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Posted: November 2, 2012 at 2:07 a.m.

— New this week Flight86 R Denzel Washington plays a commercial airline pilot who pulls off a heroic feat of flying in a damaged plane, saving 98 lives, but whose behavior on the night before the flight comes under intense scrutiny. With Kelly Reilly, Don Cheadle, Bruce Greenwood, John Goodman; directed by Robert Zemeckis. (139 minutes)

The Man With the Iron Fists R Director RZA plays a Chinese village blacksmith forced by radical tribal factions to create elaborate tools of destruction, but who becomes the savior of his adopted people when he learns to channel an ancient energy to transform himself into a human weapon. With Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu, Dave Bautista, Byron Mann, Daniel Wu, Pam Grier. (96 minutes)

The Other Dream Team 87 Not rated Director Marius Markevicius’ documentary about the Lithuanian basketball team’s long journey to the medal stand at the post-Soviet 1992 Barcelona Olympics in Spain. (91 minutes) Restless Heart: The Confessions of Augustine85 Not rated The first full length feature film on the life and times of the fifth-century philosopher-saint, Augustine of Hippo. With Allesandro Preziosi, Monica Guerritore, Johannes Brandrup, Serena Rossi and Franco Nero; directed by Christian Duguay. (131 minutes)

Wreck-It Ralph 85 PG John C. Reilly is the voice of the title video game character, tired of being overshadowed by Fix-It Felix (voice of Jack McBrayer), who decides he’s now going to be the “good guy” and sets off on a game-hopping journey across the arcade. Animated, with voices of Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Alan Tudyk, Ed O’Neill, Adam Carolla, Dennis Haysbert, Edie McClurg; directed by Rich Moore. (108 minutes)

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