These new upcoming movies are being prepared for release in September 2011 in the United States, United Kingdom (UK), Germany, Canada and India.
"Sneak previews" for some of these upcoming films are provided by the movie companies.
Read details of the development, production and filming provided by the filmmakers and producers.
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September 9, 2011
The Apparition, a supernatural thriller from Warner Bros.
Contagion is tagged as a sci-fi/action/thriller, but it plays like a mega-long montage, with film stars rushing across a plethora of plotlines, reciting endless melodrama until they finally collapse into an ungainly finale that is coated with cheese. Beth Emhoff (Gwyneth Paltrow) returns from a trip to Hong Kong and within days dies of a mystery virus. Similar deaths are reported across the world and as the threat of this deadly disease spreads governments set up an international team of doctors who try to deal with the impending catastrophe. Opens in Italy: 3 September 2011 (Venice Film Festival); Hong Kong: 8 September 2011; Singapore: 8 September 2011; Italy: 9 September 2011; USA: 9 September 2011; South Korea: 22 September 2011 and Estonia: 30 September 2011.
Warrior is a family drama set in the world of martial arts, but we never actually see this family together and the championship that is the focus of the story is played out in three rounds, one after another, by the end of which all tension is gone and it becomes the longest climax in movie fighting history. Watch trailer and read about Warrior. Opens in USA - 9 September 2011; Estonia - 16 September 2011; France - 21 September 2011; UK - 23 September 2011; Hungary - 24 November 2011; Portugal - 24 November 2011.
September 16, 2011
Drive, Ryan Gosling stars as a Los Angeles wheelman for hire, stunt driving for movie productions by day and steering getaway vehicles for armed heists by night. Though a loner by nature, Driver can’t help falling in love with his beautiful neighbor Irene (Carey Mulligan), a vulnerable young mother dragged into a dangerous underworld by the return of her ex-convict husband Standard (Oscar Isaac). Opens in Croatia: 15 September 2011. Denmark: 15 September 2011. Hungary: 15 September 2011. Ireland: 23 September 2011. UK: 23 September 2011. Greece: 29 September 2011. Italy: 30 September 2011. France: 5 October 2011. Finland: 7 October 2011. Norway: 21 October 2011. Australia: 27 October 2011. Russia: 3 November 2011. Sweden: 18 November 2011. Germany: 29 December 2011. Watch movie trailer and read review of Drive.
Lion King 3D is the remake o the popular Disney animated feature follows the adventures of the young lion Simba (Jonathan Taylor Thomas), the heir of his father, Mufasa (James Earl Jones). Watch movie trailer.
September 23, 2011
Dolphin Tale, a family adventure from Warner Bros. In 3D and 2D in select theaters. "Dolphin Tale," is inspired by the remarkable true story of a courageous dolphin named Winter and the compassionate people who banded together to save her life.
Abduction. There are so many disastrous scenes in this movie that it could have been made by a group of students in their first year at film school. The clichés are endless, tedious melodrama abounds and it feels more like a humorless spoof than the action thriller it's supposed to be. Opens in Argentina, Greece, Hungary, Russia, and Singapore on 22 September 2011; Opens in Brazil, Canada, Poland and USA on 23 September 2011; Opens in the Czech Republic on 26 September 2011; France, Ireland and UK on 28 September 2011; Denmark and Hong Kong on 29 September 2011; and in Estonia and Norway on 30 September 2011. Watch movie trailer and read more about Abduction.
September 30, 2011
50/50 is a daring combination of tragedy and comedy which works for a while but then runs out of steam, becomes sentimental and, without the depth of a tear jerker, ends up in no man's land. But when it's good, it's good, and anything that is this dark and actually funny deserves a place in the annals of movie history. Opens in USA: 30 September 2011. France: 9 November 2011. Portugal: 10 November 2011. Hungary: 1 December 2011. Sweden: 2 December 2011. UK: 6 January 2012. Netherlands: 31 January 2012. Read review and watch movie Trailer of 50/50.
Dream House Successful publisher Will Atenton quit a job in New York City to relocate his wife and two girls to a quaint New England town. But as they settle into their new life, they discover their perfect home was the murder scene of a mother and her children. And the entire city believes it was at the hands of the husband who survived.Universal Films. Watch movie trailer, get local movie schedule and other information for Dream House.
WHAT'S YOUR NUMBER? is an uninspiring romantic comedy plods from one superficial moment to the next, telling us nothing we haven't been told before and showing us nothing we haven't seen. The concept is weak, the humor banal and the leading lady fails to distract us from the flawed execution of this unlikely tale. Opens in Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia - 29 September 2011; Estonia, Ireland, Sweden; UK, USA - 30 September 2011. Watch movie trailer for What's Your Number?
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International movie releases
Bad Teacher is Cameron Diaz who dazzles as the Bad Teacher in this otherwise barely entertaining piece that tries so hard to shock it suffers from exhaustion long before the final curtain falls. None of the characters fully engage the audience and, with hardly a LOL moment, this film is destined for an early appearance on the DVD 'Coming Soon' list. Opens in Hong Kong - 1 September 2011; Italy - 2 September 2011; Malaysia - 20 October 2011.
Conan the Barbarian Conan (Jason Momoa) is born on the battlefield and trained by his father to become a fierce warrior. He is still a young boy when his village is invaded by the tribe of the supernatural Khlar Zym (Stephen Lang), who makes Conan witness his father's agonizing death. Conan keeps this memory with him and, when he reaches manhood, seeks out Khlar Zym to make him pay for the tragedy that befell his father and his tribe. Open in Hungary - 1 September 2011; Germany - 8 September 2011; Switzerland - 9 September 2011 (German speaking region). Watch Trailer an read review of Conan the Barbarian.
Midnight in Paris. This is yet another Woody Allen film with a lead character who is a writer struggling to write. It's a lot better than anything he's produced for years, but there's none of the old genius in sight and no sign of the enigmatic characters he now seems unable to create. The Brits were the first to open their cheque books to Woody Allen, but now it appears his films can't even get released there. Open in Sweden - 2 September 2011, Italy - 2 December 2011.
Super 8 Joe's mother has just died in an accident at work and his father, (Kyle Chandler) who is Deputy Sheriff of their Ohio town, is struggling to take care of his son on his own. Joe (Joel Courtney) and five of his friends, one of whom is a girl called Alice, (Elle Fanning) are making a film about zombies and while they are shooting late one night they witness a train being derailed intentionally by a car. After this people and pets in the town go missing, objects mysteriously move and the army descends on the town, intent on evacuating the inhabitants who demand answers from the battle-weary Deputy. Opens in Italy on 9 September 2011.
Zookeeper stars Kevin James and Rosario Dawson where Dr. Doolittle meets Cyrano de Bergerac in this comedy romance. Opens through September worldwide.
ANOTHER EARTH - En Route in a Tardis This film has an intriguing sci-fi premise about a duplicate earth but, unfortunately, it gets relegated to the realm of sub-plot and the focus is placed on a tedious romance that is a poor substitute for the extra-terrestrial adventure we could have enjoyed. Opens in USA: 22 July 2011. Finland: 23 September 2011; UK 7 October 2011. France: 12 October 2011. Russia: 13 October 2011. Germany: 1 December 2011.