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May 2016 Movie Releases


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Movie Title: A Bigger Splash
Genre: Drama
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Written by: Alain Page, David Kajganich
Starring: Dakota Johnson, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton
Release Date: Wed 04, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: Rock legend Marianne Lane (Tilda Swinton) is recuperating on the volcanic island of Pantelleria with her partner Paul (Matthias Schoenaerts), when iconoclast record producer and old flame Harry (Ralph Fiennes) unexpectedly arrives with his daughter Penelope (Dakota Johnson and interrupts their holiday, bringing with him an A-bomb blast of delirious nostalgia from which there can be no rescue. A Bigger Splash is a sensuous portrait of laughter, desire, and rock and roll detonating into violence under the Mediterranean sun.

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Movie Title: Bite
Genre: Horror
Director: Chad Archibald
Written by: Chad Archibald, Jayme Laforest
Starring: Elma Begovic, Annette Wozniak, Denise Yuen, Jordan Gray, Lawrene Denkers, Barry Birnberg, Daniel Klimitz, Tianna Nori, Caroline Palmer
Release Date: Fri 06, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: While on her bachelorette party getaway, Casey, the bride to be, gets a seemingly harmless bite from an unknown insect. After returning home with cold feet, Casey tries to call off her wedding but before she's able to, she starts exhibiting insect like traits. Between her physical transformation and her wedding anxiety, Casey succumbs to her new instincts and begins creating a hive that not only houses her translucent eggs, but feeds on the flesh of others. As her transformation becomes complete, Casey discovers that everything can change with a single bite.

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Movie Title: Captain America 3 Civil War
Genre: Action/Superhero
Director: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Written by: Mark Millar, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely
Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Chadwick Boseman, Scarlett Johansson, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Anthony Mackie, Jeremy Renner, Paul Bettany, Sebastian Stan, Tom Holland, Don Cheadle, William Hurt
Release Date: Fri 06, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: After another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps, one led by Steve Rogers aka Captain America (Chris Evans) and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark aka Iron Man's (Robert Downey Jr.) surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability.

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Movie Title: Pele Birth of a Legend
Genre: Biography/Drama
Director: Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist
Written by: Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist
Starring: Kevin de Paula, Vincent Donofrio, Rodrigo Santoro, Diego Boneta, Colm Meaney, Seu Jorge, Marianna Nunes, Milton Goncales, Rafael Henrique, Marcus Vinicius, Julio Levy, Thelmo Fernandes, Felipe Simas, Charles Myara, Jerome Franz, Roger Haag
Release Date: Fri 06, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: The film tells the miraculous story of the legendary soccer player's rise to glory from a young boy to the 17 year old player who scored the winning goal in Brazil's first ever World Cup victory in 1958. From a life full of disadvantages and an impoverished youth in Brazil, Pelé used his unorthodox yet authentic style of play and his unbeatable spirit to overcome all odds, find greatness and inspire a country that he changed forever. Vincent D'Onofrio will play the Brazilian team's World Cup coach Feola, and Diego Boneta will play Jose, Pelé's arch rival and responsible for giving him the nickname ‘Pelé' when they were children. Seu Jorge has also joined the cast to play Pelé's father, Dondinho, alongside newcomers Kevin de Paula who will play Pelé from age 13-17 and Leonardo Lima Carvalho who will play him at age 10. Colm Meaney will play the role of Coach Raynor, the Swedish World Cup coach.

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Movie Title: Ben Wheatley's High-Rise
Genre: Drama/Thriller
Director: Ben Wheatley
Written by: Amy Jump, J.G. Ballard
Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss, James Purefoy, Sienna Guillory
Release Date: Fri 13, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: London, 1975. Robert Laing (Tom Hiddleston) is a young doctor seduced by the lifestyle in a high-rise, an isolated community, cut off from the rest of society in their luxury tower block, and its creator, the architect Anthony Royal (Jeremy Irons). Taking up residence on the twenty-fifth floor, Laing discovers a world of complex loyalties, and also strikes up a relationship with Royal's devoted aide Charlotte (Sienna Miller). After Laing befriends Richard Wilder (Luke Evans), a documentary filmmaker relegated to the second floor who is determined to provoke the class injustices inherent in the high-rise, a dangerous social situation develops and the high-rise eventually fragments into violent tribes.

