TV and Movies·Posted on May 1, 202121 Movies Coming To Streaming Platforms And Movie Theaters In May 2021Whether you've decided to hop back to the theaters or stay in, there's a little something for everyone coming in May.by Celina De JesusBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Movie lovers, it's time to go through the films that will be released via streaming platforms and in theaters this May! Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Columbia Pictures / Via giphy.com 1. A Quiet Place Part II Jonny Cournoyer / © Paramount Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection Following the first installment of A Quiet Place, Evelyn Abbott and her family must continue their fight for survival, outdoors. While they are familiar with the creatures that may hunt by sound, the Abbott family soon realizes that these creatures are not the only ones they should be scared of. Starring: Emily Blunt, Noah Jupe, Millicent Simmonds, and Cillian MurphyWhere to watch: In theaters May 28Watch the trailer here. 2. Cruella Disney+ / Courtesy Everett Collection Before Cruella de Vil, there was Estella. During Estella's teenage years, she dreams of becoming a fashion designer. While her luck seems to consistently run out, she soon finds herself exactly where she wants to be when she is commissioned by a rock star to create a signature look for them. But while doing so, she discovers that the life she always dreamed of may come at a cost; she also has to decide if it's everything she hoped for.Starring: Emma Stone, Mark Strong, and Emma ThompsonWhere to watch: In theaters and Disney+ Premier Access on May 28Watch the trailer here. 3. Monster Netflix 2021 Monster follows Steve Harmon, a 17-year-old honor student who is charged with felony murder. The film follows Steve through an incredibly difficult legal battle.Starring: Kelvin Harrison Jr.Where to watch: Netflix on May 7Watch the trailer here. 4. The Boy From Medellín Amazon Prime Video / Courtesy Everett Collection Directed by Matthew Heineman, this Amazon special takes us through J Balvin’s homecoming tour in 2019.Starring: J BalvinWhere to watch: Amazon Prime Video on May 7Watch the trailer here. 5. Here Today Cara Howe / © Stage 6 Films / Courtesy Everett Collection Charlie Burnz (a veteran in the world of comedy) meets Emma Payge (a street singer), and the two defy the odds by developing a loving friendship, despite their age gap. Starring: Tiffany Haddish and Billy CrystalWhere to watch: In theaters May 7Watch the trailer here. 6. Mainstream Beth Dubber / © IFC Films / Courtesy Everett Collection Mainstream follows three people who develop a love triangle while struggling to preserve their identities in the internet age.Starring: Maya Hawke, Andrew Garfield, Nat Wolff, Kalena Yiaueki, Johnny Knoxville, and Jason SchwartzmanWhere to watch: In theaters May 7Watch the trailer here. 7. The Paper Tigers Well Go USA Entertainment / Courtesy Everett Collection This movie follows three middle-aged men who are attempting to avenge their master's death, all while juggling the demands of everyday life.Starring: Alain Uy, Ron Yuan, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Matthew Page, Andy Le, and Yuji OkumotoWhere to watch: In theaters and on video on demand May 7Watch the trailer here. 8. Wrath of Man MGM / Courtesy Everett Collection Wrath of Man follows H, a man who works at a cash transport truck company and is in charge of transporting millions of dollars around Los Angeles. Starring: Jason Statham, Holt McCallany, Jeffrey Donovan, Josh Hartnett, Laz Alonzo, and Raúl CastilloWhere to watch: In theaters May 7Watch the trailer here. 9. The Water Man RLJE Films / Courtesy Everett Collection The Water Man follows a boy who, in hopes of saving his ill mother, sets out to find a mythic figure said to have healing powers. Starring: Lonnie Chavis, Amiah Miller, David Oyelowo, Rosario Dawson, Alfred Molina, Ted Rooney, and Maria BelloWhere to watch: In theaters May 7Watch the trailer here. 10. Oxygen Shanna Besson / Netflix After waking up in a cryogenic pod with no memory of who she is, a woman must attempt to regain her memories and find a way out of the pod before running out of air. Starring: Mélanie Laurent, Mathieu