Upcoming Movies Releasing in Theatres in May 2023

List of most anticipated movies that are releasing in theatres near you in May 2023.

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Upcoming Movies Releasing in Theatres in May 2023: So far, 2023 has been the best year for moviegoers in the last four months, and May is no exception. Bollywood blockbusters like Pathaan, Kisi ka Bhai Kisi ki Jaan, and many others have shattered numerous box office records this year. In May 2023, theatres will witness the release of numerous highly anticipated and eagerly awaited movies. This month will showcase a diverse range of films from the English, Hindi, Marathi, and Telugu industries. Stay informed about the upcoming releases with this article.

Upcoming Movies Releasing in Cinema Halls in May 2023
   

Here is the list of upcoming movies that will be releasing in cinema halls in May 2023:

1) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is an upcoming Hollywood superhero movie based on the Marvel Comics superhero team Guardians of the Galaxy. The movie is produced and distributed under the banner of Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. This is the third instalment in the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise and serves as the sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Release Date: 5 May, 2023

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi   

Director: James Gunn

Star Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Pom Klementieff, Sean Gunn, Elizabeth Debicki, Will Poulter

2) Afwaah

Afwaah is an upcoming Bollywood thriller-drama movie under the banner of Benaras Media Works and T-Series Films. The movie follows the story of Rahab who is a top advertising professional and Nivi who is a political heiress. Witness how an `Afwaah` changes the fate of their lives and turns it upside down.




Releasing Date: 5 May, 2023

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Director: Sudhir Mishra

Star Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bhumi Pednekar, Sumeet Vyas, Sharib Hashmi, Sumit Kaul

3) Baloch

Baloch is an upcoming Marathi historical drama movie that stars Pravin Tarde in a lead role. It is made under the banner of Kagne Studios and Gulab Productions. The movie is set in 1761 and is a focuses on what happened after the third battle of Panipat where the Marathas were defeated by the invading army of Durrani Empire.




Release Date: 5 May, 2023

Genre: Drama, Historical

Director: Narendra Bhide

Star Cast: Pravin Tarde, Ashok Samarth, Smita Gondkar, Amol Kagne, Dhananjay Sardeshpande, Prasad Surve, Ramesh Pardeshi

4) Sari

Sari is an upcoming Marathi movie made under the banner of Reliance Entertainment that follows the story of a young introvert girl who falls for one of her classmates. This movie is a remake of Kannada movie Dia which was directed by KS Ashoka.

Release Date: 5 May, 2023

Genre: Drama, Romantic




Director: Suresh Nagpal

Star Cast: Ajinkya Raut, Ritika Shrotri, Pruthvee Ambaar, Mrinal Kulkarni, Sanjay Khapre, Pankaj Vishnu

5) Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre

Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre is a Hollywood’s spy-action-comedy movie directed by Guy Ritchie. The movie follows the story of a spy, Orson Fortune, who is on a mission to retrieve a stolen high-tech device before an arms dealer can sell it to the highest bidder. This movie is already being released in UK and USA.

Release Date: 5 May, 2023

Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller

Director Guy Ritchie

Star Cast: Jason Statham, Aubrey Plaza, Cary Elwes, Hugh Grant, Josh Hartnett, Bugzy Malone, Eddie Marsan, Peter Ferdinando, Lourdes Faberes, Max Beesley, Eugenia Kuzmina, Bestemsu Özdemir, Kaan Urgancıoğlu

6) Tendlya

Tendlya is an upcoming Marathi sports drama movie that follows the story of two die-hard Sachin Tendulkar fans. The first one is a 10-year old boy who aspires to play like him while the second one is a 22-year-old boy who struggles to follow the values set by his idol. The movie is made under the production house of Anand Pandit Motion Pictures.

Release Date: 5 May, 2023

Genre: Drama

Director: Sachin J Jadhav and Nachiket Waikar

Star Cast: Firoj Shaikh, Adwaita Jadhav, Mahendra Walunj, Vikram Patil, Sambhaji Tangade, Aman Kamble

7) Ramabanam

Ramabanam is an upcoming Telugu action drama romantic movie directed by Sriwass. The movie stars Gopichand, Nassar, Dimple Hayathi, Jagapathi Babu, and Sachin Khedekar in the main lead. The movie is under the banner of People Media Factory banner.

