New in theaters this week: a biography of a groundbreaking baseball player, and the latest installment in a popular, long-running horror-movie-parody series.

'42'

The story of how Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier in 1947, encountering vicious bouts of racism across the country while playing well enough to earn Rookie of the Year honors.

Directed by Brian Helgeland

Starring Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni, Nicole Beharie

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'Scary Movie 5'

Not that it really even needs a summary—if you've seen any of the previous four flicks, you know what to expect—this entry spoofs the latest 'Paranormal Activity' movie, plus 'Sinister,' 'Mama,' 'Evil Dead' and most other recent horror movies.

Directed by Malcolm D. Lee

Starring Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, Katt Williams

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