Filth is based on a novel by Irvine Welsh — who also wrote the profane, drug-fueled epic Trainspotting. James McAvoy plays Detective Sergeant Bruce Robertson — a bigoted junkie cop — with enough foul-mouthed sleaze to be thoroughly off-putting. Neil Davidson/Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Professor Xavier and Magneto scheme to send Wolverine back to the Nixon-era past to avert a devastating war in X-Men: Days of Future Past. Alan Markfield/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Godzilla goes after San Francisco in this newest update to the classic monster movie. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Alex Brendemuehl plays a mysterious doctor, obsessed with perfection and purity, who befriends an Argentine family in The German Doctor. Samuel Goldwyn Films hide caption

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John Turturro plays a gigolo — and Woody Allen is his pimp — in the new Fading Gigolo. Millennium Entertainment hide caption

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Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton play some really hip vampires in Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive. Sandro Kopp/Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Steve Coogan brings his Alan Partridge character — a conceited, petty, utterly inept broadcast blowhard who once killed a guest on live TV — to the big screen in Alan Partridge. Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Ila (Emma Watson) and her husband, Shem, are two passengers aboard the ark built by Noah to escape God's flood in Noah, Darren Aronofsky's imagining of the biblical tale. Courtesy of Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Stacy Martin (right, with Sophie Kennedy Clark) plays the younger version of Charlotte Gainsbourg's sex-addict protagonist in Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac — a study of sex and intimacy that's calculated, characteristically for this director, to provoke. Christian Geisnaes/Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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A middle-aged British couple (Lindsay Duncan and Jim Broadbent) attempts to re-create the sizzle of their Paris honeymoon in Le Week-End, from director Roger Michell. Music Box Films hide caption

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