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Ever want to just get away? Carl Fredricksen does. The retired balloon salesman spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until he ties thousands of balloons to his house and sets off on an adventure to South America. But he discovers, too late, that his nightmares have come true when he finds a persistent 8 year old stowaway, a Junior Wilderness Explorer named Russell. Featuring voices of: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, Christopher Plummer and John Ratzenberger. Rated PG

JUNE 6

HANGOVER
Two days before his wedding, Doug and his three friends drive to Las Vegas for a blow-out bachelor party they’ll never forget. But, in fact, when the three groomsmen wake up the next morning, they can’t remember a thing. For some reason, they find a tiger in the bathroom and a six-month-old baby in the closet of their suite at Caesars Palace. The one thing they can’t find is Doug. With no clue as to what transpired and little time to spare, the trio must retrace their hazy steps and all their bad decisions in order to figure out where things went wrong and hopefully get Doug back to L.A. in time to walk down the aisle. Starring: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham and Justin Bartha. Rated R

LAND OF THE LOST
Space-time vortexes suck. Will Ferrell finds out how much as scientist Dr. Rick Marshall who gets sucked into a warp and is spat back through time. Way back. Now, with no weapons, few skills and questionable smarts, Marshall must survive in an alternate universe full of marauding dinosaurs and fantastic creatures from beyond our world. Sucked alongside him for the adventure are a crack-smart research assistant named Holly and a redneck survivalist called Will. Chased by T. Rex and stalked by painfully slow reptiles known as Sleestaks, Marshall, Will and Holly must rely on their only ally — a primate called Chaka to navigate out of the hybrid dimension. They’re trying to get back to the future, but nobody has a DeLoren. Starring: Will Ferrell, Anna Friel, Danny R. McBride and Jorma Taccone. Rated PG-13

MY LIFE IN RUINS
A Greek tour guide named Georgia attempts to recapture her kefi (Greek for “mojo”) by guiding a ragtag group of tourists around Greece and showing them the beauty of her native homeland. Along the way, she manages to open their eyes to the wonders of an exotic foreign land while beginning to see the world through a new set of eyes in the process. Starring: Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss, Harland Williams, Rachel Dratch and Caroline Goodall. Rated PG-13

JUNE 12

TAKING OF PELHAM 123
Denzel Washington stars as New York City subway dispatcher Walter Garber, whose ordinary day is thrown into chaos by the hijacking of a subway train. John Travolta stars as Ryder, the criminal mastermind who, as leader of a highly-armed gang of four, threatens to execute the train’s passengers unless a large ransom is paid within one hour. As the tension mounts beneath his feet, Garber employs his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages. But there’s one riddle Garber can’t solve: even if the thieves get the money, how can they possibly escape? Starring: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, John Turturro, Luis Guzman, Michael Rispoli, and James Gandolfini. Rated R

IMAGINE THAT
Evan Danielson (Eddie Murphy) is a successful financial executive who has more time for talking on his blackberry than talking to his seven-year-old daughter. When he has a crisis of confidence and his career starts going down the drain, he finds the solution to all his problems in his daughter’s imaginary world. Let’s take a day-trip with Eddie to Never Never Land. Starring: Eddie Murphy, Thomas Haden Church, Nicole Ari Parker, DeRay Davis, Ronny Cox Rated PG

YEAR ONE
Why are we here? What is the meaning of man’s existence? Over the millennia, some of the world’s greatest thinkers have speculated on life’s biggest mysteries, looking for nothing less than an answer to the ultimate question to life, the universe and everything. All they had to do was ask Jack Black! Join Jack Black and Michael on a road trip of Biblical proportions. When the lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world to discover the true meaning of life. Rated PG-13

THE PROPOSAL
When high-powered book editor Margaret faces deportation to her native Canada, the quick-thinking exec declares that she’s actually engaged to her unsuspecting put-upon assistant Andrew, who she’s tormented for years. He agrees to participate in the charade, but with a few conditions of his own. The unlikely couple heads to Alaska to meet his quirky family and the always-in-control city girl finds herself in one comedic fish-out-of-water situation after another. With an impromptu wedding in the works and an immigration official on their tails, Margaret and Andrew reluctantly vow to stick to the plan despite the precarious consequences. Starring: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Denis O’Hare, Malin Akerman and Mary Steenburgen. Rated PG-13

JUNE 26

MY SISTER’S KEEPER
From the best-selling novel written by Jodi Picoult. Anna is not sick, but she might as well be. By age thirteen, she has undergone countless surgeries, transfusions and shots so that her older sister, Kate, can fight the leukemia that has plagued her since childhood. The product of preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Anna was conceived as a bone marrow match for Kate – a life and a role that she has never questioned… until now. Like most teenagers, Anna is beginning to question who she truly is. But unlike most teenagers, she has always been defined in terms of her sister – and so Anna makes a decision that for most would be unthinkable, a decision that will tear her family apart and have perhaps fatal consequences for the sister she loves. Starring: Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin, Abigail Breslin, Sofia Vassilieva, Joan Cusack. Rated PG-13

TRANSFORMERS 2: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN
After saving the world with the Autobots, Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) is off to college. He hopes to leave his overprotective guardian, Bumblebee, behind and tries to keep in touch with his girlfriend Mikaela (Megan Fox). Adding to his stress, he begins to see visions in the Autobot language. As the Decepticons regroup to fight our heroes on Earth, Sam finds he’ll have more to deal with than meets the eye. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson and John Turturro.

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