Here are the movies that "Godzilla" will try to stomp into the ground this summer:

MAY 15

BULWORTH - Shades of "Liar Liar," this comedy stars Warren Beatty (who also co-wrote and directed the film) as a depressed U.S. senator who snaps and starts telling the truth about his political ambitions. Halle Berry co-stars.

CHARACTER - Winner of this year's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, this Dutch drama (based on the novel of the same name) tells the story of a young man who confronts his fears about his father, a convicted murderer. In Dutch, with English subtitles.

COMRADES, ALMOST A LOVE STORY - Romantic comedy from Chinese director Peter Chan ("He's a Woman, She's a Man") set amid the most turbulent decade in Hong Kong's history. Maggie Cheung ("Irma Vep") stars. In Cantonese and Mandarin, with English subtitles.

THE HORSE WHISPERER - Robert Red-ford's long-anticipated adaptation of the Nicholas Evans bestseller, delayed by production and weather woes, stars Redford and Kristin Scott Thomas ("The English Patient") in the tale of a romance between a horse trainer and the mother of an injured girl.

QUEST FOR CAMELOT - Based on the fantasy novel "The King's Damsel," this animated musical adventure follows a blind warrior and the daughter of a slain knight as they try to recover King Arthur's mystical sword Excalibur. Voice talents include Pierce Brosnan, Don Rickles, Jane Seymour and Sir John Gielgud.

MAY 20

GODZILLA - The giant "star" of many Japanese monster movies is updated by the "Independence Day" team in this hightly pub-li-cized thriller. Matthew Broderick stars as a scientist trying to find a way to stop the behemoth, which is heading for Manhattan.

MAY 22

FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS - Johnny Depp stars in this adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's pop-culture novel (from "12 Monkeys" director Terry Gilliam), about a gonzo journalist taking a winding road (among other things) while seeking the American dream.

MAY 29

ALMOST HEROES - The late comedian Chris Farley's final film is a cross-country comedy about two bumbling explorers (Farley and Matthew Perry, from TV's "Friends") who try to blaze a new path through the unknown wilds of the Louisiana Purchase.

THE GINGERBREAD MAN - Kenneth Branagh stars in and Robert Altman directs this adaptation of John Grisham's first screenplay (written before he became a best-selling novelist) about an attorney trying to free his lover from her imposing father (Robert Duvall). Embeth Davidtz and Robert Downey Jr. co-star.

HOPE FLOATS - A change of pace for Sandra Bullock, who stars in this comedy/drama as a single mother discovering love and acceptance when she is forced to move in with her mother (Gena Rowlands) in her rural Texas hometown.

SHOOTING FISH - Romantic comedy from newcomer Stefan Schwartz about two modern-day Robin Hoods living the good life until they begin quarreling over a beautiful medical student (Kate Beckinsale, from "Cold Comfort Farm").

JUNE 5

JUNK MAIL - Odd Norwegian black comedy/thriller (which was screened at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival) about a postman who begins tampering with the mail. In Norwegian, with English subtitles.

THE TRUMAN SHOW - Unconventional dark comedy/suspense-thriller starring Jim Carrey as a man unaware that his "life" is being staged as part of a 24-hour-a-day documentary television show. Directed by Peter Weir ("Witness," "Dead Poets Society").

JUNE 12

CAN'T HARDLY WAIT - "That Thing You Do's" Ethan Embry stars in this comedy as a shy high-school student trying to summon the courage to tell the class knockout (Jennifer Love Hewitt) how he feels about her during the graduation blowout party.

ENTER THE DRAGON - Anniversary re-release of the 1973 action-thriller that made the late Bruce Lee an international star and which re-energized the entire Hong Kong kung-fu movie industry.

THE LAST DAYS OF DISCO - Independent filmmaker Whit Stillman ("Barcelona") directed this romantic comedy/drama about two struggling college graduates (Kate Beckinsale, from "Cold Comfort Farm," and Chloe Sevigny, from "Palmetto") looking for love during the early '80s.

MOTHER AND SON - Veteran Russian filmmaker Alexander Sokurov directed this poetic drama about a son taking care of his dying mother. In Russian, with English subtitles.

SIX DAYS, SEVEN NIGHTS - A romantic adventure pairing Harrison Ford and Anne Heche as a gruff cargo pilot and an acerbic New Yorker who find danger and romance when they're stranded on a deserted island.

JUNE 19

FIREWORKS (HANA-BI) - Japanese "Beat" Takeshi Kitano stars in this thriller as a renegade former cop taking his revenge on the local yakuza (gangsters). In Japanese, with English subtitles.

