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Los Angeles, CA: World Premiere of "The X-Files: I Want to Believe" Celebrates Fans on Wednesday, July 23rd at Grauman's Chinese Theatre

Twentieth Century Fox announced that the World Premiere for the upcoming movie The X-Files: I Want to Believe will be held on Wednesday, July 23 at Mann Grauman's Chinese Theatre. To honor the fans of the X-Files TV series (known as ... (more)

Photos Added for "Eagle Eye" with Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan

We don't have a poster for the movie yet, but Paramount Pictures has provided us with some photos from the upcoming action movie Eagle Eye starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, and Billy Bob Thornton. LaBeouf and Monaghan are two ... (more)

Photo Gallery Created for "Henry Poole Is Here"

We've just been sent a batch of 30 photos from the upcoming movie Henry Poole Is Here starring Luke Wilson as a man with weeks to live who wants to live the rest of his days in hopeless seclusion, only to find out that hope hasn't given up on him ... (more)

Embedded Videos Added to Trailers & Videos Pages

Our Trailers & Videos pages have always been great places to check out trailers for movies and to see video clips, featurettes, and interviews related to the movies. Until now, those clips have always been links to other sites that provide them. ... (more)

Top Box Office Movies for the Weekend of July 11, 2008

  1. Hellboy II: The Golden Army
  2. Hancock
  3. Journey to the Center of the Earth
  4. WALL-E
  5. Wanted
  6. Get Smart
  7. Meet Dave
  8. Kung Fu Panda
  9. The Incredible Hulk
  10. Kit Kittredge: An American Girl

For more details, see our Top Box Office Movies page.

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That's it for this week, so take a look at what's new in theaters and what's coming up in the next couple of weeks. Have a good weekend!

Scott Jentsch
Publisher, The BigScreen Cinema Guide

New Releases

The following are new releases opening in theaters in the next week.

Before I Forget (Avant que j'oublie)

Starring Jacques Nolot, Jean-Pol Dubois, Marc Rioufol, Bastien d'Asnières, Gaetano Weysen-Volli

Genre - Drama
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The Dark Knight
The sequel to "Batman Begins" which has Batman teaming up with Lt. Gordon and the newly appointed District Attorney Harvey Dent to investigate a vicious killer with sense of humor, named "The Joker."

Starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Aaron Eckhart

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Rated PG-13
intense sequences of violence and some menace

The Dark Knight: The IMAX Experience
In this follow-up to the action hit "Batman Begins," Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lieutenant Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the city streets.

The partnership proves to be effective, but they soon find themselves prey to a reign of chaos unleashed by a rising criminal mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham as The Joker.

Starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Rated PG-13
intense sequences of violence and some menace

The Doorman
New York City's most famous and powerful nightclub gatekeeper, Trevor W., has somehow managed to lose his job at the door - but can't shake the documentary film crew following him. Trevor will play tour guide on his awkward journey down to earth as he comes to terms with his ego, identity and career options.

Starring Mevlut Akkaya, Lucas Akoskin, Alex Aldi, Brian Arcuri, Tim Bauman

Genre - Comedy
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Felon
A man finds himself incarcerated in a maximum security prison after accidentally killing a man who broke into his house.

His cellmate is a notorious murderer, but he's not nearly as dangerous as the sadistic head prison guard.

He soon realizes that he's in for the fight of his life and must become the toughest felon of them all if he's to survive the block.

Starring Val Kilmer, Stephen Dorff, Harold Perrineau, Sam Shepard, Nick Chinlund

Genre - Drama
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Rated R
brutal violence, pervasive language and brief nudity

Hare Ram

Starring Nandamuri Kalyanram, Priyamani, Sindhu Tolani

Genre - Drama
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Kismat Konnection

Starring Shahid Kapur, Juhi Chawla, Vidya Balan, Vishal Malhotra, Haidar Ali

Genre - Musical
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Mad Detective (Shen Tan)

Starring Lau Ching-wan, Andy On, Gordon Lam, Kelly Lin

Genre - Drama
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Mamma Mia!
Raised on a Greek island by a formerly rebellious mom who never disclosed the identity of her father, a bride-to-be locates three men who might be her father and invites them to her wedding.

Starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Julie Walters, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Dominic Cooper

Genre - Comedy
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Rated PG-13
some sex-related comments

A Man Named Pearl
The inspiring story of self-taught topiary artist Pearl Fryar. It is a subtle and intriguing film that is certain to open hearts and minds. It offers an upbeat message that speaks to respect for both self and others, and shows what one person can achieve when he allows himself to share the full expression of his humanity.

Genre - Documentary
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Rated G

On the Other Hand, Death: A Donald Strachey Mystery
When the residents of a neighborhood are offered huge sums of money to sell their homes to a developer, the only ones to refuse are an elderly lesbian couple. Soon after, the couple's home is besieged by anti-gay vandalism, but Don suspects that the attack is motivated by big-business rather than homophobia. As the investigation progresses, Tim and Don fall in love all over again, as strengthened by their admiration for the elderly lesbian couple.

Starring Chad Allen, Sebastian Spence, Margot Kidder, Gabrielle Rose, Nelson Wong

Genre - Drama
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Rated R
brief language and a scene of nudity

Space Chimps
An intergalactic comedy that highlights the antics of astronaut chimps with the “wrong stuff." Ham III, the slacker grandson of the first chimp blasted into space before manned spaceflight, joins two other astronaut chimps for a dangerous mission through a black hole to an inhabited planet. When they're stranded there, the chimps must help the inhabitants rid themselves of a tyrannical leader, and then figure out how to get back to Earth.

Starring Andy Samberg, Cheryl Hines, Kenan Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Kristin Chenoweth, Patrick Warburton

Genre - Animation
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Rated G

Transsiberian
Set on the legendary express train as it travels from China to Moscow, follows an American couple who board the train and make the acquaintance of a Russian police inspector on the trail of the killers of a drug dealer. The couple soon find themselves embroiled in a murderous plot with no escape.

Starring Woody Harrelson, Emily Mortimer, Kate Mara, Eduardo Noriega, Thomas Kretschmann, Ben Kingsley

Genre - Drama
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Rated R
some violence, including torture and language

Boy A
Jack has spent most of his young life in juvenile institutions for the murder of another child. He is released into the world, with only his care worker to guide him. Jack is given a new name, a new job, a new home and a new life.

But anonymity is both a blessing and a curse as Jack has to contend with keeping his past, and the monstrous crime he committed as a minor, from the people he meets.

Starring Andrew Garfield, Peter Mullan, Siobhan Finneran, Alfie Owen, Victoria Brazier

Genre - Drama
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Rated R

WarGames 25th Anniversary
Fathom presents "WarGames" back on the big screen after 25 years. Don't miss this one-night-only event in select movie theatres nationwide on Thursday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m.

The event will include never-before-seen interviews with cast and crew on how the movie was ahead of its time and its relevance today.

Additionally, only at this one night event, get a sneak peek at the making of the sequel. This event is not rated but should be treated as PG.

Starring Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, Dabney Coleman, Barry Corbin

Genre - Program
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For a complete list of recent movies playing in theaters, please see our "New Movies" page.

Coming Soon

Watch for these movies coming to a theater near you!

Friday, Jul 25th

Wednesday, Jul 30th

Friday, Aug 1st

For a complete list of movies coming soon to theaters, please see our "Coming Soon" page.

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