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

/ Source: TODAY

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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