The Early Report for June 29, 2009: Part One

This first section of The Early Report features the most detailed listings on the Internet of all films scheduled to be released in the upcoming four weeks, including actual and estimated screen counts, running times and ratings. This week’s report covers 28 known new movies opening in theatres between Wednesday 7/1/09 and Friday 7/24/09, plus dozens more titles expanding their runs during this timeframe.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

The Beaches of Agnes

Logline: Autobiographal documentary about the famed Belgian filmmaker. In French with subtitles

Director: Agnes Varda

Distributor: Cinema Guild

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City on July 1

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 110 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.78:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

Logline: A group of animal friends find an underground world populated by dinosaurs

Featuring the voices of: Queen Latifah, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Simon Pegg, Ray Romano

Directors: Carlos Saldanha and Mike Thurmeier

Writers: Michael Berg & Peter Ackerman

Distributor: Twentieth Century-Fox

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3650 plus locations, including 1750 plus Digital 3D locations, on July 1

MPAA Rating: PG for some mild rude humor and peril

Running Time: 87 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Public Enemies

Logline: The Feds try to take down a trio of notorious American gangsters during a booming crime wave in the 1930s

Featuring: Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard, Billy Crudup, Johnny Depp, Channing Tatum

Director: Michael Mann

Writers: Ronan Bennett and Michael Mann & Ann Biderman, based on the book “Public Enemies: America’s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34” by Bryan Burrough

Distributor: Universal Studios

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3250 plus locations on July 1

MPAA Rating: R for gangster violence and some language

Running Time: 143 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Friday, July 3, 2009

The Girl From Monaco

Logline: A brilliant and neurotic attorney goes to Monaco to defend a famous criminal, but instead of focusing on the case, he falls for a beautiful she-devil who turns him into a complete wreck. In French with subtitles

Featuring: Stephane Audran, Gilles Cohen, Fabrice Luchini, Alexandre Steiger, Roschdy Zem

Director: Anne Fontaine

Writers: Anne Fontaine & Benoit Graffin

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Tara 4 in Atlanta, Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinemas in Bethesda MD, Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, Laemmle’s Town Center 5 in Encino CA, the CineArts 6 in Evanston IL, the Westpark 8 in Irvine CA, Landmark’s La Jolla Village Cinemas in La Jolla CA, the Angelika Film Center and the Beekman Twin in New York City, Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, Landmark’s Ritz 5 in Philadelphia, Landmark’s Clay Theatre in San Francisco, the Nickelodeon 4 in Santa Cruz CA, Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood on July 3

MPAA Rating: R for some sexual content and language

Running Time: 95 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

I Hate Valentine’s Day

Logline: A florist who abides by a strict five-date-limit with any man finds herself wanting more with the new restaurateur in town

Featuring: John Corbett, Dan Finnerty, Judah Friedlander, Zoe Kazan, Nia Vardalos

Director: Nia Vardalos

Writer: Nia Vardalos, story by Nia Vardalos and Stephen David & Ben Zook

Distributor: IFC Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City exclusive on July 3

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexual content

Running Time: 89 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Kambakkht Ishq

Logline: A Bollywood stuntman trying to make his way in American films falls for a spirited young woman at his brother’s wedding. In English and in Hindi with subtitles

Featuring: Kareena Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Denise Richards, Brandon Routh, Sylvester Stallone

Director: Sabir Khan

Writers: Sabir Khan and Ishita Moitra

Distributor: Eros Entertainment

Opening Week Release Pattern: Select markets on July 3

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 142 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

Lion’s Den

Logline: An incarcerated woman struggles to raise her son from prison. In Spanish with subtitles

Featuring: Laura Garcia, Martina Gusman, Elli Medeiros, Tomas Plotinsky, Rodrigo Santoro

Director: Pablo Trapero

Writers: Alejandro Fadel & Martin Mauregui & Santiago Mitre & Pablo Trapero

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City exclusive on July 3

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 113 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Expanding today

The Beaches of Agnes: Opens at Laemmle’s Town Center 5 in Encino CA, Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, Laemmle’s Monica 4 in Santa Monica and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood

Betty Blue: The Director’s Cut: Opens at Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles

