Night at the Movies

opening sept. 23


ABDUCTION (PG-13): A youth (Taylor Lautner) discovers the parents who raised him aren’t his real folks, a revelation that leaves him running for his life. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

DOLPHIN TALE (PG): Inspired by the true story of a dolphin and the strangers who save her life. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

KEVIN HART: LAUGH AT MY PAIN (R): Funnyman Kevin Hart in the theatrical version of his 2011 comedy tour. Exchange

KILLER ELITE (R): Danny Bryce (Jason Statham), one of the world’s deadliest special-ops agents, returns from self-imposed exile after his mentor, Hunter (Robert De Niro) is captured. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

MONEYBALL (PG-13): Billy Beane (Brad Pitt), general manager of the Oakland A’s, must reinvent his team by outsmarting the richer ball clubs. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

DRIVE (R): A Hollywood stuntman (Ryan Gosling) who moonlights as a getaway driver for thieves finds that a price has been put on his head after a failed robbery. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

I DON’T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT (PG-13): Sarah Jessica Parker stars as a career woman trying to balance her job with her laid-off husband (Greg Kinnear), two children and a forward co-worker (Pierce Brosnan). Exchange, Evans

THE LION KING (G): Disney-animated classic tale of young Simba’s journey after his uncle Scar usurps his father’s throne. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

STRAW DOGS (R): James Marsden and Kate Bosworth are a young married couple who move to a town where the locals (James Woods and Alexander Skarsgard) are less than welcoming. Exchange, Evans


APOLLO 18 (PG-13): Found-footage-style picture explores urban legend of 1974 trip to the moon and asks what if proof of extraterrestrial life exists. Exchange (ends 9/22)

BAD TEACHER (R): A junior high school teacher competes for the attentions of a substitute. Masters

BRIDEMAIDS (R): A maid of honor’s life falls apart. Masters (ends 9/22)

BUCKY LARSON: BORN TO BE A STAR (R): A kid from the Midwest moves to Hollywood and becomes a porn star. Exchange (ends 9/22), Evans (ends 9/22)

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER (PG-13): Superhero defends America’s ideals. Exchange

COLOMBIANA (PG-13): A young woman who as a child witnessed her parents’ murder in Bogota, Colombia, grows up to be an assassin. Exchange, Evans (ends 9/22), Aiken (ends 9/22), Monetta

CONTAGION (PG-13): A global pandemic explodes as doctors try to contain a lethal microbe. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

COWBOYS & ALIENS (PG-13): A stranger with no memory holds a secret that could save a town fighting an alien force. Masters

CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE (PG-13): A man’s life unravels. Evans

THE DEBT (R): Retired secret agents are confronted with the past in this espionage thriller set in two time periods. Exchange, Evans (ends 9/22)

DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK (R): Girl (Bailee Madison), moves to mansion with her father (Guy Pearce) and his girlfriend (Katie Holmes) and finds creatures in the basement. Exchange (ends 9/22), Aiken (ends 9/22), Monetta

FINAL DESTINATION 5 (R): Group tries to escape Death’s sinister agenda. Exchange (ends 9/22), Masters (opens 9/23)

FRIGHT NIGHT (R): Charley (Anton Yelchin) sets out to destroy his new neighbor, Jerry (Colin Farrell), who he believes is a vampire. Exchange (ends 9/22)

GREEN LANTERN (PG-13): Test pilot gains otherworldly powers. Masters (ends 9/22)

THE HELP (PG-13): Women build a friendship around a secret writing project. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

HORRIBLE BOSSES (R): M Three men decide to kill their oppressive employers. Masters

OUR IDIOT BROTHER (R): A well-meaning pot dealer (Paul Rudd) wreaks havoc with his three sisters’ structured lives. Exchange (ends 9/22)

RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (PG-13): A scientist becomes the guardian of Caesar, an infant chimp. Exchange, Evans (ends 9/22), Aiken (ends 9/22)

SEVEN DAYS IN UTOPIA (G): A talented young golfer (Lucas Black) escapes the pressures of the game and finds himself stranded on a ranch in Utopia, Texas. Also stars Robert Duvall. Evans

SHARK NIGHT (PG-13): College students on weekend of fun find themselves surrounded by sharks. Exchange (ends 9/22), Evans, Aiken (ends 9/22)

THE SMURFS (PG): After fleeing Gargamel, the Smurfs must find a way home. Exchange (ends 9/22), Evans (ends 9/22)

SPY KIDS: ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD (PG): A retired spy challenges a villain with the help of her stepchildren. Exchange, Evans

TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON (PG-13): Autobots fight to save mankind. Masters

WARRIOR (PG-13): Sibling mixed martial arts fighters confront the forces that tore family apart. Exchange, Evans, Monetta

ZOOKEEPER (PG): Animals help a zookeeper find a mate. Masters

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 Hwy. North, Monetta, S.C., (803) 685-7949,