The Amazing Spiderman 2

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Peter Parker spends his days and nights keeping New York safe from thugs and villains. He longs to know the truth about his missing parents, and he pushes away the woman he loves to keep her safe and fulfill his promise to her father. When destructive villains emerge from Oscorp and threaten the city with destruction, everything Peter holds dear is at stake, including his love, his life, and his hope for the future. Read More>>>
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Muppets Most Wanted

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The Muppets are back, giddy with the success of their last movie. In Muppets Most Wanted, evil promoter Dominic (Ricky Gervais), in tandem with escaped criminal mastermind and Kermit lookalike Constantine, harnesses the Muppets’ popularity to plan a world concert tour. Each of the tour’s venues is strategically located next to a prime criminal target. When Kermit is thrown into a Russian Gulag due to mistaken identity, the other unwitting Muppets are accused of the heists committed by Dominic and Constantine. Read More>>>
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Divergent

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In the future, a rigid caste system is in place that separates all people into various groups based on virtues. Tris (Shailene Woodley) reaches the age to choose her group, and picks "Dauntless", even though her parents are from another. But what Tris has learned, what testing has shown her, is that she actually possesses the characteristics of many groups, and hence, is a Divergent. Divergents, as it turns out, are deemed dangerous to society, and Tris must protect her secret or be killed. Based on the popular YA novel.  Read More>>>

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

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A story within a story within another story, this Wes Anderson movie recounts the glory days of the Grand Budapest Hotel located in the fictitious country of Zubrowka.  Lobby boy Zero Moustafa (Tony Revolori) is befriended by the hotel’s legendary concierge Gustave (Ralph Fiennes). Gustave, a ladies’ man, is accused of murder, and Zero is swift to offer him help.  The plot is complicated by Communist intrigue, art theft, and a large family fortune.  Read More>>>
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Devil’s Knot

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More than 20 years ago, three eight-year-old boys were brutally killed in an Arkansas town. The subsequent arrests, trial and media storm that upended the town is the subject of Devil’s Knot. Reese Witherspoon plays the mother of one of the victims, with Colin Firth as an investigator for the defense.  Three teenage boys are arrested for the crime, based on some odd testimony and the boys’ alleged alliance to Satanism.  Read More>>>
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The Lego Movie

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Emmett is a good little Lego drone, living his life and doing his work just as the instructions say he should. But lurking in the shadows is the evil Lord Business who wants everything in Legoland to stay just as it is. Emmett inadvertently finds the mystical Piece of Resistance and gets caught up in an adventure that teaches him to think outside of the instructions and become a Master Builder to save Legoland before it’s too late.  Read More>>>
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Non-Stop

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Bill Marks is a washed up Air Marshal who doesn’t like to fly. During a transatlantic flight, he receives a text demanding 150 million dollars be paid into an account or a passenger will be killed every twenty minutes. When the threat comes true, the flight is thrown into chaos. The frantic hunt for the killer gets ugly when one of the suspects turns out to be Bill Marks himself.  Read More>>>
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

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Tom Clancy’s character Jack Ryan has been the hero of several feature films:  The Hunt for Red October, Clear and Present Danger, Patriot Games, and The Sum of All Fears.  Now played by Chris Pine in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, a young Ryan is recruited by the CIA for his analytic skills and Marine background.  He follows the lead of some strange financial goings-on, and finds evidence of a Russian plot to commit a terrorist act within the United States and destroy the U.S. economy. Read More>>>
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Lone Survivor

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Navy Seals embark on a special op into Afghanistan, an op that is compromised when they stumble upon some local … farmers? Sheepherders? Taliban members? They can’t be certain if these people – one a young boy – are innocents or the enemy, and have to figure out their next course of action. Not long after this moral dilemma, they find they are wildly outnumbered by the enemy and have lost communication with the base. One of the Seals is Mark Wahlberg, and the movie is called Lone Survivor, so you can do the math or decide if the title is simply ironic or a metaphor.  Read More>>>

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RoboCop

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Police Officer and family man Alex Murphy is critically injured in the line of duty, but Omnicorp saves him by creating a human-machine hybrid. The mix produces a crime fighter like no other, but the company that created him wants to use him for a political agenda and bury his human side. To survive Alex must find a way to keep the human inside the machine alive and uncover the plot against him.  Read More>>>

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All Is Lost

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“All is lost,” writes this movie’s protagonist (Robert Redford), expressing his feelings in a ship’s log. They are some of the only spoken words in the movie, which is a tour de force of one man’s attempt at survival at sea against seemingly impossible odds. Redford’s character (called Our Man in the credits) flashes back to eight days before, when his sailboat collided with a stray storage bin in the middle of the Indian Ocean. More obstacles ensue.  Read More>>>

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Endless Love

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Jade Butterfield, a rich girl from a privileged family, has hidden from the world since the tragic death of her brother. When she starts dating the charming David Elliot, she finally starts to wake up and experience love and life again. But David is poor boy from a poor family, and Jade’s father wants David out of the picture before he ruins her academic future.  Read More>>>

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Pompeii

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A young slave of the Roman Empire (Kit Harington) has grown to adulthood, become the best fighter in the realm, and is shipped off to Pompeii, where he may become the star performer before he dies. Pompeii princess (Emily Browning), who has thwarted the advances of the visiting senator (Kiefer Sutherland), has fallen for the young fighter, but they must hide their forbidden love, even in the face of an impending eruption from a volcano. Do you know history? Things don’t go well for Pompeii.  Read More>>>
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The Monuments Men

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It’s 1944. World War II is winding down, the Nazis are on the run, and a small group of American specialists (George Clooney, Matt Damon, John Goodman, Bill Murray, and others) are tasked with finding and salvaging priceless art that the Nazis are hiding or destroying. Working in pairs, the group follows various leads as the preservation of culture, history and man’s accomplishments becomes more and more remote. Read More>>>
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3 Days to Kill

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Ethan Renner is a burned out CIA agent who finds out he has terminal cancer. He returns home to attempt to patch up the marriage and family life he has neglected, trying to get to know his bitter teenage daughter. But a top level agent finds Ethan and offers him a deal: if he does one last job he can have an experimental treatment for his disease that may extend the time he has for his family. He accepts, trying to juggle winning over his daughter and secretly hunting a terrorist.  Read More>>>

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That Awkward Moment

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In That Awkward Moment, three buddies (Zac Efron, Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan) make a promise to support each other in their endless stream of hook-ups without getting into a committed relationship. Ironically, the promise comes just as they are each headed into committed relationships, including a husband trying to save his marriage. The title refers to the uncomfortable point during dating when the girl says, “So…” followed by a question such as, “Where is this relationship going?” Read More>>>
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Mother's Day Winner!

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We have a winner!

This year’s Mother’s Day Giveaway winner of a $100 Google Play gift card is a mother herself, and a Grandmother!

It’s Kerri Peterson Harris! Kerri thank you for that touching entry about all your sweet “baby” daughters, email us at moviemoms@clearplay.com with a mailing address so we can get your prize and some roses sent ASAP. Happy Mother’s Day!

If you'd like to read it, here is Kerri's entry:


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