Ma comes from Blumhouse Productions, the studio behind horror hits like Get Out, Us, Insidious, The Purge and more. The film has a 15 rating from the British Board of Film Classification. Read on for all you need to know about Ma, including the release date, cast, plot, and more.
When is Ma out in cinemas?
Ma is out today, May 31, 2019, in the UK and USA.
The horror film debuted in Brazil, Germany, Hungary, Lebanon, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, and Uruguay on May 30, 2019.
Italy is the last country to get the horror film in cinemas on August 22, 2019.
In both the US and Canada the horror movie was released alongside Godzilla: King of the Monsters and the Elton John biopic Rocketman.
Who stars in Ma?
The cast of Ma includes:
Octavia Spencer as Sue Ann “Ma” Ellington, with Kyanna Simone Simpson as Young Sue Ann.
Juliette Lewis as Erica Thompson, Maggie’s mother, with Skyler Joy as young Erica.
Diana Silvers as Maggie Thompson, Erica’s daughter.
Luke Evans as Ben Hawkins, Andy’s father.
Andrew Matthew Welch as young Ben
Missi Pyle as Mercedes, Ben’s girlfriend.
Nicole Carpenter as young Mercedes.
McKaley Miller as Haley, Maggie’s friend.
Corey Fogelmanis as Andy Hawkins, Maggie’s friend and Ben’s son.
Gianni Paolo as Chaz, Maggie’s friend.
Dante Brown as Darrell, Maggie’s friend.
Allison Janney as Dr Brown.
What is the plot of Ma?
The official plot Synopsis of Ma reads: “A lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house.
“Just when the kids think their luck couldn’t get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host.”
Ma was directed by Tate Taylor (The Girl on the Train), who co-wrote the screenplay with Scotty Landes.
So far critical reception to Ma has been mixed but positive, with the film so far garnering 60 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
Ma is now playing in cinemas.