MOVIES this week

Opening this week: Ben-Hur, Kubo and the Two Strings, War Dogs

The Angry Birds Movie (PG) Based on the incredibly popular game, green pigs visit an island populated by birds. Red, Chuck and Bomb try to figure out more about these mysterious visitors.

Bad Moms (R) Moms who are stressed out and overworked rebel against their motherly duties.

Ben-Hur (PG-13) See review.

Florence Foster Jenkins (PG-13) Starring Meryl Streep, this film, based on a true story, tells the story of a New York socialite whose dream is to become an opera singer. It turns out that she’s a horrible singer, but her husband enables her dreams.

Jason Bourne (PG-13) The latest installment in the Bourne series, the former assassin is again being hunted by the CIA and tries to find more information about the truth behind his past.

Kubo and the Two Strings (PG) See review.

Nerve (PG-13) A high school senior is a part of an online game of truth or dare and her every move is controlled by a group of “watchers.”

Pete’s Dragon (PG) A remake of the 1977 Disney classic, orphan Pete meets Elliot, a dragon who becomes his best friend while they live together in the forest.

Ratchet and Clank (PG) Based on the videogame, this animated film revolves around Ratchet, a mechanic and Lombax (a fox/cat/human-like creature), is the unlikely hero who teams up with robot Clank to save the galaxy from a space captain who poses a threat.

Rio 2 (PG) Blu, Jewel and their three kids are taken from Rio to the Amazon jungle. Blu fights against Nigel and then meets his father-in-law.

Sausage Party (R) In this adult animation comedy, a sausage tries to find out the truth about his existence

The Secret Life of Pets (PG) Max is a terrier living with his owner, Katie, in New York City. His world his turned upside down when Katie brings home his “new brother” Duke, a stray dog resembling a sheepdog. They must put their differences behind them when they get lost while on a walk and have to work together to find their way home.

Star Trek Beyond (PG-13) While exploring space, the USS Enterprise encounters an enemy who wants to attack them and the Federation.

Suicide Squad (R) The government recruits a team of supervillains, including The Joker and Harley Quinn, to defeat black ops.

Thelma & Louise (R) The title characters, a waitress from Arkansas and a housewife, shoot a rapist and get away in a 1966 Thunderbird in this memorable film that also features Brad Pitt in one of his earliest acting roles that made audiences everywhere take notice.

War Dogs (R) Based on a true story, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli win a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm United States allies in Afghanistan.