'Crazy, Stupid, Love.'
Opening: Friday,July 29

Starring: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone

What It's About: Middle-aged Cal Weaver (Carell) is blindsided when he learns his wife (Moore) wants a divorce. Looking for love for the first time in decades, Cal becomes a "wingman" for handsome player Jacob (Gosling) and the two of them negotiate the singles scene together. Both Cal and Jacob come to realize they want more than quick flings, and during that realization Gosling flaunts his absurdly chiseled abs on multiple occasions.

'The Change-Up'
Opening: Friday, August 5

Starring: Jason Bateman, Ryan Reynolds, Olivia Wilde,Leslie Mann

What It's About: Family man (Bateman) and single guy with a long Rolodex of sex partners (Reynolds) tell each other that they envy the other's life while peeing in a fountain after a long night of drinking. Suddenly, lighting strikes and -- abracadabra -- the two men switch bodies. When they wake up the next morning and discover the extent to which their streams have crossed, the two longtime friends aren't as happy as they claimed they would be. From the writers of 'The Hangover' and the director of 'Wedding Crashers.'

Check out the NSFW trailer.

'30 Minutes or Less'
Opening: Friday, August 12

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride, Nick Swardson, Aziz Ansari

What It's About: Based on the bizarre Collar Bomb Case, in which crooks strapped a remote control bomb on a pizza deliverer and forced him to rob a bank, Jesse Eisenberg plays the pizza delivery boy and Danny McBride and Nick Swardson play the predictably inept criminals behind the plot. Ansari is along for the ride as the pizza delivery boy's best friend, who also ends up being forced into the crime.

'Fright Night'
Opening: Friday, August 19

Starring: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Toni Collette

What It's About: The original 1985 'Fright Night' was a big hit during horror's sequel-filled golden age, but this one's a complete remake of the comedic tale of a teenage horror-film enthusiast's discovery that his next door neighbor really is a blood-sucking vampire. Craig Gillespie, who helmed 'Lars and the Real Girl' directs.

'Our Idiot Brother'
Opening: Friday, August 26 (Limited Release)

Starring: Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Emily Mortimer

What It's About: Rudd plays the eponymous idiot, an unflinchingly honest, upbeat soul with little common sense, whose three overachieving sisters take turns housing him after he gets kicked off of his organic farm by his erstwhile girlfriend. While his cockeyed optimism wreaks havoc on each of his sisters' lives, his inherent good nature eventually enriches his siblings. Maybe he's not such an idiot after all ...


Moviefone's Summer Movies Guide 2011