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- Compiled by Travis Pinson, from staff and wire reports

Here are scheduled openings. Dates and titles could change.

OPENING APRIL 17

BREAKTHROU­GH A faithful mother (Chrissy Metz of TV’S

This Is Us) believes in the power of prayer to save her teen son after he falls through the ice and nearly dies in a Missouri lake. PENGUINS Ed Helms adopts the personalit­y of a cute, clumsy penguin narrating this wildlife documentar­y from Disneynatu­re.

OPENING APRIL 19

AMAZING GRACE Aretha Franklin performs gospel songs in this documentar­y of 1972 concert footage filmed at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles.

THE CHAPERONE A reserved Kansas woman (Elizabeth Mcgovern) accompanie­s a rebellious, fameseekin­g young dancer (Haley Lu Richardson) to New York City in the 1920s.

THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA

A supernatur­al creature stalks a social worker and her kids in 1970s Los Angeles in this horror flick.

DRUNK PARENTS In this comedy, a couple (Alec Baldwin and Salma Hayek) try to hide their financial problems from their daughter and social circle through a series of silly schemes.

FAST COLOR A woman (Gugu Mbatharaw) with superhuman abilities is forced to go on the run in this scifi drama.

HER SMELL An aging punk rocker (Elisabeth Moss) struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the spark that made her a success in the ’90s.

HIGH LIFE A man (Robert Pattinson) and his baby daughter struggle to survive in deep space after a dangerous mission goes wrong.

LITTLE WOODS In this workingcla­ss crime thriller, a young woman (Tessa Thompson) risks prison to help her struggling sister (Lily James) in a fracking boomtown in North Dakota.

PETERLOO Oscarnomin­ated filmmaker Mike Leigh portrays the infamous Peterloo Massacre of 1819, where British troops attacked a peaceful prodemocra­cy rally in Manchester.

STUCK Six commuters get stuck together on a New York City subway in this original pop musical. TEEN SPIRIT A smalltown teen (Elle Fanning) pursues her dreams by entering a singing competitio­n.

WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY Comedian Molly Shannon stars in this tale about writer Emily Dickinson’s career and her romantic relationsh­ip with another woman.

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