Opening Today: Shrek Forever After, MacGruber

by | May 21, 2010 at 5:37 PM | The Movies

Here’s what’s opening today in theaters nationwide, and in selected cities. You’ve got a choice between the animated blockbuster franchise-ender Shrek Forever After or the Saturday Night Live’s latest attempt at turning a skit into a movie with MacGruber. Take a closer look at your cinematic options below.

Shrek Forever After
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The final installment in the ongoing series about a friendly ogre who laments being friendly. This time, Shrek (Mike Myers) makes an ill-fated deal with Rumplestiltskin that changes everything, forcing him to win the love of Fiona (Cameron Diaz) all over again. Antonio Banderas is back as Puss In Boots, as is Eddie Murphy as Donkey.

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The goofy Saturday Night Live spoof of MacGyver gets its own movie treatment before the real series managed the feat, with Will Forte starring as a ridiculous bomb-squad “expert,” Kristen Wiig as his meek love interest, Ryan Phillippe as his competent partner and Val Kilmer as the evil Dieter Von Cunth.

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Holy Rollers
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Jesse Eisenberg stars as a Hassidic Jew with money troubles who gets involved in a drug trafficking operation working as a mule.

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A passionate love affair between two lovers who feel destined to be together is threatened by jealousy from a powerful man who will not let the object of his affection go astray.