Weekend Movie Update – Jan. 17, 2014: 'Devil's' Arrival

Posted By on January 17, 2014

The Devil is reborn, Jack Ryan returns, Brendan Fraser gets squirrely, and Ice Cube goes on a Ride Along in theaters this week, while The Hobbit faces a fire-breathing dragon at The Pioneer.

Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of January 17, 2014!

The 'Devil's Due' date has arrived in theaters.

The ‘Devil’s Due’ date has arrived in theaters.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (rated PG13) starts Friday at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, playing for one week, taking us back to Middle-Earth for the second chapter in Bilbo’s (Martin Freeman) ongoing quest to help the warrior dwarfs reclaim their lost homeland.

Martin Freeman returns as Bilbo in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'.

Martin Freeman returns as Bilbo in ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’.

Once again directed by Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings, King Kong), Freeman is reunited with Ian McKellen (X-Men) and Richard Armitage (Captain America) from last year’s Unexpected Journey, as well as Orlando Bloom (Pirates of the Caribbean), reprising his role of the elf Legolas from the original Rings trilogy, and new addition Evangeline Lilly (Lost) as Tauriel, a character created just for the films and not based on Tolkien books.

Click HERE to read our review of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug!

Evangeline Lilly is the elf Tauriel in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'.

Evangeline Lilly is the elf Tauriel in ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’.

Showtime at The Pioneer is 8pm nightly.

You can watch the awesome trailer for The Hobbit sequel using the player below!

Headlining this week’s crowded pack of new releases is the supernatural horror thriller Devil’s Due (rated R), in which a newlywed couple finds themselves dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy with a sinister origin.

Allison Miller is expecting in 'Devil's Due'.

Allison Miller is expecting in ‘Devil’s Due’.

Opening today at R/C KDH Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills, you can view the official theatrical trailer for Devil’s Due in the player below!

Also new this week, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (rated PG13) revives the hero of numerous Tom Clancy novel-based films, this time played by Chris Pine (Star Trek).

Chris Pine is the new Jack Ryan in 'Shadow Recruit'.

Chris Pine is the new Jack Ryan in ‘Shadow Recruit’.

Opening today at R/C KDH Movies 10, you can watch a trailer for Shadow Recruit using the player below!

Rap pioneer Ice Cube (Friday) is the hardened cop taking rookie trainee Kevin Hart (Grudge Match) on a Ride Along (rated PG13) in the new action comedy, also starting today in Kill Devil Hills.

Ice Cube and Kevin Hart star in 'Ride Along'.

Ice Cube and Kevin Hart star in ‘Ride Along’.

You can cruise with the official trailer and a special message from the stars in the player below!

Finally, the family comedy The Nut Job (rated PG), starring Brendan Fraser (The Mummy) and Liam Neeson (Batman Begins), also arrives at R/C KDH Movies 10 today.

'The Nut Job' is the adventure of a squirrel.

‘The Nut Job’ is the adventure of a squirrel.

In the animated comedy, a mischievous squirrel and his rat friend plan a nut store heist of outrageous proportions and unwittingly find themselves embroiled in a much more complicated and hilarious adventure.

You can watch the trailer in the player below!

Click on the link below for additional listings and showtimes.

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