Need for Speed

After serving two years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, a blue-collar mechanic seeks revenge against his rival and former partner via a high-stakes underground street race. With Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper, Imogen Poots and Ramon Rodriguez. Written by George Gatins. Directed by Scott Waugh. Walt Disney Pictures

The Right Kind of Wrong

A failed writer made infamous by his ex-wife's scathing blog meets a wonderful new woman — on her wedding day. With Ryan Kwanten, Sara Canning and Ryan McPartlin. Written by Megan Martin. Directed by Jeremiah Chechik. Magnolia Pictures

Shirin in Love

An absent-minded Iranian American woman living with her parents in Los Angeles falls for a mysterious man inhabiting a lighthouse in Northern California, despite being engaged to a successful plastic surgeon. With Nazanin Boniadi, Riley Smith and Amy Madigan. Written and directed by Ramin Niami. Sideshow Releasing

Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club

Brought together by an incident at their children's school, single mothers from different walks of life bond and form a support group to help one another overcome their personal challenges. With Nia Long, Amy Smart, Cocoa Brown and Terry Crews. Written and directed by Tyler Perry. Lionsgate

Uwantme2killhim?

A popular high school student infatuated with his online girlfriend befriends her loner brother and is drawn into a web of intrigue. With Jamie Blackley, Toby Regbo and Joanne Froggatt. Written by Mike Walden. Directed by Andrew Douglas. Tribeca Film

Veronica Mars

On the eve of graduating law school and while interviewing at high-end law firms, the former PI Veronica Mars is drawn back into sleuthing when she learns her ex-boyfriend has been accused of murder. With Kristen Bell, Krysten Ritter and Gaby Hoffman. Written by Diane Ruggiero and Rob Thomas. Directed by Thomas. Warner Bros. Pictures

March 21

Bad Words

A 40-year-old man exploits a loophole to enter and hijack a children's spelling bee, and along the way he forges an unlikely alliance with a cheerful 10-year-old competitor. With Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn and Rohan Chand. Written by Andrew Dodge. Directed by Bateman. Focus Features

A Birder's Guide to Everything

A 15-year-old bird-watching fanatic embarks on a road trip with a ragtag crew led by a legendary ornithologist to solidify a place in birding history. With Ben Kingsley, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Katie Chang. Written by Luke Matheny and Rob Meyer. Directed by Meyer. Screen Media Films / Focus World

Cheap Thrills

A struggling family man who has just lost his low-wage job gets roped into an escalating series of dares with his friend thanks to a wealthy couple with a twisted sense of humor. With Pat Healy, Ethan Embry and David Koechner. Written by David Chirchirillo and Trent Haaga. Directed by E.L. Katz. Drafthouse Films

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