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Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2009 11:00 pm

Showtimes for Friday-Thursday, Oct. 2-8

AMC Ahwatukee 24

I-10 & Ray Road; 888-AMC-4FUN

 

Fame (PG) - An updated version of the 1980 musical, which centered on the students of the New York Academy of Performing Arts.

Starring: Naturi Naughton, Kay Panabaker, Kelsey Grammer

Special Engagement

Fri to Sun (10:00 a.m. @ $5), 12:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Mon to Thu (11:50 a.m. @ $5), 2:30 p.m., 5:05 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 10:05 p.m.

 

Pandorum (R) - A pair of crew members aboard a spaceship wake up with no knowledge of their mission or their identities, and realize they’re not alone.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Ben Foster

Special Engagement

Fri to Sun (11:10 a.m. @ $5), 1:45 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10:00 p.m. Mon to Thu (11:10 a.m. @ $5), 1:45 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 10:00 p.m.

 

Love Happens (DVS) (PG13) - When a self-help author arrives in Seattle to teach a sold-out seminar, he unexpectedly meets the one person who might finally be able to help him help himself.

Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Jennifer Aniston

CC/DVS-Closed Captioning & Descriptive Video Service

Fri to Sun (10:15 a.m. @ $5), 1:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 10:05 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:30 a.m. @ $5), 2:05 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 10:05 p.m.

 

Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All by Myself (PG13) - A substance abusing lounge singer whose concept of love is turned upside down when young relatives arrive at her home with hat in hand.

Starring: Tyler Perry, Taraji P. Henson,

Daily (11:30 a.m. @ $5), 2:15 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:50 p.m., 10:35 p.m.

 

Extract (R) - The owner of an Extract plant must deal with problems such as his potentially unfaithful wife and employees who want to take advantage of him.

Starring: Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Kristen Wiig, Ben Affleck

Fri to Sun (11:25 a.m. @ $5), 2:05 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:30 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:25 a.m. @ $5), 2:05 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

 

Inglourious Basterds (R) - During World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis.

Starring: Brad Pitt

Fri & Sat (10:00 a.m. @ $5), 1:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 11:00 p.m.; Sun (11:50 a.m. @ $5), 3:20 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 10:30 p.m.; Mon to Thu 12:00 p.m., 3:20 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 10:30 p.m.

 

Couples Retreat (PG13) - Four couples who settle into a tropical-island resort for a vacation. While one of the couples is there to work on the marriage, the others fail to realize that participation in the resort’s therapy sessions is not optional.

Starring: Vince Vaughn, Jason Bateman, Faizon Love, Jon Favreau, Malin Akerman, Kristen Bell, Kristin Davis

Special 12:01a.m.;Special Engagement

Fri 12:01 a.m.

 

RiffTrax: Plan 9 From Outer Space Encore (PG13) - B-movie wise-crackin’ trio Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett of Mystery Science Theater 3000 fame make fun of Ed Wood’s sci-fi/horror film about aliens who resurrect dead humans as zombies and vampires to stop human kind from creating a sun-driven bomb.

Starring: Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, Bill Corbett, Bela Lugosi, Vampira, Tor Johnson

Special Engagement

Thu 7:30 p.m.

 

Capitalism: A Love Story (R) - Michael Moore examines the disastrous impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives of Americans and by default, the rest of the world.

Starring: Michael Moore

AMC SELECT;Special Engagement

Fri to Sun (10:20 a.m. @ $5), 1:25 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 10:20 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:40 a.m. @ $5), 2:30 p.m., 5:20 p.m., 8:10 p.m.

 

The Invention of Lying (PG13) - A comedy set in a world where no one has ever lied, until a writer seizes the opportunity for personal gain.

Starring: Ricky Gervais, Jennifer Garner, Rob Lowe

Special Engagement

Fri to Sun (10:55 a.m. @ $5), 1:30 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 10:05 p.m.; Mon (11:05 a.m. @ $5), 1:35 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:55 p.m.; Tue & Wed (11:05 a.m. @ $5), 1:30 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 10:05 p.m.; Thu (11:05 a.m. @ $5), 1:35 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:55 p.m.

Toy Story & Toy Story 2 in 3D Double Feature (G) - A cowboy toy is profoundly threatened and jealous when a fancy spaceman toy supplants him as top toy in a boy’s room / When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends vow to rescue him, but Woody finds the idea of immortality in a museum tempting.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen

Digital 3D;Special Engagement

Fri to Sun (10:00 a.m. @ $8), 2:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 9:55 p.m.; Mon to Thu 1:00 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

 

Whip It (PG13) - An indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league.

