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These are movies scheduled for release in the coming year. Check back often, as we will update this list as more information becomes available.
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Movie release: July 11, 2014Director: Matt ReevesStarring: Andy Serkis; Gary OldmanBased on: The Planet of the Apes(translated) by Pierre Boulle
Summary: Three astronauts land on an planet very much like Earth, except that here apes rule over humans.
Movie release: August 1, 2014Director: James GunnStarring: Zoe Saldana; Chris Pratt; Benicio Del Toro; Bradley Cooper; Vin DieselBased on: Marvel comics by Dan Abnett, Gene Colan, Arnold Drake, Steve Englehart, Andy Lanning
Movie release: August 8, 2014Director: Lasse HallströmBased on: The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais
Summary: This story is about how the hundred-foot distance between a new Indian kitchen and a traditional French one can represent the gulf between different cultures and desires.
Movie release: August 15, 2014Director: Philip NoyceStarring: Brenton Thwaites; Jeff Bridges; Meryl Streep; Katie Holmes; Alexander Skarsgard; Cameron Monaghan; and Odeye RushBased on: The Giver by Lois Lowry
Summary: Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
Movie release: August 22, 2014Director: R.J. CutlerStarring: Choe Moretz; Jamie Blackley; Mirella Enos; Joshua Leonard; Stacy KeachBased on: If I Stay by Gayle Forman
Summary: While in a coma following an automobile accident that killed her parents and younger brother, seventeen-year-old Mia, a gifted cellist, weighs whether to live with her grief or join her family in death.
Movie release: August 22, 2014Directors: Robert Rodriguez and Frank MillerStarring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Bruce Willis; Josh Brolin; Chris MeloniBased on: A Dame to Kill For from Frank Miller’s comics series, "Sin City, Dark Horse"
Summary: Graphic novels offer a collection of intertwined stories stemming from corruption, revenge, and the criminal underworld in a city so brutal it is known as "The Town Without Pity."
Movie release: September 1, 2014Director: Gilles Paquet-BrennerStarring: Charlize Theron; Nicholas Hoult; Christina Hendricks; Corey Stoll; Chole MoetzBased on: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
Summary: After witnessing the murder of her mother and sisters, 7-year-old Libby Day testifies against her brother Ben, but twenty-five years later she tries to profit from her tragic history and admit that her story might not have been accurate.
Movie release: September 5, 2014Director: Bille WoodruffStarring: Sharon Leal; Boris Kodjoe; Tyson Beckford; Tasha Smith.Based on: Addicted by Zane
Summary: Zoe Reynard's perfect life starts to unravel as she begins to lose control, fails to get her husband to open up to her sexually, and embarks on three extramarital affairs.
Movie release: September 12, 2014Director: Shawn LevyStarring: Jason Bateman; Tina Fey; Adam Driver; Jane Fonda; Rose Byrne; Kathryn HahnBased on: This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
Summary: Siblings who spend more time quarreling than together reluctantly agree to their dying father's request: to spend the seven days following the funeral together in the same house like a family.
Movie release: September 19, 2014Director: Michaël R. RoskamStarring: Tom Hardy; Noomi Rapace; James Frecheville; Matthias Schoenaerts; John Ortiz; James GandolfiniBased on: Short story Animal Rescue by Dennis Lehane
Movie release: September 19, 2014Director: Wes BallStarring: Dylan O’Brien; Will Poulter; Kaya Scodelario; Aml Ameen; Thomas Brodie-SangsteBased on: The Maze Runner by James Dashner; first book in trilogy
Summary: Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.
Movie release: September 19, 2014Director: Thomas CarterStarring: Jim Caviezel; Laura Dern; Michael ChiklisBased on: When the Game Stands Tall: The Story of the De La Salle Spartans and Football’s Longest Winning Streak by Neil Hayes, with John Madden, Tony La Russa, Bob Larson
Summary: The author brings readers behind the scenes of one of the great sports stories of all time--the De Salle High School football team of Concord, California, which has won 138 consecutive victories since coach Bob Ladouceur took over the team at the tender age of twenty-three.
Movie release: September 26, 2014Directors: Graham Annable; Anthony StacchiStarring: Voices of Simon Pegg; Elle Fanning; Ben Kingsley; Toni ColletteBased on: Here Be Monsters! by Alan Snow
Summary: While gathering food to bring to his grandfather, young Arthur becomes trapped in the city of Ratbridge, where he and some new friends try to stop a plot to shrink the monsters of Arthur's home, the Underworld, for a nefarious purpose.
