Summer Movie Sneaks complete list

‘Man of Steel’

Henry Cavill as Superman in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ action adventure movie “Man of Steel.”

(Warner Bros.)

The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.

Sneaks list: In the April 28 Calendar section’s Summer Sneaks list of coming movies, the character name Themistokles was misspelled as Themistocles in an item for “300: Rise of an Empire” as well as in a caption under a photo of actor Sullivan Stapleton from that movie. —

Sneaks list: A preview in the Summer Sneaks list in the April 28 Calendar section said that the movie “Still Mine,” opening July 12, takes place in New Brunswick, N.J. It is set in New Brunswick, Canada. —

May 2



A documentary about 16 adult-film actresses featured in a fine-art photography book. Directed by Deborah Anderson. Ketchup Entertainment

May 3

Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner


A documentary about the life and career of theater director, writer and actor Andre Gregory, known to film audiences as the star (and co-writer) of “My Dinner With Andre.” Directed by Cindy Kleine. Cinema Guild


Generation Um

In New York City, a shiftless escort service driver steals a video camera and documents a day in the life of two young party girls he works with. With Keanu Reeves, Bojana Novakovic and Adelaide Clemens. Written and directed by Mark Mann. Phase 4 Films

Greetings From Tim Buckley

In this biopic set in 1991, the unknown young musician Jeff Buckley rehearses for his debut at a Brooklyn tribute concert for his father, the late folk singer Tim Buckley, whose legacy he is grappling with. With Penn Badgley, Ben Rosenfield and Imogen Poots. Written by Dan Algrant, David Brendel and Emma Sheanshang. Directed by Algrant. Tribeca Film

The Iceman

A dramatization of the life and times of Richard Kuklinski, a devoted father and husband who also worked as a ruthless contract killer for the mob. With Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder and Chris Evans. Written by Morgan Land and Ariel Vromen. Directed by Vromen. Millennium Entertainment


Iron Man 3

The playboy industrialist and armored superhero Tony Stark, a.k.a. Iron Man, is brought to the brink of destruction by a new enemy known as the Mandarin. With Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley, Gwyneth Paltrow and Don Cheadle. Written by Drew Pearce and Shane Black. Directed by Black. In 3-D. Walt Disney Pictures

Kiss of the Damned

A beautiful vampire falls for a handsome screenwriter and shows him a new world, but the appearance of her reckless sister endangers everyone around her. With Joséphine de La Baume, Milo Ventimiglia and Roxane Mesquida. Written and directed by Xan Cassavetes. Magnet Releasing

Love Is All You Need

Two lonely individuals — a widowed English businessman and a Danish hairdresser who’s recently been left by her husband — cross paths at a wedding in Italy. With Pierce Brosnan and Trine Dyrholm. Written by Susanne Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen. Directed by Bier. In English, Danish and Italian, with English subtitles. Sony Pictures Classics

Midnight’s Children

In 1947, as India declares independence from Great Britain, two babies are switched at birth in a Bombay hospital, sending a beggar’s child and the only son of a wealthy couple down different but intertwined paths. With Satya Bhabha, Shabana Azmi and Rajat Kapoor. Written by Salman Rushdie. Directed by Deepa Mehta. 108 Media / Paladin


Paradise: Love

A 50-year-old Austrian hausfrau travels to the beaches of Kenya as a “sugar mama” sex tourist. With Margarethe Tiesel, Peter Kazungu and Inge Maux. Written by Ulrich Seidl and Veronika Franz. Directed by Seidl. In German with English subtitles. Strand Releasing


A Parisian pharmacist obsessed with Woody Allen is set up by her concerned parents with a man who hasn’t seen any of the director’s films. With Alice Taglioni, Patrick Bruel and Marine Delterme. Written and directed by Sophie Lellouche. In French with English subtitles. Outsider Pictures

Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf’s

A documentary about the inner workings and 111-year history of the iconic New York City department store Bergdorf Goodman. Directed by Matthew Miele. eOne Films

Something in the Air

Amid the French student movement of the early ‘70s, a recent high school graduate is drawn into the Parisian counterculture alongside his radicalized girlfriend. With Clément Métayer, Lola Créton and Felix Armand. Written and directed by Olivier Assayas. In French with English subtitles. Sundance Selects

May 10


When a massive earthquake strikes Chile, a group of international tourists in an underground nightclub try to survive the havoc of the disaster and its aftermath. With Eli Roth, Andrea Osvárt and Ariel Levy. Written by Roth, Guillermo Amoedo and Nicolás López. Directed by López. Radius-TWC

And Now a Word From Our Sponsor

An advertising executive wakes up in the hospital after an accident and finds he can speak only in slogans. With Bruce Greenwood, Parker Posey and Callum Blue. Written by Michael Hamilton-Wright. Directed by Zack Bernbaum. 108 Media / Paladin

Desperate Acts of Magic

Newly fired from his job as a computer programmer, a wannabe magician enters a conjuring contest and encounters a female illusionist disenchanted by the male-dominated industry. With Joe Tyler Gold, Valerie Dillman and Jonathan Levit. Written by Gold. Directed by Gold and Tammy Caplan. Gold Cap Films

The Great Gatsby

In the Roaring ‘20s, a Midwestern writer is drawn into the world of New York City’s upper crust, including his socialite cousin, her philandering husband, and an enigmatic, party-throwing playboy. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgerton. Written by Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce. Directed by Luhrmann. In 3-D. Warner Bros. Pictures

