Free Fire, R — Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in an abandoned warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game for survival. Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy. NEW

Promise, PG-13 — Follow a love triangle between a brilliant medical student, a beautiful and sophisticated young woman, and an American journalist in Paris. Charlotte Le Bon, Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale, Shohreh Aghashloo, Jean Reno. NEW

Gifted, PG-13 — Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother. Chris Evans, McKenna Grace, Linsay Duncan, Octavia Spencer. NEW

Unforgettable, R — A woman sets out to make life hell for her ex-husband’s new wife. Katherine Heigl, Rosario Dawson, Geoff Stults, Cheryl Ladd. NEW

Born in China, G — See the intimate moments between a Panda and her cubs, a young golden monkey and a mother snow leopard raising two cubs. Narrated by John Krasinski. NEW

Phoenix Forgotten, PG-13 — Twenty years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, footage of that night is discovered. Florence Hartigan, Luke Spencer Roberts, Chelsea Lopez, Justin Matthews. NEW

Fate of the Furious, PG-13 — When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism, the crew faces challenges unlike any they have undergone in the past. Vin Diesel, Charlize Theron, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez, Luke Evans, Scott Eastwood, Kurt Russell.

Case for Christ, PG — An investigative journalist and self-described atheist sets out to disprove the existence of God after his wife becomes a Christian. Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen, Faye Dunaway, Robert Forester, Frankie Faison.

Going in Style, PG-13 — Desperate to pay bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring plan to knock off a bank. Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin, Ann Margaret, Joey King, Christopher Lloyd.

Beauty and the Beast, PG — Can a young woman’s love and understanding remove the curse put upon a monstrous-looking prince? Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Ian McKellan, Ewan McGregor, Emma Thompson. Also 3D.

Boss Baby, PG — A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year-old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. Featuring the voice talents of Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Tobey Maguire. Also 3D.

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