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Power Rangers - 2.5.4

Based on the TV franchise: When five teenagers find glowing coins in a gold mine, they are imbued with superpowers and begin to understand that they now have the responsibility of saving the planet from an evil entity. With Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Becky G., Elizabeth Banks, Bryan Cranston and Bill Hader. Directed by Dean Israelite. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in an alien language with English subtitles and a few are spoken in Chinese with English subtitles. [2:04 - PG-13]

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Wilson - 6.4.10

A lonely man's (Woody Harrelson) father dies and he is left with no family and no real friends. When he re-connects with his ex-wife, he learns that he has a teenage daughter and he tries to get to know her, with life-changing consequences. Also with Laura Dern, Judy Greer, Cheryl Hines and Isabella Amara. Directed by Craig Johnson. [1:34 - R]

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The Belko Experiment - 2.10.10

One day at a Bogota office, 80 employees led by three individuals (John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn and Adria Arjona) are forced into a social experiment: Trapped inside their high-rise, they are ordered by a voice over the intercom to murder two co-workers within 30 minutes or die themselves. Also with John C. McGinley, Melonie Diaz, Josh Brener and Michael Rooker. Directed by Greg McClean. A few lines of dialogue are spoken in Spanish without translation. [1:28 - R]

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Beauty and the Beast - 2.4.1

Live action remake of the 1991 Disney animated feature: A small French village is home to a bookish, kind and unusual girl (Emma Watson) and her inventor father (Kevin Kline), who encounters a nobleman (Dan Stevens) that has been cursed to spend his life looking gruesome unless someone falls in love with him. Also with Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Hattie Morahan, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Nathan Mack, Audra McDonald, Stanley Tucci and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. Directed by Bill Condon. [2:09 - PG]

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T2 Trainspotting - 9.6.10

Sequel to the 1996 black comedy about drugs: A man (Ewan McGregor) returns home to Scotland after 20 years abroad to reunite with old friends, whose lives have been challenging with addiction and money problems. Also with Robert Carlyle, Steven Robertson, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller and Shirley Henderson. Directed by Danny Boyle. [1:57 - R]

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Land of Mine - 2.8.5

Set in 1945 at the end of the German occupation of Denmark: A Danish Sergeant (Roland Møller) is tasked with leading a group of German POWs with finding and defusing mines buried along the Danish coast. The situation becomes more complicated since most of the POWs are teenage boys. Also with Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Laura Bro, Zoe Zandvliet, Mads Riisom, Oskar Bökelmann, Emil Belton, Oskar Belton, Leon Seidel, Karl Alexander Seidel, Maximilian Beck, August Carter and Tim Bülow. Directed by Martin Zandvliet. [1:40 - R]

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Kong: Skull Island - 2.7.5

Set in 1973 as the Vietnam War comes to a close: a group of scientists accompanied by a military security force travels to a never-before mapped island surrounded by electrical storms and magnetic interference. The giant animals they find when they arrive have them running for their lives. With Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, John Goodman, Corey Hawkins, John Ortiz, Tian Jing and Toby Kebbell. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts. [2:00 - PG-13]

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The Ottoman Lieutenant - 6.7.1

In 1915 an American nurse (Hera Hilmar) travels to eastern Turkey to volunteer at a hospital. She falls in love with her escort (Michiel Huisman), a Turkish army officer, while a doctor at the hospital (Josh Hartnett) falls in love with her and WWI is soon upon them. Also with Ben Kingsley, Haluk Bilginer, Affif Ben Badra, Paul Barrett and Jessica Turner. Directed by Joseph Ruben. [1:46 - R]

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Before I Fall - 5.4.5

After dying, a young woman (Zoey Deutch) relives her last day repeatedly. Not clear about what is happening, she eventually figures out what she must do to be freed from this unending loop. Also with Halston Sage, Kian Lawley, Elena Kampouris, Cynthy Wu, Medalion Rahimi, Erica Tremblay and Liv Hewson. Directed by Ry Russo-Young. [1:39 - PG-13]

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The Shack - 1.5.1

After his young daughter is murdered, a man (Sam Worthington) becomes depressed and questions his faith. A strange letter without postage arrives, urging him to return to the shack where the murder happened. He arrives at the shack and steps through a door to a supernatural realm. Also with Octavia Spencer, Graham Greene, Radha Mitchell, Aviv Alush, Sumire Matsubara and Alice Braga. Directed by Stuart Hazeldine. [2:12 - PG-13]

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Logan - 5.8.10

In 2029 the Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) is in exile, but finds a young girl (Dafne Keen) whose powers seem to match his. He must protect her, as well as his mentor (Patrick Stewart) from the nefarious plans of criminals from the X-Men's past. Also with Stephan Merchant, Richard E. Grant, Boyd Holbrook and Elizabeth Rodriguez. Directed by James Mangold. Many lines of dialogue are spoken in Spanish without translation. [2:21 - R]