Release Date: 5 May, 2023

Genre: Action, Drama

Director: Sriwass

Star Cast: Tottempudi Gopichand, Dimple Hayathi, Jagapati Babu, Khushbu

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8) Ugram

Ugram is an upcoming Telugu movie starring Allari Naresh and Mirnaa in the lead roles. The movie follows the story of Deepak who is an honest and kind man that fulfils family needs by running a family-owned film theatre. But, there is a turn of events when a series of unexplained murders take place at the theatre. The movie is said to be an intense action thriller.

Release Date: 5 May, 2023

Genre: Action, Drama

Director: Vijay Kanakamedala

Star Cast: Allari Naresh, Mirnaa, Indraja, Sharath Lohithaswa, Shatru, Srinivas Sai, Manikanta Varanasi, Naga Mahesh, Ramesh Reddy

9) Chatrapathi

Chatrapathi is an upcoming Bollywood action drama movie that is directed by V. V. Vinayak and produced by Jayantilal Gada under the banner of Pen India Limited. As per reports this is an official remake of S. S. Rajamouli’s 2005 Telugu movie of same name starring Prabhas. The story follows Shivaji who along with his family are uprooted from their community in Sri Lanka.   

Release Date: 12 May, 2023   

Genre: Action, Drama   

Director V. V. Vinayak

Star Cast: Sai Srinivas Bellamkonda, Nushrratt Bharuccha, Swapnil Joshi, Sahil Vaid, Auroshikha Dey, Swapnil kiiran Kotriwar, Rajendra Gupta, Karan Singh Chhabra, Vedika Nawani

10) IB 71

IB71 is an upcoming patriotic spy thriller Bollywood movie made under the banner of T-Series films. This movie will unfold an untold story based on true events where IB agent Dev Jammwal is on a top secret mission to save the nation.




Release Date: 12 May, 2023

Genre: Thriller   

Director Sankalp Reddy, Lee Whittaker

Star Cast: Vidyut Jammwal, Dalip Tahil, Niharica Raizada, Vishal Jethwa, Mir Sarwar, Sahidur Rahaman, Danny Sura, Ashwath Bhatt, Prathamesh V. Jadhav, Hobby Dhaliwal, Suvrat Joshi   

11) Jogira Sara Ra Ra

Jogira Sara Ra Ra is an upcoming Bollywood romantic comedy movie made under the banner of Touchwood Multimedia Creations. The movie is written by Ghalib Asad Bhopali and directed by Kushan Nandy and jointly produced by Kiran Shroff and Naeem Siddiqui.

Release Date: 12 May, 2023   

Genre: Comedy, Romance   

Director: Kushan Nandy

Star Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Neha Sharma, Sanjay Mishra, Mahaakshay Chakraborty   




12) Music School

Music School is an upcoming Indian musical movie made in Telugu and Hindi languages which is written and directed by Papa Rao Biyyala. This movie stars Shriya Saran, Prakash Raj, Sharman Joshi, Ozu Barua and Gracy Goswami in lead roles.

Release Date: 12 May, 2023

Genre: Musical   

Director Paparao Biyyala

Star Cast: Shriya Saran, Prakash Raj, Sharman Joshi, Brahmanandam, Suhasini Mulay, Mona Ambegaonkar, Shaan, Bugs Bhargava Krishna, Benjamin Gilani, Siddhiksha, Gracy Goswami, Thanmai Bolt, Vinay Varma, Leela Samson, Vivaan Jain Munoth, Olivia Charan, Kushi Soni

13) Beau Is Afraid

Beau Is Afraid is an upcoming Hollywood comedy drama and mystery movie directed by Ari Aster. The movie follows the story of a paranoid man who embarks on an epic odyssey to get home to his mother.

