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  • Taken 2 Liam Neeson returns as Bryan Mills, the retired CIA agent with a “particular set of skills” who stopped at nothing to save his daughter Kim from kidnappers in TAKEN. Released 4th Oct 2012

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a modern classic that captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of growing up. Released 3rd Oct 2012

  • Looper In the year 2042 time travel has not yet been invented. But in 30 years it will have been. Released 28th Sep 2012

  • House at the End of the Street Elissa and her mother Elizabeth move to a new town only to find that they are living next door to a house where a young girl murdered her parents. Released 21st Sep 2012

  • Now is Good Tessa is seventeen and passionate about life. Released 19th Sep 2012

  • The Sweeney Sometimes you have to act like a criminal to catch a criminal. Released 12th Sep 2012

  • The Imposter A gripping thriller straight out of real life, THE IMPOSTER is an original film experience that walks the razor’s edge between true-crime documentary and stylish noir mystery. Released 24th Aug 2012

  • The Three Stooges Left on a doorstep of an orphanage run by nuns, new-borns Larry, Curly and Moe waste no time finger-poking, nyuk-nyuking and woo-woo-wooing their way into trouble. Released 22nd Aug 2012

  • Take This Waltz From Sarah Polley, the director of the Sundance award-winning AWAY FROM HER, comes this summer's must-see romantic drama TAKE THIS WALTZ (in cinemas August 17th). Released 17th Aug 2012

  • The Expendables 2 The Expendables are back and this time it's personal... Released 16th Aug 2012

  • Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry Ai Weiwei is China's most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic. Released 10th Aug 2012

  • The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best Recently dumped by his girlfriend and his band, perpetual underachiever Alex (Ryan O'Nan) toils away at a comically depressing real estate office, picking up solo gigs wherever he can. After... Released 20th Jul 2012

  • The Dark Knight Rises Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Dark Knight Rises” is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy. Released 20th Jul 2012

  • Chariots of Fire Chariots of Fire tells the story of two very different men who compete as runners in the 1924 Paris Olympics. Released 13th Jul 2012

  • Seeking a Friend for the End of the World Taking audiences on a humorous, moving, and intimate journey against an epic backdrop of Earth’s final days, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is the feature directorial... Released 13th Jul 2012

  • Tortoise in Love Tom, gardener at the big house, is not a fast mover with women. In fact he's glacially slow. When beautiful Polish au pair Anya arrives for the summer, Tom falls... Released 13th Jul 2012

  • Ice Age 4 One of filmdom’s most beloved trios – “Ice Age’s” Manny, Diego, and Sid – embark upon their greatest adventure after cataclysm sets an entire continent adrift. Released 6th Jul 2012

  • Joyful Noise Oscar® nominees Queen Latifah (“Chicago,” “Hairspray”) and Dolly Parton (“Transamerica,” “Steel Magnolias,” “Nine to Five”) star in Alcon Entertainment’s and Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Joyful Noise,” a funny and inspirational story... Released 29th Jun 2012

  • A Thousand Kisses Deep How well do you know yourself and those you love… Returning home from work, Mia (Jodie Whittaker – Good, Venus, St. Trinian’s & St. Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s... Released 15th Jun 2012

  • Rock of Ages Under the direction of Adam Shankman ("Hairspray"), New Line Cinema’s feature film adaptation of the smash hit Broadway musical "Rock of Ages" comes to the big screen. Released 13th Jun 2012

  • The Angels’ Share From director Ken Loach, and scripted by regular collaborator Paul Laverty, The Angels’ Share introduces Robbie, an ex-offender and new father who embarks on an adventure with his new found... Released 1st Jun 2012

  • Silent House In Silent House, Sarah, along with her uncle and father, prepare their long-time family summer home, recently violated by squatters, for sale. Released 4th May 2012

  • The Lucky One U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault (Zac Efron) returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive—a photograph he found of... Released 4th May 2012

  • Elles Anne (Juliette Binoche), a well-off, Paris-based mother of two and investigative journalist for ELLE, is writing an article about student prostitution. Released 20th Apr 2012

