In Interstellar, Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway are part of a team of explorers who have identified several potentially habitable planets accessible via wormhole. Melinda Sue Gordon/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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A jaded politician plays hooky in Viva La Libertà, so his campaign replaces him with his identical twin brother. You know where this is going, right? Courtesy of Distrib Films US hide caption

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Adam Driver starred in Tracks, This Is Where I Leave You and What If — all out this year. He says there are surprising similarities between two of his other biggest roles, on HBO's Girls and in the new Star Wars film. "If you think about breaking it down into moments ... and making them make sense as much as possible, it's actually not that far off," he says. Terry Richardson. hide caption

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When Nightcrawler begins, Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is stealing scrap metal and struggling to get by. He lands a job as a stringer — a freelance cameraman for a local news station. Chuck Zlotnick/Open Road Films hide caption

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Terrifying terrorramas so scary you'll need a nurse on standby! Bob Mondello says the 1993 film Matinee brought back memories of his days writing Halloween horror ad copy for a movie theater chain. Courtesy of Universal/The Kobal CollectionTION hide caption

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