"Iron Man 3" (May 3): The latest Marvel release kicks the summer blockbuster season off with a bang: Tony Stark's greatest foe, a terrorist who calls himself the Mandarin (Ben Kingsley), destroys the entire Iron Man armory, forcing Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) to question whether the suit makes the man or the man makes the suit.
"The Great Gatsby" (May 8): Leonardo DiCaprio stars as the titular character in director Baz Luhrmann's big-budget adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of the same name. Any high school graduate should know the classic story, but soon they'll find out what it looks like in 3D.
"Peeples" (May 10): Before Craig Robinson tries to survive the end of the world in "This Is the End," he's got to survive an awkward family reunion in the Hamptons in order to ask the Peeples for their precious daughter's (Kerry Washington) hand in marriage.
"Aftershock" (May 10): Eli Roth co-wrote and stars in Chilean director Nicolás López's bloody disaster flick about an earthquake in Chile, followed by an army of escaped convicts flooding the streets to terrorize the locals.
"Star Trek Into Darkness" (May 17): J.J. Abrams' second film in the rebooted "Star Trek" franchise from Paramount follows Capt. Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto) and the rest of the Enterprise crew tracking down a mysterious villain who goes by the name John Harrison (Bennedict Cumberbatch).
"The English Teacher" (May 17): Julianne Moore stars in this comedy as a 40-something high school English teacher who decides to mount a 20-something aspiring playwright's stage production as school's annual play. She also decides to have sex with him. Let the conflict begin.
"France Ha" (May 17): Noah Baumbach ("Greenberg") directed this indie comedy, which he co-wrote with star Greta Gerwig ("To Rome with Love"), who plays a free spirit wandering somewhat aimlessly through life as she pursues her dream of becoming a dancer in New York City.
"Fast and Furious 6" (May 24): Vin Diesel and Paul Walker are reteaming with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson for more car chases -- and even tank chases -- in another globe-trotting adventure. In order to clear their names with the federal government, the gang must reunite to take down a group of skilled mercinaries led by franchise newcomer Luke Evans.
"The Hangover: Part III" (May 24): The Wolfpack is back for their third and supposedly final outing to Las Vegas. An attempt to dump Alan (Zach Galifianakis) in rehab goes wrong when John Goodman runs the four friends off the desert road and demands they track down Mr. Chow (Ken Jeong), holding Doug (Justin Bartha) hostage until they do.
"Epic" (May 24): In a crowded weekend at the box office, Fox's animated film about an "epic" forest battle hopes to cash in with kids and parents looking for an alternative to booze-fueled comedy and gasoline-guzzling action. Beyoncé, Jason Sudeikis, Amanda Seyfried and Colin Farrell are among the many celebrities voicing characters.
"Before Midnight" (May 24): Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy resume their Richard Linklater-directed romance nearly two decades after falling in love in 1995's "Before Sunrise." Now in a committed relationship with twin daughters, the third film follows their last day vacationing in Greece.
"The Purge" (May 31): Ethan Hawke also headlines this home-invasion horror movie set in a dystopian future where the United States government sanctions an annual 12-hour "purge" where all crimes are legal. "Game of Thrones" star Lena Headey plays Hawke's wife, who joins him in defending their home from a group of twisted individuals looking to kill while they can.
"Now You See Me" (May 31): Summit's ensemble crime thriller stars Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco and Isla Fisher as a group of illusionists who double as bank robbers so kind, they give the loot to audiences during performances. Mark Ruffalo plays the FBI agent trying to crack their magical crime. Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine also star.
"The Kings of Summer" (May 31): Formerly titled "Toy's House," this coming-of-age comedy earned rave reviews at the Sundance Film Festival. The film follows three teenagers who run away from home to build a house deep in the woods and live off the land in order to be free from responsibility and their parents.
"The East" (May 31): Director Zal Batmanglij reteams with his "Sound of My Voice" co-writer, Brit Marling, who also stars as an operative for an elite private intelligence firm tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group known for executing covert attacks on major corporations. Ellen Page, Alexander Skarsgård and Aldis Hodge co-star in the thriller.
"After Earth" (June 7): M. Night Shyamalan directs Will Smith and real-life son Jaden Smith as a father-son duo stranded on an Earth, 1,000 years after events forced humanity's escape. With papa Smith critically injured, little Smith must journey through the dangerous landscape to signal for help.
"The Internship" (June 7): "Wedding Crashers" Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson reunite to intern at Google, where the old school salesmen -- who haven't quite adapted to the digital age -- must compete with 20-somethings for a job at the tech giant.
"Much Ado About Nothing" (June 7): Joss Whedon ("The Avengers") wrote and directed this modern take on Shakespeare's classic comedy of the same name, which stars some of the filmmaker's closest actor friends like Nathan Fillion ("Castle"), Clark Gregg ("The Avengers"), Fran Kranz ("Cabin in the Woods") and Alexis Denisof ("Angel").
"This Is the End" (June 12): "Superbad" writing team Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg make their directorial debut with a tale about six friends -- Rogen, Jay Baruchel, James Franco, Craig Robinson, Jonah Hill and Danny McBride (all playing themselves) -- facing the end of the world in Hollywood.
"Man of Steel" (June 14): It's a bird! It's a plane! It's the newest Superman flick from Warner Bros. Zack Snyder directs Henry Cavill as the titular caped crusader in this Christopher Nolan-produced superhero flick, which sets the tone for "The Justice League," providing the studio ever gets around to producing the DC Comics version of Marvel's "Avengers."
"The Bling Ring" (June 14): Emma Watson ("Harry Potter") takes the lead in director Sofia Coppola's drama, inspired by a real-life group of fame-obsessed teenagers who use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
"World War Z" (June 21): Brad Pitt toplines Paramount's potential blockbuster about a United Nations employee in a race against time