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What films are out this August?

July 25th, 2019

By Melissa McPhillips

Here's the movies we're excited about this month.

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So, wondering what you can catch at the cinema this August? Here’s the top 5 films hitting the big screen…

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Set in 1969 in Hollywood, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood follows the story of a has-been TV actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt double (Brad Pitt). The pair attempt to make a name for themselves in the film industry, but with up-and-coming competition like young Sharon Tate (Margot Robbie), things look a little tricky. Tarantino’s 9th film, this is one to catch this summer.

Release date: 14th August 2019

Cast: Margot Robbie, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt

Playmobil: The Movie.

After the success of The Lego Movie, Playmobil: The Movie is set the be the next big computer animated hit. When Marla has to ditch her well-planned life to track down her younger brother Charlie who’s lost in the world of Playmobil toys, she takes on one heck of an adventure. Definitely one to take the kids to this summer.

Release date: 9th August 2019

Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jim Gaffigan and Adam Lambert

Blinded by the Light.

Telling the story of British teen of Pakistani descent, Javed, Blinded by the Light portrays life in 1987 England. Facing racial and economic chaos at every corner as well as a traditional dad, Javed craves an escape, which he finds in writing poetry. And when a friend introduces him to Bruce Springsteen’s music and lyrics he whole-heartedly relates to, he discovers a whole new side to himself.

Release date: 9th August 2019

Cast: Viveik Kalra, Hayley Atwell, Nell Williams and Kulvinder Ghir


Angry Birds 2.

Based on everyone’s favourite video game and sequel to the first Angry Birds film, Angry Birds 2 features the same feisty characters and humour-packed storyline. Red, Chuck, Bomb and their feathery gang have to put their differences to one side to come together to go up against some aggressive birds from another island with a plan to destroy them all. Will they save the day? You’ll have to watch.

Release date: 2nd August 2019

Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Peter Dinklage, Danny McBride, Billy Hader and Awkwafina


After ignoring the evacuation orders and finding her missing dad, Dave, in their family home after a huge hurricane hits their hometown, Florida, both Haley and her father become trapped by the growing floods. With the storm getting worse and more of a threat, they soon face a pack of alligators amidst the growing flood to contend with. Crawl‘s edge of your seat stuff.

Release date: 23rd August 2019

Cast: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, Anson Boon and Morfydd Clark

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