Directed by: Sam Mendes Written by: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade & John Logan Starring: Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Judi Dench, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Ralph Fiennes Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller Running time: 143 minutes
Plot: Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her, bringing MI6 under attack.
Directed by: Quentin Tarantino Written by: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson Genre: Drama, Western Running time: 165 minutes
Plot: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Directed by: David O. Russell Written by: David O. Russell Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance Running time: 122 minutes
Plot: After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
Directed by: Ang Lee Written by: David Magee Starring: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Adil Hussain, Gerard Depardieu, Rafe Spall Genre: Adventure, Drama Running time: 127 minutes
Plot: A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor ... a fearsome Bengal tiger.
Directed by: Michael Haneke Written by: Michael Haneke Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert Genre: Drama, Romance Running time: 127 minutes
Plot: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Directed by: Joss Whedon Written by: Joss Whedon Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson Genre: Action, Science Fiction Running time: 143 minutes
Plot: Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army.
Directed by: Rich Moore Written by: Phil Johnston & Jennifer Lee Starring: John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Sarah Silverman, Alan Tudyk Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy Running time: 108 minutes
Plot: A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.
Directed by: Rian Johnson Written by: Rian Johnson Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Jeff Bridges, Pierce Gagnon Genre: Action, Crime, Science Fiction Running time: 119 minutes
Plot: In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent 30 years into the past, where a hired gun awaits. Someone like Joe, who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by transporting back Joe's future self.
Directed by: Wes Anderson Written by: Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola Starring: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance Running time: 94 minutes
Plot: A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out and find them.
Directed by: Benh Zeitlin Written by: Lucy Alibar & Benh Zeitlin Starring: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Lowell Landes, Gina Montana Genre: Drama, Fantasy Running time: 93 minutes
Plot: Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
Directed by: Peter Jackson Written by: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson & Guillermo Del Toro Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Ken Scott, Graham McTavish, Hugo Weaving Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy Running time: 169 minutes
Plot: A younger and more reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out on a "unexpected journey" to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of Dwarves to reclaim a their stolen mountain home from a dragon named Smaug.
Directed by: Christopher Nolan Written by: Jonathan Nolan & Christopher Nolan Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Marion Cotillard, Gary Oldman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Morgan Freeman Genre: Action, Crime, Drama Running time: 165 minutes
Plot: Eight years on, a new terrorist leader, Bane, overwhelms Gotham's finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.
Directed by: Tom Hooper Written by: William Nicholson Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance Running time: 157 minutes
Plot: In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole, agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's daughter, Cosette. The fateful decision changes their lives forever.
Directed by: Steven Spielberg Written by: Tony Kushner Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, David Strathairn, Hal Holbrook, John Hawkes Genre: Biography, Drama, History Running time: 150 minutes
Plot: As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.
Directed by: Seth MacFarlane Written by: Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin & Wellesley Wild Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale, Giovanni Ribisi. Genre: Comedy, Fantasy Running time: 106 minutes
Plot: As the result of a childhood wish, John Bennett's teddy bear, Ted, came to life and has been by John's side ever since - a friendship that's tested when Lori, John's girlfriend of four years, wants more from their relationship.
Directed by: Gary Ross Written by: Gary Ross, Suzanne Collins & Billy Ray Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Wes Bentley, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction Running time: 142 minutes
Plot: Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to compete.
Directed by: Joe Carnahan Written by: Joe Carnahan & Ian Mackenzie Jeffers Starring: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo, Dallas Roberts Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama Running time: 117 minutes
Plot: After their plane crashes in Alaska, six oil workers are led by a skilled huntsman to survival, but a pack of merciless wolves haunts their every step.
Directed by: Scott Derrickson Written by: Scott Derrickson & C. Robert Cargill Starring: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ranson, Michael Hall D'Addario, Clare Foley, Vincent D'Onofrio Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller Running time: 110 minutes
Plot: A true-crime writer finds a cache of 8mm "snuff" films that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose career dates back to the 1960s.
Directed by: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath & Conrad Vernon Written by: Eric Darnell & Noah Baumbach Starring: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jessica Chastain, Bryan Cranston, Martin Short Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy Running time: 93 minutes
Plot: Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent - Madagascar style.
