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

Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures
July 17th, 2014

"Sex Tape" arrives in theaters on Friday, July 18. When Annie and Jay hit a serious roadblock in their marriage, Annie proposes creating a private sex tape as a way to spice up their lackluster romance. After the video accidentally gets out to the couple's whole circle of acquaintances, though, the two get a little more excitement than they wanted. The R rating is due to strong mature content, nudity, drug use and language. Jake Kasdan directs.

"The Purge: Anarchy" is James DeMonaco's horror sequel. The film continues with the premise of one night each year when all crimes become temporarily legal, leaving citizens to either fend for themselves or join the fray. A small group of strangers band together, forming an uneasy alliance in a bid for survival. It still may not be enough. "The Purge: Anarchy" has an R rating for disturbing violence and language.

"Planes: Fire & Rescue" sees Dusty Crophopper returning to the skies. Though he's achieved his dreams of being a high-flying racer, Dusty's engine is facing some trouble, and so the plucky plane decides to refocus his goals. Soon, he's battling against ferocious wildfires and becoming part of a heroic, feisty team of both planes and vehicles. Some action and peril contribute to a PG rating. Roberts Gannaway directs.

"Wish I Was Here" comes to select theaters on July 18. Zach Braff directs and stars in the story of Aidan, a husband and father who's struggling with adulthood. Illness in the family and a loss of money means that Aidan's kids can't attend school anymore. Aidan's solution is to teach his kids himself, resulting in some unpredictable adventures. The R rating is due to language and mature content.

"I Origins" stars Michael Pitt as Ian Gray, a pragmatic scientist who devotes his time and energy to studying the evolution of eyes. His love affair with a mysterious young woman opens a spiritual curiosity in Ian, but it's not until after he loses her that the scientist truly starts to make breakthroughs. "I Origins" has an R rating for nudity, mature content and language. Mike Cahill directs.

"Mood Indigo" is a surreal fantasy from Michel Gondry. Colin, an eccentric and anxious inventor, decides to fall in love. Luckily for him, he quickly meets the woman of his dreams, the sweet and fetching Chloe. Unluckily for the happy couple, Chloe proceeds to contract an unexpected illness that could take her life. Colin will do anything in his power to save her. The film has not been rated.

Continuing Films

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" follows Caesar and his ape community after humanity suffers a blow in the form of a devastating illness. With the human race so diminished, it seems that the apes will be able to create their own society in peace. Some survivors possess immunity to the flu, however, and they force Caesar to make tough choices. Director Matt Reeves' film has a PG-13 rating for brief strong language and intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence.

"Transformers: Age of Extinction" is Michael Bay's latest installment in the popular franchise. Optimus Prime is back in action, but he's taken some hits. It's up to a mechanic to help Optimus Prime return to full power and reconnect with his loyal followers. The Autobots are going to have a tough war ahead of them, facing conflict from all sides. The film's PG-13 rating is due to innuendo, language and intense sci-fi action and violence. 

In "Tammy," a woman makes a rash decision after her life begins to fall apart around her. Without the job, husband or car she'd been relying on, Tammy joins forces with her feisty grandmother. The two set off to see Niagara Falls. Along the way, they'll learn important things about each other. Ben Falcone's comedy has an R rating for language that includes mature references.

"22 Jump Street" stars Channing Tatum as Greg Jenko and Jonah Hill as Morton Schmidt. When they wind up on a college campus, going undercover, the two quickly become part of warring social circles. While Schmidt falls for an artsy girl with a big secret, Jenko finds some kindred spirits among the jocks. The comedy has an R rating for mature content, brief nudity, drug use, language and violence. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller direct.

"How to Train Your Dragon 2" sees Hiccup, Toothless and Astrid continuing on their adventures. Big problems arise when the friends stumble across a dark plot to turn the dragons against the humans once again. Hiccup will fight back with everything he has, but if he doesn't have his pal Toothless by his side, he might not fare too well. The PG rating is due to adventure action and mild rude humor. Dean DeBlois directs.