Opening Wide: Avatar, Did You Hear About The Morgans?

by | December 18, 2009 at 8:38 AM | The Movies

Here are the films opening in theaters nationwide this weekend. There’s Avatar, the long-awaited, hotly-anticipated, massively-expensive 3-D extravaganza many years in the making by James Cameron, as well as Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker in the light rom-com Did You Hear About The Morgans? Get a closer look at both of these movies below.

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Titanic director James Cameron finally returns after a decade of work on this groundbreaking visual effects spectacle. Sam Worthington stars as Jake Scully, a disabled ex-Marine assigned to the alien planet Pandora to try and infiltrate the giant blue native tribes in order to convince them to relocate their society away from where the single-minded strip-miners want to excavate the precious deposits of “unobtainium.” Of course, they don’t actually care about diplomacy, so when Jake goes native, full-scale war erupts.

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Did You Hear About The Morgans?
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Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker are a married couple on the verge of a messy divorce when they happen to witness a murder and are forced into the relocation program, sending them from the Big Apple to the Equality State, and they have to deal with the culture shock of Wyoming life.

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