Movie News: In Theaters This Week – May 24, 2024

Memorial Day weekend is nearly here in the US. If you want to beat the early summer heat, there’s no better way to do it than at the movies! This weekend sees new installments in the Mad Max and Garfield franchises, the true story of a woman who survived the Holocaust and went on to build a film empire in New York City in the 1970s, and much more!

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga (R)

The origin story of renegade warrior Furiosa before her encounter and teamup with Mad Max.

Directed by George Miller

Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Burke, Alyla Browne, George Shevtsov

Release date: May 24

The Garfield Movie (PG)

After Garfield’s unexpected reunion with his long-lost father, ragged alley cat Vic, he and his canine friend Odie are forced from their perfectly pampered lives to join Vic on a risky heist.

Directed by Mark Dindal

Starring: Chris Pratt, Samuel L. Jackson, Hannah Waddingham, Ving Rhames, Nicholas Hoult

Release date: May 24

Kidnapped: The Abduction of Edgaro Mortara

A Jewish boy is kidnapped and converted to Catholicism in 1858.

Directed by Marco Bellocchio

Starring: Paolo Pierobon, Fausto Russo Alesi, Barbara Ronchi, Enea Sala, Leonardo Maltese

Release date: May 24

Sight (PG-13)

When a blind orphan arrives in his waiting room seeking a miracle, a world-renowned eye surgeon must confront his past-and draw on the resilience he gained growing up in China during the Cultural Revolution-to try to restore her sight.

Directed by Andrew Hyatt

Starring: Terry Chen, Greg Kinnear, Natasha Mumba, Fionnula Flanagan, Mia SwamiNathan

Release date: May 24

Queen of the Deuce

The unbelievable story of Chelly Wilson, who escaped the Holocaust and built an adult cinema empire in New York City in the 1970s.

Directed by Valerie Kontakos

Starring: Chelly Wilson, Bondi Walters, Don Walters, Paulette Pomeranz, Dina Pomeranz

Release date: May 24

What new movies will you be seeing in theaters this weekend?

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