Top 20 Summer Movies for Teens 2011
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The Summer Movie Season of 2011 began with the opening of Thor on May 6 and will really get going with the upcoming arrival of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Following are the movies that teenagers and/or tweens will want to see this summer:
5/6 Thor - 3D movie based on the Marvel Comics character.
5/20 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides - Johnny Depp is back as Jack Sparrow in the 4th installment of the Pirates franchise.
5/26 Kung Fu Panda 2 - 3D animated sequel, starring Jack Black as the voice of Po. A video game based on the movie is being released on May 23.
6/3 X-Men First Class - The teenage years of the first team of X-Men to come out of the Xavier Institute for Higher Learning. Prequel to the original X-Men movie.
6/10 Super 8 - In what could be the blockbuster of the summer, J.J. Abrams wrote and directed this movie, based in 1979 as a tribute to Steven Spielberg's 70s and 80s science fiction films. Spielberg is the producer.
6/17 Green Lantern -Ryan Reynolds stars as the DC Comics character, The Green Lantern. Blake Lively plays his childhood sweetheart.
6/17 Mr. Popper's Penguins - Jim Carrey in a live action comedy in which he plays a NYC businessman who inherits six penguins.
6/24 Cars 2 - Computer-animated 3D sequel produced by Pixar. A video game based on the movie will be released on June 21.
7/1 Transformers: Dark of the Moon - The 3rd film in the series, Shia LeBouf returns without Megan Fox.
7/1 Monte Carlo - Romantic comedy about three friends posing as wealthy socialites in Monaco. Starring Selena Gomez, Katie Cassidy and Leighton Meester. Also with Cory Monteith of Glee.
7/15 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 - The End.
7/22 Captain America: The First Avenger - Based on the Marvel Comics character, Captain America, starring Chris Evans. Joss Whedon is one of the writers.
7/29 Cowboys and Aliens - Alien spaceship crashes in the old west. Starring Daniel Craig, Olivia Wilde and Harrison Ford.
7/29 The Smurfs - 3D live action/CGI movie starring Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays (Glee), Hank Azaria and Sofia Vergara. The smurfs go through a mortal from the middle ages to present day NYC. The smurfs a voiced by a wide array of celebs including Katy Perry, John Oliver and Alan Cumming.
7/29 - Crazy, Stupid, Love - A comedy about relationships, older teens will want to see this film starring Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Julianne Moore, Analeigh Tipton, Kevin Bacon and Marisa Tomei.
8/5 The Sitter - Comedy starring Jonah Hill as a student suspended from college that gets talked into babysitting.
8/5 Rise of the Planet of the Apes - The first movie in a total reboot of the Planet of the Apes series. James Franco stars as a scientist working for a cure for Alzheimer's by testing on apes.
8/12 The Help - Based on the bestselling 2009 novel, teenage girls might be interested in this film starring Emma Stone.
8/12 30 Minutes or Less - Comedy about a pizza delivery guy (Jesse Eisenberg) who is forced to rob a bank by two not so bright criminals. Also starring Danny McBride and Aziz Ansari with a cameo appearance by Taylor Lautner.
8/19 Fright Night - A teenager discovers that his neighbor (Colin Farrell) is a vampire, but nobody, including his mother, believes him.
Which movies are you looking forward to seeing?
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