“American Ultra” A stoner (Jesse Eisenberg) takes a break from his bong when he discovers he’s actually a lethal sleeper agent who’s been called into action. Kristen Stewart plays his understandably baffled girlfriend. 95 minutes (R)

“Ant-Man” Playful in unexpected ways and graced with a genuinely off-center sense of humor, this superhero movie is light on its feet the way the standard-issue Marvel behemoths never are. 117 minutes (PG-13)

“The Diary of a Teenage Girl” In 1976 San Francisco, a teenage girl left rudderless by her hard-partying mother and absent father begins an affair with her mom’s boyfriend. With Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgard and Kristen Wiig. Written by Phoebe Gloeckner. Directed by Marielle Heller. 101 minutes (R)

“Digging for Fire” The discovery of a bone and a gun send a husband and wife on separate adventures over the course of a weekend. 85 minutes (R)

“The End of the Tour” The ive-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic novel, ‘Infinite Jest.’ 106 minutes (R)

“Fantastic Four” Director Josh Trank (“Chronicle”) steps into the big leagues with this second attempt to launch a film series based on the famous Marvel Comics quartet: Mr. Fantastic (Miles Teller), The Invisible Woman (Kate Mara), the Human Torch (Michael B. Jordan) and the Thing (Jamie Bell). 113 minutes (PG-13)

“The Gift” Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall are a married couple taunted by an old acquaintance (Joel Edgerton, who also wrote and directed) who reappears bearing troublesome presents and secrets from the past. 108 minutes (R)

“Hitman: Agent 47” “Homeland’s” Rupert Friend takes over for Timothy Olyphant in this second installment in the adventures of a genetically-engineered super-assassin. Yes, it’s the tail-end of the summer movie season. 96 minutes (R)

“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” Guy Ritchie (Sherlock Holmes) directs Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer in this big-screen spinoff of the 1960s TV series about a CIA agent and a KGB operative who join forces. 116minutes (PG-13)

“Minions” Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. 91 minutes (PG)

“Mission Impossible Rogue Nation” Tom Cruise continues to perform most of his dangerous stunts as the intrepid Ethan Hunt in the latest episode of the action series, written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie (“The Way of the Gun”). 131 minutes (PG-13)

“Mr. Holmes” An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looks back on his life, and grapples with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman. 104 minutes (PG)

“No Escape” After relocating to Southeast Asia with his family, an American businessman (Owen Wilson) is caught in the middle of a violent political coup. Pierce Brosnan and Lake Bell co-star. 103 minutes (R)

“Phoenix” A disfigured concentration-camp survivor (Nina Hoss), unrecognizable after facial reconstruction surgery, searches ravaged postwar Berlin for the husband (Ronald Zehrfeld) who might have betrayed her to the Nazis. 98 minutes (PG-13)

“Ricki and the Flash” A fading rock musician who chased stardom at the expense of her family tries to reconnect with her daughter, who has been devastated by her failed marriage. With Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline and Mamie Gummer. Written by Diablo Cody. Directed by Jonathan Demme. 100 minutes (PG-13)

“Samba” The discovery of a bone and a gun send a husband and wife on separate adventures over the course of a weekend. 118 minutes (R)

“Self/Less” A dying real estate mogul transfers his consciousness into a healthy young body, but soon finds that neither the procedure nor the company that performed it are quite what they seem. 117 minutes (PG-13)

“Shaun the Sheep” When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it’s up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home. 85 minutes (PG)

“Sinister 2” A single mother (Shannyn Sossamon) and her twin sons are targeted by an evil spirit in this sequel to the creepy 2012 hit. 97 minutes (R)

“Southpaw” When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it’s up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home. 85 minutes (PG)

“Straight Outta Compton” A biopic about the rise and fall of the seminal Los Angeles gangsta rap group N.W.A, led by Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E. With O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell. Written by Andrea Berloff. Directed by F. Gary Gray. 142 minutes (R)

“Testament of Youth” A British woman recalls coming of age during World War I — a story of young love, the futility of war, and how to make sense of the darkest times. 129 minutes (PG-13)

“Vacation” The Griswolds — or at least the grown children of the characters originally played by Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo — set out on another disastrous family outing. Ed Helms and Christina Applegate take over as the hapless parents on a quest to visit the theme park Wally World, no matter what gets in their way. 99 minutes (R)

— Compiled from wire reports

* Ends Thursday


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