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AT THE MOVIES: Movies opening Jan. 27 in Grand Forks, East Grand Forks

"The Decendants": Matt King (George Clooney) runs a trust of real estate in Hawaii that's worth millions to him and his cousins when his wife goes into a coma after an accident. As he tries to get her affairs in order, he learns she was having an...

Descendants

"The Decendants": Matt King (George Clooney) runs a trust of real estate in Hawaii that's worth millions to him and his cousins when his wife goes into a coma after an accident. As he tries to get her affairs in order, he learns she was having an affair. With his two daughters (and his oldest daughter's doofus boyfriend), Matt sets off to confront the man who made him a cuckold. With Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller, Beau Bridges, Judy Greer, Robert Forster. Director: Alexander Payne. (1:55) Rated R for language including some sexual references

"The Grey": In Alaska, an oil drilling team struggles to survive after a plane crash strands them in the wild. Hunting the humans are a pack of wolves who see them as intruders. With Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo. Director: Joe Carnahan. (1:57) Rated R for violence and disturbing content including bloody images, and for pervasive language.

"Man on a Ledge": An NYPD hostage negotiator (Elizabeth Banks) tries to talk cop-turned-fugitive Nick (Sam Worthington) down from a ledge, but learns he may have a hidden agenda. A priceless diamond has been stolen, and those responsible are using Nick as a scapegoat. Nick knows no one will believe him and takes extreme measures to expose the men who set him up. With Jamie Bell, Anthony Mackie, Ed Harris. Director: Asger Leth. (1:42) Rated PG-13 for violence and brief strong language.

"One For the Money": Recently divorced and desperate for a job, Stephanie Plum (Katherine Heigl) goes to work at her cousin's bail-bond business. Stephanie proves to be a resourceful employee with a skill for ferreting out the truth. But her first case, a cop accused of murder, turns out to be the hot guy who broke her heart in high school. With Jason O'Mara, Daniel Sunjata, John Leguizamo, Sherri Shepherd, Debbie Reynolds. Director: Julie Anne Robinson. (1:46) Rated PG-13 for violence, sexual references and language, some drug material and partial nudity

Returning:

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"Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked": The Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard their cruise ship and end up marooned. (1:24) (G)

"Beauty and the Beast 3D": (Also 2-D) To save her father, a smart and brave young woman goes to live with a monster in an enchanted castle. (1:24) (G)

"Contraband": To protect his brother-in-law from a drug lord, a former smuggler heads to Panama to score millions in counterfeit bills. (1:50) (R)

"Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close": A boy searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left by his father, who died on 9/11. (2:09) (PG-13)

"Haywire": A covert operative is double-crossed on a mission and needs to use all her skills to escape and exact revenge. (1:33) (R)

"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo": A journalist and a young computer hacker search for a woman missing for 40 years. (2:30) (R)

"Joyful Noise": A small town choir is out to win a national competition despite overwhelming odds. (1:57) (PG-13)

"Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol": Ethan Hunt and team go rogue to clear the IMF from a scandal. (2:13) PG-13

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"Red Tails": A group of African American fighter pilots helps reclaim the skies over Europe during World War II. (2:00) (PG-13)

"Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows": Holmes and Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary. (2:09) (PG-13)

"Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy": During the Cold War, an espionage veteran is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within the MI6. (2:07) (R)

"Underworld: Awakening": (3-D, 2-D) When human forces discover Vampire and Lycan clans, a war begins to eradicate both species. (1:28) (R)

"War Horse": A man enlists in the English military during World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. (2:26) PG-13

"We Bought a Zoo": A father moves his young family to the countryside to renovate and re-open a struggling zoo. (2:04) PG

GF/EGF theaters:

Carmike 10, Grand Forks: (701) 772-4719; www.carmike.com

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River Cinema, East Grand Forks: (218) 399-9000; www.rivercinema12.com

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