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The 2011 Lionsgate Preview!

Jan. 28, 2011by: JoBlo

And last but not least (unless Fox provides us with info on their 2011 slate), LIONSGATE is previewing its movies for the coming year and not much about it excites me personally, other than CONAN THE BARBARIAN, of course. Actually that's not entirely true. ABDUCTION, starring that kid from the TWILIGHT movies is directed by John Singleton and co-stars Alfred Molina, Maria Bello and Sigourney Weaver, so you never know about that one, I suppose.

It's to note that this is the first time in 7 years that there is no SAW movie scheduled for Lionsgate, although they seem to have replaced it with another horror movie (produced by Sam Raimi) starring Kyra Sedgwick, to be released around the same time. Uh-huh. As for the poster for Tyler Perry's latest paying "homage" to THE GODFATHER, one can only close their eyes and bristle. PS: It's great to see Mathew McConaughey in a suit again!

You can check out the whole Lionsgate roster below (with links to all the other 2011 studio previews as well) and as per usual, click on any of the pics for more info on the film, or check out the entire list of 2011 UPCOMING MOVIES, and let us know your thoughts below...

- Click images for more info on each film -

THE LINCOLN LAWYER
(March 18)

Mickey Haller (Matthew McConaughey) is a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln sedan. Haller has spent most of his career defending garden-variety criminals, until he lands the case of his career: defending Louis Roulet (Ryan Phillippe), a Beverly Hills playboy accused of rape and attempted murder. But the seemingly straightforward case suddenly develops into a deadly game of survival for Haller.

MADEA'S BIG HAPPY FAMILY
(April 22)

Madea, everyones favorite wise-cracking, take-no-prisoners grandma, jumps into action when her niece, Shirley, 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, Kimberly and Byron are too distracted by their own problems: Tammy cant 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. Its 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, laughterand the revelation of a long-buried family secret. 

ONE FOR THE MONEY
(July 8)

Stephanie Plum (Katherine Heigl) cant catch a break.  At 30, she finds herself newly-divorced, recently laid-off, and living with her hamster in Trenton, N.J.  Broke and desperate, she lands a job working for her slimy cousin and his bail bond business.  In need of fast cash she latches on to his biggest case a local cop wanted for murder who just happens to be the guy that broke her heart in high school.  Stephanie gets resourceful and tough, as she is swept up in a suspenseful world of murder, deceit, with a bit of romance.   

CONAN THE BARBARIAN
(August 19)

The tale of Conan the Cimmerian and his adventures across the continent of Hyboria on a quest to avenge the murder of his father and the slaughter of his village.

WARRIOR
(September 9)

Two brothers face the fight of a lifetime and the wreckage of their broken family within the brutal, high-stakes world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting in Lionsgates action/drama, WARRIOR.

An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, a recovered alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for an MMA tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. As Tommy blazes a violent path towards the title prize, his brother, Brendan, a former MMA fighter unable to make ends meet as a public school teacher, returns to the amateur ring to provide for his family. Even though years have passed, recriminations and past betrayals keep Brendan bitterly estranged from both Tommy and his father. But when Brendans unlikely rise as an underdog sets him on a collision course with Tommy, the two brothers must finally confront the forces that tore them apart, all the while waging the most intense, winner-takes-all battle of their lives. 

ABDUCTION
(September 23)

ABDUCTION is a thriller that focuses on a youth (Lautner) who discovers the parents who raised him aren't his real folks, a revelation that triggers events and leaves him running for his life.

DIBBUK BOX
(October 28)

A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.

LET US KNOW YOUR THOUGHTS BELOW!!!

Source: Lionsgate

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2:25PM on 01/30/2011

Wasn't Silent Hill 2 on their roster?

or is that delayed yet again? I thought that was replacing the SAW slot, oh well.
or is that delayed yet again? I thought that was replacing the SAW slot, oh well.
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12:46PM on 01/29/2011
Dibbuk Box is intriguing. And The Warrior but only because I was present multiple times during filming. Wanna see it to find out if I can see myself...and anything involving "Madea" can burn in hell....
Dibbuk Box is intriguing. And The Warrior but only because I was present multiple times during filming. Wanna see it to find out if I can see myself...and anything involving "Madea" can burn in hell....
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10:17AM on 01/29/2011

Lionsgate.....

FAIL.
FAIL.
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4:19PM on 01/28/2011
nothing much to see there. maybe the lincoln lawyer can remind us of those grisham thrillers from the ninties so i might check that one out

the heigl flick, one for the money, sounds like the worst of the bunch. didn't they movie industry learn after the bounty hunter last year not to make these type of films?
nothing much to see there. maybe the lincoln lawyer can remind us of those grisham thrillers from the ninties so i might check that one out

the heigl flick, one for the money, sounds like the worst of the bunch. didn't they movie industry learn after the bounty hunter last year not to make these type of films?
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2:27PM on 01/28/2011
Worst lineup ever!
Worst lineup ever!
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1:56PM on 01/28/2011

Shit shit shit

shit all around.
shit all around.
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9:52AM on 01/28/2011
That Madea poster made me want to puke.
That Madea poster made me want to puke.
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7:03AM on 01/28/2011

BLECH

Wow, not a single one is worthy of my $10.
Wow, not a single one is worthy of my $10.
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2:36AM on 01/28/2011
Let's face it, now that there's no more Saw movie to "look forward" to, Lionsgate is pretty much worthless.
Let's face it, now that there's no more Saw movie to "look forward" to, Lionsgate is pretty much worthless.
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1:54AM on 01/28/2011
Is Dibbuk Box with Jeffrey Dean Morgan? Cause if so, that is the only movie out of this lineup that I want to see.

And also, Tyler Perry is very overrated.
Is Dibbuk Box with Jeffrey Dean Morgan? Cause if so, that is the only movie out of this lineup that I want to see.

And also, Tyler Perry is very overrated.
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1:23AM on 01/28/2011
Wow. Super shitty.
Wow. Super shitty.
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