20th Century Fox bares its 2009 movie lineup filled with comedy, thriller, horror, and romantic flicks. Hollywood's most bankable stars are tapped to topbill the diverse movies, including an adaptation of the popular Japanese anime Dragonball and a spin-off from the X-Men franchise.
Bride Wars is the ultimate chick flick romance-comedy on dream weddings, bff and bridezillas starring Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson. In the movie, Liv (Hudson) and Emma (Hathaway) are best friends since childhood. Together they plan their respective weddings, each to take place at New York's ultimate bridal destination and their lifelong dream location, the Plaza Hotel. But a clerical error and subsequent clash in wedding dates pits the two brides--neither of whom will step aside--against each other, in a competition that quickly escalates into all-out war.
The sweeping romantic-epic that is Australia stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman in an extraordinary and inspiring love story amidst the backdrop of World War II era about the spirit, soul and mythology of Australia. Kidman plays an aristocratic English woman while Jackman is a tough cattle drover. Two people from opposite ends of the globe--they couldn't be more different--yet they find their lives inextricably intertwined as they embark on a remarkable journey across hundreds of miles of the country's most brutal terrain.
Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson star in Marley and Me, where dog lovers everywhere will relate to this charming tale of the world's naughtiest dog Marley. The film of the same name tells the true story of a couple (John and Jenny Grogan) who are both great animal lovers and decide to get a dog before starting a family. Little do they know how this wonderfully neurotic but inevitably loving dog will change their lives.
Tom Cruise stars in Valkyrie based on the so-called "July 20 Plot" on Adolf Hitler's life, considered to be one of the most heroic but least known episodes of World War II. Severely wounded in combat, Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg (Cruise) returns from Africa to join the German Resistance and help create Operation Valkyrie, the complex plan that will allow a shadow government to replace Hitler's once he is dead. But fate and circumstance conspire to thrust Stauffenberg from one of many in the plot to a double-edged central role. Not only must he lead the coup and seize control of his nation's government...he must kill Hitler himself.
High School Musical star Ashley Tisdale stars in her first comedy feature film They Came From Upstairs wherein a group of children attempt to defend their Maine vacation home from invading extraterrestrial forces as the malevolent aliens make their way from the upper floor of the house to the ground level.
Miss Congeniality star Sandra Bullock goes ballistic in the romantic comedy All About Steve as a crossword puzzle instructor Mary Horowitz who stalks a news cameraman after one date believing that she has found her soul mate.
Fast rising teen actress Hayden Panatierre (Heroes) stars in I Love You Beth Cooper that follows the adventures of a geeky high school valedictorian who decides he has nothing to lose by making a play for the popular cheerleader, declaring his love during the graduation speech.
Dragonball is the exciting new action adventure about an ordinary teenager named Goku who discovers he has a daunting destiny to fulfill: he must try to prevent the destruction of the planet. This futuristic and thrilling coming of age story, based on the Japanese manga (comic book) and the hit television series, stars Justin Chatwin as the story's hero. Talented actress Jamie Chung plays his girlfriend and ally. The cast includes James Marsters, Emmy Rossum and Chow Yun Fat.
Hugh Jackman is back as Wolverine in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the role that made him a superstar--as the fierce fighting machine who possesses amazing healing powers, retractable claws and a primal fury. Leading up to the events of X-Men, Origins tells the story of Wolverine's epically violent and romantic past, his complex relationship with Victor Creed, and the ominous Weapon X program. Along the way, Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new, including surprise appearances by several legends of the X-Men universe whose appearances in the film series have long been anticipated.
Ben Stiller tops the fun and adventure in The Night at the Museum 2: Escape from the Smithsonian. 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 Amelia Earheart who comes to life and has a crush on security guard Larry (Stiller).
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson pretties up in the family comedy Tooth Fairy. In the movie, The Rock stars as Derek Thompson, a minor-league hockey player whose nickname is the Tooth Fairy because of his ability to knock out opposing players' teeth. When he discourages a youngster's hope, Derek is ordered to one week's hard labor as a real tooth fairy, complete with wings, magic wand and frilly tutu. Along the way, he rediscovers his forgotten dreams.