What’s playing at Midlands theaters

February 15, 2013 

"Escape From Planet Earth is a 3D animated comedy" starring astronaut Scorch Supernova who finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.

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Also opening today

Escape from Planet Earth: (PG) A planet’s hero instead finds himself quite down to earth when he’s lured here.

Now playing

Argo: (R): Fact-based story about an attempt to rescue six Americans during the Iran hostage crisis in 1979

Bullet to the Head: (R) Sylvester Stallone seeks revenge after his cop partner is murdered.

Broken City: (R) An ex-cop (Mark Wahlberg) seeks revenge after being double-crossed and framed.

Django Unchained: (R) Jamie Foxx is a vengeful slave in this bloodbath directed by Quentin Tarantino.

Gangster Squad: (R) Tough detectives go after mobster in vintage L.A.

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters: (PG-13) The fairy tale siblings are grown up, and they’re not looking for any happy endings.

A Haunted House: (R) Parody of those “Paranormal” horror movies

Here Comes the Boom: (PG-13) A biology teacher becomes a mixed martial arts fighter to raise school funds.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: (PG-13) Bilbo Baggins leaves his world for an adventure with dwarves.

Hotel Transylvania: (PG) Animated comedy features a hotel housing creatures

Identity Thief (R) An account representative travels halfway across the country to confront the con artist who has stolen his identity and is emptying his bank account.

The Impossible: (PG-13) Based on the true story of a family separated after a tsunami

Jack Reacher: (PG-13) Tom Cruise seeks revenge on some bad guys.

Les Miserables: (PG-13) Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway star in the movie version of the beloved musical.

Lincoln: (PG-13) A biographical look at the 16th president’s navigation of the Civil War

Mama: (PG-13) Two girls rescued from the wild bring something spooky back with them.

Parker: (R) Thief gets doublecrossed

Parental Guidance: (PG-13) Billy Crystal and Bette Midler mind the grandchildren.

Rise of the Guardians: (PG) Holiday icons team up to protect the innocence of children.

Side Effects (R) A New York couple find their world unraveling when a new drug prescribed to treat anxiety has unexpected side effects.

Silver Linings Playbook: (R) A bipolar and newly divorced man meets a depressed widow who seeks a dance partner.

Skyfall: (PG-13) Daniel Craig returns as James Bond.

Stand Up Guys (R) Released from prison after 28 years, a retired gangster reunites with two of his old buddies for one last night of mayhem.

This is 40: (R) A couple deals with life’s responsibilities.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2: (PG-13) Bella and Edward fight to protect their daughter.

Warm Bodies: (PG-13) Zombie-d teen gets a new chance at life when he finds romance in this comedy.

Wreck-It-Ralph: (PG) A bored video game character goes rogue in gameland in this feature from Disney and Pixar.

Zero Dark Thirty: (R) A look behind the efforts to capture Osama bin Laden

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