Weekend Movie Release Roundup: In Theatres & On DVD 4/27


See what movies are hitting the movie theatres and DVD shelves this weekend!

New In Theatres 4/27/12

1. The Five-Year Engagement (R)

Starring Emily Blunt and Jason Segel

Beginning where most romantic comedies end, the new film from director Nicholas Stoller, producer Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin) and Rodney Rothman (Get Him to the Greek) looks at what happens when an engaged couple, Jason Segel and Emily Blunt, keeps getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.

2. The Raven (R)

Starring John Cusack and Alice Eve

When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality.

3. The Pirates! Band of Misfits (PG)

Starring Salma Hayek, Hugh Grant and Jeremy Piven

Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.

New on DVD & BLU-RAY

1. Contraband (R)

Starring Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster and Lukas Haas

To protect his brother-in-law from a drug lord, a former smuggler heads to Panama to score millions of dollars in counterfeit bills.

2. The Innkeepers (R)

Starring Sara Paxton and Kelly McGillis

During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel’s haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.

3. Dark Tide

Starring Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez

A professional diver tutor returns to deep waters after 9 years, following an almost fatal encounter with a great white shark. The nightmare from the deep is still lurking – more carnivorous and hungry than ever.


Photos courtesy of Universal Pictures