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Movie Listings for April 20, 2017

Christian Bale and Charlotte Le Bon star in "The Promise," opening Friday in Duluth. imdb.com

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“Troll 2”

Joshua (Michael Stephenson) protests when he learns he will be vacationing with his family to a small town. The spirit of his deceased grandfather warns that goblins populate the town. Guided by his grandfather's ghost, will Joshua and his family stand a chance against the evil beings? Part of Midnight Movies at 7, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Zinema 2, admission: $10

Opening Friday

“Born in China”

From frigid mountains to the heart of the bamboo forest, filmmaker Lu Chuan follows the adventures of three animal families in China: the majestic panda, the savvy golden monkey and the elusive snow leopard. G, run time 1:16, Duluth 10

“Free Fire”

Justine brokers a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two Irishmen and a gang led by Vernon and Ord, who intend to sell them a stash of guns. But when shots fire during the handover, complete pandemonium ensues, with everyone at the scene suddenly thrust into a heart-stopping game of survival. R, run time 1:30, Lakes 10

“Gifted”

Frank (Chris Evans) is a single man raising a child prodigy — his young niece Mary (Mckenna Grace). Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when her mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank's mother, Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan), whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary. PG-13, run time 1:41, Duluth 10

“Grow House”

Two stoners who are overwhelmed with debt decide to break into the medical marijuana business. However, they need to learn how to grow it since they're already experts at smoking it. R, Lakes 10

“Personal Shopper”

Grieving the recent death of her twin brother, a personal shopper to the stars (Kristen Stewart) haunts his Paris home, determined to make contact with him. R, run time 1:45, Zinema 2

“Phoenix Forgotten”

On March 13, 1997, several mysterious lights appeared over Phoenix. Three teens went into the desert shortly after the incident, hoping to document the strange events occurring in their town. They disappeared that night and were never seen again. Now, on the 20th anniversary of their disappearance, unseen footage has finally been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition. PG-13, run time 1:27, Lakes 10

“The Promise”

Michael (Oscar Isaac) meets Ana (Charlotte Le Bon) in late 1914. Their shared heritage sparks an attraction that explodes into a romantic rivalry between Michael and Ana's boyfriend (Christian Bale). As war-torn chaos breaks out, their conflicting passions must be deferred as they join forces to get themselves and their people to safety. PG-13, run time 2:14, Premiere, Lakes 10

“Unforgettable”

Tessa (Katherine Heigl) learns that her ex David (Geoff Stults) is now engaged to Julia (Rosario Dawson). Julia believes she has finally met the man of her dreams, the man who can help her forget her troubled past. Soon, Tessa's jealousy starts to consume her, and she will stop at nothing to turn Julia's paradise into the ultimate nightmare. R, run time 1:40, Duluth 10, Lakes 10

Also showing

“Beauty and the Beast”

Belle (Emma Watson) is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast's hideous exterior. PG, run time 2:10, Premiere, Duluth 10, Lakes 10

“Boss Baby”

A new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of an imaginative 7-year-old Tim. Boss Baby (Alec Baldwin) arrives at Tim's home in a taxi, wearing a suit and carrying a briefcase. The sibling rivalry must soon be put aside when Tim discovers that Boss Baby is a spy on a secret mission. PG, run time 1:37, Premiere, Duluth 10, Lakes 10

“Case for Christ”

In 1980, Lee Strobel's (Mike Vogel) award-winning, investigative reporting earns him a promotion to legal editor at the Chicago Tribune. His wife Leslie's (Erika Christensen) newfound faith in Christ compels Lee to utilize his journalistic and legal training to try and disprove the claims of Christianity. PG, run time 1:52, Lakes 10

“The Fate of the Furious”

When a mysterious woman seduces Dom (Vin Diesel) back into a world of crime that he can't seem to escape, the crew will face trials that will test them as never before. PG-13, run time 2:16, Premiere, Duluth 10, Lakes 10

“Going in Style”

Willie (Morgan Freeman), Joe (Michael Caine) and Albert (Alan Arkin) decide to buck retirement when their pension funds become a corporate casualty. Desperate to pay the bills, the three aim to knock off the bank that absconded with their money. PG-13, run time 1:36, Premiere, Duluth 10, Lakes 10

“Smurfs: The Lost Village”

Best friends Smurfette (Demi Lovato), Brainy (Danny Pudi), Clumsy (Jack McBrayer) and Hefty (Joe Manganiello) use a special map that guides them through the Forbidden Forest. They race against time and the evil wizard Gargamel (Rainn Wilson) to find a mysterious village. PG, run time 1:31, Duluth 10, Lakes 10

Summaries from IMDb and official movie websites.

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