Published on June 24th, 2015 | by Samantha Levine


Top 5 Blockbuster Movies of Summer 2015

Every summer the silver screen is graced with the best films the year has to offer, and this summer is no exception. From superheroes, to dinosaurs; action thrillers to feel-good animation, this summer’s movie line-up promises to fill your Friday nights with cinematic wonder.  Choosing 5 of our favorite and most anticipated blockbusters was no easy task, but here we have the top 5 blockbuster movies of the summer, starting with a roar!


1. Jurassic World

In its opening weekend, Jurassic World, devoured the record for the largest global opening in movie history, raking in an astounding $511.8 million. The much anticipated sequel to the 1993 cult classic, Jurassic Park, the film has proven to be a huge success in just a few days. Starring the irresistibly charming Chris Pratt, the film has gotten amazing reception from both movie-goers and critics, deeming it the must see movie of the summer. Produced by Jurassic Park and Jaws director, Steven Spielberg, the film promises the same thrills as the original, with even bigger, badder, and toothier dinos in a rich CGI landscape.

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2. Inside Out

The perfect movie for the kid in all of us, Inside Out has proven to be the feel-good movie of the summer. Receiving an impressive 100% rating on rotten tomatoes before its opening, this animated movie is the perfect pick-me-up to start your weekend. Starring the voices of comedian legends Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black and Mindy Kaling, this star-studded cast provides nonstop laughs throughout. One critic described the film as, “inventive, gorgeously animated and powerfully moving,” deeming it another flawless addition to the Pixar library of modern animated classics, alongside films like Up and Toy Story.  Grab the kids or some friends, head to the movies and get ready to laugh!


3. Terminator Genisys

The fifth installment in the legendary Terminator series, Terminator Genisys promises to be the sequel fans have been asking for. Bringing back the original terminator, Arnold Schwarzenegger, the latest terminator is sure to be a box office smash. Starring alongside Mr. Schwarzenegger is Game of Thrones star, Emilia Clarke. Scheduled for a July 1 premier, this is the perfect movie for your summer Friday night. For extra thrills, be sure to opt for the 3D and IMAX 3D release.


4. Ant-Man

The new, not so big, name in the Marvel superhero universe, Ant-man movie is scheduled for release July 17. The film, starring the funnyman Paul Rudd is sure to be a big hit, with a pint-sized hero. Bringing one of the founding members of the Avengers to the big screen, the release has comic book fans reeling in anticipation.  This cult classic gets new life in the lighthearted take on the superhero; promising both thrills and laughs, add Ant-Man to your summer move watch list.


5. Trainwreck

If you’re looking for laughs this summer, look no further than Trainwreck. From director Judd Apatow and the producer of Bridesmaids, this summer comedy is sure to have you on the ground laughing. Starring and written by the hilarious Amy Schumer, Trainwreck is sure to be the hit comedy of the summer. With Schumer and costar, funnyman, Bill Hader as the leading roles, we know we will be running to the theaters for its July 17th release.


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Samantha Levine is a freelance writer for Magazine Discount Center. In her free time she enjoys cooking, traveling, and reading in coffee shops.

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