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A Haunted House 2 - 8.8.10

Sequel to the horror comedy: After overcoming the trauma of the possession of his girlfriend, a man (Marlon Wayans) moves on to a new relationship with another woman (Jaime Pressly) and along with her two children move into a house together. When strange things begin to happen he fears that there is more evil at play. Also with Missi Pyle, Essence Atkins, Gabriel Iglesias, Ashley Rickards, Affion Crockett, Steele Stebbins, Rick Overton, Hayes MacArthur, Dave Sheridan, Cedric the Entertainer and Kurt Carley. Directed by Michael Tiddes. [1:27 - R]

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Transcendence - 4.6.2

Sci-fi film about the clash between two different visions for humanity's future: a woman (Rebecca Hall) wants a fully sustainable world free of disease and her husband (Johnny Depp) and other scientists (Morgan Freeman and Paul Bettany) work on artificial intelligence as the way to get there, while technology protestors aim to remove all technology from the world in order to achieve the same result. Also with Kata Mara, Cillian Murphy and Cole Hauser. Directed by Wally Pfister. [2:00 - PG-13]

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Bears - 1.2.0

Disney documentary that follows a family of Alaskan bears as two young cubs develop and learn to survive in the wilderness. Narrated by John C. Reilly. Directed by Alastair Fothergill & Keith Scholey. [1:17 - G]

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Heaven Is For Real - 2.3.1

Adaptation of the eponymous best-seller: A 4-year-old (Connor Corum), the son of a preacher (Greg Kinnear), claims to have visited Heaven while under anesthesia for an appendectomy and to have met Jesus and dead relatives. His parents and their Nebraska town try to find meaning from his experiences. Also with Kelly Reilly, Jacob Vargas, Lane Styles, Nancy Sorel, Margo Martindale and Thomas Haden Church. Directed by Randall Wallace. [1:40 - PG]

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Rio 2 - 1.3.1

After discovering that there might be more Blue Macaws in the Amazon jungle, Blue (Jesse Eisenberg) and his family leave the comfort of Rio to search them out. Also with Kristin Chenoweth, Jemaine Clement, Jim Conroy, Rachel Crow, Miguel Ferrer, Jamie Foxx, Pierce Gagnon, Andy Garcia, Jeffrey Garcia, Bebel Gilberto, Jason Harris, Anne Hathaway, George Lopez, Leslie Mann, Bruno Mars, Sergio Mendes, Natalie Morales, Rita Moreno, Tracy Morgan and Will.i.am. Directed by Carlos Saldanha. [1:41 - G]

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Oculus - 3.7.5

A 10-year-old boy (Brenton Thwaites) was convicted of murdering his parents and after a decade he's is now free at age 21. His sister (Karen Gillan) always felt haunted by the night their parents (Katee Sackhoff and Rory Cochrane) died and thought that supernatural powers escaped and were responsible for the crime. Also with James Lafferty. Directed by Mike Flanagan. [1:45 - R]

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Draft Day - 3.2.5

The General Manager of the NFL's Cleveland Browns (Kevin Costner) needs the Number One Draft Pick to rebuild his poorly performing club in the new season. With the club owner (Frank Langella) and some of the players working against him, he and his assistant (Jennifer Garner) face personal and professional challenges to acquire the top player. Also with Denis Leary, Sam Elliott, Ellen Burstyn, Chadwick Boseman, and Sean Combs. Directed by Ivan Reitman.[1:50 - PG-13]

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Dom Hemingway - 7.6.10

A crack safe-cracker (Jude Law) gets out of jail after 12 years and intends to collect the money owed to him from the man he has been covering for and to get re-acquainted with his daughter. Also with Simeon Moore, Richard E. Grant, Madalina Diana Ghenea, Demian Bichir, Kerry Condon, Emilia Clarke, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett and Jordan A. Nash. Directed by Richard Shepard. [1:33 - R]

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The Raid 2: Berandal - 6.9.10

In this sequel a rookie police officer (Iko Uwais) goes undercover to take down a major Indonesian crime syndicate and a group of corrupt police and politicians. If he is unsuccessful, his wife and baby boy will die. Also with Alex Abbad, Julie Estelle, Tio Pakusadewo, Arifin Putra, Oka Antara, Cecep A. Rahman, Ryuhei Matsuda, Kenichi Endo and Kazuki Kitamura. Directed by Gareth Evans. In Chinese languages with English subtitles. [2:28 - R]

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Under the Skin - 9.6.5

An alien (Scarlett Johansson) entices men to follow her to remote places for sinister reasons. Also with, Jeremy McWilliams, Lynsey Taylor Mackay, Dougie McConnell, Kevin McAlinden, D. Meade, Andrew Gorman and Paul Brannigan. Directed by Jonathan Glazer. Some of the dialogue is indiscernible with no subtitles. [1:48 - R]

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier - 1.6.3

Captain America (Chris Evans) continues to struggle with the modern world and must also face a foe from his past. Also with Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Maximiliano Hernández and Emily VanCamp. Directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo & Joss Whedon. [2:15 - PG-13]

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Noah - 3.6.1

The creator warns Noah (Russell Crowe) that life on earth will be extinguished in a great flood and provides instructions on how to build a large ark to save his family and a pair of each animal species at their current stage of development. Noah struggles with his mission and meets heavy resistance and attacks while receiving encouragement from his grandfather Methuselah (Anthony Hopkins). Also with Kevin Durand, Frank Langella, Mark Margolis, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Douglas Booth and Leo McHugh Carroll. Directed by Darren Aranofsky. [2:19 - PG-13]

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Sabotage - 7.9.10

The men and women of a Special Forces DEA unit complete a major drug bust but they also steal a fortune in cash from the drug cartel and someone begins to assassinate them one by one. With Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Worthington, Olivia Williams, Terrence Howard, Joe Manganiello, Harold Perrineau, Martin Donovan, Max Martini, Josh Holloway and Mireille Enos. [1:50 - R]

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Divergent - 2.6.3

Sci-fi film about a future world with distinct groups of people responsible for different aspects of community life, which is thrown into revolt when it is determined that there are some among them who do not fit in. With Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Tony Goldwyn, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, Kate Winslet and Ben Lloyd-Hughes. Directed by Neil Burger. [2:19 - PG-13]

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Muppets Most Wanted - 1.3.2

In a case of mistaken identity Kermit the Frog (voiced by Steve Whitmire) is arrested as the notorious jewel thief Constantine (Matt Vogel). Constantine's henchman, Dominic "Number Two" Badguy (Ricky Gervais), takes over as the Muppets' European theater manager while the thief impersonates Kermit. Also with Tina Fey, Bill Berretta, Ty Burrell, Eric Jacobson, Jermaine Clement, Ray Liotta, Dave Goetz and Christopher Waltz. Directed by James Bobin. A few scenes are in German with English subtitles. [1:52 - PG]

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Bad Words - 6.3.6

Jason Bateman stars as a 40-year-old, eighth-grade dropout that works as a proofreader and exploits a loophole to enter a kids' spelling bee. He ventures into adult and crude language and actions as often as he can, while an online journalist (Kathryn Hahn) pays his entry fees and expenses all the way to the spelling bee finals in California. Also with Rohan Chand, Allison Janney, Rachel Harris and Philip Baker Hall. Directed by Bateman. [1:28 - R]

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The Single Moms Club - 5.3.4

Several single moms (Nia Long, Amy Smart, Cocoa Brown, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Zulay Henao) become concerned about discipline at their children's private school and form a support group. The women take turns babysitting all their kids on weekends, while the rest of the club members visit karaoke bars and strip clubs. Also with Terry Crews, William Levy, Ryan Eggold and Tyler Perry. Directed by Tyler Perry. [1:51 - PG-13]

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Veronica Mars - 6.5.5

After moving away from home and her teen life as a private detective with her father, a woman (Kristen Bell) moves to New York to pursue a law career. Her plans are derailed when she is called by a high school friend to help him after he is accused of murder. Also with James Franco, Krysten Ritter, Gaby Hoffmann, Eden Sher, Dax Shepard, Tina Majorino, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jason Dohring, Martin Starr and Justin Long. Directed by Rob Thomas. [1:47 - PG-13]

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Need For Speed - 3.6.4

Based on a hit video game, this film features 1960s and 1970s muscle car restorations alongside modern super racecars: A struggling mechanic (Aaron Paul) has just endured his father's death, and soon afterward a rich ex-NASCAR driver (Dominic Cooper) frames him for vehicular homicide. A secret auto race is set and a massive bounty is put on the mechanic's head. Also with Imogen Poots, Ramón Rodríguez and Michael Keaton. Directed by Scott Waugh. [2:10 - PG-13]

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The Grand Budapest Hotel - 6.6.6

The legendary concierge (Ralph Fiennes) of a famous European hotel is also a member of a secret society. The new lobby boy (Tony Revolori) becomes his most trusted partner and friend and in the 1930s they become embroiled in art theft, murders, and Communist plots. Also with F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum, Harvey Keitel, Jude Law, Bill Murray and Edward Norton. Directed by Wes Anderson. [1:39 - R]

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Mr. Peabody & Sherman - 1.3.1

The animated tale based on the TV series tells the story of a genius dog and his adopted human son who travel through time to learn lessons from history. With the voices of Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Ariel Winter, Karan Brar, Joshua Rush, Stephen Tobolowsky, Allison Janney, Dennis Haysbert, Stephen Colbert, Leslie Mann and Patrick Warburton. Directed by Rob Minkoff. [1:32 - PG]

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300: Rise of an Empire - 7.9.5

Sequel to "300," released in 2007, and based on a graphic novel: Greek general Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton) fights to unify all city-states of Greece to continue fighting against Persian forces led by King Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and Queen Artemisia (Eva Green). Also with Hans Matheson, Lena Headey and Calvin Mulvey. Directed by Noram Murro. [1:42 - R]

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The Wind Rises - 2.4.2

Animated feature taking place during WWII: Jiro Horikoshi has always dreamt of becoming a pilot but was unable to do so because of his nearsightedness. The next best thing was to design airplanes and he thus became one of the world's most influential airplane designers. English language version with the voices of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Stanley Tucci and Martin Short; Japanese language version with the voices of Hideaki Anno, Miori Takimoto, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Masahiko Nishimura, Stephen Alpert, Morio Kazama, Keiko Takeshita, Mirai Shida, Jun Kunimura, Shinobu Otake and Mansai Nomura (in Japanese, French, Italian and German with English subtitles). Directed by Hayao Miyazaki. [2:06 - PG-13]

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Son of God - 2.6.2

This film records the birth, ministry, betrayal, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth (Diogo Morgado), as told by John the Revelator (Sebastian Knapp) in exile on the island of Patmos. Also with Darwin Shaw, Roma Downey, Greg Hicks, Amber Rose Revah, Adrian Schiller, Said Bey, Mathew Gravelle, Simon Kunz and Joe Wredden. Directed by Christopher Spencer. [2:18 - PG-13]

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Non-Stop - 1.5.5

A senior Air Marshal (Liam Neeson) is burned out on the job. However, when one day his transatlantic flight from New York to London is hijacked with demands of $150 million or the death of a passenger every 20 minutes, he goes into action. Also with Julianne Moore, Michelle Dockery, Anson Mount, Lupita Nyong'o and Scoot McNairy. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. A good portion of the dialogue appears in text messages shown on screen. [1:46 - PG-13]

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Pompeii - 2.7.2

The setting is Pompeii in 79 AD as we follow a slave turned gladiator, who attempts to save the woman who sacrificed everything for him as Mount Vesuvius erupts and the city is destroyed. With Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Browning, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jessica Lucas, Jared Harris, Joe Pingue, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan Schombing and Sasha Roiz. Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. [1:38 - PG-13]

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Three Days to Kill - 6.7.5

An American agent in Paris (Kevin Costner) wants to give up the spy game to be with his estranged wife (Connie Nielson) and daughter (Hailee Steinfeld). However, agreeing to stay with his teenage daughter for the first time in five years while his wife is away, he must still track and capture the world's worst terrorist in exchange for an experimental medical treatment that may cure his otherwise terminal disease. Also with Amber Heard, Richard Sammel and Eriq Ebouaney. Directed by McG. Some scenes are in French with English subtitles. [1:40 - PG-13]

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Winter's Tale - 5.6.3

A man (Colin Farrell) trying to break away from a crime boss (Russell Crowe) is saved by a mysterious horse and learns about miracles and love while re-discovering his past and what his destiny may still hold. He also falls in love with a pianist (Jessica Brown Findlay) who's dying from consumption when she catches him burglarizing her father’s mansion. Also with Kevin Corrigan, Alan Doyle, William Hurt, Maurice Jones, Mckayla Twiggs, Graham Greene, Will Smith, Jennifer Connelly, Ripley Sobo, Kevin Durand and Eva Marie Saint. Directed by Akiva Goldsman. [1:58 - PG-13]

