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Movies Coming Out This Month

School is almost out and summer couldn’t come any faster. In a little more than a week from now we’ll be free to relax, see old friends, and most importantly: catch up on movies. While there’s definitely a lot that we’ve missed these past few months holed up in our dorms studying and need to see, there’s also a ton of great movies hitting theatres this summer. Here are a few coming out this month:

Overboard (1h 52m)


Out: 5/4

Directed by: Rob Greenberg

Starring: Anna Faris, Eugenio Derbez, Eva Longoria

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Loglines: One day, the snobby and rich playboy Leonardo (Eugenio Derbez) falls off his yacht and wakes up with amnesia. When he comes to, single mother (Anna Faris) convinces him they’re married and brings him into her middle-class life.

Life Of The Party (1h 45m)


Out: 5/11

Directed by: Ben Falcone

Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Debby Ryan

Genre: Comedy

Loglines: After getting left by her husband, housewife and college dropout Deanna (Melissa McCarthy) decides to re-enroll in school. Specifically, at her daughter’s school. Now, Deanna must navigate sororities, frat parties, and tests all over again.

Terminal (1h 30m)


Out: 5/11

Directed by: Vaughn Stein

Starring: Margot Robbie

Genre: Drama Thriller

Loglines: The lives of two assassins, a dying teacher, a janitor, and a waitress with a double life all intertwine with murderous consequences.

Deadpool 2 (2h)


Out: 5/18

Directed by: David Leitch

Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Zazie Beets

Genre: Action Adventure, Comedy

Loglines: Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is back and this time he’s forming a team of mutants called X-Force to fight against the time-traveling mutant Cable (Josh Brolin) who’s on the hunt for a new young mutant.

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2h 23m)


Out: 5/25

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover

Genre: Action Adventure, Science Fiction

Loglines: Meet a young Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) and his Wookiee companion Chewbacca as they navigate their way through the galaxy. Together they go on daring quests and meet the notorious gambler Lando Carlissian.

This month is packed with great movies. From action to comedy, there’s something for everyone. Make sure to also check your local theatres for indie films not listed here that are coming out this month. Happy watching!


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