NOTE: Some theaters’ showtimes were not available at the time of printing. 

OPENING THIS WEEK

“ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIP-WRECKED” (G) (1:27) Stars Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney. Directed by Mike Mitchell. Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. As they try to find a way home, Alvin and friends discover they are not alone on the island.

Opening at: Windham 5 Star Fri 5, 7:15, 9:25 Sat 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:15, 9:25 Sun 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:15 Mon-Tues 5, 7:15; Nordica (Freeport) Fri-Tues 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7, 9:30; Brunswick 10 Fri-Mon 1:20, 1:50, 3:50, 4:20, 6:50, 7:25, 9:20; Falmouth 10 Fri 4:35, 7, 9:20, Sat 1:50, 4:35, 7, 9:20 Sun 1:50, 4:35, 7, Mon 4:35, 7 

“MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: GHOST PROTOCOL” (PG-13) (2:13) Stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner and Paula Patton. Directed by Brad Bird. The agency Ethan Hunt works for is shut down when it’s implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Hunt and his team to go rogue to clear their organization’s name.

Opening at: Cinemagic Saco Wed 11:50 p.m. 

“SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS” (PG-13) (2:09) Stars Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris, Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace. Directed by Guy Ritchie. Sherlock Holmes finds Austria’s crown prince dead and believes the crime is a piece of a larger puzzle designed by his nemisis and evil genius Moriarty.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri-Wed 1, 3:50, 6:40, 9:20; Windham 5 Star Fri 3:55, 6:45, 9:40 Sat 1, 3:55, 6:45, 9:40 Sun 1, 3:55, 6:45 Mon-Tues 3:55, 6:45; Nordica (Freeport) Fri-Tues 1:15, 4:15, 7:10, 10; Brunswick 10 Fri-Mon 1, 3:30, 4:10, 6:40, 7:10, 9, 9:30, 10; Falmouth 10 Fri 3:50, 6:45, 7:10, 9:35, 10 Sat 1, 3:50, 6:45, 7:10, 9:35, 10, Sun 1, 3:50, 6:45, 7:10 Mon 3:50, 6:45, 7:10 

“YOUNG ADULT” (R) (1:34) Stars Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson and Patton Oswalt. Directed by Jason Reitman. Soon after her divorce, a successful writer of teen literature returns to her hometown looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now married with kids.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri-Wed 1:40, 4:45, 7:30, 9:50; Eveningstar (Brunswick) Fri-Wed 1:30, 3:45, 6, 8:15 

“THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO” (R) (2:38) Stars Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Stellan Skarsgard and Robin Wright. Directed by David Fincher. A disgraced journalist gets assistance from a computer hacker to unravel a horrific family history while investigating the disappearance of a woman who went missing 40 years ago.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Tues (advance showing) 7, 10:15

NOW SHOWING

“ARTHUR CHRISTMAS” (PG) (1:27) Stars James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent and Bill Nighy. Directed by Sarah Smith. Santa’s youngest son looks to use his father’s high-tech operation at the North Pole to complete an urgent mission on Christmas night.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:50, 2:10, 4:30, 7, 9:20; Cinemagic Saco Today 12:10, 2:20, 4:30, 7:10, 9:20; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today 1:50, 4:10 (3D), 6:50, 9:15 (3D); Brunswick 10 Today 1:30, 4:10 (3D), 6:35, 9:20 (3D) Fri-Mon 1:30, 3:55, 6:35; Nordica (Freeport) Today 12:30 (3D), 3:30, 7:10 (3D), 9:30 Fri-Tues 12:30, 3:30, 7:20; Windham 5 Star Today 4:20, 6:55 Fri 4:20, 6:55, 9:15 Sat 1:05, 4:20, 6:55, 9:15 Sun 1:05, 4:20, 6:55 Mon-Tues 4:20, 6:55; Falmouth 10 Fri 3:55 (3D), 6:40, 9:30 (3D) Sat 1:25, 3:55 (3D), 6:40, 9:30 (3D) Sun 1:25, 3:55 (3D), 6:40 Mon 3:55 (3D), 6:40 

