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Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall and Kristen Davis all return for the sequel. The four leave New York and head to Abu Dhabi. Craig Blankenhorn/New Line Productions hide caption

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'Sex And The City 2': Sheiks, Shrieks And Eeks

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Chanson d'une sirene: Veronique (Sandrine Kiberlain) and her violin strike at the heart of a married man in Stephane Brize's marvelously restrained romance. Lorber Films hide caption

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Once Bitten: Amid an escalating zombie apocalypse, islanders like Tawdry (Wayne Robson, right) struggle to control the locals. Magnet Releasing hide caption

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Mars, Bringer Of War: Bazil (Dany Boon) has a chip on his shoulder and a stray bullet in his brain. The chip is from a land mine that killed his father, the bullet from the factory of a local weapons manufacturer — and he plans to do something about both. Bruno Calvo/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Desert Fowers: Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall and Kristin Davis return for another round -- and a junket to Abu Dhabi -- in Sex and the City 2. hide caption

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Sand, 'Sex' And Silliness: Just Don't Scare The Camels

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Love On The Run: Natasha (Barbara Mori) and J. (Hrithik Roshan) spend much of Kites on the run from her gangster fiance — and fall for each other in the process. Reliance BIG Entertainment hide caption

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In The Oath, Abu Jandal, who served as Osama bin Laden's personal bodyguard from 1996 to 2000, says he feels guilty for sending his brother-in-law, Salim Hamdan, down a path that led to Hamdan's incarceration at Guantanamo Bay. Zeitgeist Films hide caption

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Ogre Ennui: Family life with Fiona (Cameron Diaz) and kids has effectively tamed Shrek (Mike Myers) -- so he decides to make a dangerous deal to recapture his ogre-hood. DreamWorks Animation hide caption

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No Good Deed: Thinking he is performing a mitzvah, or good deed, aspiring rabbi Sam Gold (Jesse Eisenberg) takes a gig smuggling "medicine" into the U.S. from Amsterdam. First Independent Pictures hide caption

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On The Prowl: Playboy Ben Kalmen (Michael Douglas) needs to stop chasing skirts if he's ever going to get his life together, and everyone -- from his family to his girlfriend's daughter (Imogen Poots) -- knows it but him. Phil Caruso/Solitary Man Productions hide caption

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A Dubliner In Default: When a mobster comes 'round to collect the cash he's owed, a hard-up layabout (Cillian Murphy) has to choose between fight and flight. IFC Films hide caption

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A Good German: Industrialist John Rabe (Ulrich Tukur, center left, with Steve Buscemi, Anne Consigny and Daniel Bruhl) helps shelter Chinese civilians from Japanese invaders in 1930s Nanking. Strand Releasing hide caption

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In Manhattan, it would seem, goblins inhabit even the East Village. Magic Stone Productions hide caption

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Annette Bening's brittle, wounded Karen can't always connect to the people (Elpidia Carrillo, Simone Lopez and Jimmy Smits) in her life. Ralph Nelson/Sony Picture Classics hide caption

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A 'Mother' Lode Of Up-Close Psychological Realism

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