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This weekend, Aaron Paul as the 'Need for Speed', plus 'Veronica Mars'

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This Friday’s new movies include several highly-anticipated new releases, including the fan-funded feature adaptation of the TV show “Veronica Mars”, plus a new Tyler Perry movie and “Need for Speed”, which stars “Breaking Bad”’s Aaron Paul in an action movie loosely based on a video game. Which will you be checking out? Read about those movies and this weekend’s other new theatrical releases below, and leave a comment at the bottom letting us know what you’ll be seeing.

Nationwide Releases:

Need for Speed”: This action movie directed by Scott Waugh stars Aaron Paul as Tobey Marshall, a street racer just released from prison after being framed by his business associate, Dino Brewster (Dominic Cooper). Out for revenge, Tobey joins a cross-country race, as Dino places a huge bounty on his head. Runtime: 130 minutes. Rated PG-13 for sequences of reckless street racing, disturbing crash scenes, nudity and crude language.

Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club”: This dramedy written and directed by Terry Perry follows a group of single moms who meet when their kids get involved in an incident at school, and together they form a support group to help get them through the obstacles in their lives, from raising their children to dating. The cast includes Nia Long, Amy Smart, Perry, Eddie Cibrian, and Terry Crews. Rated PG-13 for some sexual material and thematic elements.

Veronica Mars”: This crime comedy directed by Rob Thomas and based on the television series of the same name stars Kristen Bell as the titular detective who returns to her hometown for her high school reunion and ends up helping an old flame solve a murder mystery. Runtime: 107 minutes. Rated PG-13 for sexuality including references, drug content, violence and some strong language.

Other movies opening in St. Louis:

· “Bethlehem

· “Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

Check out showtimes for these movies and more at the following St. Louis-area theaters:

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