In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Parker,' 'John Dies at the End' and More

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In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Parker,' 'John Dies at the End' and More
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In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Parker,' 'John Dies at the End' and More

Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez star in this weekend's crime thriller Parker.

As a professional thief, Parker (Statham) plays by his own rules. When he refuses to finish a job with his accomplices, they shoot him and leave him to die. However, Parker survives and ends up working with a realtor (Lopez) to plot revenge against the group.

Read what The Hollywood Reporter's film critics have to say about all the films opening this weekend and find out how they are expected to perform at the box office.

Parker

A new incarnation of Donald E. Westlake's rugged anti-hero reaches the screen. Read Stephen Farber's review here.

John Dies at the End

The comic horror movie, written and directed by Don Coscarelli, imagines what happens when two twentysomethings take a gooey, mind-altering substance that frees them from the space-time continuum and allows them to read others' minds. Read John DeFore's review here.

The Taste of Money (Do-Nui Mat)

The Korean film from writer-director Im Sang-soo is a stylized tale of two employees of the filthy rich on the brink of upper class rot. Read Deborah Young's review here.

Supporting Characters

Daniel Schechter's film focuses on two New York filmmakers who try to balance their personal relationships while working on a troubled movie project. Read John DeFore's review here.

Reviews of Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters and Movie 43, which also open Friday, will be posted on Friday at THR.com.

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