August 5 to August 12
The Adjustment Bureau (Der Plan)
Starring Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Anthony Mackie, John Slattery, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Michael Kelly and Terence Stamp.
On the brink of winning a seat in the U.S. Senate, ambitious politician David Norris (Matt Damon) meets beautiful contemporary ballet dancer Elise Sellas (Emily Blunt) - a woman like none he's ever known. But just as he realizes he's falling for her, mysterious men conspire to keep the two apart. David learns he is up against the agents of Fate itself - the men of The Adjustment Bureau - who will do everything in their considerable power to prevent David and Elise from being together. In the face of overwhelming odds, he must either let her go and accept a predetermined path... or risk everything to defy Fate and be with her.
Starring Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Mila Kunis, Barbara Hershey, Winona Ryder and Toby Hemingway.
Black Swan follows the story of Nina (Natalie Portman), a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her obsessive former ballerina mother Erica (Barbara Hershey) who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy (Vincent Cassel) decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre (Winona Ryder) for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: a new dancer, Lily (Mila Kunis), who impresses Leroy as well. Swan Lake requires a dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan, who represents guile and sensuality. Nina fits the White Swan role perfectly but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in touch with her dark side - a recklessness that threatens to destroy her.
Starring Luke Goss, Val Kilmer, 50 Cent, Vinnie Jones and Tamer Hassan.
When big city detectives refuse to further investigate his kid brother's gang related murder, small town Sheriff Michael Spencer drops the badge and goes undercover to find his brother's killer and avenge his death.
The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader
Starring Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, Ben Barnes, Will Poulter, Liam Neeson, Simon Pegg and Tilda Swinton.
Edmund (Skandar Keynes) and Lucy (Georgie Henley) Pevensie, along with their cousin Eustace (Will Poulter), are swallowed into a painting and transported back to Narnia and the magnificent ship The Dawn Treader. They join King Caspian (Ben Barnes) and a warrior mouse named Reepicheep (voice of Simon Pegg) for a mission which holds the fate of Narnia itself. The courageous voyagers overcome their own greatest temptations, as they travel to mysterious islands; have fateful confrontations with magical creatures and sinister enemies; and reunite with their friend and protector, the "Great Lion" Aslan (voice of Liam Neeson).
Starring Chris Messina, Logan Marshall-Green, Jenny O'Hara, Bojana Novakovic, Bokeem Woodbine and Geoffrey Arend.
Five strangers trapped in an elevator realize that one of them is the Devil in this thriller from director John E. Dowdle (Quarantine) and screenwriter Brian Nelson (Hard Candy, 30 Days of Night). The first installment of "The Night Chronicles," a film series in which up-and-coming filmmakers bring to life stories conceived by M. Night Shyamalan, Devil opens to find five Philadelphia office workers filing into the elevator of an inner-city office building. But a typical day at the office takes a sudden detour into terror when the elevator becomes stuck between floors, and the passengers discover that the Devil does exist, and he's standing right before them. As emergency workers work frantically to free them, secrets are revealed and the passengers realize their only hope for survival is to confront their darkest sins in front of the others.
Starring Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fichtner, Billy Burke and David Morse.
A vengeful father (Nicolas Cage) hunts down the people who brutally killed his daughter and kidnapped her baby. As the chase gets bloodier by the mile, his rescue spins out of control, leaving bodies strewn along the highway.
Easy A (Einfach zu haben)
Starring Emma Stone, Penn Badgley, Amanda Bynes, Thomas Haden Church, Patricia Clarkson, Cam Gigandet, Lisa Kudrow, Malcolm McDowell, Stanley Tucci and Aly Michalka.
After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean cut high school girl (Emma Stone) sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne's in "The Scarlet Letter," which she is currently studying in school - until she decides to use the rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.
Gnomeo & Juliet
Starring James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Michael Caine, Jason Statham, Maggie Smith, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant, Matt Lucas, Jim Cummings, Julie Walters, Richard Wilson, Ozzy Osbourne, Dolly Parton and Hulk Hogan.
Garden gnomes Gnomeo (James McAvoy) and Juliet (Emily Blunt) have as many obstacles to overcome as their quasi namesakes when they are caught up in a feud between neighbors. But with plastic pink flamingos and lawnmower races in the mix, can this young couple find lasting happiness?
The Green Hornet
Starring Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz, Christoph Waltz, Edward James Olmos, David Harbour, Tom Wilkinson and Edward Furlong.
