A big batch of new releases hits theaters this weekend, with four wide-ranging films targeting every kind of movie-goer.

'Transcendence'

A sci-fi thriller about a scientist who uses technology to surpass human intelligence.

Directed by Wally Pfister

Starring Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany


'Bears'

A beautifully filmed documentary that follows the lives of a bear family, a mother and her two cubs, as they make their lives together in Alaska.

Directed by Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey, Adam Chapman

Narrated by John C. Reilly


'Heaven Is For Real'

A child claims that he visited heaven during a near-death experience.

Directed by Randall Wallace

Starring Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly, Connor Corum, Margo Martindale


'A Haunted House 2'

The sequel to last year's parody of recent haunted-house movies.

Directed by Michael Tiddes

Starring Marlon Wayans, Jaime Pressly, Essence Atkins, Dave Sheridan