Opening in US theatres this week... September 1

by PopMatters Staff

31 August 2006


What’s opening in theaters this week
By Philip Wuntch

The Dallas Morning News

Opening Sept. 1:

THE WICKER MAN - This remake of the 1973 cult classic stars Nicolas Cage as a sheriff whose investigation of a missing girl leads to a neo-pagan cult. Good cast also includes Ellen Burstyn, Frances Conroy and Leelee Sobieski.

IDIOCRACY - Luke Wilson once again gets into deep trouble as the guinea pig for a government hibernation program that transports him 1,000 years into the future.

THE QUIET - Edie Falco and Martin Donovan are among the cast in this tale of a young deaf mute woman who lives with her godparents and realizes something weird is going on.

LASSIE - The ever-loving Lassie escapes her new owners and travels hundreds of miles to find her old family.

TRUST THE MAN - David Duchovny, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup and Maggie Gyllenhaal play New York couples whose marriages are heading south.

CROSSOVER - Two high school basketball champs take alternate routes as they reach maturity.

CRANK - A hit man seeks revenge on those who injected him with poisonous venom.

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