THE SMURFS 2 — H½
(PG — some rude humor, action) The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer’s newest creation — creatures called the Naughties — into real Smurfs. 1 hour, 35 minutes.
Garrettsville Cinemas, Hudson 10, Independence 10, Interstate Park 18, Linda Theatre, Massillon 12, Medina 16, Montrose 12, Regal Medina 16
2 GUNS — Not rated
(R — violence throughout, language, brief nudity) Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg are two undercover agents whose identities are exposed while trying to infiltrate a drug cartel. 1 hour, 49 minutes.
Carnation Cinema, Cinemark Aurora 10, Hudson 10, Independence 10, Interstate Park 18, Lake Cinema 8, Macedonia 15, Massillon 12, Montrose 12, Regal Medina 16, Shaker Square Cinemas, Tinseltown USA, Tower City Cinemas, Valley View 24, Wooster 10
A HIJACKING — HHH
(R — language) The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen. In English and in Danish with English subtitles. 1 hour, 43 minutes.
CRYSTAL FAIRY — HH
(No industry rating) As Jamie (Michael Cera) travels in Chile, he invites an eccentric woman (Gaby Hoffmann) to join his group’s quest to score a fabled hallucinogen, a move that finds him at odds with his new companion, until they drink the magic brew on a beach at the edge of the desert. In English and Spanish with English subtitles. 1 hour, 40 minutes.
THE HUNT — HHH
(R — sexual content including a graphic image, violence, language) A Danish film directed by Thomas Vinterberg and starring Mads Mikkelsen. The story is set in a small village and follows a man who becomes the target of mass hysteria after being wrongly accused of sexually assaulting a child. In Danish and Polish with English subtitles. 1 hour, 55 minutes.
PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS — Not rated
(PG — fantasy action violence, some scary images, mild language) In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising. 1 hour, 46 minutes.
Garrettsville Cinemas, Hudson 10, Independence 10, Interstate Park 18, Massillon 12, Medina 16, Montrose 12, Regal Medina 16, Shaker Square Cinemas, Tower City Cinemas
WE’RE THE MILLERS — Not rated
(R — crude sexual content, pervasive language, drug material, brief graphic nudity) A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico. Stars Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Aniston. 1 hour, 50 minutes.
Hudson 10, Independence 10, Interstate Park 18, Linda Theatre, Massillon 12, Montrose 12, Regal Medina 16, Shaker Square Cinemas, Tower City Cinemas
Playing through next week
20 FEET FROM STARDOM — Not rated
(PG-13 — some strong language, sexual material) Documentary about backup singers who live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. 1 hour, 30 minutes. Showing only at Cedar Lee, Cleveland Heights. 440-349-3306.
AFTER EARTH — H½
(PG-13 — sci-fi action violence, some disturbing images) M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense) directs this science-fiction thriller about a father and son (played by Will Smith and his son Jaden) who crash land on Earth 1,000 years after it was abandoned by mankind. 1 hour, 40 minutes. Showing only at Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
THE ATTACK — HHH½
(R — some violent images, language, brief sexuality) An Israeli-Palestinian surgeon in Tel Aviv is shocked when his wife carries out a suicide bombing, then seeks out the zealots who recruited her. In Arabic and Hebrew, with English subtitles. 1 hour, 53 minutes. Showing only at Cedar Lee, Cleveland Heights. 440-349-3306.
BEFORE MIDNIGHT — HHHH
(R — sexual content/nudity and language) Nine years after a fateful rendezvous in Paris and nearly two decades since their first meeting, an American writer and a French environmentalist once again spend an evening discussing life and love. 1 hour, 48 minutes. Showing only at Valley View 24, Valley View. 216-447-8820.
THE CONJURING — HH½
(R — sequences of disturbing violence, terror) Two paranormal investigators (Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson) explore strange events in a remote farmhouse in this horror movie. 1 hour, 52 minutes.
THE CROODS — HH½
(PG — some scary action) In this animated film, a prehistoric family embarks on a journey to find a new home after their cave is destroyed. It has a strong, star-studded cast and dazzles visually in wondrously colorful, vibrant 3-D, but the script doesn’t pop off the screen quite so effectively. With the voices of Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone and Catherine Keener. 1 hour, 32 minutes. Showing only at Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
DESPICABLE ME 2 — HHH½
(PG — rude humor, mild action) The inevitable sequel to the surprise animated hit centers on a now-reformed Gru (voiced by Steve Carell), who is assigned to help stop a new super criminal (Al Pacino). 1 hour, 38 minutes.
