August 2015 Movies




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Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'

Two years after Battle of Gods, Dragon Ball Z is back in a highly anticipated new film – featuring the return of one of the most iconic villains of all time, Frieza.
Tadayoshi Yamamuro, Akira Toriyama
Action Sequel Animation
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Ricki and the Flash PG-13

A woman abandons her family when she is younger to find fame and fortune as a rock star. Decades later, she decides to be a mother again to her estranged children, one of whom is going through a rough divorce.
Sebastian Stan, Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Jonathan Demme, Marc Platt, Diablo Cody, Ben Platt, Mamie Gummer
Drama Music

The Gift

Explores if bygones are really ever bygones.
Jason Bateman, David Denman, Couper Samuelson, Joel Edgerton, Rebecca Yeldham, Jason Blum, Rebecca Hall, Beau Knapp
Thriller Suspense

Shaun The Sheep Movie PG

A sheep named Shaun and his sheepdog friend Bitzer are forced to take their entire flock on an adventure to the big city to rescue the Farmer.
Paul Kewley, Mark Burton, Julie Lockhart, Richard Starzak
Adventure Comedy Family Animation Stop-Motion

The Fantastic Four PG-13

An origins Fantastic Four story with an all new cast. 20th Century Fox is the latest studio to start the process of overhauling one of its big Marvel Entertainment franchises, Fantastic Four, which has already hatched two films.
Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Matthew Vaughn, Tim Blake Nelson, Michael Green, Simon Kinberg, Josh Trank, Gregory Goodman
Action Adventure Superhero Reboot 3D Comic Book

Dark Places R

Follows a woman who survived the brutal massacre of her family when she was seven-years old and testified against her own brother. Twenty-five years later, a secret society obsessed with crime-solving called the Kill Club brings her in for questioning to discover the truth of the horrific crime.
Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Gilles Paquet-Brenner, Stephane Marsil, Peter Safran, Nicholas Hoult, Tye Sheridan, Christina Hendricks
Drama Adaptation

The Runner R

Set in the aftermath of the tragic 2010 BP oil spill, Colin Price, an idealistic but flawed New Orleans congressman, is forced to confront his dysfunctional life after his career is destroyed in a sex scandal.
Nicolas Cage, Sarah Paulson, Austin Stark, Glenn Williamson, Connie Nielsen, Peter Fonda, Bryan Bratt, Wendell Pierce
Drama Thriller Political

The Diary of a Teenage Girl R

Like most teenage girls, Minnie Goetze (Bel Powley) is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. Minnie begins a complex love affair with her mother's (Kristen Wiig) boyfriend, "the handsomest man in the world," Monroe Rutherford (Alexander Skarsgård). What follows is an account of one girl's sexual awakening, without judgment.
Christopher Meloni, Marielle Heller, Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgard, Kristen Wiig
Drama

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet PG

Set in a Mediterranean sea-side village, Kamila (Salma Hayek) cleans house for exiled artist and poet Mustafa (Liam Neeson), but the more difficult job is keeping her free-spirited young daughter, Almitra, (Quvenzhané Wallis) out of trouble. The three embark on a journey meant to end with Mustafa’s return home – but first they must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in his words will incite rebellion. Featuring music from Damien Rice, Glen Hansard and Yo-Yo Ma.
Salma Hayek, John Krasinski, Roger Allers, Alfred Molina, Liam Neeson, Frank Langella, Quvenzhane Wallis
Adaptation Animation

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet

Inspired by the beloved classic, Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet is a richly-animated story and celebration of Gibran’s book, created by artists, animators and musicians from around the world.
Salma Hayek, John Krasinski, Roger Allers, Alfred Molina, Liam Neeson, Quvenzhane Wallis, Frank Langella
Family Animation

Cop Car R

When two rebellious young boys stumble across an abandoned cop car hidden in a secluded glade they decide to take it for a joyride. When the small town sheriff (Kevin Bacon) goes looking for his missing car, the boys find themselves in the center of a deadly game of cat and mouse and the only way out is to go as fast as their cop car can take them.
Kevin Bacon, Jon Watts, Sheriff Kretzer, Camryn Manheim, James Freedson-Jackson
Thriller

Enchanted Kingdom 3D

An African 3D documentary. No other plot details have been announced.
Idris Elba, Neil Nightingale, Patrick Morris, Mike Newell, Nigel Williams
Documentary Nature 3D
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Underdogs PG

