“Yesterday was Thursday (Thursday), to-day it is Friday (Friday)…we, we, we, so excited!” – Internet sensation, instant YouTube star, and my new favorite singer, Rebecca Black.
Why are “we, we, we so excited”? Because today is Friday and its time for another installment of our popular Movie Poster Roundup! Each week we delve deep into the farthest depths the Internet looking for some of the best posters available for upcoming movies.
There are quite a few interesting movies coming out of the indie world this year, and we have the posters along with the synopsis for each movie.
There is the adventurous female mystery solver, Adele Blanc-Sec, the group of British kids fighting off aliens, a killer tire and more all waiting for you to peruse at your leisure below. There are 31 posters from 26 movies listed in order of release date:
Choose, The 5th Quarter, Wrecked, Super, Silent House, Rio, Madea’s Big Happy Family, Adèle Blanc-Sec, Incendies, Dorothy of Oz, Passion Play, The Big Bang, Attack the Block, Go For It!, True Legend, The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls, The Beaver, Cars 2, Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer, Torchwood: Miracle Day, Warrior, Courageous, Red State, A Bag of Hammers, Meeting Spencer and Rubber.
Enjoy them all, let us know which are your favorites in the comment section and check back next Friday for an all new batch of posters.
Synopsis: A journalism student, Fiona Wagner (Katheryn Winnick) tracks a killer with the help of her detective father, Sheriff Tom Wagner (Kevin Pollak) and a therapist, Dr. Ronald Pendleton (Bruce Dern).
Choose opened in limited theaters March 18th, 2011.
Source: IFC Midnight Films
The 5th Quarter
Synopsis: Driven by the tragic and fatal car crash that took the life of his fifteen year old brother Luke (Kenny Hinkle), and wearing Luke’s number 5 jersey, Jon Abbate (Ryan Merriman) helps to lead the Wake Forest Demon Deacons to the most successful season in school history.
The 5th Quarter opens March 25th, 2011.
Source: Rocky Mountain Pictures
Synopsis: A man (Adrien Brody) awakens in a mangled car-wreck at the bottom of a steep cliff. Injured and trapped inside, with no memory of how he got there or who he is, he must rely on his most primal instincts to survive. But as he attempts to free himself from the carnage and escape an impossible situation, a darker side is revealed. Even if he manages to survive, the man may have to face the horrible consequences of an earlier, forgotten life.
Wrecked opens in limited theaters April 1st, 2011.
Source: Independent Edge Films
Synopsis: When sad-sack loser Frank (Rainn Wilson) sees his ex-addict wife (Liv Tyler) willingly snatched by a seductive drug dealer (Kevin Bacon), he finds himself bereft and wholly unable to cope. But soon he decides to fight back under the guise of a DIY superhero called Crimson Bolt.
With a hand-made suit, a wrench, and a crazed sidekick named Boltie (Ellen Page), the Crimson Bolt beats his way through the mean streets of crime in hopes of saving his wife. The rules were written a long time ago: You are not supposed to molest children, cut lines or key cars; if you do, prepare to face the wrath of the Crimson Bolt!
Super opens April 1st, 2011.
Synopsis: The film focuses on Laura (Florencia Colucci), who, second by second, intends to leave a house which hides an obscure secret, unharmed. Laura and her father Wilson (Gustavo Alonso) settle down in a cottage they have to renew since its owner will soon put the house up for sale. They will spend the night there and repair the following morning. Everything seems to go smoothly until Laura hears a sound that comes from outside and gets louder and louder on the upper floor of the house. Wilson goes up to see what is going on while she remains downstairs on her own, waiting for her father to come down.”
Silent House opens in the UK April 8th, 2011.
Source: Dread Central
Synopsis: When Blu (Jesse Eisenberg), a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel (Anne Hathaway), he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with this bird of his dreams.
Rio opens April 15th, 2011.
Source: Blue Sky Studios
Madea’s Big Happy Family
Synopsis: Madea (Tyler Perry) jumps into action when her niece, Shirley (Loretta Devine), receives distressing news about her health. All Shirley wants is to gather her three adult children around her and share the news as a family. But Tammy (Natalie Desselle), Kimberly (Shannon Kane) and Byron (Bow Wow) are too distracted by their own problems: Tammy can’t manage her unruly children or her broken marriage; Kimberly is gripped with anger and takes it out on her husband; and Byron, after spending two years in jail, is under pressure to deal drugs again. It’s up to Madea, with the help of the equally rambunctious Aunt Bam, to gather the clan together and make things right the only way she knows how: with a lot of tough love, laughter … and the revelation of a long-buried family secret.
Madea’s Big Happy Family opens April 22nd, 2011.
