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Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2009 11:00 pm

Showtimes for Friday-Thursday,

Aug. 21-27

AMC Ahwatukee 24

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

 

Halloween II (2009) (R) - Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Michael’s deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.

Starring: Scout Taylor-Compton, Tyler Mane

Thu  Special 12:01a.m. 12:01 a.m.‡

 

Taking Woodstock (R) - A man working at his parents’ motel in the Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969.

Starring: Demetri Martin, Emile Hirsch

Thu  AMC SELECT;Special 12:01a.m. 12:01 a.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   (9:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. @ $5), 12:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 9:45 p.m., 11:00 p.m.‡; Sun (9:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. @ $5), 12:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 9:45 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:15 a.m. @ $5), 12:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

 

Bandslam (PG) - A new kid in town assembles a fledgling rock band – together, they achieve their dreams and compete against the best in the biggest event of the year, a battle of the bands.

Starring: Alyson Michalka, Vanessa Hudgens

Daily   (11:45 a.m. @ $5), 2:15 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:15 p.m.‡

 

The Final Destination 3D (R) - After a teen’s premonition of a deadly race-car crash helps saves the lives of his peers, Death sets out to collect those who evaded their end.

Starring: Bobby Campo, Shantel VanSanten, Nick Zano

Thu  Digital 3D;Special 12:01a.m. 12:01 a.m.‡

 

Tony Dungy’s Red Zone ‘09 (NR-Not Rated) - Premier NFL players and coaches will encourage high school players to step up their game.

Tue   8:00 p.m.

 

Post Grad (PG13) - A college graduate is forced to move back into her childhood home with her eccentric family, while she attempts to find a job, the right guy, and just a hint of where her life is headed.

Starring: Alexis Bledel

Fri to Sun   (10:20 a.m. @ $5), 12:35 p.m., 2:50 p.m., 5:05 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 9:35 p.m.‡; Mon (11:40 a.m. @ $5), 2:50 p.m., 5:05 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 9:35 p.m.; Tue (11:40 a.m. @ $5), 2:05 p.m., 4:20 p.m.; Wed & Thu (11:40 a.m. @ $5), 2:50 p.m., 5:05 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 9:35 p.m.

 

Shorts (PG) - A young boy’s discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.

Starring: Jimmy Bennett, Jake Short, Kat Dennings

Fri to Sun   (10:10 a.m. @ $5), 12:45 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 7:50 p.m., 10:05 p.m.‡; Mon to Thu (11:20 a.m. @ $5), 1:50 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 9:25 p.m.

 

X Games 3D: The Movie (PG) - A documentary from Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures about extreme sports.

Fri to Wed  Digital Presentation (11:10 a.m. @ $5), 1:25 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 8:10 p.m., 10:25 p.m.‡; Thu (11:10 a.m. @ $5), 1:25 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 8:10 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 & Sat   (10:30 a.m., 11:55 a.m. @ $5), 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m., 11:15 p.m.‡; Sun to Thu (10:30 a.m., 11:55 a.m. @ $5), 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m.

 

The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (R) - A used-car liquidator is hired by a flailing auto dealership to turn their Fourth of July sale into a majorly profitable event.

Starring: Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames,

Fri to Sun   (10:00 a.m. @ $5), 12:20 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:25 p.m., 9:50 p.m.‡; Mon to Thu (11:40 a.m. @ $5), 2:40 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:25 p.m., 9:50 p.m.

 

Ponyo (G) - An animated adventure centered on a 5-year-old boy and his relationship with a goldfish princess who longs to become human.

Daily  AMC SELECT (11:25 a.m. @ $5), 2:05 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:40 p.m.‡

 

The Time Traveler’s Wife (PG13) - A romantic drama about a Chicago librarian with a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, and the complications it creates for his marriage.

Starring: Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams

Fri to Sun   (10:15 a.m., 11:30 a.m. @ $5), 1:10 p.m., 2:10 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:10 p.m., 10:15 p.m.‡; Mon to Thu (11:30 a.m. @ $5), 1:10 p.m., 2:10 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:10 p.m., 10:15 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

Fri to Sun  AMC SELECT (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 Wed (11:25 a.m. @ $5), 1:55 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 9:30 p.m.; Thu (11:25 a.m. @ $5), 4:30 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

 

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (PG13) - An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer.

