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“GOD BLESS THE BROKEN ROAD” PG, 1:53. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
This film narrates the journey of a young mother who loses her husband in Afghanistan and struggles to raise their young daughter in his absence. The film combines elements of faith, country music and stock-car racing while paying tribute to those who serve in the United States military. Starring Lindsay Pulsipher, Makenzie Moss and Andrew W. Walker.
“PEPPERMINT” R, 2:02. Action/adventure, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Riley North awakens from a coma after her husband and daughter are killed in a brutal attack on the family. When the system frustratingly shields the murderers from justice, Riley sets out to transform herself from citizen to urban guerilla. Starring Jennifer Garner, John Ortiz and John Gallagher, Jr.
“THE HOWS OF US” PG, 1:53. Drama. Kaahumanu 6.
“The Hows Of Us” follows couple Primo (Daniel Padilla) and George (Kathryn Bernardo) who are in a long-term relationship and are already building and planning their future together. Their love will be put to the test as their relationship faces hurdles — from misunderstandings to different career paths among others. How will they save their “us”?
“THE NUN” R, 1:36. Horror, suspense/thriller. Kaahumanu 6, Maui Mall Megaplex, Regal Wharf Cinemas, Regency Kihei Cinemas.
When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their lives but their faith and their very souls, they confront a malevolent force in the form of the same demonic nun that first terrorized audiences in “The Conjuring 2,” as the abbey becomes a horrific battleground between the living and the damned. Starring Taissa Farmiga, Demian Bichir and Bonnie Aarons.
“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.
“A.X.L.” PG, 1:40. Action/adventure, Family. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A.X.L. is a top-secret, robotic dog who develops a special friendship with Miles and will go to any length to protect his new companion. Starring Becky G, Alex Neustaedter and Patricia De Leon.
“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.
“CRAZY RICH ASIANS” PG-13 2:00. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6, Maui Mall Megaplex, Regal Wharf Cinemas, 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.
“CHRISTOPHER ROBIN” PG, 1:44. Action/adventure, Comedy. Kaahumanu 6.
Winnie-the-Pooh and friends reunite with old pal Christopher Robin — now an adult. Starring Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell and Bronte Carmichael.
“THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS” R, 1:31. Action/adventure, Comedy. Kaahumanu 6, Maui Mall Megaplex.
Two clashing detectives with a shared secret, one human (Melissa McCarthy) and one puppet, are forced to work together again to solve the brutal murders of the former cast of a beloved classic puppet television show. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph and Joel McHale.
“HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: SUMMER VACATION” PG, 1:25 Action/adventure, Animated. Maui Mall Megaplex.
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.
“INCREDIBLES 2.” PG, 1:58. Action/ adventure, Animated. Maui Mall Megaplex, Regency Kihei Cinemas.
Elastigirl battles a mad criminal, while Mr. Incredible stays home and takes care of three children. Starring Holly Hunter, Craig T. Nelson and Samuel L. Jackson.
“KIN” PG-13, 1:42. Action/adventure Sci-Fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
KIN, a pulse-pounding crime thriller with a sci-fi twist, is the story of an unexpected hero destined for greatness. Starring Josh Baker, Jack Reynor and Myles Truitt.
“THE LITTLE STRANGER” R, 1:51. Horror Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
THE LITTLE STRANGER tells the story of Dr. Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants – mother, son and daughter – are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. When he takes on his new patient, Faraday has no idea how closely, and how disturbingly, the family’s story is about to become entwined with his own. Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson and Will Poulter.
“THE MEG” PG-13, 1:53. Action/adventure, Sci-Fi/fantasy, Suspense/Thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Regency Kihei Cinemas, Regal Wharf 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.
“MILE 22” R, 1:35. Action/ adventure. Maui Mall Megaplex, Regal Wharf Cinemas.
Aided by a top-secret tactical command team, Silva must retrieve and transport an asset who holds life-threatening information to Mile 22 for extraction before the enemy closes in. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan and Iko Uwais.
“MISSION IMPOSSIBLE — FALLOUT” PG-13, 2:27. Action/ adventure, Suspense/Thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
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.
“OPERATION FINALE” PG-13, 2:02. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex, Regency Kihei Cinemas.
Fifteen years after the end of World War II, Israel’s intelligence agency Mossad and security agency Shin Bet — led by the tireless and heroic agent Peter Malkin (Isaac) — launched a daring top-secret raid to capture the notorious Eichmann. Starring Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley and Melanie Laurent.
“SEARCHING.” PG-13, 1:42. Drama, Suspense/Thriller. Kaahumanu 6.
A desperate man searches for clues on his daughter’s laptop after she goes missing without a trace. Starring John Cho, Debra Messing and Joseph Lee.
* Movie listings reflect showings that are made available by theaters at press time. For up-to-date movies and showtimes, visit www.fandango.com.