10 Must-See Movies Coming Out in August You Should Watch

Happy new month, guys. We are getting close to the end of the year. July was good, hopefully August would be better.

Summer is here, perfect time for you and your friends to go see a movie and chill. Vasiti Magazine presents to you movies that shall be released this August. Let’s look at some of them.


Christopher Robin

Release Date: August 3rd, 2018

PG |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Christopher Robin — now a family man living in London — receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher’s help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends — Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life.

Cast: Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael, Jim Cummings, Brad Garrett, Toby Jones, Nick Mohammed, Peter Capaldi

Director: Marc Forster

Genres: Children , Comedy , Fantasy , Adventure

Distributors: Walt Disney


The darkest minds

Release Date: August 3rd, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are seen as a threat by the government and sent to detainment camps. Sixteen-year-old Ruby soon escapes from her captors and joins other runaways who are seeking a safe haven. Banded together and on the run, they soon combine their collective powers to fight the adults who tried to take away their future.

Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Mandy Moore, Bradley Whitford, Harris Dickinson, Patrick Gibson, Skylan Brooks, Miya Cech, Lidya Jewett

Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Genres: Thriller , Science fiction

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, 21 Laps Entertainment

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Rise , Escape , Brooding , Doctor , Gripping , Pursuit , 2010s


Slender man

Release Date: August 10th, 2018


Plot Summary
Terror strikes when four teenage girls in a small town perform a ritual to debunk the lore of a tall, thin, horrifying figure known as the Slender Man. They soon fear that the legend is true when one of them suddenly goes missing.

Cast: Joey King, Julia Goldani Telles, Jaz Sinclair, Annalise Basso, Javier Botet, Alex Fitzalan

Director: Sylvain White

Genres: Thriller , Horror

Production Co: Screen Gems, Madhouse Entertainment, Mythology Entertainment

Distributors: Screen Gems



Release Date: August 17th, 2018


Plot Summary
While on his first hunt with his tribe’s most elite group, a young man is injured and left for dead. Awakening to find himself broken and alone – he must learn to survive and navigate the harsh and unforgiving wilderness. Reluctantly taming a lone wolf abandoned by its pack,he learns to rely on it, and they become unlikely allies, enduring countless dangers and overwhelming odds to find their way home before the deadly winter arrives.

Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Leonor Varela, Natassia Malthe, Jens Hultén, Priya Rajaratnam, Mercedes de la Zerda, Spencer Bogaert

Director: Albert Hughes

Genres: Action , Adventure

Production Co: Studio 8, The Picture Company

Distributors: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment

5) A-X-L


Release Date: August 24th, 2018


Plot Summary
A.X.L. is a top-secret, robotic dog that has advanced artificial intelligence created by the military. After an experiment gone wrong, A.X.L. is discovered hiding in the desert by Alex, a kindhearted outsider who finds a way to connect with the robot. The two soon develop a special friendship based on trust, loyalty and compassion. Helping Miles gain confidence, A.X.L. goes to any length to protect his new companion, including facing off against the scientists who want their creation back.

Cast: Alex Neustaedter, Becky G, Alex MacNicoll, Dominic Rains, Thomas Jane

Director: Oliver Daly

Genres: Science fiction , Adventure , Action

Distributors: Global Road Entertainment


Down a dark hall

Release Date: August 17th, 2018

PG-13 |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
Five emotionally fragile teens are committed to Blackwood, a mysterious school for gifted girls. Mesmerized by the intense head mistress Madame Duret, they think they have found a place where they can finally flourish academically and artistically. The mystery deepens as they break through layer after layer of misdirection to discover the true, horrifying purpose of the school.

Cast: AnnaSophia Robb, Uma Thurman, Isabelle Fuhrman, Rosie Day, Taylor Russell, Kirsty Mitchell, Rebecca Front, Victoria Moroles

Director: Rodrigo Cortés

Genres: Horror , Thriller

Production Co: Fickle Fish, Temple Hill Entertainment, Nostromo Pictures



Release Date: August 10th, 2018

R |2 hr 14 min

Plot Summary
Ron Stallworth is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. The detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman, into the undercover investigation of a lifetime. Together, they team up to take down the extremist hate group as the organization aims to sanitize its rhetoric to appeal to the mainstream.

Cast: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace, Jasper Pääkkönen, Corey Hawkins, Ryan Eggold, Michael Buscemi

Director: Spike Lee

Genres: Comedy drama


The Happytime murderers.

Release Date: August 24th, 2018


Plot Summary
In the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles, two clashing detectives — one human and the other a puppet — must work together to solve the brutal murders of former cast members of a beloved puppet TV show.

Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, Joel McHale, Elizabeth Banks, Bill Barretta, Leslie David Baker, Jimmy O. Yang, Mitch Silpa

Director: Brian Henson

Genres: Action , Comedy

Production Co: STX Entertainment, The Jim Henson Company.



Release Date: August 10th, 2018

R |1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
The amazing true story of Billy Moore, an English boxer incarcerated in Thailand’s most notorious prison. Thrown into a world of drugs and violence, he finds his best chance to escape is to fight his way out in Muay Thai tournaments.

Cast: Joe Cole, Billy Moore, Pornchanok Mabklang, Panya Yimmumphai, Chaloemporn Sawatsuk, Komsan Polsan, Sakda Niamhom, Sura Sirmalai

Director: Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire

Genres: Action , Thriller

Production Co: HanWay Films, A24, Hurricane Films


The wife

Release Date: August 17th, 2018

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
Joan and Joe remain complements after nearly 40 years of marriage. Where Joe is casual, Joan is elegant. Where Joe is vain, Joan is self-effacing. And where Joe enjoys his very public role as the great American novelist, Joan pours her considerable intellect, grace, charm and diplomacy into the private role of a great man’s wife. As Joe is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for his acclaimed and prolific body of work, Joan starts to think about the shared compromises, secrets and betrayals.

Cast: Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Christian Slater, Annie Starke, Harry Lloyd, Max Irons, Alix Wilton Regan, Karin Franz Körlof

Director: Björn Runge

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Sony Pictures Classics, Meta Film, Anonymous Content

August is going to be chilled, guys.

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Stay glued to Vasiti Magazine.

Have a beautiful August.

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