This weekend, Gary Oldman leads a band of human survivors against an army of genetically evolved apes in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," a young man's adolescence, from the ages of 5 to 18, is chronicled in Richard Linklater's "Boyhood," a doctor and his team investigate a mysterious viral outbreak in Guillermo del Toro's "The Strain," premiering on FX Sunday at 10 p.m., and "Masters of Sex" returns for its second season this Sunday on Showtime.

Weekend Watchlist: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,' 'The Strain,' & More


Also in theaters this weekend:
  • In "Land Ho!", a pair of former brothers-in-law embark on a road trip through Iceland, where they share thoughtful and existential -- and even a few vulgar -- moments.
  • In "A Long Way Down," Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Imogen Poots, and Aaron Paul form a surrogate family to help one another overcome the troubles of their lives.
  • "Road to Paloma" follows Wolf (Jason Momoa), a Native American who bikes across the desolate American West after avenging his mother's murder. The film marks the directorial feature debut of Momoa ("Game of Thrones"), who also co-wrote the script.
  • "Rage" stars Nicolas Cage as a reformed gangster, who rounds up his old crew and seeks revenge after his daughter is kidnapped.


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