Tag: Summer Blockbusters

Rob’s 2017 Summer Blockbuster Must See List

Well, here we are on the verge of Summer Blockbuster season. It always seems to sneak up on me.

Here’s my list for 2017. Enjoy.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 May 05
Snatched May 12
The Wall May 12
Alien: Covenant May 19
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales May 26
Wonder Woman June 02
The Mummy June 09
It Comes at Night June 09
The Hero June 09
Wakefield June 15
Cars 3 June 16
The Book of Henry June 16
Amityville: The Awakening June 30
Spider-Man: Homecoming July 07
War for the Planet of the Apes July 14
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets July 21
Dunkirk July 21
The Dark Tower July 28
Atomic Blonde July 28
Detroit August 04
Baby Driver August 11
Annabelle 2 August 11
It September 08

This Blockbuster season looks pretty darned good to my eye. Stephen King has two film adaptations of his books this summer, that’s awesome, but I’m really looking forward to It in September.

As always I’ll have to pick and choose which films to see because I can’t catch them all in theaters. Here’s my short list.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Alien: CovenantPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No TalesWonder WomanCars 3Atomic Blonde, and It.

See you at the movies! Remember to get popcorn with extra butter and an extra large soda!

Past Must See Lists, plus 2009 from my original weblog.

Rob’s 2016 Summer Blockbuster Must See List

There are a few things to point out about this years list. It’s a bit long, I started from mid-April (which is a bit short of May, the “traditional” blockbuster season), it runs through September, and all the trailers links are pointed at my new favorite site for watching movie trailers; Trailer Town.

The Jungle Book April 15
Green Room April 15
Criminal April 15
Captain America: Civil War May 06
Free State of Jones May 13
Money Monster May 13
High-Rise May 13
The Nice Guys May 20
X-Men: Apocalypse May 27
Alice Through the Looking Glass May 27
Warcraft June 10
The Conjuring 2 June 10
Central Intelligence June 17
Finding Dory June 17
Independence Day: Resurgence June 24
The Legend of Tarzan July 01
The BFG July 01
Ghostbusters July 15
Star Trek Beyond July 22
Genius July 29
Suicide Squad August 05
Ben-Hur August 12
Pete’s Dragon August 12
War Dogs August 19
Snowden September 16
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children September 30
Deepwater Horizon September 30

While I’d love to see all of these at theaters, I know I won’t. This is the shorter list I really hope to catch in theaters; Captain America: Civil War, Central Intelligence, Warcraft, Finding Dory, Ghostbusters, Star Trek Beyond, and Suicide Squad.

Prior years 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009.

Rob’s 2015 Summer Blockbuster Must See List

Man, this kind of snuck up on me. Time to put together my Summer Movie Must See List.

Avengers: Age of Ultron May 1
Maggie May 8
Mad Max: Fury Road May 15
Tomorrowland May 22
Poltergeist May 22
San Andreas May 29
The Stranger June 12
Jurassic World June 12
Big Game June 26
Terminator Genisys July 1
Minions July 10
Ant-Man July 17
Dark Was the Night July 24
Southpaw July 31
Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation July 31
Fantastic Four August 7
Pan August 27

Unlike last years list, this one is short. The mini list for me includes: Avengers: Age of Ultron, Maggie, Mad Max: Fury Road, Jurassic World, Terminator Genisys, Southpaw, Pan.

Prior years 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009.

UPDATED 05/15/2015: Added The Stranger.
UPDATED 05/18/2015: Added Dark Was the Night.

Rob’s 2014 Summer Blockbuster Must See List

It’s time to put together my annual Summer Blockbuster movie list. Here it is, enjoy.

Goodbye World April 4
Captain America: The Winter Soldier April 4
Jinn April 4
Joe April 11
Oculus April 11
Draft Day April 11
Antboy April 16
Transcendence April 18
The Machine April 25
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 2
Chef May 9
God’s Pocket May 9
Godzilla May 16
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn May 23
Blended May 23
Maleficent May 30
Edge of Tomorrow June 6
Borgman June 6
How to Train Your Dragon 2 June 13
The Purge: Anarchy June 20
Earth to Echo July 2
Planes: Fire & Rescue July 18
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes July 18
Hercules July 25
Jupiter Ascending July 25
Guardians of the Galaxy August 1
Lucy August 8
The Expendables 3 August 15
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For August 22

I thought this year was going to be a boring year for moves. Guess I was wrong.

