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“PUFFS: FILMED LIVE OFF BROADWAY” PG-13, 1:50. Concert/special events. 12:55 p.m. Saturday. Maui Mall Megaplex.
For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs … who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.
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“BREAKING IN” PG-13, 1:28. Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens Friday.
A woman will stop at nothing to rescue her two children being held hostage in a house designed with impenetrable security. No trap, no trick and especially no man inside can match a mother with a mission. Starring Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke and Richard Cabral.
“LIFE OF THE PARTY” PG-13, 1:25. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6. Opens today.
When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into re-set by going back to college. But she lands in the same class and school as her daughter, who’s not entirely sold on the idea. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Gillian Jacobs and Julie Bowen.
“AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR” PG-13, 2:29. Action/adventure, Sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet — the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment. Starring Karen Gillan, Scarlett Johansson and Chris Pratt.
“BAD SAMARITAN” R, 1:47. Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A valet develops a clever scam to burglarize the houses of rich customers. Things go smoothly until he robs the wrong customer and discovers a woman being held captive in his home. Starring Robert Sheehan and David Tennant.
“BLOCKERS” R, 1:42. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6.
When three parents stumble upon their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal. Starring Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz and John Cena.
“DA ONE THAT GHOST AWAY” Not rated, 1:43. Comedy, horror, romance. Kaahumanu 6.
After many attempts of living up to her legendary grandma’s legacy, fake paranormal expert, Carmel Monserrat finds it hard to relieve the glory days of their family business, P.E.K.T.U.S. (Paranormal Extraction and Kulam. Try Us), and saving their family house from foreclosure. Their dirty tricks don’t work anymore, because unlike the rest of her family, Carmel doesn’t really have any special power. Starring Kim Chiu, Ryan Bang and Pepe Herrera.
“I FEEL PRETTY” PG-13, 1:50. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed? Starring Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams and Emily Ratajkowski.
“KULEANA” PG-13, 1:35. Drama, mystery. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A disabled Vietnam vet rediscovers the Hawaiian warrior within to protect his family, defend their land and clear his father’s name. Starring Moronai Kanekoa, Kristina Anapau and Sonya Balmores.
“OVERBOARD” PG-13, 1:52. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
After unjustly firing Kate and refusing to pay her, Leonardo falls overboard when partying too hard and wakes up on the coast with amnesia. Kate shows up at the hospital and, to get payback, convinces Leonardo he is her husband and puts him to work. Starring Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris and Eva Longoria.
“A QUIET PLACE” PG-13, 1:30. Horror, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival. If they hear you, they hunt you. Starring Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe.
“RAMPAGE” PG-13, 1:47. Action/adventure. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A silverback gorilla, a wolf and a reptile grow to a monstrous size after a rogue genetic experiment goes wrong, causing Primatologist Davis Okoye to join forces with the military. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Naomie Harris.
“SUPER TROOPERS 2” R, 1:43. Comedy. Tuesday, Maui Mall Megaplex.
When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers — Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit and Farva — are called in to set up a new Highway Patrol station in the disputed area. Starring Paul Soter, Steve Lemme, Erik Stolhanske.
“TULLY” R, 1:34. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully. Starring Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis and Mark Duplass.
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