These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources.
“AMERICAN MADE” R , 1 hr 55 min Suspense/Thriller. Kaahumanu 6.
In this ’80s-set thriller based on a true story, airline pilot Barry Seal is recruited by the CIA to smuggle drugs and weapons abroad for the U.S. government. Seal quickly amasses a fortune via his undercover operations, but he gets in over his head when he becomes involved with Colombia’s Medellin cartel and the Iran-contra scandal.Starring Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleason and Sarah Wright.
“STEVE MCQUEEN: AMERICAN ICON” PG , 2 hr 0 min
Concert/Special Events Screening is at 7 tonight at Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events and Greg Laurie present the compelling documentary about redemption, “Steve McQueen: American Icon,” including a special message from Greg Laurie and performance by MercyMe, in select cinemas nationwide for a special one-night event.
“AMERICAN ASSASSIN” R, 1:51. Action, thriller. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A story centered on counter-terrorism agent Mitch Rapp a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton and Sanaa Lathan.
“BRAD’S STATUS” R, 1:41. Comedy, drama. Kaahumanu 6.
A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life’s choices. Starring Ben Stiller, Austin Abrams and Jenna Fischer.
“GIRLS TRIP” R, 2:02. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith.
“INGRID GOES WEST” R, 1:37. Comedy, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
An unhinged social media stalker moves to LA and insinuates herself into the life of an Instagram star. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen and O’Shea Jackson Jr.
“IT” R, 2:15. Drama, horror. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A group of bullied kids band together when a monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children. Starring Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher and Finn Wolfhard.
“KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE” R, 2:21. Action, adventure, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex,Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage by a villainous corporation known as the Golden Circle, the Kingsman’s journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman whose cooperation reaches back to the founding of their own agency. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy. Starring Taron Egerton, Colin Firth and Mark Strong.
“LEAP!” PG, 1:29. Animation, adventure, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house. Starring Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan and Carly Rae Jepsen.
“MOTHER!” R, 2:01. Drama, horror, mystery. Maui Mall Megaplex
A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem and Ed Harris.
“THE EMOJI MOVIE” PG, 1:26. Animation, adventure, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji. Starring T.J. Miller, James Corden and Anna Faris.
“THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD” R, 1:58. Action, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Gary Oldman.
“THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE” PG , 1 hr 41 min Action, adventure, animated. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Master Wu (Jackie Chan), as wise-cracking as he is wise, leads a fierce team of secret ninja warriors to defeat the evil warlord Garmadon (Justin Theroux) and save NINJAGO City.
* Movie listings reflect showings that are made available by theaters at press time. Films are subject to change and may be released after publication. For up-to-date movies and showtimes, visit www.fandango.com.