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Summer Movies 2012

'The Avengers' kicked off the summer movie season. But that's not all! We've got some great flicks to keep you entertained all summer long; we've chosen 25 films that we are most excited about.

Summer Movies 2012 We had a great two weekends of The Avengers, movie that kicked off the summer 2012 movie season. But that's not all! We've got some great flicks to keep you entertained all summer long, and with so many of them, we've chosen  25 films that we are most excited about here at Digiplex. You may also check out the trailers... Get ready for a summer filled with some of your favorites stars, including Cameron Diaz, Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones,Tom Cruise, Christian Bale, Kristen Stewart,  Emma Stone and so many more!

Title:
The Dictator
Paramount
Release date: Now Playing
Buzz: When Sacha Baron Cohen makes a movie, he doesn’t shy away from controversy…or big laughs and his latest, where he plays an oppressive dictator visiting America, should get everyone talking.
Watch the trailer now!
 
Title: Battleship
Universal
Release date: Now Playing
Buzz: Director Peter Berg uses the old Milton Bradley game as a jumping off point for a Transformers-on-the-ocean action movie that stars Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard and Brooklyn Decker. And who doesn't want to see how Rihanna fares in her first big-screen role?
Watch the trailer now!

Title: What to Expect When You’re Expecting
Alliance
Release date: May 18
Buzz: You can expect a lot of laughs from this ensemble comedy about five couples in various stages of pregnancy. The moms-to-be get their fair share of chuckles in the trailer but the dads in “Dudes Group” will have you laughing-out-loud laughing out loud. Starring Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Chris Rock, Dennis Quaid, Elizabeth Banks, Chace Crawford, Matthew Morrison and a slew of other stars.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: Men In Black III
Sony
Release date: May 25
Buzz: Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones are back as Agents J and K and frankly, they're still making 'this' look good. With new aliens to fight and a little trip back in time, this third film in the popular franchise is set to top the trilogy in style.
Watch the trailer now!


Title: Snow White and the Huntsman
Universal
Release date: June 1
Buzz: Kristen Stewart swaps vampires and angst for an evil queen and a warrior’s fierceness in this year’s second adaptation of the famous fairytale. And in case you haven’t had enough of Chris Hemsworth yet, he co-stars as the Huntsman.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: Prometheus
Fox
Release date: June 8
Buzz: With a viral campaign that continues to pique interest across the blogosphere, Ridley Scott's tale of a team of explorers who discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, looks to take audiences on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
Paramount
Release date: June 8
Buzz: Your favorite animal castaways join a traveling circus in an effort to get back to their home in New York City. Packed with more dancing, more laughs, and more penguins, this furry gang is on a European trip of a lifetime. It’s impossible to keep a straight face while watching zebra Marty (voiced by Chris Rock) practice his circus moves in the trailer.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: Rock of Ages
Warner Bros.
Release date: June 15
Buzz: Like karaoke come to life, but with really famous people singing instead of your tone-deaf friends, this ensemble musical based on the Broadway production has all the ‘80s ballads you’d ever want in a soundtrack AND Tom Cruise plays a washed-up rocker.
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 Title: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Fox
Release date: June 22
Buzz: What if the 16th president of the United States was a skilled axe-swinging vampire hunter? When Abe Lincoln discovers that vampires are plotting to take over his country, he makes it his mission to destroy them and save the human race. There’s guaranteed to be lots of action and cool fight sequences courtesy of director Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted, Night Watch). The movie is based on the novel by Seth Grahame-Smith (who also wrote the screenplay).
Watch the trailer now!

Title: Brave
Disney
Release date: June 22
Buzz: The latest from Pixar finds Scottish Princess Merida defying a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. With a lot of humour, a great message and a to-die-for voice cast, this one could be the studio's next big hit.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: People Like Us
Disney
Release date: June 29
Buzz: Chris Pine, Olivia Wilde, Elizabeth Banks, and Michelle Pfeiffer star in this story about a man who inherits a big chunk of cash in his father’s will, only to discover he must share it with the sister he never knew he had. This will be the summer movie you want to take Mom to since you’ll want to hug it out after all the heartwarming, tear-inducing, family drama. Watch the trailer now!  Title: The

Amazing Spider-Man
Sony
Release date: July 3
Buzz: Some may argue that it's too soon for a Spidey re-boot but I would direct those naysayers toward the trailer and point out that re-boot or not, this version looks to be one entertaining flick. Though to be fair, they've had us on the edge of our seats in anticipation ever since they announced Andrew Garfield as this film's Peter Parker. The Studio's already sold too - they've already ordered the sequel.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: Savages
Universal
Release date: July 6
Buzz: A cast of hot-young-things that includes Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively and Aaron Johnson, directed by Oliver Stone and co-starring Salma Hayek as a ruthless drug matriarch and Benicio del Toro as her muscle? Yup.
Watch the trailer now!
 
