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OPENING FEB. 26

Cop Out: (R) Tracy Morgan buddies up with Bruce Willis in this comedy.

The Crazies: (R) A small town's infected water supply turns its people, you know ...

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2012: (PG-13) Roland Emmerich's latest end-of-the-world spectacle concerns the confluence of disasters that some folks figure accompany the expiration date on the ancient Mayan calendar.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel: (PG) Will the furry boy band be upstaged by a group of singing girl chipmunks?

Avatar: (PG-13) Sam Worthington stars as a Marine whose high-tech recon mission on the planet Pandora gets complicated.

The Blind Side: (PG-13) A pampered suburban mom (Sandra Bullock) adopts a hulking, homeless African-American teen (Quinton Aaron) and turns his life around with a lot of love and bit of football.

The Book of Eli: (R) In a post-apocalyptic United States, a lone man (Denzel Washington) fights his way across the country to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

Couples Retreat: (PG-13) Four couples are trapped in a resort where they're forced to fix their relationships.

Crazy Heart: (R) Jeff Bridges is a washed-up country singer who finds inspiration in a female journalist (Maggie Gyllenhaal).

Dear John: (PG-13) Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum star in this star-crossed romance filmed in the Lowcountry.

Edge of Darkness: (R) Mel Gibson stars as a homicide detective investigating the death of his own daughter.

Extraordinary Measures: (PG) Based on the nonfiction book "The Cure," the drama stars Harrison Ford as a biotech researcher desperate to crack the code of a rare degenerative condition known as "Pompe disease."

From Paris With Love: (R) A low-level CIA operative finds himself the target of a crime ring he's trying to bust on his first real assignment.It's Complicated: (R) A woman (Meryl Streep) is being courted by her ex (Alec Baldwin), who now has a young trophy wife, and longtime friend Steve Martin.

Leap Year: (PG) Amy Adams heads to Ireland hoping to make a leap year proposal, but meets cute with Matthew Goode instead.

Legion: (R) When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope lies in a group of strangers trapped in a desert diner.

The Lovely Bones: (PG-13) A murdered girl watches over her family and her killer from heaven. She must weigh a desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief: (PG) A young boy discovers he's the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an ongoing battle between the gods.

Planet 51: An American astronaut finds little green men living a suburban dream when he lands on an alien planet in this animated film.

The Princess and the Frog: (G) A retelling of the bedtime classic rendered in good old-fashioned cell animation.

Sherlock Holmes: Robert Downey Jr. as Holmes; Jude Law as Watson; Rachel McAdams and Kelly Reilly as the dames.

A Single Man: (R) Colin Firth is a professor on the verge of suicide after losing his partner, set in 1960s California.

The Spy Next Door: (PG) Former CIA spy Bob Ho (Jackie Chan) has an international adventure in baby-sitting.

Tooth Fairy: (PG) A bad deed on the part of a minor-league hockey player results in an unusual sentence: He must serve one week as a real-life tooth fairy.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon: (PG-13) Sullen Bella (Kristen Stewart) is torn between the vampire Edward (Robert Pattinson) and her Native American Indian pal Jacob (Taylor Lautner) who, it turns out, is a werewolf.

Up in the Air: (R) George Clooney plays an emotionally isolated downsizing expert in this adaptation of the Walter Kirn book. Vera Farmiga co-stars.

Valentine's Day: (PG-13) A star-studded and pretty cast (Julia Roberts, Bradley Cooper, etc.) deals with various romantic entanglements.

Where the Wild Things Are: (PG) The Spike Jonze version of Maurice Sendak's classic children's fantasy book stars Forest Whitaker, Catherine Keener, Mark Ruffalo and Catherine O'Hara.

When in Rome (PG-13) Kristen Bell gets her wish - and then some - for romance. Wolfman: (R) Benicio Del Toro and director Joe "Jumanji" Johnston put the "Goth" back in Gothic with their new ultra-violence remake of the horror classic.

Young Victoria: (PG) Emily Blunt plays the British queen before she became the symbol of an era.

- Compiled from Staff and Wire Reports

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