Movie capsules: A brief description of the movies playing this week in the Valley

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    Alicia Vikander in a scene from "The Light Between Oceans"

Published: 9/8/2016 1:47:16 PM

COMPLETE UNKNOWN: As a man (Michael Shannon) contemplates moving to a new state with his wife for her graduate program, an old flame (Rachel Weisz) — a woman who often changes identities — reenters his life at a birthday dinner party. Also stars Kathy Bates, Danny Glover. Rated R.

THE DISAPPOINTMENTS ROOM: A mother (Kate Beckinsale) and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home. Also stars Lucas Till, Michaela Conlin. Rated R.

DON’T BREATHE: A group of friends break into the house of a wealthy blind man, thinking they’ll get away with the perfect heist. They’re wrong. Stars Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette. Rated R.

DON’T THINK TWICE: When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets a huge break, the rest of the group — all best friends — start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all. Stars Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Mike Birbiglia. Rated R.

FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS: Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep), a New York heiress, dreams of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Also stars Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg. Rated PG-13.

INDIGNATION: In 1951, Marcus (Logan Lerman), a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with sexual repression and cultural disaffection, amid the ongoing Korean War. Also stars Sarah Gadon, Tracy Letts. Rated R.

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS: A young boy named Kubo (the voice of Art Parkinson) must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past. Also stars the voices of Charlize Theron, Ralph Fiennes, Matthew McConaughey, Rooney Mara, Brenda Vaccaro, George Takei. Rated PG.

THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS: A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat. Stars Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, Rachel Weisz. Rated PG-13.

LITTLE MEN: A new pair of best friends have their bond tested by their parents’ battle over the lease for a dress shop. Stars Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Ehle, Paulina García. Rated PG.

MORGAN: A corporate risk-management consultant (Kate Mara) must decide whether or not to terminate an artificially created humanoid being (Anya Taylor-Joy) Also stars Rose Leslie, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Giamatti. Rated R.

THE PEOPLE VS. FRITZ BAUER: The story of the man who brought high-ranking German Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann to justice. Stars Rüdiger Klink, Burghart Klaußner, Andrej Kaminsky. Rated R.

SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU: In the summer of 1989, on Chicago’s South Side, Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) woos a young woman named Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter). Also stars Taylar Fondren. Rated PG-13.

SUICIDE SQUAD: A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency. Stars Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie. Rated PG-13.

SULLY: The story of Chesley Sullenberger (Tom Hanks), who became a hero after gliding his plane along the water in the Hudson River, saving all of the airplane flight’s 155 crew and passengers. Also stars Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney. Rated PG-13.

WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS: A surrogate mom for a couple becomes dangerously obsessed with the soon-to-be father. Stars Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall, Romany Malco. Rated PG-13.

THE WILD LIFE: A daring parrot recounts how Robinson Crusoe (the voice of Matthias Schweighöfer) came to be stranded on a tropical island. Also stars the voices of Kaya Yanar, Ilka Bessin. Rated PG.

BAD MOMS: When three overworked and under-appreciated moms are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long-overdue freedom and fun. Stars Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell. Rated R.

SAUSAGE PARTY: A sausage strives to discover the truth about his existence. Stars the voices of Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill. Rated R.

HELL OR HIGH WATER: A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family’s farm in West Texas. Stars Dale Dickey, Ben Foster, Chris Pine. Rated R.


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