Originally Published: September 6, 2018 9:20 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) THE NUN – When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a
priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together, they uncover the order's unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun. Starring Demián Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet. R – mystery, thriller
(NEW) PEPPERMINT – Riley North awakens from a coma after surviving a brutal attack that killed her husband and daughter. When the system shields the murderers from justice, Riley sets out to transform herself from citizen to urban guerrilla. Channeling frustration into motivation, the young widow spends years
in hiding -- honing her mind, body and spirit to become an unstoppable force. Eluding the underworld, the police and the FBI, Riley embarks on a deadly quest to deliver her own personal brand of punishment. Starring Jennifer Garner, John Ortiz, John Gallagher Jr., Juan Pablo Raba, Tyson Ritter. R – drama, thriller
(NEW) SEARCHING – After David Kim (John Cho)’s 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter's laptop. In a hyper-modern thriller told via the technology devices we
use every day to communicate, David must trace his daughter's digital footprints before she disappears forever. Starring Cho, Debra Messing. PG-13 – drama, thriller
(NEW) GOD BLESS THE BROKEN ROAD – Amber's ideal life is shattered when she loses her husband to the war in Afghanistan. Two years later, she finds herself in a struggle to save her home while providing for her 9-year-old daughter, Bree. When up-and-coming race car driver Cody Jackson rolls into town, Amber and Bree become wrapped up in his pedal to the metal way of life. With her faith hanging in the balance, Amber is forced to decide between the broken road she knows so well or trusting in a new path that God has provided. Starring Lindsay Pulsipher, Kim Delaney, Makenzie Moss, Robin Givens, Andrew Walker, Gary Grubbs. PG-13, drama
KIN - Armed with a mysterious weapon, an ex-con and his adopted teenage brother go on the run from a vengeful criminal and a gang of otherworldly soldiers. Starring Jack Reynor, Zoe Kravitz,
Carrie Coon, Dennis Quaid, James Franco, Myles Truitt. Rated PG-13 – fantasy, science fiction.
OPERATION FINALE – Israeli spies track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust. Starring Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Melanie Laurent, Lior Raz, Nick Kroll, Haley Lu Richardson. PG-13 – historical, drama
THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS - Detective Phil Philips is a down-on-his-luck puppet who used to work for the Los Angeles Police Department. When two puppets from an old TV show wind up dead, Phil suspects something is afoot and rejoins the LAPD as a consultant. Reunited with Connie Edwards, his former human partner, the bickering duo soon find themselves in a race against time to protect other former cast members before the killer strikes again. Stars Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, Joel McHale, Elizabeth Banks, Bill Barretta. Rated R – mystery, crime
ALPHA - Young Keda tries to survive alone in the wilderness after he's left for dead during his first hunt with his Cro-Magnon tribe. He soon forms an unlikely alliance with a lone wolf that was abandoned by its pack. Facing overwhelming odds and nonstop danger, Keda and the wolf must now trek through a harsh and unforgiving landscape to make it home before winter. Stars Kodi Smit-McPhee, Leonor Varela, and Jens Hulten. Rated PG-13 – drama, mystery
MILE 22 - CIA operative James Silva leads a small but lethal paramilitary team on an urgent and dangerous mission. They must transport a foreign intelligence asset from an American embassy in Southeast Asia to an airfield for extraction -- a distance of 22 miles. Silva and the soldiers soon find themselves in a race against time as the city's military, police and street gangs close in to reclaim the asset. Stars Mark Wahlberg, Ronda Rousey, and Iko Uwais. Rated R – action, adventure
PAPILLION - The epic story of Henri "Papillon" Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld who is framed for murder and condemned to life in the notorious penal colony on Devil's Island.
Determined to regain his freedom, Papillon forms an unlikely alliance with convicted counterfeiter Louis Dega, who in exchange for protection, agrees to finance Papillon's escape. Starring Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, Eve Hewson. Rated R – drama, thriller
A-X-L - A.X.L. is a top-secret, robotic dog that has advanced artificial intelligence created by the military. After an experiment gone wrong, A.X.L. is discovered hiding in the desert by Alex, a kindhearted outsider who finds a way to connect with the robot. The two soon develop a special friendship based on trust, loyalty and compassion. Helping Miles gain confidence, A.X.L. goes to any length to protect his new companion, including facing off against the scientists who want their creation back. Starring Alex Neustaedter, Becky G, Alex MacNicoll, Dominic Rains, Thomas Jane. Rated PG – science fiction, action
CRAZY RICH ASIANS - Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. She's also surprised to learn that Nick's family is extremely wealthy and he's considered one of the country's most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far worse -- Nick's disapproving mother. Stars Constance Wu, Henry Golding, and Michelle Yeoh. Rated PG-13 – drama, comedy
THE MEG – A massive creature attacks a deep-sea submersible, leaving it disabled and trapping the crew at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. With time running out, rescue diver Jonas Taylor must save the crew and the ocean itself from an unimaginable threat -- a 75-foot-long prehistoric shark known as the Megalodon. Stars Jason Statham, Ruby Rose, Li Bingbing, and Rainn Wilson. Rated PG-13 – fantasy, science fiction
CHRISTOPHER ROBIN – Winnie-the-Pooh and friends reunite with old pal Christopher Robin -- now an adult. Stars Ewan McGregor, Jim Cummings, Hayley Atwell, and Brad Garrett. Rated PG – drama, fantasy
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT - Ethan Hunt and the IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer John Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons go missing, Ethan and his crew find themselves in a desperate race against time to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands. Stars Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill and Ving Rhames. Rated PG-13 – action, adventure
SLENDER MAN – Terror strikes when four teenage girls in a small town perform a ritual to debunk the lore of a tall, thin, horrifying figure known as the Slender Man. They soon fear that the legend is true when one of them suddenly goes missing. Stars Joey King, Javier Botet, Annalise Basso, and Jaz Sinclair. Rated PG-13 – horror, supernatural