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New Movie DVD Releases - May

DVD's that are due to be released that the Jerseyville PL may or may not be purchasing. To find out more about any of these titles, just click on the title for a description.

Tuesday May 3

    • PG-13
    The 5th Wave Image
    Four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie (Chloë Grace Moretz) is on the run, desperately trying to save her … More »
    Starring: Bailey Anne Borders, Chloë Grace Moretz, Gabriela Lopez, Maggie Siff, Matthew Zuk, Nick Robinson, Ron Livingston
    • PG-13
    The Choice Image
    Travis Shaw (Benjamin Walker) and Gabby Holland (Teresa Palmer) meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and end up pursuing a relationship that neither could have foreseen. Spanning a decade… More »
    Starring: Alexandra Daddario, Benjamin Walker, Maggie Grace, Teresa Palmer, Tom Welling
  • Joy

    • PG-13
    Joy Image
    Joy is the wild story of a family across four generations centered on the girl who becomes the woman who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Betrayal, treachery… More »
    Starring: Bradley Cooper, Dascha Polanco, Diane Ladd, Édgar Ramírez, Isabella Rossellini, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Susan Lucci, Virginia Madsen
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    400 Days is a psychological sci-fi film centering on four astronauts who are sent on a simulated mission to a distant planet to test the psychological effects of deep space travel. Locked away… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    In a secluded house in a small seaside town live four unrelated men and the woman who tends to the house and their needs. All former priests, they have been sent to this quiet exile to purge t… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Years of working in the food industry have made Juana’s hands fast—very fast. She can slice and dice anything you throw at her with great speed and precision. Forced to give up her fruit-vendi… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    As their parents head out for a date in the city, the three young Thompson children – Jacob, Christopher, and Sally – immediately take to their new babysitter Anna (Sarah Bolger), who seems li… More »
    Starring: Sarah Bolger
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    John (Jack Reynor) lives with his mother, Jean (Toni Collette), in a social housing suburb and ekes out a meager living as a nocturnal taxi driver. John returns home one morning to find his mo… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Preacher's kid Henry Gamble (Cole Doman) is turning 17 today. Bring your swimsuit.
    • R
    • Limited
    Raised in the U.S., Claudia is an undocumented immigrant living beyond her means in a twisted version of the American dream. When she’s arrested by the FBI for credit card fraud, Claudia is qu… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    Three different men, three different worlds, three different wars - all stand at the intersection of modern warfare - a murky world of fluid morality where all is not as it seems.
  • A streetwise teen (AnnaSophia Robb), and casualty of the flawed foster care system, cons her way into a job by posing as an experienced caregiver for a family with an autistic child. At first … More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Janis Joplin was one of the world’s most influential rock icons and a goddess of sound, but there was actually far more to her than that. She inspired a generation, breaking new ground for the… More »
    Starring: Cat Power
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Songbirds are disappearing at an alarming rate. The Messenger is a visually thrilling ode to the beauty and importance of the imperiled songbird, and what it means to all of us on both a globa… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    Zev Guttman (Christopher Plummer), a 90-year-old struggling with memory loss, is living out his final years in a serene retirement home. A week following the death of his beloved wife Ruth, he… More »
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    On V.E. Day in 1945, as peace extends across Europe, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret are allowed out to join the celebrations. It is a night full of excitement, danger and the first flutters… More »
    Starring: Annabel Leventon, Bel Powley, Emily Watson, Jack Gordon, Jack Laskey, Mark Hadfield, Rupert Everett, Sarah Gadon, Tim Potter

Tuesday May 10

    • PG-13
    The Boy Image
    Greta is a young American woman who takes a job as a nanny in a remote English village, only to discover that the family’s 8-year-old is a life-sized doll that the parents care for just like a… More »
    Starring: Ben Robson, Diana Hardcastle, James Russell, Jim Norton, Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans
  • Deadpool Image
    Based upon the Marvel Comics anti-hero, Deadpool is the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leave… More »
    Starring: Ed Skrein, Morena Baccarin, Ryan Reynolds, T.J. Miller
    • R
    • Limited
    The setting is New York, 5 minutes in the future. The glorious technological advances and communication devices of the near future meant to increase connectivity and alleviate boredom are only… More »
    Starring: Alexia Rasmussen, Benjamin Dickinson, Dan Gill, Nora Zehetner
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    In 1931, at the height of his artistic powers, Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein travels to Mexico to shoot a new film to be titled Que Viva Mexico. Freshly rejected by Hollywood and under in… More »
    Starring: Elmer Bäck, Lisa Owen, Luis Alberti, Maya Zapata, Stelio Savante
  • I Don't Belong Anywhere: The Cinema of Chantal Akerman explores some of the Belgian filmmaker's 40 plus films, and from Brussels to Tel Aviv, from Paris to New York, it charts the sites of her… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    It’s the beginning of the summer. In a village in northern Turkey, Lale and her four sisters come home from school, innocently playing with boys. The supposed debauchery of their games causes … More »
    • R
    • Limited
    Minnesota, 1990. Detective Bruce Kenner (Ethan Hawke) investigates the case of young Angela (Emma Watson), who accuses her father, John Gray (David Dencik), of an unspeakable crime. When John … More »
    Starring: Dale Dickey, David Thewlis, Emma Watson, Ethan Hawke
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Daring physicist Jim Beale has invented a machine that can fold space-time and ruthless corporate tycoon Klaus Meisner will stop at nothing to get it. When Jim uses the machine to tear open th… More »
    Starring: AJ Bowen, Brianne Davis, Chad McKnight, Michael Ironside, Scott Poythress
  • Where to Invade Next is an expansive, rib-tickling, and subversive comedy in which Moore, playing the role of "invader," visits a host of nations to learn how the U.S. could improve its own pr… More »
    Starring: Michael Moore
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Sent to stay with her uncle in Alaska while her mother is in treatment, 14-year-old Mackenzie (Ella Purnell) is forced to flee as her uncle's attention turns threatening. Unable to reach her m… More »

