Upcoming Movies August 2015

Upcoming Movies August 2015 List:

Movie Title: Cop Car

“A pair of ten-year-olds find an abandoned cop car in a field. When they take it for a joyride, it seems like they could kill themselves at any moment. But things only get worse when the small town sheriff goes looking for his missing car. The kids find themselves in the center of a deadly game of cat and mouse they don’t understand and the only way out is to go as fast as their cop car can take them.”
Genre: Thriller
Director: Jon Watts
Kevin Bacon, Shea Whigham, Camryn Manheim, James Freedson-Jackson, Hays Wellford
Release Date: Friday 07 August

Movie Title: Dark Places
Release Date: Friday 07 August

“A woman (Charlize Theron) who survived the brutal killing of her family as a child is forced to confront the events of that day by a secret society obsessed with solving notorious crimes.”
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director: Gilles Paquet-Brenner
Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Nicholas Hoult, Christina Hendricks, Corey Stoll, Tye Sheridan, Sean Bridgers, Drea de Matteo

Movie Title: Fantastic Four

“Four young scientists achieve superhuman abilities through a teleportation experiment gone haywire. They must now use these abilities to save the world from an uprising tyrant.”
Genre: Action, Superhero
Director: Josh Trank
Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell, Toby Kebbell
Release Date: Friday 07 August

Movie Title: The Diary of a Teenage Girl

“A teen artist living in 1970s San Francisco enters into an affair with her mother’s boyfriend.”
Genre: Drama
Director: Marielle Heller
Kristen Wiig, Alexander Skarsgard, Bel Powley, Christopher Meloni
Release Date: Friday 07 August


Movie Title: The Gift

“A young married couple’s lives are thrown into a harrowing tailspin when an acquaintance from the husband’s past brings mysterious gifts and a horrifying secret to light after more than 20 years.”
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director: Joel Edgerton
Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Joel Edgerton
Release Date: Friday 07 August

Movie Title: The Runner

“In the aftermath of the BP oil spill, an idealistic but imperfect New Orleans politician (Nicolas Cage) finds his plans of restoration unraveling as his own life becomes contaminated with corruption, scandal and deceit.”
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director: Austin Stark
Nicolas Cage, Sarah Paulson, Connie Nielsen, Peter Fonda, Fredric Lehne, Wendell Pierce, Bryan Batt, Dana Gourrier, Christopher Berry

Release Date: Friday 07 August

Movie Title: Absolutely Anything

“The film follows a disillusioned school teacher (Simon Pegg) who suddenly finds he has the ability to do anything he wishes, a challenge bestowed upon him by a group of power-crazed aliens (voiced by Cleese, Gilliam, Jones, Palin & Idle), watching him from space.
As he struggles to deal with these new found powers and the events that subsequently arise, he calls upon his loyal canine companion Dennis (voiced by Robin Williams) to help him along the way.
Mishap after mishap finally leads him to the ultimate conundrum that all men dread and at which many have failed….should he choose the girl….or the dog….?”
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Director: Terry Jones
Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Robin Williams
Release Date: Friday 14 August

Movie Title: She’s Funny That Way

“When established director Arnold Albertson (Owen Wilson) casts his call girl-turned-actress Isabella ‘Izzy’ Patterson (Imogen Poots) in a new play to star alongside his wife Delta (Kathryn Hahn) and her ex-lover Seth Gilbert (Rhys Ifans), a zany love tangle forms with hilarious twists. Jennifer Aniston plays Izzy’s therapist Jane, who is consumed with her own failing relationship with Arnold’s playwright Joshua Fleet (Will Forte), who is also developing a crush on Izzy.”
Genre: Comedy
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Imogen Poots, Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson, Will Forte, Kathryn Hahn
Release Date: Friday 14 August