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Can you say wupp-ass? WWE champion John Cena is New Orleans Police Detective Danny Baxter. When Baxter stops a brilliant thief from getting away with a multi-million-dollar heist, the thief’s girlfriend is accidentally killed. After escaping from prison, the criminal mastermind enacts his revenge, taunting the cop with a series of near-impossible puzzles and tasks …12 rounds…that Baxter must somehow complete to save the life of his fiancée. Starring: John Cena, Ashley Scott, Brian J. White, Taylor Cole and Aidan Gillen. Rated PG13

THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT
The astounding, well-documented story of a family forced to relocate near a clinic where their son was being treated for cancer. Based on a chilling true story of one family’s terrifying, real-life encounter with the dark forces of the supernatural. When the financially strained and emotionally distressed Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner’s clairvoyant son Jonah served as a demonic messenger, providing a gateway for spiritual entities to crossover. Now unspeakable terror awaits, when Jonah, the boy who communicated with the powerful dark forces of the supernatural, returns to unleash a new kind of horror on the innocent and unsuspecting family. After experiencing violent supernatural events both inside and out of the house, the family seeks the help of ghost hunters and the Catholic Church, which performs an exorcism. Starring: Virginia Madsen, Brooklynn Proulx, Elias Koteas, Kyle Gallner and Martin Donovan. Rated PG13

MONSTERS VS. ALIENS
When California girl Susan Murphy is unwittingly clobbered by a meteor full of outer space gunk on her wedding day, she mysteriously grows to 49-feet-11-inches tall. Alerted to the threat of this new monster, the military jumps into action and Susan is captured and secreted away to a covert government compound. There, she is renamed Ginormica and placed in confinement with a ragtag group of other monsters: the brilliant but insect-headed Dr. Cockroach, Ph.D.; the macho half-ape, half-fish The Missing Link; the gelatinous and indestructible B.O.B.; and the 350-foot grub called Insectosaurus. Their confinement is cut short, however, when a mysterious alien robot lands on Earth and begins storming the country. In a moment of desperation, The President is persuaded by General W.R. Monger to enlist the motley crew of Monsters to combat the Alien Robot and save the world from imminent destruction. Featuring the voice talents of Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Laurie, Seth Rogen, Will Arnett, Rainn Wilson, Kiefer Sutherland and Stephen Colbert. Rated PG

APRIL 3

ADVENTURELAND
SUPERBAD’s Greg Mottola directs this comedy about a floundering college grad (Jesse Eisenberg) who decides to work at an amusement park when his post-graduation plans fall through. ADVENTURELAND’s… SUPERBAD’s Greg Mottola directs this comedy about a floundering college grad (Jesse Eisenberg) who decides to work at an amusement park when his post-graduation plans fall through when he realizes he cannot afford his European dream vacation, he is forced to take a minimum-wage job. Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Stewart, Martin Starr and Bill Hader. Rated R

FAST & FURIOUS
Tank up with high test and get ready to loose some paint. When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O’Conner. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmanuever him. And from convoy heists to precision tunnel crawls across international lines, two men will find the best way to get revenge: push the limits of what’s possible behind the wheel. Buckle up! Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, John Ortiz, Liza LaPira, and Laz Alonso. Rated PG13

APRIL 10

OBSERVE & REPORT
Is this PB:Mall Cop all over again? These genre comedies run in packs. At the Forest Ridge Mall, head of security rent-a-cop Ronnie Barnhardt patrols his jurisdiction with an iron fist, combating skateboarders, shoplifters and the occasional unruly customer while dreaming of the day when he can swap his flashlight for a badge and a gun. His delusions of grandeur are put to the test when the mall is struck by a flasher. Driven to protect and serve the mall and its patrons, Ronnie seizes the opportunity to showcase his underappreciated law enforcement talents on a grand scale. Missile with a whistle thinks solving this crime will earn a coveted spot at the police academy and the heart of his elusive dream girl Brandi, the hot make-up counter clerk who won’t give him the time of day. But his single-minded pursuit of glory launches a turf war with the equally competitive Detective Harrison of the Conway Police, and Ronnie is confronted with the challenge of not only catching the flasher, but getting him before the real cops do. Starring: Seth Rogen, Anna Faris, Michael Pena, Ray Liotta, Jesse Plemons Rated R

