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Opening in US theatres this week... September 1

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Thursday, Aug 31, 2006
by PopMatters Staff

What’s opening in theaters this week
By Philip Wuntch

The Dallas Morning News
(MCT)


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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