MULAN - The latest Disney animated offering is this cartoon adventure about a young Chinese woman who disguises herself as a war-rior to gain her father's respect. Voice talents include Ming Na-Wen, Eddie Murphy, Harvey Fierstein and George Takei.

THE X-FILES - Based on the hit television series, this science-fiction/thriller actually picks up the story from the season-ending cliffhanger, as FBI agents Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) try to undercover a massive governmental conspiracy involving an alien invasion.

JUNE 26

DR. DOLITTLE - Eddie Murphy stars as the doctor who can talk to the animals in this comedy, which has little to do with the 1967 musical. Voices for his "patients" include Chris Rock, Garry Shandling, Norm Macdonald and Dennis Franz.

OUT OF SIGHT - Another Elmore Leonard novel comes to the screen, a dark comic thriller about an escaped bank robber (George Clooney) who falls in love with the federal marshal (Jennifer Lopez) sent to capture him. Co-stars include Ving Rhames, Albert Brooks and Dennis Farina.

JULY 1

ARMAGEDDON - A roughneck crew of oil drillers (including Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck and Steve Buscemi) is sent into space to destroy an asteroid on a collision course with Earth in this science-fiction thriller from director Michael Bay ("The Rock").

JULY 3

TASTE OF CHERRY - Winner of the Palm d'Or at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival, this wartime drama from Iranian director Abbas Kia-rostami follows a man as he drives around Tehran looking for someone to bury him after he commits suicide. In Iranian, with English subtitles.

JULY 10

LETHAL WEAPON 4 - Detectives Riggs (Mel Gibson) and Murtaugh (Danny Glover) return and are joined by Joe Pesci, Rene Russo and Chris Rock in the latest installment of the action series, which pits them against Hong Kong martial-arts star Jet Li.

MADELINE - Hatty Jones stars as Ludwig Bemelman's beloved heroine, a tiny but mischievous schoolgirl, in this family comedy, which also features Oscar-winner Frances McDormand as schoolteacher Miss Clavel and Nigel Hawthorne ("The Madness of King George") as the villainous Lord Cucuface.

SMALL SOLDIERS - Two armies of action figures fight for the fate of the world in this live-action comedy, which stars Kirsten Dunst, Phil Hartman, Jay Mohr and Denis Leary, as well as the voice talents of Tommy Lee Jones and Frank Langella.

JULY 17

THE MASK OF ZORRO - Antonio Banderas is the legendary masked hero in this action-adventure. Co-stars include Catherine Zeta-Jones as his love interest and Anthony Hopkins as his mentor, the retiring, original Zorro.

SPIKE AND MIKE'S 1998 SICK AND TWISTED ANIMATION FESTIVAL - Yet another compilation of outrageous animated shorts brought to you by the duo that "discovered" both "Ren and Stimpy" and "Beavis and Butt-head."

THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY - From the makers of "Dumb and Dumber" and "Kingpin" comes this romantic comedy about a private eye (Matt Dillon) who falls in love with the woman he's been hired to find (Cameron Diaz), much to the chagrin of his client (Ben Stiller).

JULY 24

DEAD MAN ON CAMPUS - Two college room-mates fake a death to try to score passing grades in this comedy, a collaboration between Paramount Pictures and MTV, directed by newcomer Alan Cohn (co-creator of MTV's "Real World").

JANE AUSTEN'S MAFIA - The "Godfather" trilogy is sent up in this comedy from "Airplane" and "Hot Shots!" creator Jim Abrahams. Stars include Jay Mohr ("Paulie"), Christina Applegate and the late Lloyd Bridges in his final role.

SAVING PRIVATE RYAN - Director Steven Spielberg and star Tom Hanks team up for this World War II drama about a U.S. Army squadron sent on an apparent suicide mission - to retrieve a paratrooper (Matt Damon) during the famous D-Day invasion.

WHO THE HELL IS JULIETTE? - Partially fictional, partially documentary tale about the title character, a teenage prostitute living in Cuba. A selection of the 1998 Sundance Film Festivaal. In Spanish, with English subtitles.

JULY 31

BASEKETBALL - "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone star in this sports satire from "Airplane!" co-creator David Zucker, about two men who invent a popular new sport that combines hoops and baseball.

DANCE WITH ME - "Dirty Dancing" meets "Lambada" in this romantic drama about an amateur dancer (Chayanne) who teaches a veteran dancer (Vanessa L. Williams) some new moves on and off the dance floor.

THE PARENT TRAP - Remake of the 1961 comedy, which introduces youngster Lindsay Lohan in the Hayley Mills roles of identical twin sisters who have never met but who conspire to get their divorced parents (Dennis Quaid and Natasha Richarson) back together.

