Only God Forgives

When his brother is murdered, an expat gangster who runs a Thai boxing club in Bangkok is obliged by his crime-lord mother to settle the score. With Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas and Tom Burke. Written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. Radius-TWC

RED 2

A retired black-ops CIA agent reunites with his elderly team of elite operatives on a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. With Bruce Willis, John Malkovich and Mary-Louise Parker. Written by Jon Hoeber and Erich Hoeber. Directed by Dean Parisot. Summit Entertainment

R.I.P.D.

A pair of undead cops are dispatched by the Rest in Peace Department to protect the world from supernatural threats. With Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges and Mary-Louise Parker. Written by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi. Directed by Robert Schwentke. In 3-D. Universal Pictures

July 26

The Act of Killing

In this documentary about the Indonesian anti-communist death squads of the mid-1960s, a group of former paramilitary thugs reenact their crimes on camera. Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer. Drafthouse Films

Blackfish

A documentary exploring the consequences of keeping orcas in captivity, with a focus on the troubled whale Tilikum, which has been involved in the deaths of three people. Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite. Magnolia Pictures

Blue Jasmine

A fashionable New York housewife suffers an acute life crisis. With Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Alden Ehrenreich and Peter Sarsgaard. Written and directed by Woody Allen. Sony Pictures Classics

Fruitvale Station

A drama based on the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old unarmed black man who was killed by a transit policeman at a Bay Area station. With Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer and Melonie Diaz. Written and directed by Ryan Coogler. The Weinstein Co.

Stranded

The crew members of a U.S. military moon base struggle to survive when a meteor storm damages their station and unleashes alien spores. With Christian Slater and Brendan Fehr. Written by Christian Piers Betley. Directed by Roger Christian. Image Entertainment

The Wolverine

In modern-day Japan, the X-Man known as Wolverine faces deadly opponents and struggles with his own immortality. With Hugh Jackman. Written by Mark Bomback and Scott Frank. Directed by James Mangold. In 3-D. 20th Century Fox

July 31