Source: MTV Movie Blog
Synopsis: Written by Luc Besson, an adventure set in the early party of the 20th century and focused on a popular novelist Adèle Blanc-Sec (Louise Bourgoin) and her dealings with would-be suitors, the cops, monsters, and other distractions.
Adèle Blanc-Sec opens in the UK April 22nd, 2011.
Synopsis: A mother’s last wishes send twins Jeanne (Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin) and Simon (Maxim Gaudette) on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad’s acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults’ voyage to the core of deep-rooted hatred, never-ending wars and enduring love.
Incendies opens April 22nd, 2011.
Source: Sony Pictures Classics
Dorothy of Oz
Synopsis: There is trouble in Oz and Dorothy (Lea Michele) is needed! With Glinda’s help, she and Toto return to Oz. Joined by her old friends the Scarecrow (Dan Aykroyd), the Tin Woodman (Kelsey Grammer), the Lion (James Belushi) as well as exciting new characters, Dorothy sets out on a perilous journey to stop the crafty Jester (Martin Short) from using the power of the Wicked Witch of the West’s wand to turn the people of Oz into puppets. That seems to be the least of Dorothy’s problems as her travels lead her straight into a treacherous maze, a cave full of very hungry dragons and an evil spell that could destroy the Yellow Brick Road. Dorothy has the daunting knowledge that it is up to her to stop Jester’s terrible plan. Audiences will welcome the return of the old Oz favorites and will love meeting new friends like Tugg (Patick Stewart) a gruff talking boat and Wiser (Oliver Platt) an owl with an unlucky attraction to molasses.
Dorothy of Oz opens April 30th, 2012.
Source: Summertime Entertainment
Synopsis: Nate Poole (Mickey Rourke) is a washed-up jazz musician fleeing from trigger-happy gangster Happy Shannon (Bill Murray). While on the run, Nate stumbles across a traveling carnival, and is instantly mesmerized by the carnival’s prized attraction, Lily “The Bird Woman” (Megan Fox). But Lily is no carny fake: her wings are real. The fugitive musician falls in love with this angelic creature, and he convinces her to leave with him, to the anger of her ruthless employer (Rhys Ifans). The two flee across the desert, but towards… what? Their destruction? Their salvation?
Passion Play opens May 6th, 2011.
Source: Image Entertainment
The Big Bang
Synopsis: Los Angeles private investigator, Ned Cruz (Antonio Banderas) gets a visit from a recently paroled Russian boxer with an intriguing job offer: find Lexie, his missing girlfriend—and the 30-million dollar stash of diamonds she’s hiding. As Detective Cruz sets out to find her, the clues send him into the city’s seediest corners, from a Hollywood action star with a dirty little secret (James Van Der Beek), to an enterprising porn producer who takes a personal interest in his own work (Snoop Dogg), and a kinky waitress with an unusual fetish for particle physics (Autumn Reeser). Lexie proves to be as elusive as she is beautiful and Cruz becomes obsessed with finding her. With time running out, Cruz discovers the trail leads to reclusive billionaire (Sam Elliott), and his physicist (Jimmi Simpson), intent on recreating The Big Bang underneath the New Mexico desert. Tailed by a trio of cops also looking to find the missing diamonds, and with the body count piling up, Cruz soon realizes that what appeared to be a standard missing person’s case is anything but, and could quite possibly bring about the end of the world as we know it.
The Big Bang opens May 13th, 2011.
Source: Anchor Bay
Attack the Block
Synopsis: Sam (Jodie Whittaker) is walking home in a scary South London tower block when she’s robbed by a gang of hooded youths. She flees when the gang are attacked by a small alien creature which falls from the sky. While Sam and the police hunt for the gang, a second wave of creatures falls. The gang grab weapons, mount bikes, and set out to defend their turf. But this time, the creatures are much bigger. Savage and bestial, nothing will stand in their way. And the bunch of no-hope kids who just attacked Sam are about to become her only hope.
Attack the Block opens in the UK May 13th, 2011.
Go For It!
Synopsis: Carmen (Aimee Garcia) is a good student with a bad attitude who lives for dancing in the underground clubs of Chicago. She yearns to be ‘somebody’ but is afraid to believe in herself. Her immigrant Mexican, working-class parents want her to stay in school and get an education, so she attends junior college while working at a grocery store. Carmen’s professor catches her performing one day in the neighborhood and challenges her to audition to a formal dance school in California. She gets into a fight with her chaotic family and runs away to her best friend Gina’s (Gina Rodriguez) place only to find out Gina’s been getting beat up by her boyfriend. Meanwhile, Carmen’s boyfriend, Jared (Derrick Denicola) wants her to commit and move in with him. Pulled apart in every direction, her dream of dancing fades. Can Carmen overcome her fears and take the biggest chance of her life, or will she succumb to her self-doubt?
