard watching the first one. Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are hilarious together. AND… well… Channing Tatum is in it.

 

Transformers: Age of Extinction

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WHO: Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer

WHAT: Serving as a sequel to Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the film takes place four years after the invasion of Chicago. An automobile mechanic and his daughter make a discovery that brings down the Autobots and Decepticons – and a paranoid government official – on them. [Summary from Wikipedia and IMDB]

WHEN: Friday, June 27th, 2014

WHY: Because this is the fourth movie from the action-packed Transformers series and this time there is an entirely new cast!

 

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

9

WHO: Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, Keri  Russell

WHAT: A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.

WHEN: Friday, July 11th, 2014

WHY: Because this is the eighth film of the franchise and a war between humans and apes makes for very entertaining cinema.

 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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WHO: Megan Fox, Noel Fisher, Alan Ritchson, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek, Will Arnett, Whoopi Goldberg, William Fitchtner

WHAT: This is the fifth film of the franchise*According to IMBD, the plot is still unknown*

WHEN: Friday, August 8th, 2014

WHY: Because it is the reboot to the Ninja Turtle film series and the Ninja Turtles are the coolest turtles we know.

 

Sin City: A Dame to Kill

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WHO: Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Eva Green, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mickey Rourke, Julia Garner, Devon Aoki, Josh Brolin, Michael Madsen, Marton Csokas, Jamie King

WHAT: Sequel to 2005 Sin City, the town’s most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more reviled inhabitants. [Summary from IMDB]

WHEN: Friday, August 22nd, 2014

WHY: Because the first one was brilliant and also because Lady Gaga makes a cameo in this one.

 

 

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