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Summer movie roundup: TODAY previews the most anticipated films of the season

It's that time of year again! Summer is almost here, and that means the temperature is rising, the days are getting longer and a bevy of blockbusters-to-be are headed to the big screen.

But which of the films will be worth taking a break from the sun and fun for? We've got a preview list to help you figure that out.

Here are the top 10 summer movie categories and the most anticipated flicks for each of them:

1. Superheroes

"X-Men: Apocalypse" — in theaters May 27

"Suicide Squad" — in theaters Aug. 5

2. Action

"Jason Bourne" — in theaters July 29

3. Family film

"The BFG" — in theaters July 1

4. Drama

"The Founder" — in theaters Aug. 5

"Free State of Jones" — in theaters June 24

5. Animated movie

"Finding Dory" — in theaters June 17

"The Secret Life of Pets" — in theaters July 8

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6. Romance

"Southside With You" — in theaters Aug. 26

"Me Before You" — in theaters June 3

7. Comedy

"Ghostbusters" — in theaters July 15

"Central Intelligence" — in theaters June 17

8. Sci-Fi

"Independence Day: Resurgence" — in theaters June 24

"Star Trek Beyond" — in theaters July 22

9. Thriller

"Now You See Me: The Second Act" — in theaters

10. Horror

"The Conjuring 2" — in theaters

Enjoy the shows!

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