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Archive: Friday

August 2, 2013

Movie Capsules: 08/02/2013

New this week

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.

Grown Ups 2: After moving his family back to his hometown to be with his friends and their kids, Lenny finds out that between old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis, and 400 costumed party crashers sometimes crazy follows you. Rated PG-13 for crude and suggestive content, language and some male rear nudity. (GT9)

The Smurfs 2: The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer’s newest creation - creatures called the Naughties - into real Smurfs. Rated PG for some rude humor and action.

Showing locally

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, GAR)

Monsters University: A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren’t necessarily the best of friends. Rated G. (ER, GT9)

Pacific Rim: As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse. Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence throughout, and brief language. (HOR)

Red 2: Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. Rated PG-13 for pervasive action and violence including frenetic gunplay, and for some language and drug material. (HOR)

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