Every week, we publish a list of free movies to watch on The Roku Channel. This week, we’re highlighting a roundup of movies will be added to the channel in the month of May.
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FEATURED MOVIES COMING TO THE ROKU CHANNEL IN MAY:
Whiplash (2014): A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student’s potential. Starring Miles teller and J.K. Simmons.
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008): Two sisters contend for the affection of King Henry VIII. Starring Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson.
Capote (2005): In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row. Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Clifton Collins Jr.
Stuart Little (1999): The Little family adopt a charming young mouse named Stuart, but the family cat wants rid of him. Starring Michael J. Fox and Geena Davis.
Battle for Skyark (2016): On a dangerous future Earth filled with monsters, an orphan tries to escape back to SkyArk, a man-made city in the sky, but he soon learns that he has a much greater purpose. Starring Caon Mortenson and Garrett Coffey.
Reservoir Dogs (1992): After a simple jewelry heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. Starring Harvey Keitel and Tim Roth.
OTHER FREE MOVIES COMING TO THE ROKU CHANNEL IN MAY:
All The King’s Men (2006): Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana. Starring Sean Penn, Jude Law and Kate Winslet.
Anaconda (1997): A “National Geographic” film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world’s largest – and deadliest – snake. Starring Jon Voight and Jennifer Lopez.
Attack The Block (2011): A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion. Starring John Boyega and Jodie Whittaker.
Beowulf (2007): The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel’s mother, who begins killing out of revenge. Starring Ray Winstone, Crispin Glove, and Angelina Jolie.
Bully (2001): A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much. Starring Brad Renfro and Nick Stahl.
Cadillac Records (2008): Chronicles the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists. Starring Adrien Brody and Beyoncé.
Country Strong (2010): A rising country-music songwriter works with a fallen star to work their way to fame, causing romantic complications along the way. Starring Garrett Hedlund and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Foxcatcher (2014): U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join “Team Foxcatcher”, led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John’s self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all. Starring Steve Carell and Channing Tatum.
Glory (1989): Robert Gould Shaw leads the U.S. Civil War’s first all-black volunteer company, fighting prejudices from both his own Union Army, and the Confederates. Starring Matthew Broderick and Denzel Washington.
Godzilla (1998): A giant, reptilian monster surfaces, leaving destruction in its wake. To stop the monster (and its babies), an earthworm scientist, his reporter ex-girlfriend, and other unlikely heroes team up to save their city. Starring Matthew Broderick and Jean Reno.
Just Before I Go (2014): On the verge of giving up on life, a guy travels to his hometown to make amends. Starring Seann William Scott and Olivia Thirby.
K-19: The Widowmaker (2002): When Russia’s first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster. Starring Harrison Ford and Sam Spruell.
Never Back Down (2008): A frustrated and conflicted teenager arrives at a new high school to discover an underground fight club and meet a classmate who begins to coerce him into fighting. Starring Sean Faris and Djimon Hounsou.
Religulous (2008): Bill Maher’s take on the current state of world religion. Starring Bill Maher and Tal Bachman.
The Rum Diary (2011): American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1960s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there. Starring Johnny Depp and Giovanni Ribisi.
Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her (2000): A study of the physical and emotional intricacies affecting the everyday lives of a very diverse group of women, and the strategies they adopt in coping with events – large and small, overt and hidden – which shape the way they live. Starring Glenn Close and Cameron Diaz.
Universal Soldier (1992): Private Luc Deveraux and his sadistic sergeant, Andrew Scott, got killed in Vietnam. The army uses their bodies for a secret project – reanimating dead soldiers as deadly obedient cyborgs. However, their memories come back too. Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren.
You Got Served (2004): In order to achieve their dream of opening a recording studio, two friends (Omarion, Houston) must first win their city’s dance contest — a fierce competition that pits them against a group of tough street dancers. Starring Omarion Grandberry and J-Boog.
Z For Zachariah (2015): In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilization, two men and a young woman find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Chris Pine.
*Titles and availability are subject to change.
Source: Official Roku Website