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What's at the Movies This Weekend?

Here's a sneak peek at what's opening this weekend, including "Limitless" starring Bradley Cooper, plus the legal drama "The Lincoln Lawyer" and the alien comedy "Paul."

In Theaters Now (March)

'Limitless' (March 18)

Who: Bradley Cooper, Abbie Cornish, Robert De Niro; directed by Neil Burger What: A writer discovers a top-secret drug which gives him enhanced brain power — but also dangerous side effects.

'The Lincoln Lawyer' (March 18)

Who: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy; directed by Brad Furman What: A lawyer (McConaughey)conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.

'Paul' (March 18)

Who: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kristen Wiig, Jason Bateman, Seth Rogen (voice of Paul); directed by Greg Mottola What: Two British comic-book geeks traveling across the U.S. encounter an alien outside Area 51.

'Red Riding Hood' (March 11)

Who: Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons; director Catherine Hardwicke What: Set in a medieval village that is haunted by a werewolf, a young girl falls for an orphaned woodcutter, much to her family's displeasure.

'Battle: Los Angeles' (March 11)

Who: Aaron Eckhart, Ramon Rodriguez, Ne-Yo, Bridget Moynahan, Michael Pena; directed by Jonathan Liebesman What: A Marine platoon faces off against an alien invasion in Los Angeles.

'Mars Needs Moms' (March 11)

Who: Seth Green, Dan Fogler, Joan Cusack, Tom Everett Scott; directed by Simon Wells What: A young boy named Milo gains a deeper appreciation for his mom after Martians come to Earth to take her away.

'The Adjustment Bureau' (March 4)

Who: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Terence Stamp, John Slattery; directed by George Nolfi What: The affair between a politician (Damon) and a ballerina (Blunt) is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.

'Rango' (March 4)

Who: Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, Ned Beatty, Bill Nighy; directed by Gore Verbinski What: Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.

'Beastly' (March 4)

Who: Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Hudgens, Mary-Kate Olsen, Neil Patrick Harris; directed by Daniel Barnz What: This is a modern-day take on the "Beauty and the Beast" tale, in which a New York teen is transformed into a hideous monster in order to find true love.

'Take Me Home Tonight' (March 4)

Who: Topher Grace, Teresa Palmer, Anna Faris, Dan Fogler; directed by Michael Dowse What: Set in the late '80s, the comedy follows an aimless college grad (Grace) who pursues his dream girl (Palmer) at a wild Labor Day weekend party. He, his twin sister and their best friend struggle with their burgeoning adulthood over the course of the night.

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