Tuesday May 17

  • Dirty Grandpa Image
    Jason Kelly (Zac Efron) is one week away from marrying his boss’s uber-controlling daughter, putting him on the fast track for a partnership at the law firm. However, when the straight-laced J… More »
    Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Dermot Mulroney, Jason Mantzoukas, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Julianne Hough, Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Zoey Deutch
  • The Witch Image
    New England, 1630. Upon threat of banishment by the church, an English farmer leaves his colonial plantation, relocating his wife and five children to a remote plot of land on the edge of an o… More »
    Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Harvey Scrimshaw, Julian Richings, Kate Dickie, Ralph Ineson
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    George (Gene Jones) is an aging ex-soldier haunted by memories of Vietnam and struggling to reconnect with his estranged son and granddaughter. But when he suffers a stroke and is diagnosed wi… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Even with good intentions and an abundance of love, parents can sometimes become...smothering. Such is the case with Maggie (Nia Vardalos), who decides that she would not only accept her son … More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    A young teenager struggles with a debilitating mental illness as his mom risks everything to save him without losing the rest of her family.
    • R
    • Limited
    It’s just another day on the job for a band of badass war zone rescue workers as they defy death and confront war’s absurdities. The setting is 1995, “somewhere in the Balkans.” Over the cours… More »
    Starring: Benicio Del Toro, Eldar Residovic, Fedja Stukan, Mélanie Thierry, Olga Kurylenko, Sergi López, Tim Robbins
    • R
    • Limited
    The world needs heroes and Lance Armstrong (Ben Foster) was the ultimate sporting hero. Following a gruelling battle with cancer, Lance returned to his cycling career in 1999 more determined t… More »
    Starring: Ben Foster, Chris O'Dowd, Guillaume Canet, Jesse Plemons, Lee Pace
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Five interlocking tales of terror follow the fates of a group of weary travellers who confront their worst nightmares - and darkest secrets - over one long night on a desolate stretch of deser… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    1916. While war rages in the Ottoman Empire, Hussein raises his younger brother Theeb ("Wolf") in a traditional Bedouin community that is isolated by the vast, unforgiving desert. The brothers… More »
    Starring: Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat, Jack Fox

Tuesday May 24

  • The Finest Hours Image
    On February 18, 1952, a massive nor’easter struck New England, pummeling towns along the Eastern seaboard and wreaking havoc on the ships caught in its deadly path, including the SS Pendleton,… More »
    Starring: Ben Foster, Casey Affleck, Chris Pine, Eric Bana
  • How to Be Single Image
    There’s a right way to be single, a wrong way to be single, and then…there’s Alice. And Robin. Lucy. Meg. Tom. David. New York City is full of lonely hearts seeking the right match, be it a lo… More »
    Starring: Alison Brie, Dakota Johnson, Leslie Mann, Rebel Wilson
    • PG-13
    Risen Image
    Clavius (Joseph Fiennes), a powerful Roman military tribune, and his aide, Lucius (Tom Felton), are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following the crucifi… More »
    Starring: Antonio Gil, Cliff Curtis, Joseph Fiennes, Luis Callejo, María Botto, Peter Firth, Richard Atwill, Stewart Scudamore, Tom Felton
    • PG-13
    Zoolander 2 Image
    Derek (Ben Stiller) and Hansel (Owen Wilson) are modeling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out of the business.
    Starring: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Penélope Cruz, Will Ferrell
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    A martial artist with extraordinary power (Eddie Peng) returns to the town where his father was murdered to face off against a ruthless crime boss (Sammo Hung) and bring justice back to the pe… More »

Tuesday May 31

  • Gods of Egypt Image
    The survival of mankind hangs in the balance as an unexpected mortal hero Bek (Brenton Thwaites) undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. In order to succeed,… More »
    Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman, Geoffrey Rush, Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster Waldau
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Image
    Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge -- an army of undead zombies.
    Starring: Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Jack Huston, Lily James, Sam Riley
    • PG-13
    Race Image
    Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. More »
    Starring: Carice van Houten, Eli Goree, Jason Sudeikis, Shanice Banton, Stephan James
  • Triple 9 Image
    A crew of dirty cops is blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist and the only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for “officer down.” Their pl… More »
    Starring: Aaron Paul, Anthony Mackie, Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Clifton Collins Jr., Gal Gadot, Kate Winslet, Norman Reedus, Woody Harrelson