Several films are taking advantage of the holiday weekend by opening early this week. The highly anticipated thriller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo opens today, while Steven Spielberg’s family film The Adventures of Tintin hits theaters tomorrow. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol will get a wider release tomorrow after its successful opening last weekend.
Cameron Crowe’s family dramedy We Bought a Zoo opens Friday, as does the Dutch fantasy Miss Minoes. Opening in limited release is Angelina Jolie’s controversial directorial debut In the Land of Blood and Honey. The musical documentary Pina also opens in limited release this weekend.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Directed by: David Fincher
Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgard
Synopsis: A journalist searching for a missing woman seeks help from a young computer hacker.
The Adventures of Tintin
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg
Synopsis: Tintin and Captain Haddock race across the world to find treasure on a sunken ship.
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
Directed by: Brad Bird
Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton
Synopsis: When the IMF is shut down after an attack on the Kremlin, Ethan Hunt must assemble a team of rogue agents to clear the agency’s name.
We Bought a Zoo
Directed by: Cameron Crowe
Starring: Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Elle Fanning
Synopsis: A father moves his children to the countryside to renovate a broken down zoo.
Directed by: Vincent Bal
Starring: Carice van Houten, Theo Maassen, Sarah Bannier
Synopsis: A cat who turns into a young woman assists a journalist in protecting their town from being destroyed.
In the Land of Blood and Honey (Limited Release)
Directed by: Angelina Jolie
Starring: Zana Marjanovic, Goran Kostic
Synopsis: A Serbian soldier finds that the woman he loves is now a Bosnian captive in the camp he oversees.
Pina (Limited Release)
Directed by: Wim Wenders
Starring: Pina Bausch, Regina Advento, Malou Airaudo
Synopsis: Documentary following the work of choreographer Pina Bausch.