List of American films of 2009

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A list of American films released on 2009.


Title Director Cast (Subject of documentary) Genre Notes
(500) Days of Summer Marc Webb Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel Romantic comedy Fox Searchlight Pictures
12 Rounds Renny Harlin John Cena, Ashley Scott, Steve Harris, Aidan Gillen, Brian J. White, Taylor Cole Action Fox Atomic, WWE Studios
17 Again Burr Steers Zac Efron, Leslie Mann, Thomas Lennon, Matthew Perry, Melora Hardin, Michelle Trachtenberg, Sterling Knight Comedy, Teen New Line Cinema
2012 Roland Emmerich John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, Oliver Platt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Woody Harrelson Disaster Columbia Pictures
9 Shane Acker Elijah Wood, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer, Crispin Glover, Martin Landau Animated film Focus Features
Adam Max Mayer Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, Amy Irving, Frankie Faison, Mark Linn-Baker, Karina Arroyave Comedy-drama Fox Searchlight Pictures
Adventureland Greg Mottola Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Martin Starr, Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Margarita Levieva, Ryan Reynolds Comedy Based on Adventureland; Miramax Films
After.Life Agnieszka Wojtowicz-Vosloo Christina Ricci, Liam Neeson, Justin Long, Celia Weston Horror Anchor Bay Entertainment
Alien Trespass R. W. Goodwin Eric McCormack, Jenni Baird, Dan Lauria, Robert Patrick Comedy, Science fiction Rangeland Productions
Aliens in the Attic John Schultz Robert Hoffman, Ashley Tisdale, Carter Jenkins, Austin Butler, Kevin Nealon, Doris Roberts Science fiction 20th Century Fox, Regency Enterprises
All About Steve Phil Traill Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, Thomas Haden Church Comedy 20th Century Fox, Radar Pictures
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Betty Thomas Jason Lee, David Cross, Zachary Levi, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Anna Faris, Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler Family, Musical 20th Century Fox
Preceded by Alvin and the Chipmunks
Amelia Mira Nair Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor Biography, Drama Fox Searchlight Pictures
American Violet Tim Disney Nicole Beharie, Tim Blake Nelson, Will Patton, Michael O'Keefe, Xzibit, Charles S. Dutton, Alfre Woodard Drama Samuel Goldwyn Films
Angels & Demons Ron Howard Tom Hanks, Ayelet Zurer, Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Pierfrancesco Favino, Nikolaj Lie Kaas Adventure, Mystery Columbia Pictures. Based on the novel by Dan Brown
The Answer Man John Hindman Jeff Daniels, Lauren Graham, Lou Taylor Pucci, Kat Dennings, Olivia Thirlby Romantic comedy Magnolia Pictures
Arcadia Lost Phedon Papamichael, Jr. Nick Nolte, Haley Bennett, Carter Jenkins, Dato Bakhtadze, Lachlan Buchanan, James Ivory Drama Merchant Films
Armored Nimród Antal Matt Dillon, Jean Reno, Laurence Fishburne, Milo Ventimiglia, Skeet Ulrich, Columbus Short, Amaury Nolasco, Fred Ward Action, Crime drama Screen Gems
Assassination of a High School President Brett Simon Bruce Willis, Reece Thompson, Mischa Barton Comedy Yari Film Group
Astro Boy David Bowers Freddie Highmore, Nicolas Cage, Donald Sutherland, Nathan Lane, Bill Nighy, Eugene Levy, Kristen Bell Animated film Summit Entertainment, Imagi Animation Studios
Based on Astro Boy by Osamu Tezuka
Avatar James Cameron Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez, Stephen Lang, Laz Alonso, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel Moore, Wes Studi Epic, Science fiction Noted as a breakthrough in 3D viewing and stereoscopic filmmaking[1] 20th Century Fox
Away We Go Sam Mendes John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Daniels, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Allison Janney, Chris Messina, Catherine O'Hara, Paul Schneider, Jim Gaffigan, Melanie Lynskey, Josh Hamilton Comedy-drama Focus Features
The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans Werner Herzog Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Val Kilmer, Xzibit Crime drama Millennium Films
Bandslam Todd Graff Aly Michalka, Vanessa Hudgens, Gaelan Connell, Scott Porter, Lisa Kudrow Musical Summit Entertainment, Walden Media
Battle for Terra Aristomenis Tsirbas Evan Rachel Wood, Brian Cox, James Garner, Chris Evans, Danny Glover, Amanda Peet, David Cross, Justin Long, Dennis Quaid, Luke Wilson Science fiction, Animated Lionsgate
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Peter Hyams Michael Douglas, Jesse Metcalfe, Amber Tamblyn, Orlando Jones Drama RKO Pictures; based on Fritz Lang's '1956 film