Starring: Ellen Page, Kristen Wiig, Drew Barrymore, Alia Shawkat

Special Engagement

Daily (11:20 a.m. @ $5), 2:00 p.m., 4:55 p.m., 7:25 p.m., 10:15 p.m.

 

Zombieland (R) - In a world overrun by zombies, survivors will have to determine which is worse: relying on each other or succumbing to the undead.

Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin

Special Engagement

Fri to Sun (10:05 a.m., 11:05 a.m. @ $5), 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:35 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 5:55 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 8:35 p.m., 9:55 p.m., 10:45 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:05 a.m. @ $5), 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:35 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 5:55 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8:35 p.m., 9:40 p.m., 10:45 p.m.

 

Surrogates (PG13) - In a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others’ surrogates.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell, Rosamund Pike

Special Engagement

Fri to Sun (10:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m. @ $5), 1:00 p.m., 2:10 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:10 p.m., 9:15 p.m., 10:25 p.m. Mon to Wed (11:45 a.m. @ $5), 1:00 p.m., 2:10 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:10 p.m., 9:15 p.m., 10:25 p.m.; Thu (11:45 a.m. @ $5), 1:23 p.m., 2:10 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 9:15 p.m., 10:15 p.m.

 

 

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (PG) - As a scientist tries to solve world hunger, he invents a machine that turns water vapor into prepared food.

Starring: Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Andy Samberg, Bruce Campbell, Mr. T

Fri & Sat (11:00 a.m. @ $5), 1:15 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8:45 p.m., 10:55 p.m.; Sun (11:00 a.m. @ $5), 1:15 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 6:20 p.m., 8:35 p.m., 10:45 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:00 a.m. @ $5), 1:15 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 9:00 p.m.

 

The Informant! (R) - The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation, based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre.

Starring: Matt Damon

Fri & Sat (10:10 a.m., 11:05 a.m. @ $5), 12:45 p.m., 1:40 p.m., 3:25 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 5:55 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m.; Sun (10:10 a.m., 11:05 a.m. @ $5), 12:45 p.m., 1:40 p.m., 3:25 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 5:55 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m.; Mon to Wed (11:05 a.m. @ $5), 12:45 p.m., 1:40 p.m., 3:25 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 5:55 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 8:45 p.m., 10:00 p.m.; Thu (11:05 a.m. @ $5), 1:40 p.m., 2:05 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m.

 

Jennifer’s Body (R) - A newly possessed cheerleader turns into a killer who specializes in offing her male classmates.

Starring: Megan Fox

Special Engagement

Fri to Sun (11:45 a.m. @ $5), 2:05 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 10:25 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:45 a.m. @ $5), 2:05 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:25 p.m.

 

9 (PG13) -  group of sapient rag dolls, living a post-apocalyptic existence find one of their own, 9, who displays leadership qualities that may help them to survive.

Starring: Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, John C. Reilly, Crispin Glover, Jennifer Connelly, Elijah Wood

Fri to Sun (10:30 a.m. @ $5), 12:50 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:10 p.m., 7:25 p.m., 9:45 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:55 a.m. @ $5), 2:00 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:25 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

 

All About Steve (PG13) - Convinced that a CCN cameraman is her true love, an eccentric crossword puzzler trails him as he travels all over the country, hoping to convince him that they belong together.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Thomas Haden Church, Bradley Cooper

Daily (11:15 a.m. @ $5), 1:55 p.m., 4:35 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 10:10 p.m.

 

District 9 (R) - An extraterrestrial race forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth suddenly find a kindred spirit in a government agent that is exposed to their biotechnology.

Starring: Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope

Fri to Sun (10:25 a.m. @ $5), 1:05 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 9:35 p.m.; Mon to Wed (11:10 a.m. @ $5), 1:45 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 9:35 p.m.; Thu (11:30 a.m. @ $5), 4:45 p.m., 10:40 p.m.

 

(500) Days of Summer (PG13) - An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn’t believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her.

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel

AMC SELECT

Fri to Sun (10:05 a.m. @ $5), 12:25 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 10:20 p.m.; Mon to Thu 12:25 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

 

Julie & Julia (PG13) - An amateur chef decides to cook every recipe in a cookbook from acclaimed celebrity chef Julia Child in order to chronicle it in a blog over the course of a year.

Starring: Meryl Streep, Amy Adams

Fri to Sun (10:45 a.m. @ $5), 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:50 p.m., 10:30 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:00 a.m. @ $5), 1:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:50 p.m., 10:30 p.m.

 

The Hangover (R) - Three groomsmen who lose their about-to-be-wed buddy during his bachelor party, then must retrace their steps in order to find him.

Starring: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha

Daily (11:35 a.m. @ $5), 2:25 p.m., 4:55 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 10:10 p.m.

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