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Friday, November 20, 2020 1:00 am

Movies at area theaters

Journal Gazette

Call ahead or check a theater's social media pages and website for details on pandemic-related protocols.

NOW OPENING

BUDDY GAMES

(R for strong crude sexual content and language throughout, some graphic nudity, drug use and brief violence; 1:30)

(2020) A group of friends reunite to play a wild assortment of absurd physical and mental challenges.

Playing at NCG Auburn Cinemas

DREAMLAND

(R for some violence, language and sexuality/nudity; 1:38)

(2020) A teenager's adventures as a bounty hunter take an unexpected twist.

Playing at Goodrich Huntington 7

EMBATTLED

(R for pervasive strong language and crude sexual references, violence and some nudity; 1:57)

(2020) A son aspires to follow in his famous MMA father's footsteps, but along his journey must figure out how to break the abusive cycle, if possible, that his father has continued.

Playing at Goodrich Huntington 7

GIRL

(No MPAA rating; 1:32)

(2020) A young woman returns to her small hometown intent on killing her abusive father only to discover someone murdered him the day before.

Playing at Goodrich Huntington 7

THE LAST VERMEER

(R for some language, violence and nudity; 1:57)

(2020) An artist is suspected of selling a valuable painting to the Nazis, but there is more to the story than meets the eye.

Playing at AMC Dupont, AMC Jefferson Pointe

VANGUARD

(No MPAA rating; 1:48)

(2020) Covert security company Vanguard is the last hope of survival for an accountant after he is targeted by the world's deadliest mercenary organization.

Playing at AMC Jefferson Pointe, Goodrich Huntington 7, NCG Auburn Cinemas

OPENING WEDNESDAY

THE CROODS: A NEW AGE

(PG for peril, action and rude humor; 1:35)

(2020) The prehistoric family the Croods are challenged by a rival family the Bettermans, who claim to be better and more evolved.

Playing at AMC Dupont, AMC Jefferson Pointe, Northwood Cinema Grill, ABCinema Decatur, Brokaw Movie House Angola, Goodrich Huntington 7, NCG Auburn Cinemas

ALSO PLAYING

2 HEARTS

(PG-13 for brief strong language; 1:40)

(2020) For two couples the future unfolds in different decades and different places, but a hidden connection will bring them together in a way no one could have predicted.

Playing at AMC Dupont

A CHRISTMAS STORY

(PG; 1:34)

(1983) A young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

Playing at AMC Dupont, AMC Jefferson Pointe

THE CLIMB

(R for language, sexual content, some nudity and brief drug use; 1:34)

(2020) The friendship between two men spans years of laughter, heartbreak and rage.

Playing at AMC Jefferson Pointe

COME AWAY

(PG for strong thematic content, some violence, fantasy action, and unsettling images; 1:34)

(2020) When their eldest brother dies, Peter and Alice seek to save their parents from despair until they are forced to choose between home and imagination, setting the stage for their iconic journeys into Wonderland and Neverland.

Playing at Goodrich Huntington 7, NCG Auburn Cinemas

COME PLAY

(PG-13 for terror, frightening images and some language; 1:45)

(2020) A monster named Larry that manifests itself through smart phones and mobile devices.

Playing at AMC Dupont, AMC Jefferson Pointe, NCG Auburn Cinemas

THE EMPTY MAN

(R for violence, disturbing images, language, some sexuality and nudity; 2:17)

(2020) On the trail of a missing girl, an ex-cop comes across a secretive group attempting to summon a terrifying supernatural entity.

Playing at AMC Dupont

FREAKY

(R for strong bloody horror violence, sexual content, and language throughout; 1:41)

(2020) After swapping bodies with a deranged serial killer, a young girl in high school discovers she has less than 24 hours before the change becomes permanent.

Playing at AMC Dupont, AMC Jefferson Pointe, Goodrich Huntington 7, NCG Auburn Cinemas

GIRLS TRIP

(R for crude and sexual content throughout, pervasive language, brief graphic nudity, and drug material; 2:02)

(2017) Four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival and there's enough dancing, drinking, brawling and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.

Playing at AMC Dupont

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

(PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for some language; 2:01)

(2014) A group of intergalactic criminals must pull together to stop a fanatical warrior with plans to purge the universe.

Playing at AMC Dupont, AMC Jefferson Pointe

HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE

(PG for scary images, some violence, language and mild sensuality; 2:33)

(2009) Harry Potter begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past

Playing at ABCinema Decatur

HONEST THIEF

(PG-13 for strong violence, crude references and brief strong language; 1:39)

(2020) Wanting to lead an honest life, a notorious bank robber turns himself in, only to be double-crossed by two ruthless FBI agents.

Playing at AMC Dupont, AMC Jefferson Pointe, Goodrich Huntington 7, NCG Auburn Cinemas

LET HIM GO

(R for violence; 1:54)

(2020) A retired sheriff and his wife, grieving over the death of their son, set out to find their only grandson.

Playing at AMC Dupont, AMC Jefferson Pointe, Brokaw Movie House Angola, Goodrich Huntington 7, NCG Auburn Cinemas

MINIONS

(PG for action and rude humor; 1:31)

(2015) Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a supervillain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.

Playing at AMC Dupont, AMC Jefferson Pointe

THE SANTA CLAUSE

(PG; 1:37)

(1994) When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

Playing at AMC Dupont, AMC Jefferson Pointe, ABCinema Decatur, Brokaw Movie House Angola, NCG Auburn Cinemas, Strand Theatre Kendallville

THE STAR

(PG for some thematic elements; 1:26)

(2017) A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas.

Playing at Strand Theatre Kendallville

TENET

(PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some suggestive references and brief strong language; 2:30)

(2020) A Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

Playing at AMC Dupont, AMC Jefferson Pointe

THE WAR WITH GRANDPA

(PG for rude humor, language, and some thematic elements; 1:34)

(2020) Upset that he has to share the room he loves with his grandfather, Peter decides to declare war in an attempt to get it back.

Playing at AMC Dupont, AMC Jefferson Pointe, Goodrich Huntington 7, NCG Auburn Cinemas

Ratings

Motion Picture Association of America

G – General audiences (all ages admitted)

PG – Parental guidance suggested

PG-13 – Parental guidance strongly suggested for children younger than 13

R – Restricted (anyone younger than 17 requires a parent or guardian)


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