Big Fan Robert D. Siegel Patton Oswalt, Kevin Corrigan, Michael Rapaport, Marcia Jean Kurtz Drama First Independent Pictures
The Blind Side John Lee Hancock Sandra Bullock, Kathy Bates, Tim McGraw, Ray McKinnon, Quinton Aaron Drama Warner Bros. Pictures, Alcon Entertainment
Based on The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis; Oscar for Bullock
Boogie Town Chris Stokes Marques Houston, Brenda Song Dance Awaiting release
The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day Troy Duffy Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus, Clifton Collins, Jr., Julie Benz, Judd Nelson, Bob Marley, Brian Mahoney, David Ferry, David Della Rocco, Peter Fonda, Billy Connolly Action Apparition; preceded by The Boondock Saints (1999)
The Box Richard Kelly Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, James Rebhorn, Holmes Osborne, Gillian Jacobs Science fiction Warner Bros. Pictures
Based on "Button, Button" by Richard Matheson
Bride Wars Gary Winick Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway, Candice Bergen Comedy 20th Century Fox, Regency Enterprises
Brothers Jim Sheridan Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Sam Shepard War Lionsgate
Based on Brothers (2004)
The Brothers Bloom Rian Johnson Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel Weisz, Rinko Kikuchi, Robbie Coltrane, Maximilian Schell Comedy, Crime Summit Entertainment
Brothers at War Jake Rademacher Soldiers in the Iraq War Documentary Samuel Goldwyn Films
Brüno Larry Charles Sacha Baron Cohen Mockumentary Universal Pictures
C Me Dance Greg Robbins Greg Robbins, Christina DeMarco, Laura Romeo, Peter Kent Thriller Freestyle Releasing
Capitalism: A Love Story Michael Moore The financial crisis of 2007–2010 Documentary Overture Films
Carriers Alex Pastor, David Pastor Lou Taylor Pucci, Chris Pine, Piper Perabo, Emily VanCamp, Christopher Meloni Horror Paramount Vantage
Chandni Chowk to China Nikhil Advani Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, Mithun Chakraborty Action Warner Bros. Pictures
The Chaos Experiment Philippe Martinez Val Kilmer, Armand Assante, Eric Roberts Drama
A Christmas Carol Robert Zemeckis Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Cary Elwes, Colin Firth Animation Based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant Paul Weitz John C. Reilly, Ken Watanabe, Josh Hutcherson, Chris Massoglia, Michael Cerveris, Ray Stevenson, Patrick Fugit, Willem Dafoe, Salma Hayek Fantasy Universal Pictures
Based on The Saga of Darren Shan by Darren Shan
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Phil Lord, Chris Miller Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Andy Samberg, Bruce Campbell, Mr. T, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Benjamin Bratt, Neil Patrick Harris, Al Roker, Lauren Graham, Will Forte Animated Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation
Based on Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett and Ron Barrett
Cold Souls Sophie Barthes Paul Giamatti, Emily Watson, David Strathairn, Dina Korzun Comedy Samuel Goldwyn Films
The Collector Marcus Dunstan Josh Stewart, Michael Reilly Burke, Andrea Roth, Juan Fernández Horror Freestyle Releasing
Confessions of a Shopaholic P. J. Hogan Isla Fisher, Hugh Dancy, Joan Cusack, John Goodman, John Lithgow, Kristin Scott Thomas, Leslie Bibb Romantic comedy Touchstone Pictures. Based on the Shopaholic series by Sophie Kinsella
Coraline Henry Selick Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, Ian McShane, Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French Animated Focus Features; based on Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Couples Retreat Peter Billingsley Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Jason Bateman, Faizon Love, Kristin Davis, Malin Åkerman, Kristen Bell, Kali Hawk, Jean Reno Comedy Universal Pictures
The Cove Louie Psihoyos The annual killing of dolphins at Taiji, Wakayama Documentary Lionsgate
Crank: High Voltage Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Clifton Collins, Jr., Efren Ramirez, Dwight Yoakam, Reno Wilson, Bai Ling, David Carradine Action Lionsgate, Lakeshore Entertainment; preceded by Crank (2006)
Crazy Heart Scott Cooper Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Robert Duvall, Colin Farrell Drama, Musical Fox Searchlight Pictures; Oscar for Bridges
The Cross Matthew Crouch Arthur Blessitt Documentary Gener8Xion Entertainment
Crossing Over Wayne Kramer Harrison Ford, Sean Penn, Jim Sturgess, Ashley Judd, Alice Eve, Alice Braga, Cliff Curtis, Summer Bishil, Ray Liotta Drama The Weinstein Company
