What’s playing at Midlands theaters

April 4, 2014 


Kermit in 'Muppets Most Wanted,' opening next week.


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Opening April 11

Draft Day: (PG-13) Fictional behind the scenes of a professional football organization’s draft day.

Oculus: (R) Siblings investigate the mysterious killing of their parents in this horror film.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier: (PG-13) The throwback super soldier faces a new enemy in this adaptation of the Marvel comic.

Now playing

3 Days to Kill: (PG-13) Aging operative (Kevin Costner) takes on one more mission.

12 Years a Slave: (R) The true story of a freed man’s kidnapping and slavery was named Oscar Best Picture of the Year.

300: Rise of an Empire: (R) Sequel to the hugely popular “300” drama about Sparta.

About Last Night: (R) Remake of the singles comedy stars Kevin Hart.

American Hustle: (R) Loosely based on the ABSCAM sting operation in the 1970s, stars Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence.

August: Osage County: (R) Dysfunctional family must reunite when a crisis hits; starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts.

Dallas Buyers Club: (R) Based on a true story of a man who finds an unconventional way of helping HIV-positive men and women

Divergent: (PG-13) Teenager who won’t fit in puts her life at risk in this sci-fi fantasy.

Endless Love: (PG-13) Young love becomes painful for a teen in this remake of the 1981 movie.

Frozen: (PG) The kingdom of Arendelle is trapped in an eternal winter under the icy spell of Elsa (voiced by Idina Menzel).

God’s Not Dead: (PG) A Christian student must “prove” the existence of God.

The Grand Budapest Hotel: (R) Ralph Fiennes stars in this comedy set in a pre-WWII hotel.

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

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: (PG-13) Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) continues his quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: (PG-13) Katniss and Peeta are forced to fight another day in this second installment of “The Hunger Games” trilogy.

The LEGO movie: (PG) Animated comedy with your favorite LEGO characters.

Lone Survivor: (R) Based on an ill-fated secret mission in Afghanistan.

Mr. Peabody and Sherman: (PG) Animated comedy about TV’s most intrepid time-traveling dog.

The Monuments Men: (PG-13) Military unit tries to retrieve stolen works of arts from the Nazis; based on a true story.

Muppets Most Wanted : (PG) The lovable puppets get entangled in a caper while on a world tour. With Tina Fey and Ricky Gervais.

Need for Speed: (PG-13) Aaron Paul stars in this action thriller.

Noah: (Unrated) Russell Crowe is the man who built the ark in the Bible story.

Non-Stop: (PG-13) Liam Neeson is a federal marshal whose travels on an airplane intertwine with a terrorist threat in-flight.

The Nut Job: (PG) Squirrels pine for nuts in this animated comedy.

Philomena: (PG-13) A journalist picks up the story of a woman’s search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant.

Pompeii: (PG-13) The last days of the Roman city recounted in 3-D.

Ride Along: (PG-13) Cop enlists his future brother-in-law in a ride along

Robocop: (PG-13) Remake of the sci-fi film about a man who’s remade into a crime-fighting machine.

Sabotage: (R) An elite law enforcement unit turns on the wrong bad guy, who seeks revenge.

Son of God: (PG-13) Adapted from “The Bible” series, this looks at the life of Jesus.

Stalingrad: (R) A look at the 1942 battle that pivoted the fate of World War II.

Veronica Mars: (PG-13) TV show heads to big screen with Kristin Bell and others reprising their roles, post Neptune High

The Wolf of Wall Street: (R) Dramedy inspired by the real-life exploits of convicted stock swindler Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio).

Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club: (PG-13) Five single moms form a support group.

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