Here Are 2017’s Summer Blockbuster Hits That You Must Not Miss
This summer saw big blockbuster hits like “Wonder Woman,” “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, “Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2” and “War for the Planet of the Apes” wowing millions of movie fans around the world. But don’t be too sure that you have already seen them all. There are still some great Hollywood movie productions that you haven’t seen yet. If you are still hankering for exciting actions and thrills at the tills, here are some of the summer blockbuster hits released this summer and some that are still coming out before this season ends.
This film tries to present a fresh take on one of the most memorable event in World War II. Whole divisions of the English Army is about to be decimated by the German Army at the beaches of Dunkirk and only a miracle could save the lives of thousands of English soldiers stranded on the beach waiting for their rescue coming over the other side of the English Channel. Christopher Nolan directed the film that features veteran actor and director Kenneth Branagh and Tom Hardy. New comer Harry Styles shares the limelight in this 2017 summer blockbuster hit movie.
“The Emoji Movie”
Film producers know that animated movies always get their share of attention during summer when the youth of the land are on school break. That must be the reason why Sony Pictures Animation released “The Emoji Movie.” This 3D computer-animated movie was directed by Tony Leondis. Among the stars that lent their voices to the film’s characters are Patrick Stewart, Sofia Vergara and Christina Aguilera. The story is about Gene, a multi-expressional emoji residing in the phone of a teenager.
This summer blockbuster hit stars Charlize Theron as Lorraine Broughton, an undercover agent. After her role as the villainess in the last “Fast and Fury” franchise, Ms. Theron once again dons her heroin persona taking the role of a ball-busting wonder woman spy intent on righting the wrongs in this very complicated world. The film is set in 1989 at the time when the Berlin Wall is about to collapse and Ms. Theron is trying to search for double agents being smuggled to the West. David Leitch of “John Wick” directs the film.
“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”
The French director Luc Besson tries his hands at sci-fi with this latest movie thriller. It tells about two space cops played by Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne who are trying to keep the peace in Alpha, an intergalactic city somewhere in this vast universe. The movie also stars Clive Owen as their superior. It seems that Rihanna, the pop singer, also plays a part in this movie. The director gave a hint that he will be providing a different twist in the way evil and the villain are presented in this movie.
This is a heist film directed by Steven Soderbergh and stars Channing Tatum, Daniel Craig and Adam Driver who play professional thieves. The film is set at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina during the Coca Cola 600 race. Soderbergh, who makes his directorial comeback after 15 years of retirement, says that this movie will be a fitting event to end this summer’s blockbuster hits.
“The Dark Tower”
This film is about Roland Deschain, the last Gunslinger, played by Idris Elba. Deschain’s foe is Walter O’Dim, the Man in Black played by Matthew McConaughey. The prospect of the two battling each other makes the film something to watch. The Man in Black is determined to bring down the Dark Tower, the entity that holds the universe together. Deschain is the only person who can prevent O’Dim from accomplishing his plan. The film is directed by Nikolaj Arcel and the story is based on a Stephen King novel.
This film is based on real events that happened in Detroit during the summer of 1967. There was a civil unrest at the motor city during that time that culminated in the killing of three black men by white cops. “Zero Dark Thirty” and “Hurt Locker” director Katheryn Bigelow, the first woman to get an Oscar Best Director award, directed this movie. It stars John Boyega of the latest “Star Wars” trilogy, Anthony Mackie of the “Avengers” franchise, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, Jason Mitchell, John Krasinski, among others.