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Here is a listing of this year's summer film releases, though these dates are subject to change:


• IRON MAN — Robert Downey Jr. stars as the armored superhero in this adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics concept.

• MADE OF HONOR — Romantic comedy starring Patrick Dempsey as a man whose true love is set to marry someone else.


• SPEED RACER — Emile Hirsch plays the title character in Andy and Larry Wachowski's live-action version of the old cartoon series hit.

• THEN SHE FOUND ME — Helen Hunt directed and stars in this comedy-drama about a schoolteacher's midlife crisis.

• WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS ... — A quickie marriage between Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher results in riches in this comedy.

• YOUNG @ HEART — Documentary feature looking at a senior citizen chorus that performs songs by the Clash, James Brown and others.

MAY 16

• THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIAN — The Pevensie children return to Narnia in hopes of restoring the true ruler to the throne.

MAY 23

• INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL — This time, Harrison Ford's adventurer must team with his son (Shia LaBeouf).

• SON OF RAMBOW — Nostalgic comedy tale about two unpopular British youths who decide to become filmmakers.

MAY 30

• THE FALL — Lee Pace (TV's "Pushing Daisies") stars in this fantasy about a hospital patient dealing with injuries through a vivid imagination.

• SEX AND THE CITY: THE MOVIE — Sarah Jessica Parker and friends return in this feature film spinoff from the popular HBO television series.

• THE STRANGERS — Thriller starring Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman as a couple terrorized by the title characters.


• KUNG FU PANDA — Jack Black provides the voice of the title character of this animated comedy about martial-arts trained animals.

• THE PROMOTION — Comedy pitting John C. Reilly and Seann William Scott against each other as would-be grocery store managers.

• YOU DON'T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN — Comedy starring Adam Sandler as an Israeli agent who reinvents himself as a hairstylist.


• THE HAPPENING — M. Night Shyamalan's latest is a thriller about a family coping with a disaster that threatens the planet.

• THE INCREDIBLE HULK — The title character (now played by Edward Norton) must face another gamma-powered creature in this sequel.


• GET SMART — Steve Carell stars as bungling agent Maxwell Smart in this comedy based on the fondly remembered television series.

• THE LOVE GURU — Michael Myers plays the title character in this self-help comedy co-starring Jessica Alba.


• WALL-E — The "Finding Nemo" creators return with this animated sci-fi comedy about a trash-compacting robot.

• WANTED — Thriller starring James McAvoy as a 20-something who is recruited to take the place of his assassin father.


• KIT KITTREDGE: AN AMERICAN GIRL — Abigail Breslin as a Great Depression heroine in this feature film based on the popular doll line.


• HANCOCK — Darkly comic superhero tale about a former do-gooder (Will Smith) who has fallen from favor with the public.


• HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY — The heroic demon from hell (Ron Perlman) returns, this time to stop a would-be dictator.

• JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH 3D — The Jules Verne tale, presented in 3-D and starring Brendan Fraser.

• MEET DAVE — A tiny spacecraft "possesses" a human (Eddie Murphy) in this science-fiction comedy.


• THE DARK KNIGHT — The title character (Christian Bale) faces off with the Joker (Heath Ledger) in this sequel to 2005's "Batman Begins."

• MAMMA MIA! — Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan star in the movie adaptation of the hit Broadway musical featuring Abba songs.

• SPACE CHIMPS — Comedians Andy Samberg and Patrick Warburton are among the voices of the title characters in this animated comedy.


• THE LONGSHOTS — Family comedy about a preteen girl trying to play Little League football. Ice Cube stars.


• AMERICAN TEEN — Nanette Burstein's documentary follows several high school seniors in a small Indiana town.

• STEP BROTHERS — Comedy starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly as the feuding title characters.

• THE X-FILES: I WANT TO BELIEVE — David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprise their roles as UFO conspiracy-minded agents Mulder and Scully.

AUG. 1

• BRIDESHEAD REVISITED — Feature-film version of Evelyn Waugh's high-society tale, starring Matthew Goode and Ben Whishaw.

