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Based on information provided by the Box Office Mojo and some internet research, here are just some of the movies you can expect to see in the movie theatres in July:

Ant-Man and the Wasp
Opens: July 6

Two years after the events of Captain America: Civil War and before the events of Avengers: Infinity War, Scott Lang (Paul Rudd), now under house arrest after the events of Civil War, tries to balance his home life as a father with his responsibilities as Ant-Man. When Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) present him with a new mission to bring to light secrets from their past, Lang teams up with Van Dyne as the new Wasp. The cast includes Michael Pena, Walton Goggins, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Hannah John-Kamen, Michelle Pfeiffer and Laurence Fishburne.

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
Opens: July 13

Taking place a few months after the events of the previous film, the story centers on Dracula (Adam Sandler), Mavis (Selena Gomez), Johnny (Andy Samberg), and the rest of their family, both human and monster, and friends as they take a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship, where Dracula suddenly becomes attracted to the ship’s mysterious captain Ericka (Kathryn Hahn). What Dracula doesn’t know is that Erika is secretly the great-granddaughter of Abraham Van Helsing (Jim Gaffigan), the notorious monster slayer and Dracula’s ancient archenemy. Now it is time for Mavis to be the leader of the “Drac Pack” and rally up everyone so they can stop Erika and save Dracula, before it’s too late. Other voices will be provided by Kevin James, David Spade, Steve Buscemi, Keegan-Michael Key, Molly Shannon, Fran Drescher, Mel Brooks, Chrissy Teigen and Joe Jonas.

Skyscraper
Opens: July 13

Former FBI agent and amputee Will Sawyer (Dwayne Johnson) lives in the tallest and “safest” skyscraper in Hong Kong with his family. The skyscraper itself, known as “The Pearl” houses several floors that function as their own society and despite the risks highlighted by Sawyer, who is the building’s head of security, his bosses insist that it is impenetrable. True to Sawyer’s belief, the building comes under attack by terrorists, forcing Sawyer to take action. Matters are complicated further when he finds himself framed for the attack, and his family trapped above the resulting fire line. The cast includes Neve Campbell, Pablo Schreiber, Byron Mann and Chin Han.

Shock & Awe
Opens: July 13

The film is about journalists investigating the assertions by the Bush Administration concerning Saddam Hussein’s alleged possession of weapons of mass destruction as an excuse for the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The film stars Woody Harrelson, Tommy Lee Jones, James Marsden, Milla Jovovich, Jessica Biel, Rob Reiner and Richard Schiff.

The Equalizer 2
Opens: July 20

Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) learns that one of his longtime friends, Susan (Melissa Leo), has been murdered. McCall decides to return to his old ways and seek out, find and punish the perpetrators. The cast includes Pedro Pascal, Sakina Jeffrey, Bill Pullman and Jonathan Scarfe.

Mamma Mia!: Here We Go Again
Opens: July 20

Ten years later, in the Greek island of Kalokairi, Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) is pregnant with Sky’s (Dominic Cooper) child while running her mother’s villa. Self-conflicted that she can’t do it by herself without her mother around, but with Tanya (Christine Baranski) and Rosie’s (Julie Walters) guidance, Sophie will find out more of Donna’s (Meryl Streep/Lily James) past and how she fronted The Dynamos, came to start up her villa on the island, meet each one of Sophie’s dads (Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgard and Colin Firth), and raised a daughter, bravely on her own, without a mother to guide her – with an unexpected visit from someone she had not invited or never even met: her grandmother, Ruby Sheridan (Cher). The film also stars Jessica Keenan Wynn, Alexa Davies, Jeremy Irvine, Hugh Skinner, Josh Dylan and Andy Garcia.

Damascus Cover
Opens: July 20

Agent Ari Ben-Sion (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) receives an assignment from Mossad to smuggle a chemical-weapons scientist out of Syria. When the mission goes wrong, Ben-Sion soon learns that he’s a pawn in a much bigger plan. The cast also stars Olivia Thirlby, the late John Hurt, Jurgen Prochnow and Navid Negahban.

Mission Impossible: Fallout
Opens: July 27

When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) takes it upon himself to fulfill his original briefing, the CIA begins to question his loyalty and his motives. Hunt finds himself in a race against time, hunted by assassins and former allies while trying to prevent a global catastrophe. The film stars Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Angela Bassett, Michelle Monaghan, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Kirby and Wes Bentley.

Movies coming out in August will be posted at the end of July.

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On June 23, the Hallmark Channel movie Wedding March 4:  Something Old, Something New will debut at 9 PM

With the help of Mick and Olivia (Josie Bissett and Jack Wagner) and the rest of the Willow Lake Inn team, engaged couple Rob and Abby (Andrew Walker and Merritt Patterson) set off to have the wedding of their dreams. Trouble ensues when Abby starts to have second thoughts about their wedding plans. Will her wedding be good enough for Rob’s picture-perfect family; and more importantly, will she be good enough?

Here is a trailer for Wedding March 4: Something Old, Something New.

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The Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movie Hailey Dean Mysteries: A Will to Kill will debut on June 17 at 9 PM.

Emotionally ready to confront her fiancé’s 15-year-old murder, Hailey finds herself caught up in the case of a missing college coed. The deeper Hailey digs into the young woman’s disappearance the more she is convinced the two events are related.

The film stars Kellie Martin and Chad Lowe.

Here is a trailer for Hailey Dean Mystery: A Will to Kill.

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The PBS original telefilm Man in an Orange Shirt will debut on June 17 at 9 PM.

Based on the best-selling novel by Patrick Gale, Vanessa Redgrave stars in the telefilm that follows two love stories, 60 years apart, charting the changes and challenges in gay lives in England – from the era of jail terms to the onset of dating apps.

The cast includes Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Emerald City), Julian Morris (Pretty Little Liars), David Gyasi (Containment), Joanna Vanderham (The Paradise), Angel Coulby (Merlin and Dancing on the Edge), Julian Sands (24), Laura Carmichael (Downton Abbey) and James McArdle (’71).

Here is a trailer for Man in an Orange Shirt:

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June 16, the Hallmark Channel movie Love at First Dance will debut at 9 PM.

Hope (Becca Tobin from Glee) is tasked with teaching Manhattan’s former “Most Eligible Bachelor” (Niall Matter from When Calls the Heart and Eureka) how to dance for his extravagant, society wedding.

But as the dance lessons progress, complications ensue when feelings begin to develop between student and instructor.

Here is a trailer for Love at First Dance.

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The new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movie Hailey Dean Mystery: A Marriage Made in Murder will debut on June 10 at 9 PM

Hailey’s professional code of ethics prevents her from going to the police about a client’s confession, so she must find another way to bring the killer to justice.

The film stars Kellie Martin and Chad Lowe.

Here is a trailer for Hailey Dean Mystery: A Marriage Made in Murder.

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On June 9, the Hallmark Channel movie The Perfect Bride: Wedding Bells will air at 9 PM.

Former marriage counselor turned fitness instructor Molly White (Pascale Hutton from When Calls the Heart) has built a popular brand of workout classes, while her successful wedding photographer boyfriend Nick (Kavan Smith, also from When Calls the Heart) is branching out into art photography.

Molly and Nick are very much in love and about to take the plunge by getting married, but life’s complexities combined with wedding planning are making their trip to the altar a challenge. When thoughts of postponement crop up, can this perfectly matched bride and groom work together to make their wedding happen?

Here is a trailer for The Perfect Bride: Wedding Bells.

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