NEW THIS WEEK

“Dredd” Karl Urban is the futuristic cop (previously played by Sylvester Stallone in 1995) who is judge, jury and executioner all in one. 95 minutes (R)

“End of Watch” Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena are two police officers marked for murder by a drug cartel in the latest gritty cop drama from writer-director David Ayer (“Training Day,” “Harsh Times”). 109 minutes (R)

“House at the End of the Street” A mother and daughter (Elisabeth Shue and Jennifer Lawrence) move to a new home and discover the girl who lived next door murdered her parents. 101 minutes (PG-13)

“The Master” A new movie by Paul Thomas Anderson (“Boogie Nights,” “There Will Be Blood”) is always cause for excitement. But this story about a World War II veteran (Joaquin Phoenix) who falls under the sway of the charismatic leader (Philip Seymour Hoffman) of a faith group looks exceptional, even by Anderson’s standards. Frankly, we can’t wait. 137 minutes (R)

“Robot and Frank” In the near future, an aging former cat burglar’s two adult children buy him a humanoid robot helper, with whom he forms an unexpected partnership. With Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden and Liv Tyler. Written by Christopher Ford. Directed by Jake Schreier. 89 minutes (PG-13)

“Trouble With the Curve” Although he said Gran Torino would be his final screen performance, Clint Eastwood apparently changed his mind to play an aging baseball scout who takes his daughter (Amy Adams) along on his last recruiting trip. Justin Timberlake plays the young ballplayer who just might be good enough for the big leagues. Directed by Robert Lorenz, Eastwood’s longtime assistant director. 111 minutes (PG-13)

ALSO IN THEATERS

“The Bourne Legacy” When a plan is put into motion by a top-secret government program to wipe out all the genetically modified killers it created, one such operative must flee in order to save his life. With Jeremy Renner, Scott Glenn, Stacy Keach, Edward Norton. Written by Tony Gilroy, Dan Gilroy, Robert Ludlum. 135 minutes (PG-13)

“Finding Nemo” Arguably Pixar’s best movie returns, this time in three dimensions. 96 minutes (PG-13)

“The Expendables” Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li and Terry Crews reunite for head-banging exploits. Jean-Claude Van Damme and Chuck Norris join the ’80s action-star party. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis show up for more than just cameos. 102 minutes (R)

“Hit & Run” A road comedy about a retired getaway driver (Shepard) who busts out of the Witness Protection Program to drive his girlfriend (Kristen Bell) to a job interview. 100 minutes (R)

“Ice Age: Continental Drift,” Pals Manny, Sid and Diego (voiced by Ray Romano, John Leguizamo and Denis Leary) float off to new adventures on an iceberg thanks to some old-school global warming. (PG)

“Lawless” Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf and Guy Pearce are some of the bootleggers and lawmen trading bullets over moonshine during Depression-era Virginia. Directed by John Hillcoat. 115 minutes (R)

“Madagascar 3″ Europe’s Most Wanted” – In this animated film, a group of animals trying to return to their home in a New York zoo get waylaid in Europe, where they join a traveling circus. With the voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith. Written by Noah Baumbach. Directed by Eric Darnell, Conrad Vernon and Tom McGrath. 93 minutes (PG)

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” A couple (Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton) bury an empty box in their backyard as a symbol of their wish. Soon, a curious little boy (CJ Adams) shows up at their door. 100 minutes (PG)

“The Possession” The underrated Danish filmmaker Ole Bornedal (“Nightwatch,” “The Substitute,” “Just Another Love Story”) directs this thriller about an estranged couple (Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Kyra Sedgwick) who must set aside their differences to drive out the ancient spirit that has possessed their daughter. 92 minutes (PG-13)

“Resident Evil: Retribution” Alice fights alongside a resistance movement in the continuing battle against the Umbrella Corporation and the undead. 95 minutes (R)

“Sleepwalk With Me” A stand-up comedian grapples with a stalled career, a stale relationship and wild spurts of severe sleepwalking. With Mike Birbiglia, Lauren Ambrose and Kevin Barnett. Written by Mike Birbiglia, Ira Glass, Joe Birbiglila and Seth Barrish. Directed by Barrish and Mike Birbiglia. 80 minutes (NR)

“Snow White and the Huntman” Kristen Stewart is the Grimms’ heroine, but she’s borrowed Joan of Arc’s armor, and Frodo’s and Odysseus’ story arcs, in this dark, fantastic, surprisingly entertaining rethink of the fairy tale classic. With Charlize Theron enjoyably sinister and sexy as the evil queen, and Chris Hemsworth as the titular dude. 127 minutes (PG-13)

“2016 Obama’s America,” 2016 Obama’s America takes audiences on a visual journey into the heart of the world’s most powerful office to reveal the struggle of whether one man’s past will redefine America over the next four years. The film examines the question, “If Obama wins a second term, where will we be in 2016?” Documentary, (PG)

“The Well-Digger’s Daughter” In Provence at the start of World War I, a widower raises his six daughters, the eldest of whom gets pregnant by a wealthy young pilot who abandons her. With Nicolas Duvauchelle, Daniel Auteuil and Sabene Azema. Written and directed by Auteuil. In French with English subtitles. 105 minutes (NR)

— Compiled from wire reports

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