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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