Four new movies are opening in wide release this weekend:

Opening in most theaters is the war movie Act of Valor directed by Scott Waugh & Mike ā€œMouseā€ McCoy about a group of active-duty Navy SEALs that is sent across the globe as they track the terrorist ring to the U.S.-Mexico border. Relativity Music has released a soundtrack album featuring the film’s country songs by artists including Keith Urban, Sugarland and Lady Antebellum. Check out our previous article for the full details and audio clips. The label has also released a separate soundtrack featuring the movie’s original score by composer Nathan Furst. Audio clips and more details about the score release can be found here.

Also opening wide is the thriller Gone directed by Heitor Dhalia and starring Amanda Seyfried, Daniel Dunjata, Jennifer Carpenter, Sebastian Stan and Wes Bentley. The film’s score is written by David Buckley (The Town, Forbidden Kingdom). Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score digitally earlier this week and the CD version is set to come out next month. Visit our soundtrack announcement for the full details including audio clips. Also visit Film Music Media for an audio interview with Buckley about his work on the thriller.

Another movie to open nationwide today is the comedy Wanderlust directed by David Wain, produced by Judd Apatow and starring Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd, Malin Akerman, Ray Liotta and Justin Theroux. Wain’s regular composer Craig Wedren (The School of Rock, Role Models) has written the movie’s score. No soundtrack release has been announced. More details, including the film’s trailer can be checked out in our previous news article.

The final wide release of the week is the romantic drama Good Deeds written, directed and produced by Tyler Perry who also stars in the film alongside Thandie Newton, Rebecca Romijn, Gabrielle Union and Jamie Kennedy. The film’s score is composed by Perry’s regular musical collaborator Aaron Zigman. No soundtrack album has been released. For more information about the film and to watch the trailer, check out our previous news article.

Opening in limited release is the teen adventure film Tomorrow, When the War Began directed by Stuart Beattie and starringĀ Caitlin Stasey, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Lincoln Lewis and Deniz Akdeniz. The music is composed by Johnny Klimek and Reinhold Heil (The International, Run Lola Run). The movie based on the best-selling books by John Marsden was the biggest local box office hit in Australia in 2010. The film is also being released today on iTunes, Facebook Social Cinema, YouTube and Amazon. To learn more about the film and to watch the trailer, visit the official movie website.

  1. Grindlefinch says:

    AOV score is fantastic. Psyched to hear a worthy newcomer, instead of the tired, third-generation Zimmerbot fare one would expect to hear on this type of picture. Great job. FIlm was fun and exciting.

    Looking forward to hearing Buckley’s new work as well….the film…not so much.