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13 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

Published Aug 13th, 2016 9:00AM EDT
New Movie Trailers Aug. 12
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The trailer we’ve been dying to see was released this week. Rogue One brings us the first glimpse of our favorite Star Wars villain. But that’s not the only movie preview we’ve got for you, so catch them all below.

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is a love story set in the second World War between an intelligence officer (Brad Pitt) and a French Resistance fighter (Marion Cotillard). Oh, and there’s danger at every step. The movie comes out on September 23rd.

Bad Santa 2

If you loved Bad Santa, then Bad Santa 2 doesn’t need any introductions. The movie comes out on November 23rd, just in time for Christmas. If you haven’t seen the original, you’ve got plenty of time to catch up.

Complete Unknown

When a woman (Rachel Weisz) revisits a former lover (Michael Shannon), things can get complicated. The Complete Unknown thriller launches on August 26th.

Desert Cathedral

It’s time to get excited about VHS again. Set in the early 90s, Desert Cathedral is a movie about a real estate developer who disappears in the Southwest, leaving VHS tapes behind. The drama opens on September 27th.


Former James Bond Pierce Brosnan starts in a crime thriller simply called I.T. where he plays the role of an entrepreneur who’s attacked by an IT guy working for him. It’s not clear who’s the villain and the good guy in all of this, but we’ll figure it out come September.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Tom Cruise is Jack Reacher. We liked the first, and we can only hope the second will be as entertaining. Jack Reacher 2 opens on October 21st.



is a drama about drugs, the hood, and love, all seen at different points in the life of an African-American man. In other words, it’s a serious movie that deserves your attention. Moonlight launches on October 21st.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Let’s hope this really will be the final chapter. The new Resident Evil movie launches on January 27th, 2017.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

We’ve already talked about Rogue One’s latest trailer, one that finally brings forward Darth Vader. Have a look at it again.

Tell Me How I Die

Would you want to know how you die? In Tell Me How I Die, a bunch of college students take part in a clinical drug trial, and you probably can guess the side-effects: they have visions of their own deaths. Be on the lookout for it on September 16th.

The Good Neighbor

There’s nothing good about this neighbor, but the movie is definitely one to keep an eye on. The premise is pretty simple: high-school kids try to trick their elderly neighbor into thinking his house is haunted, but the results are completely unexpected and potentially dangerous. The Good Neighbor opens on September 16th.

The Great Gilly Hopkins

Chock-full of stars, The Great Gilly Hopkins is a picture about broken families, or what it takes to become someone’s family. 12-year-old Gilly Hopkins has to cope with adapting to foster home after foster home until she finds a place she can call home.

When the Bough Breaks

When a surrogate mom becomes obsessed with the father of the child she’s carrying, things might get crazy. Scary even, since this is a horror-like story. When the Bough Breaks opens on September 9th.

Chris Smith Senior Writer

Chris Smith has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he brings his entertainment expertise to Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises.

Outside of work, you’ll catch him streaming almost every new movie and TV show release as soon as it's available.