Cannes Film Festival 2014 trailers

The Cannes Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, showcasing some 49 features from more than 28 countries, with a combination of high-profile awards hopefuls, Hollywood commercial plays and anticipated directorial debuts. Here’s a look at the trailers of some of the buzzed-about selections that will premiere after the festival kicks off May 14.

'The Homesman'

In addition to directing, Tommy Lee Jones also stars in "The Homesman," a western based on a novel by Glendon Swarthout. Jones plays a claim jumper rescued by a pioneer woman (Hilary Swank) and enlisted to help get a group of women across Nebraska. Meryl Streep also stars.

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Based on the autobiography of Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz, "Foxcatcher" centers on the infamous 1996 murder of Dave Schultz, Mark's brother and fellow Olympian, by chemical fortune heir John du Pont. The film stars Steve Carell as Du Pont and Channing Tatum as Mark Schultz.

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'The Rover'

A post-apocalyptic thriller set in the outback, "The Rover" stars Guy Pearce as a hardened loner who will stop at nothing to recover his car from a gang of thieves. Robert Pattinson stars as a man wounded and left behind by the same gang, then enlisted by Pearce on his mission.

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'The Captive'

Ryan Reynolds and Rosario Dawson star in Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan's ("The Sweet Hereafter," "Devil's Knot") psychological thriller about the kidnapping of a man's young daughter and how it destroys the relationships among the people involved.

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'Grace of Monaco'

The biographical drama tells the story of Grace Kelly, portrayed by Nicole Kidman. Amid a political dispute between Monaco's Prince Rainier III and France's Charles de Gaulle in the early 1960s, Kelly encounters a crisis of marriage and identity.

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'How to Train Your Dragon 2'

DreamWorks Animation's sequel picks up the story of the young Viking Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel) and his dragon Toothless as they encounter a mysterious dragon rider (Cate Blanchett) and come into conflict with a power-hungry warlod (Djimon Hounsou).

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Produced by Christy Khoshaba