Weekend Movie Update – Aug. 9, 2013: Meet ‘The Millers’

Posted By on August 7, 2013

Pot smugglers, demigods, and talking airplanes battle the future in theaters this week, while Adam Sandler and Chris Rock play Grown Ups at The Pioneer.

Here’s your Outer Banks Movie Update for the weekend of August 9, 2013!

Jennifer Aniston stars in 'We're the Millers', filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Jennifer Aniston stars in ‘We’re the Millers’, filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Adam Sandler (Happy Gilmore) reunites with the comedy all-star team of Chris Rock (New Jack City), David Spade (Joe Dirt), and Kevin James (Zookeeper) in the sequel Grown Ups 2 (rated PG13), playing at the historic Pioneer Theatre in Manteo, starting this Friday for a one week run.

The gang is back together in 'Grown Ups 2'.

The gang is back together in ‘Grown Ups 2’.

Showtime at The Pioneer is 8pm nightly.

You can watch a theatrical trailer in the player below!

Headlining this week’s new releases is the comedy We’re the Millers (rated R), filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, opening today (Wednesday) at R/C KDH Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills.

'We're the Millers' promises the ultimate family getaway.

‘We’re the Millers’ promises the ultimate family getaway.

Starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis, who previously worked together in Horrible Bosses, along with Emma Roberts (Scream 4), Ed Helms (The Hangover), and Nick Offerman (Parks and Rec), you can watch the latest red band (restricted) trailer in the player below, and then click here for more on We’re the Millers and look for our review next week!  

Also opening today is the action fantasy Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters (rated PG), starring Logan Lerman (Stuck In Love) and Alexandra Daddario (Texas Chainsaw 3D) in the sequel to 2010’s Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief.

Logan Lerman stars in 'Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters'.

Logan Lerman stars in ‘Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters’.

You can watch a preview of the adventure in the player below!

The creators of Disney’s Cars brings you the new animated comedy Planes (rated PG), starting tomorrow (Thursday) with preview screenings at 7:10 and 9:20pm and opening on Friday in Kill Devil Hills.

Disney's 'Planes' fly into theaters.

Disney’s ‘Planes’ fly into theaters.

You can take off with the trailer using the player below!

Finally, the director of the awesome District 9 takes you to a twisted and poignant future in the epic Elysium (rated R), starring Matt Damon (Good Will Hunting) and Jodie Foster (Silence of the Lambs), where the rich live disease-free in the titular floating space station, while the poor suffer down on Earth.

Matt Damon stars in 'Elysium'.

Matt Damon stars in ‘Elysium’.

Starting Thursday night at 10pm and opening on Friday, you can get a feel for what is sure to a mind-blowing cinematic experience in the extended trailer below!

What are you looking forward to seeing this weekend?

Click on the link below for additional listings and showtimes.

R/C KDH Movies 10

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Posted by Matt Artz

Matt Artz was a lead reporter and photographer for 'The Coastland Times' newspaper from 2000 to 2009, and has been published in the Outer Banks Sentinel, North Beach Sun, Outer Banks Milepost, among others, before launching OBX Entertainment, NC Film News, and Halloween Daily News in 2012. Matt and Sue Artz are also the founders of the annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade and the Halloween International Film Festival.

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