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Posted: Friday, December 11, 2009 12:00 am

Showtimes for Friday-Thursday, Dec. 11-17

AMC Ahwatukee 24

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Avatar 3D (PG13) - A band of humans are pitted in a battle against a distant planet’s indigenous population.

Starring: Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

RealD 3D;Special 12:01a.m.

Thu 12:01 a.m.

 

RiffTrax: Christmas Shorts - Stravaganza! (NR-Not Rated) - The stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) return to movie theaters across America with special guest “Weird Al” Yankovic as they take on the bizarre animated “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and other classic Christmas shorts and commercials.

Starring: Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy, Bill Corbett, “Weird Al” Yankovic

Thu 6:00 p.m. Wed 6:00 p.m.

 

Inside Doctors Without Borders: Live With Elizabeth Vargas (NR-Not Rated) - A rare ‘inside look’ into Doctors Without Borders through the eyes of four doctors pushed to the edge and forced to confront the limits of their idealism in the face of overwhelming medical needs.

Starring: Elizabeth Vargas

Mon 5:30 p.m.

 

Invictus (PG13) - The inspiring 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

Fri to Sun (10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. @ $5), 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 10:05 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:30 a.m. @ $5), 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:05 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 10:05 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

Fri to Sun (9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 11:55 a.m. @ $5), 1:10 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8:45 p.m., 10:00 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:55 a.m. @ $5), 1:10 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m.

 

Armored (PG13) - An armored truck guard gets wrapped up in a heist scheme hatched by his friends.

Starring: Matt Dillon, Jean Reno, Laurence Fishburne, Amaury Nolasco, Fred Ward

Fri to Sun (10:30 a.m. @ $5), 12:50 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:25 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 9:55 p.m. Mon to Thu (11:10 a.m. @ $5), 3:10 p.m., 5:25 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 9:55 p.m.

CC-Closed Captioning

Fri to Sun (10:30 a.m. @ $5), 12:50 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:25 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 9:55 p.m. Mon to Thu (11:10 a.m. @ $5), 3:10 p.m., 5:25 p.m., 7:40 p.m., 9:55 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.

Fri to Sun (11:50 a.m. @ $5), 2:35 p.m., 5:10 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 10:20 p.m. Mon (11:45 a.m. @ $5), 2:20 p.m., 10:30 p.m.; Tue to Thu (11:50 a.m. @ $5), 2:35 p.m., 5:10 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

 

Everybody’s Fine (PG13) - A widower takes his grown kids on a road trip in order to reconnect with them after his wife’s death.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Kate Beckinsale, Drew Barrymore, Sam Rockwell

Fri to Sun (10:15 a.m. @ $5), 12:35 p.m., 2:55 p.m., 5:20 p.m., 7:50 p.m., 10:15 p.m. Mon & Tue 12:35 p.m., 2:55 p.m., 5:20 p.m., 7:50 p.m., 10:15 p.m.; Wed & Thu 12:35 p.m., 2:55 p.m., 10:15 p.m.

 

Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (R) - When the MacManus brothers learn their beloved priest has been killed by mob forces, the duo return to Boston to bring justice to those responsible.

Starring: Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus, Billy Connolly

AMC SELECT

Fri & Sat (11:40 a.m. @ $5), 2:20 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 10:50 p.m.; Sun (11:40 a.m. @ $5), 2:20 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 8:00 p.m.; Mon & Tue (11:40 a.m. @ $5), 2:20 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 10:50 p.m.; Wed & Thu (11:40 a.m. @ $5), 2:20 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 8:00 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

Fri & Sat (11:20 a.m. @ $5), 1:30 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 6:05 p.m., 8:20 p.m., 10:40 p.m.; Sun (11:20 a.m. @ $5), 1:30 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 6:05 p.m., 8:20 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:20 a.m. @ $5), 1:30 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 6:05 p.m.