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Movie Title: Kill Command
Genre: Action/Science-Fiction/Thriller
Director: Steven Gomez
Written by: Steven Gomez
Starring: Vanessa Kirby, Thure Lindhardt, David Ajala
Release Date: Fri 13, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: A sci-fi action thriller set in a near future, technology-reliant society that pits man against killing machines. Against this backdrop an elite army unit is helicoptered to a remote, off-the-grid island training facility. What starts out as a simple training exercise for Captain Bukes (Thure Lindhardt) and his tight-knit unit, descends into a terrifying battle to the death, as the marines discover the island is overrun by an enemy that transcends the human concept of evil. The film explores the potential consequences of pursuing an artificial intelligence more powerful than anything mankind could control.

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Movie Title: Last Days in the Desert
Genre: Drama/Fantasy
Director: Rodrigo Garcia
Written by: Rodrigo Garcia
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ciaran Hinds, Ayelet Zurer, Tye Sheridan
Release Date: Fri 13, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: The film follows Jesus (Ewan McGregor) in an imagined chapter from his forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the wilderness, he struggles with the Devil, also played by McGregor, over the fate of an ordinary family in crisis, setting for himself a dramatic test with distinctly human conflicts.

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Movie Title: Love and Friendship
Genre: Drama/Romance
Director: Whit Stillman
Written by: Whit Stillman, Jane Austen
Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Chloe Sevigny, Xavier Samuel, Emma Greenwell, Tom Bennett, Stephen Fry
Release Date: Fri 13, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: From Jane Austen's novella, the beautiful and cunning Lady Susan Vernon visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors of her dalliances and to find husbands for herself and her daughter. Two young men, handsome Reginald DeCourcy and wealthy Sir James Martin, severely complicate her plans.

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Movie Title: Money Monster
Genre: Drama/Thriller
Director: Jodie Foster
Written by: Alan DiFiore, Jim Kouf, Jamie Linden
Starring: George Clooney, Jack Oconnell, Dominic West, Julia Roberts, Caitriona Balfe, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Meade, Condola Rashad, Olivia Luccardi
Release Date: Fri 13, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: Lee Gates (George Clooney) is a TV personality whose insider tips have made him the money guru of Wall Street. When Kyle (Jack O'Connell) loses all of his family's money on a bad tip, he holds Lee and his entire show hostage on air threatening to kill Lee if he does not get the stock up 24 and a half points before the bell. Ratings soar as the entire country tunes in to this media frenzy to find out just how much a man's life is worth. Meanwhile, the hostage situation sheds light on a possible scandal involving the company in question.

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Movie Title: Most Likely to Die
Genre: Horror
Director: Anthony DiBlasi
Written by: Laura Brennan
Starring: Heather Morris, Ryan Doom, Perez Hilton, Tatum Miranda, Jake Busey
Release Date: Fri 13, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: A group of former classmates gather for a pre-party at one of their homes the night before their 10-year high school reunion, and one by one, they are brutally slain in a manner befitting each's senior yearbook superlative.

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Movie Title: Search Party
Genre: Comedy
Director: Scot Armstrong
Written by: Scot Armstrong, Andrew Waller
Starring: T.J. Miller, Thomas Middleditch, Adam Pally, J.B. Smoove, Alison Brie, Krysten Ritter, Jason Mantzoukas, Shannon Woodward
Release Date: Fri 13, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: 24 hours ago, Nardo (Thomas Middleditch) was standing at the altar next to the love of his life. Now he's shivering in just a pair of gold leggings in the Mexican desert, and the only men who can save him are his best friends Jason (T.J. Miller) and Evan (Adam Pally).

