Originally published Friday, April 27, 2018 at 06:00a.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.
(NEW) AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet -- the evil Thanos. On a mission to
collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment. Stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Pratt, and Chris Evans. Rated PG-13 – fantasy, science fiction
A QUIET PLACE – This movie’s summary is simple: If they hear you, they hunt you. Stars John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, and Millcent Simmonds. Rated PG-13 – drama, thriller
RAMPAGE - Dwayne Johnson stars as primatologist Davis Okoye, a man who keeps people at a distance but shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, incredibly rare albino silverback gorilla who has been in his care since he rescued the young orphan from poachers. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size. To make matters worse, it’s soon discovered there are other similarly altered animals. As these newly created alpha predators tear across North America, destroying everything in their path, Okoye teams with discredited geneticist Kate Caldwell (Naomie Harris) to secure an antidote, fighting his way through an ever-changing battlefield, not only to halt a global catastrophe but to save the fearsome creature that was once his friend. Also stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Breanne Hill. Rated PG-13 – fantasy, science
I FEEL PRETTY - A woman who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy on a daily basis wakes from a fall believing she is suddenly the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. With this newfound confidence, she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, but what will happen when she realizes her appearance never changed? Stars Amy Schumer, Emily Ratajkowski, and Michelle Williams. Rated PG-13 – comedy
TRUTH OR DARE - Olivia, Lucas and a group of their college friends travel to Mexico for one last getaway before
graduation. While there, a stranger convinces one of the students to play a seemingly harmless game of truth or dare with the others. Once the game starts, it awakens something evil – a demon which forces the friends to share dark secrets and confront their deepest fears. The rules are simple but wicked – tell the truth or die, do the dare or die, and if you stop playing, you die. Stars Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, and Violett Beane. Rated PG-13 – thriller, horror
SUPER TROOPERS 2 - Fired for their previous shenanigans, former Vermont Highway Patrol officers Thorny, Farva, Rabbit, Foster and Mac get a shot at redemption from Capt. O'Hagan and Gov. Jessan. The wacky quintet must provide law
enforcement for a French Canadian town that's transitioning to U.S. sovereignty. Their unconventional methods soon get put to the test when they encounter a smarmy mayor, mischievous Mounties, a smuggling ring and a 1,300-pound bear. Stars Jay Chandrasekhar, Steve Lemme, and Kevin Heffernan. Rated R – mystery, crime
READY PLAYER ONE - From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure “Ready Player One,” based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon. The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people have found salvation in the OASIS, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday (Mark Rylance). When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the OASIS, sparking a contest that grips the entire world. When an unlikely young hero named Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) decides to join the contest, he is hurled into a breakneck, reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical universe of mystery, discovery and danger. Stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, and T.J. Miller. Rated PG-13 – thriller, fantasy
ISLE OF DOGS - When, by executive decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast
garbage-dump called Trash Island, 12-year-old Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies across the river in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture. Stars Scarlett Johansson, Edward Norton, and Bill Murray. Rated PG-13 – drama, fantasy
CHAPPAQUIDDICK - On July 18, 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy drives his car off of a bridge on Massachusetts' Chappaquiddick Island. The accident results in the death of passenger Mary Jo Kopechne, a 28-year-old campaign strategist who worked for Kennedy. The ongoing investigation into the mysterious and scandalous events forever alters his political legacy – and ultimately changes the course of presidential history. Stars Kate Mara, Jason Clark, and Jim Gaffigan. Rated PG-13 – thriller