OPENING THIS WEEK

“THE LAST AIRBENDER” (1:43) (PG) Stars Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz and Jackson Rathbone. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan. The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations. Action danger.

Opening today at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today-Wed 11:45 a.m., 2:20, 5, 7:30, 10; Cinemagic Westbrook Today-Wed 11:30 a.m., 2, 4:30, 7:20, 9:50; Cinemagic Saco Today-Wed 11:45 a.m., 2, 4:15, 7:15, 9:40; Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri-Wed 1, 3:30, 6:30, 9; Brunswick 10 Fri-Mon 11 a.m., 12:20 (3D), 1:30, 3:40 (3D), 4:10, 6:50 (3D) 7:20, 7:40 (3D), 9:20 (3D), 10, 10:10 (3D); Tue-Wed 12:20 (3D), 1:30, 3:40 (3D), 4:10, 6:50 (3D), 7:20, 7:40 (3D), 9:20 (3D), 10, 10:10 (3D); Falmouth 10 Today-Sun 10:30 a.m., 1:45, 4:10, 7:10, 9:45; Mon-Wed 1:45, 4:10, 7:10, 9:45

“MOTHER AND CHILD” (2:05) (R) Stars Annette Bening, Naomi Watts, Jimmy Smits and Samuel L. Jackson. Directed by Rodrigo Garcia. A trio of women is forced to confront a series of issues primarily revolving around parenthood. Sexuality, brief nudity and language.

Opening Friday at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Fri-Wed 1, 5:15

“HARRY BROWN” (1:43) (R) Stars Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer and Charlie Creed-Miles. Directed by Daniel Barber. An elderly ex-serviceman and widower looks to avenge his best friend’s murder by doling out his own form of justice. Strong violence and language throughout, drug use and sexual content.

Opening Friday at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri-Wed 1:15, 4:30, 7:15, 9:40

NOW SHOWING

“THE A-TEAM” (1:57) (PG-13) Stars Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper and Sharlto Copley. Directed by Joe Carnahan. A group of Iraq war veterans look to clear their names with the U.S. military, which suspects the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed. Intense sequences of action and violence throughout, language and smoking.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 Today 12:20, 3:40, 7:05, 9:50; Fri-Tue 12:40, 3:45, 6:45, 9:25; Wed 12:40, 3:45; Falmouth 10 Today 11 a.m., 1:50, 7:20; Fri-Wed 1:50, 7:20; Cinemagic Westbrook Today-Wed 11:20 a.m., 2, 4:40, 7:20, 10; Cinemagic Saco Today-Wed 12:15, 2:50, 6:50, 9:20

“GET HIM TO THE GREEK” (1:49) (R) Stars Russell Brand, Rose Byrne and Tyler McKinney. Directed by Nicholas Stoller. A record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.’s Greek Theater. Strong sexual content and drug use throughout, and pervasive language.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today-Tue 11:30 a.m., 2, 4:30, 7:20, 10; Cinemagic Saco Today-Wed 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:15, 9:35; Cinemagic Westbrook Today noon, 3:10, 6:40, 9:10; Fri-Wed noon, 9:10; Falmouth 10 Today-Wed 4:40, 10:15

“GROWN UPS” (1:42) (PG-13) Stars Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek and Kevin James. Directed by Dennis Dugan. After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend. Crude material including suggestive references, language and some male rear nudity.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today-Wed 12:40, 3, 5:20, 7:40, 9:55; Brunswick 10 Today 11:50 a.m., 2:20, 4:50, 7:20, 10; Fri-Mon 11:20 a.m., 1:50, 4:25, 7:15, 10; Tue-Wed 1:50, 4:25, 7:15, 10; Falmouth 10 Today-Wed 1:20, 4:45, 7:40, 10:10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today-Wed 11:15 a.m., 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 9:50; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:30 a.m., 11:50 a.m., 1:50, 2:20, 4:20, 4:50, 7:10, 7:30, 9:40, 10; Fri-Wed 11:30 a.m., 11:50 a.m., 1:50, 2:20, 4:20, 4:50, 7, 7:30, 9:40, 10; Cinemagic Saco Today-Wed 11:50 a.m., 12:15, 2:10, 2:35, 4:35, 4:50, 7, 7:15, 9:25, 9:35
 
“IRON MAN 2” (2:04) (PG-13) Stars Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle and Scarlett Johansson. With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press and the public to share his technology with the military. Sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Today 12:10, 2:50, 6:55, 9:40; Fri-Tue 6:50, 9:40; Cinemagic Westbrook Today-Wed 11:50 a.m., 3, 6:30, 9:10

