2011 Watchlist March-August

Movies I must see between March and August, because thats when the big hits come out. (In my opinion)

If you notice, every movie on this list is arranged by studio:
1)20th Century Fox/Fox Searchlight
2)Focus Features
3)Summit
4)Paramount
5)Sony
6)Universal
7)Disney
8)Warner Bros.
9)The Weinstein Company
10)Relativity
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1.
X-Men: First Class (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III. (131 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
“ Hopefully, this will make up for what 'Origins: Wolverine' lacked. ” - sagenegron
 
2.
Water for Elephants (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Set in the 1930s, a former veterinary student takes a job in a traveling circus and falls in love with the ringmaster's wife. (120 mins.)
“ It's nice to see Pattinson step out of the Twilight zone and into more mature films. ” - sagenegron
 
3.
Rio (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams. (96 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saldanha
“ It's from the creators of Ice Age, which sounds promising. ” - sagenegron
 
4.
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel. (94 mins.)
Director: Mark Waters
“ It's Jim Carrey, so it must be funny. ” - sagenegron
 
5.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents' misguided attempts to have them bond. (99 mins.)
Director: David Bowers
“ As a hardcore fan of 'Wimpy Kid', this is a must see for me. ” - sagenegron
 
6.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A substance designed to help the brain repair itself gives rise to a super-intelligent chimpanzee who leads an ape uprising. (105 mins.)
Director: Rupert Wyatt
“ Awesome. ” - sagenegron
 
7.
The Tree of Life (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The story of a family in Waco, Texas in 1956. The eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence and struggles with his parents' conflicting teachings. (139 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
“ I don't understand the trailer, which is why it looks so appealing. ” - sagenegron
 
8.
Win Win (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A struggling lawyer and volunteer wrestling coach's chicanery comes back to haunt him when the teenage grandson of the client he has double-crossed comes into his life. (106 mins.)
Director: Tom McCarthy
“ I love a good indie comedy. ” - sagenegron
 
9.
Another Earth (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident. (92 mins.)
Director: Mike Cahill
“ Such an original concept, such a promising film. ” - sagenegron
 
10.
Hanna (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A sixteen-year-old girl who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives. (111 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
“ I love Saorsie Ronan (Is that how you spell her name?) ” - sagenegron
 
11.
Source Code (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete. (93 mins.)
Director: Duncan Jones
“ Looks sharp ” - sagenegron
 
12.
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization. (124 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
“ AVENGERS ASSEMBLE! ” - sagenegron
 
13.
Thor (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The powerful, but arrogant god Thor, is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders. (115 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
“ AVENGERS ASSEMBLE (Again)! ” - sagenegron
 
14.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets. (154 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
“ Hopefully, it'll be better than the last one. ” - sagenegron
 
15.
Super 8 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town. (112 mins.)
Director: J.J. Abrams
“ It's nice to see some originality in the middle of all these annoying sequels. ” - sagenegron
 
16.
Rango (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff. (107 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ Judging by it's very good reviews, I'm might catch this one. ” - sagenegron
 
17.
Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past. (90 mins.)
“ I loved the first one so i'll probably love the second one too. ” - sagenegron
 
18.
Battle Los Angeles (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A squadron of U.S. Marines becomes the last line of defense against a global invasion. (116 mins.)
“ It looks like a video game, which is why I'm going to see it. ” - sagenegron
 
19.
Priest (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece. (87 mins.)
Director: Scott Stewart
“ It's from the director of Legion, which isn't very promising, but it looks way more badass. ” - sagenegron
 
20.
Jumping the Broom (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Two very different families converge on Martha's Vineyard one weekend for a wedding. (112 mins.)
Director: Salim Akil
“ Looks way more appealing than a normal Tyler Perry movie. ” - sagenegron
 
21.
Friends with Benefits (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A young man and woman decide to take their friendship to the next level without becoming a couple, but soon discover that adding sex only leads to complications. (109 mins.)
Director: Will Gluck
“ Although it looks like "No Strings Attached 2", I like the cast and the trailer (specifically red-band) is very funny. ” - sagenegron
 
