With the spring season of upcoming movies, there is sure to be something for everyone. The list of movies coming out within the next three months include both original movies, like “Home” and “Little Boy,” as well as reboots such as “Far From the Madding Crowd.”
Sequels are also mixed in, such as the long anticipated “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” adventure from Marvel Studios. Family-friendly films are scattered throughout, including Disney’s “Cinderella” and “Tomorrowland,” and there is an exciting amount of action and comedy movies for the adults. For those looking for a tug at the heartstrings, “The Age of Adaline” or “The Longest Ride” is sure to fit the bill.
Keep in mind, not all movies on this list are guaranteed to come to Myrtle Beach, so please be sure to check local movie listings before making plans. Release dates are subject to change.
In a not too distant or foreign future, Chappie is a robot with consciousness and a will to live. From the director of District 9 comes another haunting movie to challenge the perception of humanity, what is considered humane and the right to life.
A new business owner and the only two employees who work for him set out on their first trip to close a contract that could make or break their company. Shenanigans follow in the most ridiculous ways when the team pulls out the stops on making sure they can seal the deal.
‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’
The charming cast of characters from the first movie returns to India in this colorful sequel. New challenges arise as the friends try to accomplish momentous events, such as the opening of the second hotel and a wedding, without their foundations crumbling around them.
This classic fairytale has been updated by Disney into a live adaptation with a sparkling cast and all the magic of the original. Follow Cinderella on her journey in a world where magic, kindness and beauty are all one in the same.
‘Run All Night’
In order to protect his son and his son’s family, a senior hit man takes on his cutthroat boss and every killer sent after them with equal ruthlessness. There’s no telling if the father and son combo will survive, but if they want to try, they will have to run all night.
In order to live the rest of his life in peace with the love of his life, a former covert operations specialist wants to clear his name. However, the international agency he worked for has other plans in mind, and he must use everything he knows to save her — and himself.
‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’
Tris (Shailene Woodley) returns in the second installment of the “Divergent” series, with the stakes higher than ever. With the dystopian society crumbling around them, she and her friends must find the strength to end it forever while building a new foundation on which civilization can stand again.
‘Do You Believe?’
From the creators of “God’s Not Dead” comes a new movie about faith. A preacher finds his beliefs challenged, so he sets out on a passage of self-discovery. Along the way, he meets others who are also looking for salvation and redemption, and in helping them, he helps himself.
A New York City bike messenger crashes into the world of parkour and is intrigued by its challenges and freedom. He might have bitten off more than he can chew, however, when it turns out his new parkour buddies work the streets more dangerously than he ever imagined.
When sentenced to time in jail, millionaire James King (Will Ferrell) flounders about for any chance at becoming prepared for life behind bars. He hires Darnell Lewis (Kevin Hart) to teach him how to be tough so he can hopefully survive his incarceration.
A lovable but completely clumsy alien is forced to hide from his people and takes refuge on earth. There, he runs into a human girl, and together they begin an adventure that will not only change the planet, but their own worlds.
The gang gets even faster and more furious than ever in the seventh installment of this ongoing movie series. When the big bad brother of a previous enemy sets his sights on Dominic (Vin Diesel) and everyone he loves, he has to go all out with some new tricks in order to fight back.
‘The Longest Ride’
From the critically acclaimed author Nicholas Sparks comes another beautiful and poignant love story that bridges generations. Two young lovers struggle to stabilize their lives and relationship, guided along the way by an elderly gentleman who has loved and lost just as they have.
The gruesome and haunting tale of a serial killer in Soviet Russia is brought to the big screen with this movie adaptation. During the era of Stalin, the corrupt government ignored the idea of murderers, let alone a killer after children, so a disgraced security officer takes up the case in pursuit of justice — and perhaps vengeance.
‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2’
America’s favorite mall cop returns to the beat in this wacky comedy. Paul Blart (Kevin James) takes his daughter on vacation for the first time in six years to Las Vegas. However, it quickly becomes evident that justice never sleeps.
‘The Age of Adaline’
Because of a dramatic event that no one could have predicted, Adaline (Blake Lively) finds she is unable to age. Although she is given so much extra time to exist, Adaline doesn’t really know how to live, and it takes guidance from loved ones, old and new, to help her discover what it means to truly be alive.
The relationship with his father is a huge adventure to one little boy. When World War II tears them apart, it takes every ounce of faith the boy can muster to believe his father will return to him — even faith enough to move mountains.
‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’
The planet’s defenders are back in action, but this time, the enemy comes from a source far too close for comfort. New adversaries are found not only in new faces, but in old ones as the alliance begins to crack. Follow our favorite superheroes as they struggle to find solutions even as their world crumbles around them.
‘Far From the Madding Crowd’
Thomas Hardy’s classic love story sees another iteration with Carey Mulligan as the proud and fiercely independent Bathsheba Everdene. Between three suitors, each with something different to offer, she learns that her decisions throughout this tale of learning and loving not only affect her, but everyone around her.
A serious and uptight police officer has the very important job of escorting a recently widowed witness to testify in court against a very powerful drug dealer. Things quickly go awry, and the danger escalates as the two are violently pursued across Texas by corrupt cops and gangsters.
‘Mad Max: Fury Road’
After 35 years, this post-apocalyptic cult classic is returning to the big screen, louder and more violent than ever. In a world where natural resources have dried out, leaving the environment a desolate wasteland, there may be only one man who can bring stability to what is left of society.
‘Pitch Perfect 2’
The Barden Bellas have returned with their angelic chorus of voices to entice our ears, as well as their sassiness to jiggle our bellies. This time the stakes are higher than ever in the world of a cappella, but these pitches don’t know how to go down without a fight.
The curiosity of a teenager can no longer be contained when she is given the opportunity to explore a world that tests her imagination. Though unknown and possibly dangerous, she embarks on a journey to learn as many secrets of this futuristic place as possible.
A top CIA analyst finally gets the chance to do some fieldwork instead of being stuck behind her computer. The risks of the mission are very high, but she is enthusiastic and determined to be successful, even as she is put through dangerous situations she’s never dealt with before.
‘San Andreas 3D’
A father’s love for his daughter goes to the extreme when an enormous earthquake devastates much of California. Indomitable in his search, this helicopter pilot rescues those he can along the way, though his entire being remains focused on finding his daughter.
Renowned once and now disgraced, a former weapons consultant is given one more chance to do what he’s good at. Sent to Hawaii to watch over the launching of a new spy satellite, he must first make connections — with the local counsel, with new and old loves, and most importantly, with himself.