Dance Flick Damien Dante Wayans Shoshana Bush, Damon Wayans, Jr. Dance, Parody Paramount Pictures, MTV Films
Did You Hear About the Morgans? Marc Lawrence Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sam Elliott, Mary Steenburgen, Elisabeth Moss, Wilford Brimley, Michael Kelly Comedy Columbia Pictures
District 9 Neill Blomkamp Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, David James Science fiction TriStar Pictures
Drag Me to Hell Sam Raimi Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Lorna Raver, Dileep Rao, David Paymer, Adriana Barraza Horror Universal Pictures
Dragonball Evolution James Wong Justin Chatwin, Emmy Rossum, Joon Park, Chow Yun-fat, James Marsters, Eriko Tamura, Jamie Chung, Randall Duk Kim Action, Fantasy 20th Century Fox
Based on the Dragon Ball franchise from Akira Toriyama
Duplicity Tony Gilroy Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Giamatti Crime Universal Pictures
Echelon Conspiracy Greg Marcks Shane West, Edward Burns, Ving Rhames, Jonathan Pryce, Tamara Feldman Action After Dark Films
Every Little Step James D. Stern, Adam Del Deo The casting of the 2006 Broadway revival of A Chorus Line Documentary Sony Picture Classics
Everybody's Fine Nick Jones Robert De Niro, Drew Barrymore, Kate Beckinsale, Sam Rockwell Drama Miramax Films
Based on Everybody's Fine
Extract Mike Judge Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Kristen Wiig, J. K. Simmons, Ben Affleck Comedy Miramax Films
Fame Kevin Tancharoen Debbie Allen, Charles S. Dutton, Kelsey Grammer, Megan Mullally, Bebe Neuwirth, Asher Book, Kristy Flores, Paul Iacono, Paul McGill, Naturi Naughton, Kay Panabaker, Kherington Payne, Collins Pennie, Walter Perez, Anna Maria Perez de Taglé Drama, Musical MGM; based on Fame
Fantastic Mr. Fox Wes Anderson George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Anjelica Huston Animated film 20th Century Fox; based on Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl
Fast & Furious Justin Lin Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster Action Universal Pictures; preceded by The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
Fighting Dito Montiel Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard Action Rogue Pictures
The Final Destination David R. Ellis Bobby Campo, Shantel VanSanten, Haley Webb, Nick Zano, Mykelti Williamson Horror New Line Cinema
Preceded by Final Destination 3 (2006)
Fired Up! Will Gluck Nick D'Agosto, Eric Christian Olsen, Sarah Roemer, AnnaLynne McCord, Molly Sims, John Michael Higgins Comedy, Teen Screen Gems
Food, Inc. Robert Kenner Agricultural food production in United States Documentary Magnolia Pictures, Participant Media, River Road Entertainment
Fragments Rowan Woods Kate Beckinsale, Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce, Josh Hutcherson, Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Embeth Davidtz Drama Based on Winged Creatures by Roy Freirich; titled Winged Creatures internationally. Direct-to-DVD
Friday the 13th Marcus Nispel Jared Padalecki, Danielle Panabaker, Aaron Yoo, Amanda Righetti Horror New Line Cinema, Paramount Pictures; preceded by Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Funny People Judd Apatow Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana, Jonah Hill, RZA, Jason Schwartzman Comedy drama Universal Pictures, Columbia Pictures
G-Force Hoyt Yeatman Bill Nighy, Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Jon Favreau, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi, Tracy Morgan Family, Live-action/animated film Walt Disney Pictures
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Stephen Sommers Dennis Quaid, Channing Tatum, Marlon Wayans, Saïd Taghmaoui, Jonathan Pryce, Rachel Nichols, Sienna Miller, Lee Byung-hun, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Christopher Eccleston, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Action, Adventure Paramount Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment. Based on the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero franchise
Gallowwalker Andrew Goth Wesley Snipes, Riley Smith, Patrick Bergin Horror, Western Awaiting release
Gamer Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor Gerard Butler, Michael C. Hall, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Kyra Sedgwick, Amber Valletta, Logan Lerman, Terry Crews Action, Science fiction Lionsgate, Lakeshore Entertainment
Gentlemen Broncos Jared Hess Michael Angarano, Jemaine Clement, Sam Rockwell, Jennifer Coolidge Comedy Fox Searchlight Pictures
