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13 May Movie Premieres Everyone Will Be Talking About

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From a highly anticipated new Marvel movie to new Netflix originals, check out the 13 exciting movies premiering this month!

Spring Awakening: Those You've Known

Spring Awakening: Those You've Known

Music, Documentary

Fifteen years after the smash, Tony-winning Broadway run of "Spring Awakening," the original cast and creative team reunite for a spectacular, one-night only reunion concert to benefit The Actors Fund. Chronicling their whirlwind journey back to the stage, this documentary follows the players as they reconnect and rediscover the beauty and timelessness of the hit musical.

Likewise said: Streaming 5/3 on HBO Max
Sheryl

Sheryl

Documentary, Music

An intimate story of song and sacrifice—musically gifted superstar Sheryl Crow navigates an iconic yet arduous musical career battling sexism, ageism, depression, cancer, and the price of fame, before harnessing the power of her gift.

Likewise said: Streaming 5/6 on Showtime
Firestarter

Firestarter

Thriller, Fantasy

For more than a decade, parents Andy and Vicky have been on the run, desperate to hide their daughter Charlie from a shadowy federal agency that wants to harness her unprecedented gift for creating fire into a weapon of mass destruction. Andy has taught Charlie how to defuse her power, which is triggered by anger or pain. But as Charlie turns 11, the fire becomes harder and harder to control. After an incident reveals the family's location, a mysterious operative is deployed to hunt down the family and seize Charlie once and for all. Charlie has other plans.

Likewise said: Streaming 5/13 on Peacock
The Valet

The Valet

Comedy

World famous movie star Olivia faces a PR disaster when a paparazzi snaps a photo of her with her married lover, Vincent. The hard-working valet Antonio accidentally appears in the same photo and is enlisted to pose as Olivia’s new boyfriend as a cover-up. This ruse with Olivia thrusts Antonio into the spotlight and unexpected chaos.

Likewise said: Streaming 5/20 on Hulu
Downton Abbey: A New Era

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Drama

The Crawley family goes on a grand journey to the south of France to uncover the mystery of the dowager countess's newly inherited villa.

Likewise said: In theaters 5/20
Operation Mincemeat

Operation Mincemeat

Movies

In 1943, two British intelligence officers concoct Operation Mincemeat, wherein their plan to drop a corpse with false papers off the coast of Spain would fool Nazi spies into believing the Allied forces were planning to attack by way of Greece rather than Sicily.

Likewise said: Streaming 5/11 on Netflix
Top Gun: Maverick

Top Gun: Maverick

Action, Drama

After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell finds himself training a detachment of TOP GUN graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen.

Likewise said: In theaters 5/27
Along for the Ride

Along for the Ride

Romance, Drama

During the summer before college, Auden meets the mysterious Eli, a fellow insomniac. While the seaside town of Colby sleeps, the two embark on nightly quests to help Auden experience the fun, carefree life she never knew she wanted.

Likewise said: Streaming on Netflix 5/6
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Fantasy, Action

Doctor Strange, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary.

Likewise said: In theaters 5/6
Senior Year

Senior Year

Comedy

A thirty-seven-year-old woman wakes up from a twenty-year coma and returns to the high school where she was once a popular cheerleader to finish her senior year and become prom queen. The main plot is the empowerment of LGBTQ rights and progress through the years.

Likewise said: Streaming 5/13 on Netflix
Emergency

Emergency

Comedy, Thriller

Ready for a night of legendary partying, three college students must weigh the pros and cons of calling the police when faced with an unexpected situation.

Likewise said: Streaming 5/27 on Prime Video
Men

Men

Drama, Horror

In the aftermath of a personal tragedy, Harper retreats alone to the beautiful English countryside, hoping to find a place to heal. But someone — or something — from the surrounding woods appears to be stalking her, and what begins as simmering dread becomes a fully-formed nightmare, inhabited by her darkest memories and fears.

Likewise said: In theaters 5/20
The Bob's Burgers Movie

The Bob's Burgers Movie

Animation

When a ruptured water main creates an enormous sinkhole right in front of Bob's Burgers, it blocks the entrance indefinitely and ruins the Belchers’ plans for a successful summer. While Bob and Linda struggle to keep the business afloat, the kids try to solve a mystery that could save their family's restaurant. As the dangers mount, these underdogs help each other find hope and fight to get back behind the counter, where they belong.

Likewise said: In theaters 5/27
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