New Movies Coming Out Friday, April 22nd, 2011

by Jason of New Movie Friday on April 19, 2011

in New Movies This Friday

There are eleven new movies coming out Friday. Three are opening everywhere and another eight are in limited release.

Nationwide – New Movies Coming Out Friday, April 22nd:

Movie: African Cats (G)
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson
Genre: Nature Documentary
Synopsis: Jackson narrates this story of the real-life love, humor and determination of the kings of the savanna.
First Thoughts: Doesn’t really interest me, but looks like a spectacular viewing experience.

Movie: Tyler Perry’s Big Happy Family (PG-13)
Starring: Tyler Perry & Loretta Devine
Genre: Comedy
Synopsis: Madea’s niece learns she has some health problems and all she wants is to have her entire family around her. Her adult children all have lives of their own and don’t pay much attention to her. So, it’s up to Madea to bring everyone together.
First Thoughts: Haven’t seen one of these Madea films yet, not likely to start with this one.

Movie: Water for Elephants (PG-13)
Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz, Paul Schneider, Jim Norton & Hal Holbrook
Genre: Romantic Drama
Synopsis: Based on Sara Gruen’s novel about an orphaned veterinary student that latches onto a traveling circus.
First Thoughts: Looks like a snoozer to me. Does have a great cast though, well except for Pattinson. Don’t really get why so many seem to like him, well except for his being in that overly hyped sparkly vampire franchise.

Limited – New Movies Coming Out on Friday, April 22nd:

  • Deep Gold – Adventure movie about a woman that goes looking for the man she loves after his plane carrying lots of gold goes down.
  • Dum Maaro Dum – Ensemble crime thriller that follows multiple people as their live collide one day at the Goa airport.
  • Incendies – Fantasy drama about twins that learn from their mother’s will that they have a father and brother in the Middle East they new nothing about and go in search of learning more about their family.
  • Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen – Martial arts actioner that takes place seven years after the apparent death of Chen Zhen. He is back to get revenge and find a list of assassination targets.
  • Pom Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold – Documentary with Morgan Spurlock covering the topics of advertising, branding, and product placement by doing all of those things to fund the movie.
  • Stake Land – Action horror thriller about vampire hunter and the young man he has taken under his wing and there fight to find a better place after the world is overrun by vampirism.
  • When Harry Tries to Marry – Romantic comedy about a guy that decides on an arranged marriage after his parents, a modern Indian couple that married for love, get a divorce.
  • Zokkomon – Adventure drama about an orphaned boy that finds his inner hero after being abandoned by his heartless uncle.

There are three new movies playing in my area this week. They are African Cats, Tyler Perry’s Big Happy Family, and Water for Elephants. What new movies coming out Friday will you be going to see? I’ve been sick over the last couple weeks and haven’t gotten out to the theater, so was really looking forward to this weekend until I saw what new movies are coming out. Looks like I’ll finally be going to see Hanna this Friday.

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