“THE DESCENDANTS” (R) (1:55) Stars George Clooney, Shailene Woodley and Amara Miller. Directed by Alexander Payne. A Hawaiian land baron tries to re-connect with his two daughters after his wife’s boating accident leaves her on life support.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today-Wed 1:10, 4, 6:50, 9:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 12:20, 3, 6:50, 9:30 

“HAPPY FEET TWO” (PG-13) (1:40) Stars Elijah Wood, Robin Williams and Pink. Directed by George Miller. Erik, Mumble’s son, is struggling to fully explore his talents in the Emperor Penguin world. But a new threat to his home requires that he and his family and friends work together to save it.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Today 12 (IMAX), 12:15, 2:15 (IMAX), 2:30, 4:30 (IMAX), 4:40, 7 (IMAX),

7:05, 9:20; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today 2, 4:20; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 12, 2:20, 4:40, 7:10, 9:30; Windham 5 Star Today (all 3D) 4:05, 6:45; Brunswick 10 Today 1:40, 4:20 (3D), 6:55, 9:45 (3D) Fri-Mon 1:05; Falmouth 10 Fri 4:25, Sat-Sun 1:30 Mon 4:25 

“HUGO” (PG) (2:06) Stars Ben Kingsley, Asa Butterfield, Christopher Lee and Chloe Grace Moretz. Directed by Martin Scorsese. A mystery involving a dead father and an automaton sends an orphan, who lives within the walls of a 1930s Paris train station, on an extraordinary adventure.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today 12:10, 12:20 (3D), 3, 3:10 (3D), 6:30, 6:40 (3D), 9:20, 9:40 (3D); Cinemagic Saco Today 12:30, 3:15 (3D), 6:30 (3D), 9:15; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today (all 3D) 1:30, 4:10, 7, 9:40; Nickelodeon Today 1:30, 4:20, 7, 9:40 Fri-Wed 1:30, 4:20, 7, 9:40; Brunswick 10 Today 1 (3D), 4, 6:50 (3D), 9:40 (3D) Fri-Mon (all 3D) 12:50, 3:40, 6:45, 9:40; Nordica (Freeport) Today 12:45 (3D) Fri-Tues (all 3D) 12:45, 3:45, 6:30, 9:10; Falmouth 10 (all 3D) Fri 4:10, 7:05, 9:55 Sat 1:20, 4:10, 7:05, 9:55 Sun 1:20, 4:10, 7:05 Mon 4:10, 7:05 

“IMMORTALS” (R) (1:50) Stars Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke and John Hurt. Directed by Tarsem Singh. Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity. Sequences of strong bloody violence and some sexuality.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 (3D) Today 3:30, 9:45; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 12:30, 9:40; Cinemagic Saco Today 12:05, 2:25, 4:45, 7:05, 9:25; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today 7, 9:30 

“J. EDGAR” (R) (2:17) Stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts and Judi Dench. Directed by Clint Eastwood. As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life. Brief strong language.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today 1:45, 4:45, 7:45 Fri-Mon 1:20, 6:30 Tues 1:20; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 12:10, 3:10, 6:30, 9:30; Cinemagic Saco Today 12:30, 3:30, 7:30 

“JACK AND JILL” (PG) Stars Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes and Al Pacino. Directed by Dennis Dugan. Family guy Jack Sadelstein prepares for the annual event he dreads: the Thanksgiving visit of his identical twin sister, the needy and passive-aggressive Jill, who then refuses to leave. Crude and sexual humor, language, comic violence and brief smoking.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 Today 1:25, 3:45, 6:40, 9:35; Cinemagic Saco Today 12, 2:10, 4:15, 7, 9:10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today 2:10, 4:30, 7:10, 9:20; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 12, 2:10, 4:30, 6:50, 9:10; Windham 5 Star Today 3:55, 7:05; Brunswick 10 1:25, 3:45, 6:40, 9:35 Fri-Mon 9:35 

“MARGIN CALL” (R) (1:47) Stars Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci and Kevin Spacey. Directed by J.C. Chandor. A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today 2, 7:15 Fri-Mon 4:10, 9:15 Tues 4:10 

“MONEYBALL” (PG-13) (2:13) Stars Brad Pitt, Robin Wright and Jonah Hill. Directed by Bennett Miller. Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane works to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players. Strong language.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today 3:20, 6:30 