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About Last Night - 7.2.10

Two couples (Keven Hart and Regina Hall, and Michael Ealy and Joy Bryant) meet in a bar. They explore new love and casual sex, but are stymied by the realities of daily life. Also with Paula Patton and Christopher McDonald. Directed by Steve Pink. [1:40 - R]

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Endless Love - 5.3.5

When a young man and a young woman (Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde) meet for the first time after their high school graduation, their passion for each other is relentless; but because the young woman's father (Bruce Greenwood) has career plans for her and the young man is not up to par in his eyes, he throws roadblocks in their way. Also with Joely Richardson, Robert Patrick, Rhys Wakefield, Dayo Okeniyi, Emma Rigby, Anna Enger and Fabianne Therese. Directed by Shana Feste. [1:43 - PG-13]

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Robocop - 2.6.5

A Detroit police officer (Joel Kinnaman) suffers life-threatening injuries in a car bombing but receives a second chance by becoming a cyborg in OmniCorp's Robocop Program. To his wife's (Abbie Cornish's) dismay, he becomes emotionless as the police department's number one crime fighter. Also with Michael Keaton, Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael K Williams and Jackie Earle Haley. Directed by Jose Padilha. [2:00 - PG-13]

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Vampire Academy - 5.6.4

A teen girl (Zoey Deutch) is a human/vampire hybrid tasked to protect another teen girl (Lucy Fry), who's a mortal vampire threatened by vicious immortal vampires. Also with Danila Kozlovsky, Gabriel Byrne, Dominic Sherwood, Olga Kurylenko, Sarah Hyland, Cameron Monaghan, Sami Gayle, Ashley Charles, Claire Foy and Joely Richardson. Directed by Mark Waters. [1:44 - PG-13]

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The Lego Movie - 1.3.2

Emmet (voiced by Chris Pratt) is an ordinary LEGO construction worker that always follows instructions. However, he is mistaken for the Special, a kind of LEGO god that can save the universe, and he finds himself drafted by fellow LEGOs to stop an evil tyrant (voiced by Will Ferrell). Also with the voices of Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Charlie Day, Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman. Directed by Chris Miller and Phil Lord. [1:40 - PG]

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The Monuments Men - 2.5.5

Based on a true story: A small group of specialists are assigned to rescue art stolen by the Nazis during World War II and to return the items to their owners. With George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Hugh Bonneville, Bob Balaban, Dimitri Leonidas, Justus von Dohnányi and Holger Handtke. Directed by Clooney. [1:58 - PG-13]

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That Awkward Moment - 7.3.10

Two friends (Zac Efron and Miles Teller) are determined to stay out of relationships as the marriage of another friend (Michael B. Jordan) is ending. They make a pact to remain girlfriend-free but that's easier said than done when they each meet women that will test their resolve. Also with Imogen Poots, Mackenzie Davis, Jessica Lucas, Addison Timlin and Josh Pais. Directed by Tom Gormican. [1:34 - R]

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Labor Day - 5.5.2

Set in 1987: An escaped convict (Josh Brolin) makes his way into the lives of a woman (Kate Winslet) and her young son (Gattlin Griffith) over a Labor Day weekend; their lives are changed forever as the convict becomes a surrogate dad to the boy and begins a relationship with the mom. Also with Tobey Maguire, Tom Lipinski, Maika Monroe, Clark Gregg and James Van Der Beek. Directed by Jason Reitman. [1:51 - PG-13]

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I, Frankenstein - 1.7.3

Victor Frankenstein's monster (Aaron Eckhart) finds himself in the middle of a battle between a clan of gargoyles and a horde of demons. Also with Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto, Bill Nighy, Jai Courtney, Socratis Otto, Aden Young, Caitlin Stasey, Mahesh Jadu and Steve Mouzakis. Directed by Stuart Beattie. [1:33 - PG-13]

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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit - 2.6.5

A young marine (Chris Pine) recovering from injuries suffered in Afghanistan is recruited by the CIA to monitor monetary activity hoping to prevent another terrorist attack on the US homeland. Also with Keira Knightley, Kevin Costner, Kenneth Branagh, Lenn Kudrjawizki and Alec Utgoff. Directed by Kenneth Branagh. [1:45 - PG-13]

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The Nut Job - 1.3.2

A squirrel called Surly (voiced by Will Arnett) is banished by a raccoon (voiced by Liam Neeson) from a park to the city streets for being selfish. Not knowing exactly what to do to survive, Surly stumbles upon Maury's Nut Shop and with his rat pal Buddy (voiced by Eric Bauza) they plan to break in and steal all the nuts. Also with the voices of Brendan Fraser, Gabriel Iglesias, Jeff Dunham, Maya Rudolph and Katherine Heigl. Directed by Peter Lepeniotis. [1:26 - PG]

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Ride Along - 5.6.5

A high school security guard (Kevin Hart) tries to impress his fiancée's (Tika Sumpter) angry police detective brother (Ice Cube). When he enters the police academy, he thinks he deserves the same respect as seasoned officers until his soon-to-be brother-in-law takes him along on a ride to show him the difference between security guard work and that of a police patrol. Also with John Leguizamo, Bruce McGill, Bryan Callen, Laurence Fishburne and Jay Pharaoh. Directed by Tim Story. [1:40 - PG-13]

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The Legend of Hercules - 3.7.2

In this treatment of the Greek legend Hercules (Kellan Lutz) is the demigod son of the Zeus and a mortal woman, Queen Alcmene (Roxanne McKee). After King Amphitryon (Scott Adkins) betrays him, Hercules finds himself abandoned and sold as a slave because of his love for the Princess of Crete, Hebe (Gaia Weiss). Using superhuman powers Hercules fights to return to his kingdom and assume the throne. Also with Liam Garrigan, Liam McIntyre and Rade Serbedzija. Directed by Renny Harlin. [1:39 - PG-13]

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Her - 7.4.8

A divorced and lonely man (Joaquin Phoenix) works as a professional writer of love letters for other people, but remains isolated in his personal life. When he purchases a new computer operating system he finds that its Artificial Intelligence voice (Scarlett Johansson) seems very human and he falls in love with her. Also with Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Chris Pratt and Olivia Wilde. Directed by Spike Jones. [2:00 - R]

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August: Osage County - 3.4.7

Family members come together in their Oklahoma childhood home after the disappearance of their father. The toxic environment, now presided over by their mother (Meryl Streep), brings out their complicated secrets. Also with Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Ewan McGregor, Margo Martindale, Sam Shepard, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson, Juliette Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch and Misty Upham. Directed by John Wells. [2:01 - R]

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Lone Survivor - 1.9.10

Based on the failed 2005 mission "Operation Red Wings": Four Navy Seals assigned to take out enemy fighters are trapped in the treacherous mountains of Afghanistan and outnumbered by armed Taliban fighters. With Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, Yousuf Azami, Ali Suliman and Eric Bana. Directed by Peter Berg. [2:01 - R]

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Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones - 7.6.10

In this spin-off presented as "found footage" a recent high school graduate (Andrew Jacobs) is targeted for demon possession by the same evil spirit that inhabited two young women in the earlier films in this series. The young man and his best friend (Jorge Diaz) investigate his background and become confused and tormented. Also with Carlos Pratts, Molly Ephraim, Katie Featherstone, Crystal Santos and Richard Cabral. Directed by Christopher Landon. [1:24 - R]

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American Hustle - 6.4.10

A fictionalized account of the late 1970s Abscam scandal: When a small time con man (Christian Bale) is forced to work with the FBI to avoid being convicted, he and his sultry cohort (Amy Adams) are drawn into an agent's (Bradley Cooper) bizarre plan to take down federal officials. Also with Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence, Louis C.K., Jack Huston, Michael Peña and Shea Whigham. Directed by David O. Russell. [2:18 - R]

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The Wolf of Wall Street - 10.4.10

Based on the true story of a man's (Leonardo DiCaprio) rise as a Wall Street stock broker and his ultimate crash when consumed by greed and corruption. Also with Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Jon Bernthal, Jon Favreau, Joanna Lumley, Cristin Milioti and Christine Ebersole. Directed by Martin Scorsese. [3:00 - R]

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Grudge Match - 5.5.5

Two retired Pittsburgh boxers (Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro) reluctantly agree to record footage for a video game and their long-time rivalry resurfaces and their disagreements go viral on social media. Seen by promoters, the two receive offers for commercials and a highly publicized grudge match to settle old scores. Also with LL Cool J, Alan Arkin, Kevin Hart, Kim Basinger and Jon Bernthal. Directed by Peter Segal. [1:53 - PG-13]

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty - 2.3.3

A lonely, introverted man (Ben Stiller) working for "Life" magazine day-dreams of great adventures. When he finds himself responsible for a missing photograph that is intended to be the cover for the magazine's final issue, he sets off on a real-life adventure around the world to track down the photographer (Sean Penn). Based on a short story by James Thurber. Also with Kristen Wiig, Jon Daly, Jim Naughton, Kathryn Hahn, Shirley MacLaine, Terence Bernie Hines, Adam Scott and Paul Fitzgerald. Directed by Ben Stiller. [1:54 - PG]

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Walking with Dinosaurs - 1.4.2

Eons ago, according to a prehistoric bird (voiced by John Leguizamo), he lived with a trio of frilled and horned dinosaurs (voiced by Justin Long, Tyra Sircar and Skylar Stone). The bird enjoyed a symbiotic relationship with the dinosaurs, keeping them groomed and free of parasites and in the bird's story one of the dinosaurs rises to lead the herd, but must confront bullies and battle a meat-eating Gorgon to do so. Also with the voice of Karl Urban. Directed by Neil Nightingale & Berry Cook. [1:27 - PG]

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47 Ronin - 3.6.1

Based on an 18th century Japanese legend: a group of forty seven samurai lose their Master (Min Tanaka) as a result of the actions of an evil Lord (Tadanobu Asano). Becoming leaderless ronin, they seek the help of a half-Japanese outcast (Keanu Reeves), who leads them through a mystical world of strange creatures, shape-shifters and danger to help them restore samurai honor. Also with Hiroyuki Sanada, Kou Shibasaki, Jin Akanishi and Rinko Kikuchi. Directed by Carl Rinsch. [2:00 - PG-13]

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Anchorman 2 - 5.5.5

Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is no longer a news anchor since he lost his job to his wife (Christina Applegate) and ended up emceeing at a Sea World-type facility. He's then approached by a man (Dylan Baker) who is putting together a new kind of news station and along with his news team (Paul Rudd, Steve Carell and David Koechner) makes the trip to NYC to find out what this new news idea is all about. Also with Kristen Wiig, Harrison Ford, James Marsden, Meagan Good, Greg Kinnear, Liam Neeson, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey, Vince Vaughn, Sacha Baron Cohen, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, John C. Reilly, Luke Wilson, Kanye West and Fred Willard. Directed by Adam McKay. [1:59 - PG-13]

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - 1.7.1

The Dwarves, still on their mission to reclaim their homeland, take Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and Gandalf (Ian McKellen) on a treacherous mission toward the dragon that holds an important key. Also with Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish, William Kircher, James Nesbitt, Stephen Hunter, Dean O'Gorman, Aidan Turner, John Callen, Peter Hambleton, Orlando Bloom, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, Luke Evans and Stephen Fry. Directed by Peter Jackson. [2:41 - PG-13]

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Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas - 5.4.3

Madea (Tyler Perry) provides no-nonsense wisdom to a small southern town after her friend (Anna Maria Horsford) persuades her to visit her niece (Tika Sumpter) for Christmas. The unannounced visit confuses in-laws as the local Christmas Jubilee breaks open unexpected revelations and family secrets. Also with Chad Michael Murray, Eric Lively, JR Leon, Kathy Najimy and Larry the Cable Guy. Directed by Perry. [1:45 - PG-13]

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Saving Mr. Banks - 1.4.2

Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) brings author Pamela Travers (Emma Thompson) to California from England after 20 years of attempting to gain the film rights to her book "Mary Poppins." It is a tough sell to the reserved author, who is picky about her beloved fictional nanny. Travers wants to honor her sweet but afflicted father (Colin Farrell) with the film, and discovers that Disneyland has secrets similar to her own. Also with Paul Giamatti, B. J. Novak, Jason Schwartzman and Bradley Whitford. Directed by John Lee Hancock. [2:00 - PG-13]

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Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom - 4.7.3

Based on the autobiography of Nelson Mandela, from his childhood in a small African village to his 27-year imprisonment by the white-minority apartheid government to becoming the first democratically elected president of South Africa. With Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, Terry Pheto, Deon Lotz and Jamie Bartlett. Directed by Justin Chadwick. [2:19 - PG-13]

