OPENING THIS WEEK

“CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER” (PG-13) (2:05) Stars Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving and Samuel L. Jackson. Directed by Joe Johnston. Deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into a superhero. Intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri-Wed 1, 4, 7, 9:40; Brunswick 10 Fri-Wed 12:20, 1 (3D), 3:30, 4 (3D), 7, 7:30 (3D), 9:50, 10:20 (3D); Cinemagic Westbrook Fri-Wed 12:10, 3:30, 3:40 (3D), 7, 7:10 (3D), 9:50, 10 (3D); Cinemagic Saco Fri-Wed 12 (3D), 12:20, 3:15, 6:45 (3D), 7, 9:40; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Fri-Wed 12:15, 3 (3D), 7, 10 (3D); Falmouth 10 Fri-Wed 12:30 (3D), 1, 3:50 (3D), 4:20, 7 (3D), 7:30, 9:50 (3D), 10:20 

“FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS” (R) (1:49) Stars Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake and Patricia Clarkson. Directed by Will Gluck. While trying to avoid the cliches of Hollywood romantic comedies, Dylan and Jamie soon discover that adding the act of sex to their friendship does lead to complications. Some violent content and brief sexuality.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri-Wed 1:20, 4:15, 7:20, 9:50; Brunswick 10 Fri-Wed 12:40, 4:20, 7:20, 9:55; Cinemagic Westbrook Fri-Wed 11:30 a.m., 2, 4:30, 7:20, 10; Cinemagic Saco Fri-Wed 12:05, 2:30, 4:45, 7:10, 9:30; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Fri-Wed 11:50 a.m., 2:20, 4:50, 7:20, 9:50; Falmouth 10 Fri-Wed 12, 2:30, 5, 7:40, 10:10 

“A BETTER LIFE” (PG-13) (1:38) Stars Demilan Bichir and Jose Julian. Directed by Chris Weitz. A crisis befalls Carlos, an illegal immigrant working as a landscaper in Los Angeles and focused on providing a better life for his son. Some violence, language and brief drug use.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri-Wed 1:30, 4:30, 7:10, 9:30 

“LIFE IN A DAY” (1:35) Stars Cindy Baer, Caryn Waechter and Hiroaki Aikawa. Directed by Kevin Macdonald and Joseph Michael. A documentary shot by filmmakers all over the world that serves as a time capsule to show future generations what it was like to be alive on July 24, 2010.

Opening at: Cinemagic Saco Sun 7 

“TEKKEN BLOOD VENGEANCE 3D” Directed by Youchi Mouri. Film based on one of the most popular and well-known gaming brands in the world gives fans a look into the history and motivations of the fighters who join the King of Iron Fist Tournament. Followed by a 20-minute special feature of interviews with director and screenwriter.

Opening at: Brunswick 10 Tue 7:30

NOW SHOWING 

“BAD TEACHER” (R) (1:32) Stars Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel and Justin Timberlake. Directed by Jake Kasdan. A comedy centered around a foul-mouthed junior high teacher who, after being dumped by her sugar daddy, begins to woo a colleague — a move that pits her against a well-loved teacher. Sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 today 9:20; Falmouth 10 today 9; Cinemagic Saco today 12:05, 2:25, 4:35, 7:05, 9:10 Fri-Wed 7:05, 9:10; Cinemagic Westbrook today 11:50 a.m., 2:20, 4:40, 7:20, 9:40 Fri-Wed 11:50 a.m., 2:20, 4:40, 6:50, 9:20 

“BEGINNERS” (R) (1:45) Stars Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer and Melanie Laurent. Directed by Mike Mills. A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover. Language and some sexual content.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) today 1:10, 4, 6:50, 9:10 Fri-Wed 1:10, 6:50; Eveningstar (Brunswick) today-Wed 1:30, 3:45, 6, 8:15 

“BRIDESMAIDS” (R) (2:05) Stars Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Rose Byrne. Directed by Paul Feig. Picked as her best friend’s maid of honor, lovelorn and broke Annie looks to bluff her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals with an oddball group of bridesmaids. Some strong sexuality and language throughout.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) today 1, 4:15, 7, 9:40; Cinemagic Westbrook today 12, 3:10, 6:30, 9:30 Fri-Wed 12:10, 3:10, 6:30, 9:30 

“CARS 2” (G) (1:52) Animated with the voices of Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy and Michael Caine. Directed by John Lasseter and Brad Lewis. Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in international espionage.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook today-Wed 11:20 a.m., 1:50, 4:30, 7:10, 9:40; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) today 11:30 a.m., 2, 4:30, 7, 9:30; Cinemagic Saco today-Wed 12:30, 3, 6:55, 9:20; Brunswick 10 today 12:40, 4:30, 7:15, 9:50 Fri-Wed 4:30, 9:20; Falmouth 10 today 12:40, 3:50, 7:05, 9:50 