“JONAH HEX” (1:20) (PG-13) Stars Josh Brolin, Megan Fox and John Malkovich. Directed by Jimmy Hayward. The U.S. military makes a scarred bounty hunter with warrants on his own head an offer he can’t refuse: in exchange for his freedom, he must stop a terrorist who is ready to unleash Hell on Earth.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Today 12:10, 2:10, 4:10, 7:10, 9:10

“THE KARATE KID” (2:15) (PG) Stars Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith and Taraji P. Henson. Directed by Harald Zwart. Work pressures cause a single mother to move to China with her young son. In his new home, the boy embraces karate, taught to him by a master of the self-defense form. Bullying, martial arts action violence and some mild language.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today 12:50, 3:40, 6:40, 9:30; Brunswick 10 Today 1, 4, 7, 10; Fri-Wed 12:10, 3:20, 6:40, 9:40; Falmouth 10 Today-Wed 12:50, 4:30, 8; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today-Wed noon, 3, 6:30, 9:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:50 a.m., 3, 6:20, 9:10; Fri-Wed 11:50 a.m., 3, 6:30, 9:30; Cinemagic Saco Today-Wed noon, 3, 6:45, 9:35

“KILLERS” (1:33) (PG-13) Stars Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher and Tom Selleck. Directed by Robert Luketic. A vacationing woman meets her ideal man, leading to a swift marriage. Back at home, however, their idyllic life is upset when they discover their neighbors could be assassins who have been contracted to kill them. Violent action, sexual material and language.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Today 12:20, 2:40, 4:50, 7:10, 9:25; Cinemagic Westbrook Today-Wed 3:10, 6:40

“KNIGHT AND DAY” (2:00) (PG-13) Stars Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz and Peter Sarsgaard. Directed by James Mangold. An action-comedy centered on a fugitive couple on a globe-spanning adventure where, amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, nothing and no one are what they seem. Sequences of action violence throughout, and brief strong language.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today-Wed 11:20 a.m., 11:40 a.m., 2, 2:20, 4:30, 4:50, 7:10, 7:30, 9:40, 10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today-Wed 11:30 a.m., 2, 4:30, 7:20, 10; Cinemagic Saco Today-Wed 12:05, 2:25, 4:45, 7:05, 9:25; Nickelodeon (Portland) Today-Wed 1:30, 4:15, 7, 9:35; Falmouth 10 Today-Sun 10:40 a.m., 1:15, 4, 6:50, 9:40 Mon-Wed 1:15, 4, 6:50, 9:40

“LETTERS TO JULIET” (1:45) (PG) Stars Amanda Seyfried, Gael Garcia Bernal and Vanessa Redgrave. Directed by Gary Winick. An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered “letter to Juliet” – one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover’s Verona courtyard, which are typically answered by the “secretaries of Juliet” – and she goes on a quest to find the lovers referenced in the letter. Brief rude behavior, some language and incidental smoking.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today noon, 2:20, 4:40, 7:10, 9:30; Fri-Wed 12:10, 3, 6:40, 9:10; Cinemagic Saco Today 12:10, 2:25, 4:45, 7:05, 9:30

“MARMADUKE” (1:27) (PG) Stars Owen Wilson, Judy Greer and Lee Page. Directed by Tom Dey. The Winslow family moves to a new neighborhood with their large yet lovable Great Dane, who has a tendency to wreak havoc in his own oblivious way. Some rude humor and language.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Today 12:05, 2:30, 4:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:40 a.m., 1:50, 4:20, 6:40, 9:20; Fri-Tue noon, 2:10, 4:20

“PLEASE GIVE” (1:30) (R) Stars Catherine Keener, Oliver Platt and Rebecca Hall. Directed by Nicole Holofcener. A Manhattan couple finds their plan to expand their apartment complicated when they bond with Andra, their elderly neighbor next door. Language, some sexual content and nudity.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today noon, 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 9:50; Fri-Tue 7:10, 9:20; Eveningstar (Brunswick) Today 1, 2:50, 4:40, 6:30, 8:20; Fri-Wed 3:25, 7:40

“PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME” (1:56) (PG-13) Stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton and Ben Kingsley. Directed by Mike Newell. Based on the video game, which follows an adventurous prince who teams up with a rival princess to stop an angry ruler from unleashing a sandstorm that could destroy the world. Intense sequences of violence and action.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Today 12:30, 3:10, 7, 9:40; Fri-Tue 7, 9:40; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 3:10, 6:40

