Three new movies are opening wide this weekend:

Opening in most theaters is Universal Pictures’ action tentpole Battleship directed by Peter Berg and starring Taylor Kitsch, Liam Neeson, Alexander Skarsgard, Brooklyn Decker, Hamish Linklater and Rihanna. The film’s music is composed by Steve Jablonsky (Transformers). Varese Sarabande Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score. For the full album details and to listen to audio clips, visit our previous article. Also check out this recent Variety article on Jablonsky’s work on the film based on Hasbro’s classical naval combat board game.

Also opening wide is the ensemble comedy ensemble What to Expect When You’re Expecting directed by Kirk Jones and starring Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Chace Crawford, Brooklyn Decker, Anna Kendrick, Matthew Morrison, Dennis Quaid, Chris Rock and Rodrigo Santoro. Mark Mothersbaugh has composed the film’s original score. A soundtrack album featuring the movie’s songs by artists including Chiddy Bang, The Human League, Kinky, Sleeper Agent, Black Lips, Robert Palmer and David Gray has been released by Capitol Records. For audio clips and the full track list, check out our soundtrack announcement.

Already in theaters since Wednesday is the comedy The Dictator directed by Larry Charles and starring Sacha Baron Cohen. Aladeen Records has released a soundtrack album for the film featuring the songs from the movie by artists including Jalal Hamdaou & Driver, Michelle J. Nasser, Khaled, Jalal Hamdaoui & Cheb Raya and a cover version of Everybody Hurts by Mc Ral. Also included are two original songs by Erran Baron Cohen who also composed the comedy’s original score. Audio clips and the full soundtrack details can be checked out in our previous news article.

Opening in limited release is the British romantic comedy Hysteria directed by Tanya Wexler and starring Hugh Dancy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jonathan Pryce, Rupert Everett and Felicity Jones. The film’s score is composed Gast Waltzing (JCVD) and Christian Henson (The Devil’s Double) has written additional music. Lakeshore Records will be releasing a soundtrack album featuring Henson’s score. To find out more about the album and the Sony Pictures Classics release, visit our soundtrack announcement.

Also opening in select cities is the indie drama Virginia written and directed by Dustin Lance Black and starring Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris, Emma Roberts, Toby Jones, Harrison Gilbertson, Amy Madigan and Yeardley Smith. Nick Urata (Crazy, Stupid, Love, I Love You Phillip Morris) has written the film’s original music. Cicero Recordings has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score this week. For audio clips and the full details about the soundtrack release, check out our news article from earlier this week.

Another limited release this week is French social satire Polisse directed by Maïwenn Le Besco who also stars in the film as a journalist working on a story about the lives of cops assigned to a Paris juvenile division. The film’s music is composed by Stephen Warbeck (Shakespeare in Love). A soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score, as well as four songs from the movie by Anne Germain, Breakbot, Keedz and Urban Species has been released last year when the film opened in France. Check out our announcement to listen to audio clips and visit the official movie website to learn more about the satire.

Opening in select cities before expanding nationwide on June 1 is the sports drama Crooked Arrows. The film is directed by Steve Rash and stars Brandon Routh, Gil Birmingham, Crystal Allen and Chelsea Ricketts. The movie about a rag-tag Native American high school lacrosse team that is forced to join the elite New York Prep League is scored by composer Brian Ralston (Can’t Fade Away) who recorded his orchestral score with the Hollywood Studio Symphony. No soundtrack album has been announced yet. To find out more about the movie, check out our previous news article.

The final limited release of the week is the Russian drama Elena directed by Andrei Zvyagintsev who is best known for helming the Golden Globe-nominated 2003 drama The Return. The film’s music is composed by Academy Award-winning composer Philip Glass. No soundtrack album is currently available. The movie follows an elderly woman who has lived with her rich husband in a large home and tries to rescue her alcoholic son from poverty and give his family the opportunity for a better life that she alone could not provide. The drama has won last year’s Un Certain Regard special jury prize in Cannes. To find out more about the film, visit Zeitgeist’s official movie website.