[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – May 3, 2019

Avengers: Endgame may have broken all sorts of records this past weekend, but a new week means more new movies in theaters. This week brings out a few thrillers, a comedy, and an animated adventure.

Bolden (R)

A mythical account of the life of Buddy Bolden, the first Cornet King of New Orleans.

Directed by Dan Pritzker

Starring: Gary Carr, Erik LaRay Harvey, Ian McShane, Michael Rooker, Yaya DaCosta

Release date: May 3

El Chicano (R)

When L.A.P.D. Detective Diego Hernandez is assigned a career-making case investigating a vicious cartel, he uncovers links to his brother’s supposed suicide and a turf battle that’s about to swallow his neighborhood. Torn between playing by the book and seeking justice, he resurrects the masked street legend El Chicano. Now, out to take down his childhood buddy turned gang boss, he sets off a bloody war to defend his city and avenge his brother’s murder.

Directed by Ben Hernandez Bray

Starring: Logan Arevalo, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Tom Carey, David Castaneda, Raul Castillo

Release date: May 3

The Intruder (PG-13)

A young married couple buy a beautiful house on several acres of land only to find out that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property.

Directed by Deon Taylor

Starring: Meagan Good, Dennis Quaid, Michael Ealy, Joseph Sikora, Alvina August

Release date: May 3

Long Shot (R)

Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) is a gifted and free-spirited journalist with an affinity for trouble. Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron) is one of the most influential women in the world. Smart, sophisticated, and accomplished, she’s a powerhouse diplomat with a talent for…well, mostly everything. The two have nothing in common, except that she was his babysitter and childhood crush. When Fred unexpectedly reconnects with Charlotte, he charms her with his self-deprecating humor and his memories of her youthful idealism. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte impulsively hires Fred as her speechwriter, much to the dismay of her trusted advisers. A fish out of water on Charlotte’s elite team, Fred is unprepared for her glamorous lifestyle in the limelight. However, sparks fly as their unmistakable chemistry leads to a round-the-world romance and a series of unexpected and dangerous incidents.

Directed by Jonathan Levine

Starring: Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, June Diane Raphael, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Ravi Patel

Release date: May 3

UglyDolls (PG)

An animated adventure in which the free-spirited UglyDolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with a desire to be loved, and ultimately discover who you truly are is what matters most.

Directed by Kelly Asbury

Starring: Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monae, Blake Shelton, Pitbull

Release date: May 3

Will you be seeing any new movies in theaters this weekend?

About Tori Ann 329 Articles
Tori Ann is a Midwest cosplayer, and has been cosplaying since 2014. Her many interests include superheroes, Disney, and all kinds of fantasy. Her first claims to nerd-dom were the anime Sailor Moon and J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. She is also an avid runner and has completed several half-marathons.

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