OPENING THIS WEEK

“THE WORDS” (PG-13) (1:36) Stars Bradley Cooper, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde and Zoe Saldana. Directed by Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal. A writer at the peak of his literary success discovers the steep price he must pay for stealing another man’s work.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri-Wed 1:30, 4:20, 7, 9:10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Fri-Sun 11:40, 2, 4:20, 7, 9:40 Mon-Wed 2, 4:20, 7, 9:40; Cinemagic Saco Fri-Wed 12:05, 2:20, 4:30, 7:10, 9:25; Cinemagic Westbrook Fri-Wed 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:15, 9:35

“THE COLD LIGHT OF DAY” (PG-13) (1:33) Stars Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver. Directed by Mabrouk El Mechri. After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: Intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.

Opening at: Cinemagic Saco Fri-Wed 12:05, 2:20, 4:25, 7:20, 9:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Fri-Wed 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7, 9:15

“ROBOT AND FRANK” (PG-13) (1:33) Stars Peter Sarsgaard, Frank Langella and Susan Sarandon. Directed by Jake Schreier. Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: A robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri-Wed 1:45, 4:30, 7:20, 9:30

“RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE IMAX EXPERIENCE” (PG) (1:45) Stars Harrison Ford and Karen Allen. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Indiana Jones, archaeology professor and swashbuckling adventurer, has unearthed many an ancient treasure. But now the very future of the world depends on his finding one specific relic.

Opening at: Cinemagic Saco (all IMAX) Fri-Wed 12, 2:30, 4:55, 7:20, 9:45

NOW SHOWING

“2016: OBAMA’S AMERICA” (PG) (1:29) Documentary. Directed by Dinesh D’Souza and John Sullivan. A journey into the heart of the world’s most powerful office to reveal the struggle of whether one man’s past will redefine America over the next four years.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs-Sun 12, 2:20, 4:50, 7:20, 9:50 Mon-Wed 2:20, 4:50, 7:20, 9:50

“THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN” (PG-13) (2:16) Stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Rhys Ifans. Directed by Marc Webb. Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father’s former partner.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 6:45, 9:40

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

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 7:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 6:30, 9:40 Fri-Wed 7:30

“BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD” (PG-13) (1:33) Stars Quvenzhane Wallis, Dwight Henry and Levy Easterly. Directed by Benh Zeitlin. Faced with her father’s fading health and environmental changes that release an army of aurochs (prehistoric creatures), 6-year-old Hushpuppy leaves her Delta-community home in search of her mother.

Showing at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Thurs-Wed 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30; Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 12:30, 4:50, 7:10 Fri-Wed 1, 5, 7:10

“THE BOURNE LEGACY” (PG-13) (2:05) Stars Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton and Scott Glenn. Directed by Tony Gilroy. An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum’s novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 12:40, 6:40 Fri-Wed 9:20; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 9:10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 4:30, 9:40; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12:30, 3:15, 6:30, 9:20; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12:10, 3:30, 6:45, 9:35 Fri-Wed 12:30, 3:40, 6:45, 9:35

“BRAVE” (PG) (1:30) Stars Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson and Julie Walters. Directed by Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman and Steve Purcell. Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:05; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:35, 2, 4:20 Fri-Wed 12, 2:20, 4:40

“THE CAMPAIGN” (R) (1:35) Stars Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis and Dylan McDermott. Directed by Jay Roach. In order to gain influence over their North Carolina district, two CEOs seize an opportunity to oust long-term congressman Cam Brady by putting up a rival candidate. Their man: Naive Marty Huggins, director of the local Tourism Center.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 2:50, 9:45 Fri-Wed 5:20, 9:35; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 2, 4:45, 7:20, 9:30; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs-Wed 7, 9:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12:15, 2:10, 4:15, 7, 9; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:45, 1:50, 4:10, 7:20, 9:50 Fri-Wed 12:20, 2:20, 4:30, 7:20, 9:50

“CELESTE AND JESSE FOREVER” (R) (1:32) Stars Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg and Elijah Wood. Directed by Lee Toland Krieger. A divorcing couple tries to maintain their friendship while they both pursue other people.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 1, 3:10, 5:20, 7:30, 9:50 Fri-Wed 1:10, 3:15, 7:30

“THE DARK KNIGHT RISES” (PG-13) (2:40) Stars Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman and Tom Hardy. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Eight years on, a new terrorist leader, Bane, overwhelms Gotham’s finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 3:40; Cinemagic Saco Thurs (all IMAX) 12, 3:15, 7:30 Fri-Wed 12, 3:15, 7:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12, 3:30, 7:30 Fri-Wed 12:20, 3:40, 7:30, 9

“DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOG DAYS” (PG) (1:52) Stars Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Devon Bostick and Steve Zahn. Directed by David Bowers. School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer but all his plans go wrong. Now he’s not sure what he’s going to do.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12:10, 2:15, 4:20; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:35, 1:50, 4:10 Fri-Wed 12, 2:15, 4:30

“THE EXPENDABLES 2” (R) (1:42) Stars Sylvester Stallone, Liam Hemsworth, Randy Couture and Jean-Claude Van Damme. Directed by Simon West. Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat.

