Movies Coming Out In April 2012by shanec1983 | created - 04 Apr 2012 | updated - 26 Apr 2012 | Public
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1. Treasure Island (2012 TV Movie)
87 min | Action, Adventure, History
In 1765, young English boy Jim Hawkins gets involved with buccaneers during his quest to find pirate Captain Flint's treasure buried on a secret island.
2nd If you liked this, you'll like: Pirates Of The Caribbean, The Mummy and Cutthroat Island
2. The Iron Lady (2011)
PG-13 | 105 min | Biography, Drama
An elderly Margaret Thatcher talks to the imagined presence of her recently deceased husband as she struggles to come to terms with his death while scenes from her past life, from girlhood to British prime minister, intervene.
Votes: 94,143 | Gross: $30.02M
25th If you liked this, you'll like: The Queen, The King's Speech and J. Edgar (Meryl Streep wanted the leading role of Elizabeth I in Elizabeth but lost out to Cate Blanchett.)
3. Burning Man (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Romance
An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.
11th If you liked this, you'll like: a Single Man, Rabbit Hole and The Upside Of Anger (Aussie actress Rachel Griffiths once ran through the Melbourne Casino topless. As a protest.)
4. The Ides of March (2011)
R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller
An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.
Votes: 205,041 | Gross: $40.96M
5th If you liked this, you'll like: Goodnight, And Good Luck, All The President's Men and Primary Colours (Leonardo DiCaprio dropped out of the role of Stephen Myers but stayed on the movie as a producer.)
5. Moneyball (2011)
PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.
Votes: 318,793 | Gross: $75.61M
11th If you liked this, you'll like: The Social Network, Coach Carter and The Greatest Game Ever Played (Filmmaker Spike Jonze appears in a cameo role as Billy Beane's ex-wife's new partner.)
6. Restless (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Romance
The story of a terminally ill teenage girl who falls for a boy who likes to attend funerals and their encounters with the ghost of a Japanese kamikaze pilot from WWII.
Votes: 16,546 | Gross: $0.16M
11th If you liked this, you'll like: Love Story, Love & Other Drugs and Sweet November (Henry Hopper is the look-alike son of the late screen legend Dennis Hopper.)
7. Melancholia (2011)
R | 135 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.
Votes: 149,033 | Gross: $3.03M
18th If you liked this, you'll like: Dancer In The Dark, The Tree Of Life and Breaking The Waves
8. The First Grader (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau veteran who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.
Votes: 3,955 | Gross: $0.33M
5th If you liked this, you'll like: A Small Act, Waiting For Superman and The Lottery
9. Machine Gun Preacher (2011)
R | 129 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Sam Childers is a former drug-dealing biker tough guy who found God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been forced to become soldiers.
Votes: 59,128 | Gross: $0.54M
19th If you liked this, you'll like: Hotel Rwanda, Law Abiding Citizen and The Grey
10. Attack the Block (2011)
R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion.
Votes: 91,770 | Gross: $1.02M
4th If you liked this, you'll like: Mars Attacks!, Gremlins and Assault On Precinct 13
11. Fortress (2012 Video)
R | 105 min | Action, Drama, War
A replacement co-pilot joins a B-17 bomber crew in North Africa. He soon finds himself at odds with the remainder of the crew and has to regain their trust and support.
24th If you liked this, you'll like: The Desert Fox, Days Of Glory and The Big Red One (American Pie fans should keep an eye out for Chris 'The Sherminator' Owen.)
12. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.
Votes: 417,062 | Gross: $209.40M
18th If you liked this, you'll like: Mission: Impossible, Mission Impossible II and The Bourne Identity (The code Ethan uses at the pay phoe to get his latest mission is the date of Tom Cruise's birthday, 07362)
13. The Divide (2011)
R | 112 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.
Votes: 33,129 | Gross: $0.02M
26th If you liked this, you'll like: Primer, 28 Days Later and Cabin Fever
14. Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
R | 99 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend believes that she has released creatures from a sealed ash pit in the basement of her new home.
Votes: 43,971 | Gross: $24.04M
4th If you liked this, you'll like: Pan's Labyrinth, Don't Let Him In and Paranormal Activity
15. Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2011)
R | 88 min | Comedy
A group of college buddies sow their wild oats in New Orleans.
4th If you liked this, you'll like: American Pie, Superband and The Inbetweeners
16. Tower Heist (2011)
PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
When a group of hard-working guys find out they've fallen victim to their wealthy employer's Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.
