[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – May 31, 2019

Summer feels as if it’s started and with it come some big movies this weekend. There may not be many, but half of them could be heavy hitters at the box office. The newest Godzilla movie sees the reptilian monster take on three of his biggest enemies – Mothra, Rodan, and Ghidorah – while Rocketman tells the early years of music legend Elton John.

If you see any of these movies, let us know what you thought!

For the Birds

A woman’s love for her pet ducks, chickens, geese, and turkeys – all 200 of them – ignites a battle with local animal rescuers and puts her marriage in jeopardy.

Directed by Richard Miron

Release date: May 31

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (PG-13)

The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.

Directed by Michael Dougherty

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Ken Watanabe, Ziyi Zhang

Release date: May 31

Ma (R)

A lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn’t get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host.

Directed by Tate Taylor

Starring: Octavia Spencer, Diana Silvers, Juliette Lewis, McKaley Miller, Corey Fogelmanis

Release date: May 31

Rocketman (R)

A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John‘s breakthrough years.

Directed by Dexter Fletcher

Starring: Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard, Gemma Jones

Release date: May 31


What new movies will you be seeing this weekend?

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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.