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Starplex Cinemas Help Seniors Beat the Heat in August with Free Movies on Hot Days

Starplex Cinemas announced this week that they will offer free movies at their Oklahoma locations to senior citizens in August when the temperature exceeds 100 degrees. According to the press release issues on July 28, 2010: In an attempt to... (more)

Top Box Office Movies for the Weekend of July 23, 2010

  1. Inception
  2. Salt
  3. Despicable Me
  4. The Sorcerer's Apprentice
  5. Toy Story 3
  6. Ramona and Beezus
  7. Grown Ups
  8. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
  9. The Last Airbender
  10. Predators

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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.

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
In the age-old battle between cats and dogs, one crazed feline has taken things a paw too far.

Kitty Galore, formerly an agent for cat spy organization MEOWS, has gone rogue and hatched a diabolical plan to not only bring her canine enemies to heel, but take down her former kitty comrades and make the world her scratching post.

Faced with this unprecedented threat, cats and dogs will be forced to join forces for the first time in history in an unlikely alliance to save themselves - and their humans. It's time for the fur to fly.

Starring Christina Applegate, Michael Clarke Duncan, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, James Marsden, Bette Midler, Nick Nolte, Joe Pantoliano, Katt Williams, Chris O'Donnell, Jack McBrayer, Fred Armisen, Paul Rodriguez

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Rated PG
animal action and humor

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore 3D
In the age-old battle between cats and dogs, one crazed feline has taken things a paw too far.

Kitty Galore, formerly an agent for cat spy organization MEOWS, has gone rogue and hatched a diabolical plan to not only bring her canine enemies to heel, but take down her former kitty comrades and make the world her scratching post.

Faced with this unprecedented threat, cats and dogs will be forced to join forces for the first time in history in an unlikely alliance to save themselves - and their humans. It's time for the fur to fly.

Starring Christina Applegate, Michael Clarke Duncan, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, James Marsden, Bette Midler, Nick Nolte, Joe Pantoliano, Katt Williams, Chris O'Donnell, Jack McBrayer, Fred Armisen, Paul Rodriguez

Genre - Action/Adventure
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Rated PG
animal action and humor

Charlie St. Cloud
A young man survives an accident that lets him see the world in a unique way. He begins a romantic journey in which he embraces the dark realities of the past while discovering the transformative power of love.

Starring Zac Efron, Kim Basinger, Amanda Crew, Dave Franco, Donal Logue, Ray Liotta

Genre - Romance
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Rated PG-13
language including some sexual references, an intense accident scene and some sensuality

Dark House
A group of young drama students are recruited to work in a new haunted house attraction led by impresario Walston Rey (Jeff Combs) whose revolutionary new holographic system allows monsters to be projected throughout the house in an infinite number of variations. As a marketing tool the house Walston has chosen was once the scene of a grizzly massacre perpetrated by Miss Darrode (Diane Salinger) fourteen years ago.

Slowly the group begins to realize things are not what they appear as the house locks down and the attractions begin to attack them with murderous intent. The dwindling team must work frantically to shut down the system and understand what is going on.

Could it all be just a computer malfunction, an attempt to ruin Walston or has the spirit of Miss Darrode been awakened to take care of some unfinished business...

Starring Jeffrey Combs, Meghan Ory, Diane Salinger, Matt Cohen, Bevin Prince

Genre - Suspense/Thriller
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Rated R
horror violence and gore, language and brief nudity

Dinner for Schmucks
Tim, an up-and-coming executive, has just received his first invitation to the "dinner for idiots," a monthly event hosted by his boss that promises bragging rights (and maybe more) to the exec that shows up with the biggest buffoon. Tim's fiancée, Julie, finds it distasteful and Tim agrees to skip the dinner, until he bumps into Barry - an IRS employee who devotes his spare time to building elaborate taxidermy mouse dioramas - and quickly realizes he's struck idiot gold.

Tim can't resist, and invites Barry, whose blundering good intentions soon sends Tim's life into a frenzied downward spiral and a series of comic misadventures, threatening a major business deal, bringing crazy stalker ex-girlfriend, Darla, back into Tim's life and driving Julie (or so Tim thinks) into the arms of another man.

Starring Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Jemaine Clement, Jeff Dunham, Bruce Greenwood, Ron Livingston, Stephanie Szostak, Lucy Davenport

Genre - Comedy
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Rated PG-13
sequences of crude and sexual content, some partial nudity and language

Farewell (L'affaire Farewell)
An ordinary man thrust into the biggest theft of soviet information of the Cold War. A piece of history largely unknown until now, which Ronald Reagan called "one of the most important espionage cases of the 20th century."

Starring Emir Kusturica, Guillaume Canet, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, David Soul, Dina Korzun

Genre - Suspense/Thriller
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Get Low
A big-hearted Southern yarn, GET LOW is a movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party . . . while he was still alive.

Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, Sissy Spacek and Lucas Black form an ensemble of unforgettable characters who bring to life the surprising last act of Felix Bush. A life-long “wild man” and misfit, Felix has been nearly swallowed up by the power of his town’s sinister myths about him - until he finds the courage on his own "funeral day" to make a shocking confession about why he turned away from society.

The result is a comic, poignant, at times haunting tale about the snowballing nature of secrets, stories and heartbreak - and the redemption of telling the truth.

Starring Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, Lucas Black, Sissy Spacek, Bill Cobbs

Genre - Drama
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Rated PG-13
some thematic material and brief violent content

Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel
An intimate look at the outspoken flamboyant founder of the Playboy empire. With humor and insight the film captures Hefner's fierce battles with the government the religious right and militant feminists. Rare footage and compelling interviews with a remarkable who's who of 20th Century American pop culture present a brilliant and entertaining snapshot of the life of an extraordinary man and the controversies that surrounded him.

Starring Hugh M. Hefner

Genre - Documentary
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Rated R
graphic nudity and sexual content

Once Upon a Time in Mumbai
Seen through the eyes of a police officer, "Once Upon A Time in Mumbai" traces the changing face of the Mumbai underworld and how it all started. The film, set primarily in 1970s Mumbai, follows the rise of Sultan, and the conflict, when his protégé Shoaib challenges his supremecy, and usurps power to rule the murky underbelly of Mumbai.

Starring Ajay Devgan, Emraan Hashmi, Kangana Ranaut, Prachi Desai, Randeep Hooda

Genre - Drama
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71: Into the Fire

Genre - War
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Who Killed Nancy?
On Oct. 12, 1978 Nancy Spungeon, an ex-prostitute, sometimes stripper and heroin addict, was found dead in a bathroom at the Chelsea Hotel in New York. She also happened to be the girlfriend of the Sex Pistols' bassist Sid Vicious, who was quickly accused of her murder. Less than six months later, he died of a heroin overdose, and the case was closed.

The deaths of Sid and Nancy have passed into rock legend and have only added to the controversial and notorious image of the Sex Pistols and punk music.

At the request of Sid's mother, who committed suicide in 1996, rock author and punk expert Alan Parker has devoted himself to discovering "Who Killed Nancy?" By interviewing 182 people and re-examining NYPD evidence, he reveals what really happened that night in room 100.

Starring Sophie Boyes, Nigel Marshall

Genre - Documentary
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Marquez vs Diaz Fight II Live

Genre - Program
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Eroded

Starring Jon Osbeck, Amanda Howell, Richard Napoli, Kristina Kopf, Candace Bullock

Genre - Drama
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The Sicilian Girl (La siciliana ribelle)

Starring Giulia Andō, Roberto Bonura, Paolo Briguglia, Francesco Casisa, Giusi Cataldo

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

Coming Soon

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