We know about the Captain America’s and Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Been inundated with the Transformers and know Robert Downey Jr. will be reprising his role as Sherlock Holmes this December but what about the rest of what’s going to be shown on our precious big screens? This is not a complete list of everything coming out just of what might have flown under the average person’s radar.
Horrible Bosses – 2011
These three dudes are fed up with their bosses and are finally doing something about it. They conspire to murder their awful bosses when they realize they are standing in the way of their happiness. Starring Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Anniston, Colin Farrell, and Jamie Foxx. This one hits the big screens on July 8th.
Fright Night – 2011
Colin Farrell gets down to bloody business in this revamping of the classic horror-comedy about a teenager, played by Anton Yelchin, who discovers his neighbor is a vampire. This remake hits the theaters August, 19th 2011.
Crazy, Stupid, Love – 2011
A father’s life unravels while he deals with a marital crisis and tries to manage his relationship with his children. Newly single Cal Weaver, played by Steve Carell, gets advice from his handsome and skilled wingman, Jacob Palmer, played by Ryan Gosling. This manly makeover could get interesting. Coming to the big screen on July 29th.
Warrior – 2011
The youngest son, played by Tom Hardy, of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he’s trained by his father, played by Nick Nolte, for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament that ends up putting him head-to-head against his brother, played by Joel Edgerton, championship match. In theaters September 9th.
Straw Dogs – 2011
Kate Bosworth and James Marsden play a young, married couple who think they’re getting ready to live the good life back in her hometown. But wouldn’t you know, the locals there don’t take very kindly to new arrivals. So with his group of henchmen, the local leader, played by True Blood’s Alexander Skarsgård, is all set to terrify the new couple that has just moved into town. Out in theaters September 16th.
The Three Musketeers – 2011
The hot-headed young D’Artagnan, played by Logan Lerman, along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers, played by Ray Stevenson, Matthew Macfadyen, and Luke Evans, must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent, played by Milla Jovovich, and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war. Also stars Orlando Bloom and Christoph Waltz. In theaters October 14th.
The Rum Diary – 2011
Johnny Depp is tapping into his muse once again as Paul Kemp a freelance journalist who finds himself at a critical turning point in his life while writing for a run-down newspaper in the Caribbean Out in theaters October 28th, 2011.
Footloose – 2011
Julianne Hough is kicking up her heels and dancing in the face of her town’s ban on dancing in the remake of the 1980’s semi-classic. Due out in theaters October 14, 2011.
Melancholia – 2011
Weddings are normally joyous occasions, so when it’s discovered on Justine’s big day that a previously unknown planet is on a collision course with Earth. Kirsten Dunst, Alexander Skarsgård and Kiefer Sutherland costar. In theaters November 4th 2011.
A Dangerous Method – 2011
Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley and Viggo Mortensen star in this erotic look at the relationship between psychologist Carl Jung and one of his patients. In theaters November 10th.
Well just in case you haven’t heard about it, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo has been made over in what’s being called an American version of the film. Unnecessary if you ask me. I thought the original was good, felt authentic, and was even critically acclaimed but I digress. Anyway, here’s the rundown…
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – 2011
Based on the novel and a remake of the Swedish film by the same name, Journalist Mikael Blomkvist, now played by Daniel Craig, is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, played by Rooney Mara, a young computer hacker. Due in theaters December 21st.