's guide to new movies in local theaters

Channing Tatum stars in 'White House Down.'

Channing Tatum stars in "White House Down."


Despicable Me 2 (PG); Gru (voice of Steve Carell) is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.; Carmike 10, Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Pinnacle, Riviera, West Town (opens Tuesday)

The Heat (R); An uptight FBI agent is teamed with a rude Boston cop to take down a ruthless drug lord.; Carmike 10, Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Pinnacle, Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), West Town

Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain (R); Kevin Hart will deliver material from his sold-out Madison Square Garden from his 2012 tour in the stand-up comedy film “Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain.” ; Knoxville Center, Pinnacle (opens Tuesday)

The Kings of Summer (R); Three young friends, on the cusp of adolescence, decide to build a house in the woods and live off the land.; Downtown West

The Lone Ranger (PG-13); Native American warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, into a legend of justice. ; Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Riviera (opens Tuesday)

White House Down (PG-13); A Capitol policeman touring the White House on his day off must protect his daughter and the president when the Oval Office is invaded.; Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), Wynnsong


After Earth (PG-13); Will Smith and son Jaden Smith star as a father and son separated on an uninhabited and inhospitable future Earth.; Carmike 10, Midtown Drive-In, West Town

Before Midnight (R); New resentments and old grudges come to the surface as Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) wind up an extended holiday in Greece.; Downtown West

The Bling Ring (R); A group of celeb-idolizing teens begins a “shopping spree” by breaking into the homes of L.A.’s rich and famous.; Carmike 10, Downtown West, Wynnsong

The Company You Keep (R); Robert Redford plays a former member of the militant left group the Weather Underground who must go on the run after a journalist (Shia LeBeouf) uncovers his past.; Movies 7

The Croods (PG); A prehistoric family takes its first road trip into uncharted terrain in order to save themselves. With the voices of Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Cloris Leachman and Emma Stone.; Movies 7

The East (PG-13); An undercover FBI agent is assigned to infiltrate an eco-terrorist group; Downtown West

Epic (PG); A scientist’s daughter is magically shrunk, and must help a band of tiny leaf people fight off the forces of evil in this animated feature with the voices of Beyonce Knowles and Colin Farrell.; Midtown Drive-In, Parkway Drive-In, Pinnacle, West Town

Fast and Furious 6 (PG-13); The automobile-addicted Fast and Furious team returns for another adventure with speeding vehicles.; Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), Wynnsong

42 (PG-13); Chadwick Boseman plays Jackie Robinson the first black player in major league baseball and Harrison Ford plays Branch Rickey, who signed Robinson to the Brooklyn Dodgers, forever changing baseball and the color barrier in America.; Downtown West, Movies 7

The Great Gatsby (PG-13); Leonardo DiCaprio stars as Jay Gatsby in director Baz Luhrman’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s story of a rich and mysterious playboy. With Tobey Maguire and Carey Mullligan.; West Town

The Hangover Part III (R); Ill-fated bachelor partiers Zach Gallifanakis, Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms return for a final foul and funny adventure.; Carmike 10, West Town

Identity Thief (R); Jason Bateman stars in a comedy as a man who must find the woman (Melissa McCarthy) who has stolen his identity and run amok with his credit.; Movies 7

The Internship (PG-13); Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson play middle-aged buddies who try to become interns at Google.; Pinnacle, Wynnsong

Iron Man 3 (PG-13); Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) takes on a new terrorist called Mandarin, who sets Stark on a path of rebuilding and retribution.; Wynnsong

Love Is All You Need (R); A Danish woman overcoming cancer travels to Italy for her daughter’s wedding, and makes a connection with an English widower. In Danish and Italian, with English subtitles.; Downtown West

Man of Steel (PG-13); Henry Cavil takes up the cape starring as Superman. With Amy Adams as Lois Lane and Michael Shannon as General Zod.; Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), Wynnsong

Monsters University (G); The monsters from Monsters Inc. go to college. With the voices of Billy Crystal and John Goodman.; Carmike 10, Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Pinnacle, Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), West Town

Much Ado About Nothing (PG-13); In this modern re-interpretation of Shakepeare’s classic tale, two pairs of lovers offer different takes on romance.; Downtown West

Mud (PG-13); A man on the lam (Matthew McConaughey) takes refuge on a small island and is befriended by two teenage boys, who help keep his whereabouts a secret. Also starring Reese Witherspoon and Michael Shannon.; Downtown West

Now You See Me (PG-13); Morgan Freeman, Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Amanda Seyfried and Woody Harrelson star in an adventure where illusionists work to outwit the FBI and pull off a heist.; Foothills (Maryville), Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Ritz (Clinton), Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), Wynnsong

Oblivion (PG-13); Tom Cruise stars in a science fiction tale where earth is being cleaned of the last vestiges of humanity.; Movies 7

Olympus Has Fallen (R); A disgraced former presidential guard finds himself inside the White House and faced with rescuing the President when a terrorist attack takes place.; Movies 7

Oz: The Great and Powerful (PG); Directed by Sam Raimi, this Disney-produced fantasy imagines the origins the Wizard from the “The Wizard of Oz.” With James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams.; Movies 7

The Purge (R); A father (Ethan Hawke) and his family must cope with criminals and vigilantes during a 12-hour period when all crime becomes legal.; Carmike 10, Halls, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), West Town

Raanjhanaa (NR); Hindi romance that examines the quintessential love triangle, starring Sonam Kapoor and Dhanush; Downtown West

Star Trek: Into Darkness (PG-13); When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has destroyed the fleet and everything it stands for. Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.; Carmike 10, West Town

This Is the End (R); Actor James Franco’s party is interrupted by the end of the world in an all-star comedy with Seth Rogen, Danny McBride, Jonah Hill, Craig Robinson, Rihanna, Emma Watson, Channing Tatum and many others.; Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), Wynnsong

World War Z (PG-13); Brad Pitt faces off in a world filled with zombies.; Foothills (Maryville), Halls, Knoxville Center, Pinnacle, Riviera, Tinseltown (Oak Ridge), Wynnsong

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