“GREEN LANTERN” (PG-13) (1:54) Stars Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively and Peter Sarsgaard. Directed by Martin Campbell. A test pilot is granted a mystical green ring that bestows him with otherwordly powers, as well as membership into an intergalactic squadron tasked with keeping peace within the universe.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook today 1:50, 4:30, 7:10 

“HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2” (2:10) (PG-13) Stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint. Directed by David Yates. The final chapter begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest of finding and destroying the Dark Lord’s three remaining Horcruxes. Some sequences of intense action violence and frightening images.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) today-Wed 12:30 p.m., 3:30, 6:40, 9:20; Falmouth 10 today 12:15 p.m. (3D), 12:50 (3D), 1:15, 3, 3:20, 3:55 (3D), 4:20, 6:05, 6:25 (3D), 7 (3D), 7:25, 9:10, 9:30 (3D), 10:05 (3D), 10:30 Fri-Wed 12:10, 12:40 (3D), 1:10, 3:10, 3:40 (3D), 4:10, 6:25, 6:50 (3D), 7:20, 9:30, 10 (3D), 10:30; Cinemagic Saco today 12 (IMAX), 12:10, 12:20, 12:30, 3 (IMAX), 3:10, 3:20, 3:30, 6:30 (IMAX), 6:45, 7, 7:10, 9:25 (IMAX), 9:35, 9:45, 9:55 Sun 12 (IMAX), 12:10, 12:20, 12:30, 3 (IMAX), 3:10, 3:20, 3:30, 6:30 (IMAX), 6:45, 7:10, 9:25 (IMAX), 9:35, 9:45, 9:55 Mon-Wed 12 (IMAX), 12:10, 12:20, 12:30, 3 (IMAX), 3:10, 3:20, 3:30, 6:30 (IMAX), 6:45, 7, 7:10, 9:25 (IMAX), 9:35, 9:45, 9:55; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) today-Wed 11:45 a.m., 12:15 p.m. (3D), 2:45, 3:15 (3D), 6:30, 7 (3D), 9:30, 10 (3D); Cinemagic Westbrook today 11:20 a.m., 11:40 a.m., 12 (3D), 12:10, 2:40, 3, 3:20 (3D), 3:30, 6:20, 6:30, 6:50 (3D), 7, 9:20, 9:30, 9:50 (3D), 10 Fri-Wed 11:20 a.m., 11:40 a.m., 12 (3D), 12:10, 3, 3:10, 3:20 (3D), 3:30, 6:20, 6:30, 6:40 (3D), 6:50, 9:20, 9:30, 9:40 (3D), 9:50; Brunswick 10 today 12, 12:30 (3D), 1, 1:30 (3D), 3:40 (3D), 4, 4:20, 4:40 (3D), 6:30, 7 (3D), 7:30, 8 (3D), 9:40, 10:05 (3D), 10:30 Fri-Mon 12, 12:30 (3D), 1:10, 3:40 (3D), 4:10, 4:40 (3D), 6:30, 7 (3D), 7:10, 7:45 (3D), 9:30 (3D), 10 Tue 12, 12:30 (3D), 1:10, 3:40 (3D), 4:10, 4:40 (3D), 6:30, 7 (3D), 7:10, 9:30 (3D), 10 Wed 12, 12:30 (3D), 1:10, 3:40 (3D), 4:10, 4:40 (3D), 6:30, 7 (3D), 7:10, 7:45 (3D), 9:30 (3D), 10 

“HORRIBLE BOSSES” (R) (1:40) Stars Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis. Directed by Seth Gordon. Three friends conspire to kill their awful bosses when they realize the bosses are standing in the way of their happiness.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco today 12:05, 2:15, 4:30, 7, 9:15; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) today-Wed 12, 2:30, 4:50, 7:30, 10; Cinemagic Westbrook today-Wed 11:40 a.m., 2, 4:20, 7, 9:20; Falmouth 10 today 12:30, 2:40, 5:05, 7:30, 10:20 Fri-Wed 12:15, 2:50, 5:10, 7:35, 10:15; Brunswick 10 today 1:20, 4:15, 7:40, 10:15 Fri-Wed 1:15, 4:15, 7:40, 10:15 

“LARRY CROWNE” (PG-13) (1:39) Stars Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts. Directed by Tom Hanks. Unclear of his next steps after losing his job at a big-box retailer, Larry Crowne enrolls at his local college, where he finds a niche among the school’s community of outcasts, and a connection with a teacher who has lost her passion for life. Brief strong language and some sexual content.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 today 1:10, 7:10; Falmouth 10 today 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:20, 10 Fri-Wed 9:20; Cinemagic Saco today 12:10, 2:20, 4:30, 7:05, 9:25 Fri-Wed 12:10, 2:20, 4:30; Cinemagic Westbrook today-Wed 11:50 a.m., 2:10, 4:30, 7, 9:30; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) today 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30 