• CHOKE — Adaptation of author Chuck Palahniuk's darkly comic novel about a con artist (Sam Rockwell) with serious intimacy issues.

• HENRY POOLE IS HERE — Luke Wilson plays the despondent title character in this comedy, a hit at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.

• HE'S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU — Drew Barrymore produced and stars in this ensemble romantic comedy about the love lives of Baltimore residents.

• THE MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN — Horror writer Clive Barker crafted this tale about a photographer on the trail of a serial killer.

• THE MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON EMPEROR — Rick O'Connell (Brendan Fraser) accidentally revives a Chinese emperor in this sequel.

• THE ROCKER — Rainn Wilson (TV's "The Office") stars in this comedy about an aging musician who joins his nephew's band.

• SWING VOTE — Kevin Costner casts the vote that may decide the U.S. presidency in this comic fantasy.

AUG. 8

• FLY ME TO THE MOON — Tim Curry and Christopher Lloyd provide voices for this animated sci-fi tale about stowaway insects.

• PINEAPPLE EXPRESS —This drug-culture comedy, from the "Knocked Up" creators, pairs James Franco and Seth Rogen.

• THE SISTERHOOD OF THE TRAVELING PANTS 2 — The title characters reunite to track down the missing article of clothing in this sequel.

AUG. 15

• THE INTERNATIONAL — Thriller starring Clive Owen as an Interpol agent trying to stop international arms dealers.

• MIRRORS — "High Tension" filmmaker Alexandre Aja's latest is a thriller about a night security guard (Kiefer Sutherland) in a mysterious closed store.

• TROPIC THUNDER — Ben Stiller directed and stars in this comedy about action film stars who wind up in the middle of a real-life war.

AUG. 22

• THE ACCIDENTAL HUSBAND — Comedy starring Uma Thurman as a talk-show host who becomes involved in a listener's personal life.

• BANGKOK DANGEROUS — Nicolas Cage stars as an assassin in this remake of the Asian hit thriller.

• CROSSING OVER — Harrison Ford and Sean Penn head up the ensemble cast of this drama dealing with illegal immigration.

• THE HOUSE BUNNY — The title character of this comedy is a disgraced nude model (Anna Faris) who becomes a mentor to a college sorority.

• WILD CHILD — "Tweener" comedy starring Emma Roberts as a rebellious rich girl who's sent to a private school.

AUG. 29

• BABYLON A.D. — Vin Diesel and Michelle Yeoh join forces for this post-apocalyptic, science fiction thriller.

• COLLEGE — Shades of last year's hit "Superbad," this comedy follows three high school students preparing for a university education.

• TRAITOR — Guy Pearce and Don Cheadle star in this thriller about an undercover agent whose allegiances are tested.


• THE FOOT FIST WAY — Will Ferrell has championed this low-budget comedy about a disgraced tai chi instructor.

• HAMLET 2 — The 2008 Sundance Film Festival comedy hit stars Steve Coogan as a teacher trying to create a "sequel" to the Shakespearean classic.

• HELL RIDE — Dennis Hopper and Michael Madsen play biker gang members in this revenge thriller.

• INKHEART — Adaptation of the fantasy best seller about a little girl trying to rescue her kidnapped writer father (Brendan Fraser).

• MONGOL — The Oscar-nominated epic from director Sergei Bodrov examines the rise of Genghis Khan. With subtitles.

• PRIDE AND GLORY — Crime thriller about a cop (Edward Norton) who uncovers a police corruption scandal.

• REDBELT — Playwright David Mamet returns to filmmaking with this drama about a mixed martial-arts instructor.

• RELIGULOUS — Comedians Larry Charles and Bill Maher team up for this documentary examining organized religion.

• ROGUE — "Wolf Creek" filmmaker Greg McLean returns with this tale about a monstrous crocodile.

• TOWELHEAD — "Six Feet Under" creator Alan Ball adapts the controversial best seller about the misadventures of an Arab-American teen.

• VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA — Woody Allen's latest stars Scarlett Johansson as a woman involved with a painter and his ex-girlfriend.