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Ray Park, Marlon Wayans, Channing Tatum

Fri to Sun   (9:30 a.m., 10:40 a.m. @ $5), 12:15 p.m., 1:40 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 6:20 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 9:15 p.m., 10:40 p.m.‡; Mon to Wed (11:50 a.m. @ $5), 1:40 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 6:20 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 9:15 p.m., 10:40 p.m.; Thu (11:50 a.m. @ $5), 1:40 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 6:20 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 9:15 p.m., 10:40 p.m.

 

Julie & Julia (PG13) - An amateur chef who 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., 4:45 p.m., 7:50 p.m., 10:45 p.m.‡; Mon to Wed (11:00 a.m. @ $5), 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:50 p.m., 10:45 p.m.; Thu (11:00 a.m. @ $5), 1:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:50 p.m.

 

A Perfect Getaway (R) - Two couples on a Hawaiian vacation discover that psychopaths are stalking and murdering tourists on the islands.

Starring: Steve Zahn, Timothy Olyphant, Milla Jovovich, Kiele Sanchez

Daily   5:55 p.m., 8:20 p.m., 10:45 p.m.‡

 

Aliens in the Attic (PG) - A group of kids must protect their vacation home from invading aliens.

Starring: Carter Jenkins, Austin Robert Butler, Ashley Tisdale, Ashley Boettcher

Fri to Sun   (9:45 a.m., 11:55 a.m. @ $5), 2:20 p.m., 4:35 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:30 p.m.‡; Mon to Thu (11:55 a.m. @ $5), 2:20 p.m., 4:35 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

 

Funny People (R) - When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship cause him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann

Fri & Sat   (9:50 a.m. @ $5), 1:05 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 10:55 p.m.‡; Sun (9:50 a.m. @ $5), 1:05 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 10:45 p.m.; Mon to Thu 1:05 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 10:45 p.m.

 

G-Force (PG) - A specially trained squad of guinea pigs is dispatched to stop a diabolical billionaire from taking over the world.

Starring: Bill Nighy, Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Jon Favreau, Penélope Cruz, Steve Buscemi, Tracy Morgan

Fri to Sun   (10:00 a.m. @ $5), 12:40 p.m., 3:05 p.m., 5:35 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 10:20 p.m.‡; Mon to Thu 12:40 p.m., 3:05 p.m., 5:35 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

 

The Ugly Truth (R) - A romantically challenged woman is embroiled in a series of tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love.

Starring: Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler

Fri & Sat   (10:20 a.m. @ $5), 12:50 p.m., 3:35 p.m., 5:55 p.m., 8:35 p.m., 11:00 p.m.‡; Sun (10:20 a.m. @ $5), 12:50 p.m., 3:35 p.m., 5:55 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 10:45 p.m.; Mon to Thu 12:50 p.m., 3:35 p.m., 5:55 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 10:45 p.m.

 

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (PG) - Harry discovers an old book marked mysteriously “This book is the property of the Half-Blood Prince” and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort’s dark past.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson

Fri & Sat   (9:35 a.m. @ $5), 1:00 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 10:50 p.m.‡; Sun (9:35 a.m. @ $5), 1:00 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:45 p.m.; Mon to Thu 1:00 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:45 p.m.

 

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (PG) - he ragtag prehistoric herd find themselves in a strange underground world, dodging dinosaurs and facing danger left and right.

Starring: Queen Latifah, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Ray Romano

Fri to Sun   (10:50 a.m. @ $5), 1:20 p.m., 3:40 p.m.‡; Mon to Thu 1:20 p.m., 3:40 p.m.

 

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (PG13) - Decepticon forces return to Earth on a mission to take Sam Witwicky prisoner, after the young hero learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers.

Starring: Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf

Daily   9:45 p.m.‡

 

The Proposal (PG13) - A pushy boss forces her young assistant to marry her in order to keep her Visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada.

Starring: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds

Daily   (11:15 a.m. @ $5), 2:00 p.m., 4:35 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10:10 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

Fri to Wed   (11:35 a.m. @ $5), 2:25 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 10:10 p.m.‡; Thu (11:35 a.m. @ $5), 2:25 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

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