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Shawnee Movie Listings This Week

Staff Writer
The Shawnee News-Star

NOW SHOWING AT THE CINEMA CENTRE 8:

“THE GRUDGE”: After a young mother murders her family in her own house, a single mother and young detective tries to investigate and solve the case. Later, she discovers the house is cursed by a vengeful ghost that dooms those who enter it with a violent death. Now, she runs to save herself and her son from demonic spirits from the cursed house in her neighborhood. Starring Tara Westwood and David Lawrence Brown. (1:33) (Rated R: for disturbing violence and bloody images, terror and some language.)

“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.)

“STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER” (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.)

“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.)

NOW SHOWING AT MOVIES SIX AT SHAWNEE MALL:

“BOMBSHELL”: In 2016, Roger Ailes, the CEO of Fox News, was hit with a slew of sexual harassment allegations from various working women in the media. This movie takes a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it. Charlize Theron and Margot Robbie each received a Golden Globe nomination for their roles in this film. Starring Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman. (1:49) (Rated R: for sexual material and language throughout.)

“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. Saoirse Ronan has received a Golden Globe Best Actress nomination for her role in this movie. Starring Saoirse Ronan and Emma Watson. (2:14) (Rated PG: for thematic elements and brief smoking.)

“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.)

“STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER” (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.)

“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.)

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.)

NOW SHOWING AT THE HORNBECK and PENTHOUSE TWIN THEATRE:

“MIDWAY”: On Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese forces launch a devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. naval base in Hawaii. Six months later, the Battle of Midway commences on June 4, 1942, as the Japanese navy once again plans a strike against American ships in the Pacific. For the next three days, the U.S. Navy and a squad of brave fighter pilots engage the enemy in one of the most important and decisive battles of World War II. Starring Patrick Wilson and Woody Harrelson. (2:18) (Rated PG-13: for sequences of war violence and related images, language and smoking.)

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.)

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