TGIF! Is a trip to the movies in your plans this weekend? Every Friday, Healthy Way to Cook will bring you the week’s best box office picks along with a guilt-free movie snack you can munch on.

MOVIES TO SEE:

Paranorman - Trailer No. 1

ParaNorman

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Release Date: August 17
Rating: PG
Starring: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
This stop-motion animated feature follows Norman (Smit-McPhee), a misunderstood boy who can speak to the dead. He proves to be his small town’s only hope in taking on the slew of paranormal entities that have taken over.
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Sparkle

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Release Date:
August 17
Rating: PG-13
Starring: Jordin Sparks, Carmen Ejogo, Whitney Houston
Unexpected challenges threaten to tear a close-knit family apart as Sparkle (Sparks) struggles with her two sisters to become a Motown sensation.
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The Expendables 2

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Release Date:
August 17
Rating: R
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li, Bruce Willis, Liam Hemsworth
Mr. Church (Willis) enlists the help of the Expendables for a seemingly simple job. When one of them gets murdered, Barney Ross (Stallone) and the team go on a quest for revenge that could land them in even deeper trouble.
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SNACK OF THE WEEK:
 

Puppy Chow
Give this sticky-sweet favorite a healthy makeover by omitting the butter and chocolate chips. Melt a tablespoon or two of peanut butter mixed with an equal amount of cocoa powder, stir into gluten-free Rice Chex and coat with a sprinkle of the traditional powdered sugar. Be sure to bring napkins!
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Which of these would you see this weekend?

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Originally posted 2012-08-24 16:15:00.