What New Movies Release on Friday, April 15th, 2011?

Ten new movies release on Friday, with two opening everywhere and another eight releasing on a limited basis.

Nationwide – New Movies Release on Friday, April 15th:

Movie: Rio (G)
Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, will.i.am, Jamie Foxx, George Lopez & Tracy Morgan
Genre: Animated Family Adventure
Synopsis: A macaw that is thought to be the last of his kind lives a happily domesticated life with his human friend. They decide to travel to Rio de Janeiro after learning that a lone female macaw has been found to live there. Both birds get stolen, but they escape and end up on an adventure trying to get home.
First Thoughts: Probably fun for the family and is also available in 3D.

Movie: Scream 4 (R)
Starring: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Emma Roberts & Hayden Panettiere
Genre: Horror Comedy
Synopsis: Sidney Prescott has become a self-help author and makes a last stop on her book tour in her home town of Woodboro. She reconnects with old friends. Yet, her return seems to have brought back Ghostface. People begin dying and horror comedy ensues.
First Thoughts: I don’t usually go in for horror flicks, but will probably check this one out at some point.

Limited – New Movies Releasing on Friday, April 15th:

  • Armadillo – Documentary drama about a filmmaker chronicling Danish soldiers in the Afghan province of Helmand.
  • Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 – Fantasy drama about a powerful railroad executive trying to keep her business going while society crumbles. Based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand.
  • The Conspirator – Courtroom docudrama starring Robin Wright Penn and James McAvoy about seven men and one woman that get arrested on conspiracy after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
  • The Double Hour – Romantic mystery drama about a former cop that may have found the woman he has been looking for, but her past comes back to cause dangerous problems.
  • Footprints – Mystery about a woman that wakes up on Hollywood Blvd. with no memory and what happens over the course of the day.
  • The Imperialists Are Still Alive! – Drama.
  • The Princess of Montpensier – Drama.
  • Square Grouper: The Godfathers of Ganja – Documentary about the 70s and 80s pot smuggling in South Florida.

There are four new movies playing in my area this week. They are Atlas Shrugged: Part 1, The Conspirator, Rio, and Scream 4. What new movies release on Friday that you will be going to see?

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