Directed by: Pete Travis Written by: Alex Garland Starring: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headley, Rakie Ayola Genre: Action, Crime, Science Fiction Running time: 95 minutes
Plot: In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.
Directed by: Ridley Scott Written by: Jon Spaihts & Damon Lindelof Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Logan Marshall-Green, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Science Fiction Running time: 124 minutes
Plot: A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Directed by: Chris Butler & Sam Fell Written by: Chris Butler Starring: Kodi-Smit McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Casey Affleck, Tucker Albrizzi Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy Running time: 92 minutes
Plot: A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.
Directed by: Rupert Sanders Written by: Evan Daugherty, John Lee Hancock & Hossein Amini Starring: Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama Running time: 127 minutes
Plot: In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.
Directed by: Drew Goddard Written by: Joss Whedon & Drew Goddard Starring: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller Running time: 95 minutes
Plot: Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Directed by: Jon Hurwitz & Hayden Schlossberg Written by: Jon Hurwitz & Hayden Schlossberg Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Tara Reid, Seann William Scott, Mena Suvari, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Eugene Levy Genre: Comedy Running time: 113 minutes
Plot: Jim, Michelle, Stifler, and their friends reunite in East Great Falls, Michigan for their high school reunion.
Directed by: Marc Webb Written by: James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent & Steve Kloves Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen, Sally Field Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction Running time: 136 minutes
Plot: Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner.
Directed by: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman & Steve Purcell Written by: Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell, Brenda Chapman & Irene Mecchi Starring: Kelly MacDonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Robbie Coltrane, Kevin McKidd Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure Running time: 93 minutes
Plot: Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.
Directed by: Declan Lowney Written by: David Walliams Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Sheridan Smith, Nell Tiger Free, Johnny Vegas, David Walliams Genre: Drama, Family Running time: 60 minutes
Plot: Chloe is a lonely little girl with a mother more interested in entering right wing politics,father yearning for his old life as a rock guitarist and child prodigy younger sister. One day she meets Mr Stink,a malodorous tramp,and his clever dog the Duchess,and lets them live in the family's garden shed. Chloe becomes Mr Stink's best friend and,after he has refused to be part of the prime minister's homelessness campaign,she discovers his real identity and the sad events leading to his vagrancy. Mr Stink reunites Chloe's family but turns down their invitation to spend Christmas with them,though before moving on he thanks Chloe for giving him hope.
Directed by: Peter Lord & Jeff Newitt Written by: Gideon Defoe Starring: Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven, Martin Freeman, Imelda Staunton, David Tennant Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy Running time: 88 minutes
Plot: Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.
Directed by: Larry Charles Written by: Sacha Baron Cohen, Alex Berg, David Mandel & Jeff Schaffer Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley, SayJason Mantzoukas, John C. Reilly Genre: Comedy Running time: 83 minutes
Plot: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Directed by: Josh Trank Written by: Max Landis Starring: Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly, Ashley Hinshaw Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller Running time: 84 minutes
Plot: Whilst attending a party, three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery underground. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.
Directed by: Sacha Gervasi Written by: John J. McLaughlin Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Danny Huston, Toni Collette, Jessica Biel, James D'Arcy, Michael Wincott Genre: Biography, Drama Running time: 98 minutes
Plot: A love story between influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho in 1959.
Directed by: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski Written by: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski Starring: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae, Ben Whishaw, James D'Arcy, Susan Sarandon, Hugh Grant Genre: Drama, Mystery, Science Fiction Running time: 171 minutes
Plot: An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Directed by: Simon West Written by: Richard Wenk & Sylvester Stallone Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Terry Crews, Randy Couture, Liam Hemsworth, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller Running time: 103 minutes
Plot: Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.
Directed by: Tony Gilroy Written by: Tony Gilroy & Dan Gilroy Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Joan Allen, Albert Finney Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery Running time: 135 minutes
Plot: An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.
Directed by: Steve Martino & Mike Thurmeier Written by: Michael Berg & Jason Fuchs Starring: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott, Chris Peck Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy Running time: 88 minutes
Plot: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.