Writer-director: Max Mayer
Cast: Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, Amy Irving, Frankie Faison
Synopsis: Adam (Dancy), a New Yorker who suffers from Asperger syndrome, begins a challenging romance with his neighbor (Byrne).
N.Y. locations: Cherry Lane Theater, Central Park, Grand Central Terminal
Release date: July 29
Directors: Will Speck, Josh Gordon
Writer: Allan Loeb; based on Jeffrey Eugenides’ short story
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Patrick Wilson, Jeff Goldblum
Synopsis: Kassie’s (Aniston) plan to have a baby on her own is complicated when her best friend Wally (Bateman) secretly swaps her chosen sperm donation with his own.
N.Y. locations: Barbuto restaurant, Cafe Cluny, Central Park Zoo
“Did You Hear About the Morgans?”
Writer-director: Marc Lawrence
Cast: Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker
Synopsis: When an estranged high-powered New York couple witness a murder, they are forced to be together in protective custody in a small Wyoming town.
N.Y. locations: Includes Columbus Circle
Release date: Dec. 18
Writer-director: Richard Levine
Cast: Helen Hunt, Liev Schreiber, Carla Gugino, Brian Dennehy
Synopsis: A Manhattan couple (Schreiber and Hunt) in a comic romantic crisis.
N.Y. locations: Steiner Studios, Aura dance club in Union Square, Hotel Rivington
“The Extra Man”
Writer-directors: Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman
Co-writer: Jonathan Ames, based on his novel of the same name
Cast: Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie Holmes, John C. Reilly
Synopsis: A failed playwright (Kline) who works as an escort for rich widows on the Upper East Side develops a mentor-student relationship with a troubled aspiring playwright (Dano).
N.Y. locations: The Russian Tea Room, Neue Galerie, New York City Center
“Jack Goes Boating”
Director: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Writer: Bob Glaudini
Cast: Hoffman, Amy Ryan, John Ortiz, Daphne Rubin-Vega
Synopsis: An unconventional romantic comedy about two working-class New York City couples.
N.Y. locations: Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, Central Park, Hunter College
Director: Roger Michell
Writer: Aline Brosh McKenna
Cast: Harrison Ford, Rachel McAdams, Diane Keaton
Synopsis: When Becky (McAdams), a small-time morning-show producer from New Jersey who talks her way into a New York network television job, her new gig turns out to be more complicated than she imagined.
N.Y. locations: Metropolis Studios on Park Avenue
Release date: June 2010
Sony Pictures Classics
Writer-director: Nicole Holofcener
Cast: Catherine Keener, Rebecca Hall, Oliver Platt and Amanda Peet
Synopsis: A comedy about family, guilt and square footage.
N.Y. locations: Riverside Drive, Ditmas Park Brooklyn, Tribeca Skin Care
Writers: Kurt Wimmer, Brian Helgeland
Cast: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber and Chiwetel Ejiofor
Synopsis: A CIA officer (Jolie) is accused by a defector of being a Russian sleeper spy and must elude capture long enough to establish her innocence.
N.Y. locations: St. Bartholomew’s Church
Release date: Summer 2010
Warner Bros. Pictures/Village Roadshow Pictures
Director: Guy Ritchie
Writers: Ritchie, Michael Johnson and Anthony Peckham; story by Lionel Wigram
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Kelly Reilly
Synopsis: Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson battle to bring down a new nemesis and unravel a deadly plot that could destroy England.
N.Y. locations: Brooklyn Armory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Release date: Christmas Day
Director: Ang Lee
Writer: James Schamus; based on a book by Elliot Tiber with Tom Monte.
Cast: Emile Hirsch, Liev Schreiber, Imelda Staunton, Demetri Martin, Dan Fogler, Henry Goodman, Jonathan Groff, Eugene Levy, Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Synopsis: Adaptation of the memoir by Tiber, who played a role in helping the historic 1969 music fest unfold on his neighbor’s farm.
N.Y. locations: New York State’s Columbia and Rensselaer counties; majority of shoot in Columbia’s New Lebanon
Release date: Aug. 14
“Untitled Nancy Meyers Comedy”
Writer-director: Nancy Meyers
Cast: Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin
Synopsis: Two very different men compete for the affections of the same woman.
N.Y. locations: Prospect Park, Chelsea Market
Release date: Christmas Day