Cinema Releases May 12 2017 – Alien: Covenant

Heading to the cinema this weekend? We will take you through the weeks new releases here are the cinema releases May 12 2017 for the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand.

This week sees the release of in the highly anticipated sci-fi film Alien: Covenant in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Whilst in the US King Arthur: Legend of the Sword releases.

Cinema Releases

Alien: Covenant (Sci-fi)

Released 12th May 2017 UK (15) 122 Mins

Starring Michael Fassbender; Katherine Waterston; James Franco

The colony ship Covenant is heading for a remote world on the far side of the galaxy when the crew discover what appears to be an uncharted paradise. However it is anything but and is actually a dark and incredibly dangerous world.

Miss Sloane (Drama)

Released 12th May 2017 UK (15) 132 Mins

Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw; Jessica Chastain; Mark Strong; Michael Stuhlbarg; John Lithgow; Alison Pill

The Last Face (Drama)

Released 12th May 2017 UK (15) 130 Mins

Starring Javier Bardem; Charlize Theron; Jared Harris; Jean Reno; Adele Exarchopoulos

Charlize Theron plays a A director of an international aid agency in Africa. She encounters a relief aid doctor during a political revolution, they are faced with some pretty tough choices.

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (Adventure)

Released 12th May 2017 US (PG-13) 126 Mins

Starring Charlie Hunnam; Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey; Djimon Hounsou; Aidan Gillen; Jude Law; Eric Bana

Snatched (Comedy)

Released 12th May 2017 US (PG-13) 91 Mins

Starring Amy Schumer; Goldie Hawn; Joan Cusack; Ike Barinholtz; Wanda Sykes; Christopher Meloni

Linda Middleton (Goldie Hawn) and her daughter Emily (Amy Schumer) find themselves on an unexpected journey.

Top 10 Box Office Films

What movies/films have we all been watching over the last week, time to find out as we take a look at the Top 10 Box Office Films in both the US and UK.


1NewGuardians of the Galaxy Vol 2Walt Disney$146,510,104
2(1)The Fate of the FuriousUniversal$8,577,175
3(4)The Boss Baby20th Century Fox$5,976,818
4(2)How to Be a Latin LoverLionsgate$5,144,904
5(6)Beauty and the BeastWalt Disney$5,087,749
6(5)The CircleSTX Entertainment$3,959,045
7(3)Baahubali 2: The ConclusionGreat India Films$3,394,061
8(9)GiftedFox Searchlight$2,024,001
9(8)Smurfs: The Lost VillageSony Pictures$1,838,424
10(7)Going in StyleWarner Bros$1,835,383


1(1)Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2Disney£6,097,082
2NewA Dog's PurposeeOne Films£1,300,097
3(2)Fast & Furious 8Universal£817,596
4(3)The Boss Baby20th Century Fox£663,776
5(4)Beauty and the BeastDisney£418,813
6NewSleeplesseOne Films£369,004
7(5)Their FinestLionsgate£325,717
10(9)Baahubali: The ConclusionDCPi£183,913

Comment by Dr. Loomis – Cinema Releases May 12 2017

Only one film that interests me this week and it is off course the sci-fi film Alien: Covenant.