So what’s left beyond the obvious hits, potential duds and creeping-up sleepers? By date, here’s a list of what else is hitting theaters this summer. Release dates are subject to change.
So what’s left beyond the obvious hits, potential duds and creeping-up sleepers?
By date, here’s a list of what else is hitting theaters this summer. Release dates are subject to change.
“Made of Honor”: Patrick Dempsey is a lifelong lothario who realizes his gal pal (Michelle Monaghan) is his dream girl. When she returns from a trip engaged, he tries to stop the nuptials.
“What Happens in Vegas”: Jack (Ashton Kutcher) and Joy (Cameron Diaz) hook up, get hitched and win a huge jackpot in Vegas. Too bad each one hates the other and wants the money.
“Postal”: Leave it to Uwe Boll (a director who once boxed his critics) to battle Indiana Jones. One of his apocalyptic action satire’s suggestions is that Dubya and Osama bin Laden are pals.
“Kit Kittredge: An American Girl”: Abigail Breslin (“Little Miss Sunshine”) is the popular American Girl character, whose family deals with life’s realities in Ohio circa the Great Depression.
“Hellboy II: The Golden Army”: It’s Guillermo del Toro’s sequel to his 2004 film about a cranky hero with a huge fist (Ron Perlman). This time, he battles an army of angry, cast-out elves.
“Meet Dave”: Eddie Murphy reunites with “Norbit” director Brian Roberts for this sci-fi comedy about a “human starship” on Earth that looks like Murphy and is piloted by a mini-Murphy.
“Space Chimps”: The bungling grandson of the first chimpanzee in space is entrusted to save a planet in this animated film featuring the voices of Andy Samberg, Cheryl Hines and Jeff Daniels.
“American Teen”: One of the hottest titles of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, this popular documentary follows seniors struggling with school and life at an Indiana high school.
“The Longshots”: A motivational sports story starring Ice Cube and directed by … Fred Durst? It’s the true-life tale of an 11-year-old girl who became the first-ever girl in Pop Warner football.
“The Rocker”: Rainn Wilson (“The Office”) is a hair-metal drummer unceremoniously booted from his group years ago. Two decades later, he volunteers to help out for his nephew’s band.
“Journey to the Center of the Earth 3-D”: This eye-popping adventure — starring Brendan Fraser — will play in digital-projection theaters.
“The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2”: No amount of washing can fade the jeans-based bond shared by four girls (Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively and Amber Tamblyn).
“The International”: Director Tom Tykwer (“Run Lola Run”) puts Clive Owen and Naomi Watts on the move as an Interpol agent and assistant D.A. investigating corruption and murder.
“Mirrors”: All that downtime from “24,” and all Kiefer Sutherland could come up with is a J-horror remake about ghosts who kill people by traveling through mirrors. Paula Patton co-stars.
“Star Wars: The Clone Wars”: Even George Lucas falls prey to being unable to make humans look realistic in computer-animated form for this “Star Wars” saga set between episodes II and III.
“Wild Child”: Emma Roberts plays a party girl shipped off across the pond to a buttoned-up English boarding school. In time, she finds romance and learns she might not want to leave.
“The Accidental Husband”: After his fiancée leaves him on advice from a self-help maven (Uma Thurman), a jilted man (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) seeks revenge and unexpectedly falls in love.
“Bangkok Dangerous”: Another bad-haircut film for Nicolas Cage. In this remake, he plays a hitman who violates the No. 1 and No. 2 rules: Don’t develop a conscience and don’t fall in love.
“Crossing Over”: It’s not about crossing supernatural plains like the TV show. It’s about crossing borders into the United States. Harrison Ford, Ray Liotta, Sean Penn and Ashley Judd star.
“Fly Me To the Moon 3-D”: Flies with dreams of space travel stowaway in astronauts’ helmets for a mission in this animated film.
“The House Bunny”: A Playboy bunny (Anna Faris) booted from the mansion tries help seven clueless sorority girls save their house in this comedy from the writers of “Legally Blonde.”
“Babylon A.D.”: In this futuristic sci-fi thriller, a mercenary (Vin Diesel) and a nun (Michelle Yeoh) embark on a dangerous escort mission for a woman whose blood could kill mankind.
“College”: After being dumped by their ladies, Drake Bell (“Superhero Movie”) and his high-school pals (Andrew Caldwell and Kevin Covais) hit a nearby college for fun, beer and sex.
“Traitor”: Working from an idea by Steve Martin (yes, that one), the writer of “The Day After Tomorrow” pens a tale of an undercover operative in trouble. Guy Pearce and Don Cheadle star.