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6 Flicks Picks for June 2017 Movie Release Schedule

Posted by Anthony Mango Thursday, June 1, 2017
Welcome to another edition of 6 Flicks Picks, wherein I list all of the upcoming films that are scheduled to be released in the United States for the month which is about to begin and break down which ones I'll be watching in theaters, which ones I'll wait to rent at home, and which ones I'll be skipping out on entirely. After going through the list, I'll choose which six films stand out to me as the ones I want to see the most, even if there are more or less than six that interest me.

Note: The list below is based primarily off the expanded nationwide USA release dates on IMDB as well as some other random outlets if possible, so some information may be different. If I am missing some of the limited releases or the dates conflict in some fashion, please let me know in the comments below and any adjustments and corrections will be made!

Without further ado, another new month means another new set of films, so what's coming soon to theaters in June 2017?

What movies are coming out June 2017 6 Flicks Picks

RELEASE DATE: June 2, 2017

Wonder Woman

Synopsis: Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

Will I watch? = Yes

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Synopsis: Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.

Will I watch? = No


Synopsis: A comedy about loss, grief and the redemptive power of love, Dean is an NY illustrator who falls hard for an LA woman while trying to prevent his father from selling the family home in the wake of his mother's death.

Will I watch? = Maybe

3 Idiotas

Synopsis: A group of friends embark on a fun adventure determined to find a college roommate who disappeared without a trace on graduation day.

Will I watch? = No

Past Life

Synopsis: Past Life tracks the daring late 1970s odyssey of two sisters - an introverted classical musician and a rambunctious scandal sheet journalist - as they unravel a shocking wartime mystery that has cast a dark shadow on their entire lives.

Will I watch? = No

Band Aid

Synopsis: A couple who can't stop fighting embark on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage: turning their fights into songs and starting a band.

Will I watch? = Maybe

Vincent N Roxxy

Synopsis: A small town loner and a rebellious punk rocker unexpectedly fall in love as they are forced on the run and soon discover violence follows them everywhere.

Will I watch? = Maybe

RELEASE DATE: June 9, 2017

The Mummy

Synopsis: An ancient princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Will I watch? = Yes

Megan Leavey

Synopsis: Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq.

Will I watch? = No

It Comes at Night

Synopsis: Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, a man has established a tenuous domestic order with his wife and son, but this will soon be put to test when a desperate young family arrives seeking refuge.

Will I watch? = Maybe

The Hero

Synopsis: An ailing movie star comes to terms with his past and mortality.

Will I watch? = Maybe

Beatriz at Dinner

Synopsis: A holistic medicine practitioner attends a wealthy client's dinner party after her car breaks down.

Will I watch? = No

My Cousin Rachel

Synopsis: A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

Will I watch? = No

RELEASE DATE: June 16, 2017

Cars 3

Synopsis: Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world.

Will I watch? = No

Rough Night

Synopsis: A group of friends are horrified when the male stripper they hired for a wild bachelorette party in Miami winds up dead.

Will I watch? = Maybe

All Eyez on Me

Synopsis: Tells the true and untold story of prolific rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur.

Will I watch? = No

47 Meters Down

Synopsis: Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.

Will I watch? = No

The Book of Henry

Synopsis: Sometimes things are not always what they seem, especially in the small suburban town where the Carpenter family lives. Single suburban mother Susan Carpenter works as a waitress at a diner, alongside feisty family friend Sheila. Her younger son Peter is a playful 8-year-old. Taking care of everyone and everything in his own unique way is Susan's older son Henry, age 11. Protector to his adoring younger brother and tireless supporter of his often self-doubting mother - and, through investments, of the family as a whole - Henry blazes through the days like a comet. Susan discovers that the family next door, which includes Henry's kind classmate Christina, has a dangerous secret - and that Henry has devised a surprising plan to help. As his brainstormed rescue plan for Christina takes shape in thrilling ways, Susan finds herself at the center of it.

Will I watch? = Maybe


Synopsis: An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.

Will I watch? = No

I, Daniel Blake

Synopsis: After having suffered a heart-attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance.

Will I watch? = No

The Journey

Synopsis: A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland - firebrand Democratic Unionist Party leader Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness - who are forced to take a short journey together in which they will take the biggest leap of faith and change the course of history.

