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Spider-Man: Homecoming, Atomic Blonde, and 14 other movies coming to theaters this July

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Summer movie season is heating up, with major crowdpleasers (Spider-Man: Homecoming) and indie gems (Landline) offering a major seasonal rush throughout the month. Here’s every notable movie coming to theaters in July.

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man swings into theaters in the driver’s seat of his own starring vehicle for the first time since 2014, as Jon Watts puts a delightful teenage spin on the classic superhero tale with a new film that follows Peter Parker through his formative teenage years. “The fact that Peter Parker is 15 allows me to have fun with it,” Watts (Cop Car) told EW for this week’s cover story. “Yes, there’s a lot of drama and conflict, but more than anything, it’s about, ‘If you were that age and could do what he can do? That would be really fun.”

Release date: July 7 — get tickets here
Release type: Wide

City of Ghosts

Hailed as an “urgent” and “timely” documentary about the civil war in Syria by EW’s Chris Nashawaty, City of Ghosts hits limited release as one of the best-reviewed nonfiction titles of the year. “City of Ghosts shows us what journalism can do in the face of evil,” Nashawaty writes. “Its message is haunting, humane, and ultimately hopeful.”

Release date: July 7 — get tickets here
Release type: Limited

A Ghost Story

In the mood to see Casey Affleck spend most of a movie hiding under a sheet? That’s exactly what A Ghost Story, David Lowery’s well-received Sundance drama about a grieving widow (Rooney Mara) who mourns the loss of her husband (Affleck) while he “haunts,” in one way or another, their home. The movie also reportedly delivers an amazing extended sequence of Mara eating pie, so there’s that, too.

Release date: July 7 — get tickets here
Release type: Limited

War for the Planet of the Apes

Regarded as one of the best blockbuster franchises of the contemporary era, the revival of the classic Planet of the Apes series returns for a fourth go-round, this time centering on Caesar (Andy Serkis), the protagonist primate (and his legion of similar-species followers) embroiled in a massive war with humans.

Release date: July 14 — get tickets here
Release type: Wide

Wish Upon

A bullied teen (Joey King) whose mother died by suicide discovers a mysterious music box that grants her seven wishes — which come at a deadly price.

Release date: July 14 — get tickets here
Release type: Wide

Lady Macbeth

Having traveled the festival circuit for most of the latter half of 2016, Lady Macbeth — starring Florence Pugh as a young bride sold into marriage to a middle-aged man, ultimately beginning an affair with an estate worker — is exactly the kind of English costume drama you’ve been waiting for all year.

Release date: July 14 — get tickets here
Release type: Limited

Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan returns to the big screen for another monolithic undertaking, fronting a period war picture about the 1940 evacuation of Dunkirk, France during World War II, which saw more than 300,000 Allied soldiers safely venture across the English Channel. “I kept coming back to the firsthand accounts, with people describing the sights and sounds of being on that beach, or being up in a plane above that beach, or being on a boat coming across to help the situation,” Nolan has said of the film. “I think the confusion, not knowing what’s really going on, was one of the most frightening and disturbing things for people.”

Release date: July 21 — get tickets here
Release type: Wide

Girls Trip

Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Tiffany Haddish embark on a hilarious bonding venture in Malcolm D. Lee’s (The Best Man Holiday, Barbershop: The Next Cut) latest comedy. ““It’s The Hangover meets Sex and the City,” Lee told EW of the movie. “Women are just as lascivious and sexual as men, and they want to let loose and have fun.”

Release date: July 21 — get tickets here
Release type: Wide

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

The most expensive French movie ever made finally hits theaters this summer, promising an epic, sci-fi adventure based on the beloved comic series. “If you don’t like sci-fi, I want you to still like Valerian,” Besson told EW of the film. “I allowed myself much more freedom. I centered the story to make it more real, more human.”

Release date: July 21 — get tickets here
Release type: Wide

Landline

Jenny Slate and Abby Quinn play a pair of sisters, bonding while investigating whether their father (John Turturro) is cheating on their mother (Edie Falco) in ’90s New York City.

Release date: July 21 — get tickets here
Release type: Limited

Atomic Blonde

Gal Gadot isn’t the only Wonder Woman in town. Charlize Theron is kicking ass and taking names in this action-thriller set in 1980s Berlin, which also stars James McAvoy and John Goodman. “I remember sitting in a room one day thinking about how do you make this different from other spy movies,” Theron, who is also a producer on the film, previously told EW. “It’s really hard. Who is going to be the love interest? Kurt [Johnstad], who’s a punk rock writer, suggested she falls in love with a woman. It’s unexpected. It’s refreshing. Everybody says you can’t do that — which is such bullsh–. Why is it that James Bond can sleep with every girl in every movie and nobody says, ‘Wow, he’s not in love with them?’ Am I the only person who — long, long ago before I had children — had a one-night stand with somebody from a club? Nobody else has done that before?”

Release date: July 28 — get tickets here
Release type: Wide

The Emoji Movie

Those cute little buggers you send to friends in text messages are finally getting their own movie — and, yes, that includes the poop emoji, voiced by Patrick Stewart. Need we say more?

Release date: July 28 — get tickets here
Release type: Wide

From the Land of the Moon

A headstrong French woman (Marion Cotillard) bucks convention and incites scandal by falling for a war veteran (Louis Garrel) after her arranged marriage to a Spanish farmer in this Cannes-debuting romance.

Release date: July 28 — get tickets here
Release type: Limited

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

Climate change might put the planet in an early grave, but at least we have Al Gore to tell us how it’s all going to happen. The former vice president returns to the nonfiction genre for another documentary highlighting the ever-evolving state of our natural environmental, this time examining Gore’s global efforts to convince political leaders to adopt sources of renewable energy.

Release date: July 28 — get tickets here
Release type: Limited

Menashe

A Hasidic grocery clerk fights for custody of his son following his wife’s death, challenging traditions that require children to be raised by women.

Release date: July 28 — get tickets here
Release type: Limited

Strange Weather

Holly Hunter gives a stunning performance in Katherine Dieckmann’s latest film, a poignant exploration of death and redemption navigated by its maker’s fearless commitment to exploring the truths about grief and loss with real women at the center — complete with an Americana-inspired Sharon Van Etten score. “I was trying to write [these characters] away from stereotype. I also have a number of friends who are southerners, and I have a strong connection to the South… I’m equally frustrated as a filmgoer by southern people [presented] as backwards rubes, because I know that to not be the case,” Dieckmann previously told EW. “I think in film, it’s been way more difficult for women to be iconic. I don’t know why that is. I want to see women who are aesthetically ruthless shake it up.”

Release date: July 28 — get tickets here
Release type: Limited