Cheri: Opens at Laemmle’s Claremont 5 in Claremont CA, Laemmle’s Fallbrook 7 in West Hills CA and in additional locations in select markets

Downloading Nancy: Opens at the Elmwood 3 in Berkeley, the Gaslamp 15 in San Diego and the Presidio Theatre in San Francisco

The End of the Line: Opens at Landmark’s Ritz at the Bourse Cinemas in Philadelphia

Food, Inc.: Opens at the Cedar Lee Cinemas in Cleveland, the Twin Peak Cinemas in Colorado Springs, the Crest Theatre in Sacramento, the Palm Theatre in San Luis Obispo and the DeVargas Mall 6 in Santa Fe

Harvard Beats Yale 29-29: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta

Herb & Dorothy: Opens at Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Il Divo: Opens at Landmark’s Mayan Theatre in Denver

Moon: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta and in additional locations in select markets

Surveillance: Opens at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley and Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco

24 City: Opens at the Starz Film Center in Denver

Unmistaken Child: Opens at the Nickelodeon 4 in Santa Cruz CA, the Rialto Lakeside Cinemas in Santa Rosa CA and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Whatever Works: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta, Laemmle’s Claremont 5 in Claremont CA, Laemmle’s Fallbrook 7 in West Hills CA and in additional locations in select markets

Youssou Ndour: I Bring What I Love: Opens at Laemmle’s Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills

Friday, July 10, 2009

Blood: The Last Vampire

Logline: A 400-year-old demon-hunting vampire slayer, working undercover in Japan for a secret organization, goes on a mission in the Vietnam War era

Featuring:Liam Cunningham, JJ Feild, Gianna Jun, Koyuki, Allison Miller

Director: Chris Nahon

Writer: Chris Chow, based on the television series created by Kenji Kamiyama & Katsuya Terada

Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Pearlridge 16 in Aiea HI, Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley, Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA, Landmark’s Century Centre Cinemas in Chicago, Landmark’s Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, the Kahala 8 in Honolulu, the Angelika Film Center in Houston, the University Town Center 6 in Irvine CA, the Chinese 6 in Hollywood, the Village Square 18 in Las Vegas, the Empire 25 and the Village VII in New York City, Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, the Metreon Cinemas in San Francisco, Landmark’s Varsity Theatre in Seattle, Landmark’s Embassy Cinemas in Waltham MA and Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC on July 10

MPAA Rating: R for strong bloody stylized violence

Running Time: 89 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Bruno

Logline: A flamboyant Austrian fashionista takes his show to America

Featuring: Sasha Baron Cohen

Director: Larry Charles

Writers: Sasha Baron Cohen & Anthony Hines & Dan Mazer & Jeff Schaffer, story by Sasha Baron Cohen & Peter Baynham & Anthony Hines & Dan Mazer, based on characters created by Sasha Baron Cohen

Distributor: Universal Studios

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2750 plus locations on July 10

MPAA Rating: R for pervasive strong and crude sexual content, graphic nudity and language

Running Time: 82 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Facing Ali

Logline: Documents the life and career of the greatest boxer who ever lived, through the eyes and words of his many opponents

Director: Pete McCormack

Distributor: Lionsgate

Opening Week Release Pattern: One week Oscar-qualifying run at Laemmle’s Claremont 5 in Claremont CA on July 10

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 100 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Humpday

Logline: Two old college friends get drunk and decide to make a porn together

Featuring: Alycia Delmore, Mark Duplass, Joshua Leonard, Lynn Shelton, Trina Willard

Director: Lynn Shelton

Writer: Lynn Shelton

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and Landmark’s Harvard Exit Theatre in Seattle on July 10

MPAA Rating: R for some strong sexual content, pervasive language and a scene of drug use

Running Time: 94 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

I Love You, Beth Cooper

Logline: A nerdy valedictorian finds his life changing after he proclaims his love for the hottest and most popular girl in school during his graduation speech

Featuring: Jack T. Carpenter, Lauren London, Hayden Panettiere, Paul Rust

Director: Chris Columbus

Writer: Larry Doyle, based on his novel

Distributor: Twentieth Century-Fox

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 plus locations on July 10

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language, some teen drinking and drug references, and brief violence

