A SHAWNEE HOLIDAY TRADITION CONTINUES

You’re invited to our 98th Annual Jones Theatres Free Christmas Show on December 23rd at the Hornbeck Theatre. This year we will be showing the animated holiday classic “Dr. Suess’ The Grinch” (2018) rated PG and featuring the voice of Benedict Cumberbatch. Doors will open at 9:30 am and the movie starts at 10:00 am. The movie is free for all ages up to the theatre’s capacity. Christmas candy will be distributed after the movie.

NOW SHOWING AT THE CINEMA CENTRE 8:

“STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER” (3D/2D) SHOWING AT CINEMA CENTRE 8 AND MOVIES 6: The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more as Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron's journey continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle commences. Please note: feature times vary by theatre. Starring Adam Driver and Daisy Ridley. (2:21) (Rated PG-13: for sci-fi violence and action.)

“CATS”: A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life. Starring Taylor Swift and Idris Elba. (1:50) (Rated PG: for some rude and suggestive humor.)

“SPIES IN DISGUISE”: Super spy Lance Sterling and scientist Walter Beckett are almost exact opposites. Lance is smooth, suave and debonair. Walter is not. But what Walter lacks in social skills he makes up for in smarts and invention, creating the awesome gadgets Lance uses on his epic missions. But when events take an unexpected turn, Walter and Lance suddenly have to rely on each other in a whole new way. And if this odd couple can't learn to work as a team, the whole world is in peril. Featuring the voices of Will Smith and Tom Holland. (1:41) (Rated PG: for action, violence, and rude humor.) OPENS DECEMBER 25TH

“JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL” SHOWING AT CINEMA CENTRE 8 AND MOVIES 6: The gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world's most dangerous game. Please note: feature times vary by theatre. Starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart. (2:03) (Rated PG-13: for adventure action, suggestive content and some language.)

“RICHARD JEWELL”: The world is first introduced to Richard Jewell as the security guard who reports finding the device at the 1996 Atlanta bombing-his report making him a hero whose swift actions save countless lives. But within days, the law enforcement wannabe becomes the FBI's number one suspect, vilified by press and public alike, his life ripped apart. Reaching out to independent, anti-establishment attorney Watson Bryant, Jewell staunchly professes his innocence. But Bryant finds he is out of his depth as he fights the combined powers of the FBI, GBI and APD to clear his client's name, while keeping Richard from trusting the very people trying to destroy him. Kathy Bates has received a Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress nomination for her role in this movie. Starring Olivia Wilde and Kathy Bates. (2:09) (Rated R: for language including some sexual references, and brief bloody images.)

“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. This movie has been nominated for three Golden Globe Awards including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. 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. Nominated for two Golden Globe Awards including Best Motion Picture – Animated. 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. Tom Hanks has been nominated for Golden Globe’s Best Supporting Actor for his role as Fred Rogers. Starring Tom Hanks and Matthew Rhys. (1:48) (Rated PG: for some strong thematic material, a brief fight, and some mild language.)

NOW SHOWING AT MOVIES SIX AT SHAWNEE MALL:

“STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER” (3D/2D) SHOWING AT CINEMA CENTRE 8 AND MOVIES 6: The surviving Resistance faces the First Order once more as Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron's journey continues. With the power and knowledge of generations behind them, the final battle commences. Please note: feature times vary by theatre. Starring Adam Driver and Daisy Ridley. (2:21) (Rated PG-13: for sci-fi violence and action.)

“UNCUT GEMS”: A charismatic New York City jeweler always on the lookout for the next big score, makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. Howard must perform a precarious high-wire act, balancing business, family, and encroaching adversaries on all sides, in his relentless pursuit of the ultimate win. Starring Adam Sandler and Julia Fox. (2:15) (Rated R: for pervasive strong language, violence, some sexual content and brief drug use.) OPENS DECEMBER 24TH

“LITTLE WOMEN”: Following the lives of four sisters, Amy, Jo, Beth and Meg, as they come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Though all very different from each other, the March sisters stand by each other through difficult and changing times. Starring Saoirse Ronan and Emma Watson. (2:14) (Rated PG: for thematic elements and brief smoking.) OPENS DECEMBER 25TH

“JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL” SHOWING AT CINEMA CENTRE 8 AND MOVIES 6: The gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown from arid deserts to snowy mountains, to escape the world's most dangerous game. Please note: feature times vary by theatre. Starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart. (2:03) (Rated PG-13: for adventure action, suggestive content and some language.)

“BLACK CHRISTMAS”: Hawthorne College is quieting down for the holidays. But as Riley Stone and her Mu Kappa Epsilon sisters--athlete Marty, rebel Kris, and foodie Jesse--prepare to deck the halls with a series of seasonal parties, a black-masked stalker begins killing sorority women one by one. But the killer is about to discover that this generation's women aren't willing to become hapless victims as they fight back. Starring Imogen Poots and Lily Donoghue. (1:32) (Rated PG-13: for violence, terror, thematic content involving sexual assault, language, sexual material and drinking.)

“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. Nominated for two Golden Globe Awards including Best Motion Picture – Animated. 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.)

“PLAYING WITH FIRE”: 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. Starring John Cena and Judy Greer. (1:36) (Rated PG: for rude humor, some suggestive material and mild peril.)

NOW SHOWING AT THE HORNBECK and PENTHOUSE TWIN THEATRE:

DISNEY’S “MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL”: Maleficent travels to a grand old castle to celebrate young Aurora's upcoming wedding to Prince Phillip. While there, she meets Aurora's future mother-in-law -- a conniving queen who hatches a devious plot to destroy the land's fairies. Hoping to stop her, Maleficent joins forces with a seasoned warrior and a group of outcasts to battle the queen and her powerful army. Starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning. (1:59) (Rated PG: for intense sequences of fantasy action/violence and brief scary images.)

“ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP”: Zombie slayers Tallahassee, Columbus, Wichita and Little Rock leave the confines of the White House to travel to Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. Along the way, they encounter other post-apocalyptic warriors and a group of survivors who find refuge in a commune. The scrappy fighters must now rely on their wits and weapons more than ever as they soon find themselves in a relentless battle against smarter, faster and seemingly indestructible zombies. Starring Woody Harrelson and Emma Stone. (1:39) (Rated R: for bloody violence, language throughout, some drug and sexual content.)

“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.) OPENS DECEMBER 25TH