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A look at the movie releasing today

From an action comedy to an animated comedy, check out what the weekend has in store for you.

movie reviews Updated: Dec 07, 2012 01:50 IST

Hotel Transylvania
Genre: 3D animation, comedy
Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Cast: Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Cee-Lo Green, Steve Buscemi

Synopsis: Dracula (Adam Sandler) now owns a lavish five-stake resort known as Hotel Transylvania, where monsters and their families can live it up, free to be the monsters they are without any humans to bother them.

On one special weekend, Dracula has invited some of the world’s most famous monsters — Frankenstein and his bride, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, a family of werewolves, and more, to celebrate his daughter Mavis’ 118th birthday.

For Drac, catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem, but his world comes crashing down when one ordinary guy stumbles on the hotel and takes a shine to Mavis.

Khiladi 786
Genre: Action comedy
Director: Ashish R Mohan
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Asin Thottumkal, Mithun Chakraborty, Raj Babbar, Paresh Rawal and Himesh Reshammiya

Synopsis: Born to an owner of a marriage bureau, Mansukh (Himesh) has been a complete failure ever since he has grown up and tried to help his father in their family business. All the alliances he had tried to get done have resulted in separation even before the marriage took place.

To prove his worth to his father, he takes up an unusual challenge of getting an underworld don TT bhai’s brat sister Indu getting married to a cop called Bahattar Singh aka Khiladi 786 in Punjab. But little did Mansukh know that Bahattar Singh, his father Sattar Singh and his uncle Ikhattar Singh were not cops, but a family of conmen.

The story takes a comic turn as the two families of two different states pretend to be policemen in front of each other. Mansukh feels his life is threatened, as the beans can be spilled at any moment. What follows is a roller-coaster ride filled with music, romance, comedy and power-packed action.

Playing For Keeps
Genre: Romcom
Director: Gabriele Muccino
Cast: Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel and Dennis Quaid

Synopsis: The story is about a former sports star, George (Gerard butler), who is trying to put his life back together again after numerous set–backs, as well as falling far from grace with his ex–wife, Stacie (Jessica Biel), and young son Lewis.

In order to rebuild his relationship with Lewis, George agrees to coach his son’s football team when the previous coach proves hopeless. He, however, doesn’t anticipate the hilarious bevy of attractive single moms who aggressively compete for his affections.

How does George win back the affections of his son and ex–wife with these romantic and business entanglements complicating matters further, is what the rest of the story is all about.

10ml Love
Genre: Romcom
Director: Sharat Katariya
Cast: Neel Bhoopalam, Anusha Bose, Tisca Chopra, Rajat Kapoor, Purab Kohli, Koel Purie, Tara Sharma

Synopsis: Set against the backdrop of the everyday world, 10ml Love is a contemporary adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It is a light hearted romantic comedy concerning the tribulations of a love quadrangle during a night of madness.