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Table 19 - 5.2.5

When a woman's (Anna Kendrick) boyfriend of 2 years (Wyatt Russell) breaks up with her, she is taken out of the bridal party of her oldest friend. Now she has to try to make the best of the situation, while seeing her ex with another woman and being seated with the undesirable invitees at table 19. Also with Stephen Merchant, Amanda Crew, Lisa Kudrow, Maria Thayer, Craig Robinson, Tony Revolori, June Squibb and Thomas Cocquerel. Directed by Jeffrey Blitz. [1:27 - PG-13]

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Rock Dog - 1.3.1

A Tibetan mastiff dog (voiced by Luke Wilson) goes against his father's (voiced by J.K. Simmons) wishes and travels to the big city to become a Rock 'N' Roll musician and meet a famous rocker (voiced by Eddie Izzard). Also with the voices of Lewis Black, Kenan Thompson, Mae Whitman, Jorge Garcia, Matt Damon and Sam Elliot. Directed by Ash Brannon. [1:20 - PG]

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Collide - 5.6.5

When his girlfriend (Felicity Jones) cannot afford an organ transplant in Germany, a man (Nicholas Hoult) plans a cocaine heist for cash, but runs afoul of an eccentric drug lord (Anthony Hopkins). Also with Marwan Kenzari and Ben Kingsley. Directed by Eran Creevy. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in German with English subtitles. [1:39 - PG-13]

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The Red Turtle - 3.3.0

This animated adventure tells the story of a man marooned on an isolated island and how after a large red turtle transforms into a woman, they fall in love and start a family. Directed by Michael Dudok de Wit. There is no real dialogue in the film, only exclamations. [1:20 - PG]

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Get Out - 3.8.9

A young African-American man (Daniel Kaluuya) travels to the home of his white girlfriend's (Allison Williams) family and becomes increasingly wary of the behavior of all the people around him. Also with LilRel Howery, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Marcus Henderson, Betty Gabriel, Lakeith Stanfield and Stephen Root. Directed by Jordan Peele. [1:43 - R]

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A United Kingdom - 3.3.2

Based on a true story from 1947: an African prince (David Oyelowo) struggles to move his people away from the rule of monarchs and toward democracy while also fighting the British and their control over his marriage to a white woman (Rosamund Pike). Also with Jack Davenport, Tom Felton, Laura Carmichael, Terry Pheto and Jessica Oyelowo. Directed by Amma Asante. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Setswana with English subtitles. [1:51 - PG-13]

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Loving - 2.2.3

Set in the late 1950s and based on the true story of a Virginia couple (Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton) who married and were arrested under the Virginia anti-miscegenation law that prohibited people of different races from marrying. They sued the state and Loving v. Virginia made it to the Supreme Court. Also with Will Dalton, Dean Mumford, Terri Abney, Alano Miller and Chris Greene. Directed by Jeff Nichols. [2:03 - PG-13]

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A Cure for Wellness - 8.8.5

A Wall Street investment firm sends one of its junior executives (Dane DeHaan) to an isolated sanatorium in the Swiss Alps to bring back their CEO (Harry Groener). Once there, the executive questions the spa's miracle cures and is prevented from leaving. Also with Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Adrian Schiller, Celia Imrie and Ashok Mandanna. Directed by Gore Verbinski. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in German without translation or subtitles. [2:26 - R]

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The Great Wall - 1.7.3

Two men (Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal) stumble upon The Great Wall of China, which is defended by a huge army of highly-trained soldiers that are preparing for a battle with an unknown entity. The men must decide whether to stay and fight or run away. Also with Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau and Hanyu Zhang. Directed by Yimou Zhang. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Chinese with English subtitles.[1:43 - PG-13]

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Fist Fight - 6.6.10

On the last day before summer vacation a mild-mannered high school English teacher (Charlie Day) tries to remain calm during senior pranks and impending job loss. Then he inadvertently offends another teacher (Ice Cube), who demands a schoolyard fight after the closing bell. Also with Tracy Morgan, Christina Hendricks, Jillian Bell and Dean Norris. Directed by Richie Keen. [1:31 - R]

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John Wick: Chapter 2 - 4.9.5

In this sequel, a former assassin (Keanu Reeves) plans a low-profile retirement but is recalled to action when an Italian gangster (Riccardo Scamarcio) demands a favor. The assassin reluctantly travels to Rome to kill the ruthless leader (Claudia Gerini) of a dangerous crime family. Also with Common, Laurence Fishburne, Ruby Rose, John Leguizamo and Ian McShane. Directed by Chad Stahelski. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Italian, Russian, Hebrew and American Sign Language with English subtitles. [2:02 - R]

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The LEGO Batman Movie - 1.3.2

In the Lego universe an angry Batman (voiced by Will Arnett) reluctantly goes on a personal quest: He must learn the basics of teamwork and friendship to save Gotham City from The Joker (voiced by Zach Galifianakis) and his villainous army, with the help of Robin (voiced by Michael Cera) and Batgirl (voiced by Rosario Dawson). Also with the voices of Ralph Fiennes, Mariah Carey and Jenny Slate. Directed by Chris McKay. [1:46 - PG]

