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JANUARY
ONE MISSED CALL Horror, Suspense January 04, 2008 Beth Raymond is traumatized when she witnesses the gruesome deaths of two friends just days apart. Even more disturbing, she knows that both of them had received chilling cell phone messages—actual recordings of their own horrifying last moments. Impossibly, the calls were received days before they died, but each death occurred precisely when and how the messages foretold. The police think Beth is delusional—except for Detective Jack Andrews, whose own sister was killed in a freak accident that bears a strange similarity to the deaths of Beth''s friends. Together, Jack and Beth work feverishly to unravel the mystery behind the ominous calls. But even as they get closer to the truth, Beth''s cell phone begins to ring with an eerie tune and the readout displays: "One Missed Call". IN THE NAME OF THE KING: A DUNGEON SIEGE TALE Action, Sci-Fi January 11, 2008 The film, which is based on best-selling fantasy PC game franchise, follows the journey of Farmer from simple family man to heroic prince. Amidst a fantasy backdrop of war in the Kingdom of Ehb between the evil Gallian and the ruling King Konreid, Farmer sets out to find his kidnapped wife, Solana, and avenge the death of his son, who was killed by animal warriors called Krugs. VEGGIETALES: THE PIRATES WHO DON'T DO ANYTHING Family, Animation January 11, 2008 From the creators of 2002's wildly successful "Jonah--A VeggieTales Movie" comes a new story of heroism in the beloved VeggieTales' world, "The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything." Now, we follow the comic misadventures of three animated veggie pals who reluctantly set sail for adventure and discover that real heroes don't have to be tall, strong, handsome...or even human. Garrrrr! Working at The Pirate Times Dinner Theater is less than exciting when you're a busboy. For three moping misfits-- Elliot, Sedgewick and George (Larry the Cucumber, Mr. Lunt and Pa Grape)-all they dream of is the day when they can ditch their dishrags and take stage to star in the big pirate show. But with Elliot's timidity, Sedgewick's laziness and George's lack of self-confidence, it seems as if the day to prove who they really are will never come... Things are about to change when a mysterious ball drops from the sky and lands at the unlikely seafarers' feet. A "Helpseeker" sent from the past in search of heroes, the artifact sets in motion a series of events that drags the friends back to the 17th century-and into the belly of certain danger. The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything must each face their fears--becoming unlikely heroes in a battle to rescue a royal family from an evil tyrant, and themselves from living the life of common couch potatoes. The latest in a franchise that has sold over 40 million DVDs/videos since its 1993 inception, "The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything--A VeggieTales Movie" continues the hit series' values-based lessons in teaching kids what it really means to be a hero. 27 DRESSES Comedy, Romance January 11, 2008 Jane (Katherine Heigl) is idealistic, romantic and completely selfless—a perennial bridesmaid whose own happy ending is nowhere in sight. But when younger sister Tess captures the heart of Jane's boss—with whom she is secretly in love—Jane begins to reexamine her "always-a-bridesmaid..." lifestyle.

CLOVERFIELD Comedy, Drama January 18, 2008 Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most surreal, horrifying event of their lives. UNTRACEABLE Thriller, Suspense January 25, 2008 Within the FBI, there exists a division dedicated to investigating and prosecuting criminals on the internet. Welcome to the front lines of the war on cybercrime, where Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) has seen it all until now. A techsavvy internet predator is displaying his graphic murders on his own website— and the fate of each of his tormented captives is left in the hands of the public: the more hits his site gets, the faster his victims die. When this game of cat and mouse becomes personal, Marsh and her team must race against the clock to track down this technical mastermind who is virtually untraceable.

