FAIRFIELD — Two movies will battle for box office dollars when they open nationwide Friday.
Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill star as undercover cops working a college case in “22 Jump Street.” As they immerse themselves in the college culture, they begin to question their partnership. Ice Cube stars as their captain. It’s rated R.
Hill also provides the voice for one of the characters in “How to Train Your Dragon 2.” The fantasy movie, rated PG-13, brings back the heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless in a battle to save the future of men and dragons from the power-hungry Drago.
Opening in limited release are:
“The Signal,” rated PG-13, which features Laurence Fishburne in a plot that centers on three college students who are drawn to an isolated area. Suddenly everything goes dark and when one awakens, he is in a waking nightmare.
“All Cheerleaders Die,” a horror flick about a rebellious outsider who joins the cheerleading squad. After a confrontation with the football team, she and her cheerleader pals are sent on a supernatural roller-coaster ride. It’s not rated.
“The Rover,” which brings “Twilight” star Robert Pattison to Australia after the collapse of the western economic system. There he encounters a gang of thieves who steal his car and leave him wounded. He’s then forced to track the gang with a willing-to-risk-it-all loner, played by Guy Pearce. It’s rated R.
“Hellion,” a thriller about a hard-drinking single dad raising two sons, including a rebellious teen. Aaron Paul and Juliette Lewis star. It’s not rated.
“Policeman,” which centers on an elite special operations squad leader who serves as the spiritual leader and alpha male for the group. It will be shown in Hebrew with English subtitles and is not rated.
For showtimes, call the Edwards Theatres at 432-2140, Brenden Theatres at 469-0180 or visit www.fandango.com/94533_movietimes.
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