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Mark Waters Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Michael Douglas, Breckin Meyer, Lacey Chabert, Emma Stone, Anne Archer, Robert Forster, Amanda Walsh, Noureen DeWulf Fantasy, Romantic comedy New Line Cinema. Based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Gigantic Matt Aselton Paul Dano, Zooey Deschanel, Ed Asner, Jane Alexander, John Goodman Comedy First Independent Pictures
The Girlfriend Experience Steven Soderbergh Sasha Grey Drama Magnolia Pictures
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard Neal Brennan Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, James Brolin, David Koechner, Kathryn Hahn, Ed Helms, Jordana Spiro, Craig Robinson, Ken Jeong, Rob Riggle, Noureen DeWulf, Tony Hale, Joey Kern, Alan Thicke, Will Ferrell Comedy Paramount Vantage
The Great Buck Howard Sean McGinly John Malkovich, Colin Hanks, Emily Blunt, Steve Zahn, Tom Hanks Comedy-drama Magnolia Pictures
The Grudge 3 Toby Wilkins Johanna Braddy, Gil McKinney, Shawnee Smith, Emi Ikehata, Jadie Hobson, Beau Mirchoff, Marina Sirtis, Matthew Knight Horror–Thriller Stage 6 Films, Sony(USA), Columbia Pictures
Halloween II Rob Zombie Malcolm McDowell, Sheri Moon Zombie, Scout Taylor-Compton, Tyler Mane, Brad Dourif, Danielle Harris Horror Dimension Films
Preceded by Halloween (2007)
The Hangover Todd Phillips Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Heather Graham, Justin Bartha Comedy Warner Bros., Legendary Pictures
Hannah Montana: The Movie Peter Chelsom Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles, Mitchel Musso, Moisés Arias, Melora Hardin, Vanessa Williams, Billy Ray Cyrus, Lucas Till Family, Musical Walt Disney Pictures. Based on Hannah Montana
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince David Yates Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall, David Thewlis, Julie Walters Family, Fantasy Warner Bros. Pictures. Based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling
Preceded by Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
The Haunting in Connecticut Peter Cornwell Virginia Madsen, Kyle Gallner, Martin Donovan, Elias Koteas, Amanda Crew Horror Lionsgate, Gold Circle Films
He's Just Not That Into You Ken Kwapis Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Connelly, Kevin Connelly, Bradley Cooper, Ginnifer Goodwin, Scarlett Johansson, Justin Long Romantic comedy New Line Cinema. Based on the self-help book by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo
The Hole Joe Dante Teri Polo, Chris Massoglia, Haley Bennett Fantasy, Thriller Bold Films
Homecoming Morgan J. Freeman Mischa Barton, Matt Long, Jessica Stroup Horror Animus Films
Horrorween Joe Estevez Chuck Lamb, Ed Meyer, Tila Tequila Comedy horror
Horsemen Jonas Åkerlund Dennis Quaid, Zhang Ziyi, Clifton Collins, Jr., Patrick Fugit, Peter Stormare Crime drama Lionsgate, Mandate Pictures
Hotel for Dogs Thor Freudenthal Emma Roberts, Jake T. Austin, Kyla Pratt, Don Cheadle, Lisa Kudrow, Kevin Dillon Comedy, Family DreamWorks Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies. Based on Hotel for Dogs by Lois Duncan
Humpday Lynn Shelton Mark Duplass, Joshua Leonard, Alycia Delmore Comedy Magnolia Pictures
I Can Do Bad All By Myself Tyler Perry Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson, Mary J. Blige, Adam Rodríguez, Brian White, Gladys Knight, Pastor Marvin Winans Comedy, Drama Lionsgate
Preceded by Madea Goes to Jail
I Hate Valentine's Day Nia Vardalos Nia Vardalos, John Corbett Romantic comedy Blue Star Entertainment
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell Bob Gosse Matt Czuchry, Jesse Bradford, Geoff Stults Comedy Based on I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell by Tucker Max
The Hurt Locker Kathryn Bigelow Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Evangeline Lilly, Ralph Fiennes, David Morse, Guy Pearce War Summit Entertainment; Oscar for Bigelow
I Love You, Beth Cooper Chris Columbus Hayden Panettiere, Paul Rust, Jack Carpenter, Lauren London, Lauren Storm, Alan Ruck, Cynthia Stevenson Comedy, Teen 20th Century Fox. Based on I Love You, Beth Cooper by Larry Doyle
I Love You, Man John Hamburg Paul Rudd, Jason Segel Comedy Paramount Pictures
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Carlos Saldanha, Mike Thurmeier Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Josh Peck, Simon Pegg Family Animated film. 20th Century Fox. Preceded by Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Imagine That Karey Kirkpatrick Eddie Murphy Comedy Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Terry Gilliam Heath Ledger, Christopher Plummer, Lily Cole, Verne Troyer, Andrew Garfield, Tom Waits, Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Colin Farrell Adventure, Comedy Sony Pictures Classics
