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August 2008
August 1
    Wide
    Midnight Meat Train
     
Main Cast: Bradley Cooper, Brooke Shields, Vinnie Jones
Director: Ryuhei Kitamura
Distributor: Lionsgate
Rating: R
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    Swing Vote
     
Main Cast: Kevin Costner, Dennis Hopper, Nathan Lane
Director: Joshua Michael Stern
Distributor: Touchstone Pictures
Rating: PG-13
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    The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
     
Main Cast: Brendan Fraser, Maria Bello, Luke Ford
Director: Rob Cohen
Distributor: Universal
Rating: Not yet rated
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    Limited
    Frozen River
     
Main Cast: Melissa Leo, Misty Upham
Director: Courtney Hunt
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Rating: R
    Sixty Six
     
Main Cast: Eddie Marsan, Helena Bonham Carter, Stephen Rea
Director: Paul Weiland
Distributor: First Independent Pictures
Rating: PG-13
August 6
    Wide
    The Pineapple Express
     
Main Cast: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Gary Cole
Director: David Gordon Green
Distributor: Sony/Columbia
Rating: Not yet rated
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    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2
     
Main Cast: Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively, Amber Tamblyn
Director: Sanaa Hamri
Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures
Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 117 min
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August 8
    Limited
    Bottle Shock
     
Main Cast: Alan Rickman, Chris Pine, Bill Pullman
Director: Randall M. Miller
Distributor: Freestyle Releasing
Rating: Not yet rated
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    Hell Ride
     
Main Cast: Larry Bishop, Michael Madsen, Dennis Hopper
Director: Larry Bishop
Distributor: Dimension Films
Rating: R
August 13
    Wide
    Tropic Thunder
     
Main Cast: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr.
Director: Ben Stiller
Distributor: DreamWorks
Rating: R
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August 15
    Wide
    Mirrors
     
Main Cast: Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Cameron Boyce
Director: Alexandre Aja
Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox
Rating: R
    Limited
    Fly Me to the Moon
     
Main Cast: Trevor Gagnon, Philip Daniel Bolden, David Gore
Director: Ben Stassen
Distributor: Summit Entertainment
Rating: G
    Henry Poole Is Here
     
Main Cast: Luke Wilson, Radha Mitchell, Jessica Walter
Director: Mark Pellington
Distributor: MGM
Rating: Not yet rated
    Vicky Cristina Barcelona
     
Main Cast: Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, Scarlett Johansson
Director: Woody Allen
Distributor: The Weinstein Company
Rating: Not yet rated
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August 20
    Wide
    The Rocker
     
Main Cast: Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate, Josh Gad
Director: Peter Cattaneo
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Rating: Not yet rated
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August 22
    Wide
    Death Race
     
Main Cast: Jason Statham, Joan Allen, Tyrese Gibson
Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Rating: R
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    The House Bunny
     
Main Cast: Anna Faris, Colin Hanks, Emma Stone
Director: Fred Wolf
Distributor: Columbia Pictures (Sony)
Rating: Not yet rated
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    The Longshots
     
Main Cast: Ice Cube, Tasha Smith, Keke Palmer
Director: Fred Durst
Distributor: Dimension Films, MGM
Rating: Not yet rated
    Limited
    Hamlet 2
     
Main Cast: Steve Coogan, Catherine Keener, Amy Poehler
Director: Andy Fleming
Distributor: Focus Features
Rating: R
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August 27
    Wide
    Traitor
     
Main Cast: Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Jeff Daniels
Director: Jeffrey Nachmanoff
Distributor: Overture Films
Rating: Not yet rated
August 29
    Wide
    Babylon A.D.
     
Main Cast: Vin Diesel, Gerard Depardieu, Michelle Yeoh
Director: Mathieu Kassovitz
Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox
Rating: PG-13
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    College
     
Main Cast: Gary Owens, Ryan Pinkston, Drake Bell
Director: Deb Hagan
Distributor: MGM
Rating: R
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    Disaster Movie
     
Main Cast: Carmen Electra, Kimberly Kardashian, Matt Lanter
Director: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Rating: Not yet rated
    Limited
    Sukiyaki Western Django
     
Main Cast: Hideaki Itoh, Kaori Momoi, Koichi Sato
Director: Takashi Miike
Distributor: First Look Studios
Rating: R

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