May has arrived, and it kicks off the summer blockbuster movie season. This year, the summer season kicks off with a literal and figurative bang, with a movie celebrating the stunt community hitting theaters. Along the way, there’s a Planet of the Apes sequel, a Mad Max prequel, a handful of excellent horror movies, and more hitting theaters.

Here are all the wide-release movies coming to theaters in May 2024. Get tickets here.

The Fall Guy – Release Date: Friday, May 3

Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emily Blunt, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Hannah Waddingham, Stephanie Hsu, Winston Duke, Lee Majors, Teresa Palmer, Adam Dunn, Ben Knight

Director: David Leitch

Official Synopsis: After leaving the business one year earlier, battle-scarred stuntman Colt Seavers springs back into action when the star of a big studio movie suddenly disappears. As the mystery surrounding the missing actor deepens, Colt soon finds himself ensnared in a sinister plot that pushes him to the edge of a fall more dangerous than any stunt.

I Saw The TV Glow – Release Date: Friday, May 3

Cast: Justice Smith, Amber Benson, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Emma Portner, Danielle Deadwyler, Conner O’Malley, Danny Tamberelli, Michael C. Maronna, Helena Howard, Ian Foreman

Director: Jane Schoenbrun

Official Synopsis: Teenager Owen is just trying to make it through life in the suburbs when his classmate introduces him to a mysterious late-night TV show — a vision of a supernatural world beneath their own. In the pale glow of the television, Owen’s view of reality begins to crack.

Tarot – Release Date: Friday, May 3

Cast: Jacob Batalon, Avantika, Olwen Fouéré, Alana Boden, Humberly González, Larsen Thompson, Harriet Slater, Wolfgang Novogratz, James Swanton, Adain Bradley

Director: Spenser Cohen, Anna Halberg

Official Synopsis: When a group of friends recklessly violates the sacred rule of Tarot readings – never use someone else’s deck – they unknowingly unleash an unspeakable evil trapped within the cursed cards. One by one, they come face to face with fate and end up in a race against death to escape the future foretold in their readings.

Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes – Release Date: Friday, May 10

Cast: Freya Allan, Owen Teague, , Kevin Durand, Dichen Lachman, William H. Macy, Peter Macon, Neil Sandilands, Sara Wiseman, Eka Darville, Lydia Peckham

Director: Wes Ball

Official Synopsis: Director Wes Ball breathes new life into the global, epic franchise set several generations in the future following Caesar’s reign, in which apes are the dominant species living harmoniously and humans have been reduced to living in the shadows. As a new tyrannical ape leader builds his empire, one young ape undertakes a harrowing journey that will cause him to question all that he has known about the past and to make choices that will define a future for apes and humans alike.

IF – Release Date: Friday, May 17

Cast: Emily Blunt, Ryan Reynolds, Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Awkwafina, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Meloni

Director: John Krasinski

Official Synopsis: From writer and director John Krasinski, IF is about a girl who discovers that she can see everyone’s imaginary friends — and what she does with that superpower — as she embarks on a magical adventure to reconnect forgotten IFs with their kids.

The Strangers: Chapter 1 – Release Date: Friday, May 17

Cast: Madelaine Petsch, Gabriel Basso, Rachel Shenton, Richard Brake, Froy Gutierrez, Ella Bruccoleri, Ema Horvath, George Young, Ben Cartwright, Rebecka Johnston

Director: Renny Harlin

Official Synopsis: After their car breaks down in an eerie small town, a young couple (Madelaine Petsch and Froy Gutierrez) are forced to spend the night in a remote cabin. Panic ensues as they are terrorized by three masked strangers who strike with no mercy and seemingly no motive in THE STRANGERS: CHAPTER 1, the chilling first entry of this upcoming horror feature film series.

