Updated June 17, 2019
Hazlet is a destination for movies. We’ve had a classic drive-in, then the Rave cinema with its changing marquee sign. Now we have a state-of-the-art Cinemark 12 with luxury loungers.
Here’s what’s playing at the movies in Hazlet, from Cinemark.com. Newly released movies and specials are highlighted in yellow.
Father’s Day Special:
Field of Dreams 30th Anniversary (Released 1989) June 16 & 18 only. “If you build it, he will come.” With these words, Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) is inspired by a voice he can’t ignore to pursue a dream he can hardly believe. Supported by his wife Annie (Amy Madigan), Ray begins the quest by turning his ordinary cornfield into a place where dreams can come true. Along the way he meets reclusive activist Terence Mann (James Earl Jones), the mysterious “Doc” Graham (Burt Lancaster) and even the legendary “Shoeless Joe” Jackson (Ray Liotta). (PG, 1 hour 55 minutes.) Tickets at Fandango.com
Emanuel. (Released June 17) June 17 & 19, 7 p.m. only. On June 17, 2015, a white supremacist walks into a bible study at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and guns down nine African Americans. Directed by Brian Ivie. Documentary, 90 minutes.
Men in Black International: (Released June 14) With Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson. Agent H and Agent M use high-tech weaponry to battle mischievous aliens that can take the form of any human. Rated PG-13, 115 minutes.
Shaft: (Released June 14) With Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie T. Usher. John Shaft Jr. may be an FBI cyber security expert, but to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death, he needs an education that only his dad can provide. Absent throughout his childhood, the legendary John Shaft agrees to help his son navigate the heroin-infested underbelly of Harlem, N.Y. Besides, the locked and loaded Shaft has his own score to settle — both professional and personal. Rated R, 111 minutes
Late Night: (Released June 14) With Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, John Lithgow. A late-night talk show host’s world is turned upside down when she hires her first and only female staff writer.Rated R, 102 minutes.
Secret Lives of Pets 2: (Released May 6) Max the terrier must cope with some major life changes when his owner gets married and has a baby. When the family takes a trip to the countryside, nervous Max has numerous run-ins with canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a scary turkey. Luckily for Max, he soon catches a break when he meets Rooster, a gruff farm dog who tries to cure the lovable pooch of his neuroses. (Rated PG, 86 minutes)
Dark Phoenix: (Released June 6) The X-Men face their most formidable and powerful foe when one of their own, Jean Grey, starts to spiral out of control. During a rescue mission in outer space, Jean is nearly killed when she’s hit by a mysterious cosmic force. Once she returns home, this force not only makes her infinitely more powerful, but far more unstable. The X-Men must now band together to save her soul and battle aliens that want to use Grey’s new abilities to rule the galaxy. (Rated PG-13, 113 minutes)
Godzilla: King of the Monsters (Released May 31) Members of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species-thought to be mere myths-rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance. Rated PG-13, 132 minutes.
Aladdin (Released May 24) A thrilling and vibrant live-action adaptation of Disney’s animated classic, “Aladdin” is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Rated PG, 129 minutes.
Rocketman (Released May 31) Young Reginald Dwight changes his name to Elton John and collaborates with singer-songwriter Bernie Taupin to become one of the most iconic figures in pop history. Set to his most beloved songs, it’s the epic musical story of Elton John, his breakthrough years in the 1970s and his fantastical transformation from shy piano prodigy to international superstar. Rated R, 121 minutes.
Ma (Released May 31) A lonely middle-aged woman befriends some teenagers and decides to let them party in the basement of her home. But there are some house rules: One of the kids has to stay sober, don’t curse, and never go upstairs. They must also refer to her as Ma. But as Ma’s hospitality starts to curdle into obsession, what began as a teenage dream turns into a terrorizing nightmare, and Ma’s place goes from the best place in town to the worst place on Earth. Rated R, 99 minutes.