Movies Released May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.
Kurt Russell, Louis D'Esposito, Karen Gillan, Jonathan Schwartz, Kevin Feige, Zoe Saldana, Nik Korda, James Gunn
Adventure Sequel Superhero Sci-Fi
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
105 mins

This Is Not What I Expected

When Lu Jin checks into the Rosebud hotel he is dissatisfied with everything he sees and tastes. That is, until Gu Shengnan serves the perfectionist what may be a perfect meal. Out of the hotel, Lu Jin and Gu Shengnan are arch enemies, vowing to stay as far away from the other as they can. But in the kitchen, they share a mutual appreciation and love for fine cuisine. Is food the answer to solving their differences?
Takeshi Kaneshiro, Derek Hui, Zhou Dongyu, Ming Xi, Tony Yang, Chiling Lin Chi-Ling
Comedy Romance

The Dinner

A dark tale about two families who are struggling to make a tough decision regarding their teenage sons -- with the whole story unfolding over one dinner.
Rebecca Hall, Oren Moverman, Laura Linney, Eva Maria Daniels, Cotty Chubb, Richard Gere, Steve Coogan, Charlie Plummer
Adaptation Psychological

Like Crazy

Beatrice is a motor-mouthed fantasist, a self-styled billionaire countess who likes to believe she’s on intimate terms with world leaders. Donatella is a tattooed introvert, a fragile young woman locked in her own mystery. They are both patients at the Villa Biondi, a progressive but secure psychiatric clinic.
Paolo Virzi, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Micaela Ramazzotti, Valentina Carnelutti, Tommaso Ragno
Drama
101 mins

Chuck

He was the pride of Bayonne, New Jersey, a man who went fifteen rounds in the ring with Muhammad Ali, and the real life inspiration for Rocky Balboa. But before all that, Chuck Wepner (Liev Schreiber) was a liquor salesman and father with a modest prizefighting career whose life changed overnight when, in 1975, he was chosen to take on The Greatest in a highly publicized title match. I
Ron Perlman, Elisabeth Moss, Jim Gaffigan, Michael Rapaport, Philippe Falardeau, Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts, Pooch Hall
Drama Sports

Black Site Delta

Cam Gigandet stars as the leader of a “Dirty Dozen” band of military prisoners who must fight off a terrorist attack on the remote "black site" prison where they’re being held, which, unknown to them, is a cover for a secret drone control facility.
Cam Gigandet, Jesse Gustafson, Guy Stevenson, Teri Reeves, Benjamin Charles Watson, Dion Mucciacito, Casey Hendershot, John Brodsky
Action

Chuck

In 1975, New Jersey heavyweight boxer and womanizer Chuck Wepner ("The Bayonne Bleeder") takes on Muhammad Ali for nearly 15 rounds.
Ron Perlman, Elisabeth Moss, Jim Gaffigan, Ashok Amritraj, Jeff Feuerzeig, Jerry Stahl, Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber
Drama Sports
87 mins

Three Generations

About Ray tells the stirring and touching story of three generations of a family living under one roof in New York as they must deal with the life-changing transformation by one that ultimately affects them all. Ray (Elle Fanning) is a teenager who has come to the realization that she isn’t meant to be a girl and has decided to transition from female to male. His single mother, Maggie (Naomi Watts), must track down Ray’s biological father (Tate Donovan) to get his legal consent to allow Ray’s transition. Dolly (Susan Sarandon), Ray’s lesbian grandmother is having a hard time accepting that she now has a grandson. They must each confront their own identities and learn to embrace change and their strength as a family in order to ultimately find acceptance and understanding.
Elle Fanning, Nikole Beckwith, Susan Sarandon, Tate Donovan, Gaby Dellal, Dorothy Berwin, Marc Turtletaub, Peter Saraf
Drama
New York / Los Angeles
2 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

The Lovers

Follows a long-married and completely dispassionate husband and wife. Both are in the midst of serious affairs and are increasingly committed to their new partners. But on the brink of officially calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly and unexpectedly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance that forces them to navigate the hilarious complications of "cheating" on their respective lovers.
Tracy Letts, Azazel Jacobs, Debra Winger, Aidan Gillen, Melora Walters, Tyler Ross, Jessica Sula
Drama Romance
80 mins

Handsome: A Netflix Mystery Movie

Jeff Garlin stars as Gene Handsome, an LA homicide detective who tries to make sense of his life as he solves crime. Handsome's knack for solving mysteries is matched only by his inability to make sense of his own problems.
Eddie Pepitone, Christine Woods, Jeff Garlin, Andrea Siegel, Natasha Lyonne, Amy Sedaris, Steven Weber, Leah Remini.
Mystery
VOD / Digital
1 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
84 mins

Take Me

Ray Moody (Pat Healy) is a fledgling entrepreneur, trying to get his company off the ground in Los Angeles. His business: the niche Kidnap Solutions, LLC, specializing in abductions that provide alternative therapy for his clients. When a mysterious call contracts him for a weekend kidnapping with a handsome payday at the end, Ray jumps at the opportunity. But the job, and his target—business consultant Anna St. Blair (Taylor Schilling)—may not be all that they seem.
Pat Healy, Taylor Schilling
Comedy
Limited
5 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Burden

An unprecedented look into the life of conceptual artist and sculptor Chris Burden. He had himself shot, confined to a locker for five days, and was crucified on the back of a VW bug, only to reinvent himself as the creator of truly mesmerizing installations and sculptures, all in the name of art.
Richard Dewey, Timothy Marrinan
Documentary
90 mins

Another Evil

After encountering a ghost in his vacation home, terrified Dan Pappadakis (Steve Zissis) goes behind his wife’s back to hire an industrial grade exorcist – the bizarre and needy Os Bijourn. While implementing a variety of increasingly outlandish “ghost traps,” Os tries to befriend Dan almost as relentlessly as he tries to destroy the home’s “demons.” Dan considers calling the whole thing off, but it quickly becomes apparent that a great evil has embedded itself in his home, and that the fate of his entire family is at stake.
Dan Bakkedahl, Carson Mell, Steve Zissis, Mark Proksch, Jennifer Irwin, Dax Flame,Steve Little
Comedy Supernatural

Enter the Warriors Gate

After a mysterious chest opens a gateway through time, teen gamer Jack (Uriah Shelton) is transported to an ancient empire terrorized by a cruel barbarian king (former WWE superstar Dave Bautista). Jack will need all of his gaming skills as he battles to defeat the barbarian, protect a beautiful princess, and somehow find his way back home.
Luc Besson, Mark Chao, Matthias Hoene, Robert Mark Kamen, Ni Ni, Dave Bautista
Action Adventure Fantasy

Friday, May 5