  • Titanic James Cameron's Titanic is an epic, action-packed romance set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic, the pride and joy of the White Star Line and, at the... Released 6th Apr 2012

  • Mirror Mirror Mirror Mirror is a spectacular reimagining of the classic fairy tale starring Oscar® winner Julia Roberts as the Queen, Lily Collins (The Blind Side) as Snow White, Armie Hammer (The... Released 2nd Apr 2012

  • StreetDance 2 3D To beat the world's best dance crew, Streetdancer Ash (Falk Hentschel), with new friend Eddie (George Sampson), set off to gather the greatest streetdancers from around Europe, falling in love... Released 30th Mar 2012

  • The Hunger Games In a not-too-distant future, the United States of America has collapsed, weakened by drought, fire, famine, and war, to be replaced by Panem, a country divided into the Capitol and... Released 23rd Mar 2012

  • We Bought A Zoo Acclaimed filmmaker Cameron Crowe (“Jerry Maguire,” “Almost Famous”) directs a story about finding joy, the power of family, and the triumph of hope. Released 16th Mar 2012

  • John Carter From Academy Award®–winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton comes “John Carter”—a sweeping action-adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). Released 9th Mar 2012

  • Project X Directed by Nima Nourizadeh and produced by Todd Phillips (The Hangover) and Joel Silver (The Matrix), Project X is an out-of-control comedy that follows a group of buds who set... Released 2nd Mar 2012

  • This Means War Two of the world’s top secret agents are best friends who never let anything come between them - until they inadvertently fall for the same woman. It’s all-out war, as... Released 2nd Mar 2012

  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel For a disparate group of English pensioners (Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson, Penelope Wilton, Celia Imrie and Ronald Pickup), retirement takes an unconventional turn when they abandon... Released 24th Feb 2012

  • Journey 2: The Mysterious Island In this follow-up to the 2008 worldwide hit “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” the new 3D family adventure “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” begins when young Sean Anderson... Released 3rd Feb 2012

  • The Descendants From Alexander Payne, the creator of the Oscar-winning SIDEWAYS, set in Hawaii, THE DESCENDANTS is a sometimes humorous, sometimes tragic journey for Matt King (George Clooney) an indifferent husband and... Released 27th Jan 2012

  • Haywire Mallory Kane (Carano) is a highly trained operative who works for a government security contractor in the dirtiest, most dangerous corners of the world. Released 20th Jan 2012

  • W.E. Madonna’s W.E. is a beautifully crafted, passionate tale about the search for true love in the modern world, viewed through the prism of one of history’s most fabled romances. Released 20th Jan 2012

  • Meet Me in St. Louis Meet Me in St. Louis tells the story of a family in suburban, mid-western St Louis in 1903. Released 16th Dec 2011

  • Happy Feet Two The sequel to “Happy Feet,” the Academy Award®-winning animated smash hit, “Happy Feet Two” returns audiences to the magnificent landscape of Antarctica in superb 3D. Released 2nd Dec 2011

  • Romantics Anonymous Jean-René is the boss of a chocolate factory and Angélique is a talented chocolate maker. Released 2nd Dec 2011

  • Dream House Once upon a time, there were two little girls who lived in a house. DANIEL CRAIG (Cowboys & Aliens, upcoming The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo), NAOMI WATTS (The Ring,... Released 25th Nov 2011

  • Snowtown Witness the shocking true story that shook Australia. Sixteen-year-old Jamie longs for an escape from the violence and hopelessness that surrounds him in Adelaide's disenfranchised northern suburbs, and his salvation... Released 18th Nov 2011

  • The Awakening Starring Dominic West (The Wire, 300), Rebecca Hall (The Town) and Oscar®-nominee Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake), THE AWAKENING is the chilling new supernatural thriller from Nick Murphy. Released 11th Nov 2011

  • The Future Sophie and Jason are strange the way all couples are strange when they’re alone. They live in a small LA apartment, have jobs they hate, and in one month they’ll... Released 4th Nov 2011

