New Movies In Theaters This Week: 'Pacific Rim,' 'Grown Ups 2,' + More

This week, new movies coming out in theaters on Friday, Jul 12, well, in case you had not figured it out if you follow Movie Static, we have some giant ass-kicking robots facing off against Kaiju, while Adam Sandler tosses another comedy at moviegoers, and a few more offerings.


Pacific Rim (2013)

Rated PG-13, with a runtime of 131 min   -   Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.

Director: Guillermo del Toro (Mama, The Hobbit, Rise of the Guardians)
Cast:  Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day

Around my part of town, they're advertising the movie opening at 10 p.m. Thursday night!  Woot!


Grown Ups 2 (2013)

Rated PG-13 and clocks in at 101 min   -   Comedy

After moving his family back to his hometown to be with his friends and their kids, Lenny (Adam Sandler), finds out that between old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis, and 400 costumed party crashers sometimes crazy follows you.

Director: Dennis Dugan (Just Go With It, Grown Ups)
Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade


Fruitvale Station (2013) - [Limited]

Rated R, 85 min   -   Biography | Drama

The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.

Director: Ryan Coogler
Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand


The Hunt (2012) - [Limited]

Rated R at 115 min   -   Drama

A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp, Lasse Fogelstrøm

(This movie already has a healthy score of 8.2 from IMDb users who have seen the movie at film festivals.)


V/H/S/2 (2013) - [Limited]

Not Rated, 96 min   -   Horror | Thriller

Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student's disappearance.


Killing Season (2013) - [Limited]

Rated R, 90 min runtime   -   Action | Thriller

Two veterans of the Bosnian War -- one American, one Serbian -- find their unlikely friendship turn tense with one of them reveals their true intentions.

Director: Mark Steven Johnson (Ghost Rider film franchise)
Stars: Robert De Niro, John Travolta, Milo Ventimiglia, Elizabeth Olin


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