80+ Trailers: Katherine Heigl, Charlize Theron, Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Robert De Niro, and Matt Damon Starrers

You know that saying, “Too much of anything is bad”? Well, that can’t be the case with George Clooney. The actor is surrounded by Oscar buzz for The Descendants. Alexander Payne (Sideways) directs Clooney as a recently widowed father of one Shailene Woodley (The Secret Life of the American Teenager). Expected U.S. release date: In theaters now

Also, be sure to check out the documentary on a movie mogul, Unauthorized: Harvey Weinstein. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Jason Statham (The Transporter) tries to keep a young girl Safe in yet another action movie. Expected U.S. release date: April 27, 2012

After the jump: Films by big-name directors, Guy Ritchie, Joss Whedon, Steven Soderbergh, Steven Spielberg, Roman Polanski, Peter Jackson, Cameron Crowe, Jason Reitman, Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood, and David Fincher

13 looks interesting: Statham, Michael Shannon, Mickey Rourke, and Alexander Skarsgard gamble on who lives and dies in Russian roulette. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

A group of real-life Navy SEALs star in Act of Valor as they rescue a CIA agent and stop a terrorism plot. Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 17, 2012

Tom Cruise is back in Mission: Impossible 4 – Ghost Protocol. He’s thrown in with Jeremy Renner, who’s poised to take on the series. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 21, 2011

Black Gold tackles the war on oil through the eyes of a young Arab prince, who has to decide between his father, Antonio Banderas, and the family of his lady love, Freida Pinto. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 23, 2011

Any Friday Night Lights fan will be glad to know that Michael B. Jordan is coming to their nearest theater in the sci-fi action movie, Chronicle. Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 3, 2012

Acclaimed director Zhang Yimou (Hero and House of Flying Daggers) works with Christian Bale in a historical drama, The Flowers of War. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 16, 2011

Together with Michael Ealy, Kate Beckinsale revives her role as a vampire in Underworld Awakening. Expected U.S. release date: Jan. 20, 2012

Into the Abyss, a documentary, examines death row through two men who committed murder in Texas. Michael Perry received the death penalty while Jason Burkett got a life sentence. Expected U.S. release date: In theaters now

Amanda Seyfried searches for her sister, who’s been abducted by the same man who took Seyfried years prior. Jennifer Carpenter, Sebastian Stan, and Wes Bentley join her in the thriller, Gone. Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 24, 2012

Angelina Jolie sits in the director’s seat for the drama, In the Land of Blood and Honey, which she also wrote. It’s a love story between a Serb and Bosnian, which is not without its complications as it takes place during the Bosnian War. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 23, 2011

Madonna has decided she isn’t done with directing. However, W.E.‘s only bragging right, thus far, is acclaimed actress Abbie Cornish (Limitless and Bright Star). Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 3, 2011

Rachel Weisz and Tom Hiddleston (Thor) have an affair in The Deep Blue Sea. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Learn more about the Academy Award-winning musical duo and real-life couple, The Swell Season, in this documentary. You may have heard their music on season nine of American Idol (see below). Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Were The Borrowers a part of your childhood? The book and film are being remade into a cartoon, The Secret World of Arrietty, starring Amy Poehler and Will Arnett. Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 17, 2012

Are you ready for Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-wrecked? Hollywood seems to thinks so, as they enlist Poehler, Justin Long, Anna Faris, Christina Applegate, and singer Jesse McCartney for their voices. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 16, 2011

Eddie Murphy only has A Thousand Words left in this dramedy. Expected U.S. release date: March 23, 2012

Aside from The Muppets, the movie also has some Hollywood A-listers, such as Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Sarah Silverman, Neil Patrick Harris, and Chris Cooper. Expected U.S. release date: Nov. 23, 2011

Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Betty White, and Danny DeVito bring Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax to life. Expected U.S. release date: March 2, 2012

The second trailer for the animated feature, The Pirates: Band of Misfits, is out. Expected U.S. release date: March 30, 2012

Martin Scorsese washes his bloody hands with the family film, Hugo, which stars Chloe Moretz, Jude Law, and Ben Kingsley. Expected U.S. release date: Nov. 23, 2011

The hot new celebrity couple, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux, met on the set of the comedy, Wanderlust. The film also reunites the love team from The Object of My Affection, Aniston and Paul Rudd. Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 24, 2012

Meanwhile, Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill team up for the remake, 21 Jump Street. Expected U.S. release date: March 16, 2012

Steven Soderbergh (Ocean’s 11) points the camera at Gina Carano, Tatum, Ewan McGregor, and Michael Fassbender in the action flick, Haywire. Expected U.S. release date: Jan. 20, 2012

