The Guard

A cynical small-town cop and a by-the-book FBI agent form an unlikely partnership while investigating the disappearance of a fellow officer. With Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Liam Cunningham and David Wilmot. Written and directed by John Michael McDonagh. Sony Pictures Classics

Life in a Day

This user-generated documentary culls footage shot by thousands of people depicting their everyday lives on a single day, July 24, 2010. Directed by Kevin Macdonald. National Geographic Films

The Myth of the American Sleepover

On the last night of summer before a new school year, four teenagers chase love and adventure in the Detroit suburbs. With Marlon Morton, Amanda Bauer, Claire Sloma and Brett Jacobsen. Written and directed by David Robert Mitchell. IFC Films

The Sleeping Beauty (La Belle Endormie)

A young princess cursed to sleep for 100 years has fantastical experiences in a dream world. With Clara Besnainou, Julia Artmonov and Kerian Mayan. Written and directed by Catherine Breillat. In French with English subtitles. Strand Releasing

The Smurfs

The tiny blue creatures known as Smurfs are chased by the evil wizard Gargamel into New York City and must return home. With Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, and the voices of Anton Yelchin and Katy Perry. Written by J. David Stem, David N. Weiss, Jay Scherick and David Ronn. Directed by Raja Gosnell. In 3-D. Columbia Pictures

July TBA

The Best and the Brightest

A fresh-faced young couple go to great lengths to get their daughter enrolled in an exclusive kindergarten. With Neil Patrick Harris, Bonnie Somerville, Amy Sedaris and Jenna Stern. Written by Josh Shelov and Michael Jaeger. Directed by Shelov. PMK-BNC

The Imposter

This documentary tells the story of Frederic Bourdin, a 23-year-old French Algerian man who posed as a missing boy from Texas and even managed to fool the boy's own family. Directed by Bart Layton.

La Pivellina

When a 2-year-old is girl is abandoned in a park on the outskirts of Rome, a circus woman and her family and neighbors take her in and search for the girl's mother. With Patrizia Gerardi, Walter Saabel, Tairo Caroli and Asia Crippa. Written by Tizza Covi. Directed by Covi and Rainer Frimmel. In Italian with English subtitles. First Run Features

Without Men

When all the men in a remote Latin American village are recruited to fight in the country's civil war, the women reshape the town. With Eva Longoria, Christian Slater, Oscar Nuñez and Kate Del Castillo. Written and directed by Gabriela Tagliavini. Maya Entertainment

Aug. 5