‘Chappie,’ ‘Unfinished Business’ debut

Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital
‘Chappie,’ ‘Unfinished Business’ debut

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.

• Chappie — In the near future, crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself. Stars Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman. Rated R.

• Unfinished Business — A hard-working small business owner and his two associates travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every way imaginable — and unimaginable — way, including unplanned stops at a massive sex fetish event and a global economic summit. Stars Vince Vaughn, Dave Franco, Tom Wilkinson. Rated R.

• Focus — In the midst of veteran con man Nicky’s latest scheme, a woman from his past — now an accomplished femme fatale — shows up and throws his plans for a loop. Stars Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Rodrigo Santoro. Rated R.

• The Lazarus Effect — A group of medical students discover a way to bring dead patients back to life. Stars Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass. Rated PG-13.

• McFarland, USA — A cross country coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders. Stars Kevin Costner, Maria Bello. Rated PG.

• The DUFF — A high school senior instigates a social pecking order revolution after finding out that she has been labeled the DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) to her prettier more popular friends. Stars Mae Whitman, Bello Thorne, Robbie Amell. Rated PG-13.

• Kingsman: The Secret Service — A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. Stars Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson. Rated R.

• The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2D and 3D) — SpongeBob goes on a quest to discover a stolen recipe that takes him to our dimension, our world, where he tangles with a pirate. Stars Tom Kenny, Antonio Banderas. Rated PG.

• American Sniper — Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle’s pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can’t leave behind. Stars Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller. Rated R.

Synopses from the Internet Movie Database website, imdb.com.