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Fifty Shades Darker - 10.4.5

The follow-up to the steamy romance between a wealthy man (Jamie Dornan) with a dark past and a woman (Dakota Johnson) trying to figure out the pieces to the puzzle of his heart. Also with Eric Johnson, Eloise Mumford, Bella Heathcote, Rita Ora, Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk, Max Martini, Bruce Altman, Kim Basinger and Marcia Gay Harden. Directed by James Foley. [1:58 - R]

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Rings - 4.6.3

The infamous video that causes the death of the watcher seven days after it is viewed resurfaces in this third sequel and wreaks havoc on a college campus when it is incorporated into a lab experiment. With Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Vincent D'Onofrio, Aimee Teegarden and Bonnie Morgan. Directed by F. Javier Gutiérrez. [1:42 - PG-13]

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The Space Between Us - 3.4.3

In 2018 the first Martian colony leader (Janet Montgomery) dies in childbirth and her son (Asa Butterfield) becomes the first human to be raised on another planet. As a 16-year-old he starts communicating secretly with an Earth girl (Britt Robertson), he falls in love with her and travels to meet her and search for his father. However, he finds his organs quickly deteriorating in Earth's unfamiliar environment. Also with Gary Oldman, Carla Gugino and B.D. Wong. Directed by Peter Chelsom. [2:00 - PG-13]

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The Comedian - 4.4.10

A man (Robert De Niro) trying to distance himself from a long time TV role hits the stand-up circuit, with mixed results. He finds that dealing with hecklers, bloggers, going viral and fatherhood are very difficult to manage. Also with Leslie Mann, Cloris Leachman, Danny DeVito, Harvey Keitel, Edie Falco, Billy Crystal, Patti LuPone, Hannibal Buress, Charles Grodin, Gilbert Gottfried, Brett Butler and Jimmie Walker. Directed by Taylor Hackford. [1:59 - R]

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Gold - 6.4.10

Based on a true story: A struggling precious metals dealer (Matthew McConaughey) and a geologist (Edgar Ramirez) travel to Indonesia in search of a lucrative gold mine. While they do discover gold, they must navigate the difficult worlds of Wall Street investors and the Indonesian government. Also with Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll, Bruce Greenwood, Craig T. Nelson and Stacy Keach. Directed by Stephan Gaghan. A few lines of dialogue are in an Indonesian language with English subtitles. [2:00 - R]

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter - 3.8.3

In this sixth sequel humanity continues to face extinction in a zombie apocalypse as a woman (Milla Jojovich) is betrayed by a villain (Shawn Roberts). She gathers the few remaining humans and fights zombies, as well as unanticipated new mutants. Also with Ruby Rose, Ali Larter, Eolin Macken, William Levy and Iain Glen. Directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. [1:47 - R]

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Silence - 2.8.2

Two 17th-century Jesuit priests (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) travel to Japan searching for their missing teacher (Liam Neeson). This is a time when Christianity was outlawed and severe punishment and death were employed to deter the Japanese population from converting to it. Also with Tadanobu Asano, Ciarán Hinds, Issei Ogata, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Yoshi Oida and Yôsuke Kubozuka. Directed by Martin Scorsese. [2:41 - R]

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A Dog's Purpose - 2.4.1

A dog (voiced by Josh Gad) lives several lives in various forms and with a number of human companions while trying to determine the meaning and purpose of canine existence. Also with Britt Robertson, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, K.J. Apa, Logan Miller, Juliet Rylance, Luke Kirby and Bryce Gheisar. Directed by Lasse Hallström. [2:00 - PG]

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xXx: Return of Xander Cage - 4.6.5

Called out of exile by the CIA, an xXx agent (Vin Diesel) mobilizes a team of daredevils to find and destroy a weapon called Pandora's Box, which controls all the satellites orbiting Earth. A super villain (Donnie Yen) wants to use it to destroy the world. Also with Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu, Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette and Samuel L. Jackson. Directed by D.J. Caruso. [1:47 - PG-13]

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Split - 4.7.5

Three young women are abducted and held by a man (James McAvoy) who seems to exhibit the symptoms of dissociative identity disorder. The women learn that their abductor currently has 23 personalities and a 24th, referred to as The Beast, will be unleashed soon. Also with Sebastian Arcelus, Betty Buckley, Izzie Coffey, Brad William Henke, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula and Anya Taylor-Joy. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan. [1:57 - PG-13]

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The Bye Bye Man - 5.8.5

After moving into a creepy old house, three people begin to experience strange events; and as their reality shifts and they are convinced that they are going mad, they each realize that there is only one way to escape the evil that has been unleashed. Also with Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, Doug Jones, Michael Trucco, Jenna Kanell, Erica Tremblay, Faye Dunaway and Carrie-Anne Moss. Directed by Stacy Title. [1:36 - PG-13]