EPIC — HH
(PG — mild action, some scary images, brief rude language) Amanda Seyfried, Beyonce Knowles, Colin Farrell, Christoph Waltz and Josh Hutcherson provide the voices for this 3-D animated fable about a teenage girl who is magically transported into an alternate universe. 1 hour, 42 minutes. Showing only at Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
FAST & FURIOUS 6 — HHH
(PG-13 — intense sequences of violence and action and mayhem throughout, some sexuality, language) Justin Lin returns for a fourth time to direct Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson and the rest of the rubber-burning crew. 2 hours, 10 minutes. Showing only at Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
FRANCES HA — Not rated
(R — sexual references, language) Director Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale, Greenberg) goes low-budget, black-and-white French New Wave with this whimsical study of a young woman (Greta Gerwig) trying to survive in New York. 1 hour, 26 minutes. Showing only at Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
FRUITVALE STATION — HHH½
(R — some violence, language throughout, some drug use) A drama based on the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old unarmed man who was killed by a transit policeman at a San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit station. With Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer and Melonie Diaz. Written and directed by Ryan Coogler. 1 hour, 30 minutes.
THE GREAT GATSBY — HHH
(PG-13 — some violent images, sexual content, smoking, partying, brief language) Leonardo DiCaprio stars as the party-loving millionaire living the high life in 1920s New York. Tobey Maguire is the aspiring author from the Midwest who starts hanging out with the rich crowd. 2 hours, 23 minutes. Showing only at Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
GROWN UPS 2 — H½
(PG-13 — crude and suggestive content, language, some male rear nudity) Adam Sandler rounds up his buddies (Chris Rock, Kevin James and David Spade) for a sequel to the unexpected box office smash, once again proving that men will always be boys. 1 hour, 41 minutes.
THE HANGOVER PART III — HH
(R — pervasive language including sexual references, some violence and drug content, brief graphic nudity) For the final chapter in his hugely successful trilogy about guys behaving badly, director Todd Phillips shakes things up by doing away with weddings and bachelor parties altogether. Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Justin Bartha are all back for more punishment. 1 hour, 40 minutes. Showing only at Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
THE HEAT — H½
(R — pervasive language, strong crude content, some violence) A cop-buddy comedy, only with women. Sandra Bullock is the by-the-book FBI agent who pairs up with an unpredictable Boston police officer (Melissa McCarthy) to take down a drug kingpin. 1 hour, 57 minutes.
HOME RUN — Not rated
(PG-13 — some mature thematic material) A pro ball player with a substance abuse problem is forced into rehab in his hometown, and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team. 1 hour, 48 minutes. Showing only at Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
I’M SO EXCITED — HHH
(R — strong sexual content including crude references, drug use) When a technical failure endangers an airplane en route to Mexico City, the pilots, flight attendants and travelers experience commotion and catharsis. Written and directed by Pedro Almodovar. In Spanish with English subtitles. 1 hour, 39 minutes. Showing only at Cedar Lee, Cleveland Heights. 440-349-3306.
THE INTERNSHIP — HH½
(PG-13 — sexuality, some crude humor, partying, language) Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson play obsolete salesmen trying to compete in the digital age who take internships at Google and try to outdo their college-age peers. 1 hour. 59 minutes. Showing only at Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
IRON MAN 3 — HHH
(PG-13 — sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, brief suggestive content) 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. 2 hours, 10 minutes.
KEVIN HART: LET ME EXPLAIN — HHH
(R — pervasive language including sexual references) Filmed at a sold-out performance at Madison Square Garden, comedian Kevin Hart delivers material from his 2012 Let Me Explain concert tour. 1 hour, 20 minutes. Showing only at Valley View 24, Valley View. 216-447-8820.
MAN OF STEEL — HHH½
(PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence, action and destruction, and for some language) A young man with miraculous powers discovers he is not of this Earth and becomes a hero in this adaptation of the Superman mythos. 2 hours, 24 minutes.
