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“ELVIS ’68 COMEBACK SPECIAL” PG, 2:00. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7:30 p.m. tonight and Monday.
Fathom Events and ABG bring to the screen the “Elvis ’68 Comeback Special” in celebration of the special’s 50th anniversary. See the iconic television special starring singer Elvis Presley that originally aired on Dec. 3, 1968. It marked Elvis Presley’s return to live performance and re-launched his singing career. This anniversary event includes the legendary television special, plus an exclusive look at the making of the special, featuring a walkthrough of the NBC soundstage with insights from producer Steve Binder and others influenced by Presley, his music and this iconic event.
“AN INTERVIEW WITH GOD” NR 1:55. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Covering the war in Afghanistan provided journalist Paul Asher with some of the best stories of his young career. But that endeavor ends up costing him so much more than he ever could have calculated. Upon returning home, Paul struggles to deal with the after-effects of his experiences, a failing marriage and his dying faith. Not knowing where to turn, Paul dives deeply into the story of a lifetime — an interview with a mysterious man claiming to be God. While wrestling with what he knows and what he’s unsure of, Paul finds himself at the crossroads we all come to in our lives: Who do we say God is?
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“CRAZY RICH ASIANS” PG-13 2:00. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6, Maui Mall Megaplex, Regency Kihei Cinemas.
Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. She’s also surprised to learn that Nick’s family is extremely wealthy and he’s considered one of the country’s most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far worse. Starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding and Michelle Yeoh.
“ALPHA PG-13, 1:47. Action/ adventure. Kaahumanu 6.
An epic adventure set in the last Ice Age, this is a fascinating, visually stunning story that shines a light on the origins of man’s best friend. While on his first hunt, a young man is injured and must learn to survive alone in the wilderness. Reluctantly taming a lone wolf abandoned by its pack, the pair learn to rely on each other and become unlikely allies. Starring Kodi Smit-McPhee and Johannes Haukur Johannesson.
“ANT-MAN AND THE WASP” PG-13. 1:58. Action/adventure, Sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
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 in an epic battle against a powerful new enemy. Starring Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly and Michael Douglas.
“BLACKKKLANSMEN” R. 2:08. Drama. Kaahumanu 6.
Ron Stallworth is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. Starring John David Washington, Adam Driver and Laura Harrier.
“THE DARKEST MINDS” PG-13, 1:44. Suspense/thriller. Kaahumanu 6. Maui Mall Megaplex.
When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are seen as a threat by the government and sent to detainment camps. After escaping, they band together to combine their collective powers to fight the adults who tried to take away their future. Starring Amandla Stenberg, Mandy Moore and Gwendoline Christie.
“DEATH OF A NATION” PG-13, 1:49. Documentary. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Through stunning historical recreations and a searching examination of fascism and white supremacy, Death of a Nation cuts through progressive big lies to expose hidden history and explosive truths. Starring Victoria Chilap, Dinesh D’Souza and Karel Dobry.
“EIGHTH GRADE” R, 1:33. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A teen endures the tidal wave of contemporary adolescence during her last week of middle school. Starring Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton and Emily Robinson.
“THE EQUALIZER 2” PG, 2:01. Action/ adventure, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Robert McCall returns to deliver his special brand of vigilante justice when thugs kill his friend and former colleague. Starring Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal and Ashton Sanders.
“CHRISTOPHER ROBIN” PG, 1:44. Action/adventure, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6, Regal Wharf Cinemas, Regency Kihei Cinemas.
Winnie-the-Pooh and friends reunite with old pal Christopher Robin — now an adult. Starring Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell and Bronte Carmichael.
“HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION” PG, 1:25 Action/adventure, Animated, Comedy, Sci-Fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6.
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.
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.
“KUSINA KINGS” NR, 1:47. Sci-fi/fantasy, suspese/thriller. Kaahumanu 6.
Best friends Empoy and Zanjoe promised to build a restaurant business and make it successful. Empoy had an accident that caused him to be in coma. His soul went to Zanjoe to fulfill his unfinished business. Starring Zanjoe Marudo, Empoy Marquez and Ryan Bang.
“MAMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN” PG-13, 1:50. Comedy, music/ performing arts. Maui Mall Megaplex, Regency Kihei Cinemas.
In this sequel to “Mamma Mia!,” Sophie learns about her mother’s past while pregnant herself. Starring Lily James, Amanda Seyfried and Meryl Streep.
“THE MEG” PG-13, 1:47. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6, Regency Kihei Cinemas.
A deep-sea submersible has been attacked by a massive creature, previously thought to be extinct, and now lies disabled at the bottom of the deepest trench in the Pacific — with its crew trapped inside. Starring Jason Statham, Li Bingbing and Rainn Wilson.
“MISSION IMPOSSIBLE — FALLOUT” PG-13, 2:27. Action/ adventure, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinemas, Regency Kihei Cinemas.
The best intentions often come back to haunt you as Ethan Hunt, his IMF team and some familiar allies find themselves in a race against time after a mission goes wrong. Starring Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill and Simon Pegg.
“SKYSCRAPER” PG-13. 1:43. Action/adventure, Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
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.
“SLENDER MAN” PG-13, 1:33. Horror, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
In a small town in Massachusetts, a group of friends, fascinated by the internet lore of the Slender Man, attempt to prove that he doesn’t actually exist… until one of them mysteriously goes missing. Starring Joey King, Jaz Sinclair and Julia Goldani Telles.
“THE SPY WHO DUMPED ME” PG, 1:24. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
The story of Audrey and Morgan, two best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy. Starring Kate McKinnon, Mila Kunis and Justin Theroux.
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* Movie listings reflect showings that are made available by theaters at press time. For up-to-date movies and showtimes, visit www.fandango.com.