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Chadwick Boseman stars as Jackie Robinson in "42."
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Chadwick Boseman stars as Jackie Robinson in "42." AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures Purchase photo reprints »

42: The life story of Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford). Also stars Nicole Beharie, Christopher Meloni, T.R. Knight. Rated PG-13.

ADMISSION: A Princeton admissions officer (Tina Fey), who is up for a major promotion, takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption. Also stars Paul Rudd, Nat Wolff, Michael Sheen, Lily Tomlin. Rated PG-13.

THE CALL: When 911 operator Jordan Turner (Halle Berry) receives a call from a girl who has just been abducted, she realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl’s life. Also stars Evie Thompson, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut. Rated R.

THE CROODS: The world’s first prehistoric family goes on a road trip to an uncharted and fantastical world. Featuring the voices of Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone. Rated PG.

EVIL DEAD: Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival. Stars Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, and Jessica Lucas. Rated R.

FROM UP ON POPPY HILL: A group of Yokohama teens look to save their school’s clubhouse from the wrecking ball in preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Directed by Goro Miyazaki. Featuring the voices of Sarah Bolger, Chris Noth, and Anton Yelchin. Rated PG.

THE GATEKEEPERS: A documentary featuring interviews with surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets. Stars Ami Ayalon, Avraham Shalom, Avi Dichter. Rated PG-13.

G.I. JOE: RETALIATION: The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy, Cobra, they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their existence. Stars Dwayne Johnson, D.J. Cotrona, Channing Tatum. Rated PG-13.

THE HOST: When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie (Saoirse Ronan) risks everything to protect the people she cares most about. Also stars Max Irons, Jake Abel. Rated PG-13.

THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE: Magician Burt Wonderstone (Steve Carell) splits from his longtime stage partner after a guerrilla street magician steals their thunder. Spending time with his boyhood idol helps Burt remember what made him love magic in the first place. Also stars Luke Vanek, Jim Carrey, Steve Buscemi. Rated PG-13.

NO: When Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet calls for a referendum on his presidency in 1988, opposition leaders persuade a brash young advertising executive, Rene Saavedra (Gael Garcia Bernal), to spearhead their campaign. Directed by Pablo Larraín. Rated R.

OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN: Disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack. Also stars Aaron Eckhart, Dylan McDermott, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett. Rated R.

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL: A small-time magician with dubious ethics arrives in a magical land and must decide if he will be a good man or a great one. Stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz. Rated PG.

THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES: A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop. Stars Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes. Rated R.

REALITY: Luciano (Aniello Arena) is a charming fishmonger whose unexpected and sudden obsession with being a contestant on a reality show leads him down a rabbit hole of skewed perceptions and paranoia. Also stars Paola Minaccioni, Loredana Simioli. Rated R.

SCARY MOVIE 5: A couple begins to experience unusual activity after bringing their newborn son home from the hospital. Stars Lindsay Lohan, Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen, Simon Rex. Rated PG-13.

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK: After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano (Bradley Cooper) moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), a mysterious girl with problems of her own. Also stars Robert De Niro. Rated R.

SPRING BREAKERS: Four college girls who land in jail after robbing a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation find themselves bailed out by a drug and arms dealer who wants them to do some dirty work. Stars Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine, James Franco. Rated R.

TRANCE: An art auctioneer gets mixed up with a group of criminals and a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting. Stars James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson, Vincent Cassel. Rated R.

WEST OF MEMPHIS: An examination of a failure of justice in the case against the West Memphis Three. Stars Jason Baldwin, Damien Wayne Echols, and Jessie Misskelley. Rated R.

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