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Monster Trucks - 1.3.1

While drilling for oil three creatures are released from their deep Earth world and a young man (Lucas Till) works to get them back to their home safely, despite the efforts of unscrupulous men bent on poisoning their home. Also with Jane Levy, Thomas Lennon, Barry Pepper, Rob Lowe and Danny Glover. Directed by Chris Wedge. [1:54 - PG]

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Sleepless - 5.8.10

Two Las Vegas police detectives (Jamie Foxx and T.I.) have shady connections with a drug cartel. When they steal cocaine from a drug dealer, the 15-year-old son of one of the detectives is kidnapped in retaliation and in a frantic night-long search, the boy's father confronts police officials on the cartel payroll, casino drug dealers, hit men and gangsters. Also with Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney, David Harbour, Gabrielle Union and Scoot McNairy. Directed by Baran bo Odar. [1:36 - R]

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Patriots Day - 2.8.10

Based on the actual events of two bombs exploding during the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013: A police officer stationed near the explosions (Mark Wahlberg), an FBI agent (Kevin Bacon), and the Boston Police Commissioner (John Goodman) ask survivors, first responders, and the public to help them catch the two terrorists who planted the bombs. Also with J.K. Simmons, Jimmy O. Yang, Vincent Curatola and Alex Wolff. Directed by Peter Berg. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Chinese with English subtitles. [2:10 - R]

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Live by Night - 6.8.10

Set in the 1920s, a man (Ben Affleck) vows to never take orders from anyone and to never become part of the mob. However, circumstances conspire against his ostensible principles in Prohibition Era Boston and Florida. Also with Elle Fanning, Remo Girone, Brendan Gleeson, Robert Glenister, Matthew Maher, Chris Messina, Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana, Chris Cooper and Titus Welliver. Directed by Affleck. [2:08 - R]

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Underworld: Blood Wars - 6.8.5

In this fifth sequel a vampire death dealer (Kate Beckinsale) confronts a large pack of werewolves, as well as enemy vampires. She finds useful alliances in a vampire-wolf hybrid (Theo James) and a Nordic Coven leader (Peter Andersson), who aid her in plans to end the eternal blood feud between the wolves and the vampires. Also with Tobias Menzies, Lara Pulver, Clementine Nicholson, Bradley James and Charles Dance. Directed by Anna Foerster. [1:32 - R]

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Love & Friendship - 2.1.1

Adaptation of Jane Austen's novella "Lady Susan": A widow (Kate Beckinsale) searches for a new husband while staying at the estate of her in-laws. Without any means to support herself, she uses sex-appeal and cunning to achieve her objectives. Also with Morfydd Clark, Tom Bennett, Jenn Murray, Lochlann O'Mearáin, Sophie Radermacher, Chloë Sevigny, Stephen Fry, Jordan Waller, Ross Mac Mahon, Xavier Samuel, Emma Greenwell, Justin Edwards and Kelly Campbell. Directed by Whit Stillman. [1:32 - PG]

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A Monster Calls - 1.4.1

A boy (Lewis MacDougall) struggling with the terminal illness of his mother befriends a tree monster (with the voice of Liam Neeson) that helps him prepare for the loss by telling him three fantastical stories. Adapted from the children's novel by Patrick Ness. Also with Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones and Toby Kebbell. Directed by J.A. Bayona. [1:48 - PG-13]

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Hidden Figures - 1.3.3

Based on true events: The film relates the untold story of the impact female African-American mathematicians and engineers had on the space race during the early 1960s. With Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge and Glen Powell. Directed by Theodore Melfi. [2:07 - PG]

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Why Him? - 6.4.10

A Michigan man (Bryan Cranston) with business problems reluctantly takes his wife (Megan Mullally) and teen son (Griffin Glick) to visit his daughter (Zoey Deutch), who's studying at Stanford University, for Christmas. While there the overprotective father discovers that his daughter's rich techie boyfriend (James Franco) is a profane nonconformist with odd associates. Also with Keegan-Michael Key, Cedric the Entertainer and the voice of Kaley Cuoco. Directed by John Hamburg. [1:51 - R]

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Assassin's Creed - 1.6.5

Based on the popular video game: A man (Michael Fassbender) is persuaded to embark in a program that will allow him to connect with his ancestors from 1492 in order to track down an item that is thought to contain the secret by which violence among humans can be eliminated. Also with Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson, Charlotte Rampling, Michael Kenneth Williams, Denis Ménochet, Ariane Labed, Khalid Abdalla and Essie Davis. Directed by Justin Kurzel. Several lines of dialogue are in Spanish with English subtitles. [2:20 - PG-13]

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Passengers - 5.5.3

Set on a voyage for 120 years, a spaceship travels to a planet which 5,000 people from Earth plan to colonize. Along the way, two of the hibernation pods open and the occupants (Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt) are revived 90 years too early. Also with Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne and Andy Garcia. Directed by Morten Tyldum. [1:56 - PG-13]

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Sing - 1.2.1

Animated tale featuring animals performing in a singing competition for a theater owner (voiced by Matthew McConaughey) desperate to save his beloved theater from bankruptcy. Also with the voices of Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly, Jennifer Saunders and Jennifer Hudson. Directed by Christophe Lourdelet & Garth Jennings. [1:48 - PG]

