Top Movie Releases South Africa in May 2019
Top Movie Releases South Africa in May 2019
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Top Movie Releases South Africa in May 2019
🎬 Take a look at the latest Movies & Showtimes hitting cinemas in South Africa.
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Top Movie Releases South Africa in May 2019

🎬 Take a look at the latest Movies & Showtimes hitting cinemas in South Africa.
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Top Movie Releases South Africa in May 2019
🎬 Take a look at the latest Movies & Showtimes hitting cinemas in South Africa.

Check out whats hitting the big screens this May 2019!

Quick JumpExtremely Wicked Shockingly Evil and Vile | 3 MayThe Curse of La Llorona | 3 MayThe Stolen Princess Ruslan and Ludmila | 3 MayThe Hustle | 8 MayThe Intruder | 10 MayPoms | 10 MayTulipani Love Honour and a Bicycle | 10 MayUglyDolls | 10 MayGloria Bell | 17 MayJohn Wick Chapter 3 Parabellum | 17 MayPokémon Detective Pikachu | 17 MayAladdin | 24 MayLong Shot | 24 MayRed Joan | 24 MayBrightBurn | 31 MayGodzilla King of the Monsters | 31 MaySupercon | 31 May

After the release of Avengers we have forgotten about the various other big titles we have been waiting for. Relive your childhood with the real life adaptation of the famous anime series, Pokemon, featuring Ryan Renolds as Pikachu or take the plunge into the psychosis that is Ted Bundy as Zac Effron brings his character to life.

Don't worry there is plenty of new kid appropriate film coming out this May, check them out below.

Extremely Wicked Shockingly Evil and Vile | 3 May

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile is a 2019 American biographical crime thriller film about serial killer Ted Bundy. The film opens with Bundy talking to Liz in a bar and his interactions with her daughter, Molly.

Soon after moving in, Bundy is arrested in connection with a kidnapping, but Liz is convinced it’s because he looks like the actual suspect. Bundy is accused and sentenced to prison for aggravated assault in Utah. He goes on to escape from two jails. He is caught in Florida and put on trial for murder. During the trial, he fires his lawyer and represents himself. Throughout the arrests and trials, Liz remains by his side.

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  • Directed by: Joe Berlinger
  • Cast: Zac Efron, Lily Collins, Kaya Scodelario, Jeffrey Donovan, Angela Sarafyan, Dylan Baker, Brian Geraghty, Jim Parsons, John Malkovich.
  • Running Time: 108 min

The Curse of La Llorona | 3 May

The Curse of La Llorona (also known as The Curse of the Weeping Woman in some markets) is a 2019 American supernatural horror film. It is the sixth installment in The Conjuring Universe.

Based on the Mexican folklore of La LloronaIn 1970s Los Angeles, the legendary ghost La Llorona is stalking the night and the children. Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother, a social worker and her own kids are drawn into a frightening supernatural realm. Their only hope of surviving La Llorona's deadly wrath is a disillusioned priest who practices mysticism to keep evil at bay.

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  • Directed by: Michael Chaves
  • Cast: Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velásquez
  • Running Time: 93 min

The Stolen Princess Ruslan and Ludmila | 3 May

The Stolen Princess is a 2018 Ukrainian 3D animated fantasy film.

Ruslan, a wandering artist who dreams of becoming a knight, meets beautiful Mila and falls in love with her. However, an evil sorcerer kidnaps Mila so Ruslan sets out to rescue her.

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  • Directed by: Oleg Malamuzh
  • Cast: Nadezhda Dorofeeva, Aleksey Zavgorodniy, Yevhen Malukha
  • Running Time: 85 min

The Hustle | 8 May

The Hustle is an upcoming American comedy film. It is a female-centered remake of the 1988 film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels which is itself a remake of the 1964 film Bedtime Story.

In the hilarious new comedy THE HUSTLE, Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star as female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, who team up to take down the dirty rotten men who have wronged them.

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  • Directed by: Chris Addison
  • Cast: Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson, Alex Sharp, Dean Norris
  • Running Time: 94 min

The Intruder | 10 May

The Intruder is an upcoming American psychological thriller film.

A young married couple buy a beautiful house on several acres of land only to find out that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property.

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  • Directed by: Deon Taylor
  • Cast: Michael Ealy, Meagan Good, Joseph Sikora, Dennis Quaid
  • Running Time: 102 min

Poms | 10 May

Poms is an upcoming American comedy dance film.

Martha, a woman who moves into a retirement community, starts a cheerleading squad with her fellow residents, Sheryl, Olive, and Alice, proving that it’s never too late to follow your dreams and you are never too old to 'bring it!'

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  • Directed by: Zara Hayes
  • Cast: Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, Pam Grier, Celia Weston, Alisha Boe, Phyllis Somerville, Charlie Tahan, Bruce McGill, Rhea Perlman

Tulipani Love Honour and a Bicycle | 10 May

Tulipani, Love, Honour and a Bicycle (Dutch: Tulipani, Liefde, Eer en een Fiets) is a 2017 Dutch comedy film.

