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From left, Taron Egerton, Colin Firth and Pedro Pascal are featured in a scene from ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle.’
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Tom Cruise stars as a 1980s-era pilot recruited to smuggle weapons and drugs by the CIA in ‘American Made.’
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    THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE — The battle for NINJAGO City calls to action young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, also secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu (Jackie Chan), as wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat the evil warlord Garmadon (Justin Theroux), who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad. Pitting father against son, the epic showdown tests these fierce but undisciplined modern-day ninjas as they learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash the inner power of Spinjitzu. PG, 101 minutes

    BLADE RUNNER 2049 — A young blade runner’s discovery of a long buried secret leads him on a quest to track down former blade runner, Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years. R, 164 minutes

    MY LITTLE PONY — Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Rarity embark on an epic journey to save Ponyville from a dark force. PG, 104 minutes

    VICTORIA & ABDUL — No description available. Stars Judi Dench and Ali Fazal. PG-13, 106 minutes

    IT — When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, neighborhood kids band together to square off against Pennywise, an evil clown whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries. R, 135 minutes

    AMERICAN MADE — Airline pilot Barry Seal (Tom Cruise) is recruited by the CIA to smuggle drugs and weapons abroad for the U.S. government. Seal quickly amasses a fortune via his undercover operations, but he gets in over his head when he becomes involved with Colombia’s Medellín cartel and the Iran-contra scandal. Based on a true story. R, 115 minutes

    THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US — Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness. PG-13, 112 minutes

    THE STRAY — The Stray tells the true story of how a stray dog, Pluto, comes out of nowhere and impacts the Davis family, who are struggling in many ways. In just a short time, Pluto the Wonderdog manages to save a toddler, bring comfort and companionship to a hurting 9-year old boy, help restore a marriage, and repair a broken father-son relationship. Pluto is not only a guard dog – he is a guardian angel. Sometimes help comes from the most unlikely places. Sometimes our prayers get answered in strange ways. Sometimes one dog can change everything. PG, 92 minutes

    DESPICABLE ME 3 — Gru (Steve Carell) and his wife Lucy (Kristen Wiig) must stop former ’80s child star Balthazar Bratt (Trey Parker) from achieving world domination. PG, 91 minutes

    KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE — “Kingsman: The Secret Service” introduced the world to Kingsman – an independent, international intelligence agency operating at the highest level of discretion, whose ultimate goal is to keep the world safe. In “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” our heroes face a new challenge. When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman, dating back to the day they were both founded. In a new adventure that tests their agents’ strength and wits to the limit, these two elite secret organizations band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy, in order to save the world, something that’s becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy. R, 141 minutes

    HOME AGAIN — Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her. PG-13, 96 minutes

    FLATLINERS — Eager to find out what the afterlife is like, five adventurous medical students seek out near-death experiences by stopping their hearts for a brief period of time. However, their haunting visions of the great beyond eventually turn nightmarish and take over their waking lives. A remake of the 1990 sci-fi thriller of the same name. PG-13, 108 minutes

    AMERICAN ASSASSIN — Black ops recruit Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) is reeling from the death of his fiancée in a terrorist attack when he is assigned to shadowy CIA figure Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton) to receive special training in tracking terrorists. Rapp and Hurley are then dispatched to join a Turkish agent on a mission to stop a mysterious operative from unleashing chaos of international proportions. R, 111 minutes

    THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES — The 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs became the most watched televised sports event of all time. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposites sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. With her husband urging her to fight for equal pay, the private King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs gambled his legacy and reputation in a bid to relive the glories of his past. PG-13, 122 minutes

    MOTHER — A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. R, 121 minutes

    WIND RIVER — An FBI agent teams up with a veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation. R, 111 minutes

    LEAP! — In 19th century France, a young orphan named Félicie (voice of Elle Fanning) dreams of becoming a ballerina. She and her best friend Victor (voice of Dane DeHaan) soon run away to Paris, where she enrolls in a prestigious dance school and competes for a chance to be a prima ballerina. PG, 89 minutes

    BRAD’S STATUS — A man reconnects with four friends from college who are seemingly more successful than him. R, 102 minutes

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    From left, Taron Egerton, Colin Firth and Pedro Pascal are featured in a scene from ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle.’
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_AP17261731062250.cmyk_-1.jpgFrom left, Taron Egerton, Colin Firth and Pedro Pascal are featured in a scene from ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle.’ AP photo

    Tom Cruise stars as a 1980s-era pilot recruited to smuggle weapons and drugs by the CIA in ‘American Made.’
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/web1_AP17274574856119-1.jpgTom Cruise stars as a 1980s-era pilot recruited to smuggle weapons and drugs by the CIA in ‘American Made.’ AP photo