The Cottage

Pathe Distribution (UK release date: March 14)

Dir: Paul Andrew Williams. Producers: Steve Christian, Hugo Heppell, Martin Pope. Key cast: Andy Serkis, Jennifer Ellison, Dave Legeno.

Plot: Dark comedy with horror overtones about a farmer who goes on a killing spree in the English countryside. Box office: $600,000 (£300,000) in its opening weekend.

Son Of Rambow

Optimum Releasing (UK release date: April 4)

Dir: Garth Jennings. Producers: Briston Baughan, Christian Baute, Benjamin Goldhirsh. Key cast: Bill Milner, Will Poulter, Adam Godley.

Plot: Two schoolboys form an unlikely friendship and make a home movie about being the son of Rambo.

Flashbacks Of A Fool

Walt Disney Smpi (UK release date: April 18)

Dir: Baillie Walsh. Producers: Steffen Aumueller, Brian Avery, Susanne Bohnet. Key cast: Daniel Craig, Harry Eden, Olivia Williams.

Plot: A hedonistic actor whose Hollywood career is dying reminisces about his childhood when he goes home to his best friend's funeral.


Momentum Pictures (UK release date: April 18)

Dir: Mike Leigh. Producers: Simon Channing-Williams, David Garrett, Georgina Lowe. Key cast: Sally Hawkins, Alexis Zegerman, Samuel Roukin.

Plot: This Berlin favourite sees a teacher negotiating the challenges of modern life in London.

The Escapist

Vertigo Films (UK release date: April 25)

Dir: Rupert Wyatt. Producers: Tristan Whalley, Alan Moloney, Adrian Sturges. Key cast: Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Liam Cunningham.

Plot: A convict serving life plans an escape in order to make peace with his dying daughter.

The Oxford Murders

Filmworks (UK release date: April 25)

Dir: Alex de la Iglesia. Producers: Alvaro Augustin, Gerardo Herrero, Mariela Besuiveski. Key cast: Elijah Wood, John Hurt, Julie Cox.

Plot: A professor and his student at Oxford University put their heads together to solve a string of murders linked to mathematical symbols.

The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas

Walt Disney Smpi (UK release date: April 25)

Dir: Mark Herman. Producers: Rosie Alison, Mark Herman, David Heyman. Key cast: Vera Farmiga, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend.

Plot: A young boy strikes up an unlikely friendship with another boy after his family move.


Universal Pictures International (UK release date: May 9)

Dir: Neil Marshall. Producers: Trevor Macy, Peter McAleese, Andrew Rona. Key cast: Craig Conway, Jason Cope, Jeremy Crutchley.

Plot: Sci-fi thriller about a group of people who frantically try to prevent the end of the human race.

The Edge Of Love

Lionsgate UK (UK release date: June)

Dir: John Maybury. Producers: Bill Godfrey, Linda James, Rebekah Gilbertson. Key cast: Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller, Cillian Murphy.

Plot: A Second World War drama about a poet in love with two women.

Angus, Thongs And Full-Frontal Snogging

Paramount Pictures International (UK release date: July 25)

Dir: Gurinder Chadha. Producers: Gurinder Chadha, Michelle Fox. Key cast: Georgia Groome, Aaron Johnson, Tommy Bastow.

Plot: Based on the novel by Louise Rennison, the story centres on a 16-year-old-girl who keeps a diary about the ups and downs of being a teenager.

Brideshead Revisited

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (UK release date: September 9)

Dir: Julian Jarrold. Producers: Nicole Finnan, Tim Haslam, Kevin Loader. Key cast: Emma Thompson, Michael Gambon, Matthew Goode.

Plot: Adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel about a young man's involvement with the Catholic aristocratic Flyte family.

How To Lose Friends & Alienate People

Paramount Pictures International (UK release date: October 3)

Dir: Robert B Weide. Producers: Stephen Woolley, Elizabeth Karlsen, co-producers Laurie Borg, Toby Young. Key cast: Simon Pegg, Jeff Bridges, Kirsten Dunst.

Plot: A comedy about an English writer who tries to make it in New York at a new, fast-paced magazine.

Quantum Of Solace

Sony Pictures Releasing International (UK release date: November 7)

Dir: Marc Forster. Producers: Barbara Broccoli, Michael G Wilson, Callum McDougall. Key cast: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Gemma Arterton.

Plot: The 22nd Bond instalment mirrors the November release of Casino Royale, which took $105.9m (£52.3m) at the UK box office.

Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince

Warner Bros (UK release date: November 21)

Dir: David Yates. Producers: David Barron, David Heyman, Lionel Wigram. Key cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham Carter.

Plot: The sixth instalment of the Potter series hopes to push the franchise past the $5bn mark worldwide.

A Complete History Of My Sexual Failures

Optimum Releasing (UK release date: TBC)

Dir: Chris Waitt. Producers: Mary Burke, Henry Trotter, Robin Gutch & Mark Herbert.

Plot: A documentary comedy about losing in the game of love.

The Duchess

Pathe Distribution (UK release date: TBC)

Dir: Saul Gibb. Producers: Michael Kuhn, Gabrielle Tana, Carolyn Marks Blackwood. Key cast: Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Charlotte Rampling.

Plot: Keira Knightley stars in this $30m period drama as the eighteenth-century Duchess of Devonshire, renowned for her extravagant lifestyle.

Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel

(UK release date: TBC)

Dir: Gareth Carrick. Producers: Joe Oppenheimer, David M Thompson, Neil Peplow. Key cast: Anna Faris, Chris O'Dowd, Dean Lennox Kelly.

Plot: Three social misfits in their local pub contemplate the notion of time travelling.