Here are this year’s pack of summer genre-related movies opening in the U.S.:
(U.S. release dates shown)
- Spider-Man 3 (May 4)
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (May 25)
- 28 Weeks Later (May 11)
- Shrek the Third (May 18)
- Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (June 15)
- Fido (June 15)
- Transformers (July 4)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (July 13)
- Stardust (August 10)
- The Invasion (August 17)
I should also mention:
- The Martian Child (June 29) which, although is not sci-fi per se, it is based on the sf author’s David Gerrold’s wonderful book.
- Ratatouille (June 29) – We love Pixar!
- The Simpsons Movie (July 27) – Finally!
- DOA: Dead or Alive (June 22) – based on the video game
- A batch of horror movies that includes Day Watch (June 1), Rise: Blood Hunter (June 1), Hostel: Part II (June 8), Black Sheep (June 22), 1408 (July 13), Joshua (July 6), Halloween (August 31)