Ten movies to see in June 2021

It doesn’t seem possible, but June 2021 is here.  How did that happen?   

Well, if you are looking for movies to catch in theatres or at home during the 30 days of June, here are 10 that AHFW is keen on seeing!

“An American Werewolf in London” (1981) – June 1 – Amazon Prime – One of the best werewolf movies of the last 50 years, and it’s definitely the funniest.  Who knew that John Landis could make horror movies?

“Blue Bayou” (2021) – June 25 – in theatres – Justin Chon writes, directs, and stars in a tale of a Korean-American man living in Louisiana but discovers that he could be deported.  Alicia Vikander co-stars.

“Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” (1964) – June 1 – HBO Max – Peter Sellers plays three characters, including the infamous Dr. Strangelove, in this “bombastic” dark comedy.  AHFW’s favorite Kubrick flick!

“Harry Potter” series, all eight films (2001 – 2011) – June 1 – HBO Max – Ever wonder why Harry Potter movies are all the rage?  Here’s your chance to find out!

“Hostiles” (2017) – June 21 – HULU – Christian Bale and Rosamund Pike star in a bleak western about a U.S. Army captain (Bale) escorting a Native American family across the harsh landscape.

“In the Heights” (2021) – June 11 – HBO Max and in theatres – Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Toni Award-winning play hits the big and small screens.

“Million Dollar Baby” (2004) – June 1 – Netflix – Director and star Clint Eastwood just had his 91st birthday (May 31), so what better way to celebrate than with his Oscar-winning film about an old-school trainer and an up-and-coming female boxer (Hilary Swank). 

“Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It” (2021) – June 18 – in theatres – Director Mariem Perez Riera shoots a documentary featuring the legendary, 89-years-young Rita Moreno.

“Rosetta” (1999) – June 1 – The Criterion Channel – We don’t know much about this Dardenne brothers’ feature, but it’s the Dardennes, so sign us up!

“Sisters on Track” (2021) – June 24 – Netflix – Tai, Rainn, and Brooke Sheppard become high school track stars while living in a homeless shelter in a documentary from Tone Grottjord and Corinne van der Borch.

“Western” (2017) – June 16 – The Criterion Channel – Writer/director Valeska Grisebach builds a modern-day story about German construction workers clashing with Belgian locals.

Image credits: Columbia Pictures, FOCUS Features, Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures, Universal Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Roadside Attractions, ARP Selection, Netflix, Piffl Medien

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