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Movies opening in Tampa Bay theaters: 'The Angry Birds Movie 2,' '47 Meters Down: Uncaged,' 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette'

Jason Sudeikis, Danny McBride and Josh Gad are among the actors lending their voices to “The Angry Birds Movie 2.” [Sony]
Published Aug. 14

NOW OPEN

The Angry Birds Movie 2

The irritable avians of the popular game app return in this animated sequel. Voices of Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Leslie Jones, Bill Hader, Rachel Bloom, Awkwafina, Sterling K. Brown, Danny McBride, Peter Dinklage, Dove Cameron, Lil Rel Howery, Nicki Minaj. Written by Peter Ackerman, Eyal Podell, Jonathon E. Stewart. Directed by Thurop Van Orman. (96 minutes, PG)

THURSDAY

47 Meters Down: Uncaged

Four teen girls exploring undersea ruins are menaced by sharks in this sequel. With Sophie Nelisse, Corinne Foxx, Sistine Stallone, Brianne Tju, John Corbett, Nia Long. Written by Ernest Riera, Johannes Roberts. Directed by Roberts. (89 minutes, PG-13)

Where'd You Go, Bernadette

A Seattle woman with a seemingly perfect life suddenly disappears in this comedy-drama based on Maria Semple's bestselling novel. With Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Kristen Wiig, James Urbaniak, Judy Greer, Troian Bellisario, Laurence Fishburne. Written by Richard Linklater, Holly Gent, Vince Palmo Jr. Directed by Linklater. (104 minutes, PG-13)

FRIDAY

Blinded by the Light

A working-class British-Pakistani teen in 1987 finds inspiration in the music and lyrics of Bruce Springsteen. With Viveik Kalra, Hayley Atwell, Rob Brydon. Written by Sarfraz Manzoor, Gurinder Chadha, Paul Mayeda Berges; based on a memoir by Manzoor. Directed by Chadha. (117 minutes, PG-13)

UNDER ATTACK: The Giant Spider Invasion

The stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 are back in theaters to celebrate the 10th anniversary of RiffTrax Live. Watch Bill Corbett, Mike Nelson and Kevin Murphy riff on The Giant Spider Invasion, one of the most popular MST3K movies around that tells the story of a Wisconsin town under attack by herds of spiders. Oldsmar's Woodlands Square 20 and Tampa's Citrus Park 20 also show the shared comedy experience. Prices vary. 8 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777.

CRITICS' PICKS

The Art of Self-Defense: Riley Stearns wrote and directed this unnerving, exacting dark comedy about masculinity and violence, starring Jesse Eisenberg as a socially awkward young man who gets much more than he bargained for when he starts learning karate.

Maiden: A potent documentary about the first all-female crew to compete in yachting's grueling Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989, it tells a mighty tale about the majesty of the human spirit and the power of women.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt star as a fading movie star and his stunt double during the dying days of Hollywood's golden age. Quentin Tarantino directs.

Yesterday: A struggling English musician awakens after an accident to a new reality in which the Beatles never existed and their song catalog is free for him to use as his own.

UPCOMING RELEASES

All dates subject to change.

Aug. 23: Angel Has Fallen; Brittany Runs a Marathon

Aug. 30: The Fanatic; Playmobil: The Movie

Sept. 6: It Chapter Two

Sept. 13: The Goldfinch; Hustlers

Times staff writer Meaghan Habuda and Times wires

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