Britt Reid (Seth Rogen) is the son of LA's most prominent and respected media magnate and perfectly happy to maintain a directionless existence on the party scene - until his father (Tom Wilkinson) mysteriously dies, leaving Britt his vast media empire. Striking an unlikely friendship with one of his father's more industrious and inventive employees, Kato (Jay Chou), they see their chance to do something meaningful for the first time in their lives: fight crime. To get close to the criminals, they come up with the perfect cover: they'll pose as criminals themselves. Protecting the law by breaking it, Britt becomes the vigilante The Green Hornet as he and Kato hit the streets. Using all his ingenuity and skill, Kato builds the ultimate in advanced retro weaponry, Black Beauty, an indestructible car equal parts firepower and horsepower. Rolling in a mobile fortress on wheels and striking the bad guys with Kato's clever gadgets, The Green Hornet and Kato quickly start making a name for themselves, and with the help of Britt's new secretary, Lenore Case (Cameron Diaz), they begin hunting down the man who controls LA's gritty underworld: Benjamin Chudnofsky (Christoph Waltz). But Chudnofsky has plans of his own: to swat down The Green Hornet once and for all.
Hall Pass (Alles erlaubt - Eine Woche ohne Regeln)
Starring Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Jenna Fischer, Christina Applegate, Nicky Whelan, Richard Jenkins, Stephen Merchant, Larry Joe Campbell, Bruce Thomas, Tyler Hoechlin, Derek Waters and Alexandra Daddario.
When two men who've been married for years - Rick (Owen Wilson) and Fred (Jason Sudeikis) - begin to show signs of restlessness at home, their wives (Jenna Fischer, Christina Applegate) decide to grant them one week of freedom to do whatever they want with no questions asked. At first, best friends Rick and Fred think they've been granted a dream come true. But is living the single life all that they remember it to be?
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Brendan Gleeson, Richard Griffiths, John Hurt, Rhys Ifans, Bill Nighy, Alan Rickman and Fiona Shaw.
When Voldemort's Death Eaters seize control of the Ministry of Magic, the wizarding world becomes a very dangerous place for those who have not aligned themselves with the Dark Lord. Voldemort is using every effort to hunt Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) down, knowing that despite his young age, The Chosen One is the only wizard who can defeat him. Along with Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson), Harry sets out to find and destroy the Horcruxes that contain the pieces of Voldemort's soul in order to end Voldemort's deadly reign. As Harry, Ron and Hermione search for clues, they find Xenophilius Lovegood, the father of their friend Luna. He behaves strangely, but tells them the legend of the Deathly Hallows. The Hallows are three sacred objects: the Resurrection Stone that has the power to bring the dead back, the all-powerful Elder Wand and an Invisibility Cloak. As the three struggle to find out the significance of the Deathly Hallows, Harry learns that Voldemort is trying to find the Elder Wand. When they're captured by Voldemort's followers, Hermione uses a spell to disfigure Harry, hoping that he won't be recognized. But when they're taken to Bellatrix Lestrange's home, where they discover Luna has been imprisoned, Harry's old enemy, Draco Malfoy, is given the task of identifying him. Will Draco recognize Harry and give him away so that Voldemort can kill him?
The Hit List
Starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Cole Hauser, Jonathan LaPaglia, Ginny Weirick, Sean Cook and Drew Waters.
A chance meeting between a depressed businessman and a cold-hearted killer leads to a frantic race against death in this thriller starring Cole Hauser and Cuba Gooding, Jr. Allan Campbell (Hauser) has just been passed over for a big promotion. With his marriage falling apart, he heads to the local bar to drown his sorrows and strikes up a casual conversation with Jonas Arbor (Gooding, Jr.). During the course of their discussion, Arbor reveals he is a professional hit man, and asks Campbell to write down the names of the five people he would like to see dead. Incredulous, Campbell plays along. But the very next day, when the people on the list begin dying under mysterious circumstances, Campbell realizes that Arbor may have been telling the truth. Horrified that what he had assumed was a bad joke has now become a matter of life and death, Campbell realizes that only he has the power to stop Arbor, and sets out to catch the killer as the cops close in.
Starring James Marsden, Russell Brand, Kaley Cuoco, Hank Azaria, Gary Cole, Elizabeth Perkins, David Hasselhoff, Chelsea Handler and Hugh Laurie.
Blending state-of-the-art animation with live action, HOP tells the comic tale of Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker who accidentally injures the Easter Bunny (voiced by Russell Brand) and must take him in as he recovers. As Fred struggles with the world's worst houseguest, both will learn what it takes to finally grow up.
I Am Number Four (Ich bin Nummer Vier)
Starring Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer, Dianna Agron, Callan McAuliffe and Kevin Durand.
