The reel deal: May movie releases

New movies being released in May 2018 include Tully, Life of the Party, Breaking In and Deadpool 2.

TULLY

See how the mother half lives.

Drama | Comedy

Directed by Jason Reitman

Starring Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis and Ron Livingston

In theaters May 4

An exhausted mother of three struggles to accept the support of an intriguing “night nanny” who arrives to care for the children so their mom can have a life again.

LIFE OF THE PARTY

Give life the old college try.

Comedy

Directed by Ben Falcone

Starring Melissa McCarthy, Debby Ryan and Gillian Jacobs

In theaters May 11

After a devoted housewife finds herself suddenly single, she enrolls in the same college as her daughter and goes all-in on the campus experience.

 

BREAKING IN

Payback is a mother.

Thriller

Directed by James McTeigue

Starring Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke and Richard Cabral

In theaters May 11 

During a weekend getaway at her late-father’s high-tech home, a mother fights to protect her two kids from four evildoers attempting to rob the estate.

 

MEASURE OF A MAN

Sometimes we have to fall down to grow up.

Comedy | Drama

Directed by Jim Loach

Starring Blake Cooper, Donald Sutherland and Judy Greer

In theaters May 11

A pudgy victim of relentless bullying finally learns to defend himself during a tumultuous summer full of fear of family drama.

DEADPOOL 2

Prepare for the second coming.

Action | Comedy

Directed by David Leitch

Starring Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, and Morena Baccarin

In theaters May 18

America’s favorite wisecracking mercenary returns to face a new set of foes while battling to save a boy's life.

 

BOOK CLUB

Comedy

Directed by Bill Holderman

Starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda and Candice Bergen

In theaters May 18

Four senior citizens find sexual awakening after reading 50 Shades of Grey for their monthly book club. 

SHOW DOGS

Unleashed and undercover.

Adventure | Comedy

Directed by Raja Gosnell

Starring Will Arnett, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Natasha Lyonne

In theaters May 18

Following the theft of a baby panda, a crime-fighting rottweiler goes undercover to expose the prestigious dog show serving as a front for an animal smuggling ring.

FIRST REFORMED

Drama | Thriller

Directed by Paul Schrader

Starring Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried  and Cedric the Entertainer

In theaters May 18

A grief-stricken pastor in upstate New York loses his connection with reality after an unstable activist and his pregnant wife join the congregation.

ON CHESIL BEACH

This is how the entire course of a life can be changed: by doing nothing.

Drama | Romance

Directed by Dominic Cooke

Starring Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle and Anne-Marie Duff

In theaters May 18

Set in England during 1962, a pair of twenty-something virgins struggle to consummate their marriage despite enjoying a fairy-tale courtship.

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

Sci-Fi | Fantasy

Directed by Ron Howard 

In theaters May 25

Discover the history behind science-fiction’s most famous scoundrel in this origin story set in a sinister criminal underworld in a galaxy far, far away.

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