Summer is almost over but we still have a strong month of films to look forward to. Let’s close out August with the Guys Girl Summer Movie Preview!


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2 Guns

(Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, Bill Paxton)




+ A DEA agent and a Navy officer are caught in a double cross involving millions of dollars.

+ Based on a comic book series by Steven Grant

+ Two of Hollywood’s most charismatic leading men, action, and humor


Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

(Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Stanley Tucci, Nathan Fillion)

+ Based on Rick Riordan’s books, this is the 2nd Percy Jackson adaptation

+ Looks more action packed than first movie

– Not sure how close to the book the movie will be

– Still getting Harry Potter comparisons



(Matt Damon, Jodie Foster)

+ Latest from Writer/Director Neil Blomkamp (District 9)

+ Sci-fi story where wealthy class live above Earth in Elysium, while poorer people are left on desolate Earth

+ Blomkamp did a great job with District 9, on a small budget. Elysium costs $100 million and looks more interesting than films with twice that budget

We’re The Millers

(Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Anniston, Emma Roberts, Ed Helms)


+ A fake family is assembled to ship weed from Mexico to the U.S.

+ Apparently Jennifer Aniston is frozen in time to look like she’s still 25. Or, she works out like crazy.

– Doesn’t look very funny. Trailer might ruin TLC’s “Waterfalls” song for you

– Except for Jennifer Aniston looking amazing, none of the trailer is memorable

Disney’s Planes

(Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Brad Garrett)


+ A crop dusting plane is afraid of heights but wants to compete in a race. (So, Turbo in the air?)

– Disney originally intended this to be straight to DVD

– Spin-off from the world of “Cars” but supposedly NOT made by Pixar

– Looks like Disney is selling more toys than tickets with this one.

Kick-Ass 2

(Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloe Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jim Carrey)


+ Sequel to Mark Millar comic book movie about real-life heroes

+ Looks just as violent and funny as the first

– Jim Carrey has publicly spoken against the violence in this film. Did he not see the first one or read the script?



(Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Liam Hemsworth, Amber Heard)

+ A corporate employee gets caught between his new job and spying on his boss’ old partner

+ Harrison Ford’s dramatic performances in his older age have been better than his action movies. Crystal Skulls anyone?



(Ashton Kutcher, Josh Gad, J.K. Simmons)

+ Biopic about tech mogul Steve Jobs

+ Ashton Kutcher’s performance looks interesting

– Wonder how much liberty Hollywood takes with the script. Hoping for more real events than “reel” ones.


The World’s End

(Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Rosamund Pike)


+ From the crew that created Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz

+ Five friends on a pub crawl notice something strange about their hometown.

You’re Next

(Sharni vinson, Nicholas Tucci, AJ Bowen)

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+ The Davison family gets attacked by strangers with creepy masks

+ Looks similar to The Strangers, which could be a VERY good thing


(Ethan Hawke, Selena Gomez, Jon Voight, Paul Freeman)

+ A man must stay behind the wheel of a car to save his kidnapped wife

+ Ethan Hawke’s career has been revived in a big way

– Selena Gomez looks very out of place in the trailer


That’s all folks! We have a few weeks of blockbusters lined up. Keep it here on Guys Girl for your entertainment news! See you at the movies!