A 19th Century playa, 2 muscle-bound mullet men, a mandolin virtuoso, wacky animated animals, a hippie mother, and the dangers of aliens and nitroglycerine. What do all these things have in common? They’re all featured in new films opening this week in San Francisco theatres. To see the full list of films, trailers, and where they’re playing, follow the jump.
Bel Ami (Clay Theatre)
Double Trouble (AMC Metreon)
Elena (Lumiere Theatre)
How To Grow A Band (Roxie Theatre)
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (Balboa Theatre/AMC Metreon/AMC Van Ness)
Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still fighting to get home to their beloved Big Apple. Their journey takes them through Europe where they find the perfect cover: a traveling circus, which they reinvent – Madagascar style.
Peace, Love & Misunderstanding (Embarcadero Center Cinema)
Prometheus (AMC Van Ness/AMC Metreon/Vogue Theatre)
A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
Wages of Fear (SF Film Society Cinema)