‘Oblivion,’ ‘Home Run’ start Friday in area theaters
The following movies will be playing Friday through Thursday at Movies Stadium 8, located in the Washington Park Mall in Bartlesville. For show times, call 918-335-3633.
• Oblivion — A veteran assigned to extract Earth’s remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself. Stars Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko. Rated PG13.
• Home Run — A pro ball player with a substance abuse problem is forced into rehab in his hometown, finding new hope when he gets honest about his checkered past, and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team. Stars Scott Elrod, Dorian Brown. Rated PG13.
• Scary Movie 5 — A couple begin to experience some unusual activity after bringing their newborn son home from the hospital. With the help of home-surveillance cameras and a team of experts, they learn they’re being stalked by a nefarious demon. Stars Simon Rex, Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen. Rated PG13.
• 42 — The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. Stars Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford. Rated PG13.
• Jurassic Park 3D — During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok. Stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum. Rated PG13.
• Evil Dead — Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival. Stars Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernan dez, Jessica Lucas. Rated R.
• GI Joe Retaliation 3D and 2D — The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. Stars Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson, Ray Park. Rated PG13.
• The Croods 3D and 2D — The world’s very first prehistoric family goes on a road trip to an uncharted and fantastical world. Stars Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone. Rated PG.
The following movies will be playing Friday through Thursday at the Eastland Four discount movies. For show times, call 918-333-3222.
• Incredible Burt Wonderstone — When a street magician’s stunt begins to make the show look stale, superstar magicians Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton look to salvage their act — and their friendship — by staging their own daring stunt. Stars Steve Carell, Luke Vanek, Jim Carrey. Rated PG13.
• Identity Thief — Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Patterson’s identity. Stars Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy. Rated R.
• Life of Pi — A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey. Stars Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain. Rated PG.
• Wreck-It Ralph — A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. Stars John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch. Rated PG.
• Parental Guidance — Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids’ 21st-century behaviors collide with Artie and Diane’s old-school methods. Stars Billy Crystal, Bette Midler. Rated PG.
(Synopses fro m www.imdb.com)