Not too many options for the whole family this weekend, but if you're itching for some R-rated comedy, horror, or stone cold killing sprees, then tomorrow is your lucky day. Don't even get us started on the indies.

So click through to check out the options hitting theaters on Friday and weigh in on the ones worth seeing.


'Our Idiot Brother'

What's it about?: A uber-optimistic guy goes to jail for selling marijuana to an officer in uniform, gets out early for good behavior, then goes to stay with his sisters as he gets back on his feet. Though they're happy to help him out at first, they quickly regret lending a hand when their idiot brother starts bringing their problems with one another out in the open.

Who's in it?: Paul Rudd, Zooey Deschanel, and Elizabeth Banks, among others. Directed by Jesse Peretz; written by David Schisgall and Evgenia Peretz.

Where is it playing?: Nation-wide. (Showtimes & Tickets)

What did we think of the movie?: Didn't love it, didn't hate it. (Watch Mr. Moviefone's 6 Second Review | Critics' Reviews)
Are you going to see 'Our Idiot Brother' this weekend?
You bet.402 (35.3%)
No way.736 (64.7%)



'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark'

What's it about?: A little girl goes to live with her father and his new girlfriend in a big old mansion. Soon after moving in, the little girl discovers some little creatures imprisoned in the basement and sets them free because she's looking for new friends. Lo and behold, the creatures aren't all that nice, and before the little girl knows it, they're trying to kill her and her family.

Who's in it?: Bailee Madison, Katie Holmes, and Guy Pearce, among others. Directed by Troy Nixey; written by Guillermo del Toro and Matthew Robins.

Where is it playing?: Nation-wide. (Showtimes & Tickets)

What did we think of the movie?: Started out scary, but that stopped pretty fast once we got a good look at the creatures. (Watch Mr. Moviefone's 6 Second Review | Critics' Reviews)
Are you going to see 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark' this weekend?
You bet.338 (31.0%)
No way.752 (69.0%)



'Colombiana'

What's it about?: A little girl from Colombia watches her parents get murdered in cold blood, so she grows up to be an elite assassin to get revenge on the killers.

Who's in it?: Zoe Saldana and Michael Vartan, among others. Directed by Olivier Megaton; written by Luc Besson.

Where is it playing?: Nation-wide. (Showtimes & Tickets)

What did we think of the movie?: Mindless, but thoroughly entertaining. (Watch Mr. Moviefone's 6 Second Review | Critics' Reviews)
Are you going to see 'Colombiana' this weekend?
You bet. 599 (52.8%)
No way.536 (47.2%)



'Higher Ground'

What's it about?: A married woman struggles to connect with her faith in a family and community build around religion.

Who's in it?: Vera Farmiga, John Hawes, and Donna Murphy, among others. Directed by Vera Farmiga; written by Carolyn S. Briggs and Tim Metcalfe.

Where is it playing?: New York & LA. (Showtimes & Tickets)

What do we think of the trailer?: Looks good, not your everyday subject for a mid-life crisis movie. (Critics' Reviews)
Are you going to see 'Higher Ground' this weekend?
You bet.89 (11.1%)
No way.469 (58.7%)
I would, but it's not playing near me.241 (30.2%)



'Brighton Rock'

What's it about?: A teenage gangster kills a guy then falls for the girl who witnessed it. The more involved they become, the greater risk they run of winding up dead.

Who's in it?: Sam Riley, Helen Mirren, and Andrea Riseborough, among others. Written and directed by Rowan Joffe, adapted from a novel by Graham Greene.

Where is it playing?: New York & LA. (Showtimes & Tickets)

What do we think of the trailer?: Good cast, still not sure about the movie though. (Critics' Reviews)
Are you going to see 'Brighton Rock' this weekend?
You bet.98 (15.2%)
No way.474 (73.5%)
I would, but it's not playing near me.73 (11.3%)



Other Limited Releases

'Chasing Madoff': A documentary about the whistleblower whose investigation into Bernie Madoff's ponzi scheme ultimately led to infamous broker's downfall. Written and directed by Jeff Prosserman; adapted from the book by Harry Markopolos. (Trailer | Showtimes & Tickets | Critics' Reviews)

'Buzzkill': A comedy about a guy who writes a screenplay about a real-life serial killer, then runs into the serial killer himself. Starring Daniel Raymont, Krysten Ritter, and Darrell Hammond, among others. Directed by Steven Kampmann; written by Steven Kampmann and Matt Smollon. (Trailer | Critics' Reviews)

'The Caller': A horror thriller about a woman who moves into a new building and starts receiving calls from a mysterious woman. As it turns out, the mysterious woman is actually calling from the past and begins terrorizing the new tenant through the power of time travel. Starring Rachelle Lefevre, Stephen Moyer, and Luis Guzman, among others. Directed by Matthew Parkhill; written by Sergio Casci. (Trailer | Critics' Reviews)

'Julia's Eyes': A horror thriller about a woman who investigates the supposed murder of her sister while she continues to lose her eyesight. Starring Belen Rueda and Luis Homar, among others. Directed by Guillem Morales, written by Guillem Morales and Oriol Paulo; produced by Guillermo del Toro. (Trailer | Showtimes & Tickets | Critics' Reviews)

'Politics of Love': A comedy about a woman working for the Obama campaign during the 2008 election who falls for a guy working for the McCain campaign. Starring Mallika Sherawat, Brian J. White, and Loretta Devine, among others. Directed by William Dear; written by Gary Goldstein. (Trailer | Critics' Reviews)


'Circumstance': A drama about two Iranian teenage girls discovering their sexuality and rebelling against the traditions of their family and culture. Starring Nikohl Boosheri and Sarah Kazemy, among others. Written and directed by Maryam Keshavarz. (Trailer | Showtimes & Tickets | Critics' Reviews)

'Redemption Road': A drama about a washed up blues man from Tennessee who travels South with an unlikely companion to collect his late uncle's inheritance. Starring Morgan Simpson, Michael Clarke Duncan, and Luke Perry, among others. Directed by Mario Van Peebles; written by Morgan Simpson and George Richards. (Trailer | Critics' Reviews)

'Special Treatment': A drama about an aging high-class prostitute and a psychiatrist get involved with one another as a way to cope with the disillusionment of their professions. Starring Isabelle Huppert and Bouli Lanners, among others. Directed by Jeanne Labrune; written by Jeanne Lebrune and Richard Debuisne. (Trailer | Critics' Reviews)

'Swinging with the Finkels': A comedy about a couple who decide to start "swinging" with other couples to reignite the spark in their marriage. Starring Mandy Moore, Martin Freeman, and Jonathan Silverman, among others. Written and directed by Jonathan Newman. (Trailer | Critics' Reviews)


New York & LA Releases

'The Family Tree': (NY & LA) A comedy about a dysfunctional family who gets the chance to turn things around after the mother starts suffering from memory loss. Starring Dermot Mulroney, Hope Davis, and Christina Hendricks, among others. Directed by Vivi Friedman, written by Mark Lisson. (Trailer | Critics' Reviews)

'Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure': (San Francisco on 8/26; NY on 9/16) A documentary about two guys who recorded their crazy neighbors' constant fights and turned them into a viral sensation. Written and directed by Matthew Bate. (Trailer | Showtimes & Tickets | Critics' Reviews)

So which movie are you most excited to see this weekend?

Top photos courtesy of Nicole Rivelli/The Weinstein Company, FilmDistrict, and TriStar. Bottom two photos courtesy of Maryam Keshavarz and Vivi Friedman.