‘Captain Phillips,’ ‘Machete Kills’ 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.
• Captain Phillips — The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in 200 years. Stars Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi. Rated PG13.
• Machete Kills — The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space. Stars Danny Trejo, Alexa Vega, Mel Gibson. Rated R.
• Gravity in 3D & 2D — A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. Stars Sandra Bullock, George Clooney.
• Runner Runner — When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur. Stars Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake.
• Prisoners — When Keller Dover’s daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family? Rated R.
• Insidious Chapter 2 — The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. Rated PG13.
• Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 in 2D & 3D — Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he’s forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. Rated PG.
• Rush — A re-creation of the merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda. Rated R.
The following movies will be playing Friday through Thursday at the Eastland Four discount movies. For show times, call 918-333-3222.
• The Smurfs 2 — The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer’s newest creation — creatures called the Naughties — into real Smurfs. Rated PG.
• Monsters University — A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren’t necessarily the best of friends. Stars the voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman. Rated G.
• Turbo — A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500. Rated PG. Rated PG.
• Grown Ups 2 — After moving his family back to his hometown to be with his friends and their kids, Lenny finds out that between old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis, and 400 costumed party crashers sometimes crazy follows you. Rated PG13.
• Despicable Me 2 — Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a new super criminal. Rated PG.