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Sunlight Jr. - 7.5.8

Character study of an unmarried couple that struggles with poverty and disability; an unexpected pregnancy complicates their already challenging circumstances. With Norman Reedus, Naomi Watts, Matt Dillon and Tess Harper. Directed by Laurie Collyer. [1:30 - R]

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Geography Club - 6.3.5

A group of students at an average high school form an after-school club to support each other's sexual orientations. With Cameron Deane Stewart, Meaghan Martin, Justin Deeley, Ana Gasteyer, Nikki Blonsky and Scott Bakula. Directed by Gary Entin. [1:20 - PG-13]

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Out of the Furnace - 3.7.10

A man (Christian Bale) seeks revenge after his brother (Casey Affleck) mysteriously goes missing. Also with Zoe Saldana, Woody Harrelson, Sam Shepard and Willem Dafoe. Directed by Scott Cooper. [1:55 - R]

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Inside Llewyn Davis - 3.3.10

A young singer/songwriter (Oscar Isaac) struggles to survive the folk music world of 1960s Greenwich Village, New York. Also with Carey Mulligan, Justin Timberlake, Ethan Phillips, Robin Bartlett, Max Casella, Jerry Grayson, Jeanine Serralles and Adam Driver. Directed by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen. [1:45 - R]

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Great Expectations - 1.5.2

A new adaptation of the celebrated Charles Dickens novel: a humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. With Toby Irvine, Jason Flemyng, William Ellisa and Helena Bonham-Carter. Directed by Mike Newell. [2:08 - PG-13]

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Oldboy - 8.9.8

Remake of the 2003 Korean revenge thriller about a man (Josh Brolin) who was kidnapped and held captive in a motel room for twenty years. He is suddenly released and becomes obsessed with finding the identity of the person who had him kidnapped and seeking revenge. Also with Samuel L. Jackson, Elizabeth Olsen, Michael Imperioli, Sharlto Copley and Pom Klementieff. Directed by Spike Lee. [2:00 - R]

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Frozen - 1.3.1

The Snow Queen (voiced by Idina Menzel) exiles herself because everything she touches turns to ice. Nevertheless, her sister (voiced by Kristen Bell), a mountain man (voiced by Jonathan Groff), a living snowman (voiced by Josh Gad) and a reindeer set out to find the queen and bring her back to the kingdom. They must battle monsters and an evil prince before convincing the queen to return. Also with the voices of Santino Fontana and Alan Tudyk. Directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. [1:30 - PG]

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Black Nativity - 1.3.2

Based on a Langston Hughes play, the story follows a teen (Jacob Latimore) from Baltimore to Harlem at Christmastime: Evicted from his home in Maryland, he visits his grandparents (Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett), but he does not like their rules and he is determined to make money and return home to help his mother (Jennifer Hudson). Also with Tyrese Gibson, Vondie Curtis Hall, Mary J. Blige and Nas. Directed by Kasi Lemmons. [1:33 - PG]

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Homefront - 6.7.10

A former undercover DEA operative (Jason Statham) tries to get away from his past life and occupation and takes his young daughter (Izabela Vidovic) to a remote parish outside New Orleans. But the townspeople don't take to him and then he uncovers a local meth operation. Also with James Franco, Winona Ryder, Rachelle Lefevre, Kate Bosworth and Clancy Brown. Directed by Gary Fleder. [1:40 - R]

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Philomena - 3.3.5

Based on the novel "The Lost Child of Philomena Lee": A cynical journalist (Steve Coogan) follows a woman (Judi Dench) to the US where she's searching for her son -- taken away from her decades earlier when she was in an Irish convent as a pregnant teenager. Also with Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham and Barbara Jefford. Directed by Stephen Frears. [1:38 - PG-13]

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Delivery Man - 4.4.5

An inept but likeable sperm donor (Vince Vaughn) that donated for cash in his youth, discovers that he is the father of over 500 adult children and many of them are suing to learn his identity. In addition, he owes money to the Mafia and is estranged from his pregnant girlfriend (Cobie Smulders), who thinks he would be a horrid father. Also with Chris Pratt, Bobby Moynihan, Simon Delaney and Andrzej Blumenfeld. Directed by Ken Scott. [1:45 - PG-13]

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire - 3.6.4

After being victorious in the 74th Hunger Games, a young couple (Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson) find themselves thrown back in the arena to fight against other victors in yet another attempt at controlling the population, which is now moving toward revolution. Also with Liam Hemsworth, Jack Quaid and Taylor St. Clair. Directed by Francis Lawrence. [2:26 - PG-13]

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The Best Man Holiday - 6.4.6

In this sequel to "The Best Man," college friends (Taye Diggs, Terrence Howard, Harold Perrineau, Morris Chestnut, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, and Regina Hall) decide to celebrate the Christmas holidays together after 15 years. Old rivalries and love affairs soon flicker back to life. Also with Monica Calhoun and Melissa DeSousa. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee. [1:50 - R]

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Blue Is the Warmest Color - 10.3.6

A young woman (Adèle Exarchopoulos) explores her desires with the help of another woman (Léa Seydoux). The two women fall in love with each other. Also with Salim Kechiouche, Aurélien Recoing, Catherine Salée, Benjamin Siksou, Mona Walravens, Alma Jodorowsky, Jérémie Laheurte, Anne Loiret, Benoît Pilot, Sandor Funtek, Fanny Maurin, Maelys Cabezon and Samir Bella. Directed by Abdellatif Kechiche. [2:59 - NC-17]

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Nebraska - 3.4.5

A grumpy old alcoholic (Bruce Dern) convinces his adult son (Will Forte) to travel 800 miles to Lincoln, Nebraska with him to claim the winnings from a sweepstakes letter. Before the end of the road trip, Dad finds himself in his boyhood hometown, trying to settle old scores. Also with June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk and Stacy Keach. Directed by Alexander Payne. [1:55 - R]

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Kill Your Darlings - 7.6.5

The great poets of the Beat Generation, Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Radcliff), Jack Kerouac (Jack Huston) and William Burroughs (Ben Foster), are friends whose relationship is tested by a murder. Also with David Cross, Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Elizabeth Olsen and Dane DeHaan. Directed by John Krokidas. [1:44 - R]

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The Book Thief - 1.5.2

Based on the eponymous best seller by Markus Zusak: Liesel (Sophie Nelisse) is adopted by two German parents in the midst of World War II, who have also taken in a young Jewish man. Liesel nurses him back to health and reads him stolen books. Also with Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson. Directed by Brian Percival. [2:11 - PG-13]

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Thor: The Dark World - 3.6.3

After leaving Earth and going back to his home world, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) returns to find the woman he loves (Natalie Portman) in mortal danger. Also with Anthony Hopkins, Idris Elba, Rene Russo, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kat Dennings, Stellan Skarsgård, Tom Hiddleston, Christopher Eccleston, Jaimie Alexander and Jonathan Howard. Directed by Alan Taylor. A few scenes are in Elvish with English subtitles. [1:52 - PG-13]

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As I Lay Dying - 6.5.3

Based on the William Faulkner novel, the death of Addie Bundren brings together a ragged family as they try to honor her wishes to be buried in a nearby town. With James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parrack, Ahna O'Reilly and Danny McBride. Directed by James Franco. [1:50 - R]

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Big Sur - 6.5.3

A visualization of Jack Kerouac's novel "Big Sur," as the author and three companions travel to a cabin in Big Sur. With Jean-Marc Barr, Kate Bosworth, Josh Lucas, Patrick Fischler, Anthony Edwards and Radha Mitchell. Directed by Michael Polish. [1:21 - R]

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Dallas Buyers Club - 8.5.10

A man (Matthew McConaughey) diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in 1986 undertakes the task of finding medicines that will treat the disease and prolong his life, beyond the realm of FDA-approved treatments. Also with Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Denis O'Hare, Steve Zahn, Dallas Roberts, Kevin Rankin and Griffin Dunne. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée. [1:57 - R]

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Diana - 4.4.5

Based on the tell-all novel "Diana - Her Last Love," the film portrays the last two years of Princess Diana's (Naomi Watts) life and her secret love affair with Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan (Naveen Andrews). Also with Douglas Hodge and Geraldine James. Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel. [1:53 - R]

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About Time - 6.4.5

A man (Domhnall Gleeson) finds that he can time travel after his dad (Bill Nighy) tells him that the men in the family have always been time travelers. He decides to improve his life by going back in time and making changes, and while in the present he's found his true love (Rachel McAdams), a time travel accident means that he has never actually met her. Also with Tom Hollander and Margot Robbie. Directed by Richard Curtis. [2:03 - R]

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Free Birds - 2.4.2

A turkey (voiced by Owen Wilson) pardoned at the White House and the Turkey Liberation Front leader (voiced of Woody Harrelson) join forces to save all turkeys from the traditional Thanksgiving menu. The birds steal a top-secret time machine, go back to 1621 Plymouth and attempt to change history, but meet an interesting flock of native turkeys in the process. Also with the voices of George Takei, Amy Poehler, Colm Meaney, Dan Fogler and Keith David. Directed by Jimmy Haywood. [1:31 - PG]

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Ender's Game - 1.6.3

A teen boy (Asa Butterfield) is recruited and trained to fight against an alien invader, hoping that he will be saving Earth from another attack. Based on Orson Scott Card's popular teen sci-fi novel. Also with Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis, Aramis Knight, Suraj Partha, Moises Arias, Khylin Rhambo, Jimmy 'Jax' Pinchak and Nonso Anozie. Directed by Gavin Hood. [1:54 - PG-13]

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Last Vegas - 6.4.5

Four friends (Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Kevin Kline and Morgan Freeman) gather in Las Vegas for a bachelor party for one of them the day before his wedding. What happens in Vegas with these four senior citizens might be too much for the casino city. Also with Mary Steenburgen, Jerry Ferarra, Romany Malco, and Roger Bart. Directed by John Turtletaub. [1:44 - PG-13]

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The Counselor - 7.7.8

A man (Michael Fassbender) finds himself in financial difficulties and decides to pursue a risky avenue to make some quick money. When things go horribly wrong, he is left to suffer the consequences of his actions. Also with Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Bruno Ganz, Brad Pitt and Rosie Perez. Directed by Ridley Scott. [1:57 - R]

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Bad Grandpa - 7.5.6

A boy (Jackson Nicoll) is traveling cross-country with his widower grandfather (Johnny Knoxville) after his mother (Georgina Cates) goes to jail and he experiences a variety of crude practical jokes perpetrated by his octogenarian mentor; they involve funeral homes, biker bars, male strip clubs and children's beauty pageants. Also with Spike Jonez. Directed by Jeff Tremaine. Some English subtitles appear for unclear conversations. [1:33 - R]

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A.C.O.D. - 6.2.5

A seemingly well-adjusted restaurateur (Adam Scott) was caught up in the 15-year divorce proceedings of his parents and then discovered that he was the subject of a study about the children of divorce. After his younger brother becomes engaged, he is thrust back into the study for a follow-up. Also with Richard Jenkins, Catherine O'Hara, Amy Poehler, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Clark Duke. Directed by Stu Zicherman. [1:28 - R]

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12 Years a Slave - 8.8.5

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man, is kidnapped from his home in upstate New York and sold into slavery. He spends 12 years trying to get back home, surviving under horrendous conditions. Based on Northup's 1853 published memoir. Also with Dwight Henry, Quvenzhane Wallis, Michael Fassbender, Paul Dano, Michael K. Williams, Paul Giamatti, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lupita Nyong'o and Brad Pitt. Directed by Steve McQueen. [2:13 - R]

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Carrie - 6.7.5

Remake of the 1976 film: Bullied by her peers and her zealously religious mother (Julianne Moore), Carrie White (Chloe Grace Moretz) takes violent revenge on everyone at her high school prom by using her telekinetic powers. Also with Judy Greer, Alex Russell, Portia Doubleday, Gabriella Wilde and Ansel Elgort. Directed by Kimberly Peirce. [1:40 - R]

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The Fifth Estate - 3.5.5

By creating WikiLeaks Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Daniel Brühl) aimed to become government watchdogs, developing a website that would allow whistleblowers to safely leak covert data from governments and corporations. Also with Anthony Mackie, David Thewlis, Alicia Vikander, Stanley Tucci and Laura Linney. Directed by Bill Condon. The film includes English subtitles for computer and text messages and for foreign languages. [2:08 - R]

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All Is Lost - 0.4.5

A man (Robert Redford) in a yacht struggles against the elements and other obstacles while sailing alone in the Indian Ocean. Directed by J.C. Chandor. [1:46 - PG-13]

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Escape Plan - 2.6.9

A specialist in prison security (Sylvester Stallone) is put to the test in a state-of-the-art prison. Also with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Caviezel, Faran Tahir, Amy Ryan, Sam Neill, Vincent D'Onofrio, Vinnie Jones, Matt Gerald and 50 Cent. Directed by Mikael Håfström. [1:56 - R]

