New Movies In Theaters Friday, Jan 25, 2013 ('Movie 43,' 'Hansel and Gretel...')

This week the new movies coming to theaters on Friday, January 25th include Hugh Jackman, Jeremy Renner, Paul Giamatti, and Jason Statham.  Let's check out what's coming out, with IMDb user scores included where possible to help you decide if you're on the fence about anything.


Movie 43

Movie 43 promo poster

A comedy that has dozens of directors and writers...  it stars Dennis Quaid, Greg Kinnear, Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet (in their own movie segments), in a movie about

"A series of interconnected short films follows three kids as they search the depths of the Internet to find the most banned movie in the world."

IMDb users gave the movie a 6.3 out of 10.


Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

jeremy renner and gemma arterton star in Hansel & gretel: witch hunters

From director/writer Tommy Wirkola (Dead Snow), Jeremy Renner stars as Hansel and Gemma Arterton as Gretel.  The cast also includes Famke Janssen!

"In this spin on the fairy tale, Hansel & Gretel are now bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past."

IMDb users have chimed in with a 6.4 score.  It sounds worthy!


John Dies At the End

john dies at the end movie promo

OMG, did they give away the ending???  From...  oh boy, Director / Writer / Producer / Editor  Don Coscarelli (2002's Bubba Ho-Tep), in a movie about...

"A new street drug that sends its users across time and dimensions has one drawback: some people return as no longer human. Can two college dropouts save humankind from this silent, otherworldly invasion?"

The cast includes Chase Williamson, Bob Mayes and Paul Giamatti.

IMDb users have give the movie a 6.6.



Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez in Parker

From Director / Producer Taylor Hackford (Love Ranch, Ray, The Devil's Advocate), Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Chiklis are in the cast.  The summary says...

"A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist"

No one on IMDb has seen the movie, so no IMDb score.


Movies still in theaters near me include

  • Broken City
  • The Last Stand
  • Mama
  • Gangster Squad
  • A Haunted House
  • Zero Dark Thirty (movie review on Brusimm)
  • Django Unchained
  • Les Miserables
  • Parental Guidance
  • Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away 3D
  • The Impossible
  • Jack Reacher
  • This Is 40
  • The Guilt Trip
  • Monsters, Inc. 3D
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • Life of Pi
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Lincoln
  • Skyfall
  • Wreck-It Ralph
  • Argo