With all the exams over and summers in full swing, do you think that May is an idyllic month? Think again as some of the biggest movies of 2018 would release in the month of May. Let your excitement hit the sky as you plan to watch them all in the cinemas. Here’s a list of May movie releases from Bollywood, Hollywood, and regional film industries.


102 Not Out

Release Date: May 04, 2018

Directed by Umesh Shukla, this quirky movie brings back the iconic jodi of Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor after a gap of 27 years. In this movie, Amitabh Bachchan plays a youthful 102-year old while Rishi Kapoor plays his grumpy 75-year old son. The movie’s teasers and trailers have generated a lot of curiosity in the way ‘reverse generation gap’ has been portrayed. Get ready for a hilarious ride with 102 Not Out.


Release Date: May 11, 2018

Alia Bhatt has always been lauded for her bold movie choices – be it gritty movies like Highway or entertainers like Badrinath Ki Dulhania. In Raazi, Alia plays the role of Sehmet, an Indian spy during the Indo-Pak War back in 1971. Helmed by Meghna Gulzar, this movie also stars Vicky Kaushal as her Pakistani husband.

Bhavesh Joshi Superhero

Release Date: May 25, 2018

Directed by Vikramaditya Motwane, this movie stars Harshvardhan Kapoor as Bhavesh Joshi. The posters had garnered attention owing to its resemblance to Marvel comics. Harshvardhan’s masked avatar and the teaser which says ‘Hero paida nahi hota, banta hai’ has left us intrigued.

Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran

Release Date: May 25, 2018

Directed by Abhishek Sharma and co-produced by John Abraham, Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran is based on India’s first successful nuclear tests that were conducted in Pokhran, Rajasthan. The action-drama also stars Diana Penty and Boman Irani in the leading roles.



Release Date: May 11, 2018

Starring Oscar-nominated actress Margot Robbie, this movie will definitely give you the thrills you’ve been waiting for. This darkly dramatic noir movie features Margot as a waitress who lives a dangerous double life. Apart from Margot Robbie, the movie also stars Simon Pegg, Max Irons, Mike Myers, and Dexter Fletcher.

Life of The Party

Release Date: May 11, 2018

Get ready to laugh like there is no tomorrow as Melissa McCarthy is here with a brand new comedy film. Directed by Ben Falcone and co-written by Melissa and Falcone, Life of The Party is about a newly single woman returning to college along with her daughter.

Deadpool 2

Release Date: May 18, 2018

The ‘Merc with a Mouth’ is back with his frenzy-inducing antics! Wade Wilson is here to break the fourth wall and in this much-awaited sequel, he introduces us to his mutant league called X-Force. Starring Ryan Reynolds and a whole bandwagon of stars, it’s officially time to get whistlin’.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Release Date: May 25, 2018

The most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy gets a movie of his own. This stand-alone movie explores the space adventures of a young Han Solo and Chewbacca with the time frame of the movie set before Rogue One and A New Hope. This movie stars Alden Ehrenreich as Solo alongside Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, and Thandie Newton.


Naa Peru Surya, Naa Illu India

Release Date: May 04, 2018

Witness stylish star Allu Arjun as the hot-headed army officer Surya in this movie. Naa Peru Surya is a movie about a young man’s journey of discovering himself and achieving his goal of serving the country while overcoming all the hurdles such as power, family, love, and society. This movie also stars Anu Emmanuel, R. Sarathkumar, and Arjun Sarja in lead roles.


Release Date: May 09, 2018

Based on the life of the legendary actress Savitri who ruled the South Indian film industry during the 50’s and 60’s, this movie stars Keerthy Suresh as Savitri.  Dulquer Salman, Samantha Akkineni, Vijay Devarakonda, Naga Chaitanya, and Anushka Shetty star in pivotal roles in this bilingual movie that will release in Tamil and Telugu.

Which May movie releases are you most excited about? Which May movie releases are here to seize the box-office with frenzy? Let us know in comments below and don’t forget to check out our blog for reviews.

-Written by Varsha Pillai