Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Ben Kingsley, Alfred Molina
Directed by: Mike Newell
Plot: Prince Dastan comes into possession of the Dagger of Time, which holds the powerful Sands of Time and together with the mysterious Princess Tamina, he must find a place to safeguard it from those who would use it to destroy the world.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 41%
Critic Consensus: “It doesn’t offer much in the way of substance, but Prince of Persia is a suitably entertaining swashbuckler — and a substantial improvement over most video game adaptations.”
Sex and the City 2
Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon
Directed by: Michael Patrick King
Plot: The ladies go to Abu Dhabi for some reason.
RT Freshness: 15%
Critic Consensus: “Straining under a thin plot stretched to its limit by a bloated running time, Sex and the City 2 adds an unfortunate coda to the long-running HBO series.”