July 6 to July 13
A Dangerous Method (Eine dunkle Begierde)
Starring Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, Sarah Gadon and Vincent Cassel.
Set in the days leading up to World War I, this dark truth-based story explores the dynamics of the intense relationship between iconic psychiatrist Sigmund Freud, his student Carl Jung, and the troubled but beautiful young woman that comes between them. Their story, paired with a debauched patient determined to push the boundaries, played a pivotal role in the birth of psychoanalysis and virtually defined the practice of psychiatry as we know it today.
Alvin And The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Starring Jason Lee, David Cross, Jenny Slate, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris and Christina Applegate.
The vacationing Chipmunks and Chipettes are turning a luxury cruise liner into their personal playground, until they become 'chipwrecked' on a remote island. As the 'Munks and Chipettes try various schemes to find their way home, they accidentally discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.
Starring Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, David Thewlis, Xavier Samuel, Sebastian Armesto, Rafe Spall, Edward Hogg, Jamie Campbell Bower and Derek Jacobi.
Set in the political snake-pit of Elizabethan England, ANONYMOUS speculates on an issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds such as Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, and Sigmund Freud, namely: who actually created the body of work credited to William Shakespeare? Experts have debated, books have been written, and scholars have devoted their lives to protecting or debunking theories surrounding the authorship of the most renowned works in English literature. ANONYMOUS poses one possible answer, focusing on a time when scandalous political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles lusting for the power of the throne were brought to light in the most unlikely of places: the London stage.
Big Miracle (Der Ruf der Wale)
Starring Drew Barrymore, John Krasinksi, Kristen Bell, Dermot Mulroney, Tim Blake Nelson and Ted Danson.
A newsman Adam Carlson (John Krasinski) working in the northern tip of Alaska has just about run out of stories to report on when a family of endangered gray whales are trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle. The news brings his ex-girlfriend, Greenpeace volunteer and avid environmentalist Rachel Kramer (Drew Barrymore) to the rescue. Her efforts help bring attention to the whales' plight, not only from hordes of interested onlookers racing to the area, but from local politicians. However, what Rachel and Adam need most of all is cooperation from both the American and Russian governments if the whales are to survive.
Starring Jason Statham, David Morrissey, Luke Evans, Aidan Gillen and Paddy Considine.
A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.
The Devil Inside
Starring Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth, Ionut Grama and Suzan Crowley.
Her entire life, Isabella Torelli believed her mother brutally murdered three people because she was clinically insane. After being told the murders occurred during an exorcism, she sets out to discover the truth. While documenting her experience with a film crew in Italy, she becomes involved in a series of unauthorized exorcisms.
Starring Lauren German, Michael Biehn, Milo Ventimiglia, Courtney B. Vance, Michael Eklund, Ashton Holmes and Rosanna Arquette.
Though they're all strangers, nine tenants in a New York high rise apartment hide out together in the building's basement to escape a nuclear attack. After days in the bunker-like area without any daylight and with their supplies running out, members of the group begin to physically turn on each other, comitting depraved psychosexual acts of torment.
Dolphin Tale (Mein Freund, der Delfin)
Starring Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble, Kris Kristofferson, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Morgan Freeman and Austin Stowell.
The true story of a courageous dolphin named Winter who was discovered trapped in a net and the compassionate people who banded together to save her life.
Starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Christina Hendricks, Ron Perlman, Oscar Isaac and Albert Brooks.
Driver (Ryan Gosling) is a Los Angeles wheelman for hire, stunt driving for movie productions by day and steering getaway vehicles for armed heists by night. Though a loner by nature, Driver can't help falling in love with his beautiful neighbor Irene (Carey Mulligan), a vulnerable young mother dragged into a dangerous underworld by the return of her ex-convict husband Standard (Oscar Isaac). After a heist intended to pay off Standard's protection money spins unpredictably out of control, Driver finds himself driving defense for the girl he loves, tailgated by a syndicate of deadly serious criminals (Albert Brooks and Ron Perlman). But when he realizes that the gangsters are after more than the bag of cash in his trunk - that they're coming straight for Irene and her son- Driver is forced to shift gears and go on offense.
Starring Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Liam Cunningham, Rory Keenan, Mark Strong and Fionnula Flanagan.
Sergeant Gerry Boyle (Brendan Gleeson) is a small-town Irish cop with a confrontational personality and a subversive sense of humor. He has absolutely no interest whatsoever in the international cocaine-smuggling ring that brings straight-laced FBI agent Wendell Everett (Don Cheadle) to his door.
Starring Clive Owen, Carice van Houten, Daniel Brühl, Ella Purnell, Kerry Fox, Pilar López de Ayala, Lolita Chakrabarti and Mark Wingett.
From visionary filmmaker Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later, the upcoming Highlander reboot), Intruders is the chilling story of two children living in different countries, each visited nightly by a faceless being who wants to take possession of them.
Jack And Jill
Starring Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes, Al Pacino, Eugenio Derbez and David Spade.
Jack Sadelstein (Adam Sandler) is a successful advertising executive who lives in Los Angeles with his beautiful wife (Katie Holmes) and kids. Unfortunately, one event each year causes enormous stress in their household: when his his identical twin sister Jill (Adam Sandler) comes to visit for Thanksgiving. Jill's neediness and passive-aggressiveness is drives Jack crazy, turning his normally tranquil life intio a nightmare.
