New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Get Hard,’ ‘Home,’ ‘Serena’ and ‘While We’re Young’ [Video]
Rihanna, Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Ben Stiller, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Naomi Watts are among the stars in this week’s new movies.
When millionaire James King is nailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go behind bars.
Directed by Etan Cohen.
Starring: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart and Alison Brie.
When Oh, a loveable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl named Tip who is on a quest of her own. Through a series of comic adventures with Tip, Oh comes to understand that being different and making mistakes is all part of being human. And while he changes her planet and she changes his world, they discover the true meaning of the word “Home.”
Directed by Tim Johnson.
Starring: Rihanna, Jim Parsons and Steve Martin.
In Depression-era North Carolina, the future of George Pemberton’s timber empire becomes complicated when he marries Serena.
Directed by Susanne Bier.
Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Rhys Ifans.
While We’re Young
A middle-aged couple’s career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives.
Directed by Noah Baumbach.
Starring: Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts and Adam Driver.
Thirteen-year-old Lili fights to protect her dog Hagen. She is devastated when her father eventually sets Hagen free on the streets. Still innocently believing love can conquer any difficulty, Lili sets out to find her dog and save him.
Directed by Kornél Mundruczó.
Starring: Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér and Lili Horváth.
A Girl Like Her
A 16-year-old high school student enlists the help of her best friend to document her victimization at the hands of a fellow female student.
Directed by Amy S. Weber.
Starring: Jimmy Bennett, Lexi Ainsworth and Hunter King.
Man From Reno
An aging sheriff hits a pedestrian with his vehicle, but after taking the man to the hospital, he vanishes. Meanwhile, a popular Japanese mystery novel author comes to San Francisco to escape her press tour, only to engage in an affair with a man who similarly abruptly disappears.
Directed by Dave Boyle.
Starring: Pepe Serna, Ayako Fujitani and Kazuki Kitamura.
The Riot Club
Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.
Directed by Lone Scherfig.
Starring: Sam Claflin, Max Irons and Douglas Booth.