Dolby Surround 7.1

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Dolby Surround 7.1 is a sound system by Dolby Laboratories. It produces theatrical 7.1 surround sound in cinemas. It adds two new channels to current Dolby Digital 5.1. The first movie to feature Dolby Surround 7.1 was Toy Story 3 (2010) by Disney and Pixar. There are 4,500 locations worldwide as of March 2013.

2010[change | change source]

Title Release date Notes Studios
Toy Story 3 June 18, 2010 First film to use Dolby Surround 7.1 Walt Disney Pictures
Pixar Animation Studios
Step Up 3D August 6, 2010 First live-action film to use Dolby Surround 7.1 Touchstone Pictures
Summit Entertainment
Offspring Entertainment
Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen September 23, 2010 First Hong Kong film to use Dolby Surround 7.1 Media Asia Entertainment Group
Basic Pictures
Julia's Eyes October 20, 2010 First Spanish film to use Dolby Surround 7.1 DeAPlaneta
Megamind November 5, 2010 Dreamworks Animation
Paramount Pictures
Tangled November 24, 2010 Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Animation Studios
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader December 10, 2010 20th Century Fox
Walden Media
Dune Entertainment
Tron: Legacy December 17, 2010 Walt Disney Pictures
LivePlanet
Gulliver's Travels December 10, 2010 20th Century Fox
Davis Entertainment
Dune Entertainment

2011[change | change source]

Title Release date Notes Studios
Gnomeo & Juliet February 11, 2011 Touchstone Pictures
Rocket Pictures
Arc Productions
Mars Needs Moms March 11, 2011 Walt Disney Pictures
ImageMovers Digital
Torrente 4: Lethal Crisis June 18, 2011 Warner Bros. Spain
Lord of the Dance 2011 Entertainment One
Dum Maro Dum April 22, 2011 First Bollywood film to use Dolby Surround 7.1 Fox Searchlight Pictures
Fox Star Studios
Ramesh Sippy Entertainment
The Lost Bladesman April 28, 2011 Shanghai Film Group Corporation
Thor May 6, 2011 Paramount Pictures
Marvel Studios
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides March 11, 2011 Walt Disney Pictures
Jerry Bruckheimer Films
Kung Fu Panda 2 May 26, 2011 Dreamworks Animation
Paramount Pictures
Super 8 June 10, 2011 Paramount Pictures
Bad Robot Productions
Amblin Entertainment
Cars 2 June 24, 2011 Walt Disney Pictures
Pixar Animation Studios
Transformers: Dark of the Moon June 29, 2011 Paramount Pictures
Hasbro
Derrière les murs July 6, 2011 First French film to use Dolby Surround 7.1 Europa Corp.
Captain America: The First Avenger July 22, 2011 Paramount Pictures
Marvel Studios
Fright Night August 19, 2011 Touchstone Pictures
DreamWorks
Bodyguard August 31, 2011 Bollywood film Reliance Entertainment
The Art of Flight September 8, 2011
Warrior (2011 film) September 9, 2011 Lionsgate Entertainment
Samsara September 11, 2011 Oscilloscope Laboratories
The Lion King September 16, 2011 3D release to use Dolby Surround 7.1 Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Animation Studios
Lee's Adventure 2011
Real Steel October 7, 2011 Touchstone Pictures
DreamWorks
Ra.One October 24, 2011 Bollywood film Eros International Ltd.
Puss in Boots September 16, 2011 Dreamworks Animation
Paramount Pictures
Immortals November 11, 2011 Relativity Media
Universal Studios
Rockstar November 11, 2011 Eros International
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 November 18, 2011 Summit Entertainment
Happy Feet Two November 18, 2011 Warner Bros. Pictures
Village Roadshow Pictures
The Muppets November 23, 2011 Walt Disney Pictures
The Muppets Studio
Hugo November 23, 2011 Paramount Pictures
The Flowers of War December 16, 2011 First Chinese film to use Dolby Surround 7.1 EDKO Film
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol December 16, 2011, 2011 Paramount Pictures
The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn December 21, 2011 Paramount Pictures
Nickelodeon Movies
Don 2 December 21, 2011 Bollywood film Reliance Entertainment
War Horse December 21, 2011 Touchstone Pictures
DreamWorks

2012[change | change source]

