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The For­eigner: A hum­ble busi­ness­man with a buried past seeks jus­tice when his daugh­ter is killed in an act of ter­ror­ism. A cat-and-mouse con­flict en­sues with a govern­ment of­fi­cial, whose past may hold clues to the killers’ iden­ti­ties.

Happy Death Day: A col­lege stu­dent re­lives the day of her mur­der with both its un­ex­cep­tional de­tails and ter­ri­fy­ing end un­til she dis­cov­ers her killer’s iden­tity.

On­go­ing:

Blade Runner 2049: A young blade runner’s dis­cov­ery of a long-buried se­cret leads him to track down for­mer blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been miss­ing for thirty years. The Moun­tain Between Us: Stranded af­ter a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a con­nec­tion to sur­vive the ex­treme el­e­ments of a re­mote snow cov­ered moun­tain. When they re­al­ize help is not com­ing, they em­bark on a per­ilous jour­ney across the wilder­ness. My Lit­tle Pony: The Movie: dark force threat­ens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 em­bark on an un­for­get­table jour­ney beyond Eques­tria where they meet new friends and ex­cit­ing chal­lenges on a quest to use the magic of friend­ship to save their home.

Bat­tle of the Sexes: In the wake of the sex­ual rev­o­lu­tion and the rise of the women’s move­ment, the 1973 ten­nis match between women’s world cham­pion Bil­lie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-men’s-champ and se­rial hus­tler Bobby Riggs (Steve

Carell) was billed as the Bat­tle of the Sexes and be­came one of the most watched tele­vised sports events of all time.

Vic­to­ria and Ab­dul: Queen Vic­to­ria strikes up an un­likely friend­ship with a young In­dian clerk named Ab­dul Karim.

Brad’s Sta­tus: A fa­ther takes his son to tour col­leges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel in­fe­rior about his life’s choices.

Lov­ing Vin­cent: A fea­ture film about the life and mys­te­ri­ous death of Vin­cent Van Gogh.

Amer­i­can Made: A pi­lot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south dur­ing the 1980s.

Flat­lin­ers: Five med­i­cal stu­dents, ob­sessed by what lies beyond the con­fines of life, em­bark on a daring ex­per­i­ment: by stop­ping their hearts for short pe­ri­ods, each trig­gers a neardeath ex­pe­ri­ence - giv­ing them a first­hand ac­count of the af­ter­life.

Never Say Die: A boxer and a jour­nal­ist ac­ci­den­tally ex­change bodies af­ter they are struck by cur­rent, em­bark­ing a se­ries of adventures. Kings­man: The Golden

Cir­cle: When their head­quar­ters are de­stroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kings­man’s jour­ney leads them to the dis­cov­ery

of an al­lied spy or­ga­ni­za­tion in the US. Th­ese two elite se­cret or­ga­ni­za­tions must band to­gether to de­feat a com­mon en­emy. The LEGO Ninjago Movie: Six young nin­jas are tasked with defending their is­land home. By night, they’re gifted war­riors, us­ing their skills and awe­some fleet of ve­hi­cles to fight vil­lains and mon­sters. By day, they’re or­di­nary teens strug­gling against their great­est en­emy: high school.

Stronger: The in­spir­ing real life story of Jeff Bau­man, an or­di­nary man who cap­tured the hearts of his city and the world to be­come a sym­bol of hope fol­low­ing the in­fa­mous 2013 Bos­ton Marathon bomb­ing.

Lo­gan Lucky: Two broth­ers at­tempt to pull off a heist dur­ing a NAS­CAR race in North Carolina.

Amer­i­can As­sas­sin: A story cen­tred on coun­tert­er­ror­ism agent Mitch Rapp.

It: A group of bul­lied kids band to­gether when a mon­ster, tak­ing the ap­pear­ance of a clown, be­gins hunt­ing chil­dren.

Lost in Paris: Fiona vis­its Paris for the first time to as­sist her my­opic Aunt Martha. Catas­tro­phes en­sue, mainly in­volv­ing Dom, a home­less man who has yet to have an emo­tion or thought he was afraid of ex­press­ing.

CHRIS­TIAN BLACK/CBS FILMS, TNS

Dy­lan O’Brien (left) and Shiva Ne­gar in a scene from the movie, "Amer­i­can As­sas­sin."

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