“MIDNIGHT IN PARIS” (PG-13) (1:40) Stars Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and Kathy Bates. Directed by Woody Allen. A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better. Some sexual references and smoking.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) today-Wed 12:45, 3, 5:10, 7:30, 9:45; Cinemagic Westbrook today 6:50, 9:10; Cinemagic Saco today 12:05, 2:10, 4:15

“MONTE CARLO” (PG) (1:49) Stars Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester and Katie Cassidy. Directed by Thomas Bezucha. Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress. Brief mild language.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook today 11:20 a.m., 9:50 

“MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS” (PG) (1:37) Stars Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino and Angela Lansbury. Directed by Mark Waters. The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook today 11:30 a.m., 2, 4:20 

“SUPER 8” (PG-13) (1:52) Stars Elle Fanning, Amanda Michalka and Kyle Chandler. Directed by J.J. Abrams. After witnessing a mysterious train crash, a group of friends in the summer of 1979 begin noticing strange happenings going on in their small town, and begin to investigate into the creepy phenomenon. Intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and some drug use.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco today 6:45, 9:15; Cinemagic Westbrook today 11:20 a.m., 2, 4:40, 7:30, 10 Fri-Wed 11:20 a.m., 2, 4:40, 7:20, 10; Falmouth 10 today 12:20 

“TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON” (PG-13) (2:37) Stars Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Tyrese Gibson. Directed by Michael Bay. The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against Decepticons to reach it and learn its secrets.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 today 12:20 (3D), 3, 3:30 (3D), 6:50 (3D), 9:30, 10:10 (3D) Friday-Wed 12:10 (3D), 3:20 (3D), 6:50 (3D), 10:05; Falmouth 10 today 12, 3:30, 6:50, 10:10 Fri-Wed 12:05, 3:25, 6:45, 10:05; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) today-Wed 12 (3D), 3:30, 6:45 (3D), 9:50; Cinemagic Saco today 12 (3D), 12:30, 3:15 (3D), 4, 6:30 (3D), 7:30, 9:40 (3D) Fri-Wed 12:30, 3:15 (3D), 4, 7:30, 9:25 (3D); Cinemagic Westbrook today 11:30 a.m., 12 (3D), 2:40, 3:10 (3D), 6:20, 7:30 (3D), 9:40 Fri-Wed 11:50 a.m. (3D), 12, 3:40, 7:20; Nickelodeon (Portland) today 1:20, 4:30, 8 

“THE TREE OF LIFE” (PG-13) (2:18) Stars Brad Pitt, Sean Penn and Jessica Chastain. Directed by Terrence Malick. Follow Jack O’Brien from his upbringing in the 1950s Midwest through his complicated relationship with his father, to his adult life in the modern world, as he seeks answers to the origins and meaning of life. Some thematic material.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) today 1:30, 4;45, 7:15 Fri-Wed 3:45, 9:10 

“WINNIE THE POOH” (1:09) (G) Animated with the voices of Jim Cummings, Craig Ferguson and Peter Cullen. Directed by Stephen J. Anderson and Son Hall. While out looking for some honey, Winnie the Pooh is pulled into a quest to save Christopher Robin from an imaginary culprit.

Showing at: Falmouth 10 today 1, 3:10, 5, 7:10 Fri-Wed 1:05, 3, 4:55, 7:10; Cinemagic Saco today-Wed 12:10, 1:55, 3:40, 7, 9; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) today-Wed 12:10, 2:10, 4:15, 6:50, 9:15; Cinemagic Westbrook today 11:50 a.m., 2:20, 4:20, 7:20, 9:10 Fri-Wed 11:50 a.m., 2:20, 4:20, 6:30, 9:10; Brunswick 10 today 12:10, 2, 3:50, 7:20 Fri-Wed 12:15, 2, 7:05 

“ZOOKEEPER” (PG) (1:41) Stars Kevin James, Rosario Dawson and Leslie Bibb. Directed by Frank Coraci. A group of zoo animals decide to break their code of silence in order to help their lovable zookeeper find love — without opting to leave his current job for something more illustrious. Some rude and suggestive humor, and language.

Showing at: Falmouth 10 today 1:10, 4, 6:40, 9:20 Fri-Wed 12:20, 2:40, 5:05, 7:25, 9:45; Cinemagic Saco today-Wed 12, 2:25, 4:50, 7:15, 9:40; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) today 11:50 a.m., 2, 4:45, 7:10, 9:40 Fri-Wed 11:50 a.m., 2:20, 4:45, 7:10, 9:40; Cinemagic Westbrook today 11:20 a.m., 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 9:50 Fri-Wed 11:30 a.m., 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 9:40; Brunswick 10 today 12:50, 4:10, 6:40, 9:55 Fri-Tue 12:50, 3:50, 6:40, 9:40 Wed 12:50, 3:50

— From news services; movie listings are subject to change