Running Time: 102 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS

Soul Power

Logline: Documents the legendary soul music concert staged in Kinshasa, Zaire in 1974, on the eve of the Ali-Foreman “Rumble in the Jungle” fight. In English and in French with subtitles

Featuring: Muhammad Ali, James Brown, Celia Cruz, B.B. King, Don King, Miriam Makeba

Director: Jeffrey Levy-Hinte

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Laemmle’s Town Center 5 in Encino CA, Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City, Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, Laemmle’s Monica 4 in Santa Monica and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood on July 10

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some thematic elements and brief strong language

Running Time: 93 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Weather Girl

Logline: After learning her boyfriend cheated on her with his co-host, a television weather girl has to learn to cope with being single, unemployed, living with her brother and being locally known as the Sassy Weather Girl who lost it on live television

Featuring: Patrick Adams, Jon Cryer, Ryan Devlin, Mark Harmon, Jane Lynch, Tricia O’Kelley, Kaitlin Olson

Director: Blayne Weaver

Writers: Blayne Weaver

Distributor: Weather Girl LLC

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood on July 10

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 93 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Yoo-hoo, Mrs. Goldberg

Logline: Documents the forgotten early Twentieth Century Jewish radio show “The Goldbergs” and its star Gertrude Berg

Director: Aviva Kempner

Distributor: International Film Circuit

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Lincoln Plaza Cinemas in New York City on July 10

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 92 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Expanding today

Burma VJ: Opens at the CCA Cinematheque in Santa Fe

Departures: Opens at the Camelview 5 in Scottsdale

Downloading Nancy: Opens at the Angelika FIlm Center in Dallas and the Angelika Film Center in Houston

The End of the Line: Opens at Landmark’s Chez Artiste Theatre in Denver and Landmark’s Ken Cinema in San Diego

Food, Inc.: Opens at the Pilot Butte 6 in Bend OR, Merrill’s Roxy Theatre in Burlington VT, the Park Terrace 6 in Charlotte, the Esquire Theatre in Cincinnati, the Cinemapolis Theatre in Ithaca NY, the Market Street Cinemas in Little Rock, the Nickelodeon 5 in North Falmouth MA, the Movieland 17 in Richmond VA, the Salem Cinema in Salem OR and the Burns Court Cinemas in Sarasota

The Girl From Monaco: Opens at the Arbor Cinemas at Great Hills in Austin and Landmark’s River Oaks Theatre in Houston

Herb & Dorothy: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA and Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles

The Hurt Locker: Opens at Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, Laemmle’s Monica 4 in Santa Monica, Laemmle’s Fallbrook 7 in West Hills CA and in additional locations in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Minneapolis, Oahu, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto and Washington DC

Little Ashes: Opens at the Loft Cinemas in Tucson

$9.99: Opens at the Oaks Theatre and the Rialto Cinemas Elmwood in Berkeley, and Landmark’s Lumiere Theatre in San Francisco

Revanche: Opens at the Salt Lake Film Society in Salt Lake City

Tokyo Sonata: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta

Treeless Mountain: Opens at the Rose Theatre in Port Townsend WA

Under Our Skin: Opens at the Real Artways Cinema in Hartford and the Museum of Art Theatre in Portland ME

An Unlikely Weapon: Opens at Laemmle’s Music Hall 3 in Beverly Hills

Unmistaken Child: Opens at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville NY and the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Logline: As Harry Potter begins his 6th year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, he learns more about Lord Voldemort’s dark past

Featuring: Rupert Grint, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson

Director: David Yates

Writers: Steven Kloves, based on the novel by J.K. Rowling

Distributor: Warner Brothers Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 4150 plus locations on July 15

MPAA Rating: PG for scary images, some violence, language and mild sensuality

Running Time: 153 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Somers Town

Logline: A pair of unlikely new friends fight over the same girl. In English and Polish with subtitles

Featuring: Perry Benson, Ireneusz Czop, Kate Dickie, Piotr Jagiello, Thomas Turgoose

Director: Shane Meadows

Writer: Paul Fraser

Distributor: Film Movement

Opening Week Release Pattern: Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City on July 15

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 71 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Friday, July 17, 2009

500 Days of Summer

Logline: After his girlfriend dumps him, a hapless greeting card copywriter shifts back and forth through various periods of their five hundred days “together” to try to figure out where things went wrong

