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ANT-MAN AND THE WASP — Scott Lang is grappling with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father. Approached by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym, Lang must once again don the Ant-Man suit and fight alongside the Wasp. The urgent mission soon leads to secret revelations from the past as the dynamic duo finds itself in an epic battle against a powerful new enemy. PG-13, 118 minutes

THE FIRST PURGE — To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the others, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation. R, 97 minutes

INCREDIBLES 2 — Telecommunications guru Winston Deavor enlists Elastigirl to fight crime and make the public fall in love with superheroes once again. That leaves Mr. Incredible with one of his greatest challenges ever — staying home and taking care of three rambunctious children. As Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack offer him a new set of headaches, a cybercriminal named Screenslaver launches his dastardly plan — hypnotizing the world through computer screens. PG, 118 minutes

JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM — Three years after the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park, Owen Grady and Claire Dearing return to the island of Isla Nublar to save the remaining dinosaurs from a volcano that’s about to erupt. They soon encounter terrifying new breeds of gigantic dinos while uncovering a conspiracy that threatens the entire planet. PG-13, 128 minutes

UNCLE DREW — After draining his life savings to enter a team in the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem, Dax is dealt a series of setbacks, including losing his team to his longtime rival. Desperate to win the tournament and the cash prize, Dax stumbles upon the man, the myth, the legend Uncle Drew and convinces him to return to the court one more time. The two men embark on a road trip to round up Drew’s old basketball squad and prove that a group of septuagenarians can still win the big one. PG-13, 104 minutes

WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? — Filmmaker Morgan Neville examines the life and legacy of Fred Rogers, the beloved host of the popular children’s TV show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” PG-13, 104 minutes

SICARIO: DAY OF THE SOLDADO — FBI agent Matt Graver calls on mysterious operative Alejandro Gillick when Mexican drug cartels start to smuggle terrorists across the U.S. border. The war escalates even further when Alejandro kidnaps a top kingpin’s daughter to deliberately increase the tensions. When the young girl is seen as collateral damage, the two men will determine her fate as they question everything that they are fighting for. R, 122 minutes

OCEAN’S 8 — Five years, eight months, 12 days and counting — that’s how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it’s going to take — a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists, including jeweler Amita, street con Constance, suburban mom Tammy, hacker Nine Ball, and fashion designer Rose. Their target — a necklace that’s worth more than $150 million. PG-13, 110 minutes

TAG — A small group of former classmates organize an elaborate, annual game of tag that requires some to travel all over the country. R, 96 minutes

DEADPOOL 2 — Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool joins forces with three mutants — Bedlam, Shatterstar and Domino — to protect a boy from the all-powerful Cable. R, 119 minutes

SANJU — Few lives in our times are as dramatic and enigmatic as the saga of Sanjay Dutt. Coming from a family of cinema legends, he himself became a film star, and then saw dizzying heights and darkest depths: adulation of diehard fans, unending battles with various addictions, brushes with the underworld, prison terms, loss of loved ones, and the haunting speculation that he might or might not be a terrorist. Sanju is in turns a hilarious and heartbreaking exploration of one man’s battle against his own wild self and the formidable external forces trying to crush him. It depicts the journey of a man through everything that life can throw at him. Some true stories leave you thinking “did this really happen?” This is one such unbelievable story that happens to be true. Not rated, 158 minutes

HEREDITARY — When Ellen passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited. R, 127 minutes

BOOK CLUB — Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club. PG-13, 104 minutes

GOTTI — follows infamous crime boss John Gotti’s rise to become the “Teflon Don” of the Gambino Crime Family in New York City. Spanning three decades and recounted by his son John Jr., “Gotti” examines Gotti’s tumultuous life as he and his wife attempt to hold the family together among tragedy and multiple prison sentences. R, 110 minutes

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This image released by A24 shows Toni Collette in a scene from ‘Hereditary.’
https://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_AP18155745406697-1.jpgThis image released by A24 shows Toni Collette in a scene from ‘Hereditary.’ AP photo
This image released by Disney Pixar shows characters Bob/Mr. Incredible, voiced by Craig T. Nelson, left, and Jack-Jack in ‘Incredibles 2.’
https://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_AP18170696476043-1.jpgThis image released by Disney Pixar shows characters Bob/Mr. Incredible, voiced by Craig T. Nelson, left, and Jack-Jack in ‘Incredibles 2.’ AP photo