What New Movies Start Friday, July 11th?

by Jason of New Movie Friday on July 9, 2008

in New Movies This Friday

This Friday we get three new movies arriving at a theater near you. Three of them are opening everywhere and one is in limited release.

Opening Nationwide on Friday, July 11th:

Movie: Hellboy II: The Golden Army (PG-13)
Starring: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, Luke Goss & John Alexander
Genre: Comic Fantasy Action
Synopsis: The truce behind humankind and the realm of the invisible is broken and it threatens to unleash hell on Earth. The ruthless leader of the other world is defying his bloodline and attempts to awaken the unstoppable creature army. It is up to Hellboy and the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense to stop this from happening. But, Hellboy must choose between this world that he has known and the other and an unknown destiny that may be calling.
First Thoughts: Never saw the first one, but this one just looks better than Journey to the Center of the Earth or Meet Dave.

Movie: Journey to the Center of the Earth (PG)
Starring: Brendan Fraser, Anita Briem & Josh Hutcherson
Genre: Fantasy Adventure
Synopsis: A scientist on an expedition to Iceland with his nephew and a local guide get trapped in a cave. There only chance to get out is to journey deeper and deeper into the Earth. They travel through never before seen worlds and have to deal with unimaginable creatures. With volcanic activity getting greater, they must figure out how to return to the surface before time runs out.
First Thoughts: I will wait for the next Mummy film to see Brendan Fraser on the big screen.

Movie: Meet Dave (PG)
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union, Ed Helms & Scott Caan
Genre: Sci-Fi Comedy
Synopsis: What looks like an ordinary man emerging from a ball of fire from space is actually a spaceship that is operated by lots of human looking aliens that are just over an inch tall. They are trying to find a way to save their home planet, but things get complicated when the captain of their mission falls for an Earth woman.
First Thoughts: Just doesn’t look good at all, but it couldn’t be worse than Norbit.

Movie in Limited Release:

  • Garden Party – A disillusioned female youth falls in with a confused group of teens in Los Angeles that are trying to make their dreams come true in this ensemble comedy.

For New Movie Friday there are four new movies to choose from this week, as everything mentioned above is actually playing in my area. What new movie looks good to you this week?

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