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    Bradley Cooper, left, and Rachel McAdams in a scene from Columbia Pictures’ “Aloha.” The movie releases in U.S. theaters on May 29.

    Dwayne Johnson, left, as Ray, and Carla Gugino as Emma, in a scene from the action thriller, “San Andreas.” The movie releases in theaters on May 29.

    George Clooney stars in ‘Tomorrowland’.


    In theaters (some starting Friday):

    SAN ANDREAS — Set after a devastating earthquake hits California, a rugged rescue helicopter pilot makes a perilous trip across the state to rescue his estranged daughter. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Ioan Gruffudd, Kylie Minogue and Carla Gugino. PG13; 1:47

    ALOHA — Set in Hawaii, the story follows a celebrated military contractor who returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog assigned to him. Starring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Rachel McAdams. PG13; 1:45

    BARELY LETHAL — Weary of her life as a teenage Special Ops Agent, ‘Megan’ fakes her own death and enrolls in a suburban high school. Hoping to live the life of a “normal” teenager, she discovers that being popular, dating, and fitting in isn’t as easy as she thought. Complicating matters is Victoria, her former handler and current nemesis, who enlists rival teen Special Agent ‘Heather’ to go undercover at her high school and capture her. Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson portrays Megan’s mentor, ‘Hardman.’ Also starring Jessica Alba and Sophie Turner. R; 1:36

    TOMORROWLAND Bound by a shared destiny, a gifted teenager (Britt Robertson) with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius (George Clooney) embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of “Tomorrowland.” A location caught between time and space and that exists in their collective memory. PG; 2:15

    POLTERGEIST A family’s suburban home is haunted by evil forces. They seek help from a paranormal expert to save their youngest daughter after the terrifying apparitions take her captive. Starring Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt and Jared Harris. PG-13; 1:58

    PITCH PERFECT 2 After a humiliating performance at Lincoln Center, collegiate a cappella group, the Barden Bellas, enter an international competition in order to regain their status and right to perform. No American team has ever won the competition. Starring Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson, Adam DeVine, Brittany Snow, and Elizabeth Banks. PG-13; 1:55

    MAD MAX: FURY ROAD In the post-apocalyptic wasteland, Mad Max (Tom Hardy) joins Furiosa (Charlize Theron), a fugitive trying to escape a savage warlord. The two rebels try to restore order in the stark desert where humanity is broken. R; 2:00

    HOT PURSUIT — A by-the-book cop (Reese Witherspoon) is assigned to protect protect a drug lord’s sexy widow (Sofía Vergara). The two race through Texas as they are pursued by crooked cops and dangerous gunman. PG-13, 1:27

    AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON — Avengers: Age of Ultron pits the dynamic team of superheroes, including Iron Man (Rober Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Thor (Chris Hemsworth), against the diabolical Ultron (voiced by James Spader) and villainous super-siblings Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen). PG-13; 2:21

    EX MACHINA — Young programmer Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson) is recruited by the private CEO of a high tech company (Oscar Isaac) to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence. Caleb is asked to evaluate the human qualities of a striking female Artificial Intelligence android named Ava (voiced by Alicia Vikander.) However, in this mediatation on beauty and technology, will the two men fall victim to the machinations of the beautiful, manipulative Ava? R; 1:50

    THE AGE OF ADALINE A young woman, born at the turn of 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After years of a solitary life, she meets a man who reawakens her long-suppressed passion for life and romance and may be worth losing immortality for. Starring Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman and Harrison Ford PG-13; 1:50.

    PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2 After six years of protecting his mall, Paul Blart (Kevin James) earned a well-deserved vacation. He heads to Vegas for a security-guard expo and takes his teenage daughter (Raini Rodriguez) to spend time with her before she heads to college. But safety never takes a holiday, especially in Sin City. Blart stumbles upon a heist and must single-handedly stop the crooks. PG; 1:34

    THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT Now on the run from Jeanine (Kate Winslet) and the rest of the power-hungry Erudites, Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James) search for allies and answers in the ruins of Chicago. They must find out what Tris’ family sacrificed their lives to protect and why the Erudites will do anything to stop them. Side by side, they unravel the secrets of the past and the future of their world. PG-13; 1:59

    WOMAN IN GOLD Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes the Austrian government to court for the return of artwork the Nazis stole from her family. Starring Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds. PG-13; 1:50

    THE LONGEST RIDE Bull-riding champion Luke (Scott Eastwood) and college student Sophia (Britt Robertson) are in love, but come from different worlds. Luke hopes to make a comeback on the rodeo circuit and Sophia is about to embark on her dream job in New York’s art world. They find inspiration in Ira (Alan Alda), an elderly man whose romance with his wife withstood the test of time. PG-13; 2:08

    HOME After an alien race, the Boov conquered the Earth, they relocated the planet’s human population except for girl named Tip (Rihanna). She managed to hide from the aliens. Tip meets a fugitive Boov called Oh (Jim Parsons). Oh is not like his comrades because he craves friendship and fun. As their distrust fades, the pair set out together to find Tip’s mother, as the enemies of the Boov, the Gorg, are en route. Starring Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, and Jennifer Lopez PG; 1:34

    GET HARD — A prison-bound manager (Will Ferrell) of a hedge fund asks a black businessman (Kevin Hart) to prepare him for life behind bars, even though his trainer has never been to jail. R; 1:40

    FURIOUS 7 Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for the death of his brother. Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Statham, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges. PG-13; 2:28