MONSTERS UNIVERSITY — HHH
(G) At a college for scary creatures, a one-eyed green monster’s newfound rivalry with a furry blue beast jeopardizes both their career paths in this prequel to the 2001 animated movie Monsters Inc. With the voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi and Helen Mirren. 1 hour, 40 minutes.
ONLY GOD FORGIVES — Not rated
(R — strong bloody violence including grisly images, sexual content and strong language) Ryan Gosling stars as Julian, a low-level drug dealer who also dabbles in Muay Thai boxing. His brother is brutally murdered in retaliation for Billy’s rape and murder of a 16-year-old prostitute, and the boys’ mother, Crystal (Kristin Scott Thomas), prods Julian into settling the score. 1 hour, 30 minutes. Showing only at Cedar Lee, Cleveland Heights. 440-349-3306.
PACIFIC RIM — HH½
(PG-13 — sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, brief language) Writer-director Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy) unleashes his imagination on his biggest canvas to date with this enormous adventure about giant robots, piloted by humans, defending Earth against enormous monsters that rise up from the sea. With Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi and Charlie Day. 2 hours, 10 minutes.
THE PURGE — H½
(R — strong disturbing violence, some language) Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey are a couple trying to protect their children from intruders during a 12-hour period in which the government has deemed everything legal, including murder. 1 hour, 25 minutes. Showing only at Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
R.I.P.D. — Not rated
(PG-13 — violence, sci-fi/fantasy action, some sensuality, language including sex references) Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges star in this action-comedy about two police officers who patrol the realm of the undead in the Rest in Peace Department. 1 hour, 36 minutes.
STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS — HHH
(PG-13 — intense sequences of sci-fi action, violence) The action is grander, the stakes are higher and the camaraderie funnier in director J.J. Abrams’ second outing into Star Trek territory. The story sends Captain James T. Kirk (Chris Pine), First Officer Spock (Zachary Quinto) and the rest of the crew of the USS Enterprise on the trail of a terrorist (Benedict Cumberbatch) who has declared war on the Federation. 2 hours, 12 minutes. Showing only at Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
THE TO DO LIST — HHH
(R — pervasive strong, crude and sexual content including graphic dialogue, drug and alcohol use, language — all involving teens) Parks & Recreation’s Aubrey Plaza gets her first leading role as a high school valedictorian who wants to shed her squeaky-clean image before going to college by doing all sorts of naughty things. Bill Hader, Rachel Bilson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Andy Samberg are some of the friends willing to lend a helping hand. 1 hour, 46 minutes.
TURBO — HH
(PG — some mild action, thematic elements) Ryan Reynolds heads the voice cast in the animated story of a snail with amazing speed who takes on the Indianapolis 500. 1 hour, 36 minutes.
THE WAY WAY BACK — Not rated
(PG-13 — thematic elements, language, some sexual content and brief drug material) Duncan is an awkward teen struggling to deal with his parents’ divorce. His mother (Toni Collette) takes him on a summer vacation with her boyfriend (Steve Carell) and his daughter (Zoe Levin) to their beach house. Duncan finds an unlikely group of friends working at the local water park, including park manager Owen. 1 hour, 43 minutes.
WHITE HOUSE DOWN — HHHH
(PG-13 — prolonged sequences of action and violence including intense gunfire and explosions, some language, a brief sexual image) For the second time this year (the first was Olympus Has Fallen), the White House is taken over by terrorists and a policeman (Channing Tatum) must protect the life of the president (Jamie Foxx). Directed by Roland Emmerich, who famously demolished the White House before in Independence Day. 2 hours, 11 minutes. Showing only at Valley View 24, Valley View. 216-447-8820.
THE WOLVERINE — HH½
(PG-13 — sequences of intense sci-fi action, violence, some sexuality, language) Hugh Jackman reprises his signature role of the clawed mutant, this time traveling to Japan to catch up with an old acquaintance. 2 hours, 2 minutes.
WORLD WAR Z — HHH
(PG-13 — intense frightening zombie sequences, violence, disturbing images) A former U.N. troubleshooter traverses the globe in a race to stop a pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to destroy humanity. With Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale and Matthew Fox. 1 hour, 56 minutes.