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Movie Title: Sundown
Genre: Comedy
Director: Miguel Tejada-Flores
Written by: Miguel Tejada-Flores, Fernando Lebrija
Starring: Devon Werkheiser, Camilla Belle, Sara Paxton, Sean Marquette, John Michael Higgins, Teri Hatcher, Jordi Molla, Hector Jimenez, DJ Steve Aoki
Release Date: Fri 13, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: When Logan (Devon Werkheiser), an insecure high school senior steals his dad's car in an attempt to impress the girl of his dreams named Lina (Sara Paxton), he's grounded for Spring Break. But when his crazed best friend Blake (Sean Marquette) discovers Lina is going to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for Spring Break, Blake convinces Logan who's supposed to be grounded, to go after the girl of his dreams in Mexico. To Logan's surprise, Lina rejects his romantic overture but in a moment of depression he meets Gaby (Camilla Belle), a sensual and sexy Mexican girl, with whom he shares ‘The best night of his life'. That is, until he discovers she's an escort and when he can't pay her, she takes Logan's father's Rolex as a guarantee. What was supposed to be a simple trip becomes a great adventure that will change their lives forever, if they can survive.

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Movie Title: The Curse of Sleeping Beauty
Genre: Fantasy/Thriller
Director: Pearry Reginald Teo
Written by: Josh Nadler, Pearry Reginald Teo
Starring: Ethan Peck, India Eisley, Natalie Hall, Bruce Davison
Release Date: Fri 13, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: Thomas Kaiser (Ethan Peck) inherits an ancestral mansion that has been in his family for generations — only to learn that he has also inherited an ancient curse stemming back to the Crusades. Forced into his new role as ‘protector' — the guardian appointed to keep the evil demons in the house at bay — Thomas teams with an ambitious local realtor (Natalie Hall) and paranormal cleric (Bruce Davison) to unravel the mystery of the house, while struggling to awaken the beautiful Briar Rose (India Eisley), held captive in a terrifying netherworld seen previously in his dreams.

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Movie Title: The Darkness
Genre: Horror
Director: Greg McLean
Written by: Shayne Armstrong, Shane Krause, Greg McLean
Starring: Kevin Bacon, Radha Mitchell, David Mazouz, Lucy Fry, Matt Walsh, Jennifer Morrison
Release Date: Fri 13, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: As a family returns home from vacation at the Grand Canyon, they innocently bring home a supernatural force that preys off their own fears and vulnerabilities, threatening to destroy them from within, while consuming their lives with terrifying consequences.

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Movie Title: The Trust
Genre: Action/Crime/Thriller
Director: Alex Brewer, Benjamin Brewer
Written by: Adam Hirsch, Benjamin Brewer
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Elijah Wood, Jerry Lewis, Kevin Weisman, Steven Williams, Sky Ferreira
Release Date: Fri 13, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: A crime action thriller about two evil cops (Nicolas Cage and Elijah Wood) who discover a strangely hidden safe guarded by a gang, filled with mysterious con- tents. Little do they know that their lust for the contents will thrust them into a deadly well of corruption leaving them fighting for their lives and unsure of who to trust.

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Movie Title: Kindergarten Cop 2
Genre: Action/Comedy
Director: Don Michael Paul
Written by: David H. Steinberg
Starring: Dolph Lundgren
Release Date: Tue 17, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: Assigned to recover sensitive stolen data, a gruff FBI agent (Dolph Lundgren) goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher, but the school's liberal, politically correct environment is more than he bargained for.

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Movie Title: Maggie's Plan
Genre: Comedy
Director: Rebecca Miller
Written by: Rebecca Miller
Starring: Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Travis Fimmel
Release Date: Fri 20, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: Maggie (Greta Gerwig) wants a baby, but she's never sustained a relationship longer than six months. She solicits a sperm donation from a Brooklyn pickle entrepreneur — no strings attached — but has hardly even begun the artificial-insemination process when she consummates a budding romance with John (Ethan Hawke), an unhappily married academic.” Maggie's rejuvenating enthusiasm lures John away from his wife, domineering Danish critical theorist Georgette Norgaard (Julianne Moore), and the two settle down and have a daughter together. Everything has gone according to Maggie's plan — so why isn't she happy? And what sort of meddlesome scheme will she concoct next?