Title: To Rome with Love
Mongrel
Release date: July 6
Buzz: Woody Allen continues his tour of Europe and settles on Rome as his cast of characters, including Jesse Eiseneberg, Penelope Cruz, Alec Baldwin, Greta Gerwig and Roberto Benigni navigate life and love in the Italian capital. Bonus points: this comedy features Allen on-camera for the first time in six years.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: Katy Perry: Part of Me
Paramount
Release date: July 6
Buzz: California Gurl Katy Perry is a worldwide musical sensation. With this documentary we get a backstage pass to the superstar’s life on and off the stage, from her rise to fame as a struggling singer through to her divorce from comedian Russell Brand as she continues to conquer the music charts.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: Ice Age: Continental Drift
Fox
Release date: July 13
Buzz: Our prehistoric friends are back for another adventure that’s fun for the whole family. When the continental divide begins courtesy of acorn-loving Scrat, the gang is set adrift on an iceberg, only to come face-to-face with a brand new world of creatures and pirates.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: Ted
Universal
Release date: July 13
Buzz: Seth MacFarlane makes the move from the small to big screen as writer, director and voice star of this tale centered on a man (Mark Wahlberg) and his teddy bear (MacFarlane), who comes to life as the result of a childhood wish. If the teddy bear is anything like Brian from "Family Guy", we're sold.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: The Dark Knight Rises
Warner Brothers
Release date: July 20
Buzz: The Caped Crusader emerges from the shadows to fight villain Bane and protect the metropolis of Gotham, a city that has turned against him. Still shrouded in secrecy, director Christopher Nolan has promised The Dark Knight Rises will be the end-all of his Batman trilogy. Expect it to be epic, dark, and filled with brand-new bat toys. Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard and Joseph Gordon-Levitt join Batman-regulars Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Michael Caine, and Morgan Freeman.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: Neighborhood Watch
Fox
Release date: July 27
Buzz: Written by comedic duo Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, who previously penned Superbad and Pineapple Express, this one stars Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and British writer-director-actor Richard Ayoade as a group of suburban dads who take their neighborhood watch gig seriously and have to really prove themselves when aliens decide to drop by. Betcha didn't see that one coming.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: Step Up Revolution
Studio: eOne
Release date: July 27
Buzz: The fourth film in the series brings dancing to the streets of Miami where dance-mobbers fight to save their beloved neighbourhood from being demolished by a corporate development plan. The trailer has our toes tapping, ready to bust a move with the Miami dance crew and hopefully pick up a few steps for the dance floor along the way.
Watch the trailer now!  

Title: The Bourne Legacy
Studio: Universal
Release date: August 3
Buzz: If you'd thought the heart-stopping big-screen Bourne adventures had come to a close, it's time to think again. Tony Gilroy, the architect behind the first three film chapters, takes the helm again as we're introduced to a new hero (Jeremy Renner) whose life-or-death stakes have been triggered by the events of the first three films.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: Total Recall
Sony
Release date: August 3
Buzz: Len Wiseman puts his own spin on the classic 1990 sci-fi tale about a man (Colin Farrell) who gets virtual memories implanted only to find out that he's not who he thinks he is. Expect lots of questions about identity and truth in this Toronto-filmed remake.
Watch the trailer now!

Title: The Campaign
Warner Bros.
Release date: August 10
Buzz: We're thinking this one might lean more toward the underrated Charlie Bartlett than some of Jay Roach's other, broader comedies. But with Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis as two rival North Carolina politicians with presidential aspirations, we do know it will be darn funny.  Watch the trailer now! 

Title: The Expendables 2
Alliance
Release date: August 17
Buzz: Stallone and company prove that age is just a number in this revenge-driven sequel starring action heavyweights Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jet Li, Jason Statham, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, and the man whose roundhouse kick can stop time, Chuck Norris. These guys can teach a thing or two to youngster Liam Hemsworth who’s also along for the ride.  Watch the trailer now!

Title: ParaNorman
Alliance
Release date: August 17
Buzz: He’s freaky and he knows it. It’s a good thing Norman can talk to the dead, because he needs to save his parents and his town from a centuries-old curse. This stop-motion animated feature comes to us from the producers of Coraline, so you can expect the visuals to be whimsical and creepy.
Watch the trailer now!

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