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New Flicks

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The Factory Opens July 2005.

Genres: Family/ Musical / Fantasy
Director: Tim Burton
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
Cast: Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, David Kelly and Helena Bonham Carter.

Charlie Bucket comes from a poor family, and spends most of his time dreaming about the chocolate that he loves but usually can't afford. Things change when Willy Wonka, head of the very popular Wonka Chocolate empire, announces a contest in which five gold tickets have been hidden in chocolate bars and sent throughout the country. The kids who find the tickets will be taken on a tour of Wonka's chocolate factory and get a special glimpse of the wonders within. Charlie miraculously finds a ticket, along with four other children much naughtier than him. The tour of the factory will hold more than a few surprises for this bunch...

Wedding Crashers
Hide your bridesmaids.

Genres: Comedy
Director: David Dobkin
Distributor: New Line Cinema
Cast: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams, Christopher Walken, Will Ferrell

Vaughn and Wilson star as a pair of divorce mediators who spend their weekends crashing weddings in a search for Ms. Right...for a night. But when one of them falls for the engaged daughter (Rachel McAdams) of an influential and eccentric politician (Christopher Walken) at the social event of the year, they get roped into spending a weekend at the family's palatial waterfront estate and quickly find themselves in over their heads.

Top at the Box Office                                                           Last Week
1. War of the Worlds
They're already here.
Genres: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Starring: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman and Dakota Fanning
2. Batman Begins
A New Beginning
Genre: Adventure / Crime / Thriller
Starring: Christian Bale, Ken Watanabe, Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine
3. Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Out for a kill. Out for each other
Genres: Action / Adventure / Thriller
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and Angela Bassett
4. Bewitched
Be warned. Be ready.
Genres: Comedy / Fantasy
Starring: Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Shirley MacLaine and Michael Caine
5. Herbie: Fully Loaded
He's back!
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Sport
Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Matt Dillon and Michael Keaton



Source: IMDB and YahooMovies


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