2019 August Movies

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019)

August 2, 2019
Action, Adventure

Two years after the events of The Fate of the Furious, federal agent Luke Hobbs and former-British military turned mercenary Deckard Shaw must join forces in order to stop a new threat emerging from the cyber-genetically enhanced international terrorist known as Brixton.

The project was confirmed shortly after The Fate of the Furious was released in theaters in April 2017. Fate of the Furious originally included a post-credits scene that set the stage for the Hobbs/Shaw spinoff, but it was ultimately dropped from the film's theatrical release. Principal photography began in September 2018.

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Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark (2019)

August 9, 2019

A group of kids face their fears in order to save their town.

This is based on the book series by Alvin Schwartz. CBS Films acquired the rights in 2013 and a writer was hired a year later. Guillermo del Toro became attached in 2016, serving as producer and co-writer. After André Øvredal signed on to direct, the cast rounded into shape at various points in 2018. Principal photography ran from August - November 2018.

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Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)

August 9, 2019
Adventure, Family

Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure ever - High School.

A live-action adaptation of the Dora the Explorer cartoon TV series, which ran for 14 years on Nickelodeon and was geared towards pre-schoolers.

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Angel Has Fallen (2019)

August 23, 2019
Action, Drama, Thriller

Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.

This is the third film in the Olympus Has Fallen franchise, following the eponymous 2013 original and 2016's London Has Fallen. It was officially announced in 2016 and the cast rounded into shape during 2018. Filming took place in Virginia Water Lake.

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The Kitchen (2019)

August 9, 2019
Action, Crime, Drama

The wives of New York gangsters in Hell's Kitchen in the 1970s continue to operate their husbands' rackets after they're locked up in prison.

This movie is based on The Kitchen by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle. It was first announced in 2017, and shortly after Tiffany Haddish signed on to star. Once the whole cast rounded into shape during 2018, principal photography began in May of that year. Filming concluded in December.

Good Boys (2019)

August 16, 2019

Three sixth grade boys ditch school and embark on an epic journey while carrying accidentally stolen drugs, being hunted by teenage girls, and trying to make their way home in time for their first kissing party.

The film was officially announced in 2017. Jacob Tremblay joined the cast in 2018 and then shooting began.

The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)

August 13, 2019
Comedy, Adventure, Animation

The flightless birds and scheming green pigs take their beef to the next level.

This is the sequel to 2016's The Angry Birds Movie.

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Ready or Not (2019)

August 21, 2019
Thriller, Comedy, Horror

A young bride joins her new husband's rich, eccentric family in a time-honored tradition: a lethal game of "Hide and Seek".

The film made its world premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival in July 2019, about a month before its theatrical release.

47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)

August 16, 2019
Drama, Adventure, Horror

Four teen girls diving in a ruined underwater city quickly learn they've entered the territory of the deadliest shark species in the claustrophobic labyrinth of submerged caves.

Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019)

August 16, 2019
Drama, Comedy

After her anxiety-ridden mother disappears, 15-year-old Bee does everything she can to track her down, discovering her troubled past in the process.

This film is based on the book of the same name by Maria Semple. Annapurna Pictures and Color Force acquired the rights back in 2013, but Richard Linklater was not hired to direct until 2015. The cast slowly rounded into shape over the course of the next couple of years, and filming finally began in July 2017.

Originally, Where'd You Go, Bernadette was going to be a 2018 release, but continuously had its premiere pushed back. It's now set for August 2019.

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Blinded by the Light (2019)

August 16, 2019
Drama, Comedy, Musical

A British-Pakistani Muslim teenager's life is changed after he discovers the music of Bruce Springsteen.

The film is loosely based on Sarfraz Manzoor's acclaimed memoir Greetings from Bury Park: Race, Religion and Rock N’ Roll. It premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, ahead of its theatrical release the following summer.

Brian Banks (2019)

August 9, 2019
Drama, Biography

An All-American high school football star committed to USC finds his life upended when he is wrongly convicted of a crime he didn't commit in this true story-based drama.

The film premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in 2018, ahead of its theatrical release in August 2019.

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The Fanatic (2019)

August 30, 2019

A rabid film fan stalks his favorite action hero and destroys the star's life.

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The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)

August 9, 2019

Zak runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true.


The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019)

August 9, 2019
Drama, Comedy

A dog named Enzo recalls the life lessons he has learned from his race car driving owner, Denny. This is based on the novel of the same name by Garth Stein.

The project was initially set up at Universal in 2009, but later went to Disney. In 2017, it became a Fox property, so this will in fact be a Disney release, following the Disney/Fox deal going official. Production finally began in 2018.

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Luce (2019)

August 2, 2019

When an all-star high school athlete and accomplished debater's teacher makes a shocking discovery in his locker, his stellar reputation is called into question.

The film made its premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and was acquired for distribution by NEON shortly after.

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The Nightingale (2019)

August 2, 2019
Drama, Thriller, Adventure

Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.

Production on the film began in March 2017. The Nightingale premiered at the 2018 Venice Film Festival and was later picked up by IFC Films for distribution.

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