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“YU-GI-OH! THE MOVIE” PG, 2:00. Concert/special events. 7 p.m. today. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events and 4K Media bring the 2004 anime hit, “Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie,” to Maui with a special screening today at 7 p.m. Heroic Yugi squares off against archrival Kaiba in an adventure even more dangerous when the imaginary monsters in their playing cards become ferociously real. Recently digitally remastered, this special event also features an exclusive first look of the sixth Yu-Gi-Oh! anime series, “Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS!”
“ROSSINI’S SEMIRAMIDE” PG, 3:50. Concert/special events. 12:55 p.m. Saturday. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events and The Met: Live in HD present a live broadcast of “Rossini’s Semiramide.” This masterpiece of vocal fireworks makes a rare Met appearance — its first in nearly 25 years — with Maurizio Benini on the podium. The all-star cast features Angela Meade in the title role of the murderous Queen of Babylon. Also features Elizabeth DeShong. Javier Camarena, Ildar Abdrazakov and Ryan Speedo Green.
“HAMLET” PG, 4:00. Concert/special events. 12:55 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Monday. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live presents “Hamlet” featuring Academy Award-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role for a special one-night cinema event. Originally captured at the Barbican theatre in London in 2015, the production tells the story of a son who is forced to avenge his father’s death but rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. This production of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy has been experienced by over half a million people worldwide.
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“A WRINKLE IN TIME” PG, 1:49. Adventure, family, fantasy. Kaahumanu 6.
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother and her friend to space in order to find him. Starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon.
“15:17 PARIS” PG-13, 1:34. Drama, Suspense/ Thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
On Aug. 21, 2015, the world watches in stunned silence as the media reports a thwarted terrorist attack on a train that’s bound for Paris — an attempt prevented by three young Americans traveling together through Europe. Starring Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone.
“ANNIHILATION” R, 1:55. Action/adventure,sci-fi/fantasy, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply Starring Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tessa Thompson.
“BLACK PANTHER” PG-13, 2:14. Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Black Panther springs into action when an old enemy threatens the fate of his nation and the world. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o.
“DEATH WISH” R, 1:47. Action/adventure,suspense/thriller. Kaahumanu 6.
A family man becomes a vigilante killing machine when his family is violently attacked by robbers. Starring Bruce Willis, Vincent D’Onofrio and Elisabeth Shue.
“EARLY MAN” PG, 1:29. Action/Adventure, Animated. Kaahumanu 6.
A plucky cave man and his sidekick must unite their tribe against a mighty enemy — the Bronze Age. Starring Maisie Williams, Eddie Redmayne and Tom Hiddleston.
“EVERY DAY” PG-13. 1:35. Drama, fantasy, romance. Maui Mall Megaplex
A shy teenager falls for someone who transforms into another person every day. Starring Angourie Rice, Justice Smith and Debby Ryan.
“FIFTY SHADES FREED” R, 1:41. Drama, Romance. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6.
Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But new threats could jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins. Starring Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson and Arielle Kebbel.
“GAME NIGHT (2018)” R. 1:40. Action/adventure, suspense/thriller, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Regal Wharf Cinema.
A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves trying to solve a murder mystery. Starring Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams and Kyle Chandler.
“JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE” PG-13, 1:59. Action, adventure, comedy. Kaahumanu 6.
Four teenagers discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting becoming adult avatars. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart.
“MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE” PG-13, 2:01. Action, adventure, fantasy. Kaahumanu 6.
Thomas leads escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must enter the deadliest maze of all. Starring Rosa Salazar, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Dylan O’Brien.
“PETER RABBIT” PG, 1:34. Action/Adventure, Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Peter Rabbit’s feud with Mr. McGregor reaches new heights as both compete for the affections of a kind animal lover who lives next door. Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne and James Corden.
“RED SPARROW” R, 2:19. Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6.
Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to ‘Sparrow School,’ a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton and Matthias Schoenaerts.
“SAMSON” PG-13, 1:50. Action/adventure, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people and his God. Starring Jackson Rathbone, Billy Zane and Taylor James.Sarah Snook.
* Movie listings reflect showings that are made available by theaters at press time. For up-to-date movies and showtimes, visit www.fandango.com.