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Movie Capsules

  • Chris Hemsworth in a scene from "Rush" AP Photo/Universal Pictures
  • Mark Ruffalo, left, and Gwyneth Paltrow in a scene from "Thanks For Sharing" (AP Photo/Roadside Attractions, Anne Joyce)
  • Danielle Bisutti in a scene from "Insidious: Chapter 2" AP Photo/FilmDistrict

BAGGAGE CLAIM: Pledging to keep herself from being the oldest and the only woman in her family never to wed, Montana (Paula Patton) embarks on a 30-day, 30,000-mile expedition to charm a potential suitor into becoming her fiancé. Also stars Taye Diggs, Jill Scott. Rated PG-13.

BATTLE OF THE YEAR: Battle of the Year attracts all the best dance crews from around the world, but the Americans haven’t won in 15 years. Stars Josh Holloway, Laz Alonso, Josh Peck. Rated PG-13.

BLUE JASMINE: A life crisis causes a vapid and narcissistic socialite (Cate Blanchette) to head to San Francisco, where she tries to reconnect with her sister (Sally Hawkins). Also stars Alec Baldwin. Rated PG-13.

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2: Flint Lockwood (the voice of Bill Hader) now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V (the voice of Will Forte). But he’s forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. Also stars the voices of Anna Faris, James Caan, Neil Patrick Harris. Rated PG.

DON JON: Joseph Gordon-Levitt directed, wrote and stars in this film about a New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, who develops unrealistic expectations from watching pornography. Also stars Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore. Rated R.

ENOUGH SAID: A divorced woman (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) decides to pursue the man she’s interested in (James Gandolfini), only to learn that he’s her new friend’s ex-husband. Also stars Catherine Keener, Toni Collette. Rated PG-13.

THE FAMILY: The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France, under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard. Stars Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron. Rated R.

IN A WORLD...: An underachieving vocal coach (Lake Bell) aspires to be a voice-over star. Also stars Demetri Martin, Fred Melamed. Rated R.

INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. Stars Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey. Rated PG-13.

LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER: An African-American’s eyewitness accounts of notable events of the 20th century during his tenure as a White House butler. Stars Forest Whitaker, David Oyelowo, Lenny Kravitz, Oprah Winfrey, Vanessa Redgrave. Rated PG-13.

MUSEUM HOURS: When a Vienna museum guard befriends an enigmatic visitor, the grand Kunsthistorisches Art Museum becomes a mysterious crossroads which sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways artworks reflect and shape the world. Stars Mary Margaret O’Hara, Bobby Sommer, Ela Piplits. Not rated.

PRISONERS: When Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) discovers his daughter and her friend are missing, he takes matters into his own hands. Also stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Paul Dano, Melissa Leo. Rated R.

RUSH: Director Ron Howard’s re-creation of the merciless 1970s race-car rivalry between Formula One drivers James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl). Also stars Olivia Wilde. Rated R.

SALINGER: An unprecedented look inside the private world of J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author of “The Catcher in the Rye.” Includes interviews with Philip Seymour Hoffman, Edward Norton, Judd Apatow and more. Rated PG-13.

THANKS FOR SHARING: A romantic comedy that brings together three disparate characters who are learning to face a challenging and often confusing world as they struggle together against a common demon: sex addiction. Stars Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Gwyneth Paltrow. Rated R.

WE’RE THE MILLERS: A veteran pot dealer (Jason Sudeikis) creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico. Also stars Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, Will Poulter. Rated R.

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