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2012 movie preview: 16 more we can't wait for

”Les Misérables,” ”World War Z,” ”The Woman in Black,” and more

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Les Misérables
Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway bring the Victor Hugo-inspired stage musical to the big screen. (12/7)

Anna Karenina
Keira Knightley stars as Leo Tolstoy’s doomed heroine. (Fall TBA)

Great Expectations
Helena Bonham Carter plays Miss Havisham in Mike Newell’s adaptation. (Fall TBA)

Seeking a vampire-free biopic of our 16th president? In Steven Spielberg’s political thriller, the leader (Daniel Day-Lewis) struggles to hold his team-of-rivals government together at the end of the Civil War. (Dec. TBA)Anthony Breznican

A Navy SEAL-turned-power grower (Taylor Kitsch) must rescue his girlfriend (Blake Lively) from a Mexican cartel. (9/28)

Star Wars: Episode 1—The Phantom Menace
Anakin before he went to the Darth side. (Rerelease: 2/10)

Is that an iceberg? (Rerelease: 4/6)

Finding Nemo
Dory still can’t remember she was in this movie. (Rerelease: 9/14)

The Woman in Black
Daniel Radcliffe stars as a young lawyer who heads to a remove village that’s haunted by a ghost. (2/3)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Emma Watson plays a high school senior who takes an introverted freshman (Logan Lerman) under her wing. (Fall TBA)

American Reunion
The American Pie gang get back together for, yes, their high school reunion. (4/6)

The Bourne Legacy
Jeremy Renner leaps into the spy franchise. (8/3)

Alfonso Cuarón’s 3-D space opus stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. (11/21)

Life of Pi
Ang Lee adapts the 2001 novel about a young shipwreck survivor. (12/21)

World War Z
Brad Pitt battles zombies! (12/21)

Django Unchained
Quentin Tarantino’s flick about a slave-turned-bounty hunter (Jamie Foxx) in 19th-century Mississippi. (12/25)