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12 Movies You Should Look Out For In August

August is here! So are new movies to look out for. Below are some movies that should be on your radar for this month. 

Bullet Train

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Storyline: Ladybug is an unlucky assassin, determined to finish the job peacefully after one gig suffered too much chaos. But fate may have other plans. His latest mission aboard the world's fastest train puts him on a collision course with deadly foes around the world - all with interconnected but conflicting goals.

Stars: Brad Pitt, Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Brain Tyree Henry, Andrew Koji, Hiroyuki Sanada, Michael Shanon, Benito A Martinez Ocasio, and Sandra Bullock. 

Genres: Action, Comedy

Release Date: 5 August 2022. 

Sand Man (Series)

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Storyline: After escaping decades of captivity by a mortal wizard, Dream, the embodiment of dreams, sets out to retrieve his lost equipment.

Stars: Tom Sturridge, Gwendoline Christie, Jenna Coleman, Taron Egerton, Neil Gaiman, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Boyd Holbrook, Patton Oswalt, …

Genres: Drama, Horror fiction, Superhero fiction

Release Date: 5 August 2022. 


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Storyline: A man wakes up with no memory. Led by a mysterious voice from an in-ear device, he embarks on a dangerous hostage rescue mission.

Stars: Joo Woon, Lee Sung-Jae, Jung Jae-Young, Jung Haye-Kyun, Kim Boo-Min, Andreas Fronk, 

Genres: Action, Thriller

Release Date: 5 August 2022. 


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Storyline: Recently widowed Dr. Nate Daniels and his two teenage daughters traveled to a game reserve in South Africa run by Martin Battles, an old family friend and wildlife biologist operating field. However, what begins as a journey of healing quickly turns into a terrifying battle for survival when a lion, a survivor of bloodthirsty poachers, begins to stalk them.

Stars: Idris Elba, Sharlto Copley, Leah Jeffries, Iyana Halley, Riley Keough, Mel Jarnson, 

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller

Release Date: 10 August 2022. 

I Am Groot (Series)

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Storyline: The mischievous Baby Groot learns to grow up amidst starry troubles with the help of friends and family on the ragtag superhero team Guardians of the Galaxy.

Stars: Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper. 

Genres: Science fiction, Television comedy, Superhero fiction

Release Date: 10 August 2022. 

Day Shift 

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Storyline: A father works hard to support his daughter, using his boring pool cleaning job as a front for his real job: hunting and killing vampires.

Stars: Jammie Fox, Snoop Dog, Dave Franco, Karla Souza, Scott Adkins, Meagan Good.

Genres: Action, Horror

Release Date: 12 August 2022. 

She Hulk Attorney at Law (Series)

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Storyline: Jennifer Walters has a complicated life as a single, 30-something attorney who also happens to be a green 6-foot-7-inch super-powered hulk. 

Stars: Tatiana Maslany, Mark Ruffalo, Jameela Jamil, Ginger Gonzaga, Tim Roth, Renee Elsie Goldsberry.

Genres: Action-adventure, Comedy, Legal drama, Science fiction, Superhero

Release Date: 17 August 2022. 

House Of The Dragon (series)

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Storyline: The story of the Targaryen civil war that took place about 300 years before the events portrayed in `Game of Thrones.'

Stars: Matt Smith, Milly Alcock, Emma D’Acry, Olivia Cooke, Graham McTavish, Eve Best.

Genres: Serial, Drama, Fantasy television, Epic 

Release Date: 21 August 2022. 


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Storyline: Sam Cleary, 13, suspects that his mysterious and reclusive neighbor Mr. Smith is a legend hidden in sight. 25 years ago, Samaritan, the super-powered guardian of Granite City, was declared dead after a fiery battle in a warehouse with his rival, Nemesis. 

Most believe he died in the fire, but some, like Sam, hope he is still alive. With crime on the rise, Sam makes it his mission to lure the Samaritans out of hiding to save the city from ruins.

Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Natacha Karam, Deacon Randle, Martin Starr, Nicholas Logan, Michael Aaron.  

Genres: Action, Fantasy

Release Date: 26 August 2022. 

Me Time 

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Storyline: With his family away, a stay-at-home dad enjoys his first me-time in years by reconnecting with an old friend for a wild weekend that may upend his life.

Stars: Kevin Hart, Mark Wahlberg, Reginea Hall, Jimmy O. Yang, Luis Gerado Mendez. 

Genres: Comedy 

Release Date: 26 August 2022. 

See – Final Chapter (Series)

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Storyline: Far in a dystopian future, humanity has lost its ability to see for a long time, and society has had to find new ways to interact, build, hunt, and survive. All of this becomes questionable when a group of twins is born with sight.

Starring: Jason Momoa, Sylvia Hoeks, Hera Hilmar, Christian Cormago

Genre: Action-adventure; Drama,Science Fiction

Release Date: 26 August 2022. 

Three Thousand Years of Longing 

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Storyline: While attending a conference in Istanbul, Dr. Alithea Binnie happens to encounter a djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom. This presents two problems: first, she doubts that he is real, and second, because she is a scholar of story and mythology, she knows all the cautionary tales of wishes gone wrong. 

The djinn pleads his case by telling her fantastical stories of his past. Eventually, she is beguiled and makes a wish that surprises them both. 

Stars: Tilda Swinton, Idris Elba, Sarah Houbolt, Kaan Guldur, Alyla Browne, Nicolas Mouawad.

Genres: Fantasy, Drama 

Release Date: 31 August 2022. 

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