Opening Feb. 21
Pompeii: (PG-13) The last days of the Roman city recounted in 3-D.
12 Years a Slave: (R) The true story of a freed man’s kidnapping and slavery was named Golden Globes best drama.
47 Ronin: (R) Keanu Reeves stars in a martial-arts adventure about a band of samurai seeking revenge for the death of their master.
All Is Lost: (PG-13) Deep into the Indian Ocean, a man (Robert Redford) battles for survival after a violent storm destroys his sailboat.
American Hustle: (R) Loosely based on the ABSCAM sting operation in the 1970s, stars Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence.
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues: (R) Will Ferrell reprises his role as a clueless newscaster in the comedy sequel.
August: Osage County: (R) Dysfunctional family must reunite when a crisis hits; starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts.
The Book Thief: (PG-13) While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others.
Captain Phillips: (PG-13) True story of a Somalian pirate incident stars Tom Hanks.
Dallas Buyers Club: (R) Based on a true story of a man who finds an unconventional way of helping HIV-positive men and women
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.
Devil’s Due: (R) “Found-footage” horror film is about a pregnant woman who appears to be carrying a malevolent fetus.
Ender’s Game: (PG-13) Film brings Orson Scott Card’s novel to the screen with Asa Butterfield starring as Andrew “Ender” Wiggin, a precocious child preparing for a future alien invasion at military school.
Free Birds: (PG) A group of scheming birds kidnap a pardoned turkey and travel back in time to the first Thanksgiving.
Frozen: (PG) The kingdom of Arendelle is trapped in an eternal winter under the icy spell of Elsa (voiced by Idina Menzel).
Gravity: (PG-13) Two astronauts face disaster when their station explodes. With George Clooney and Sandra Bullock.
Grudge Match: (PG-13) Comedy about two aging boxing rivals (Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro).
Her: (R) Joaquin Phoenix stars as a man who falls in love with an operating system in the near distant future.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: (PG-13) Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) continues his quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: (PG-13) Katniss and Peeta are forced to fight another day in this second installment of “The Hunger Games” trilogy.
Inside Llewyn Davis: (R) The Coen Brothers navigate the Greenwich Village music scene in the ’60s with an intimate portrait of a young folk singer (Oscar Isaac).
I, Frankenstein: (PG-13) Aaron Eckhart stars in a modern retelling of the monster tale.
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit: (PG-13) Keira Knightley and Chris Pine fill the leading roles in the Tom Clancy series about an ex-Marine, who race against time to stop a terrorist attack on the U.S. economy.
Labor Day: (PG-13) Man on the lam seeks refuge with a mother and her son in this romantic drama.
The LEGO movie: (PG) Animated comedy with your favorite LEGO characters.
Lone Survivor: (R) Based on an ill-fated secret mission in Afghanistan.
The Legend of Hercules 3D: (PG-13) Kellan Lutz stars as the half-man, half-god.
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom: (PG-13) Idris Elba plays the late South African leader Nelson Mandela.
The Monuments Men: (PG-13) Military unit tries to retrieve stolen works of arts from the Nazis; based on a true story.
Nebraska: (R) Father and son take a cross-state trip in this movie by Alexander Payne
The Nut Job: (PG) Squirrels pine for nuts in this animated comedy.
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones: (R) Reboot takes a different approach to this “found film” horror series.
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters: (PG) Another adventure for the teen who’s half god and half man.
Philomena: (PG-13) A journalist picks up the story of a woman’s search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant.
Robocop: (PG-13) Remake of the sci-fi film about a man who’s remade into a crime-fighting machine.
Saving Mr. Banks: (PG) John Lee Hancock’s film captures the lengths Walt Disney took to convince author P.L. Travers to bring her book “Mary Poppins” to the screen.
That Awkward Moment: (R) Three friends navigate the relationship world in this comedy.
Thor: The Dark World: (PG-13) An ancient race threatens to destroy Earth and its nine realms. Thor (Chris Hemsworth) must sacrifice everything he has to restore order to the cosmos.
Vampire Academy: (PG-13) High school angst among young vampires.
The Wolf of Wall Street: (R) Dramedy inspired by the real-life exploits of convicted stock swindler Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio).
From Staff and Wire Reports