Friday, 29 June 2012

Upcoming Releases - July '12

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

The Amazing Spider-Man - 3rd July

Action | Adventure | Fantasy
136 mins
12A certificate
Main cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Martin Sheen, Sally Field
Director: Marc Webb

'Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner.'

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The Hunter - 6th July
Adventure | Drama
102 mins
15 certificate
Main cast: Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Frances O'Connor, Morgana Davies
Director: Daniel Nettheim

'Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by a mysterious biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger.'

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The Players - 6th July

109 mins
18 certificate
Main cast: Jean Dujardin, Gilles Lellouche, Lionel Abelanski
Directors: Emmanuelle Bercot, Fred Cavayé, Alexandre Courtès, Jean Dujardin, Michel Hazanavicius, Eric Lartigau, Gilles Lellouche

'A series of short films set around the theme of infidelity.'

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Magic Mike - 11th July
Comedy | Drama
110 mins
15 certificate
Main cast: Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Olivia Munn, Matthew McConaughey
Director: Steven Soderbergh

'Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and  teaches him how to party, pick up women, and make easy money.'

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Seeking a Friend for the End of the World - 13th July

Comedy | Drama | Romance
101 mins
15 certificate
Main cast: Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Melanie Lynskey, Adam Brody
Director: Lorene Scafaria

'As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.'

Detachment - 13th July
97 mins
15 certificate
Main cast: Adrien Brody, Christina Hendricks, Marcia Gay Harden, James Caan, Bryan Cranston
Director: Tony Kaye

'A substitute teacher who drifts from classroom to classroom finds a connection to the students and teachers during his latest assignment.'

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Comes a Bright Day - 13th July

95 mins
TBC certificate
Main cast: Craig Roberts, Imogen Poots, Kevin McKidd, Timothy Spall
Director: Simon Aboud

'A romantic thriller set during the armed robbery of one of London's most exclusive jewellers. Sometimes funny, often dark, always captivating and never what you expect.'

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Ice Age: Continental Drift - 13th July
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
94 mins
U certificate
Main cast: Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo
Directors: Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier

'Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.'

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The Dark Knight Rises - 20th July

Action | Crime | Drama
165 mins
TBC certificate
Main cast: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Director: Christopher Nolan

'Eight years after Batman took the fall for Two Face's crimes, a new terrorist leader, Bane, overwhelms Gotham's finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.'

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Dr. Seuss' The Lorax - 27th July
Animation | Comedy | Family
86 mins
U certificate
Main cast: Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Danny DeVito, Ed Helms
Directors: Chris Renaud, Kyle Balda

'A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.'

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


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1 comment:

  1. Ahh this is going to be such a great month in cinema :D I'm most excited for Spiderman, Batman and Magic Mike :)

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