May Movies 2018: Top 5 Must-See New Film Releases

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A new month, May, means a new exciting opener to new movie releases! Make your way to the nearest cinema or movie theater, pop some popcorn out, splatter that buttery goodness on the snack, recline, and sit back with relaxation in your solace: a place with yourself and the movie screen!

Whether you’re in the mood for horror and jump-scares or the classic drama/thriller films, May is your month! Check out hit titles like Deadpool 2, Book Club, and Breaking In. Also, another riveting film that will keep you on the edge of your seats, if you like romantic comedies, is Overboard directed by Bob Fisher and starring Anna Faris, Eugenio Derbez, and Eva Longoria.

Check out our picks for the Top 5 Movies releasing in May 2018!


Deadpool 2

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Zazie Beetz, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Brianna Hildebrand, Jack Kesy 
Directed By: 
David Leitch 
Release Date: 
May 18, 2018

This is a brief synopsis of what to expect: After surviving a near-fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef (Wade Wilson) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor, Wade must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance of family, friendship, and flavor – finding a new taste for adventure and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best Lover. 


Book Club

Starring: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Alicia Silverstone, and Tommy Dewey
Directed By: 
Bill Holderman
Release Date: 
May 18, 2018

This is a brief synopsis of what to expect: DIANE (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage. VIVIAN (Jane Fonda) enjoys her men with no strings attached. SHARON (Candice Bergen) is still working through decades-old divorce. CAROL’s (Mary Steenburgen) marriage is in a slump after 35 years. The lives of these four lifelong friends are turned upside down after reading the infamous 50 Shades of Grey catapults them into a series of outrageous life choices. From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they’re each inspired by the scandalous text to hilarious ends. 


Show Dogs

Starring: Will Arnett, Natasha Lyonne, Ludacris (voice), Stanley Tucci (voice), Alan Cumming (voice), Gabriel Iglesias (voice)
Directed By: 
Raja Gosnell 
Release Date: 
May 18, 2018

This is a brief synopsis of what to expect: Show Dogs stars a charming and lovable cast of talking canine characters, including our hero Max (voiced by Ludacris), a rugged lone-wolf Rottweiler NYPD police dog. Max and his human FBI partner (Will Arnett) are investigating the kidnapping of a baby panda by an underground network of illegal animal traders when they get a tip that the crime ring is planning to sell the panda at the prestigious Canini Invitational Dog Show. The uber-macho Max must undergo a makeover with the help of a seasoned trainer (Natasha Lyonne) – mud baths, ballet lessons, a Brazilian waxing – to go undercover in order to thwart the plot. In the hands of his new human handler Frank, Max gets in touch with his inner show dog, and also learns that trusting the help of others can sometimes be more rewarding than working alone. 


Solo: A Star Wars Story

Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Thandie Newton 
Directed By: 
Ron Howard
Release Date: 
May 25, 2018

This is a brief synopsis of what to expect: Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo befriends his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and meets the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes. 


Breaking In

Starring: Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke, Richard Cabral, Seth Carr, Ajiona Alexus, Levi Meaden
Directed By: 
James McTeigue
Release Date: 
May 11, 2018

This is a brief synopsis of what to expect: Gabrielle Union stars as a woman who will stop at nothing to rescue her two children being held hostage in a house designed with impenetrable security. No trap, no trick and especially no man inside can match a mother with a mission when she is determined on Breaking In. 

COED Writer
COED Writer
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