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Originally Published: October 20, 2016 8:54 p.m.
Movies playing at Harkins Theatres, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads). 928-775-7444; www.harkins.com.
(NEW) JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK – Tom Cruise returns as Jack Reacher in this sequel based on Lee Child's bestselling novel “Never Go Back.” When Army Major Susan Turner, who heads Reacher's old investigative unit, is arrested for Treason, Reacher will stop at nothing to prove her innocence and to uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy involving soldiers who are being killed. Rated: PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, some bloody images, language and thematic elements. Action & Adventure, Drama
(NEW) BOO! A MADEA HALLOWEEN – Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens. Rated PG-13 for drug use and references, suggestive content, language, some horror images and thematic material. Comedy, Drama, Horror
(NEW) KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES – A suburban couple becomes embroiled in an international espionage plot when they discover that their seemingly perfect new neighbors are government spies. Rated PG-13 for sexual content, action/violence and brief strong language. Comedy
(NEW) OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL – In this horror sequel, a game of Ouija leads to supernatural activity. Annalise Basso, Henry Thomas, Doug Jones, and Elizabeth Reaser star. Directed by Mike Flanagan. Rated PG-13 for disturbing images, terror and thematic elements. Horror, Mystery & Suspense
(NEW) I’M NOT ASHAMED – Pure Flix presents the inspiring true story of Rachel Joy Scott at Columbine High School. When her hopes and dreams seemed to end, God was just getting started. It stars Masey McLain, Ben Davies, Sadie Robertson, Korie Robertson, Jaci Velasquez, and Jennifer O'Neill. Based on Rachel's honest and heartfelt journals, “I’m Not Ashamed” is a hope-filled reminder that when we put our lives in God's hands, we can make a world of difference. Rated PG-13 for thematic material, teen drinking and smoking, disturbing violent content and some suggestive situations. Drama
THE ACCOUNTANT – Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King (J.K. Simmons), starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk (Anna Kendrick) has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise. Rated R for strong violence and language throughout. Drama
DEEPWATER HORIZON – On April 20th, 2010, one of the world's largest man-made disasters occurred on the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. Directed by Peter Berg (Lone Survivor), this story honors the brave men and women whose heroism would save many on board, and change everyone's lives forever. Rated PG-13 for prolonged intense disaster sequences and related disturbing images, and brief strong language. Action & Adventure, Drama
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN – Rachel, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds. Based on Paula Hawkins' bestselling novel. Rated R for violence, sexual content, language and nudity. Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
KEVIN HART: WHAT NOW? – Hart takes center stage in this groundbreaking, record-setting, sold-out performance of "What Now?" filmed outdoors in front of 50,000 people at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field - marking the first time a comedian has ever performed to an at-capacity football stadium. Rated R for some sexual material, and language throughout. Comedy
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN - Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures' and Columbia Pictures' The Magnificent Seven. With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), the desperate townspeople, led by Emma Cullen (Haley Bennett), employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns - Sam Chisolm (Denzel Washington), Josh Farraday (Chris Pratt), Goodnight Robicheaux (Ethan Hawke), Jack Horne (Vincent D'Onofrio), Billy Rocks (Byung-Hun Lee), Vasquez (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), and Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money. Rated PG-13 for extended and intense sequences of Western violence, and for historical smoking, some language and suggestive material. Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama, Western
MAX STEEL – 16-year old Max McGrath (Ben Winchell) has just moved to a new town - and is desperately trying to fit in - when he discovers his body can generate the universe's most powerful energy. Unbeknown to Max, a slightly rebellious and hilarious techno-organic extraterrestrial named Steel has been keeping an eye on him, hungry for his super-human energy. When they finally meet, they discover that together they form Max Steel, a superhero possessing powerful strength beyond anything in our world. These two unlikely friends soon find themselves hunted by sinister forces who want to control Max's powers, as well as an unstoppable enemy from another galaxy. Rated PG-13 for some sci-fi action violence. Action & Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction & Fantasy
MIDDLE SCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE – Rafe has an epic imagination...and a slight problem with authority. Both collide when he transfers to an oppressive, rule-crazy middle school. Drowning in do's and don'ts, Rafe and his scheming best friend Leo hatch a plan to break every rule in the school's Code of Conduct. It's “Ferris Bueller” meets “Home Alone” as their battle with Principal Dwight explodes into chaos both real and imagined. But Dwight displays his own fiendish creativity, striking back at the rule-breakers. Meanwhile, Rafe struggles to hide his misbehavior from Jeanne, the straight-A, overachieving girl of his dreams, and at home, his mother's boyfriend -- a moochy, jack-of-no-trades named Bear -- threatens to become his stepfather. Rated PG for rude humor throughout, language and thematic elements. Genre: Comedy
MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN – From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers ... and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jake discovers that only his own special "peculiarity" can save his new friends. Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of fantasy action/violence and peril. Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy
QUEEN OF KATWE – "Queen of Katwe" is the colorful true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion. The film stars Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo ("Selma"), Oscar winner and Tony Award nominee Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years a Slave") and newcomer Madina Nalwanga. Rated PG for thematic elements, an accident scene and some suggestive material. Drama
STORKS - In this animated children's fantasy, two storks (voiced by Kelsey Grammer and Andy Samberg) reveal the truth about their job delivering babies to new parents. Rated PG for mild action and some thematic elements. Genre: Animation, Comedy, Kids & Family
SULLY – On Jan. 15, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career. Rated PG-13 for some peril and brief strong language. Drama