He’s Way More Famous Than You

After a string of personal and professional setbacks, a once-promising indie-film starlet enlists her brother, his boyfriend and any celebrity she can land to make a hit movie. With Halley Feiffer, Ryan Spahn and Michael Urie. Written by Feiffer and Spahn. Directed by Urie. Gravitas Ventures

No One Lives

A gang of backwoods bandits preys on a vacationing couple, only to discover that one of their would-be victims is even more dangerous than they are. With Luke Evans, Adelaide Clemens and Lee Tergesen. Written by David Lawrence Cohen. Directed by Ryûhei Kitamura. Anchor Bay Films


A good-natured children’s entertainer crashes his girlfriend’s family weekend in the Hamptons to finally meet her imperious father and win his approval. With Craig Robinson, Kerry Washington and David Alan Grier. Written and directed by Tina Gordon Chism. Lionsgate


For a newish thirtysomething couple, an RV trip through the British Isles devolves into a murderous rampage. With Steve Oram and Alice Lowe. Written by Oram and Lowe. Directed by Ben Wheatley. IFC Films

The Source Family

A documentary about the ‘70s cult leader Jim Baker and the group he gathered around his Los Angeles health-food restaurant the Source. Directed by Jodi Wille and Maria Demopoulos. Drag City

Venus and Serena

A documentary chronicling a challenging year in the lives of sisters Venus and Serena Williams, two of the world’s premier tennis players, as they grapple with competition, fame, illness, injury and personal relationships. Directed by Maiken Baird and Michelle Major. Magnolia Pictures

May 17

33 Postcards

On a choir tour in Australia, a 16-year-old Chinese orphan finally has the chance to visit her sponsor of 10 years, only to discover that the seemingly perfect father figure is a convict in prison for manslaughter. With Guy Pearce, Zhu Lin and Claudia Karvan. Written by Martin Edmond, Pauline Chan and Philip Dalkin. Directed by Chan. Gravitas Ventures


A dramatized account of the pioneering 19th century French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot and his star teenage patient. With Vincent Lindon, Soko and Chiara Mastroianni. Written and directed by Alice Winocour. In French with English subtitles. Music Box Films

Black Rock

For three young women, a camping trip at one of their childhood haunts off the coast of Maine goes awry after a misunderstanding with three recently returned servicemen hunting on the island. With Kate Bosworth, Lake Bell and Katie Aselton. Written by Mark Duplass. Directed by Aselton. LD Entertainment

Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

A documentary about the life and career of magician Ricky Jay. Directed by Alan Edelstein and Molly Bernstein. Kino Lorber

The English Teacher

An unmarried fortysomething teacher in small-town Pennsylvania steps out of her comfort zone to help a former star pupil stage his play before giving up his writing career. With Julianne Moore, Nathan Lane and Lily Collins. Written by Dan Chariton and Stacy Chariton. Directed by Craig Zisk. Cinedigm


An ex-CIA agent tries to thwart an insidious international conspiracy targeting him and his daughter. With Aaron Eckhart, Liana Liberato and Olga Kurylenko. Written by Arash Amel. Directed by Philipp Stölzl. Radius-TWC

Frances Ha

A 27-year-old apprentice dancer in New York is thrown off balance when she has a falling-out with her best friend and roommate. With Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner and Adam Driver. Written by Gerwig and Noah Baumbach. Directed by Baumbach. IFC Films

Java Heat

In the aftermath of a terrorist attack in Indonesia, a reckless American teams with a local detective to stop a terrorist mastermind. With Kellan Lutz, Ario Bayu and Mickey Rourke. Written by Rob Allyn and Conor Allyn. Directed by Conor Allyn. IFC Films

An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

Thwarted by unrequited love, a musician and artist makes a film about his relationship with the object of his affections to try to win her over. With Terence Nance and Namik Minter. Written and directed by Nance. Variance Films


A merciless debt collector working for a loan shark is caught off guard by the arrival of a mysterious woman claiming to be his long-lost mother. With Min-soo Jo, Eunjin Kang and Jae-rok Kim. Written and directed by Ki-duk Kim. In Korean with English subtitles. Drafthouse Films


In 1958 Normandy, a young French secretary with a knack for typing is taken under the wing of a slick insurance salesman and trains for a speed-typing competition. With Romain Duris, Déborah François and Bérénice Bejo. Written by Romain Compingt, Daniel Presley and Régis Roinsard. Directed by Roinsard. In French with English subtitles. The Weinstein Co.

Star Trek Into Darkness

Capt. James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise embark on a manhunt to capture a terrorist mastermind. With Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch and Zoe Saldana. Written by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof. Directed by J.J. Abrams. Paramount Pictures

Stories We Tell

A documentary in which filmmaker Sarah Polley investigates some elusive truths about her mother, the late actress Diane Polley, and her own identity. Directed by Sarah Polley. Roadside Attractions

What Maisie Knew

A young girl navigates the bitter custody battle between her self-involved parents — a rock musician and an art dealer — in this contemporary re-imagining of the Henry James novel. With Julianne Moore, Steve Coogan and Onata Aprile. Written by Nancy Doyne and Carroll Cartwright. Directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel. Millennium Entertainment

May 22

3 Geezers

While researching an upcoming role, an actor meets the residents of a convalescent home and realizes his perceptions of the elderly may be misguided. With J.K. Simmons, Tim Allen and Mike O’Malley. Written by Randle Schumacher, Eric Radzan and Anthony Cummings. Directed by Michelle Schumacher. Gravitas Ventures

