What’s playing in Aiken the weekend of April 19

  • Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 5:09 p.m.
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Tom Cruise, left, and Morgan Freeman in a scene from “Oblivion.”
AP photo Tom Cruise, left, and Morgan Freeman in a scene from “Oblivion.”

“Oblivion” NEW

After humans have evacuated a decimated Earth, one of the last drone repairmen on the planet has a startling encounter that causes him to question the past. With Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman and Olga Kurylenko. Written by Karl Gajdusek and Michael Debruyn. Directed by Joseph Kosinski. (2:04) PG-13.

“42”

A biopic about the legendary ballplayer Jackie Robinson, who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. With Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie and Christopher Meloni. Written and directed by Brian Helgeland. (2:08) PG-13.

“Scary Movie V”

Two happily married young parents – a ballet dancer and an ape researcher – have to grapple with a malevolent supernatural presence in this fifth installment of the horror parody series. With Ashley Tisdale, Simon Rex and Erica Ash. Written by David Zucker and Pat Proft. Directed by Malcolm Lee. (1:25) PG-13.

“Evil Dead”

In this remake of the 1981 horror film, five twentysomething friends holed up in a remote cabin discover a strange book and unwittingly summon dormant demons from the nearby woods. With Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez and Lou Taylor Pucci. Written by Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues Mendez. Directed by Alvarez. (1:27) R.

“The Place Beyond the Pines” NEW

When a motorcycle stunt rider commits a robbery to support his infant son, he’s thrust into a conflict with a police officer that has far-reaching consequences for both their families. With Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes and Rose Byrne. Written by Derek Cianfrance, Ben Coccio and Darius Marder. Directed by Cianfrance. (2:20) R.

“Tyler Perry’s Temptation”

A marriage counselor throws her own marriage and career into chaos when she falls for her newest client, a handsome young billionaire. With Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Lance Gross and Robbie Jones. Written and directed by Tyler Perry. (1:51) PG-13.

“G.I. Joe: Retaliation”

Members of an elite special-ops force face off against an international terrorist organization while dealing with threats from within their own government. With Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum and Adrianne Palicki. Written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Directed by Jon M. Chu. In 3-D. (1:50) PG-13.

“The Croods”

In this animated film, a prehistoric family embarks on a journey to find a new home after their cave is destroyed. With the voices of Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone and Catherine Keener. Written and directed by Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders. In 3-D. (1:32) PG.

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