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Listing of movies playing locally

Staff Report • Mar 22, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Here is what’s playing in movie theaters in the area:


"21 AND OVER," R. The night before his big medical school exam, a promising student (Justin Chon) celebrates his 21st birthday with his two best friends.

"ADMISSION," PG-13. A Princeton admissions officer (Tina Fey) who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid (Nat Wolff) who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption.

"THE CALL," R. When veteran 911 operator Jordan Turner (Halle Berry) receives a call from a girl who has just been abducted, she soon realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl’s life.

"THE CROODS," PG. The world’s first prehistoric family goes on a road trip to an uncharted and fantastical world.

"DARK SKIES," PG-13. As the Barret family’s peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them.

"DEAD MAN DOWN," R. In New York City, a crime lord’s right-hand man (Colin Farrell) is seduced by one of his boss’s victims, a woman (Noomi Rapace) seeking retribution.

"ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH," PG. Astronaut Scorch Supernova (voiced by Brendan Fraser) finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.

"IDENTITY THIEF," R. Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson (Jason Bateman) travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman (Melissa McCarthy) who has been living it up after stealing Sandy’s identity.

"THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE," PG-13. When a street magician’s (Jim Carrey) stunt begins to make their show look stale, superstar magicians Burt Wonderstone (Steve Carell) and Anton Marvelton (Steve Buscemi) look to salvage their act — and their friendship — by staging their own daring stunt.

"JACK THE GIANT SLAYER," PG-13. The ancient war between humans and a race of giants is reignited when Jack, a young farmhand fighting for a kingdom and the love of a princess, opens a gateway between the two worlds.

"THE LAST EXORCISM PART II," PG-13. As Nell Sweetzer (Ashley Bell) tries to build a new life after the events of the first movie, the evil force that once possessed her returns with an even more horrific plan.

"OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN," R. Disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President (Aaron Eckhart) from his kidnappers.

"OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL," PG. A small-time magician (James Franco) arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one.

"QUARTET," PG-13. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi’s birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean (Maggie Smith), an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents.

"SAFE HAVEN," PG-13. A young woman (Julianne Hough) with a mysterious past lands in Southport, N.C., where her bond with a widower (Josh Duhamel) forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

"SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK," R. After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano (Bradley Cooper) moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

"SNITCH," PG-13. A father (Dwayne Johnson) goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son, who was imprisoned after being set up in drug deal.

"SPRING BREAKERS," R. Four college girls (Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine) who land in jail after robbing a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation find themselves bailed out by a drug and arms dealer (James Franco) who wants them to do some dirty work.

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