A young swordsman saves a teenage girl from an evil force, and the two battle hordes of demons. With Brad Dourif, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Mackenzie Rosman and Hallee Hirsch. Written and directed by Brian A. Metcalf. Eammon Films

Hobo With a Shotgun

A gun-toting vagrant decides to clean up a city ruled by a corrupt crime boss. With Rutger Hauer, Gregory Smith, Molly Dunsworth, Brian Downey and Nick Bateman. Written by John Davies. Directed by Jason Eisener. Magnet Releasing

How to Live Forever

This documentary about life extension investigates what it means to grow old and what it could mean to live forever. With Ray Bradbury, Phyllis Diller, Ray Kurzweil and Jack LaLanne. Directed by Mark Wexler. Variance Films

L'Amour Fou

This documentary looks at the relationship between fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent and Pierre Berge, his partner of 50 years, as the latter decides to auction the world-class art collection the two amassed. Directed by Pierre Thoretton. In French with English subtitles. Sundance Selects

Midnight in Paris

A family travels to Paris on business; among them are an engaged couple who have life-changing experiences. With Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Marion Cotillard, Kathy Bates and Michael Sheen. Written and directed by Woody Allen. Sony Pictures Classics

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Captain Jack Sparrow returns for another swashbuckling adventure, this time searching for the Fountain of Youth and tangling with the pirate Blackbeard. With Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane and Kevin R. McNally. Written by Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio. Directed by Rob Marshall. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney Pictures

May 26

The Hangover Part 2

On the heels of their wild Las Vegas bachelor party, four pals get into more trouble en route to a pre-wedding brunch in Thailand. With Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms. Written by Scot Armstrong, Craig Mazin and Todd Phillips. Directed by Phillips. Warner Bros. Pictures

Kung Fu Panda 2

The martial-artist panda Po and his friends must once again protect the Valley of Peace from a formidable villain. With the voices of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman and Jackie Chan. Written by Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger. Directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson. In 3-D. Paramount Pictures

May 27

Blank City

The documentary depicts the underground film scene in Manhattan in the late 1970s and '80s. With Jim Jarmusch, Debbie Harry, Steve Buscemi and John Lurie. Directed by Celine Danhier. Insurgent Releasing

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