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Star rat­ings are from Post re­views; go to goin­gout­guide.com/movies for the full-length re­views. Movies not re­viewed by The Post are marked “NR.” For show­times, see the Movie Di­rec­tory.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

The songs aren’t as catchy as 1991’s an­i­mated ver­sion, but this live-ac­tion re­make, star­ring Emma Wat­son as Belle, should pass muster with fans. ( PG, 126

min­utes, con­tains ac­tion vi­o­lence, peril and fright­en­ing images. At area the­aters.)

[NR] THE BELKO EX­PER­I­MENT

John Gal­lagher Jr., Adria Ar­jona and Tony Gold­wyn play work­ers who find them­selves locked inside an of­fice tower, where they and fel­low em­ploy­ees have been or­dered by an anony­mous overseer to kill each other. ( R, 88

min­utes, con­tains strong bloody vi­o­lence through­out, coarse lan­guage in­clud­ing sex­ual ref­er­ences and some drug use. At Cinemark Egyp­tian 24.)

THE BOSS BABY

Alec Bald­win plays a tyran­ni­cal baby brother in this imag­i­na­tive an­i­mated story about sib­lings. ( PG,

97 min­utes, con­tains some rude potty hu­mor. At area the­aters.)

[NR] THE CASE FOR CHRIST

Mike Vo­gel plays jour­nal­ist Lee Stro­bel in this drama based on Stro­bel’s 1998 book re­count­ing his jour­ney from athe­ism to faith. ( PG,

112 min­utes, con­tains ma­ture the­matic ele­ments, in­clud­ing med­i­cal de­scrip­tions of cru­ci­fix­ion, and in­ci­den­tal smok­ing. At area the­aters.)

COLOS­SAL

Anne Hath­away dom­i­nates this smart, wildly imag­i­na­tive sci-fi com­ing-of-age mash-up. ( R, 110

min­utes, con­tains ob­scen­ity. At area the­aters.)

A DOG’S PUR­POSE

This hokey fam­ily film, based on the 2010 book by W. Bruce Cameron, ex­plores the pow­er­ful bond be­tween a dog and its mas­ter. ( PG, 100 min­utes, con­tains scenes of an­i­mals and hu­mans in peril. At Univer­sity Mall Theatre.)

THE FATE OF THE FU­RI­OUS

The eighth in­stall­ment of the pop­u­lar fran­chise de­liv­ers the silly, spec­tac­u­lar ac­tion that fans have come to ex­pect. ( PG-13, 136

min­utes, con­tains pro­longed se­quences of vi­o­lence and de­struc­tion, sug­ges­tive con­tent and strong lan­guage. At area the­aters.)

FRANTZ

François Ozon’s film up­dates the 1932 melo­drama “Bro­ken Lul­laby” with style and nu­ance. ( PG-13, 113

min­utes, con­tains brief vi­o­lence and coarse lan­guage. In Ger­man and French with sub­ti­tles. At area the­aters.)

GET OUT

This hor­ror film, Jor­dan Peele’s di­rec­to­rial de­but, is funny, scary and po­lit­i­cally on point. ( R, 105

min­utes, con­tains vi­o­lence, bloody images and ob­scen­ity, in­clud­ing sex­ual ref­er­ences. At area the­aters.)

GHOST IN THE SHELL

Scar­lett Jo­hans­son plays a cy­borg tasked with coun­tert­er­ror­ism in this anime-in­spired live-ac­tion ad­ven­ture film. ( PG-13, 105

min­utes, con­tains in­tense se­quences of sci-fi vi­o­lence, sug­ges­tive con­tent and some dis­turb­ing images. At area the­aters.)

GIFTED

Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace and Jenny Slate de­liver on-screen chem­istry in this for­mu­laic but charm­ing tale of a 6-year-old math prodigy. ( PG-13, 101 min­utes, con­tains crude lan­guage, some sug­ges­tive scenes and ma­ture the­matic ma­te­rial. At area the­aters.)

GO­ING IN STYLE

Michael Caine, Mor­gan Free­man and Alan Arkin play el­derly bank rob­bers with re­straint and taste in this easy­go­ing com­edy. ( PG-13, 96

min­utes, con­tains drug ref­er­ences, ob­scen­ity and some sug­ges­tive ma­te­rial. At area the­aters.)

GRAD­U­A­TION

Ro­ma­nian di­rec­tor Cris­tian Mungiu skill­fully evokes both drab­ness and dread in this so­cio-philo­soph­i­cal thriller. ( R, 127 min­utes, con­tains some ob­scen­ity. In Ro­ma­nian with sub­ti­tles. At Land­mark’s E Street Cin­ema.)

