Time for action! May presents eleven new action and thriller movies and you'll definitely going to find at least one, which would satisfy your eagerness for adrenaline overdose. Because May comes with the sequels of such favourite movies as Pirates of The Caribbean or Guardians of the Galaxy. It even brings Baywatch to the big screens and once again reminds of a glorious history of the King Arthur. So, one, two, three, go!
THE SHADOW EFFECT
Director: Obin Olson, Amariah Olson
Written by: Chad Law, Evan Law, George Abbott Clark, Tony Feole
Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Cam Gigandet, Michael Biehn, Brit Shaw, Mark Ashworth, William Mark McCullough, Michael Aaron Milligan
Plot Synopsis: Jonathan Meyers stars as a scientist researching the phenomenon of the waking dream. When a young subject (Cam Gigandet)'s violent dreams merge with reality and begin to mirror political assassinations, only the doctor (Jonathan Meyers) can help him thwart a sinister government program
ENTER THE WARRIORS GATE
Director: Matthias Hoene
Written by: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Karmen
Starring: Dave Bautista, Dakota Daulby, Sienna Guillory, Ron Smoorenburg, Uriah Shelton, Ni Ni, Francis Ng, Henry Mah, Mark Chao, Svitlana Zavialova, Byron Gibson, Joel Adrian, David Torok
Plot Synopsis: Epic fantasy-adventure meets martial arts action in this thrilling film written by Luc Besson & Robert Mark Kamen. After a mysterious chest opens a gateway through time, teen gamer Jack (Uriah Shelton) is transported to an ancient empire terrorized by a cruel barbarian king (former WWE superstar Dave Bautista). Jack will need all of his gaming skills as he battles to defeat the barbarian, protect a beautiful princess, and somehow find his way back home.
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL.2
Director: James Gunn
Written by: James Gunn
Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista
Plot Synopsis: Set to the backdrop of 'Awesome Mixtape 2,' Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team's adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes' aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.
Director: Chris Nahon
Written by: Bey Logan
Starring: Amy Johnston, Jenny Wu, Muriel Hoffmann, Kathy Wu
Plot Synopsis: Jane (Amy Johnston) is a beautiful but troubled American girl backpacking her way through Hong Kong. When she successfully fends off three thugs trying to rob her, it draws the attention of Shu (Muriel Hofmann), a Wudang champion, who is impressed by her raw street fighting abilities. Shu recruits Jane and trains her to fight in the vicious, all-female, underground martial arts tournament known as ‘The Kumite'. After months of rigorous preparation, Jane is ready to face off against the deadliest female fighters in the world, including Ling, the apprentice of Shu's nemesis, Wai (Kathy Wu), a Shaolin master. Other nefarious forces also lie in the shadows, taking Jane on a journey through the gritty underworld of Hong Kong as she fights to be named the best female fighter in the world.
Director: Michael Apted
Written by: Peter Obrien
Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Douglas, Orlando Bloom, John Malkovich, Toni Collette
Plot Synopsis: Alice Racine (Noomi Rapace) lives a quiet life in London. Once the best interrogator in the CIA, Alice failed to unlock a prisoner in time to save the lives of several people, prompting her to leave the field and become a caseworker. When the CIA apprehends a suspect who is believed to have direct knowledge of an imminent terrorist attack, Alice is called in unexpectedly. She is successful in ‘unlocking' the suspect but before she can fully pass it off to her superiors, she gets a call from her old colleague at Langley. Quickly realizing she has been set-up, she narrowly escapes, and finds herself on the run. Knowing the CIA has been compromised, Alice must turn to the few she can trust as she searches for those responsible and tries to prevent a deadly biological attack on the city.
KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD
Director: Guy Ritchie
Written by: Joby Harold
Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen, Jude Law, Eric Bana
Plot Synopsis: Acclaimed filmmaker Guy Ritchie brings his dynamic style to the epic fantasy action adventure King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. Starring Charlie Hunnam in the title role, the film is an iconoclastic take on the classic Excalibur myth, tracing Arthur’s journey from the streets to the throne. When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern (Jude Law), Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy…whether he likes it or not.
Director: Doug Liman
Written by: Dwain Worrell
Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena
Plot Synopsis: A deadly psychological thriller that follows two soldiers pinned down by an Iraqi sniper, with nothing but a crumbling wall between them. Their fight becomes as much a battle of will and wits as it is of lethally accurate marksmanship.
Director: Brian Goodman
Written by: Marc Frydman, Justin Stanley
Starring: Piper Perabo, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Antonio Banderas, Abel Ferrara, Nicholas Aaron, Vincent Riotta, Nathalie Rapti Gomez, Katie McGovern, Randall Paul, Gioia Libardoni, Timothy Martin, Cristina Moglia, Cherish Gaines, Tracy Green
Plot Synopsis: Outside a mountain town grappling with a series of abductions and murders, Paul (Antonio Banderas), a reclusive writer, struggles to start what he hopes will be a career-saving screenplay. After a tense encounter at a diner with a drifter named Jack (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), Paul offers Jack a place to stay - and soon the edgy, demanding Jack muscles his way into Paul's work. As a storm cuts off power to the isolated cabin, the two men begin a jagged game of one-upmanship that will bring at least one tale to an end.
Director: Jason Bourque
Written by: Jason Bourque, Ian Birkett, Paul A. Birkett, Roger Patterson
Starring: Sean Bean, Mary McCormack, Joel David Moore, Sharon Taylor, Patrick Sabongui, Kirby Morrow, Kevin Ogrady, Corina Akeson, Bradley Stryker, John Emmet Tracy, Maxwell Haynes, Cary Alexander, Becky Hachey, Peter Dwerryhouse, Elissa Ciullo
Plot Synopsis: Drone pilot and family man Neil (Sean Bean) has spent his career conducting deadly, covert missions overseas all from the comfort of his suburban hometown. When an enigmatic, Pakistani businessmen (Patrick Sabongui) shows up at his home seeking revenge, Neil must confront the consequences of his actions.
PIRATES PF THE CARIBBEAN 5: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES
Director: Joachim Ronning, Espen Sandberg
Starring: Johnny Depp, Kaya Scodelario, Orlando Bloom, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, Geoffrey Rush, David Wenham, Golshifteh Farahani, Stephen Graham, Kevin McNally, Martin Klebba
Release Date: Fri 26, May 2017
Plot Synopsis: Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar (Javier Bardem), escape from the Devil’ s Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea… including him. Captain Jack’ s only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas.
Director: Seth Gordon
Written by: Robert Ben Garant, Justin Malen, Damian Shannon, Mark Swift
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Priyanka Chopra, Jon Bass, Ilfenesh Hadera
Plot Synopsis: The film follows devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson) as he butts heads with a brash new recruit (Zac Efron). Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.