The story of a reluctant hero whose town is threatened when his long-time rival returns home to avenge an old grudge. When the players from his foosball table are magically brought to life, he recruits them to help him enter into the biggest underdog match ever, save the town and win back the love of his life.
Ariana Grande, Juan Jose Campanella, Matthew Morrison, Nicholas Hoult
Family Animation

The Man From U.N.C.L.E PG-13

The espionage adventures of Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin, agents of United Network Command for Law Enforcement (U.N.C.L.E.) who fight the forces of T.H.R.U.S.H. (Technological Hierarchy for the Removal of Undesirables and the Subjugation of Humanity).
Alicia Vikander, Armie Hammer, Hugh Grant, Guy Ritchie, John Davis, Basil Iwanyk, Jeff Kleeman, David Dobkin
Action Adventure Thriller Suspense Adaptation Based on TV

Return to Sender

A meticulous small-town nurse (Rosamund Pike) falls victim to a life-altering event after she goes on a blind date with a man (Shiloh Fernandez) who turns out not to be who he says he is. She must find the strength and courage to rebuild her life and return to her former self.
Rosamund Pike, Nick Nolte, Fouad Mikati, Patricia Beauchamp, Joe Gossett, Shiloh Fernandez
Suspense Psychological

Straight Outta Compton R

Revolves around the rise and fall of the Compton, California rap group N.W.A., whose initials read Niggas With Attitude. The members include drug dealer turned label founder Eazy-E, young disc jockey Dr. Dre and the politically bent Ice Cube, plus MC Ren and DJ Yella.
Andrea Berloff, Corey Hawkins, Tomica Woods, David Engel, Bill Strauss, Ice Cube, Matt Alvarez, Leigh Savidge
Drama Mystery True Story

Final Girl R

Follows a pack of feral teenage boys who choose the wrong girl to be the victim of their final "initiation."
Jeff Kwatinetz, Johnny Silver, Abigail Breslin, Tyler Shields, Rob Carliner, Joseph Nasser, Steve Scarlata, Wes Bentley
Thriller

Mistress America R

In Mistress America, Tracy (Lola Kirke) is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon-to-be stepsister, Brooke (Greta Gerwig) – a resident of Times Square and adventurous gal about town – she is rescued from her disappointment and seduced by Brooke's alluringly mad schemes.
Cindy Cheung, Michael Chernus, Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach, Lola Kirke, Juliet Brett, Shana Dowdeswell, Charlie Gillette
Comedy

Exeter

At an abandoned asylum, six teens tinker with the occult, causing a possession, a paranormal mystery and a bloody nightmare that no one could predict. From the director of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and producers of Paranormal Activity and Insidious.
Kelly Blatz, Marcus Nispel, Kirsten McCallion, Brittany Curran, Brett Dier, Gage Golightly, Nic Nicotera
Horror

Ten Thousand Saints R

A Vermont teenager Jude moves in with his hippie dad in NYC after his best friend Teddy overdoses. There he falls in with the no drugs, no sex, no meat straight-edge hardcore punk scene of the East Village.
Hailee Steinfeld, Ethan Hawke, Emile Hirsch, Asa Butterfield, Emily Mortimer, Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini, Celine Rattray
Drama Adaptation Coming-of-Age

People Places Things R

A newly single, under-employed graphic novelist navigates life, his young twin daughters, a case of writer's block, a classroom full of students, and a new love while letting go of the woman who left him.
Alex Turtletaub, Regina Hall, Stephanie Allynne, James C. Strouse, Michael Clark, Jemaine Clement, Jessica Williams
Drama Comedy Romance

Tom at the Farm

After the sudden death of his lover, Guillaume (Caleb Landry Jones), Tom (Xavier Dolan), travels from his home in the city to a remote country farm for the funeral. Upon arriving, he’s shocked to find that Guillaume's family knows nothing about him and was expecting a woman in his place. Torn between his own grief and that of the family, Tom keeps his identity a secret but soon finds himself increasingly drawn into a twisted, sexually-charged game by Guillaume’s aggressive brother (Pierre-Yves Cardinal), who suspects the truth.
Xavier Dolan, Pierre-Yves Cardinal, Lisa Roy
Drama Thriller

Amnesiac

Follows a man who wakes up in bed suffering from memory loss after being in an accident, only to begin to suspect that his wife may not be his real wife and that a web of lies and deceit deepen inside the house where he soon finds himself a prisoner.
Michael Polish, Amy Kolquist, Kate Bosworth, Wes Bentley
Thriller

Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism

Follows an orphan who learns the art of hypnosis and has the ability to hypnotize the people around her.
Emily Watson, Christopher N. Rowley, Dominic Monaghan, Raffey Cassidy
Fantasy Adaptation Family

