OPENING THIS WEEK

“THE BIG WEDDING” (R) (1:30) Stars Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Diane Keaton and Amanda Seyfried. Directed by Justin Zackham. A long-divorced couple fakes being married as their family unites for a wedding.

Opening at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Friday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“PAIN & GAIN” (R) (2:10) Stars: Rebel Wilson, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie. Directed by Michael Bay. Three bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and kidnapping scheme that goes very wrong.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Friday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Friday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Friday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION — THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS” (NR) (2:00) Stars Patrick Steward, George Murdock and Whoopi Goldberg. Directed by Cliff Bole. The Enterprise battles the Borg who are intent on conquering Earth; a compilation of two 1990 episodes from the television series.

Opening at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday; Brunswick 10 Thursday

“THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: GIULIO CESARE” (NR) (4:35) Stars David Daniels with Natalie Dessay as Cleopatra. Composed by George Frideric Handel, Sung in Italian with titles in English. Julius Caesar is embroiled in a bitter struggle with Pompey the Great for control of the Roman world.

Opening at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Saturday; Brunswick 10 Saturday

NOW SHOWING

“42” (PG-13) (2:08) Stars Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford and Nicole Beharie. Directed by Brian Helgeland. The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“ADMISSION” (PG-13) (1:57) Stars Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Nat Wolff and Gloria Reuben. Directed by Paul Weitz. A Princeton admissions officer takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative-school kid who might be the son she gave up in a secret adoption.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday; Nordica (Freeport) Thursday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday

“THE COMPANY YOU KEEP” (R) (2:05) Stars Robert Redford, Nick Nolte and Stanley Tucci. Directed by Robert Redford. A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity.

Showing at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Friday-Wednesday; Nickelodeon (Portland) Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Friday-Wednesday

“THE CROODS” (PG) (1:38) Stars Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone and Catherine Keener. Directed by Kirk De Micco and Chris Sanders. The world’s very first prehistoric family travels to an uncharted and fantastical world.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“EVIL DEAD” (R) (1:31) Stars Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci. Directed by Fede Alvarez. Five friends head to a remote cabin where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Tuesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Friday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday

“G.I. JOE: RETALIATION” (PG-13) (1:39) Stars Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson, Ray Park and Bruce Willis. Directed by Jon M. Chu. The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy, Cobra, they are contending with threats from within the government.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) (also in 3D) Thursday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Friday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday; Brunswick 10 (also in 3D) Thursday-Wednesday

“GIRL RISING” (PG-13) (1:41) Stars Cate Blanchett and Priyanka Chopra. Directed by Richard Robbins. Nine girls from different parts of the world face arranged marriages, child slavery and other injustices. Despite these obstacles, the girls offer hope and inspiration. By getting an education, they’re able to break barriers and create change.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 Thursday

“HOME RUN” (PG-13) (1:53) Stars Brian Brightly and Candace Lee. Directed by David Boyd. A pro ball player with a substance abuse problem is forced into rehab in his hometown, finding new hope when he gets honest about his checkered past, and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Friday-Thursday

“THE HOST” (PG-13) (2:05) Stars Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Jake Abel and Diane Kruger. Directed by Andrew Niccol. Melanie risks everything to protect the people she cares most about when an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thursday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday

“IDENTITY THIEF” (R) (1:51) Stars Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, John Cho and Amanda Peet. Directed by Seth Gordon. Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy’s identity.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday

“JURASSIC PARK 3D” (PG-13) (2:07) Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Re-release of the 1993 original in 3D. A theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday

“OBLIVION” (PG-13) (2:06) Stars Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko and Andrea Riseborough. Directed by Joseph Kosinski. A veteran assigned to extract Earth’s remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Friday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco (also in IMAX) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN” (R) (1:40) Stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman and Angela Bassett. Directed by Antoine Fuqua. Disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning is trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack and works with national security to rescue the president from kidnappers.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“ON THE ROAD” (R) (2:04) Stars Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund and Kristen Stewart. Directed by Walter Salles. Young writer Sal Paradise, free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou, travel across the country, meeting a mix of people who impact their journey. Based on the Jack Kerouac book.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday

“OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL” (PG) (2:10) Stars James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis. Directed by Sam Raimi. A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Saturday; Brunswick 10 (also in 3D) Thursday-Wednesday

“THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES” (R) (2:20) Stars Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes. Directed by Derek Cianfrance. A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks to provide for his lover and their infant, which puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop.

Showing at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Thursday; Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday

“THE SAPPHIRES” (PG-13) (1:38) Stars Chris O’Dowd, Deborah Mailman and Jessica Mauboy. Directed by Wayne Blair. Four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their group entertains U.S. troops in Vietnam in 1968.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Friday-Wednesday

“SCARY MOVIE 5″ (PG-13) (1:25) Stars Simon Rex, Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee. Shortly after bringing their newborn son home from the hospital, a couple uses home-surveillance cameras and a team of experts to help them discover they’re being stalked by a nefarious demon.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK” (R) (2:02) Stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro. Directed by David O. Russell. After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thursday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday

“TRANCE” (R) (1:41) Stars: James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassel. Directed by Danny Boyle. An art auctioneer, who gets mixed up with a group of criminals, partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday

Find full movie listings and showtimes at: mainetoday.com/movies

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