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Run Time: 2:02
U.S. Release Date: 2019-08-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, More Violence)
Genre: Action/Thriller
Director: Ric Roman Waugh
Cast: Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Danny Huston, ...

Tumbles into the lamentable category of what happens when a movie is assembled for no reason other than to make money, and when everyone involved is doing it for the paycheck.

Run Time: 2:15
U.S. Release Date: 2019-08-02
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Action/Comedy
Director: David Leitch
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, ...

Johnson, Statham, and Kirby are tremendous together and (bloated running time aside) things are sufficiently loud and flashy to attract a large audience.

Run Time: 1:28
U.S. Release Date: 2019-07-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Brief Nudity)
Genre: Action/Comedy
Director: Steve Barron
Cast: Tom Berenger, Ned Dennehy, Fionnula Flanagan, ...

There are no real characters here, just quickly sketched stick figures in too-tight costumes that deliver a few solid laughs but not much more.

Run Time: 1:33
U.S. Release Date: 2019-07-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Action/Comedy
Director: Michael Dowse
Cast: Dave Bautista, Kumail Nanjiani, Natalie Morales, ...

The movie doesn’t do anything well and it’s an open question why anyone would pay money to see a reworking of a premise that offers so little.

Run Time: 2:09
U.S. Release Date: 2019-07-02
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Comic Book Violence)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Jon Watts
Cast: Tom Holland, Angourie Rice, Jacob Batalon, ...

With a dose of comedy, a dash of romance, and some CGI-heavy battles, the film accomplishes what it needs to do.

Run Time: 1:54
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-09-03
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Science Fiction/Action
Director: F. Gary Gray
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson, Kumail Nanjiani, ...

"Men in Black International" is more than just an afterthought; it’s an unfortunate afterthought.

Run Time: 1:51
U.S. Release Date: 2019-06-14
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Drugs, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Action/Comedy
Director: Tim Story
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher, Richard Roundtree, ...

What the film fails to deliver in adrenaline, it makes up for with testosterone-flavored laughter.

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-09-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Simon Kinberg
Cast: James McAvoy, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Evan Peters, ...

Suffers from a massive narrative condensation that not only mutes the film’s emotional impact but creates an erratic tone.

Run Time: 2:10
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-09-10
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Thriller
Director: Chad Stahelski
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, Laurence Fishburne, ...

There’s a point at which the “more of the same” mantra changes to “been there, done that.”

Run Time: 3:01
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-08-13
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Action/Adventure
Director: Joe Russo, Anthony Russo
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, ...

A worthy conclusion to the Infinity War duology that provides a satisfying end to the First Avengers Era.