Originally Published: February 15, 2018 7:21 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) BLACK PANTHER – After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king – and as Black Panther – gets tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people. Stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and Lupita Nyong’o. Rated PG-13 – Fantasy, Science Fiction
(NEW) EARLY MAN – A plucky cave man named Dug, his sidekick Hognob and the rest of their tribe face a grave threat to their simple existence. Lord Nooth plans to take over their land and transform it into a giant mine, forcing Dug and his clan to dig for precious metals. Not ready to go down without a fight, Dug and Hognob must unite their people in an epic quest to defeat a mighty enemy – the Bronze Age. Voiced by Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, and Maisie Williams. Rated PG – Fantasy, Action
(NEW) SAMSON – When his youthful ambition leads to a tragic marriage, the all-powerful Samson embarks on a quest for vengeance that brings him into direct conflict with the Philistine army. As his brother mounts a tribal rebellion, Samson's relationship with a Philistine temptress and his final surrender to God will help turn imprisonment into a final victory. Stars Taylor James, Caitlin Leahy, and Jackson Rathbone. Rated PG-13 – Drama, Action
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME – It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who's working as an intern for Elio's father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever. Stars Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet, and Michael Stuhlbarg. Rated R – Drama, Romance
FIFTY SHADES FREED – Believing they've left behind the shadowy figures from the past, billionaire Christian Grey and his new wife, Anastasia, embrace their inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. Just as the Greys begin to step into their new roles, sinister events come to light and jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins. Stars Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, and Rita Ora. Rated R – Drama, Thriller
PETER RABBIT – Peter Rabbit's feud with Mr. McGregor reaches new heights as both compete for the affections of a kind animal lover who lives next door. Voices of Rose Byrne, James Corden, and Daisy Ridley. Rated PG – Fantasy, Adventure
THE 15:17 to PARIS – From Clint Eastwood comes “The 15:17 to Paris,” which tells the real-life story of three men whose brave act turned them into heroes during a high-speed railway ride. In the early evening of Aug. 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on a train bound for Paris – an attempt prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe. Stars Alek Skarlatos, Jenna Fischer, and Spencer Stone. Rated PG-13 – Drama, Thriller
JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE – Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji – you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves – or they'll be stuck in the game forever. Stars Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Nick Jonas. Rated PG-13 – Fantasy, Action
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN – Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Stars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya, Michelle Williams, and Rebecca Ferguson. Rated PG – Drama, Biography
WINCHESTER – After the sudden death of her family, firearms heiress Sarah Winchester becomes convinced that she's haunted by the souls of those killed by guns. Winchester then decides to build an enormous mansion that's designed to keep the evil spirits at bay. When skeptical psychiatrist Eric Price visits the estate to evaluate her state of mind, he soon discovers that her obsession may not be so far-fetched after all. Stars Helen Mirren, Jason Clarke, Sarah Snook, and Angus Sampson. Rated PG-13 – Thriller, Fantasy
MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE – Thomas leads some escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions that the Gladers have been asking since they arrived in the maze. Stars Dylan O’Brien, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kaya Scodelario, and Ki Hong Lee. Rated PG-13 – Fantasy, Science fiction
HOSTILES – In 1892, legendary Army Capt. Joseph Blocker reluctantly agrees to escort a dying Cheyenne war chief and his family back to their tribal land. Embarking on a harrowing and perilous journey from Fort Berringer, N.M., to the grasslands of Montana, they soon encounter a young widow whose family was killed on the plains. The travelers must now band together to survive a punishing landscape that's crawling with hostile Comanches and vicious outliers. Stars Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Ben Foster, and Wed Studi. Rated R – Drama, Action
12 STRONG – In the wake of Sept. 11, Capt. Mitch Nelson leads a U.S. Special Forces team into Afghanistan for an extremely dangerous mission. Once there, the soldiers develop an uneasy partnership with the Northern Alliance to take down the Taliban and its al-Qaida allies. Outgunned and outnumbered, Nelson and his forces face overwhelming odds in a fight against a ruthless enemy that takes no prisoners. Stars Chris Hemsworth, Michael Pena, Michael Shannon, Ben O’Toole, and Trevante Rhodes. Rated R – Action, History