While May and July typically get the most attention as far as the summer moviegoing season is concerned, August has slowly staked its claim as the month to watch. Many breakout hits have released in August – films like District 9 and Rise of the Planet of the Apes for example – and found success not from big marketing pushes, but positive word of mouth.
It’s with that in mind that we list some of our most anticipated movies for August 2013, a month rife with genre-heavy fare, some sequels, and a few serious dramas. However, with so many films releasing in August, it’s going to be tough for the spending-conscious moviegoer to decide which films might be worth checking out. Allow us to help.
Here are the 7 Movies We’re Looking Forward to in August 2013.