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Movies opening this weekend 6/28/13: 'The Heat', 'White House Down', more

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The Heat (Action Comedy, R) - In this classic odd couple comedy, by-the-book FBI agent, Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) partners up with brash, abrasive, crude, street smart Shannon Mullins (Melissa McCarthy) to take down a vicious drug lord. (Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Tony Hale, Bill Burr)

Click to watch the trailer for 'The Heat'.

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White House Down (Action Thriller, PG-13) - When a heavily armed paramilitary group takes over the White House, off-duty cop John Cale (Channing Tatum) must step in to save the President, his family and his country. (Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Woods)

Click to watch the trailer for 'White House Down'.

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100 Bloody Acres (Horror/Comedy, Unrated) - Brothers Reg and Lindsay Morgan run a successful organic blood and fertilizer business. However, when supplies start dwindling the pair concocts a devious plan to harvest from the living. (Damon Herriman, Angus Sampson, Anna McGahan, Oliver Ackland)

Click to watch the trailer for '100 Bloody Acres'.

Byzantium (Drama, R) - A mother and daughter pair arrive in a new town claiming to be centuries old vampires. Locals doubt their claims until people in town start going missing, forcing them to question whether or not what they're saying might be true. (Gemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan, Sam Riley, Jonny Lee Miller)

Click to watch the trailer for 'Byzantium'.

A Band Called Death (Music Documentary, Unrated) - A documentary on the life of 'Death, a punk band whose wild, abrasive style went completely misunderstood during the party-crazed disco era. However, when a dusty demo tape is discovered years later, the group receives their long-overdue appreciation and recognition.

Click to watch the trailer for 'A Band Called Death'.

Copperhead (Drama, Unrated) - Abner Beech, a New York farmer living through the civil war, rebels against the social mores of his day, isolating himself and his family from his neighbors. (Angus MacFadyen, Billy Campbell, Wally MacKinnon)

Click to watch the trailer for 'Copperhead'.

I'm So Excited! (Foreign Comedy, R) - Passengers aboard a plane going through extreme turbulence start to reveal deep dark secrets as they begin to fear for their lives. (Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, Paz Vega, Blanca Suárez)

Click to watch the trailer for 'I'm So Excited!'.

How to Make Money Selling Drugs (Documentary, Unrated) - A somewhat tongue-in-cheek documentary showing how it's possible to rise up on the streets as a lowly dealer and eventually rise up to being a kingpin. The film interviews actual former drug dealers and celebrities such as Russell Simmons, Susan Sarandon, David Simon and 50 Cent. (Matthew Cooke, Woody Harrelson, Susan Sarandon, 50 Cent)

Click to watch the trailer for 'How to Make Money Selling Drugs'.

Redemption (Thriller, R) - War-weary soldier Joey returns from a harrowing tour of duty in Afghanistan. Back home in London the hero's welcome he expects is sorely lacking and instead he finds himself out on the street. To make matters worse, his girlfriend has inexplicably gone missing. When he learns she was killed by a ruthless drug lord he puts his special forces training to use and sets out on a mission of revenge. (Jason Statham, Vicky McClure, Benedict Wong, David Bradley)

Click to watch the trailer for 'Redemption'.

The Secret Disco Revolution (Music Documentary, Unrated) - A satiric documentary reframing the excessive Disco era as one of social turmoil and bubbling revolution. The film counterpoises these critics' arguments against interviews with some of the era's biggest stars, The Village People, Gloria Gaynor, Kool and the Gang and more. (Gloria Gaynor, The Village People, Kool & The Gang, Harry Wayne Casey)

Click to watch the trailer for 'The Secret Disco Revolution'.

Movies opening list courtesy Yahoo! Movies. Thanks for reading and see you at the movies.

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