May 24

Becoming Traviata

A documentary following the French stage director Jean-François Sivadier and the celebrated soprano Natalie Dessay through a production of the opera “La Traviata.” Directed by Philippe Béziat. In French with English subtitles. Distrib Films

Before Midnight

Nine years after a fateful rendezvous in Paris and nearly two decades after their first meeting, an American writer and a French environmentalist once again spend an evening discussing life and love. With Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. Written by Delpy, Hawke and Richard Linklater. Directed by Linklater. Sony Pictures Classics


In this animated movie, a teenage girl is shrunk and transported to a fantastic realm where she joins a band of warriors to defend the natural world from destruction. With the voices of Amanda Seyfried, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson and Christoph Waltz. Written by James V. Hart, William Joyce, Dan Shere, Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember. Directed by Chris Wedge. In 3-D. 20th Century Fox

Fast & Furious 6

A federal agent recruits an expert wheelman and his outlaw racing crew to help take down an international gang of mercenaries in exchange for full pardons. With Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson and Jordana Brewster. Written by Chris Morgan. Directed by Justin Lin. Universal Pictures

Fill the Void

The youngest daughter of an Orthodox Hasidic family in Tel Aviv is torn between her wishes and her family duty when her older sister dies during childbirth. With Hadas Yaron, Yiftach Klein and Irit Sheleg. Written and directed by Rama Burshtein. In Hebrew with English subtitles. Sony Pictures Classics

A Green Story

A biopic about Van Vlahakis, a Greek immigrant who arrived in America with $22 to his name and went on to found the multimillion-dollar company Earth Friendly Products. With Ed O’Ross, Shannon Elizabeth and Billy Zane. Written and directed by Nick Agiashvili. Indican Pictures

The Hangover Part III

Having barely survived two previous nights of utter mayhem — first in Las Vegas, then in Thailand — a group of friends reunites for yet another misadventure. With Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Ken Jeong. Written by Todd Phillips and Craig Mazin. Directed by Phillips. Warner Bros. Pictures

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

A documentary about the rise and fall of Julian Assange and his creation of the controversial website WikiLeaks, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. Directed by Alex Gibney. Focus World

May 31

After Earth

A thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity’s evacuation of Earth, a teenage boy and his father crash-land on the planet and must signal for help while braving uncharted territory and dangerous creatures. With Jaden Smith and Will Smith. Written by Gary Whitta and M. Night Shyamalan. Directed by Shyamalan. Columbia Pictures

American Mary

A broke, disenchanted medical student begins performing underground surgeries. With Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo and Tristan Risk. Written and directed by Jen Soska and Sylvia Soska. XLrator Media

The East

An ex-FBI agent working for an elite private intelligence firm infiltrates an anarchist collective that’s seeking revenge against major corporations, and she finds herself conflicted as she starts to connect with the group. With Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgård, Ellen Page and Toby Kebbell. Written by Marling and Zal Batmanglij. Directed by Batmanglij. Fox Searchlight Pictures

The History of Future Folk

Two extraterrestrials sent to conquer Earth instead discover music and form a Brooklyn bluegrass band. With Jay Klaitz, Nils d’Aulaire and Julie Ann Emery. Written by John Mitchell. Directed by Mitchell and Jeremy Kipp Walker. Variance Films

I Do

A British man enters a sham marriage to stay in the U.S. to care for his family while falling in love with another man. With David W. Ross, Alicia Witt and Jamie-Lynn Sigler. Written by Ross. Directed by Glenn Gaylord. Gravitas Ventures

The Kings of Summer

Three teenage friends spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land. With Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso and Moises Arias. Written by Chris Galletta. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. CBS Films

Now You See Me

An FBI squad goes after a quartet of professional illusionists who fleece corrupt businessmen during their performances and shower the stolen profits on their audiences. With Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo and Woody Harrelson. Written by Ed Solomon, Boaz Yakin and Edward Ricourt. Directed by Louis Leterrier. Summit Entertainment

Shadow Dancer

When a single mother and IRA member is arrested for her role in an aborted bombing in London, her only way to avoid going to prison and being separated from her son is to spy on her hardliner brothers. With Andrea Riseborough, Aidan Gillen and Domhnall Gleeson. Written by Tom Bradby. Directed by James Marsh. Magnolia Pictures


Sun Don’t Shine

A sinister past and an uncertain future gnaw at a young couple traveling through central Florida. With Kate Lyn Sheil and Kentucker Audley. Written and directed by Amy Seimetz. Factory 25

June 7

Bidder 70

A documentary about the environmental activist Tim DeChristopher, who disrupted a controversial federal land auction and was indicted on two felony counts and sentenced to federal prison. Directed by Beth Gage and George Gage. First Run Features

Call Me Kuchu

A documentary following Ugandan gay-rights activist David Kato and retired Anglican Bishop Christopher Senyonjo as they work to defeat a bill threatening to make homophobia punishable by death. Directed by Katherine Fairfax Wright and Malika Zouhali-Worrall. In English and Luganda, with English subtitles. Cinedigm

Dirty Wars

A documentary exploring the rise of the military’s Joint Special Operations Command and its clandestine operations in the war on terror. Directed by Richard Rowley. IFC Films

