What’s playing in Aiken the weekend for May 9
“The Great Gatsby” NEW
In the Roaring ‘20s, a Midwestern writer is drawn into the world of New York City’s upper crust, including his socialite cousin; her philandering husband; and an enigmatic, party-throwing playboy. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan and Joel Edgerton. Written by Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce. Directed by Luhrmann. In 3-D. (2:21) PG-13.
A good-natured children’s entertainer crashes his girlfriend’s family weekend in the Hamptons to finally meet her imperious father and win his approval. With Craig Robinson, Kerry Washington and David Alan Grier. Written and directed by Tina Gordon Chism. (1:35) PG-13.
“Iron Man 3”
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)
“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.
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.
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.
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.