HID­DEN FIG­URES

Taraji P. Hen­son, Oc­tavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe achieve liftoff in this brac­ing tale about NASA’s un­told his­tory. ( PG, 127 min­utes, con­tains some ma­ture the­matic ele­ments and brief coarse lan­guage. At Univer­sity Mall Theatre.)

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

Raoul Peck’s Oscar-nom­i­nated doc­u­men­tary uses James Bald­win’s un­pub­lished mem­oir as a lens on racism and his­tory. ( PG

13, 93 min­utes, con­tains dis­turb­ing vi­o­lent images, ma­ture the­matic ma­te­rial, strong lan­guage and brief nu­dity. At Land­mark’s E

Street Cin­ema.)

JOHN WICK: CHAP­TER 2

This se­quel to the 2014 hit is a live­ac­tion comic book about a brood­ing but busi­nesslike hit man (Keanu Reaves). ( R, 122 min­utes, con­tains strong vi­o­lence through­out, some coarse lan­guage and brief nu­dity. At Univer­sity Mall Theatre.)

KEDI

Ceyda Torun’s doc­u­men­tary about Is­tan­bul’s famed street cats is charm­ing but slight. ( Un­rated, 80

min­utes, con­tains one non­graphic scene in­volv­ing an in­jured kitten. In Turk­ish with sub­ti­tles. At Land­mark’s West End Cin­ema.)

KONG: SKULL IS­LAND

The big, brood­ing ape rules an un­charted is­land in this lat­est it­er­a­tion of a cin­e­matic myth. ( PG

13, 118 min­utes, con­tains in­tense se­quences of sci-fi vi­o­lence and ac­tion and brief, strong lan­guage. At area the­aters.)

THE LEGO BAT­MAN MOVIE

This an­i­mated fea­ture riffs on pop cul­ture, with re­sults hi­lar­i­ous and heart­felt. ( PG, 104 min­utes, con­tains rude hu­mor and some ac­tion. At Univer­sity Mall Theatre.)

LIFE

This sci-fi thriller about as­tro­nauts who en­counter a rapidly evolv­ing alien life form is a sur­pris­ing sat­is­fy­ing blend of mon­ster-movie DNA and mod­ern vis­ual ef­fects. ( R,

103 min­utes, con­tains crude lan­guage through­out, some sci-fi vi­o­lence and ter­ror. At area the­aters.)

LION

An adopted man tries to find his way back home to In­dia in this movie, based on a story that’s al­most too in­credi­ble to be true. ( PG-13, 118 min­utes, con­tains some sen­su­al­ity. In English, Hindi and Ben­gali with sub­ti­tles. At An­ge­lika Pop-Up at Union Mar­ket.)

LO­GAN

Hugh Jack­man takes his fi­nal bow as the “X-Men” mu­tant Wolver­ine in this bloody bond­ing tale. ( R, 137

min­utes, con­tains bloody vi­o­lence, ob­scen­ity and brief nu­dity. At area the­aters.)

PATER­SON

Adam Driver plays the ti­tle char­ac­ter, a tac­i­turn bus driver with the soul of a poet, in Jim Jar­musch’s touch­ing drama. ( R,

118 min­utes, con­tains some crude lan­guage. At the Avalon.)

[NR] POWER RANGERS

Five teenagers de­velop su­per­pow­ers and must do bat­tle with in­vad­ing aliens in this live­ac­tion ad­ven­ture based on the long-run­ning TV se­ries. ( PG-13,

124 min­utes, con­tains se­quences of sci-fi vi­o­lence, ac­tion and de­struc­tion, strong lan­guage and some crude hu­mor. At area the­aters.)

THE SHACK

This re­li­gious drama, based on Wil­liam Paul Young’s best-sell­ing book, doesn’t live up to its own lofty ideals. ( PG-13, 132 min­utes, con­tains vi­o­lence and ma­ture themes. At Re­gal Bowie Sta­dium 14.)

SMURFS: THE LOST VIL­LAGE

This an­i­mated fea­ture is for very small chil­dren only — and child­like adults. ( PG, 81 min­utes, con­tains mild ac­tion and rude hu­mor. At area the­aters.)

T2 TRAINSPOT­TING

Danny Boyle’s fol­low-up to his break­out 1996 film bris­tles with en­ergy, and some re­flec­tion. ( R,

118 min­utes, con­tains drug use, per­va­sive crude lan­guage, strong sex­ual con­tent, graphic nu­dity and some vi­o­lence. At Land­mark’s E Street Cin­ema.)

THEIR FINEST

A writer crafts a Bri­tish war pro­pa­ganda film in Lone Scher­fig’s smart, sprightly World War II tale. ( R, 117 min­utes, con­tains some strong lan­guage and a scene of sex­u­al­ity. At area the­aters.)

