This week’s new movies:
“Despicable Me 3”: Gru (Steve Carell) reunites with his long-lost twin brother Dru (also voiced by Carell), who tries to lure him back to his dastardly ways. Rated PG. Time: 1:30.
“The Beguiled”: During the Civil War, a wounded Union soldier (Colin Farrell) finds refuge at Nicole Kidman’s all-girls boarding school, where the students aren’t as innocent as they appear. Rated R. Time: 1:33.
“The Hero”: Sam Elliott is a washed-up Western actor rethinking his life choices. Rated R. Time: 1:33.
“The House,” opens at 7 p.m. Thursday: To regain the college fund they lost, Amy Poehler and Will Ferrell launch a gambling ring in their basement. Rated R. Time: 1:28.
Not screened for critics.
“Beatriz at Dinner”: At a supper party, a successful Latina health practitioner (Salma Hayek) trades barbs with a cocky billionaire (John Lithgow). Rated R. Time: 1:23. (6/23)
“Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie”: Dav Pilkey’s hilarious kids books get an animated adaptation, with Kevin Hart and Thomas Middleditch voicing the obstreperous kids. Rated PG. Time: 1:29. (6/2)
“Cars 3”: Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) needs to modernize his technique, with the help of a slick businesscar voiced by Nathan Fillion. Rated G. Time: 1:49. (6/16)
“The Exception”: During World War II, a German soldier (Jai Courtney) is sent to Holland to watch over the exiled Kaiser Wilhelm II (Christopher Plummer). Rated R. Time: 1:47. At Glenwood Arts. (6/23)
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and the voices of Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper explore exactly who is Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord. Rated PG-13. Time: 2:16. (5/5)
“It Comes at Night”: A deadly worldwide pandemic has Joel Edgerton and family under siege. Rated R. Time: 1:35. At Barrywoods, Studio 28. (6/9)
“Megan Leavey”: In this true story, Kate Mara is a Marine corporal who bonds with a combat dog as they deploy to Iraq. Rated PG-13. Time: 1:56. (6/9)
Rated ☆☆ 1/2
“47 Meters Down”: Mandy Moore and Claire Holt are sisters stranded in a shark cage on the ocean floor. Rated PG-13. Time: 1:29. (6/16)
“The Fate of the Furious”: Charlize Theron joins this eighth installment of the franchise as the villain, a mysterious woman who lures Vin Diesel into going rogue. Rated PG-13. Time: 2:16. At Ameristar. (4/14)
“Paris Can Wait”: Eleanor Coppola (director Francis Ford Coppola’s wife) embellishes a true incident when she took a car trip from Cannes to Paris while hubby was away. Rated PG. Time: 1:32. At Overland Park, Rio. (6/16)
“Rough Night”: A bachelorette party involving Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell and Scarlett Johansson gets way out of control when a male stripper dies. Rated R. Time: 1:41. (6/16)
“Wonder Woman”: Gal Gadot stars in this origin story of the superhero’s Amazonian homeland and her valiant deeds in World War I. Directed by Patty Jenkins (who grew up in Lawrence). Rated PG-13. Time: 2:21. (6/2)
“All Eyez on Me”: A biopic about the rise of the late rapper Tupac Shakur (played by Demetrius Shipp Jr.) Rated R. Time: 2:20. (6/16)
“The Mummy”: Sofia Boutella (“Kingsman”) is the angry ancient princess, and Tom Cruise is the man who must face her. Rated PG-13. Time: 1:50. (6/9)
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”: Johnny Depp is back as Captain Jack, once again seeking treasure: the trident of Poseidon. Javier Bardem is the bad guy out to get him. Rated PG-13. Time: 2:09. (5/26)
Rated ☆ 1/2
“Baywatch”: In this revival of the cheesy ’90s TV series, lifeguards Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron bare their pecs and go after a beachside drug-smuggling operation. Rated R. Time: 1:59. At Studio 28. (5/25)
“The Book of Henry”: Naomi Watts is a single mom whose son wants to help save the girl next door. Rated PG-13. Time: 1:45. At Studio 28, Town Center. (6/16)
“Transformers: The Last Knight”: Didn’t we just have a King Arthur movie? Yes, but now this fifth installment has Anthony Hopkins joining Mark Wahlberg in trying to figure out what the Transformers were up to in Arthurian times. Rated PG-13. Time: 2:28. (6/21)