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Brad Pitt is Gerry Lane in WORLD WAR Z, from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions in association with Hemisphere Media Capital and GK Films. 
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Brad Pitt is Gerry Lane in WORLD WAR Z, from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions in association with Hemisphere Media Capital and GK Films. WWZ-03620R

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The Bling Ring (R); A group of celeb-idolizing teens begins a “shopping spree” by breaking into the homes of L.A.’s rich and famous.; Carmike 10, Downtown West, Pinnacle, Wynnsong

The East (PG-13) ; An undercover FBI agent is assigned to infiltrate an eco-terrorist group; Downtown West

Monsters University (G); The monsters from Monsters Inc. go to college. With the voices of Billy Crystal and John Goodman.; Carmike 10, Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Pinnacle, Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), West Town

Much Ado About Nothing (PG-13); In this modern re-interpretation of Shakepeare’s classic tale, two pairs of lovers offer different takes on romance.; Downtown West

Raanjhanaa (NR); Hindi romance that examines the quintessential love triangle, starring Sonam Kapoor and Dhanush; Downtown West

World War Z (PG-13); Brad Pitt faces off in a world filled with zombies.; Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), Wynnsong;

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After Earth (PG-13); Will Smith and son Jaden Smith star as a father and son separated on an uninhabited and inhospitable future Earth.; Carmike 10, West Town

Before Midnight (R); New resentments and old grudges come to the surface as Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) wind up an extended holiday in Greece.; Downtown West

The Big Wedding (R); Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Diane Keaton, Amanda Seyfried, Topher Grace, Susan Sarandon and Robin Williams star in a romantic comedy about a wedding that might become a fiasco.; Movies 7

The Croods (PG); A prehistoric family takes its first road trip into uncharted terrain in order to save themselves. With the voices of Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Cloris Leachman and Emma Stone.; Movies 7

Epic (PG); A scientist’s daughter is magically shrunk, and must help a band of tiny leaf people fight off the forces of evil in this animated feature with the voices of Beyonce Knowles and Colin Farrell.; Carmike 10, Midtown Drive-In, Parkway Drive-In, Pinnacle, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), West Town

Escape From Planet Earth (PG); An animated adventure in which astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet. With the voices of Brendan Fraser, Rob Corddry, Ricky Gervais and Jessica Alba.; Movies 7

Fast and Furious 6 (PG-13); The automobile-addicted Fast and Furious team returns for another adventure with speeding vehicles.; Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), Wynnsong

42 (PG-13); Chadwick Boseman plays Jackie Robinson the first black player in major league baseball and Harrison Ford plays Branch Rickey, who signed Robinson to the Brooklyn Dodgers, forever changing baseball and the color barrier in America.; Downtown West, Movies 7

Frances Ha (R); A young woman (Greta Gerwin) slowly wakes up to the fact that she needs to live like an adult.; Downtown West

G.I. Joe: Retaliation (PG-13); In this sequel, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. With Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Channing Tatum.; Movies 7

The Great Gatsby (PG-13); Leonardo DiCaprio stars as Jay Gatsby in director Baz Luhrman’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s story of a rich and mysterious playboy. With Tobey Maguire and Carey Mullligan.; Carmike 10, West Town

The Hangover Part III (R); Ill-fated bachelor partiers Zach Gallifanakis, Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms return for a final foul and funny adventure.; Carmike 10, West Town

The Internship (PG-13); Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson play middle-aged buddies who try to become interns at Google.; Halls, Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), Wynnsong

Iron Man 3 (PG-13); Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) takes on a new terrorist called Mandarin, who sets Stark on a path of rebuilding and retribution.; Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), Wynnsong

Love Is All You Need (R); A Danish woman overcoming cancer travels to Italy for her daughter’s wedding, and makes a connection with an English widower. In Danish and Italian, with English subtitles.; Downtown West

Man of Steel (PG-13); Henry Cavil takes up the cape starring as Superman. With Amy Adams as Lois Lane and Michael Shannon as General Zod.; Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Midtown Drive-In (Maryville), Parkway Drive-In (Harriman), Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), Wynnsong

Mud (PG-13); A man on the lam (Matthew McConaughey) takes refuge on a small island and is befriended by two teenage boys, who help keep his whereabouts a secret. Also starring Reese Witherspoon and Michael Shannon.; Downtown West

Now You See Me (PG-13); Morgan Freeman, Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Amanda Seyfried and Woody Harrelson star in an adventure where illusionists work to outwit the FBI and pull off a heist.; Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Ritz (Clinton), Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), Wynnsong

Olympus Has Fallen (R); A disgraced former presidential guard finds himself inside the White House and faced with rescuing the President when a terrorist attack takes place.; Movies 7

Oz: The Great and Powerful (PG); Directed by Sam Raimi, this Disney-produced fantasy imagines the origins the Wizard from the “The Wizard of Oz.” With James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams.; Movies 7

The Place Beyond the Pines (R); Ryan Gosling stars as a motorcycle stunt driver who crosses paths with an ambitious rookie cop (Bradley Cooper) after robbing banks to care for his new family.; Movies 7

The Purge (R); A father (Ethan Hawke) and his family must cope with criminals and vigilantes during a 12-hour period when all crime becomes legal.; Carmike 10, Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Pinnacle, Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), West Town

Scary Movie 5 (PG-13); The usual cast of characters gathers for a fifth installment in the spoof of popular horror films.; Movies 7

Star Trek: Into Darkness (PG-13); When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has destroyed the fleet and everything it stands for. Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.; Carmike 10, Foothills (Maryville), Pinnacle, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), West Town

This Is the End (R); Actor James Franco’s party is interrupted by the end of the world in an all-star comedy with Seth Rogen, Danny McBride, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson, Rihanna, Emma Watson, Channing Tatum and many others.; Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), Wynnsong

Yeh Jewaani Hai Deewani (NR); Young lovers (Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoo) find themselves at a crossroads of life in a Bollywood romance; Downtown West

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