Summer movie calendar


by Catherine Holland

Posted on May 3, 2011 at 12:05 PM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 9 at 4:19 PM

PHOENIX -- From the most-anticipated sequels and prequels to the comic book heroes to the fabulous films eclipsed by the tent-pole popcorn flicks to the documentaries, here's a week-by-week rundown of this summer's movies.

May | June | July | August

May 6
The Beaver (starring Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster)
Hobo With a Shotgun (starring Rutger Hauer)
An Invisible Sign (starring Jessica Alba, J.K. Simmons)
Jumping the Broom (starring Angela Bassett, Paula Patton)
Last Night (starring Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington)
Passion Play (starring Mickey Rourke, Megan Fox)
Something Borrowed (starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson)
Thor (starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman)

May 13
The Big Bang (starring Antonio Banderas, Snoop Dogg)
Bridesmaids (starring Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph)
Everything Must Go (starring Will Ferrell, Rebecca Hall)
The First Grader (starring Naomie Harris)
Go for It! (starring Aimee Garcia, Al Bandiero)
Hesher (starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Natalie Portman)
The High Cost of Living (starring Zach Braff)
Priest (starring Paul Bettany, Maggie Q)
Skateland (starring Shiloh Fernandez, Ashley Green)

May 20
Cost of a Soul (starring Chris Kerson, Will Blagrove)
Midnight in Paris (starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams)
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (starring Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz)

May 26
The Hangover Part II (starring Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis)
Kung Fu Panda 2 (starring Jack Black, Angelina Jolie)

May 27
Tree of Life (starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn)

May | June | July | August

June 3

Beautiful Boy (starring Michael Sheen, Maria Bello)
Beginners (starring Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer)
Bride Flight (starring Waldemar Torenstra)
Love, Wedding, Marriage (starring Mandy Moore, Kellan Lutz)
Submarine (starring Sally Hawkins, Paddy Considine)
X-Men: First Class (starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender)

June 10
Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer (starring Jordana Beatty, Heather Graham)
Just Like Us (Documentary)
Super 8 (starring Riley Griffiths, Joel Courtney)
The Trip (starring Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon)
Trollhunter (starring Otto Jespersen)
Viva Riva! (starring Patsha Bay)

June 15
Kidnapped (starring Fernando Cayo, Ana Wagener)

June 17
The Art of getting By (starring Freddie Highmore, Emma Roberts)
Buck (Documentary)
Green Lantern (starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively)
Mr. Popper’s Penguins (starring Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino)
My Afternoons With Margueritte (starring Gerard Depardieu)
Page One: Inside The New York Times (Documentary)

June 24
Bad Teacher (starring Cameron Diaz, Justin Timberlake)
A Better Life (starring Demián Bichir)
Cars 2 (starring Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy)
Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop (Documentary)

May | June | July | August

July 1

Larry Crowne (starring Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts)
Monte Carlo (starring Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester)
The Perfect Host (starring David Hyde Pierce)
Terri (starring John C. Reilly)
Transformers: The Dark of the Moon (starring Shia LaBeouf, Josh Duhamel)

July 8
Beats Rhymes & Life (Documentary)
Horrible Bosses (starring Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis)
The Ledge (starring Liv Tyler, Patrick Wilson)
One Day (starring Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess)
Project Nim (Documentary)
Zookeeper (starring Kevin James, Leslie Bibb)

July 15
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson)
Live, Above All (starring Thato Kgaladi)
Lucky (starring Colin Hanks)
Salvation Boulevard (starring Jennifer Connelly, Pierce Brosnan)
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (starring Li Bingbing)
Tabloid (Documentary)
Winnie the Pooh (starring Jim Cummings, John Cleese)

July 22
Another Earth (starring Brit Marling, William Mapother)
Captain America: The First Avenger (starring Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving)
Friends With Benefits (starring Justin Timberlake, Mila Kunis)
The Myth of the American Sleepover (starring Claire Sloma)
Sarah’s Key (starring Kristin Scott Thomas)

July 29
Cowboys & Aliens (starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford)
Crazy, Stupid, Love (starring Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling)
The Devil’s Double (starring Dominic Cooper)
The Future (starring Miranda July, Hamish Linklater)
The Guard Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle) Life in a Day (Documentary)
The Smurfs (starring Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays)

July TBA
The Best and the Brightest (starring Neil Patrick Harris, Bonnie Somerville)

May | June | July | August

Aug. 5

Bellfower (starring Evan Glodell)
The Change-Up (starring Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds)
Dirty Girl (starring Juno Temple, Milla Jovovich)
Magic Trip (Documentary)
The Perfect Age of Rock ‘n; Roll (starring Jason Ritter)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (starring James Franco, Freida Pinto)
The Whistleblower (starring Rachel Weisz)

Aug. 12
30 Minutes or Less (starring Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride)
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (starring Katie Homes, Guy Pearce)
The Help (starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis)
Higher Ground (starring Vera Farmiga, Dagmara Dominczyk)
Seven Days in Utopia (starring Robert Duvall)

Aug. 19
Brighton Rock (starring Helen Mirren, Sam Riley)
Circumstance (starring Nikohl Boosheri)
Conan the Barbarian (starring Jason Momoa, Ron Perlman)
Fright Night (starring Collin Farrell, Anton Yelchin)
Sky Kids 4: All the Time in the World (starring Jessica Alba, Jeremy Piven)

Aug. 26
Final Destination 5 (starring Nicholas D’Agosto)
A Good Old Fashioned Orgy (starring Jason Sudeikis)
Our Idiot Brother (starring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks)

Aug. 31
The Debt (starring Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington)
Gainsbourg (starring Eric Elmonsnino)

August TBA
Janie Jones (starring Abigail Breslin)

Source: Entertainment Weekly