Top May 2022 movies that you don’t want to miss

    With summers approaching, the weather is not the only thing that’s getting hotter, we are advancing into a month with some of the finest movies of the season. After lightening up your screens with top April 2022 movies, once again we have compiled some of the top May 2022 movies that you don’t want to miss. So without wasting any time, let’s get into it.

    7. Lux Æterna

    Via Unifrance

    Release Date: 6th May 2022
    Genre: Drama, Thriller
    Cast: BĂ©atrice Dalle, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Abbey Le

    Anyone who has watched previous films by Gasper Noe will figure out that Lux Æterna is a Gasper Noe film by just watching the trailer. Nevertheless, Lux Æterna follows two actresses Béatrice Dalle & Charlotte Gainsbourg who are seen on a film set telling each other stories about the witches. But horror witch storytelling is surely not all about this film, the whole shoot turns into chaos in just a matter of time due to technical issues and psychotic outbreaks.

    6. Hold Your Breath: The Ice Dive

    Top May 2022 movies that you don't want to miss
    Via Netflix

    Release Date: 3rd May 2022
    Genre: Documentary, short, sport
    Cast: Elina Manninen, Johanna Nordblad

    A documentary set to be streamed by Netflix “Hold your breath: The ice dive” follows the story of a free diver Johanna Nordblad who has decided to set a world record for farthest distance traveled under the ice in one single breath. However, for a moment she gets a second thought, what if something goes wrong? The documentary really emphasizes determination, courage, and motivation and one can surely take lessons from it.

    5. Our Father

    Top May 2022 movies that you don't want to miss

    Release Date: 11th May 2022
    Genre: Documentary, crime
    Cast: Donald Cline, Jacoba Ballard, Keith Boyle

    A documentary based on the true story “Our father” centers around the terrible actions of Donald Cline. A woman who has discovered the true face of her father through a DNA test at home founds that her father (A fertility doctor) has illegally artificially inseminated 50 or more women with his own sperm, claiming that the donations were from medical residents.

    4. Downton Abbey: A New Era

    Top May 2022 movies that you don't want to miss
    Via focusfeatures

    Release Date: 20th May 2022
    Genre: Drama, romance
    Cast: Michelle Dockery, Maggie Smith, Tuppence Middleton

    Downton Abbey: A New Era is basically a sequel to Downton Abbey released on September 18, 2019. The whole main cast from the previous film is returning in Downton Abbey: A New Era. The new film will be centered around the grand journey of The Crawley family to the south of France. The dowager countess’s newly inherited villa is still a mystery and The Crawley family is on its way to revealing it.

    3. Operation Mincemeat

    Top May 2022 movies that you don't want to miss
    Via wall.alphacoders

    Release Date: 11th May 2022
    Genre: Drama, war
    Cast: Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen, Kelly Macdonald

    Based on a hugely popular book, Operation Mincemeat tells the true story of how the Allies were determined to trick the Nazis and counter their plan of an all-out assault on Sicily. “In the context of WW2 narratives, the story of Operation Mincemeat is unique. A bizarre and seductive cinematic blend of high-level espionage and ingenious fiction, where the stakes could hardly be higher” says director John Madden.

    2. Top Gun: Maverick

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    Release Date: 27th May 2022
    Genre: Action, drama
    Cast: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller

    We can never go wrong with Tom Cruise and action, so Top Gun: Maverick is definitely one of the top May 2022 movies. Top Gun: Maverick follows Pete Mitchell one of the Navy’s top aviators who has been in service for more than thirty years. Pete Mitchell has been assigned to train Top Gun graduates for a specialized task, a task special enough that no pilot has ever encountered it. Moreover, the task gets suspended because of the high risk and its demand for sacrifice from those who will be chosen to perform it. However, Pete Mitchell has his own plans in his mind for the task.

    1. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Top May 2022 movies that you don't want to miss
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    Release Date: 6th May 2022
    Genre: Action, adventure, fantasy
    Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor

    Based on Marvel Comics superhero, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is an upcoming superhero film and definitely our top pick for May 2022. The film is a sequel to Doctor Strange, Avenger: Endgame, WandaVision, and Spiderman: No Way Home. It follows Dr. Stephen Strange who has opened the doorway to the multiverse by casting a forbidden spell. Dr. Strange now seeks help from The Avengers, Ally Wong, and The Sorcerer Supreme to set the changing world back to normal.

    That concludes the top May 2022 movies that you don’t want to miss. To know about the 5 best dark academia movies or for more entertainment, keep following Retrology.

    Rehan Muzammil
    Rehan Muzammil
    A gaming and film enthusiast who loves to guide, discuss and share his ideas/views on Retrology.
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