DRAGONBALL EVOLUTION
Based on the popular Japanese manga created by Akira Toriyama and whose work spawned best selling graphic novels, video games and a phenomenally successful television series. The live action adventure centers on a team of warriors, each of whom possesses special abilities. Together, they protect Earth from a force bent on dominating the Universe and controlling the mystical objects from which the film takes its name. Goku and a handful of friends battle for the Earth against the deadly forces of the Saiyans, who are sweeping across the universe, leaving a path of destruction. Goku and his friends’ best chance for survival rests with the Namekian DragonBalls, which provide them the power to summon a mighty dragon. Starring: Justin Chatwin, James Marsters, Jamie Chung, Emmy Rossum and Chow Yun-Fat. Rated PG

HANNAH MONTANA MOVIE
As Hannah Montana’s popularity begins to take over her life, Miley Stewart, on the urging form her father, takes a trip to her hometown of Crowley Corners, Tennessee to get some perspective on what matters in life the most. Starring: Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles and Mitchel Tate Musso. Rated G

APRIL 17

STATE OF PLAY
Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party’s contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out. D.C. reporter Cal McCaffrey has the dubious fortune of both an old friendship with Collins and a ruthless editor, Cameron, who has assigned him to investigate. As he and partner Della try to uncover the killer’s identity, McCaffrey steps into a cover-up that threatens to shake the nation’s power structures. And in a town of spin-doctors and wealthy politicos, he will discover one truth: when billions are at stake, no one’s integrity, love or life is ever safe. Starring: Russell Crowe, Rachel McAdams, Jeff Daniels, Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams. Rated PG13

CRANK: HIGH VOLTAGE
For those who thought there couldn’t possibly be a sequel to CRANK, this adrenaline-fueled film marks a return for the character of Chev Chelios (Jason Statham) who tears through Los Angeles as he searches for the Chinese criminal who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart and replaced it with a battery-powered ticker that requires regular jolts of electricity to keep working. Starring: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Clifton Collins Jr, Bai Ling and Dwight Yoakam. Rated PG13

17 AGAIN
How many angles can they strain out of one story line? What would you do if you got a second shot at life? Class of 1989, Mike O’Donnell is a star on his high school basketball court with a college scout in the stands and a bright future in his grasp. But instead, he decides to throw it all away to share his life with his girlfriend Scarlett and the baby he just learned they are expecting. Almost 20 years later, Mike’s glory days are decidedly behind him. His marriage to Scarlett has fallen apart, he has been passed over for a promotion at work, his teenage kids think he is a loser, and he has been reduced to crashing with his high school nerd-turned-techno-billionaire best friend Ned. But Mike is given another chance when he is miraculously transformed back to the age of 17. Unfortunately, Mike may look 17 again, but his thirtysomething outlook is totally uncool in the class of 2009. And in trying to recapture his best years, Mike could lose the best things that ever happened to him. Starring: Zac Efron, Leslie Mann, Matthew Perry, Michelle Trachtenberg and Melora Hardin. Rated PG13

APRIL 24

EARTH
The first film in the Disneynature series beautifully tells the remarkable story of three animal families and their amazing journeys across the planet we all call home.  On the screen amazing photography combines rare action, unimaginable scale and impossible locations by capturing the most intimate moments of our planet’s wildest and most elusive creatures. Directors Alastair Fothergill and Mark Linfield, the acclaimed creative team behind the Emmy Award®-winning “Planet Earth,” combine forces again to bring this epic adventure to the big screen, beginning Earth Day on April 22. Narrated by James Earl Jones Rated G

THE SOLOIST
This highly acclaimed film circles around a statue of Mozart as journalist Steve Lopez discovers Nathaniel Anthony Ayers, a former classical music prodigy, playing his violin on the streets of L.A. As Lopez endeavors to help the homeless man find his way back, a unique friendship is formed, one that transforms both their lives. Starring: Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander, Lisa Gay Hamilton, Jamie Foxx and Nelsan Ellis. Rated PG13

OBSESSED
Derek Charles, a successful asset manager who has just received a huge promotion, is blissfully happy in his career and in his marriage to the beautiful Beth. But when Lisa, a temp worker, starts stalking Derek, everything he’s worked so hard for, are placed in jeopardy. Starring: Beyonce Knowles, Idris Elba, Ali Larter, Jerry O’Connell and Christine Lahti. Rated PG13

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