What a weekend to go to the movies!

What a weekend to go to the movies – not only is it a great way to beat the heat in the middle of summer, but there are 10 new movies to choose from this weekend! There is a documentary about a rising group of K-pop idols, an animated film about a girl who befriends dragons, a drama based on the true story of a disgraced police detective who seeks redemption by going undercover to expose a violent crime syndicate, a thriller about a ship whose crew discovers just how dangerous their cargo is, and much more!


In ancient China, dragons were once friends of humans, but our greed ended their alliance, and these magical creatures were hunted down. Years later, in a remote fortress, a young slave girl, Ping, strikes up an unlikely friendship.

Directed by Salvador Simó

Starring: Bill Nighy, Brendan Coyle, Anthony Howell, Bill Bailey, Mayalinee Griffith

Release date: August 10

Gadar 2

India’s most loved family of Tara, Sakeena and Jeete; 22 years after its predecessor. Set against the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971, Tara Singh, once again, will face every enemy to protect the honor of country and family.

Directed by Anil Sharma

Starring: Sunny Deol, Ameesha Patel, Utkarsh Sharma, Rohit Choudhary, Manish Wadhwa

Release date: August 11

Go West

A crazy group of pioneers brave the harsh elements and numerous mishaps to travel thousands of miles out west to find a place to call home.

Directed by Stephen Meek, Jeremt Warner

Starring: Sean Astin, Natalie Madsen, Whitney Call, Stephen Meek, Matthew Meese

Release date: August 11

Inside Man

Based on true events, a disgraced police detective seeking redemption by going undercover to expose a violent crime syndicate. But as he sinks deeper into the mob, the price for absolution may be higher than he can afford.

Directed by Danny A. Abeckaser

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Jake Cannavale, Lucy Hale, Ashley Greene, Danny A. Abeckaser

Release date: August 11

Jules (PG-13)

Milton lives a quiet life of routine in a small western Pennsylvania town, but finds his day upended when a UFO and its extra-terrestrial passenger crash land in his backyard.

Directed by Marc Turtletaub

Starring: Ben Kingsley, Harriet Sansom Harris, Zoe Winters, Jane Curtin, Jade Quon

Release date: August 11

The Last Voyage of the Demeter (R)

A crew sailing from Carpathia to England find that they are carrying very dangerous cargo.

Directed by André Øvredal

Starring: Corey Hawkins, Aisling Franciosi, Liam Cunningham, David Dastmalchian, Chris Walley

Release date: August 11

Mamamoo: My Con the Movie

Join the new powerhouses of K-pop as they embark on their first world tour. Idols Solar, Moon Byul, Whee In, and Hwa Sa invite you on their journey.

Directed by Jae-Kyung Lim

Starring: Moon Byul, Hwasa, Yong-sun Kim, Mamamoo, Wheein

Release date: August 9

Match Me If You Can

When a female computer nerd is rejected by an online dating service as “unmatchable,” she declares war on the dating service, becoming a reluctant spokeswoman for all the frustrated singles out there. Problem is: The dating service swears they didn’t reject her.

Directed by Marian Yeager

Starring: Georgina Reilly, Wilson Bethel, Brian George, Billy Armstrong, Veronica Wylie

Release date: August 11

Medusa Deluxe (R)

A murder mystery set in a competitive hairdressing contest. Extravagance and excess collide, as the death of a contestant sows seeds of division in a community whose passion for hair verges on obsession.

Directed by Thomas Hardiman

Starring: Luke Pasqualino, Lilit Lesser, Clare Perkins, Kayla Meikle, Debris Stevenson

Release date: August 11

The Pod Generation (PG-13)

In a not-so-distant future, tech giant Pegazus offers couples the opportunity to share their pregnancies via detachable artificial wombs or pods. And so begins Rachel and Alvy’s wild ride to parenthood in this brave new world.

Directed by Sophie Barnes

Starring: Emilia Clarke, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Vinette Robinson, Veerle Dejaeger, Lamara Strijdhaftig

Release date: August 11

What new movies are you interested in seeing this weekend?

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