Release Date: 12 May, 2023

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery

Director: Ari Aster

Star Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Armen Nahapetian, Patti LuPone, Zoe Lister-Jones, Nathan Lane, Amy Ryan, Kylie Rogers, Parker Posey, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Denis Ménochet, Hayley Squires, Michael Gandolfini, Richard Kind

14) Custody

Custody is an upcoming Indian action-thriller movie directed by Venkat Prabhu and produced by Srinivasaa Chitturi under the banner of Srinivasaa Silver Screen. It was dubbed simultaneously in Tamil and Telugu languages.

Release Date: 12 May, 2023

Genre: Drama

Director: Venkat Prabhu

Star Cast: Naga Chaitanya Akkineni, Krithi Shetty, Arvind Swami, Priyamani, R. Sarathkumar, Vennela Kishore, Sampath Raj, Premgi Amaren, Ramki, Premi Vishwanath

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15) Hanuman

Hanuman is an upcoming superhero adventure movie inspired by Hindu mythology and set in the modern times wherein the limitless powers of Lord Hanuman can be accessed with the help of a gem. The movie is written & directed by Prasanth Varma.

Release Date: 12 May, 2023   

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy   

Director: Prasanth Varma

Star Cast: Teja Sajja, Amritha Aiyer, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, Vinay Rai




16) Book Club: The Next Chapter

Book Club: The Next Chapter is an upcoming Hollywood comedy drama movie based on the life of four best friends who take their book club to Italy for the fun girls trip they never had in their life. However things doesn’t go as planned and their vacation turns out to be a once in a lifetime adventure.

Release Date: 12 May, 2023   

Genre: Comedy, Romance   

Director: Bill Holderman




Star Cast: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Andy Garcia, Don Johnson, Craig T. Nelson, Mezi Atwood   

17) Love Again

Love Again is Priyanka Chopra Jonas upcoming Holyywood romantic movie that follows a young woman who tries to ease the pain of her fiance`s death by sending romantic texts to his old cell phone number, and builds a connection with the man to whom the number has been reassigned to.

Star Cast: Priyanka Chopra, Sam Heughan, Celine Dion, Russell Tovey, Steve Oram, Omid Djalili, Sofia Barclay, Lydia West, Arinzé Kene, Celia Imrie

Release Date: 12 May, 2023

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance   

Director: James Strouse

18) To Catch A Killer

To Catch A Killer is an upcoming Hollywood movie that follows a murder mystery case which is given to a talented but troubled cop by the FBI to help track down a murderer.

Release: 12 May, 2023

Genre: Drama, Mystery

Director: Damian Szifron

Star Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ben Mendelsohn, Ralph Ineson

19) Aazam

Azam is an upcoming Bollywood crime thriller movie made under the banner of BMX motion picture. Aazam is a crime thriller. The story of Aazam revolves around the underworld gang who controls the syndicate in the city. Aazam is all about the conspiracy, betrayal and deceit.

Release Date: 19 May, 2023   

Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller   

Director: Shravan Tiwari

Star Cast: Jimmy Sheirgill, Abhimanyu Singh, Indraneil Sengupta, Vivek Ghamande, Raza Murad, Sayaji Shinde, Ali Khan, Anang Desai, Mushtaq Khan, Sanjeev Tyagi, Alok Pandey   

20) Ittar

Ittar is an upcoming romantic melodrama movie written and directed by National Award Winner Veena Bakshi. The movie is made under the banner of Triforce Cinemas and Entertainment. Ittar story tells the odd love tale between elderly strangers, just like a romance drama. Both were comfortable discussing and spending the rest of their lives together, and how they handled their relationship took the remaining things into consideration.

Release Date: 19 May, 2023

Genre: Drama, Romance




Director: Veena Bakshi

Star Cast: Rituparna Sengupta, Deepak Tijori, Sanyogita Bhave, N.K. Pant, Jawed Rehman, Mahati Ramesh, Eklavya Sood, Devishi Madaan   

21) 8 A.M. Metro

8 A.M. Metro is an upcoming Bollywood movie starring Gulshan Devaiah and Saiyami Kher in lead roles. This movie is written and directed by Raj R. The plot of this movie revolves around two strangers who inadvertently bump into each other in the metro and strike up an unlikely friendship, and in the process find themselves and start loving each other.

