Warner Bros. Pictures 2011 Summer Preview

'Green Lantern', 'The Hangover 2', 'Harry Potter 8', and 'Final Destination 5' are ready to set the summer box office ablaze.

Warner Bros. has released a preview of their upcoming 2011 summer release schedule for movies opening between May and August. These movies include Something Borrowed, The Hangover Part II, Green Lantern, Horrible Bosses, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2, Crazy Stupid Love, and Final Destination 5.

Something Borrowed - May 6th

Something Borrowed

Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a talented attorney at a top New York law firm, a generous and loyal friend, and, unhappily, still single-as her engaged best friend Darcy (Kate Hudson) is constantly reminding her. But after celebrating her 30th birthday, perpetual good girl Rachel unexpectedly ends up in the arms of the guy she's had a crush on since law school, Dex (Colin Egglesfield)...who just happens to be Darcy's fiancé. As one thing leads to another in the frantic weeks leading up to Darcy's wedding, Rachel finds herself in an impossible situation, caught between her treasured friendship with Darcy and the love of her life. Meanwhile, Ethan (John Krasinski), Rachel's constant confidante and sometimes conscience, is busy evading the affection of Darcy's hopelessly love-struck friend Claire (Ashley Williams) while harboring a secret crush of his own; and the charming and irrepressible Marcus (Steve Howey) has designs on Rachel that don't necessarily exclude any other woman who catches his eye.

The Hangover Part II - May 26th

The Hangover Part II

In the follow-up to the record-breaking hit comedy "The Hangover," Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms), Alan (Zach Galifianakis) and Doug (Justin Bartha) travel to exotic Thailand for Stu's wedding. After the unforgettable bachelor party in Las Vegas, Stu is taking no chances and has opted for a safe, subdued pre-wedding brunch. However, things don't always go as planned. What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens in Bangkok can't even be imagined.

Green Lantern - June 17th

Green Lantern

In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for centuries. Protectors of peace and justice, they are called the Green Lantern Corps. A brotherhood of warriors sworn to keep intergalactic order, each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of their newest recruit, the first human ever selected: Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds). Hal is a gifted and cocky test pilot, but the Green Lanterns have little respect for humans, who have never harnessed the infinite powers of the ring before. But Hal is clearly the missing piece to the puzzle, and along with his determination and willpower, he has one thing no member of the Corps has ever had: humanity. With the encouragement of fellow pilot and childhood sweetheart Carol Ferris (Blake Lively), if Hal can quickly master his new powers and find the courage to overcome his fears, he may prove to be not only the key to defeating Parallax...he will become the greatest Green Lantern of all.

Horrible Bosses - July 8th

Horrible Bosses

For Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston) into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con (Jamie Foxx), the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers...permanently. There's only one problem: even the best laid plans are only as foolproof as the brains behind them.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 - July 15th

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2," is the final adventure in the Harry Potter film series. The much-anticipated motion picture event is the second of two full-length parts. In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry Potter who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here.

Crazy Stupid Love - July 29th

Crazy Stupid Love

At fortysomething, straight-laced Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is living the dream-good job, nice house, great kids and marriage to his high school sweetheart. But when Cal learns that his wife, Emily (Julianne Moore), has cheated on him and wants a divorce, his "perfect" life quickly unravels. Worse, in today's single world, Cal, who hasn't dated in decades, stands out as the epitome of un-smooth. Now spending his free evenings sulking alone at a local bar, the hapless Cal is taken on as wingman and protégé to handsome, thirtysomething player Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling). In an effort to help Cal get over his wife and start living his life, Jacob opens Cal's eyes to the many options before him: flirty women, manly drinks and a sense of style that can't be found at Supercuts or The Gap. Cal and Emily aren't the only ones looking for love in what might be all the wrong places: Cal's 13-year-old son, Robbie (Jonah Bobo), is crazy about his 17-year-old babysitter, Jessica (Analeigh Tipton), who harbors a crush on Cal. And despite Cal's makeover and his many new conquests, the one thing that can't be made over is his heart, which seems to keep leading him back to where he began.

Final Destination 5 - August 26th

Final Destination 5

Death makes a killing in the next installment in the horror series which once again proves that no matter where you run, no matter where you hide...you can't cheat death.



Sources: Warner Bros. Pictures

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  1. Furankisan

    *Hardly....second line, man I gotta get a new kyd...lol..

    3 years agoby @furankisanFlag

  2. Furankisan

    @ejk1 thanks and your right, by splitting it two does keep the book intact but Hollywood hashardly been faithful to books to begin with. Even LOTR have bits missing. But then again if Potter was a 3.5 hr epic they might say its too long in the tooth. A no win scenerio. Also take a look at Boxofficemojo and the last Potter movie in WW gross is No 5 compare to the others which really had my head scratching. Where were the fans? I'll be there for sure that weekend and not waiting for that stupid VOD. But in th long run we still have something to look forward to this crummy summer. 2012 will kick ass..lol..

    3 years agoby @furankisanFlag

  3. ejk1

    @furankisan I see where your coming from, but one must remember how HP 5 and 6 were criticized for cutting out way too much. This splitting of 7 into two films was a way to placate those naysayers by keeping as much vital parts as possible.

    3 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  4. Furankisan

    PS my kybd is skippin again. I meant Blu-ray Potter pt.1 Maximum Mode PIP of the disc in my comment below. Sorry...

