What’s playing at Midlands theaters

May 24, 2013 

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Now playing

42: (PG-13) The story of how Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball

Admission: (PG-13) Paul Rudd and Tina Fey star

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

The Big Wedding: (R) Robert DeNiro and Diane Keaton star in this comedy about a divorced couple forced to reunite for a wedding.

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

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

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

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

Escape from Planet Earth: (PG) A planet’s hero instead finds himself quite down to Earth when he’s lured here.

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 who are changing the world

The Great Gatsby: (PG-13) Director Baz Lurhmann re-imagines the classic F. Scott Fitzgerald novel.

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

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

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

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

Identity Thief (R) An account representative confronts the con artist who has stolen his identity and is emptying his bank account.

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

The Hangover, Part III: (R) The drunken friends find more trouble in Vegas.

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

Jack the Giant Slayer: (PG-13) A reimagining of the children’s tale, in 3D.

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

Mud: (R) Matthew McConaughey plays a drifter with a secret past who befriends some kids.

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

Olympus Has Fallen: (R) President and other federal officials are taken hostage.

Oz the Great and Powerful: (PG-13) James Franco stars in this retelling of Frank Baum’s “Wizard of Oz.”.

Pain & Gain: (R) A kidnapping caper goes wrong in this comedy.

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

The Place Behind the Pines: (R) Ryan Gosling uses his motorcycle talents to turn to crime to provide for his child.

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

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

Safe Haven: (PG-13) A woman on the run finds love.

Scary Movie V: (NR) Another spoof of horror films

Snitch: (PG-13) A man risks his life to save his son.

Side Effects (R) A New York couple find their world unraveling when a new drug 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.

Warm Bodies: (PG-13) Zombie-d teen gets a new chance at life.

Wreck-It-Ralph: (PG) A bored video game character goes rogue in gameland.

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