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Case 39
A well-meaning social worker (Renee Zellweger) encounters dark forces while trying to rescue a girl from her seemingly cruel parents.
Paramount Vantage
Oct. 1

Chain Letter
A group of teens face fatal repercussions when they refuse to pass along an email chain letter.
New Films International
Oct. 1

Freakonomics
A team of filmmakers that includes Morgan Spurlock brings Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner's best-selling book to life.
Magnolia Pictures
Oct. 1

Let Me In
In the American remake of the Swedish film Let the Right One In, a misfit 12-year-old boy befriends a vampire child.
Overture Films
Oct. 1

The Social Network
Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher's film follows the complicated ascent of Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg.
Sony PIctures
Oct. 1

Buried
A man who wakes up 6 feet underground and doesn't know who put him there begins a desperate struggle for survival.
Lionsgate
Oct. 8

I Spit On Your Grave
A writer tortured and left for dead while on a cabin retreat miraculously survives and seeks to avenge her attackers.
Anchor Bay Films
Oct. 8

Life As We Know It
Two adults (Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel) with a dissonant relationship unexpectedly become the caregivers of their godchild when the baby's parents die in an accident.
Warner Bros. Pictures
Oct. 8

My Soul to Take
In Wes Craven's thriller, a serial killer is on the hunt for the seven children born the day he supposedly died.
Rogue Pictures
Oct. 8

Nowhere Boy
A biopic of John Lennon's early life in Liverpool, Nowhere Boy explores his childhood and friendship with Paul McCartney.
The Weinstein Company
Oct. 8

Secretariat
The film chronicles the life of Penny Chenery, owner of the Triple Crown-winning racehorse Secretariat.
Walt Disney Pictures
Oct. 8

Stone
The lives of a corrections officer and an inmate become entwined in the drama starring Robert De Niro, Edward Norton and Milla Jovovich.
Overture Films
Oct. 8

Conviction
Based on a true story. A woman (Hilary Swank) puts herself through law school to represent her brother, who was arrested for murder and sentenced to life in prison.
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Oct. 15

Jackass 3-D
The MTV buffoons add another dimension to their hijinks in their third film.
Paramount Pictures
Oct. 15

Red
Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich and Helen Mirren star in the action-adventure based on the D.C. Comics graphic novel.
Summit Entertainment
Oct. 15

Hereafter
Clint Eastwood directs Matt Damon in the drama about three people affected by death in different ways.
Warner Bros. Pictures
Oct. 22

Paranormal Activity 2
The sequel to the low-budget box office hit features a new slate of night-vision terrors.
Paramount Pictures
Oct. 22

Nice Guy Johnny
A do-gooder trying to please his fiancee is faced with some tough decisions while in New York interviewing for a boring, but lucrative, job.
Marlboro Road Gang Productions
Oct. 26

The Company Men
The film spans a year in the life of three men forced to redefine their lives after a round of corporate downsizing.
The Weinstein Company
Oct. 29

Monsters
A journalist escorts an American tourist through an area of Mexico where, six years earlier, a NASA probe carrying alien life forms crashed.
Magnet Releasing (Magnolia)
Oct. 29

Night of the Demons
A group of friends attend a Halloween party at a mansion in New Orleans, only to encounter the evil forces that reside there.
Seven Arts Pictures
Oct. 29

Saw 3-D
Survivors of Jigsaw's lethal traps form a support group in the supposed conclusion of the successful horror franchise.
Lionsgate
Oct. 29

Wild Target
A beautiful con artist who sells fake paintings catches the eye of a hitman, who was planning to retire.
Freestyle Releasing
Oct. 29

127 Hours
Screenwriter Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) chronicles the true story of an American mountain climber (James Franco) who was trapped in an isolated Utah canyon after a boulder fell on his arm.
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Nov. 5

Due Date
Trying to make it to his child's birth in time, a first-time father (Robert Downey Jr.) hitches a ride with an aspiring actor (Zach Galifianakis) for a road trip gone comically awry.
Warner Bros. Pictures
Nov. 5

For Colored Girls
Tyler Perry adapts Ntozake Shange's Tony-nominated stage drama with a star-studded cast.
Lionsgate
Nov. 5

Megamind 3-D
Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill and Ben Stiller provide the voices in the animated comedy about a supervillain whose life feels meaningless after defeating his nemesis.
DreamWorks Animation
Nov. 5

Welcome to the Rileys
A damaged man (James Gandolfini) meets a runaway teen (Kristen Stewart) while on a business trip in New Orleans, and thinks she might provide the salvation his distant marriage needs.
Samuel Goldwyn Films
Nov. 5

Fair Game
Naomi Watts and Sean Penn star in the drama based on the memoirs of Valerie Plame, the woman outed as a CIA agent by the Bush administration.
Summit Entertainment
Nov. 12

Morning Glory
A television producer (Rachel McAdams) gets handed the task of taking over a flailing morning show with feuding anchors.
Paramount Pictures
Nov. 12

Skyline
Strange lights from an extraterrestrial force descend upon Los Angeles and threaten to swallow everyone in the world.
Universal Pictures
Nov. 12

