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“MAMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN” PG-13, 1:50. Music/ performing arts. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahuman 6. Opens Thursday.
In this sequel to “Mamma Mia!,” Sophie learns about her mother’s past while pregnant herself.” Starring Lily James, Amanda Seyfried and Meryl Streep.
“HEARTS BEAT LOUD” PG-13. 1:37. Drama, music/performing arts, Kaahumanu 6. Opens Friday.
A father and daughter form an unlikely songwriting duo in the summer before she leaves for college. Starring Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemons and Ted Danson.
“I LOVE YOU HATER” PG-13. 1:52. Drama, Kaahumanu 6. Opens Friday.
Joko is a down and out probinsyano who must quickly raise funds after an illegal recruiter dupes him. When a white lie gets blown out of proportion, Joko finds himself in the service of online media mogul Sasha. Starring Joshua Garcia and Kris Aquino.
“ANT-MAN AND THE WASP” PG-13. 1:58. Action/adventure, Sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Scott Lang is grappling with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father. Approached by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym, Lang must once again don the Ant-Man suit and fight alongside the Wasp. The urgent mission soon leads to secret revelations from the past as the dynamic duo finds itself in an epic battle against a powerful new enemy. Starring Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly and Michael Douglas.
“THE FIRST PURGE” R, 1:37 Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6.
Discover the origins of the movement that evolved into 12 hours of annual lawlessness. To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the marginalized, the contagion violently explodes across the nation. Starring Y’lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis and Joiwan Wade.
“INCREDIBLES 2” PG, 1:58. Action/adventure, animated. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6 (ends Thursday), Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Telecommunications guru Winston Deavor enlists Elastigirl to fight crime and make the public fall in love with superheroes once again. That leaves Mr. Incredible with one of his greatest challenges ever — staying home and taking care of three rambunctious children. As Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack offer him a new set of headaches, a cybercriminal named Screen-slaver launches his dastardly plan — hypnotizing the world through computer screens. Starring Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter and Samuel L. Jackson.
“HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION” PG, 1:25 Action/adventure, Animated, Comedy, Sci-Fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Drac falls for an intriguing but dangerous woman while taking a luxury cruise with the rest of the pack. He soon learns that trying to balance family, friends and romance might just be too much to handle — even for the world’s most powerful vampire. Starring Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg and Selena Gomez.
“JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM” PG-13, 2:08. Action/adventure, sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Ka’ahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
When Isla Nublar’s dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. Starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Jeff Goldblum.
“OCEAN’S 8” PG-13, 1:50. Action/Adventure, suspense, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Five years, eight months, 12 days and counting — that’s how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it’s going to take — a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists, including jeweler Amita, street con Constance, suburban mom Tammy, hacker Nine Ball and fashion designer Rose. Their target — a necklace that’s worth more than $150 million. Starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway.
“SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO” R, 2:02 Action/Adventure Drama. Ka’ahumanu 6.
In the drug war, there are no rules — and as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border, federal agent Matt Graver calls on the mysterious Alejandro, whose family was murdered by a cartel kingpin, to escalate the war in nefarious ways. Starring Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin and Catherine Keener.
“SING” PG. 1:50. Animated, Comedy. 10 a.m. Wednesday. Kaahumanu 6.
Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Sing stars Buster Moon (Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey), a dapper Koala who presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal optimist — okay, maybe a bit of a scoundrel — who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now facing the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Seth MacFarlane.
“SKYSCRAPER” PG-13. 1:43. Action/adventure, Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world’s tallest building. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell and Chin Han.
“TAG” R, 1:40. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex,
One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade –risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take each other down with the battle cry “You’re It!” Based on a true story, “Tag” shows how far some guys will go to be the last man standing. Starring Ed Helms, Jon Hamm and Jeremy Renner.
“UNCLE DREW” PG-13, 1:43. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Desperate to win the Rucker Classic street ball tournament and the cash prize, Dax stumbles upon the man, the myth, the legend — “Uncle Drew” and convinces him to return to the court one more time and recruit Drew’s old squad, now all in their seventies, to play in a tournament. Starring Lil Re Howery, Kyrie Irving and Nick Kroll.
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