Movie Releases For Week May 20 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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Movie Releases

us-flag-1Neighbours 2: Sorority Rising (Comedy)

Released 20th May 2016 US (R) 92 Mins

Starring Seth Rogen ; Zac Efron ; Rose Byrne ; Chole Grace Moretz

Sequel to the 2014 film, more crazy goings on…


us-flag-1The Angry Birds Movie (Animated Comedy)

Released 20th May 2016 US (PG) 97 Mins

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


us-flag-1The Nice Guys (Comedy)

Released 20th May 2016 US (R) 116 Mins

Starring 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.


UK-flag1X-Men Apocalyse (Action)

Released 20th May 2016 UK (12A) 144 Mins

Starring 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.


UK-flag1A Hologram For The King (Comedy)

Released 20th May 2016 UK (12A) 98 Mins

Starring Tom Hanks ; Ben Whishaw ; Tom Skeritt

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


UK-flag1Sing Street (Comedy, Drama)

Released 20th May 2016 UK (12A) 106 Mins

Starring 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.


UK-flag1Thomas  & 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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Movies Releases Down Under


Released AU 19th  May 2016 113 Mins (Action)


X-Men Apocalyse

Released AU/NZ 19 May 2016 144 Mins (Action)


The Meddler

Released AU 19th May 2016 103 Mins (Comedy, Drama)


Where To Invade Next

Released NZ 19th May 2016 120 Mins (Documentary)


Top 10 Box Office Films

US Box Office

  1. Captain America: Civil War                                 $72,637,142

  2. The Jungle Book                                                      $17,115,708

  3. Money Monster (NEW)                                         $14,788,157

  4. The Darkness (NEW)                                               $4,950,859

  5. Mother’s Day                                                             $3,287,342

  6. Zootopia                                                                     $2,825,734

  7. The Huntsman: Winter’s War                            $2,629,825

  8. Keanu                                                                          $1,924,383

  9. Barbershop: The Next Cut                                  $1,668,455

  10. The Boss                                                                    $1,197,715

UK Box Office

  1. Captain America: Civil War                               £2,789,985

  2. Angry Birds                                                            £2,138,507

  3. The Jungle Book                                                    £1,628,456

  4. Bad Neighbours 2                                                 £1,099,710

  5. Florence Foster Jenkins                                      £461,784

  6. Our Kind of Traitor                                               £358,180

  7. Everybody Wants Some!!                                        £169,764

  8. 28 Days Later (Secret Cinema 2016)                     £158,989

  9. Eye in the Sky                                                             £153,959

  10. Green Room                                                                £144,517


Dr. Loomis’s Comment

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

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