2011 Summer movies list
In 1960s Britain, a young thug making his way up the ranks of organized crime attempts to seduce an innocent waitress who stumbled on evidence that links him to a murder. With Helen Mirren, Sam Riley and Andrea Riseborough. Written and directed by Rowan Joffe. IFC Films
In Iran, a young woman explores social boundaries with her best friend, and her brother returns from rehab committed to strict religious principles. With Nikohl Boosheri, Sarah Kazemy and Reza Sixo Safai. Written and directed by Maryam Keshavarz. In Farsi with English subtitles. Roadside Attractions/Participant Media
Conan the Barbarian
A warrior's personal vendetta turns into an epic battle against fierce rivals, monsters and supernatural forces. With Jason Momoa, Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lang and Rose McGowan. Written by Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer and Sean Hood. Directed by Marcus Nispel. In 3-D. Lionsgate
A popular student trying to enjoy his senior year in high school discovers that his new neighbor is a vampire and must find a way to vanquish him in this remake of the 1985 film. With Anton Yelchin, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Colin Farrell and Toni Collette. Written by Marti Noxon. Directed by Craig Gillespie. Walt Disney Pictures
Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World
A retired secret agent who has her hands full with a new baby and twin stepchildren is called back into action to battle a supervillain and gets some help from her family. With Jessica Alba, Rowan Blanchard, Mason Cook and Joel McHale. Written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. In 3-D. Weinstein Co.
A Good Old Fashioned Orgy
A group of 30-something friends throw an end-of-summer bacchanal. With Jason Sudeikis, Tyler Labine, Leslie Bibb, Will Forte and Lucy Punch. Written and directed by Pete Huyck and Alex Gregory. Samuel Goldwyn Films
Our Idiot Brother
A goodnatured but clueless guy gets thrown out of the home he shared with his girlfriend and is sequentially taken in by family members, each of whose lives he manages to turn upside down. With Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel and Emily Mortimer. Written by Evgenia Peretz and David Schisgall. Directed by Jesse Peretz. Weinstein Co.
Two retired Mossad agents receive shocking news about a mission they were presumed to have accomplished decades before, and they might need to finish the job. With Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Jessica Chastain and Marton Csokas. Written by Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman and Peter Straughan. Directed by John Madden. Focus Features