NEW THIS WEEK: “The Foreigner,” “Happy Death Day,” “In Transit,” “Marshall,” “Professor Marston & the Wonder Women”

Amazon Adventure 3D

Not rated, 40 minutes. Moments of peril, yellow fever.

Calum Finlay, Begê Muniz. In the 1850s, amateur naturalist-scientist Henry Bates takes off from England and heads into the wilds of South America for 11 years to explore the origin of a certain butterfly species in this lavishly shot docu-drama. An engaging, thrilling jungle tale that subtly teaches a sensible lesson in Charles Darwin’s work. Perfectly suitable for young kids. Directed by Mike Slee (“Flight of the Butterflies”). (B+)

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American Assassin

R, 111 minutes. Profanity, extreme violence, gore, intense special effects, torture, nudity.

Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton. After his girlfriend is gunned down by terrorists, a young man seeks revenge by infiltrating an underground jihadist cell and is recruited to become a spy for the black ops to stop an arms dealer from setting off a nuclear device. Slick espionage flick directed by Michael Cuesta (“Homeland”), who is making his feature-film debut. It all lacks wit and is needlessly complicated. With Shiva Nega, Taylor Kitsch and Kiera Bell. (C+)

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American Made

R, 115 minutes. Rough language, violence, sexual content, brief nudity, drug use.

Tom Cruise, Sarah Wright. During the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, former TWA pilot Barry Seal graduates from smuggling Cuban cigars to working for the CIA and then the Medellín Cartel in this live-fast tale based on a true story. Directed by Doug Liman (“Go,” “Swingers,” “Edge of Tomorrow”), who pitches this sly, smart, politically savvy indictment of the Iran-Contra scandal as a dark, action comedy. The well-cast Cruise, playing an amoral charmer and drug-runner, hasn’t been this much fun since “Risky Business” (1983). With Domhmnall Gleeson, Mauricio Mejía and Robert Farrior. (A-)

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Battle of the Sexes

PG-13, 121 minutes. Profanity, sexual content and humor, brief nudity.

Emma Stone, Steve Carell. The hype sends the international press into a feeding frenzy in 1973 when tennis pros Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs pit male chauvinism against feminism on the court. Based on a true story. Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, who made “Little Miss Sunshine” (2006). With Alan Cumming, Fred Armisen, Bill Pullman, Elisabeth Shue, Sarah Silverman and Chris Parnell.

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A Beautiful Planet

G, 40 minutes. Nothing objectionable.

Scott Kelly, Samantha Cristoforetti. Astronauts from different nations observe Earth from the viewpoint of the orbiting International Space Station when the Jennifer Lawrence-narrated documentary. The scars left from deforestation, ice-sheet collapse and pollution are also clearly visible.

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Blade Runner 2049

R, 163 minutes. Profanity, violence, sexual content, nudity.

Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford. In a sequel to one of the greatest sci-fi movies of all time, a Los Angeles police officer tracks down the reclusive bounty hunter named Deckard after he unearths a long-buried secret. Directed by Denis Villeneuve (“Prisoners,” “Arrival”). With Jared Leto, Robin Wright and Edward James Olmos.

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Brave

PG, 100 minutes. Violence, some bawdy humor.

Voices of Kelly Macdonald, Craig Ferguson. Oafish, fight-prone suitors line up to compete for the hand of a fiery, headstrong Scottish princess, who is an ace archer and in no rush to settle down. The latest computer-animated action-comedy from Pixar is all about girl power.

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Flatliners (2017)

PG-13, 108 minutes. Profanity, violence, scary special effects, sexual content, drug references.

Ellen Page, Diego Luna. Five medical students push the edge when they begin stopping their hearts for short intervals to glimpse into the afterlife but the experiments have deadly paranormal aftershocks. Remake of the creepy movie of the same name from 1990. Directed by Neils Arden Oplev (“Girl With the Dragon Tattoo’). With James Norton, Anna Arden, Beau Mirchoff and Kiefer Sutherland, who was in the original 1990 version.

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Flight of the Butterflies in 3D

Not rated, 44 minutes. Nothing objectionable.

Gordon Pinsent, Stephanie Sigman. Even though it takes decades to discover, a determined scientist in Canada finally figures out that the monarch butterfly’s migration path begins and ends in the mountains of Mexico. Beautifully photographed docu-drama should appeal to families and butterfly-lovers alike. An enjoyable journey. (A-)

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The Foreigner

R, 114 minutes. Profanity, intense violence, sexual content.

Jackie Chan, Brosnan. After his teenage daughter is killed by terrorists, a London businessman who used to work as a lethal spy goes after a British government official who knows the identities of the killers. Action-thriller directed by Martin Campbell (“GoldenEye,” “Casino Royale”). With Rufus Jones and James Cronin. Opened Friday.

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Happy Death Day

PG-13, 96 minutes. Profanity, harsh violence, scary stuff, crude sexual content, brief nudity.

Jessica Rothe, Rachel Matthews. A college student gets stuck inside a strange time loop and relives the day of her murder over and over until she finds the identity of the masked killer. Slasher flick with a twist directed by Christopher B. Landon (“Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse”). Opened Friday.