“THE MUPPETS” (PG) (1:30) Stars Amy Adams, Jason Segel and Chris Cooper. Directed by James Bobin. An oil tycoon discovers oil underneath the Muppets’ theater and he wants it. Three fans must reunite the Muppets for a show to raise enough money to stop the tycoon from taking over the theater.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:50, 2, 2:20, 4:30, 4:50, 7:10, 7:20, 9:40, 9:50; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Today 1:50, 4:30, 7, 9:30; Cinemagic Saco Today 12:05, 2:25, 4:45, 7:05, 9:25; Brunswick 10 Today 1:10,  3:50, 7:15, 9:55 Fri-Mon 1:10, 4:25, 7, 9:45; Nordica (Freeport) Today 12:15, 2:40 Fri-Tues 12, 3, 7:30, 9:50; Windham 5 Star Today 4:10, 6:40 Fri 4:10, 6:40, 9:20 Sat 12:45, 4:10, 6:40, 9:20 Sun 12:45, 4:10, 6:40 Mon-Tues 4:10, 6:40; Falmouth 10 Fri 4:20, 6:50, 9:25 Sat 1:40, 4:20, 6:50, 9:25 Sun 1:40, 4:20, 6:50 Mon 4:20, 6:50

“NEW YEAR’S EVE” (PG-13) (1:48) Stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Biel and Ashton Kutcher. Directed by Garry Marshall. Several couples and singles seek love, forgiveness and second chances on a magical night in New York — New Year’s Eve.

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

“PUSS IN BOOTS” (PG) (1:30) Animated with the voices of Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek and Zach Galifianakis. Directed by Chris Miller. A story about the events leading up to the sword-fighting cat’s meeting with Shrek and his friends. Some adventure action and mild rude humor.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 Today 1:20, 3:40; Cinemagic Saco Today 12:15, 2:20, 4:30, 7:10, 9:10; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:50, 2, 4:20, 6:40, 9:10 

“THE SITTER” (R) (1:21) Stars Jonah Hill, Ari Graynor and Sam Rockwell. Directed by David Gordon Green. A comedy about a suspended college student who is coaxed into babysitting for the family next door and finds he’s totally unprepared for a wild night with kids.

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

“THE SKIN I LIVE IN” La piel que habito (original title) (R) (1:57) Stars Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya and Jan Cornet. Directed by Pedro Almodovar. A brilliant plastic surgeon still haunted by past tragedies creates a type of synthetic skin that can withstand any sort of damage. A mysterious woman who holds the key to his obsession becomes his guinea pig.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today 1:20, 4:10, 7:10, 9:45; Eveningstar (Brunswick) Today 1:30, 4, 6:30 

“TAKE SHELTER” (R) (2:00) Stars Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain and Shea Whigham. Directed by Jeff Nichols. A young husband and father questions his sanity after a series of apocalyptic visions, yet decides to build an elaborate shelter for his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today 1, 3:45, 6:40, 9:15 Fri-Wed 1:50, 7:10 

“TOWER HEIST” (PG-13) (1:44) Stars Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller and Casey Affleck. Directed by Brett Ratner. When a group of hard-working guys find out they’ve fallen victim to a wealthy business man’s Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Today 12:10, 2:30, 4:45, 7:10, 9:25; Cinemagic Westbrook Today 11:50, 2:10, 4:40, 7:20, 9:50; Falmouth 10 Fri 4:40, 7:25, 10:05 Sat 2, 4:40, 7:25, 10:05 Sun 2, 4:40, 7:25 Mon 4:40, 7:25 

“THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1” (PG-13) (1:57) Stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner. Directed by Bill Condon. Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses different threats to the wolf pack and vampire coven, find themselves in turmoil with the Quileute tribe and the Volturi in this first installment of the series’ finale.

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

“THE WAY” (PG-13) (2:01) Stars Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen and Deborah Kara Unger. Directed by Emilio Estevez. A father heads overseas to recover the body of his estranged son, who died while traveling the “El camino de Santiago” from France to Spain.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Today 4:30, 9:35 Fri-Wed 4:30, 9:45 

— From news services; movie listings are subject to change