Movies Released October 17, 2014

The Best of Me

Jon Tenney, James Marsden, Michelle Monaghan, Liana Liberato

The Best of Me tells the story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after 20 years apart, when they… more

The Best of Me tells the story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after 20 years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they've never forgotten, but soon they discover the forces that drove them apart twenty years ago live on, posing even more serious threats today. Spanning decades, this epic love story captures the enduring power of our first true love, and the wrenching choices we face when confronted with elusive second chances.

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4 / 5

Fury

Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena

At the end of World War II, April 1945, the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Pitt… more

At the end of World War II, April 1945, the Allies make their final push in the European Theater, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy (Pitt) commands a Sherman tank and his five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their attempt to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

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4 / 5

The Book of Life

Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Ron Perlman, Christina Applegate

Set in a fantastical, colorful world, The Book of Life is the story of a young man who must face his greatest fears and follow his heart in order to r… more

Set in a fantastical, colorful world, The Book of Life is the story of a young man who must face his greatest fears and follow his heart in order to rewrite his destiny. Filled with love, laughter, music and suspense, this big adventure for the whole family will warm the hearts of audiences as it reminds everyone of the importance of honoring the past while embracing the future.

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4 / 5

Men, Women & Children

Emma Thompson, J.K. Simmons, Jennifer Garner, Judy Greer

The film follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the Internet has changed th… more

The film follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the Internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives. The film attempts to stare down social issues such as video game culture, anorexia, infidelity, fame hunting, and the proliferation of illicit material on the internet. As each character and each relationship is tested, we are shown the variety of roads people choose - some tragic, some hopeful - as it becomes clear that no one is immune to this enormous social change that has come through our phones, our tablets, and our computers.

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4 / 5

Camp X-Ray

Kristen Stewart, John Carroll Lynch, Julia Duffy, Lane Garrison

Follows a young woman who signs up for the Army to get away from her small town. Instead of being shipped off to Iraq, the soldier is assigned to Guan… more

Follows a young woman who signs up for the Army to get away from her small town. Instead of being shipped off to Iraq, the soldier is assigned to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where she becomes friends with a prisoner who has spent eight years in lock-up.

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3 / 5

Birdman

Andrea Riseborough, Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Zach Galifianakis

Riggan Thompson was Birdman, a crime-stopping superhero with a beak and a three-film franchise. Now, he's a washed up actor trying to get his career a… more

Riggan Thompson was Birdman, a crime-stopping superhero with a beak and a three-film franchise. Now, he's a washed up actor trying to get his career and life back together by opening his own play on Broadway. On the eve of it's opening, the play is close to falling apart and Riggan is forced to sign a younger, egotistical lead actor, whom he despises. What results over the next three days is strange, dark and downright hilarious, nearly costing Riggan his career, family and sanity in the process.

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4 / 5

Dear White People

Tessa Thompson, Dennis Haysbert, Tyler James Williams, Kyle Gallner

The film follows a group of African American students as they navigate campus life and racial politics at a predominantly white college.

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3 / 5

Felony

Tom Wilkinson, Melissa George, Joel Edgerton, Jai Courtney

Driving home after a celebration drink with his team after the long waited bust of a major gang, a decorated police officer (Joel Edgerton) runs a you… more

Driving home after a celebration drink with his team after the long waited bust of a major gang, a decorated police officer (Joel Edgerton) runs a young cyclist off the road. As he gives CPR to the child, fellow officers arrive to take his statement. In a split second decision he tells them a lie about the accident which will change all their lives in this edge of your seat thriller.

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4 / 5

The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya

James Marsden, Oliver Platt, Mary Steenburgen, Lucy Liu

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo, a tiny girl grows into an exquisite young lady, raised by an old bamboo cutter and his wife. From the countrys… more

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo, a tiny girl grows into an exquisite young lady, raised by an old bamboo cutter and his wife. From the countryside to the grand capital city, even unseen she enthralls all who encounter her, including five noble suitors. Ultimately however she must face her secret fate.

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5 / 5

Young Ones

Elle Fanning, Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Young Ones is set in a near future when water has become the most precious and dwindling resource on the planet, one that dictates everything from the… more

Young Ones is set in a near future when water has become the most precious and dwindling resource on the planet, one that dictates everything from the macro of political policy to the detailed micro of interpersonal family and romantic relationships. The land has withered into something wretched. The dust has settled on a lonely, barren planet. The hardened survivors of the loss of Earth’s precious resources scrape and struggle. Ernest Holm (Michael Shannon) lives on this harsh frontier with his children, Jerome (Kodi Smit McPhee)and Mary (Elle Fanning). He defends his farm from bandits, works the supply routes, and hopes to rejuvenate the soil. But Mary's boyfriend, Flem Lever (Nicholas Hoult), has grander designs. He wants Ernest's land for himself, and will go to any length to get it.

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5 / 5

Kill the Messenger

Andy Garcia, Paz Vega, Ray Liotta, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Jeremy Renner stars as Gary Webb, the real-life dedicated reporter for The San Jose Mercury-News. In the 1990s, Webb uncovered the Central Intelligenc… more

Jeremy Renner stars as Gary Webb, the real-life dedicated reporter for The San Jose Mercury-News. In the 1990s, Webb uncovered the Central Intelligence Agency’s role in importing cocaine into California that was sold to raise money for the Nicaraguan Contras rebel army. Supported by his wife and children, Webb pursued the story and went public with his evidence. When targeted for a vicious smear campaign by the CIA and rival journalists, Webb found himself fighting for his reputation and his family.

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3 / 5

The Culture High

The Culture High is the riveting story that tears into the very fiber of modern day marijuana prohibition to reveal the truth behind the arguments and… more

The Culture High is the riveting story that tears into the very fiber of modern day marijuana prohibition to reveal the truth behind the arguments and motives governing both those who support and those who oppose the existing pot laws.

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5 / 5

Rudderless

William H. Macy, Anton Yelchin, Felicity Huffman, Laurence Fishburne

Billy Crudup plays Sam, a former high-profile advertising executive whose life is torn apart by the sudden death of his son. Living off the grid on a… more

Billy Crudup plays Sam, a former high-profile advertising executive whose life is torn apart by the sudden death of his son. Living off the grid on a docked sailboat, he wastes away his days while drowning his pain in alcohol. When Sam discovers a box filled with his son's demo tapes and lyrics, his own child’s musical talent is a revelation for him, a grieving father who felt he’d been absent from his son’s life. Communing with his deceased son’s dashed dreams, Sam learns each song and eventually musters the will to perform one at a local bar. When Quentin, a young musician in the audience, is captivated by the song, the unlikely duo forms a rock band that becomes surprisingly popular and revitalizes both of their lives.

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4 / 5