Box Office Preview! What's New This Weekend?

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September 26th, 2013

Box Office Preview! What's New This Weekend?

"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" arrives in theaters on Friday, September 27. Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn direct this animated sequel. Following a massive downpour of food items, Flint and his pals have relocated. As it turns out, things at Swallow Falls are in even more of a pickle than Flint suspected. Food has come to life, and the land swarms with monstrous tacodile supremes and other hungry creatures. Fortunately, Flint and his friends have an appetite for trouble. The PG rating is due to mild rude language.

After a limited release, "Rush" reaches theaters nationwide on September 27. Ron Howard's action-packed biopic stars Chris Hemsworth as James Hunt, a Formula One racer in the 1970s. While Hunt revels in his fame and enjoys the girls and attention that comes along with being a racer, Niki, his rival, is intense and focused. Hunt will need to take the race more seriously if he wants to stay on top. The film has an R rating for mature content, nudity, language, brief drug use, and disturbing images.

Joseph Gordon Levitt directs and stars in "Don Jon," a romantic comedy about a New Jersey man with a problem. Though he has his secret addictions that get him through the day, Jon dreams of meeting a girl he can connect with. After Jon meets the woman of his dreams, though, he realizes that his unrealistic expectations are putting a damper on his relationship. The irreverent film has an R rating for graphic mature content and dialogue, nudity, drug use, and language.

"Baggage Claim" tells the story of a woman with an impossible mission. Wanting to show up at her little sister's wedding with a sexy fiancŽ, Montana decides to get serious about finding her future husband. The problem is that she only has a month. Since Montana works as a flight attendant, she pulls some strings to make it easier to run into her eligible exes. Some mature content and language contribute to a PG-13 rating. David E. Talbert directs the romantic comedy.

"We Are What We Are" arrives in select theaters on September 27. Torrential rains are making things difficult for everyone in a small town. For the Parker family, their way of life is in danger. The reclusive clan has banded together against the outside world for years, living by ancient codes and rituals. Now, two sisters question whether their way of life is truly what they want. The disturbing film has an R rating for violence, bloody images, language, and some mature content and nudity. Jim Mickle directs.

"The Secret Lives of Dorks" is a high school comedy from director SalomŽ Breziner. The social hierarchies at high school can be totally unforgiving. Payton is madly in love with Carrie, but unfortunately for Payton, Carrie is the queen bee and he is just a fly on the wall. Meanwhile, Samantha wishes she could catch Payton's eye, and Clark is the jock who has a secret interest that could change everything. The film's PG-13 rating is due to language and crude mature content.

"Morning" is a challenging drama from Leland Orser. Alice and Mark have experienced every parent's worst fear. In the wake of the tragedy, the two are trying to piece their worlds back together, but the task feels impossible. As they hurtle through their own separate orbits, both Alice and Mark start to realize that the only key to redemption may lie in their relationship with each other. The R rating is due to a scene with mature content.

Continuing Films

"Prisoners" is a thriller from director Denis Villeneuve. When his little girl vanishes, leaving only ominous clues behind, Keller decides to take matters into his own hands. He will do anything to protect his child, but time works against him. The detective on the case is haunted by demons of his own. "Prisoners" has an R rating for disturbing violence that includes torture, as well as for language.

"Insidious: Chapter 2" follows the ongoing struggles of the Lambert family. Ever since her husband, Josh, returned from The Further, Renai worries that he has not been himself. Though the family calls on paranormal investigators, Renai knows she will have to make serious sacrifices to save her children from a lingering threat. The PG-13 rating is due to thematic elements and intense sequences of violence and terror. James Wan directs.

In "The Family," a man ends up heading to a remote French village to escape the mob. Although the family has a chance to start fresh and keep a low profile, all four of them find it difficult to adapt to a slow-paced way of life and soon get into trouble. Luc Besson's dark comedy has an R rating for mature content, language, and violence.

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