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The 2011 Warner Bros. Preview!

01.25.2011

Diversity seems to be the name of the game for Warner Bros. in 2011. They've got big superhero blockbusters (GREEN LANTERN), big teen franchises (HARRY POTTER), horror films (FINAL DESTINATION, THE APPARITION), comedies (HANGOVER 2, HALL PASS), kids flicks (DOLPHIN TALE, HAPPY FEET 2), rom-coms (SOMETHING BORROWED) and even something that defies most genres (SUCKER PUNCH).

Take a look below at what they have for us below and check out the entire list of 2011 UPCOMING MOVIES and let us know your thoughts below...

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THE RITE
(January 28)

Inspired by true events, "The Rite" follows skeptical seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O'Donoghue), who reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While he's in Rome, Michael meets an unorthodox priest, Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), who introduces him to the darker side of his faith, uncovering the devil's reach even to one of the holiest places on Earth.

UNKNOWN
(February 18)

Dr. Martin Harris (Liam Neeson) awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife (January Jones) suddenly doesn't recognize him and another man (Aidan Quinn) has assumed his identity. Ignored by disbelieving authorities and hunted by mysterious assassins, he finds himself alone, tired and on the run. Aided by an unlikely ally (Diane Kruger), Martin plunges headlong into a deadly mystery that will force him to question his sanity, his identity, and just how far he's willing to go to uncover the truth.

HALL PASS
(February 25)

Rick (Owen Wilson) and Fred (Jason Sudeikis) are best friends who have a lot in common, including the fact that they have each been married for many years. But when the two men begin to show signs of restlessness at home, their wives (Jenna Fischer, Christina Applegate) take a bold approach to revitalizing their marriages: granting them a "hall pass," one week of freedom to do whatever they want...no questions asked. At first, it sounds like a dream come true for Rick and Fred. But it isn't long before they discover that their expectations of the single life--and themselves--are completely, and hilariously, out of sync with reality.

RED RIDING HOOD
(March 11)

Valerie (Amanda Seyfried) is a beautiful young woman torn between two men. She is in love with a brooding outsider Peter (Shiloh Fernandez), but her parents have arranged for her to marry the wealthy Henry (Max Irons). Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter are planning to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older sister has been killed by the werewolf that prowls the dark forest surrounding their village. For years, the people have maintained an uneasy truce with the beast, offering the creature a monthly animal sacrifice. But under a blood red moon, the wolf has upped the stakes by taking a human life. Hungry for revenge, the people call on famed werewolf hunter, Father Solomon (Gary Oldman), to help them kill the wolf. But Solomon's arrival brings unintended consequences as he warns that the wolf, who takes human form by day, could be any one of them. As the death toll rises with each moon, Valerie begins to suspect that the werewolf could be someone she loves. Panic grips the town as Valerie discovers that she has a unique connection to the beast--one that inexorably draws them together, making her both suspect...and bait.

SUCKER PUNCH
(March 25)

Close your eyes. Open your mind. You will be unprepared. "Sucker Punch" is an epic action fantasy that takes us into the vivid imagination of a young girl whose dream world provides the ultimate escape from her darker reality. Unrestrained by the boundaries of time and place, she is free to go where her mind takes her, and her incredible adventures blur the lines between what's real and what is imaginary. She has been locked away against her will, but Babydoll (Emily Browning) has not lost her will to survive. Determined to fight for her freedom, she urges four other young girls--the outspoken Rocket (Jena Malone), the street-smart Blondie (Vanessa Hudgens), the fiercely loyal Amber (Jamie Chung) and the reluctant Sweet Pea (Abbie Cornish)--to band together and try to escape their terrible fate at the hands of their captors, Blue (Oscar Isaac), Madam Gorski (Carla Gugino) and the High Roller (Jon Hamm). Led by Babydoll, the girls engage in fantastical warfare against everything from samurais to serpents, with a virtual arsenal at their disposal. Together, they must decide what they are willing to sacrifice in order to stay alive. But with the help of a Wise Man (Scott Glenn), their unbelievable journey--if they succeed--will set them free.

ARTHUR
(April 8)

Irresponsible charmer Arthur Bach (Russell Brand) has always relied on two things to get by: his limitless fortune and the good sense of lifelong nanny Hobson (Helen Mirren) to keep him out of trouble. Now he faces his biggest challenge--choosing between an arranged marriage that will ensure his lavish lifestyle or an uncertain future with the one thing money can't buy, Naomi (Greta Gerwig), the only woman he has ever loved. With Naomi's inspiration and some unconventional help from Hobson, Arthur will take the most expensive risk of his life and finally learn what it means to become a man, in this re-imagining of the classic romantic comedy "Arthur."

