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Summer Movie Preview

Summer Movie Preview


   
Previews of 12 summer movie releases from Common Sense Media.
    

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Rated: PG-13
Opens May 5
Target Age: 11-13+
The sequel to the hit space adventure promises to be an action-packed good time.
 

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Rated: PG
Opens May 19
Target Age: 9-12
The fourth Wimpy Kid movie has a new cast, but expect the same silly antics and potty humor for which the series is known.
 

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Rated: PG-13
Opens May 26
Target Age: 12+
Expect action, scares, and violence in the fifth Pirates movie.
 

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Rated: PG
Opens June 2
Target Age: 5-8
Expect plenty of rude language and cartoonish violence in an animated movie based on the hugely popular book series.
 

Wonder Woman

Rated: Not yet rated
Opens June 2
Target Age: 13+
Expect violence and girl power from the DC superhero film.
 

Cars 3

Rated: Not yet rated
Opens June 16
Target Age: 5-8
The Pixar racecar threequel looks family-friendly, but with some intense moments.
 

Despicable Me 3

Rated: Not yet rated
Opens June 30
Target Age: 5-8
The third film in the popular, kid-friendly supervillain series promises to be a fun choice for kids and parents to enjoy together, with lots of laughs and positive messages.
 



Spider-Man: Homecoming

Rated: Not yet rated
Opens July 7
Target Age: 12+
Action-packed web-slinger reboot likely okay for tweens.
 

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Rated: Not yet rated
Opens July 21
Target Age: 13+
Expect action, romance, and peril in the comic-based sci-fi epic.
 

The Emoji Movie

Rated: Not yet rated
Opens July 28
Target Age: 8-12
Emojis come to life in an animated comedy; expect potty humor.
 

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

Rated: Not yet rated
Opens Aug. 18
Target Age: 8-12
Expect cartoon violence in this animated squirrel sequel.
 

Leap!

Rated: PG
Opens Aug. 30
Target Age: 8-12
An animated story about an aspiring dancer looks kid-friendly.

 

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