1. #1 - Avengers (May 4)
Marvel heroes Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) the Incredible Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) are brought together by S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) to save the world from the evil Loki (Tom Hiddleston).
2. #2 - Dark Shadows (May 11)
Based on the 1960s TV soap opera, Tim Burton’s horror-comedy stars Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins and Jonny Lee Miller as Roger Collins.”
3. #3 - The Dictator (May 16)
Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen (“Borat”) returns in “The Dictator,” fresh from having dumped the supposed ashes of North Korean Kim Jong-il all over the freshly-pressed tuxedo of a very surprised Ryan Seacrest at the Academy Awards last February.
4. #4 - Battleship (May 18)
Battleship is an upcoming 2012 science fiction naval war film based on the game of the same name. The film is being directed by Peter Berg and will be released by Universal Pictures. Starring in the film are Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Rihanna and Liam Neeson. Battleship 2012 movie is a story of an international Navy fleet engaged in a very dynamic and intense battle against an alien race known as “The Regents”. R&B singer Rihanna makes her acting debut in the film.
5. #5 - Men in Black 3 (May 25)
Will Smith and Josh Brolin in “Men in Black 3,” the latest in the sci-fi comedy series, in which Smith’s special agent travels back in time to meet the younger version of partner Tommy Lee Jones (played by Brolin).
6. #6 - Moonrise Kingdom
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, MOONRISE KINGDOM tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore — and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.
7. #7 - Snow White and the Huntsman (June 1)
Chris Hemsworth as The Huntsman and Kristen Stewart as Snow White in “Snow White and the Huntsman.”
8. #8 - Prometheus (June 8)
The not-prequal to Aliens, According to 20th Century Fox publicity, the new science fiction thriller “Prometheus,” directed by Ridley Scott (“Alien”), If you ask me, the trailer suggests otherwise. Starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba and Charlize Theron - directed by by Ridley Scott.
9. #9 - Rock of Ages (June 15)
Tom Cruise stars as rocker Stacee Jaxx in the musical “Rock of Ages,” adapted from the Broadway play about a Los Angeles nightclub. Also starring are Bryan Cranston, Malin Akerman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Julianne Hough, Alec Baldwin, Paul Giamatti, Russell Brand, Will Forte, and Mary J. Blige.
10. #10 - Brave (June 22)
From Disney and Pixar, a new tale joins the lore when the courageous Merida (voice of Kelly MacDonald) confronts tradition and challenges destiny to change her fate.
11. #11 - Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter (June 22)
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter explores the secret life of one of the greatest US presidents, and the untold story that shaped a nation. Visionary filmmakers Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov (director of Wanted) bring a fresh and visceral voice to the bloodthirsty lore of the vampire, imagining Lincoln as history’s greatest hunter of the undead.
12. #12 - To Rome With Love (June 22)
Woody Allen’s follow-up to “Midnight in Paris” stars Penelope Cruz (right), Alessandro Tiberi (left) and Roberto Della Casa (center), along with Alec Baldwin, Roberto Begnini, Ellen Page, Jesse Eisenberg, Greta Gerwig, Judy Davis, and Allen himself.
13. #13 - The Amazing Spider-Man (July 3)
A reboot of the series, The Amazing Spider-Man is the story of Peter Parker (Garfield), an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben (Sheen) and Aunt May (Field). Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, Gwen Stacy (Stone), and together, they struggle with love, commitment, and secrets. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents’ disappearance — leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors (Ifans), his father’s former partner.
14. #14 - The Dark Knight Rises (July 20)
Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Dark Knight Rises” is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, Leading an all-star international cast, Oscar winner Christian Bale (“The Fighter”) again plays the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman
15. #15 - Sparkle (August 17)
This was Houston’s last film performance, in “Sparkle,” with Jordin Sparks is a musical drama about a girl group based on the 1976 film.