Votes: 122,842 | Gross: $78.05M
25th If you liked this, you'll like: The Other Guys, Starsky & Hutch and Cop Out
17. Jack and Jill (I) (2011)
PG | 91 min | Comedy
Family guy Jack Sadelstein prepares for the annual event he dreads: the Thanksgiving visit of his fraternal twin sister, the needy and passive-aggressive Jill, who then refuses to leave.
Votes: 69,369 | Gross: $74.16M
4th If you liked this, you'll like: White Chicks, Happy Gilmor and Grown Ups (Technically Jack and Jill are fraternal, not identical, twins, given that they are different sexes)
18. New Year's Eve (2011)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Romance
The lives of several couples and singles in New York City intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.
Votes: 74,696 | Gross: $54.54M
11th If you liked this, you'll like: Love Actually, Valentine's Day and Definitely Maybe (Lea Michele has two cats named after character Claude and Sheila from the musical Hair.)
19. Eliminate: Archie Cookson (2011)
91 min | Comedy, Thriller
When stolen secret tapes land on his desk, a washed up British spy , Archie Cookson, becomes the target for a psychopathic hit-man sent to retrieve them.
24th If you liked this, you'll like: Johnny English Reborn, Tamara Drewe and Wild Target
20. The Pool Boys (2009)
R | 107 min | Comedy
A pool boy and a gardener turn an empty mansion into a home for women who belong to the world's oldest profession.
4th If you liked this, you'll like: Risky Business, Billy Madison and There's Something About Mary
21. Dolphin Tale (2011)
PG | 113 min | Drama, Family
A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.
Votes: 20,217 | Gross: $72.29M
24th If you liked this, you'll like: Free Willy, Fly Away Home and Duma
22. Puss in Boots (2011)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
An outlaw cat, his childhood egg-friend and a seductive thief kitty set out in search for the eggs of the fabled Golden Goose to clear his name, restore his lost honor and regain the trust of his mother and town.
Votes: 129,970 | Gross: $149.26M
11th If you liked this, you'll like: Shrek, Toy Story 3 and Up
23. The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
PG | 107 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock's ancestor.
Votes: 198,322 | Gross: $77.59M
25th If you liked this, you'll like: The Goonies, Star Wars and Indiana Jones And The Temple Of Doom (Tintin's creator's widow said Spielberg was the only filmaker who could bring the comic books to the screen) (Speilberg was going to shoot the film entirely in GI until Jackson convinced him to use mo-cap instead)
24. Happy Feet Two (2011)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Mumble's son, Erik, is struggling to realize his talents in the Emperor Penguin world. Meanwhile, Mumble and his family and friends discover a new threat their home -- one that will take everyone working together to save them.
Votes: 37,341 | Gross: $64.01M
24th If you liked this, you'll like: Happy Feet, Ice Age and Magagascar (Pink, aka Alicia Moore, who voices Gloria in Happy Feet Two, is a strict vegan)
25. 5 Star Day (2010)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance
One man's journey to disprove the theory of astrology leads him to answer some bigger question about life, love, fate and destiny.
26. I Melt with You (2011)
R | 129 min | Drama
When four 40-something college friends meet up for their annual reunion, things start to spiral out of control, and a pact they made as young men is revisited.
Votes: 5,512 | Gross: $0.00M
27. Wyatt Earp's Revenge (2012 Video)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Western
Story of a young Wyatt Earp before he became a lawman. When someone important to him is killed he sets out to find the one responsible. He is joined by some friends among whom are Bat Masterson and Doc Holliday.
28. Rites of Passage (I) (2012)
R | 103 min | Thriller
An anthropology student invites his classmates and professor to his family's abandoned ranch, once a sacred Chumash burial ground, to recreate an ancient ceremony.
29. Sophie & Sheba (II) (2010)
PG | 100 min | Family
A seventeen year old girl growing up in the zoo her family operates, focuses on her love of ballet and animals. Her parents are forced to sell Sheba the elephant to a traveling circus in ... See full summary »
30. Breaking Point (2009)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
"Breaking Point" is a dramatic tale of corruption and self-realization, in which one man has to overcome a deep seeded conspiracy and his own lingering past in order to gain the redemption ... See full summary »
31. 1612: Khroniki smutnogo vremeni (2007)
Not Rated | 144 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
The czar of Russia has died and a power vacuum has developed. This period in the late 16th and early 17th century has been called "The Time of Troubles." There are many impostors who claim ... See full summary »
32. Foster (2011)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Looking to adopt a child and unable to conceive a child of their own, the Morrison's lives are turned upside down when a 7 year old boy unexpectedly shows up on their doorstep.