Weekend Movie Update – July 6, 2012

Posted By on July 5, 2012

Reigning pop music star Katy Perry and maverick director Oliver Stone try to take down The Amazing Spider-Man this week, while the wild things of Madagascar swing into The Pioneer.

Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of July 6, 2012.

The Amazing Spider-Man

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (rated PG) opens at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, starting this Saturday for a one week run.

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

The animated film reunites many of the voice talents from the first two films (including Ben Stiller and Chris Rock) for more of the same family friendly laughs.

You can watch a trailer for the sequel using the player below!

The biggest new release of the week actually opened on Tuesday, but The Amazing Spider-Man (rated PG13), now playing in Kill Devil Hills and Avon, is expected to continue smashing all previous box office records will into this weekend.

The Amazing Spider-Man

The Sony Pictures reboot features Andrew Garfield (The Social Network) taking over the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man, as directed by Marc Webb (500 Days of Summer).

The film also stars Emma Stone (Zombieland, The Help), Dennis Leary (Rescue Me), Martin Sheen (Apocalypse Now), Sally Field (Forrest Gump), Amber Stevens (who filmed the thriller Jessabelle in Wilmington, NC earlier this year), and Rhys Ifans (The Five-Year Engagement) as the mutated villain The Lizard.

Rhys Ifans stars as The Lizard in 'The Amazing Spider-Man'.

Rhys Ifans stars as The Lizard in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’.

You can watch a theatrical trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man in the player below!

Also new in theaters this week, Katy Perry’s 3D concert film Part of Me (rated PG13) opened today (July 5) at KDH Movies 10 Kill Devil Hills and Hatteras Movies 4 in Avon.

Part of Me

You can watch the theatrical trailer for Perry’s behind-the-scenes tour documentary in the player below!

This week’s other new release is the latest violent crime saga from director Oliver Stone (Platoon, The Doors, Natural Born Killers).

Director Oliver Stone's 'Savages' opens July 6.

Director Oliver Stone’s ‘Savages’ opens July 6.

Savages (rated R) stars John Travolta (Saturday Night Fever, Pulp Fiction), Benicio Del Toro (The Usual Suspects, The Wolfman), Salma Hayek (From Dusk Till Dawn), and Blake Lively (Green Lantern).

You can watch the trailer using the player below!

Click on a link for additional listings and showtimes.

KDH Movies 10

Hatteras Movies 4

Andrew Garfield stars in 'The Amazing Spider-Man'.

Andrew Garfield stars in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’.

What will you be seeing this weekend?


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