This week in Boston movie theaters, John Cusack makes the awkward acquaintance of Robert De Niro, Liam Neeson kicks ass midflight on a plane, and a Cannes viewers’ choice winner comes to town.

1. The Bag Man
Director: David Grovic
Starring: John Cusack, Robert De Niro, Rebecca Da Costa
Plot: John Cusack teams up with Robert De Niro for this thriller, involving a guy with chronic bad luck who runs into a legendary crime boss and is sent on a mysterious mission.
Buzz/Tomatometer: “The Bag Man” has gotten 3.5 of 5 stars from

2. Jaatishwar
Director: Srijit Mukherji
Starring: Prasenjit Chatterjee, Jishu Sengupta, Swastika Mukherjee
Plot: In this one of a kind film, which spans two different time periods – 19th century and the present – a man falls in love with a Bengali woman before leaving to study in Portugal.
Buzz/Tomatometer: 131 IMDB users gave this film an average 6.6 out of 10.

3. The Lunchbox
Director: Ritesh Batra
Starring: Irfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur
Plot: A young housewife and a stranger connect when a mistake happens in Mumbai’s famous lunchbox delivery system.
Buzz/Tomatometer: This film won the viewers’ choice award at the 2013 Cannes film festival.

4. Non-Stop
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Starring: Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore
Plot: In this suspense thriller, an air marshal learns that a passenger on his flight will be killed every 20 minutes unless the US government transfers $150 million into an off-shore account.
Buzz/Tomatometer: 756 IMDB users gave this film an average 8.2 out of 10.

5. Repentance
Director: Philippe Caland
Starring: Forest Whitaker, Anthony Mackie, Mike Epps
Plot: A therapist/spiritual adviser gets more than he bargains for when he takes on a profoundly troubled man.

6. Son of God
Director: Christopher Spencer
Starring: Diogo Morgado, Roma Downey, Amber Rose Revah
Plot: Told through compelling cinematic storytelling, “Son of God” spans Jesus life from birth to crucifixion to resurrection.
Buzz/Tomatometer: Fresh off their success with the TV mini-series “The Bible,” Roma Downey and Mark Burnett produce the story of Jesus’s life for the big screen.