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Movie Minute: Predator reboot, filmed-in-Cleveland ‘White Boy Rick’ land in theaters

September 13, 2018

Movie Minute: Predator reboot, filmed-in-Cleveland ‘White Boy Rick’ land in theaters

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Matthew McConaughey’s filmed-in-Cleveland “White Boy Rick” hits theaters this weekend.

But it’s the reboot of “The Predator” that is poised to take the box office crown this weekend with a projected $30 million opening. There’s also a “Gone Girl”-style thriller starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively called “A Simple Favor.”

Check out clips of all the new releases in the video, above.

THE PREDATOR

Starring: Boyd Holbrook, Jacob Trembley, Sterling K. Brown, Olivia Munn, Keegan-Michael Kay

Director: Shane Black

Rated: R

Rotten Tomatoes: 42 percent

Google synopsis: From the outer reaches of space to the small-town streets of suburbia, the hunt comes home. The universe’s most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before, having genetically upgraded themselves with DNA from other species. When a boy accidentally triggers their return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and an evolutionary biologist can prevent the end of the human race.

WHITE BOY RICK

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bruce Dern, Brian Tyree Henry, Rory Cochrane

Director: Yann Demange

Rated: R

Rotten Tomatoes: 53 percent

Google synopsis: Rick Wershe is a single father who’s struggling to raise two teenagers during the height of the crack epidemic in 1980s Detroit. Wershe sells guns illegally to make ends meet but soon attracts attention from the FBI. Federal agents convince his son, Rick Jr., to become an undercover drug informant in exchange for keeping his father out of prison. When young Rick gets in too deep, he finds himself seduced by the lure of easy money and becomes a drug dealer himself.

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A SIMPLE FAVOR

Starring: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding

Director: Paul Feig

Rated: R

Rotten Tomatoes: 89 percent

Google synopsis: Stephanie, a mommy vlogger who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s sudden disappearance from their small town.

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