  • Machine Gun Preacher MACHINE GUN PREACHER is based on the true story of Sam Childers (Gerard Butler in a tour de force performance), a violent, drug-dealing biker whose faith leads him on a... Released 2nd Nov 2011

  • Contagion Academy Award® winner Steven Soderbergh (“Traffic”) directs the global thriller “Contagion.” The film brings together a stellar international ensemble cast, including Academy Award® winner Marion Cotillard (“La Vie en Rose,”... Released 21st Oct 2011

  • Monte Carlo Three graduates fulfill their dreams of vacationing in Paris. They accidentally find themselves in a lavish world, where they live like royalty and experience romance. But at the end of... Released 21st Oct 2011

  • Albatross A fresh, modern-day coming-of-age tale focusing on seventeen year old force of nature Emelia (newcomer Jessica Brown Findlay) who bursts into the lives of the dysfunctional Fischer family when she... Released 14th Oct 2011

  • First Night Fusing the stately grandeur of Gosford Park with the magical music of Amadeus, First Night is a unique story of love’s fluctuating fortunes set against a backdrop of visual and... Released 14th Oct 2011

  • Real Steel A gritty, white-knuckle, action ride set in the near-future where the sport of boxing has gone high-tech, “Real Steel” stars Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter who lost... Released 14th Oct 2011

  • Retreat Kate (Thandie Newton) and Martin (Cillian Murphy) escape London for an idyllic cottage on the remote Blackholme Island, off the west coat of Scotland, in the hope of recovering from... Released 14th Oct 2011

  • Sleeping Beauty Death-haunted, quietly reckless, Lucy is a young university student who takes a job as a Sleeping Beauty. In the Sleeping Beauty Chamber old men seek an erotic experience that requires... Released 14th Oct 2011

  • Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark October 7th see the release of Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, directed by comic creator Troy Nixey and written by Matthew Robbins and Guillermo del Toro! Released 7th Oct 2011

  • Midnight in Paris A romantic comedy about a family staying in the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from... Released 7th Oct 2011

  • Tyrannosaur The highly-anticipated directorial debut from Paddy Considine, TYRANNOSAUR has been winning universal acclaim for its assured direction and standout performances from stars Peter Mullan (NEDS) and Olivia Colman (Peep Show),... Released 7th Oct 2011

  • 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,... Released 23rd Sep 2011

  • Warrior An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan (Hardy) returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father (Nick Nolte), a recovered alcoholic and his former coach, to... Released 23rd Sep 2011

  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Set in the 1970s, TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY finds George Smiley (Gary Oldman), a recently retired MI6 agent, doing his best to adjust to a life outside the secret service.... Released 16th Sep 2011

  • You Instead Shot guerrilla-style, over five days during T in the Park in the summer of 2010, YOU INSTEAD is a free-wheeling rock’n’roll love story set against the raucous magnificence and unforgettable... Released 16th Sep 2011

  • Final Destination 5 In “Final Destination 5,” Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man’s premonition saves a group of coworkers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But... Released 26th Aug 2011

  • The Guard Sergeant Gerry Boyle (Brendan Gleeson) is a small-town cop with a confrontational personality, a subversive sense of humour, a dying mother, a fondness for prostitutes, and absolutely no interest whatsoever... Released 19th Aug 2011

  • Horrid Henry - The Movie Horrid Henry: The Movie is the first ever British kid’s movie to be filmed in 3D and will be in cinemas summer 2011. Released 29th Jul 2011

  • 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... Released 15th Jul 2011

  • The Beaver Written by newcomer Kyle Killen, The Beaver is an emotional story about a man on a journey to re-discover his family and re-start his life. Plagued by his own demons,... Released 17th Jun 2011

  • Blitz Written by Nathan Parker (Moon) and produced by Zygi Kamasa, Steve Chasman (The Bank Job), Brad Wyman and Donald Kushner, BLITZ is the second feature to be directed by Elliott... Released 20th May 2011

  • Water For Elephants Based on the acclaimed bestseller, WATER FOR ELEPHANTS presents an unexpected romance in a uniquely compelling setting. Water for Elephants stars Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson and Christoph Waltz Released 4th May 2011

