“Baywatch” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” square off at the box office. The Grateful Dead doc ”Long Strange Trip” and Brad Pitt in Netflix’s “War Machine” highlight limited releases.
Baywatch Dwayne Johnson steps into the formidable flipflops of David Hasselhoff as lifeguard Mitch Buchanan in this adaptation of the 1990s TV series. With Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra. Written by Damian Shannon & Mark Swift, story by Jay Scherick & David Ronn and Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant, based on the series created by Michael Berk & Douglas Schwartz and Gregory J. Bonann. Directed by Seth Gordon. (1:56) R.