The Informant! Steven Soderbergh Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Joel McHale, Melanie Lynskey Black comedy, Biography Warner Bros. Pictures
Based on The Informant by Kurt Eichenwald
The Informers Gregor Jordan Billy Bob Thornton, Kim Basinger, Winona Ryder, Mickey Rourke, Jon Foster, Amber Heard, Rhys Ifans, Chris Isaak, Austin Nichols, Lou Taylor Pucci, Mel Raido, Brad Renfro Drama Based on The Informers by Bret Easton Ellis
Inglourious Basterds Quentin Tarantino Brad Pitt, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz, Daniel Brühl, Diane Kruger, Michael Fassbender, Eli Roth, Til Schweiger War, Science fiction Universal Pictures, The Weinstein Company
The International Tom Tykwer Clive Owen, Naomi Watts Action, Thriller Columbia Pictures
Invictus Clint Eastwood Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon Biography, Drama Warner Bros. Pictures
Based on Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Changed a Nation by John Carlin
An Invisible Sign Marilyn Agrelo Jessica Alba, J. K. Simmons, Chris Messina Drama Awaiting release
The Invention of Lying Ricky Gervais, Matthew Robinson Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Jonah Hill, Louis C.K., Rob Lowe, Tina Fey, Christopher Guest Comedy, Science fiction Warner Bros. Pictures
It Might Get Loud Davis Guggenheim The careers and styles of Jimmy Page, The Edge, and Jack White Documentary Sony Pictures Classics
It's Complicated Nancy Meyers Robert Adamson, Blanchard Ryan, Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin Romantic comedy Universal Pictures
Janky Promoters Marcus Raboy Ice Cube, Mike Epps, Young Jeezy Comedy Third Rail Releasing
Jennifer's Body Karyn Kusama Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Johnny Simmons, J. K. Simmons, Amy Sedaris, Adam Brody Comedy horror, Teen 20th Century Fox, Fox Atomic
Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience Bruce Hendricks Jonas Brothers, Demi Lovato, Taylor Swift, Christa B. Allen Concert Walt Disney Pictures
Julie & Julia Nora Ephron Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Stanley Tucci, Chris Messina, Linda Emond Biography, Romantic comedy Columbia Pictures. Based on My Life in France by Alex Prud'homme and Julie & Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen by Julie Powell
Knowing Alex Proyas Nicolas Cage Science fiction Summit Entertainment
Labor Pains Lara Shapiro Lindsay Lohan, Luke Kirby, Cheryl Hines, Chris Parnell, Bridgit Mendler, Kevin Covais Romantic comedy, Romantic First Look Studios
Laid to Rest Robert Green Hall Bobbi Sue Luther, Kevin Gage, Sean Whalen, Johnathon Schaech, Thomas Dekker, Nick Principe, Richard Lynch, Lena Headey Horror Direct-to-DVD, Dry County Films, Anchor Bay Entertainment
Land of the Lost Brad Silberling Will Ferrell, Danny McBride, Anna Friel, Jorma Taccone Adventure Universal Pictures, Relativity Media; based on the TV series of the same name
The Last House on the Left Dennis Iliadis Garret Dillahunt, Rhys Coiro, Martha MacIsaac, Riki Lindhome, Tony Goldwyn, Monica Potter, Spencer Treat Clark, Sara Paxton Horror Rogue Pictures; based on The Last House on the Left
Law Abiding Citizen F. Gary Gray Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Colm Meaney, Bruce McGill, Regina Hall, Viola Davis Thriller Overture Films
Life During Wartime Todd Solondz Ally Sheedy, Gaby Hoffmann Comedy-drama Preceded by Happiness
The Limits of Control Jim Jarmusch Isaach de Bankolé, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Gael García Bernal Crime drama Focus Features
Love Happens Brandon Camp Aaron Eckhart, Jennifer Aniston Romance Universal Pictures
Love N' Dancing Robert Iscove Amy Smart, Tom Malloy, Billy Zane Dance, Romance Screen Media Films
The Lovely Bones Peter Jackson Saoirse Ronan, Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci Drama DreamWorks Pictures
Based on The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
Lymelife Derick Martini Alec Baldwin, Emma Roberts, Rory Culkin, Kieran Culkin, Jill Hennessy, Timothy Hutton, Cynthia Nixon Drama Screen Media Films
Madea Goes to Jail Tyler Perry Tyler Perry, Sofía Vergara, Vanessa Ferlito, Derek Luke, Keshia Knight Pulliam, David Mann, Ion Overman, RonReaco Lee, Viola Davis Comedy, Drama Lionsgate; based on Madea Goes to Jail
The Maiden Heist Peter Hewitt Christopher Walken, Morgan Freeman, William H. Macy Comedy, Crime Yari Film Group
Management Stephen Belber Steve Zahn, Jennifer Aniston, Woody Harrelson, Fred Ward Comedy Samuel Goldwyn Films
Me and Orson Welles Richard Linklater Ben Chaplin, Claire Danes, Zac Efron, Zoe Kazan, Eddie Marsan, Christian McKay, Kelly Reilly, James Tupper Biography, Drama Warner Bros.