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RAMBO Action, Adventure January 25, 2008 John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) has retreated to northern Thailand, living a solitary and peaceful life in the mountains and jungles. A group of human rights missionaries search him out and ask him to guide them into Burma to deliver medical supplies. When the aid workers are captured by the Burmese army, Rambo decides to venture alone into the war zone to rescue them. BE KIND, REWIND Comedy, Drama January 25, 2008 Jerry is a junkyard worker who attempts to sabotage a power plant that he believes is melting his brain. But, when his plan goes awry, the magnetic field that he creates accidentally erases all of the videotapes in a local video store where his best friend Mike works. Fearing that the mishap will cost Mike his job, the two friends team up to keep the store's only loyal customer—a little old lady with a tenuous grasp on reality—from realizing what has happened by recreating and re-filming every movie that she decides to rent. From "Back to the Future," to "Robocop," to "Rush Hour," to "The Lion King," Jerry and Mike become the biggest stars in their neighborhood by starring in the biggest movies ever made.

homicides—incorporating interviews from criminal experts, testimony from the only victim ever rescued alive, and chilling footage shot from the killer's own camera. All of which document the twisted path of a serial killer as never before. Beginning in 1988, a wave of missing person reports and unsolved murders from New York to Pennsylvania, began to alarm law enforcement officials. Many of the strange disappearances and dead victims held similarities. Soon the authorities realized they were dealing with a serial killer. The hunt to identify and capture the killer was layered with troubling facts and haunting events, eventually ending at the house where the tapes were found. Unfortunately, the discovery left more questions than answers. Did the killer leave the tapes intentionally? Do the tapes hold hidden clues? Is he still active? This film dares to show what has never been presented to the public before—the evidence, the puzzle, and the footage of THE POUGHKEEPSIE TAPES.

FEBRUARY
MEET THE SPARTANS Comedy February 01, 2008 After successfully skewering Hollywood's scariest movie (as two of the writers on "Scary Movie"), romantic comedy franchises ("Date Movie"), and Hollywood blockbusters ("Epic Movie"), writers/directors/ producers Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer now set their sights on "300". The heroic Leonidas, armed with nothing by leather underwear and a cape, leads a ragtag group of 13—count' em, 13!—Spartans to defend their homeland against the invading Persians (whose ranks include "Ghost Rider", "Rocky Balboa", the "Transformers", and a hunchbacked Paris Hilton). POUGHKEEPSIE TAPES, THE Horror February 8, 2008 In 2001, police in Poughkeepsie New York made a shocking discovery—ten bodies buried in the backyard of a residential house. Astonishingly, that was only the beginning. Inside the home, police uncovered over 800 neatly organized videotapes detailing the exploits of one man’s decade-long crime spree. The most disturbing part of the find, was that the killer had filmed all of the footage himself—from his first moments stalking his victims to their last seconds alive. THE POUGHKEEPSIE TAPES examines the

THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES Action, Adventure, Family February 14, 2008 Adapted from the ''New York Times '' Best Selling book series from Caldecottwinning illustrator, Tony DiTerlizzi, and Simon & Schuster the film will feature three siblings who discover a Field Guide in their Aunt's dilapidated house that offers them entrance into a magical world that exists all around us. As clues to the disappearance of their great uncle, Arthur Spiderwick, who is being held captive by the Fairies, is being unveiled; the siblings find themselves on a perilous journey into the adventure-laden world of fairies & goblins in a desperate attempt to rescue Arthur.

JUMPER Action, Adventure February 14, 2008 Based on the Steven Gould novel, Jumper follows a young man from a broken home who discovers that he has the ability to teleport. In his quest for the man he believes is responsible for the death of his mother, the kid draws the attention of the National Security Agency and another kid with the same abilities.

FUNNY GAMES Suspense, Thriller February 15, 2008 In this provocative and brutal thriller from director Michael Haneke, a vacationing family gets an unexpected visit from two deeply disturbed young men. Their idyllic holiday turns nightmarish as they are subjected to unimaginable terrors and struggle to stay alive.

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MARCH
10,000 B.C. Action March 7, 2008 It was a time when man and beast were untamed and the mighty mammoth roamed the earth. A time when ideas and beliefs were born that forever shaped mankind. 10,000 B.C. follows a young hunter (Steven Strait) on his quest to lead an army across a vast desert, battling saber tooth tigers and prehistoric predators as he unearths a lost civilization and attempts to rescue the woman he loves (Camilla Belle) from an evil warlord determined to possess her.

HAROLD AND KUMAR ESCAPE FROM GUANTANAMO Comedy April 25, 2008 Follows the cross-country adventures of the pot-smoking duo as they try to outrun authorities who suspect them of being terrorists when they try to sneak a bong on board their flight to Amsterdam.

