New Movies This Week: 'White House Down,' 'The Heat' and 'Redemption'

This week we get some Channing Tatum, Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, and Penélope Cruz on the big screen.

New movies opening on Friday, June 28, 2013 include:

White House Down

White House Down starring Channing Tatum

Rated PG-13, 131-minute runtime.

Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx stars in a movie that,

"While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders."

Other cast:  Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins, Joey King and James Woods.

It's directed (and produced) by Roland Emmerich (Anonymous, Hell, 2012).

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The Heat

The Heat with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy

Rated R, 117-minute runtime.

Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy star in this comedic action filme where,

"Uptight FBI special agent Sarah Ashburn is paired with testy Boston cop Shannon Mullins in order to take down a ruthless drug lord. The hitch: neither woman has ever had a partner -- or a friend for that matter."

It's directed by actor/director Paul Feig.

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Redemption starring Jason Statham

Rated R; 100-minute runtime.

Cast:  Jason Statham, Senem Temiz, Vicky McClure, Siobhan Hewlett.

Director/writer: Steven Knight (Eastern Promises)

"Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity -- transforming into an avenging angel in the process."

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I'm So Excited

I'm So Excited starring Antonio Banderas and Penelope Cruz

Rated R; 90-minute runtime.

Cast:   Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz

Director/writer: Pedro Almodóvar (The Skin I Live In)

"When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the greatest danger, which we carry within ourselves."

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