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October 25, 2013

Movie Capsules: 10/25/2013

New this week

Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa: 86-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his 8 year-old grandson, Billy. Rated R for strong crude and sexual content throughout, language, some graphic nudity and brief drug use. (HOR)

The Counselor: A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking. Rated R for graphic violence, some grisly images, strong sexual content and language. (HOR)

Showing locally

Captain Phillips: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Rated PG-13. (GT9, BAY)

Carrie: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. Rated R for bloody violence, disturbing images, language and some sexual content. (GT9)

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2: Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he’s forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. Rated PG. (GT9, ER)

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

Enough Said: A divorced woman who decides to pursue the man she’s interested in learns he’s her new friend’s ex-husband. Rated PG-13. (ST)

Escape Plan: When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world’s most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside. Rated R for violence and language throughout. (HOR)

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