Two trailers for Shame means double the Fassbender goodness. Carey Mulligan co-stars as his sister in this explicit drama about a sex addict. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 2, 2011

The ensemble cast for the cop drama, The Son of No One, includes Tatum, Katie Holmes, Juliette Binoche, Tracy Morgan, and Al Pacino. Expected U.S. release date: In theaters now

If exorcisms are your thing, then The Devil Inside is for you. Expected U.S. release date: Jan. 6, 2012

Post-Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe thrills us in a ghost tale, The Woman in Black. Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 3, 2012

Rebecca Hall and Dominic West delve into the supernatural world in The Awakening as they investigate the paranormal. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

The teaser trailer for Red Lights only shows Robert De Niro, but the Rodrigo Cortes-directed project (Buried) also has Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver, and Elizabeth Olsen. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Being Flynn offers a story on an estranged father-and-son relationship. Paul Dano volunteers at a homeless shelter, where he runs into his dad, De Niro. Julianne Moore adds even more star power. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

In the curious period piece, Albert Nobbs, you’ll get to see Glenn Close like you’ve never seen her before—as a man. Mia Wasikowska and Aaron Johnson co-star. Expected U.S. release date: Jan. 27, 2012

What do you get when you pit Oscar-winnning director Roman Polanski together with other Oscar vets, Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, John C. Reilly, and Christoph Waltz? Carnage. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 16, 2011

Get to know the male puppeteer behind one of Sesame Street’s beloved characters in Being Elmo. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Two spies and best friends, Chris Pine and Tom Hardy, fight over the same girl, Reese Witherspoon, in the promising romcom, This Means War. Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 17, 2012

The credits for the American Pie sequel, American Reunion, are surprisingly, complete. Fans can rest easy. Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Mena Suvari, Chris Klein, Sean William Scott, Tara Reid, Eugene Levy, Shannon Elizabeth, Jennifer Coolidge, Natasha Lyonne, Eddie Kaye Thomas, and Thomas Ian Nicholas are all back for more. Expected U.S. release date: April 6, 2012

Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton duke it out in the church choir comedy, Joyful Noise. Expected U.S. release date: Jan. 13, 2012

Happy Feet 2 has some pretty famous penguins, namely Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Sofia Vergara, Robin Williams, and Elijah Wood. Expected U.S. release date: In theaters now

Arthur Christmas gets an A+ for cuteness. The list of voice actors involved is also impressive: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Eva Longoria, and Laura Linney. Expected U.S. release date: Nov. 23, 2011

Pixar has release the first full trailer for Brave. The video is a bit of a mess, but I’m hoping that it doesn’t reflect on the animated movie, which features a female heroine. Expected U.S. release date: June 22, 2012

Steven Spielberg portrays the friendship between a young man and his steed in War Horse. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 25, 2011

The Divide follows survivors of a nuclear attack whose luck runs out when they’re trapped in a room with depleting supplies. Among the survivors is Milo Ventimiglia. Expected U.S. release date: Jan. 13, 2012

In The Raven, John Cusack plays Edgar Allan Poe as he chases a killer whose acts are straight out of Poe’s works. Expected U.S. release date: March 9, 2012

Prepare for more scares in the horror film, The Thing. Expected U.S. release date: In theaters now

Answers to Nothing, an indie drama, boasts of Dane Cook, Julie Benz, Elizabeth Mitchell, Barbara Hershey, and Zach Gilford (not seen in the video). Sidenote: I think the dialogue in the trailer’s last scene is pretty great. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 2, 2011

Emily Browning is Sleeping Beauty. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 2, 2011

Thomas Haden Church, Demi Moore, Ellen Burstyn, Ellen Barkin, and Kate Bosworth explore family dynamics in Another Happy Day.  Expected U.S. release date: In theaters now

The Lady serves as a biography of Malaysian political activist, Aung San Suu Kyi (Michelle Yeoh). Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 2, 2011

In Oranges and Sunshine, Emily Watson attempts to reunite families, who were separated due to “migration schemes” by the British government. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

I Melt with You centers on the reunion of friends, Rob Lowe, Jeremy Piven, and Thomas Jane. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Bruce Willis, Forest Whitaker, Nikki Reed, and Malin Akerman do some gun slinging in Catch .44. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

From the bestselling novels, come David Fincher’s The Girl with Dragon Tattoo American and international sneak peeks. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 21, 2011

Hollywood can surprise you with the actors they pair together, and this is a good one: Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington. Reynolds, a CIA agent, has to protect a fugitive (Washington) when their Safe House comes under fire. Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 10, 2012

Nicolas Cage seeks Justice for his assaulted wife, January Jones. He goes to Guy Pearce, who, in turn, will ask Cage for a favor in the future. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