MAY
IRONMAN Sci-Fi, Action May 2, 2008 Based on the long-running Marvel comic book series, "Iron Man" tells the story of Tony Stark, the enigmatic heir to the Stark Enterprises fortune. A driven inventor and executive who seem to have it all, Tony is haunted by his dark side. Though he commands his empire by day, by night he secretly becomes "Iron Man," the living embodiment of decades of defense spending and innovation. Strapping on billions of dollars worth of state-of-the-art armor and weaponry each night to fight crime, terrorism and corporate espionage, Tony begins to crack under the strain of his fractured lifestyle and must ultimately confront the one enemy he can never beat -- himself. SPEED RACER Action May 9, 2008 Hurtling down the track, careening around, over and through the competition, Speed Racer (Emile Hirsch) is a natural behind the wheel. Born to race cars, Speed is aggressive, instinctive and, most of all, fearless. His only real competition is the memory of the brother he idolized—the legendary Rex Racer—whose death in a race has left behind a legacy that Speed is driven to fulfill. Speed is loyal to the family racing business, led by his father, Pops Racer (John Goodman), the designer of Speed's thundering Mach 5. When Speed turns down a lucrative and tempting offer from Royalton Industries, he not only infuriates the company's maniacal owner (Roger Allam) but uncovers a terrible secret— some of the biggest races are being fixed by a handful of ruthless moguls who manipulate the top drivers to boost profits. If Speed won't drive for Royalton, Royalton will see to it that the Mach 5 never crosses another finish line. The only way for Speed to save his family's business and the sport he loves is to beat Royalton at his own game. With the support of his family and his loyal girlfriend, Trixie (Christina Ricci), Speed teams with his one-time rival—the mysterious Racer X (Matthew Fox)—to win the race that had taken his brother's life: the death-defying, cross-country rally known as The Crucible. CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIAN, THE Family, Action, Sci-Fi May 16, 2008 The characters of C.S. Lewis's timeless fantasy come to life once again in this newest installment of the "Chronicles of Narnia"

DR. SEUSS' HORTON HEARS A WHO Family March 14, 2008 An adaptation of Dr. Seuss's 1954 children's book, "Horton Hears a Who" is about an imaginative elephant (Jim Carrey) who hears a cry for help coming from a tiny speck of dust floating through the air. Suspecting there may be life on that speck and despite a surrounding community that thinks he has lost his mind, Horton is determined to help. Carell voices the mayor of Who-ville, a distinguished figure of a very small size, too small to be seen by the elephant's eyes.

SUPERHERO MOVIE Sci-Fi, Comedy March 21, 2008 Like "Scary Movie", this movie is about various spoof of superhero films, including ''Spider-Man'', ''Batman'' and ''Fantastic Four''.

MONSTERS VS. ALIENS Animation, Fantasy, Family March 27, 2009 A monster hunter is called upon to battle aliens who have disrupted cable TV service. Rex assembles a team of monsters to help including Ick!, Dr. Cockroach, the 50,000 Pound Woman and Insectosaurus.

APRIL
BIG STAN Comedy April 8, 2008 Big Stan stars Rob Schneider as a geeky conman who gets sentenced to a prison stretch. Terrified of being raped, he enlists the aid of a martial arts guru (David Carradine) to teach him kung fu. When he goes inside, his newfound skills result in his becoming an unlikely hero, as he outsmarts the warring prison gangs.

