NOW SHOWING AT THE CINEMA CENTRE 8:

“NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION”: As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his wife, Ellen, and children, as he tries to make sure everything is in line, including the tree and house decorations. However, things go awry quickly. His hick cousin, Eddie, and his family show up unplanned and start living in their camper on the Griswold property. Even worse, Clark's employers renege on the holiday bonus he needs. Starring Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo. (1:37) (PG13: for brief strong language, some sexual humor, drinking, brief partial nudity, and some comic violence.) TICKETS FOR THIS SPECIAL 30TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTATION ARE $5.00 PLUS TAX.

“DARK WATERS”: Inspired by a shocking true story, corporate environmental defense attorney Rob Bilott has just made partner at his prestigious Cincinnati law firm in large part due to his work defending Big Chem companies. He finds himself conflicted after he’s contacted by two West Virginia farmers who believe that the local DuPont plant is dumping toxic waste in the area landfill that is destroying their fields and killing their cattle. Hoping to learn the truth about just what is happening, Bilott, with help from his supervising partner in the firm, Tom Terp, files a complaint that marks the beginning of an epic 15-year fight—one that will not only test his relationship with his wife, Sarah, but also his reputation, his health and his livelihood. Starring Mark Ruffalo and Anne Hathaway. (2:06) (PG-13: for thematic content, some disturbing images, and strong language.)

“KNIVES OUT”: Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in this fun, modern-day murder mystery. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. Everyone is a suspect, from Harlan's dysfunctional family to his devoted staff. Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan's untimely death. Starring Daniel Craig and Chris Evans. (2:10) (Rated PG-13: for thematic elements including brief violence, some strong language, sexual references, and drug material.)

DISNEY’S “FROZEN II” SHOWING AT CINEMA CENTRE 8 AND MOVIES 6: Why was Elsa born with magical powers? The answer is calling her and threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she'll set out on a dangerous but remarkable journey. In “Frozen,” Elsa feared her powers were too much for the world. In “Frozen 2,” she must hope they are enough. Please note: feature times vary by theatre. Featuring the voices of Kristen Bell and Jonathan Groff. (1:43) (Rated PG: for action/peril and some thematic elements.)

“A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD”: After a jaded magazine writer is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about empathy, kindness, and decency from America's most beloved neighbor. A timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” is based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. Starring Tom Hanks and Matthew Rhys. (1:48) (Rated PG: for some strong thematic material, a brief fight, and some mild language.)

“FORD v. FERRARI” SHOWING AT CINEMA CENTRE 8 AND MOVIES 6: Based on the remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966. Please note: feature times vary by theatre. Starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale. (2:32) (Rated PG-13: for some language and peril.)

“CHARLIE’S ANGELS”: Sabina, Elena, and Jane are working for the mysterious Charles Townsend, whose security and investigative agency has expanded internationally. With the world's smartest, bravest, and most highly trained women all over the globe, there are now teams of Angels guided by multiple Bosleys taking on the toughest jobs everywhere. Starring Kristen Stewart and Elizabeth Banks. (1:58) (Rated PG-13: for action/violence, language and some suggestive material.)

“PLAYING WITH FIRE” SHOWING AT CINEMA CENTRE 8 AND MOVIES 6: When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson and his elite team of firefighters come to the rescue of three siblings, they quickly realize that no amount of training could prepare them for their most challenging job yet -- babysitting. As their lives, jobs and depot get turned upside down, the three men soon learn that children -- much like fires -- are wild and unpredictable. Please note: feature times vary by theatre. Starring John Cena and Judy Greer. (1:36) (Rated PG: for rude humor, some suggestive material and mild peril.)

“MIDWAY”: This movie centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds. Starring Patrick Wilson and Woody Harrelson. (2:18) (Rated PG-13: for sequences of war violence and related images, language and smoking.)

