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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 Purchase photo reprints »

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.

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.

ELYSIUM: In the year 2154 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Anti-immigration laws on Elysium are strictly enforced, but one man, Max (Matt Damon), takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized populations. Also stars Jodi Foster, Sharlto Copley. Rated R.

Fill the Void: Shira (Hadas Yaron), a devout 18-year-old Israeli and member of Tel Aviv’s ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community, is pressured to marry Yochay (Yiftach Klein), the husband of her late sister. Also stars Irit Sheleg. Rated PG.

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.

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.

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.

LOVELACE: The story of Linda Lovelace (Amanda Seyfried), star of 1970s pornographic movies, including the infamous “Deep Throat.” She later denounced her career and her husband, Chuck Traynor (Peter Sarsgaard), who reportedly controlled and abused her. Also stars Sharon Stone, Chris Noth, Juno Temple. Rated R.

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.

PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS: In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising. Stars Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson. Rated PG.

PLANES: Dusty (the voice of Dane Cook) is a crop-dusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem? He is hopelessly afraid of heights. With the support of his mentor Skipper (the voice of Stacy Keach) and a host of new friends, Dusty sets off to make his dreams come true. Also stars the voices of Brad Garrett, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, John Cleese. Rated PG.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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