The Summer 2023 blockbuster season has been one for the ages. From the return of some of cinema’s most beloved characters to the fervor of “Barbenheimer” weekend, there’s been a lot to celebrate on the big screen. Though the summer is winding down, there is still plenty to look forward to seeing at your local AMC Theatre over the course of the next few weeks.
With the long-awaited debut of the animated TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: MUTANT MAYHEM, to DC Comics’ next superhero movie – BLUE BEETLE – the list of August movie releases is much like the months that came before it: absolutely stacked. Below is a breakdown of the action flicks, comedies, dramas, and family-friendly stories that will fill the screen this month.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo will cross paths with some of their most dangerous and unique villains yet when TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: MUTANT MAYHEM makes its highly-anticipated debut this August.
Helmed by THE MITCHELLS VS THE MACHINES director Jeff Rowe, the Seth Rogen-produced animated action-adventure film will also see the long-sheltered “Heroes in a Half-Shell” break out into the world in an attempt to prove themselves and find acceptance from humans.
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: MUTANT MAYHEM opens August 2nd
Meg 2: The Trench
Just when he thought his days of battling prehistoric monsters were over, rescue diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) finds himself in familiar waters when he’s tasked with taking on not one, but three massive sharks in the upcoming MEG 2: THE TRENCH.
Directed by Beat Wheatley, this massive sequel sees Taylor work with a new team of divers and researchers as they find themselves in an extremely dangerous life-or-death situation. Matters only get worse when the ancient creatures go on the hunt.
MEG 2: THE TRENCH opens August 4th
The Last Voyage Of The Demeter
Horror hounds won’t have to wait until the fall to see what could be one of the scariest movies of the year, as THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE DEMETER will bring another dracula story to the big screen before summer’s end.
Directed by André Øvredal, this upcoming horror haunt draws from “The Captain’s Log” chapter of Bram Stoker’s literary horror classic, “Dracula,” to tell a story about the ill-fated crew who inadvertently brought the blood-sucking villain from Transylvania to London to continue his reign of terror.
THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE DEMETER opens August 11th
Back On The Strip
After moving to Las Vegas to follow his dreams of becoming a famous magician, Merlin (Spence Moore II) becomes a completely different kind of star after joining a group of male strippers named the Chocolate Chips.
Directed by Chris Spence, BACK ON THE STRIP is bursting at the seams with talented actors like Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, JB Smoove, Faizon Love, Bill Bellamy, and Wesley Snipes, who takes on the role of the group’s leader, Luther, in this film showcasing African-American excellence.
BACK ON THE STRIP opens August 18th