Two new movies are opening in wide release this week:

Expected to top the weekend box office is the found footage horror film Paranormal Activity 4 directed by Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman, produced by Jason Blum & Oren Peli and starring Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively, Aiden Lovekamp, Brady Allen, Stephen Dunham, Alexondra Lee and Katie Featherston. As the previous three movies in the series, Paranormal Activity 4 doesn’t feature an original score and no soundtrack has been released. The sequel follows a suburban family who witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in. To find out more about the film, visit the official movie website.

Also opening wide is the thriller Alex Cross directed by Rob Cohen (The Fast and the Furious) and starring Tyler Perry, Matthew Fox, Edward Burns, Rachel Nichols and Jean Reno. The film’s score is composed by John Debney (The Passion of the Christ, Iron Man 2). A soundtrack album featuring the composer’s music will be released next Monday, October 22 by Metropolis Movie Music. For audio clips and the full album details, visit our soundtrack announcement.

Opening in limited release is the indie drama The Sessions written and directed by Ben Lewin and starring John Hawkes, Helen Hunt and William H. Macy. Marco Beltrami (3:10 to Yuma, Scream, The Hurt Locker) has composed the film’s score. Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s music earlier this week. A physical release is scheduled to come out November 13. To listen to out audio clips and to check out the full soundtrack details, visit our previous article. Also visit ASCAP’s website for a short feature on Beltrami’s music.

Coming out in Los Angeles after opening in New York last weekend is the indie drama Nobody Walks directed by Ry Russo-Young and starring John Krasinski, Olivia Thirlby, Rosemarie DeWitt, Justin Kirk, India Ennenga and Dylan McDermott. The film’s music is composed by Fall On Your Sword (Another Earth, Lola Versus). A soundtrack album featuring the composer duo’s score has been released last week by Lakeshore Records. For audio clips and to check out the full track list, visit our soundtrack announcement article.

Also opening in limited release is the coming-of-age drama The First Time written and directed by Jon Kasdan (In the Land of the Women) and starring Britt Robertson, Dylan O’Brien, Victoria Justice, James Frecheville, Craig Roberts, Joshua Malina, Halston Sage, Maggie Jones and Adam Sevani. Alec Puro (The Art of Getting By, Higher Ground) has composed the film’s score. No soundtrack album has been released at this point. The movie, which follows two students over the first weekend of a blossoming relationship premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and has been picked up by Samuel Goldwyn Films. Click here to check out the film’s trailer.

Another limited release this week is the French comedy My Worst Nightmare (Mon pire cauchemar) directed by Anne Fontaine (Coco Before Chanel) and starring Isabelle Huppert, Benoît Polvoorde, Virginie Efira and André Dussollie. The film’s music is composed by Bruno Coulais (Coraline, The Chorus). No soundtrack album has been released. To learn more about the film, visit our scoring assignment announcement and to check out trailer of the comedy, which premiered at last year’s Toronto Film Festival and is being distributed in the US by Strand Releasing, visit Apple’s trailer page.