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Openings in Columbia SC: “Jack Ryan,” “The Nut Job”

By Free Times
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 |
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (PG-13)

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Devil’s Due A newlywed couple finds themselves dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy — of sinister origins. (R) (Carmike Wynnsong, AMC Dutch Square, Regal Columbiana Grande, Regal Sandhill)

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit CIA operative uncovers a scheme to crash the U.S. economy, but is caught between his secretive handler, his clueless fiancee and a brilliant Russian leader. (PG-13) (AMC Dutch Square, Regal Columbiana Grande, Regal Sandhill)

The Nut Job A squirrel and a rat plan to steal a lot of nuts. (Carmike Wynnsong, AMC Dutch Square, Regal Columbiana Grande, Regal Sandhill)

Ride Along A tough Atlanta cop (Ice Cube) takes his prospective brother-in-law on one heck of a ride-along. (PG-13) (AMC Dutch Square, Regal Columbiana Grande, Regal Pastime, Regal Sandhill)

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American Hustle A con man and his partner are forced into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the mafia. (R)

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Stay classy, world: With the ’70s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York’s first 24-hour news channel by storm. (PG-13)

August: Osage County A look at the lives of the dysfunctional women of the Weston family and the dysfunctional woman who raised them. (R)

Delivery Man A slacker finds out he’s fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago — and that 142 of them are suing him. (PG-13)

Frozen A girl, with the help of a friendly snowman, ventures into a frozen land to find her sister. (PG)

Gravity A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. (PG-13)

Grudge Match A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout — 30 years after their last match. (PG-13)

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from the dragon Smaug. (PG-13)

Homefront A former DEA agent moves his family to a quiet town, where he soon tangles with a local methlord. (R)

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. (PG-13)

Inside Llewyn Davis A week in the life of a struggling young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. (R)

Last Vegas Three 60-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal. (PG-13)

The Legend of Hercules Betrayed by his stepfather the king, Hercules must use his formidable powers to fight his way back to his rightful kingdom. (PG-13)

Lone Survivor Four members of SEAL Team 10 are dispatched to capture or kill a notorious Taliban leader. (R)

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa. (PG-13)

Nebraska An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son to claim a million-dollar sweepstakes prize. (PG-13)

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones After being marked, Jesse is pursued by ghouls and ghosts. His family and friends try to save him. (R)

Philomena A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman’s search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent. (PG-13)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty A do-nothing daydreamer turns his daydreams into dayreality when a photograph goes missing. (PG)

Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on a rural town when she’s coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas. (PG-13)

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