10 Must-See Movies Coming to Worcester Theaters in May

by | May 1, 2019 | Entertainment, Film

WORCESTER – Well, we made it. 

Avengers: Endgame — the climactic finish to the third phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe – has finally come and it’s breaking all the box office records as we anticipated it would. 

Now that that’s over, we can focus on what’s coming in May. 

In our newest monthly feature, ThisWeekinWorcester.com will list the best films to look forward to that are coming each month to theaters in the Worcester area — namely, Showcase Cinemas North in WorcesterBlackstone Valley: Cinema de Lux in Millbury, and Regal Cinemas at the Solomon Pond Mall in Marlborough.

In May, their are several early-summer blockbusters to look forward to: the live action films Aladdin and Pokemon: Detective Pikachu, a pair of comedies in The Hustle and Long Shot, and a return of our favorite giant reptile in Godzilla: King of Monsters.

Here are 10 films to look forward to in May:

May 3

Long Shot

From IMDB.com: “When Fred Flarsky reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world, Charlotte Field, he charms her. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.”


Ugly Dolls

From IMDB.com: “An animated adventure in which the free-spirited UglyDolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with a desire to be loved, and ultimately discover who you truly are is what matters most.”


May 10

The Hustle

From IMDB.com: “Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star as female scam artists, one low rent and the other high class, who team up to take down the dirty rotten men who have wronged them.”


Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

From IMDB.com: “In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.”

May 17

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

From IMDB.com: “Super-assassin John Wick is on the run after killing a member of the international assassin’s guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head – he is the target of hit men and women everywhere.”


A Dog’s Journey

From IMDB.com: “A dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets.”


May 24


From IMDB.com: “A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.”

May 31


From IMDB.com: “A lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn’t get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host.”



From IMDB.com: “A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.”


Godzilla: King of the Monsters

From IMDB.com: “The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.”

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Patrick Sargent is the founder and lead reporter for ThisWeekinWorcester.com. He was born and raised on Grafton Hill and is a graduate of Holy Name high school and Worcester State University. Previous to starting TWIW, he worked as a contributing reporter for the Worcester Sun. Before that, over the course of several years, he had stints with GoLocalWorcester, Worcester Magazine, the Leominster Champion and Fitchburg Pride. He can be contacted at [email protected]