New Movies Out Now in Theaters: What to See This Week

It’s not always easy to find out which movies hit theaters each week, especially after the Hollywood strikes led to many release date changes. With the WGA and actors strikes resolved and summer blockbusters starting to roll in, May is filled with both big budget flicks and new indie releases.

Premiering May 17 is John Kransinski’s “IF,” which follows a young girl who can see the abandoned imaginary friends of adults starring Cailey Fleming, Ryan Reynolds, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt. Also hitting theaters is the Amy Winehouse biopic “Back to Black,” which chronicles the life of Winehouse and the creation of her best-selling album starring Marisa Abela, Eddie Marsan, Jack O’Connell and Lesley Manville. Two films getting limited releases this week are “Babes,” a comedy following a woman who gets unexpectedly pregnant after a one-night stand, and “Taking Venice,” a documentary about the turbulent times at the Venice Biennale art exhibit during the Cold War. Keep an eye out for “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga” starring Anya Taylor-Joy and “The Garfield Movie” which both release next week.

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Check back each week to find the latest releases in theaters, from major wide releases to niche independent titles.

Wednesday, May 15

“Return to Reason: Four Films by Man Ray”
Janus Films (Limited)

Friday, May 17

Paramount Pictures (Wide)

“Back to Black”
Focus Features (Wide)

“The Strangers: Chapter 1″
Lionsgate Films (Wide)

Neon (Limited)

“Taking Venice”
Kino Lorber (Limited)

“The American”
Vertical Entertainment (Limited)

“The Blue Angels”
IMAX (Limited)

Film Movement (Limited)

“Faceless After Dark”
Dark Sky Films (Limited)

“Fresh Kills”
Quiver Distribution (Limited)

“In Our Day”
Cinema Guild (Limited)

“Laugh Proud” (Limited)

“You Can’t Run Forever”
Lionsgate Films (Limited)

Sunday, May 19

“Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
Fathom Events (Limited)

“North by Northwest
Fathom Events (Limited)

Monday, May 20

“Castle in the Sky”
Fathom Events (Limited)

Fathom Events (Limited)

“Spider-Man: Homecoming”
Sony (Limited)

Tuesday, May 21

“The Beach Boys”
Dinsy (Limited)

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