July is finally over, and moviegoers couldn't be happier to turn a new leaf. We've had our fill of superheroes, carbon copies and alien invasions, and now it's time to savor the joys of August at the movies. What have we got to be so excited about? Here are 31 answers to your question:
The Change-Up
R2011
Based on 35 critics

An overworked lawyer and his seemingly carefree buddy awake to find they have switched bodies. Read More

Rise of the Planet of the Apes
PG-132011
Based on 39 critics

A substance designed to help the brain repair itself gives rise to a superintelligent chimp. Read More

Final Destination 5
R2011
Based on 24 critics

Survivors of a bridge disaster learn that they cannot cheat Death. Read More

Fright Night
R2011
Based on 30 critics

A teenager (Anton Yelchin) discovers that his new neighbor (Colin Farrell) is a vampire. Read More

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
R2011
Based on 35 critics

A child unwittingly unleashes malevolent creatures in the old mansion her family is renovating. Read More

The Debt
R2011
Based on 37 critics

A former Mossad agent must investigate the reappearance of a Nazi war criminal she thought was dead. Read More

The Help
PG-132011
Based on 41 critics

An aspiring writer turns her 1960s Mississippi town on its ear by interviewing black women. Read More

Colombiana
PG-132011
Based on 22 critics

A professional assassin (Zoe Saldana) seeks revenge for the murder of her parents. Read More

The Last Circus
R2010
Based on 14 critics

A Spanish clown (Carlos Areces) falls in love with the abused wife of a cruel rival. Read More

Our Idiot Brother
R2011
Based on 39 critics

An easygoing dimwit (Paul Rudd) disrupts the lives of his three ambitious sisters. Read More

Bellflower
R2011
Based on 25 critics

Two friends dedicate their lives to building weapons, hoping that a global apocalypse will occur. Read More