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    February movies

    Nicolas Cage blazes up again in "Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance," Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds go on the run in "Safe House," and Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd catch "Wanderlust."

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    'The Woman in Black' -

    Yes, that's Harry Potter -- er, Daniel Radcliffe -- starring as a young lawyer and father who takes on an especially spooky case in "The Woman in Black." (Feb. 3)

    CBS Films / CBS Films
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    'W.E.' -

    Madonna is the driving force behind "W.E.," the story of Wallis Simpson and her much-discussed romance with England's King Edward VIII. In the film, a modern New York woman is obsessed with the historic love story, and learns that the couple's royal romance was far from perfect.

    The Weinstein Company / The Weinstein Company
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    'The Innkeepers' -

    Sara Paxton and Pat Healy play ghosthunters who check out the supernatural happenings at a spooky hotel that's about to close down for good in "The Innkeepers." (Feb. 3)

    Magnet Releasing / Magnet Releasing
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    'Chronicle' -

    In "Chronicle," three high school boys gain superhuman powers. At first they use their abilities for good, but eventually their darker sides emerge. (Feb. 3)

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    'Big Miracle' -

    Draw Barrymore stars in "Big Miracle." The romantic drama is based on a real 1988 event in which three whales were trapped in ice near Alaska, and the U.S. and Russian governments teamed up to free them. (Feb. 3)

    Universal Pictures / Universal Pictures
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    'Journey 2: The Mysterious Island' -

    While Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson did not appear in the 2008 film "Journey to the Center of the Earth," he stars in its sequel, "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island." He plays a man who travels with his stepson, a helicopter pilot, and the pilot's young daughter to an island of giant creatures and mysterious happenings written about by Jules Verne. (Feb. 10)

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    'Safe House' -

    Ryan Reynolds plays a young CIA employee who's guarding a legendary agent-turned-murderer (Denzel Washington) at a "Safe House." When that building is attacked, the two find themselves on the run. (Feb. 10)

    Universal Pictures / Universal Pictures
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    'The Vow' -

    Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum play a married couple in "The Vow." When a car accident causes the wife to lose her memory, her husband must court her all over again. Based on a true story in which the wife never did regain her memory, but the couple stayed married. (Feb. 10)

    Screen Gems / Screen Gems
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    'Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace' -

    "Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace," the first of the three "Star Wars" prequels, originally came out in 1999. It's now being re-released in 3-D. The film introduces such characters as Anakin Skywalker, Queen Amidala, Qui-Gon Jinn, Darth Maul, and the controversial Jar-Jar Binks. (Feb. 10)

    20th Century Fox / 20th Century Fox
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    'This Means War' -

    In "This Means War," friends and fellow CIA agents played by Chris Pine and Tom Hardy discover that they are dating the same woman (Reese Witherspoon). (Feb. 14)

    20th Century Fox / 20th Century Fox
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    'Ghost Rider -- Spirit of Vengeance' -

    The flaming-skulled Ghost Rider returns in "Ghost Rider -- Spirit of Vengeance," a sequel to the 2007 film. Nicolas Cage returns as Johnny Blaze, the daredevil who is transformed into the creepy rider. (Feb. 17)

    Columbia Pictures / Columbia Pictures
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    'The Secret World of Arrietty' -

    Fans of Mary Norton's beloved childhood book series "The Borrowers" will appreciate "The Secret World of Arrietty," which takes the first book to the screen via Japanese animation. The Borrowers live beneath the floorboards of regular homes, coming out at night for food and supplies. Young Borrower Arrietty befriends a human boy, and then must help her family evade detection. (Feb. 17)

    Disney / Disney
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    'Thin Ice' -

    Greg Kinnear and Billy Crudup star in "Thin Ice,"with Kinnear as a Wisconsin con man who hires Crudup's character to help him steal a violin from an elderly client. Things don't quite work out as expected. (Feb. 17)

    ATO Pictures / ATO Pictures
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    'Act of Valor' -

    "Act of Valor" stars a mix of actors and actual Navy SEALs. The film tells the story of a SEAL team who must both fight terrorists and rescue a CIA officer kidnapped in Yugoslavia. (Feb. 17)

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    'Good Deeds' -

    "Good Deeds" is Tyler Perry's latest movie, and the director also stars in the lead role. He plays Wesley Deeds, a wealthy businessman who is jolted out of his complacency about his privileged life when he meets a single mom from his office's cleaning crew. (Feb. 24)

    Lionsgate / Lionsgate
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    'Wanderlust' -

    Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston star in "Wanderlust," playing married New Yorkers who end up at a commune in Georgia after he loses his job. (Feb. 24)

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    'Footnote' -

    In the Israeli drama "Footnote," father-and-son professors come into conflict when the father is mistakenly given an award meant for his more successful son. (Feb. 24)

    Sony Pictures Classics / Sony Pictures Classics
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    'Gone' -

    Amanda Seyfried stars in "Gone," as a woman who was once abducted by a serial killer, and now believes the same person has kidnapped her sister. (Feb. 24)

    Summit Entertainment / Summit Entertainment