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Top Box Office Movies for the Weekend of August 8, 2008

  1. The Dark Knight
  2. The Pineapple Express
  3. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
  4. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
  5. Step Brothers
  6. Mamma Mia!
  7. Journey to the Center of the Earth
  8. Hancock
  9. WALL-E
  10. Swing Vote

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.

Bachna Ae Haseeno

Starring Deepika Padukone, Bipasha Basu, Ranbir Kapoor, Minissha Lamba

Genre - Drama
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Fly Me to the Moon 3D
The year is 1969 and like everyone else in the world, Nat and his pals IQ and Scooter are abuzz over the upcoming launch of the first manned mission to the moon.

Inspired by his Grandpa's oft-told tale of hiding aboard Amelia Earhart's plane during her famed solo cross-Atlantic flight, Nat hatches a secret plan for the three young flies to stow away on the Apollo 11 rocket. The hard part is keeping the plan secret from his mom, Mrs. McFly!

Starring Christopher Lloyd, Tim Curry, Robert Patrick, Nicollette Sheridan, Adrienne Barbeau, Kelly Ripa, Ed Begley Jr.

Genre - Animation
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Rated G

Girl Cut in Two (La Fille coupée en deux)

Starring Ludivine Sagnier, Benoît Magimel, François Berléand, Mathilda May, Caroline Sihol

Genre - Suspense/Thriller
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God Tussi Great Ho

Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Manisha Koirala, Priyanka Chopra, Anupam Kher

Genre - Comedy
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Henry Poole Is Here
When a man discovers that he has only six weeks to live, he leaves his job, his fiancee and his overbearing mother and tries to spend his remaining days in seclusion. But when a miracle transforms his life, his quirky neighbors disrupt his plan to live out his days in quiet desperation.

Starring Luke Wilson, Radha Mitchell, Cheryl Hines, George Lopez, Adriana Barraza

Genre - Comedy
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Rated PG
thematic elements and some language

Man on Wire
August 7, 1974. A young French man named Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire suspended between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. He danced on this wire for an hour with no safety net before he was arrested for what has become to be known as the "artistic crime of the century."

Starring Ardis Campbell, David Demato, David Roland Frank, Aaron Haskell, Paul McGill

Genre - Documentary
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Rated PG-13
some sexuality and nudity, and drug references

A troubled ex-cop must save his family from an unspeakable evil that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.

Starring Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Ezra Buzzington, Erica Gluck, Cameron Boyce

Genre - Horror
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Rated R
strong violence, disturbing images, language and brief nudity

Star Wars: The Clone Wars
On the front lines of an intergalactic struggle between good and evil, fans young and old will join such favorite characters as Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Padmé Amidala, along with brand-new heroes like Anakin’s padawan learner, Ahsoka.

Sinister villains – led by Palpatine, Count Dooku and General Grievous – are poised to rule the galaxy. Stakes are high, and the fate of the Star Wars universe rests in the hands of the daring Jedi Knights.

Starring Anthony Daniels, Greg Ellis, Ian Abercrombie, Matthew Wood

Genre - Animation
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Rated PG
sci-fi action violence throughout, brief language and momentary smoking

Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Two young Americans spend a summer in Spain and meet a flamboyant artist and his beautiful but insane ex-wife. Vicky is straight-laced and about to be married. Cristina is a sexually adventurous free spirit.

When they all become amorously entangled, the results can only be described as chaotic.

Starring Scarlett Johansson, Pen�lope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Patricia Clarkson, Kevin Dunn, Chris Messina, Rebecca Hall

Genre - Comedy
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Rated PG-13
mature thematic material involving sexuality, and smoking

David Crowder*Band: Remedy Club Tour

Genre - Concert
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The Rocker
A failed, over-the-hill drummer gets a second chance at rock n' roll fame, twenty years after getting booted out of his legendary former band.

Starring Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate, Jason Sudeikis, Emma Stone

Genre - Drama
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Rated PG-13
drug and sexual references, nudity and language

I.O.U.S.A: Live With Warren Buffet, Pete Peterson & Dave Walker

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, Aug 22nd

Tuesday, Aug 26th

Wednesday, Aug 27th

Friday, Aug 29th

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

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