Cinema Releases 20 May 2016 – X-Men: Apocalyse

X-Men: Apocalyse & Nice Guys

Popcorn Cinema Show takes a look at the movie releases 20th May 2016 for the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand at the cinema, plus all the weeks film news.  This week sees the UK release of X-Men Apocalyse.

Film News

Carry On To Carry On?

Digital Spy report that the Carry On film series is to carry on with a new film named Carry On Doctors. Written by the writers of the sitcom Two Pints of Lager, Tim Dawson and Susan Nickson.

No news on the casting front as yet.

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Casablanca Actress Madeleine LeBeau Passes Away

Madeleine LeBeau, the last surviving star of the classic 1942 film Casablanca has died aged 92. She played the rejected lover of Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart)

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Cinema Releases May 20 2016

Neighbours 2: Sorority Rising (Comedy)

  • Released 20th May 2016 US (R) 92 Mins
  • Seth Rogen ; Zac Efron ; Rose Byrne ; Chole Grace Moretz

Sequel to the 2014 film, more crazy goings on…

The Angry Birds Movie (Animated Comedy)

  • Released 20th May 2016 US (PG) 97 Mins

Big screen outing of everyone’s favourite or most disliked game!

The Nice Guys (Comedy)

  • Released 20th May 2016 US (R) 116 Mins
  • Russell Crowe ; Ryan Gosling

A private eye (Ryan Gosling) has to work with enforcer Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) in order to solve a missing girl case.

X-Men Apocalyse (Action)

  • Released 20th May 2016 UK (12A) 144 Mins
  • James McAvoy ; Michael Fassbender ; Jennifer Lawrence ; Oscar Isaac

With the world’s first mutant threatening to cause an extinction level event the X-Men must unite to defeat the threat.

A Hologram For The King (Comedy)

  • Released 20th May 2016 UK (12A) 98 Mins
  • Tom Hanks ; Ben Whishaw ; Tom Skeritt

Failed businessman Alan Clay (Tom Hanks) goes to Saudi Arabia to sell a holographic teleconferencing system.

Sing Street (Comedy, Drama)

  • Released 20th May 2016 UK (12A) 106 Mins
  • Lucy Boynton ; Maria Doyle Kennedy ; Jack Reynor ; Kelly Thornton ; Ben Carolan ; Aidan Gillen

Set in 1980s Dublin, Connor is forced to change schools in doing so he meets a girl and in order to impress her starts a band.

Thomas  & Friends: The Great Race (Animated)

  • Released 21st May 2016 UK (U) 64 Mins

More adventures from everyone’s favourite tank engine

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Top 10 Box Office Films

US Box Office

1Captain America: Civil War$72,637,142
2The Jungle Book$17,115,708
3Money Monster (NEW)$14,788,157
4The Darkness (NEW)$4,950,859
5Mother’s Day$3,287,342
7The Huntsman: Winter’s War$2,629,825
9Barbershop: The Next Cut$1,668,455
10The Boss$1,197,715

UK Box Office

1Captain America: Civil War£2,789,985
2Angry Birds£2,138,507
3The Jungle Book£1,628,456
4Bad Neighbours 2£1,099,710
5Florence Foster Jenkins£461,784
6Our Kind of Traitor£358,180
7Everybody Wants Some!!£169,764
828 Days Later (Secret Cinema 2016)£158,989
9Eye in the Sky£153,959
10Green Room£144,517

Dr. Loomis’s Comment

There are the weeks new releases with X-Men Apocalyse bound to receive all the attention.