 

Ninja Assassin (R) - A young ninja turns his back on orphanage that raised him, leading to a confrontation with a fellow ninja from the clan.

Starring: Sung Kang

Fri & Sat (9:40 a.m., 10:50 a.m. @ $5), 12:05 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:35 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 7:25 p.m., 8:35 p.m., 9:50 p.m., 11:00 p.m.; Sun (9:40 a.m., 10:50 a.m. @ $5), 12:05 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:35 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 7:25 p.m., 8:35 p.m., 9:50 p.m.; Mon to Wed (11:05 a.m. @ $5), 12:05 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:35 p.m., 3:55 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7:25 p.m., 9:15 p.m., 10:15 p.m.; Thu (11:05 a.m. @ $5), 12:05 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:35 p.m., 3:55 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 9:15 p.m., 10:15 p.m.

 

Old Dogs (PG) - Two best friends – one unlucky-in-love divorcee and the other a fun-loving bachelor – have their lives turned upside down when they’re unexpectedly charged with the care of six-year-old twins while on the verge of the biggest business deal of their lives.

Starring: Robin Williams, John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Seth Green, Ella Bleu Travolta

Fri to Sun (10:55 a.m. @ $5), 1:05 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 5:25 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 9:45 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:00 a.m. @ $5), 1:05 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 5:25 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 9:45 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

Fri to Sun (10:40 a.m., 11:55 a.m. @ $5), 1:40 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 8:40 p.m., 10:10 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:55 a.m. @ $5), 1:40 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 7:20 p.m., 8:40 p.m., 10:10 p.m.

 

Planet 51 (PG) - American astronaut Captain Charles “Chuck” Baker lands on Planet 51 thinking he’s the first person to step foot on it. To his surprise, he finds that this planet is inhabited by little green people who are happily living in a white picket fence world, and whose only fear is that it will be overrun by alien invaders...like Chuck!

Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, Gary Oldman, Seann William Scott, John Cleese

Fri to Sun (11:15 a.m. @ $5), 1:30 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 8:15 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:15 a.m. @ $5), 1:30 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 6:00 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

Fri to Sun (10:10 a.m., 11:45 a.m. @ $5), 1:00 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 8:45 p.m., 10:10 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:45 a.m. @ $5), 1:10 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 8:45 p.m., 10:10 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

Fri & Sat (10:45 a.m. @ $5), 12:20 p.m., 2:05 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 8:55 p.m., 10:35 p.m.; Sun (10:45 a.m. @ $5), 12:20 p.m., 2:05 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 8:55 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:35 a.m. @ $5), 1:35 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 8:55 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 & Sat (10:35 a.m. @ $5), 1:00 p.m., 3:35 p.m., 5:55 p.m., 8:15 p.m., 10:40 p.m.; Sun (10:35 a.m. @ $5), 1:00 p.m., 3:35 p.m., 5:55 p.m., 8:15 p.m.; Mon to Thu 1:00 p.m., 3:35 p.m., 5:55 p.m., 8:15 p.m.

RealD 3D

Fri to Sun (9:30 a.m., 11:50 a.m. @ $8), 2:15 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:25 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:50 a.m. @ $8), 2:15 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:05 p.m., 9:25 p.m.

 

The Men Who Stare at Goats (R) - A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army’s First Earth Battalion, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.

Starring: George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Spacey

Fri to Sun (10:40 a.m. @ $5), 1:05 p.m., 3:25 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 8:10 p.m., 10:25 p.m.; Mon to Thu (11:00 a.m. @ $5), 1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 8:10 p.m., 10:25 p.m.

 

Law Abiding Citizen (R) - An everyday guy decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets his family’s killers free. His target: The district attorney who orchestrated the deal.

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Gerard Butler

Daily (11:35 a.m. @ $5), 2:10 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 7:40 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

Daily (11:10 a.m. @ $5), 1:50 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:10 p.m., 9:50 p.m.

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