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - 1.5.1

In a desperate effort to disable the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate planet killing weapon of total destruction, a young rebel (Felicity Jones) is sent to find a man who can lead her to her father, the designer of the Death Star. Also with Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen, Wen Jiang, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen and Jimmy Smits. Directed by Gareth Edwards. A few lines of dialogue are spoken in an alien language with English subtitles. [2:14 - PG-13]

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Collateral Beauty - 1.3.5

A man (Will Smith) cannot come to terms with an unbearable loss and when on the brink of losing everything he must face the truth about life. Meanwhile, afraid that his emotional state is damaging their company, his colleagues are trying to prove he is mentally incompetent. Also with Edward Norton, Kate Winslet, Michael Peña, Helen Mirren, Naomie Harris, Keira Knightley and Jacob Latimore. Directed by David Frankel. [1:37 - PG-13]

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Fences - 2.3.4

Drama set in the 1950s about a man (Denzel Washington) who was a baseball star but now works as a garbage collector in Pittsburgh, and struggles to raise his son and keep his family together despite racism and other self-imposed obstacles. Also with Viola Davis, Mykelti Williamson, Theresa Cook, Jovan Adepo, Stephen Henderson, Russell Hornsby and Saniyya Sidney. Directed by Denzel Washington. [2:18 - PG-13]

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Manchester by the Sea - 6.5.10

A man (Casey Affleck) moves away from his home town and works as a janitor after a tragic accident. But when his brother dies, he returns to sort out the man's affairs and care for his teenage son. Also with Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges, Liam McNeill, C.J. Wilson and Heather Burns. Directed by Kenneth Lonergan. [2:17 - R]

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Office Christmas Party - 8.4.10

A dedicated company CEO (Jennifer Aniston) becomes disgusted with her brother (T.J. Miller) when he concentrates on partying instead of working. She tries to close him down, but he recruits his tech officer (Jason Bateman) to host a monumental office Christmas party and catch a high-powered client who will save all their jobs. Also with Kate McKinnon, Olivia Munn, Vanessa Bayer and Rob Corddry. Directed by Josh Gordon & Will Speck. A line of dialogue is spoken in Russian with English subtitles and a German song is not translated. [1:45 - R]

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La La Land - 3.2.5

A musical set in LA, where a struggling actress (Emma Stone) on the brink of throwing it all in meets a jazz pianist (Ryan Gosling) whose dream is to open his own jazz club. Also with J.K. Simmons, Rosemarie DeWitt, Finn Wittrock, Jason Fuchs, John Legend, Sonoya Mizuno and Callie Hernandez. Directed by Damien Chazelle. [2:08 - PG-13]

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Miss Sloane - 5.3.6

A high-powered lobbyist (Jessica Chastain) is sought after to make the case against a firearms bill but her conscience won't allow it. When she takes the other side in the public battle, she becomes a pawn in the process of establishing or rejecting gun safety rules. Also with Gugu Mbatha-Raw, John Lithgow, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mark Strong, Jake Lacy, Alison Pill, Sam Waterston, Ennis Esmer and Douglas Smith. Directed by John Madden. [2:12 - R]

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Denial - 1.3.5

Based on a true story: Court room drama with Rachel Weisz as an American professor of Jewish Studies who is sued by a British historian (Timothy Spall) who denies the Holocaust ever happened because she accused him of being a Holocaust denier. Also with Tom Wilkinson, Andrew Scott, Jack Lowden, Caren Pistorius, Alex Jennings, Harriet Walter and Mark Gatiss. Directed by Mick Jackson. [1:49 - PG-13]

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The Eyes of My Mother - 6.8.0

A black and white film about a young woman (Kika Magalhaes) left alone in an isolated farm to face the torment of her loneliness. Also with Diana Agostini, Olivia Bond, Will Brill, Joey Curtis-Green and Flora Diaz. Directed by Nicolas Pesce. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in Portuguese with English subtitles. [1:16 - R]

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Incarnate - 1.5.5

A scientist with powers to heal the mind (Aaron Eckhart) answers a distress call from the Vatican, and ends up entering the subconscious of a young boy (David Mazouz), who is possessed by a demon that levels ferocity at the scientist from a long-held grudge. Also with Catalina Moreno, Mark Henry and Carise van Houten. Directed by Brad Peyton. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in an unknown language by a demon-possessed boy and a woman, with some lines accompanied by English subtitles. [1:31 - PG-13]

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Jackie - 2.5.5

After the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy, Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman) must face her grief while maintaining the decorum of being First Lady and the compassion of being a mother to her two young children. Also with Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt, Richard E. Grant, Caspar Phillipson, Beth Grant, John Carroll Lynch and Max Casella. Directed by Pablo Larraín. A few lines of dialogue are spoken in Spanish with English subtitles. [1:39 - R]