Walt Before Mickey PG

Before he created Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney was an animator and businessman who spent a decade shrugging off failure in order to build the studio that would turn him into an icon. The indie period drama Walt Before Mickey chronicles nine years worth of these early struggles
Jon Heder, David Henrie, Khoa Le, Arthur L. Bernstein, Armando Gutierrez, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Jodie Sweetin
Drama Biography Period

We Come As Friends

A modern odyssey – a dizzying, almost science fiction-like journey into the heart of Africa. At the moment when the Sudan, the continent’s biggest country, is being divided into two nations, an old “civilizing” ideology re-emerges – one of colonialism and a clash of empires – with new episodes of bloody (and holy) wars over land and resources. Academy Award® nominated director of Darwin’s Nightmare, Hubert Sauper, takes us on a voyage in his tiny, self-made aircraft constructed from tin and canvas, leading us into the most improbable locations and into people’s thoughts and dreams in both stunning and heartbreaking ways.
Hubert Sauper
Documentary
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American Ultra R

Jesse Eisenberg will portray a stoner who lives with his girlfriend (Kristen Stewart) in a small town. His life takes an unexpected turn when his past comes back to haunt him and he becomes the target of a government operation to wipe him out.
Topher Grace, Max Landis, Kristen Stewart, Uma Thurman, Walton Goggins, Nima Nourizadeh, Jesse Eisenberg, Tony Hale
Action Comedy

Hitman: Agent 47 R

A genetically engineered elite assassin with a barcode tattooed on the back of his head works for a mysterious organization dubbed the Agency.
Ciaran Hinds, Thomas Kretschmann, Emilio Rivera, Kyle Ward, Zachary Quinto, Rupert Friend, Aleksander Bach, Chuck Gordon
Action Remake Reboot Based on Game

Sinister 2 R

In the aftermath of the shocking events in Sinister, a protective mother (Shannyn Sossamon) and her 9-year-old twin sons (real-life twins Robert and Dartanian Sloan) find themselves in a rural house marked for death as the evil spirit of Buhguul continues to spread with frightening intensity.
Shannyn Sossamon, James Ransone, Ciaran Foy, Jason Blumenthal, Scott Derrickson, Tate Ellington, Laila Haley
Sequel Thriller Horror

Some Kind Of Beautiful R

Richard (Pierce Brosnan) is a successful college professor who gives up a steady stream of one-night stands and beautiful undergrads for fatherhood with much younger Kate (Jessica Alba). Three years later when Kate falls in love with someone else and moves out, she sends her sister, Olivia (Salma Hayek), to make sure Richard is properly caring for their son. Assuming Richard is back to his irresponsible playboy lifestyle, Olivia is shocked when she starts to fall in love with him herself.
Jessica Alba, Salma Hayek, Tom Vaughan, Pierce Brosnan, Malcolm McDowell, Duncan Joiner, Benjamin McKenzie
Comedy Romance

The Curse of Downers Grove

The storry follows a high school senior who thinks graduating is a matter of life or death.
Oren Segal, Derick Martini, Chiara Trento, Jason Dubin, Bret Easton Ellis, Bella Heathcote, Penelope Mitchell, Lucas Till
Thriller Horror Adaptation Teen

She's Funny That Way R

A screwball comedy about an escort, a theatre director and a private detective.
Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson, Imogen Poots, Debi Mazar, Cybill Shepherd, Peter Bogdanovich, Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach
Drama Comedy

Learning to Drive PG-13

Wendy Shields is a book editor from New York facing a marriage crisis. Darwan Singh Tur is a driving instructor from India with an abiding respect for tradition. When Wendy sets out to reclaim her independence, she hits a unique roadblock - she never learned to drive. She hires Darwan, a driving instructor and part-time cabdriver, to teach her. They form an unlikely bond that inspires each to embrace the humor, freedom, and strength that come with starting anew.
Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley, Sarita Choudhury, Jake Weber, Isabel Coixet, Grace Gummer, Samantha Bee
Comedy Romance

Grandma R

Lily Tomlin is Elle Reid. Elle has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle's granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.
Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Paul Weitz, Lily Tomlin, Nat Wolff, Judy Greer, Laverne Cox, Elizabeth Pena
Comedy
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Mateo