SOMETHING BORROWED
(May 6)

Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a talented attorney at a top New York law firm, a generous and loyal friend and, unhappily, still single...as her engaged best friend Darcy (Kate Hudson) is constantly reminding her. But after one drink too many at her 30th birthday party, perpetual good girl Rachel unexpectedly ends up in bed with the guy she's had a crush on since law school, Dex (Colin Egglesfield), who just happens to be Darcy's fiancÚ. When Rachel and Darcy's lifelong friendship collides with true love, it leads to unexpected complications and potentially explosive romantic revelations. Meanwhile, Ethan (John Krasinski), who has been Rachel's constant confidante and sometimes conscience, has been harboring a secret of his own, and Marcus (Steve Howey), an irrepressible womanizer, can't keep his mind out of the gutter or his hands off any girl within reach.

THE HANGOVER, PART II
(May 26)

In the follow-up to the record-breaking hit comedy "The Hangover," Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms), Alan (Zach Galifianakis) and Doug (Justin Bartha) travel to exotic Thailand for Stu's wedding. After the unforgettable bachelor party in Las Vegas, Stu is taking no chances and has opted for a safe, subdued pre-wedding brunch. However, things don't always go as planned. What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens in Bangkok can't even be imagined.

GREEN LANTERN
(June 17)

In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for centuries. Protectors of peace and justice, they are called the Green Lantern Corps. A brotherhood of warriors sworn to keep intergalactic order, each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of their newest recruit, the first human ever selected: Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds). Hal is a gifted and cocky test pilot, but the Green Lanterns have little respect for humans, who have never harnessed the infinite powers of the ring before. But Hal is clearly the missing piece to the puzzle, and along with his determination and willpower, he has one thing no member of the Corps has ever had: humanity. With the encouragement of fellow pilot and childhood sweetheart Carol Ferris (Blake Lively), if Hal can quickly master his new powers and find the courage to overcome his fears, he may prove to be not only the key to defeating Parallax...he will become the greatest Green Lantern of all.

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS, PART 2
(February 4)

In Part 2 of the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the Wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry Potter who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here.

CRAZY STUPID LOVE
(July 29)

At fortysomething, straight-laced Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is living the dream--good job, nice house, great kids and marriage to his high school sweetheart. But when Cal learns that his wife, Emily (Julianne Moore), has cheated on him and wants a divorce, his "perfect" life quickly unravels. Worse, in today's single world, Cal, who hasn't dated in decades, stands out as the epitome of un-smooth. Now spending his free evenings sulking alone at a local bar, the hapless Cal is taken on as wingman and protege to handsome, thirtysomething player Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling). In an effort to help Cal get over his wife and start living his life, Jacob opens Cal's eyes to the many options before him: flirty women, manly drinks and a sense of style that can't be found at Supercuts or The Gap. Cal and Emily aren't the only ones looking for love in what might be all the wrong places: Cal's 13-year-old son, Robbie, is crazy about his 17-year-old babysitter, Jessica, who harbors a crush on Cal. And despite Cal's makeover and his many new conquests, the one thing that can't be made over is his heart, which seems to keep leading him back to where he began.

HORRIBLE BOSSES
(July 29)

For Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston) into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con (Jamie Foxx), the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers...permanently. There's only one problem: even the best laid plans are only as foolproof as the brains behind them.

FINAL DESTINATION 5
(August 26)

Death makes a killing in the next installment in the horror series which once again proves that no matter where you run, no matter where you hide...you can't cheat death.

THE APPARITION
(August 20)

When frightening events start to occur in their home, young couple Kelly (Ashley Greene) and Ben (Sebastian Stan) discover they are being haunted by a presence that was accidentally conjured during a university parapsychology experiment. The horrifying apparition feeds on their fear and torments them no matter where they try to run. Their last hope is an expert in the supernatural (Tom Felton), but even with his help they may already be too late to save themselves from this terrifying force...

DOLPHIN TALE
(September 23)

"Dolphin Tale" is inspired by the remarkable true story of a courageous dolphin named Winter and the compassionate people who banded together to save her life.

CONTAGION
(October 21)

"Contagion" follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast-moving epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. At the same time, ordinary people struggle to survive in a society coming apart.

HAPPY FEET TWO
(November 18)

The sequel to the Academy Award«-winning animated smash hit, "Happy Feet Two" returns audiences to the magnificent landscape of Antarctica, reuniting us with the world's most famous tap-dancing penguin, Mumble (Elijah Wood), the love of his life, Gloria (Alecia Moore {Pink}) and their old friends Ramon and Lovelace (Robin Williams). Mumble and Gloria now have a son of their own, Erik (EG Daily), who is struggling to find his own particular talents in the Emperor Penguin world. But new dangers are threatening the penguin nation, and it's going to take everyone working--and dancing--together to save them.

