Summer is approaching and it’s the time for blockbuster over the top action movies to be churned out by Hollywood and lapped up by pop corn eating, cuddling couples on dates.
Our in house movie aficionado at nairametrics compiled some of the exciting movies that should be on your calendar this summer.
A lot of the movies are sequels and prequels and should be exciting for older as well as younger audiences (as soon as they get to our Nigerian cinemas).
Captain America : Civil War (Release Date: May 6)
In the third Captain America film, a rift in the group has led the superheroes to pick sides — team Captain America and team Iron Man. Heralded by many to be the best Marvel movie yet, this blockbuster has off-the-charts hype.
High – Rise (Release Date: May 13)
In this thriller, Tom Hiddleston plays a doctor who moves into a high-rise that is slowly making residents go mad.
“X-Men: Apocalypse (Release Date: May 27)
In the latest movie from the X-Men franchise, the team joins forces to take on Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac), the immortal mutant who has been in hibernation for thousands of years and has awoken and wants to destroy all humans.
Warcraft (Release Date: June 10)
Adapting the hugely popular video games and novels, director Duncan Jones (“Moon,” “Source Code”) brings the world to the screen where humans and orcs do battle.
“Independence Day: Resurgence (Release Date: June 24)
Two decades after the blockbuster that made Will Smith a huge star, earth is once again facing intergalactic terror.
The Legend of Tarzan (Release Date: July 1)
Alexander Skarsgård plays Tarzan, who has left the jungle and gone back to living among humans in London. But when Jane (Margot Robbie) is kidnapped by an evil captain (Christoph Waltz), Tarzan returns to the jungle where he grew up to get her back.
Ghostbusters (Release Date: July 15)
Thirty years after the classic comedy, director Paul Feig (“Spy”) brings the story into modern times with stars Melissa McCarthy, Kirsten Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones in the lead roles.
Star Trek Beyond (Release Date: July 22)
The crew of the Starship Enterprise are stranded on a planet after being attacked by an alien race; they find themselves against a new villain.
Equity (Release Date: July 29)
In her first role since the end of “Breaking Bad,” Anna Gunn plays a senior investment banker who finds herself in the middle of a financial scandal when a controversial IPO comes on her radar.
Jason Bourne (Release Date: July 29)
Matt Damon returns to the Bourne franchise after 8 years with lots of thrilling anticipation from fans.