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series, in which the Pevensie siblings are magically transported back from England to the world of Narnia, where a thrilling, perilous new adventure and an even greater test of their faith and courage awaits them. One year after the incredible events of "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," the Kings and Queens of Narnia find themselves back in that faraway wondrous realm, only to discover that more than 1300 years have passed in Narnian time. During their absence, the Golden Age of Narnia has become extinct; Narnia has been conquered by the Telmarines and is now under the control of the evil King Miraz, who rules the land without mercy. The four children will soon meet an intriguing new character: Narnia's rightful heir to the throne, the young Prince Caspian, who has been forced into hiding as his uncle Miraz plots to kill him in order to place his own newborn son on the throne. With the help of the kindly dwarf, a courageous talking mouse named Reepicheep, a badger named Trufflehunter and a Black Dwarf, Nikabrik, the Narnians, led by the mighty knights Peter and Caspian, embark on a remarkable journey to find Aslan, rescue Narnia from Miraz's tyrannical hold, and restore magic and glory to the land. MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN Thriller, Suspense May 16, 2008 When Leon Kaufman's latest body of work—a collection of provocative, nighttime studies of the city and its inhabitants—earns the struggling photographer interest from prominent art gallerist Susan Hoff, she propels him to get grittier and show the darker side of humanity for his upcoming debut at her downtown art space. Believing he's finally on track for success, Leon's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer— Mahogany, the subway murderer who stalks late-night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways imaginable. With his concerned girlfriend Maya fearing for his life, Leon's relentless fascination with Mahogany lures him further and further into the bowels of the subways and ultimately into an abyss of pure evil—inadvertently pulling Maya right along with him. INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL Action, Comedy May 22, 2008 In 1957, Indiana Jones is thrust back in action, venturing into the jungles of South America in a race against Soviet agents to find the mystical Crystal Skull.

Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, and Cynthia Nixon are all on board to reprise their roles, while the film will be written and directed by Michael Patrick King, who executive produced the original television series. Additionally, Chris Noth, David Eigenberg, Evan Handler and Jason Lewis will return as the women's love interests. Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Hudson ("Dreamgirls") has also joined the cast of the film and will play Carrie Bradshaw's assistant, a new character to be introduced in the film.

JUNE
MONGOL Drama, Biography June 06, 2008 The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan who was a slave before going on to conquer half the world including Russia in 1206.

KUNG FU PANDA Comedy June 6, 2008 Kung Fu Panda features Jack Black as Po the Panda, a lowly waiter in a noodle restaurant, who is a kung fu fanatic but whose shape doesn't exactly lend itself to kung fu fighting. In fact, Po's defining characteristic appears to be that he is the laziest of all the animals in ancient China. That's a problem because powerful enemies are at the gates, and all hopes have been pinned on a prophesy naming Po as the "Chosen One" to save the day. A group of martial arts masters are going to need a black belt in patience if they are going to turn this slacker panda into a kung fu fighter before it's too late. YOU DON'T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN Comedy June 6, 2008 A Mossad agent fakes his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist. HAPPENING, THE Suspense June 13, 2008 Mark Wahlberg stars in the paranoia thriller about a family on the run from an apocalyptic threat to humanity. INCREDIBLE HULK, THE Sci-Fi, Action June 13, 2008 The Incredible Hulk kicks off an all-new, explosive and actionpacked epic of one of the most popular superheroes of all time. In this new beginning, scientist Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) desperately hunts for a cure to the gamma radiation that poisoned his cells and unleashes the unbridled force of rage within him: The Hulk. Living in the shadows--cut off from a life he knew and the woman he loves, Betty Ross (Liv Tyler)--Banner struggles to avoid the obsessive pursuit of his nemesis, General Thunderbolt Ross

SEX AND THE CITY: THE MOVIE Comedy May 30, 2008 Sex and the City is coming to the big screen in a feature film adaptation of the hit HBO television series. The film will follow the continuing adventures of the series four main characters - Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda - as they live their lives in Manhattan four years after the series ended. Stars Sarah Jessica

