OPENING APRIL 5
With the blessing of producers Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell, director Fede Alvarez reworks the original 1981 cult classic. Mia, struggling to overcome an addiction to alcohol, heads to a remote cabin with her brother and group of friends. Without alcohol or technology to pass the time, everyone decides to battle boredom by searching through the dilapidated house. After stumbling upon a Book of the Dead, an ancient evil unleashes upon the cabin's occupants and forces each one of them to fight for their survival.
OPENING APRIL 12
The heroic efforts of baseball legend Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers' general manager who signed him are chronicled in this heartwarming biopic. When Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) agrees to work for the Dodgers' GM (Harrison Ford), both the public and the team voice their disapproval. With pure talent and tremendous restraint, Robinson eventually teaches his team an important lesson while earning unanimous support from a country plagued with turmoil.
Scary Movie 5
In the fifth installment of the Scary Movie franchise – sans all Wayans brothers – a new mash-up of recent horror films are parodied. When a young couple (Ashley Tisdale, Simon Rex) begins experiencing strange occurrences in their suburban home, they install home-surveillance cameras and enlist the help of several experts. Just when they think they've figured out what might be causing these supernatural happenings, the plot shifts to another notorious horror flick.
OPENING APRIL 19
Dismissing the constant warnings of his partner, former Marine Commander Jack Harper's curiosity continues to grow as he obeys his orders to destroy the last remnants of an abandoned planet. After an unexpected turn of events begin triggering distant memories, Harper is captured by Malcolm Beech's (Morgan Freeman) underground insurgency. When Harper finally learns the truth about his home planet, he must then choose either a life of exile or a place among the ranks of Beech's rebellion.
OPENING APRIL 26
Pain and Gain
Based on a series of 1999 articles featured in Miami New Times, director Michael Bay retells the true story made public by investigative journalist Pete Collins. After wealthy businessman (Tony Shalhoub) escapes a torturous kidnapping by a group of bodybuilders at his gym (Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg), he hires detective Ed Du Bois (Ed Harris) to catch the steroid-addicted criminals when it appears no one else can.
OPENING MARCH 8
Dead Man Down
Acclaimed director Niels Arden Oplev (of the Swedish Girl with the Dragon Tattoofranchise) debuts his first American film withNoomiRapace as Beatrice, a crime victim obsessed with vengeance. The unforgiving Beatricegoes to extreme lengths to trap Victor (Colin Farrell), a man also seeking retribution for the death of his family, in a web of blackmail and murder that not only brings them together but turns all of NYC upside down.
Oz: The Great and Powerful
With the help of Disney Digital 3-D, Sam Raimi directs a fresh take on L. Frank Baum's classic novel that focuses on the adventure of a Kansas conman who later becomes the Wizard of Oz. After mistakenly landing in Oz, Oscar Diggs (James Franco) convinces its inhabitants that he is the great wizard they've been waiting for. Oscar is just about to settle into his magical new home when three skeptical witches (Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, RachelWeisz) decide to put his powers to the ultimate test.
OPENING MARCH 22
Turning away hopeful college applicants is the perfect job for Portia Nathan (Tina Fey), the uptight admissions officer at Princeton. Finally tired of saying "no," she agrees to visit her old college classmate John Pressman (Paul Rudd) at the alternative high school he oversees. Portia is reluctant in opening up to John and his students until he introduces her to Jeremiah (Nat Wolff), the son she might have put up for adoption.
DreamWorks Animation (How to Train your Dragon) tells the prehistoric tale of Eep (Emma Stone) and her naïve cave family (Nicholas Cage, Catherine Keener, ClorisLeachman) as they struggle to find a new home after a devastating earthquake. Forced to venture into a world of dangerous animals and unsafe terrain, the Crood family's only hope for survival depends on a nomadic caveboy (Ryan Reynolds) who leads them to safety while falling in love with the curious Eep.
OPENING MARCH 29
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
In this sequel, the United States armed forces must find a way to seek revenge upon their mortal enemy after their base is unexpectedly attacked. With only a handful of survivors left (Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis), the remaining G.I. Joe operatives train tirelessly to take down the Cobra Commander, who ordered the surpriseraidbeforethey carry outsecret mission "Second American Revolution."
