If you can't wait until the new movies come out and want to know more about what to expect, you can learn about 10 best 2011 movies and get a head start. These are some of the highly anticipated movies of 2011 so enjoy finding out about them.

  1. "The Hangover 2" The sequel to the hilarious "The Hangover" movie comes out in May of 2011 and is set to take place in Thailand this time for Stu's wedding. It stars the usual cast of Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis.

  2. "Scream 4" It has been ten years since the release of any new "Scream" movies so this exciting new part of the franchise takes place ten years later with Sidney Prescott being revisited by the Ghostface Killer.

  3. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II" With the first part of the movie shown in 2010 and leaving the audiences craving more, the second part of the last Harry Potter movie that we know of releases in 2011.

  4. "Cowboys and Aliens" Directed by Jon Favreau, this movie features an exciting cast including Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford. It is about an alien spaceship landing in Silver City, Arizona. The Apache Indians and Western settlers must learn to work together in order to conquer this new enemy.

  5. "Final Destination 5" The fifth version of the "Final Destination" premiers in 2011. With the excellent main scenes in this franchise, this installment features a suspension bridge collapse and the survivors trying to cheat death.

  6. "Piranha 3DD" The follow up to the campy but successful first "Piranha 3D" movie premiers in 2011 as another 3D version; except this time it's double D's!

  7. "Straw Dogs" The newest verson of "Straw Dogs" follows as a remake of the 1971 version that starred Dustin Hoffman. The new version stars Alexander Skarsgard, Kate Bosworth, James Woods and James Marsden. The difference is that the first movie was set in England but the new version is set in the deep south.

  8. "Footloose" "Footloose" is a favorite of many and was made originally in 1984. This remake starring Julianne Hough and Dennis Quaid, follows the same plot with an updated feel.

  9. "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" The original movie is a Swedish version based on the hugely successful book but was only available with subtitles The American version comes out in 2011 and is highly anticipated by fans of the series by Stieg Larsson.

  10. "Battle: Los Angeles" Those of you who love sci-fi movies with tons of special effects will be excited to hear about "Battle: Los Angeles" premiering in 2011. With Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez and Bridget Moynahan, it is about an alien invasion in Los Angeles. It looks like it will have plenty of action and drama.