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In Transit (2015)

Not rated, 76 minutes. Mild profanity, thematic material.

Hop aboard Amtrak’s cross-country Empire Builder train and eavesdrop on various passengers in this understated documentary by Albert Maysles (”Grey Gardens”). Maysles has a sly, unobtrusive knack for getting strangers to tell the camera things that they wouldn’t talk about with their family members or close friends. Opened Friday.

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It

R, 135 minutes. Profanity, violence, disturbing images, scary special effects, child endangerment, that creepy damn clown.

Bill Skarsgård, Will Poulter. Bullied school children battle an evil, sewer-dwelling, shape-shifting, killer clown named Pennywise in the cursed town of Derry, Maine, during the late ‘80s. The latest adaptation of Stephen King’s horror novel – well, the first half of the overly long book – is lean, mean and chilling. Directed by Anres Muschietti (the equally creepy “Mama”), who really knows how to deliver the scares and picks the hits. (B+)

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle

R, 141 minutes. Profanity, absurd amounts of violence, drug content, robotic dogs.

Taron Egerton, Julianne Moore. In this disappointing action-pic sequel, a cocky British secret agent teams up with an American spy organization known as The Statesman to thwart an evil villainous and drug queen. Directed by Matthew Vaughn (“Layer Cake,” “Kingsman: The Secret Service”), who replaces all the zip of the original with a sledgehammer approach. There’s no reason this silly spy tale should run way over two hours.With Colin Firth, Halle Berry, Channing Tatum, Jeff Bridges, Emily Watson, Elton John (sporting a shock collar!) and Bruce Greenwood. (C)

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie

PG, 101 minutes. Action violence, rude humor.

Voices of Dave Franco, Justin Theroux. It’s a family affair when an evil warlord out to conquer the world is confronted by his son, a secret superhero and high-school student known as The Green Ninja. Animated action-comedy also features the voices of Michael Peña, Olivia Munn, Fred Armisen, Jackie Chan and Brent Miller.

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Marshall

PG-13, 118 minutes. Profanity, violence, strong sexual content.

Chadwick Boseman, Kate Hudson. In the early days before he was appointed to the Supreme Court, attorney Thurgood Marshall (Boseman) takes on a racially charged case involving a black chauffeur (Sterling K. Brown) who is accused of sexual assault by his employer. Bio-drama directed by Reginald Hudlin (“Everybody Hates Chris,” “The Bernie Mac Show”). With Sterling K. Brown, James Cromwell, Josh Gad and local attorney Ben Crump. Opened Friday.

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The Mountain Between Us

PG-13, 103 minutes. Profanity, nasty leg break, sexual content, peril, high altitude.

Kate Winslet, Idris Elba. It’s a struggle for survival when a journalist and a medical doctor rent a private plane and it crashes in the frozen Rockies after the pilot left no flight plan. Directed by Hany Abu-Assad (“Rana’s Wedding,” “Paradise Now”). With Beau Bridges and Dermot Mulroney.

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My Little Pony: The Movie

PG, 99 minutes. Violence, scary moments, glitter overload.

Voices of Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth. After a party in the magical kingdom of Equestria is interrupted by an evil villain, tiny horses with names such as Rainbow Dash, Twilight Sparkle and Pinkie Pie go on a quest to rid their home of the rude intruders. Family animated adventure directed by Jason Thiessen, who has made several “My Little Pony” shorts. With the voices of Taye Diggs, Ashleigh Ball, Zoe Saldana, Liev Schreiber and Michael Peña. Opened Friday.

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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women

R, 108 minutes. Strong sexual content, brief graphic images, language.

Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall. In the 1940s, Harvard psychologist Dr. William Moulton Marston (Evans) is inspired to create the superhero Wonder Woman by his polyamorous relationship with his wife (Hall) and a younger student who became their lover (Bella Heathcote). With Oliver Platt, Connie Britton, JJ Feild. Opens Friday.

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A Question of Faith

PG, 104 minutes. Violence, child endangerment.

C. Thomas Howell, Richard T. Jones. Church-going families are thrown for loops after a young boy is hit by a car, an overworked singer collapses from exhaustion and a young woman is packed off to jail in this religious drama. Directorial debut by Kevan Otto. Opened Friday.

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Rated R, 100 minutes. Profanity, comic violence, nudity, sexual content, smoking.

Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry. Stranded motorists innocently stumble into a strange mansion where the cross-dressing Dr. Frank N. Furter invites them to “come up to the lab and see what’s on the slab.” Campy queen mother of all cult films is still fun because of its sexy charm and catchy music. Audience participation is expected. You know the drill. (B+)

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Victoria and Abdul

PG-13, 112 minutes. Profanity, thematic elements, racial slurs, foot-licking.

Judi Dench, Ali Fazal. The royal court in England is thrown for a loop when the elderly, bored Queen Victoria strikes up a friendship with a young Muslim fellow who is dispatched from his homeland of India to deliver a commemorative coin. Historical comedy-drama directed by Stephen Frears (“The Queen,” “The Grifters,” “The Snapper”). With Eddie Izzard, Michael Gambon, Olivia Williams and Simon Callow.

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