“Ad Astra” (PG-13, 124 minutes, sci fi) Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) has not heard from his father (Tommy Lee Jones) in 30 years, ever since he went on a secret mission to the outer edges of the solar system. Now Roy must find him and unravel a mystery that threatens Earth. (R, PC) 

“Aladdin” (PG, 128 minutes, adventure) Will Smith plays the genie whom Aladdin sets free from his bottle. The wisecracking Genie helps Aladdin (Mena Massoud) go from being a street rat to a charming prince so that he might marry Jasmine (Naomi Scott). But an evil sorcerer, Jafar (Marwan Kenzan), is determined to steal the genie’s bottle for his own purposes. (KS) 

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"Angel Has Fallen" (Lionsgate)

“Angel Has Fallen” (R, 114 minutes, action) An assassination attempt against U.S. President Allan Trumbull (Morgan Freeman) leads to his trusted confidant, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler). Wrongfully accused and taken into custody, Banning escapes, becoming a fugitive in order to find the real threat to the president. He cannot count on help from his friends and colleagues at the Secret Service or the FBI. (R, PC)

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"Blinded By the Light" (New Line Cinema) 

"Blinded By the Light" (PG-13, 114 minutes, comedy) It's 1987 and music fanatic Javed discovers the back catalogue of Brice Springsteen, which sets his hi passion for music and turn his life upside down. (KS)

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"Brittany Runs a Marathon" (Amazon Studios)

“Brittany Runs a Marathon” (R, 103 minutes, comedy) Julian Bell is Brittany, a 27-year-old New Yorker who knows how to have a good time. But her wild life is starting to catch up with her. A doctor forces her to face reality, and Brittany begins changing her life. (R) 

“David Crosby: Remember My Name” (R, 95 minutes, documentary) Rock star David Crosby shares his life story with filmmakers. He is honest, regretful and filled with fear and exuberance. And always, the transformative nature of music helps him along. (Z) 

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"Dora and the Lost City of Gold" (Paramount)

“Dora and the Lost City of Gold” (PG, 102 minutes, adventure) Dora (Isabela Moner) explored the jungle for many years with her parents. Now, the truly scary part begins: high school! Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading a group of jungle animals and teens in an adventure to save her parents (Eva Longoria, Michael Peña) and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold. Live action. (KS) 

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"Downton Abbey" (Focus Features)

”Downton Abbey” (PG, 122 minutes, drama) The Crawley family prepares for a visit from the king and queen of England. The staff downstairs gets busy preparing for the most important evening of their lives. Actions during the visit will leave the future of Downton hanging in the balance (PC, R)

“Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” (PG-13, 136 minutes, action) Dwayne Johnson is Hobbs and Jason Statham is Shaw in this spinoff of the car junkie favorite “The Fast and the Furious” franchise. This film gets a high-tech twist when a cybergenetically-enhanced anarchist Brixton (Idris Elba) has the power to change humanity forever with an insidious biothreat. (R, PC,) 

“The Goldfinch” (R, 149 minutes, drama) Theodore “Theo” Decker (Ansel Elgort) is only 13 years old when his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Theo is hurled into a journey of grief, guilt, reinvention and redemption. Through it all, he holds on to the painting of a goldfinch he found in the rubble. Based on Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller. (R, PC)

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"Good Boys" (Universal)

“Good Boys" (R, 95 minutes, comedy) Max (Jason Tremblay) is 12 and has been invited to his first kissing party. Terrified because he’s never been to a kissing party, Max needs some pointers. He and his best friends, Thor (Brady Noon) and Lucas (Keith L. Williams) decide to use Max’s dad’s drone — which Max is forbidden to touch — to spy (they think) on a teenage couple making out next door. Of course, everything goes wrong. Wildly wrong. (PC, M, R) 

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"Hustlers" (STX Films)

“Hustlers” (R, 110 minutes, action) Jennifer Lopez leads a crew of savvy former strip club employees who decide to seek revenge on their Wall Street clients. Payback is sweet. (R, PC, NM, M) 

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"It Chapter Two" (New Line Cinema)

“It: Chapter Two” (R, 169 minutes, horror) Twenty-seven years after the Losers Club defeated Pennywise, he has returned to terrorize the town of Derry once more. The Losers went their separate ways long ago. Mike (Isaiah Mustafa) is the only one who stayed in Derry, and when children begin disappearing, he calls the other Losers and together they must battle the evil clown, destroying him once and for all. (PC, M, R) 

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"The Kitchen" (New Line Cinema)

