2011 Summer movies list
May 6

The Beaver

A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit Entertainment
Summer movies: In a list of summer movies in the May 1 Calendar section, the entry for August's "The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll" identified one of the stars as Rose Atropos. That is the name of a character in the film; she is played by actress Taryn Manning. Also, the Aug. 17 listing of "High Ground" was incorrectly titled "Higher Ground."

Jumping the Broom

Two very different African American families — one posh, one down-home — come together for a wedding on Martha's Vineyard. With Angela Bassett, Paula Patton, Laz Alonso and Loretta Devine. Written by Elizabeth Hunter and Arlene Gibbs. Directed by Salim Akil. TriStar Pictures

Last Night

Seven years into a happy marriage, a husband on a business trip and his wife back in New York each experience a night of temptation. With Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington, Eva Mendes and Guillaume Canet. Written and directed by Massy Tadjedin. Tribeca Film

Mia and the Migoo

A young girl races to rescue her father and battles shady developers with the help of shape-shifting forest spirits in this animated film. With the voices of John DiMaggio, Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Modine and Wallace Shawn. Written by Benoit Chieux, Antoine Lanciaux and Iouri Tcherenkov. Directed Jacques-Rémy Girerd. GKIDS / Media International

Passion Play

A washed-up jazz musician gets mixed up with a beautiful, mysterious woman and a cold-blooded gangster. With Mickey Rourke, Megan Fox, Bill Murray and Kelly Lynch. Written and directed by Mitch Glazer. Image Entertainment

Something Borrowed

Complications ensue after a mild-mannered lawyer sleeps with her best friend's fiancé. With Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson, Colin Egglesfield, Steve Howey and John Krasinski. Written by Jennie Urman and Jordan Roberts. Directed by Luke Greenfield. Warner Bros. Pictures

There Be Dragons

An investigative journalist goes to Spain to research a book about the controversial Catholic organization Opus Dei, but he hits a wall when his most promising source, his own father, proves uncooperative. With Charlie Cox, Wes Bentley, Olga Kurylenko and Derek Jacobi. Written and directed by Roland Joffé. Samuel Goldwyn Films


The warrior-god Thor is cast out of his magical homeland and sent to live among humans on Earth, where he becomes a hero. With Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston and Stellan Skarsgård. Written by Ashley Edward Miller, Zack Stentz and Don Payne. Directed by Kenneth Branagh. In Imax 3-D. Paramount Pictures