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GETAWAY (R): Brent Magna is pitted against the clock in the most important race of his life – an unseen criminal has kidnapped his wife, and to get her back, he must follow the man’s instructions to the letter. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US (PG): Members of pop group One Direction have become a worldwide phenomenon. Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock follows the young singers on their 2012-2013 world tour. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

CLOSED CIRCUIT (R): A terrorist attack in London leads to a sinister conspiracy. Exchange

THE GRANDMASTER (PG-13): An epic action feature inspired by the life of legendary kung fu master Ip Man. Exchange


Triple-feature extravaganza

The Big Mo Drive-In in Monetta, S.C., celebrates Labor Day weekend with its 15th annual triple feature extravaganza on Aug. 30-31 and Sept 1.

SCREEN 1: Monsters U (G), Despicable Me 2 (PG), Man of Steel (PG-13)

SCREEN 2: Iron Man 3, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Fast & Furious 6 (all PG-13)

SCREEN 3: BLAST FROM THE PAST (all PG-13) Grease, Forrest Gump, Top Gun



2 GUNS (R): A DEA agent and a Navy intelligence officer are under cover, but neither knows the other. Exchange

BLUE JASMINE (PG-13): New York socialite Jasmine flees to San Francisco after her marriage collapses. Exchange (ends 8/29)

THE CONJURING (R): A family is terrorized by a dark presence. Exchange

DESPICABLE ME 2 (PG): The Anti-Villain League sends Gru on a mission to capture the perpetrator of a spectacular heist. Exchange, Evans

ELYSIUM (R): In 2159, the rich live on a space station called Elysium, and the rest live in Earth’s ruins. Exchange, IMAX, Evans

EPIC (PG): Story of a battle between good and evil in the forest. Masters

FAST & FURIOUS 6 (PG-13): Dom and his crew help authorities in exchange for pardons. Masters (ends 8/29)

GROWN UPS 2 (PG-13): The grown ups learn lessons from their kids. Exchange, Evans

THE HEAT (R): Two incompat­ible law officers join forces and become buddies. Masters

HE LONE RANGER (PG-13): Tonto recounts the tales that turned John Reid into a legend of justice. Masters (opens 8/30)

IRON MAN 3 (PG-13): When Tony Stark finds his world destroyed, he embarks on a quest to find those responsible. Masters

JOBS (PG-13): Ashton Kutcher portrays Apple founder Steve Jobs. Exchange, Evans, Aiken (ends 8/29)

KICK-ASS 2 (R): Kick-Ass joins a group of amateur superheroes and starts to make a difference when the villain Red Mist re-appears. Exchange, Evans (ends 8/29), Aiken (ends 8/29)

LEE DANIEL’S THE BUTLER: The story of a White House butler who served eight American presidents over three decades. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

MAN OF STEEL (PG-13): Retelling of the Superman story. Masters

THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES (PG-13): A teenager discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of half-angel warriors. Exchange (IMAX), Aiken, Evans

NOW YOU SEE ME (PG-13): The world’s greatest illusionists pull off a series of daring heists against corrupt business leaders. Masters

PACIFIC RIM (PG-13): Humans build giant robots to battle giant sea creatures. Masters (opens (8/30)

PARANOIA (PG-13): Adam’s boss tells him to infiltrate the competition, but he realizes he is just a pawn in his boss’s game. Aiken

PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS (PG): To find the Golden Fleece, Percy heads to the Bermuda Triangle. Exchange (ends 8/29), Evans, Aiken

PLANES (PG): High above the world, airplane Dusty dreams of competing as a high-flying air racer. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

SMURFS 2 (PG): Gargamel creates Smurflike creatures that he hopes will let him harness the Smurf-essence. Exchange, Evans

TURBO (PG): A snail wants to race in the Indianapolis 500. Exchange

STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS (PG-13): Capt. Kirk leads his crew on a mission to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruc­tion. Masters(ends 8/29)

WE’RE THE MILLERS (R): Pot dealer packs a fake family into an RV and heads to Mexico to get a shipment. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

WHITE HOUSE DOWN (PG-13): Terrorists take over the White House. Masters

THE WORLD’S END (R): Gary King and his friends take another stab at an epic pub-crawl they last attempted 20 years earlier. Exchange, Evans, Aiken (ends 8/29)

YOU’RE NEXT (NR): When a gang of masked murderers descend upon the Davison family reunion, the victims seem trapped until a guest proves to be the most talented killer of all. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

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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,