June 2024 Movie Preview
June is almost here meaning the summer is about to kick off, and there’s no better way to start the summer than with some good weather and new movies. June 2024 will be a month filled with so many highly anticipated films coming to both theaters and streaming platforms. Here is what you can look forward to next month.

Under Paris – June 5 (Netflix)

Genre: Horror Action Thriller

Cast: Bérénice Bejo, Nassim Lyes, Léa Léviant

Synopsis: “Sophia, a brilliant scientist comes to know that a large shark is swimming deep in the river.”

Am I OK? – June 6 (Max)

Genre: Romance Comedy

Cast: Dakota Johnson, Jermaine Fowler, Sonoya Mizuno, Kiersey Clemons, Whitmer Thomas, Molly Gordon, Tig Notaro, June Diane Raphael, Sean Hayes, Odessa A’zion

Synopsis: “When Lucy realizes that she’s never been attracted to men, her lifelong friend Jane helps her navigate coming out in her 30s.”

Bad Boys: Ride or Die – June 7 (Theaters)

Genre: Action Comedy

Cast: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig, Paola Núñez, Eric Dane, Ioan Gruffudd, Tasha Smith, Jacob Scipio, Melanie Liburd, Tiffany Haddish, Joe Pantoliano

Synopsis: “This Summer, the world’s favorite Bad Boys are back with their iconic mix of edge-of-your seat action and outrageous comedy but this time with a twist: Miami’s finest are now on the run.”

Hit Man – June 7 (Netflix)

Genre: Action Comedy Romance

Cast: Glen Powell, Adria Arjona, Austin Amelio, Retta, Sanjay Rao, Evan Holtzman, Molly Bernard

Synopsis: “Professional killer Gary Johnson breaks protocol to help a desperate woman trying to flee an abusive husband and finds himself falling for her.”

I Used to Be Funny – June 7 (Theaters)

Genre: Comedy Drama

Cast: Rachel Sennott, Olga Petsa, Sabrina Jalees, Caleb Hearon, Jason Jones, Dani Kind, Ennis Esmer, Dan Beirne, Stephen Alexander, Hoodo Hersi, Miguel Rivas

Synopsis:I Used To Be Funny is a dark dramedy that follows Sam Cowell (Rachel Sennott), an aspiring stand-up comedian and au pair struggling with PTSD, as she decides whether or not to join the search for Brooke (Olga Petsa), a missing teenage girl she used to nanny. The story exists between the present, where Sam tries to recover from her trauma and get back on stage, and the past, where memories of Brooke make it harder and harder to ignore the troubled teen’s sudden disappearance. Writer/director Ally Pankiw’s debut feature is both funny and heartbreaking in its honest and refreshing look at trauma and recovery, and how they affect the relationships and communities that shape us.”

Inside Out 2 – June 14 (Theaters)

Genre: Family Comedy

Voice Cast: Amy Poehler, Maya Hawke, Phyllis Smith, Lewis Black, Tony Hale, Ayo Edebiri, Liza Lapira, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Paul Walter Hauser, Kensington Tallman, Lilimar, Diane Lane, Kyle MacLachlan, Sumayyah Nuriddin-Green, Grace Lu, Yvette Nicole Brown, Sarayu Blue, Flea, Ron Funches, Dave Goelz, James Austin Johnson, Bobby Moynihan, Frank Oz, Paula Pell, Paula Poundstone, John Ratzenberger, Kendall Coyne Schofield, June Squibb, Kirk Thatcher, Yong Yea

Synopsis: “Disney and Pixar’s Inside Out 2 returns to the mind of newly minted teenager Riley just as headquarters is undergoing a sudden demolition to make room for something entirely unexpected: new Emotions! Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear and Disgust, who’ve long been running a successful operation by all accounts, aren’t sure how to feel when Anxiety shows up.”

Treasure – June 14 (Theaters)

Genre: Drama

Cast: Lena Dunham, Stephen Fry

Synopsis: “A father-daughter road trip set in 1990s Poland, Treasure follows Ruth (Dunham), an American music journalist, and her father, Edek (Fry), a charmingly stubborn Holocaust survivor, on a journey to his homeland. While Ruth is eager to make sense of her family’s past, Edek embarks on the trip with his own agenda. This emotional, funny culture clash of two New Yorkers exploring post-socialist Poland is a powerful example of how reconnecting with family and the past can be an unexpected treasure.”

The Watchers – June 14 (Theaters)

Genre: Supernatural Horror

Cast: Dakota Fanning, Georgina Campbell, Oliver Finnegan, Olwen Fouere

Synopsis: “From producer M. Night Shyamalan comes The Watchers, written for the screen and directed by Ishana Night Shyamalan and based on the novel by A.M. Shine. The film follows Mina, a 28-year-old artist, who gets stranded in an expansive, untouched forest in western Ireland. When Mina finds shelter, she unknowingly becomes trapped alongside three strangers who are watched and stalked by mysterious creatures each night.”

Outstanding: A Comedy Revolution – June 18 (Netflix)

Genre: Documentary

Features: Lily Tomlin, Wanda Sykes, Eddie Izzard, Rosie O’Donnell, Margaret Cho, Scott Thompson and more

Synopsis: “Explore the history of LGBTQ+ stand-up comedy in this funny and heartfelt documentary featuring personal stories from an all-star roster of performers.”

