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Weekend Movies: 'Apollo 18' Lands on Earth

Here's a sneak peek at what's opening in theaters this Labor Day weekend, including the documentary-style thriller "Apollo 18"; the shark-infested teen horror flick "Shark Night 3D"; and the espionage drama "The Debt," starring Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington.

In Theaters Now (September)

'Apollo 18' (Sept. 2)

In documentary-style, decades-old footage is found from NASA's abandoned Apollo 18 mission. It shows how two American astronauts were sent on a secret expedition — and reveals the reason the U.S. has never returned to the moon. [cue ominous music].

'Shark Night 3D' (Sept. 2)

Who: Sara Paxton, Dustin Milligan, Chris Carmack, Katharine McPhee; directed by David R. Ellis What: A weekend at a lake house in the Louisiana Gulf turns into a nightmare for seven vacationers as they are subjected to fresh-water shark attacks.

'The Debt' (Sept. 2)

Who: Helen Mirren, Sam Worthingon, Tom Wilkinson, Jessica Chastain; directed by John Madden What: The espionage thriller spans time following Mossad agents from the time they track down a Nazi war criminal in 1966 to 1997, where the agents are being killed. The team's mission was accomplished-or was it?

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