The Men Who Stare at Goats Grant Heslov Ewan McGregor, George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges Comedy Overture Films; based on The Men Who Stare at Goats by Jon Ronson
The Merry Gentleman Michael Keaton Michael Keaton, Kelly Macdonald Dramedy
The Messenger Oren Moverman Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson, Samantha Morton, Jena Malone, Steve Buscemi Drama Oscilloscope Pictures
Michael Jackson's This Is It Kenny Ortega Michael Jackson's final concert, canceled after his death Documentary Columbia Pictures
Miss March Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore, Raquel Alessi, Molly Stanton, Craig Robinson Comedy Fox Searchlight Pictures
Monsters vs. Aliens Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen, Hugh Laurie, Rainn Wilson, Kiefer Sutherland, Will Arnett, Stephen Colbert, Paul Rudd Animated film DreamWorks Animation
Motherhood Katherine Dieckmann Uma Thurman, Minnie Driver, Anthony Edwards Comedy
My Bloody Valentine 3D Patrick Lussier Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Kerr Smith Horror Lionsgate; based on My Bloody Valentine
My Life in Ruins Donald Petrie Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss Romantic comedy Fox Searchlight Pictures
My Sister's Keeper Nick Cassavetes Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin, Abigail Breslin, Sofia Vassilieva, Joan Cusack, Thomas Dekker, Jason Patric Drama New Line Cinema; based on My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
My One and Only Richard Loncraine Renée Zellweger, Chris Noth, Kevin Bacon Comedy
New in Town Jonas Elmer Renée Zellweger, Harry Connick, Jr. Romantic comedy Lionsgate, Gold Circle Films
New Moon Chris Weitz Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner Fantasy, Romance Based on New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
Preceded by Twilight (2008)
New York, I Love You 10 directors Bradley Cooper, Chris Cooper, Shia LaBeouf, Orlando Bloom, Andy García, Natalie Portman, Rachel Bilson, Julie Christie, James Caan Anthology, Romance Vivendi Entertainment
Next Day Air Benny Boom Donald Faison, Mike Epps, Wood Harris, Omari Hardwick, Darius McCrary, Yasmin Deliz, Mos Def Comedy, Crime Summit Entertainment
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Shawn Levy Ben Stiller, Dick Van Dyke, Robin Williams, Amy Adams, Hank Azaria, Owen Wilson, Steve Coogan, Jonah Hill, Ricky Gervais Adventure, Family 20th Century Fox; preceded by Night at the Museum
Nine Rob Marshall Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Nicole Kidman, Penélope Cruz, Kate Hudson, Judi Dench, Fergie, Sophia Loren Musical The Weinstein Company
Ninja Assassin James McTeigue Rain, Naomie Harris, Rick Yune, Ben Miles, Sho Kosugi, Sung Kang Action, Martial arts Warner Bros., Legendary Pictures, Dark Castle Entertainment
Not Easily Broken Bill Duke Morris Chestnut, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Hart, Eddie Cibrian, Jenifer Lewis Drama Screen Gems; based on Not Easily Broken by T. D. Jakes
Not Forgotten Dror Soref Simon Baker, Paz Vega Thriller
Notorious George Tillman, Jr. Jamal Woolard, Derek Luke, Angela Bassett, Anthony Mackie, Naturi Naughton Bio-pic, Drama Fox Searchlight Pictures
Observe and Report Jody Hill Seth Rogen, Anna Faris, Michael Peña, Ray Liotta Black comedy Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures
Obsessed Steve Shill Idris Elba, Beyoncé Knowles, Ali Larter Thriller Screen Gems
Old Dogs Walt Becker John Travolta, Robin Williams, Kelly Preston, Seth Green, Ella Bleu Travolta, Conner Rayburn, Matt Dillon, Rita Wilson, Dax Shepard, Bernie Mac, Luis Guzmán, Justin Long Comedy, Family Walt Disney Pictures
Opie Gets Laid James Ricardo April Wade, Ute Werner, Jesselynn Desmond, James Ricardo, Gina DeVettori Comedy Vivendi Entertainment
Orphan Jaume Collet-Serra Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman, CCH Pounder, Jimmy Bennett Horror Warner Bros. Pictures, Dark Castle Entertainment
Pandorum Christian Alvart Dennis Quaid, Ben Foster Horror, Science fiction Overture Films
Paper Heart Nicholas Jasenovec Charlyne Yi, Michael Cera Mockumentary Overture Films, Alliance Films
Paul Blart: Mall Cop Steve Carr Kevin James, Jayma Mays, Keir O'Donnell, Bobby Cannavale, Stephen Rannazzisi, Shirley Knight Comedy Columbia Pictures
A Perfect Getaway David Twohy Timothy Olyphant, Milla Jovovich, Kiele Sanchez, Steve Zahn, Marley Shelton, Chris Hemsworth Thriller Rogue Pictures, Alliance Films
Phoebe in Wonderland Daniel Barnz Felicity Huffman, Patricia Clarkson, Elle Fanning, Campbell Scott, Bill Pullman Fantasy Silverwood Films
The Pink Panther 2 Harald Zwart Steve Martin, Jean Reno, Alfred Molina, Emily Mortimer, Aishwarya Rai Comedy Preceded by The Pink Panther (2006)
Planet 51 Jorge Blanco Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, Gary Oldman, Seann William Scott, John Cleese Science fiction TriStar Pictures
Post Grad Vicky Jenson Alexis Bledel, Zach Gilford, Rodrigo Santoro, Jane Lynch, Carol Burnett, Michael Keaton Romantic comedy 20th Century Fox, Fox Atomic
Powder Blue Timothy Linh Bui Jessica Biel, Ray Liotta, Eddie Redmayne, Forest Whitaker, Kris Kristofferson, Lisa Kudrow, Patrick Swayze Drama Image Entertainment
Precious Lee Daniels Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, Sherri Shepherd, Gabourey Sidibe Drama Lionsgate; based on Push by Sapphire
winner of the Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic
The Princess and the Frog Ron Clements, John Musker Anika Noni Rose, Oprah Winfrey, Bruno Campos, Keith David, Michael-Leon Wooley, Jennifer Cody, Jim Cummings, John Goodman Animation, Family Walt Disney Pictures
