[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – May 3, 2024

This week’s new releases including quite the selection – an animated film about a young girl who finds the last dragon egg in China and must use it to fulfill her destiny, a horror film about what happens when a group of friends break the sacred rules of Tarot readings, an adventure film about a young boy who lives in the African savannah but wants to be a detective, and much more!

Dragonkeeper (PG)

The fate of ancient China rests on the shoulders of one young girl, who must find the last remaining dragon egg and fulfill her destiny.

Directed by Jianping Li, Salvador Simó

Starring: Mario Gas, Lucía Pérez, Fernando Castro, Carlos de Luna, Jorge García Insúa

Release date: May 3

The Fall Guy (PG-13)

A down-and-out stuntman must find the missing star of his ex-girlfriend’s blockbuster film.

Directed by David Leitch

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emily Blunt, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Hannah Waddingham, Winston Duke

Release date: May 3

Finding the Money

An underdog group of economists is on a mission to instigate a paradigm shift by flipping our understanding of the national debt, and the nature of money, upside down.

Directed by Maren Poitras

Starring: Stephanie Kelton, Lua K. Yuille, Mathew Forstater, Fadhel Kaboub, Dekman Coates

Release date: May 3

Jeanne du Barry

The life of Jeanne Bécu who was born as the illegitimate daughter of an impoverished seamstress in 1743 and went on to rise through the Court of Louis XV to become his last official mistress.

Directed by Maïwenn

Starring: Maïwenn, Johnny Depp, Benjamin Lavernhe, Melvil Poupaud, Robin Renucci

Directed by May 2

Lost Soulz

A young rapper leaves everything behind and embarks on an odyssey of self-discovery, music, and friendship in the heart of Texas.

Directed by Katherine Propper

Starring: Sauve Sidle, Alexander Brackney, Malachi Mabson, Micro TDH, Siyanda Stillwell

Release date: May 3

Mars Express

Set in the 23rd century on Mars, the plot follows the investigation on a murder case carried out by the couple formed by private investigator Aline Ruby and her android companion Carlos Rivera.

Directed by Jérémie Périn

Starring: Léa Drucker, Mathieu Amalric, Daniel Njo Lobé, Marie Bouvet, Sébastien Chassagne

Release date: May 3

Tarot (PG-13)

When a group of friends recklessly violates the sacred rule of Tarot readings, 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.

Directed by Spenser Cohen, Anna Halberg

Starring: Olwen Fouéré, Avantika, Jacob Batalon, Humberly González, Hariet Slater

Release date: May 3

Thabo and the Rhino Case (PG)

Thabo (11) wants to become a private detective. If only his home, the small African village, was not the most peaceful Savannah paradise. But things take a sudden turn when a rhino is murdered in the safari park for its horn.

Dicrected by Mara Eibl-Eibesfeldt

Starring: Litlhohonolofatso Litlhakayane, Ava Skuratowski, Kumkani Pilonti, Nissi Bodibe, Vutihari Sibisi

Release date: May 3

What new releases are you excited to see this weekend?

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