Originally Published: May 25, 2018 6 a.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) SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY – Through a series of daring escapades, young Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian. Stars Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, Emilia Clarke as Kira, and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian. Rated PG-13 – fantasy, science fiction
(NEW) BOOK CLUB - Diane (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage, Vivian (Jane Fonda) enjoys her men with no strings attached, Sharon (Candice Bergen) is still working through her decades-old divorce, and Carol's (Mary Steenburgen) marriage is in a slump after 35 years. The lives of these four lifelong friends are turned upside down after reading the infamous "50 Shades of Grey," catapulting them into a series of outrageous life choices. Rated PG-13 – comedy
(NEW) SHOW DOGS - After a failed attempt to recover a stolen baby panda, police dog Max reluctantly teams up with a human FBI agent named Frank. A hot tip leads Max and Frank to Las Vegas for the world's most exclusive dog show. To find the panda, Max goes under cover as a contestant to get the lowdown from his fellow canines. With help from their new friends, the crime-fighting duo must now foil another kidnapping plot and rescue other valuable animals from a gang of greedy smugglers. Cast includes Will Arnett, Natasha Lyonne, and Ludacris. Rated PG – crime, action
(NEW) RBG – An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. With unprecedented access, the filmmakers explore how her early legal battles changed the world for women. Stars Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Gloria Steinem, and Nina Totenberg. Rated PG – documentary
(NEW) THE RIDER – After a riding accident leaves him unable to compete on the rodeo circuit, a young cowboy searches for a new purpose. Cast includes Brady Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau, Derrick Janis, and Cat Clifford. Rated R - drama
DEADPOOL 2 – Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool joins forces with three mutants -- Bedlam, Shatterstar and Domino -- to protect a boy from the all-powerful Cable. Stars Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin and Morena Baccarin. Rated R - Action & Adventure, Comedy
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet -- the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment. Stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Pratt, and Chris Evans. Rated PG-13 – fantasy, science fiction
LIFE OF THE PARTY – When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime and dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Unfortunately, Deanna winds up at the same school as her less-than-thrilled daughter. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the outspoken new student soon begins a journey of self-discovery while fully embracing all of the fun, freedom and frat boys that she can handle. Stars Melissa McCarthy, Gillian Jacobs, and Maya Rudolph. Rated PG-13 – comedy
BREAKING IN – Shaun Russell takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaway to her late father's secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside. The family soon gets an unwelcome surprise when four men break into the house to find hidden money. After managing to escape, Shaun must now figure out a way to turn the tables on the desperate thieves and save her captive children. Stars Gabrielle Union, Ajiona Alexus, and Billy Burke. Rated PG-13 – thriller
OVERBOARD – Kate is a single, working-class mother of three who's hired to clean a luxury yacht that belongs to Leonardo -- a selfish, spoiled and wealthy Mexican playboy. After unjustly firing Kate, Leonardo falls off the boat and wakes up with no memory of who he is. To get payback, Kate shows up at the hospital and convinces the confused amnesiac that they're married. As Leonardo tries to get used to manual labor and his new family, Kate starts to wonder how long she can keep fooling her fake husband. Stars Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris, and Eva Longoria. Rated PG-13 – romance, drama
RAMPAGE - Dwayne Johnson stars as primatologist Davis Okoye, a man who keeps people at a distance but shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, incredibly rare albino silverback gorilla who has been in his care since he rescued the young orphan from poachers. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size. To make matters worse, it’s soon discovered there are other similarly altered animals. As these newly created alpha predators tear across North America, destroying everything in their path, Okoye teams with discredited geneticist Kate Caldwell (Naomie Harris) to secure an antidote, fighting his way through an ever-changing battlefield, not only to halt a global catastrophe but to save the fearsome creature that was once his friend. Also stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Breanne Hill. Rated PG-13 – fantasy, science
POPE FRANCIS - A MAN OF HIS WORD - Pope Francis embarks on a personal journey to present his work of reform and answer today's global questions -- from his deep concern for the poor and wealth inequality to his involvement in environmental issues, social justice and calls for peace. Rated PG - Documentary