Movie release: October 3, 2014Director: David FincherStarring: Ben Affleck; Rosamund Pike; Tyler Perry; Neil Patrick Harris; Carrie Coon; Kim Dickens; Patrick Fugit; Emily RatajkowskiBased on: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Summary: When a beautiful woman goes missing on her fifth wedding anniversary, her diary reveals hidden turmoil in her marriage and a mysterious illness; while her husband, desperate to clear himself of suspicion, realizes that something more disturbing than murder may have occurred.
Movie release: October 10, 2014Director: Miguel ArtetaStarring: Dylan Minnette; Steve Carrell; Jennifer Garner; Ed Oxenbould; and Kerris DorseyBased on: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
Summary: Alexander finds himself living through a day in which absolutely nothing has gone right for him
Movie release: October 17, 2014Director: Michael HoffmanStarring: Michelle Monaghan, James MarsdenBased on: The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks
Summary: Two small-town former high school sweethearts from opposite sides of the tracks have taken wildly divergent paths, but neither has lived the life they imagined, and neither can forget the passionate first love that forever altered their world. When they are both called back to their hometown for the funeral of the mentor who once gave them shelter, they will be forced to confront the choices each has made, and ask whether love can truly rewrite the past.
Movie release: October 17, 2014Director: Gary ShoreStarring: Luke Evans; Dominic CooperBased on: Characters from Bram Stoker’s Dracula
Movie release: October 24, 2014Director: Christian DitterStarring: Lily Collins and Sam ClaflinBased on: Where Rainbows End/Rosie Dunne by Cecelia Ahern
Movie release: November 14, 2014Director: Matthew VaughnStarring: Lady Gaga; Samuel L. Jackson; Taylor SwiftBased on: The Secret Service (graphic novel) by Mark Millar
Movie release: November 21, 2014Director: Francis LawrenceStarring: Jennifer Lawrence; Josh Hutcherson; Sam ClaflinBased on: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins; third and final book in The Hunger Games series
Summary: The Capitol is angry that Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice, stirring unrest by having defied the rules, and President Snow has made it clear that she, her family and friends, and the people of District 12 may all be held accountable.
Movie release: November 26, 2014Director: Tim JohnsonStarring: voices of Jim Parsons; Rihanna; Jennifer Lopez; Steve MartinBased on: The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex
Summary: When her mother is abducted by aliens on Christmas Eve, 11 year-old Tip hops in the family car and heads south to find her and meets an alien Boov mechanic who agrees to help her and save the planet from disaster.
Movie release: December 5, 2014Director: Jean-Marc ValléeStarring: Reese Witherspoon, Michiel Huisman, Gaby Hoffmann, Laura DernBased on: Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Summary: A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.
Movie release: December 12, 2014Director: Paul KingStarring: Colin Firth; Nicole Kidman; Hugh Bonneville; Sally Hawkins; Jim Broadbent; Peter Capaldi; Julie WaltersBased on: the children’s book series Paddington by Michael Bond
Summary: A very small bear found by Mr. and Mrs. Brown at Paddington station becomes one of the family.
Movie release: December 17, 2014Director: Peter JacksonStarring: Martin Freeman; Ian McKellen; Andy Serkis; Cate BlanchettBased on: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Summary: Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return.
Movie release: December 19, 2014Director: Will GluckStarring: Quvenzhane WallisBased on: the comic book Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray
Movie release: December 25, 2014Director: Angelina JolieBased on: Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Summary: In 1943, while World War II raged on in the Pacific Theater, Lieutenant Louis Zamperini was the only survivor of a deadly plane crash in the middle of the ocean. What lay before him was a physical gauntlet unlike anything he had encountered before: thousands of miles of open ocean, a small raft, and no food or water.
Movie release: January 17, 2014Director: Kenneth BranaghStarring: Chris Pine; Keira Knightley; Kenneth Branagh; Kevin Costner; Gemma ChanBased on: "Jack Ryan" novels by Tom Clancy
Summary: This action thriller follows Jack Ryan from his quiet double-life as a veteran-turned-Wall Street executive to his all-out initiation as a hunted American agent on the trail of a terrorist plot in Moscow.
Movie release: January 31, 2014Director: Jason ReitmanStarring: Kate Winslet; Josh BrolinBased on: Labor Day by Joyce Maynard
Summary: Relates a story of love, sexual passion, painful adolescence, and devastating betrayal as seen through the eyes of a thirteen-year-old boy--and the man he later becomes--looking back on the events of a single long, hot, and life-altering weekend.
