What’s playing in Aiken the weekend of May 3?

  • Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 4:55 p.m.
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Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts with Iron Man in a scene from “Iron Man 3.”
AP photo Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts with Iron Man in a scene from “Iron Man 3.”

“Iron Man 3” NEW!

The playboy industrialist and armored superhero Tony Stark, aka Iron Man, is brought to the brink of destruction by a new enemy known as the Mandarin. With Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley, Gwyneth Paltrow and Don Cheadle. Written by Drew Pearce and Shane Black. Directed by Black. In 3-D and Imax. PG-13. (2:05)

“The Big Wedding”

A long-divorced couple are forced to pretend otherwise for the sake of their adopted son’s wedding when his ultra-conservative biological mother unexpectedly decides to fly halfway around the world to attend. With Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, Susan Sarandon and Robin Williams. Written and directed by Justin Zackham. (1:30) R.

“Pain & Gain”

Fed up with their lot in life, three Miami bodybuilders hatch a plan to kidnap and extort a wealthy businessman. With Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie and Tony Shalhoub. Written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. Directed by Michael Bay. (2:09) R.

“Obvilion”

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.

“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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