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September 20, 2013

Movie Capsules: 09/20/2013

New this week

Battle of the Year: Battle of the Year attracts all the best teams from around the world, but the Americans haven't won in fifteen years. Dante enlists Blake to assemble a team of the best dancers and bring the Trophy back to America where it started. Rated PG-13 for language and some rude behavior. (GT9)

Prisoners: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family? Rated R for disturbing violent content including torture, and language throughout. (HOR)

The Spectacular Now: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl." Rated R for alcohol use, language and some sexuality - all involving teens. (ST)

Showing locally

2 Guns: A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. While fleeing, they learn the secret of their shaky alliance: Neither knew that the other was an undercover agent. Rated R for violence throughout, language and brief nudity. (HOR)

Blue Jasmine: A life crisis causes a vapid and narcissistic socialite to head to San Francisco, where she tries to reconnect with her sister. Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, language and sexual content. (GAR, SB)

Despicable Me 2: Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal. Rated PG for rude humor and mild action. (GT9)

Elysium: Set in the year 2154, where the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth, a man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds. Rated R for strong bloody violence and language throughout. (HOR)

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