Release Date: 19 May, 2023

Genre: Drama

Director: Raj R

Star Cast: Gulshan Devaiah, Saiyami Kher

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22) Phakaat

Phakaat is an upcoming Marathi comedy drama that is set to release in the month of May 2023. The plot revolves around two unemployed, alcohol-addicted friends who stumble upon confidential information about the Indian Army’s plan to attack Pakistan. They decide to sell it for a fortune, but things go awry when they meet a militant who wants the information without giving a single peny.

Release Date: 19 May, 2023

Genre: Drama




Director: Shreyash Jadhav

Star Cast: Suyog Gorhe, Hemant Dhome, Avinash Narkar, Anuja Sathe, Rasika Sunil, Kabir Duhan Singh, Nitish Chavan, Kiran Gaikwad

23) Chhipkali

Chhipkali is an upcoming Hindi-language movie that questions our limited understanding of the world, our misconceptions about life, derived only from what we directly witness. This movie directed by Koushik Kar highlights our incapability to look beyond the stereotyped realism.

Release Date: 26 May, 2023

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Director: Koushik Kar

Star Cast: Yashpal Sharma, Yogesh Bhardwaj, Tannistha Biswas

24) About My Father

About My Father is an upcoming Hollywood comedy movie whose screenplay is given by Sebastian Maniscalco and Austen Earl. The movie starts when Sebastian informs his traditional Italian immigrant father Salvo about his plan to propose to his American girlfriend, and Salvo insists on joining them for a weekend with her parents. The movie highlights the clash between two cultures.

Release Date: 26 May, 2023

Genre: Comedy

Star Cast: Robert De Niro, Sebastian Maniscalco, Kim Cattrall, Leslie Bibb, Anders Holm

Director: Laura Terruso

25) Aliens 2042

Aliens 2042 is an upcoming Hindi-Telugu movie that is set in 2042 where the Earth has been invaded by aliens, who want to steal water. To defeat aliens all the countries of the world have combined their militaries except China. What will happen next? To find out you have to wait a bit more.

Releasing Date: 26 May, 2023

Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Director: Huang Zhaosheng

Star Cast: Zhang Zhi Lu, Ren Tian Ye, Choenyi Tsering

26) Fast X

Fast X is an upcoming Hollywood action adventure movie made under the banner of Universal Pictures. This is the sequel to F9 movie that was released back in 2021, and serves as the tenth installment in the Fast & Furious saga. The movie is linked with Fast 5 whoch was released back in 2011.




Release Date: 19 May, 2023   

Genre: Action   

Director: Louis Leterrier

Star Cast: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, Charlize Theron, Michael Rooker, Jason Momoa, Daniela Melchior, Brie Larson   

27) Coat

Coat is an upcoming Bollywood drama movie that follows the story of pig farmers Madho and his father who belongs to a low caste and are not respected by the other villagers. One day they see a foreigner being respected and admired because of his expensive coat. The movie is all about how Madho tries to get a coat that he cannot afford to buy.

Star Cast: Sanjay Mishra, Vivaan Shah, Pooja Pandey, Sonal Jha, Harshita Pandey, Gagan Gupta, Badal Rajput   




Release Date: 26 May 2023   

Genre: Drama, Kids & Family   

Director: Akshay Ditti

28) The Little Mermaid   

The Little Mermaid is an upcoming Hollywood musical fantasy movie made under the banner of Walt Disney Pictures and Marc Platt Productions. This movie is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated film with the same name that was release in the year 1989. The story of movie revolves around Ariel, the youngest daughter of the kingdom Atlantica’s ruler King Triton, who is fascinated with the human world and wants to live above the water.

Release Date: 26 May 2023   

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy

Director: Rob Marshall

Star Cast: Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, Melissa McCarthy, Javier Bardem, Jude Akuwudike, Lorena Andrea, Kajsa Mohammar, Simone Ashley




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