Unstoppable
An engineer and conductor (Denzel Washington and Chris Pine) begin a race against time when faced with a runaway train carrying toxic chemicals.
20th Century Fox
Nov. 12

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I
The Hogwarts gang sets out to find and destroy the secret to Voldemort's vitality.
Warner Bros. Pictures
Nov. 19

The Next Three Days
A man's (Russell Crowe) life takes a sharp turn when his wife (Elizabeth Banks) is accused of murder.
Lionsgate
Nov. 19

Burlesque
A small-town girl (Christina Aguilera) moves to Los Angeles and finds her place in an ailing burlesque theater run by a former dancer (Cher).
Screen Gems (Sony)
Nov. 24

Faster
After being released from prison, a man looks to avenge his brother's murder — but there are people on the hunt for him, too.
CBS Films
Nov. 24

The King's Speech
Colin Firth stars as King George VI, who unexpectedly becomes king when his brother Edward relinquishes the throne.
The Weinstein Company
Nov. 24

Love and Other Drugs
A free spirit who refuses to be tied down (Anne Hathaway) finds her match in a charming pharmaceuticals salesman (Jake Gyllenhaal).
20th Century Fox
Nov. 24

The Nutcracker in 3-D
The classic holiday tale is reinvented in 3-D.
Freestyle Releasing
Nov. 24

Tangled
Mandy Moore is the voice of Rapunzel, the princess with magical golden hair, in the animated musical comedy.
Walt Disney Pictures
Nov. 24

Black Swan
Darren Aronofsky directs Natalie Portman as a veteran ballerina who begins a twisted friendship with a rival dancer (Mila Kunis).
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Dec. 1

I Love You, Phillip Morris
The film is based on the life of Steven Jay Russell, played by Jim Carrey, a newly out-of-the-closet con artist who escaped from Texas prisons four times to be reunited with his former cellmate.
Roadside Attractions
Dec. 3

Night Catches Us
After years of a mysterious absence, a young man returns to the Philadelphia neighborhood where he came of age during the Black Power movement.
Magnolia Pictures
Dec. 3

Miral
In director Julian Schnabel's (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) film, an orphaned Palestinian teen growing up in the wake of the first Arab-Israeli war gets drawn into the conflict.
The Weinstein Company
Dec. 3

The Warrior's Way
An Asian warrior assassin is forced to hide in a small town in the American badlands.
Rogue Pictures
Dec. 3

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
The latest installment in the C.S. Lewis book series continues Edmund and Lucy Pevensie's Narnia adventures.
Fox Walden
Dec. 10

The Tourist
An American tourist in Italy (Johnny Depp) gets caught in a dangerous situation when a woman with ulterior motives (Angelina Jolie) intentionally crosses his path.
Sony Pictures
Dec. 10

The Fighter
Mark Wahlberg stars as wrestler "Irish" Micky Ward, a world lightweight champion trained by his brother (Christian Bale).
Paramount Pictures
Dec. 17

How Do You Know
A former athlete past her prime (Reese Witherspoon) finds herself in a love triangle with a baseball player and a corporate executive.
Sony Pictures
Dec. 17

The Tempest
The big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare's play features Helen Mirren in cross-gender casting as the sorceress "Prospera."
Touchtone Pictures (Disney)
Dec. 17

TRON: Legacy
A 27-year-old searching for his video game developer father (Jeff Bridges) gets drawn into a stunning digital world.
Walt Disney Pictures
Dec. 17

Yogi Bear
The famous cartoon bear and his pal Boo Boo try to keep Jellystone Park from closing.
Warner Bros. Pictures
Dec. 17

Gulliver's Travels
Jack Black stars as a modern-day Gulliver, who is mistakenly assigned a travel piece on the Bermuda Triangle and finds himself trapped on an island of tiny people.
20th Century Fox
Dec. 22

Little Fockers
In the third installment of the comedy series, Greg and Pam Focker's entire family descends for their twins' birthday, and misunderstandings and spying missions abound.
Universal Pictures
Dec. 22

True Grit
A 14-year-old girl, along with a U.S. marshal and another lawman, try to track down her father's murderer in the Coen brothers' remake.
Paramount Pictures
Dec. 25

The Debt
Helen Mirren stars as a former Israeli Mossad agent who must confront her haunting past when a Nazi war criminal she believed to be dead resurfaces.
Miramax Films
Dec. 29

Blue Valentine
Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams star as a couple who rely on one night and memories of their courtship to revive their rocky relationship.
The Weinstein Company
Dec. 31

Release dates not announced:

Biutiful
In this Cannes hit, Javier Bardem stars as a Barcelona man facing his own mortality and struggling to reconcile with his family and lover.
Roadside Attractions

Catfish
Two filmmakers document their photographer brother as he pursues an online relationship, not aware the project would take an unexpected and unsettling turn.
Rogue Pictures

London Boulevard
A man recently released from prison (Colin Farrell) falls for a reclusive actress (Keira Knightley) in The Departed screenwriter William Monahan's directorial debut.
GK Films

Rabbit Hole
The adaptation of David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning play stars Aaron Eckhart and Nicole Kidman as a couple whose young son dies in an accident.
Lionsgate

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