Here's what you'll find playing at movie houses this weekend:
127 HOURS (R) Thrilling true tale about mountain climber Aron Ralston (James Franco), who had to amputate a limb after getting trapped under a boulder in Utah.
CLIENT 9 (PG-13) Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney takes an in-depth look at the rise and fall of former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer.
CONVICTION (R) Hilary Swank in a drama about a woman fighting to prove the innocence of her brother (Sam Rockwell) after he is wrongly convicted of murder.
COOL IT (PG) Filmmaker Ondi Timoner’s documentary acknowledges that global warming is occurring, but not nearly at the pace that people like Al Gore claim.
ENTER THE VOID (Unrated) In what can be described as a Japanese version of “The Lovely Bones,” a man gets stuck in an in-between world watching over his beloved sister, a stripper.
DUE DATE ww(R) Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis on a cross-country road trip in which Downey must get to the West Coast before his wife gives birth.
FAIR GAME (PG-13) The story of CIA agent Valerie Plame (a perfectly cast Naomi Watts) who was outed by Dick Cheney and company as revenge against her husband.
FOR COLORED GIRLS (R) Tyler Perry directs an all-star cast of black actresses in this movie version of the famous play from the 1970s.
THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST (R) In the final film of the trilogy, Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) is in a hospital while her ally, Mikael Blomkvist (Michael Nyqvist), fights to clear her name.
HEREAFTER (PG-13) Matt Damon is seeing dead people in Clint Eastwood’s metaphysical drama about a man (Damon) with a special connection to the afterlife.
EASY A (PG-13) Emma Stone plays the high school version of Hester Prynne in this tongue-in-cheek, religious-right-bashing send-up of “The Scarlet Letter.”
INSIDE JOB (PG-13) Matt Damon narrates this timely documentary from Charles Ferguson (“No End in Sight”) about the hows and whys of the 2008 economic meltdown.
JACKASS 3D (R) Johnny Knoxville and his brave but insane buddies are back for another serving of self mutilation, this time in glorious 3D.
LIFE AS WE KNOW IT (PG-13) Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel share a godchild in this rom-com. When the parents die, they must come together for the good of the kid.
MEGAMIND (PG) Animated tale about a bored supervillain (Will Farrell) outsmarting himself by creating an even bigger menace (Jonah Hill) so fierce, it forces him to do good.
MORNING GLORY (PG-13) A TV executive (Rachel McAdams) tries to talk a journalist (Harrison Ford) into cohosting a fluff-oriented show with a former beauty queen (Diane Keaton).
PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2 (R) The producers of last year’s most surprising hit have thrown together a sequel and the plot is being kept hush-hush, but perhaps not for the reason you think.
RED (PG-13) Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich and Helen Mirren as retired CIA agents back in the fray after they are framed for a murder.
SAW 3D (R) If it’s Halloween, it’s time to see the new “Saw,” this time in blood-glorious 3D. But that’s probably the only added depth you’ll see in this tired franchise.
SECRETARIAT (PG) Tale about the beloved 1973 Triple Crown winner. Diane Lane plays Secretariat’s owner, who had more trouble with sexist pigs than horses.
SKYLINE (PG-13) A mysterious light in the sky is vaporizing everyone who ventures outdoors in this sci-fi thriller from Colin and Gregg Strause.
THE SOCIAL NETWORK (R) The story about the creation of Facebook stars Jesse Eisenberg and Andrew Garfield as nerds who come up with a revolutionary idea. Oscar potential.
TIBET IN SONG (Unrated) Ngawang Choephel’s documentary delivers the beauty of traditional Tibetan folk music through songs as varied as their subjects.
THE TOWN (R) Ben Affleck plays a Charlestown bank robber who develops a conscience when he falls for the woman who could put him and his gang behind bars.
UNSTOPPABLE (PG-13) Denzel Washington and Chris Pine in a thriller about a runaway train carrying enough toxic chemicals to wipe out Hollywood.
VISION - THE LIFE OF HILDEGARD VON BINGEN (Unrated) An inspirational portrait of a woman who has emerged from the shadows of history as a forward-thinking pioneer of faith, change and enlightenment.
WAITING FOR SUPERMAN (PG) Documentarian Davis Guggenheim (“An Inconvenient Truth”) lays out what’s wrong with America’s schools and how they are depriving our youth.
YOU WILL MEET A TALL DARK STRANGER (R) Woody Allen’s latest, with Anthony Hopkins, Gemma Jones, Naomi Watts and Josh Brolin as married couples seeking excitement outside their marriage.
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