At the theaters 8/5/05
Friday, August 5, 2005
New at the theaters
'The Dukes of Hazzard'
Starring Jessica Simpson, Johnny Knoxville, Seann William Scott, Burt Reynolds and Willie Nelson. This update of the old TV series finds Bo and Luke Duke and their hot cousin Daisy running moonshine with Uncle Jesse in order to save the family farm from Hazzard County's commissioner, Boss Hogg. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, crude and drug-related humor, language and comic action violence, running time 105 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
Still in theaters
'Bad News Bears'
Starring Billy Bob Thornton, Greg Kinnear and Marcia Gay Harden. After a lawsuit forces Little League teams to accept all players regardless of ability, a surly baseball coach turns a team of misfits into unlikely title contenders. Rated PG 13 for rude behavior, language throughout, some sexuality and thematic elements, running time 115 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Starring Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore and AnnaSophia Robb. Charlie Bucket finds one of five golden tickets for a guided tour of Willy Wonka's surreal candy-making factory. Rated PG for quirky situations, action and mild language, running time 116 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
'Herbie: Fully Loaded'
Starring Lindsay Lohan, Justin Long and Breckin Meyer. When Maggie Peyton becomes the new owner of an old Volkswagen Beetle, she discovers the car has a mind of its own. Rated G, running time 101 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)
'Hustle & Flow'
Starring Terrence Dashon Howard, DJ Qualls and Anthony Anderson. DJay, an aging Memphis pimp, tries to kick-start his rap career with the help of his friends. Rated R for sex and drug content, pervasive language and some violence, running time 114 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)
Starring Ewan McGregor, Scarlett Johansson and Djimon Hounsou. In the near future, wealthy Americans can have themselves cloned for organ transplants later in life. Then one of the clones finds out what's going on and plots to escape. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sexuality and language, running time 130 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
'March of the Penguins'
Morgan Freeman narrates the story of thousands of Antarctic penguins who march across the frozen wasteland in order to mate … and find true love. Rated G, running time 80 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
'Must Love Dogs'
Starring Diane Lane, John Cusack and Elizabeth Perkins. After a bad breakup, Sarah Hurlihy swears off men, but her sister puts Sarah's profile on a dating Web site, saying that all respondents "must love dogs." But Sarah doesn't even have a dog herself! When a hot dog-owner replies, Sarah borrows her bro's canine to cover up the lie. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, running time 100 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
'The Perfect Man'
Starring Hilary Duff, Chris Noth, Mike O'Malley and Heather Locklear. Holly Hamilton decides to invent a suitor to show her single mother that there are better guys out there. But when mom falls for the imaginary man, Holly's forced to find a real guy to fulfill the fantasy romance. Rated PG for some mildly suggestive content, running time 96 minutes. (Town Plaza Cinema)
Starring Kurt Russell, Kelly Preston and Michael Angarano. In a world where superheroes are common, Jeremy, the son of Commander Stronghold and Jetstream, attends a high school for superteens. But Jeremy is the only one without a superpower. Rated PG for action violence and some mild language, running time 100 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
Starring Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel and Jamie Foxx. Three elite pilots take to the skies to defeat an artificially intelligent drone fighter that's gone totally nuts after being hit by lightning. Rated PG-13 for intense action, some violence, brief strong language and innuendo, running time 120 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
'The Wedding Crashers'
Starring Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Rachel McAdams. Two partying dudes crash weddings to meet girls. But things get complicated when one of them falls for a bridesmaid. Rated R for sexual content, nudity and language, running time 119 minutes. (Cape West Cine)
-- From staff reports