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The Duff

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Bianca is a content high school senior whose world is shattered when she learns the student body refers to her as "Designated Ugly Fat Friend" to her prettier, more popular friends. With her universe turned upside down, she ignores words of wisdom from her favorite teacher and enlists Wesley, a slick but charming jock, to help set her apart from the pack and erase her label forever. In doing so, she hopes to land her crush Toby, and to overthrow the school's ruthless label maker, Madison.                                                

This film is rated PG-13.

 

 

 

 

Focus

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Nicky is a seasoned master of misdirection who becomes romantically involved with novice con artist Jess. As he's teaching her the tricks of the trade, she gets too close for comfort and he abruptly breaks it off. Three years later, the former flame, now an accomplished femme fatale, shows up in Buenos Aires in the middle of the high stakes race car circuit. In the midst of Nicky's latest, very dangerous scheme, she throws his plans for a loop, and the consummate con man off his game.

This film is rated R.     

 

 

 

 

McFarland, USA

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Inspired by the 1987 true story, the movie follows novice runners from McFarland, an economically challenged town in California's farm-rich Central Valley, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White, a newcomer to their predominantly Latino high school. With grit and determination, the unlikely band of runners eventually overcomes the odds to forge not only a championship cross-country team but an enduring legacy as well.

This film is rated PG. 
 
 

 

 

 

Monsters: Dark Continent

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In the Middle East, a new insurgency has begun, along with a proliferation of Monsters in the region. To combat the increased threat, the US Army drafts new recruits, and the story follows four fresh recruits from Detroit on a special mission: to rescue five soldiers who have been lost deep in the Infected Zone. The main focus of their mission is human, but they are instructed to take down any creatures that get in the way along the route.

This film is rated R.

 

 

 

 

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

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When pirate Burger Beard steals the secret recipe for the beloved Krabby Patties, SpongeBob and friends come ashore to bring back the missing formula. To succeed, they must team up with former rival, Plankton, but soon realize that to defeat a super-villain, they must unleash their inner superheroes.

This film is rated PG. 

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