“After Earth” The once-formidable director M. Night Shyamalan (“The Sixth Sense”) tries to regain his cred with this science-fiction thriller about a father and son (played by Will Smith and his son Jaden) who crash land on Earth 1,000 years after it was abandoned by mankind. 89 minutes (PG-13)

“Before Midnight” Nine years after a fateful rendezvous in Paris and nearly two decades since their first meeting, an American writer and a French environmentalist once again spend an evening discussing life and love. With Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. Written by Delpy, Hawke and Richard Linklater. Directed by Linklater. 108 minutes (R)

“Epic” Beyonce Knowles, Colin Farrell, Christoph Waltz and Josh Hutcherson provide the voices for this 3-D animated fable about a teenage girl who is magically transported into an alternate universe. 102 minutes (PG)

“Francis Ha” A 27-year-old apprentice dancer in New York is thrown off balance when she has a falling out with her best friend and roommate. With Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner and Adam Driver. Written by Gerwig and Noah Baumbach. Directed by Baumbach. 86 minutes (R)

“Fast & Furious 6” A federal agent recruits an expert wheelman and his outlaw racing crew to help take down an international gang of mercenary drivers in exchange for full pardons. With Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson and Jordana Brewster. Written by Chris Morgan. Directed by Justin Lin. 130 minutes (PG-13)

“The Hangover Part III” For the final chapter in his hugely successful trilogy about guys behaving badly, director Todd Phillips shakes things up by doing away with weddings and bachelor parties altogether. Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha are all back for more punishment. 100 minutes (R)

“The Internship” Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson play obsolete salesmen trying to compete in the digital age who take internships at Google and try to outdo their college-age peers. 119 min. (PG-13)

“Man of Steel” Now that the Batman franchise has been put in mothballs for a while, Warner Bros. turns to its other iconic superhero — Superman — in director Zack Snyder’s reboot. Henry Cavill wears the cape. Russell Crowe is his father Jor-El, Amy Adams is Lois Lane and Michael Shannon is the villainous General Zod, more evil than ever. 143 mintues (PG-13)

“Mud” Two boys find a fugitive hiding out on an island in the Mississippi River and pledge to help him reunite with his girl and escape. With Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Sam Shepard and Reese Witherspoon. Written and directed by Jeff Nichols. 130 minutes (PG-13)

“Now You See Me,” Morgan Freeman, Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson and Dave Franco are a team of bank-robbing magicians. Mark Ruffalo is the FBI agent trying to anticipate their next move. 116 minutes (PG-13)

“Olympus Has Fallen” In the midst of a terrorist attack on Washington, D.C., a security agent (Gerard Butler) is the only person capable of saving the life of the president (Aaron Eckhart). Then Katherine Heigl shows up and romance blooms, complicating everything. Just kidding about that last part.130 minutes (R)

“The Purge” Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey are a couple trying to protect their children from intruders during a 12-hour period in which the government has deemed everything legal, including murder. 85 min. (R)

“Star Trek Into the Darkness” Capt. James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise embark on a manhunt to capture a terrorist mastermind. With Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch and Zoe Saldana. Written by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof. Directed by J.J. Abrams. 142 minutes (PG-13)

“Stories We Tell” A documentary in which filmmaker Sarah Polley investigates some elusive truths about her mother, the late actress Diane Polley and her own identity. Directed by Sarah Polley. 108 minutes (PG-13)

“This is the End” During a giant party at James Franco’s house, Emma Watson, Seth Rogen, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna and Jonah Hill (all playing themselves) find out the apocalypse is coming and the world is about to end. 107 minutes (R)

— Complied from wire reports

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