It's Almost the Weekend! What Will You See?

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March 13th, 2014

"Need for Speed" arrives in theaters on Friday, March 14. Aaron Paul stars in Scott Waugh's high-powered action movie. After his release from prison, Tobey has vengeance on his mind. A powerful man framed Tobey for a crime he didn't commit, and now the street racer wants to settle the score. To get true revenge, Tobey will take to the streets. "Need for Speed" has a PG-13 rating for disturbing crash scenes, nudity, crude language and reckless street racing.

"Veronica Mars" is Rob Thomas' follow-up to the popular TV series. The former high school sleuth has become a talented lawyer. Veronica's high school reunion is approaching, bringing along a flood of memories. When a former boyfriend asks Veronica to slip back into the role of private eye, she has tough decisions to make. The mystery has a PG-13 rating for mature content and references, violence, some language and drug content.

"The Single Moms Club" is a new comedic drama from Tyler Perry. Five mothers meet under unusual circumstances when their kids get mischievous. To make up for their misbehaving children, the moms must work together on a school project. They soon discover that they have some major things in common. All five moms are single, overworked and unappreciated. Mature content and thematic elements contribute to a PG-13 rating.

"Bad Words" opens in select theaters on March 14 for a limited release. Jason Bateman directs his first feature length film. Guy Trilby is out for vengeance, but it's not the type of vengeance anyone expects from the cynical 40-year-old slacker. Taking advantage of a loophole, Guy joins a spelling bee intended for kids and sets out for an underhanded win. The comedy has an R rating for crude and mature content, language and brief nudity. Wide release is March 28.

"Enemy" stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Adam, a professor whose life holds few surprises. When a colleague mentions that Adam looks like a certain actor, the professor watches the movie. To his horror, Adam realizes the other man has his face, leading him down a rabbit hole of mistaken identities and mysteries he cannot solve. "Enemy" has an R rating for graphic nudity, mature content and language. Denis Villeneuve directs.

In "The Art of the Steal," a former thief leaves his failing motorcycle stunt career behind to team up with his unscrupulous brother. Together, the old team hopes to pull off one last heist. The Gutenberg Bible is a historical treasure that's priceless beyond compare, and the team plans to get their hands on its pages. The R rating is due to language that includes mature references. Jonathan Sobol directs.

"The Right Kind of Wrong" is a romantic comedy from Jeremiah Chechik. Leo is famous, but it's not the type of fame he'd ever hoped for. His vengeful ex-girlfriend is making a killing with her wildly popular blog , detailing exactly how Leo fails. He'll have to convince his dream girl that he does have some redeeming qualities, after all. The film's R rating is due to mature content, nudity and language.

"Better Living Through Chemistry" stars Sam Rockwell as Douglas, a pharmacist with a predictably unsatisfying life. The main thing he can rely on is constant disappointment. When he crosses paths with a bored trophy wife, Douglas' ordinary routines take a surprising turn. The mild-mannered pharmacist ends up in the middle of a dangerous romance. The film is not yet rated. Geoff Moore and David Posamentier direct.

Continuing Films

"300: Rise of an Empire" is director Noam Murro's war drama, detailing the sea battle that rages between Themistocles and the beautiful and ruthless Artemisia. Artemisia has a troubled past that leads her to seek bloody vengeance against the Greeks, but Themistocles and his army put up an impressive fight. Themistocles may have to turn to unusual allies to win the war. The R rating is due to sustained sequences of stylized bloody violence, mature content, nudity and language.

"Mr. Peabody & Sherman" focuses on Mr. Peabody, the world's most brilliant mind. One of Mr. Peabody's biggest challenges has been raising his energetic young human son, Sherman. When Sherman gets into a scuffle at school, it's up to Mr. Peabody to save the day, but mischief involving the WABAC Machine throws everything into disarray. The film has a PG rating for mild action and rude humor. Rob Minkoff directs.

In "Non-Stop," an air marshal on a transatlantic flight ends up in grave trouble. Messages from an anonymous source lead Bill to believe that his fellow passengers could die at the hands of a blackmailing terrorist. As he tries to recruit the help of a fellow air marshal, Bill realizes that it's up to him to defuse the threat. "Non-Stop" has a PG-13 rating for intense action and violence, sensuality, language and drug references. Jaume Collet-Serra directs.