Opening Wide: ‘Prince of Persia’ vs. ‘Sex and the City 2′

by | May 28, 2010 at 12:55 PM | The Movies

It’s a big battle in the desert this weekend for box office supremacy. The unstoppably fabulous juggernaut of Sex and the City 2 travels to the Middle East for fun, adventure and snark, while Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time sets up shop there and gives us a crazy fantasy adventure involving magic, betrayal and crazy rooftop acrobatics. Take a closer look at your theater options below.


Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
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Jake Gyllenhaal stars in this video game adaptation as a street urchin turned prince who gets framed for the murder of his benevolent adoptive father, and must fight to prove his innocence to his brothers with the help of Tamina (Gemma Arterton), the guardian of a mystical dagger with the power to turn back time.

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Sex and the City 2
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Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Samantha (Kim Cattrall), Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) and Charlotte (Kristin Davis) are back for more pithy remarks about shoes, and this time they leave the City and travel to Abu Dhabi for a cross-cultural romp, and maybe they’ll even learn a thing or two.

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George A. Romero’s Survival of the Dead
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Legendary zombie creator George Romero of Night of the Living Dead fame returns with a new tale about two warring families on an island in the midst of a the zombie apocalypse – one family of unrepentant zombie killers, and another family who is trying to take care of their undead kinfolk until they can try and find a cure.

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Micmacs
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Jean-Pierre Jeunet, the much beloved director of such beautifully inventive classics like The City of Lost Children and Amelie, returns with a new film about a man with a bullet lodged in his head who teams up with a crazy group of junk dealers to try and get revenge on the weapons manufacturers responsible for said bullet.

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