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(William Hurt), and the military machinery that seeks to capture him and brutally exploit his power. As all three grapple with the secrets that led to The Hulk's creation, they are confronted with a monstrous new adversary known as The Abomination (Tim Roth), whose destructive strength exceeds even The Hulk's own. And on June 13, 2008, one scientist must make an agonizing final choice: accept a peaceful life as Bruce Banner or find heroism in the creature he holds inside--The Incredible Hulk. WANTED Sci-Fi, Suspense June 27, 2008 Based upon Mark Millar's explosive graphic novel series and helmed by the stunning visualist director Timur Bekmambetov-creator of the most successful Russian film franchise in history, the "Night Watch" series--"Wanted" tells the story of one invisible drone's transformation into a dark avenger. In 2008, the world will be introduced to a superhero for a new millennium: Wesley Gibson. 25-year-old account manager Wes (James McAvoy) was the most pathetic, cube-dwelling hypochondriac the planet had ever known. His boss chewed him out hourly, his girlfriend cheated on him daily and his life plodded on interminably. Everyone was certain this weakling would never amount to anything. There was little else for Wes to do but wile away the days and die a slow, clock-punching death. Until he became Wanted. After the murder of a father he never knew, Wes discovers powers beyond his dreams. He becomes the latest recruit in the Fraternity--a secret society of assassins--and develops lightningquick reflexes with superhuman agility. Wes soon learns his league of henchmen has but one mission: carry out the death orders of the mythological Fates, weavers of every man's lifeline. With wickedly brilliant tutors, he morphs into a killing machine and starts erasing one bad guy after another. But as Wes grows into the mantle passed down by his father...he discovers his clan members are not exactly the enforcers of justice they claim to be. Just as he gets everything he ever Wanted, Wesley Gibson will learn that with the ability to deliver death comes an even more difficult power...controlling your own life. WALL-E Animation, Adventure June 27, 2008 The year is 2700. WALL*E, a robot, spends every day doing what he was made for. But soon, he will discover what he was meant for.

from Hell continues to unfold in "Hellboy 2: The Golden Army." Bigger muscle, badder weapons and more ungodly villains arrive in an epic vision of imagination from Oscar®-nominated director Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labyrinth," "Hellboy"). After an ancient truce existing between humankind and the invisible realm of the fantastic is broken, hell on Earth is ready to erupt. A ruthless leader who treads the world above and the one below defies his bloodline and awakens an unstoppable army of creatures. Now, it's up to the planet's toughest, roughest superhero to battle the merciless dictator and his marauders. He may be red. He may be horned. He may be misunderstood. But when you need the job done right, it's time to call in Hellboy (Ron Perlman). Along with his expanding team in the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Development--pyrokinetic girlfriend Liz (Selma Blair), aquatic empath Abe (Doug Jones) and protoplasmic mystic Johann--the BPRD will travel between the surface strata and the unseen magical one, where creatures of fantasy become corporeal. And Hellboy, a creature of two worlds who's accepted by neither, must choose between the life he knows and an unknown destiny that beckons him. TROPIC THUNDER Comedy July 11, 2008 Everything goes wrong during the making of a big budget war movie and the actors end up becomming the commandos they are playing. DARK KNIGHT, THE Action, Drama July 18, 2008 Christian Bale once again embodies the man behind the mask in "The Dark Knight." The film reunites Bale with director Christopher Nolan and takes Batman across the world in his quest to fight a growing criminal threat. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon (Gary Oldman) and District Attorney Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart), Batman has been making headway against local crime...until a rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker (Heath Ledger) unleashes a fresh reign of chaos across Gotham City. To stop this devious new menace-Batman's most personal and vicious enemy yet--he will have to use every high-tech weapon in his arsenal and confront everything he believes. MAMMA MIA! Drama, Comedy July 18, 2008 Meryl Streep will play the rebellious single mother of a bride-tobe who never met her father. The daughter invites three likely paternal candidates to her wedding, and the ensuing conflict triggers the performance of 22 Abba hits including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me" and "The Winner Takes It All." Based on the crowd-pleasing musical that has played in 130 cities around the world and has grossed $1.6 billion since its 1999 opening.

JULY
JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH Action, Adventure, Family July 11, 2008 A group of youngsters discover Jules Verne''s original manuscript of Journey to the Center of the Earth and realize that Verne himself had taken the titular trip. Using the manuscript as a map, the youngsters embark on the same quest. HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY Sci-Fi, Action July 11, 2008 With a signature blend of action, humor and character-based spectacle, the saga of the world's toughest, kitten-loving hero

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X-FILES 2, THE Sci-Fi, Action, Suspense, Horror July 25, 2008 Mulder and Scully return in a stand-alone plot (more horrorbased than conspiracy-based, most likely). STEP BROTHERS Comedy July 25, 2008 Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly will play coddled guys who live with their respective single parents. Their folks fall in love and marry, making the guys stepbrothers.

