June is here, bringing with it the official start of summer. With that summer comes blockbusters, and this month is packed full. This month brings two huge superhero movies, sequels to two beloved franchises, a terrifying Stephen King adaptation, and more.

Here are all the wide-release movies coming to theaters in June 2023. Get tickets here.

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse – Release Date: Friday, June 2

Cast: Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Oscar Isaac, Jake Johnson, Issa Rae, Daniel Kaluuya, Jason Schwartzman, Brian Tyree Henry, Nicolas Cage, Andy Samberg, Luna Lauren Velez, Greta Lee

Directors: Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, Justin K. Thompson

Miles Morales returns for the next chapter of the Oscar-winning Spider-Verse saga in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, an epic adventure that will transport Brooklyn’s full-time, friendly neighborhood Spider-Man across the Multiverse to join forces with Gwen Stacy and a new team of Spider-People to face off with a villain more powerful than anything they have ever encountered. But when the superheroes clash on how to handle the threat – and just how far to go – it forces Miles to decide what kind of hero he wants to be.

The Boogeyman – Release Date: Friday, June 2

Cast: David Dastmalchian, Chris Messina, Sophie Thatcher, Marin Ireland, Vivien Lyra Blair, LisaGay Hamilton, Madison Hu, Maddie Nichols, Han Soto

Director: Rob Savage

Adapted from the Stephen King short story, The Boogeyman may be one of the scariest King adaptations yet. High school student Sadie Harper and her younger sister Sawyer are reeling from the recent death of their mother and aren’t getting much support from their father, Will, a therapist who is dealing with his own pain. When a desperate patient unexpectedly shows up at their home seeking help, he leaves behind a terrifying supernatural entity that preys on families and feeds on the suffering of its victims.

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts – Release Date: Friday, June 9

Cast: Anthony Ramos, Dominique Fishback, Tobe Nwigwe, Peter Cullen, Ron Perlman, Peter Dinklage, Michelle Yeoh, Liza Koshy, John DiMaggio, David Sobolov

Director: Steven Caple

The Transformers franchise returns, this time with a new look and a brand-new type of hero – and villain. Set in the ’90s, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is based on the Beast Wars line of toys. The battle on Earth between the Autobots and Decepticons is raging, but this time, new Transformers in the forms of the Maximals, Predacons, and Terrorcons will choose sides and tip the balance of power.

The Flash – Release Date: Friday, June 16

Cast: Ezra Miller, Michael Keaton, Sasha Calle, Michael Shannon, Ron Livingston, Maribel Verdú, Kiersey Clemons, Antje Traue, Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Rudy Mancuso

Director: Andy Muschietti

The long-awaited The Flash is set to reboot the DCU with a version of the Flashpoint event from the comics when it hits theaters this year. Barry Allen, a.k.a. The Flash, travels back in time to stop his mother’s murder. However, it sets off unintended consequences – and unintended timelines – that will rip apart and reshape the very fabric of time and space.

Pixar’s Elemental – Release Date: Friday, June 16

Cast: Mamoudou Athie, Leah Lewis

Director: Peter Sohn

Disney and Pixar’s Elemental is a delightful family-friendly from the studio that knows animation. Set in Element City, where fire, water, land and air residents live together, but are generally set in their ways. The story introduces Ember, a tough, quick-witted and fiery young woman, whose friendship with a fun, sappy, go-with-the-flow guy named Wade challenges her beliefs about the world they live in.

The Blackening – Release Date: Friday, June 16

Cast: Antoinette Robertson, Dewayne Perkins, Sinqua Walls, Grace Byers, X Mayo, Melvin Gregg, Jermaine Fowler, Yvonne Orji, Jay Pharoah

Director: Tim Story

Horror-comedy The Blackening tells the story of everyone’s worst nightmare. Seven friends go away for the weekend only to find themselves trapped in a cabin with a killer who has a vendetta. Will their street smarts and knowledge of horror movies help them stay alive? Maybe. But…probably not.

No Hard Feelings – Release Date: Friday, June 23

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Natalie Morales, Matthew Broderick, Eben Moss-Bachrach, Laura Benanti, Hasan Minhaj, Andrew Barth Feldman

Director: Gene Stupnitsky

A throwback to the ’90s, raunchy comedy No Hard Feelings features Jennifer Lawrence in her first purely comedic role. On the brink of losing her childhood home, Maddie (Lawrence) discovers an intriguing job listing: wealthy helicopter parents looking for someone to “date” their introverted 19-year-old son, Percy, before he leaves for college. To her surprise, Maddie soon discovers the awkward Percy is no sure thing. Soon, she finds she and Percy are rubbing off on each other – and maybe growing up.

Asteroid City – Release Date: Friday, June 23

Cast: Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Adrien Brody, Liev Schreiber, Hope Davis

Director: Wes Anderson

Set in a small desert town in 1955, the events of Asteroid City unfold during the yearly Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention–attempted convention, anyway. However, when an earth-changing event arrives from the skies in the form of an asteroid, the kids and their parents have to quarantine together. Comedy, drama, and romance ensue as the citizens of the thrown-together community figure out how to survive their new reality and each other.

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny – Release Date: Friday, June 30

Cast: Harrison Ford, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Mads Mikkelsen, Antonio Banderas, John Rhys-Davies, Shaunette Renée Wilson, Thomas Kretschmann, Toby Jones, Boyd Holbrook, Olivier Richters

Director: James Mangold

Harrison Ford returns to the role of the legendary hero archaeologist for this fifth installment of the iconic franchise in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny. In the 1940s, Indiana Jones helps his friend Basil stop the Nazis from acquiring a mysterious artifact called the Antikythera mechanism. Twenty-five years later, Indy is retired from adventuring and a full-time professor. But when the mystical mechanism pops up again, he’s pulled out of adventure retirement for one last ride.

Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken – Release Date: Friday, June 30

Cast: Lana Condor, Toni Collette, Annie Murphy, Sam Richardson, Liza Koshy, Will Forte, Colman Domingo, Jaboukie Young-White, Blue Chapman, Eduardo Franco

Director: Kirk DeMicco

In Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken, 16-year-old Ruby is desperate to fit in and be one of the cool kids at her high school, Oceanside High. But it’s hard to be noticed in a seaside town with an overprotective mom who won’t let her set foot in the water. But when Ruby breaks her mom’s strict rules and heads to the beach with a group of peers she hopes to make her friends, Ruby discovers she’s a direct descendant of the warrior Kraken queens of the oceans. And one small thing: she’s expected to one day inherit the throne from her grandmother, the Warrior Queen of the Seven Seas. High school, boys, and protecting the ocean – it’s a lot for any teenager to handle.

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