Movie release: February 7, 2014Director: George ClooneyStarring: George Clooney; Matt Damon; Bill Murray; Cate Blanchett; Jean Dujardin; John GoodmanBased on: The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel
Summary: Traces the lesser-known effort by an Allied division to find and secure European art that had been looted by the Nazis, outlining how they risked their lives and raced against time with limited supplies and scraps of information.
Movie release: February 7, 2014Director: Mark WatersStarring: Zoey Deutch; Lucy Fry; Danila Kozlovski; Olga KurylenkoBased on: Vampire Academy, the first in a series of six novels by Richelle Mead
Summary: Two years after a horrible incident made them run away, vampire princess Lissa and her guardian-in-training Rose are found and returned to St. Vladimir's Academy, where one focuses on mastering magic, the other on physical training, while both try to avoid the perils of gossip, cliques, gruesome pranks, and sinister plots.
Movie release: February 14, 2014Director: Shana FesteStarring: Alex Pettyfer; Robert Patrick; Joely Richardson; Gabriella WildeBased on: Endless Love by Scott Spencer
Movie release: February 14, 2014 Director: Akiva GoldsmanStarring: Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe, William Hurt, Will Smith, Jennifer Connelly; Eva Marie SaintBased on: Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin
Summary: When master mechanic Peter Lake attempts to rob a mansion on the Upper West Side, he is caught by young Beverly Penn, the terminally ill daughter of the house, and their subsequent love sends Peter on a desperate personal journey.
Movie release: February 21, 2014Director: Charlie StrattonStarring: Elizabeth Olsen; Tom Felton; Jessica LangeBased on: Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola
Movie release: March 14, 2014Director: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal; Melanie Laurent; Sarah GadonBased on: The Double by Jose Saramago
Movie release: March 14, 2014Director: David FrankelStarring: James Corden; Alexandra Roach; Julie WaltersBased on: One Chance: A Memoir by Paul Potts
Movie release: March 21, 2014Director: Neal BurgerStarring: Shailene Woodley; Miles Teller; Kate Winslet; Theo JamesBased on: Divergent by Veronica Roth, first in a trilogy
Summary: In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.
Movie release: April 4, 2014Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe RussoStarring: Scarlett Johansson; Chris Evans; Sebastian StanBased on: Marvel comics by Ed Brubaker, Michael Lark, Mike Perkins, Steve Epting, continuing series begun by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon
Summary: The questions that have been plaguing Captain America's dreams and memories are answered in a most brutal way. And, General Lukin makes his first all-out assault.
Movie release: April 4, 2014Director: Jonathan GlazerStarring: Scarlett Johansson; Robert J. Goodwin; Krystof HádekBased on: Under the Skin by Michel Faber
Movie release: April 16, 2014Director: Randall WallaceStarring: Greg Kinnear; Kelly Reilly; Connor CorumBased on: Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo
Summary: Presents the story of the 4-year old son of a Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery slips from consciousness and enters heaven.
Movie release: May 2, 2014Director: Marc WebbStarring: Andrew Garfield; Emma Stone; Jamie FoxxBased on: Comic characters by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko
Movie release: May 9, 2014Directors: Directors: Will Finn, Dan St. PierreStarring: Kelsey Grammer; Lea Michele; Patrick Stewart; Hugh Dancy; Dan Aykroyd; Oliver Platt; James Belushi; Martin Short; Megan Hilty; Betsy Roth; Michael Krawic; Tacey AdamsBased on: Dorothy of Oz by Roger S. Baum
Summary: With the aid of Lion, Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and Tugg the talking boat, Dorothy battles Jester, who is using the dead Wicked Witch's magic wand to turn the citizens of Oz into porcelain dolls.
Movie release: May 23, 2014Director: Bryan SingerStarring: Jennifer Lawrence; Evan Peters; Michael FassbenderBased on: Marvel Comics X-Men characters and “Days of Future Past” by Chris Claremont and John Byrne.
Summary: The X-Men journey to the future where they encounter the Sentinels.
Movie release: June 6, 2014Director: Doug LimanStarring: Tom Cruise; Emily BluntBased on: Graphic novel, All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka
Summary: Conscripted by alien invaders and forced to die on the battlefield, Keiji Kiriya is astonished to find himself alive the next morning and sent out to die again, a cycle he is forced to repeat unendingly before he learns of the existence of a woman soldier who may enable his escape.
Movie release: June 6, 2014Director: Josh BooneStarring: Shailene Woodley; Ansel Elgort; Willem DafoeBased on: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Summary: Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life.
Movie release: June 13, 2014Director: Dean DeBloisBased on: How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Crowell
Summary: Hiccup and Toothless find an ice cave that is home to wild dragons. The two work to maintain peace.
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