What’s playing at Midlands theaters

Columbia - The StateApril 26, 2013 

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Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson in “42.”

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Opening May 3

Iron Man 3: (PG-13) Tony Stark finds his empire destroyed at the hands of an enemy; will the suit save him?

Now playing

42: (PG-13) The story of how Jackie Robinson, with the help of Brooklyn Dodgers GM Branch Rickey, broke the color barrier in baseball

Admission: (PG-13) Paul Rudd and Tina Fey star in this romantic comedy about an admissions counselor and a high school principal.

Argo: (R): Fact-based story about an attempt to rescue six Americans during the Iran hostage crisis in 1979

The Call: (R) Halle Berry is a 911 call center operator determined to track down a young woman who calls her, claiming she is kidnapped.

The Croods: (PG) Animated comedy about a family trying to (literally) get out of the Stone Age

Django Unchained: (R) Jamie Foxx is a vengeful slave in this bloodbath directed by Quentin Tarantino.

Evil Dead: (R) Remake of the 1981 cult-horror film

G.I. Joe: Retaliation: (PG-13) A manly man’s who’s who of male actors star in this manly man’s sequel based on a child’s doll, er, action figure.

Girl Rising: (PG-13) Documentary looks at nine girls around the world who are changing the world

A Good Day to Die Hard: (R) Bruce Willis is back as wisecracking NYC cop John McClane.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey: (PG-13) Bilbo Baggins leaves his world for an adventure with dwarves.

Home Run: (PG) A baseball player looks for redemption in his hometown.

The Host: (PG-13) Mankind’s identity is at stake in this adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s novel.

Identity Thief (R) An account representative travels halfway across the country to confront the con artist who has stolen his identity and is emptying his bank account.

The Impossible: (PG-13) Based on the true story of a family separated after a tsunami

Jack Reacher: (PG-13) Tom Cruise seeks revenge on some bad guys.

Jurassic Park: (PG-13) Re-release of Steven Spielberg’s monster hit reformatted for 3-D

Life of Pi: (PG) A zookeeper’s son survives a shipwreck with animals he was caring for.

The Lords of Salem: (R) Horror movie by musician Rob Zombie

Oblivion: (PG-13) Tom Cruise finds that an abandoned Earth still has life in it in this sci-fi thriller.

Olympus Has Fallen: (R) President and other federal officials are taken hostage; Gerard Butler sets out to save them.

Oz the Great and Powerful: (PG-13) James Franco stars in this retelling of Frank Baum’s “Wizard of Oz,” focusing on the journey of the man behind the curtain. From “Spider-Man” director Sam Raimi

Parental Guidance: (PG-13) Billy Crystal and Bette Midler mind the grandchildren.

Quartet: (PG-13) A retirement home for performers is the backdrop for some diva drama.

Rise of the Guardians: (PG) Holiday icons team up to protect the innocence of children.

Safe Haven: (PG-13) A woman on the run finds love in a sleepy North Carolina beach town.

Scary Movie V: (NR) Another spoof of horror films and horrible pop culture

Snitch: (PG-13) A man risks his life to save his teen-age son, facing a stiff prison sentence.

Side Effects (R) A New York couple find their world unraveling when a new drug prescribed to treat anxiety has unexpected side effects.

Silver Linings Playbook: (R) A bipolar and newly divorced man meets a depressed widow who seeks a dance partner.

Tyler Perry’s Temptation: (PG-13) Vanessa Williams and Brandy Norwood star in this love triangle thriller.

Warm Bodies: (PG-13) Zombie-d teen gets a new chance at life when he finds romance in this comedy.

Wreck-It-Ralph: (PG) A bored video game character goes rogue in gameland in this feature from Disney and Pixar.

From Staff and Wire Reports


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