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This weekend, Tom Clancy's 'Jack Ryan' comes to the big screen

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This Friday sees the release of many new movies, from the action thriller “Jack Ryan” to the action comedy “Ride Along”. Read about those and this weekend’s other new releases below, and leave a comment at the bottom letting us know what you’ll be checking out.

Nationwide Releases:

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”: Directed by Kenneth Branagh and based on characters created by Tom Clancy, this thriller follows CIA analyst Jack Ryan (Chris Pine), who discovers a terrorist plot to destroy the U.S. economy and quickly finds that there are few he can trust. Runtime: 105 minutes. Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and intense action, and brief strong language.

Devil’s Due”: This horror film directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett follows Samantha and Zach McCall (Allison Miller and Zach Gilford), a newlywed couple dealing with an earlier-than-expected pregnancy. When Samantha begins acting strangely, it becomes evident that there are darker forces behind the origin of their unborn child. Runtime: 89 minutes. Rated R for language and some bloody images.

The Nut Job”: This animated comedy directed by Peter Lepeniotis follows Surly (voiced by Will Arnett), a squirrel who is forced to make a living in the city when he is banished from his park. Then he comes across a nut store, the one place where he and his fellow animal friends can get what they need to survive the winter, and so begins an elaborate attempt to break in. Available for viewing in 3D. Runtime: 86 minutes. Rated PG for mild action and rude humor.

Ride Along”: This action comedy directed by Tim Story follows security guard Ben Barber (Ken Hart), who joins cop and future brother-in-law James (Ice Cube) on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta to prove to James that he is worthy of marrying his sister Angela (Tika Sumpter). Runtime: 100 minutes. Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, sexual content and brief strong language.

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