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6 new movies to watch this weekend at SLO County theaters

A scene from the film “Mother’s Day” starring Jennifer Aniston.
A scene from the film “Mother’s Day” starring Jennifer Aniston. Courtesy of Open Road Films

Watch the trailers for six movies opening in theaters in San Luis Obispo County on April 29, 2016.

Green Room

After witnessing a murder, a punk rock band is forced into a vicious fight for survival against a group of maniacal skinheads.

Playing at: Downtown Centre

Rating: R for strong brutal graphic violence, gory images, language and some drug content. (95 minutes)

A Hologram for the King

A failed American businessman (Tom Hanks) looks to recoup his losses by traveling to Saudi Arabia and selling his idea to a wealthy monarch.

Playing at: Palm

Rating: R for some sexuality/ nudity, language and brief drug use. (98 minutes)

Keanu

Friends (Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key) hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen kitten by posing as drug dealers for a street gang.

Playing at: Downtown Centre, Galaxy, Park, Regal

Rating: R for violence, language throughout, drug use and sexuality/nudity. (95 minutes)

Mother’s Day

Three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother’s Day.

Playing at: Downtown Centre, Galaxy, Park, Regal

Rating: PG-13 for language and some suggestive material. (118 minutes)

Papa: Hemingway in Cuba

In 1959, a young journalist (Giobanni Ribisi) ventures to Havana, Cuba, to meet his idol, author Ernest Hemingway (Adrian Sparks), while the Cuban Revolution comes to a boil around them.

Playing at: Park

Rating: R for strong brutal graphic violence, gory images, language and some drug content. (109 minutes)

Ratchet and Clank

A mechanic (voiced by James Arnold Taylor) and his robot pal (David Kaye) join together with Captain Qwark (Jim Ward) and others in order to save the Solana Galaxy from the villainous Chairman Drek (Paul Giamatti).

Playing at: Galaxy, Park, Regal

Rating: PG. (94 minutes)

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