“ROBIN HOOD” (2:28) (PG-13) Stars Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Matthew MacFadyen and William Hurt. Directed by Ridley Scott. The story of an archer in the army of Richard Coeur de Lion who fights against the Norman invaders and becomes the legendary hero known at Robin Hood. Violence including intense sequences of warfare, and some sexual content.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today-Wed noon, 3:10, 7:30; Cinemagic Saco Today 12:30,
3:30, 6:45, 9:35; Fri-Tue 12:30, 3:30

“SEX AND THE CITY 2” (2:26) (R) Stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon and Kim Cattrall. Directed by Michael Patrick King. While wrestling with the pressure of life, love and work in Manhattan, Carrie, Miranda and Charlotte join Samantha for a trip to Morocco, where Samantha’s ex is filming a new movie. Strong sexual content and language.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Today 12:30, 3:30, 6:45, 9:45; Fri-Wed 6:45, 9:45; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:50 a.m., 9:20; Falmouth 10 Today-Wed 12:45, 4:15, 7:50

“SHREK FOREVER AFTER” (1:33) (PG) Animated with the voices of Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy. Directed by Mike Mitchell. The giant green ogre, Shrek, gets more than he bargains for when he makes a deal with Rumpelstiltskin that threatens everything he loves. Mild action, some rude humor and brief language.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today 12:50, 3; Cinemagic Saco Today 12:20, 2:35, 4:45, 7:05, 9:30; Fri-Wed 12:20, 2:35, 4:45

“TOY STORY 3”
(1:43) (G) Stars Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack and Michael Keaton. Directed by Lee Unkrich. Woody, Buzz and the rest of their toy box friends are dropped in a daycare center after their owner, Andy, departs for college.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today-Wed 12:30, 2:50, 5:10, 7:30, 9:45; Brunswick 10 Today noon, 1, 2:30, 4:10, 5, 7, 7:30, 9:30, 9:55; Fri-Mon 11:10 a.m. (3D), 1 (3D), 1:45 (3D), 3:50 (3D), 4:20 (3D), 7:10 (3D), 9:45 (3D); Tue-Wed 1 (3D), 1:45 (3D), 3:50 (3D), 4:20 (3D), 7:10 (3D), 9:45 (3D); Falmouth 10 Today-Sun 10:20 a.m., 10:50 a.m., 1, 1:30, 3:50, 4:20, 6:45, 7:15, 9:30, 10 Mon-Wed 1, 1:30, 3:50, 4:20, 6:45, 7:15, 9:30, 10; Cinemagic Westbrook Today-Wed 11:20 a.m., 11:40 a.m., 1:50, 2:10, 4:30, 4:50, 7, 7:20, 9:30, 9:50; Cinemagic Saco Today-Wed 11:30 a.m., noon (3D), 2, 2:20 (3D), 4:30, 4:45 (3D), 7, 7:10 (3D), 9:30, 9:40 (3D); Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today-Wed 11 a.m. (3D), 11:30 a.m. (3D), 1:30 (3D), 2 (3D), 4 (3D), 4:30 (3D), 6:30 (3D), 7 (3D), 9 (3D), 9:30 (3D)

“THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE”
(2:04) (PG-13) Stars Kristen Stewart Robert Pattinson and Anna Kendrick. Directed by David Slade. Bella Swan oscillates between vampire Edward Cullen, who wants Bella’s hand in marriage, and werewolf Jacob Black, who has just declared his love for her. Meanwhile, the Cullens and the Quileute werewolves unite to stop an army of powerful vampires from seeking their revenge on Bella. Intense sequences of action and violence, and some sensuality.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today-Wed 1:15, 4, 6:45, 9:30; Falmouth 10 Today-Sun 10:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 1:10, 1:40, 4:05, 4:35, 7, 7:30, 9:55, 10:25 Mon-Wed 1:10, 1:40, 4:05, 4:35, 7, 7:30, 9:55, 10:25; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today-Wed noon, 12:30, 3, 3:30, 6:30, 7, 9:15, 9:45; Cinemagic Westbrook Today-Wed 11:30 a.m., 11:50 a.m., 12:10, 2:30, 2:50, 3:10, 6:30, 6:50, 7:10, 9:30, 9:40, 10; Cinemagic Saco Today-Wed 11:30 a.m. (IMAX), 11:45, noon, 2:05 (IMAX), 2:30, 2:45, 4:40 (IMAX), 6:45, 7, 7:20 (IMAX), 9:30, 9:40, 10 (IMAX); Brunswick 10 Fri-Mon 10:45 a.m., 12:30, 1:40, 3:30, 4:35, 7, 7:30, 9:50, 10:20; Tue-Wed 12:30, 1:40, 3:30, 4:35, 7, 7:30, 9:50, 10:20

– From news services