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Posted: Thursday, December 24, 2009 12:00 am

Showtimes for Friday-Thursday, Dec. 25-31

AMC Ahwatukee 24

Interstate 10 and Ray Road; 888-AMC-4FUN


It’s Complicated (R) - During her son’s college graduation, Jane hooks up with her ex-husband, Jake, who’s married to a younger woman.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin

Daily (10:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m. @ $5), 1:20 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m., 11:10 p.m.‡


Nine (PG13) - Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench, Kate Hudson, Sophia Loren, Stacy Ferguson


Daily (10:50 a.m. @ $5), 1:40 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:20 p.m.‡


Sherlock Holmes (PG13) - Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

Starring: Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan

Daily (9:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m. @ $5), 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m., 9:15 p.m., 10:15 p.m., 11:15 p.m.‡


Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (PG) - The world famous singing pre-teen chipmunk trio return to contend with the pressures of school, celebrity, and a rival female music group known as The Chipettes.

Starring: Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Zachary Levi, Jason Lee

Daily (9:50 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:10 a.m. @ $5), 12:45 p.m., 1:25 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 5:10 p.m., 5:20 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8:50 p.m., 9:45 p.m., 10:30 p.m.‡

CC/DVS-Closed Captioning & Descriptive Video Service

Fri (9:40 a.m., 11:55 a.m. @ $5), 2:20 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 9:00 p.m.‡; Sat to Thu (9:40 a.m. @ $5), 2:20 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 9:00 p.m.


Up in the Air (R) - With a job that has him traveling around the country firing people, Ryan Bingham leads an empty life out of a suitcase, until his company does the unexpected: ground him.

Starring: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman


Daily (11:25 a.m. @ $5), 2:05 p.m., 4:55 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 10:25 p.m.‡


Avatar (PG13) - A band of humans are pitted in a battle against a distant planet’s indigenous population.

Starring: Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Fri to Sun (10:45 a.m. @ $5), 12:35 p.m., 2:35 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 6:05 p.m., 7:55 p.m., 9:45 p.m., 11:20 p.m.‡ Mon to Thu (10:45 a.m. @ $5), 12:35 p.m., 2:35 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 6:05 p.m., 7:55 p.m., 9:45 p.m., 11:20 p.m.‡

RealD 3D

Fri to Sun (11:30 a.m. @ $8), 3:15 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 10:45 p.m.‡ Mon to Thu (11:30 a.m. @ $8), 3:15 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 10:45 p.m.‡


Did You Hear About the Morgans? (PG13) - An estranged couple who witness a murder are relocated to small-town Wyoming as part of a witness-protection program.

Starring: Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker

Fri to Sun (10:30 a.m., 11:35 a.m. @ $5), 2:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 10:25 p.m., 11:20 p.m.‡ Mon to Thu (10:30 a.m., 11:35 a.m. @ $5), 2:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 10:25 p.m., 11:20 p.m.‡


The Road (R) - A father and son make their way across a post-apocalyptic United States in hopes of finding civilization amongst the nomadic cannibal tribes.

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Charlize Theron, Robert Duvall, Guy Pearce


Fri to Sun (11:00 a.m. @ $5), 4:20 p.m., 10:35 p.m.‡ Mon to Thu (11:00 a.m. @ $5), 4:20 p.m., 10:35 p.m.‡


Precious (R) - An overweight, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

Starring: Gabourey ‘Gabby’ Sidibe, Mo’Nique, Mariah Carey


Fri to Sun (11:05 a.m. @ $5), 1:55 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 9:50 p.m.‡ Mon to Thu (11:05 a.m. @ $5), 1:55 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 9:50 p.m.‡


Invictus (PG13) - The true story of how Nelson Mandela joined forces with the captain of South Africa’s rugby team, Francois Pienaar, to help unite their country.

Starring: Matt Damon, Morgan Freeman

Daily (10:05 a.m. @ $5), 1:35 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 7:25 p.m., 10:25 p.m.‡


The Princess and the Frog (G) - A modern twist on a classic tale, featuring a beautiful girl, a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again, and a fateful kiss that leads them both on a hilarious adventure through the mystical bayous of Louisiana.

Starring: Anika Noni Rose, John Goodman, David Keith, Jim Cummings, Jenifer Lewis

Daily (11:50 a.m. @ $5), 2:15 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:30 p.m.‡


Brothers (R) - A soldier sent to Afghanistan is thought to be dead, and his deadbeat brother becomes close with his sibling’s wife and kids.

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Sam Shepard, Clifton Collins, Jr.

Daily 1:45 p.m., 7:50 p.m.‡


Fantastic Mr. Fox (DVS) (PG) - A fox is going to try “just one more raid” on the three nastiest, meanest farmers that are Boggis, Bunce and Bean.

Starring: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray

CC/DVS-Closed Captioning & Descriptive Video Service

Daily (9:45 a.m. @ $5), 12:10 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 9:20 p.m., 11:30 p.m.‡


The Blind Side (PG13) - A homeless African-American youngster is taken in by a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron

Daily (10:40 a.m. @ $5), 1:40 p.m., 4:35 p.m., 7:25 p.m., 10:10 p.m.‡


The Twilight Saga: New Moon (PG13) - Edward leaves Bella for her own protection. Heartbroken, she becomes friends with a man who has a secret of his own.

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner

Daily (11:20 a.m. @ $5), 2:10 p.m., 5:05 p.m., 8:05 p.m., 11:00 p.m.‡


2012 (PG13) - An epic adventure about a global cataclysm that brings an end to the world and tells of the heroic struggle of the survivors.

Starring: John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton

Daily 1:10 p.m., 7:35 p.m.‡


Disney’s A Christmas Carol (PG) - An animated retelling of Charles Dickens classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman

Fri (9:30 a.m., 11:55 a.m. @ $5), 2:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 10:05 p.m.‡; Sat to Thu (9:30 a.m. @ $5), 2:30 p.m., 7:40 p.m.

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