Night at the Movies: Labor Day weekend

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Opening Friday, Sept. 2

Jessica Chastain, left, and Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from the espionage thriller "The Debt."  Laurie Sparham/Focus Features/Associated Press
Laurie Sparham/Focus Features/Associated Press
Jessica Chastain, left, and Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from the espionage thriller "The Debt."

APOLLO 18 (PG-13): In 1974, two American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon. This found-footage-style picture explores urban legend of that trip asks what if proof of extraterrestrial life exists. Exchange, Evans, Aiken, Monetta

THE DEBT (R): Retired secret agents are confronted with past in this espionage thriller set in two time periods. Stars Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington. Exchange, Evans

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. Exchange, Evans

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

OF NOTE: Jaws, Back to the Future and Grease aren’t new by any means, but The Big Mo Drive-In in Monetta, S.C., is offering a triple-feature for Labor Day weekend from Friday, Sept. 2 through Monday, Sept. 5. Visit www.thebigmo.com for details.

Ongoing

BACK TO THE FUTURE (PG): Eighties hit starring Michael J. Fox. Monetta (starts 9/2)

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

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

CARS 2 (G): Lightning McQueen and Mater go overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix. Aiken, Monetta (starts 9/2 at both)

THE CHANGE-UP (R): A married father and a swinging single swap bodies. Masters (starts 9/2)

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, Aiken

CONAN THE BARBARIAN (R): The Cimmerian warrior’s quest turns into a battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters and impossible odds. Exchange, Evans (ends 9/1), Aiken (ends 9/1)

COWBOYS & ALIENS (PG-13): A stranger holds a secret that could save a town fighting an alien force. Evans

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

DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK (R): Sally, a young girl (Bailee Madison), moves to a 19th century mansion with her father (Guy Pearce) and his girlfriend (Katie Holmes). Creatures in the basement want to claim Sally as their own. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

FINAL DESTINATION 5 (R): Group tries to escape Death’s sinister agenda. Exchange, Evans (ends 9/1), Aiken

FRIGHT NIGHT (R): Charley (Anton Yelchin) sets out to destroy his new neighbor, Jerry (Colin Farrell), who he believes is a vampire. Exchange, Evans, Aiken (ends 9/1)

GREASE SING-A-LONG (PG-13): Original musical with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Monetta (starts 9/2)

GREEN LANTERN (PG-13): A test pilot gains otherworldly powers. Masters

THE HANGOVER PART II (R): Stu’s modest bachelor brunch turns wild. Masters (ends 9/1), Monetta

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2 (PG-13): Harry and friends destroy Voldemort’s final horcruxes. Exchange, Monetta

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

INSIDIOUS (PG-13): Family protects child from evil spirits. Masters (ends 9/1)

JAWS (PG-13): Classic with shark vs. Roy Scheider. Monetta (starts 9/2)

KUNG FU PANDA 2 (PG-13): Po’s new life is threatened. Masters

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (PG-13): A young engaged couple must confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better. Evans

MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS (PG): A businessman inherits six penguins. Masters

ONE DAY (PG-13): An idealist (Anne Hathaway) and a wealthy playboy (Jim Sturgess) reunite on the 15th day of July. Exchange (ends 9/1), Evans

OUR IDIOT BROTHER (R): Following his release from prison, a well-meaning pot dealer (Paul Rudd) wreaks havoc with his three sisters’ structured lives. Exchange, Evans, Aiken

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES (PG-13): Jack Sparrow crosses paths with a con artist. Masters, Monetta (starts 9/2)

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

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

SUPER 8 (PG-13): Youngsters making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera witness a train derailment. Masters

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

30 MINUTES OR LESS (R): Aspiring criminals (Danny McBride, Nick Swardson) force a pizza deliverer (Jesse Eisenberg) to rob a bank. Exchange, Evans (ends 9/1)

TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON (PG-13): Autobots fight to save mankind. Exchange, Monetta (starts 9/2)

WINNIE THE POOH (G): The lovable gang bands together to save Christopher Robin. Exchange, Masters

ZOOKEEPER (PG): Animals help a zookeeper find a mate. Masters (starts 9/2)

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) 667-9713

Monetta Drive-In: 5822 Columbia Hwy. North, Monetta, S.C., (803) 685-7949, , www.thebigmo.com


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