22.
Bad Teacher (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher who hates her job, her students, and her co-workers is forced to return to teaching to make enough money for breast implants after her wealthy fiancé dumps her. (92 mins.)
Director: Jake Kasdan
“ Watch the red-band trailer, it's way better than the normal one. ” - sagenegron
 
23.
The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart. (106 mins.)
Director: George Nolfi
“ I'll see this because of Emily Blunt ” - sagenegron
 
24.
Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way. (119 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
“ The minuite I saw the title for this I laughed. ” - sagenegron
 
25.
Fast Five (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent. (130 mins.)
Director: Justin Lin
“ Judging by the trailer, it seems to be way better than the last one. ” - sagenegron
 
26.
Bridesmaids (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef. (125 mins.)
Director: Paul Feig
“ I love Kristen Wiig films. ” - sagenegron
 
27.
Paul (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Two English comic book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51. (104 mins.)
Director: Greg Mottola
“ Seth Rogen is the best. ” - sagenegron
 
28.
Prom (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A group of teenagers get ready for their high school prom. (104 mins.)
Director: Joe Nussbaum
“ A lot of people are suggesting that this is going to be bad(due to the whole Disney affiliation), but don't judge a book by its cover. ” - sagenegron
 
29.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too. (136 mins.)
Director: Rob Marshall
“ I'll probably end up falling asleep in the theatre while watching this, since these movies are really long, but I Can't wait ” - sagenegron
 
30.
Cars 2 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. (106 mins.)
“ Who doesn't loves Cars ” - sagenegron
 
31.
Sucker Punch (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather, retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, envisioning a plan to help her escape. (110 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
“ Owe Word: SEXY ” - sagenegron
 
32.
Red Riding Hood (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Set in a medieval village that is haunted by a werewolf, a young girl falls for an orphaned woodcutter, much to her family's displeasure. (100 mins.)
“ Just because its from the director of Twilight, doesn't mean its the exact same thing. This looks way better than Twilight ” - sagenegron
 
33.
The Hangover Part II (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two years after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu's wedding. Stu's plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry. (102 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
“ Its gonna be hard to recapture the magic of the first movie, but i'll still have my hopes up. ” - sagenegron
 
34.
Green Lantern (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps. (114 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
“ I'm probably not going to see this because I'll be to busy watching Thor and Captain America.

Then again, this could be better.

Does it look better? ” - sagenegron
 
35.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts. (130 mins.)
Director: David Yates
“ I've waited to long for the epic finale and I wouldn't miss it for anything. ” - sagenegron
 
36.
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars. (118 mins.)
“ The A-list cast makes the film look very convincing. ” - sagenegron
 
37.
Something Borrowed (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Friendships are tested and secrets come to the surface when terminally single Rachel falls for Dex, her best friend Darcy's fiancé. (112 mins.)
Director: Luke Greenfield
“ I like all movies, even romantic comedies, so I guess I might see it. ” - sagenegron
 
38.
Horrible Bosses (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Three friends conspire to murder their awful bosses when they realize they are standing in the way of their happiness. (98 mins.)
Director: Seth Gordon
“ I'm liking this concept. Very devious. ” - sagenegron
 
39.
Scream 4 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Ten years have passed, and Sidney Prescott, who has put herself back together thanks in part to her writing, is visited by the Ghostface Killer. (111 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ I've never seen a Scream movie, but hopefully Wes Craven can pull of another winner. (And hopefully make up for his previous disaster My Soul To Take). ” - sagenegron
 
40.
Limitless (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
With the help of a mysterious pill that enables the user to access one hundred percent of his brain abilities, a struggling writer becomes a financial wizard, but it also puts him in a new world with lots of dangers. (105 mins.)
Director: Neil Burger
“ Bradley Cooper could charm his way through any movie. ” - sagenegron