Hannah Arendt

A biopic about the German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported in the New Yorker on the 1961 trial of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann and coined the phrase “the banality of evil.” With Barbara Sukowa, Axel Milberg and Janet McTeer. Written by Pamela Katz and Margarethe von Trotta. Directed by Von Trotta. In German and English, with English subtitles. Zeitgeist Films

The Internship

Two old-school salesmen talk their way into coveted internships at Google to restart their flagging careers in the digital age. With Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson and Rose Byrne. Written by Vaughn and Jared Stern. Directed by Shawn Levy. 20th Century Fox

Much Ado About Nothing

Two couples take divergent approaches to romance in this Shakespeare adaptation maintaining the original text but set in the present day. With Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, Fran Kranz and Jillian Morgese. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. Lionsgate / Roadside Attractions

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself

A documentary about the storied life of the writer, editor and amateur sportsman George Plimpton. Directed by Tom Bean and Luke Poling. Laemmle / Zeller Films

Post Tenebras Lux

A well-to-do urban family moves to the Mexican countryside and encounters domestic trouble and class friction. With Adolfo Jimenez Castro, Nathalia Acevedo and Willebaldo Torres. Written and directed by Carlos Reygadas. In Spanish with English subtitles. Strand Releasing

The Purge

In an America where the government has sanctioned an annual night on which all crime is legal for 12 hours, a family in a gated community is drawn into chaos when a stranger comes knocking. With Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey and Adelaide Kane. Written and directed by James DeMonaco. Universal Pictures


When the rapture whisks much of Earth’s population to heaven, a young woman and her boyfriend try to carry on while the Antichrist seeks to make her his bride. With Anna Kendrick, John Francis Daley and Craig Robinson. Written by Chris Matheson. Directed by Paul Middleditch. Lionsgate


A young advertising prodigy comes up with a promising product but has to convince his beautiful boss of its potential while surviving an industry built on deception. With Amber Heard, Shiloh Fernandez and Kellan Lutz. Written by Max Barry and Aram Rappaport. Directed by Rappaport. Magnet Releasing

Tiger Eyes

Uprooted by her grieving mother and moved from Atlantic City, N.J., to Los Alamos, N.M., in the wake of her father’s death, a 17-year-old girl struggles to cope. With Willa Holland, Tatanka Means and Elise Eberle. Written by Judy Blume and Lawrence Blume. Directed by Lawrence Blume. Freestyle Releasing

Violet & Daisy

Two stylish young hit women working for a shadowy boss in New York City hesitate when their latest assignment brings them to the doorstep of a willing target. With James Gandolfini, Alexis Bledell and Saoirse Ronan. Written and directed by Geoffrey Fletcher. Cinedigm

Wish You Were Here

When one member of a quartet of travelers vanishes during a vacation in Cambodia, the remaining three struggle to put together the missing pieces. With Joel Edgerton, Felicity Price and Teresa Palmer. Written by Price and Kieran Darcy-Smith. Directed by Darcy-Smith. eOne Films

June 12

This Is the End

A group of Hollywood actor-friends takes shelter in a bid to survive when the apocalypse interrupts their house party. With James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel. Written and directed by Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Columbia Pictures

You Will Be My Son

A passionate, domineering French winemaker has little faith in his son to succeed him, and tensions flare when a more appealing candidate, the son of his dying estate manager, enters the picture. With Niels Arestrup, Loran Deutsch and Patric Chesnais. Written and directed by Gilles Legrand. In French with English subtitles. Cohen Media Group

June 14

Apostles of Comedy: Onwards and Upwards

A documentary following three faith-based stand-up comedians — Jeff Allen, Ron Pearson and Keith Alberstadt — on their recent national tours. Directed by Mitchell Galin and Lenny Sisselman. XLrator Media

Berberian Sound Studio

A sound engineer’s work for an Italian horror studio becomes a case of life imitating art. With Toby Jones, Tonia Sotiropoulou and Cosimo Fusco. Written and directed by Peter Strickland. In English and Italian, with English subtitles. IFC Films

The Bling Ring

In this drama based on real events, a group of fame-obsessed teens growing up on the fringes of Hollywood celebrity culture begins burglarizing stars’ homes. With Emma Watson, Katie Chang, Taissa Farmiga and Israel Broussard. Written and directed by Sofia Coppola. A24 Films

The Guillotines

In the days of the Qing Dynasty, the emperor’s elite assassination squad is deemed expendable and double-crossed, forcing them into a deadly showdown. With Xiaoming Huang, Shawn Yue and Zhang Wen. Written by Ka-kei Chit, Yuet-Jan Hui and Oi Wah Lam. Directed by Wai-keung Lau. In Mandarin with English subtitles. Well Go USA

Just Like a Woman

A Chicago housewife runs off to Las Vegas to enter a belly-dancing contest. With Sienna Miller and Golshifteh Farahani. Written and directed by Rachid Bouchareb. Cohen Media Group

Man of Steel

A young man with miraculous powers discovers he is not of this Earth and becomes a hero in this adaptation of the Superman mythos. With Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon and Kevin Costner. Written by David S. Goyer. Directed by Zack Snyder. In 3-D and Imax. Warner Bros. Pictures

Stuck in Love

A novelist still pines for his wife three years after she left him for another man, while their collegiate daughter publishes her first book and their teen son (also a writer) gets involved with a troubled girl. With Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Lily Collins and Logan Lerman. Written and directed by Josh Boone. Millennium Entertainment

Twenty Feet From Stardom

A documentary shining a spotlight on the world of backup singers. Directed by Morgan Neville. Radius-TWC

