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Weekend Movie Reviews: 'Ghost Rider,' 'This Means War,' 'Secret World,' Open

Find out what's playing at your local theater.

Information courtesy of Moviefone.

Opening:

Title: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
Plot: "Nicolas Cage returns as the spirit of vengeance with this sequel to 2007's Ghost Rider from the Crank team of Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor."
Score: 11% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Title: This Means War
Plot: "Chris Pine and Tom Hardy portray the world's deadliest CIA operatives, as well as inseparable partners and best friends...until they fall for the same woman (Reese Witherspoon)."
Score: Viewers: 67%, Critics: 32%

Title: The Secret World Of Arrietty
Plot: "Residing quietly beneath the floorboards are little people who live undetected in a secret world to be discovered, where the smallest may stand tallest of all."
Score: Viewers: 64%, Critics: 85%

Also playing:

Title: Big Miracle
Plot: "Inspired by the true story that captured the hearts of people across the world, the rescue adventure 'Big Miracle' tells the amazing tale of a small town news reporter (John Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Drew Barrymore) who are joined by ..."
Score:
Viewers: 68%, Critics: 61%

Title: The Vow
Plot: "A husband endeavors to win back his new bride's heart after she loses her memory in a tragic car accident in this romantic drama starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum."
Score: Viewers: 64%, Critics: 43%

Title: Safe House
Plot: "Oscar winner Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds star in the action-thriller 'Safe House.' Washington plays the most dangerous renegade from the CIA, who comes back onto the grid after a decade on the run."
Score: Viewers: 73%, Critics: 52%

Title: Chronicle
Plot: Not available
Score: Viewers: 60%, Critics: 69%

Title: The Iron Lady
Plot: "'The Iron Lady' is a surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep), the first and only female Prime Minister of The United Kingdom."
Score: Viewers: 52%, Critics: 54%

Title: The Adventures of Tintin 3D
Plot: "Director Steven Spielberg kicks off the big screen Tintin trilogy with this computer-animated motion-capture adaptation of Georges Remi's beloved Tintin comic strip."
Score: Viewers: 58%, Critics: 68%

Title: Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
Plot: "Dave (Jason Lee), the Chipmunks, and the Chipettes enjoy fun and mischief on a luxury cruise before their seafaring vacation takes an unexpected detour to an uncharted island."
Score: Viewers: 70%, Critics: 24%

Title: The Descendants
Plot: "From Alexander Payne, the creator of the Oscar-winning 'Sideways,' 'The Descendants' is set in Hawaii and follows the unpredictable journey of an American family at a crossroads."
Score: Viewers: 62%, Critics: 84%

Title: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Plot: "Based on the novel by author Jonathan Safran Foer, director Stephen Daldry's post-9/11 drama follows the journey of a nine-year-old boy as he attempts to solve a family mystery."
Score: Viewers: 65%, Critics: 46%

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