DRAGONBALL Adventure, Drama, Fantasy August 15, 2008 A young boy named Goku (Justin Chatwin) seeks out upon his grandfather's dying request to find the great Master Roshi and gather all seven Dragon Balls (of which he has one) in order to prevent Piccolo (James Marsters) from succeeding in his desire to use the Dragon Balls to take over the world. BABYLON A.D. Action, Adventure August 29, 2008 In the near future, a mercenary (Vin Diesel) is charged with delivering a young woman from Russia to Canada and learns that she has been manipulated by a synthetic virus and what lies inside her could doom the human race.

AUGUST
HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU Comedy, Romance August 01, 2008 A hard-line advice guy falls for a woman who seeks him out because she can''t figure out the men in her life. MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON EMPEROR, THE Horror, Action, Sci-Fi August 1, 2008 The blockbuster global "Mummy" franchise takes a spellbinding turn as the action shifts to Asia for the next chapter in the adventure series, "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor." Brendan Fraser returns as explorer Rick O'Connell to combat the resurrected Han Emperor (Jet Li) in an epic that races from the catacombs of ancient China high into the frigid Himalayas. Rick is joined in this all-new adventure by son Alex (newcomer Luke Ford), wife Evelyn (Maria Bello) and her brother, Jonathan (John Hannah). And this time, the O'Connells must stop a mummy awoken from a 2,000-year-old curse who threatens to plunge the world into his merciless, unending service. Doomed by a double-crossing sorceress (Michelle Yeoh) to spend eternity in suspended animation, China's ruthless Dragon Emperor and his 10,000 warriors have laid forgotten for eons, entombed in clay as a vast, silent terra cotta army. But when dashing adventurer Alex O'Connell is tricked into awakening the ruler from eternal slumber, the reckless young archaeologist must seek the help of the only people who know more than he does about taking down the undead: his parents. As the monarch roars back to life, our heroes find his quest for world domination has only intensified over the millennia. Striding the Far East with unimaginable supernatural powers, the Emperor Mummy will rouse his legion as an unstoppable, otherworldly force...unless the O'Connells can stop him first. Now, in "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor," the trademark thrills and visually spectacular action of the "Mummy" series will be redefined for a new generation. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor is helmed by director Rob Cohen ("The Fast and the Furious," "xXx") and written by Alfred Gough & Miles Millar ("Spider-Man 2," television's "Smallville"). Reprising their roles as producers in the series are Bob Ducsay, Sean Daniel, Stephen Sommers and James Jacks. BLINDNESS Drama, Thriller, Suspense August 08, 2008 The story is about an epidemic of blindness that hits an unnamed city and soon threatens the collapse of society. A doctor's wife becomes the only person with the ability to see in that town. She feigns illness in order to take care of her husband as her surrounding community breaks down into chaos and disorder. Based on a novel by Nobel Prize winner Jose Saramago.

SEPTEMBER
THE PUNISHER: WAR ZONE Action, Adventure September 12, 2008 Continuing his crusade to punish violent criminals in America, former FBI agent Frank Castle arrives in New York to take on a underworld boss who plots to take control of the underworld. MY BEST FRIEND'S GIRL Comedy September 19, 2008 When guys get dumped, they hire Tank to take their exgirlfriends out on the worst date of their lives—an experience so horrible it sends them running gratefully back to their beaus. So when Tank's best friend, Dustin, is dumped by his new girlfriend, Tank naturally offers to help out—and ends up meeting the challenge of a lifetime. Smart, beautiful and headstrong, Alexis is the first girl who knows how to call his bluff, and Tank soon finds himself torn between his loyalty to Dustin and his love for his best friend's girl. NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH Suspense September 19, 2008 The story centers on female newspaper reporter (Kate Beckinsale) who outs a CIA agent and is imprisoned for refusing to reveal her source. David Schwimmer will play Beckinsale's husband, who initially supports his wife's decision not to name names but as time goes by begins to resent her for choosing a principle over her family. DEATH RACE Action, Adventure September 26, 2008 Terminal Island, New York: 2020. Overcrowding in the U.S. penal system has reached a breaking point. Prisons have been turned over to a monolithic Weyland Corporation, which sees jails full of thugs as an opportunity for televised sport. Adrenalized inmates, a global audience hungry for violence and a spectacular, enclosed arena come together to form the ''Death Race'', the world's biggest, most brutal sporting event. Five-time NASCAR champion Jensen Ames is a man who has become an expert at survival. After eight years of hard time, he has only six weeks before reuniting with his family. But when Weyland demands a driver to headline the big game, Ames is forced to submit.