Vehicle 19

A recently paroled man traveling abroad unwittingly picks up the wrong rental vehicle and is targeted by a corrupt police force. With Paul Walker, Naima McLean and Gys de Villiers. Written and directed by Mukunda Michael Dewil. Ketchup Entertainment

June 21

The Attack

An Israeli-Palestinian surgeon in Tel Aviv is shocked when his wife carries out a suicide bombing, then seeks out the zealots who recruited her. With Ali Suliman and Reymond Amsalem. Written by Ziad Doueiri and Joelle Touma. Directed by Doueiri. In Arabic and Hebrew, with English subtitles. Cohen Media Group


Two female neighbors struggling with eating disorders — an outgoing chef and a reclusive former child star — develop a deep but destructive connection. With Heather Graham, Carrie-Anne Moss and Kevin Dillon. Written by Floyd Byars. Directed by Egidio Coccimiglio. Phase 4 Films

Far Out Isn’t Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story

A documentary about the life and work of the children’s book author and illustrator. Directed by Brad Bernstein. First Run Features

A Hijacking

When a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean, the CEO of the shipping company engages in a grueling negotiation. With Soren Malling, Johan Philip Asbaek and Dar Salim. Written and directed by Tobias Lindholm. In Danish and English, with English subtitles. Magnolia Pictures


The withdrawn owner of a mannequin store strikes up a friendship with a young artist but has trouble repressing his darker urges in this remake of the 1980 cult film by William Lustig. With Elijah Wood and Nora Arnezeder. Written by Alexandre Aja and Grégory Levasseur. Directed by Franck Khalfoun. IFC Films

Monsters University

At a college for scary creatures, a one-eyed green monster’s newfound rivalry with a furry blue beast jeopardizes both their career paths in this prequel to the 2001 animated movie “Monsters Inc.” With the voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi and Helen Mirren. Directed by Dan Scanlon. In 3-D. Walt Disney Pictures


A con-artist couple travel to a small Texas town to lay false claim to a dead friend’s inheritance, only to get caught in a web of greed and betrayal. With Josh Henderson, Beau Bridges and Aidan Quinn. Written by Antoni Stutz and Ashley Scott Meyers. Directed by Stutz. Vertical Entertainment


A documentary following four men as they prepare for the demanding Master Sommelier Exam, which covers the nuances of wine, spirits and cigars and has been passed by fewer than 200 people since its inception nearly 40 years ago. Directed by Jason Wise. Samuel Goldwyn Films

Storm Surfers 3D

A documentary following surfers Tom Carroll and Ross Clarke-Jones and surf forecaster Ben Matson as they chase giant storms and waves across the Pacific Ocean. Directed by Christopher Nelius and Justin McMillan. In 3-D. XLrator Media

Unfinished Song

An old curmudgeon joins an unconventional local singing group to please his ailing, beloved wife. With Terence Stamp, Gemma Arterton and Vanessa Redgrave. Written and directed by Paul Andrew Williams. The Weinstein Co.

World War Z

A U.N. employee traverses the globe in a race to stop a pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to destroy humanity. With Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale and Matthew Fox. Written by Matt Carnahan. Directed by Marc Forster. Paramount Pictures

June 28

Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me

A documentary about the Memphis rock band Big Star, which has found mainstream success elusive but whose albums have influenced numerous artists. Directed by Drew DeNicola and Olivia Mori. Magnolia Pictures


A pair of centuries-old vampire women seek refuge from their past in a rundown coastal town. With Gemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan, Sam Riley. Written by Moira Buffini. Directed by Neil Jordan. IFC Films


In fall 1862, a stubborn farmer who opposes both slavery and the Civil War quarrels with a hostile local abolitionist and is shunned by his community. With Billy Campbell, Angus Macfadyen and Peter Fonda. Written by Bill Kauffman. Directed by Ron Maxwell. Brainstorm Media / The Film Collective

Detention of the Dead

Teenagers trapped in detention fight for their lives when their classmates turn into zombies. With Jacob Zachar, Alexa Nikolas and Christa B. Allen. Written by Rob Rinow and Alex Craig Mann. Directed by Mann. Starz

The Heat

An uptight FBI agent and a foul-mouthed Boston cop join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord. With Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. Written by Katie Dippold. Directed by Paul Feig. 20th Century Fox

How to Make Money Selling Drugs

A documentary about the ins and outs of the drug trade and the consequences of current drug policy, featuring interviews with former drug dealers, law enforcement officers, rights advocates and hip-hop artists. Directed by Matthew Cooke. Tribeca Film

I’m So Excited

When a technical failure endangers an airplane en route to Mexico City, the pilots, flight attendants and travelers experience commotion and catharsis. With Antonio de la Torre, Hugo Silva, Miguel Angel Silvestre and Laya Marti. Written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. In Spanish with English subtitles. Sony Pictures Classics

White House Down

After being denied his dream job with the Secret Service, a Washington, D.C., policeman finds himself the country’s last hope when a paramilitary group takes over the White House. With Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Written by James Vanderbilt. Directed by Roland Emmerich. Columbia Pictures

June TBA

Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie

A documentary about the controversial, confrontational 1980s talk-show host. Directed by Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller and Jeremy Newberger. Magnet Releasing

Laurence Anyways

A novelist’s longtime relationship with his girlfriend is severely complicated by his decision to begin living as a woman. With Melvil Poupaud, Suzanne Clement and Nathalie Baye. Written and directed by Xavier Dolan. In French with English subtitles. Breaking Glass Pictures