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Machete Kills - 5.9.10

In this sequel Machete (Danny Trejo) is a former Mexican agent that returns to work for the US when he is recruited by President Rathcock (Carlos Estevez) as America's last best hope against bad guys. Machete must eliminate an insane revolutionary (Damien Bichir) and a billionaire arms dealer (Mel Gibson) that are bent on war and destruction. Also with Michelle Rodriguez, Sofia Vergara, Antonio Banderas, Lady Gaga, Amber Heard. Several scenes feature Spanish language with English subtitles. Directed by Robert Rodriguez. [1:47 - R]

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Romeo and Juliet - 4.5.2

Another telling of the tragic Shakespearean love story about feuding families in 16th century Verona. With Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Damian Lewis, Laura Morante, Tomas Arana, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård, Tom Wisdom, Christian Cooke, Ed Westwick, Lesley Manville, Anton Alexander and Paul Giamatti. Directed by Carlo Carlei. [1:58 - PG-13]

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Captain Phillips - 1.5.4

Based on true events: Captain Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks) and his crew aboard the container ship MV Maersk Alabama are captured by Somalian pirates in April, 2009. The pirate leader (Barkhad Abdi) holds the captain hostage in a covered lifeboat for five days in an attempt to extort a huge ransom, until Navy SEALs arrive. Also with Michael Chernis, Corey Johnson, Max Martini, Chris Malkey, David Warshofsky and Catherine Keener. Directed by Paul Greengrass. Several scenes feature a Somali language with English subtitles. [2:14 - PG-13]

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Parkland - 2.6.5

A different perspective of the John F. Kennedy assassination of November 22, 1963: the film portrays the effects of the event on Parkland Memorial Hospital's staff (Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden, Colin Hanks and Mallory Moy), the Dallas Secret Service chief (Billy Bob Thornton), cameraman Abraham Zapruder (Paul Giamatti), FBI agents (Ron Livingston, David Harbour), Lee Harvey Oswald's brother (James Badge Dale) and the Presidential Security Team. Also with Tom Welling, Jackie Earle Haley and Jacki Weaver. Directed by Peter Landesman. [1:33 - PG-13]

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Runner Runner - 6.5.10

A man (Justin Timberlake) deep in debt for his Princeton university education gambles it all on an online poker game and loses. When he discovers that the system cheated him, he travels to Costa Rica to confront the man (Ben Affleck) responsible for his loss in order to get his money back. Also with Gemma Arterton, Anthony Mackie, Michael Esper, Oliver Cooper, Christian George, Yul Vazquez and John Heard. Directed by Brad Furman. [1:31 - R]

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Gravity - 1.5.5

A space walk by two American astronauts (Sandra Bullock and George Clooney) goes tragically wrong when an explosion propels one of them beyond the reach of their space shuttle. With communications cut off from Mission Control (voiced by Ed Harris), the shuttle is destroyed by Russian satellite debris, stranding both astronauts in deep space and with limited oxygen. Directed by Alfonso Cuarón. [1.30 - PG-13]

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Baggage Claim - 5.2.4

Determined to become engaged before her youngest sister's wedding, a flight attendant (Paula Patton) has only 30 days left to find a husband. Hence, she uses 30,000 flying miles while contacting ex-boyfriends and potential mates, many of whom she never wants to meet again. Also with Adam Brody, Djimon Hounsou, Taye Diggs, Christina Milian and Derek Luke. Directed by David E. Talbert. [1:36 - PG-13]

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Don Jon - 8.3.10

A pornography addict (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is called "Don Jon" by friends, he treats everything and everybody as an object and always has an attractive date on the weekends, but he is unhappy until he meets two women that enlighten him about life and love. Also with Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Glenne Headly, Brie Larson and Tony Danza. Directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. [1:30 - R]

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 - 1.3.2

In this sequel an inventor (voiced by Bill Hader) receives an invitation to join the biggest invention company, Live Corp Inc. However, he learns that his old food-making machine is making sentient animals out of food. With his good friend, a weather scientist (voiced by Anna Faris), they must return to combat the beasts, but also discover another enemy. Also with the voices of James Caan, Andy Samberg, Neil Patrick Harris, Benjamin Bratt, Terry Crews, Will Forte, Kristen Schaal, and Joseph Towne. Directed by Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn. [1:35 - PG]

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Battle of the Year - 3.3.5

A man (Josh Holloway) struggling to piece together his life after the tragic death of his wife and son is recruited to coach a Bboy crew and help them qualify for the Battle of the Year, hoping to bring the title home to the USA. Also with Laz Alonso, Josh Peck, Caity Lotz, Chris Brown, Ivan 'Flipz' Velez, Jon 'Do Knock' Cruz, Anis Cheurfa, Jesse 'Casper' Brown, David Shreibman, Sawandi Wilson, Richard Maguire, Steve Terada, Luis Rosado and Joshua Lee Ayers. Directed by Benson Lee. [1:49 - PG-13]

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Prisoners - 1.7.9

After a family's young daughter (Erin Gerasimovich) and her best friend (Kyla Drew Simmons) are abducted, the father (Hugh Jackman) takes matters into his own hands: Fed up with the failures of the police detective (Jake Gyllenhaal) that's trying to find the girls, he targets a mentally challenged man (Paul Dano) as the kidnapper and tortures him. Also with Maria Bello, Melissa Leo, Dylan Minnette, Viola Davis and Terrence Howard. Directed by Denis Villeneuve. [2:26 - R]

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Enough Said - 5.2.4

A man and a woman (James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus) meet and although they initially admit that they are not attracted to each other, they begin to date. As their relationship progresses she begins to wonder if he might be the ex-husband of one of her clients (Catherine Keener) who has nothing but awful things to say about him. Also with Tracey Fairaway, Toni Collette, Ben Falcone, Michaela Watkins. Directed by Nicole Holofcener. [1:33 - PG-13]

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Insidious: Chapter 2 - 1.6.4

A family appears to be haunted by evil spirits and must figure out a way to rid themselves of the demons before it's too late. With Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Lin Shaye, Steve Coulter, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, Andrew Astor and Barbara Hershey. Directed by James Wan. [1:45 - PG-13]

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The Family - 6.7.8

A Mafia boss (Robert De Niro) and his family (Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron and John D'Leo) are placed in the witness protection program and relocated to a small town in France. But their assigned special agent (Tommy Lee Jones) has his hands full as he follows up on the family that keeps reverting to old habits. Real trouble ensues as the family attracts the attention of the Mafia. Also with Domenick Lombardozzi. Directed by Luc Besson. [1:51 - R]

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Afternoon Delight - 9.2.9

After bored housewife Rachel (Kathryn Hahn) grows tired of her lackluster sex life and affluent friends, she and her husband visit a strip club where she befriends a stripper (Juno Temple), who then becomes their live-in nanny. Also with Josh Radnor, Jane Lynch, Jessica St. Clair, Michaela Watkins, Josh Stamberg, and Keegan Michael Key. Directed by Jill Soloway. [1:35 - R]

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The Lifeguard - 7.4.8

When a former over-achiever (Kristen Bell) finds herself in a slump in New York City, she moves back to her childhood home in Connecticut, reconnects with her old friends and starts a risky relationship with a troubled teen boy. Also with Mamie Gummer, Martin Starr, Joshua Harto, John Finn and David Lambert. Directed by Liz W. Garcia. [1:38 - R]

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Riddick - 6.7.10

Abandoned on a desert planet to die, a convict (Vin Diesel) defends himself against predators and builds his strength to combat his enemies. His emergency beacon raises two ships: one operated by private mercenaries and the other by a past enemy. Preceded by "Pitch Black" in 2000. Also with Jordi Moila, Matt Nable, Karl Urban, Dave Bautista, Katee Sackhoff, Raul Trujilio and Bokeem Woodbine. Directed by David Twohy. [1:59 - R]

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Austenland - 5.4.3

After a lifetime of idealizing Jane Austen's novels, a woman (Keri Russell) takes a dream vacation to a theme park in search of her own Mr. Darcy. Also with JJ Feild, Jennifer Coolidge, Bret McKenzie, Georgia King, James Callis, Jane Seymour and Ricky Whittle. Directed by Jerusha Hess. [1:37 - PG-13]

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Short Term 12 - 5.5.9

A woman (Brie Larson) and her group of 20-somethings staff a foster care facility for troubled teens. As she tackles the next step of her relationship with her long-term boyfriend (John Gallagher Jr.), she meets a teen girl who reminds her of her own rocky childhood. Also with Kaitlyn Dever, Stephanie Beatriz, Rami Malek and Frantz Turner. Directed by Destin Cretton. [1:36 - R]

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Lovelace - 9.6.6

The story of Linda Lovelace (Amanda Seyfried), who is coerced into the porn industry by her abusive husband (Peter Sarsgaard), becomes infamous as the star of the pornographic film "Deep Throat," and later becomes an anti-pornography advocate. Also with Juno Temple, Sharon Stone, Robert Patrick, Chris Noth, Hank Azaria, Adam Brody, Chloe Sevigny, James Franco and Debi Mazar. Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. [1:32 - R]

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One Direction: This Is Us - 3.2.3

"One Direction" is a British boy band comprised of Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payn, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. This documentary follows them before and after they become famous, beginning with their hometown start in the UK to their competition on the "X-Factor" in 2010, and ultimately to their world tour in 2013. Also with Simon Cowell. Directed by Morgan Spurlock. [1:32 - PG]

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In A World... - 6.2.5

In the shadow of her successful voice-over actor father (Fred Melamed), a young woman (Lake Bell) tries her hand at voice-over acting and finally finds success, only to have her father try to steal the show. Also with Demetri Martin, Michaela Watkins, Rob Corddry, Nick Offerman, Tig Notaro and Geena Davis. Directed by Lake Bell. [1:33 - R]

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Getaway - 1.6.4

An ex-racecar driver (Ethan Hawke) races against the clock to save the life of his kidnapped wife (Rebecca Budig): he takes an expensive custom Ford Shelby Cobra from its owner (Selena Gomez) and drives it in a long high-speed chase away from pursuing police, while obeying the strange orders of the crime boss that holds his wife. Also with Jon Voight, Bruce Payne and Paul Freeman. Directed by Courtney Solomon. [1:30 - PG-13]

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Ain't Them Bodies Saints - 4.7.5

After a shoot-out goes wrong, and after years of sitting in prison, a Texas outlaw (Casey Affleck) escapes to find his wife (Rooney Mara) and the daughter he never met. Also with Ben Foster, Keith Carradine and Nate Parker. Directed by David Lowery. [1:45 - R]

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Closed Circuit - 3.5.6

When a bomb explodes in the middle of a crowded London market, it's up to two defense lawyers (Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall) to determine the truth about who committed the crime and why. Also with Jim Broadbent, John Humphreys, Nazaire Gbolo, David Sibley, Ciarán Hinds and Julia Stiles. Directed by John Crowley. [1:36 - R]

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Prince Avalanche - 5.3.4

Two highway workers (Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch) spend the summer of 1988 rebuilding a highway after a massive fire. Their summer of isolation leads them to reflect on themselves and the city lives they left behind. Also with Lance LeGault and the voice of Lynn Shelton. Directed by David Gordon Green. [1:34 - R]

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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones - 3.6.4

A young woman (Lily Collins) discovers that she is a shadow hunter and must help rid the world of demons while also trying to save her mother from evil. Also with Jamie Campbell Bower, Kevin Zegers, Jemima West, Robert Sheehan, Robert Maillet, Kevin Durand, Godfrey Gao, Lena Headey, Harry Van Gorkum, CCH Pounder, Jared Harris, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Aidan Turner. Directed by Harald Zwart. [2:10 - PG-13]

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You're Next - 6.8.7

A trio of axe-wielding murderers wearing animal masks (L.C. Holt, Simon Barrett and Lane Hughes) invades a home during a family reunion. Surprised and horrified, the victims are trapped and incoherent, until a reunion guest proves to be a more skillful killer than the murderers. Also with Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Wendy Glenn, AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg, Barbara Crampton and Rob Moran. Directed by Adam Wingard. [1:34 - R]

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The World's End - 4.6.10

Five men agree to meet and try to top their unfinished pub-crawl from 20 years earlier. As they undertake their drinking adventure, going from pub to pub, they detect something very odd about their town. This time "The World's End," the last of the 12 pubs, may be exactly that. With Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Gary King, Andy Knightley, Rosamund Pike, Steven Prince, Paddy Considine, Oliver Chamberlain, Peter Page and Eddie Marsan. Directed by Edgar Wright. [1:49 - R]

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Jobs - 3.2.5

Biopic of Steve Jobs (Ashton Kutcher) who along with Steve Wozniak (Josh Gad) brought creative ideas in the world of computers, technology and business. Also with Dermot Mulroney, Lukas Haas and J.K. Simmons. Directed by Joshua Michael Stern. [2:02 - PG-13]