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Donning the costume of mythical rider Frankenstein, the racer becomes an instant crowd favorite, an unequaled sporting superstar. His face hidden by a metallic black mask, one convict will be put through a brutal three day challenge, with the trophy being the ultimate prize: freedom. The only catch is that he must survive a gauntlet of the most vicious criminals in this postindustrial wasteland to claim it. Driving a monster car outfitted with machine guns, flamethrowers and grenade launchers, Ames must now kill or be killed to win the most treacherous spectator sport on Earth: ''Death Race''.

In "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," Lord Voldemort is tightening his grip on both the Muggle and Wizard worlds and Hogwarts is no longer the safe haven it once was. Harry suspects that dangers may even lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON Fantasy, Drama November 26, 2008 "I was born under unusual circumstances." And so begins "Benjamin Button," adapted from the classic 1920s story by F. Scott Fitzgerald about a man who is born in his 80s and ages backwards. A man, like any of us, unable to stop time. We follow his story set in New Orleans from the end of World War I in 1918, into the 21st century, following his journey that is as unusual as any man's life can be. "Benjamin Button" is a time traveler's tale of the people and places he bumps into along the way, the loves he loses and finds the joys of life and the sadness of death, and what lasts beyond time.

OCTOBER
THE CITY OF EMBER Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi October 10, 2008 When the planet's atmosphere grows too toxic, Earth's citizens move to underground cities. Two teenagers dominate the story, one who longs to be a messenger because the job will allow her to venture above ground, while the other dreams of working underground to repair a generator whose failure will doom the city's power supply. SCANNERS Horror, Suspense, Thriller October 17, 2008 A scientist infiltrates an underground movement of "scanners," whose telepathic abilities make them lethal weapons. LONELY MAIDEN, THE Comedy October 17, 2008 The film centers on three museum security guards who have become attached to the artwork they've watched over for decades. When they learn their beloved pieces are to be transferred to another museum, they concoct a scheme to "steal" them back. IGOR Animation, Comedy October 24, 2008 A hunchbacked lab assistant has big dreams of becoming a mad scientist and winning the first place prize at the annual Evil Science Fair.

DECEMBER
DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, THE Sci-Fi December 12, 2008 A remake of the 1951 sci-fi classic about a humanoid alien named Klaatu (Keanu Reeves) who arrives on Earth accompanied by an indestructible, heavily armed robot and a warning to world leaders that their continued aggression will lead to annihilation by species watching from afar. OPUS: THE LAST CHRISTMAS Animation, Comedy December 12, 2008 Opus the Penguin from the comic strip Bloom County will star in an animated feature from Dimension Films. Opus was created by Pulitzer Prize-winning Berkeley Breathed in 1980. THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX Animation, Family December 19, 2008 The tale of three unlikely heroes—a misfit mouse who prefers reading books to eating them, an unhappy rat who schemes to leave the darkness of the dungeon, and a bumbling servant girl with cauliflower ears—whose fates are intertwined with that of the castle's princess. YES MAN Comedy December 19, 2008 The story centers on a man who decides to change his life by saying yes to everything that comes his way. BEDTIME STORIES Family December 25, 2008 The life of a busy architect (Adam Sandler) takes a crazy turn when the bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to come true. STAR TREK XI Sci-Fi, Action December 25, 2008 Variety reports the flick will center on the early days of seminal Star Trek characters James T. Kirk and Mr. Spock, including their first meeting at Starfleet Academy and first outer space mission.

