Big-Screen Cheat Sheet: Which Movie Should You See This Weekend?

From The Hangover Part III to Epic, get the scoop on what's playing in theaters

From Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis attempting to rescue their kidnapped friend in The Hangover Part III to Amanda Seyfried fighting off evil in Epic, here are the movies to check out. Will you be grabbing your popcorn and catching one of them this weekend?

'The Hangover Part III' (May 24)

The Hangover Part 3 Review

Warner Bros.

Short Story: There’s nothing like a Wolfpack reunion! After Alan’s (Zach Galifianakis) father dies, friends Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms) and Doug (Justin Bartha) take a road trip to drop Alan off at rehab for mental issues. But on the way, Doug is kidnapped, and the Wolfpack must enlist the help of Mr. Chow (Ken Jeong) to save their unlucky buddy.
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What They’re Saying: “The good news is that The Hangover Part III isn’t a rerun like the second episode. The bad news is everything else. For all the promise of mayhem and WTF moments, the final episode hits you with all the force of a warm can of O’Doul’s.” -- New York Post

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 41%

Good for Kids? If you’ve seen either of the first two Hangover films, you know they’re anything but kid-friendly. With an R rating that warns for strong language, violence, drug content and nudity (according to Common Sense Media), this third installment is equally as adults-only.
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'Fast & Furious 6' (May 24)

Fast and Furious 6 Review

Universal Pictures

Short Story: After tracking a team of highly skilled mercenary drivers -- and realizing just how dangerous they are -- Agent Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) employs outlaws Dom Toretto (Vin Diesel) and Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) to take them down. The outlaws’ incentive? Full pardons for their past crimes.
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What They’re Saying: "Fast & Furious 6 serves up a big plate of entertainment. Its makers never pretend it's a steak, but they're happy to offer up a big fat juicy hamburger with extra cheese.” -- Yahoo!

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 77%

Good for Kids? Not little ones! Fast & Furious 6 promises plenty of action, violence, sexuality and strong language. Common Sense Media says this newest flick in the franchise is likely “best suited for older teens.”
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'Epic' (May 24)

Epic Review

20th Century Fox

Short Story: When vivacious teen M.K. (voiced by Amanda Seyfried) wanders into the woods to find her estranged dad (Jason Sudeikis), she encounters a new and mysterious world where she must team up with oddball friends to fight a battle against evil. Additional voices provided by Beyonce, Aziz Ansari and Colin Farrell.
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What They’re Saying: “While it might not amount to epic animated filmmaking in terms of scope and invention, Epic, a 3D, CG adventure-fantasy from Blue Sky Studios, nevertheless makes for pleasantly engaging viewing.” -- The Hollywood Reporter

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 92%

Good for Kids? Definitely! Although Epic’s plotline involves conquering evil, Common Sense Media says “the star-studded voice cast and gorgeous animation will likely draw wide audiences to this family-friendly adventure.”
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'Star Trek Into Darkness' (May 16)

Star Trek Into Darkness Review

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Short Story: After Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) breaks Starfleet protocol and is sent back to Earth with Spock (Zachary Quinto) and the rest of the Enterprise crew, they encounter a new challenge: a terrorist working from the inside. The criminal is John Harrison (Benedict Cumberbatch), a rogue member who threatens to destroy the entire organization. Can he be stopped?
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What They’re Saying: “Abrams instead fashions a hardboiled action-thriller, putting the film in full-throttle from the get go, grabbing the audience by the jugular and refusing to let go until the end credits roll.” -- FOX News

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 86%

Good for Kids? Although Star Trek Into Darkness is bound to channel the inner nerd in all of us, Common Sense Media says the action flick’s “violent combat, explosive battle scenes and harrowing storyline likely make this sweeping adventure too intense for young kids.”
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