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New Movies Out Now in Theaters: What to See This Week

It’s not always easy to find out which movies are hitting theaters each week, especially after the Hollywood strikes led to many release date changes. With the WGA and actors strikes resolved and summer blockbusters starting to roll in, April is filled with both big budget flicks and new indie releases.

Premiering April 12 is Alex Garland’s “Civil War,” a political thriller that follows a team of military-embedded journalists across a dystopian America in the throes of a civil war staring Nick Offerman, Kirsten Dunst, Wagner Moura and Jefferson White. Also hitting theaters is “Arcadian,” an action horror about a father and his two sons who live in a remote farmhouse during humanity’s last days staring Nicolas Cage, Jaeden Martell, Maxwell Jenkins and Sadie Soverall. Two other films getting wide releases this week are “Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead,” a dark comedy with Jermaine Fowler and Nicole Richie, and “Sting,” a thriller about a pet spider that grows into a bloodthirsty monster. Keep an eye out for Guy Ritchie’s “The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare” and “Abigail” which both release next week.

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Check back each week to find the latest releases in theaters, from major wide releases to niche independent titles.

Wednesday, April 10

“Bade Miyan Chote Miyan”
Yash Raj Films USA (Wide)

Friday, April 12

“Civil War”
A24 (Wide)

“Arcadian”
RLJE Films (Wide)

“Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead”
Iconic Releasing (Wide)

“Sting”
Well Go USA Entertainment (Wide)

“Shrek 2″
Universal / DreamWorks Animation (Wide)

“Lost Angel: The Genius of Judee Sill”
Greenwich Entertainment (Limited)

“The Absence of Eden”
Vertical Entertainment (Limited)

“Escape from Germany”
Susan Tuckett Media (Limited)

“LaRoy, Texas”
Brainstorm Media (Limited)

“Damaged”
Lionsgate (Limited)

“Enter the Clones of Bruce”
Severin Films (Limited)

“A Forgotten Man”
Sovereign Films (Limited)

“In Bed”
Film Movement (Limited)

“In Flames”
Game Theory (Limited)

“The Long Game”
Bonniedale (Limited)

“Pure O”
Good Deed Entertainment (Limited)

“Resistance – They Fought Back”
Abramorama (Limited)

“Sasquatch Sunset”
Bleecker Street (Limited)

“Sweet Dreams”
Paramount (Limited)

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