Title Release date Notes Studios
Beauty and the Beast January 13, 2012 3D release to use Dolby Surround 7.1 Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Animation Studios
The Viral Factor January 17, 2012 Emperor Motion Pictures
Underworld: Awakening January 13, 2012 Screen Gems
Lakeshore Entertainment
The Chemical Brothers: Don't Think 2012
Satchurated: Live in Montreal 2012
John Carter March 9, 2012 Walt Disney Pictures
Kahaani March 9, 2012 Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
Nightfall March 15, 2012 Sil-Metropole Organisation Ltd.
The Hunger Games March 23, 2012 Lionsgate Entertainment
Agent Vinod[1] March 23, 2012 Eros Entertainment
Illuminati Films
Housefull 2: The Dirty Dozen[1] April 5, 2012 Eros International
Tezz April 27, 2012 Eros International
The Avengers May 4, 2012 Marvel Studios
Jannat 2 May 4, 2012 Bollywood film Fox Star Studios
Dangerous Ishhq May 11, 2012 Bollywood film Reliance Entertainment
Department May 18, 2012 Bollywood film Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
Oberoi Line Productions
Rowdy Rathore June 1, 2012 UTV Motion Pictures
Snow White and the Huntsman June 1, 2012 Universal Pictures
Roth Films
Prometheus June 8, 2012 20th Century Fox
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted June 8, 2012 Dreamworks Animation
Paramount Pictures
Brave June 22, 2012 First film to use Dolby Atmos Walt Disney Pictures
Pixar Animation Studios
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter June 22, 2012 20th Century Fox
Teri Meri Kahaani June 22, 2012 Eros International
Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 June 22, 2012 Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
Maximum June 29, 2012
Bol Bachchan July 6, 2012 Bollywood film Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd
Ice Age: Continental Drift July 13, 2012 20th Century Fox
Blue Sky Studios
Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum July 27, 2012 Bollywood film Eros International
Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 August 8, 2012 Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
The Bourne Legacy August 10, 2012 Universal Pictures
Ek Tha Tiger August 15, 2012 Yash Raj Films
Jeena Hai Toh Thok Daal September 14, 2012 Bollywood film Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
Finding Nemo September 14, 2012 3D release to use Dolby Surround 7.1 Walt Disney Pictures
Pixar Animation Studios
Pat Metheny: The Orchestrion Project 2012
OMG – Oh My God! September 28, 2012 Bollywood film Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
Frankenweenie October 5, 2012 Also used Dolby Atmos Walt Disney Pictures
Bhoot Returns October 12, 2012 Bollywood film Eros International
Chakravyuh October 24, 2012 Base Industries Groups
Chasing Mavericks October 26, 2012 Also used Dolby Atmos 20th Century Fox
Walden Media
Wreck-It Ralph November 2, 2012 Also used Dolby Atmos Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Animation Studios
Ah Boys to Men November 6, 2012 Golden Village Pictures
Lincoln November 9, 2012 Touchstone Pictures
DreamWorks Studios
Amblin Entertainment
Son of Sardaar November 13, 2012 Bollywood Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
Eros International
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 November 16, 2012 Lionsgate Entertainment
Life of Pi November 21, 2012 Also used Dolby Atmos 20th Century Fox
Rise of the Guardians November 21, 2012 Also used Dolby Atmos Dreamworks Animation
Paramount Pictures
Khiladi 786 December 7, 2012 Bollywood film Eros International
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey December 14, 2012 Also used Dolby Atmos Warner Bros. Pictures
New Line Cinema
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
WingNut Films
Monsters, Inc. December 19, 2012 3D release to use Dolby Surround 7.1 Walt Disney Pictures
Pixar Animation Studios
The Guillotines December 20, 2012 Stellar Megamedia Group

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Dabangg 2 December 21, 2012 Bollywood film Arbaaz Khan Productions
Jack Reacher December 21, 2012 Bollywood film Paramount Pictures
The Last Tycoon December 7, 2012 Bollywood film Distribution Workshop
Les Misérables December 25, 2012 Bollywood film Universal Pictures

2013[change | change source]

Title Release date Notes Studios
Inkarr January 18, 2013 Viacom 18 Motion Pictures
Race 2 January 25, 2013 Bollywood film UTV Motion Pictures
Akaash Vani January 25, 2013 Wide Frame Pictures
David February 1, 2013 Reliance Entertainment
ABCD: Any Body Can Dance February 8, 2013 UTV Motion Pictures
A Good Day to Die Hard February 13, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos 20th Century Fox
Murder 3 February 15, 2013 Fox Star Studios
Oz: The Great and Powerful March 8, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Walt Disney Pictures
Roth Films
Aatma March 22, 2013 First Bollywood movie released in Dolby Atmos Wide Frame Pictures
The Croods March 22, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Dreamworks Animation
20th Century Fox
G.I. Joe: Retaliation April 5, 2012 Paramount Pictures
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Hasbro
Trance March 27, 2013 Fox Searchlight Pictures
Himmatwala March 29, 2013 UTV Motion Pictures
Chashme Baddoor April 5, 2013 Bollywood film ShowMaker Pictures
Jurassic Park April 5, 2013 3D release to use Dolby Surround 7.1 Universal Pictures
Amblin Entertainment
Commando April 12, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Reliance Entertainment
Oblivion April 18, 2012 Also used Dolby Atmos Universal Pictures
Iron Man 3 May 3, 2012 Also used Dolby Atmos Marvel Studios
Star Trek Into Darkness May 17, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Paramount Pictures
Epic May 24, 2013 20th Century Fox
Blue Sky Studios
Man of Steel June 14, 2013 Also useed Dolby Atmos Warner Bros. Pictures
Legendary Pictures
DC Entertainment
Monsters University June 21, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Walt Disney Pictures
Pixar Animation Studios
The Lone Ranger July 3, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Walt Disney Pictures
Pacific Rim July 12, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Warner Bros. Pictures
Legendary Pictures
Turbo (film) July 17, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Dreamworks Animation
20th Century Fox
The Wolverine July 26, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos 20th Century Fox
Top Cat: The Movie August 2, 2013 USA release to used Dolby Surround 7.1 Warner Bros. Pictures
Planes August 9, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Walt Disney Pictures
DisneyToon Studios
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters August 16, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos 20th Century Fox

Upcoming[change | change source]

Title Release date Notes Studios
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 September 27, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Columbia Pictures
Sony Pictures Animation
Free Birds November 1, 2013 Relativity Media
Reel FX Creative Studios
Thor: The Dark World November 8, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Marvel Studios
Frozen November 27, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Animation Studios
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug December 13, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Warner Bros. Pictures
New Line Cinema
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
WingNut Films
Walking with Dinosaurs December 20, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos 20th Century Fox
Fox Animation Studios
BBC Earth
Dhoom 3 December 25, 2013 Also used Dolby Atmos Yash Raj Films

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