The Grey finds a group of stranded men, led by Liam Neeson, who have to fight off wolves in the dead of winter. Expected U.S. release date: Jan. 27, 2012

Matthew Goode tries to get his life back on track in Burning Man. Rachel Griffiths co-stars. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

If you haven’t heard of Breaking Dawn, good for you. Expected U.S. release date: In theaters now

Director Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous) is back with We Bought a Zoo. Matt Damon, a widower, moves his kids into a new home that just happens to house wild animals. As you can see from the U.S and international trailers, Scarlett Johansson and Elle Fanning help him out. Expected U.S. release date:Dec. 23, 2011

My Week with Marilyn chronicles an employee’s time (Eddie Redmayne) with Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams). Harry Potter stars, Kenneth Branagh and Emma Watson, both appear in the drama. Expected U.S. release date: Nov. 23, 2011

Catch a glimpse of Kaya Scodelario in Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights teaser trailer. Expected U.S. release date: unknown

Clint Eastwood puts Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts, and Ed Westwick to work in the bio, J. Edgar. As of this writing, it has 7.3 stars on IMDb.com. Expected U.S. release date: In theaters now

Mirror Mirror is a family-friendly take on Snow White (Lily Collins). Hammer is the prince while Julia Roberts plays the evil queen. Expected U.S. release date: March 16, 2012

On the other hand, Snow White and the Huntsman amplifies the fight scenes in the classic tale. Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth co-star. Expected U.S. release date: June 1, 2012

In the sequel to Journey to the Center of the Earth, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Josh Hutcherson returns on a quest to find his grandfather, Michael Caine. Dwayne Johnson and Vanessa Hudgens tag along. Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 10, 2012

The Hunger Games takes Suzanne Collins’ breakout trilogy to the big screen. Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Oscar nominees, Jennifer Lawrence, and Woody Harrelson get in on the action set in a dystopian world. Expected U.S. release date: March 23, 2012

Rampart‘s trailer is quite a ride and I expect no less from the team behind The Messenger: director Oren Moverman, Harrelson, Ben Foster, and Steve Buscemi. Weaver, Cynthia Nixon, Robin Wright, and Anne Heche chip in some girl power. Expected U.S. release date: Jan. 27, 2012

If you can’t get enough of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, look no further than the action flick, Premium Rush. Expected U.S. release date: Aug. 24, 2012

Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, and Kristen Bell try to save whales from being trapped in the Arctic in Big Miracle. Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 3, 2012

New Year’s Eve is patterned after the romcom, Valentine’s Day. Some familiar faces are back (Jessica Biel and Ashton Kutcher), but there are plenty of new ones as well. Halle Berry, Katherine Heigl, Lea Michele, Seth Meyers, Abigail Breslin, Hilary Swank, Josh Duhamel, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ludacris, and Alyssa Milano all ring in the new year.  Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 9, 2011

Based on the Janet Evanovich novels, One for the Money follows Heigl as a bail bondswoman on the hunt for Jason O’Mara, who happens to be an old flame of hers. Expected U.S. release date: Jan. 27, 2012

Director Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings) adapts another beloved series for the big screen. Jamie Bell and Daniel Craig voice the characters in The Adventures of TinTin. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 21, 2011

Man on a Ledge‘s trailer has me intrigued. I won’t even spoil the video by revealing the plot, but I will say Bell, Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks,  Ed Harris, Kyra Sedgwick, Anthony Mackie, and Ed Burns all play a part. Expected U.S. release date: Jan. 27, 2012

Writer-director Joss Whedon lends his brilliance and snark to The Avengers. Expected U.S. release date: May 4, 2012

Director Guy Ritchie, Robert Downey, Jr., Rachel McAdams, and Law are back for seconds in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 16, 2011

Young Adult is easily one of the top films I’m looking forward to. It’s written by Diablo Cody and directed by Jason Reitman (aka the same people we should thank for Juno). On top of that, it also stars Theron, who’s said to be garnering her third Oscar nomination for this. Theron goes back to her small hometown to win back her ex-boyfriend, who’s now married with kids. Patrick Wilson, Patton Oswalt, Elizabeth Reaser, and JK Simmons round out the cast. Expected U.S. release date: Dec. 16, 2011

If you can judge a film by its trailer, then Norman looks pretty great. Dan Byrd (Easy A) plays a trouble high school kid who deals with his dying father and finds solace in a girl, Emily VanCamp (Revenge). Expected U.S. release date: unknown

When McAdams loses her memory, her husband, Tatum tries to make her fall in with him again in The Vow. Scott Speedman stars as McAdams’ ex-fiance. Expected U.S. release date: Feb. 10, 2012

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