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Movies Released January 20, 2012

This Year in Movies - Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Haywire, Red Tails, Underworld: Awakening open in wide release this weekend. The previous three Underworld movies have all opened with at least $20 million, including the 2009 Rise of the Lycans, which did not star Kate Beckingsale. If the fourth movie continues that trend, Underworld: Awakening will top the box office charts. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close opened in six theaters on Christmas Day and has grossed under $700,000 so far. It will expand to over 2,500 theaters this weekend. Haywire and Red Tails will attempt to crack double digit box office returns. Both movies released the extended clips in an attempt to boost awareness.

Last weekend, Contraband topped the long-weekend with nearly $29 million. In second place, Beauty and the Beast 3D re-release added $23.5 million to its total and will likely pass the $200 million mark this week. In fourth place, Joyful Noise took in close to $14 million.... Read More
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Red Tails poster

Red Tails 2,512 theaters

Cuba Gooding Jr. David Oyelowo Nate Parker Tristan Wilds

1944. As the war in Europe continues to take its toll on Allied forces, the Pentagon brass has no recourse but to consider unorthodox options -- including the untried and... more

Underworld: Awakening poster

Underworld: Awakening 3,078 theaters

Kate Beckinsale Michael Ealy Scott Speedman Charles Dance

Kate Beckinsale, star of the first two films, returns in her lead role as the vampire warrioress Selene, who escapes imprisonment to find herself in a world where humans ... more

Haywire poster

Haywire 2,439 theaters

Gina Carano Channing Tatum Michael Angarano Michael Douglas

A girl from the wrong side of the tracks is given a second chance to use her skills for constructive purposes.

Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos poster

Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos 40 theaters

In the lost holy land of Milos, the Elrics search for the truth behind an unknown form of alchemy.

16-Love poster

16-Love Limited

Lindsey Shaw Chandler Massey Keith Coulouris Susie Abromeit

When the number one junior player in the country is injured, she begins to discover the teenage life she never got to live… and find the love she never thought she’d have... more

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Coriolanus 9 theaters

Ralph Fiennes Vanessa Redgrave Jessica Chastain William Hurt

Coriolanus, the hero of Rome, is manipulated and out-maneuvered by politicians and even his own mother Volumnia, resulting in his banishment. He subsequently offers himse... more

The Flowers of War poster

The Flowers of War 30 theaters

Christian Bale

The story of China's Nanjing Massacre, which involved Japanese troops killing thousands of Chinese citizens in what was then the nation's capital in 1937. Christian Bale ... more

Miss Bala poster

Miss Bala 4 theaters

An aspiring beauty queen finds her dream corrupted when she unwillingly gets involved with a criminal group at war in Mexico.

Carol Channing: Larger Than Life poster

Carol Channing: Larger Than Life 2 theaters

Chronicles the 90-year-old icon - both onstage and off...past and present. The film is both an intimate love story and a rarefied journey inside Broadway's most glamorous... more

Watching TV with the Red Chinese poster

Watching TV with the Red Chinese Limited

Ryan O'Nan

In New York City in 1980, Dexter Mitchell plays half-willing big brother to his neighbors, a trio of exchange students from the People's Republic of China.


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