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Paranoia - 5.4.5

An ambitious employee (Liam Hemsworth) pitches a new product and angers his boss (Gary Oldman) who fires him and his team. After a night on the town with a company credit card, he is given an opportunity to stay out of jail by spying on the competition, and every step gets him closer to jail. Also with Amber Heard, Harrison Ford, Lucas Till, Embeth Davidtz, Julian McMahon, Josh Holloway and Richard Dreyfuss. Directed by Robert Luketic. [1:46 - PG-13]

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Lee Daniels' The Butler - 5.6.5

Cecil Gaines (Forest Whittaker) works his way up from butler to maître d' of the White House, serving eight US Presidents. He witnesses the sociopolitical changes occurring from 1952 to 1986 and lives to see the nation's first black President elected. Also with Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, John Cusack and Jane Fonda. Directed by Lee Daniels. [2:12 - PG-13]

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Kick-Ass 2 - 7.7.9

In this sequel several NYC citizens don superhero costumes and begin crime fighting activities: Colonel Stars and Stripes (Jim Carrey) and his team ask Kick-Ass (Aaron Johnson) to join them while Hit-Girl (Chloe Grace Moret) returns to active duty when Red Mist (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) resurfaces as a psychotic super villain with plans to form a murderous army. Also with Morris Chestnut, Donald Faison, Lindy Booth, Claudia Lee, Clark Duke and John Leguizamo. Directed by Jeff Wadlow. [1:43 - R]

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The Canyons - 9.5.10

A psychopathic LA trust-fund control freak (James Deen) spins out of control after he learns of his girlfriend's (Linsday Lohan) affair with the lead of a movie he is financing. Also with Nolan Gerard Funk, Amanda Brooks, Gus Van Sant and Tenille Houston. Directed by Paul Schrader. [1:39 - R]

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The Spectacular Now - 6.4.7

When a teen (Miles Teller) who loves partying hard and drinking falls for "the nice girl" (Shailene Woodley), his world is turned upside down. Also with Brie Larson, Masam Holden, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bob Odenkirk and Andrew Royo. Directed by James Ponsoldt. [1:35 - R]

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Elysium - 2.8.10

In the 22nd century the Earth is a wasted, polluted landscape where most people eek out an impoverished existence. Meanwhile, a tiny minority of wealthy individuals live on an idyllic satellite called Elysium where there's no hunger or disease has disappeared. An ex-felon (Matt Damon), struck by radiation sickness and left with five days to live, decides to break into Elysium to find a cure, not realizing how his plan will affect the population of Earth. Also with Alice Braga, Jody Foster, Wagner Moura, Diego Luna, William Fichtner and Sharlto Copley. Directed by Neill Blomkamp. Several scenes are in Spanish or French with English subtitles. [1:49 - R]

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Planes - 1.3.2

An ambitious crop dusting plane, Dusty Crophopper (voiced by Dane Cook), plans to enter a big flying race, but he's afraid of heights. Luckily, veteran flyer Skipper Riley (voiced by Stacey Keach) offers to coach Dusty, who has to work very hard to compete with the current champ, Ripslinger (voiced by Roger Craig Smith). Also with the voices of Priyanka Chopra, Brad Garrett, Teri Hatcher, Cedric the Entertainer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and John Cleese. Directed by Klay Hall. [1:32 - G]

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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters - 1.5.3

In this sequel Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman), son of the Greek sea god Poseidon, gathers a team of demigod friends to travel the Sea of Monsters in the Bermuda Triangle and retrieve the magic Golden Fleece. The powerful fleece is their last best hope of saving their home training field, Camp Half-Blood. Also with Alexandra Daddario, Douglas Smith, Leven Rambin, Brandon T. Jackson, Jake Abel, Gina Carano, Melina Kanakaredes, Nathan Fillion, Ron Perlman and Stanley Tucci. Directed by Thor Freudenthal. [1:46 - PG]

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We're the Millers - 7.6.10

A long-time marijuana dealer (Jason Sudeikis) recruits a phony family that includes a stripper (Jennifer Aniston) and two local teens (Emma Roberts and Will Poulter) to help cover his movements as he transports a huge shipment from Mexico to the United States. But their "family vacation" turns out to be full of obstacles as they confront nosy travelers and a Mexican drug lord. Also with Ed Helms and Nick Offerman. Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. [1:50 - R]

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2 Guns - 5.6.8

A convoluted government scheme features a DEA agent (Denzel Washington) and an NCIS agent (Mark Wahlberg) investigating one another under the assumption that they are stealing money from the mob. When the agents figure out that they've been set up by the CIA, they cooperate to return the money and save their lives. Also with Paula Patton, James Marsden, Bill Paxton, Edward James Olmos and Fred Ward. Directed by Baltasar Kormákur. [1:49 - R]

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Girl Most Likely - 5.4.5

A woman (Kristen Wiig) copes with a series of disappointments, including having to move back home. Also with Annette Bening, Matt Dillon and Darren Criss. Directed by Shair Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini. [1:43 - PG-13]

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The Smurfs 2 - 2.3.1

In this sequel, an evil wizard (Hank Azaria) and his cat try to steal the magic Smurf-Essence. To accomplish this, he creates some anti-Smurfs called "Naughties" (voiced by Christina Ricci and J.B. Smoove) to help him. One Smurf (voiced by Katy Perry) knows of a spell that can turn Naughties into Smurfs, so the wizard kidnaps her while humans (Neil Patrick Harris and Jayma Mays) agree to help an elder Smurf (voiced by Jonathan Winters) free the kidnapped Smurf. Also with the voices of Brendan Gleeson, Alan Cumming, Fred Armisen, George Lopez and Anton Yelchin. Directed by Raja Gosnell. [1:45 - PG]

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The Wolverine - 4.7.5

When the Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) is convinced to accompany a mysterious woman (Rila Fukushima) to Japan to say a final farewell to a man he saved years ago in Nagasaki, he soon realizes that there is more to the man's dying wish than was originally revealed. Also with Tao Okamoto, Hiroyuki Sanada, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Brian Tee, Hal Yamanouchi, Will Yun Lee and Famke Janssen. Directed by James Mangold. A few scenes are in Japanese with English subtitles. [2:06 - PG-13]

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Crystal Fairy - 7.3.6

When an American (Michael Cera) travels to Chile, he meets an eccentric young woman who joins him and his group of friends to drink a hallucinogenic cactus extract. Also with Gaby Hoffmann, Juan Andres Silva, Jose Miguel Silva, Agustin Silva and Sebastian Silva. Directed by Sebastian Silva. [1:40 - NR]

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Only God Forgives - 6.10.5

An American-born drug dealer in Thailand (Ryan Gosling) is contacted by his domineering mother (Kristen Scott Thomas) and instructed to avenge the death of his psychopathic brother. A police detective (Vithaya Pansringarm) also lurks about, using a samurai sword and other implements to cause mayhem on those he decides are better off dead. Also with Tom Burke, Byron Gibson and Gordon Brown. Directed by Nicholas Winding Refn. [1:30 - R]

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Dealin' with Idiots - 5.2.7

Absurdly competitive parents interact at a youth baseball league. A famous comedian decides to study the parents and coaches so he can come up with ideas for his next movie. With Jeff Garlin, Mindy Rickles, Dave Sheridan, Brad Morris, Bob Odenkirk, J.B. Smoove, Steve Agee, Fred Willard and Timothy Olyphant. Directed by Jeff Garlin. [1:23 - NR]

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Fruitvale Station - 6.7.10

Based on the real events of January 1, 2009, when Oscar (Michael B. Jordan) a 22-year-old Bay Area resident was shot by police officers in a subway station. Also with Melonie Diax, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand and Chad Michael Murray. Directed by Ryan Coogler. [1:30 R]

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The To Do List - 9.3.8

Succumbing to peer pressure in 1993, a young woman (Aubrey Plaza) decides to become more sexually experienced before going away to college. Seeking to lose her virginity, she makes a step-by-step checklist of sexual acts to follow, although it doesn't always bring the results she expects. Also with Johnny Simmons, Bill Hader, Alia Shawkat, Andy Samberg and Connie Britton. Directed by Maggie Carey. [1:43 - R]

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I'm So Excited! - 8.3.5

A black comedy about a plane that mid-flight is found to be doomed to crash. As the passengers, pilots and crew all struggle with fear, they lightheartedly prepare to meet their imminent end. With Javier Camara, Lola Duena, Cecilia Roth, Hugo Silva, Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas and Blanca Suarez. Directed by Pedro Almodovar. In Spanish with English subtitles. [1:30 - R]

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R.I.P.D. - 4.6.5

A cop (Ryan Reynolds) that has second thoughts after stealing gold from police evidence can't convince his partner to do the same and pays the ultimate price. But after his death he is recruited by the Rest in Peace Department, whose task it is to rid the planet of the dead who have not moved on, and he partners with a surly lawman from the 1800s (Jeff Bridges), who has his own ideas about the best way to do their job. Also with Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker, Stephanie Szostak, James Hong, Marisa Miller, Robert Knepper and Mike O'Malley. Directed by Robert Schwentke. [1:36 - PG-13]

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The Conjuring - 2.7.4

A couple (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) are top paranormal investigators who set out to help a family rid themselves of the evil lurking in their old farmhouse. Confronting that power, they become entangled with dark forces that want to hurt them. Also with Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor, Mackenzie Foy, Joey King and Joseph Bishara. Directed by James Wan. [1.52 - R]

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Turbo - 1.4.1

After a freak accident, an average garden snail (voiced by Ryan Reynolds) becomes a world-class speed racer. Also with the voices of Paul Giamatti, Michael Pena, Samuel L. Jackson, Luis Guzman, Bill Hader, Snoop Lion (formerly known as Snoop Dogg), Maya Rudolph, Ken Jeong, Michelle Rodriguez and Ben Schwartz. Directed by David Soren. [1:36 - PG]

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Red 2 - 3.6.4

A former Black Ops CIA agent (Bruce Willis) calls his old squad (John Malkovich, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Lee Byung-hun, Brian Cox and Helen Mirren) back together for a mission to Paris, London and Moscow. Looking for a missing state-of-the-art nuclear device, they confront highly experienced international assassins, terrorists and government officials who have their own agendas. Also with Mary-Louise Parker, Anthony Hopkins and David Thewlis. Directed by Dean Parisot. English subtitles are provided for scenes filmed in Russian, Korean and Farsi. [1:56 - PG-13]

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Blue Jasmine - 5.4.5

A socialite (Cate Blanchett) suffers a series of losses, regrets and moral dilemmas that lead to mental confusion. Needing a fresh start, she moves from New York to San Francisco to join her struggling divorced sister (Sally Hawkins); her new boyfriend (Bobby Cannavale) and her sister's own new suitor (Peter Sarsgaard) along with the real world of work provide new regrets that are similar to the old ones. Also with Alec Baldwin, Alden Ehrenreich, Michael Stuhlbarg and Andrew Dice Clay. Directed by Woody Allen. [1:38 - PG-13]

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Grown Ups 2 - 6.5.5

A man (Adam Sandler) moves his family back to his childhood hometown and reconnects with old friends (Chris Rock, Kevin James, David Spade, Nick Swardson, and Salma Hayek). On the last day of the school year, they all learn some surprising things from the next generation. Also with Maria Bello, Steve Austen, Steve Buscemi, Maya Rudolph and Andy Samberg). Directed by Dennis Dugan. [1:41 - PG-13]

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Pacific Rim - 2.7.4

Aliens rise from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean and kill millions of people, but humans use their ace in the hole to fight back: an army of giant robot fighters called jaegers. As the human-alien war continues a retired pilot (Chris Hunnam) comes the aid of a tireless commander (Idris Elba) and co-pilot (Mako Mori) to try to defeat the water dwellers. Also with Diego Klattenhoff, Charlie Day, Ron Perlman, Heather Doerksen, Ellen McClain, Robert Kazinsky and Max Martini. Directed by Guillermo del Toro. Several scenes feature English subtitles during conversations in Japanese and Russian. [2:11 - PG-13]

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Byzantium - 7.8.5

When a 200 year old vampire mother and child take refuge on a nearly empty island; they soon change all of its residents. With Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Arterton, Warren Brown and Caleb Landry. Directed by Neil Jordan. [1:48 - R]

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The Attack - 6.6.5

Based on the popular novel of the same name by Yasmina Khadra, a well-respected Arab surgeon (Ali Suliman) living in Tel Aviv learns a dark secret about his wife after a suicide bombing attack. Also with Reymond Amsalem, Uri Gavriel and Evgenia Dodena. Directed by Ziah Douerir. [1:42 - R]

