Movies Released May 7, 2021

Friday, May 7

Wrath of Man

A mysterious and wild-eyed new cash truck security guard (Jason Statham) surprises his coworkers during a heist in which he unexpectedly unleashes precision skills. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman’s ultimate motive becomes clear as he takes dramatic and irrevocable steps to settle a score.
Jason Statham, Scott Eastwood, Bill Block, Jeffrey Donovan, Guy Ritchie, Josh Hartnett, Lyne Renee, Laz Alonso
Action Thriller Crime
Nationwide
4 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Here Today

A veteran comedy writer, Charlie Burnz, is going through a tough time and meets a street singer, Emma Payge. They form an unlikely friendship and discover the meaning of love and trust.
Sharon Stone, Tiffany Haddish, Penn Badgley, Billy Crystal, Laura Benanti Louisa Krause, Anna Deavere Smith, Nyambi Nyambi
Drama Comedy
Nationwide
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

The Human Factor

From the Oscar-nominated director of The Gatekeepers comes the untold, behind-the-scenes story of the United States’ 30-year effort to secure peace in the Middle East, told from the perspective of the American negotiators.
Dror Moreh, Oron Adar
Documentary
Nationwide
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
92 mins

The Water Man

Gunner (Chavis) sets out on a quest to save his ill mother (Dawson) by searching for a mythic figure who possesses the secret to immortality, the Water Man. After enlisting the help of a mysterious local girl, Jo (Miller), they journey together into the remote Wild Horse forest -- but the deeper they venture, the stranger and more dangerous the forest becomes. Their only hope for rescue is Gunner’s father (Oyelowo), who will stop at nothing to find them and in the process will discover who his son really is.
Oprah Winfrey, Rosario Dawson, Lonnie Chavis, Alfred Molina, David Oyelowo, Emma Needell, Amiah Miller, Maria Bello
Drama Adventure
104 mins

Above Suspicion

Based on the true story of one of the most notorious crimes in FBI history, this gritty crime-thriller stars Emilia Clarke (“Game of Thrones”) as Susan Smith, a young woman desperate to escape a seedy life of crime and drugs in a Kentucky coal mining town. When a newly minted FBI agent named Mark Putnam (Jack Huston, “Fargo”) recruits Susan as his informant for a high-profile case, she believes her bad luck may finally be changing. But as Susan and Putnam’s relationship deepens, so does the danger, setting them both on a collision course with deadly consequences.
Jack Huston, Johnny Knoxville, Phillip Noyce, Michel Litvak, David Lancaster, Colleen Camp, Chris Mulkey, Gary Michael Waters
Action Thriller Crime

Monster

Follows Steve (Kelvin Harrison Jr. ), a 17-year-old honors student and aspiring filmmaker in Harlem, who is being charged with felony murder for a crime he says he didn't commit.
Jeffrey Wright, Jennifer Hudson, Tim Blake Nelson, Anthony Mandler, Kelvin Harrison Jr., John David Washington, Jennifer Ehle
Drama

Locked In

Mena Suvari (American Beauty) and Jeff Fahey (Lost) star in this heart-stopping, action-thriller that keeps you guessing until the very end. After a diamond heist takes a fatal turn, a pair of thieves must entrust their fortune with an accomplice at a high-tech storage facility while they lay low. Hiding the goods within the labyrinth of storage units, the thieves’ inside man pays the ultimate price when he turns against them. Now, hellbent on recovering the missing stones, they seize the facility and kidnap surviving employee Maggie (Suvari), threatening her family unless she helps them. Locked in with nowhere to run, Maggie's only chance to escape alive is to fight back and stay one step ahead of her captors in a deadly game of cat and mouse.
Mena Suvari, Jeff Fahey, Carlos V. Gutierrez, Manny Perez, Costas Mandylor, Bruno Bichir, Jasper Polish
Action Adventure
VOD / Digital
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
94 mins