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

“FAREWELL, MY QUEEN” (R) (1:40) Stars Diane Kruger, Lea Seydoux and Virginie Ledoyen. Directed by Benoit Jacquot. A look at the relationship between Marie Antoinette and one of her readers during the first days of the French Revolution.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 12:45, 5:10, 7:20, 9:40 Fri-Wed 4:10, 8:50

“HIT AND RUN” (R) (1:30) Stars Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper and Kristin Chenoweth. Directed by David Palmer and Dax Shepard. Former getaway driver Charlie Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charlie’s former gang chase them on the road.

Showing at: Nickelodeon Thurs 2:40, 9:20; Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:05; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 2:35, 4:50, 7:15, 9:35; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:40, 2:20, 4:40, 7:15, 9:45 Fri-Wed 7:15, 9:45

“HOPE SPRINGS” (PG-13) (1:40) Stars Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell and Jean Smart. Directed by David Frankel. After 30 years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attend an intense, weeklong counseling session to work on their relationship.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 12:50, 5, 7:15, 9:30 Fri-Wed 1:20, 6:40; Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:10, 7:20; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1:15, 3:30, 6:50, 9:20; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs-Sun 11:40, 2:15, 7:20 Mon-Wed 2:15, 7:20; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12, 2:15, 4:30, 7:10, 9:25; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:50, 2:10, 4:30, 7:10, 9:30 Fri-Wed 12, 2:20, 4:40, 7:10, 9:30

“ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT” (PG) (1:34) Stars Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo and Aziz Ansari. Directed by Steve Martino and Mike Thurmeier. Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:30, 1:50, 4:10, 6:45, 9:10 Fri-Wed 11:50, 2, 4:20, 6:50, 9:10

“THE INTOUCHABLES” (R) (1:52) Stars Francois Cluzet, Omar Sy and Anne Le Ny. Directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano. After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caretaker.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 1:15, 4, 6:50, 9:15

“LAWLESS” (PG) (1:55) Stars Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf and Guy Pearce. Directed by John Hillcoat. Set in Virginia during the Depression era, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs-Sun 11:30, 2:10, 4:45, 7:30, 10 Mon-Wed 2:10, 4:45, 7:30, 10; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12, 2:25, 4:50, 7:15, 9:40; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12, 3:20, 7:10, 9:50 Fri-Wed 12:30, 3:20, 7:10, 9:50

“MOONRISE KINGDOM” (PG-13) (1:34) Stars Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward and Bruce Willis. Directed by Wes Anderson. A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out and find them.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 3

“THE ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GREEN” (PG) (1:40) Stars Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton and CJ Adams. Directed by Peter Hedges. A childless couple bury a box in their backyard containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:25, 7:10; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1, 4:15, 6:40, 9; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs-Sun 11:50, 2:20, 4:45, 7:10, 9:40 Mon-Wed 2:20, 4:45, 7:10, 9:40; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12, 2:25, 4:45; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:45, 2:10, 4:40, 7:15, 9:45 Fri-Wed 11:50, 2:10, 4:40, 7:15, 9:45

“THE OOGIELOVES IN THE BIG BALLOON ADVENTURE” (G) (1:55) Stars Christopher Lloyd, Cary Elwes and Jaime Pressly. Directed by Matthew Diamond. The Oogieloves set out to find the magical balloons in time to save their friend’s party. Along the way, they meet some very interesting characters.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:20, 7; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1:30, 4; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:25, 2:25, 4:25, 7; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12, 2:10, 4:30, 6:50

“PARANORMAN” (PG) (1:33) Stars Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Tucker Albrizzi. Directed by Chris Butler and Sam Fell. A misunderstood boy who can speak with the dead takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.

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

“THE POSSESSION” (PG-13) (1:32) Stars Natasha Calis, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kyra Sedgwick and Jay Brazeau. Directed by Ole Bornedal. A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl’s father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:20, 7; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs-Sun 12, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30 Mon-Wed 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12:10, 2:20, 4:30, 7:15, 9:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:50, 2, 4:30, 6:50, 9:15 Fri-Wed 12, 2:10, 4:20, 6:50, 9:15

“PREMIUM RUSH” (PG-13) (1:31) Stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez and Kym Perfetto. Directed by David Koepp. A bike messenger picks up an envelope that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout Manhattan.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 4, 6:55; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 11:30, 2, 4:20, 7, 9:45 Fri-Wed 4:40, 9:45; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:15, 2:25, 4:35, 7:05, 9:15 Fri-Wed 7:05, 9:15; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12:10, 2:20, 4:30, 7:10, 9:20 Fri-Wed 12:10, 2:15, 4:30, 7:10, 9:20

“TED” (R) (1:36) Stars Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane and Joel McHale. Directed by Seth MacFarlane. A story centered on a man and his teddy bear, who comes to life as the result of a childhood wish.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 7:10, 9:35; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:50, 2:20, 4:40, 7:20, 9:50 Fri-Wed 12:40, 3:20, 7:20, 9:50

“TOTAL RECALL” (PG-13) (1:52) Stars Colin Farrell, Bokeem Woodbine, Bryan Cranston and Kate Beckinsale. Directed by Len Wiseman. A factory worker suspects that he is a spy after visiting Rekall — a company that provides clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led. But something goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs 9; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 9:35

 

Updated listings for Nordica in Freeport and Windham 5 Star were not available this week.

— From news services; subject to change