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The Way, Way Back - 5.2.5

When a single mom (Toni Collette) takes her teenage son (Liam James) with her to her boyfriend's summer home, he struggles to find his place. After making friends with the manager (Sam Rockwell) of the local water park he is closer to finding his way. Also with Steve Carell, Allison Janney, AnnaSophia Robb, Maya Rudolph, Rob Corddry, Amanda Peet and Nat Faxon. Directed by Nat Faxon. [1:43 - PG-13]

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Despicable Me 2 - 3.3.2

In this sequel a happy new dad (Steve Carell) to three adopted little girls is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help quash the antics of a new super-criminal mastermind (Benjamin Bratt). His minion helpers are not always very much help. Also with Russell Brand, Ken Jeong, Miranda Cosgrove and Kristen Wiig. Directed by Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud. [1:38 - PG]

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The Lone Ranger - 3.7.3

A Comanche warrior (Johnny Depp) narrates the stories of how a Texas Ranger (Armie Hammer) became a masked avenger called the Lone Ranger. The two men of diverse cultures learn to cooperate in order to fight greed and corruption in the Old West. Also with Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, Barry Pepper, Ruth Wilson, James Badge Dale and Helena Bonham Carter. Directed by Gore Verbinski. [2:29 - PG-13]

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Redemption - 5.7.6

A former UK Special Forces soldier (Jason Statham) in Afghanistan is fleeing a court-martial. In London, he hides in the criminal underworld and takes another man's identity but when he finds out that his missing girlfriend has been murdered by a ruthless criminal he takes revenge. Also with Agata Buzek, Vicky McClure, Senem Temiz, Benedict Wong and David Bradley. Directed by Stephen Knight. Several scenes feature Chinese language with English subtitles. [1:40 - R]

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Much Ado About Nothing - 6.3.3

Contemporary adaptation of William Shakespeare's play "Much Ado About Nothing." The story revolves around an attempt to trick a young couple into falling in love, while a plot is also brewing against the happy resolution, before the nuptials take place. With Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg, Reed Diamond, Fran Kranz, Jillian Morgese, Sean Maher and Spencer Treat Clark. Directed by Joss Whedon. [1:49 - PG-13]

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Unfinished Song - 2.4.4

A grieving widower (Terence Stamp) struggling to overcome the death of his wife joins the singing group left behind by her and in turn mends the strained relationship with his son and learns how to grieve. Originally titled "Song for Marion." Also with Gemma Anderson, Christopher Eccleston and Vanessa Redgrave. Directed by Paul Andrew Williams. [1:33 - PG-13]

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White House Down - 3.6.5

A man (Channing Tatum) hoping to improve his life and become a responsible parent is turned down for a job on the White House Secret Service detail. But he becomes embroiled in a terrorist attack on the White House while he and his young daughter are on a tour and must figure out how to save the President (Jamie Foxx) and other hostages. Also with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins, Joey King, James Woods and Nicolas Wright. Directed by Roland Emmerich. [2:11 - PG-13]

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The Heat - 6.6.10

Two law enforcement officers (Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy) with seemingly incompatible personalities team up for a special assignment. They must capture a notorious Russian drug lord (Bill Burr) and have to learn to get along in order to accomplish the mission. Also with Dan Bakkedahl, Michael Rapaport, Damian Bichir, Marlon Wayans, Spoken Reasons and Michael McDonald. Directed by Paul Feig. [1:57 - R]

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Monsters University - 1.3.1

In this prequel to "Monsters, Inc.," the teen monsters attend their own university to train to become good monsters and have the chance to work on the Scare Floor. Freshmen Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal), James Sullivan (John Goodman), Randall Boggs (Steve Buscemi) and Jeff Fungus (Frank Oz) hang out together on campus. Also with the voices of Sean Hayes, Dave Foley, Joel Murray, Bonnie Hunt, John Ratzenberger, Helen Mirren and Al Molina. Directed by Don Scanlon. [1:50 - G]

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World War Z - 1.7.4

A worldwide zombie pandemic threatens to end life on Earth as the UN calls in a special investigator (Brad Pitt) who does not want to leave his family. The US Army chief threatens not to protect his family if he refuses to help, so he promises his wife (Mireille Enos) and daughters (Abigail Hargrove and Sterling Jerins) that he will return before traveling to several countries to find a cure for the plague. Also with James Badge Dale, Matthew Fox, David Morse and Daniella Kertesz. Directed by Marc Forster. [1:57 - PG-13]

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The Bling Ring - 4.3.7

A group of high school students decide to spice up their lives by breaking into the homes of their favorite celebrities and stealing some of their stuff. Based on true events. With Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Claire Julien, Taissa Farmiga, Georgia Rock, Leslie Mann, Carlos Miranda and Gavin Rossdale. Directed by Sofia Coppola. [1:30 - R]

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The Iceman - 7.8.10

Based on the true story of Richard Kuklinski (Michael Shannon), a notorious contract killer who lived a double life as a ruthless killer and family man, and so successfully hid his crime life from his family that they were stunned when he was arrested in 1986; he was believed to have masterminded over 100 murders. Also with Winona Ryder, Chris Evans, Ray Liotta, David Schwimmer, Danny A. Abeckaser, James Franco and Ryan O'Nan. Directed by Ariel Vromen. [1:55 - R]

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Man of Steel - 3.6.3

According to this version based on the character created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1938 Superman (Henry Cavill) wanders the country, working odd jobs and occasionally saving people. Journalist Lois Lane (Amy Adams) is trying to track him down and eventually another Kryptonian, General Zod (Michael Shannon) and Superman fight each other using superpowers for extended periods of time. Also with Diane Lane, Russell Crowe, Harry Lennix, Richard Schiff, Christopher Meloni, Kevin Costner, Ayelet Zurer and Laurence Fishburne. Directed by Zack Snyder. [2:23 - PG-13]

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This Is the End - 8.7.10

Celebrity James Franco throws a big party at his new LA house and during the festivities the world begins to end in explosions and earthquakes. Franco and other celebrity friends (Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride and Craig Robinson) survive and attempt to deal with the aftermath. Also with Michael Cera, Emma Watson, Paul Rudd, Mindy Kaling and Rihanna. Directed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen. [1:46 - R]

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The Kings of Summer - 4.4.6

Three teenage boys run away from home and spend their summer living in the woods and learn to fend for themselves. With Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias, Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. [1:33 - R]

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Before Midnight - 7.2.8

Set almost two decades after the first meeting in "Before Sunrise" and nine years after their relationship blossomed in "Before Sunset," a man (Ethan Hawke) and a woman (Julie Delpy) are seen on a vacation in Greece while working through their relationship. Also with Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick and Ariane Labed. Directed by Richard Linklater. [1:43 - R]

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The English Teacher - 6.4.6

When a high school English teacher (Julianne Moore) becomes involved with a former student, her world quickly spirals out of control. Also with Michael Angarano, Greg Kinnear, Jessica Hecht, Lily Collins and Nathan Lane. Directed by Craig Zisk. [1:33 - R]

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Black Rock - 5.7.10

Three women who were childhood friends return to their childhood playground, a deserted island. When they encounter three men hunting deer, the three women soon become the hunted. With Katie Aselton, Lake Bell, Kate Bosworth and Will Bouvier. Directed by Katie Aselton. [1:23 - R]

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Disconnect - 7.5.10

Based on the lives of three different sets of people and how their lives intertwine due to their online presence. With Jason Bateman, Hope Davis, Alexander Skarsgård, Frank Grillo, Michael Nyqvist, Paula Patton, Andrea Riseborough and Max Theiroit. Directed by Henry Alex Rubin. [1:55 - R]

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The Purge - 4.7.5

In the near future the U.S. has instituted one night a year when any violent act will go unpunished. When one family's reinforced home is breached, they must decide what they are willing to do to protect themselves. With Ethan Hawke, Lean Headey, Max Burkholder and Adelaide Kane. Directed by James DeMonaco. [1:25 - R]

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The East - 6.6.4

When a young woman (Brit Marling) goes undercover for an elite private intelligence firm, she is tasked with infiltrating an anarchist group that attacks major corporations for environmental violations. With Alexander Skarsgård, Ellen Page, Toby Kebbell and Aldis Hodge. Directed by Zal Batmanglij. [1:56 - PG-13]

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The Internship - 5.4.5

Two salesmen (Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson) are digitally illiterate in 2005 when the company they work for closes down. While they can't keep up with technology, they talk a Google representative into taking them on for summer internships. Also with Rose Byrne, Max Minghella, Joanna Garcia, John Goodman and Aasif Mandvi. Directed by Shawn Levy. [1:59 - PG-13]

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Now You See Me - 4.5.5

The FBI and Interpol chase a notorious group called "The Four Horsemen," a team of renowned illusionists (Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco and Isla Fisher) who succeed in a series of heists against corrupt businessmen and then shower the stolen money on their audiences. Also with Melanie Laurent, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman. Directed by Louis Leterrier. [1:55 - PG-13]

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After Earth - 1.6.1

In the future, after the exodus from Earth (humans have rendered it inhabitable) survivors relocate to a planet that's occupied by aliens. In a struggle to survive one man (Will Smith) develops a technique that allows him to pass among the aliens undetected and he hopes to teach his young son (Jaden Smith) the same skill. When the ship they are traveling on crash lands back on Earth, they must survive on a planet that has now evolved to destroy humans. Also with Sophie Okonedo and Zoë Kravitz. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan. [1:40 - PG-13]

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Epic - 1.4.1

When a teenager (voiced by Amanda Seyfried) comes to live with her oddball father after the death of her mother, she finds herself trapped in a different world, one of miniature creatures of the forest. After the forest is threatened by evil, she, her father and her new band of rag-tag friends work together to save their world. Also with voices of Blake Anderson, Aziz Ansari, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Jason Sudeikis, Steven Tyler, Christoph Waltz and Beyonce Knowles. Directed by Chris Wedge. [1:42 - PG]

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The Hangover Part III - 7.7.10

After two years the two friends from the previous "Hangover" movies (Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms) are recovering until their other friend (Zach Galifianakis) goes off his medications and needs a psychiatric hospitalization. His friends accompany him, but they all end up once again in Las Vegas with more things to go wrong. Also with Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong, Heather Graham, Melissa McCarthy and John Goodman. Directed by Todd Phillips. [1:40 - R]

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Fast & Furious 6 - 4.6.5

A government agent (Dwayne Johnson) persuades a criminal (Vin Diesel) and a team of auto specialists to bring in a former Special Ops agent (Luke Evans), who leads a cadre of advanced war-vehicle jockeys in crime. In a bid to escape the new team, his group causes chaos and a big surprise is uncovered. Also with Paul Walker, Gina Carano, Ludacris and Michelle Rodriguez. Directed by Justin Lin. [2:10 - PG-13]

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Star Trek Into Darkness - 3.5.4

The crew of the Starship Enterprise is faced with the task of taking out a criminal (Benedict Cumberbatch) responsible for the murder of several Starfleet commanders. With Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Bruce Greenwood, Peter Weller and Alice Eve. Directed by J.J. Abrams. [2:12 - PG-13]

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What Maisie Knew - 2.3.5

Contemporary interpretation of Henry James’s 1897 novel, set in present-day NYC: A young girl seems to have it all, but is caught between her affluent parent's acrimonious fights and bitter custody battle. With Julianne Moore, Steve Coogan, Alexander Skarsgard, Joanna Vanderham and Onata Aprile. Directed by Scott McGhee & David Siegel. [1:39 - R]

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In the House - 6.5.5

After a teen student proves to be a gifted writer, a literature teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for work; however, the boy's involvement in the man's life unleashes a series of awkward events. With Fabrice Luchini, Kristin Scott Thomas and Vincent Schmitt. Directed by Francois Ozon. In French with English subtitles. [1:45 - R]

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Sightseers - 6.8.6

When a loving couple goes on a short trip together, a series of strange events turns a normal sightseeing holiday into a bizarre, violent trip. With Alice Lowe, Steve Oram and Eileen Davies. Directed by Ben Wheatley. [1:28 - R]

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Love is All You Need - 6.4.6

A woman recovering from breast cancer finds out that her husband is having an affair. She then travels to Italy for her daughter's wedding, where she meets a widower who still blames the world for the loss of his wife. With Pierce Brosnan, Trine Dyrholm, Molly Blixt Egelind and Sebastian Jessen. In Dutch with English subtitles. Directed by Susanne Bier. [1:56 - R]

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Peeples - 5.3.5

A children's entertainer (Craig Robinson) arrives unannounced at the home of his fiancée's (Kerry Washington) rich parents to introduce himself. He's a big surprise for the family, but they have surprises of their own. Also with S. Epatha Merkerson, Melvin Van Peebles, Diahann Carroll, Tyler James Williams and Kali Hawk. Directed by Tina Gordon Chism. [1.35 - PG-13]