Mainstream

A young woman (Maya Hawke) thinks she’s found a path to internet stardom when she starts making YouTube videos with a charismatic stranger (Andrew Garfield) – until the dark side of viral celebrity threatens to ruin them both.
Andrew Garfield, Johnny Knoxville, Gia Coppola, Nat Wolff, Jason Schwartzman, Kalena Yiaueki, Tom Stuart, Maya Hawke
Drama Thriller Romance
VOD / Digital
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
97 mins

Initiation

Slasher film about a cruel social media game that spins out of control.
Bart Johnson, John Berardo, Brian Frager, Lindsay Lavanchy, Lochlyn Munro, Isabella Gomez, Jon Huertas, Froy Gutierrez
Thriller Horror Crime
94 mins

Mainstream

A young woman (Maya Hawke) thinks she’s found a path to internet stardom when she starts making YouTube videos with a charismatic stranger (Andrew Garfield) – until the dark side of viral celebrity threatens to ruin them both.
Andrew Garfield, Johnny Knoxville, Gia Coppola, Nat Wolff, Jason Schwartzman, Kalena Yiaueki, Tom Stuart, Maya Hawke
Drama Thriller Romance

The Unthinkable

It’s midsummer and Sweden wakes up to a state of emergency. TV, internet, and telephone networks are down, and before anyone realizes what’s behind the collapse, a series of unexplained attacks take place around the country. Alex, a successful pianist whose controlled existence is upturned when his mother dies in a suspected terror attack, returns to his childhood village to arrange the funeral. There, he must reconcile with both his father and his old flame, Anna, who he has desperately been trying to forget. As old feelings come back to the surface, more mysterious attacks plunge Sweden into chaos and confusion.
Christoffer Nordenrot, Lisa Henni, Jesper Barselius, Pia Halvorsen
Action Romance Sci-Fi
VOD / Digital
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Silo

Inspired by true events, SILO follows a harrowing day in an American farm town. Disaster strikes when teenager Cody Rose is entrapped in a 50-foot-tall grain bin. When the corn turns to quicksand, family, neighbors and first responders must put aside their differences to rescue Cody from drowning in the crop that has sustained their community for generations.
Jim Parrack, Chris Ellis, Marshall Burnette, Jeremy Holm, Jill Paice, Jack DiFalco, Danny Ramirez, Rebecca Lines
Drama Thriller

Paper Spiders

Dawn recently lost her husband and experiences growing anxiety as her daughter Melanie plans to move away for college. An altercation with a hostile new neighbor aggravates Dawn’s mental condition, and she begins to show signs of paranoid delusions. Determined to help her mom, Melanie attempts a series of interventions, but challenging Dawn’s reality of persecution threatens to destroy their loving relationship. Her mental illness spirals out of control — sabotaging Melanie’s academics, social life, and blossoming love life. Melanie is forced to make the toughest of choices as she struggles to support her mother on the path toward recovery and healing. A bittersweet story about coming of age in the shadow of mental illness.
Lili Taylor, Ian Nelson, Inon Shampainer, Stefania LaVie Owen, Peyton List
Drama Comedy
VOD / Digital
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

Paper Spiders

Dawn recently lost her husband and experiences growing anxiety as her daughter Melanie plans to move away for college. An altercation with a hostile new neighbor aggravates Dawn’s mental condition, and she begins to show signs of paranoid delusions. Determined to help her mom, Melanie attempts a series of interventions, but challenging Dawn’s reality of persecution threatens to destroy their loving relationship. Her mental illness spirals out of control — sabotaging Melanie’s academics, social life, and blossoming love life. Melanie is forced to make the toughest of choices as she struggles to support her mother on the path toward recovery and healing. A bittersweet story about coming of age in the shadow of mental illness.
Lili Taylor, Ian Nelson, Inon Shampainer, Stefania LaVie Owen, Peyton List
Drama Comedy

