2011 April Movies

Thor (2011)

Thor

  • 77%
  • PG-13
  • 114 min
  • Superhero

At the center of the story is The Mighty Thor, a powerful but arrogant warrior whose reckless actions reignite an ancient war. Thor is cast down to Earth and forced to live among humans as punishment. Once here, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero when the most dangerous villain of his world sends the darkest forces of Asgard to invade Earth.

Hanna (2011)

Hanna

  • 71%
  • PG-13
  • 111 min
  • Action

Raised by her father (Eric Bana of Star Trek), an ex-CIA man, in the wilds of Finland, Hanna’s upbringing and training have been one and the same, all geared to making her the perfect assassin. The turning point in her adolescence is a sharp one; sent into the world by her father on a mission, Hanna journeys stealthily across Europe while eluding agents dispatched after her by a ruthless intelligence operative with secrets of her own (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett). As she nears her...

Your Highness (2011)

Your Highness

  • 27%
  • R
  • 102 min
  • Adventure

Throughout history, tales of chivalry have burnished the legends of brave, handsome knights who rescue fair damsels, slay dragons and conquer evil. But behind many a hero is a good-for-nothing younger brother trying just to stay out of the way of those dragons, evil and trouble in general. Danny McBride and James Franco team up for an epic comedy adventure set in a fantastical world-Your Highness. As two princes on a daring mission to save their land, they must rescue the heir apparent’s...

Fast Five (2011)

Fast Five

  • 77%
  • PG-13
  • 130 min
  • Action

Vin Diesel and Paul Walker lead a reunion of returning all-stars from every chapter of the explosive franchise built on speed in Fast Five. In this installment, former cop Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) partners with ex-con Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) on the opposite side of the law. Dwayne Johnson joins returning favorites Jordana Brewster, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Matt Schulze, Tego Calderon and Don Omar for this ultimate high-stakes race.

Since Brian and Mia Toretto...

Soul Surfer (2011)

Soul Surfer

  • 46%
  • PG
  • 105 min
  • Biography

"Soul Surfer" is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith. In the wake of this life-changing event that took her arm and nearly her life, Bethany's feisty determination and steadfast beliefs spur her toward an adventurous comeback that gives her the grit to turn her loss into a gift for others.

Scream 4 (2011)

Scream 4

  • 59%
  • R
  • 103 min
  • Horror

Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell), now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey (David Arquette) and Gale (Courteney Cox), who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill (Emma Roberts) and her Aunt Kate (Mary McDonnell). Unfortunately Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting Sidney, Gale, and Dewey, along with Jill, her friends, and the whole town of Woodsboro in danger.

Winnie the Pooh (2011)

Winnie the Pooh

  • 90%
  • G
  • 63 min
  • Animation

Walt Disney Animation Studios returns to the Hundred Acre Wood with “Winnie the Pooh,” the first big-screen Pooh adventure from Disney animation in more than 35 years. With the charm, wit and whimsy of the original featurettes, this all-new movie reunites audiences with the philosophical “bear of very little brain” and friends Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Kanga, Roo— and last, but certainly not least, Eeyore, who has lost his tail. “Well a tail is either there or it isn’t there,”...

Rio (2011)

Rio

  • 72%
  • G
  • 96 min
  • Animation

From the makers of the hit "Ice Age" series comes "Rio," a comedy adventure about taking a walk on the wild side. Blu is a domesticated Macaw who never learned to fly, living a comfortable life with his owner and best friend Linda in the small town of Moose Lake, Minnesota. Blu and Linda think he's the last of his kind, but when they learn about another Macaw who lives in Rio de Janeiro, they head to the faraway and exotic land to find Jewel, Blu's female counterpart. Not long after they...

Madea's Big Happy Family (2011)

Madea's Big Happy Family

  • 38%
  • PG-13
  • 105 min
  • Comedy

When Madea's niece, Shirley, receives distressing news about her health, all she wants is to gather her three adult children around her and share the news as a family. But Tammy, Kimberly and Byron are too distracted by their own problems: Tammy can't manage her unruly children or her broken marriage; Kimberly is gripped with anger and takes it out on her husband; and Byron, after spending two years in jail, is under pressure to deal drugs again. It's up to Madea, with the help of the equally...

Prom (2011)

Prom

  • 36%
  • PG
  • 103 min
  • Comedy

At “Prom,” every couple has a story and no two are exactly alike. Several intersecting stories unfold at one high school as the big dance approaches; “Prom” portrays the precarious passage from high school to independence as some relationships unravel and others ignite. For Nova Prescott (Aimee Teegarden), it’s a battle of wills as she fi nds herself drawn to the guy (Thomas McDonell) who gets in the way of her perfect prom. Fellow seniors Mei (Yin Chang) and Tyler (De’Vaughn Nixon)...

Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 (2011)

Atlas Shrugged: Part 1

  • 11%
  • PG-13
  • 102 min
  • Drama

With American society in decay, railroad magnate Dagny Taggart begins to notice the mysterious disappearance of the world's leading artists, businessmen and thinkers. While struggling to keep her business afloat despite an economic crisis marked by collectivism and groupthink, Dagny soon discovers the truth about an organized "strike" against those who use the force of law and moral guilt to confiscate the accomplishments of society's productive members.

Detachment (2011)

Detachment

  • 57%
  • NONE
  • 100 min
  • Drama

Academy Award winner Adrien Brody stars as Henry Barthes, a substitute teacher who conveniently avoids any emotional connections by never staying anywhere long enough to form a bond with either his students or colleagues. A lost soul grappling with a troubled past, Henry finds himself at a public school where an apathetic student body has created a frustrated, burned-out administration. Inadvertently becoming a role model to his students, while also bonding with a runaway teen who is just as...

3-D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy (2011)

3-D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy

  • 22%
  • Unrated
  • 118 min
  • Drama

Inspired by "The Carnal Prayer Mat," an ancient Chinese text comparable to the Kama Sutra, this stereoscopic reboot of the popular 1990s-era erotic comedy series follows libidinous Ming Dynasty scholar Yangsheng (Hiro Hayama) as he seeks to gain the stamina needed to satisfy his beautiful new bride,Yuxiang (Leni Lan). Upon realizing he lacks the sexual fortitude to have a healthy sex life with Yuxiang, Yangsheng pays a visit to Mephistophelian Prince of Ning (Tony Ho), the proprietor of the...

A Lonely Place to Die (2011)

A Lonely Place to Die

  • 77%
  • NONE
  • 98 min
  • Action

A group of five mountaineers are hiking and climbing in the Scottish Highlands when they discover a young Serbian girl buried in a small chamber in the wilderness. They become caught up in a terrifying game of cat and mouse with the kidnappers as they try to get the girl to safety.

The Good Doctor (2011)

The Good Doctor

  • 66%
  • PG-13
  • 90 min
  • Drama

Dr. Martin Blake (Orlando Bloom) is an ambitious young doctor, eager to impress his superiors and colleagues - Chief Resident Waylans (Rob Morrow), self-assured fellow intern Dan (Troy Garity) and no-nonsense nurse Theresa (Taraji P. Henson) – but things are not going his way and he can't seem to shake off his insecurities. When 18-year-old Diane (Riley Keough) is admitted to the hospital for a kidney infection, Martin gets the boost of self-esteem he has been craving when he is able to...

Arthur (2011)

Arthur

  • 26%
  • PG-13
  • 110 min
  • Comedy

Arthur is a sweet but wildly irresponsible playboy whose millions have left him lonely and with no motivation in life. On the threshold of an arranged marriage with a simpering socialite whom he does not love, Arthur meets the spunky, blue-collar waitress Linda Marolla, and falls head over heels. However, just as he begins to pursue a relationship with Linda, his father and iron-willed grandmother threaten to pull the plug on his huge inheritance if he doesn't honor his position in life and go...

Mortal Kombat

    • Action

    For centuries a tournament has taken place to halt the invasion on Earth Realm. Shang Tsung, an evil sorcerer from Outworld has united with Goro, a four-armed prince born half man, half dragon to secure nine straight victories over countless generations of Earth Realm warriors. Because the sorcerer needs fresh souls, he lures three of Earth Realm's best fighters to a magical island for the tournament, plotting to steal their souls after having them killed in kombat. And as it is written, one...

    Killing Bono (2011)

    Killing Bono

    • 55%
    • R
    • 114 min
    • Comedy

    As a punk schoolboy in Dublin in the 1970s, Neil McCormick wants to be famous, he wants to be a rock god. Neil and his brother Ivan have it all worked out--the albums, the stadium concerts, the quest for world peace. There's only one thing they hadn't counted on--the boy sitting on the other side of the classroom has plans of his own. And his name is Bono.

    The Metropolitan Opera HD Live R. Strauss: Capriccio (2011)

    "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live" R. Strauss: Capriccio

      • Unrated
      • 150 min

      NCM Fathom brings the fifth season of the Metropolitan Opera's Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD in movie theaters nationwide. The broadcast of Strauss's opera Capriccio will be presented live for only one day on Saturday, April 23, 2011 at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT in select movie theaters. On Opening Night of the 2008-09 season, Renee Fleming dazzled audiences when she sang the final scene of Strauss's wise and worldly meditation on art and life. Now she performs the entire...

      The Metropolitan Opera HD Live Rossini: Le Comte Ory (2011)

      "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live" Rossini: Le Comte Ory

        • Unrated
        • 200 min

        NCM Fathom brings the fifth season of the Metropolitan Opera's Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series The Met: Live in HD in movie theaters nationwide. The broadcast of Rossini's opera Le Comte Ory will be presented live for only one day on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT in select movie theaters. Rossini's vocally dazzling comedy stars bel canto sensation Juan Diego Florez in the title role of this Met premiere production. He vies with mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, in the trouser...