Robert Downey Jr. is back for this latest Marvel installment, which has Tony Stark/Iron Man facing off against a villain known as the Mandarin (Ben Kingsley).
"The Great Gatsby"Release date: May 10
Baz Luhrmann brings F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel to the big screen in this 3-D adaptation starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan.
"Star Trek Into Darkness"Release date: May 16
Capt. Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto) and the rest of the crew of the Enterprise face a villain with ties to Starfleet ("Sherlock" star Benedict Cumberbatch) in this J.J. Abrams-directed sequel.
"The Hangover Part III"Release date: May 23
The Wolfpack reunites for a third and final time, with another misadventure that ends -- naturally -- in Las Vegas. Starring Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong and Melissa McCarthy.
"Fast & Furious 6"Release date: May 24
Dom Teretto (Vin Diesel) and former FBI agent Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) agree to help Luke Hobbs (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) hunt down a rival gang led by Owen Shaw (Luke Evans) and his second-in-command, Dom's presumed-dead former girlfriend Letty Ortiz (Michelle Rodriguez).
"After Earth"Release date: May 31
Will Smith and Jaden Smith star as a father and son stranded on Earth, 1,000 years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape. Written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
"Now You See Me"Release date: May 31
FBI agents track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money. Starring Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrselon, Isla Fisher, Jesse Eisenberg and Mark Ruffalo.
"The Internship"Release date: June 7
Two salesmen (Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson), having been let go from their jobs, talk their way into a coveted internship at Google, where they must compete against young, tech-savvy geniuses for a shot at employment.
"Much Ado About Nothing"Release date: June 7
Shakespeare's classic comedy is given a contemporary spin in Joss Whedon's black-and-white adaptation, starring Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof and Nathan Fillion.
"This is the End"Release date: June 12
James Franco, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride and others star as fictional versions of themselves in the aftermath of a global apocalypse.
"Man of Steel"Release date: June 14
Zack Snyder ("300") directs this latest take on the superhero's origin story, with Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman and a supporting cast that includes Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane and Michael Shannon.
"The Bling Ring"Release date: June 14
Sophia Coppola directs this film based on the true story of a group of fame-obsessed teenagers that robbed celebrities' homes. With Emma Watson, Leslie Mann and Taissa Farmiga.
"World War Z"Release date: June 21
Brad Pitt stars as a United Nations employee trying to find a way to stop a zombie pandemic taking over the globe. Based on the novel of the same name by Max Brooks.
"Monsters University"Release date: June 21
It's back to school for Sully (John Goodman) and Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) in this prequel about the monster pals' college days. The film's voice cast also includes Steve Buscemi, Aubrey Plaza, John Krasinski and Helen Mirren.
"The Heat"Release date: June 28
An uptight FBI agent (Sandra Bullock) and a foul-mouthed Boston cop (Melissa McCarthy) join forces to bring down a Russian mobster. Directed by Paul Feig ("Bridesmaids").
"White House Down"Release date: June 28
When a paramilitary group takes over the White House, a Capitol policeman (Channing Tatum) springs into action to protect the president (Jamie Foxx) and save his daughter. Also starring Jason Clarke and Maggie Gyllenhaal.
"Despicable Me 2"Release date: July 3
Gru (Steve Carell) is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help them fight a villain named Eduardo (Al Pacino). Kristen Wigg, Russell Brand and Miranda Cosgrove also lend their voices to this sequel.
"The Lone Ranger"Release date: July 3
The masked Western hero heads back to the big screen in this Gore Verbinski-directed retelling starring Armie Hammer as John Reid/The Lone Ranger and Johnny Depp as his sidekick, Tonto.
"The Way Way Back"Release date: July 5
Written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (the Oscar-winning screenwriting team behind "The Descendants") the film tells the story of a 14-year-old boy who comes into his own during a summer vacation, thanks in part to his friendship with the manager of a water park. With Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Sam Rockwell and AnnaSophia Robb.
"Grown Ups 2"Release date: July 12
Adam Sandler, David Spade, Kevin James, Chris Rock and Salma Hayek join an ensemble cast in this sequel to the 2010 film "Grown Ups," which moves the action back to the small town where the Lenny (Sandler) and his friends grew up.
"Pacific Rim"Release date: July 12
When an alien attack threatens the Earth's existence, giant robots piloted by humans are deployed to fight off the menace. Directed by Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labyrinth").
"Fruitvale Station"Release date: July 12
This winner of both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at this year's Sundance Film Festival, this film is based on the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old who was shot to death by a BART police officer in in Oakland, Calif., in the early morning hours of New Year's Day 2009.
"Red 2"Release date: July 19
Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) and his motley crew of retired assassins return for a second outing. Also starring John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren.
"R.I.P.D."Release date: July 19
Jeff Bridges, left, and Ryan Reynolds star as as two cops dispatched by the otherworldly Rest In Peace Department to protect the living from a destructive array of souls who refuse to move peacefully to the other side.
"Blue Jasmine"Release date: July 26
Woody Allen's latest film stars Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Sally Hawkins, Bobby Cannavale, Peter Sarsgaard and Louis C.K.
"The Smurfs 2"Release date: July 31
The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel because she knows a secret spell that can turn his newest creation -- creatures called the Naughties -- into real Smurfs. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Sofia Vergara, Hank Azaria, Jayma Mays and a voice cast including Katy Perry.
"Elysium"Release date: Aug. 9
In a future where the wealthy have abandoned Earth to the poor, one man (Matt Damon) tries to break in to the idyllic spaceship called Elysium where the upper class now lives. Directed by Neill Blomkamp ("District 9") and also starring Jodie Foster.
"Planes"Release date: Aug. 9
A cropdusting plane named Dusty (voiced by Dane Cook) dreams of competing in a famous aerial race -- but must first overcome his fear of heights -- in this spin-off of Disney's animated "Cars" franchise.
"The Wolverine"Release date: Aug. 9
Hugh Jackman reprises his role as the clawed mutant in this latest "X-Men" film, which follows Logan/Wolverine as he travels to Japan and encounters a mysterious figure from his past.
"We're the Millers"Release date: Aug. 9
A small-time pot dealer (Jason Sudeikis) hires a phony family (Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts and Will Poulter) as camouflage to bring a large shipment of weed from Mexico to the U.S.
"The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones"Release date: Aug. 23
Lily Collins stars as heroine Clary Fray in this adaptation of the first book in Cassandra Clare's fantasy series of the same name. Also starring Jamie Campbell Bower, Lena Headey and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
"One Direction: This Is Us"Release date: Aug. 30
This 3-D concert film offers an all-access pass to the hit British boy band and their world tour, directed by "Supersize Me" helmer Morgan Spurlock.