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  1. 'The American'

    Stars: George Clooney, Thekla Reuten

    Director: Anton Corbijn

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 1

    Clooney plays a master assassin holing up in Italy as he awaits the job he says will be his last one. Of course, it's never that easy. (Focus Features) Back to slideshow navigation
  2. 'Machete'

    Stars: Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Lindsay Lohan, Cheech Marin

    Directors: Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 3

    "Machete" started life as a fake trailer shown with 2007's "Grindhouse" and was so popular it spawned its own film. Trejo plays a former Mexican federale seeking revenge for a double-cross. (Dimension Films) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. 'Resident Evil: Afterlife'

    Stars: MIlla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Wentworth Miller

    Director: Paul W. S. Anderson

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 10

    Latest in the video game-based series, and the first to be shot in 3-D. Jovovich's Alice is seeking survivors and running from zombies. (Screen Gems) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. 'Never Let Me Go'

    Stars: Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield

    Director: Mark Romanek

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 15

    Based on the popular Kazuo Ishiguro novel, about three students at a special school in England who are facing a terrible fate. (Fox Searchlight Pictures) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. 'Easy A'

    Stars: Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Thomas Haden Church, Lisa Kudrow

    Director: Will Gluck

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 17

    High-schooler Olive (Stone) lies about losing her virginity and begins to see her life paralleling that of literary heroine Hester Prynne, so she attaches a scarlet "A" to her clothing. (Screen Gems) Back to slideshow navigation
  6. 'The Town'

    Stars: Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm, Rebecca Hall, Jeremy Renner

    Director: Ben Affleck

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 17

    A bank manager who was terrorized by a robbery (Hall) doesn't know she's falling in love with one of her robbers (Affleck). Hamm plays the FBI agent on the gang's trail. (Warner Bros.) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. 'Devil'

    Stars: Chris Messina, Bojana Novakovic, Bokeem Woodbine

    Directors: Drew Dowdle, John Erick Dowdle

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 17

    Moviegoers are laughing at this supposed horror-movie trailer. Could be the involvement of producer M. Night Shyamalan, whose "Last Airbender" received putrid reviews, or the concept, which has five strangers stuck in an elevator believing one of them is the Devil. It's supposedly the first of a trilogy. Now that's scary. (Universal Studios) Back to slideshow navigation
  8. 'Catfish'

    Star: Nev Schulman

    Director: Ariel Schulman, Henry Joost

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 17

    As presented, a photographer meets a family online and is in for some surprises when they meet in person. Some have debated whether this film is really a documentary or if the filmmakers knew more than they let on. (Rogue Pictures) Back to slideshow navigation
  9. 'Alpha and Omega'

    Stars: Voices of Hayden Panettiere, Justin Long, Christina Ricci, Dennis Hopper

    Directors: Anthony Bell, Ben Gluck

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 17

    Animated 3-D adventure about two wolves from different social classes who fall in love. (Lionsgate) Back to slideshow navigation
  10. 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps'

    Stars: Michael Douglas, Shia LaBeouf

    Director: Oliver Stone

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 24

    Gordon Gekko returns, and this time, he's a good guy. Douglas returns to his 1987 financier character, with LaBeouf as the young man engaged to Gekko's daughter. (Fox) Back to slideshow navigation
  11. 'You Again'

    Stars: Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver, Odette Yustman, Kristin Chenoweth, Betty White

    Director: Andy Rickman

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 24

    A young woman (Bell) finds out her brother is about to marry her hated rival (Yustman). As luck would have it, the girl's mother (Curtis) and the rival's aunt (Weaver) are also long-time enemies. (Touchstone) Back to slideshow navigation
  12. 'Legend of The Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole'

    Stars: Voices of Jim Sturgess, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Barclay, David Wenham, Emilie de Ravin

    Director: Zack Snyder

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 24

    Animated film based on Kathryn Lasky's popular book series. Young owl Soren is the hero who seeks to find a mythic band of legendary owl warriors. (Warner Bros. Pictures) Back to slideshow navigation
  13. 'Buried'

    Stars: Ryan Reynolds

    Director: Rodrigo Cortes

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 24

    Reynolds plays an American truck driver in Iraq who finds himself buried underground and held for ransom with nothing but a lighter, knife and cell phone. Claustrophobics, beware. (Lionsgate) Back to slideshow navigation
  14. 'Waiting for Superman'

    Director: Davis Guggenheim

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 24

    Documentary takes a tough look at the failures of the American educational system by following numerous students. (Paramount Vantage) Back to slideshow navigation
  15. 'It's Kind of a Funny Story'

    Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Emma Roberts, Keir Gilchrist, Viola Davis

    Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck

    Scheduled release date: Sept. 24

    A depressed teenager (Gilchrist) checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward. Believe it or not, it's a comedy. (Focus Features) Back to slideshow navigation
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