11 Must-See Movies Being Released In August

 by TWIW StaffAugust 1, 2022

In our monthly movie feature, ThisWeekinWorcester.com lists the best films to look forward to that are coming each month to local theaters and streaming services like HBOMax, Netflix, Amazon, Apple TV+ and more.

In August, there are 11 movies to look forward to, including the much-hyped "Bullet Train," Sylvester Stallone's super hero flick "Samaritan," horror film "The Invitation" and Idris Elba in safari thriller "Beast."

August 5

Bodies Bodies Bodies

From IMDB.com: When a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game turns deadly in this fresh and funny look at backstabbing, fake friends, and one party gone very, very wrong.

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Bullet Train

From IMDB.com: Five assassins aboard a fast moving bullet train find out their missions have something in common.

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Easter Sunday

From IMDB.com: Set around a family gathering to celebrate Easter Sunday, the comedy is based on Jo Koy's life experiences and stand-up comedy.

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August 12


From IMDB.com: Best friends Becky and Hunter find themselves at the top of a 2,000-foot radio tower.

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From IMDB.com: A fictionalized depiction of the life of Inu-oh ("King Dog"), a 14th-century Japanese performer of music drama at the time of its transition from the folk art of sarugaku ("monkey music") into the formalized traditions of Noh and kyôgen.

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Mack & Rita

From IMDB.com: A 30-year-old writer (Elizabeth Lail) spends a wild weekend in Palm Springs and wakes up to find she has magically transformed into a 70-year-old (Diane Keaton).

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August 19


From IMDB.com: A father and his two teenage daughters find themselves hunted by a massive rogue lion intent on proving that the Savanna has but one apex predator.

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Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero

From IMDB.com: The Red Ribbon Army from Goku's past has returned with two new androids to challenge him and his friends.

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August 26

The Invitation

From IMDB.com: A young woman is courted and swept off her feet, only to realize a gothic conspiracy is afoot.

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From IMDB.com: A young boy learns that a superhero who was thought to have gone missing after an epic battle twenty years ago may in fact still be around.

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August 31

Three Thousand Years of Longing

From IMDB.com: A lonely scholar, on a trip to Istanbul, discovers a Djinn who offers her three wishes in exchange for his freedom.

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Lead image credit: Idris Elba, Sharlto Copley, Iyana Halley in "Beast"/Lauren Mulligan for Universal Pictures - © 2022 Universal Studios. 

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