[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – May 19, 2023

The weather is getting warmer, so more and more action movies are beginning to make their way to theaters, among other popular summer fare. This weekend sees the release of the latest film in the Fast & The Furious saga, a WWII film about a special team unofficially sent behind enemy lines to rescue their missing commanding officer, a film about a troubled young filmmaker battling the dark voice in his head, and much more!

Asterix & Obelix: The Middle Kingdom

The only daughter of the Chinese emperor Han Xuandi, escapes from a strict prince and seeks help from the Gauls and the two brave warriors Asterix and Obelix.

Directed by Guillaume Canet

Starring: Guillaume Canet, Gilles Lellouche,Vincent Cassel, Jonathan Cohen, Marion Cotillard

Release date: May 19

Come Out Fighting

Set during WWII, in this military adventure thriller, a small, and a specialized squad of U.S. Army U.S. soldiers and African American soldiers are sent on an unofficial rescue mission behind enemy lines to locate their missing commanding officer. The squad upon battling their way through their German defenses encounter more then they bargain for when they locate a downed U.S. Army fighter pilot. With the help of their friends at the 761st tank battalion helm, The squad must fend a way to survive and make it back in one piece with American peace.

Directed by Steven Luke

Starring: Dolph Lundgren, Michael Jai White, Tyrese Gibson, Kellan Lutz, Vicellous Shannon

Release date: May 19

Fast X

Dom Toretto and his family are targeted by the vengeful son of drug kingpin Hernan Reyes.

Directed by Louis Leterrier

Starring: Vin Diesel, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Momoa

Release date: May 19

It’s Quieter in the Twilight

In an unremarkable office space, a select group of aging engineers find themselves at the leading edge of discovery. Fighting outdated technology and time, Voyager’s flight-team pursues humankind’s greatest exploration.

Directed by Billy Miossi

Starring: Andrea Angrum, Todd Barber, Suzanne Dodd, Jefferson Hall, Chris Jones

Release date: May 19

Love to Love You, Donna Summer

Follows the life of iconic singer Donna Summer.

Directed by Brooklyn Sudano, Roger Ross Williams

Starring: Donna Summer

Release date: May 20 (HBO Max)

Master Gardener

A meticulous horticulturist who is devoted to tending the grounds of a beautiful estate and pandering to his employer, the wealthy dowager.

Directed by Paul Schrader

Starring: Joel Edgerton, Sigourney Weaver, Quintessa Swindell, Eduardo Losan, Rick Cosnett

Release date: May 19

On Our Way

A troubled young filmmaker battles a dark voice inside his head; can a mysterious muse illuminate his way out of it?

Directed by Sophie Lane Curtis

Starring: Jordana Brewster, Franco Nero, James Badge Dale, Vanessa Redgrave, Ruby Modine

Release date: May 19


Follows a dominatrix and Hal, her wealthy client, and the disaster that ensues when Hal tries to end their relationship.

Directed by Zachary Wigon

Starring: Christopher Abbott, Margaret Qualley

Release date: May 19

What new movies are you looking forward to seeing this weekend?

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