Movies Released May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12

91 mins

Snatched

After her boyfriend dumps her on the eve of their exotic vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily Middleton (Amy Schumer) persuades her ultra-cautious mother, Linda (Goldie Hawn) to travel with her to paradise. Polar opposites, Emily and Linda realize that working through their differences as mother and daughter - in unpredictable, hilarious fashion - is the only way to escape the wildly outrageous jungle adventure they have fallen into.
Wanda Sykes, Jonathan Levine, Amy Schumer, Kim Caramele, Ike Barinholtz, Joan Cusack, Katie Dippold, Goldie Hawn
Comedy
Nationwide
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
0 mins

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern (Jude Law), Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy…whether he likes it or not.
Charlie Hunnam, Eric Bana, Guy Ritchie, Gianni Nunnari, Joby Harold, Djimon Hounsou, Jon Berg, Charles Roven
Drama Action Adventure Epic
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Lowriders

A drama set in the East LA world of vintage car customizers. A young graffiti artist decides to use his talents to help his family’s legacy of prize-winning classic cars. But to go all the way, he has to choose whether to compete against his felon older brother, or to give his brother a hand and risk getting pulled into his brother’s gang.
Demian Bichir, Melissa Benoist, Ricardo de Montreuil, Brian Grazer, Eva Longoria, Gabriel Chavarria, Estevan Oriol, Kim Roth
Drama
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Manifesto

Manifesto puts 13 different characters on display, each of which are a physical representation of a single 20th century art movement, and are all portrayed by Cate Blanchett.
Cate Blanchett, Julian Rosefeldt
Drama
Limited
4 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
110 mins

The Wedding Plan

At 32, Michal (Noa Kooler), an Orthodox Jewish woman, is finally looking forward to the comfort and security of marriage, when she is blindsided by her fiancé’s decision to call off the wedding with only a month’s notice. Unwilling to return to lonely single life, Michal decides to put her trust in fate and continue with her wedding plans, believing Mr. Right will appear by her chosen date. Confident she will find a match made in heaven, she books a venue, sends out invitations and buys a wedding dress, as her skeptical mother and sister look on with trepidation.

During Michal’s month-long search for a spouse, she enlists the help of two different matchmakers, goes on a series of disastrous blind dates and finds an unexpected connection with a charming but utterly unsuitable pop star (Oz Zehavi) — all while dismissing pleas by concerned friends and family members that she reconsider her risky plan. As the day of the ceremony grows closer and no suitor appears, Michal puts everything on the line to find happiness.
Rama Burshtein, Noa Kooler
Romance Romantic Comedy
75 mins

7 Witches

As their big day approaches the happy couple should be celebrating: They’ve got their family with them, they’ve rented an island for the big day, but unbeknownst to them their wedding falls on the day when a 100 year old curse comes to fruition. Instead of celebrating they find themselves fighting for their lives as a coven of witches rise for revenge.
Brady Hall, Megan Hensley, Macall Gordan, Persephone Apostolou, Rory Ross, Gordon Frye
Thriller Horror
88 mins

Tracktown

Plumb Marigold is a famous but lonely distance runner preparing for the biggest race of her life: The Olympic Trials. But when an injury forces her to take an unexpected day off, Plumb wanders into a bakery where the aimless boy behind the counter catches her eye.
Jeremy Teicher, Alexi Pappas, Chase Offerle, Rachel Dratch, Andy Buckley
Drama Comedy Sports
89 mins

Dead Awake

Kate Bowman (Jocelin Donahue) is a straight-laced social worker who finds herself plunged into a world of supernatural terror while investigating a series of mysterious deaths. Each victim suffered from a chilling condition known as sleep paralysis, a nightmarish assault on the senses that immobilizes its victims as they dream. As a terrifying entity begins to haunt Kate’s friends and loved ones, she must fight to stay awake to stop the nightmare she’s unleashed!
Jeffrey Reddick, Phillip Guzman, Jocelin Donahue, Lori Petty, Jesse Bradford, Brea Grant, Jesse Borrego, James Eckhouse
Thriller Horror
Limited
2 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
81 mins

The Wall

A deadly psychological thriller that follows two soldiers pinned down by an Iraqi sniper, with nothing but a crumbling wall between them. Their fight becomes as much a battle of will and wits as it is of lethally accurate marksmanship.
John Cena, Doug Liman, Aaron Johnson, Dwain Worrell, Laith Nakli
Drama Thriller Psychological
98 mins

Whisky Galore!

In 1943, the people of the isolated Scottish island of Todday are largely unaffected by wartime rationing, until their supply of whisky runs out. In the midst of this catastrophe, Sergeant Odd returns on leave to court Peggy Macroon, the daughter of the local shopkeeper. Meanwhile, her sister Catriona has just become engaged to meek schoolteacher George Campbell, although his stern, domineering mother refuses to give her approval. During a storm, the freighter S.S. Cabinet Minister runs aground near Todday and begins to sink. Two local inhabitants investigate and learn from its departing crew that the cargo consists of 50,000 cases of whisky. A battle of wits ensues between the stuffy English commander Wagget, who wants to confiscate the salvaged cargo, and the islanders.
James Cosmo, Eddie Izzard, Gillies Mackinnon, Peter McDougall, Gregor Fisher, Ellie Kendrick, Kevin Guthrie, Naomi Battrick
Comedy
New York / Los Angeles
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
91 mins

Folk Hero & Funny Guy

A struggling stand-up comic goes on tour to open for his successful singer-songwriter pal.
Wyatt Russell, Jeff Grace, Alex Karpovsky, Meredith Hagner, Melanie Lynskey, Hannah Simone, Michael Ian Black, Heather Morris
Comedy
Limited
1 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Paris Can Wait

A wife of a major Hollywood producer ends up on a road trip through France with a travel companion that reawakens her life.
Alec Baldwin, Diane Lane, Eleanor Coppola, Araud Viard
Romance
Limited
2 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Generation Iron 2

From the director of Generation Iron comes the anticipated sequel that will depict five of the top bodybuilding and fitness megastars on a quest to achieve the ultimate physique and take it to the next extreme level. In the world of social media and the internet, the rules have changed as to what makes an iconic bodybuilding mass-monster.
Mamdouh Elssbiay, Vlad Yudin, Kai Greene, Calum Von Moger, Rich Piana, Iris Kyle, Flex Wheeler, Ahmad Ashkanani
Drama Sports Documentary

Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story

Movie fans know the work of Harold and Lillian Michelson, even if they don’t recognize the names. Working largely uncredited in the Hollywood system, storyboard artist Harold and film researcher Lillian left an indelible mark on classics by Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg, Mel Brooks, Stanley Kubrick, Roman Polanski and many more.
Daniel Raim
Documentary
Los Angeles
3 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Absolutely Anything

Revolves around aliens, a goofy Brit, a talking dog and buckets of silliness.
Brad Fischer, Mike Medavoy, Robin Williams, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, David Thwaites, Gavin Scott, John Oliver
Comedy
119 mins

A Woman's Life

A tale of tormented love embedded in the restrictive social and moral codes of marriage and family in 19th century Normandy. Upon finishing her schooling in a convent, young aristocrat Jeanne (Judith Chemla) marries local Viscount Julien de Lamare (Swann Arlaud), who soon reveals himself to be a miserly and unfaithful husband. As she navigates his chronic infidelity, pressure from her family and community, and the alternating joys and burdens of motherhood, Jeanne’s rosy illusions about her privileged world are slowly stripped away.
Judith Chemla, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Stéphane Brizé, Yolande Moreau, Swann Arlaud
Drama Adaptation
Limited
1 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

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