BLACKFISH — HHH½
(PG-13 — mature thematic elements including disturbing, violent images) Documentary explores the consequences of keeping orcas in captivity, with a focus on the troubled whale Tilikum, which has been involved in the deaths of three people. 1 hour, 24 minutes.
BLUE JASMINE — HHH½
(PG-13 — mature thematic material, language, sexual content) Woody Allen trades New York City for San Francisco with this comedy-drama starring Cate Blanchett as a troubled former socialite who moves to the West Coast to live with her sister after her marriage to a wealthy man collapses. 1 hour, 38 minutes.
Cedar Lee, Valley View 24
JOBS — HH½
(PG-13 — some drug content, brief strong language) Ashton Kutcher portrays Steve Jobs, creator of Apple. 2 hours, 2 minutes.
Cinemark Aurora 10, Hudson 10, Interstate Park 18, Macedonia 15, Montrose 12, Regal Medina 16, Tinseltown USA, Valley View 24, Wooster 10
KICK—ASS 2 — HH
(R — strong violence, pervasive language, crude and sexual content, brief nudity) Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chloe Grace Moretz reprise their roles as the teenaged superheroes in this sequel to 2010’s unapologetically rude and violent original. Jim Carrey also stars. 1 hour, 47 minutes.
Carnation Cinema, Cinemark Aurora 10, Hudson 10, Interstate Park 18, Lake Cinemas 8, Macedonia 15, Montrose 12, Regal Medina 16, Shaker Square Cinemas, Tinseltown USA, Tower City Cinemas, Valley View 24, Wooster 10
LES DANIELS’ THE BUTLER — HHH½
(PG-13 — some violence and disturbing images, language, sexual material, thematic elements, smoking) The Oscar season starts early this year with the release of this star-studded drama that focuses on the experience of a White House butler (Forrest Whitaker) and his wife (Oprah Winfrey) over the course of several decades. Jane Fonda, John Cusack, Vanessa Redgrave, Robin Williams and Liev Schreiber are just some of the famous names that round out the cast. 2 hours, 12 minutes.
Capitol Theatre, Carnation Cinema, Cedar Lee, Cinemark Aurora 10, Hudson 10, Interstate Park 18, Lake Cinemas 8, Macedonia 15, Montrose 12, Regal Medina 16, Tinseltown USA, Tower City Cinemas, Valley View 24, Wooster 10
PARANOIA — H½
(PG-13 — violence, some sexuality, language) After a costly mistake, an entry-level employee at a powerful corporation is forced to spy on his boss’ former mentor, a company rival. With Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman and Harrison Ford. 1 hour, 46 minutes.
Cinemark Aurora 10, Hudson 10, Interstate Park 18, Lake Cinemas 8, Macedonia 15, Montrose 12, Regal Medina 16, Shaker Square Cinemas, Tinseltown USA, Tower City Cinemas, Valley View 24, Wooster 10
THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES — Not rated
(PG-13 — intense sequences of fantasy violence and action, some suggestive content) When her mom is attacked and taken from their home by a demon, a seemingly ordinary teen girl, Clary Fray, finds out truths about her past and bloodline on her quest to get her back. Based on the books by Cassandra Clare. 2 hours, 10 minutes.
Hudson 10, Independence 10, Interstate Park 18, Massillon 12, Montrose 12, Regal Medina 16, Wooster 10
Playing through next week
2 GUNS — HH½
(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.
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.
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.
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.
ELYSIUM — HHH
Director Neill Blomkamp’s follow-up to his breakout debut hit District 9 is another action-heavy sci-fi picture. In the near future, the world’s wealthiest 1 percent (led by Jodie Foster) will abandon our ruined planet and move into a mammoth space station orbiting Earth. The people left behind (including Matt Damon) are required to work in factories to keep the satellite running smoothly.
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.
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 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.
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. Showing only at Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
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 Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
LOVELACE — HHH
(R — strong sexual content, nudity, language, drug use, some domestic violence) Amanda Seyfried re-enacts the sad youth of Linda Lovelace, the stage name of the actress who became an instant celebrity in the early 1970s after starring in the X-rated Deep Throat, the most successful porn film of all time. Showing only at Cedar Lee, Cleveland Heights. 440-349-3306.
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. Showing only at Cinemark Movies 10, Jackson Township. 330-497-9118.
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. Showing only at Valley View 24, Valley View. 216-447-8820.
PERCY JACKSON: SEA OF MONSTERS — HH½
(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, 44 minutes.
PLANES — HH
(PG —some mild action, rude humor) A crop-duster (voiced by Dane Cook) dreams of competing in a famous aerial race in this animated tale from Disney. 1 hour, 32 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.
RED 2 — HHH
(PG-13 — pervasive action and violence including frenetic gunplay, some language, drug material) Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren and John Malkovich return for the sequel as retired CIA operatives forced back into action. Anthony Hopkins and Catherine Zeta-Jones join in the fun. 1 hour, 56 minutes.
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.
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.
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. Showing only at Linda Theatre, Akron. 330-784-3443.
THE WAY WAY BACK — HHH
(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.
WE’RE THE MILLERS — HH¼
(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.
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.