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The Valley Cinema

3331 East Old Matanuska Road, Wasilla AK, 99654

Phone: (907)357-3000

Screens: 12

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Showtimes

(Matinee/bargain show times are shown in parentheses.)

2016: Obama's America

Documentary

Immersed in exotic locales across four continents, best selling author Dinesh D'Souza races against time to find answers to Obama's past and reveal where America will be in 2016. During this journey he discovers how Hope and Change became radically misunderstood, and identifies new flashpoints for hot wars in mankind's greatest struggle. The journey moves quickly over the arc of the old colonial empires, into America's empire of liberty, and we see the unfolding realignment of nations and the shape of the global future.

Emotionally engaging, 2016 Obama's America will make you confounded and cheer as you discover the mysteries and answers to your greatest aspirations and worst fears.

Rating: PG

Running time: 1hr 29min

Rating: PG

Wed 10/3: (2:05), 7:00

Thu 10/4: (2:05), 7:00

Dredd

Action/Adventure SciFi/Fantasy

The future America is an irradiated waste land. On its East Coast, running from Boston to Washington DC, lies Mega City One- a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called "Judges" who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner. Known and feared throughout the city, Dredd is the ultimate Judge, challenged with ridding the city of its latest scourge - a dangerous drug epidemic that has users of "Slo-Mo" experiencing reality at a fraction of its normal speed.

Rating: R

Running time: 1hr 36min

Rating: R

Wed 10/3: (4:50)

Thu 10/4: (4:50)

Dredd 3D

Action/Adventure SciFi/Fantasy

The future America is an irradiated waste land. On its East Coast, running from Boston to Washington DC, lies Mega City One- a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called "Judges" who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner. Known and feared throughout the city, Dredd is the ultimate Judge, challenged with ridding the city of its latest scourge - a dangerous drug epidemic that has users of "Slo-Mo" experiencing reality at a fraction of its normal speed.

Rating: R

Running time: 1hr 36min

Rating: R

Wed 10/3: (2:25), 7:20, 9:45

Thu 10/4: (2:25), 7:20, 9:45

End of Watch

Action/Adventure Drama

Young Los Angeles police officers Taylor and Zavala patrol the city's meanest streets of south central Los Angeles. The action unfolds through footage from the handheld HD cameras of the police officers, gang members, surveillance cameras, and citizens caught in the line of fire to create a riveting portrait of the city's most dangerous corners, the cops who risk their lives there every day, and the price they and their families are forced to pay.

Rating: R

Running time: 1hr 49min

Rating: R

Wed 10/3: (1:00), (3:50), 6:35, 9:20

Thu 10/4: (1:00), (3:50), 6:35, 9:20

Finding Nemo

Animation Family Comedy

Life along the Great Barrier Reef is full of dangers when you are a tiny clown fish. And for Marlin, a single parent determined to protect his only son Nemo, there are constant fears and anxieties. When, on his first day of school, Nemo defies his father and swims off alone to investigate a boat, he is suddenly scooped up by a diver as Marlin helplessly watches. Marlin turns desperate as he frantically swims off in search for his son. As he passes a school of fish he bumps into Dory, an agreeable blue tang with severe short-term memory loss, who offers to help. Together this aquatic odd couple set out on an impossible mission, finding themselves in troubled waters and contending with such hazards as sharks, deadly angler fishes and a forest of jellyfish. Meanwhile, in a dentist's office overlooking Sydney Harbor, Nemo has landed in a fish tank that is home to a colorful group of characters who want to initiate him into their gang. When word of Marlin and Dory's ocean adventures gets back to Nemo, he is so thrilled to learn of his father's search for him that he becomes motivated to move forward with a daring escape plan of his own.