Featuring: Zooey Deschanel, Jospeh Gordon-Levitt, Clark Gregg, Matthew Gray Gubler, Minka Kelly

Director: Marc Webb

Writers: Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber

Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Major markets on July 17

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual material and language

Running Time: 95 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Homecoming

Logline: A former star high school quarterback returns to his small hometown over break with a new girlfriend, much to the chagrin of his former girlfriend

Featuring: Mischa Barton,Robert Haley, Michael Landes, Matt Long, Jessica Stroup

Director: Morgan J. Freeman

Writers: Jake Goldberger and Katie Fetting and Frank M. Hannah

Distributor: Paper Street Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood and in New York City on July 17

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 90 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Stereo

Watchmen: The Director’s Cut

Logline: When one of his former compatriots is murdered, a masked vigilante begins his own investigation, discovering a far more terrifying plot to destroy the world

Featuring: Malin Ackerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Patrick Wilson

Director: Zack Snyder

Writers: David Hayter and Alex Tse, based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons

Distributor: Warner Brothers Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens in Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and New York City on July 17

MPAA Rating: R for strong graphic violence, sexuality, nudity and language

Running Time: 181 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

A Woman in Berlin

Logline: A woman tries to survive the invasion of Berlin by the Soviet troops during the last days of World War II. In German and Russian with subtitles

Featuring: Irm Hermann, Nina Hoss, Ulrike Krumbiegel, Yevgeni Sidikhin, Rudiger Vogler

Director: Max Farberbock

Writers: Max Farberbock and Catharina Schuchmann, based on the book “Eine Frau in Berlin” by Anonyma

Distributor: Strand Releasing

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City exclusive on July 17

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 131 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Expanding today

Afghan Star: Opens at Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Bela Fleck: Throw Down Your Heart: Opens at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland OR

Departures: Opens at the Cinemagic Manor Theatre in Pittsburgh

Food, Inc.: Opens at the Hollywood 14 in Asheville NC, the Frontier Cafe Cinema in Brunswick ME, the Bijou Art Cinema in Eugene OR, the Crescent Theatre in Mobile Al, the Colony Twin in Raleigh NC and the Miracle 5 in Tallahassee

The Girl From Monaco: Opens at the Cedar Lee Theatre in Cleveland, Landmark’s Esquire Theatre in Denver, the Greenwich Plaza 3 in Greenwich CT, the City Cinema 4 in Hartford, the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington NY, the Kew Gardens 6 in Kew Gardens NY, the Malverne 5 in Malverne NY, the Manhasset 3 in Manhasset NY, the Clairidge 3 in Montclair NJ, the Criterion 7 in New Haven, the Cinemas Palme D’Or in Palm Desert CA, the Fox Tower 10 in Portland OR, the Red Bank Cinemas in Red Bank NJ, the Bijou at the Crossroads 6 in San Antonio, the Tenafly 4 in Tenafly NJ and the Cinema 100 Twin in White Plains NY

Humpday: Opens at Landmark’s Embarcadero Center Cinemas in San Francisco

Il Divo: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta

$9.99: Opens at Landmark’s Varsity Theatre in Seattle and in San Diego

Pressure Cooker: Opens at Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Surveillance: Opens at Landmark’s Chez Artiste Theatre in Denver

Unmistaken Child: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA

Yoo-hoo, Mrs. Goldberg: Opens at the Avalon Theatre in Washington DC

Friday, July 24, 2009

The Answer Man

Logline: A reclusive author of spiritual books is pursued for advice by a single mother and a man fresh out of rehab

Featuring: Jeff Daniels, Kat Dennings, Lauren Graham, Lou Taylor Pucci, Olivia Thirlby

Director: John Hindman

Writer: John Hindman

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Laemmle’s Town Center 5 in Encino CA, Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City, Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena and Laemmle’s Royal Theatre in West Los Angeles on July 24

MPAA Rating: R for language

Running Time: 95 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Dead Girl

Logline: Two high school misfits react differently when they come upon the dead body of a young woman, naked, chained to a table and covered in plastic

Featuring: Candice Accola, Michael Bowen, Andrew DiPalma, Shiloh Fernandez, Eric Podnar

