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Movies opening in Tampa Bay theaters: 'Child's Play,' 'Toy Story 4,' 'Anna'

Tom Hanks and Keanu Reeves are among the actors who lend their voices to ‘Toy Story 4.’ [Walt Disney]
Published Jun. 19

OPEN THURSDAY

Child's Play

The murderous doll Chucky is back in this revival of the 1988 horror classic. With Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Brian Tyree Henry, and the voice of Mark Hamill. Written by Tyler Burton Smith; based on characters created by Don Mancini. Directed by Lars Klevberg. (120 minutes, R)

Toy Story 4

The gang goes on a road trip and reunites with Bo Peep in the fourth entry in Disney-Pixar's beloved computer-animated franchise. With the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Keegan-Michael Key, Christina Hendricks, Jordan Peele, Keanu Reeves, Jay Hernandez, Joan Cusack, Bonnie Hunt, Kristen Schaal, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, June Squibb, Carl Weathers, Lila Sage, Don Rickles, Jeff Garlin, Estelle Harris. Directed by Josh Cooley. (100 minutes, G)

Anna

A beautiful young woman lives a secret life as a top assassin. With Sasha Luss, Helen Mirren, Luke Evans, Cillian Murphy. Written and directed by Luc Besson. (118 minutes, R)

PEAS AND CARROTS: Forrest Gump

You and this 25th anniversary screening of Forrest Gump go together like peas and carrots. Tom Hanks stars in the iconic 1994 comedy drama, which AMC Woodlands Square 20 also plans to show in Oldsmar. $13.40. 3 p.m. Sunday. Regal Cinemas Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777.

ROLL THE DICE: Jumanji

Armature Works trades its lawn games for a flick during the next Movie on the Lawn. Jumanji, another '90s classic with stars including Robin Williams, Bonnie Hunt, Kirsten Dunst and Bradley Pierce, is in the spotlight. Don't forget your chairs and blankets. It looks like the weather will be mostly sunny, but remember: A little rain never hurt anybody ... right? Free. 8:15 p.m. Monday. 1910 N Ola Ave., Tampa. (813) 250-3725.

CRITICS' PICKS

John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum: A contract on his life makes John (Keanu Reeves), who went rogue at the end of the series' previous installment, the object of desire of the world's top hit men and women.

All Is True: In his final days, Will Shakespeare returns to the town of his birth to reconcile with his family in this film, starring and directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Long Shot: A struggling journalist (Seth Rogen) catches a break when his first crush (Charlize Theron) runs for president and hires him as a speech writer in the Pretty Woman role-reversal.

UPCOMING RELEASES

All dates subject to change.

June 28: 47 Meters Down: Uncaged; Annabelle Comes Home; Killers Anonymous; The Last Black Man in San Francisco; Yesterday

July 5: Spider-Man: Far From Home; Midsommar

July 12: 21 Bridges; Armstrong; Crawl; Lying and Stealing; Stuber

July 19: The Art of Self-Defense; Bottom of the 9th; The Lion King

July 26: Brahms: The Boy II; Once Upon a Time in Hollywood; Mike Wallace Is Here; The Mountain

Times staff writer Meaghan Habuda and Times wires

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