What’s playing in Aiken the weekend of July 11
“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” NEW
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes is threatened by a band of human survivors of a devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier in this sequel to the 2011 film “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” With Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman and Keri Russell. Written by Mark Bomback, Rich Jaffa and Amanda Silver. Directed by Matt Reeves. (2:10) PG-13.
A documentary contemplating what today’s world would look like had the United States never existed. Directed by Dinesh D’Souza and John Sullivan. (1:43) PG-13.
“Deliver Us From Evil”
A New York police officer joins forces with an unconventional priest to investigate a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes. With Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez and Olivia Munn. Written by Scott Derrickson and Paul Harris Boardman. Directed by Derrickson. (1:37) R.
“Earth to Echo”
After a construction project begins in their neighborhood, three boys start to receive strange coded messages on their cellphones, and their investigation brings them into contact with an extraterrestrial who needs their help. With Teo Halm, Brian “Astro” Bradley and Reese Hartwig. Written by Henry Gayden. Directed by Dave Green. (1:22) PG.
After wrecking her car, getting fired from her thankless fast-foot job and catching her husband cheating, a small-town woman sets out on a trip to Niagara Falls with her hard-drinking grandmother. With Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Allison Janney and Gary Cole. Written by McCarthy and Ben Falcone. Directed by Falcone. (1:57) R.
“Think Like a Man Too”
A group of couples gather for a wedding in Las Vegas, but their plans for a romantic weekend go awry in this sequel to the 2012 movie “Think Like a Man.” With Michael Ealy, Kevin Hart, Meagan Good and Taraji P. Henson. Written by Keith Merryman and David A. Newman. Directed by Tim Story. (1:45) PG-13.
“Transformers: Age of Extinction”
Three years after an epic battle has forced the shape-shifting robots known as Transformers into hiding, a garage inventor makes a startling discovery and gets caught up in a battle for the fate of Earth. With Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer and Sophia Miles. Written by Ehren Kruger. Directed by Michael Bay. PG-13.
Four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey come together to form the ‘60s rock group the Four Seasons in this adaptation of the Tony-winning musical. With John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda and Vincent Piazza. Written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. Directed by Clint Eastwood. (2:14) R.
“How to Train Your Dragon 2”
A young Viking and his faithful dragon must protect both their kind from a power-hungry conqueror in this sequel to the 2010 animated film. With the voices of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Kit Harington and Cate Blanchett. Written and directed by Dean DeBlois. (1:45) PG.