The Bikeriders – June 21 (Theaters)

Genre: Crime Thriller

Cast: Michael Shannon, Mike Faist, Jeff Nichols, Austin Butler, Tom Hardy, Boyd Holbrook, Norman Reedus, Jodie Comer

Synopsis: “A furious drama following the rise of a fictional 1960s Midwestern motorcycle club through the lives of its members.”

The Exorcism – June 21 (Theaters)

Genre: Supernatural Horror

Cast: Russell Crowe, Ryan Simpkins, Sam Worthington, Chloe Bailey, Adam Goldberg

Synopsis: “Academy Award-winner Russell Crowe stars as Anthony Miller, a troubled actor who begins to unravel while shooting a supernatural horror film. His estranged daughter, Lee (Ryan Simpkins), wonders if he’s slipping back into his past addictions or if there’s something more sinister at play.”

Janet Planet – June 21 (Theaters)

Genre: Drama

Cast: Julianne Nicholson, Zoe Ziegler, Elias Koteas, Will Patton, Sophie Okonedo

Synopsis: “Enthralled by her own imagination, 11-year-old Lacy spends the long summer at home with her mother and three strangers.”

Kinds of Kindness – June 21 (Theaters)

Genre: Black Comedy Anthology

Cast: Emma Stone, Jesse Plemons, Willem Dafoe, Margaret Qualley, Hong Chau, Joe Alwyn, Mamoudou Athie, Hunter Schafer

Synopsis:Kinds of Kindness is a triptych fable, following a man without choice who tries to take control of his own life; a policeman who is alarmed that his wife who was missing-at-sea has returned and seems a different person; and a woman determined to find a specific someone with a special ability, who is destined to become a prodigious spiritual leader.”

Thelma – June 21 (Theaters)

Genre: Comedy

Cast: June Squibb, Fred Hechinger, Richard Roundtree, Parker Posey, Clark Gregg, Malcolm McDowell, Nicole Byer, Coral Peña

Synopsis: “When 93-year-old Thelma Post gets duped by a phone scammer pretending to be her grandson, she sets out on a treacherous quest across the city to reclaim what was taken from her.”

Trigger Warning – June 21 (Netflix)

Genre: Action Thriller

Cast: Jessica Alba, Mark Webber, Tone Bell, Jake Weary, Gabriel Basso, Anthony Michael Hall

Synopsis: “A skilled Special Forces commando (Alba) takes ownership of her father’s bar after he suddenly dies and soon finds herself at odds with a violent gang running rampant in her hometown.”

I Am: Celine Dion – June 25 (Prime Video)

Genre: Documentary

Synopsis: “Directed by Academy Award nominee Irene Taylor, I Am: Celine Dion gives us a raw and honest behind-the-scenes look at the iconic superstar’s struggle with a life-altering illness. Serving as a love letter to her fans, this inspirational documentary highlights the music that has guided her life while also showcasing the resilience of the human spirit.”

Daddio – June 28 (Theaters)

Genre: Drama

Cast: Dakota Johnson, Sean Penn

Synopsis: “New York City. JFK airport. A young woman jumps into the backseat of a yellow taxi, the cabbie throws the vehicle into drive as the two head out into the night toward Manhattan, striking up the most unexpected conversation resulting in a single, epic remarkable journey.”

A Family Affair – June 28 (Netflix)

Genre: Comedy

Cast: Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Joey King, Kathy Bates, Liza Koshy

Synopsis: “A surprising romance kicks off comic consequences for a young woman, her mother and her movie star boss as they face the complications of love, sex and identity.”

(L-R): Nicole Kidman as Brooke, Zac Efron as Chris Cole, and Joey King as Zara in A Family Affair. Photo by: Tina Rowden/Netflix

A Quiet Place: Day One – June 28 (Theaters)

Genre: Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Horror 

Cast: Lupita Nyong’o, Joseph Quinn, Alex Wolff, Djimon Hounsou, Eliane Umuhire

Synopsis: “As New York City is invaded by alien creatures who hunt by sound, a woman named Sammy fights to survive.”

Horizon: An American SagaChapter 1 – June 28 (Theaters)

Genre: Western Drama

Cast: Kevin Costner, Sienna Miller, Sam Worthington, Giovanni Ribisi, Danny Huston, Michael Rooker, Michael Angarano, Jena Malone, Jamie Campbell Bower, Abbey Lee, Jon Beavers, Luke Wilson, Tom Payne, Ella Hunt, Will Patton, Owen Crow Shoe, Isabelle Fuhrman

Synopsis: “Families, friends and foes discover the lure of the Old West as the Civil War divides the country.”

Fancy Dance – June 28 (Apple TV+)

Genre: Drama

Cast: Lily Gladstone, Isabel Deroy-Olson, Shea Whigham, Crystle Lightning, Audrey Wasilewski, Ryan Begay, Dennis Newman

Synopsis: “Since her sister’s disappearance, Jax has cared for her niece, Roki, by scraping by on the Seneca-Cayuga reservation in Oklahoma. Every spare minute goes into finding her missing sister while also helping Roki prepare for an upcoming powwow.”

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