Get ready for some big releases in theaters this month! Although summer is known for its blockbuster hits, May is warming movie lovers up with some can’t miss flicks.
Out this month is the highly anticipated third installment in the “Captain America” franchise. “Captain America: Civil War” will pit Marvel’s biggest heroes against each other as they choose sides between Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), who wants superheroes to have to register with the government, and Captain America (Chris Evans), who disagrees. The film will see the introduction of the brand new Spider-Man, played by Tom Holland.
Later in the month, those who love the Angry Birds app will get to see the sassy creatures on the big screen in “The Angry Birds Movie.” Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones”), Tituss Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), Josh Gad (“Frozen”), Maya Rudolph (“Bridesmaids”), Bill Hader (“Trainwreck”), Blake Shelton (“The Voice”) and many more stars lend their voices to this animated flick.
Check out some of the hottest theatrical releases for May 2016 below:
“Captain America: Civil War” (May 6)
Whose side will you choose? Watch Iron Man and Captain America go head to head over their beliefs. Things are definitely going to get messy.
“Elstree 1976” (May 6)
If you can’t get enough “Star Wars” then you’ll definitely want to catch “Elstree 1976.” The movie features interviews with the actors and extras who talk about how the movie affected their lives.
“Mothers And Daughters” (May 6)
Just in time for Mother’s Day, catch “Mothers and Daughters,” a flick featuring multiple stories about a photographer who captures what it’s like to be a mom. Christina Ricci (“The Chronicles of Lizzie Borden”), Courteney Cox (“Cougar Town”), Selma Blair (“American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson”), Paul Wesley (“Vampire Diaries”) and many more star.
“A Bigger Splash” (May 13)
Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson in this drama/mystery flick about a rock star and filmmaker whose vacation gets “disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter.”
“Money Monster” (May 13)
Julia Roberts and George Clooney co-star in this thriller about a financial TV host and his producer who get put in an “explosive situation.”
“The Darkness” (May 13)
The film, which stars Kevin Bacon (“The Following”), is about a family who returns from vacation with a frightening souvenir — a supernatural presence.
“The Angry Birds Movie” (May 20)
Ever wonder why the birds are so angry? This animated comedy will reveal it all!
“Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” (May 20)
Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne and Zac Efron are back in the sequel to the hilarious 2014 flick, “Neighbors.” This time a sorority is wreaking havoc on the neighborhood.
“The Nice Guys” 5/20
Matt Bomer (“American Horror Story”), Ryan Gosling (“The Big Short”) and Russell Crowe (“Noah”) — do we need to say anymore? This crime drama is set in the 1970s and is about a private eye who uncovers a conspiracy in Los Angeles while investigating the suicide of a “fading” porn star.
“Alice Through the Looking Glass (May 27)
It’s been six years since Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” reboot, but everyone’s favorite characters from Wonderland are ready to return to the big screen. This time James Bobin (“Muppets Most Wanted”) is in the director’s chair as Alice returns to Wonderland to save the Mad Hatter.
“X-Men: Apocalypse” (May 27)
After catching “Captain America: Civil War,” watch the X-Men battle Apocalypse as he tries to destroy the world.