MOVIES WITH BIG AL: Unforgettable, The Promise, Born in China


THE PROMISE (Historical Drama)

WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A love triangle ensues among a brilliant medical student, a dance instructor and a renowned American during the last days of the Ottoman Empire.

WHO'S IN IT? Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, James Cromwell, Tom Hollander, Jean Reno


  • The budget was $100 million.
  • The movie was allegedly given low ratings online by Armenian Genocide deniers before it even came out.
  • The movie was shot in Portugal, Malta, Spain and New York.


WHAT'S IT ABOUT? A woman sets out to make life hell for her ex-husband's new wife.

WHO'S IN IT? Katherine Heigl, Rosario Dawson


  • The budget was $12 million.
  • Kate Hudson and Kerry Washington were originally in negotiations to play the lead roles.
  • Producer Denise Di Novi made her directorial debut with this movie.


WHAT'S IT ABOUT? This documentary follows the adventures of three animal families — the majestic panda, the savvy golden monkey and the elusive snow leopard.

WHO'S IN IT? John Krasinski (narrator)


  • The U.S. release comes one day before Earth Day (April 22nd).
  • Monkey Kingdom, Bears, Chimpanzee and African Cats were the last four Disneynature documentaries. Dolphins is set to come out next April.
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