Night at the Movies

Dwayne Johnson (from left) as Paul Doyle, Mark Wahlberg as Daniel Lugo and Anthony Mackie as Adrian Doorbal hatch an extortion plot in Pain & Gain.

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THE BIG WEDDING (R): A family tries to survive a weekend wedding celebration that has the potential to become a full-blown family fiasco. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

THE COMPANY YOU KEEP (R): A single father’s life as a lawyer is shattered when his past as a radical activist is revealed, and he is accused of having been the triggerman at a deadly bank robbery years before. Exchange

PAIN & GAIN (R): Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie are Miami Beach bodybuilders who hatch an extortion plot. Exchange, Evans, Aiken



21 AND OVER (R): A student celebrates his 21st birth­day with his best friends. Masters (opens 4/26)


42 (PG-13): In 1946, Branch Rickey put himself at the forefront of history when he signed Jackie Robinson. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

THE CALL (R): An emergency operator races to find a kidnapped teen. Exchange (ends 4/25

THE CROODS (PG): When the cave that has always been their home is destroyed the Croods must leave. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

EVIL DEAD (R): Five friends discover a Book of the Dead and summon demons. Exchange, Evans, Aiken (ends 4/25)

G.I. JOE: RETALIATION (PG-13): The Joes face their mortal enemy, COBRA, but there is also a threat from within the U.S. government. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

GIRL RISING (PG-13): Meet nine girls from nine countries captured in a film about the strength of the human spirit. Exchange (ends 4/25)

A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD (R): Jack McClane gets his son in on the action in this sequel to the Die Hard franchise. Masters

HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS (R): Hansel and Gretel grow up to be the ultimate vigilantes. Masters

HOME RUN (PG-13): Faced with a second chance, baseball star Cory Brand embarks on a journey of faith, transformation and redemption. Exchange, Evans

THE HOST (PG-13): When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies, Melanie risks everything to protect the people she loves. Exchange, Evans (ends 4/25)

IDENTITY THIEF (R): Melissa McCarthy steals Jason Bateman’s identity, and he tracks her down to get it back. Masters

THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE (PG-13): A street magician’s increasing popularity threatens to knock superstar magician Burt Wonderstone off his Las Vegas throne. Masters

JACK THE GIANT SLAYER (PG-13): The war between humans and giants is re­­ignited when Jack opens a gateway between the worlds. Masters (opens 4/26)

THE LAST EXORCISM PART 2 (PG-13): As Nell Sweetzer tries to build a new life, the evil force that possessed her returns. Masters (ends 4/25)

JURASSIC PARK (PG-13): A group tours an island theme park populated by dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA in this Steven Spielberg classic. Exchange, Evans

LORDS OF SALEM (R): Salem, Mass., radio DJ Heidi receives a box containing a record. She listens, and the sounds trigger flashbacks of the town’s violent past. Is she going mad, or are the Lords of Salem returning for revenge? Exchange

OBLIVION (PG-13): Jack Harper works on an Earth left empty and devastated after a war with aliens. He rescues a beautiful stranger, which triggers Jack’s battle to save mankind. Exchange, IMAX, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN (R): Terrorists take over the White House and kidnap the president. Exchange, Evans, Monetta

MAMA (PG-13): Two sisters are found after five years of living alone in the woods, but were they really alone? Masters

OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL (PG): The story of how a small-time circus magician from Kansas becomes the wizard of Oz. Exchange, Evans

THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES (R): Luke, a motorcycle stunt performer, gets involved in a string of bank robberies. Exchange, Evans (ends 4/25)

SAFE HAVEN (PG-13): Romantic thriller based on Nicolas Sparks novel starring Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough. Masters

SCARY MOVIE V (PG-13): The latest installment of the franchise includes send-ups of popular horror movies. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

SIDE EFFECTS (R): A New York couple’s world unravels when a new drug intended to treat anxiety has unexpected side effects. Exchange (ends 4/25)

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (R): Tiffany offers to help Pat reconnect with his wife if he’ll do something for her in return. As their deal plays out, silver linings appear in both of their lives. Exchange (ends 4/25)

SNITCH (PG-13): To rescue his son from the possibility of incarceration, a father infiltrates a drug cartel. Masters (opens 4/26)

TYLER PERRY’S TEMPTATION: CONFESSIONS OF A MARRIAGE COUNSELOR (PG-13): Judith is a married woman whose passion for a billionaire leads to betrayal and danger. Exchange, Evans

WARM BODIES (PG-13): A zombie becomes more human after forming a loving relationship with a human. Masters (ends 4/25)

WRECK-IT RALPH (PG): Arcade-game character Wreck-It Ralph is tired of being the “bad guy” and losing to his good-guy opponent, Fit-It Felix. Masters (ends 4/25)

Now showing

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,