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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

2009 Anticipated Movies

For movie lovers like me ;o) here's a list of 2009 anticipated movies. You can click on each link for info on the movie. Too bad "Sherlock Holmes" is on the end list, I love it from the novels I just wish Robert Downey Jr. would do justice to it.

Taken - 1/23/2009
Liam Neeson stars in this action-packed international thriller as a former spy who sets out to find her daughter kidnapped in Paris.

Underworld 3: Rise of the Lycans - 1/23/2009
Explores the origins of the centuries-old blood feud between the aristocratic vampires and their slaves, the Lycans.

Friday the 13th - 2/13/2009
Returning to the story that started it all, this retelling of the original Friday the 13th heads back to summer camp where a mysterious killer is systematically slaughtering the teenage camp counselors.

Watchmen - 3/6/2009
Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Patrick Wilson and Carla Gugino star in this adaptation of the famed graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.

Monsters vs. Aliens - 3/27/2009
Reese Witherspoon and Hugh Laurie star in this animated flick about a rag-tag band of mutants assembled by the U.S. military to thwart an invasion.

The Fast and the Furious 4 - 4/3/2009
Paul Walker and Vin Diesel partner up once again to fight crime and drive really fast.

Dragonball Evolution - 4/8/2009
Released under 20th Century Fox. The movie adaptation of the Japanese animated series, which stars Goku, an alien sent to destroy Earth, who has a change of heart and decides to join the humans in their fight against various aliens and bad guys.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine - 5/1/2009
Hugh Jackman stars in this prequel to the X-Men trilogy exploring how Logan became the adamantium blade-wielding mutant Wolverine.

Angels & Demons - 5/15/2009
Tom Hanks returns as the "Da Vinci Code" cryptologist Robert Langdon to thwart a plot by the Illuminati to blow up the Vatican.

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian - 5/22/209
When his favorite museum exhibits are accidentally shipped off to the Smithsonian, hapless museum security guard Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) infiltrates that fabled institution to rescue them.

Star Trek XI - 5/8/2009
"Lost" creator J. J. Abrams reboots the beloved sci-fi franchise in this prequel exploring the early days of Kirk and Spock.

Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins - 5/22/2009
Christian Bale stars in this film which is both a sequel and a prequel to the wildly popular time-travel/killer robot action franchise.

UP - 5/29/2009
Pixar follows up on their movies about gourmet rats and lonely robots with this flick about a grumpy old man and his balloon-powered floating house.

Land of the Lost - 6/5/2009
Will Ferrell stars in this adaptation of the '70s TV show about three people who find themselves in a strange world populated by dinosaurs, monkey people, and reptilian Sleestaks.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen - 6/26/2009
Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox re-team with director Michael Bay for another action-packed battle between warring robots in disguise.

ICE AGE: Dawn of the Dinosaurs - 7/1/2009
Manny, Sid, Diego and Ellie are back in this third installment in the "Ice Age" franchise, featuring the voice talents of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, and Queen Latifah.

Public Enemies - 7/1/2009
Johnny Depp stars as legendary bank robber John Dillinger and Christian Bale is the G-man on his tail in this true crime drama directed by Michael Mann.

2012 - 7/10/2009
"Independence Day" and "The Day After Tomorrow" director Roland Emmerich destroys the Earth again, starring John Cusack.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - 7/17/2009
Harry, Hermione, Ron and friends return to Hogwarts and face Lord Voldemort again in this sixth installment of the series.

G-Force - 7/24/2009
A group of intelligent animal commandoes work for a government agency trying to prevent an evil billionaire from taking over the world.

FUNNY PEOPLE - 7/31/2009
When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship cause him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.

G.I. Joe - 8/7/2009
A live-action extravaganza based on Hasbro's popular line of action figures starring Channing Tatum, Dennis Quaid and Sienna Miller.

After tackling kung fu action and grindhouse horror, writer/director Quentin Tarantino goes to war with Brad Pitt leading a team of Nazi-hunters.

Shutter Island
Martin Scorsese directs Leonardo DiCaprio for the fourth time in a thriller about U.S. Marshalls pursuing a female escaped convict.

Director Spike Jones brings to life Maurice Sendak's classic children's book about a boy transported to a world of monsters.

THE WOLFMAN - 11/6/2009
Benicio Del Toro stars as a nobleman who, thanks to a werewolf bite, begins regular moonlit massacres of the local folk.

Sherlock Holmes - 11/13/2009
Robert Downey Jr. brings the legendary London sleuth to life, with Jude Law as the faithful Dr. Watson and directed by Guy Ritchie.

New Moon - 11/20/2009
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart return as Edward and Bella for the second chapter in the "Twilight" series.

The Lovely Bones - 11/28/2009
The adaptation of Alice Sebold's bestselling novel about a the murder of a young girl, directed by Peter Jackson.

AVATAR - 12/18/2009
James Cameron directs this 3D sci-fi action epic that features ground-breaking, eye-popping special effects.

The Princess and the Frog - 11/25/2009
Disney presents its first traditional hand-drawn animated film in five years with a fairy tale set in New Orleans during the Jazz Age.

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