Movies In Theaters This Week: February 25 – March 1

Atlanta 3/02/2013 01:27 AM GMT (TransWorldNews)

Movies opening in theaters this week:

21 and Over, starring Miles Teller, Skylar Astin, Justin Chon, Sarah Wright and François Chau, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The comedy follows a college student as he embarks on a wild 21st birthday celebration with his two best friends. Runtime: 1 hr 33 min, Rated: R

Jack The Giant Slayer, starring Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson, Stanley Tucci, Ian McShane, Bill Nighy and Ewan McGregor, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The fantasy adventure film centers on a young farmhand who must save his world from giant warriors. Runtime: 1 hr 55 min, Rated: PG 13

Phantom, starring Ed Harris, William Fichtner, David Duchovny, Lance Henriksen and Johnathon Schaech, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The thriller centers on a Soviet submarine captain who is chosen for a classified mission involving a nuclear missile and a rogue KGB group. Runtime: 1 hr 37 min, Rated: R

The Last Exorcism Part 2, starring Ashley Bell, Julia Garner, Spencer Treat Clark and Louis Herthum, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The sequel to The Last Exorcism picks up with Nell Sweetzer trying to rebuild her life. As Nell struggles to put the past behind her, the evil being that once possessed her returns. Runtime: 1 hr 29 min, Rated: PG 13

The Sweeney, starring Ray Winstone, Ben Drew, Hayley Atwell, Damian Lewis and Paul Anderson, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The action thriller follows a Sweeney Flying Squad detective as he tries to take down an old enemy. Runtime: 1 hr 52 min, Rated: R

Hava Nagila, directed by Roberta Grossman, opens in New York theaters Friday, March 1. The documentary explores the history and meaning of the Jewish traditional folk song Hava Nagila. Runtime: 1 hr 13 min, Not Rated

The End of Love, starring Mark Webber, Shannyn Sossamon, Isaac Love, Amanda Seyfried and Michael Cera, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The drama centers on a struggling young actor who is forced to grow up when the mother of his young son suddenly dies. Runtime: 1 hr 28 min, Not Rated

Stoker, starring Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode, Nicole Kidman, Dermot Mulroney and Jacki Weaver, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The horror thriller centers on a young girl who becomes infatuated with her mysterious uncle after the sudden death of her father. Runtime: 1 hr 40 min, Rated: R

The Attacks of 26/11, starring Nana Patekar, Sanjeev Jaiswal, Atul Kulkarni, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The drama centers on the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. Runtime: 1 hr 56 min, Not Rated

The Lost Medallion, starring Billy Unger, John Marengo, Sammi Hanratty, James Hong and Jansen Panettiere, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The adventure film centers on the story of two teens that are taken back in time by a long lost medallion. Runtime: 1 hr 37 min, Rated: PG

The Frankenstein Theory, starring Kris Lemche, Joe Egender, Timothy V. Murphy and Eric Zuckerman, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The horror film follows a disgraced college professor as he travels to the Arctic Circle in search of Frankenstein. He hopes to restore his reputation by proving his belief that Mark Shelley’s allegedly fantasy story is actually an account of true events. Runtime: 1 hr 27 min, Not Rated

A Place at the Table, starring Jeff Bridges, Mariana Chilton, Tom Colicchio, Ken Cook and James McGovern, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The documentary explores hunger in America and potential solutions to the problem. Runtime: 1 hr 26 min, PG

Day of the Falcon, starring Antonio Banderas, Mark Strong, Tahar Rahim, Freida Pinto and Rizwan Ahmed, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The drama, set in the 1930s, centers on an Arab prince who struggles to balance his loyalty between his father and father-in-law when war breaks out over oil. Runtime: 2 hr 10 min, Rated: R

The Battle of Pussy Willow Creek, starring Emily Mitchell, Christopher Lukas, Tim Cusack, Zeb Hollins III and John Redmond, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The historical war film centers on the stories of four unlikely Civil War heroes. Runtime: 1 hr 36 min, Not Rated

Here I Learned To Love, written and directed by Avi Angel, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The documentary explores the mysterious past of two brothers who survived the Holocaust thanks to three women – their mother, aunt and a beautiful stranger. Runtime: 53 min, Not Rated

A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet, starring Meryl Streep, Robert Redford and Ashley Judd, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The documentary explores environmental activism in the 20th and 21st century. Runtime: 2 hr, Not Rated

The Playback Singer, starring Tanya Anticevic, Betsy Beutler, Piyush Mishra, Ross Partridge and Navi Rawat, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The drama follows a jungle-gym architect as he tries to deal with his playback singer father-in-law. Runtime: 1 hr 57 min, Not Rated

War Witch, starring Rachel Mwanza, Alain Bastien, Serge Kanyinda and Ralph Prosper, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The drama tells the story of a young African girl who is kidnapped by rebel soldiers and forced to commit gruesome crimes. Runtime: 1 hr 30 min, Not Rated

Genius On Hold, starring Walter L. Shaw and Frank Langella, opens in theaters Friday, March 1. The documentary explores the lives and work of father and son Walter L. Shaw and Walter T. Shaw. Walter L.’s brilliant telecommunications inventions ultimately led to his association with the mob, while Walter T. became one of the most notorious American jewel thieves of all time. Runtime: 1 hr 31 min, Rated: PG

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