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New movies this weekend: 'Dolphin Tale,' 'No Good Deed'

Posted September 11, 2014

— Drama and suspense lead the box office this weekend.

Dolphin Tale 2 (Drama, PG, Starring Harry Connick, Jr, Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson, Nathan Gamble)

It has been several years since young Sawyer Nelson and the dedicated team at the Clearwater Marine Hospital, headed by Dr. Clay Haskett, rescued Winter. With the help of Dr. Cameron McCarthy, who developed a unique prosthetic tail for the injured dolphin, they were able to save her life.

The Drop (Drama, R, Starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, Matthias Schoenaerts, John Ortiz)

This film takes an inside look at organized crime's use of local New York City bars as money-laundering 'drops'. When lonely Brooklyn bartender Bob Saginowski uncovers a drop of a different sort in the form of a battered pit bull puppy that he rescues from certain death, he comes into contact with Nadia, a mysterious woman hiding a dark past.

No Good Deed (Suspense/Thriller, PG-13, Starring Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson, Leslie Bibb, Kate del Castillo, Henry Simmons)

Terri, a devoted wife and mother of two, lives an ideal life that takes a dramatic turn when her home and children are threatened by Colin, a charming stranger who smooth-talks his way into her house, claiming car trouble. The unexpected invitation leaves her and her family terrorized and fighting for survival.

Some more movies to check out:

The Trip to Italy (Drama, No Rating, Starring Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Rosie Fellner)

Two men, six meals in six different places on a road trip around Italy. Liguria, Tuscany, Rome, Amalfi and ending in Capri. Rob and Steve are asked by The Observer to do another series of restaurant reviews. Rob, tired from the responsibilities of being father of a young child, is looking for some adventure. Steve has been living a life of abstinence and hard work in Los Angeles but, now on a hiatus from his job, has the time to come back to Europe and wants to see his children.

Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? (Drama/Suspense/Sci-Fi, PG-13, Starring Rob Morrow, Eric Allan Kramer, Kristoffer Polaha, Stephen Tobolowsky, Joaquim de Almeida)

The U.S. is on the brink of financial collapse and government officials blame the wealthy. When the rich disappear, things get worse and mysterious John Galt may be involved.

The Congress (Animation/Sci-Fi/Fantasy, No Rating, Starring Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Danny Huston, Sami Gayle)

More than two decades after catapulting to stardom, aging actress Robin Wright (playing a version of herself) decides to preserve her digital likeness for a future Hollywood. Her alias will be controlled by Miramount Studios, and will star in any film they want with no restrictions. In return she receives compensation so she can care for her ailing son, and her digitized character will stay forever young. Twenty years later under the creative vision of the studio's head animator, Wright's digital double rises to immortal stardom. With her contract expiring, she is invited to take part in "The Congress" convention as she makes her comeback straight into the world of future fantasy cinema.

Finding Fanny (Comedy/Romance, No Rating, Starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia)

Five Goans set off on a road trip in search of an old postman's childhood love, Stefanie "Fanny" Fernandes, though nobody knows whether she's alive or dead or just a figment of someone's imagination. However, the friends get lost, and the journey - originally intended to take 20 minutes - instead takes one and a half days.


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