The following movies are showing at first-run theaters Regal Jewel 16 (RJ16), AMC Classic Galaxy 16 (CG16) and the Waco Hippodrome (WH). Letter grades are from advance reviews; NR means a movie was not reviewed.
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B IT CHAPTER TWO Satisfying, if overpacked, sequel that finds the children terrorized by Pennywell the clown haunted by nightmares when they return as adults to confront him. Rated R. Frequent profanity, some crude sexual material, disturbing violent content and bloody images throughout. 2 hours, 49 minutes. CG16, RJ16, WH.
D ANGEL HAS FALLEN Flat, muddled action thriller has ex-Secret Service agent (Gerard Butler) on the run after a presidential assassination attempt. Rated R. Frequent profanity, violence. 1 hour, 54 minutes. CG16, RJ16.
B THE ANGRY BIRDS 2 Light-hearted, jokey tone makes an entertaining sequel as birds and pigs unite against an aerial threat. Rated PG. Rude humor, action. 1 hour, 43 minutes. RJ16, CG16.
C DON’T LET GO Engaging acting from David Oyelowo and Storm Reid can’t quite cover the plot holes as a detective gets a mysterious call from a murdered niece and works to prevent her death. Rated R. Profanity, bloody images, violence. 1 hour, 43 minutes. CG16.
D DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD Mishmash of a script leaves live-action adaptation of animated series “Dora the Explorer” lost in both city and jungle. Rated PG. Some impolite humor, action. 1 hour, 42 minutes. RJ16, CG16.
C+ FAST & FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS & SHAW Workable spinoff — sorry — of the “Fast & Furious” action series finds stars Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham paired to fight a cyber opponent (Idris Elba) and a lethal virus. Hard not to surpass F&F’s stuntwork, but they try. Rated PG-13. Some strong profanity, suggestive material, prolonged sequences of action and violence. 2 hours, 15 minutes. RJ16, CG16.
B 47 METERS DOWN: UNCAGED Pulse-racing sequel finds four female high school students scuba-diving in a sunken Mayan city inhabited by giant blind sharks. Rated PG-13. Some bloody images, brief rude gestures, creature-related violence and terror. 1 hour, 30 minutes. CG16, RJ16.
B GOOD BOYS Somewhat sweet and good-natured if raunchy comedy about innocent tweens scheming to get into a neighborhood kissing party. Rated R. Frequent profanity, strong crude sexual content, drug and alcohol material, all involving teens. 1 hour, 34 minutes. CG16, RJ16.
C+ THE LION KING Live action adaptation of the beloved Disney animated musical shows that lifelike realism doesn’t create emotional heft. Rated PG. Some thematic events, sequences of violence and peril. 1 hour, 58 minutes. RJ16, CG16.
B ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD Two actors (Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio) skirt the fringe of success — and the Manson family — in a fading late ‘60s Hollywood. Rated R. Frequent profanity, sexual references, drug use, some strong graphic violence. RJ16.
C OVERCOMER Thin, sometimes preachy story about a reluctant cross country coach in a small town who rediscovers his spark in training a talented female runner. Rated PG. Some thematic elements. 1 hour, 55 minutes. RJ16, CG16.
B THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON Sweet, soulful tale of a boy with Downs Syndrome who runs away from his residential center to become a professional wrestler. Rated PG-13. Frequent profanity, thematic elements, smoking, some violence. 1 hour, 36 minutes. CG16, RJ16.
B READY OR NOT Samara Weaving shines as a bride hunted by her rich, prospective in-laws in a bloody post-nuptial game of survival. Rated R. Frequent profanity, some drug use, bloody images, violence. CG16, RJ16.
C+ SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK Moderately creepy adaptation of Alvin Schwartz’s book series with teenagers trapped by the stories in a book found in an abandoned mansion. Rated PG-13. Profanity including racial epithets, brief sexual references, thematic elements, disturbing images, terror and violence. 1 hour, 48 minutes. RJ16, CG16.
B SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME — Extended Cut An appealing Tom Holland provides a winning freshness as the Spider-Man franchise moves to a London-based adventure. Rated PG-13. Some profanity, brief suggestive comments, sci-fi violence. 2 hours, 13 minutes. CG16.
A TOY STORY 4 A new owner for some of “Toy Story’s” beloved characters plus new toys and top-notch animation make No. 4 a worthy follow to the three before it. Rated G. Suitable for general audiences. 1 hour, 40 minutes. RJ16.
Special screeningsTHE LITTLE MERMAID 1989 Disney animated feature, inspired by a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, that revitalized animated film musicals. Rated G. CG16.
YOU ARE HERE Documentary on Gander, Newfoundland, whose residents played host to more than 6,000 airline passengers when their international flights were grounded on Sept. 11, 2001. 7 p.m. Wednesday RJ16.