July 3

Despicable Me 2

The seemingly reformed supervillain Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help save the world in this sequel to the 2010 animated film. With the voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig and Al Pacino. Written by Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio. Directed by Chris Renaud and Pierre Coffin. In 3-D. Universal Pictures

Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain

A documentary following the stand-up comedian Kevin Hart on his 2012 tour. Directed by Leslie Small and Tim Story. Summit Entertainment

The Lone Ranger

A lawman-turned-masked-vigilante and his partner, a Native American warrior, battle greed and corruption in the Old West. With Armie Hammer, Johnny Depp, Tom Wilkinson and William Fichtner. Written by Justin Haythe, Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio. Directed by Gore Verbinski. Walt Disney Pictures

July 5


An expectant mother and her husband are shocked when the pregnancy she has carried nearly to term vanishes without a trace, leaving them the prime suspects in a missing-child case. With Ryan Smale, Eric Matheney and Erin Way. Written and directed by Jimmy Loweree. Cinedigm

Hammer of the Gods

In 9th century Britain, a young Viking warrior is sent on a quest to find his brother, who was banished from the kingdom years ago. With Charlie Bewley, Elliot Cowan and Clive Standen. Written by Matthew Read. Directed by Farren Blackburn. Magnet Releasing

The Way, Way Back

A 14-year-old boy vacationing with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend and that man’s daughter finds an unexpected friend in the manager of a local water park. With Liam James, Toni Collette and Steve Carrell. Written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. Fox Searchlight Pictures

July 12

The Artist and the Model

In German-occupied France, an elderly sculptor and his wife shelter a young woman on the run from Franco’s army, and she models for the artist’s final work. With Jean Rochefort, Claudia Cardinale and Aida Folch. Written by Fernando Trueba and Jean-Claude Carriere. Directed by Trueba. In French with English subtitles. Cohen Media Group

Grown Ups 2

A family man who has relocated his brood back to the small town where he grew up endures the last day of school along with his childhood friends. With Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade. Written by Sandler, Fred Wolf and Tim Herlihy. Directed by Dennis Dugan. Columbia Pictures

The Hot Flashes

A group of middle-aged women — all former high school basketball champions — challenge the current young champs to raise money for breast cancer prevention. With Brooke Shields, Wanda Sykes and Virginia Madsen. Written by Brad Henning. Directed by Susan Seidelman. Vertical Entertainment

The Hunt

A schoolteacher who is just starting to recover from a difficult divorce and unemployment has his life thrown into turmoil by a false allegation that spreads like wildfire in his small community. With Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen and Annika Wedderkopp. Written by Thomas Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm. Directed by Vinterberg. In Danish with English subtitles. Magnolia Pictures

Pacific Rim

When monstrous interdimensional beasts rise from the sea, mankind deploys its last line of defense in the form of giant humanoid robots controlled by mind-linked pilots. With Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi and Charlie Day. Written by Travis Beacham and Guillermo del Toro. Directed by del Toro. In 3-D and Imax. Warner Bros. Pictures

Still Mine

As an elderly New Brunswick, N.J., man, the son of a shipbuilder, tries to build a cottage suitable for his ailing wife, he runs into local building codes and bureaucratic officials. With James Cromwell, Geneviève Bujold and Rick Roberts. Written and directed by Michael McGowan. Samuel Goldwyn Films


A horror anthology and sequel to the 2012 film “VHS.” With Adam Wingard, Lawrence Levine, L.C. Holt and Kelsy Abbott. Multiple writers and directors. Magnet Releasing

July 17


In this animated movie, an everyday garden snail acquires super speed in a freak accident and chases his dream of winning the Indy 500. With the voices of Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti and Michael Peña. Written by David Soren, Darren Lemke and Robert Siegel. Directed by Soren. In 3-D. 20th Century Fox

July 19

The Conjuring

Two renowned paranormal investigators are enlisted to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in a secluded farmhouse. With Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson and Ron Livingston. Written by Chad Hayes and Carey W. Hayes. Directed by James Wan. New Line Cinema


Two detectives try to piece together what happened at the scene of a brutal massacre using a number of recording devices found at the crime scene. With Stephen Moyer, Radha Mitchell and Torrey DeVitto. Written by John Swetnam. Directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi. Image Entertainment

Girl Most Likely

After her career and relationship hit the skids, a flailing New York playwright is forced to move back home to New Jersey with her eccentric family while she puts her life back together. With Kristen Wiig, Annette Bening and Matt Dillon. Written by Michelle Morgan. Directed by Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman. Roadside Attractions

Only God Forgives

When his brother is murdered, an expat gangster who runs a Thai boxing club in Bangkok is obliged by his crime-lord mother to settle the score. With Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas and Tom Burke. Written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. Radius-TWC


A retired black-ops CIA agent reunites with his elderly team of elite operatives on a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. With Bruce Willis, John Malkovich and Mary-Louise Parker. Written by Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber. Directed by Dean Parisot. Summit Entertainment


A pair of undead cops are dispatched by the Rest in Peace Department to protect the world from supernatural threats. With Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges and Mary-Louise Parker. Written by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi. Directed by Robert Schwentke. In 3-D. Universal Pictures

July 26

The Act of Killing

In this documentary about the Indonesian anti-communist death squads of the mid-1960s, a group of former paramilitary thugs reenact their crimes on camera. Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer. Drafthouse Films


A documentary exploring the consequences of keeping orcas in captivity, with a focus on the troubled whale Tilikum, which has been involved in the deaths of three people. Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite. Magnolia Pictures

Blue Jasmine

A fashionable New York housewife suffers an acute life crisis. With Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Alden Ehrenreich and Peter Sarsgaard. Written and directed by Woody Allen. Sony Pictures Classics

Fruitvale Station

A drama based on the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old unarmed black man who was killed by a transit policeman at a Bay Area station. With Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer and Melonie Diaz. Written and directed by Ryan Coogler. The Weinstein Co.


