Cinema Releases May 19 2017 – Snatched

Heading to the cinema this weekend? We will take you through the weeks new releases. Theses are the cinema releases for May 19 2017 covering the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand.

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

Cinema Releases

Snatched (Comedy)

Released 19th May 2017 UK (15) 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.

Colossal (Drama)

Released 19th May 2017 UK (15) 109 Mins

Starring Anne Hathaway; Jason Sudeikis; Dan Stevens; Austin Stowell; Tim Blake Nelson

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (Adventure)

Released 19th May 2017 UK (12A) 126 Mins

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

Alien: Covenant (Sci-fi)

Released 19th May 2017 US (R) 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.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Comedy)

Released 19th May 2017 US (PG) 106 Mins

Starring Jason Drucker; Owen Asztalos; Charlie Wright; Alicia Silverstone; Tom Everett Scott

Everything, Everything (Drama)

Released 19th May 2017 US (PG-13) 96 Mins

Starring Amandla Stenberg; Nick Robinson

Movie Releases Down Under

John Wick: Chapter 2

Released AU/NZ 18th May2017 122 Mins (Action, Thriller)

Don’t Tell

Released AU 27th April 2017 110 Mins (Drama)

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Released AU/NZ 18th May2017 126 Mins (Action, Adventure)


Released NZ 18th May 2017 91 Mins (Comedy)

Viceroy’s House

Released AU 18th May 2017 106 Mins (Drama)

The Sense of an Ending

Released NZ 18th May 2017 108 Mins (Drama)

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.


1(1)Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2Walt Disney$65,263,492
2NewSnatched20th Century Fox$19,542,248
3NewKing Arthur: Legend of the SwordWarner Bros$15,371,270
4(2)The Fate of the FuriousUniversal$5,400,845
5(5)Beauty and the BeastWalt Disney$4,809,170
6(3)The Boss Baby20th Century Fox$4,496,614
7(4)How to Be a Latin LoverLionsgate$3,858,898
8NewLowridersBH Tilt$2,403,885
9(6)The CircleSTX Entertainment$1,780,689
10(7)Baahubali 2: The ConclusionGreat India Films$1,590,630


1NewAlien: Covenant20th Century Fox£5,178,531
2(1)Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2Disney£3,276,958
3(4)The Boss Baby20th Century Fox£581,209
4(3)Fast & Furious 8Universal£503,026
5(2)A Dog's PurposeeOne Films£490,942
6NewDer Rosenkavalier - Met Opera 2017Met Opera£313,653
7(5)Beauty and the BeastDisney£306,600
8NewMiss SloaneeOne Films£190,295
9NewSleeplesseOne Films£158,910
10(7)Their FinestLionsgate£133,646

Comment by Dr. Loomis – Cinema Releases May 19 2017

Quite a few new releases this week but nothing that really grabs me on the UK side of things. Maybe I’ll take a look at King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.