SHERLOCK HOLMES II
(December 16)

Guy Ritchie helms a new action-packed adventure, following the world's most famous detective, Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.), and his longtime trusted associate, Dr. Watson (Jude Law), as they match wits with their arch-nemesis, the criminal genius Moriarty (Jared Harris).

JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND
(TBA)

The follow-up to the 2008 hit. The new journey begins when young adventurer Sean (Josh Hutcherson) receives a coded distress signal from a mysterious island where no island should exist--a place of strange life forms, mountains of gold, deadly volcanoes, and more than one astonishing secret. Unable to stop him from going, Sean's new stepfather (Dwayne Johnson) joins the quest. Together with a helicopter pilot (Luis Guzman) and his beautiful, strong-willed daughter (Vanessa Hudgens), they set out to find the island, rescue its lone inhabitant and escape before seismic shockwaves force the island under the sea and bury its treasures forever.

Source: JoBlo.com

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9:18AM on 01/26/2011

Not that better than Sony...

Hall pass (the Farrelly Brothers are still the kings of dumb but not dumb American comedies, with Mike Judge and Adam McKay) and Happy feet 2 (yep, I LOVE the original, I love George Miller and if Happy feet 2 is to Happy feet what Babe: Pig in the city is to Babe, man, it's gonna be great!). P.S.: Do we need another American superhero movie where a guy who used to be a great actor before he got a come-back as a superhero character tries to make us believe that it's actually a movie about an
Hall pass (the Farrelly Brothers are still the kings of dumb but not dumb American comedies, with Mike Judge and Adam McKay) and Happy feet 2 (yep, I LOVE the original, I love George Miller and if Happy feet 2 is to Happy feet what Babe: Pig in the city is to Babe, man, it's gonna be great!). P.S.: Do we need another American superhero movie where a guy who used to be a great actor before he got a come-back as a superhero character tries to make us believe that it's actually a movie about an English detective? No. I won't see Sherlock Holmes 2, but I bet it will again all be about action/explosions and not a lot about DEDUCTIONS and CLUES!
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4:20PM on 01/25/2011
Little Red Riding Hood looks like a good twist on an old story. I'm curious.
Little Red Riding Hood looks like a good twist on an old story. I'm curious.
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4:01PM on 01/25/2011

i'm MOST forward...

1. Harry Potter finale!...i'm excited!
2. Sucker Punch..YES!
3. Arthur.. interesting
4. Crazy Stupid Love...i love Ryan Gosling
5. Hangover 2
6. The Apparition...what are you look at? alien? i'm MOST foward see this.
1. Harry Potter finale!...i'm excited!
2. Sucker Punch..YES!
3. Arthur.. interesting
4. Crazy Stupid Love...i love Ryan Gosling
5. Hangover 2
6. The Apparition...what are you look at? alien? i'm MOST foward see this.
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3:53PM on 01/25/2011

How about....

.....the final Harry Potter film! The grand finale!!!!!!

and of course Sucker Punch!
.....the final Harry Potter film! The grand finale!!!!!!

and of course Sucker Punch!
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2:35PM on 01/25/2011
Sucker Punch is the best of the bunch.

Pretty cold to the rest of the line up though.
Sucker Punch is the best of the bunch.

Pretty cold to the rest of the line up though.
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2:06PM on 01/25/2011
Wow. Sucker Punch sounds totally cool. Is that wrong?

...also, wow. Another Final Destination? Really?
Wow. Sucker Punch sounds totally cool. Is that wrong?

...also, wow. Another Final Destination? Really?
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1:29PM on 01/25/2011
Sucker Punch,The Hangover 2,Sherlock Holmes 2 and Contagion are the only films interested to see.
Sucker Punch,The Hangover 2,Sherlock Holmes 2 and Contagion are the only films interested to see.
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1:04PM on 01/25/2011

Good Lineup

Can't wait to see:
Green Lantern
Sucker Punch
Sherlock Holmes 2
The Hangover 2
Hall Pass
Horrible Bosses
Crazy Stupid Love
Something Borrowed
Can't wait to see:
Green Lantern
Sucker Punch
Sherlock Holmes 2
The Hangover 2
Hall Pass
Horrible Bosses
Crazy Stupid Love
Something Borrowed
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12:14PM on 01/25/2011

So far

Warner Bros. has the worst preview. Except for Harry Potter, Sucker Punch, Sherlock Holmes, and possibly Unknown
Warner Bros. has the worst preview. Except for Harry Potter, Sucker Punch, Sherlock Holmes, and possibly Unknown
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11:55AM on 01/25/2011

Looking forward to

Green Lantern
Sucker Punch
Sherlock Holmes 2
Hangover 2
Green Lantern
Sucker Punch
Sherlock Holmes 2
Hangover 2
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