DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek spin-off Puss in Boots arrives in theaters this weekend, going up against the futuristic thriller In Time and the Johnny Depp comedy The Rum Diary. Also opening this weekend are the spy thriller The Double and the action film 13.
Opening in limited release are the period drama Anonymous, the romantic drama Like Crazy, and the indie drama Janie Jones.
Puss in Boots
Directed by: Chris Miller
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis
Synopsis: The sword-fighting cat has many adventures before meeting up with Shrek and his gang.
Directed by: Andrew Niccol
Starring: Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy
Synopsis: In a society where humans only live to the age of 26, a man attempts to buy more time after being accused of murder.
The Rum Diary
Directed by: Bruce Robinson
Starring: Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi, Aaron Eckhart
Synopsis: An American journalist takes a job in Puerto Rico during the 1950s.
Directed by: Michael Brandt
Starring: Richard Gere, Topher Grace
Synopsis: A retired CIA operative teams up with a young FBI agent to solve the murder of a senator.
Directed by: Gela Babluani
Starring: Jason Statham, Mickey Rourke, Ray Winstone, Alexander Skarsgard
Synopsis: A young man assumes the identity of a dead man and finds himself drawn into a dark world of violence and power.
Anonymous (Limited Release)
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Starring: Rhys Ifans, David Thewlis, Vanessa Redgrave
Synopsis: During the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, politics play a deadly role in lives of her subjects as the Earl of Oxford writes plays under the name of William Shakespeare.
Like Crazy (Limited Release)
Directed by: Drake Doremus
Starring: Anton Yelchin, Felicity Jones, Jennifer Lawrence
Synopsis: An exchange student falls in love with an American student, only to be sent back to England after her visa expires.
Janie Jones (Limited Release)
Directed by: David M. Rosenthal
Starring: Abigail Breslin, Alessandro Nivola, Elisabeth Shue
Synopsis: After being abandoned by her mother, a young girl seeks out the aging rock star who is her father.