  • Red Riding Hood The ancient romantic fantasy thriller, Red Riding Hood stars Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia) is released on 15th April 2011. Released 15th Apr 2011

  • Rio From the makers of "Ice Age", RIO is a 3D animated motion picture.  The comedy-adventure centers on Blu, a rare macaw who leaves the comforts of his cage in small... Released 8th Apr 2011

  • Hop Blending state-of-the-art animation with live action, HOP tells the comic tale of Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker who accidentally injures the Easter Bunny (voiced by Russell Brand) and must... Released 1st Apr 2011

  • Source Code Source code - When decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he’s part of a mission to find the... Released 1st Apr 2011

  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS shows the dramatic results of Herzog’s exclusive access to the recently discovered Chauvet caves in the South of France, and their truly extraordinary cave paintings, dating... Released 25th Mar 2011

  • Submarine SUBMARINE is a comedy which follows a 15-year old boy with two objectives: to lose his virginity to the girl of his dreams before his next birthday, and to stop... Released 18th Mar 2011

  • The Resident Every year, several million single women in America move into an apartment. They don’t know who lived in the apartment before them, they don’t know their landlords, and they don’t... Released 11th Mar 2011

  • Unknown Dr. Martin Harris (Liam Neeson) awakens after a car accident in Berlin to discover that his wife (January Jones) suddenly doesn't recognise him, and another man has assumed his identity. Released 4th Mar 2011

  • Animal Kingdom Following the death of his mother, seventeen year–old Joshua 'J' Cody (James Frecheville) moves in with his hitherto–estranged family, under the watchful eye of his doting grandmother, Janine 'Smurf' Cody... Released 25th Feb 2011

  • The Rite Inspired by true events, "The Rite" follows skeptical seminary student Michael Kovak (Colin O’Donoghue), who reluctantly attends exorcism school at the Vatican. While in Rome, he meets an unorthodox priest,... Released 25th Feb 2011

  • West is West Manchester, England, 1976. The now much diminished, but still claustrophobic and dysfunctional, Khan family continues to struggle for survival. Released 25th Feb 2011

  • I Am Number Four John (Alex Pettyfer) is an extraordinary young man, masking his true identity and passing as a typical student to elude a deadly enemy seeking to destroy him. Three like him... Released 23rd Feb 2011

  • Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son Martin Lawrence returns as FBI agent Malcolm Turner and as Turner’s deep-cover alter-ego “Big Momma.” Released 16th Feb 2011

  • Brighton Rock Adapted from Graham Greene’s iconic 1939 novel, BRIGHTON ROCK charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager hell bent on clawing his way up through the ranks of... Released 4th Feb 2011

  • Black Swan A psychological thriller set in the world of New York City ballet, BLACK SWAN stars Natalie Portman as Nina, a featured dancer who finds herself locked in a web of... Released 21st Jan 2011

  • The Next Three Days Life seems perfect for John Brennan until his wife, Lara, is arrested for a gruesome murder she says she didn't commit. Three years into her sentence, John is struggling to... Released 5th Jan 2011

  • Love and Other Drugs Hathaway portrays Maggie, an alluring free spirit who won’t let anyone - or anything - tie her down. Released 29th Dec 2010

  • The Tourist Johnny Depp stars as an American tourist whose playful dalliance with a stranger leads to a web of intrigue, romance and danger. Released 10th Dec 2010

  • Monsters Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Released 3rd Dec 2010

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 The seventh and final adventure in the Harry Potter film series, is a motion picture event, told in two full-length parts. Released 19th Nov 2010

  • Due Date From director Todd Phillips, “Due Date” stars Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis as two unlikely companions who are thrown together on a road trip that turns out to be... Released 5th Nov 2010

  • The Expendables Living life on the fringes of the law, The Expendables are a team of hardened mercenaries, led by Ex-US Special Forces agent Barney Ross (Stallone). Released 19th Aug 2010

  • Sex and the City 2 Proving true love never dies, firm friendship never fades and real style never goes out of fashion, everyone’s favourite ladies - Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda - return for more... Released 28th May 2010