15 Movies and Series releasing in Theatres and OTT in May 2022


What May 2022 hold in the future for movies and series? You must be excited to know what new visual drama, thriller, or comedy awaits you this month. Here we have handpicked the best movies and series arriving in theatres and OTT in May 2022.

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Here are 15 upcoming movies and series in Theatres and OTT in May 2022:

1- Mere Desh ki Dharti

In this movie, Mirzapur fame, Divyenndu Sharma stars as an engineer who suffers many setbacks and decides to go to a rural area with his friend. The two then bring revolution in the farming sector in the village. The film is scheduled to release on 6th May 2022 in theatres.

2- Thar

Thar stars Harshvardhan Kapoor and Anil Kapoor in prominent roles. The film is a countryside thriller based on the premise of western movies. Thar’s plot revolves around a man who moves to a big town to land a job and ultimately avenge his past. The film will release on Netflix on 6th May 2022.

3- Dr Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

The adventure of our favourite doctor from the Marvel cinematic universe is going to hit the theatres on 6th May 2022. It has already created a lot of buzzes and is one of the most anticipated films of the year. Dr Strange will cast a forbidden spell in the film that opens up the portal to the multiverse in this film.

4- Jayeshbhai Jordaar

Jayeshbhai Jordaar stars Ranveer Singh in the titular role as the son of a sarpanch in Gujarat. The comedy movie will follow Jayeshbhai in his attempt to empower women and champion their causes. The film will arrive in cinemas on 13th May 2022.

5- Dhaakad

Kangana Ranaut returns to the big screen with Dhaakad on 20 May 2022. Ranaut portrays Avni, an international spy tasked with eliminating a ruthless human trafficker who has escaped law enforcement for over ten years.

6- Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2

Kartik Aryan, Kiara Advani and Tabu play prominent roles in this film, scheduled to release in theatres on 20 May 2022. Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is a horror-comedy set in an old haveli like its prequel. Rajpal Yadav and Paresh Rawal make their return to the film from the first part.

7- Mrs Chatterjee vs Norway

Rani Mukerji stars in the movie based on actual events. The film is dubbed the untold story of a mother who fought against an entire country for her kid. It will release theatrically on 20 May 2022.

8- Good Omens

Good Omens is web series that will arrive on Amazon Prime Video on 31st May 2022. The series is based on a book and follows an angel and a demon cooperating to fight off the apocalypse.

9- Escaype Live

The Disney+ Hotstar original web series follows the story of six different people as they struggle to attain fame and money. Escaype Live is said to include a horrific turn of events for the characters, making it a mind-blowing thriller drama. It will arrive on Hotstar on 22 May 2022.

10- Home Shanti

Home Shanti is a  Disney+ Hotstar exclusive series that will release on the OTT platform on 6th May 2022. The series will follow the Joshi family as they attempt to make the home of their dreams come true.

11- The Takedown

The Takedown is a buddy cop comedy that focuses on two completely opposite detectives partnered together for a drug case. However, soon the investigation turns into much more they have thought. It will arrive on Netflix on 6th May 2022.

12- Senior Year

Senior Year is an exciting comedy that stars Rebel Wilson as a female in her late thirties who wakes up after twenty years in a coma. She decides to come back to the high school to complete her education. Netflix will stream the series from 13th May 2022.

13- Stranger Things S4

The fan favourite sci-fi horror thriller will arrive with its first part of the last season on Netflix on 27th May 2022. The series will further deepen the mysteries and secrets to ultimately uncover it all in the second part of the 4th season.

14- Antitrust

Antitrust is a thriller that stars Tim Robbins and Ryan Philippe in the primary roles. The movie follows a young techie who secures a job at a multi-million dollar company run by his idol. However, he soon learns some hideous truths. It will arrive on Amazon Prime Video on 31st May 2022.

15- Sneakerella

Sneakerella is a musical drama that reimagines the story of Cinderella in a different setting. The film stars Lexi Underwood and Chosen Jacobs in prominent roles. It will release on 13 May 2022 on Disney+ Hotstar.


Read also: Movies and Shows to watch on Netflix in May 2022

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