Originally Published: May 12, 2016 8:39 p.m.
Movies playing at Harkins Theatres, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads). 775-7444; www.harkins.com.
(NEW) – MONEY MONSTER - Lee Gates is a bombastic TV personality whose popular financial network show has made him the money wiz of Wall Street. But after he hawks a high tech stock that mysteriously crashes, an irate investor takes Gates, his crew, and his ace producer Patty Fenn hostage live on air. Unfolding in real time, Gates and Fenn must find a way to keep themselves alive while simultaneously uncovering the truth behind a tangle of big money lies. Cast: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O’Connell, Dominic West, Caitriona Balfe, Giancarlo Esposito. Rated R for language throughout, some sexuality and brief violence. Drama.
(NEW) – THE DARKNESS - As a family returns home from vacation at the Grand Canyon, they innocently bring home a supernatural force that preys off their own fears and vulnerabilities, threatening to destroy them from within, while consuming their lives with terrifying consequences. Cast: Kevin Bacon, Radha Mitchell, David Mazouz, Lucy Fry, Matt Walsh, Jennifer Morrison. Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some disturbing violence, brief sensuality and language. Horror.
(NEW) – MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 - A Portokalos family secret brings the beloved characters back together for an even bigger and Greeker wedding. Cast: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Louis Mandylor, Rita Wilson, Mark Margolis, John Stamos, Elena Kampouris, Lainie Kazan, Joey Fatone. Rated PG-13 for some suggestive material. Comedy.
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR – We find Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps -- one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark's surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability. Cast: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle. Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of violence, action and mayhem. Action and Adventure/Science Fiction and Fantasy.
MOTHER’S DAY - It's a celebration of mothers everywhere. This big-hearted comedy invites us all to enjoy the laughter, tears and love as three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother's Day. Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, Jason Sudeikis, Britt Robertson, Timothy Olyphant. Rated PG-13 for language and some suggestive material. Drama/Comedy.
THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER’S WAR - Freya the Ice Queen brings her sister Ravenna back to life, and the powerful evil siblings plan to conquer the Enchanted Forest. Only the Huntsman and his secret lover Sara can stop them in this sequel continuing the inventive twist on the Snow White fable. Cast: Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain, Rob Brydon, Nick Frost, Emily Blunt. Rated PG-13 for fantasy action, violence and some sensuality. Drama/Action and Adventure/Science Fiction and Fantasy
CRIMINAL – The memories and skills of a CIA agent are implanted into the brain of a dangerous criminal in order to stop an international terrorist. Cast: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Tommy Lee Jones, Ryan Reynolds, Jordi Molla, Gal Gadot. Rated R for strong violence and language throughout. Drama/Action and Adventure/Mystery and Suspense.
EYE IN THE SKY – Col. Katherine Powell, a UK-based military officer in command of a top-secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. Through remote surveillance and on-the-ground intel, Powell discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from "capture" to "kill." But as American pilot Steve Watts is about to engage, a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone, triggering an international dispute reaching the highest levels of US and British government over the moral, political, and personal implications of modern warfare. Cast: Helen Mirren, Barkhad Abdi, Aaron Paul, Iain Glen, Alan Rickman, Kim Engelbrecht. Rated R for some violence images and language. Mystery and Suspense/Drama
GOD’S NOT DEAD 2 – A high school teacher fights for the right to discuss Jesus in her public classroom. Cast: Melissa Joan Hart, David A.R. White, Jesse Metcalfe, Hayley Orrantia, Ernie Hudson, Robin Givens. Rated PG for some thematic elements. Drama.
MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN – When Christy discovers her 10-year-old daughter Anna has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter's healing as she searches for a solution. After Anna has a freak accident, an extraordinary miracle unfolds in the wake of her dramatic rescue that leaves medical specialists mystified, her family restored and their community inspired. Based on a true story. Cast: Jennifer Garner, John Carroll Lynch, Kylie Rogers, Eugenio Derbez, Martin Henderson, Queen Latifah. Rated PG for thematic material, including accident and medical issues. Drama
THE JUNGLE BOOK – An epic adventure about Mowgli, a man-cub who's been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger ShereKhan, who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. Urged to abandon the only home he's ever known, Mowgli embarks on a captivating journey of self-discovery, guided by panther-turned-stern mentor Bagheera, and the free-spirited bear Baloo. Along the way, Mowgli encounters jungle creatures who don't exactly have his best interests at heart, including Kaa, a python whose seductive voice and gaze hypnotizes the man-cub, and the smooth-talking King Louie, who tries to coerce Mowgli into giving up the secret to the elusive and deadly red flower: fire. Cast: Rated PG for some sequences of scary action and peril. Action and Adventure/Kids and Family.
ZOOTOPIA - The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it's a melting pot where animals from every environment live together-a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. When rookie Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn’t so easy. Cast: voices of Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Jenny Slate, Nate Torrence, Bonnie Hunt. Rated PG for some thematic elements, rude humor and action. Action and adventure/Animation/Comedy.