NOW SHOWING AT MOVIES SIX AT SHAWNEE MALL:

“PLAYMOBIL: THE MOVIE”: When her younger brother Charlie unexpectedly disappears into the magical, animated universe of PLAYMOBIL®, unprepared Marla must go on a quest of a lifetime to bring him home. As she sets off on a fantastic journey across stunning new worlds, Marla teams up with some unlikely and heroic new friends - the smooth-talking food truck driver Del, the dashing and charismatic secret agent Rex Dasher, a wholehearted misfit robot, an extravagant fairy-godmother and many more. Through their vibrant adventure, Marla and Charlie realize that no matter how life plays out, you can achieve anything when you believe in yourself. Featuring the voices of Jim Gaffigan and Daniel Radcliffe. (1:39) (Rated PG: for action/peril and some language.)

DISNEY’S “FROZEN II” SHOWING AT CINEMA CENTRE 8 AND MOVIES 6: Why was Elsa born with magical powers? The answer is calling her and threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven, she'll set out on a dangerous but remarkable journey. In “Frozen,” Elsa feared her powers were too much for the world. In “Frozen 2,” she must hope they are enough. Please note: feature times vary by theatre. Featuring the voices of Kristen Bell and Jonathan Groff. (1:43) (Rated PG: for action/peril and some thematic elements.)

“21 BRIDGES”: After uncovering a massive conspiracy, an embattled NYPD detective joins a citywide manhunt for two young cop killers. As the night unfolds, he soon becomes unsure of who to pursue -- and who's in pursuit of him. When the search intensifies, authorities decide to take extreme measures by closing all of Manhattan's 21 bridges to prevent the suspects from escaping. Starring Chadwick Boseman and J. K. Simmons. (1:39) (Rated R: for violence and language throughout.)

“FORD v. FERRARI” SHOWING AT CINEMA CENTRE 8 AND MOVIES 6: Based on the remarkable true story of the visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the fearless British-born driver Ken Miles, who together battled corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966. Please note: feature times vary by theatre. Starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale. (2:32) (Rated PG-13: for some language and peril.)

“PLAYING WITH FIRE” SHOWING AT CINEMA CENTRE 8 AND MOVIES 6: When straight-laced fire superintendent Jake Carson and his elite team of firefighters come to the rescue of three siblings, they quickly realize that no amount of training could prepare them for their most challenging job yet -- babysitting. As their lives, jobs and depot get turned upside down, the three men soon learn that children -- much like fires -- are wild and unpredictable. Please note: feature times vary by theatre. Starring John Cena and Judy Greer. (1:36) (Rated PG: for rude humor, some suggestive material and mild peril.)

Disney’s “MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL”: Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies and dark new forces at play. The years have been kind to Maleficent and Aurora. Their relationship, born of heartbreak, revenge and ultimately love, has flourished. Yet the hatred between man and the fairies still exists. Aurora's impending marriage to Prince Phillip is cause for celebration in the kingdom of Ulstead and the neighboring Moors, as the wedding serves to unite the two worlds. When an unexpected encounter introduces a powerful new alliance, Maleficent and Aurora are pulled apart to opposing sides in a Great War, testing their loyalties and causing them to question whether they can truly be family. Starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning. (1:58) (Rated PG: for intense sequences of fantasy action/violence and brief scary images.)

NOW SHOWING AT THE HORNBECK and PENTHOUSE TWIN THEATRE:

“ARTIC DOGS”: Swifty the fox discovers a devious plan by Otto Von Walrus to drill beneath the Arctic surface to unleash enough gas to melt all the ice. With help from his friends -- an introverted polar bear, a scatterbrained albatross, a crafty fox and two paranoid otters -- Swifty and the gang spring into action to foil Otto's plot and save the day. Featuring the voices of Jeremy Renner and Heidi Klum. (1:32) (Rated PG: for some mild action and rude humor.)

“COUNTDOWN”: When a nurse downloads an app that claims to predict exactly when a person is going to die, it tells her she only has three days to live. With time ticking away and a figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out. Starring Elizabeth Lail and Jordan Calloway. (1:30) (Rated PG-13: for terror, violence, bloody images, suggestive material, language and thematic elements.)