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee Rebecca Miller Robin Wright Penn, Alan Arkin, Maria Bello, Monica Bellucci, Blake Lively, Julianne Moore, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder Drama Screen Media Films
The Proposal Anne Fletcher Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, Betty White Romantic comedy Touchstone Pictures
Public Enemies Michael Mann Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard, Channing Tatum, David Wenham, Stephen Graham, Giovanni Ribisi, Stephen Dorff, Billy Crudup Crime drama, Biography Universal Pictures
Push Paul McGuigan Chris Evans, Dakota Fanning, Camilla Belle, Djimon Hounsou Science fiction Summit Entertainment
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Harry Kloor, Dan St. Pierre Chris Pine, Amanda Peet, Samuel L. Jackson Animation Awaiting release
Race to Witch Mountain Andy Fickman Dwayne Johnson, AnnaSophia Robb, Carla Gugino, Garry Marshall, Ciarán Hinds, Alexander Ludwig, Tom Everett Scott, Christopher Marquette Family, Science fiction Walt Disney Pictures; based on Escape to Witch Mountain and on Escape to Witch Mountain by Alexander Key
The Road John Hillcoat Charlize Theron, Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall Drama, Science fiction Based on The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Saw VI Kevin Greutert Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Shawnee Smith, Tanedra Howard, Betsy Russell, Mark Rolston, Peter Outerbridge Horror Lionsgate
Preceded by Saw V (2008)
A Serious Man Joel and Ethan Coen Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind Comedy Focus Features
Sherlock Holmes Guy Ritchie Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong Adventure Warner Bros. Pictures
Shrink Jonas Pete Kevin Spacey Drama Roadside Attractions
Shorts Robert Rodriguez Jon Cryer, William H. Macy, Leslie Mann, James Spader, Jimmy Bennett, Kat Dennings Comedy, Family Warner Bros. Pictures
A Single Man Tom Ford Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult Drama The Weinstein Company
The Slammin' Salmon Kevin Heffernan Michael Clarke Duncan, Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske, April Bowlby, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Lance Henriksen, Olivia Munn, Vivica A. Fox, Morgan Fairchild Comedy Anchor Bay Films
The Soloist Joe Wright Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey, Jr. Bio-pic, Drama Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks; based on The Soloist by Steve Lopez
Sorority Row Stewart Hendler Briana Evigan, Jamie Chung, Rumer Willis, Leah Pipes, Audrina Patridge, Matt O'Leary, Julian Morris, Margo Harshman, Matt Lanter, Carrie Fisher Horror Summit Entertainment
Based on The House on Sorority Row
Spread David Mackenzie Ashton Kutcher, Anne Heche, Margarita Levieva, Sebastian Stan, Rachel Blanchard, María Conchita Alonso Comedy TVA Films
Star Trek J. J. Abrams Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Ben Cross, Anton Yelchin, Winona Ryder, Eric Bana, Leonard Nimoy Action, Science fiction Paramount Pictures; preceded by Star Trek Nemesis (2002)
State of Play Kevin Macdonald Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren Political thriller Universal Pictures; based on State of Play
The Stepfather Nelson McCormick Penn Badgley, Dylan Walsh, Amber Heard, Sela Ward, Jon Tenney Horror Screen Gems
Based on The Stepfather
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li Andrzej Bartkowiak Kristin Kreuk, Chris Klein, Neal McDonough, Robin Shou, Moon Bloodgood, Josie Ho, Taboo, Michael Clarke Duncan Action, Crime 20th Century Fox, Hyde Park Entertainment, Capcom; preceded by Street Fighter (1994)
Surrogates Jonathan Mostow Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, Rosamund Pike, Boris Kodjoe, James Cromwell, Ving Rhames Action, Science fiction Touchstone Pictures; based on The Surrogates by Robert Venditti
The Taking of Pelham 123 Tony Scott Denzel Washington, John Travolta, John Turturro, James Gandolfini Action, Crime Columbia Pictures, MGM. Based on The Taking of Pelham One Two Three and The Taking of Pelham One Two Three by Morton Freedgood
Taking Woodstock Ang Lee Demetri Martin, Dan Fogler, Henry Goodman, Jonathan Groff, Eugene Levy, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Imelda Staunton, Emile Hirsch, Liev Schreiber Comedy, Musical Focus Features; based on Taking Woodstock: A True Story of a Riot, a Concert, and a Life by Elliot Tiber and Tom Monte
Tekken Dwight H. Little Jon Foo, Kelly Overton, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Fantasy Based on the Tekken series from Namco
Tennessee Adam Woodley Ethan Peck, Adam Rothenberg, Mariah Carey, Lance Reddick, Bill Sage Drama Vivendi Entertainment
Terminator Salvation McG Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Moon Bloodgood, Bryce Dallas Howard, Common, Jadagrace Berry, Helena Bonham Carter, Jane Alexander Science fiction The Halcyon Company, Warner Bros., Columbia Pictures; preceded by Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)
Tetro Francis Ford Coppola Vincent Gallo Drama American Zoetrope
The Time Traveler's Wife Robert Schwentke Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams Romantic drama New Line Cinema; based on The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Michael Bay Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, John Turturro, Matthew Marsden Science fiction Paramount Pictures; preceded by Transformers (2007). co-produced by DreamWorks pictures.
