New This Week in Theaters, July 20, 2017

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, July 21
Starring: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Ethan Hawke

A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Dunkirk (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, July 21
Starring: Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, Mark Rylance

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Girls Trip (R)
Opens on Friday, July 21
Starring: Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Regina Hall

When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.

First Kill (R)
Opens on Friday, July 21
Starring: Hayden Christensen, Bruce Willis, Gethin Anthony

A Wall Street broker is forced to evade a police chief investigating a bank robbery as he attempts to recover the stolen money in exchange for his son’s life.

The Black Prince (PG-13)
Opens on Friday, July 21
Starring: Jason Flemyng, Amanda Root, David Essex

‘The Black Prince’ is a story of Queen Victoria and the Last King of Punjab, Maharajah Duleep Singh. His character as it evolves, torn between two cultures and facing constant dilemmas as a result. His relationship with Queen Victoria will be the most impactful relationship in the film, the Queen representing the English culture he was drawn into. The Black Prince begins a lifelong struggle to regain his Kingdom. It takes him on an extraordinary journey across the world.

Scales: Mermaids Are Real (PG)
Opens on Friday, July 21
Starring: Emmy Perry, Morgan Fairchild, Elisabeth Rohm

Siren Phillips has lived her life thinking she’s an ordinary girl, in an ordinary town. On the eve of her twelfth birthday, however, she learns that she is far from ordinary. Destined to turn into a Mermaid at the age of twelve, Siren must struggle with her new reality, saying good bye to her mother and friends, while she transitions into the water. To make matters worse, a group of Hunters are after her, trying to catch her. She soon becomes friends with Adam Wilts, a new boy at school, who she turns to for help. He agrees to help her, but finds himself caught in the middle, when it’s his own father who is after Siren. When Siren’s mother is taken, the town must rally behind her, and help her make a peaceful transition into the water, before the hunters can find out where she is.

Landline (R)
Opens on Friday, July 21
Starring: Jenny Slate, Jay Duplass, Abby Quinn, John Turturro

In 1995, a teenager living with her sister and parents in Manhattan discovers that her father is having an affair.

The Midwife (UR)
Opens on Friday, July 21
Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Catherine Frot, Olivier Gourmet, Quentin Dolmaire

A midwife gets unexpected news from her father’s old mistress.

Synopsis by IMDB.

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