OPENING THIS WEEK

“BATTLESHIP” (PG-13) (2:11) Stars Alexander Skarsgard, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson and Rihanna. Directed by Peter Berg. A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri-Wed 1:15, 4, 6:45, 9:25; Windham 5 Star Fri 3:50, 6:55, 9:50 Sat 12:50, 3:50, 6:55, 9:50 Sun 1250, 3:50, 6:55 Mon-Tues 3:50, 6:55 Wed 12:50, 3:50, 6:55; Nordica (Freeport) Fri-Wed 12:45, 3:45, 6:45, 9:45; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Fri-Wed 1, 4, 7, 10; Cinemagic Saco Fri-Wed 12:30, 12:45, 3:30, 3:45, 6:45, 7, 9:30, 9:45; Cinemagic Westbrook Fri-Wed 12, 12:20, 3:10, 3:30, 6:50, 7:10, 9:50, 10; Brunswick 10 Fri-Wed 12:50, 1:20, 4, 4:30, 6:30, 7:10, 7:40, 9:40, 10:05

“THE DICTATOR” (R) (1:53) Stars Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris and John C. Reilly. Directed by Larry Charles. The story of a heroic dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy will never come to the country he so lovingly oppresses.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri-Wed 1:30, 3:40, 5:40, 7:45, 9:50; Windham 5 Star Today 3:40, 5:35, 7:45 Fri 3:40, 5:35, 7:45, 9:50 Sat 1:45, 3:40, 5:35, 7:45, 9:55 Sun 1:45, 3:40, 5:35, 7:45 Mon-Tues 3:40, 5:35, 7:45 Wed 1:45, 3:40, 5:35, 7:45; Nordica (Freeport) Today-Wed 1, 3, 5, 7:45, 10; Cinemagic Saco Today-Wed  12:15, 2:10, 4:05, 6, 8, 10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today-Fri 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 Sat-Sun 12, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 Mon-Wed 2, 4, 6, 8, 10; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 12, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 Fri-Wed 12, 2, 4, 6, 8; Brunswick 10 Fri-Wed 1:40, 4:20, 7:30, 10:15

“WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING” (PG-13) (1:50) Stars Cameron Diaz, Matthew Morrison, J. Todd Smith and Dennis Quaid. Directed by Kirk Jones. Five couples experience the thrills and surprises of having a baby, and ultimately coming to understand the universal truth that no matter what you plan for, life doesn’t always deliver what’s expected.

Opening at: Windham 5 Star Fri 4:05, 7:20, 9:50 Sat 1:15, 4:05, 7:20, 9:50 Sun 1:15, 4:05, 7:20 Mon-Tues 4:05, 7:20 Wed 1:15, 4:05, 7:20; Nordica (Freeport) Fri-Wed 1:15, 4:10, 7, 9:20; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Fri 2:15, 4:45, 7:15, 9:45 Sat-Sun 11:30, 2:15, 4:45, 7:15, 9:45 Mon-Wed 2:15, 4:45, 7:15, 9:45; Cinemagic Saco Fri-Wed 12:15, 2:35, 4:55, 7:15, 9:40; Cinemagic Westbrook Fri-Wed 11:30, 2, 4:30, 7:10, 9:40; Brunswick 10 Fri-Wed 12:40, 3:50, 7, 9:55

“JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI” (PG) (1:21) Stars Jiro Ono and Yoshikazu Ono. Directed by David Gelb. A documentary about 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, who ran his business in the basement of a Tokyo office building. The film also explores his relationship with his son and eventual heir, Yoshikazu.

Opening at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Fri-Wed 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30

“REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR” (PG-13) (1:30) Stars Tim Robbins, Danny DeVito and Jon Favreau. Directed by Chris Paine. A film crew is allowed behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars.

Opening at: One Longfellow Square (Portland) Tues 7

NOW SHOWING

“THE ARTIST” (PG-13) (1:40) Stars Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo and John Goodman. Directed by Michel Hazanavicius. In 1929, as silent movie star George wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with a young dancer who is hoping for a big break.

