June Movies

 

Waitress (2007) (PG-13) 1 hour, 44 Minutes

Starring Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, and Cheryl Hines

Keri Russell stars as Jenna, a waitress whose fabulous pies are about the only sweet ingredient in an otherwise dreary existence. That is, until an unwanted pregnancy breeds unexpected romance between Jenna and an attractive doctor. This charmer is a frank and funny examination of the fears brought on by impending motherhood.

 

Walking with the Enemy (2014) (PG-13) 1 hour, 53 Minutes

Starring Jonas Armstrong, Ben Kingsley, and Hannah Tointon

When the Nazis invade Hungary, young Elek Cohen dons a Nazi uniform to save his skin and find his family. Instead, he uncovers a terrible truth. Now cognizant of Hitler's "final solution," Cohen sets about saving thousands of Jews.

 

Miss Sloane (2016) (R) 2 hours, 12 Minutes

Starring Jessica Chastain

In this gripping thriller that exposes the dog-eat-dog world of Capitol Hill lobbyists, political strategist Elizabeth Sloane is determined to push through legislation enacting tougher gun control, regardless of the personal or professional cost.

 

The Last Word (2017) (R) 1 hour, 48 Minutes

Starring Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried and Anne Heche

Not about to cede control of any facet of her life -- or death -- retired businesswoman Harriet Lawler hires a young writer to pen an obituary worthy of her. When the results fall short of Harriet's expectations, she sets out to reshape her legacy.

 

A United Kingdom (2017) (PG-13) 1 hour, 51 Minutes

Starring Rosamund Pike and David Oyelowo

Meeting at a dance in 1947, African prince Seretse Khama and London office worker Ruth Williams share a love of jazz and an instant attraction. When they wed after a brief courtship, their interracial union sparks an international political crisis.

 

The Giant Mechanical Man (2012) (PG-13) 1 hour, 34 Minutes

Starring Jenna Fischer, Chris Messina and Malin Akerman

Janice, still adrift in the adult world in her 30s, shocks her family when she falls for Tim, a similarly aimless street performer. Ignoring pressure to marry self-absorbed Doug, Janice finds that settling down doesn't have to mean settling.

 

The Town (2010) (R) 2 hours, 5 Minutes

Starring Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall and Jon Hamm

Career bank robber Doug and his volatile partner hit a roadblock when Doug falls for bank manager Claire, whom he kidnapped during their last heist. Worse, an FBI agent is now trailing the thieves around their Charlestown, Mass., territory.

 

5 Flights up (2015) 1 hour, 32 Minutes

Starring Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman

Married for four decades, New Yorkers Ruth and Alex have had a wonderful life together -- most of it spent in their cherished Brooklyn walk-up. But now that it's time to sell, the universe seems determined to thwart them.

 

Bringing Up Baby (1938) 1 hour, 42 Minutes

Starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant

While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby.

 

You Can’t Take It with You (1938) 2 hours, 6 Minutes

Starring Jean Arthur, James Stewart and Lionel Barrymore

In this Frank Capra classic, Tony and Alice meet and fall in love. But things are far from rosy: He's the son of a millionaire, and she and her wacky family live in a house that's in the way of the senior Kirby's construction project. Will an office building literally stand in the way of true love? The movie, adapted from a Pulitzer Prize-winning play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, delivers the answer.

 

The Big Sleep (1946) 1 hour, 54 Minutes

Starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall

A dangerous blackmailer has targeted the Sternwoods, a wealthy family once tucked away in the safety of their Los Angeles mansion. But while private eye Philip Marlowe works on the case, he ends up falling for the clan's fiery daughter. Crackling dialogue and the perfect pairing of Bogart and Bacall make this adaptation of Raymond Chandler's novel a timeless classic.

 

High Noon (1952) (PG) 1 hour, 25 Minutes

Starring Garry Cooper and Grace Kelly

Retiring Marshal Will Kane insists on defending his town from a gang of hooligans who are due on the noon train -- but he faces the task alone as the cowardly townspeople flee like rats from a sinking ship.