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July 2018 Has So Many Great Movies Coming To Theaters, You Should Just Cancel All Your Plans Now

Nothing says summertime like musicals, superheroes, and MURDER.

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1. The First Purge (July 4)

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Have you ever watched The Purge franchise and said, "Who the actual hell thought this mess was a good idea?" Well, you're in luck, because now we have an explanation! Turns out it was Aunt May (JK...but it is Marisa Tomei) and a team of out-of-touch government weirdos who think the only way to solve America's mounting violence problem is with MORE violence. The movie follows the chaos that ensued after the commencement of the first purge, and TBH it looks scary AF.

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2. Ant-Man and the Wasp (July 6)

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If you didn't see the first Ant-Man movie...WTF, stop reading this article and go rent it. It's okay, I'll wait.

You back?

Okay, so as the title suggests, this sequel will focus more on Ant-Man and the Wasp's budding relationship as an ass-kicking, size-changing team. And, if nothing else, this movie should be the perfect answer to our Avengers cravings.

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3. Sorry to Bother You (July 6)

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The bizarre film follows Cassius Green, a telemarketer who lives in an alternate timeline in present day Oakland, CA. Cassius is having difficulty excelling at work, until he learns the life-altering secret to success in the telemarketing industry as a black man: Sound white on the phone. However, his new-found success propels him into the depths of a colorful-but-macabre universe filled with violence, money, and Armie Hammer.

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4. Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (July 13)

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The amazingly sweet and spooky franchise is back with a family-friendly, summer-themed romp. When Dracula's daughter, Mavis, surprises him with a cruise vacation, all kind of heck breaks lose. Especially when Dracula falls for the ship's mysterious captain, Ericka, who also happens to be Van Helsing's great-granddaughter. Also, Blobby is my personal fave.

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5. Skyscraper (July 13)

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Now, you listen here: I love Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and I do not give a flying toot who knows it. I would watch this man star in ANYTHING. In this Die Hard-esque action extravaganza, Mr. The Rock must save his family from the thrilling clutches of an architecture project gone wrong. When the tallest, safest skyscrapper in the world is set ablaze and he is framed for the crime, he must figure out who the real culprit is, all while diving off of buildings. Just take all my money now, and I'll explain it to my student loans provider later.

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6. Eighth Grade (July 13)

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In comedian Bo Burnham's first foray into direction, 13-year-old Kayla is just trying to survive the last week of middle school before being thrust into the genuine nightmare-scape that is high school. Kayla is seen as "quiet" and reserved by her classmates when, in reality, she's a big, bright personality waiting to open up to people. Just the trailer alone has me feeling things because the premise is seriously relatable, especially when you remember how you felt at this incredibly tender age.

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7. Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot (July 20)

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Based on the memoir of the same name, this dramedy focuses on the life and times of cartoonist, John Callahan (Joaquin Phoenix). After surviving a car accident, quadriplegic Callahan finds redemption from his alcoholic ways after discovering his knack for creating controversial cartoons. The movie is chock-full of incredibly talented actors from Jonah Hill to Rooney Mara to Jack Black.

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8. Unfriended: Dark Web (July 20)

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If you're the type of person who has tape over the webcam and microphone on your laptop, this movie was designed to give you nightmares forever. The sequel to the paranormal success Unfriended, Unfriended: Dark Web has a similar structure but instead of ghosts, it focuses on a group of friends finding some creepy, dark AF info on a stranger's laptop, which sends them down a rabbit hole into the worst parts of humanity.

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9. The Equalizer 2 (July 20)

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Nothing says "summer" quite like a great sequel starring Denzel Washington and some vigilante justice! When Robert McCall (Washington) learns that one of his longtime friends, Susan (Melissa Leo), has been brutally murdered, he takes matters into his own hands and goes on a spree to find the perpetrators.

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10. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (July 20)

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Taking place a full decade after the original film, Sophie is pregnant with Sky's child while running her mother's villa in Greece. Without her mother's guidance, Sophie worries that she will be unable to raise her child with the same strength her mother possessed. She takes a musical adventure through her mother's past in hopes she will better understand how she can do it all on her on. Also...Cher is in this. Cher. THE Cher.

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11. Mission: Impossible—Fallout (July 27)

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Do you really NEED a reason to see this one? It looks A-W-E-S-O-M-E. I mean, if for absolutely no other reason, go see this film for Henry Cavill's infamous mustache.

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Which film(s) are you looking the most forward to seeing this month? Did we miss one? Sound off this the comments below!