Films are awarded:

HHHH — Excellent

HHH — Good

HH — Fair

H — Poor

Ratings are assigned by the Motion Picture Association of America. G rating means all ages admitted; PG means parental guidance suggested, since some material may be unsuitable for children; PG-13 strongly cautions parents that some material may be inappropriate for children under 13; R requires accompanying parent or adult guardian for those younger than 17; NC-17 refuses admission to anyone younger than 17.

Baton Rouge-area theaters:

AMC BATON ROUGE 16: 16040 Hatteras Ave. For information, call (225) 753-2744 or visit amctheatres.com.

AMC MALL OF LOUISIANA 15: 9168 Mall of Louisiana Blvd. For information, call (225) 769-5176 or visit amctheatres.com.

CELEBRITY THEATRES BATON ROUGE 10: 15365 George O'Neal Road. For information, call (225) 755-3851 or (225) 755-8888 or visit celebritytheatres.com.

CINEMARK PERKINS ROWE AND XD: 10000 Perkins Rowe. For information, call (800) 246-3627 or visit cinemark.com.

MALCO GONZALES CINEMA: 1406 N. Airline Highway. For information, call (225) 644-2128 or visit malco.com.

MANSHIP THEATRE: 100 Lafayette St. For information, call (225) 344-0334 or visit manshiptheatre.org.

MOVIE TAVERN CITIPLACE: 2610 Citiplace Court. For information, call (225) 412-0410 or visit movietavern.com.

MOVIE TAVERN JUBAN CROSSING: 9998 Crossing Way, Suite 700, Denham Springs. For information, call (225) 960-4529 or visit movietavern.com.

OPENING FRIDAY

"1917": Rated R/1 hr., 59 mins. — British soldiers in World War I must deliver a message deep in enemy territory in this drama from director Sam Mendes.

At AMC Baton Rouge 16, AMC Mall of Louisiana 15, Celebrity Theatres Baton Rouge 10, Cinemark Perkins Rowe and XD, Movie Tavern Citiplace, Malco Gonzales Cinema and Movie Tavern Juban Crossing (Denham Springs).

"IP MAN 4 — THE FINALE": Not Rated/1 hr., 45 mins. — Donnie Yen returns as the Kung Fu master who travels to the U.S. to face a student who has upset the local martial arts community.

At AMC Mall of Louisiana 15.

"JUST MERCY": Rated PG-13/2 hrs., 16 mins. — Michael B. Jordan stars as Bryan Stevenson, a civil rights defense attorney who works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner (played by Jamie Foxx).

At AMC Baton Rouge 16, AMC Mall of Louisiana 15, Celebrity Theatres Baton Rouge 10, Cinemark Perkins Rowe and XD, Movie Tavern Citiplace, Malco Gonzales Cinema and Movie Tavern Juban Crossing (Denham Springs).

"LIKE A BOSS": Rated R/1 hr., 23 mins. — Rose Byrne, Salma Hayek and Tiffany Haddish star in this comedy about women who start a beauty company together.

At AMC Baton Rouge 16, AMC Mall of Louisiana 15, Celebrity Theatres Baton Rouge 10, Cinemark Perkins Rowe and XD, Movie Tavern Citiplace, Malco Gonzales Cinema and Movie Tavern Juban Crossing (Denham Springs).

"SARILERU NEEKEVVARU": Not Rated/2 hrs., 35 mins. — An army major is deployed on a mission to keep his country safe in this Telugu action drama.

At Cinemark Perkins Rowe and XD.

"UNDERWATER": Rated PG-13/1 hr., 35 mins. — A crew of aquatic researchers, including Kristen Stewart, must get to safety after an earthquake devastates their subterranean lab.

At AMC Baton Rouge 16, AMC Mall of Louisiana 15, Celebrity Theatres Baton Rouge 10, Cinemark Perkins Rowe and XD, Movie Tavern Citiplace, Malco Gonzales Cinema and Movie Tavern Juban Crossing (Denham Springs).

FRIDAY

"LONG STRANGE TRIP": Rated R/3 hrs., 58 mins. — Amir Bar-Lev directs this documentary about the Grateful Dead, which features never-before-seen footage and interviews.

At 7 p.m. at Manship Theatre. $9.50. Call (225) 344-0334 for discounts. manshiptheatre.org.

SATURDAY, SUNDAY

"ALA VAIKUNTHAPURRAMLOO": Not Rated/2 hrs., 30 mins. — A billionaire and his car driver make a pact in this Telugu action movie.

At Cinemark Perkins Rowe and XD.

SATURDAY, WEDNESDAY

"METLIVE: WOZZECK": Not Rated/2 hrs. — Alban Berg's operatic adaptation of Georg Buchner's drama about an unstable soldier stars baritone Peter Mattei in the title role.

At 11:55 a.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Cinemark Perkins Rowe and XD; at 11:55 a.m. Saturday at Movie Tavern Citiplace and Movie Tavern Juban Crossing (Denham Springs).

WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY

"WEATHERING WITH YOU": Rated PG-13/2 hrs. — A high school boy who has run away befriends a girl who can manipulate the weather in this animated fantasy from writer-director Makoto Shinkai.

At 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Cinemark Perkins Rowe and XD; at 7 p.m. Wednesday and 8 p.m. Thursday at Movie Tavern Citiplace and Movie Tavern Juban Crossing (Denham Springs).

WEDNESDAY

"BATON ROUGE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL: THE MUSEUM": Not Rated/1 hr., 14 mins. — This documentary observes and examines the Israel Museum.

At 7 p.m. at Manship Theatre. $11.50. manshiptheatre.org. brjff.com.

THURSDAY

"BATON ROUGE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL: THE UNORTHODOX": Not Rated/1 hr., 32 mins. — In this dark comedy from director Eliran Malka, an upstart Israeli political party is started to represent the interests of the Sephardic Jews.

At 7 p.m. at Manship Theatre. $11.50. manshiptheatre.org. brjff.com.

OPENING THURSDAY

"BAD BOYS FOR LIFE": Rated R/2 hrs., 3 mins. — Will Smith and Martin Lawrence return as Miami detectives who reunite for one last ride.

At AMC Baton Rouge 16, AMC Mall of Louisiana 15, Celebrity Theatres Baton Rouge 10, Cinemark Perkins Rowe and XD, Movie Tavern Citiplace and Movie Tavern Juban Crossing (Denham Springs).

"DOLITTLE": Rated PG/1 hr., 46 mins. — Robert Downey Jr. stars as the physician who discovers he can talk to animals.

At AMC Baton Rouge 16, AMC Mall of Louisiana 15, Cinemark Perkins Rowe and XD, Movie Tavern Citiplace and Movie Tavern Juban Crossing (Denham Springs).

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