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What movies are showing at what theaters in South Mississippi

Ansel Elgort as Baby in ‘Baby Driver.’
Ansel Elgort as Baby in ‘Baby Driver.’ Sony Pictures Entertainment

Reviews from wire and online sources. Showing at these theaters:

C — Cinemark

G — Grand 18

(Stars based on a four-star scale)

New arrivals

Annabelle: Creation 2

Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle. R (G)

The Dark Tower

No review available

Based on Stephen King’s series of novels about a young boy and a frontiersman knight on an interdimensional quest. With Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Claudia Kim, Jackie Earle Haley. Written by Akiva Goldsman and Jeff Pinkner and Anders Thomas Jensen and Nikolaj Arcel. Directed by Arcel. PG-13 (C, G)

Detroit

Amidst the chaos of the Detroit Rebellion, with the city under curfew and as the Michigan National Guard patrolled the streets, three young African American men were murdered at the Algiers Motel. R (C)

Kidnap

A mother (Halle Berry) stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son. R (C)

Nut Job 2

Following the events of the first animated film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City’s mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park. PG (G)

Returning

47 Meters Down1/2

Two sisters vacationing in Mexico become trapped in a shark cage with dwindling oxygen and great whites circling. R (G)

Atomic Blonde1/2

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents. Stars: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman. R (C, G)

Baby Driver1/2

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail. Also features Lily James, Jon Hamm, Kevin Spacey. R (C, G)

Cars 31/2

An aging race car sets out to prove it is still No. 1 in this animated family feature. G (G)

Despicable Me 31/2

Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. PG (C, G)

Dunkirk1/2

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. Directed by Christopher Nolan, stars Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard PG-13 (C, G)

The Emoji Movie

In this animated film, Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji. Voiced by T.J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris. PG (C, G)

Girls Trip

When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Stars: Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith R (C, G)

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Peter Parker returns to his Aunt May’s home after his experience with the Avengers and begins to deal with his role as a superhero. The evil Vulture puts his powers to the test. PG-13 (C, G)

Transformers: The Last Knight1/2

Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, and Josh Duhamel participate in another battle among gigantic robots. From Michael Bay. PG-13 (C)

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets1/2

A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. PG-13 (C, G)

War for the Planet of the Apes

Caesar and his apes battle a human army led by a brutal colonel in this third film in the latest series inspired by Pierre Boulle’s 1963 novel. With Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Terry Notary, Karin Konoval. Directed by Reeves. (2:20) PG-13 (C, G)

Wish Upon

A magical music box grants a 17-year-old wishes with deadly side effects. With Joey King, Ryan Phillippe, Shannon Purser, Ki Hong Lee, Sherilyn Fenn. Written by Barbara Marshall. Directed by John R. Leonetti. (1:30) PG-13. (G)

Wonder Woman 1/2

Gal Gadot stars in the title role in this new big screen adaptation of the legendary comic book heroine. (C, G)

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