Thursday, 30 June 2011

Upcoming Releases - July '11

Here is a selection of films due out in UK cinemas next month.

Larry Crowne - 1st July
Comedy | Drama | Romance
99 mins
12A certificate
Main cast: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Sarah Mahoney, Bryan Cranston
Director: Tom Hanks

'Until he was downsized, affable, amiable Larry Crowne (Hanks) was a superstar team leader at the big-box company where he's worked since his time in the Navy. Underwater on his mortgage and unclear on what to do with his suddenly free days, Larry heads to his local college to start over. In his public-speaking class, Larry develops an unexpected crush on his teacher Mercedes Tainot (Roberts), who has lost as much passion for teaching as she has for her husband.'

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The Conspirator - 1st July
122 mins
12A certificate
Main cast: Robin Wright, James McAvoy, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Kline, Danny Huston
Director: Robert Redford

'Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.'

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Super - 8th July
Action | Comedy | Drama
96 mins
18 certificate
Main cast: Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon
Director: James Gunn

'After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, though he lacks for heroic skills.'

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Trust - 8th July
Drama | Thriller
106 mins
15 certificate
Main cast: Clive Owen, Catherine Keener, Jason Clarke, Viola Davis
Director: David Schwimmer

'A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her parents are shattered by their daughter's actions and struggle to support her as she comes to terms with what has happened to her once innocent life.'

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Holy Rollers - 8th July
Crime | Drama
89 mins
15 certificate
Main cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Bartha, Danny A. Abeckaser
Director: Kevin Asch

'In Brooklyn, a youth from an Orthodox Jewish community is lured into becoming an Ecstasy dealer by his pal who has ties to an Israel drug cartel.'

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Hobo With A Shotgun - 15th July
Action | Crime | Thriller
86 mins
18 certificate
Main cast: Rutger Hauer, Pasha Ebrahimi, Robb Wells
Director: Jason Eisener

'A vigilante homeless man pulls into a new city and finds himself trapped in urban chaos, a city where crime rules and where the city's crime boss reigns. Seeing an urban landscape filled with armed robbers, corrupt cops, abused prostitutes and even a pedophile Santa, the Hobo goes about bringing justice to the city the best way he knows how - with a 20-gauge shotgun. Mayhem ensues when he tries to make things better for the future generation. Street justice will indeed prevail.'

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 - 15th July
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
130 mins
12A certificate
Main cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Alan Rickman, Ralph Fiennes
Director: David Yates

'The end begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione go back to Hogwarts to find and destroy Voldemorts final horcruxes, but when Voldemort finds out about their mission, the biggest battle begins and life as they know it will never be the same again.'

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Cars 2 - 22nd July
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
112 mins
U certificate
Main cast: Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Eddie Izzard
Directors: John Lasseter, Brad Lewis

'Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.'

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Horrible Bosses - 22nd July
98 mins
15 certificate
Main cast: Jason Bateman, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Colin Farrell, Kevin Spacey
Director: Seth Gordon

'Three friends conspire to murder their awful bosses when they realize they are standing in the way of their happiness.'

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Captain America: The First Avenger - 29th July
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
Running time and certificate: TBC
Main cast: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Natalie Dormer, Stanley Tucci, Tommy Lee Jones
Director: Joe Johnston

'After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending America's ideals.'

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Information obtained from IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes,, and the films' official websites.

1 comment:

  1. I want to see them alllllll! Especially Harry Potter :P
    Actually, I lie - I'm not sure about Larry Crowne - my love of Tom Hanks is struggling against my dislike of cheesy rom-coms...


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