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This Week's New Movies: "Arthur," "Hanna" & "Your Highness"

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This Week's New Movies: "Arthur," "Hanna" & "Your Highness"

A date movie, a thriller, a medieval stoner comedy, the inspirational story of a one-armed surfer, a doc about one of the angriest men in American comedy history and one about monkeys and elephants, and eight other films are hitting theaters this week.

Arthur (2011)
Russell Brand reprises the role that earned Dudley Moore an Oscar nomination, the besotted scion of a wealthy family who throws away the riches for the woman he loves. Co-stars Jennifer Garner, Greta Gerwig and Helen Mirren. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

Your Highness
A medieval stoner comedy starring Danny McBride and James Franco as a pair of princes who join forces with a beautiful archer, played by Natalie Portman, to defeat the evil wizard and rescue a damsel in distress. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer

Hanna
Saoirse Ronan stars as a young girl raised in the wilds of Finland by her father, played by Eric Bana, to be a killing machine and go hut down an evil CIA agent, played by Cate Blanchett. In theaters everywhere, read our review and watch the trailer


Soul Surfer
Based on the true story of Bethany Hamilton, an up-and-coming surfer whose career got derailed when a shark bit off when of her arms. Stars AnnaSofia Robb, Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt. In theaters everywhere, watch the trailer

American: The Bill Hicks Story
A documentary look at the too-short life of stand-up comic Bill Hicks. In limited release, read our review and watch the trailer

Blank City (on Wed.)
The oral history of New York's “No Wave Cinema” and “Cinema of Transgression” movements, as told by Debbie Harry, Fab 5 Freddy, John Waters, Jim Jarmusch, Steve Buscemi, Thurston Moore and others. In limited release, watch the trailer

Born to Be Wild 3D (IMAX)
An 3D IMAX documentary about two women who run orphanages, one for orangutans, the other for elephants. In limited release, watch the trailer

Ceremony
Fonzie's son, Max Winkler makes his directorial debut in this romcom about starring Michael Angarano as a young man who crashes a weekend of festivities in an effort to win the heart of the much older bride, played by Uma Thurman. In limited release

Henry's Crime
Keanu Reeves stars as Henry, a man wrongly convicted of a bank robbery who upon his release from jail decides to rob the bank that got him in trouble, with the help of a con played by James Caan. Somewhere along the way he falls in love with Vera Farmiga. In limited release, watch the trailer

Meek's Cutoff
Michelle Williams and Paul Dano star in director Kelly Reichardt's latest, about three families in 1845 that hire a guide who claims to know a shortcut to take them over the Cascade Mountains. In limited release

Meet Monica Velour
A teenage boy named Tobe (Dustin Ingram) goes on a road trip to meet his favorite porn star, the '70s sex goddess Monica Velour (Kim Cattrall), striking up a bizarre friendship. In limited release, read our review and watch the trailer

No Eres Tu, Soy Yo (It's Not You, It's Me)
This romcom about a man who gets jilted by his new bride was Mexico's highest grossing film of 2010. In Spanish with English subtitles. In limited release, watch the trailer

Thank You
(2011)
A Bollywood musical about three husbands with wandering eyes and the marriage counselor who tries to help them. In limited release, watch the trailer

To Die Like a Man
A Portuguese drama about a fadingn drag queen confronting the end of his career. In Portuguese with English subtitles. In limited release, watch the trailer

Related Topics Arthur, Hanna, Your Highness
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