What New Movies Start Friday, May 14th, 2010?

by Jason of New Movie Friday on May 13, 2010

in New Movies This Friday

There are six movies opening this week. Three are opening everywhere and three more open on a limited basis.

Opening Nationwide on Friday, May 14th:

Movie: Just Wright (PG)
Starring: Common, Queen Latifah, Paula Patton, Phylicia Rashad & Pam Grier
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Synopsis: A physical therapist gets a great job working with an NBA All-Star, but when she starts to fall for him it makes things tough. Especially, since he seems to be into her best friend.
First Thoughts: Interesting place to put a romantic comedy. But, other than that, it sounds like every other romantic comedy that has come before it.

Movie: Letters to Juliet (PG)
Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Vanessa Redgrave, Chris Egan, Gael & García Bernal
Genre: Romance
Synopsis: A young woman from America joins a group that replies to letters left to the famous Juliet of Romeo and Juliet. She answers one that she finds that was left in 1957 and it inspires the woman to head for Italy to find her long lost love, which begins a string of events that may just bring love into both their lives.
First Thoughts: Chick flick.

Movie: Robin Hood (PG-13)
Starring: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Max von Sydow & William Hurt
Genre: Adventure
Synopsis: Robin and his followers, in 13th century England, fight against local corruption and end up beginning an uprising that could change the balance of power in the world.
First Thoughts: This definitely looks different than any other Robin Hood movie that has come before. It does kind of look like Gladiator though.

Movies in Limited Release:

  • Daddy Longlegs – Comedy drama about an irresponsible divorce dad that spends a couple weeks with his two young sons.
  • Looking for Eric – Fantasy sports comedy drama about a depressed postal worker that gets some help from his favorite Manchester United player.
  • Princess Kaiulani – Foreign drama about a Hawaiian princess in 1888 and the life she led after being separated from her family at 13 when they were ousted from power.

For New Movie Friday there are four new movies to choose from this week. They are Just Wright, Letter to Juliet, Princess Kaiulani, and Robin Hood. Do any of this week’s new movies look good to you?

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