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Allied - 6.7.6

In 1942 a Canadian intelligence officer (Brad Pitt) falls in love with and marries a French Resistance fighter (Marion Cotillard). He then learns that his wife may be a covert agent for the Axis Powers and he must execute her. Unconvinced, he begins his own high risk investigation. Also with Lizzy Caplan, Jared Harris and Matthew Goode. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Many lines of dialogue are in French with English subtitles and a few lines of dialogue in French and German are not translated. [1:57 - R]

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Rules Don't Apply - 5.2.5

In 1958 a starlet (Lily Collins) and a chauffeur (Alden Ehrenreich) begin a romance that is frowned upon by their religious denominations and forbidden by the rules of their employer, the reclusive and peculiar billionaire Howard Hughes (Warren Beatty). Also with Annette Bening, Matthew Broderick and Alec Baldwin. Directed by Warren Beatty. [2:06 - PG-13]

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Bad Santa 2 - 8.5.10

Sequel to the 2003 film: Still on a perpetual bender, the foul-mouthed, sex-obsessed, Santa suit-wearing delinquent (Billy Bob Thornton) is persuaded to join his sidekick (Tony Cox) who has just been released from jail. Together they plan a sure-thing job that also brings him back in contact with his estranged mother (Kathy Bates). Also with Christina Hendricks, Brett Kelly and Ryan Hansen. Directed by Mark Waters. [1:32 - R]

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Moana - 1.3.1

Animated tale of a girl (voiced by Auli'i Cravalho) destined to lead the people of her small Polynesian island. She is drawn to the sea and when her people's survival is threatened she takes to the water to find help. Also with the voices of Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger and Alan Tudyk. Directed by Ron Clements, Don Hall, John Musker & Chris Williams. [1:53 - PG]

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Bleed for This - 6.6.9

Based on a true story: a boxer known as "The Pazmanian Devil" (Miles Teller) wins two world championship titles, but nearly dies in a massive automobile accident. Left with a broken neck, he goes against doctor's orders and works tirelessly with a well-known trainer (Aaron Eckhart) for a comeback bout. Also with Katey Sagal, Ciaran Hinds, Christine Evangelista, Ted Levine and Amanda Clayton. Directed by Ben Younger. Several lines of dialogue are in Spanish with no translation and a man translates at a press conference for two boxers. [1:57 - R]

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - 2.4.2

A British wizard (Eddie Redmayne) comes to America to seek out magical beasts and catalogue them into a textbook that will teach wizards to protect the animals. While doing so, he must confront bureaucrats, a society for the destruction of witches, and an evil sorcerer (Colin Farrell). Also with Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Carmen Ejogo and Johnny Depp. Directed by David Yates. [2:13 - PG-13]en and Tzi Ma. Directed by Denis Villeneuve. [1:57 - PG-13]

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Nocturnal Animals - 7.8.10

An art dealer (Amy Adams) receives a novel manuscript from her ex-husband and watches her own life unravel while reading the distressing story. Also with Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Ellie Bamber, Armie Hammer, Karl Glusman, Robert Aramayo, Laura Linney and Michael Sheen. Directed by Tom Ford. [1:57 - R]

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The Edge of Seventeen - 5.3.6

A teenage girl (Hailee Steinfeld) struggles with being a teenager, having no friends, the death of her father and her brother's apparent perpetual success. Also with Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick, Woody Harrelson, Hayden Szeto, Alexander Calvert and Eric Keenleyside. Directed by Kelly Fremon Craig. [1:44 - R]

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20th Century Women - 6.3.5

Set in the late 1970s in Santa Barbara, California, the single mother (Annette Bening) of a teenage boy struggles with how to raise him to be a good man while also trying to deal with her relationships. Also with Elle Fanning, Alia Shawkat, Laura Wiggins, Billy Crudup and Greta Gerwig. Directed by Mike Mills. [1:58 - R]

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Arrival - 1.3.5

UFOs land in 12 nations around the world and the US Army uses a linguist to attempt to decipher the language of the seven-legged alien visitors. As governments of the remaining nations cut communications with America, the linguist and a scientist (Jeremy Renner) study the alien language to prevent global destruction, and encounter a unique perspective regarding time. Also with Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mark O'Brien and Tzi Ma. Directed by Denis Villeneuve. [1:57 - PG-13]

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Almost Christmas - 3.3.4

An aging widower (Danny Glover) invites his four adult children and in-laws for Christmas to celebrate the memory of his wife. He hopes that his daughters (Gabrielle Union and Kimberly Elise) and sons (Romany Malco and Jessie T. Usher) will spend five days together without drama, but arguments begin immediately. Also with Omar Epps, John Michael Higgins, Mo'Nique, Nicole Ari Parker and J. B. Smoove. Directed by David E. Talbert. [1:52 - PG-13]

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Trolls - 2.3.2

Animated feature about a happy Troll princess (voiced by Anna Kendrick) that convinces a grouchy survivalist (voiced by Justin Timberlake) to help save their people from the giant Bergens, who eat Trolls once a year in order to absorb their happiness. Also with Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, John Cleese, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, James Corden and Gwen Stefani. Directed by Mike Mitchell & Walt Dohrn. [1:32 - PG]

