Movies playing in Ashland

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After being sent abroad, an American salesman does his best to navigate the chaos of Bombay and bring an office filled with constant cultural misunderstandings up to speed. Unexpectedly, his team of Indian call center workers, including charming Asha, not only teach Todd about India, but also more about America and himself. This film was inspired by writer/director Jeffcoat and his experiences traveling in Nepal and India. Josh Hamilton, Ayesha Dhatkar. PG-13 for some sexual content/103m/F/Lantern Lane

Rachel Getting Married

The return of an estranged daughter to the family home for her sister's wedding throws a wrench into the family dynamics, forcing long-simmering tensions to surface in ways both hilarious and heartbreaking. Directed by Jonathan Demme; Starring Anne Hathaway, Bill Irwin, Anna Deavere Smith, Debra Winger. R for language and brief sexuality/113m/F/Sony Pictures Classics

Secret Life of Bees

Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, this is the moving tale of Lily, a 14 year-old girl haunted by the memory of her late mother. Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Jennifer Hudson, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo, Nate Parker. PG-13 for /110m/S/Fox Searchlight


Oliver Stone's biopic on the 43rd president. Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, Richard Dreyfuss, James Cromwell, Ellen Burstyn, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Scott Glenn, Ioan Gruffudd. PG-13 for language including sexual references, some alcohol abuse, smoking and brief disturbing war. images/129m/S/Lionsgate

Tell No One

In French with English Subtitles

Pediatric Alex Beck, still devastated by the savage murder of his wife Margot in the early days of their marriage eight years ago, receives an anonymous e-mail. Kristin Scott-Thomas, François Cluzet, Marie-Josée Croze, André Dussollier, Jean Rochefort, Marina Hands. NR/125m/S/Music Box

Ashland Street Cinemas

Madagascar:Escape 2 Africa

Marooned on Madagascar, the New Yorkers have hatched a plan so crazy it just might work. The penguins have repaired an old plane — sort of. Once aloft, they're heading to the wildest place of all — Africa. Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer, Bernie Mac, Alec Baldwin. PG for some mild crude humor/89m/F/Paramount

Zack and Miri Make a Porno

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Starring Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson, Traci Lords, Katie Morgan, Ricky Mabe. R for strong crude sexual content including dialogue, graphic nudity and pervasive language/102m/F/Weinstein

Role Models

After one day with some kids, jail doesn't look half bad to a pair of community service slouches. Seann William Scott, Paul Rudd, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jane Lynch, Bobb'e J.Thompson, Elizabeth Banks. R for crude and sexual content, strong language and nudity/99m/F/Universal

The Changeling

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Directed by Clint Eastwood. Starrting Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Michael Kelly R for some violent and disturbing content, and language/142m/S/Universal

Haunting of Molly Hartley

Something evil lurks just beneath the lush surfaces of a teenaged girl's private school world — and it holds the rights to her very soul. Now, on the eve of her 18th birthday, Molly Hartley is about to discover the truth of just who, or rather what, it is she is destined to becom. Chace Crawford, Haley Bennett, Shannon Marie Woodward, Shanna Collins, AnnaLynne McCord. PG-13 for strong thematic material, violence and terror, brief strong language and osme teen drinking/89m/F/Freestyle

Pride and Glory

In New York, a multi-generational police family's moral code is tested when one of two sons on the force investigates an incendiary case involving his older brother and brother-in-law. The case forces the family to choose between their loyalties to one another and to the department. Edward Norton, Colin Farrell, Jon Voight, Noah Emmerich, Jennifer Ehle, Frank Grillo, Rick Gonzalez. R for strong violence, pervasive language and brief drug content/133m/F/Warner Bros.

High School Musical 3: Senior Year

During their senior year, amidst a basketball championship, prom and a spring musical featuring all of the Wildcats, Troy and Gabriella vow to make every moment last as their lifelong college dreams put the future of their relationship in question. Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman, Bart Johnson, Alyson Reed. G/112m/F/Disney

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