2009 May Movies

Star Trek (2009)

Star Trek

  • 95%
  • PG-13
  • 126 min
  • Action

The greatest adventure of all time begins with "Star Trek," the incredible story of a young crew's maiden voyage onboard the most advanced starship ever created: the U.S.S. Enterprise. On a journey filled with action, comedy and cosmic peril, the new recruits must find a way to stop an evil being whose mission of vengeance threatens all of mankind.

Terminator Salvation (2009)

Terminator Salvation

  • 33%
  • PG-13
  • 130 min
  • Action

In the highly anticipated new installment of "The Terminator" film franchise, set in post-apocalyptic 2018, Christian Bale stars as John Connor, the man fated to lead the human resistance against Skynet and its army of Terminators. But the future Connor was raised to believe in is altered in part by the appearance of Marcus Wright (Sam Worthington), a stranger whose last memory is of being on death row. Connor must decide whether Marcus has been sent from the future, or rescued from the past....

Angels & Demons (2009)

Angels & Demons

  • 37%
  • PG-13
  • 150 min
  • Mystery

The team behind the global phenomenon "The Da Vinci Code" returns for the highly anticipated "Angels & Demons," based upon the bestselling novel by Dan Brown. Tom Hanks reprises his role as Harvard religious expert Robert Langdon, who once again finds that forces with ancient roots are willing to stop at nothing, even murder, to advance their goals. Ron Howard again directs the film, which is produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, and John Calley. The screenplay is by David Koepp and Akiva...

Up (2009)

Up

  • 98%
  • PG
  • 96 min
  • Animation

From the Academy Award®-nominated team of director Pete Docter (“Monsters, Inc.”) and co-director Bob Peterson comes "Up", a comedic adventure taking off (and lifting spirits) in summer 2009. Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Junior Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease on life. "Up" takes audiences...

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

    • PG
    • 100 min
    • Action

    In the sequel, the Museum of Natural History is closed down for upgrading and the exhibits are put into storage at the Federal Archives in Washington, D.C. Amy Adams will play an undetermined historical figure who has a crush on security guard Larry (Stiller).

    Antichrist (2009)

    Antichrist

    • 48%
    • NONE
    • 108 min
    • Drama

    In the psychological thriller that evolves into a horror film, Dafoe and Gainsbourg will play a couple who retreat to an isolated cabin in the woods following the death of their child.

    Middle Men (2009)

    Middle Men

    • 40%
    • R
    • 105 min
    • Comedy

    In 1995, everyone had a VCR, music was sold in record stores, and the world-wide-web was a new found discovery. Businessman Jack Harris (Luke Wilson) had the perfect life - a beautiful family and a successful career fixing problem companies. Then he met Wayne Beering (Giovanni Ribisi) and Buck Dolby (Gabriel Macht), two genius but troubled men, who had invented the way adult entertainment is sold over the internet. When Jack agrees to help steer their business, he soon finds himself caught...

    Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)

    Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

      • PG-13
      • 100 min
      • Comedy

      Matthew McConaughey stars as a freewheeling libertine who's haunted by the spirits of girlfriends of the present, past, and beyond at his brother's wedding, awakening long-lost feelings for his first love. Jennifer Garner, Michael Douglas, Anne Archer, and Robert Forster co-star in this feature helmed by Mark Waters (Mean Girls) and scripted by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. Breckin Meyer and Lacey Chabert round out the cast of the New Line production.

      Agora (2009)

      Agora

      • 53%
      • NONE
      • 126 min
      • Adventure

      4th century A.D. Egypt under the Roman Empire… Violent religious upheaval in the streets of Alexandria spills over into the city’s famous Library. Trapped inside its walls, the brilliant stronomer Hypatia and her disciples fight to save the wisdom of the Ancient World… Among them, the two men competing for her heart: the witty, privileged Orestes and Davus, Hypatia’s young slave, who is torn between his secret love for her and the freedom he knows can be his if he chooses to join the...

