Opening in theaters today (October 9)
Director: Peter Billingsley
Stars: Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Jon Favreau
Studio: Universal Pictures
The Plot: Four couples settle into a tropical-island resort for a vacation. While one of the couples is there to work on their marriage, the others fail to realize that participation in the resort's therapy sessions is not optional.
Keep reading to see the rest of this week’s movies.
AN EDUCATION (limited)
Director: Lone Scherfig
Stars: Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
The Plot: A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London (Mulligan) and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age (Sarsgaard).
ST. TRINIAN'S (limited)
Director: Oliver Parker Barnaby Thompson
Stars: Talulah Riley, Rupert Everett, Gemma Arterton
Studio: NeoClassics Films
The Plot: The students at St. Trinian's, a rundown private school whose headmistress celebrates freedom and anarchy, plan a heist in order to save their financially troubled institution from bankruptcy.
Director: James Mottern
Stars: Michelle Monaghan, Nathan Fillion, Benjamin Bratt
Studio: Plum Pictures
The Plot: A truck driver looks to turn her carefree life around after she takes in her estranged 11-year-old son. |
FREE STYLE (limited)
Director: William Dear
Stars: Corbin Bleu, Sandra Echeverría
Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Company
The Plot: A determined young motocross athlete (Bleu) looks to to win a spot on the Grand National racing team.
Director: Nicolas Winding Refn
Stars: Tom Hardy
Studio: Magnet Releasing
The Plot: In 1974, Michael Peterson (Hardy) earns 7 years in jail for attempted robbery, though his actions behind bars earn him a longer stay -- most of it spent in solitary confinement, where his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.