Night at the Movies

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Willow Shields (left) and Jennifer Lawrence star in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which opens this week.    LIONSGATE/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Willow Shields (left) and Jennifer Lawrence star in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, which opens this week.

DELIVERY MAN (PG-13): David Wozniak learns that because of his sperm donations, he is the father of about 500 children. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (PG-13): Katniss has returned home after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Katniss soon senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still in control as President Snow prepares the next Hunger Games. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

THE CHRISTMAS CANDLE (PG): Legend has it that every 25 years an angel visits the Gladbury village candlemaker and touches one candle. Whoever lights this candle receives a miracle on Christmas Eve. But in 1890, at the dawn of the electric age, this centuries-old legend could come to an end. Exchange

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Ongoing:

12 YEARS A SLAVE (R): In the years before the Civil War, Solomon, a free black man from New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery. Exchange

ABOUT TIME (R): Exchange (ends 11/21)

THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY (R): When college friends finally reunite over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be ignited. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS (PG-13): True story of the 2009 hijacking of a U.S. container ship by Somali pirates. Exchange, Evans, Aiken (ends 11/21)

CARRIE (2013) (R): Exchange (ends 11/21)

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 (PG): Inventor Flint Lockwood and his friends embark on a mission to save the world. Exchange, Evans

THE COUNSELOR (R): Evans (ends 11/21)

DESPICABLE ME 2 (PG): Gru goes on a mission to capture a bad guy. Masters

ELYSIUM (R): A man dares to defy the laws that separate two worlds in order to save mankind. Masters

ENDER’S GAME (PG-13): Ender Wiggin is recruited by the military in humanity’s fight against alien invaders. Exchange, Evans, Aiken (ends 11/21), Monetta

ESCAPE PLAN (R): Evans (ends 11/21)

THE FAMILY (R): A notorious mafia family gets relocated to France under the witness protection program but still handle things the “family” way. Masters (opens 11/22)

FREE BIRDS (PG): Turkeys go back in time to get turkeys off the Thanksgiving menu. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

GRAVITY (PG-13): Sandra Bullock and George Clooney are on a routine space walk when the shuttle is destroyed. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

GROWN UPS 2 (PG-13): Masters (ends 11/21)

INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 (PG-13): A family tries to find out what has them linked to the spirit world. Masters (opens 11/22)

JACKASS PRESENTS: BAD GRANDPA (R): Hidden cameras follow Zisman (Johnny Knoxville) and his grandson Billy (Jackson Nicoll) on a debauched road trip. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

LAST VEGAS (PG-13): Aging pals (Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline) try to relive their glory days in Vegas. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (PG): Mike and Sulley become best friends. Masters

PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS (PG): To find the Golden Fleece, Percy heads to the Bermuda Triangle. Masters

PLANES (PG): Airplane Dusty dreams of competing as an air racer. Masters

PRISONERS (R): Hugh Jackman is a father who will stop at nothing to get his kidnapped daughter back. Masters

RAM LEELA (NR): Exchange (ends 11/21)

RUNNER RUNNER (R): Masters (ends 11/21)

THOR: THE DARK WORLD (PG-13): The big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, continue as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. Exchange, IMAX, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

WE’RE THE MILLERS (R): A pot dealer packs a fake family into an RV bound for Mexico. Masters

Theater locations

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, thebigmo.com


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