Mateo follows America’s most notorious gringo mariachi singer on his misadventures in Cuba. Matthew Stoneman dreamed of pop stardom. Instead, he went to jail, learned Spanish, and emerged as “Mateo,” America’s first white mariachi singer. Mateo is on the brink of completing an album of original songs in Havana. But his estrangement from friends and family, his criminal past, and his love for Cuban women could derail him on his quest for fame.
Aaron I. Naar
Documentary

Digging for Fire

The discovery of a bone and a gun sends a husband and wife on separate adventures over the course of a weekend.
Jake Johnson, Brie Larson, Anna Kendrick, Joe Swanberg, Rosemarie DeWitt, Orlando Bloom, Sam Rockwell
Drama

Guidance

Follows the downward spiral of a man who has no limits. David Gold, 36, a pathologically immature former child actor, has never been able to get over high school. Recently diagnosed with skin cancer, unemployed and with nothing left to lose, he fakes his resume and gets a job as a high school guidance counselor. Quickly winning over the students at Grusin High with his laidback attitude and similar interests, he befriends Jabrielle, a teenaged outcast and soon learns that sometimes you can go too far, especially when it comes to committing a ridiculous crime.
Pat Mills, Zahra Bentham
Comedy

We Come As Friends

A modern odyssey – a dizzying, almost science fiction-like journey into the heart of Africa. At the moment when the Sudan, the continent’s biggest country, is being divided into two nations, an old “civilizing” ideology re-emerges – one of colonialism and a clash of empires – with new episodes of bloody (and holy) wars over land and resources. Academy Award® nominated director of Darwin’s Nightmare, Hubert Sauper, takes us on a voyage in his tiny, self-made aircraft constructed from tin and canvas, leading us into the most improbable locations and into people’s thoughts and dreams in both stunning and heartbreaking ways.
Hubert Sauper
Documentary

No Escape R

An American family moves to Southeast Asia and finds themselves embroiled in a violent coup where rebels mercilessly attack the city.
John Erick Dowdle, Steve Alexander, Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, Spencer Garrett, Sterling Jerins, Adam Ripp, Rob Paris
Action Thriller

We Are Your Friends R

The story of a troubled aspiring DJ named Cole who finds his place in the world of electronic dance music.
Zac Efron, Jon Bernthal, Max Joseph, Emily Ratajkowski, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Meaghan Oppenheimer, Wes Bentley
Drama Romance

War Room PG

War Room follows Tony and Elizabeth Jordan, a middle-class couple who seemingly have it all – great jobs, a beautiful daughter, their dream home. But appearances can be deceiving. In reality, the Jordan's marriage has become a war zone and their daughter is collateral damage. With the help of Miss Clara, an older, wiser woman, Elizabeth discovers she can start fighting for her family instead of against them. Through a newly energized faith, Elizabeth and Tony's real enemy doesn't have a prayer.
Karen Abercrombie, Alex Kendrick, Stephen Kendrick, T.C. Stallings, Ashley Bratcher, Scotty Curlee
Drama Faith

Z for Zachariah PG-13

A teenage girl lives alone and maintains a farm in the only valley with breathable air in the wake of nuclear war. Her world is turned upside down when two strangers wander in from the forest. The young girl nurses back to health a rugged scientist with a dark past, after he is weakened by a contaminated stream.
Margot Robbie, Chris Pine, Craig Zobel, Tobey Maguire, Matthew Plouffe, Thor Sigurjonsson, Nissar Modi, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Drama

When Animals Dream R

Tells the tale of a werewolf hunted down in her fishing village, while also discovering love.
Lars Mikkelsen, Jonas Arnby, Sonia Suhl
Romance

The Second Mother R

Story centers around Val, a hard-working live-in housekeeper in modern day Sao Paulo. Val is perfectly content to take care of every one of her wealthy employers’ needs, from cooking and cleaning to being a surrogate mother to their teenage son, who she has raised since he was a toddler. But when Val’s estranged daughter Jessica suddenly shows up the unspoken but intrinsic class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray. Jessica is smart, confident, and ambitious, and refuses to accept the upstairs/downstairs dynamic, testing relationships and loyalties and forcing everyone to reconsider what family really means.
Anna Muylaert, Regina Casé
Drama

Unsullied

The story follows Reagan, a track star, who is kidnapped by a pair of sociopaths after her car breaks down on a deserted road. Trapped and afraid, Reagan soon realizes her captors love the thrill of “the hunt,” and she is the hunted. Reagan must use her wits and physical prowess to escape her tormentors and find her way to freedom, while putting together the pieces of a horrifying puzzle.
Simeon Rice, Murray Gray, Rusty Joiner, James Gaudioso
Thriller Suspense