It was shortlisted by the EYE Film Institute Netherlands as one of the eight films to be selected as the potential Dutch submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 90th Academy Awards.

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  • Directed by: Mike van Diem
  • Cast: Hans de Weers, Elwin Looije, Don Carmody, David Cormican, Corrado Azzollini, Claudio Bucci, Kestutis Drazdauskas
  • Running Time: 90 min

UglyDolls | 10 May

UglyDolls is an upcoming American computer-animated musical comedy film. It is based on the plush toys of the same name.

In the adorably different town of Uglyville, weirdness is celebrated, strangeness is special and beauty is embraced as more than meets the eye. After traveling to the other side of a mountain, Moxy and her UglyDoll friends discover Perfection a town where more conventional dolls receive training before entering the real world to find the love of a child. Soon, the UglyDolls learn what it means to be different ultimately realizing that they don't have to be perfect to be amazing.

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  • Directed by: Mike van Diem
  • Cast: Hans de Weers, Elwin Looije, Don Carmody, David Cormican, Corrado Azzollini, Claudio Bucci, Kestutis Drazdauskas
  • Running Time: 90 min

Gloria Bell | 17 May

Gloria Bell is a 2018 drama film. it is a reimagining of Lelio's 2013 film Gloria. It had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2018.

A free-spirited divorcee spends her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. She soon finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with the joys of budding love and the complications of dating.

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  • Directed by: Sebastián Lelio
  • Cast: Julianne Moore, John Turturro, Michael Cera, Caren Pistorius, Brad Garrett, Jeanne Tripplehorn
  • Running Time: 102 min

John Wick Chapter 3 Parabellum | 17 May

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (also known as John Wick: Chapter 3 or John Wick: Parabellum) is an upcoming American neo-noir action thriller film.

Legendary hit man John Wick must fight his way out of New York when a $14 million contract on his life makes him the target of the world's top assassins.

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  • Directed by: Chad Stahelski
  • Cast: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Laurence Fishburne, Mark Dacascos, Asia Kate Dillon, Lance Reddick
  • Running Time: 131 min

Pokémon Detective Pikachu | 17 May

Pokémon Detective Pikachu is an upcoming fantasy mystery film. Based on the 2016 video game Detective Pikachu. It is the first live action/animated film in the Pokémon franchise.

Ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son, Tim, to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry's former Pokémon partner, wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth Detective Pikachu. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to work together, as Tim is the only human who can talk with Pikachu, they join forces to unravel the tangled mystery.

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  • Directed by: Rob Letterman
  • Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Suki Waterhouse, Omar Chaparro, Chris Geere...
  • Running Time: 104 min

Aladdin | 24 May

Aladdin is an upcoming American musical fantasy film. It is a live action remake of Disney's 1992 animated film of the same name, which is in turn based on the eponymous Arabic folktale from One Thousand and One Nights.

A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

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  • Directed by: Guy Ritchie
  • Cast: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen
  • Running Time: 128 min

Long Shot | 24 May

Long Shot is a 2019 American romantic comedy film.

When Fred Flarsky reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world, Charlotte Field, he charms her. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.

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  • Directed by: Jonathan Levine
  • Cast: Seth Rogen, Charlize Theron, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Andy Serkis, June Diane Raphael, Bob Odenkirk, Alexander Skarsgård
  • Running Time: 125 min

Red Joan | 24 May

Red Joan is a 2018 British spy drama film.

Red Joan had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy.

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  • Directed by: Trevor Nunn
  • Cast: Stephen Campbell Moore, Sophie Cookson, Tom Hughes, Ben Miles, Nina Sosanya, Tereza Srbova, Judi Dench
  • Running Time: 101 min

BrightBurn | 31 May

Brightburn is an upcoming 2019 American superhero horror film.

What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?

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  • Directed by: David Yarovesky
  • Cast: Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn, Matt Jones, Meredith Hagner
  • Running Time: 90 min

Godzilla King of the Monsters | 31 May

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is an upcoming American monster film. It is a sequel to Godzilla (2014) and will be the 35th film in the Godzilla franchise, the third film in Legendary's MonsterVerse, and the third Godzilla film to be completely produced by a Hollywood studio.

The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.

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  • Directed by: Michael Dougherty
  • Cast: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Charles Dance, Thomas Middleditch
  • Running Time: 135 min

Supercon | 31 May

A rag-tag group of former TV stars and comic book artists, who make their living working at conventions, decide to steal the loot from a crooked promoter and an overbearing former TV icon.

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  • Directed by: Michael Dougherty
  • Cast: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Charles Dance, Thomas Middleditch
  • Running Time: 135 min

With a line up like this we are seriously considering joining one of the many cinema houses clubs as we will be at the movies every weekend with whats in store this May!

If you missed the top movie releases in April check it here

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