The crew members of a U.S. military moon base struggle to survive when a meteor storm damages their station and unleashes alien spores. With Christian Slater and Brendan Fehr. Written by Christian Piers Betley. Directed by Roger Christian. Image Entertainment

The Wolverine

In modern-day Japan, the X-Man known as Wolverine faces deadly opponents and struggles with his own immortality. With Hugh Jackman. Written by Mark Bomback and Scott Frank. Directed by James Mangold. In 3-D. 20th Century Fox

July 31

The Smurfs 2

The diminutive magical blue beings known as Smurfs reunite with their human pals to rescue one of their kind from the clutches of the evil wizard Gargamel. With Neil Patrick Harris and Hank Azaria and the voices of Katy Perry and the late Jonathan Winters. Written by J. David Stem, David N. Weiss, Jay Scherick and David Ronn. Directed by Raja Gosnell. Columbia Pictures

July TBA


At a Berlin ad agency, an outgoing American and her no-nonsense European colleague engage in an escalating personal and professional rivalry. With Rachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace and Paul Anderson. Written and directed by Brian De Palma. eOne Films

Rising From Ashes: The Impossible Triumph of Team Rwanda

A documentary following the cyclist Jock Boyer as he travels to Rwanda to help the country’s first national cycling team in its six-year journey to the London Olympics. Directed by T.C. Johnstone. In English and Kinyarwandan, with English subtitles. First Run Features

Aug. 2

2 Guns

After being set up to take the fall for a high-stakes robbery, two undercover federal agents working for competing bureaus form a reluctant partnership. With Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg and Paula Patton. Written by Blake Masters. Directed by Baltasar Kormakur. Universal Pictures

300: Rise of an Empire

The Athenian general Themistocles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge against the invading Persian king Xerxes and his navy. With Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green and Lena Headey. Written by Zack Snyder and Kurt Johnstad. Directed by Noam Murro. In 3-D and Imax. Warner Bros. Pictures

Europa Report

A privately funded space exploration company sends six top astronauts to explore the possible existence of alien life on Jupiter’s moon Europa. With Sharlto Copley, Embeth Davidtz and Daniel Wu. Written by Philip Gelatt. Directed by Sebastian Cordero. Magnet Releasing

The Spectacular Now

An easygoing high school senior with alcohol issues starts to rethink his laid-back approach to life after meeting a bright, introverted dreamer. With Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley and Brie Larson. Written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber. Directed by James Ponsoldt. A24 Films

Aug. 7

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

A young demigod and his friends embark on a treacherous odyssey to recover the magical Golden Fleece from the Bermuda Triangle. With Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario and Brandon T. Jackson. Written by Marc Guggenheim. Directed by Thor Freudenthal. In 3-D. 20th Century Fox

Aug. 9


Two detective brothers willing to do whatever it takes to get a confession go too far during an interrogation and have to cover up their own crimes. With Paul Bettany, Stephen Graham and Mark Strong. Written by Bill Gallagher. Directed by Nick Murphy. Image Entertainment


In 2159, an ordinary man living on an overpopulated, ruined Earth takes on a dangerous mission to get to a private space station where only the wealthiest citizens are allowed. With Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley and Alice Braga. Written and directed by Neill Blomkamp. TriStar Pictures

I Give It a Year

A newlywed couple — she an ambitious advertising exec, he a fledgling novelist — struggle through their first year of marriage. With Rose Byrne, Rafe Spall and Anna Faris. Written and directed by Dan Mazer. Magnolia Pictures

In a World …

A struggling vocal coach musters the courage to pursue her secret dream of being a voice-over star. With Lake Bell, Fred Melamed, Demetri Martin and Rob Corddry. Written and directed by Bell. Roadside Attractions


A biopic about Linda Lovelace, star of the infamous 1972 pornographic film “Deep Throat.” With Amanda Seyfried, Peter Sarsgaard and Hank Azaria. Written by Andy Bellin. Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. Radius-TWC


In this animated film set in a world of anthropomorphic aircraft, a plane with a fear of heights dreams of competing as a high-flying racer. With the voices of Dane Cook, Stacy Keach, Brad Garrett and Teri Hatcher. Written by Jeffrey M. Howard. Directed by Klay Hall. Walt Disney Pictures

Prince Avalanche

Two men painting traffic lines on a desolate country highway that’s been ravaged by wildfire forge an unlikely friendship while bickering and joking. With Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch. Written and directed by David Gordon Green. Magnolia Pictures


An honest guy driving through the Australian outback witnesses a car crash that leaves behind a shaken woman, a dead man and a briefcase full of cash, and soon he becomes entangled in a dangerous scheme. With David Lyons, Emma Booth and Jason Clarke. Written and directed by Craig Lahiff. Cohen Media Group

