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We Bought a Zoo

When newspaper reporter Benjamin Mee loses his wife to cancer, he decides to quit his job, buy a zoo in the country, and move his two kids there. Soon their extended family includes lions, tigers, and bears (oh my!), as well as an eclectic staff.

War Horse

Albert Narracott is a hard-working teenager in pre-WWI England who becomes enamored with a young colt he names Joey. He trains the horse for farm work, but is heartbroken when his cash-strapped dad sells Joey to an English soldier.

The Water Horse

With a nod to the Loch Ness Monster, this movie tells the story of a young boy who finds a mysterious egg on the shores of a Scottish loch during World War II.

The Three Stooges

This big screen adaptation of the classic TV series finds Moe, Larry and Curly trying to save their childhood orphanage. In the process, they stumble into a murder plot and wind up on a reality TV show.

The Spiderwick Chronicles

Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world.

The Muppets

When Muppet fans Gary, Mary and Walter learn that Tex Richman is planning to drill for oil under the vintage Muppet Theater, they decide to take action. They track down Kermit, Miss Piggy and the rest of the gang and convince them to put on a show.

The Golden Compass

Equal parts philosophical and fanciful, this film is full of talking points on everything from faith to other worlds. Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig’s presence doesn’t hurt, either.

The Dark Knight

Directed by Christopher Nolan, the story centers on a reign of chaos taking place in Gotham City. Batman, a.k.a. billionaire Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale), has been strangely quiet, as The Joker (Heath Ledger) and his thugs run rampant over the city.

The Adventures of Tintin

When investigative reporter Tintin buys a model ship at an outdoor market, it sparks a journey that includes an ocean ride on a cargo ship, a plane crash in North Africa, and a sunken treasure at the bottom of the sea.

Rock of Ages

A small-town girl (Julianne Hough) and a city boy (Diego Boneta) meet on the Sunset Strip while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. But things get complicated when they cross paths with aging rocker Stacee Jaxx (Tom Cruise).

Puss in Boots

That suave feline from the popular Shrek franchise gets a backstory in this new tale. Antonio Banderas voices the swashbuckling Puss in Boots, as we learn of his humble origins and checkered history with the vengeful Humpty Dumpty.

One For the Money

Unemployed and newly-divorced Stephanie Plum lands a job at her cousin’s bail-bond business. Her first assignment? Bring in a wanted cop with whom she has a romantic past.