05/09/2019 05:45 EDT | Updated 05/09/2019 08:28 EDT

11 Things To Look Forward To At The Movies This Summer

The highlights include a terrifying Octavia Spencer, Awkwafina's first lead role, Leonardo DiCaprio's grooves and a very blue Will Smith.

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The summer movie season more or less began with “Avengers: Endgame,” which snapped up $2 billion in a record-setting 11 days. Can anything take its crown? “Toy Story 4,” “The Lion King” and “Spider-Man: Far From Home” seem like the surest bets, but they’re hardly the most exciting titles hitting theaters over the next few months. (No offense, Forky.) 

Here are 11 moments, performances and films worth seeing on the big screen.