August 3 to August 10
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.
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Starring Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Tom Wilkinson and Maggie Smith.
A group of British retirees are enticed by advertisements to travel to India to stay at the Marigold Hotel, which has been restored as a retirement home by a young Indian man (Dev Patel) with the best of intentions. However, when they arrive, they find the living accommodations aren't quite as luxurious as portrayed in the brochure. Despite having to cope with broken furniture, phones that don't work and food they can't pronounce, they share a number of unconventional but hilarious experiences that bring them closer together.
Starring Julian Morris, Jon Voight, Teri Polo, Dermot Mulroney and Brett Baker.
Detective John Koski (Jon Voight) is on the trail of a missing girl. The Chief Of Police's granddaughter has been kidnapped and time is running out to save her. In desperation Koski teams up with a television psychic who has had visions of the girl.
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Giovanni Ribisi, Lukas Haas, Caleb Landry Jones, Diego Luna and J.K. Simmons.
Chris Farraday (Mark Wahlberg) long ago gave up his life of crime, but after his brother-in-law, Andy (Caleb Landry Jones), messes up a drug deal for his sadistic boss, Tim Briggs (Giovanni Ribisi), Chris finds he has to slip back into his old ways - running contraband - to help Andy out of a sticky situation. Chris quickly gets a team together with his best friend, Sebastian's (Ben Foster) help, for a run to Panama, hoping to return with millions in counterfeit bills. When things go wrong, as time to reach the cash is quickly running out, Chris has to put his rusty skills to use in order to successfully navigate a treacherous criminal network of brutal drug lords, cops and hit men before his wife, Kate (Kate Beckinsale), and sons become targets.
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.
Faces In The Crowd
Starring Milla Jovovich, Michael Shanks, Sarah Wayne Callies, Julian McMahon, Adam Harrington and Sandrine Holt.
Anna (Milla Jovovich) may be the only survivor of serial killer Tearjerk Jack's horrendous reign, but left with 'face blindness', she is completely unable to identify him or anyone else. Now, with only a loyal detective's (Julian McMahon) face familiar to her, she cannot trust anyone as she struggles to resume her normal life, and, plagued by fear and a vindictive Jack, struggles to survive.
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.
Starring Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy, Daryl Sabara, Polly Walker and Willem Dafoe.
Former military captain John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) is inexplicably transported to Mars, where he becomes reluctantly embroiled in an epic conflict amongst the planet's inhabitants, including Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe) and the captivating Princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins). In a world on the brink of collapse, Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes that the survival of Barsoom and its people lies in his hands.
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).
Starring Jason Statham, Robert De Niro, Clive Owen and Yvonne Strahovski.
A retired British Special Air Service agent (Jason Statham) is forced out of exile when his former mentor, Hunter (Robert De Niro), is kidnapped and held for ransom in the Middle East. While trying to save Hunter's life, Danny gets involved in a no-holds-barred confrontation with a renegade leader (Clive Owen) who is protecting a cell of soldiers and assassins operating within a secret government organization.
Man On A Ledge (Ein riskanter Plan)
Starring Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Anthony Mackie, Edward Burns, Genesis Rodriguez, Kyra Sedgwick and Ed Harris.
A former policeman (Sam Worthington) who lost his job and was sent to jail after being framed gets out of jail to attend his father's funeral. He manages to get to the top of a Manhattan hotel, where he threatens to jump to his death. Unbeknownst to the police psychologists brought in to talk him down, this suicide attempt is supposedly a cover for the biggest diamond heist ever attempted.
Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Leslie Bibb, Luke Wilson, Peyton List, Tracie Thoms, Ryan Lee and Muse Watson.
After unexpectedly being fired from his job, John (Luke Wilson) meets a mysterious stranger (Samuel L. Jackson) in need of his help. But things suddenly take a turn for the worse when the stranger turns out represent pure evil, forcing John to go to great lengths to protect his family.
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.
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.
Something Borrowed (Fremd Fischen)
Starring Kate Hudson, Ginnifer Goodwin, John Krasinksi, Colin Egglesfield, Steve Howey and Ashley Williams.
Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a talented attorney at a top New York law firm, a generous and loyal friend and, unhappily, still single... as her engaged best friend Darcy (Kate Hudson) is constantly reminding her. But after one drink too many at her 30th birthday party, perpetual good girl Rachel unexpectedly ends up in bed with the guy she's had a crush on since law school, Dex (Colin Egglesfield)... who just happens to be Darcy's fiancé. When Rachel and Darcy's lifelong friendship collides with true love, it leads to unexpected complications and potentially explosive romantic revelations. Meanwhile, Ethan (John Krasinski), who has been Rachel's constant confidante and sometimes conscience, has been harboring a secret of his own, and Marcus (Steve Howey), an irrepressible womanizer, can't keep his mind out of the gutter or his hands off any girl within reach.
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.
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.
The Woman In Black (Die Frau in Schwarz)
Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer, Liz White and Shaun Dooley.
In Edwardian England, Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe), a young, recently widowed lawyer, leaves his young son behind as he travels to a remote village to sort out the affairs of an estate left behind by its recently deceased owner. As he spends time alone in the mansion, he begins to learn more about what the town is hiding and why they don't want him there. The mysterious and vengeful woman in black spares no one and it's up to Kipps to break her vicious cycle of terror. Based on the novel by Susan Hill.
Wrath Of The Titans (Zorn der Titanen)
Starring Sam Worthington, Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson, Rosamund Pike, Bill Nighy, Edgar Ramirez, Toby Kebbell, Danny Huston and John Bell.
A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus (Sam Worthington) - the demigod son of Zeus (Liam Neeson) - is attempting to live a quiet life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year-old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages between the gods and the Titans. Dangerously weakened by humanity's lack of devotion, the gods are losing control of the imprisoned Titans and their ferocious leader, Kronos, father of the long-ruling brothers Zeus, Hades and Poseidon. The triumvirate had overthrown their powerful father long ago, leaving him to rot in the gloomy abyss of Tartarus, a dungeon that lies deep within the cavernous underworld. Perseus cannot ignore his true calling when Hades, along with Zeus' godly son, Ares, switch loyalty and make a deal with Kronos to capture Zeus. The Titans' strength grows stronger as Zeus' remaining godly powers are siphoned.
Starring Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, Patrick Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser, Jill Eikenberry, Mary Beth Hurt and Collette Wolfe.
Mavis Gary (Charlize Theron) is writer of teen literature who returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart (Patrick Wilson). When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate (Patton Oswalt) who hasn't quite gotten over high school, either.