Movie Guide

April 02, 1998

The HERALD-MAIL Movie Guide

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Films for Friday, Saturday and Sunday

(Updated for April 2 - 9)

NOTE: The Movie Guide is updated every Thursday.

As Good As It Gets (PG-13)

A novelist, cafe server and an artist form an unlikely bond. Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear and Cuba Gooding Jr. star.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:30, 4:30, 6:55, 9:35 p.m.

The Borrowers (PG)

An unscrupulous lawyer threatens the happiness of the Clock family, a clan of 4-inch-tall people. John Goodman, Jim Broadbent, Mark Williams, Hugh Laurie and Bradley Pierce star.

Waynesboro Theatre: Fri./Sat. - 1:30 p.m.; Sun. - 5 p.m.

City of Angels (PG-13)

A story of a guardian angel who falls in love with a woman. Meg Ryan and Nicolas Cage star. Sexuality including language, and some nudity.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:40, 4:40, 7:20, 9:55 p.m.; Sat. - 9:55 a.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 12:30, 4:30, 7:30, 9:45 p.m.

Good Will Hunting (R)

A blue-collar brawler who possesses the IQ of Einstein is urged by an M.I.T. professor to exploit his intellect. Matt Damon and Robin Williams star. Strong language.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:35, 4:35, 7:25, 9:40 p.m.; Sat. - 10:05 a.m.

Grease (PG)

New prints and digitally enhanced sound mark the 20th anniversary of the musical's release. John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John star.

Valley Mall Cinemas: 7, 9:20 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:30, 4:15 p.m.

Southgate Theatre: 7:30, 9:45 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:30, 4:30 p.m.

Lost in Space (PG-13)

A futuristic family travels through the cosmos trying to get back to Earth despite the selfish bumbling Dr. Smith. Gary Oldman, William Hurt, Mimi Rogers and Matt LeBlanc star.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:45, 4:45, 7:05, 9:30 p.m.; Sat. - 10:10 a.m.

Southgate Theatre: 7:15, 9:40 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:15, 4:15 p.m.

Waynesboro Theatre: 7 p.m.; Fri. - 9:15 p.m.

Meet the Deedles (PG)

Two brothers who are rookie rangers in Yellowstone discover a scheme to shut it down.

Southgate Theatre: 7:10 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1 p.m.

Mercury Rising (R)

A disillusioned FBI agent is the only one who can protect an orphan autistic savant who is a target of an assassination. Bruce Willis and Alec Baldwin star. Violence and language.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 2:05 p.m., 4:55, 6:50, 9:05 p.m.; Sat. - 10:20 a.m.

Southgate Theatre: 7, 9:30 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1, 4 p.m.

Mouse Hunt (PG)

Two brothers battle a rodent when they set out to renovate a mansion. Nathan Lane stars. Language and comic sensuality.

Long Meadow Cinemas: 2:20, 7:20, 9:10 p.m.

My Giant (PG)

A Talent agent encounters a towering Romanian and sees a path to the big time. Billy Crystal and Gheorghe Muresan star. Language, mild violence, crude humor.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:50, 4:25, 6:45, 9:20 p.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 1:15, 4:15, 7:05, 9:15 p.m.

The Newton Boys (PG-13)

A group of 1920s bank robbing brothers set out to hold up a mail train for a record-breaking $3 million. Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawke, Julianna Margulies and Dwight Yoakam star. Violence and language.

Southgate Theatre: 9:40 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 4 p.m.

The Odd Couple II (PG-13)

Felix and Oscar are reunited in a rental car on the roads of California. Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau star. Brief strong language.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 2:10, 5, 7:15, 9:25 p.m.; Sat. - 10:15 a.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 1, 4, 7, 9:30 p.m.

Primary Colors (R)

An idealistic young man looking for something to believe in joins the presidential campaign of a progressive governor from a small southern state. John Travolta and Emma Thompson star. Strong language and sexual references.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:25, 4:20, 7, 9:45 p.m.; Sat. - 10 a.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 12:45, 4:15, 7, 9:45 p.m.

Species II (R)

The deadly alien-human seductress returns, cloned from the original's DNA and making life miserable again. Natasha Henstridge, Michael Madsen and Marg Helgenberger, star. STrong sexuality, sci-fi violence/gore and language.

Valley Mall Cinemas: 7, 7:15, 9, 9:30 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1, 1:15, 3, 3:15, 5, 5:15 p.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 1:15, 3:15, 5:15, 7:15, 9:15 p.m.

Spice World (PG)

Loosely modeled on "Hard Day's Night," this pseudo-documentary follows the spirited gals as they shop, rock and run into pop icons. Spice Girls star. Some vulgarity, brief nudity and language.

Long Meadow Cinemas: 2:10, 7:10, 9:30 p.m.Titanic (PG-13)

The tragedy of the "unsinkable" ocean liner is told using historical and fictional characters. Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Bill Paxton and Billy Zane star.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 2, 6, 9:30 p.m.; Sat. - 9:45 a.m.

Chambersburg Mall: noon, 4, 8 p.m.

STAR Movie Theatre, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.: 7:30 p.m., Sat. - 2 p.m.

Wag the Dog (R)

A spin doctor and a Hollywood producer are the only who can stop a presidential scandal. The idea: a manufactured war against Albania. Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman star. Language.

Long Meadow Cinemas: 2, 7, 9:20 p.m.

Wild Things (R)

Two bad women take turns winding a teacher around their fingers. Neve Campbell, Denise Richards, Matt Dillon and Kevin Bacon star. Strong sexuality, nudity, language and some violence.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 2:15, 5:05, 7:30, 9:50 p.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 1, 4:30, 7:15, 9:40 p.m.

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