Originally published Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 10:39p.m.
Movies playing at Harkins Theatres, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads). 928-775-7444; www.harkins.com.
STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI – Rey (Daisy Ridley) develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order. Also stars Carrie Fisher, John Boyega, and Adam Driver. Rated PG-13 – Fantasy, Science fiction
JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE – Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji – you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves – or they'll be stuck in the game forever. Stars Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and Nick Jonas. Rated PG-13 – Fantasy, Action
PITCH PERFECT 3 – After the highs of winning the world championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren't job prospects for making music with your mouth. But when they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group of awesome nerds will come together to make some music, and some questionable decisions, one last time. Stars Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, and Hailee Steinfeld. Rated PG-13 – Musical, Comedy
FERDINAND – Ferdinand is a young bull who escapes from a training camp in rural Spain after his father never returns from a showdown with a matador. Adopted by a girl who lives on a farm, Ferdinand's peaceful existence comes crashing down when the authorities return him to his former captors. With help from a wisecracking goat and three hedgehogs, the giant but gentle bovine must find a way to break free before he squares off against El Primero, the famous bullfighter who never loses. Stars voices of John Cena, Kate McKinnon, Daveed Diggs, Miguel Angel Silvestre, and Gina Rodriguez. Rated PG – Fantasy, Adventure
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN – Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Stars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya, Michelle Williams, and Rebecca Ferguson. Rated PG – Drama, Biography
FATHER FIGURES – Owen Wilson and Ed Helms are Kyle and Peter Reynolds, brothers whose eccentric mother raised them to believe their father had died when they were young. When they discover this to be a lie, they set out together to find their real father, and end up learning more about their mother than they probably ever wanted to know. Also stars J.K. Simmons, Katt Williams, Terry Bradshaw, Ving Rhames, Harry Shearer, and June Squibb. Rated R - Comedy.
DOWNSIZING – When scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall as a solution to overpopulation, Paul (Matt Damon) and his wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in order to get small and move to a new downsized community — a choice that triggers life-changing adventures. Also stars Christoph Waltz, Jason Sudeikis, and Neil Patrick Harris. Rated R – Science Fiction, Comedy-drama