What’s playing at Midlands theaters

September 6, 2013 

Vin Diesel stars as 'Riddick.'


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Riddick: (R) Vin Diesel reprises his role, this time left on an alien planet, his enemies uncertain.

Now playing

After Earth: PG-13) Will and Jaden Smith play father and son stranded on a hostile Earth.

Before Midnight: (R) Third in a trilogy about love’s ups and downs starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy

The Conjuring: (R) Paranormal investigators help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

Despicable Me 2: (PG) Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help save the world in this sequel to the 2010 animated film.

Epic: (PG) A teenager finds herself in the world of fairies and other mythical creatures of the forest in this animated film.

Elysium: (R) Matt Damon plays a rebellious have-not fighting against the haves.

Fruitvale Station: (R) The true story of a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies and strangers on the last day of 2008.

The Grandmaster: (PG-13) Story of the man who inspired kung fu movie star Bruce Lee

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

The Heat: (R) Uptight FBI special agent is paired with testy Boston cop in order to take down a ruthless drug lord.

Heavyweights: (PG) Plump kids are lured into joining a posh fat camp with the promise of quick weight loss and good times.

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones: (PG-13) Lily Collins plays a teen who discovers she is the descendant of a line of half-angel Shadowhunters, in first adaptation from the book series.

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

Jobs (PG-13): Ashton Kutcher portrays the temperamental genius Steve Jobs from his days as a college dropout to his creation of Apple.

Kick-Ass 2: (R) Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chloe Grace Moretz reprise their roles as the teenage superheroes in this sequel to 2010’s unapologetically rude and violent original.

Lee Daniels’ The Butler: (PG-13) The life of a White House butler through turbulent times.

The Lone Ranger: (PG-13) Lawman-turned-vigilante and his partner, a Native American Indian warrior, battle greed and corruption in the Old West.

Man of Steel: (PG-13) Henry Cavil stars in this newest origin story of Superman. With Russell Crowe and Amy Adams.

Monsters University: (G) A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University.

One Direction: This is Us in 3-D: (PG) British pop sensations in concert

Pacific Rim: (PG-13) A former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.

Paranoia: (R) Liam Hemsworth stars as a corporate spy in this thriller.

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters: (PG) Another adventure for the teen who’s half god and half man

Planes: (G) Disney animated comedy about little planes that enter an around-the-world race.

The Purge: (R) A family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legalized.

Red 2: (PG-13) Retired CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.

R.I.P.D: (PG-13) Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges are selected as peace officers for the dead in this comedy.

The Smurfs 2: (PG) More mischief from the blue men (and woman) group.

Star Trek Into Darkness: (PG-13) Second in the J.J. Abrams’ reboot of the sci-fi franchise includes a mysterious enemy (Benedict Cumberbatch).

Turbo: (PG) A snail gets a boost and hits the race circuit in this animated comedy.

The Way, Way Back: (PG-13) A teen finds his way during a summer beach trip with his mom and her new boyfriend.

2 Guns: (R) Undercover drug cops must cooperate when they anger the same criminal.

We’re the Millers: (R) Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudekis assemble a fake family to commit a crime.

The Wolverine: (PG-13) Hugh Jackman returns as the X-man with issues.

World War Z: (PG-13) United Nations employee traverses the world in a race against time to stop the zombie pandemic.

The World’s End: (R) Five old friends try to finish a pub crawl they couldn’t pull off as teenagers. Then some really crazy stuff starts to happen.

You’re Next: (R) Paint-by-numbers horror show about a family terrorized by masked killers.

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