Danny Collins Al Pacino is a Neil Diamond-ish superstar forced to question his life, his career, and his songwriting chops when a long-lost letter from a True Rock God, addressed to him, is finally handed over. Leaving L.A. for his home turf in Jersey, the titular singer/songwriter tries to reconnect with his estranged son. Annette Bening plays the manager of the hotel where Danny checks in - indefinitely. R

Furious 7 Vin Diesel and pals, including the late Paul Walker and his body doubles, drop out of airplanes (in their cars) and crash through high-rise windows (in their cars) in the seventh Fast & Furious installment. Jason Statham is an ex-Special Forces assassin bent on avenging his brother's death, and Diesel's Dominic Toretto and crew are the primary targets. Rev engines, rev Shakespearean dialogue. PG-13

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter A Tokyo girl (Babel's Rinko Kikuchi) heads to Minnesota in search of a buried treasure she learned about from watching a grainy VHS tape of an American film about murder and loot in the snowy upper Midwest. A breakout hit at Sundance, an Independent Spirit Award nominee. No MPAA rating