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5 new movies to watch in SLO County theaters this week

Pete (Oakes Fegley) befriends a furry dragon named Elliott in “Pete’s Dragon.”
Pete (Oakes Fegley) befriends a furry dragon named Elliott in “Pete’s Dragon.” TNS

Watch the trailers for five movies opening in theaters in San Luis Obispo County the weekend of Aug. 12, 2016.

Anthropoid

Two soldiers (Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy) plot to assasinate a top Nazi official in Czechoslovakia during World War II.

Playing at: Palm

Rating: R for violence and some disturbing images (120 minutes)

Florence Foster Jenkins

New York heiress Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) dreams of becoming an opera singer despite hanging a terrible singing voice.

Playing at: Downtown Centre, Galaxy, Park, Regal

Rating: PG-13 for brief suggestive material (110 minutes)

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Juvenile delinquent Ricky (Julian Dennison) and his foster uncle, Hec (Sam Neill), embark on an epic journey through the New Zealand wilderness.

Playing at: Palm

Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements including violent content, and for some language (101 minutes)

Pete’s Dragon

Stranded in the woods, Pete (Oakes Fegley) befriends a fuzzy, friendly dragon named Elliott.

Playing at: Bay, Downtown Centre, Galaxy, Park, Regal

Rating: PG for action, peril and brief language (102 minutes)

Sausage Party

After discovering what really happens to food, a sausage (voiced by Seth Rogen) and his friends wage war against humankind.

Playing at: Downtown Centre, Galaxy, Park, Regal

Rating: R for strong crude sexual content, pervasive language, and drug use (89 minutes)

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