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At Any Price - 6.5.6

The relationship of a workaholic farmer and his son (Dennis Quaid and Zac Efron) is strained as the family's farm comes under threat: The agribusiness trend of using only patented seeds may put the family out of business, as well as lead to intrigue, mayhem and death. Also with Kim Dickens, Heather Graham, Clancy Brown, Maika Monroe and Red West. Directed by Ramin Bahrani. [1.45 - R]

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The Great Gatsby - 5.6.3

Film adaptation of the eponymous classic novel of the roaring '20s New York by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Leonardo DiCaprio stars as the enigmatic millionaire who continues to pursue his former sweetheart (Carey Mulligan) who's now married to a man that's brutish but comes from old money. Also with Tobey Maguire, Elizabeth Debicki, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke and Amitabh Bachchan. Directed by Baz Luhrmann. [2:23 - PG-13]

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Iron Man 3 - 3.7.4

Tony Stark, a.k.a. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), finds himself unable to sleep and troubled by the idea that he will not be able to protect the one thing that matters most to him, Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow). When a terrorist unleashes gruesome attacks on innocent civilians, Iron Man is thrown into action. Also with Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Jon Favreau, Ben Kingsley, Paul Bettany, William Sadler and Ty Simpkins. Directed by Shane Black. [2:10 - PG-13]

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On the Road - 9.3.6

Based on the coming-of-age book by Jack Kerouac: a young writer (Sam Riley) and a free-spirit (Garrett Hedlund) and his girlfriend (Kristen Stewart) travel across the country meeting a wide variety of people who impact their lives. Also with Amy Adams, Elisabeth Moss, Danny Morgan, Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen and Tom Sturridge. Directed by Walter Salles. [2:04 - R]

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Blancanieves - 4.6.0

This Spanish-language silent film with title cards as a modern interpretation of "Snow White," set in 1920s Spain: Snow White is a matador touring with a group of small people, as her wicked stepmother tries to ruin her life. Directed by Pablo Berger. [1:44 - PG-13]

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Mental - 5.6.6

Australian film about a woman (Toni Collette) who comes to help a family after their mother (Rebecca Gibney) goes to a psychiatric hospital; however, when she also turns out to be mentally unstable, their family has to band together. Also with Live Schreiber, Anthony LaPaglia and Deborah Mailman. Directed by P.J. Hogan. [1:56 - R]

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Lore - 6.7.4

A teen girl (Saski Rosendahl) is left in charge of her four siblings as they make their way across war-torn Germany and see the consequences of their parents' actions -- their father is an SS officer and their mother a staunch Nazi faithful. That includes meeting a concentration camp survivor (Kai Malina). Also with Ursina Lardi, Hans-Jochen Wagner and Nele Trebs. Directed by Cate Shortland. [1:48 - NR]

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The Company You Keep - 1.4.6

A group of former Weather Underground activists are revealed after one of them, wanted for the death of a bank security officer, turns herself in decades after the indictment. With Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie, Susan Sarandon, Terrence Howard, Chris Cooper, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick, Sam Elliott, Brenan Gleeson, Brit Marling, Stanley Tucci and Nick Nolte. Directed by Robert Redford. [2:05 - R]

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Pain & Gain - 7.7.10

A man (Mark Wahlberg) leads several personal trainers and bodybuilders, who in their pursuit of the American Dream are caught up in kidnapping, extortion and murder. Based on the true story of Miami's Sun Gym gang. Also with Dwayne Johnson, Tony Shalhoub, Rebel Wilson, Anthony Mackie, Ken Jeong, Jennifer Nicole Siciliano and Ed Harris. Directed by Michael Bay. [2:09 - R]

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The Big Wedding - 7.3.6

The families of a young couple come together for their wedding and personalities and past history clash when the divorced parents of the groom are forced to pretend that they are still married. With Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Diane Keaton, Amanda Seyfried, Topher Grace, Susan Sarandon, Robin Williams, Ben Barnes, Christine Ebersole, David Rasche, Patricia Rae, Ana Ayora and Kyle Bornheimer. Directed by Justin Zachman. [1:30 - R]

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Mud - 3.5.5

A 14-year-old (Tye Sheridan) lives in a ramshackle houseboat on the banks of an Arkansas river with his parents (Sarah Paulson and Ray McKinnon). She and a friend meet a fugitive (Matthew McConaughey) and agree to help him avoid bounty hunters and return to his true love. Also with Reese Witherspoon, Jacob Lofland, Sam Shepherd and Michael Shannon. Directed by Jeff Nichols. [2:10 - PG-13]

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Starbuck - 5.4.5

A perpetual slacker (Patrick Huard) discovers that after a few years of sperm donation, he is the father of hundreds of children. As he gradually discovers his children, without their knowledge, he grows to find the joy of parenthood on his own; meanwhile some of his children are joining a class-action lawsuit to find their sperm-donor father. Also with Julie LeBreton, Antonine Bertrand, Igor Ovadis. Directed by Ken Scott. In French with English subtitles. [1:49 - R]

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Everybody Has a Plan - 6.7.5

A man (Viggo Mortensen) seeking a new life assumes the identity and life of his dead twin, with unpredictable results. Also with Soledad Villamil and Daniel Fanego. Directed by Ana Piterbarg. In Spanish with English subtitles. [1:58 - R]

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To the Wonder - 6.4.1

After a romantic trip abroad a married couple (Olga Kurylenko and Ben Affleck) return home to Oklahoma where their problems come to a head when the wife seeks help from a priest (Javier Bardem) and the husband falls for his childhood friend (Rachel McAdams). Directed by Terrence Malick. Primarily in French with an English subtitled voiceover. [1:52 - R]

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Oblivion - 4.6.5

Decades after aliens destroy the moon and most of the Earth, two soldiers (Tom Cruise and Andrea Riseborough) exterminate scavenger aliens and help extract Earth's remaining resources. While mysterious dreams cause one of the soldiers to question their mission, the other just wants to go to their new home on Saturn's moon Titan. Also with Olga Kurylenko, Morgan Freeman, Melisa Leo and Nickolaj Coster-Waldau. Directed by Joseph Kosinski. [2:05 - PG-13]

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My Brother the Devil - 6.6.10

Two British-born Arab brothers have to face the racism of gangland London while one of them tries to stay in college and choose a different life. With Saïd Taghmaoui, James Floyd, Fady Elsayed, Aymen Hamdouchi, Ashley Thomas, Anthony Welsh, Arnold Oceng, Letitia Wright, Amira Ghazalla, Elarica Gallacher and Nasser Memarzia. Directed by Sally El Hosaini. [1:51 - NR]

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Scary Movie 5 - 7.7.5

The fifth installment in the movie parody series features a couple (Simon Rex and Ashley Tisdale) that brings home an adopted newborn and his two sisters and they all suddenly begin to experience strange phenomena. Frightened and frustrated, they use home-surveillance cameras and a team of ghost busters to find out that they're being stalked by a demon. Also with Erica Ash, Molly Shannon, Heather Locklear, J.P. Manoux, Jerry O'Connell, Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee. [1:25 - PG-13]

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42 - 3.4.4

The story of baseball's legendary Number 42, Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman), as he breaks the color barrier in Major League Baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. He receives support and help from friend Pee Wee Reese (Lucas Black), General Manager Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford) and manager Leo Durocher (Christopher Meloni). Also with John C. McGinley, Nicole Beharie, Andre Holland, T.R. Knight, Alan Tudyk, James Pickens Jr. and Max Gail. Directed by Brian Helgeland. [2:08 - PG-13]

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A Place Beyond the Pines - 5.6.10

When a man (Ryan Gosling) decides to rob a bank to support his child, we see the complex set of consequences and the aftermath involving his own child and the child of one of the policemen (Bradley Cooper) involved in his apprehension. Also with Rose Byrne, Eva Mendes, Ray Liotta and Ben Mendelsohn. Directed by Derek Cianfrance. [2:20 - R]

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The Sapphires - 4.5.4

Australian film based on the true story of a group of four Australian cousins (Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Miranda Tapsell and Shari Sebbens) from a remote Aboriginal mission who form a girl-group that travels to Vietnam in 1968 to sing for the American troops. Also with Chris O'Dowd, Don Battee and Tory Kittles. Directed by Wayne Blair. [1:43 - PG-13]

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From Up on Poppy Hill - 2.3.1

In this Japanese animated feature, when a school's beloved clubhouse is being threatened to make way for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, a group of students band together to protect it. With the voices of Sarah Bolger, Anton Yelchin, Gillian Anderson, Christina Hendricks, Aubrey Plaza, Jamie Lee Curtis, Bruce Dern, Chris Noth, Beau Bridges, Isabelle Fuhrman and Ron Howard. Directed by Goro Miyazaki. [1:31 - PG]

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Trance - 9.9.6

The line between reality and fantasy is blurred when a man (James McAvoy) has a head injury that seems to trigger a memory loss. While undergoing hypnotherapy to try to remember where he put a stolen work of art, his confusion intensifies. Also with Vincent Cassel, Rosario Dawson, Danny Sapani, Matt Cross, Wahab Sheikh, Mark Poltimore and Tuppence Middleton. Directed by Danny Boyle. [1:51 - R]

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Evil Dead - 5.10.8

Five young professionals take a trip to an isolated cabin and discover an obscure book called "Necronomicon Ex-Mortis." The teacher among them opens it and accidentally summons up a demon from the nearby woods; one by one, the friends become murderously possessed, until just one is left. With Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas and Elizabeth Blackmore. Directed by Fede Alvarez. [1:31 - R]

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Jurassic Park 3D - 2.6.4

A wealthy businessman (Richard Attenborough) creates ultimate theme park: an island that complete with genetically engineered dinosaurs. Three scientists (Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum) and two children (Ariana Richards and Joseph Mazzello) are invited to experience the park before the grand opening but the ancient lizards get loose and start dining on the visitors. Also with Samuel L. Jackson, BD Wong, Bob Peck and Wayne Knight. Directed by Steven Spielberg. [2:07 - PG-13]

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Tyler Perry's Temptation - 6.5.4

A marriage counselor (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) married her childhood sweetheart, now a pharmacist (Lance Gross), and after a few years becomes bored with her marriage and the work she does with a match making service. When she meets a new rich client, she forms a friendship with him that becomes an obsession with unexpected repercussions. Also with Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Williams, Robbie Jones and Brandy Norwood. Directed by Tyler Perry. [1:51 - PG-13]

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The Host - 4.5.3

A few human survivors struggle to hang on to their way of life after an alien invasion. With Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, Chandler Canterbury, J.D. Evermore, Max Irons, William Hurt, Boyd Holbrook, Mustafa Harris, Jake Abel, Frances Fisher and Scott Lawrence. Directed by Andrew Niccol. [2:05 - PG-13]

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G.I. Joe: Retaliation - 4.7.5

After nearly the entire regimen of G.I. Joes is taken out by a surprise attack, the three survivors endeavor to figure out who they can trust and who was behind the attack. With Dwayne Johnson, Jonathan Pryce, Byung-hun Lee, Elodie Yung, Ray Stevenson, D.J. Cotrona, Adrianne Palicki, Channing Tatum, Ray Park, Luke Bracey, Walton Goggins, Arnold Vosloo, Bruce Willis and Joseph Mazzello. Directed by Jon M. Chu. [1:50 - PG-13]

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Olympus Has Fallen - 2.8.8

A former Special Forces agent (Gerard Butler) leads the US Presidential Detail of POTUS (Aaron Eckhart). After a fatal accident on the detail, he is demoted to desk duty at the US Treasury, but when the White House and the President are captured by a Korean terrorist (Rick Yune) the agent is the only man in position to help stop a global disaster. Also with Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Dylan McDermott, Ashley Judd, Melissa Leo and Robert Forster. Directed by Antoine Fuqua. [2:00 - R]

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Admission - 4.3.5

A career admissions officer (Tina Fey) at Princeton University is put to the test when she meets a passionate teen (Nat Wolff) wanting nothing more than to study at Princeton. She must decide how far she wants to push for his acceptance, but things become more complicated when she finds out that he might be the son that she gave up for adoption years before. Also with, Dan Levy, Paul Rudd, Wallace Shawn, Sarita Choudhury and Michael Sheen. Directed by Paul Weitz. [1:57 - PG-13]

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The Croods - 1.3.1

When a family of cavemen are forced out of their comfortable cave, they have to go into an unfamiliar world and they are faced with having to adjust and change. With the voices of Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone, Catherine Keener, Cloris Leachman and Clark Duke. Directed by Kirk De Micco & Chris Sanders. [1:38 - PG]

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Upside Down - 3.4.3

Two teenagers living in separate universes find themselves in love, and after ten years apart, the young man (Jim Sturgess) does everything he can to be reunited with his love (Kirsten Dunst). Also with Timothy Spall. Directed by Juan Solanas. [1:40 - PG-13]

