What’s playing in Aiken this weekend?
“Battle of the Year 3D” NEW
A hip-hop mogul enlists a hard-luck ex-basketball coach and an all-star dance crew to win an international dance tournament in which Americans have not triumphed in 15 years. With Josh Holloway, Laz Alonso and Josh Peck. Written by Brin Hill and Chris Parker. Directed by Benson Lee. (1:49) PG-13.
Frustrated by the police department’s lack of progress in locating his missing 6-year-old daughter, a distraught father decides to take matters into his own hands. With Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Melissa Leo and Paul Dano. Written by Aaron Guzikowski. Directed by Denis Villeneuve. (2:31) R.
After snitching on the mob, a former mafia boss and his family enter the witness protection program but have a hard time adjusting to their new life in a sleepy French town. With Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones and Dianna Agron. Written by Luc Besson and Michael Caleo. Directed by Besson. (1:51) R.
“Insidious: Chapter 2”
A young married couple seek to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left their family dangerously connected to the spirit world in this sequel to the 2011 film “Insidious.” With Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne and Lin Shaye. Written by Leigh Whannell. Directed by James Wan. (1:45) PG-13.
Stranded on an unforgiving planet and left for dead, an escaped convict wanted throughout the galaxy is forced to activate an emergency beacon knowing full well it will draw bounty hunters and mercenaries to collect his head. With Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, Jordi Molla and Matt Nable. Written and directed by David Twohy. (1:59) R.
“Lee Daniels’ The Butler”
A dramatic account of the life of the White House butler Cecil Gaines, who served during seven presidential administrations between 1957 and 1986. With Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey and John Cusack. Written by Danny Strong and Lee Daniels. Directed by Daniels. (2:06) PG-13.
“Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters”
A young demigod and his friends embark on a treacherous odyssey to recover the magical Golden Fleece from the Bermuda Triangle. With Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario and Brandon T. Jackson. Written by Marc Guggenheim. Directed by Thor Freudenthal. In 3-D. (1:45) PG.
“We’re The Millers”
Indebted to his supplier after being jumped by street toughs, a small-time pot dealer enlists his dodgy neighbors to pose as his family as cover for a smuggling run across the border. With Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston and Emma Roberts. Written by Bob Fisher, Steve Faber, Sean Anders and John Morris. Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. (1:50) R.