Against the Ropes
Boxing manager Jackie Kallen is the real-life inspiration for this fictional story of a fighter (Omar Epps) and his handler (Meg Ryan). With Tony Shalhoub, Tim Daly, Kerry Washington. Directed by Charles S. Dutton. Paramount, March

All the Real Girls
Small-town Southern boy experiences lust, love and betrayal on his way to growing up. Directed by David Gordon Green ("George Washington"). Sony Pictures Classics, Feb. 14

Angela
Donatella Finocchiaro stars as a woman seeking respect within the contemporary Mafia of Sicily. Directed by Roberta Torre. First Look, May

Assassination Tango
Robert Duvall directed and stars as a veteran hit man seduced by the rhythms of the dance. Luciana Pedraza and Rubén Blades co-star. United Artists, March 28

Better Luck Tomorrow
Looks at the explosive mix of ambition and boredom fueling the Asian American high school generation. Directed by Justin Lin. Paramount/MTV Films, April

Beyond Borders
A woman (Angelina Jolie) is drawn from her wealthy London life into some of the world's harshest regions by the pleas of an idealistic doctor (Clive Owen). Directed by Martin Campbell. Paramount, TBA

Big Fish
Tim Burton directs Albert Finney, Ewan McGregor, Billy Crudup and Jessica Lange in the story of a father-son relationship and fanciful tall tales. Columbia, Fourth quarter

Blue Car
Neglected teenage girl develops an increasingly complex relationship with her English teacher. With Agnes Brucker, David Strathairn. Miramax, April 25

Carandiru
Director Hector Babenco delves into the lives of the inmates at Latin America's largest prison, the overcrowded Sao Paulo House of Detention. Sony Pictures Classics, Fall

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