Will I watch? = No

RELEASE DATE: June 23, 2017

Transformers: The Last Knight

Synopsis: Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.

Will I watch? = Maybe

The Big Sick

Synopsis: A couple deals with their cultural differences as their relationship grows.

Will I watch? = No

The Beguiled

Synopsis: At a girls' school in Virginia during the Civil War, where the young women have been sheltered from the outside world, a wounded Union soldier is taken in. Soon, the house is taken over with sexual tension, rivalries, and an unexpected turn of events.

Will I watch? = No

The Bad Batch

Synopsis: A dystopian love story in a Texas wasteland and set in a community of cannibals.

Will I watch? = Maybe

RELEASE DATE: June 30, 2017

Despicable Me 3

Synopsis: Gru meets his twin brother Dru he never knew about.

Will I watch? = No

The House

Synopsis: A dad convinces his friends to start an illegal casino in his basement after he and his wife spend their daughter's college fund.

Will I watch? = Maybe

Baby Driver

Synopsis: After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Will I watch? = Maybe

Amityville: The Awakening

Synopsis: A single mother moves her three children into a haunted house, unaware of its bloody history.

Will I watch? = No

13 Minutes

Synopsis: In November 1939, Georg Elser's attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is arrested. During his confinement, he recalls the events leading up to his plot and his reasons for deciding to take such drastic action.

Will I watch? = No

The Little Hours

Synopsis: A young servant fleeing from his master takes refuge at a convent full of emotionally unstable nuns in the middle ages.

Will I watch? = Maybe

The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography

Synopsis: A look at the life and work of photographer Elsa Dorfman.

Will I watch? = No


Which films make the cut?

Honorable Mentions: While I don't think I'll actually watch all of the movies which are in the Maybe category, I do think it's worth mentioning them here just for the positive vibes. It Comes at Night, The Bad Batch, Dean, Vincent N Roxxy, The Hero, The Little Hours and even Band Aid to a certain extent all made me interested enough to put it on my temporary list before I sorted out the final six (well, seven). Out of those honorable mentions, the one that I'd rank closest to making the cut would be either Vincent N Roxxy or The Bad Batch which mostly get the nod because I'm not too sure what I'm in store for with those movies.

6. The Book of Henry — To be honest, the first half of this trailer where the kid is gifted and it just seemed like a standard drama had me more intrigued than the more thriller aspect of it which came out of nowhere. Still, just because it looks different and I admire their balls for switching it up mid-trailer, it gets a spot on the list.

5. Rough Night / The House — Honestly, I can't decide between these two for which gets this spot. They both look about on par with each other in terms of whether or not I'd like them, and they have the same target audience, same genre, everything. Both could have some big laughs or they could be those types of movies that fall flat with me even though someone out there will consider it their favorite film of all time. Let's find out.

4. Baby Driver — I'm not a big Edgar Wright guy. I know a lot of people absolutely love everything he does, but his style isn't a guaranteed hit for me just by default, so I'm not going into this with the same sort of fervor most people would. Despite this, the film did catch my eye, and the more positive word of mouth I hear, the more it becomes a solidified thing I want to check out.

3. Transformers: The Last Knight — Uuuugggghhhhhh I really liked the first one, but the second was bad, the third wasn't much of an improvement, and the fourth was fucking awful. I'm probably going to end up seeing this, though, aren't I? What a waste of $20. Damn it. I hate myself.

2. The Mummy — Already bought my tickets, even though this doesn't look particularly amazing. These characters aren't something I'm the biggest fan of, but the concept of bringing them all together in a crossover film scope is interesting, so I figured I'd support its first endeavor. If this film sucks, then I probably won't bother with the rest.

1. Wonder Woman — Already bought my tickets for this, too, but I legitimately want to see this more than anything else. I don't get why there's such a big stigma about how men aren't going to watch a female-driven superhero film. It's Wonder Woman, for God's sake, and just because I'm a dude, I'm instantly going to have zero interest in a movie because the lead protagonist isn't a guy? Insane. I think this movie looks awesome and I hope it's the best DC film yet.


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