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Movies in Tampa Bay theaters: ‘The Way Back,’ ‘Onward’

‘Greed’ and ‘The Traitor’ complete our weekly guide to new openings.

THURSDAY

ONWARD

Two suburban teenage elves undertake a magical quest in this animated Disney-Pixar tale. With the voices of Chris Pratt, Tom Holland, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer, John Ratzenberger, Lena Waithe, Mel Rodriguez. Written by Dan Scanlon, Jason Headley, Keith Bunin. Directed by Scanlon. (114 minutes, PG)

FRIDAY

GREED

A billionaire parties with the rich and famous on Mykonos for his 60th birthday in this satire. With Steve Coogan, Isla Fisher, David Mitchell, Shirley Henderson, Asa Butterfield. Written by Michael Winterbottom, Sean Gray. Directed by Winterbottom. (104 minutes, R)

Isla Fisher, Steve Coogan, center, and Asa Butterfield in "Greed." [Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics]

THE TRAITOR

A fact-based drama about a made man-turned-informant whose testimony dealt a serious blow to the Sicilian mafia in the early 1980s. With Goffredo Bruno, Pierfrancesco Favino, Fausto Russo Alesi, Fabrizio Ferracane, Maria Fernanda Candido. Written by Marco Bellocchio, Valia Santella, Ludovica Rampoldi. Directed by Bellocchio. In Italian, Sicilian, Portuguese, English with English subtitles. (145 minutes, R)

"The Traitor" stars Goffredo Bruno, second from left, Pierfrancesco Favino, Fabrizio Ferracane and Maria Fernanda Candido. [Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics]

THE WAY BACK

An alcoholic former high school basketball star gets a job coaching his old team. With Ben Affleck, Al Madrigal, Michaela Watkins, Janina Gavankar, Glynn Turman. Written by Brad Ingelsby, Gavin O’Connor. Directed by O’Connor. (108 minutes, R)

Al Madrigal, left, and Ben Affleck in "The Way Back." [Courtesy of Richard Foreman]

SING-ALONG: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Ted Neeley, the actor who portrayed Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar on Broadway, returns for an appearance and a sing-along screening of the legendary rock opera. Audience participation with songs like I Don’t Know How to Love Him and Hosanna is encouraged. $13, $10 members. 7 p.m. March 11. Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St. (813) 274-8286. tampatheatre.org.

ADVENTURE TIME: THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON

Watch the well-liked film about a young man with Down syndrome who runs away to attend the professional wrestling school of his dreams, and makes a coach and ally out of an outlaw on the run. The Peanut Butter Falcon stars Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson and Zack Gottsagen. Free. 7 p.m. March 11. Dan and Mary Miller Auditorium at Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 864-7979. eckerd.edu.

UPCOMING RELEASES

All dates subject to change.

March 13: Bloodshot; The Hunt; My Spy

March 20: I Still Believe; A Quiet Place Part II

March 27: Mulan

Times staff writer Meaghan Habuda and Times wires

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