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The Girl on the Train | Rachel, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds. R. Starring: Emily Blunt, Rebecca Ferguson and Haley Bennett.
Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life | Rafe has an epic imagination...and a slight problem with authority. Both collide when he transfers to an oppressive, rule-crazy middle school. Drowning in do's and don'ts, Rafe and his scheming best friend Leo hatch a plan to break every rule in the school's Code of Conduct. PG. Starring: Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham and Rob Riggle.
The Birth of a Nation | Set against the antebellum South, this film follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. R. Starring: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer and Mark Boone Jr.
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Deepwater Horizon | On April 20th, 2010, one of the world's largest man-made disasters occurred on the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. PG-13. Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kate Hudson and Kurt Russell.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children | When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. PG-13. Starring: Eva Green, Asa Butterfield and Chris O’Dowd.
Masterminds | The film tells the hilarious true story of David Ghantt, a half-brained driver at an armored car company who is led astray by his flirtatious work crush Kelly. PG-13. Starring: Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson and Kristen Wiig.
Storks | Storks deliver babies... or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for global internet giant Cornerstore.com. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly unauthorized baby girl. PG. Starring: Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammer, and Katie Crown.
The Magnificent Seven | With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue, the desperate townspeople employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns. PG-13. Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, and Ethan Hawke.
Snowden | The politically-charged, pulse-pounding thriller reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. R. Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley and Melissa Leo.
Hillsong: Let Hope Rise | The film explores Australia-based band Hillsong’s humble beginnings and astonishing rise to prominence as an international church whose songs are sung every Sunday by more than 50 million people worldwide. PG. Starring: Joel Houston, Jonathan “JD” Douglass, and Taya Smith.
Blair Witch | A group of college students venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mysteries surrounding the disappearance of James’ sister who many believe is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch. R. Starring: Callie Hernandez, James Allen McCune and Brandon Scott.
Bridget Jones’s Baby | After breaking up with Mark Darcy, Bridget Jones’s “happily ever after” hasn’t quite gone according to plan. Forty something and single again, she decides to focus on her job as top news producer and surround herself with old friends and new. R. Starring: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey.
Sully | On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. PG-13. Starring: Tom Hanks, Laura Linney and Anna Gunn.
When the Bough Breaks | John and Laura Taylor are a young, professional couple who desperately want a baby. After exhausting all other options, they finally hire Anna, the perfect woman to be their surrogate - but as she gets further along in her pregnancy, so too does her psychotic and dangerous fixation on the husband. PG-13. Starring: Theo Rossi, Regina Hall and Morris Chestnut.
The Wild Life | On a tiny exotic island, Tuesday, an outgoing parrot, lives with his quirky animal friends in paradise. After a violent storm, Tuesday and his friends wake up to find a strange creature on the beach: Robinson Crusoe. PG. Starring: Ilka Bessin, Dieter Hallervorden and Matthias Schweighöfer.
The Light Between Oceans | Tom Sherbourne, a young veteran still numb from his years in combat, takes a job as lighthouse keeper. As the island’s sole inhabitant, he finds comfort in the monotony of the chores and the solitude of his surroundings until he meets Isabel Graysmark in the local town of Partageuse on the mainland. PG-13. Starring: Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weisz.
Don’t Breathe | A group of teens break into a blind man’s home thinking they’ll get away with the perfect crime. They’re wrong. R. Starring: Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette and Stephen Lang.
Mechanic: Resurrection | When someone from Arthur Bishop’s past forces him back into the business, Bishop has to complete an impossible list of assassinations of the most dangerous men in the world. R. Starring: Jason Statham, Jessica Alba and Tommy Lee Jones.
Hell or High Water | Two brothers - Toby, a straight-living, divorced father trying to make a better life for his son; and Tanner, a short-tempered ex-con with a loose trigger finger -- come together to rob branch after branch of the bank that is foreclosing on their family land. R. Starring: Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine and Ben Foster.
Sausage Party | One sausage leads a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they are chosen to leave the grocery store. R. Starring: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig and Jonah Hill.
Pete’s Dragon | For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. PG. Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley and Wes Bentley.
Suicide Squad | Assemble a team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. PG-13. Starring: Will Smith, Jared Leto and Margot Robbie.
Jason Bourne | The next chapter of Universal Pictures’ Bourne franchise, which finds the CIA’s most lethal former operative drawn out of the shadows.PG-13. Starring: Matt Damon, Julia Stiles and Alicia Vikander.
Bad Moms | In this new comedy, Amy has a seemingly perfect life - a great marriage, over-achieving kids, beautiful home and a career. However she’s over-worked, over-committed and exhausted to the point that she’s about to snap. R. Starring: Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn.
The Secret Life of Pets | A comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. PG. Starring: Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart.
Compiled by Lisa Urban, lurban@thesunnews
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