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First Posted: 4/6/2015

In theaters (some starting Friday):

THE LONGEST RIDE Bull-riding champion Luke (Scott Eastwood) and college student Sophia (Britt Robertson) are in love, but come from different worlds. Luke hopes to make a comeback on the rodeo circuit and Sophia is about to embark on her dream job in New York’s art world. They find inspiration in Ira (Alan Alda), an elderly man whose romance with his wife withstood the test of time. PG-13; 2:08

FURIOUS 7 Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for the death of his brother. Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Statham, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges. PG-13; 2:28

IT FOLLOWS After a strange sexual encounter, a teenager (Maika Monroe) has disturbing visions and the feeling that someone or something is after her. R; 1:40

GET HARD A prison-bound manager (Will Ferrell) of a hedge fund asks a black businessman (Kevin Hart) to prepare him for life behind bars, even though his trainer has never been to jail. R; 1:40

HOME After an alien race, the Boov conquered the Earth, they relocated the planet’s human population except for girl named Tip (Rihanna). She managed to hide from the aliens. Tip meets a fugitive Boov called Oh (Jim Parsons). Oh is not like his comrades because he craves friendship and fun. As their distrust fades, the pair set out together to find Tip’s mother, as the enemies of the Boov, the Gorg, are en route. Starring Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, and Jennifer Lopez PG; 1:34

THE GUNMAN Former assassin Jim Terrier (Sean Penn) is suffering from PTSD and digging wells to atone for his violent past in the Congo where he assassinated the country’s minister of mining. After an attempt is made on his life, Terrier flies to London to find out who wants him dead. Terrier’s search leads him to a reunion with Annie (Jasmine Trinca), a woman he once loved, who is now married to an oily businessman (Javier Bardem) with dealings in Africa. R; 1:55

THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT Now on the run from Jeanine (Kate Winslet) and the rest of the power-hungry Erudites, Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James) search for allies and answers in the ruins of Chicago. They must find out what Tris’ family sacrificed their lives to protect and why the Erudites will do anything to stop them. Side by side, they unravel the secrets of the past and the future of their world. PG-13; 1:59

RUN ALL NIGHT Longtime hit man Jimmy Conlon (Liam Neeson), best friend of mob boss Shawn Maguire (Ed Harris), has seen better days. He’s haunted by the sins of his past and by a police detective for the past 30 years. However, when his estranged son (Joel Kinnaman) becomes a mob target, Jimmy figures that the only way to atone for his past mistakes is to make sure his son doesn’t wind up at the wrong end of a gun. R; 1:54

THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL — Before his marriage, Sonny sets his eye on opening a second residence for the elderly, but finds the project requires more time than he can spare. Meanwhile, Evelyn and Douglas wonder where their relationship is going, Norman and Carol try to remain exclusive, Madge juggles two rich suitors, and the single remaining vacancy poses a problem for two new arrivals. As the demands of Sonny’s traditional Indian wedding threaten to overwhelm them all, an unexpected solution appears. PG; 1:57

FOCUS — Nicky (Will Smith), a veteran con artist, takes a novice, Jess (Margot Robbie) under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years later, Nicky is in Buenos Aires working a very dangerous scheme when Jess — now an accomplished femme fatale — unexpectedly shows up. Her appearance throws Nicky for a loop at a time when he cannot afford to be off his game. 1:45