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Movie Title: Manhattan Night
Genre: Drama/Thriller
Director: Brian DeCubellis
Written by: Brian DeCubellis, Colin Harrison
Starring: Adrien brody, Yvonne Strahovski, Campbell Scott, Jennifer Beals, Linda Lavin, Steven Berkoff
Release Date: Fri 20, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: Based on Colin Harrison's acclaimed New York Times Notable Book of the Year Manhattan Nocturne, the film MANHATTAN NIGHT is a seductive thriller that tells the story of Porter Wren (Adrien Brody), a New York City tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. In this modern version of a classic film noir, we follow Porter as he is drawn into a very nasty case of sexual obsession and blackmail – one that threatens his job, his marriage and his life.

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Movie Title: Neighbors 2 Sorority Rising
Genre: Comedy
Director: Nicholas Stoller
Written by: Seth Rogen, Nicholas Stoller
Starring: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Dave Franco, Chloe Grace Moretz, Selena Gomez, Kiersey Clemons, Ike Barinholtz, Beanie Feldstein
Release Date: Fri 20, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: Mac and Kelly Radner (Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne) reunite with Teddy (Zac Efron) and Pete (Dave Franco) to help battle the crazy sorority sisters who move in to their neighboring house.

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Movie Title: The Angry Birds Movie
Genre: Animation/Comedy/Fantasy
Director: Fergal Reilly, Clay Kaytis
Written by: Jon Vitti
Starring: Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Kate McKinnon, Bill Hader, Peter Dinklage, Keegan-Michael Key, Tony Hale, Ike Barinholtz, Hannibal Buress, Jillian Bell, Danielle Brooks
Release Date: Fri 20, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: In the 3D animated comedy, The Angry Birds Movie, we’ll finally find out why the birds are so angry. The movie takes us to an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds – or almost entirely. In this paradise, Red (Jason Sudeikis), a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck (Josh Gad), and the volatile Bomb (Danny McBride) have always been outsiders. But when the island is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to these unlikely outcasts to figure out what the pigs are up to.

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Movie Title: The Nice Guys
Genre: Comedy/Crime/Thriller
Director: Shane Black
Written by: Shane Black, Anthony Bagarozzi
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger, Matt Bomer, Keith David, Margaret Qualley, Jack Kilmer
Release Date: Fri 20, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: Set during the 1970s, a Los Angeles private detective (Russell Crowe) partners up with a rookie police officer (Ryan Gosling) to inquire about the apparent suicide of a fading adult-entertainment star.

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Movie Title: Alice in Wonderland 2 Through The Looking Glass
Genre: Adventure/Family/Fantasy
Director: James Bobin
Written by: Linda Woolverton
Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp
Release Date: Fri 27, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: Alice in Wonderland 2, the sequel to Tim Burton Alice in Wonderland. When Alice wakes up in Wonderland she must travel through a mysterious new world to retrieve a magical scepter that can stop the evil Lord of Time before he turns forward the clock and turns Wonderland into a barren, lifeless old world. With the help of some new friends, Alice must also uncover an evil plot to put the Queen of Hearts back on the throne.

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Movie Title: The Do-Over
Genre: Comedy
Director: Steven Brill
Written by: Kevin Barnett
Starring: Adam Sandler, David Spade, Paula Patton, Nick Swardson, Luis Guzman
Release Date: Fri 27, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: Two down-on-their-luck guys (David Spade and Adam Sandler) decide to fake their own deaths and start over with new identities, only to find the people they're pretending to be are in even deeper trouble.

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Movie Title: X-Men Apocalypse
Genre: Action/Superhero
Director: Bryan Singer
Written by: Bryan Singer, Dan Harris, Simon Kinberg
Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Nicholas Hoult, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Evan Peters, Rose Byrne, Sophie Turner, Olivia Munn, Tye Sheridan, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Lucas Till, Josh Helman, Alexandra Shipp
Release Date: Fri 27, May 2016

Plot Synopsis: Since the dawn of civilization, En Sabah Nur aka Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) was worshipped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel’s X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender), to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) with the help of Professor X (James McAvoy) must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction.

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