Three are dead. Who is Number Four? John Smith (Alex Pettyfer) is a fugitive on the run from ruthless enemies sent to destroy him. Changing his identity, moving from town to town with his guardian Henri (Timothy Olyphant), John is always the new kid with no ties to his past. In the small Ohio town he now calls home, John encounters unexpected, life-changing events - his first love (Dianna Agron), powerful new abilities and a connection to the others who share his incredible destiny.
Just Go With It (Meine erfundene Frau)
Starring Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Nick Swardson, Brooklyn Decker, Dave Matthews, Bailee Madison, Kevin Nealon, Griffin Gluck and Nicole Kidman.
A plastic surgeon (Adam Sandler) who's romancing a much younger schoolteacher enlists his loyal assistant (Jennifer Aniston) to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone heads off for a weekend in Hawaii that will change all of their lives.
Letters To Juliet (Briefe an Julia)
Starring Amanda Seyfried, Christopher Egan, Gael García Bernal, Vanessa Redgrave and Franco Nero.
When Sophie (Amanda Seyfried), a young American, travels to Verona, Italy - the romantic city where Romeo first met Juliet - she meets a group of volunteers who respond to letters written to Juliet seeking romantic advice. Sophie finds and answers a letter that has been lost for 50 years, and is stunned when its author Claire (Vanessa Redgrave) arrives in Italy with her handsome but overprotective grandson (Christopher Egan) to find the fiance she left decades before. Fascinated by Claire's quest, Sophie joins them on an adventure through the beautiful hills of Tuscany searching for Claire's long lost Lorenzo. The journey will change their lives forever, as they discover it's never too late to find true love.
The New Daughter
Starring Kevin Costner, Ivana Baquero, Gattlin Griffith, Samantha Mathis and Noah Taylor.
John James (Kevin Costner) is a single father who moves to a house in the country with his two children following a painful divorce. Soon, however, his adolescent daughter (Ivana Baquero) begins acting strangely, and the household is plagued by disturbing events. John begins to suspect that the mysterious mound at the edge of the forest may have something to do with her ominous behavior.
No Strings Attached (Freundschaft Plus)
Starring Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Cary Elwes, Kevin Kline and Olivia Thirlby.
Emma (Natalie Portman) and Adam (Ashton Kutcher) are life-long friends who almost ruin everything by having sex one morning. In order to protect their friendship, they make a pact to keep their relationship strictly "no strings attached." "No strings" means no jealousy, no expectations, no fighting, no flowers, no baby voices. It means they can do whatever they want, whenever they want, in whatever public place they want, as long as they don't fall in love. The question becomes - who's going to fall first? And can their friendship survive?
Starring John Behlmann, Anna Camp, Billy Crudup, Garret Dillahunt, Jordan Gelber, Paul Giamatti, Michael Heintzman and David Hornsby.
Curtiss Prentiss (Billy Crudup) is the archetypal American dreamer: the rainmaker. He arrives in town with big ideas, a fervent sales pitch, and a set of blueprints in hand. Curtis also has a moneyed friend who's susceptible to his incantations. He finds, by chance, an out-of-work aerospace engineer (Paul Giamatti), who he recruits with a vision of building the ultimate invention: "the rocket belt," a personalized flying machine.
Starring Anthony Hopkins, Colin O'Donaghue, Alice Braga, Ciarán Hinds, Toby Jones and Rutger Hauer.
American seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue) is reluctantly enrolled in a new exorcism course at a Vatican-affiliated university in Italy that teaches priests how to distinguish between a genuine possession and mental illness. While there, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who teaches him about the darker side of his faith.
Starring Chad Michael Collins, Billy Zane, Conrad Kemp and Richard Sammel.
His team ambushed by a sniper during a UN peacekeeping mission, a Marine sergeant teams up with the expert sniper who trained his father to get the take out the ruthless triggerman and settle the score. Marine Sgt. Brandon Beckett (Chad Michael Collins) is the son of legendary sniper Thomas Beckett, one of the best marksmen the military has ever known. When fighting breaks out in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Beckett and his team are ordered to rescue a European farmer whose land has been overrun by rebels. No sooner has the team arrived, however, than they are ambushed by a stealth shooter who nearly kills them all. The only one left standing is Beckett. Badly wounded but thirsty for revenge, Beckett calls in a favor from sniper instructor Richard Miller (Billy Zane), the man who taught his father everything he knows. Later, as the elusive killer returns to finish the job, Beckett and Miller take aim, and prepare for the fight of their lives.
Starring Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung, Carla Gugino, Oscar Isaac, Jon Hamm and Scott Glenn.
A young girl who's been sent to a mental institution by her evil stepfather creates a dream world to escape from her dark reality. Her adventures blur the lines between what's real and what is imaginary... with potentially tragic consequences.