1 ‘Limitless’ What if a drug that could make you supersmart existed? Bradley Cooper finds out in this thriller about a stalled writer who climbs to corporate success with a little of that chemical assistance.

2 ‘Paul’ Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, the duo of “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz” fame, co-star in another geekathon about two friends who stumble on an alien named Paul (voiced by Seth Rogen) who is on the run from the government.

3 ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’
Matthew McConaughey stars as one of those smart-alecky lawyers who doesn’t play by the rules but always solves the case. When he takes on a dodgy client played by Ryan Phillippe, however, he gets more than he bargained for.

4 ‘Red Riding Hood’ The director of the first “Twilight” film, Catherine Hardwicke, is back with some more lovelorn youngsters who hang out with shape-shifters. Expect some fun gore with this medieval re-imagination of the “Little Red Riding Hood” tale.

5 ‘Battle: Los Angeles’ The movie posters for this film may have you thinking this is “District 9” meets, well, L.A. But with Aaron Eckhart leading the charge, there’s something more to this war against the aliens.