Amalric, and Malik ZidiWhere to watch: Netflix on May 12Watch the trailer here. 11. The Woman in the Window Melinda Sue Gordon / Melinda Sue Gordon / Netflix A New York woman living with agoraphobia discovers a violent incident while spying on her neighbors.Starring: Amy Adams, Gary Oldman, Anthony Mackie, Brian Tyree Henry, and Julianne MooreWhere to watch: Netflix on May 14Watch the trailer here. 12. The Djinn IFC Midnight / Courtesy Everett Collection A mute boy finds himself trapped in his apartment with a terrifying monster after he makes a wish.Starring: Ezra Dewey, Rob Brownstein, Tevy Poe, Donald Pitts, and John Erickson.Where to watch: In theaters and on video on demand May 14Watch the trailer here. 13. Finding You Anthony Courtney / © Roadside Attractions / Courtesy Everett Collection Finley (an aspiring violinist) decides to study abroad and attend college in Ireland. While there, she meets Beckett (a famous young actor) and a romance begins. Beckett enables Finley to become more expressive, and she encourages him to take more control of his future. Starring: Rose Reid, Jedidiah Goodacre, Katherine McNamara, Patrick Bergin, Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Judith Hoag, Tom Everett Scott, and Vanessa RedgraveWhere to watch: In theaters May 14Watch the trailer here. 14. Profile Focus Features / Courtesy Everett Collection A British journalist goes undercover, taking a deep dive into the online propaganda channels in an Islamic state, and she ends up potentially falling for her recruiter. Starring: Valene Kane and Shazad Latif, Christine Adams, Morgan Watkins, Amir Rahimzadeh, and Emma CaterWhere to watch: In theaters May 14Watch the trailer here. 15. The Perfect Candidate Music Box Films / Courtesy Everett Collection The Perfect Candidate follows a Saudi doctor during her run for the local city council as she surprises her town and her family while also navigating being the first female candidate.Starring: Mila Al Zahrani, Dae Al Hilali, Nora Al Awad, and Khalid AbdulraheemWhere to watch: In theaters May 14Watch the trailer here. 16. Ferry Netflix Ferry Bouman is asked by his boss to come back to his native town in the Netherlands to avenge their gang after an attack. While there, he meets Danielle, who will soon break down his tough armor.Starring: Monic Hendrickx, Huub Stapel, Frank Lammers, Elise Schaap, and Raymond ThiryWhere to watch: Netflix on May 14Watch the trailer here. 17. Those Who Wish Me Dead Warner Bros. / Courtesy Everett Collection After a teenager witnesses a murder, he finds himself followed by twin assassins in Montana. He and a survival expert tasked to protect him find themselves also dealing with a forest fire.Starring: Angelina Jolie and Finn LittleWhere to watch: In theaters and on HBO Max on May 14Watch the trailer here. 18. Blast Beat Courtesy Everett Collection, Vertical Entertainment / Courtesy Everett Collection After their family leaves their home in Colombia and heads to the US, a metalhead and his brother struggle to reconcile the American dream with the reality of their new lives. Starring: Mateo and Moises Arias, Daniel Dae Kim, Kali Uchis, Diane Guererro, and Wilmer ValderramaWhere to watch: In theaters May 21 Watch the trailer here. 19. Spiral: From the Book of Saw Lionsgate / Courtesy Everett Collection This latest movie in the Saw series features a twisted criminal who develops his own version of justice.Starring: Samuel L. Jackson and Chris RockWhere to watch: In theaters May 14Watch the trailer here. 20. Army of the Dead Clay Enos / Netflix After a zombie outbreak, a group of mercenaries decide to pull off the biggest heist in a quarantine zone. Starring: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada, Garret Dillahunt, Tig Notaro, Raúl Castillo, Huma Qureshi, Samantha Win, Richard Cetrone, and Michael CassidyWhere to watch: Netflix on May 21Watch the trailer here. 21. New Order Neon / Everett Collection, Neon A lavish wedding takes an unexpected turn when a struggle between classes turns into a coup.Starring: Naian González Norvind, Diego Boneta, Mónica del Carmen, Fernando Cuautle, Darío Yazbek, Roberto Medina, Patricia Bernal, Lisa Owen, and Enrique SingerWhere to watch: In theaters May 21Watch the trailer here.