The Season in Movies

Cloudy With a Chance of MeatballsPhoto: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment


All About Steve, 9/4
A nerdy blonde Sandra Bullock stalks Bradley Cooper. Directed by Phil Traill.

9. 9/9
Postapocalyptic CG animation for adults. Voices by Elijah Wood and John C. Reilly; directed by Shane Acker.

No Impact Man, 9/11
Documentary about a NYC family attempting to diminish their carbon footprint for a year.

The Other Man, 9/11
A husband (Liam Neeson) tracks down his wife’s (Laura Linney) Spanish lover (Antonio Banderas). Directed by Richard Eyre.

Love HappensPhoto: Universal Pictures

Love Happens, 9/18
… to Jennifer Aniston and Aaron Eckhart. Co-written and directed by Brandon Camp.

The Informant!, 9/18
Steven Soderbergh’s comedic thriller starring Matt Damon.

Bright Star, 9/18
The tragic love affair of poet John Keats (Ben Wishaw) and Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish). Directed by Jane Campion.

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, 9/18
Based on the children’s book, from How I Met Your Mother producers and first-time directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

Fame, 9/25
The eighties musical gets a makeover for the So You Think You Can Dance generation. Directed by Kevin Tancheroen.

Surrogates, 9/25
Sci-fi thriller based on the graphic novel of the same name. Starring Bruce Willis; directed by Jonathan Mostow.


More Than a Game, 10/2
Documentary about LeBron James and four high-school basketball players en route to the national championships. Directed by Kristofer Belman.

The RoadPhoto: Dimension Films

The Road, 10/16
Viggo Mortensen stars in the much-delayed film based on Cormac McCarthy’s postapocalyptic novel. Directed by John Hillcoat.

The Stepfather, 10/16
Based on the 1987 horror film of the same name. Starring Gossip Girl’s Penn Badgley and Sela Ward; directed by Nelson McCormick.

Amelia, 10/23
Hilary Swank as Amelia Earhart. Co-starring Richard Gere and Ewan McGregor; directed by Mira Nair.

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant, 10/23
Based on Darren Shan’s young-adult series. Directed by Paul Weitz.

This Is It, 10/28
The rehearsal footage for Michael Jackson’s last tour—in 3D!


The Men Who Stare at Goats, 11/6
Based on the darkly comic nonfiction best seller about a U.S. military unit investigating the paranormal. With George Clooney and Ewan McGregor; directed by Grant Heslov.

Fantastic Mr. Fox, 11/13
Director Wes Anderson’s first animated film, with voices by Bill Murray, Meryl Streep, and Jason Schwartzman.

2012, 11/13
John Cusack stars in the latest sci-fi boom-fest from Roland Emmerich.

New Moon, 11/20
The Twilight sequel—let the squealing begin.

Nine, 11/25
Daniel Day-Lewis stars with Penélope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, Sophia Loren, and Fergie in the screen version of the Broadway show. Directed by Rob Marshall.

Ninja Assassin, 11/25
Starring hot Korean pop star Rain as a deadly hit man. Directed by James McTeigue.

The Season in Movies