Go For It! opens May 13th, 2011.
Source: Coming Soon
Synopsis: Su Qi-Er (Man Cheuk Chiu) retired from his life as a renowned Qing dynasty general in order to pursue his dream of a family and his own martial arts school. However, Su’s peaceful life is shattered when his vengeful adopted brother, Yuan Lie (Andy On), kidnaps his son and leaves Su for dead. Saved from his demise by his wife Ying (Xun Zhou) and the reclusive doctor Yu (Michelle Yeoh), Su resolves to perfect his technique so that he may defeat Yuan Lie and reunite his family. Aided by the mystical “God of Wushu” (Jay Chou) and the eccentric “Old Sage,” Su masters the art of Drunken Boxing, and embarks on the path that would eventually give rise to the legend of the “King of Beggars.”
True Legend opens May 13th, 2011.
The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls
Synopsis: Fun, disarming and musically provocative, the Topp Twins are New Zealand’s finest lesbian country and western singers and the country’s greatest export since rack of lamb and the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy.
The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls opens May 13th, 2011.
Source: Diva Productions
Synopsis: Plagued by his own demons, Walter Black (Mel Gibson) was once a successful toy executive and family man who now suffers from depression. No matter what he tries, Walter can’t seem to get himself back on track…until a beaver hand puppet enters his life.
The Beaver opens May 20th, 2011.
Source: Icon Entertainment
Synopsis: Star race car Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in ‘Cars 2′ when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Torn between assisting Lightning McQueen in the high-profile race and towing the line in a top-secret spy mission, Mater’s action-packed journey leads him on an explosive chase through the streets of Japan and Europe, trailed by his friends and watched by the whole world. Adding to the fast-paced fun is a colorful new all-car cast that includes secret agents, menacing villains and international racing competitors.
Cars 2 opens June 24th, 2011.
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer
Synopsis: Third-grader Judy Moody (Jordana Beatty) sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life.
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer opens June 2011.
Source: Castle Rock Entertainment
Torchwood: Miracle Day
Synopsis: Russell Davies describes the show thus: “It’s as simple as this: that one day on Earth no one dies. Not a single person on Earth dies. The next day no one dies. The next day no one dies, and on and on and on. … The possibility of death ceases to exist. Great news for some people, but globally it’s an instant overnight population boom. The Earth relies on people dying. That’s how the whole system works. The food, the room, the temperature. Suddenly you’ve got a crisis affecting everyone on the planet, and that’s where the Torchwood team and our brand-new characters come in.”
Torchwood: Miracle Day premiers on Starz July 8th, 2011.
Source: TV Line
Synopsis: The youngest son (Tom Hardy) of an alcoholic former boxer (Nick Nolte) returns home, where he’s trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament — a path that puts the fighter on a collision corner with his older brother (Joel Edgerton).
Warrior opens September 9th, 2011.
Synopsis: Four men, one calling: To serve and protect. As law enforcement officers, they face danger every day. Yet when tragedy strikes close to home, these fathers are left wrestling with their hopes, their fears, and their faith. From this struggle will come a decision that changes all of their lives. With action, drama, and humor, the fourth film from Sherwood Pictures embraces God’s promise to “turn the hearts of fathers to their children, and the hearts of children to their fathers.” Souls will be stirred, and hearts will be challenged to be … courageous!
Courageous opens September 30th, 2011.
Source: Sherwood Pictures
Synopsis: Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.
Red State opens October 19th, 2011.
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Source: Film Threat
A Bag of Hammers
Synopsis: A comedy about two misfit best friends incapable of growing up, whose direction is tested by an abandoned child, worn beyond his years; together they invent the family they’ve always needed.
A Bag of Hammers opens 2011.
Source: IMP Awards
Synopsis: After a series of Hollywood flops, famed director Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) returns to New York to relaunch his Broadway career. But Chappell’s triumphant comeback begins to spiral out of control into a wild night of comic misadventure after meeting struggling actor Spencer (Jesse Plemons) and his old flame Didi (Melinda McGraw).
Meeting Spencer opens 2011.
Synopsis: Robert is an inanimate tire that has been abandoned in the desert when it suddenly and inexplicably comes to life. As Robert roams the bleak landscape, he discovers that he possesses terrifying telepathic powers that give him the ability to destroy anything he wishes without having to move. At first content to prey on small desert creatures and various discarded objects, his attention soon turns to humans, especially a beautiful and mysterious woman who crosses his path. Leaving a swath of destruction across the desert landscape, Robert becomes a chaotic force to be reckoned with, and truly a movie villain for the ages.
Rubber is in limited release now.
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