Back to Black – Release Date: Friday, May 17

Cast: Marisa Abela, Eddie Marsan, Jack O’Connell, Lesley Manville, Bronson Webb, Ansu Kabia, Harley Bird, Michael S. Siegel, Ryan O’Doherty, Tim Treloar

Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson

Official Synopsis: The extraordinary story of Amy Winehouse’s early rise to fame and the making of her groundbreaking album, Back to Black. Told from Amy’s perspective and inspired by her deeply personal lyrics, the film follows the remarkable woman behind the phenomenon and the tumultuous relationship at the center of one of the most legendary albums of all time.

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga – Release Date: Friday, May 24

Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Webber, Angus Sampson, Tom Burke, Nathan Jones, Goran D. Kleut, Lachy Hulme, CJ. Bloomfield, David Collins

Director: George Miller

Official Synopsis: Snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers, young Furiosa falls into the hands of a great biker horde led by the warlord Dementus. Sweeping through the Wasteland, they come across the Citadel, presided over by the Immortan Joe. As the two tyrants fight for dominance, Furiosa soon finds herself in a nonstop battle to make her way home.

The Garfield Movie – Release Date: Friday, May 24

Cast: Chris Pratt, Samuel L. Jackson, Nicholas Hoult, Hannah Waddingham, Ving Rhames, Harvey Guillen, Cecily Strong, Brett Goldstein (II), Bowen Yang, Snoop Dogg

Director: Mark Dindal

Official Synopsis: Garfield (voiced by Chris Pratt), the world-famous, Monday-hating, lasagna-loving indoor cat, is about to have a wild outdoor adventure! After an unexpected reunion with his long-lost father – scruffy street cat Vic (voiced by Samuel L. Jackson) – Garfield and his canine friend Odie are forced from their perfectly pampered life into joining Vic in a hilarious, high-stakes heist.

Sight – Release Date: Friday, May 24

Cast: Greg Kinnear, Fionnula Flanagan, Terry Chen, Wai Ching Ho, Ben Wang, Ryan Cowie, Kenneth Liu, Donald Heng, Natasha Mumba, Danni Wang

Director: Andrew Hyatt

Official Synopsis: SIGHT, starring Greg Kinnear and Terry Chen, follows the true story of Dr. Ming Wang, a Chinese immigrant who defies all odds to become a world-renowned eye surgeon. Drawing upon the grit and determination he gained from a turbulent uprising in his youth, Dr. Wang sets out to restore the sight of a blind orphan.

Ezra – Release Date: Friday, May 31

Cast: Robert De Niro, Vera Farmiga, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Rainn Wilson, Whoopi Goldberg, Matilda Lawler, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Joe Pacheco, Jackson Frazer

Director: Tony Goldwyn

Official Synopsis: Ezra follows Max Bernal, who blows up his successful career and marriage to become a somewhat less successful stand-up comic.

In A Violent Nature – Release Date: Friday, May 31

Cast: Ry Barrett, Andrea Pavlovic, Cameron Love, Reece Presley, Liam Leone, Charlotte Creaghan, Lea Rose Sebastianis, Sam Roulston, Alexander Oliver, Lauren Taylor

Director: Chris Nash

Official Synopsis: When a locket is removed from a collapsed fire tower in the woods that entombs the rotting corpse of Johnny, a vengeful spirit spurred on by a horrific 60-year-old crime, his body is resurrected and becomes hellbent on retrieving it. The undead golem hones in on the group of vacationing teens responsible for the theft and proceeds to methodically slaughter them one by one in his mission to get it back – along with anyone in his way.

Haikyuu!! The Dumpster Battle – Release Date: Friday, May 31

Cast: Ayumu Murase, Kaito Ishikawa, Kelyan Blanc, Satoshi Hino, Miyu Irino, Yoshimasa Hosoya

Director: Susumu Mitsunaka

Official Synopsis: Shoyo Hinata joins Karasuno High’s volleyball club to be like his idol, a former Karasuno player known as the “Little Giant.” But, Hinata soon finds that he must team up with his middle school nemesis, Tobio Kageyama. Their clashing styles turn into a surprising weapon, but can they beat their rival Nekoma High in the highly anticipated “Dumpster Battle,” the long-awaited ultimate showdown between two opposing underdog teams?

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