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Hacksaw Ridge - 4.9.4

Based on true events: During WWII a conscientious objector (Andrew Garfield) enlists in the US Army but suffers condemnation from other recruits and recriminations from his commanding officers. Finally cleared to serve as a medic in Okinawa, he works alone to save 75 wounded men, earning the Congressional Medal of Honor and three Purple Hearts, without ever using a weapon. Also with Vince Vaughn, Hugo Weaving, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer and Rachel Griffiths. Directed by Mel Gibson. [2:18 - R]

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Doctor Strange - 1.5.3

An arrogant, successful neurosurgeon (Benedict Cumberbatch) loses the use of his hands in an automobile accident. Becoming despondent, he stumbles onto the ways of a group of wizards and struggles with accepting a new role as a champion against dark forces in multiple universes. Also with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen and Tilda Swinton. Directed by Scott Derrickson. [1:55 - PG-13]

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Inferno - 2.6.5

The third entry in the Dan Brown "Da Vinci Code" series: A prominent symbologist (Tom Hanks) finds himself in a hospital after an accident that has left him with memory loss. Reconstructing the past with flashbacks and a series of clues left by a dead man, he tries to solve an intricate life-threatening puzzle. Also with Felicity Jones, Omar Sy, Irrfan Khan, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Ben Foster, Ana Ularu and Ida Darvish. Directed by Ron Howard. Several lines of dialogue are spoken in a foreign language with English subtitles. [2:01 - PG-13]

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Ouija: Origin of Evil - 1.6.3

Set in 1967, a widow and her two daughters try to make ends meet by performing séances and communicating with their clients' dead relatives. It all seems innocent enough until a Ouija board is used and a dark presence invades their lives. With Annalise Basso, Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Henry Thomas, Parker Mack, Doug Jones, Chelsea Gonzalez, Lincoln Melcher, Nicholas Keenan and Michael Weaver. Directed by Mike Flanagan. [1:39 - PG-13]

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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back - 3.6.4

A former military police investigator (Tom Cruise) visits his old army base to see the new commander (Cobie Smulders). Upon arrival, he finds her in the brig for treason and then he's charged with two murders and a paternity suit. He determines to discover who and what is behind the conspiracy. Also with Patrick Heusinger, Aldis Hodge, Danika Yarosh and Holt McCallany. Directed by Edward Zwick. [1:58 - PG-13]

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Keeping Up with the Joneses - 5.5.5

New neighbors (Jon Hamm and Gal Gadot) in an Atlanta cul-de-sac bring intrigue when they are suspected of not being what they claim, and an otherwise ordinary couple (Zach Galifianakis and Isla Fisher) becomes embroiled in international espionage. Also with Patton Oswalt, Ming Zhao, Matt Walsh, Maribeth Monroe, Michael Liu and Kevin Dunn. Directed by Greg Mottola. A few lines of dialogue are in foreign languages with no subtitles but a character translates (presumably correctly). [1:45 - PG-13]

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Moonlight - 6.5.7

We watch a young boy grow to manhood while struggling with the difficulties of his mother's drug addiction, his own sexuality and loneliness in a rough neighborhood in Miami. With Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson, Alex R. Hibbert, Janelle Monáe, Naomie Harris, Jaden Piner, Ashton Sanders, Edson Jean and Patrick Decile. Directed by Barry Jenkins. A song is played in Spanish with no subtitles. [1:50 - R]

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Max Steel - 1.5.4

A teenager (Ben Winchell) discovers that he can emit waves of tachyon energy, but cannot control them until a quirky extraterrestrial (voiced by Josh Brener) asks to link their skills and channel the energy to save lives. When joined, they become an incredible superhero who must confront a mad scientist (Andy Garcia) and super-villains from a far off galaxy. Also with Maria Bello, Ana Villafane and Mike Doyle. Directed by Stewart Hendler. [1:32 - PG-13]

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Priceless - 4.5.1

Based on true events: a widower (Joel Smallbone) in financial straits accepts a shady job, hoping to regain custody of his daughter, and he ends up driving a truck across the country with unknown cargo. When he discovers that he is delivering two women, he is disturbed and with the help of a motel owner (David Koechner) he attempts to shut down a prostitution ring. Also with Bianca Santos, Amber Midthunder, Jim Parrack, Sarah Minnich, Jodi Lynn Thomas and Travis Hammer. Directed by Ben Smallbone. Several lines of dialogue are in Spanish and some of them are accompanied by English subtitles. [1:38 - PG-13]

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Boo! A Madea Halloween - 4.5.5

In this sequel Madea (Tyler Perry) spends Halloween keeping track of her teenage granddaughter (Diamond White) and a nearby fraternity that is going overboard with Halloween activities. Madea and her friends become embroiled in chaos when she confronts fraternity brothers, zombies and killer clowns after her granddaughter sneaks out of the house. Also with Bella Thorne, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely, Andre Hall and Yousef Erakat. Directed by Tyler Perry. A few lines of dialogue are in Spanish and Chinese with no translation or subtitles. [1:43 - PG-13]

