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From left, Grouchy, voiced by George Lopez, Vanity, voiced by John Oliver and Papa Smurf, voiced by Jonathan Winters a scene from "The Smurfs 2" AP Photo/Sony Pictures Animation

From left, Grouchy, voiced by George Lopez, Vanity, voiced by John Oliver and Papa Smurf, voiced by Jonathan Winters a scene from "The Smurfs 2" AP Photo/Sony Pictures Animation

2 GUNS: A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer (Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg) find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. Also stars Paula Patton. Rated R.

20 FEET FROM STARDOM: Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. This documentary takes a look at who these singers are and the lives they lead. Stars Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill. Rated PG-13.

THE CONJURING: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga) work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives. Also stars Lili Taylor. Rated R.

FRUITVALE STATION: The true story of Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan), a 22-year-old San Francisco area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, strangers and, eventually, with police officers at the Fruitvale BART station. Also stars Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer. Rated R.

THE HEAT: An uptight FBI Special Agent (Sandra Bullock) is paired with a foul-mouthed Boston cop (Melissa McCarthy) to take down a ruthless drug lord. Also stars Demian Bichir. Rated R.

I’M SO EXCITED: A technical failure has endangered the lives of the people on board Peninsula Flight 2549 to Mexico City. When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew and passengers try to make the best of things. Stars Javier Cámara, Lola Dueñas, Cecilia Roth. Rated R.

RED 2: Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. Also stars John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Mary-Louise Parker, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones. Rated PG-13.

THE SMURFS 2: The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette (the voice of Katy Perry), who has been kidnapped by Gargamel (Hank Azaria) since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer’s newest creation — creatures called the Naughties — into real Smurfs. Also stars Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays. Rated PG.

THE TO DO LIST: Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Clark (Aubrey Plaza) makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall. Also stars Johnny Simmons, Bill Hader. Rated R.

TURBO: A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500. Stars the voices of Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Samuel L. Jackson. Rated PG.

UNFINISHED SONG: Grumpy pensioner Arthur (Terence Stamp) honors his recently deceased wife’s passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James (Christopher Eccleston). Also stars Vanessa Redgrave, Gemma Arterton, Rated PG-13.

THE WAY WAY BACK: Fourteen-year-old Duncan (Liam James) is on summer vacation with his mother (Toni Collette) and her overbearing boyfriend (Steve Carell), and he’s having a rough time fitting in. Then he finds an unexpected friend in Owen (Sam Rockwell), manager of the Water Wizz water park. Also stars Allison Janney. Rated PG-13.

THE WOLVERINE: Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons. Also stars Rila Fukushima, Will Yun Lee. Rated PG-13.

DESPICABLE ME 2: Gru (the voice of Steve Carell) is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal. Also stars the voices of Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt. Rated PG.

MONSTERS UNIVERSITY: A look at the relationship between Mike (the voice of Billy Crystal) and Sulley (the voice of John Goodman) during their days at Monsters University — when they weren’t necessarily the best of friends. Also stars the voices of Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren. Rated G.

PACIFIC RIM: As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures rages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse. Stars Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi. Rated PG-13.

GROWN UPS 2: After moving his family back to his hometown to be with his friends and their kids, Lenny (Adam Sandler) finds out that between old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis, and 400 costumed party crashers sometimes crazy follows you. Also stars Kevin James, Chris Rock. Rated PG-13.

R.I.P.D.: A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Stars Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Bacon. Rated PG-13.

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