THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT (July 9)
Summer-sleeper-hit alert! This grown-up comedy from director Lisa Cholodenko (Laurel Canyon) stars Annette Bening and Julianne Moore as a lesbian couple whose kids (Mia Wasikowska and Josh Hutcherson) reunite with their biological dad (Mark Ruffalo).
INCEPTION (July 16)
Director Christopher Nolan’s follow-up to 2008’s Dark Knight is a mind-bending thriller about a group of dream thieves — led by Leonardo DiCaprio — who steal ideas from people’s subconscious minds.
KISSES (July 16)
Need a break from those summer schlockbusters? Check out this Irish indie pic about two youngsters (newcomers Kelly O’Neill and Shane Curry) who run away for a night in Dublin.
SALT (July 23)
Angelina Jolie spices up the summer movie season as a government agent who goes on the run after being accused of spying for the Russians.
THE CONCERT (July 23)
Melanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds) is sure to hit all the right notes as a concert violinist hired by the former conductor of Russia’s Bolshoi orchestra (Aleksei Guskov) for a very special reunion concert.
DINNER FOR SCHMUCKS (July 23)
Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, and director Jay Roach are the comedy dream team behind this buddy pic about a mean-spirited exec (Rudd) who tries to use a witless IRS goon (Carell) to win a promotion.
THE OTHER GUYS (Aug. 6)
Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell are a mismatched police team in this buddy comedy about two B-list cops who get a shot at the big leagues.
EAT PRAY LOVE (Aug. 13)
Julia Roberts travels the world looking for enlightenment, food, and a good man (not necessarily in that order) in this adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert’s hit 2006 memoir.
ANIMAL KINGDOM (Aug. 13)
The winner of last year’s Sundance Grand Jury Prize, this Australian crime drama tells the story of a family of criminals who come under investigation by a hard-nosed inspector (Guy Pearce).
SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD (Aug. 13)
An indie musician (Michael Cera) has to fight off his new girlfriend’s seven evil exes (including Chris Evans and Brandon Routh) in this graphic-novel adaptation.
THE EXPENDABLES (Aug. 13)
Legendary tough guys Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, and Jet Li are just a few of the macho stars of this action pic about a team of mercenaries hired to overthrow a Latin American government.
THE SWITCH (Aug. 20)
This late-summer rom-com stars Jennifer Aniston as a single gal who decides to impregnate herself with donated sperm — only to have her neurotic best friend (Jason Bateman) replace her chosen sample with his own.
PIRANHA 3-D (Aug. 20)
Viscous, razor-toothed piranhas. Hordes of them. In 3-D. What more do you need to know?
GOING THE DISTANCE (Aug. 27)
Offscreen couple Drew Barrymore and Justin Long star in this romantic comedy about a journalist (Barrymore) who finds herself in a long-distance relationship with a music exec (Long).