SUMMER MOVIE CALENDAR
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A rundown of notable films coming out this summer:

MAY 28

“A Quiet Place Part II” (Theaters): In this sequel to John Krasinski’s 2018 hit, the Abbott family (Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe) ventures away from their home while trying to survive the creatures that hunt by sound.

“Cruella” (Theaters, Disney+ Premier): A live-action origin story for the “101 Dalmatians” villain Cruella de Vil, starring Emma Stone.

“Moby Doc” (Theaters and on-demand): Moby narrates his own documentary, a surrealist biography in which he reflects on his life and career.

“Plan B” (Hulu): Natalie Morales makes her directorial debut in this teen comedy about a South Dakota high-schooler (Kuhoo Verma) who has 24 hours to hunt down a Plan B pill with her best friend (Vitoria Moroles) after a regrettable sexual encounter.

JUNE 4

“The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” (Theaters, HBO Max): Paranormal investigators Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) are back at it in another case, this time a fight for the soul of a young boy.

JUNE 11

“In the Heights” (Theaters, HBO Max): Lin-Manuel Miranda’s other Tony-winning show, “In the Heights,” about life in New York’s Washington Heights, gets a big-screen adaptation in John M. Chu’s exuberant musical starring Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Melissa Barrera and others.

JUNE 18

“Luca” (Disney+): Enrico Casarosa, director of the Pixar short “La Luna,” helms this Pixar feature about a boy’s unforgettable summer on the Italian Riviera with his best friend, a sea monster in disguise.

“The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” (Theaters, June 16): In this sequel to the 2017 buddy comedy, Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson are back in R-rated action, but this time Salma Hayek takes a more prominent role. Also starring Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas.

“Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway” (Theaters): Will Gluck’s sequel to 2018’s “Peter Rabbit” returns James Corden as the voice of Peter, Margot Robbie as Flopsy and Elizabeth Debicki as Mopsy. Joining the CGI bunnies are live-action actors Domhnall Gleeson, David Oyelowo and Rose Byrne.

“Fatherhood” (Netflix): Kevin Hart stars as a widower raising his baby daughter on his own. Directed by Paul Weitz, the film is based on Matthew Logelin’s memoir “Two Kisses for Maddy.”

JUNE 25

“F9” (Theaters): The “Fast & Furious” franchise rides on, undaunted by physics or the normal lifespan of film series. Justin Lin’s film, the ninth in the franchise not counting the spinoff “Hobbs & Shaw,” is the first to detour into space.

“The Ice Road” (Netflix): Liam Neeson, star of 2011’s “The Grey,” returns to the cold in this thriller as an ice driver on a rescue mission.

“False Positive” (Hulu): About the trials of fertility and the horrors of patriarchy, “False Positive” has been called a contemporary spin on Roman Polanski’s “Rosemary’s Baby.” Starring Ilana Glazer, Justin Theroux and Pierce Brosnan, it’s co-written by Glazer (“Broad City”).

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