Showing at: Nickelodeon Today 1:30, 3:45

“THE AVENGERS” (PG-13) (2:22) Stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner. Directed by Joss Whedon. A team of super humans forms The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today-Wed 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30; Windham 5 Star Today 3:45, 6:45 Fri 3:45, 6:45, 9:45 Sat 12:45, 3:45, 6:45, 9:45 Sun 12:45, 3:45, 6:45 Mon-Tues 3:45, 6:45 Wed 12:45, 3:45, 6:45; Nordica (Freeport) Today-Wed (all 3D) 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today-Fri 1 (3D), 3, 4 (3D), 6:45, 7 (3D), 9:45, 10 (3D); Cinemagic Saco Today 12:15, 12:30, 12:45 (3D), 3:15, 3:30, 3:45 (IMAX), 4 (3D), 6:30, 6:45, 7 (IMAX), 7:10 (3D), 9:25, 9:45, 10 (3D) Fri-Wed 12:15, 12:30 (IMAX 3D), 12:45, 1 (3D), 3:15, 3:30 (IMAX 3D), 3:45, 4 (3D), 6:30, 6:45, 7 (IMAX 3D), 7:10 (3D), 9:25, 9:45, 10 (3D); Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:30, 11:50, 12:10, 12:20 (3D), 2:50, 3:10, 3:30, 3:40 (3D), 6:30, 6:40, 6:50. 7 (3D), 10 (3D) Fri-Wed 11:30, 11:50, 12:10, 12:20 (3D), 2:50, 3:10, 3:30, 3:40 (3D), 6:30, 6:40, 6:50, 7 (3D), 9:30, 9:40, 9:50, 10 (3D); Brunwick 10 Fri-Wed 12:30, 1, 4:10, 6:50, 7:20, 9:35

“BULLY” (PG-13) (1:38) Stars Alex, Ja’Maya and Kelby. Directed by Lee Hirsch. A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today 11:45, 3, 5:15, 7:30, 9:45 Fri-Wed 12:45, 3, 7:30, 9:45; Eveningstar (Brunswick) Today 1:30, 4, 6:30; Cinemagic Saco Today 12:20, 2:30, 4:40, 7:05, 9:15

“THE CABIN IN THE WOODS” (R) (1:35) Stars Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford, Chris Hemsworth and Kristen Connolly. Directed by Drew Goddard. Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for and bad things happen. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today 12, 2:20, 4:40, 7:10, 9:30 Fri-Wed 7, 9:20

“CHIMPANZEE” (G) (1:18) Stars Tim Allen. Directed by Alastair Fothergill and Mark Linfield. A documentary about a 3-year-old chimpanzee that is separated from his troop and is then adopted by a fully-grown male.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today 2, 4, 7:15, 9:20 Fri 2, 4:15 Sat-Sun 11:45, 2, 4:15 Mon-Wed 2, 4:15; Cinemagic Saco Today 1, 2:50, 4:40, 7:10, 9 Fri-Wed 1, 2:50, 4:40; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 12:10, 2:20, 4:20, 6:50, 9:20 Fri-Wed 12:10, 2:20, 4:20

“DAMSELS IN DISTRESS” (PG-13) (1:39) Stars Greta Gerwig, Adam Brody and Analeigh Tipton. Directed by Whit Stillman. A trio of girls set out to change the male-dominated environment of the Seven Oaks college campus, and to rescue their fellow students from depression and low standards of all kinds.

Showing at: Nickelodeon Today 12:05, 2:25, 4:35, 7, 9:10

“DARK SHADOWS” (PG) (1:53) Stars Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green and Helena Bonham Carter. Directed by Tim Burton. An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today-Wed 1, 4:15, 7, 9:35; Windham 5 Star Today 4, 7 Fri 4, 7, 9:30 Sat 12:45, 4, 7, 9:30 Sun 1, 4, 7 Mon-Tues 4, 7 Wed 1, 4, 7; Nordica (Freeport) Today-Wed 1:45, 4:30, 7:30, 9:50; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today-Fri 2:20, 4:50, 7:30, 10 Sat-Sun 11:45, 2:20, 4:50, 7:30, 10 Mon-Wed 2:20, 4:50, 7:30, 10; Cinemagic Saco Today-Wed 12:15, 12:30, 2:45, 3, 6:45, 7, 9:15, 9:30 10 (IMAX); Cinemagic Westbrook Today-Wed 11:30, 12:20, 2, 3:30, 4:40, 7, 7:20, 9:40, 10; Brunswick 10 Fri-Sun 12:45, 1:10, 3:30, 4:05, 6:40, 7:35, 9:50, 10:10 Mon 12:45, 1:10, 3:30, 4:05, 6:40, 7:35, 9:50 Tues 12:45, 1:10, 3:30, 4:05, 6:40, 7:35, 9:50, 10:10 Wed 12:45, 1:10, 3:30, 4:05, 6:40, 9:50

