6 must-watch movies coming to Irish cinemas in July
Some of the biggest stars in the world have brand new movies out this month!
Animated comedies, huge Marvel blockbusters, spy thrillers, murder mysteries and Irish dramas are all on the menu for July.
MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU - 1 July
The sequel to the $1 billion+ grossing Minions movie from 2015 continues to show the road of friendship and super-villainy between a young Gru (still voiced by Steve Carrell) and the little yellow beings of mischief. It also features Jean-Claude Van Damme voicing a character called Jean Clawed. Which is great.
THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER - 7 July
The huge Marvel sequel brings back Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, who has been empowered by Thor's (Chris Hemsworth) old hammer, and the former couple team up to take down a new evil (played by Christian Bale), who is going around killing all of the gods in the universe.
THE GRAY MAN - 15 July
The Russo Brothers (who previously directed Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame) bring us this huge spy action thriller, starring Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas and Regé-Jean Page. It will be available to watch on Netflix a week later.
WHERE THE CRAWDAD SINGS - 22 July
Based on the hit novel of the same name, this mystery drama tells the story of a young woman (Daisy Edgar-Jones) who is at the centre of a murder investigation, when her very recent ex-boyfriend is suddenly found dead, and she is the prime suspect.
JOYRIDE - 29 July
Irish director Emer Reynolds is behind this comedy drama about a pregnant woman (Oscar-winner Olivia Colman) who heads off on a road trip across the country to give away her newborn baby.
DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS - 29 July
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Kevin Hart, John Krasinski, Keanu Reeves and Kate McKinnon provide their voices for this animated action adventure where a group of superpowered pets must work together when Superman himself is kidnapped.