The Aspern Papers: An editor travels to 19th century Italy seeking love letters written by a famous poet in this adaptation of Henry James’ novella with Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Joely Richardson and Vanessa Redgrave. Rated R. At the Opera Plaza.
A Dog’s Way Home: A canine travels 400 miles to reunite with her human in the film starring Ashley Judd and the voice of Bryce Dallas Howard. Rated PG.
Destroyer: Nicole Kidman goes dark as an Los Angeles police officer revisiting her tragic past working undercover with a gang in the California desert. Rated R. At the Embarcadero.
Perfect Strangers (Perfectos Desconocidos): Secrets spill when seven friends play a game with cell phones at a dinner party in the comedy by Mexican director Manolo Caro. Not rated. At Century 20 Daly City.
Replicas: A scientist resorts to extreme measures after losing his family in a car crash in the film starring Keanu Reeves. Rated PG-13.
Stan & Ollie: Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly portray the classic comedy duo Laurel and Hardy on a tour of Britain in 1953. At the Clay. Rated PG. At the Clay.
The Upside: Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart star in the comedy about a paralyzed billionaire who hires an ex-con to be his caretaker. Rated PG-13.