Night at the Movies

Chris Hemsworth (from left) and Chris Evans portray Thor and Captain America in The Avengers. Researcher has forecast the Walt Disney Co.'s $220 million film to take in $400 million in the U.S. and Canada, including $170 million in its opening weekend. The Hunger Games debut brought in $152.5 million.

opening May 4


MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS (PG-13): Iconic Marvel super heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow team up when an enemy threatens global security. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson. Exchange, IMAX, Evans, Aiken, Monetta


21 JUMP STREET (R): Cops go undercover as high schoolers. Exchange, Evans

ACT OF VALOR (R): U.S. Navy SEALs race to stop a terrorist attack. Masters

ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED (G): The Chip­munks and Dave take a cruise. Masters

AMERICAN REUNION (R): The American Pie characters return for a reunion. Masters

THE CABIN IN THE WOODS (R): Friends head to a cabin for fun and get something completely different. Exchange, Evans, Aiken (ends 5/3)

CHIMPANZEE (G): Disney­nature goes deep into the forests of Africa for an intimate look at into the world of chimpanzees. Exchange, Evans

DR. SEUSS’ THE LORAX (PG): Adaptation of classic tale of creature who fights to protect his world. Masters (opens 5/4)

THE FIVE-YEAR ENGAGEMENT (R): A couple keeps getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE 3D (PG-13): Johnny Blaze becomes Ghost Rider to save a boy. Masters (ends 5/3)

THE HUNGER GAMES (PG-13): A girl must fight to the death. Exchange, IMAX, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

JOHN CARTER (PG-13): A veteran (Taylor Kitsch) wakes on Mars to find everyone’s fate is in his hands. Monetta (opens 5/4)

JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND (PG): Sean Ander­son goes on a quest to the South Pacific. Masters

LOCKOUT (PG-13): A man is wrongly convicted of conspiracy. With Guy Pearce. Exchange

THE LUCKY ONE (PG-13): An Iraq War veteran searches for a woman who he credits with saving his life. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

MIRROR MIRROR (PG): Fairy tale with Julia Roberts as the Evil Queen. Exchange, Evans, Monetta

THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS (PG): A pirate captain (Hugh Grant) dreams of besting his rivals in a quest to be Pirate of the Year. With Jeremy Piven, Salma Hayek. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

PROJECT X (R): High school seniors throw a party no one will forget. Masters

THE RAVEN (R): The macabre and lurid tales of Edgar Allan Poe are brought to life in this gothic thriller starring John Cusack. Exchange, Evans

SAFE (R): A suicidal New Jersey cage fighter protects a young Chinese math prodigy. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

SAFE HOUSE (R): CIA operative on the run. Masters (opens 5/4)

THINK LIKE A MAN (PG-13): Adaptation of Steve Harvey’s book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

A THOUSAND WORDS (PG-13): Eddie Murphy has 1,000 words to speak before dying. Masters

THE THREE STOOGES (PG): Moe, Larry and Curly stumble into murder plot. Exchange, Evans, Aiken (ends 5/3), Monetta

TITANIC 3D (PG-13): James Cameron’s epic; re-released in 3D. Exchange, Evans

TYLER PERRY’S GOOD DEEDS (PG-13): A businessman’s connection with a down-on-her-luck cleaning woman turns romantic. Masters (opens 5/4)

THE VOW (PG-13): Newlywed couple recovers from a car accident. Masters (ends 5/3)

THE WOMAN IN BLACK (PG-13): A widowed lawyer encounters a vengeful ghost. Masters (ends 5/3)

WRATH OF THE TITANS (PG-13): Perseus leads a group to rescue Zeus. Exchange, Evans

Evans Stadium Cinemas: 4365 Towne Center Drive, Evans; (706) 869-1269

Masters Value Cinemas: 2824 Washington Road; (706) 736-4444

Regal Aiken Mall Cinema 8: 300 East Gate Drive, Aiken; (803) 641-0900

Regal Augusta Exchange 20 & IMAX: 1144 Agerton Lane; (706) 667-6653 or (706) 667-8585

Monetta Drive-In: 5822 Columbia Highway N., Monetta, S.C., (803) 685-7949,



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