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A.C.O.D. Adam Scott is the grown son of parents long and acrimoniously divorced who tries to bring them together for his younger brother's wedding. Catherine O'Hara and Richard Jenkins are especially terrific as the warring exes. R

Captain Phillips Based on the real-life story of a U.S.-flagged container ship hijacked by Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea, with Tom Hanks in the title role as a steady-as-she-goes veteran mariner forced to face his own mortality. Paul Greengrass (the second and third Bourne films, United 93) orchestrates the intense, suspenseful drama. PG-13

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