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Dangerous Duo: Tahar Rahim (left) plays an illiterate Arab who is coaxed into killing a fellow inmate by a Corsican gang leader. Niels Arestrup (right) plays his dangerous and violent "mentor." Roger Arpajou/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Growing Pains: Prodigal Sons tells the story of a renewed relationship between Marc McKerrow (left) and filmmaker Kimberly Reed (born Paul McKerrow, center, with youngest brother Todd at right). In it, Marc McKerrow, who was adopted, goes in search of his biological parents while Reed documents his search. First Run Features hide caption

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First Run Features

Enchanted Journey: Orphaned in a Viking raid, Brendan (left) now lives in the fortified Abbey of Kells. But his talents and his natural curiosity drive him outdoors, to an enchanted forest where he meets the changeling girl Aisling. GKIDS/Cartoon Saloon hide caption

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Set in the streets of an ethnically and religiously diverse Jaffa neighborhood, Ajami employs nonprofessional actors to depict stories of crime, tragedy and love in a place where enemies live side by side. Kino International hide caption

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Kino International

In The Ghost Writer, Pierce Brosnan plays a former British prime minister under siege from his wife, the press, and the courts. Summit Entertainment hide caption

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In The Ghost Writer, Ewan McGregor plays an unnamed author charged with writing a memoir about the former U.K. prime minister. Catrall plays the premier's seductive mistress. Summit Entertainment hide caption

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Family Ties: Demi Moore and Parker Posey play two sisters brought together by their aging father. John Baer hide caption

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John Baer

Smoke And Mirrors: Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Chuck Aule (Mark Ruffalo) are 1950s U.S. Marshals who've been sent to investigate the disappearance of a murderer from a hospital for the criminally insane. Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Paramount Pictures

The Not So Dynamic Duo: Phyllis and Harold draws on 12 years of interviews between director Cindy Kleine and her parents. Cindy Kleine hide caption

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Cindy Kleine

Somebody To Love: Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan plays Rizvan Khan, an awkward yet endearing man on a quest to reclaim the love of his life. Sameer Belvalkar/Fox Searchlight hide caption

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Love At First Bite? Valentine's Day follows a group of Angelenos — including a receptionist (Anne Hathaway) and the new flame (Topher Grace) who doesn't know she works a phone-sex line by night — through one fateful Feb. 14. Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Warner Bros. Pictures

In His Father's Footsteps: Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman) plays an angsty teen who must harness his newly discovered powers as the demigod son of Poseidon — to track down Zeus' stolen lightning bolt. 20th Century Fox hide caption

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20th Century Fox

In From Paris With Love, John Travolta plays a CIA agent sent to Paris to stop a terrorist attack. Jonathan Rhys Meyers (right) plays his diplomat partner. Rico Torres hide caption

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'Love' American Style: In Paris, Travolta Takes Names

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