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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and Dave Sheridan