Directors: Marcel Sarmiento & Gadi Harel

Writer: Trent Haaga

Distributor: MPI Media Group

Opening Week Release Pattern: Midnight shows at Landmark’s Inwood Theatre in Dallas, Landmark’s River Oaks Theatre in Houston, Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City and Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles on July 24

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 101 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

G-Force

Logline: A specially trained squad of guinea pigs is dispatched to stop a diabolical billionaire from taking over the world

Featuring: Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Bill Nighy and the voices of Steve Buscemi, Nicolas Cage, Penelope Cruz, Jon Favreau, Tracy Morgan and Sam Rockwell

Director: Hoyt Yeatman

Writers: Cormac Wibberley & Marianne Wibberley and Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio and Tim Firth, story by Hoyt Yeatman

Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 3850 plus locations, including 1500 plus Digital 3D locations on July 24

MPAA Rating: PG for some mild action and rude humor

Running Time: Not yet set

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

In the Loop

Logline: The US President and the UK Prime Minister want a war, but not everyone wants a war.

Featuring: Chris Addison, Anna Chlumsky, James Gandolfini, Gina McKee, David Rasche

Director: Armando Iannuci

Writers: Armando Iannuci, Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Tony Roche

Distributor: IFC Films

Opening Week Release Pattern: New York City exclusive on July 24

MPAA Rating: Not rated by the MPAA

Running Time: 102 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

Orphan

Logline: A couple adopts a young orphan and crazy shit happens

Featuring: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman, CCH Pounder, Jimmy Bennett

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra

Writer: David Leslie Johnson, story by Alex Mace

Distributor: Warner Brothers Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2650 plus locations on July 24

MPAA Rating: R for disturbing violent content, some sexuality and language

Running Time: 123 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Shrink

Logline: Unable to cope with a recent personal tragedy, LA’s top celebrity shrink turns into a pothead with no concern for his appearance and a creeping sense of his inability to help his patients

Featuring: Saffron Burrows, Jack Huston, Keke Palmer, Kevin Spacey, Mark Webber

Director: Jonas Pate

Writer: Thomas Moffett

Distributor: Roadside Attractions

Opening Week Release Pattern: Opens at Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City and the Landmark 12 in West Los Angeles on July 24

MPAA Rating: R for drug content throughout, and pervasive language including some sexual references

Running Time: 110 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital

The Ugly Truth

Logline: A straight-laced, romantically-challenged morning show television producer falls for a hardcore shock jock brought in by her bosses to goose the ratings

Featuring: Gerard Butler, Katherine Heigl, John Michael Higgins, Nick Searcy, Eric Winter

Director: Robert Luketic

Writers: Nicole Eastman and Karen McCullah Lutz & Kirsten Smith, story by Nicole Eastman

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Opening Week Release Pattern: 2500 plus locations on July 24

MPAA Rating: R for sexual content and language

Running Time: 95 minutes

Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic (2.39:1)

Sound Format: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS

Expanding today

Afghan Star: Opens at Landmark’s Ritz at the Bourse Cinemas in Philadelphia and Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles

Bela Fleck: Throw Down Your Heart: Opens at the Vancity Theatre in Vancouver BC

Big Man Japan: Opens at the Crescent Theatre in Mobile AL

Burma VJ: Opens at the Cleveland Museum of Art in Cleveland

The End of the Line: Opens at Landmark’s Kendall Square Cinemas in Cambridge MA

Food, Inc.: Opens at the Athens 3 in Athens OH and the Red River 3 in Concord NH

The Girl From Monaco: Opens at the Nickelodeon 5 in North Falmouth MA, the Westhampton Twin in Richmond VA and the DeVargas Mall 6 in Santa Fe

$9.99: Opens at Landmark’s Mayan Theatre in Denver

Revanche: Opens at Landmark’s Midtown Art Cinemas in Atlanta

Treeless Mountain: Opens at Landmark’s E Street Cinemas in Washington DC

Under Our Skin: Opens at the Palm Theatre in San Luis Obispo

Unmistaken Child: Opens at the Arbor Cinemas at Great Hills in Austin TX, the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, the Loft Cinema in Tucson and in San Diego

For Release Dates Changes and Estimated Screen Counts for films scheduled for release between mid-June 2009 and 2013, please visit the second section of The Early Report

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