Hollywood is bringing movie fans a barrage of hits in May 2023. With a carousel of over 15 movies, we’re here to tell you all you need to know about what’s coming to the silver screen this month.
What are the most anticipated Hollywood movies releasing in May 2023?
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
- Fast X
- The Little Mermaid
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
Director – James Gunn
Cast – Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff
As the Guardians deal with the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame, they’re forced to go on a crucial – and risky – mission when Rocket’s past comes back to haunt him.
Director – Jim Strouse
Cast – Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Sam Heughan, Russell Tovey, Celia Imrie, Céline Dion
Mira, in a bid to cope with the death of her boyfriend, begins sending heartfelt messages to his old number. Those messages end up being delivered to Rob’s new work phone, and he soon employs the help of Celine Dion to help win Mira over.
What’s Love Got To Do With It
Director – Shekhar Kapur
Cast – Mim Shaikh, Iman Boujelouah, Lily James, Emma Thompson
While Zoe struggles to find the right match in the world of online dating, she gets to witness another approach to love as her childhood friend Kaz marries a girl from his home country, respecting his parents’ wishes.
Book Club: The Next Chapter
Director – Bill Holderman
Cast – Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen, Candice Bergen
As four best friends embark on a book club-cum-bachelorette trip to Italy, they get to know each other better and come closer than ever before.
Director – Charlie Day
Cast – Charlie Day, Ken Jeong, Kate Beckinsale, Adrien Brody, Jason Sudeikis, Edie Falco, Jason Bateman, Common, Ray Liotta, John Malkovich
An unsuccessful publicist gets the answers to his life’s problems when he finds a stubborn client’s lookalike, one who has recently been released from a mental health facility.
The Mother, Netflix
Director – Niki Caro
Cast – Jennifer Lopez, Paul Raci, Gael García Bernal, Joseph Fiennes
Living a life of danger, an assassin is forced to abandon her daughter in the hopes of keeping her safe. However, ‘The Mother’ is forced to come out of hiding as her enemies go after the only thing she holds dear – her daughter.
Director – Robert Rodriguez
Cast – Ben Affleck, Alice Braga, JD Pardo, Dayo Okeniyi
Danny Rourke finds unexpected links to his missing daughter as he begins investigating a string of seemingly impossible robberies.
Director – Kyle Patrick Alvarez
Cast – Mckenna Grace, Brady Noon, Billy Barratt
After his father’s death, Caleb embarks on a life-changing journey to a nearby crater on the moon.
Knights of the Zodiac
Director – Tomasz Baginski
Cast – Sean Bean, Famke Janssen, Madison Iseman, Mark Dacascos
Underground fighter Seiya’s life changes after he finds out he’s the destined guardian for Goddess of War Athena, who has reincarnated as a young girl.
Director – Andrea Pallaoro
Cast – Emily Browning, Patricia Clarkson, Trace Lysette, Adriana Barraza
A young woman confronts herself and her past as she returns home to care for her estranged mother in her final days.
Director – Louis Leterrier
Cast – Vin Diesel, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez, Ludacris, Jason Momoa
Dominic Toretto must step up to protect his family and crew after Dante Reyes teams up with Cipher to make Dom pay for his past actions.
White Men Can’t Jump, Hulu
Director – Calmatic
Cast – Sinqua Walls, Jack Harlow, Lance Reddick, Teyana Taylor
Billy teams up with Sidney, another basketball hustler, to make extra money by fooling more African-American players into thinking he can’t play basketball.
Director – Paul Schrader
Cast – Joel Edgerton, Sigourney Weaver, Quintessa Swindell, Eduardo Losan
Narvel Roth, a diligent horticulturist, finds himself in troubled waters after his employer asks him to take her great-niece under his wing.
Director – Zachary Wigon
Cast – Christopher Abbott, Margaret Qualley
Things take a turn for the worse when Hal, a to-be-CEO, tries to end his association with Rebecca, his dominatrix.
Director – Rob Marshall
Cast – Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, Melissa McCarthy, Javier Bardem
Chaos ensues as Ariel, a young mermaid Princess, gets ready to give up everything – and everyone – to be with Prince Eric after saving him from a shipwreck and falling in love with him.
About My Father
Director – Laura Terruso
Cast – Robert De Niro, David Rasche, Leslie Bibb, Kim Cattrall, Sebastian Maniscalco
Sebastian’s Italian immigrant father insists on meeting the girl’s family after finding out about Seb’s plans to propose to his very American girlfriend.
Director – Peter Atencio
Cast – Mark Hamill, Bert Kreischer, Stephanie Kurtzuba, Jimmy Tatro
Bert’s college misadventures come back to haunt him as he and his father are kidnapped by Russians he offended 20 years ago.
Director – Ric Roman Waugh
Cast – Gerard Butler, Ali Fazal, Bahador Foladi, Olivia-Mai Barrett
A CIA operative struggles to find a way out for himself and his translator after his cover is blown on foreign soil.
You Hurt My Feelings
Director – Nicole Holofcener
Cast – Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tobias Menzies, Michaela Watkins, Arian Moayed
Beth’s world turns upside down after she finds out what her longtime husband really thinks of her new book.
These are only some of the many movies releasing in 2023, so make sure you check back in every month!