Think Outside The Box Office

By Nick Knott

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
"His greatest battle begins."
Drama, Action & Adventure
Director: Marc Webb

In theaters: May 2

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Jamie Foxx
Peter Parker's struggle to maintain dual identities while saving millions of New Yorkers continues. Now, he faces his fiercest foe yet: Electro (Jamie Foxx).

Walk of Shame
"Awesome night. Epic aftermath."
Comedy, Romance
Director: Steven Brill

In theaters: May 2

Starring: Elizabeth Banks, James Marsden and Gillian Jacobs
An up-and-coming L.A. news anchor goes on a bender after blowing an audition for her dream job. Days later, she awakes in a strange bed with a voicemail saying the gig is hers... if she can make it across town by 5 p.m. With no money, no car and a dead phone, she races to the career-changing interview.

Belle
Drama

In theaters: May 2

Starring: Gugu Mbatha- Raw, Tom Wilkinson , Emily Watson and Matthew Goode
The illegitimate, biracial daughter of a British admiral enjoys a small slice of the noble life while still enduring the cruelty of racism. Joined by a young suitor, the woman helps end slavery in England. Based on a true story.

Mr. Jones
"If you see him... run."
Horror

In theaters: May 2

Starring: Jon Foster, Sarah Jones and Mark Steger
An artistic couple leaps off the grid and into the woods where they discover their new neighbor is none other than the famous artist known as Mr. Jones. When they creep into the reclusive artist's life, he unleashes a hellish wrath of terror.

Whitewash
Drama

In theaters: May 5

Starring: Thomas Haden Church, Anie Pascale and Marc Labrèche
A man on the lam after a drunken snowplow accident hides out in the woods, piecing together who he is and who he killed as authorities and his own guilt close in on him.

Neighbors
"Family vs. frat."
Comedy

In theaters: May 9

Starring: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne
After their daughter's birth, a couple confined to their home is shocked and dismayed when a fraternity moves-in next door. When things get too rowdy, their parental instincts help spark a battle.

Chef
Comedy
Director: Jon Favreau

In theaters: May 9

Starring: Jon Favreau, Sofia Vergara, Dustin Hoffman and John Leguizamo
A Los Angeles cook, who quits his job when his micromanaging boss messes with his creative cooking, rediscovers his passion for food in the back of a food truck.

The Double
Comedy

In theaters: May 9

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Cathy Moriarty and Wallace Shawn
When doppelgangers are hired by the same company, the braver of the two takes over the other's life.

Million Dollar Arm
"Sometimes to win you have to change the game."
Drama, Comedy

In theaters: May 16

Starring: Jon Hamm, Aasif Mandvi and Bill Paxton
A struggling sports agent travels to India in search of a cricket player he can transform into American baseball's next pitching star.

Godzilla
Action & Adventure, Sci-fi

In theaters: May 16

Starring: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olson
The world crumbles as the biggest monster to grace the big screen returns in this reptilian reboot.

Palo Alto
Drama
Director: Gia Coppola

In theaters: May 23

Starring: Emma Roberts, James Franco and Val Kilmer
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X-Men: Days of Future Past
Action & Adventure, Sci-fi

In theaters: May 23

Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen
Past and present X-Men battle across time and space to change history and save their future selves.

A Million Ways to Die in the West
Western, Comedy
Director: Seth MacFarlane

In theaters: May 30

Starring: Seth MacFarlane, Liam Neeson, Charlize Theron and Giovanni Ribisi
A spineless sheepherder befriends a woman who stumbles into town. As the two fall in love, the woman's estranged outlaw husband arrives with a taste for blood.

Maleficent
"Evil has a beginning."
Sci-fi & Fantasy

In theaters: May 30

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Sharito Copley and Elle Fanning
Disney breaks from princesses and love stories, pulling back the curtain on one of the most wicked women in all of fairytaledom, Sleeping Beauty's demonic villainess, Maleficent.

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