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Big Premieres For Thanskgiving Weekend

In this film publicity image released by Screen Gems, Christina Aguilera is shown in a scene from, "Burlesque." (AP Photo/Screen Gems, Stephen Vaughan)

In this film publicity image released by Screen Gems, Christina Aguilera is shown in a scene from, “Burlesque.” (AP Photo/Screen Gems, Stephen Vaughan)

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NEW YORK (CBS New York) — An early start to the weekend traditionally means some big premieres at the movies and this time we’re getting a musical, an action flick, an animated tale and a romantic comedy that takes a look at the power of love.

In “Love and Other Drug,” Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal star as a couple who after an accidental meeting start a light-hearted affair — no strings attached.

As it is with love, emotions can sometimes take over and both characters are soon forced to re-examine what they want — and there may be even more at stake.

Thanksgiving weekend is a time for family, so why not catch the new Disney flick “Tangled.”

The film is a very modern take on the fairy tale “Rapunzel.” The move features the voice of Mandy Moore as the long-haired girl trapped in a tower and Zachary Levi as Flynn Rider — the most wanted man in the kingdom.

When Flynn helps the damsel in distress break out of the tower the two go off on quite the adventure.

Looking for some action? Why not check out “Faster.”

Dwayne Johnson is Driver, a man on a mission to take out the people who killed his brother and Billy Bob Thorton is the cop hot on his trail.

And then, there’s “Burlesque.”

Academy Award winner Cher is Tess. She runs the Los Angeles theater where a small town girl Ali, played by Christina Aguilera, is hoping to hit it big.

Also in select theaters: “The Nutcracker in 32,” starring Elle Fanning and Nathan Lane; “The King’s Speech” with Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham-Carter.