The mini list for me includes: Godzilla, Edge of Tomorrow, Hercules, and Guardians of the Galaxy.

Prior years 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009.

Rob’s 2013 Summer Blockbuster Must See List

Hot buttered popcorn and a movie, ahhh!That’s right, blockbuster season is upon us, which means it’s time for my list of must see movies.

Trance April 5th Trailer
The Company You Keep April 5th Trailer
Oblivion April 19th Trailer
Iron Man 3 May 3rd Trailer
The Great Gatsby May 10th Trailer
Erased May 10th Trailer
Star Trek Into Darkness May 17th Trailer
Epic May 24th Trailer
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks May 24th Trailer
The Purge May 31st Trailer
Man of Steel June 14th Trailer

World War Z June 21st Trailer
White House Down June 28th Trailer
Despicable Me 2 July 3rd Trailer
Turbo July 19th Trailer
The Conjuring July 19th Trailer
The Wolverine July 26th Trailer
2 Guns August 2nd Trailer
Planes August 9th Trailer
You’re Next August 23rd Trailer

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones August 23rd Trailer


Here are my lists from prior years: 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009.

Of the films on this list the movies I’d most like to see are Oblivion, Iron Man 3, Star Trek Into Darkness, Man of Steel, Despicable Me 2, and World War Z.. It’s too hard to pick just one.

This summer seems kind of lean after last years crop of great action films. It’s going to be really tough to beat The Avengers.

Rob’s 2012 Summer Blockbuster Must See List

It’s hard to believe blockbuster season is upon us, which means it’s time for my list of must see movies. Enjoy.

Bad Ass April 13th Trailer
The Pirates! Band of Misfits April 27th Trailer
The Raven April 29th Trailer
Meeting Evil May 4th Trailer
The Avengers May 4th Trailer
Dark Shadows May 11th Trailer
The Dictator May 11th Trailer
Battleship May 18th Trailer
Men In Black III May 25th Trailer
Prometheus June 8th Trailer

Rock of Ages June 15th Trailer
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter June 22nd Trailer
Brave June 22nd Trailer
The Amazing Spider-Man July 3rd Trailer
The Dark Knight Rises July 20th Trailer
The Bourne Legacy Aug 3rd Trailer
Total Recall Aug 3rd Trailer
The Odd Life of Timothy Green Aug 15th Trailer
Paranorman Aug 17th Trailer
The Expendables 2 August 17th Trailer


Here are my lists from prior years: 2011, 2010 and 2009.

Of the films on this list the movies I’d most like to see are The Raven, The Avengers, Dark Shadows, Prometheus, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Brave, and The Dark Knight Rises.

Picking just one this summer would be impossible.

UPDATE #1 – May 4: Added Meeting Evil.

Rob’s 2011 Summer Blockbuster Must See List

I love blockbuster season, here’s the list of movies I’d like to see.

Armadillo April 15th Trailer
The Robber April 29th Trailer
Dylan Dog April 29th Trailer
Thor May 6th Trailer
Hobo with a Shotgun May 6th Trailer
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides May 20th Trailer
Kung Fu Panda 2 May 26th Trailer
The Hangover Part 2 May 26th Trailer

X-Men: First Class June 3rd Trailer
Super 8 June 10th Trailer
Troll Hunter June 10th Trailer
Green Lantern June 17th Trailer
Cars 2 June 24th Trailer
General Orders No. 9 June 24th Trailer
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 July 15th Trailer
Captain America: The First Avenger July 22nd Trailer
Cowboys and Aliens July 29th Trailer
Fright Night August 19th Trailer
Conan the Barbarian August 19th Trailer


Just for grins, here’s my 2010 list and my 2009 list.

Of the films on this list the movies I’d most like to see are Super 8, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Captain America, and Cowboys and Aliens. If I could see only one film this summer I think it would be Super 8. It takes me back to my childhood, back to Star Wars and E.T.

Bill, tag, you’re it.

UPDATED: June 1, 2011

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