Summer 2011
Credit: Jaap Buitendijk; Jay Maidment/Marvel Studios; Murray Close; Peter Mountain

It’s been a grim year so far at the box office. There have been no Avatar or Alice in Wonderland mega-hits — and no real hits besides — and movie theater attendance is down some 20 percent. But never fear, because the summer movie season is just a month away, packed with everything from superheroes to literary adaptations, mysterious sci-fi adventures to raunchy R-rated comedies, and sequels, sequels, sequels galore! But which summer movie are you most excited to see? Vote in our poll below, and then defend your favorite in the comments:

Pirates of the Caribbean
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