Ghost Master

Akira Kurosawa is a nerdy movie buff who works on low budget romantic comedies while dreaming of becoming a horror master. After being abused by his mentor, “the master” he finally decides he’s had enough and opens a door allowing an evil spirit to wreak revenge on those who have been cruel to him. But much like the movies he loves, once a spirit is unleashed – it can’t be controlled and starts to kill everyone!
Ichirô Kusuno, Mizuki Itagaki, Takahiro Miura, Paul Young, Riko Narumi, Yuki Shibamoto, Toru Tezuka
Action Adventure Horror
VOD / Digital
5 / 5
Info Buy / Rent
113 mins

Fatima

In 1917, outside the parish of Fátima, Portugal, a 10-year-old girl and her two younger cousins witness multiple visitations of the Virgin Mary, who tells them that only prayer and suffering will bring an end to World War I. As secularist government officials and Church leaders try to force the children to recant their story, word of the sighting spreads across the country, inspiring religious pilgrims to flock to the site in hopes of witnessing a miracle.
Lúcia Moniz, Stephanie Gil, Sonia Braga, Marco Pontecorvo, Valerio D’Annunzio, Barbara Nicolosi, Joaquim de Almeida, Goran Visnjic
Drama Faith
108 mins

The Paper Tigers

As teenagers, kung fu disciples Danny (Alain Uy), Hing (Ron Yuan) and Jim (Mykel Shannon Jenkins) were inseparable. Fast forward 25 years, and each has grown into a washed-up middle-aged man seemingly one kick away from pulling a hamstring—and not at all preoccupied with thoughts of martial arts or childhood best friends. But when their old master is murdered, the trio reunites, soon learning that avenging their sifu will require conquering old grudges (and a dangerous hitman still armed with ample knee cartilage) if they are to honorably defend his legacy.
Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Tran Quoc Bao, Alain Uy, Ron Yuan, Matthew Page, Jae Suh Park
Action Adventure Comedy
108 mins

The Paper Tigers

As teenagers, kung fu disciples Danny (Alain Uy), Hing (Ron Yuan) and Jim (Mykel Shannon Jenkins) were inseparable. Fast forward 25 years, and each has grown into a washed-up middle-aged man seemingly one kick away from pulling a hamstring—and not at all preoccupied with thoughts of martial arts or childhood best friends. But when their old master is murdered, the trio reunites, soon learning that avenging their sifu will require conquering old grudges (and a dangerous hitman still armed with ample knee cartilage) if they are to honorably defend his legacy.
Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Tran Quoc Bao, Alain Uy, Ron Yuan, Matthew Page, Jae Suh Park
Action Adventure Comedy
VOD / Digital
5 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent

15 Things You Didn't Know About BigFoot

Glasses. Joggers. Vapes. As a millennial vlogger, Brian has everything... except happiness. All his life he wanted to work in news, but his spirit has been broken by too many listicles. Recently passed over for a promotion, Brian Emond is begrudgingly sent on another waste of his time: Bigfoot. In order to write this latest masterpiece (“Is the term Bigfoot offensive towards amputees?”) Brian must trade Brooklyn for the mountains of North Georgia. Guided by cryptid-rockstar Jeffrey Stephenson, Brian embarks on an overnight research expedition where he sees something that can’t be explained. Faced with his own mysterious sighting, Brian discovers that maybe for the first time in his career, this story could be real. What started out as a wild goose chase for Bigfoot becomes the story of a lifetime.
Jeffrey Stephenson, Zach Lamplugh, Brian Emond, Virginia Kirby, Chris Mayers, Jenna Kannell
Comedy Horror
VOD / Digital
3 / 5
Trailer Buy / Rent
95 mins

The Boy from Medellín

Follows J Balvin as he prepares for the most important concert of his career--a sold-out stadium show in his hometown of Medellín, Colombia. But as the performance draws ever closer, the streets explode with growing political unrest, forcing the Latin Grammy-winning musician to wrestle with his responsibility as an artist to his country and his legions of fans around the globe. As the public pressure of the approaching concert heightens, behind the scenes Balvin also continues to deal with the anxiety and depression that has plagued him for years.
Matthew Heineman, José Álvaro Osorio Balvín
Documentary
PrimeVideo
5 / 5
Info Buy / Rent

Friday, May 7