Opening in theaters this week

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“Any Day” — Having served 12 years in prison for killing a man with his bare hands, a resentful ex-boxer tries to get his life back on track. With Sean Bean, Eva Longoria and Kate Walsh. Written and directed by Rustam Branaman. (1:38) NR.

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“Any Day” — Having served 12 years in prison for killing a man with his bare hands, a resentful ex-boxer tries to get his life back on track. With Sean Bean, Eva Longoria and Kate Walsh. Written and directed by Rustam Branaman. (1:38) NR.

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” — When Iron Man’s plan to develop an artificially intelligent peacekeeping force backfires, he and his fellow Avengers must save the world from a megalomaniacal android. With Robert Downey Jr., James Spader, Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In 3-D and Imax. (2:21) PG-13.

“Far From Men” — In 1954 Algeria, a reclusive schoolteacher is tasked with escorting a villager accused of murder across the Atlas Mountains to trial. With Viggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb and Djemel Barek. Written and directed by David Oelhoffen. In French with English subtitles. (1:38) NR.

“Far From the Madding Crowd” — In this adaptation of the Thomas Hardy novel, a headstrong young woman in Victorian England attracts three very different suitors: a sheep farmer, a wealthy bachelor and a reckless soldier. With Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts and Michael Sheen. Written by David Nicholls. Directed by Thomas Vinterberg. (1:58) PG-13.

“Hyena” — When he’s threatened with exposure, a ruthless cop who’s undercover in the London drug world is forced to shift loyalties and sell out allies to stay alive. With Peter Ferdinando, Stephen Graham and Neil Maskell. Written and directed by Gerard Johnson. (1:52) NR.

“Iris” — A documentary portrait of the 93-year-old New York style maven Iris Apfel. Directed by Albert Maysles. (1:18) PG-13.

“Ride” — When her son drops out of college to surf and find himself in Los Angeles, a magazine editor follows him and goes through her own period of self-discovery. With Helen Hunt, Brenton Thwaites and Luke Wilson. Written and directed by Hunt. (1:33) R.

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“Welcome to Me” — A woman with borderline personality disorder wins the lottery, quits her medication and buys herself a talk show on an infomercial channel. With Kristen Wiig, Wes Bentley and Linda Cardellini. Written by Eliot Laurence. Directed by Shira Piven. (1:28) R.

Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one 17 and younger admitted.

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