Movie News: In Theaters This Week – May 31, 2024

From the historical, to the thrilling, to pure entertainment, there’s a little bit of something to satisfy many of the reasons you may choose to go to the movie theater this weekend. New this week is a different perspective of the 1992 L.A. riots, a drama about a road trip between two co-parents and their autistic son, a anime film about a high school volleyball team as they make their way through a tournament, and much more!

1992 (R)

A shopkeeper must save his son from an angry mob during the 1992 L.A. uprising after the Rodney King verdict.

Directed by Oleg Taktarov

Starring: Ray Liotta, Scott Eastwood, Tyrese Gibson, Dylan Arnold, Ariel Vromen

Release date: May 31

Ezra (R)

Comedian Max co-parents autistic son Ezra with ex-wife Jenna. Faced with crucial decisions about Ezra’s future, Max and Ezra go on a life-changing cross-country road trip.

Directed by Tony Goldwyn

Starring: Tony Goldwyn, Robert De Niro, Vera Farmiga, Rose Byrne, Whoopi Goldberg

Release date: May 31

The Dead Don’t Hurt (R)

Two pioneers fight for their lives and their love on the American frontier during the Civil War.

Directed by Viggo Mortensen

Starring: Vicky Krieps, Viggo Mortensen, Solly McLeod, Garret Dillahunt, Danny Huston

Release date: May 31

Haikyuu!! The Dumpster Battle (PG-13)

Despite a strong field, the Karasuno High volleyball team advances past the preliminary round of the Harutaka tournament in Miyagi prefecture to reach the third round.

Directed by Susumu Mitsunaka

Starring: Ayumu Murase, Kaito Ishikawa, Yûki Kaji, Yûichi Nakamura, Hisao Egawa

Release date: May 31

Hidden Master: The Legacy of George Platt Lynes

An intimate look at a pioneering, openly gay artist, who took radically explicit photographs of the male nude.

Directed by Sam Shahid

Starring: Vince Aletti, Don Bachardy, Vincent Cianni, John Connelly, James Crump

Release date: May 31

In A Violent Nature

When a locket is removed from a collapsed fire tower in the woods that entombs the rotting corpse of Johnny, a vengeful spirit spurred on by a horrific 60-year old crime, his body is resurrected and becomes hellbent on retrieving it.

Directed by Chris Nash

Starring: Ry Barrett, Andrea Pavlovic, Cameron Love, Reece Presley, Liam Leone

Release date: May 31

Robot Dreams

The adventures and misfortunes of Dog and Robot in New York City during the 1980s.

Directed by Pablo Berger

Starring: Ivan Labanda, Albert Trifol Segarra, Rafa Calvo, José García Tos, José Luis Mediavilla

Release date: May 31

Summer Camp (PG-13)

Follows Nora, Ginny, and Mary, three childhood best friends who used to spend every summer at a sleep away camp together. After years, when the opportunity to get back together for a summer camp reunion presents itself, they all seize it.

Directed by Castille Landon

Starring: Kathy Bates, Diane Keaton, Betsy Sodaro, Beverly D’Angelo, Eugene Levy

Release date: May 31

What new movies are you interested in seeing in theaters this weekend?

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