Opening February 1
Up-and-coming director Jonathan Levine (50/50) tells an unlikely love story that takes place after a mysterious plague has wiped out most of Earth's population. Loosely based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, R (Nicholas Hoult) and Julie (Teresa Palmer) are determined to find a way to be together. The only problem? One of them is living and the other is a member of the living dead.
Ethan (Alden Ehrenreich) is tired of living in dead-end town, Gatlin. It isn't until Lena (Alice Englert) and the Duchannes family come to town that this sleepy, southern community finally wakes up. Ancient secrets buried long ago begin to resurface as Ethan falls deeper and deeper in love with Lena. Their budding romance is suddenly threatened when they learn that Lena must make a life-altering decision by her quickly approaching sixteenth birthday.
Opening February 14
A Good Day to Die Hard
John McClane (Bruce Willis) is back in another action-packed installment of the beloved Die Hard franchise, almost 25 years after its creation. This time, McClane finds himself fighting on foreign soil after traveling to Russia in the hopes of bringing his son, Jack (Jai Courtney) back to the states. When they discover a nuclear weapons heist in Moscow, Jack and John join forces to thwart what seems like an imminent world war, proving that any day is a good day for this father-son team to save humanity.
Escape from Planet Earth 3-D
An all-star cast (Jessica Alba, James Gandolfini, Brendan Fraser) lend their voices to this computer-animated family comedy from The Weinstein Company (Hoodwinked). When an out-of-this-world astronaut named Scorch Supernova hastily responds to an SOS call from a strange planet, he finds himself standing outside of the most bizarre structure he has ever seen: A 7-11 convenience store. It is here that top-secret members of Area 51 try to capture Scorch, sending his home planet into a state of emergency.
Opening February 22
The producers of Paranormal Activity and Insidious have teamed up again to bring audiences a thriller about an unsuspecting family suffering from supernatural occurrences. Lacey and Daniel Barret (Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton) feel hopeless after disturbing, unexplainable events in their suburban home threaten their son's safety. It isn't until they naively take matters into their own hands that they discover that they're in deeper than they had previously imagined.
Opening January 4
Texas Chainsaw 3-D
As if the true story of Ed Gein (the murderer who inspired the Leatherface franchise) wasn't horrifying enough, moviegoers can now step into John Luessenhop's newest reboot with their trusty 3-D glasses. Travel alongside a new set of unsuspecting teenagers (Trey Songz, Alexandra Daddario) as they road trip to the ominous Sawyer family farmhouse and pick up where the 1974 original film left off.
Opening January 11
In the wake of the 2012 Aurora shooting, director Ruben Fleischer (30 Minutes or Less) postponed this 1940s crime drama about the battle between the LAPD and East Coast Mafia due to the gratuitous gun use. The final showdown between infamous mob king Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) and California detectives (Josh Brolin, Anthony Mackie) is flawlessly chronicled, while the heated love story between Grace Faraday (Emma Stone) and Sgt. Jerry Wooters (Ryan Gosling) blossoms on screen.
Zero Dark Thirty
Director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker) reunite to tell the critically acclaimed, yet already controversial story of the CIA agents and Navy SEAL team that successfully assassinated Osama Bin Laden. Instead of focusing on the president and politics, Bigelow emphasizes the willingness of the military operatives to put their lives at risk to complete their mission.
Opening January 18
The struggles of a young couple (Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) trying to give their abandoned nieces a new life are realistically depicted, while questions begin to arise surrounding the disappearance of the girls' birth mother. Whether or not she actually left the daughters is revealed in a shocking culmination to this suspenseful new horror film from Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth).
Opening January 25
Actress-turned-director Elizabeth Banks and at least one Farrelly brother (There's Something About Mary, Dumb and Dumber) are to blame for this outrageous new ensemble comedy that intertwines (and tangles) numerous short stories, acted out by potentially the longest all-star cast list in movie history. Expect to see award-winning actors (Kate Winslet, Richard Gere) either swearing, fighting or fornicating with famous funnymen (Johnny Knoxville, Jason Sudeikis) in order to shock and offend audiences.