A bank heist, Minions and a house turned casino add to a very solid weekend of new movie releases just in time for Canada Day and the Fourth of July. Watch as a married couple spends their daughter’s college fund and kickstart an illegal casino to earn the money back in The House, or join Gru as he gears up for one last heist in Despicable Me 3. You won’t want to miss Edgar Wright’s new crime thriller Baby Driver either, starring Ansel Elgort and Kevin Spacey.
What will you be watching this weekend? Leave us a comment and let us know! ~Brenden Zerihun
The House – After Scott and Kate Johansen (Will Ferrell & Amy Poehler) lose their daughter’s (Ryan Simpkins) college fund, they become eager to earn it back so she can pursue her dream of attending college. With the help of a family friend (Jason Mantzoukas), they begin to turn their house into an illegal casino. Opening wide today. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: The House
Despicable Me 3 – Gru (voiced by Steve Carell) meets his long-lost twin brother Dru (also Steve Carell), and the reunited siblings find themselves in a troubled alliance to take down the elusive Balthazar Bratt (Trey Parker), a 1980s child star who seeks revenge against the world. Opening wide today. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Despicable Me 3
Baby Driver – After being forced into working for an Atlanta crime boss (Kevin Spacey), a baby-faced getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) finds himself stuck in a world he is desperately trying to escape. Also starring Lily James, Jon Hamm and Jamie Foxx. Open wide. Click here to see showtimes.
Trailer: Baby Driver
The Beguiled – This film is a remake of the 1971 drama (which in turn, was based on the book by Thomas Cullinan) about a wounded Union soldier who winds up at a Confederate girls boarding school in the South. Starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman and Kirsten Dunst. Opening wide today. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: The Beguiled
The Hero – Western icon Lee Hayden (Sam Elliott) is a famous actor who has seen better days. Once one of the best in the industry, he now spends his time reminiscing on the glory days and smoking. When a cancer diagnosis catches him off guard, his priorities in life begin to shift. Lee decides to make a deal with stand-up comedian Charlotte (Laura Prepon), and tries to make amends with his estranged daughter Lucy (Krysten Ritter). He also seeks out one more role to cement his status as a legendary actor. Playing in select cities. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: The Hero