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5 new movies to watch this weekend in SLO County theaters

An alien ship wreaks havoc in the skies above a fleeing ship. in “Independence Day: Resurgence.”
An alien ship wreaks havoc in the skies above a fleeing ship. in “Independence Day: Resurgence.”

Watch the trailers for five movies opening in theaters in San Luis Obispo County on June 24, 2016.

Dark Horse

An inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men’s club who decide to take on the elite ‘sport of kings’ and breed themselves a racehorse.

Playing at: Palm

Rating: PG for some mild thematic elements and lanuage (85 minutes)

Department Q: Keeper of Lost Causes

Police inspector Carl Mørck is put in charge of a department of cold cases, joined only by his assistant, Assad. They dig into a case about a disappeared woman.

Playing at: Palm

Rating: Not rated (97 minutes)

Free State of Jones

As civil war divides the nation, a poor farmer from Mississippi leads a group of rebels against the Confederate army.

Playing at: Downtown Centre, Galaxy, Park, Regal

Rating: R for brutal battle scenes and disturbing graphic images (139 minutes)

Independence Day: Resurgence

Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind’s new space defenses be enough?

Playing at: Downtown Centre, Galaxy, Park, Regal

Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements (120 minutes)

The Shallows

A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills.

Playing at: Galaxy, Park, Regal

Rating: PG-13 for bloody images, intense sequences of peril, and brief strong language (87 minutes

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