    3 years agoby @furankisanFlag

  5. Furankisan

    @dan1@ejk1 ..Just to let you know I just got done with Potter pt. 1 Maximum. Strange for someone who's glad to see Potter go you asked? It's not Harry himself but the way the studio handled the last film by splitting it two. Imagine LOTF Return of the King was in two that was a bigger book! And yes it's a family film, not summer blockbuster check yr brain at the door kind. This should be shown at Thanks for Xmas for the holidays. If you the behind the scenes there's a sad moment of their last scene together, very touching. We all grew up with this well I grew up with this with my Step daughter who's all grown up now just like Emily and the rest. And to cheapen this with 3D. If Rowlings wants to continue I want HER to write the books, not some headless suit with a litebulb idea "lets do a spinoff" cause he wants to keep his parking space. And no other franchise has ever gotten it right with Directors, writers, cast to make the perfect journey for Harry. And each film never got less than 4 out of 5 from me. If I offended a Potter fan, my bad. These suits drive me crazy. PS enjoy the PIP MAX on the Blu-ray. That gets a 10 out of 5. LOL...

    3 years agoby @furankisanFlag

  6. Diaigma

    Potter and GL just about makes up for everything else :P

    3 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  7. Ed_wood

    The list looked great and then, Final Destination 5.

    3 years agoby @ed-wood-78455318Flag

  8. skywise

    Really great lineup but the final Destination movies have jumped the shark. I love 1 - 3 but that 3d one was attrocious.

    4 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  9. the Narrator

    I have a tight budget, so I'll probably only see Green Lantern in theaters, with the possibility of HP2, or Hangover 2 (can't afford both). Crazy Bosses, and such look fun, but WB doesn't really have me sold this summer.

    4 years agoby @narratorFlag

  10. Nautical

    wow still with the final destinations.

    4 years agoby @nautical05Flag

  11. SomethingMore

    Looks cool for warner bros

    4 years agoby @SomethingMoreFlag

  12. Corey W.

    I liked her Derailed. Different for her and very well fit.

    4 years agoby @coreyFlag

  13. Corey W.

    @dan1@ejk1 The Bounty Hunter. Blah!!!!

    4 years agoby @coreyFlag

  14. ejk1

    @dan1 She is definitely better in the supporting role, like she was in Office Space, than in the lead actress role. Sometimes people have to know their limitations, and work within them.

    4 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  15. Dan

    @ejk1 Yep, it does :) I'm mixed on how I feel about Aniston. She'll do a movie like Office Space and Bruce Almighty, but between those 2 good movies, she's got a lot of bad sh*t I care not to remember. Maybe this'll be a return to form.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  16. ejk1

    @dan1 It kind of brings her career full circle, doesn't it?

    4 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  17. Corey W.

    @dan1: That was the last comedy I liked her in. Unless Friends counts.

    4 years agoby @coreyFlag

  18. Corey W.

    @ejk1 Exactly. I think Crazy Stupid Love looks pretty funny from here too. Looks like a PG-13, more mature 40-Year Old Virgin...kind of. But without sex for the first time, its just simply picking up women.

    4 years agoby @coreyFlag

  19. Dan

    @ejk1@corey I find it ironic that Jennifer Aniston is one of the evil bosses after being a slacker in Office Space :P

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  20. ejk1

    @corey Bateman, Spacey, and Day? Yeah, it has way more hope.

    4 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  21. Corey W.

    @dan1: I'm sure that has more hope than FD5 does. lol

    4 years agoby @coreyFlag

  22. Dan

    Oh, and Horrible Bosses :)

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  23. Corey W.

    All except Final Destination 5 deserve a thumb.

    4 years agoby @coreyFlag

  24. Dan

    Paramount's line up is better. But GL and HP Part 2? F*ck yeah. I also disagree with @furankisan, all one needs to do is look at the BO's of each movie in the Harry Potter franchise, and see that it hasn't overstayed it's welcome. Sh*t, it's the one movie series in my family that drives us all to the theater when they come out, each and every single one of them.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  25. Jakn

    Ready for The Hangover Part II

    4 years agoby @jaknFlag

  26. ejk1

    @furankisan Completely disagree about Potter.

    4 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  27. Furankisan

    Green Lantern and that's it for me even tho it looks CG to death. Loved the BR animation released 2 yrs ago so I'll still back this up. The other is Potter just to make sure the franchise is over with over already. Talk about over staying your welcome. C'mon Part 1 (boring) and now part 2 (milking it). See Ya Harry...and no friggin offspring.!

    4 years agoby @furankisanFlag

  28. Daveactor7

    Harry Potter ftw lol
    Nah Paramounts got some bland looking movies coming out in my opinion. I for one am skipping Captain America. Super 8- my main focus from them.

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  29. Timmy

    This is honestly the best summer preview out of all the studios so far

    4 years agoby @timmyFlag

  30. FrankenFate

    The only ones out of this list I'm looking forward to see is The Hangover: Part II, Green Lantern, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 in 3D, and Final Destination 5 in 3D

    P.S.: For the record @spack -every- Final Destination film kept saying you can't cheat death, not just one, and also, the 4th one did have 2 naked teenagers f*cking, besides i'll go see the film regardless of how it is, I already have the other 4 on DVD, I just like seeing people die, I don't know why, whether the film is horror or just blood & guts

    4 years agoby @frankenfateFlag