      Mother (2009)

      Mother

        • R
        • 128 min
        • Crime

        Hye-ja is a single mom to 27-year-old Do-joon. Her son is her raison d’être. Though an

        adult in years, Do-joon is naïve and dependent on his mother, and a constant source of anxiety, often behaving in ways that are foolish or simply dangerous. Walking home alone one night down a nearly empty city street, he encounters a young girl who he follows for a while before she disappears into a dark alley. The next morning, she is found dead in an abandoned building and Do-joon is accused of her...

        The Limits of Control (2009)

        The Limits of Control

        • 44%
        • R
        • 115 min
        • Crime

        "The Limits of Control" is the story of a mysterious loner (played by De Bankolé), a stranger, whose activities remain meticulously outside the law. He is in the process of completing a job, yet he trusts no one, and his objectives are not initially divulged. The film is set in the striking and varied landscapes of contemporary Spain (both urban and otherwise).

        Fish Tank (2009)

        Fish Tank

        • 90%
        • NONE
        • 124 min
        • Drama

        A clear-eyed, potent portrait of teenage sexuality and vulnerability, Fish Tank confirms Oscar® winning filmmaker Andrea Arnold’s stature as one of the leading figures of new British cinema. Fifteen-year-old Mia (Katie Jarvis) is in a constant state of war with her family, her school and her neighbors, without any constructive creative outlet for her energies save a secret love of hip-hop dancing. When she meets her party-girl mother’s (Kierston Wareing) charming new boyfriend Connor...

        Bitch Slap (2009)

        Bitch Slap

        • 31%
        • R
        • 109 min
        • Action

        At its core, "Bitch Slap" follows three bad girls (a down-and-out stripper, a drug-running killer and a corporate powerbroker) as they arrive at a remote desert hideaway to extort and steal $200 Million in diamonds from a ruthless underworld kingpin. Things quickly spin out of control as allegiances change, truths are revealed, other criminals arrive for the score, the fate of the world hangs in the balance and they are forced to confront a villain much worse than they ever expected......

        The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)

        The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

        • 27%
        • R
        • 89 min
        • Comedy

        Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above, except for a dolphin trainer. When he's asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew descend on the town of Temecula like a pack of coyotes on a basket full of burgers. Selling, drinking, selling and going to strip clubs is their stock and trade. And they do it well. What Don doesn't expect is to fall in love and find his soul (cue...

        The Girlfriend Experience (2009)

        The Girlfriend Experience

        • 65%
        • R
        • 77 min
        • Drama

        The film is a drama set in the days leading up to the 2008 Presidential election, and centered on a high-end Manhattan call girl meeting the challenges of her boyfriend, her clients, and her work.

        Powder Blue (2009)

        Powder Blue

        • 25%
        • R
        • 108 min
        • Drama

        The drama concerns four troubled people who connect on Christmas Eve. Liotta plays an ex-con who has been released after a 25-year stretch and reaches out to his long-lost daughter (Biel).

        Hunger (2009)

        Hunger

          • R
          • 101 min
          • Horror

          Five strangers face the unthinkable when they wake up and find themselves trapped. With no idea how they got there they frantically try to figure out how to escape. The disoriented group quickly realise the truth about their situation when they discover another room containing enough water to survive for 30 days… and a razor sharp surgical knife. The intention becomes quite clear. Whoever put them in this place wants to see just how long it will take before the hunger makes them commit...

          Castaway on the Moon (2009)

          Castaway on the Moon

            • 116 min
            • Drama

            Mr. Kim is jobless, lost in debt and has been dumped by his girlfriend. He decides to end it all by jumping into the Han River - only to find himself washed up on a small, mid-river island. He soon abandons thoughts of suicide or rescue and begins a new life as a castaway. His antics catch the attention of a young woman whose apartment overlooks the river. Her discovery changes both their lives.

            The Tournament (2009)

            The Tournament

              • R
              • 95 min
              • Action

              Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash prize and the title of Worlds No 1, which itself carries the legendary million dollar a bullet price tag.

              Spring Breakdown (2009)

              Spring Breakdown

              • 60%
              • R
              • 84 min
              • Comedy

              Three awkward women in their thirties try to break the monotony of their lives by vacationing on an island that's a popular spring break getaway for college co-eds, along with the daughter of a powerful senator who one of the women works for.