10 Best Summer Movies 2019 to Watch in Thailand

10 Best Summer Movies 2019

Though in Thailand we’ve been baking in the sun for a while, in the US, summer has just barely begun. In Hollywood, the season is the prime time for film studios to release their top-shelf titles.

As these massive blockbusters compete for a spot at the box office, we the audience get to reap all the benefits – spectacular special effects and casts full of A-listers. US ‘summer movies’ are typically released between April and August.

Summer 2019 opens with the record breaker, Avengers: Endgame, which has been top-trending globally from the moment it hit the cinemas. Theaters everywhere were packed full of fans. It currently stands as the second highest-grossing film of all time, snatching the #2 spot from the classic Titanic.

With this kind of epic start, things are already looking exciting. We’re taking it as a good sign and hope the 2019 summer program would be chock-full of awesome flicks. For cinephiles out there, we’ve listed 20 films coming soon to Bangkok theaters. Scroll down for more details, release dates, and synopsis.

#1 Aladdin

Cast: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott
Director: Guy Ritchie
Release date: May 22, 2019

After achieving global success 27 years ago for the animated version, Aladdin returns as a live-action movie.

It’s the tale of Aladdin - the thief who discovers an oil lamp that contains Genie. Per the pauper’s request, the djinn transforms him into a prince. Unfortunately, the evil sorcerer Jafar is also searching for the wish-granting lamp. Aladdin must stop him from getting the magic artifact at all cost.

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#2 Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Cast: Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins
Director: Michael Dougherty
Release Date: May 30, 2019

In this MonsterVerse sequel, members of the Monarch agency faces a battalion of behemoths when Godzilla battles Mothra, Rodan, and his nemesis - the three-headed King Ghidorah. As the titans stir from their slumber, humanity might yet again face the threat of extinction.

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#3 Long Shot

Cast: Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen
Director: Jonathan Levine
Release Date: May 30, 2019

In an unlikely partnership, Fred Flarsky - a talented, but rebellious, journalist - joins with Charlotte Field - one of the world’s most influential politicians. Long before any of this, she was his babysitter and first crush. When Charlotte runs for the Presidency, she hires Fred as a speechwriter. Their reunion is the beginning of a hilarious campaign.

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#4 X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence
Director: Simon Kinberg
Release Date: June 6, 2019

After an unknown force strikes Jean Grey during a mission, it imbues her with an immense amount of power. That power, however, spirals out of her control in a devastating explosion. Jean lashes out at those closest to her, including her former teammates. The X-men must find a way to help Jean and remind her who her family is.

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#5 The Secret Life of Pets 2

Voice Cast: Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford, Tiffany Haddish
Director: Chris Renaud, Jonathan Del Val
Release Date: June 6, 2019

The animated film for pet lovers returns in a much-awaited, adorable sequel. We’ll get a peek into the secret lives of our beloved furry friends. What do they do while we’re away? What kind of mischievous mix-ups do they get into? Find out soon in the cinemas.

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#6 Men In Black International

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Liam Neeson
Director: F. Gary Gray
Release Date: June 12, 2019

When an unsolved murder plunges the world of space secret agents and Earth’s alien residents into chaos, an MIB rookie is sent to London to deal with a new threat that could endanger humanity.

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#7 Toy Story 4

Voice Cast: Tom Hanks, Joan Cusack, Tim Allen
Director: Josh Cooley
Release Date: June 20, 2019

Woody returns in an all-new adventure at the house of his new kid. On a mission to rescue their latest member, Forky, the toy gang travels to the strange outside world. They face many daunting obstacles and challenges during their trip, and Woody is unfortunately separated from his friends.

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#8 Rocketman

Cast: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden
Director: Dexter Fletcher
Release Date: June 20, 2019

This biographical drama musical follows the life of Elton John and his journey from a musical prodigy to a songwriting legend. To create a truly awe-inspiring experience, Elton himself has re-recorded all of the featured songs. His fans will, without a doubt, love the new rendition of the artist’s greatest hits.

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#9 Annabelle Comes Home

Cast: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson
Director: Gary Dauberman
Release Date: June 27, 2019

In an incident that takes place before the events in The Conjuring, the Annabelle doll, kept locked in Ed and Lorraine Warren’s artifact room, is possessed by a malevolent spirit. The evil entity is reawakened, and this time, its target is not the demonologist couple, but their daughter, her friends, and the babysitter.

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#10 Yesterday

Cast: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran
Director: Danny Boyle
Release Date: June 27, 2019

Jack Malik is a small-town British singer-songwriter who hasn’t had the most successful career. It all changes when he gets hit by a car one night and wakes up to find himself the only person in the world that remembers The Beatles.

After Jack plays the band’s music to his audience, he’s launched into instant fame. But he’s not so fortunate when it comes to romance, and is forced to choose between love and a career in the limelight.

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