The current release schedule for blockbusters coming to cinemas this summer 2 weeks ago

The current release schedule for blockbusters coming to cinemas this summer

In case you didn't know, we're getting sequels to Saw, Jackass, The Purge, Don't Breathe and Resident Evil this summer.

It has been over a year since cinemas have been open properly and while we don't have an actual date for when they'll return to some level of normality just yet, the folks in Hollywood are still ploughing ahead with impending release dates.


These are some of the biggies you can (maybe!) expect to see in cinemas this summer and before we get into it, the release dates are based from the American schedule (they may arrive earlier or later over here, the further into the year we get) and the trailers accompanying them may also represent the original (i.e. 2020) release date.

Also, these dates are subject to constant change and update and could be moved again by the time we even finish writing this article in the first place.

So with that all out of the way, time to get excited!

Wrath of Man - 7 May

The plot follows H (Jason Statham), a cold and mysterious character working at a cash truck company responsible for moving hundreds of millions of dollars around Los Angeles each week.

Check out our full breakdown of the latest trailer right here.

Spiral - 14 May


A criminal mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice in Spiral, the terrifying new chapter from the book of Saw. Starring Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson.

A Quiet Place Part II - 28 May

Following the events at home, the Abbott family now face the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realise the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats lurking beyond the sand path. Starring Emily Blunt and Cillian Murphy.


Cruella - 28 May

A live-action prequel feature film following a young Cruella de Vil (Emma Stone), co-starring Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci. The movie will simultaneously premiere on Disney+, and we've got more info about that right here.

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It - 4 June

One of the most sensational cases from the files of Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine (Vera Farmiga) Warren, it starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then takes them beyond anything they'd ever seen before to mark the first time in US history that a murder suspect would claim demonic possession as a defence.


In The Heights - 11 June

A feature version of the Broadway musical, in which a bodega owner (Anthony Ramos) has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring to the Dominican Republic after inheriting his grandmother's fortune.

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard - 16 June


The sequel to the 2017 action/comedy sees the return of the hitman (Samuel L. Jackson), his wife (Salma Hayek) and their bodyguard (Ryan Reynolds).

Fast & Furious 9 - 25 June

Cypher (Charlize Theron) enlists the help of Jakob (John Cena), Dom's younger brother, to take revenge on Dom (Vin Diesel) and his team.

Top Gun: Maverick - 2 July

After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy's top aviators, Pete Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is back where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.

Black Widow - 9 July

A film about Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) in her quests between the films Civil War and Infinity War. The movie will simultaneously premiere on Disney+ and you can read all about that right here.

The Forever Purge - 9 July

The fifth and reportedly final instalment of The Purge film series. Plot is still top secret. Starring Josh Lucas and Will Patton.

Cinderella - 16 July

A modern musical version of the classic fairy tale, starring Camila Cabello, Billy Porter and Idina Menzel.

Space Jam: A New Legacy - 16 July

NBA superstar LeBron James teams up with Bugs Bunny and the rest of the Looney Tunes for this long-awaited sequel.

Old - 23 July

A family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly - reducing their entire lives into a single day. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

Check out our full breakdown of the latest trailer right here.

The Green Knight - 30 July

A fantasy re-telling of the medieval story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Starring Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton and Barry Keoghan.

Jungle Cruise - 30 July

Based on Disneyland's theme park ride where a small riverboat takes a group of travellers through a jungle filled with dangerous animals and reptiles but with a supernatural element. Starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt.

Hotel Transylvania 4 - 6 August

The fourth instalment of the Hotel Transylvania franchise sees the return of the voice cast including Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez and Andy Samberg.

The Suicide Squad - 6 August

Supervillains Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Bloodsport (Idris Elba), Peacemaker (John Cena) and a collection of nutty cons at Belle Reve prison join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X as they are dropped off at the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese.

Check out our full breakdown of the latest trailer right here.

Don't Breathe 2 - 13 August

The Blind Man (Stephen Lang) returns to terrorise more unsuspecting people.

Free Guy - 13 August

A bank teller (Ryan Reynolds) discovers that he's actually an NPC inside a brutal, open world video game. Co-stars Taika Waititi, Jodie Comer, and Joe Keery.

Respect - 13 August

The life story of legendary R&B singer, Aretha Franklin, played by Jennifer Hudson. The movie co-stars Forest Whitaker, Marc Maron and Marlon Wayans.

Bios - 20 August

On a post-apocalyptic earth, a robot, built to protect the life of his creator's (Tom Hanks) beloved dog, learns about life, love, friendship and what it means to be human.

Paw Patrol The Movie - 20 August

Ryder and the pups are called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos. Cast includes Dax Shephard, Randall Park and Kim Kardashian.

The Beatles: Get Back - 27 August

Documentary about the music group The Beatles, featuring in-studio footage that was shot in early 1969 for the 1970 feature film Let It Be. Directed by Peter Jackson.

Candyman - 27 August

A "spiritual sequel" to the horror film Candyman (1992) that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighbourhood where the legend began. Starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Teyonah Parris.

Reminiscence - 27 August

A scientist (Hugh Jackman) discovers a way to relive your past and uses the technology to search for his long-lost love.

Jackass 4 - 3 September

After 10 years, the Jackass crew is back for their final crusade. Stars Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius and the rest of the Jackass crew.

Resident Evil: Raccoon City - 3 September

Set in 1998, this Resident Evil origin story explains the secrets of the Spencer Mansion and Raccoon City. Starring Kaya Scodelario, Robbie Amell, and Hannah John-Kamen.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings - 3 September

The next entry into the MCU will focus on Shang-Chi; 'The Master of Kung-Fu'. Starring Simu Liu, Awkwafina and Michelle Yeoh.

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