Get Ready for April’s Biggest Movies

Grab a Seat and Some Popcorn—These Movies are Sure to Excite

Written By: William Campbell Get Ready for April’s Biggest Movies

Spring is officially here, and with it comes the start of the big budget movie season! If you’re like us, however, any time is movie time, so we’ve compiled a list of films that are sure to get you into theaters.

Batman v Superman

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Sometimes friends fight, and Batman v Superman is no different. The Caped Crusader and the Man of Steel go head to head for what each sees is the right answer for the world’s safety. Wonder Woman makes her first big screen appearance to help the boys sort it all out.

Directed by: Zack Snyder

Cast: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot

In theaters now


My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

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Everyone can relate to crazy family get-togethers! The cast of the 2002 original returns for an equally heartwarming (and zany) sequel. We also appreciate a cameo by N*SYNC’s Joey Fatone.

Directed by: Kirk Jones

Cast: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Lainie Kazan

In theaters now


The Young Messiah

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And you thought pleasing your parents was tough. Imagine being 7 years old and finding out you’re the son of God, sent to earth to absolve humanity of all its sins. Yeesh. This is a fresh look at the story of Jesus as he learns what it means to be Him.

Cast: Adam Greaves-Neal as Jesus, Sara Lazzaro as Mary, Vincent Walsh as Joseph

Directed by: Cyrus Nowrasteh

In theaters now


The Boss

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Melissa McCarthy is the head of a financial empire who gets convicted and sent to prison for insider trading. Once released she forms a Girl Scout troop to earn her way back into prosperity by selling cookies. Laughs are certain to be in store.

Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, Peter Dinklage, Katy Bates

Directed By: Ben Falcone

In theaters April 8th


The Huntsman: Winter’s War

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Love don’t cost a thing—Except your life if you disobey The Evil Queen’s rule to never love if you live within her kingdom. The star-studded cast includes Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Emily Blunt and Charlize Theron for an exciting, eye-catching sequel.

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, Jessica Chastain

Directed by: Cedric Nicolas-Troyan

In theaters April 22nd


The Jungle Book

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A live-action reimagining of Rudyard Kipling’s famous shorts, this is a film which promises many special effect wows for you and your family.

Cast: Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Walken, Neel Sethi

Directed by: Jon Favreau

In theaters: April 15th


The Brother’s Grimsby

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Sasha Baron Cohen plays Nobby Grimsby who sets out to save the word as only he can—in a completely ridiculous manner. Alongside his brother, Mark Strong, they discover a plot that could wipe mankind from the face of the earth.

Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Rebel Wilson, Penélope Cruz

Directed by: Louis Leterrier

In theatres now



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Key and Peele star in Keanu, a revenge movie about rescuing their pet kitten, Keanu, from violent gang members. No, we’re not making this up.

Cast: Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele

Directed by: Peter Atencio

In theaters April 29th  


Mr. Right

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Martha (Anna Kendrick) just can’t catch a break. Every guy she meets either cheats on or dumps her. She’s attracted to the “bad-boy.” That is until she meets Francis (Tim Roth), who seems like he might be Mr. Right—until she finds out he’s a wanted hitman, that is.

Cast: Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick, Tim Roth

Directed by: Paco Cabezas

In theaters April 8th

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