Movies to see this year

Posted by Shazy on Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Whether you're into cowboys, ballerinas or sports, there are plenty of great movies in theaters near you. And there's more greatness to come. Check out these films that you must see in 2011.
Release date: March 4
Genre: Family
Rating: Not yet rated
Plot: Sounds like goofy fun. In this animated effort, a chameleon finds himself in a Western burg overrun with bandits.

'The Adjustment Bureau'

Release date: March 4
Genre: Thriller
Rating: PG-13
Premise: It's based on a futuristic story from 1953 by Philip K. Dick that suggested reality is nothing more than a deliberately contrived illusion.

'Sucker Punch'

Release date: March 25
Genre: Action/fantasy
Rating: Not yet rated
Premise: This action/fantasy takes place in the mind of a girl who dreams of escaping from a mental facility.

'Your Highness'

Release date: April 8
Genre: Comedy
Rating: R
Premise: In this funhouse take on "The Princess Bride," a couple of royal brothers go on a quest to rescue a kidnapped bride.

'Water for Elephants'

Release date: April 22
Genre: Drama
Rating: Not yet rated
Premise: Sara Gruen's best-seller about a veterinary student who runs off with the circus has the makings of a terrific movie.

'The Tree of Life'

Release date: May 27
Genre: Drama
Rating: PG-13
Premise: It's about a family with three boys in the 1950s whose eldest son witnesses the loss of innocence. Tantalizing clues suggest it's going to be a full-blown head trip.

'Cowboys & Aliens'

Release date: July 29
Genre: Science-fiction/action
Rating: Not yet rated
Premise: This genre-melding effort pits 1870s cowboys against alien invaders. It could be a hoot ... or a horror.


Release date: Sept. 30
Genre: Political thriller
Rating: Not yet rated
Premise: It's a costume thriller about who actually wrote Shakespeare's plays. 

'Hugo Cabret'

Release date: Dec. 9
Genre: Family
Rating: Not yet rated
Premise: In this 3-D fantasy set in 1930s Paris, an orphan who reminisces about his father secretly lives in a train station. Allegedly there's a robot involved