We’re the Millers

Indebted to his supplier after being jumped by street toughs, a small-time pot dealer enlists his dodgy neighbors to pose as his family as cover for a smuggling run across the border. With Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston and Emma Roberts. Written by Bob Fisher, Steve Faber, Sean Anders and John Morris. Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. Warner Bros. Pictures

Aug. 16

Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

In 1970s Texas, an outlaw busts out of prison to reunite with his wife and the young daughter he’s never met, but complications intercede from both sides of the law. With Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara and Ben Foster. Written and directed by David Lowery. IFC Films


A single thirtysomething secretly obsessed with Jane Austen spends her life savings on a trip to an English resort where fans of the author live out their romantic fantasies. With Keri Russell, J.J. Feild and Bret McKenzie. Written by Jerusha Hess and Shannon Hale. Directed by Hess. Sony Pictures Classics

Cutie and the Boxer

A documentary about the 80-year-old painter Ushio Shinohara, once a darling of New York’s 1970s art scene, as he prepares for his latest show with help from his wife, Noriko, who seeks recognition for her own work. Directed by Zachary Heinzerling. Radius-TWC

Haute Cuisine

A renowned French chef is surprised when the president appoints her as his personal cook, and she must navigate the unfamiliar corridors of power. With Catherine Frot, Jean d’Ormesson and Hippolyte Girardot. Written by Christian Vincent and Etienne Comar. Directed by Vincent. In French with English subtitles. The Weinstein Co.

Kick-Ass 2

Having inspired a wave of amateur superheroes, the masked vigilantes Kick-Ass and Hit Girl team with a new ally to take on a villain with an old vendetta. With Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloe Grace Moretz and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. Written and directed by Jeff Wadlow. Universal Pictures


After a costly mistake, an entry-level employee at a powerful corporation is forced to spy on his boss’ former mentor, a company rival. With Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman and Harrison Ford. Written by Jason Dean Hall and Barry Levy. Directed by Robert Luketic. Relativity Media

Short Term 12

A twentysomething working at a foster home for at-risk teenagers wrestles with her own past and future while helping a troubled newcomer and a young man preparing to leave the facility. With Brie Larson, John Gallagher Jr. and Kaitlyn Dever. Written and directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. Cinedigm

The To Do List

In 1993, a strait-laced valedictorian looking to shed her uptight image creates a checklist of sexual escapades to accomplish before college. With Aubrey Plaza, Johnny Simmons, Alia Shawkat and Bill Hader. Written and directed by Maggie Carey. CBS Films

Aug. 23

The Colony

During a new ice age, a band of survivors embarks on a perilous expedition to find out what happened to another settlement that the group has lost contact with. With Kevin Zeggers, Laurence Fishburne and Bill Paxton. Written by Jeff Renfroe, Patrick Tarr, Pascal Trottier and Svet Rouskov. Directed by Renfroe. Image Entertainment

Drinking Buddies

A latent mutual attraction between two co-workers at a craft brewery threatens to derail their existing relationships. With Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson and Anna Kendrick. Written and directed by Joe Swanberg. Magnolia Pictures

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

In New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager discovers she is descended from a secret line of half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect the world from demons. With Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower and Robert Sheehan. Written by Jessica Postigo Paquette. Directed by Harald Zwart. Screen Gems

The World’s End

Twenty years after attempting an ambitious pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite to give it another shot — and end up fighting for the future of humanity. With Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Martin Freeman. Written by Pegg and Edgar Wright. Directed by Wright. Focus Features

You’re Next

When a gang of masked murderers descends on an unsuspecting family reunion, one of the guests rises to defend the hapless victims. With Sharni Vinson, A.J. Bowen and Nick Tucci. Written by Simon Barrett. Directed by Adam Wingard. Lionsgate

Aug. 28

Closed Circuit

Two ex-lovers find their loyalties tested and their lives at risk when they are put together on the defense team in a terrorism trial. With Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall and Riz Ahmed. Written by Steve Knight. Directed by John Crowley. Focus Features

Aug. 30

All the Boys Love Mandy Lane

High school friends are thrilled when their beautiful, reclusive classmate joins them for a weekend party on a secluded ranch, but soon the revelers start turning up dead. With Amber Heard and Anson Mount. Written by Jacob Forman. Directed by Jonathan Levine. Radius-TWC


When his wife is kidnapped, a burned-out race car driver is forced to take on a do-or-die mission and gets help from a young hacker. With Ethan Hawke, Selena Gomez and Jon Voight. Written by Gregg Maxwell Parker and Sean Finegan. Directed by Courtney Solomon and Yaron Levy. Warner Bros. Pictures

One Direction: This Is Us

A documentary following the British boy band as it embarks on the group’s largest tour to date. Directed by Morgan Spurlock. TriStar Pictures


A college student staying on campus for the Thanksgiving holiday is terrorized by a gang of violent outcasts. With Haley Bennett, Ashley Greene and Erica Ash. Written by Anthony Jaswinski. Directed by Oliver Blackburn. The Weinstein Co.

August TBA

Beyond the Walls

A pianist’s charged new relationship with another man gets him kicked out by his girlfriend, leading him to ingratiate himself into his new companion’s life. With Matila Malliarakis, Guillaume Gouix and David Salles. Written and directed by David Lambert. Strand Releasing

The Lifeguard

On the cusp of turning 30, a New York journalist quits her job and returns to her hometown, where she takes up her old lifeguard gig and begins a relationship with a troubled teen. With Kristen Bell, David Lambert and Mamie Gummer. Written and directed by Liz W. Garcia. Screen Media Films / Focus World