What’s playing at Midlands theaters

November 8, 2013 

The Best Man Holiday

Terrence Howard, Nia Long and Eddia Cibrian in 'The Best Man Holiday,' opening next week.

MICHAEL GIBSON — universal studios

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Opening Nov. 15

The Best Man Holiday: (R) College friends and lovers reunite for the holiday in this sequel to “The Best Man.”

Now playing

Baggage Claim: (PG-13) Pledging to keep herself from being the only woman in her family never to wed, Montana embarks on a expedition.

CBGB: (R) Film about the legendary punk rock music club in NYC.

Carrie: (R) Remake of the horror classic about a teen with special powers.

Captain Phillips: (PG-13) The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking of his cargo ship by Somali pirates.

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

The Counselor: (R) Life in the fast lane becomes dangerous in this thriller starring Michael Fassbinder

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2: (PG) Flint Lockwood is forced to battle his own creation yet again, when a glitch causes his ingenious food machine to create food-animal hybrids, such as hungry tacodiles and shrimpanzees.

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.

Ender’s Game: (PG-13) Film brings Orson Scott Card’s novel to the screen with Asa Butterfield starring as Andrew “Ender” Wiggin, a precocious child preparing for a future alien invasion at military school.

Escape Plan: (R) Sly Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger star in this thriller.

The Family: (R) Retired mobsters Robert DeNiro and Michelle Pfeiffer are living incognito in France with their kids.

Free Birds: (PG) A group of scheming birds kidnap a pardoned turkey and travel back in time to the first Thanksgiving.

Gravity: (PG-13) Two astronauts face disaster when their station explodes. With George Clooney and Sandra Bullock.

Insidious 2: (PG-13) Further adventures of a family (Patrick Wilson and Rose Byrne) plagued by a persistent demon.

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa: (R) Johnny Knoxville dresses as an old man, but he’s up to the same schtick.

LastVegas: (PG-13) Taking a page out of the “Hangover,” Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline head to Sin City for one last hurrah before a wedding.

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.

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

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

Prisoners: (R) When Keller Dover’s daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands.

Romeo and Juliet: (PG-13) When the star-crossed lovers of two enemy families meet, forbidden love ensues.

Rush: (R) A re-creation of the merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda.

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

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