“The Kitchen” (R, 103 minutes, action) Based on the Vertigo comic book series from DC Entertainment, the film stars Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss as three 1978 Hell’s Kitchen housewives whose mobster husbands are sent to prison by the FBI. Left with little but a sharp ax to grind, the ladies take the Irish mafia’s matters into their own hands. (KS) 

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"The Lion King" (Walt Disney Pictures)

“The Lion King” (PG, 110 minutes, adventure) A live-action version of the popular story of young Simba finding his rightful place in the world. With the voices of Donald Glover, Beyoncé Knowles, James Earl Jones, Seth Rogan, Billy Eichner and Chiwetel Ejiofor. (PC, M, R) 

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"Nightingale" (IFC)

"Nightingale" (R, 1136 minutes, drama) A young Irish convict named Clare has been sent to Tasmania, where she struggles against a British officer. She is bent on vengeance after a violent attack on her family. She enlists the aid of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who has his own trauma. (Z)

“Overcomer” (PG, 115 minutes, drama) When the largest manufacturing plant in town shuts down and hundreds of families leave, basketball coach John Harrison questions how he and his family will face the future. After reluctantly agreeing to coach cross country, John and his wife, Amy, meet an aspiring athlete who’s pushing her limits on a journey toward discovery. Inspired by her words and prayers, John becomes the least likely coach helping the least likely runner. (R, PC) 

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"The Peanut Butter Falcon" (Roadside Attractions)

“The Peanut Butter Falcon” (PG-13, 93 minutes, drama) Zak (Zack Gottsagen) is a young man with Down syndrome who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending the professional wrestling school of his idol, The Salt Water Redneck (Thomas Haden Church). A strange turn of events pairs him on the road with Tyler (Shia LaBeouf), a small-time outlaw on the run, who becomes Zak’s unlikely coach and ally. They convince Eleanor (Dakota Johnson), a kind nursing home employee charged with Zak’s return, to join them on their journey. (R, PC) 

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"Rambo: Last Blood" (Lionsgate)

“Rambo: Last Blood” (R, 89 minutes, action) We first met John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) almost 40 years ago. Today, he must confront his past and exact revenge in his final mission of vengeance. (R, PC, M)

“Right Before Your Eyes” (NR, 75 minutes, drama) Ethan (Adam Ratcliffe) is a newly recovering alcoholic who takes a train ride home to see his son, Lucas (Sean Patrick McCurdy), who is autistic. Ethan hasn’t seen him since birth. On the train, Ethan shares his life story with a stranger he meets on the train named Ambrose (Brian Anthony Wilson). (NM) 

“Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark” (PG-13, 105 minutes, horror) It’s 1968 in the small town of Mill Valley, where the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in the Bellows mansion on the edge of town where we meet Sara. She has had a tortured life and has written a book of scary stories. A group of teens discover the stories and the stories become all too real. (PC, R, M)

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"Secret Life of Pets 2" (Universal)

“The Secret Life of Pets 2” (PG, 86 minutes, comedy) Max the terrier (voice of Patton Oswalt) must cope with some major life changes when his owner gets married and has a baby. When the family takes a trip to the countryside, nervous Max has numerous run-ins with canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a scary turkey. But Max also makes a friend when he meets Rooster, a tough farm dog who tries to cure the very urban Max. (KS)

“Spider-Man: Far From Home” (PG-13, 130 minutes, Action) Peter Parker decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, Peter’s plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks creating havoc across the continent. (KS) 

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"Toy Story 4" (Disney)

“Toy Story 4” (G, 100 minutes, comedy) The gang is happily living with Bonnie, who brings her craft project-turned-toy, Forky, on board. Woody (Tom Hanks) wants Forky to embrace being a toy, but the spork is having trouble. When Bonnie takes the gang on a road trip, Woody ends up lost and meets up with his old friend, Little Bo-Peep (Annie Potts). But can his fellow toys find him before they head back home? (KS) 

“The Wedding Year” (R, 90 minutes. romcom) Mara (Sarah Hyland) is a carefree aspiring photographer who just started dating Jake (Tyler James Williams), an aspiring chef. After wedding invitations pour in, Mara and Jake embark on a yearlong adventure that puts their new relationship to the test. (PC)

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"Yesterday" (Universal)

“Yesterday” (PG-13, 112 minutes, comedy) Struggling singer-songwriter Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is in a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout. He wakes up to discover that he is the only person in the world who knows of the Beatles. Everyone is amazed at “his” songs. (KS)