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A look at the movies releasing today

Here's a look at the movies releasing this weekend.

bollywood Updated: May 04, 2012 01:28 IST
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Jannat 2
Genre: Drama
Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Randeep Hooda and Isha Gupta
Director: Kunal Deshmukh,
Synopsis: The film revolves around the issue of illegal arms in Delhi. Sonu is a street-smart guy who has his luck by his side. He knows his trade inside out. He sells locally produced guns for a living. ACP Pratap, who is a hardened maverick cop, chooses Sonu to enter the racket of gun nexus undercover and expose everybody involved in the illegal gun trade. Meanwhile Sonu falls in love with Jhanvi, a doctor who makes him realise the consequences of his actions and motivates him to start working for others instead of himself. Soon, he is forced to make a choice which changes the lives of all three of them.

Genre: Romantic comedy
Cast: Ranvir Shorey, Gul Panag, Purab Kohli, Vinay Pathak, Neil Bhoopalam, Gunjan Bakshi,
Director: Rajat Kapoor
Synopsis: Nandini and Navin are in love and decide to get married. So, Navin and his friends — an overweight Sudeep and Yash — go out to celebrate. But they meet with an accident which leads to Navin’s death. Navin lands up in heaven and to his horror, he discovers that his death was a mistake and the man who was actually supposed to die in the accident was Sudeep, with his cholesterol on an overdrive. This makes Naveen very angry and he demands to be returned back to earth as early as possible. But when Navin returns to earth, he has to impress Nandini all over again in another guise, that of fatso Sudeep.

The Lucky One
Cast: Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling and Blythe Danner
Director: Scott Hicks
Synopsis: Based on author Nicholas Sparks’ bestseller of the same name, US Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault returns from his tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive — a photograph he found of a woman he doesn’t know. After searching for her, he learns that she is Beth and shows up at her door, taking up a job at her family-run local kennel.

Genre: Action-drama
Cast: Jason Statham, Catherine Chan and Chris Sarandon
Director: Boaz Yakin
Synopsis: A former NYPD cop rescues Mei, a 12-year-old Chinese girl, whose memory holds a priceless numerical code. He must then fight the Triads, Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians as well as the police. Coming to Mei’s aid is an ex-cage fighter whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on Mei’s trail.

Genre: Drama
Stars: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz and Christopher Lee
Director: Martin Scorsese
Synopsis: Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. He learned to fix clocks and other gadgets from his father and uncle which he puts to use to keep the train station clocks running. The only thing he has left that connects him to his dead father is an automaton (mechanical man) that doesn’t work without a special key which Hugo needs to find to unlock the secret he believes it contains.

The Cabin In The Woods
Cast: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth and Anna Hutchison
Director: Drew Goddard
Synopsis: Five teenagers head off for a weekend at a secluded cabin in the woods. But as they arrive, they find that they are completely isolated with no means of communicating with the outside world. When the cellar door flings itself open, they go down to investigate. There, they find an odd assortment of relics and get, curious but when one of the women, Dana, reads from a book she unwittingly awakens a family of deadly zombie killers. There’s far more going on however than meets the eye as the five campers are all under observation of someone.

First Published: May 03, 2012 17:12 IST