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September 02, 2012
  • Liam Neeson returns as Brian Mills, the ex-CIA operative with particular set of skills in "Taken 2."
Liam Neeson returns as Brian Mills, the ex-CIA operative with particular… (20th Century Fox )

The 2012 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through early November. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.



On the eve of their old friend's wedding, three bridesmaids go out looking for fun and end up on a wild adventure. With Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, James Marsden and Lizzy Caplan. Written and directed by Leslye Headland. Radius-TWC

Beauty Is Embarrassing

A documentary portrait of the prolific artist, designer and puppeteer Wayne White. Directed by Neil Berkeley. Future You Pictures

Blinky & Me

This documentary tells the story of the animator Yoram Gross, from his childhood in Nazi-occupied Poland to his success in Australia. Directed by Tomasz Magierski. Smoking Mirror Productions


In a dystopian future ruled by mega-corporations, a man tries to unravel a global mind-control conspiracy based on subliminal advertising. With Ed Stoppard, Leelee Sobieski and Jeffrey Tambor. Written and directed by Jamie Bradshaw and Alexander Doulerain. Roadside Attractions

The Cold Light of Day

While on a sailing vacation in Spain, a man has his world turned upside down when his family is kidnapped by intelligence agents searching for a mysterious briefcase. With Henry Cavill, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Echegui and Bruce Willis. Written by Scott Wiper and John Petro. Directed by Mabrouk El Mechri. Summit Entertainment

The Eye of the Storm

As a domineering socialite lies on her deathbed in a Sydney mansion, her estranged expatriate son and daughter convene at her side. With Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis and Charlotte Rampling. Written by Judy Morris. Directed by Fred Schepisi. Sycamore Entertainment Group

Hello I Must Be Going

Recently divorced and facing an uncertain future, a woman moves back in with her parents in suburban Connecticut and begins an affair with a 19-year-old actor. With Melanie Lynskey, Blythe Danner, Christopher Abbott and John Rubinstein. Written by Sarah Koskoff. Directed by Todd Louiso. Oscilloscope Laboratories

Hollywood to Dollywood

In this documentary, gay twin brothers embark on a journey to hand-deliver a script to country star Dolly Parton. Directed by John Lavin. Hollywood to Dollywood

The Inbetweeners

Four socially inept British teenagers go on vacation to Greece in search of wild times. With Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison and Joe Thomas. Written by Iain Morris and Damon Beesley. Directed by Ben Palmer. Wrekin Hill Entertainment

Keep the Lights On

In New York City, a closeted lawyer and a documentary filmmaker deal with love, addiction and dysfunction throughout a decade-long relationship. With Thure Lindhardt, Zachary Booth and Julianne Nicholson. Written by Ira Sachs and Mauricio Zacharias. Directed by Sachs. Music Box Films

Raaz 3

A fading Bollywood movie diva turns to black magic to thwart the aspirations of a rising starlet. With Bipasha Basu, Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta. Written by Shagufta Rafique. Directed by Vikram Bhatt. In Hindi with English subtitles. Fox International

The Right to Love: An American


A documentary about a gay married couple and their two adopted children who fight discrimination via home videos posted on YouTube. Directed by Cassie Jaye. Jaye Bird Productions

Toys in the Attic

In this animated film set in a secret world inhabited by toys, a beautiful doll is kidnapped and must be rescued from a land of evil. With the voices of Forest Whitaker, Joan Cusack and Cary Elwes. Written and directed by Vivian Schilling. Hanover House

The Victim

A young woman finds herself in a life-and-death situation when she witnesses a violent act by two sheriff's deputies, and her best chance for survival might be a recluse she meets in the woods. With Michael Biehn, Jennifer Blanc, Ryan Honey and Tanya Newbould. Written and directed by Biehn. Anchor Bay Films

The Words

A struggling writer finds and claims another man's long-lost work as his own and begins repeating the mistakes of someone in the past. With Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Irons, Dennis Quaid and Zoe Saldana. Written and directed by Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal. CBS Films

Sept. 14

10 Years

On the night of their 10-year high school reunion, friends catch up and revisit relationships and old haunts. With Channing Tatum, Lynn Collins, Justin Long and Rosario Dawson. Written and directed by Jamie Linden. Anchor Bay Films


On the eve of his 60th birthday, a hedge-fund manager scrambles to unload his troubled empire before his fraud is discovered while keeping his duplicity from his wife and daughter. With Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Brit Marling and Nate Parker. Written and directed by Nicholas Jarecki. Roadside Attractions


When a tsunami strikes a sleepy beach town, survivors trapped in a submerged grocery store have to face another threat in the form of hungry great white sharks. With Julian McMahon, Xavier Samuel and Sharni Vinson. Written by Russell Mulcahy and John Kim. Directed by Kimble Rendall. In 3-D. Anchor Bay Films

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