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Kevin Hart: What Now? - 4.5.10

A movie version of Kevin Hart's performance at the Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA, with the addition of cinematic extras. Also with Hale Berry, Don Cheadle and David Meunier. Directed by Leslie Small & Tim Story. A couple of lines of dialogue are spoken in Russian with English subtitles. [1:36 - R]

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The Accountant - 1.7.7

A boy with autism and uncanny math skills grows up to become a forensic accountant (Ben Affleck). His chief clients are major crime families, but he takes on a legitimate case for a robotics company and when he finds massive embezzlement people begin dying at the hands of hired assassins while the FBI is unable to stop the murders. Also with Anna Kendrick, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, J.K. Simmons and John Lithgow. Directed by Gavin O'Connor. A few lines of dialogue are in a foreign language and accompanied by English subtitles. [2:08 - R]

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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life - 2.3.3

A middle school student (Griffin Gluck) enjoys an expansive imagination and dislikes authority figures. When he attends a school where he is expected to follow a massive list of rules, trouble begins. With a friend (Thomas Barbusca) he plots pranks against the uptight principal (Andy Daly) in order to annoy him and impress a female classmate (Isabela Moner). Also with Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle, Adam Pally and Retta. Directed by Steve Carr. A few phrases are spoken in Spanish without translation. [1:32 - PG]

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American Honey - 9.4.10

A teenage girl (Sasha Lane) desperate to separate herself from her dysfunctional life runs away with a traveling magazine sales group and learns life changing lessons. Also with Shia LaBeouf, Riley Keough, McCaul Lombardi, Arielle Holmes, Crystal Ice, Veronica Ezell, Chad Cox, Garry Howell, Kenneth Kory Tucker, Raymond Coalson, Isaiah Stone, Dakota Powers, Shawna Rae Moseley and Chris Wright. Directed by Andrea Arnold. [2:43 - R]

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The Girl on the Train - 8.6.9

An alcoholic divorcée (Emily Blunt) insinuates herself into the life of her abusive ex-husband (Justin Theroux), his current wife (Rebecca Ferguson), their nanny (Haley Bennett) and the nanny's husband (Luke Evans), all of whom she watches obsessively from the window of her daily commuter train. Then the nanny goes missing, and it's not clear who's a witness to murder or actually a murderer. Also with Allison Janney, Edgar Ramirez, Lisa Kudos and Laura Prepon. Directed by Tate Taylor. [1:52 - R]

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Masterminds - 3.4.5

Based on actual events: In 1997 a bored armored car driver (Zach Galifianakis) lets a crush on a colleague (Kristen Wiig) lure him into the North Carolina "Hillbilly Heist" along with a group of dimwits under the leadership of a trailer park playboy (Owen Wilson). The police, as well as a hit man (Jason Sudeikis), go after them. Also with Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Jon Daly. Directed by Jared Hess. [1:30 - PG-13]

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - 1.5.3

After the mysterious sudden death of his grandfather (Terence Stamp), a teen boy (Asa Butterfield) follows clues that lead him to a magical estate where young people with special powers can reside. The headmistress (Eva Green) assigns him the task of protecting them from a monstrous villain (Samuel L. Jackson) and his two leagues of minions. Also with Chris O'Dowd, Judi Dench, Eva Purnell, Rupert Everett and Allison Janney. Directed by Tim Burton. [2:07 - PG-13]

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The Birth of a Nation - 5.8.3

Based on the story of Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a slave in the antebellum South who led a slave rebellion in 1831. Hundreds of slaves were murdered in retribution. Also with Armie Hammer, Mark Boone Junior, Colman Domingo, Aunjanue Ellis, Dwight Henry, Aja Naomi King, Esther, Roger Guenveur Smith, Gabrielle Union and Penelope Ann Miller. Directed by Nate Parker. A few lines of dialogue are spoken in an African language with English subtitles. [2:00 - R]

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Deepwater Horizon - 4.7.5

Based on actual events from 2010: An electrician (Mark Wahlberg) on a major offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico must survive a massive oil and gas explosion and help his crew to safety. The rig produced the largest oil spill in global history, becoming a major controversy. Also with Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Gina Rodriguez, Dylan O'Brien, Kate Hudson, Ethan Suplee, Henry Frost and Jeremy Sande. Directed by Peter Berg. [1:47]

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Queen of Katwe - 2.3.1

Based on a true story: In Uganda a young girl (Madina Nalwanga) shows extraordinary chess playing skills, thought an unusual trait for girls and the poor. Encouraged and challenged to succeed by her brother and mentors, she hones her skills against chauvinistic boys, rich snobs, and international chess masters. Also with David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Martin Kabanz and Taryn Kyaze. Directed by Mira Nair. Several lines of dialogue are in an Ugandan language with English subtitles. [2:04 - PG]

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