TOMMY’S HON­OUR

Fa­ther-and-son golf pi­o­neers Old Tom and Young Tom Mor­ris are the sub­ject of this quiet drama. ( PG,

112 min­utes, con­tains brief coarse lan­guage, ma­ture the­matic ma­te­rial, some sug­ges­tive dia­logue and smok­ing. At Re­gal Coun­try­side Sta­dium 20.)

YOUR NAME

This an­i­mated Ja­panese fea­ture, about a pair of teens whose bod­ies re­peat­edly switch in their dreams, is the high­est-gross­ing anime film ever. ( PG, 106 min­utes, con­tains brief coarse lan­guage, some images of de­struc­tion and mild anatom­i­cal hu­mor. Will be shown in two ver­sions: Ja­panese with sub­ti­tles and dubbed in English. At area the­aters.)

THE ZOOKEEPER’S WIFE

In this true-life tale, Jessica Chastain stars as An­ton­ina Zabin­ski, who res­cued up to 300 of Warsaw’s Jews dur­ing the Holo­caust. ( PG-13, 126 min­utes, con­tains dis­turb­ing images, vi­o­lence, brief sex­u­al­ity, nu­dity and smok­ing. At area the­aters.)

REPER­TORY

ALL ABOUT ALMOD­Ó­VAR Through April 27. $8-$13. AFI Sil­ver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Sil­ver Spring. 301-495-6700.CHAS­ING THE DRAGON afi.com/sil­ver. Tues­day at 6 p.m. Free. Col­lege of South­ern Mary­land - Leonard­town Cam­pus, 22950 Hol­ly­wood Rd., Leonard­town. 301-934-7828. bit.ly/ 2oEAPow. FILMFEST DC Through April 30. $13-$14. Var­i­ous lo­ca­tions around Wash­ing­ton. film­festdc.org. HILLEMAN: A PER­ILOUS QUEST TO SAVE THE WORLD'S CHIL­DREN Tues­day at 5:30 p.m. Free. Bethesda North Mar­riott and Con­fer­ence Cen­ter, 5701 Marinelli Rd. North Bethesda. bit.ly/hilleman-movie. KIRK DOU­GLAS CEN­TEN­NIAL Through April 23. $8-$13. AFI Sil­ver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Sil­ver Spring. 301-495-6700. afi.com/ sil­ver. LABYRINTH JOUR­NEYS Sun­day at 3:30 p.m. Free. Gar­rett Park Town Hall, 10814 Kenilworth Ave. Gar­rett Park. 301-946-1578. bit.ly/2oi7Upu. MER­CHANTS OF DOUBT Fri­day at 6 p.m. $10-$30. Whit­te­more House, 1526 New Hamp­shire Ave. NW. 202-232-7363. bit.ly/2c7Du51. MONTY PYTHON FILMS Through April 27. $8-$13. AFI Sil­ver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Sil­ver Spring. 301-495-6700. afi.com/sil­ver. MUP­PET MOVIES Through April 23. $5-$13. AFI Sil­ver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Sil­ver Spring. 301-495-6700. afi.com/sil­ver. NEXT GEN­ER­A­TION Sat­ur­day at 12:30 p.m. Free. Na­tional Gallery of Art, East Build­ing, 440 Con­sti­tu­tion Ave., NW. 202-737-4215. nga.gov.

SHORTS PRO­GRAM I Sat­ur­day at 2 p.m. Free. Na­tional Gallery of Art, East Build­ing, 440 Con­sti­tu­tion Ave., NW. 202-737-4215. nga.gov.

SHORTS PRO­GRAM II Sat­ur­day at 4 p.m. Free. Na­tional Gallery of Art, East Build­ing, 440 Con­sti­tu­tion Ave., NW. 202-737-4215. nga.gov. TEDCINEMA EX­PE­RI­ENCE Mon­day at 8 p.m. $21.15. Re­gal Cin­e­mas Gallery Place Sta­dium 14, 707 Sev­enth St. NW. 202-3932121. bit.ly/2pu9HJ5. THE AN­THRO­POL­O­GIST Sun­day at 4 p.m. Free. Stacy C. Sher­wood Cen­ter, 3740 Old Lee Hwy. Fair­fax. bit.ly/2pucxNZ. THE IN­VIS­I­BLE WAR Wed­nes­day at 12 p.m. Free. Prince Ge­orge's Com­mu­nity Col­lege, 301 Largo Rd., Largo. 301-322-0965. bit.ly/ 2pah­fDQ.

THE MAGIC MOUN­TAIN Sun­day at 4 p.m. Free. Na­tional Gallery of Art, East Build­ing, 440 Con­sti­tu­tion Ave., NW. 202-737-4215. nga.gov.

UNI­VER­SAL PIC­TURES

How did this wreck hap­pen? Who cares? “The Fate of the Fu­ri­ous” de­liv­ers the high-speed ac­tion, not logic, that fans of the fran­chise love.

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