“THE FIVE-YEAR ENGAGEMENT” (R) (2:04) Stars Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt and Alison Brie. Directed by Nicholas Stoller. Comedy charts the ups and downs of an engaged couple’s relationship.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Today 3:30, 7:05; Nordica (Freeport) Today-Wed 7:10, 9:40; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today 1, 4, 7, 9:45 Fri-Wed 7, 9:45; Cinemagic Saco Today 12:25, 3:15, 6:45, 9:25 Fri-Wed 6:50, 9:25; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 12:10, 3:30, 7:10, 10

“FOOTNOTE” (PG) (1:39) Stars Shlomo Bar-Aba, Lior Ashkenazi and Aliza Rosen. Directed by Joseph Cedar. Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies. When both men learn that Eliezer will be lauded for his work, their complicated relationship reaches a new peak.

Showing at: Nickelodeon Fri-Wed 5:15

“THE HUNGER GAMES” (PG-13) (2:22) Stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth and Stanley Tucci. Directed by Gary Ross. Set in a future where the government selects a boy and girl from each of the 12 districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister’s place for the match.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri-Wed 3:15, 8:30; Windham 5 Star Today 3:55, 6:45 Fri 3:55, 6:45, 9:35 Sat 12:55, 3:55, 6:45, 9:35 Sun 12:55, 3:55, 6:45 Mon-Tues 3:55, 6:45 Wed 12:55, 3:55, 6:45; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today 1, 4, 7, 10 Fri-Wed 6:45, 9:45; Cinemagic Saco Today 12:15, 3:05, 6, 9 Fri-Wed 12:20, 3:10, 6, 9; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 12, 3:10, 6:45, 9:45; Nordica (Freeport) Today 12:45, 3:45, 6:45, 9:45

“THE LUCKY ONE” (PG-13) (1:41) Stars Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner and Riley Thomas Stewart. Directed by Scott Hicks. A Marine travels to North Carolina after serving three tours in Iraq and searches for the unknown woman he believes was his good luck charm during the war.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Today 4:10, 7:10 Fri 4:10, 7:15, 9:20 Sat 1:25, 4:10, 7:15, 9:20 Sun 1:25, 4:10, 7:15 Mon-Tues 4:10, 7:15 Wed 1:25, 4:10, 7:15; Nordica (Freeport) Today 1:15, 4:10, 7, 9:20; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 9:40; Cinemagic Saco Today-Wed 12:20, 2:30, 4:45, 7:10, 9:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Today-Wed 11:40, 2:10, 4:40, 7:20, 9:50; Brunswick 10 Fri 1:05, 3:35 Sun-Wed 1:05, 3:35

“MIRROR MIRROR” (PG) (1:46) Stars Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer and Nathan Lane. Directed by Tarsem Singh. An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:40, 2, 4:30

“THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS” (PG) (1:28) Stars Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven and Martin Freeman. Directed by Peter Lord and Jeff Newitt. Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Today 12:40, 4:45 Fri-Wed 12:40, 2:45 (3D), 4:45; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today (all 3D) 2:10, 4:20, 7:10, 9:20 Fri 12, 2:10, 4:20 Sat-Sun 12, 2:10, 4:20 Mon-Wed 2:10, 4:20; Cinemagic Saco Today 12:25, 2:25, 4:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:30, 1:50, 4:10, 7, 9:20 Fri-Wed 11:40, 1:50, 7:10

“THE RAVEN” (R) (1:51) Stars John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans and Brendan Gleeson. Directed by James McTeigue. When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:30, 2, 4:30, 7:20, 9:50

“SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN” (PG-13) (1:51) Stars Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt and Amr Waked. Directed by Lasse Hallstrom. A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik’s vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey to prove anything is possible.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri-Wed 12:50, 6:15

“THINK LIKE A MAN” (PG-13) (1:21) Stars Chris Brown, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart and Michael Ealy. Directed by Tim Story. Four friends conspire to turn the tables on their women when they discover the ladies have been using Steve Harvey’s relationship advice against them.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today 12:20, 3:10, 6:45, 9:30 Fri-Wed 4:10, 9:20

“THE THREE STOOGES” (PG) (1:32) Stars Sean Hayes, Chris Diamantopoulos, Will Sasso and Jane Lynch. Directed by Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly. While trying to save their childhood orphanage, Moe, Larry and Curly inadvertently stumble into a murder plot and wind up starring in a reality TV show.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:40, 1:50, 4:10, 6:50, 9:20 Fri-Wed 11:40, 1:50, 4:10

— From news services; subject to change