Blockbuster beach: must-see 2024 summer movies
Your guide to the most anticipated summer blockbusters of 2024.

With exam season hitting soon, the most-anticipated season of the year is fast approaching! As summer hits and temperatures rise, what better way to beat the heat than catching up with friends and watching the newest blockbusters? Eight of the most awaited movies that you can watch over the summer break are listed below (in order of release date). From bone-chilling thrills to adrenaline-pumping action to good-old Disney fun, there’s something for everyone on this list! 

#1: Challengers (April 26, 2024)

The film focuses on Tashi, a tennis prodigy-turned-coach, who has helped transform her previously struggling husband from a mediocre player into a world-famous Grand Slam champion. Emotions run high when he learns he’ll be facing off against his former best friend on the court—who also happens to be Tashi’s ex-boyfriend.

#2: Back to Black (May 17, 2024)

Named in homage to one of her iconic songs, this biopic chronicles the journey of jazz singer-turned-pop sensation Amy Winehouse, with the story of the troubled artist’s ascent to stardom.

#3: IF (May 17, 2024)

A young girl discovers her unique ability to see abandoned Imaginary Friends (IFs) and sets off on a magical journey to reunite them with their former buddies. The film features a wide array of stars portraying the various IFs and characters. As the girl navigates this whimsical adventure, she brings together forgotten friends and reignites the joy of imagination for children everywhere.

#4: Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga (May 24, 2024)

In this prequel to Mad Max: Fury Road, a younger Imperator Furiosa is kidnapped and held captive by a great biker horde led by the warlord, Dementus. The film follows her journey home, with an ugly encounter with tyrant Immortan Joe, and her rise through his ranks.

#5: Inside Out 2 (June 14, 2024)

In this Inside Out sequel, we explore Riley’s emotions as she traverses into her teenage years. The group dynamic we have been used to changes as Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust meet Anxiety, Envy, Ennui, and Embarrassment. 

#6: A Quiet Place: Day One (June 28, 2024)

A spin-off prequel in the well-known A Quiet Place franchise, this upcoming apocalyptic horror film will delve into the initial stages of the alien invasion (i.e., the chaos and confusion before anyone knows what to expect from the monsters and how to deal with them). 

#7: Despicable Me 4 (July 3, 2024)

Once again entering the Minions and Despicable Me world, we follow Gru as he navigates parenthood with his wife, Lucy, and (now) four kids—Margo, Edith, Agnes, and Gru Junior. Not only is his new kid kicking his butt, but when criminal mastermind Maxime le Mal escapes from prison and declares revenge on Gru, it really seems like the whole world is out to get him. 

#8: Deadpool & Wolverine (July 26, 2024)

In this highly anticipated collaboration between on-screen best friends, Wolverine and Deadpool team up to defeat a common threat. Though much is unknown about the plot, there are clues to the involvement of the Time Variance Authority (TVA; as seen on the Marvel Cinematic Universe show, Loki).

Happy watching everyone!


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