Whether you’ve decided to hop back to the theaters or stay in, there’s a little something for everyone coming in May.

Movie lovers, it’s time to go through the films that will be released via streaming platforms and in theaters this May!

1.

A Quiet Place Part II


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Following the first installment of A Quiet Place, Evelyn Abbott and her family must continue their fight for survival, outdoors. While they are familiar with the creatures that may hunt by sound, the Abbott family soon realizes that these creatures are not the only ones they should be scared of.

Starring: Emily Blunt, Noah Jupe, Millicent Simmonds, and Cillian Murphy

Where to watch: In theaters May 28

Watch the trailer here.

2.

Cruella


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Before Cruella de Vil, there was Estella. During Estella’s teenage years, she dreams of becoming a fashion designer. While her luck seems to consistently run out, she soon finds herself exactly where she wants to be when she is commissioned by a rock star to create a signature look for them. But while doing so, she discovers that the life she always dreamed of may come at a cost; she also has to decide if it’s everything she hoped for.

Starring: Emma Stone, Mark Strong, and Emma Thompson

Where to watch: In theaters and Disney+ Premier Access on May 28

Watch the trailer here.

3.

Monster


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Monster follows Steve Harmon, a 17-year-old honor student who is charged with felony murder. The film follows Steve through an incredibly difficult legal battle.

Starring: Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Where to watch: Netflix on May 7

Watch the trailer here.

4.

The Boy From Medellín


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Directed by Matthew Heineman, this Amazon special takes us through J Balvin’s homecoming tour in 2019.

Starring: J Balvin

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video on May 7

Watch the trailer here.

5.

Here Today


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Charlie Burnz (a veteran in the world of comedy) meets Emma Payge (a street singer), and the two defy the odds by developing a loving friendship, despite their age gap.

Starring: Tiffany Haddish and Billy Crystal

Where to watch: In theaters May 7

Watch the trailer here.

6.

Mainstream


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Mainstream follows three people who develop a love triangle while struggling to preserve their identities in the internet age.

Starring: Maya Hawke, Andrew Garfield, Nat Wolff, Kalena Yiaueki, Johnny Knoxville, and Jason Schwartzman

Where to watch: In theaters May 7

Watch the trailer here.

7.

The Paper Tigers


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This movie follows three middle-aged men who are attempting to avenge their master’s death, all while juggling the demands of everyday life.

Starring: Alain Uy, Ron Yuan, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Matthew Page, Andy Le, and Yuji Okumoto

Where to watch: In theaters and on video on demand May 7

Watch the trailer here.

8.

Wrath of Man


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Wrath of Man follows H, a man who works at a cash transport truck company and is in charge of transporting millions of dollars around Los Angeles.

Starring: Jason Statham, Holt McCallany, Jeffrey Donovan, Josh Hartnett, Laz Alonzo, and Raúl Castillo

Where to watch: In theaters May 7

Watch the trailer here.

9.

The Water Man


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The Water Man follows a boy who, in hopes of saving his ill mother, sets out to find a mythic figure said to have healing powers.

Starring: Lonnie Chavis, Amiah Miller, David Oyelowo, Rosario Dawson, Alfred Molina, Ted Rooney, and Maria Bello

Where to watch: In theaters May 7

Watch the trailer here.

10.

Oxygen


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After waking up in a cryogenic pod with no memory of who she is, a woman must attempt to regain her memories and find a way out of the pod before running out of air.

Starring: Mélanie Laurent, Mathieu Amalric, and Malik Zidi

Where to watch: Netflix on May 12

Watch the trailer here.

11.

The Woman in the Window


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A New York woman living with agoraphobia discovers a violent incident while spying on her neighbors.

Starring: Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, Anthony Mackie, Brian Tyree Henry, and Julianne Moore

Where to watch: Netflix on May 14

Watch the trailer here.

12.

The Djinn


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A mute boy finds himself trapped in his apartment with a terrifying monster after he makes a wish.

Starring: Ezra Dewey, Rob Brownstein, Tevy Poe, Donald Pitts, and John Erickson.

Where to watch: In theaters and on video on demand May 14

Watch the trailer here.

13.

Finding You


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Finley (an aspiring violinist) decides to study abroad and attend college in Ireland. While there, she meets Beckett (a famous young actor) and a romance begins. Beckett enables Finley to become more expressive, and she encourages him to take more control of his future.

Starring: Rose Reid, Jedidiah Goodacre, Katherine McNamara, Patrick Bergin, Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Judith Hoag, Tom Everett Scott, and Vanessa Redgrave

Where to watch: In theaters May 14

Watch the trailer here.

14.

Profile


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A British journalist goes undercover, taking a deep dive into the online propaganda channels in an Islamic state, and she ends up potentially falling for her recruiter.

Starring: Valene Kane and Shazad Latif, Christine Adams, Morgan Watkins, Amir Rahimzadeh, and Emma Cater

Where to watch: In theaters May 14

Watch the trailer here.

15.

The Perfect Candidate


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The Perfect Candidate follows a Saudi doctor during her run for the local city council as she surprises her town and her family while also navigating being the first female candidate.

Starring: Mila Al Zahrani, Dae Al Hilali, Nora Al Awad, and Khalid Abdulraheem

Where to watch: In theaters May 14

Watch the trailer here.

16.

Ferry


Netflix

Ferry Bouman is asked by his boss to come back to his native town in the Netherlands to avenge their gang after an attack. While there, he meets Danielle, who will soon break down his tough armor.

Starring: Monic Hendrickx, Huub Stapel, Frank Lammers, Elise Schaap, and Raymond Thiry

Where to watch: Netflix on May 14

Watch the trailer here.

17.

Those Who Wish Me Dead


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After a teenager witnesses a murder, he finds himself followed by twin assassins in Montana. He and a survival expert tasked to protect him find themselves also dealing with a forest fire.

Starring: Angelina Jolie and Finn Little

Where to watch: In theaters and on HBO Max on May 14

Watch the trailer here.

18.

Blast Beat


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After their family leaves their home in Colombia and heads to the US, a metalhead and his brother struggle to reconcile the American dream with the reality of their new lives.

Starring: Mateo and Moises Arias, Daniel Dae Kim, Kali Uchis, Diane Guererro, and Wilmer Valderrama

Where to watch: In theaters May 21

Watch the trailer here.


19.

Spiral: From the Book of Saw


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This latest movie in the Saw series features a twisted criminal who develops his own version of justice.

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson and Chris Rock

Where to watch: In theaters May 14

Watch the trailer here.

20.

Army of the Dead


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After a zombie outbreak, a group of mercenaries decide to pull off the biggest heist in a quarantine zone.

Starring: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, Garret Dillahunt, Tig Notaro, Raúl Castillo, Huma Qureshi, Samantha Win, Richard Cetrone, and Michael Cassidy

Where to watch: Netflix on May 21

Watch the trailer here.

21.

New Order


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A lavish wedding takes an unexpected turn when a struggle between classes turns into a coup.

Starring: Naian González Norvind, Diego Boneta, Mónica del Carmen, Fernando Cuautle, Darío Yazbek, Roberto Medina, Patricia Bernal, Lisa Owen, and Enrique Singer

Where to watch: In theaters May 21

Watch the trailer here.


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