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Dead Man Down - 6.7.10

A man obsessed with revenge (Colin Farrell) is distracted from his job as the right-hand man of a New York City's crime lord (Terrence Howard) by a woman (Noomi Rapace) who is also driven by revenge. Also with Dominic Cooper, Isabelle Huppert and Luis Da Silva Jr. Directed by Niels Arden Oplev. [1:48 - R]

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Spring Breakers - 8.7.10

Four young women do whatever it takes to get to Florida for Spring break, including robbing a diner. When they get to Florida and the partying begins, they are arrested for tearing up a hotel, but they are bailed out by a local hustler and drug dealer (James Franco) who convinces them to help him with some of his schemes. Also with Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, Vanessa Hudgens and Rachel Korine. Directed by Harmony Korine. [1:34 - R]

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Ginger & Rosa - 4.3.5

Born on the same day and in the same hospital, two teenage girls (Elle Fanning and Alice Englert) are best friends for life. Bus as their interests change their relationship splinters. Also with Alessandro Nivola, Christina Hendricks, Timothy Spall, Oliver Platt, Annette Bening and Jodhi May. Directed by Sally Potter. [1:30 - PG-13]

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The Girl - 3.3.5

A young Texas mother (Abbie Cornish) who lost her own son to foster care, is thrust into being a mother figure after her attempt to smuggling Mexicans across the border goes awry. Also with Will Patton and Annalee Jefferies. Directed by David Riker. [1:35 - PG-13]

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The Call - 6.7.5

A 911 dispatcher (Halle Berry) works in a big city where she receives repeat calls from one man as he murders teenage girls. A call for help from the latest victim (Abigail Breslin) causes her to go out and confront the killer. Also with Morris Chestnut, Michael Imperioli and Michael Eklund. Directed by Brad Anderson. [1:35 - R]

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The Incredible Burt Wonderstone - 5.5.5

Two magicians on the Las Vegas strip (Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi) are at the top, but after a long association and a stale act their friendship begins to fray. When competition appears from a street magician (Jim Carrey) who performs dangerous physical stunts they are prompted to get back to basics. Also with Olivia Wilde, Alan Arkin and James Gandolfini. Directed by Don Scardino. [1:40 - PG-13]

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Emperor - 2.5.5

Based on real events in late summer 1945, American forces occupy Japan after Emperor Hirohito's (Takatarô Kataoka) surrender. General Douglas MacArthur (Tommy Lee Jones) finds himself in charge of Japan, its government and reconstruction, and appoints Japanese culture expert General Bonner Fellers (Mathew Fox) to determine within 10 days whether Hirohito should be punished for war crimes or pardoned. Also with Eriko Hatsune, Toshiyuki Nishida, Kaori Momoi, and Colin Moy. Directed by Peter Webber. [1:38 - PG-13]

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Spring Breakers - 8.7.10

Four young women do whatever it takes to get to Florida for Spring break, including robbing a diner. When they get to Florida and the partying begins, they are arrested for tearing up a hotel, but they are bailed out by a local hustler and drug dealer (James Franco) who convinces them to help him with some of his schemes. Also with Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, Vanessa Hudgens and Rachel Korine. Directed by Harmony Korine. [1:34 - R]

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Quartet - 4.3.5

In a retirement home for musicians several very talented people struggle with aging, while preparing for the annual concert to honor Verdi's birthday. Life is disrupted when the former wife of one of the residents arrives. Also with Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon, Sheridan Smith, Andrew Sachs and Gwyneth Jones. Directed by Dustin Hoffman. [1:38 - PG-13]

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Oz The Great and Powerful - 2.4.2

A carnival magician (James Franco) escapes a tornado in his hot air balloon while in Kansas and lands in a mysterious land. There, he meets many who ask his help in defeating the wickedest witch. Always dreaming of riches and glory, he cannot say no. Also with Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff and Joey King. Directed by Sam Raimi. [2:10 - PG]

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Stoker - 6.7.5

After a teenager's (Mia Wasikowska) father (Dermot Mulroney) dies in a car accident, her uncle (Matthew Goode), previously unknown to the family, comes to live with her and her mother (Nicole Kidman). She soon becomes infatuated with her mysterious and charming uncle, as does her mother. Also with Harmony Korine, Phyllis Somerville and Jacki Weaver. Directed by Chan-wood Park. [1:38 - R]

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The End of Love - 3.3.7

After the death of his child's mother, a young father (Mark Webber) struggles to find meaning in his life and stability for his son. Also with Alia Shawkat, Shannyn Sossamon, Issac Love, Amanda Seyfried, Jason Ritter, Michael Cera, Jocelin Donahue, Aubrey Plaza and Sarah Ramos. Directed by Mark Webber. [1:30 - NR]

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The Last Exorcism Part II - 5.6.5

A young woman is the sole survivor of a terrible incident that killed her family. She finds herself in New Orleans and an unseen force begins to encroach into her life. Also with Ashley Bell, Julia Garner, Spencer Treat Clark, David Jensen, Tarra Riggs, Louis Herthum, Muse Watson, Erica Michelle, Sharice A. Williams and Boyana Balta. Directed by Ed Gass-Donnelly. [1:28 - PG-13]

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21 and Over - 7.6.10

A straight-laced honors student (Justin Chon) goes out drinking with his two best friends (Skylar Astin and Miles Teller) on his 21st birthday, despite the fact that it is the night before his medical school interview. Up all night, he becomes drunk, humiliated and his future is seemingly hopeless. Also with Sarah Wright, Jonathan Keltz and Francois Chau. Directed by Jon Lucas & Scott Moore. [1:33 - R]

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Jack the Giant Slayer - 2.6.5

In this fantasy, humans and giants have been warring against each other for hundreds of years and a young farmhand (Nicholas Hoult) unwittingly enters the fray by opening a gateway between their respective realms. Also with Eleanor Tomlinson, Stanley Tucci, Ian McShane, Bill Nighy and Ewan McGregor. Directed by Bryan Singer. [1:54 - PG-13]

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Dark Skies - 4.6.4

When unusual things begin to happen in the home of a family and to each member of the family, suspicions arise about the cause. With Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo, Kadan Rockett and J.K. Simmons. Directed by Scott Stewart. [1:00 - PG-13]

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Snitch - 2.6.4

A man (Dwayne Johnson) goes undercover for the DEA and a US Attorney (Susan Sarandon) in order to gain the release of his son (Rafi Gavron) from a decade in prison for a drug crime he did not commit. Also with Berry Pepper, Jon Bernthal and Benjamin Bratt. Directed by Ric Roman Waugh. [1:40 - PG-13]

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Saving Lincoln - 0.5.4

A self-appointed bodyguard of President Abraham Lincoln (Tom Amandes), U.S. Marshall Ward Hill Lamon (Lea Coco), offers his friendship and protection during the most difficult times of the Civil War. Also with Penelope Ann Miller, Creed Bratton and Josh Stamberg. Directed by Salvador Litvak. [1:41 - NR]

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A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III - 7.5.8

A famous graphic designer (Charlie Sheen) begins to lose his grip on reality after his girlfriend dumps him. Also with Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Katheryn Winnick, Aubrey Plaza, Patricia Arquette and Dermot Mulroney. Directed by Roman Coppola. [1:26 - R]

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Escape from Planet Earth - 2.4.2

When an SOS from a dangerous planet is announced, the dashing hero of the Blue Alien nation (Brendan Fraser) rushes off to another victory mission only to fly into a trap set by a US army general (William Shatner). His nerdy, by-the-rules brother (Rob Corddry) must now gather the courage to save the day. Also with Jessica Alba, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sofia Vergara, Jane Lynch and George Lopez. Directed by Cal Brunker. [1:25 - PG]

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A Good Day to Die Hard - 3.6.6

When John McClane (Bruce Willis) travels to Russia to find his son (Jai Courtney), who is reportedly being held in a Moscow jail and faces the death penalty, he quickly discovers that his son has a secret and they find themselves fighting together against bad guys. Also with Sebastian Koch, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Yuliya Snigir, Radivoje Bukvic, Cole Hauser and Amaury Nolasco. Directed by John Moore. [1:37 - R]

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Beautiful Creatures - 5.5.4

A young woman (Alice Englert) is a caster of spells who falls in love with a human (Alden Ehrenreich). She must choose to join her family's witch coven or take a new path and that choice is complicated when the young man discovers that his own family harbors dark secrets. Based on the first book in Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl's eponymous young-adult series. Also with Emma Thompson, Jeremy Irons, Viola Davis, Emmy Rossum and Thomas Mann. Directed by Richard LaGravenese. [2:04 - PG-13]

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Safe Haven - 6.5.4

Adapted from Nicholas Sparks' novel, a young woman (Julianne Hough) escapes to a small Southern town where she falls in love with a handsome widower (Josh Duhamel). When a dark secret comes back to haunt her, she must face her past. Also with Irene Ziegler, David Lyons, Ric Reitz and Robin Mullins. Directed by Lasse Hallstrom. (1:55 - PG-13)

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Side Effects - 7.6.6

Shortly after her husband (Channing Tatum) is released from prison for insider trader activities, a woman (Rooney Mara) begins taking a new medication to help her deal with severe depression. When one night she commits murder but has no memory of doing so, she is remanded to a mental hospital for observation by a psychiatrist (Jude Law). Also with Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Nathanson, Vinessa Shaw and Polly Draper. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. [1:46 - R]

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Identity Thief - 6.6.9

Stolen identities allow a woman (Melissa McCarthy) to enjoy a posh lifestyle. But her style is cramped when a person (Jason Bateman) whose ID she uses comes after her. Also John Cho, Jon Favreau and Amanda Peet. Directed By Seth Gordon. [1:51 - R]

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Bullet to the Head - 6.8.7

A New Orleans hitman (Sylvester Stallone) partners with a Washington D.C. police detective (Sung Kang) to find the people responsible for killing their respective partners. Also with Sarah Shahi, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jason Momoa, Christian Slater, Holt McCallany, Brian Van Holt, Weronika Rosati and Jon Seda. Directed by Walter Hill. [1:31 - R]

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Warm Bodies - 2.7.5

A horror comedy loosely based on "Romeo and Juliet," about a zombie (Nicholas Hoult) who falls in love with a human (Teresa Palmer). Both zombies and humans object to the relationship but young love may conquer even living death and compulsive brain eating. Also with Robert Corddry, John Malkovich and Dave Franco. Directed by Jonathan Levine. [1.37 - PG-13]

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Stand Up Guys - 6.6.10

After spending 28 years in prison, a man (Al Pacino) is released and spends the evening with his only friend (Christopher Walken), who has been ordered to kill him by morning. Also with Alan Arkin and Julianna Margulies. Directed by Fisher Stevens. [1:36 - R]

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Struck by Lightning - 5.4.4

A teenage boy's (Chris Colfer) aspirations of becoming a writer are cut short when he's struck by lightning and dies. In flashbacks, he relates his high school troubles, trying to find a place for himself until he could leave to go to college. Also with Rebel Wilson, Christina Hendricks, Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Hyland, Allison Janney and Robbie Amell. Directed by Brian Dannelly. [1:30 - PG-13]

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Movie 43 - 9.8.10

A star-studded cast plays out a series of skits held together by a crazed screenwriter's pitch to a befuddled, reluctant producer who ends up being threatened with being shot if he stops listening. With Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts, Jeremy Allen White, Anna Faris, Chris Pratt, Kieran Culkin, Emma Stone, Jason Sudeikis, Justin Long, Leslie Bibb, Uma Thurman, Kristen Bell, John Hodgman, Bobby Cannavale, Halle Berry, Seann William Scott... [1:30 - R]

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Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters - 6.9.5

Now all grown up, bounty hunters Hansel and Gretel (Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton) have weapons, they know how to use them and their special family project is to eliminate the evil witches of their childhood, plus every other witch they can find. Also with Famke Janssen and Peter Storemare. Directed by Tommy Wirkola. [1:30 - R]

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Parker - 6.8.10

A thief (Jason Statham) undertakes a heist for individuals with connections to high-powered gangsters. When he refuses to participate in their next big score, they attempt to kill him, but he survives and goes after them to make them pay. Also with Jennifer Lopez, Michael Chiklis, Wendell Pierce, Clifton Collins Jr., Bobby Cannavale, Patti LuPone, Carlos Carrasco, Micah A. Hauptman, Emma Booth and Nick Nolte. Directed by Taylor Hackford. [1:58 - R]

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Broken City - 7.6.10

After a shooting that some determined not to be in self-defense, a police officer (Mark Wahlberg) is fired. When called back into service by the mayor (Russell Crowe) who suspects his wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones) of having an affair, the assignment becomes muddled and he must figure out if there is anyone he can trust. Also with Jeffrey Wright, Barry Pepper, Alona Tal, Natalie Martinez, Michael Beach, Kyle Chandler, James Ransone and Griffin Dunne. Directed by Allen Hughes. [1:49 - R]

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