AUGUST 7

EVER AFTER: A CINDERELLA STORY - Drew Barrymore stars as the poor heroine who hopes to marry a prince in this romantic comedy, which sets the fairytale in da Vinci's Italy. Angelica Huston co-stars as her wicked stepmother.

54 - Comedian Mike Myers ("Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery") plays it straight in this drama about New York nightclub proprietor Steve Rubell and his infamous discotheque. Co-stars include Neve Campbell, Salma Hayek and Lauren Hutton.

SNAKE EYES - "Mission: Impossible" director Brian De Palma and screenwriter David Koepp re-team for this suspense thriller starring Nicolas Cage and Gary Sinise as a detective and a Naval officer investigating an assassination.

AUGUST 14

AIR BUD: GOLDEN RETRIEVER - Sequel to last year's surprise sports comedy about a basketball-playing pooch, who this time has to contend with two animal "collectors" trying to kidnap him.

RETURN TO PARADISE - Originally titled "Force Majeure," this thriller features Vince Vaughn, Joaquin Phoenix and David Conrad as three young Americans framed for drug-running in Malaysia. Anne Heche and Jada Pinkett Smith co-star.

VIRUS - Technological thriller based on the Dark Horse comic book and starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Donald Sutherland as crew members on a tugboat who accidentally discover a deadly alien life form that regards human as a disease to be wiped out.

AUGUST 21

KNOCK OFF - Jean-Claude Van Damme reteams with his "Double Team" director, Tsui Hark, for this kung-fu action film about a CIA agent trying to infiltrate the Russian Mafia in the midst of the 1997 transition of Hong Kong. Co-stars include Rob Schneider and Paul Sorvino.

AUGUST 28

RUSH HOUR - Action star Jackie Chan's first American-made venture in nearly 15 years is this kung-fu comedy-thriller, which pairs him with Chris Tucker in the story of two mismatched policemen investigating a kidnapping in Los Angeles.

SCHEDULED FOR SUMMER RELEASE BUT WITHOUT CONFIRMED DATES:

THE AVENGERS - The 1960s hit television series comes to the big screen, as British secret agents John Steed (Ralph Fiennes) and Mrs. Peel (Uma Thurman) try to stop an evil businessman (Sean Connery) with plans for world domination.

BLADE - Wesley Snipes plays the title character, a half-human, half-vampire warrior battling a horde of his brethren who are bent on wiping out the human race in this adaptation of the Marvel comic.

BUFFALO 66 - Character actor Vincent Gallo co-wrote, directed and stars in this comedy/drama, which was featured at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, about a troubled young man who kidnaps a young woman (Christina Ricci) so she'll pretend to be his girlfriend.

THE BUTCHER BOY - A dark comic adaptation of Patrick McCabe's novel by writer/director Neil Jordan ("The Crying Game," "Michael Collins") about an Irish boy who is shunned by villagers and plots deadly revenge.

CLAY PIGEONS - Shot in Utah but set in Wyoming, this dark comic thriller revolves around two lifelong friends who become bitter enemies after one has an affair with the other's wife. Vince Vaughn and Janeane Garofalo star.

GONE WITH THE WIND - The 1939 classic about two star-crossed loves in the final days of the Old South (Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh) returns to theaters with digitally remastered sound and enhanced color, possibly to steal some of "Titanic's" thunder.

MR. JEALOUSY - Eric Stoltz stars as the title character in this comedy, a man so suspicious that he follows his girlfriend's ex into therapy! Co-stars include Annabella Sciorra and Marianne-Jean Baptiste ("Secrets & Lies").

THE NEGOTIATOR - Samuel L. Jackson stars in this thriller as a police negotiator who is framed for murder and forced to take hostages. Kevin Spacey co-stars as the only man capable of defusing the explosive standoff.

PASSION IN THE DESERT - Foreign-language production filmed in Utah, based on the novel about one of Napoleon's soldiers who becomes lost during the ill-fated Egyptian campaign and who forms a friendship with a lion.

A PERFECT MURDER - Inspired by the stage play and film "Dial M For Murder," this thriller stars Gwyneth Paltrow as the young wife of a millionaire industrialist (Michael Douglas) who may or may not be trying to kill her.

THE THIRTEENTH WARRIOR - John Mc-Tiernan ("The Hunt for Red October") directed this version of Michael Crichton's fantasy/horror novel "Eaters of the Dead," about Vikings (including Antonio Banderas!) struggling to overcome unbeatable warriors with mystical powers.

WRONGFULLY ACCUSED - Leslie Nielsen stars as a violinist framed for the murder of his lover's husband in this parody of "The Fugitive," from "Naked Gun" co-creator Pat Proft.