Weekend US film releases: Damon in 'Green Zone,' Stiller in 'Greenberg' and Pattinson in a non-Twilight film

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Robert Pattinson takes leave of the vampire world for a tense romantic drama, Damon goes to war, Stiller stars in a dark comedy, plus a couple other comedies.

Green Zone
Starring Matt Damon who worked with director Paul Greengrass in the Bourne Supremacy and Bourne Ultimatum, this thriller follows a pair of CIA agents on the trail of Weapons of Mass Destruction, when a rogue Army officer discovers faulty intelligence. Also features Greg Kinnear and Said Faraj.
www.greenzonemovie.com/

Greenberg
Starring Ben Stiller ( Night at the Museum) and Greta Gerwig who worked on The Squid and the Whale with director Noah Baumbach, who wrote The Fantastic Mr. Fox. It's the story of a New Yorker who moves to Los Angeles to housesit for his brother, striking up a relationship with his brother's assistant. www.filminfocus.com/focusfeatures/film/greenberg/

Our Family Wedding
Forest Whitaker ( The Last King of Scotland), America Ferrera ( The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) and comedian Carlos Mencia star in this comedy written and directed by Rick Famuyiwa. The comical stress of a young couple's wedding is overshadowned by two feuding fathers.
www.foxsearchlight.com/ourfamilywedding/

Remember Me
Twilight's Robert Pattinson stars in this romantic drama with Emilie de Ravin ( Public Enemies) and Pierce Brosnan (currently in The Ghost Writer). Star-crossed lovers cope with family tragedies - his brother's suicide and witnessing her mother's murder - while struggling to keep their relationship intact. Directed by Allen Coulter ( Hollywoodland).
www.rememberme-movie.com/

She's Out of My League
An average Joe meets the perfect woman in this standard romantic comedy. And his friends and family don't help with his lack of confidence, despite the gorgeous girl's interest. Features Jay Baruchel, (Knocked Up, Tropic Thunder) and Alice Eve star in this romantic company.
www.getyourrating.com/

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