NOVEMBER
BOND 22 Action, Adventure November 07, 2008 Picking up where "Casino Royale" left off, James Bond returns to Her Majesty's Secret Service for another mission. MADAGASCAR: THE CRATE ESCAPE Family, Comedy, Animation November 7, 2008 The sequel to the hit animated film Madagascar. HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE Sci-Fi, Action, Suspense November 21, 2008

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TO BE ANNOUNCED (TBA)
JURASSIC PARK IV Sci-Fi, Action Summer 2008 The dinosaurs are back yet again, as is Dr. Alan Grant. CAR WARS Comedy TBA 2008 A snobby Mercedes-Benz dealer (Dustin Hoffman) sees his kingdom crumble after a "Hollywood Classic Cars" shop opens up across the street. The new dealer (Dax Shepard) quickly befriends Hoffman's character despite his immense hostility. CHRISTMAS IN WONDERLAND Comedy, Family TBA 2008 Three kids and their dad (Patrick Swayze) move from L.A to Edmonton. When they go shopping at West Edmonton Mall they find counterfeit cash. They inadvertently help catch the crooks, and later make a discovery about Santa. FINAL DESTINATION 4 Horror TBA 2008 The latest in the Final Destination franchise. The movie will be in 3D. SPY-HUNTER Action TBA 2008 Based on the popular arcade game, "Spy Hunter" will follow Alec Sects (Dwayne Johnson a.k.a. The Rock), a former F-15 pilot employed by International Espionage Services as a member of the Spy Hunter team. TOY STORY 3 Family, Comedy TBA 2008 Woody and Buzz return for another adventure. TRICK 'R TREAT Horror TBA 2008 It is said that Halloween is the night when the dead rise to walk among us and other unspeakable things roam free. The rituals of All Hallows Eve were devised to protect us from their evil mischief, and one small town is about to be taught a terrifying lesson that some traditions are best not forgotten. Nothing is what it seems when a suburban couple learns the dangers of blowing out a Jack-oLantern before midnight; four women cross paths with a costumed stalker at a local festival; a group of pranksters goes too far and discovers the horrifying truth buried in a local legend; and a cantankerous old hermit is visited by a strange trick-ortreater with a few bones to pick. Costumes and candy, ghouls and goblins, monsters and mayhem... the tricks and treats of Halloween turn deadly as strange creatures of every variety— human and otherwise—try to survive the scariest night of the year. SOLOMON KANE Sci-Fi, Action TBA 2008

The first part in a trilogy series, "Solomon Kane" is an epic adventure adapted from the classic pulp stories by Robert E. Howard, creator of "Conan the Barbarian." Solomon Kane (James Purefoy) is a 16th Century soldier who learns that his brutal and cruel actions have damned him. Determined to redeem himself, Kane swears to live a life of peace and goodness but is forced to fight once more when a dark power threatens the land. ROGUE Horror TBA 2008 Greg McLean's first acclaimed tour de force, "Wolf Creek," took audiences on a frightening, fact based road trip through the darkest parts of Australian Outback and the depraved human mind. Journeying home again, this time to the crocodile infested waters of Australia's remote wetlands, the director's wildlife boat tour is more down-under "Jaws" than "Crocodile Dundee." Joining a beautiful local tour guide (Radha Mitchell) and an American writer on assignment (Michael Vartan), the rest of this thriller's food chain is composed of tourists and adventure seekers alike. Waiting in vain to be rescued on an ever-disappearing parcel of dry land, you will never guess their next move...as terror lies just beneath the surface. GOOSE ON THE LOOSE! Comedy, Family TBA 2008 "Goose!" centers on a young boy who befriends a talking goose in order to get over his mother's death. When he learns that the school's principal is fattening up the bird for a Christmas cook-off, the boy join forces with his friends to save it. They plan to kidnap the principal's mother for ransom and get the bird to safety. FOODFIGHT! Family, Animation TBA 2008 A supermarket comes to life in the after hours. DOOMSDAY Action, Suspense TBA 2008 In the action-packed new thriller from writer/director Neil Marshall ("The Descent"), authorities brutally quarantine a country as it succumbs to fear and chaos when a virus strikes. The literal walling-off works for three decades – until the dreaded Reaper virus violently resurfaces in a major city. An elite group of specialists, captained by Eden Sinclair (Rhona Mitra), is urgently dispatched into the still-quarantined country to retrieve a cure by any means necessary. Shut off from the rest of the world, the unit must battle through a landscape that has become a waking nightmare.

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