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (Die Reise zur geheimnisvollen Insel)
Starring Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson, Luis Guzmán, Vanessa Hudgens and Kristin Davis.
Sean (Josh Hutcherson) goes on a new journey when he receives a distress signal from an island where none is known to exist. Thinking it might be the "Mysterious Island" Jules Verne wrote about, and that the signal may have come from Sean's grandfather, the boy and his new stepdad (Dwayne Johnson) decide to travel halfway around the world to find the island, with the help of a helicopter pilot (Luis Guzman) and his daughter (Vanessa Hudgens).
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
Starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Josh Holloway, Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov, Léa Seydoux and Anil Kapoor.
When a terrorist bombing destroys the Kremlin while IMG agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is carrying out a mission in Moscow, the IMF is implicated and shut down. The Russian government calls the attack "an undeclared act of war," which prompts the United States government to put in place a black operation called "Ghost Protocol". Hunt and his rogue new team (Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton and Simon Pegg) go undercover to locate who is connected to the Moscow bombing in an effort to clear the organization's name.
Starring Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Chris Pratt.
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) wakes up one morning to a harsh new reality: the team he carefully constructed is about to be gutted. His star reliever, best starter and offensive leader are fleeing to teams that offer more money. His best position player is going to the Yankees, who just beat the A's in the postseason. Beane scrambles to field a credible team, but his owner won't raise his budget and his scouting staff is stuck in the past. During a meeting with the Cleveland Indians, Beane notices their GM paying careful attention to the opinions of one Peter Brand (Jonah Hill), a chubby young statistics nerd who's brilliant with computers and spreadsheets. Brand has developed a radical new system whereby players aren't evaluated in the traditional way, a system Beane enthusiastically adopts - a system they dub "moneyball."
One Day (Zwei an einem Tag)
Starring Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson, Romola Garai, Jodie Whittaker, Georgia King and Ken Stott.
Wealthy Dexter (Jim Sturgess) and working-class Emma (Anne Hathaway) meet for the first time at their college graduation on July 15, 1988. The story then follows them every July 15th for the next 20 years. Based on the novel by David Nicholl.
Starring Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard, Ruben Blades, Nora Arnezeder, Robert Patrick, Liam Cunningham and Joel Kinnaman.
Bored by his post house sitting a CIA-operated safe house in South Africa, a rookie operative (Ryan Reynolds) goes on the run with a dangerous renegade (Denzel Washington) when the place is destroyed by mercenaries. Now they have to figure out if the attackers are terrorists or one of their own - someone on the inside, before they know who they can trust.
Starring Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan and Kelly Reilly.
Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) has made his reputation finding the truth at the heart of the most complex mysteries. With the aid of Dr. John Watson (Jude Law), his trusted ally, the renowned "consulting detective" is unequaled in his pursuit of criminals of every stripe, whether relying on his singular powers of observation, his remarkable deductive skills, or the blunt force of his fists. But now a storm is gathering over London, a threat unlike anything that Holmes has ever confronted - and just the challenge he's looking for. After a string of brutal, ritualistic murders, Holmes and Watson arrive just in time to save the latest victim and uncover the killer: the unrepentant Lord Blackwood (Mark Strong). As he approaches his scheduled hanging, Blackwood - who has terrorized inmates and jailers alike with his seeming connection to dark and powerful forces - warns Holmes that death has no power over him and, in fact, his execution plays right into Blackwood's plans. And when, by all indications, Blackwood makes good on his promise, his apparent resurrection panics London and confounds Scotland Yard. But to Holmes, the game is afoot. Racing to stop Blackwood's deadly plot, Holmes and Watson plunge into a world of the dark arts and startling new technologies, where logic is sometimes the best crimefighting weapon - but where a good right hook will often do the job.
This Means War (Das gibt Ärger)
Starring Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Tom Hardy and Chelsea Handler.
Two of the world's best CIA operatives (Chris Pine, Tom Hardy), who also used to be best friends, go head to head when they both fall for the same woman (Reese Witherspoon). Rather than working together to take down entire enemy nations like they once did, they're now using their incomparable skills and top-of-the-line equipment to eliminate each other.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
Starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Ashley Greene, Michael Sheen, Anna Kendrick and Sarah Clarke.
Bella (Kristen Stewart) decides to remain human for a while longer after marrying Edward (Robert Pattinson). They honeymoon on a private island where Edward can bask in the sun without causing alarm. When she begins to get sick, Edward rushes her home to Forks. They soon realize that despite all odds, Bella is pregnant and the baby is growing so quickly that Bella's life is in danger. The Cullens are afraid that if Bella gives birth, she will die, but she refuses to give the child up. When the Quileute wolf pack learns of the pregnancy, they fear that the baby will be like a newborn vampire - a crazed blood drinker who murders innocent humans. They plan to destroy it - and if Bella is killed in the process, so be it.
Starring Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea, Michael Ealy, Theo James, India Eisley and Charles Dance.
Vampire warrioress Selene (Kate Beckinsale) has been held captive by humans for the past twelve years but upon escaping, she finds herself in a strikingly different world from the one she left. Humans have discovered the existence of vampires and lycans and are engaging in a vengeful mission to eradicate all traces of both immortal species. Selene must now lead her people in the epic battle against humankind.