Winner of the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture
Trick 'r Treat Michael Dougherty Rochelle Aytes, Dylan Baker, Leslie Bibb, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Brian Cox, Alberto Ghisi, Brett Kelly, Quinn Lord, Britt McKillip, Anna Paquin, Tahmoh Penikett, Lauren Lee Smith Horror Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures; Direct-to-DVD
True Adolescents Craig Johnson Mark Duplass, Bret Loehr, Melissa Leo Comedy New Video Group
Tyson James Toback The life and career of Mike Tyson Documentary Sony Pictures Classics
The Ugly Truth Robert Luketic Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler Romantic comedy Columbia Pictures, Lakeshore Entertainment
The Unborn David S. Goyer Odette Yustman, Gary Oldman, Meagan Good, Cam Gigandet, James Remar, Jane Alexander, Idris Elba, Carla Gugino Horror Rogue Pictures
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Patrick Tatopoulos Rhona Mitra, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Kevin Grevioux, Shane Brolly, Steven Mackintosh Horror Screen Gems, Lakeshore Entertainment. Preceded by Underworld: Evolution (2006)
The Uninvited Thomas Guard, Charles Guard Emily Browning, Elizabeth Banks, Arielle Kebbel, David Strathairn Drama, Horror DreamWorks Pictures. Based on A Tale of Two Sisters
Up Pete Docter, Bob Peterson Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, Paul Eiding, Christopher Plummer, Bob Peterson Animated film Walt Disney Pictures
Up in the Air Jason Reitman George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Danny McBride, Jason Bateman Comedy-drama Paramount Pictures; based on Up in the Air by Walter Kirn
Wah Do Dem Ben Chace Carl Bradshaw, Sean Bones, Kevin Bewersdorf, Norah Jones, Comedy
Watchmen Zack Snyder Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Matthew Goode, Patrick Wilson, Malin Åkerman, Billy Crudup, Jackie Earl Haley, Carla Gugino Superhero Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures. Based on Watchmen by Alan Moore
We Live in Public Ondi Timoner The career of Josh Harris Documentary Winner of the Grand Jury Prize: Documentary
What Goes Up Jonathan Glatzer Steve Coogan, Hilary Duff, Josh Peck, Olivia Thirlby, Molly Shannon Comedy-drama Sony Pictures Entertainment
Whatever Works Woody Allen Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Clarkson, Ed Begley, Jr., Conleth Hill, Michael McKean Comedy, Romance Sony Pictures Classics
Where the Wild Things Are Spike Jonze Max Records, Catherine Keener, Mark Ruffalo, Lauren Ambrose, Chris Cooper, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker, Paul Dano Family, Fantasy Warner Bros., Legendary Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures. Based on Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
Whiteout Dominic Sena Kate Beckinsale, Gabriel Macht, Alex O'Loughlin, Columbus Short, Tom Skerritt Thriller Warner Bros. Pictures, Dark Castle Entertainment
Based on Whiteout by Greg Rucka and Steve Lieber
Whip It Drew Barrymore Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Kristen Wiig, Drew Barrymore, Juliette Lewis, Jimmy Fallon, Daniel Stern Comedy-drama Fox Searchlight Pictures, Mandate Pictures. Based on the novel by Shauna Cross
World's Greatest Dad Bobcat Goldthwait Robin Williams, Alexie Gilmore, Daryl Sabara, Henry Simmons Black comedy Magnolia Pictures, Darko Entertainment
X Games 3D: The Movie Bob Burnquist, Ricky Carmichael, Kyle Loza, Travis Pastrana, Danny Way, Shaun White, Emile Hirsch (narrator) Documentary, Sports ESPN Films
X-Men Origins: Wolverine Gavin Hood Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Danny Huston, will.i.am, Lynn Collins, Taylor Kitsch, Ryan Reynolds, Dominic Monaghan Action adventure, Superhero 20th Century Fox, Marvel Entertainment. Preceded by X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
Year One Harold Ramis Jack Black, Michael Cera, Oliver Platt, Hank Azaria, David Cross, Olivia Wilde, June Raphael, Juno Temple, Christopher Mintz-Plasse Adventure, Comedy Columbia Pictures
The Young Victoria Jean-Marc Vallée Emily Blunt, Miranda Richardson, Jim Broadbent Drama, Romance Momentum Pictures
Zombieland Ruben Fleischer Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin Comedy horror Columbia Pictures

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