What's in Theaters? OCT '06

What's in Theaters?

Flyboys: The adventures of the Lafayette Escadrille, young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the U.S. entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots. Rated (PG-13)--2 hr. 19 min.
School for Scoundrels: A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda. Rated (PG-13)--1 hr. 40 min.
Jet Li's Fearless: This film tells the story of Chinese Martial Arts Master Huo Yuanjia (1869-1910). Huo Yuanjia was the founder and spiritual guru of the Jin Wu Sports Federation. Rated (PG-13)--1 hr. 43 min.
The Covenant: Four young men who belong to a supernatural legacy are charged with stopping the evil force they released into the world years earlier. Another great force they must contend with is the jealousy and suspicion that threatens to tear them apart. Rated (PG-13)--1 hr. 37 min.
Gridiron Gang: Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together. Rated (PG-13)--2 hr.
Open Season: Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters. Rated (PG)--1 hr. 40 min.
The Illusionist: In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician (Norton) uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing. Rated (PG-13)--1 hr. 50 min.
All the King's Men: Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana. Rated (PG-13)--2 hr. 21 min.
Barnyard: The Original Party Animals: When the farmer's away, all the animals play...and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis (James), a carefree cow. Rated (PG)--1hr 23min.
The Guardian: In an effort to find his place in life, a troubled young man enlists in the Coast Guard, where he's taken in by a renowned rescue swimmer who's hardened by the loss of his team from an accident years back. Rated (PG-13)--136 min.
The Black Dahlia: An adaptation of James Ellroy's novel about two 1940s L.A. cops who head up the hunt for the killer of starlet Elizabeth Short. Rated (R)--1 hr. 59 min.
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