New Movie Reviews: 'The Debt,' 'A Good Old Fashioned Orgy,' 'Love Crime,' 'Shark Night 3D' Hitting Theaters

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"The Debt"

What do THR's critics have to say about the films opening this weekend?

Moviegoers have many options this weekend.

Hurricane Irene is now a memory so it’s safe for East Coast moviegoers to venture out to catch a movie again. What will greet them and movie fans across the country includes A Good Old Fashioned Orgy and a Love Crime.

On Wednesday, a new Helen Mirren thriller, The Debt, opened, directed by John Madden.
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Also on Wednesday, Gainsbourgh: A Heroic Life, a biopic about the late French singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg, which stars Eric Elmosnino.
Friday will see several openings including A Good Old Fashioned Orgy, which premiered at Tribeca and stars Jason Sudeikis, Lindsay Sloane and Lucy Punch.
Another French film is Love Crime, which Alain Corneau completed just before his death, which stars Anglo-French actress Kristen Scott Thomas.
A Good Old Fashioned Orgy manages an R rating while starring Jason Sudeikis.
Let's see what THR critics thought of these offerings and how they are expected to fare at the box office.
The Debt
Bottom Line: Helen Mirren and Tom Wilkerson star in a John Madden-directed film that offers a new wrinkle to Nazi-hunter movies.
Click here to read The Hollywood Reporter's review.
Shark Night 3D
Bottom Line: Dumb Louisiana-set horror flick feels generic despite the odd pairing of shark menace and redneck killers.
Click here to read The Hollywood Reporter's review.
Gainsbourgh: A Heroic Life
Bottom Line: An impressive performance by Eric Elmosnino as the legendary French singer cannot overcome the lack of a coherent storyline about a less than heroic life.
Click here to read THR's review.
A Good Old Fashioned Orgy
Bottom Line: Less raunchy than expected, summer sex comedy gets laughs while nominating Jason Sudeikis to be this year's Paul Rudd.
Click here to read THR's review.
 Love Crime
Bottom Line: Alain Corneau's last film adds Hitchcock pretensions to high-stakes corporate politics in a somewhat implausible thriller starring Kristen Scott Thomas and Ludivine Sagnier.
Click here to read THR's review.
Saving Private Pérez
Bottom Line:
A moronic Mexican action film that somehow crossed the border, leaving behind many much better films for export.
Click here to read THR's review.
Seven Days in Utopia
Bottom Line: While corny at times, this sports drama -- based on David Cook's best-selling novel -- is sure to find a welcoming audience with its down-home Christian message.
Click here to read THR's review.
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