Also opening today
Runner Runner (R) A Princeton grad (Justin Timberlake) gets caught up in a high-stakes culture led by Ben Affleck.
Opening Oct. 11
Captain Phillips: (PG-13) The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking of his cargo ship by Somali pirates.
Austenland: (PG-13) A Jane Austen theme park sets up romantic entanglements, Pride and Prejudice style.
The Conjuring: (R) Paranormal investigators help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2: (PG) Flint Lockwood is forced to battle his own creation yet again, when a glitch causes his ingenious food machine to create food-animal hybrids, such as hungry tacodiles and shrimpanzees.
Despicable Me 2: (PG) Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help save the world in this sequel to the 2010 animated film.
Don Jon: (R) Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s womanizing ways are put to the test when he meets a girl with more traditional values (Scarlett Johansson).
Epic: (PG) A teenager finds herself in the world of fairies and other mythical creatures of the forest in this animated film.
Elysium: (R) Matt Damon plays a rebellious have-not fighting against the haves.
Enough Said: (PG-13) A woman (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) dates her friend’s ex-husband (James Gandolfini, in his last leading movie role).
The Family: (R) Retired mobsters Robert DeNiro and Michelle Pfeiffer are living incognito in France with their kids.
The Grandmaster: (PG-13) Story of the man who inspired kung fu movie star Bruce Lee
The Great Gatsby: (PG-13) Director Baz Lurhmann re-imagines the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel.
Gravity: (PG-13) Two astronauts face disaster when their station explodes. With George Clooney and Sandra Bullock.
Grown-Ups 2: (PG-13) Adam Sandler stars in a sequel of the family comedy.
Insidious 2: (PG-13) Further adventures of a family (Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne) plagued by a persistent demon.
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones: (PG-13) Lily Collins plays a teen who discovers she is the descendant of a line of half-angel Shadowhunters, in first adaptation from the book series.
Iron Man 3: (PG-13) Tony Stark finds his empire destroyed at the hands of an enemy; will the suit save him?
Jobs (PG-13): Ashton Kutcher portrays the genius Steve Jobs from his days as a college dropout to his creation of Apple.
Kick-Ass 2: (R) Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chloe Grace Moretz reprise their roles as the teenage superheroes in this sequel to 2010’s unapologetically rude and violent original.
Lee Daniels’ The Butler: (PG-13) The life of a White House butler through turbulent times.
Man of Steel: (PG-13) Henry Cavil stars in this newest origin story of Superman. With Russell Crowe and Amy Adams.
Monsters University: (G) A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University.
One Direction: This is Us in 3-D: (PG) British pop sensations in concert
Pacific Rim: (PG-13) A former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.
Paranoia: (R) Liam Hemsworth stars as a corporate spy in this thriller.
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters: (PG) Another adventure for the teen who’s half god and half man
Planes: (G) Disney animated comedy about little planes that enter an around-the-world race.
The Purge: (R) A family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legalized.
Red 2: (PG-13) Retired CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
Riddick: (R) Vin Diesel reprises his role, this time left on an alien planet, his enemies uncertain.
R.I.P.D: (PG-13) Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges are selected as peace officers for the dead in this comedy.
The Spectacular Now: (R) Indie coming of age movie
The Smurfs 2: (PG) More mischief from the blue men (and woman) group.
Star Trek Into Darkness: (PG-13) Second in the J.J. Abrams’ reboot of the sci-fi franchise includes a mysterious enemy (Benedict Cumberbatch).
Turbo: (PG) A snail gets a boost and hits the race circuit in this animated comedy.
The Way, Way Back: (PG-13) A teen finds his way during a summer beach trip with his mom and her new boyfriend.
White House Down: (PG-13) The president is in danger, again.
You’re Next: (R) Paint-by-numbers horror show about a family terrorized by masked killers.
From Staff and Wire Reports