This weekend, our favorite mutants attempt to change history in the star-studded "X-Men: Days of Future Past," the Elijah Wood-starring thriller "Grand Piano" arrives on DVD, the critically-acclaimed Broadway play "The Normal Heart" gets the HBO treatment with stars Mark Ruffalo and Julia Roberts, and the seventh and last season of "Mad Men" has its mid-season finale.

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Also in theaters this weekend:
  • "Blended" stars Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler as single parents who, after having a bad blind date, find themselves stuck together at an African resort with their families.
  • In "Cold in July," the killing of a home intruder puts a Texas man and his family on the radar of the dead man's vengeful father, but all is not as it seems in this 1980s era thriller. Michael C. Hall stars alongside Sam Shepard and Don Johnson.
  • "Words and Pictures" stars Juliette Binoche and Clive Owen as professors who start a friendly competition in which students decide what's more important: words or pictures.
  • "Stand Clear of the Closing Doors" follows an autistic teenager who escapes into the subways after a rough day at school. Meanwhile, his mom frantically searches for him above ground.
  • "The Love Punch" stars Emma Thompson and Pierce Brosnan as a divorced couple who scheme to recover the retirement money that was stolen from them.

Also on TV this weekend:
  • The popular ABC News series "What Would You Do?" returns (ABC, 9pm ET Friday).
  • Reality competition show "MasterChef" returns for its fifth season (FOX, 8pm ET Monday).
  • The six-hour documentary miniseries "The World Wars" kicks off (History, 9pm ET Monday).

X-Men: Days of Future Past Movie Poster
X-Men: Days of Future Past
PG-132014
Based on 43 critics

Convinced that mutants pose a threat to humanity, Dr. Bolivar Trask (Peter Dinklage) develops the Sentinels,... Read More

The Normal Heart Movie Poster
The Normal Heart
2014
In Theaters on 2014

In 1980s New York, a writer (Mark Ruffalo) and his friends join forces to expose the truth about the... Read More