Devotedly Determined: Hilary Swank stars as Betty Anne Waters, a single mother of two who spends 18 years becoming a lawyer in order to free her brother Kenny, played by Sam Rockwell, from prison.
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When the (literally) emasculated ex-womanizer Barry Munday (Patrick Wilson) hears that Ginger (Judy Greer) is expecting his impossible child, he sees fatherhood as a shot at recovering his manhood.
A Seminal Moment: Jason Bateman stars as Wally, a hapless specimen who accidentally tips over a very important sample cup -- then impulsively decides to replace the spillage with something locally sourced.
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When A Man Loves A Woman: Casey Affleck (right) and Kate Hudson star in The Killer Inside Me, which has come under fire at film festivals for its graphic depiction of violence against women.
On The Prowl: Playboy Ben Kalmen (Michael Douglas) needs to stop chasing skirts if he's ever going to get his life together, and everyone -- from his family to his girlfriend's daughter (Imogen Poots) -- knows it but him.
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Secret Agent Homme: Jean Dujardin is Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, France's most popular secret agent. His mission: Go to Rio de Janeiro to track down an escaped Nazi who's trying to blackmail the French government -- and look good doing it.
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A Whole New World: Filmmakers Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud turn their lenses on the bigeye trevallies, asian sheepshead wrasses and sea nettles (above) as they survey the briny deep.