Rating: G

Running time: 1hr 41min

Rating: G

Wed 10/3: 8:10

Thu 10/4: 8:10

Finding Nemo 3D

Animation

"Finding Nemo" follows the comedic and momentous journey of an overly protective clownfish named Marlin and his son Nemo -- who become separated in the Great Barrier Reef when Nemo is unexpectedly taken far from his ocean home and dumped into a fish tank in a dentist's office. Buoyed by the companionship of Dory, a friendly-but-forgetful Pacific regal blue tang, Marlin embarks on a dangerous trek and finds himself the unlikely hero of an epic effort to rescue his son -- who hatches a few daring plans of his own to return safely home. In 3D at select locations.

Rating: G

Running time: 1hr 40min

Rating: G

Wed 10/3: (12:05), (2:45), 5:25

Thu 10/4: (12:05), (2:45), 5:25

Hotel Transylvania

Animation Comedy

Welcome to the Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up, free to be the monsters they are without humans to bother them. On one special weekend, Dracula has invited some of the world's most famous monsters - Frankenstein and his wife, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, a family of werewolves, and more - to celebrate his daughter Mavis's 118th birthday. For Drac, catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem - but this could come crashing down when one ordinary guy stumbles on the hotel and takes a shine to Mavis.

Rating: PG

Running time: 1hr 31min

Rating: PG

Wed 10/3: (12:00), 5:45

Thu 10/4: (12:00), 5:45

Hotel Transylvania 3D

Animation Comedy

Welcome to the Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up, free to be the monsters they are without humans to bother them. On one special weekend, Dracula has invited some of the world's most famous monsters - Frankenstein and his wife, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, a family of werewolves, and more - to celebrate his daughter Mavis's 118th birthday. For Drac, catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem - but this could come crashing down when one ordinary guy stumbles on the hotel and takes a shine to Mavis. In 3D at select locations.

Rating: PG

Running time: 1hr 31min

Rating: PG

Wed 10/3: (1:35), (4:00), 8:00

Thu 10/4: (1:35), (4:00), 8:00

House at the End of the Street

Horror

Seeking a fresh start, newly divorced Sarah and her daughter Elissa find the house of their dreams in a small, upscale, rural town. But when startling and unexplainable events begin to happen, Sarah and Elissa learn the town is in the shadows of a chilling secret. Years earlier, in the house next door, a daughter killed her parents in their beds, and disappeared - leaving only a brother, Ryan, as the sole survivor. Against Sarah's wishes, Elissa begins a relationship with the reclusive Ryan - and the closer they get, the deeper they're all pulled into a mystery more dangerous than they ever imagined.

Rating: PG-13

Running time: 1hr 41min

Rating: PG-13

Wed 10/3: (1:10), (3:45), 6:20, 8:55

Thu 10/4: (1:10), (3:45), 6:20, 8:55

Looper

Action/Adventure SciFi/Fantasy

In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented - but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past, where a "looper" - a hired gun, like Joe - is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good... until the day the mob decides to "close the loop," sending back Joe's future self for assassination.

Rating: R

Running time: 1hr 58min

Rating: R

Wed 10/3: (12:00), (2:55), 6:30, 9:30

Thu 10/4: (12:00), (2:55), 6:30, 9:30

Resident Evil: Retribution 3D

Action/Adventure Horror SciFi/Fantasy

The Umbrella Corporation's deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race's last and only hope, Alice, awakens in the heart of Umbrella's most clandestine operations facility and unveils more of her mysterious past as she delves further into the complex. Without a safe haven, Alice continues to hunt those responsible for the outbreak; a chase that takes her from Tokyo to New York, Washington, D.C. and Moscow, culminating in a mind-blowing revelation that will force her to rethink everything that she once thought to be true. Aided by newfound allies and familiar friends, Alice must fight to survive long enough to escape a hostile world on the brink of oblivion. The countdown has begun. In 3D at select locations.

Rating: R

Running time: 1hr 35min

Rating: R

Wed 10/3: (1:15), 7:15, 9:40

Thu 10/4: (1:15), 7:15, 9:40

The Bourne Legacy

Action/Adventure

When a plan is put into motion by a top-secret government program to wipe out all the genetically modified killers it created, one such operative must flee in order to save his life

Rating: PG-13

Running time: 2hr 15min

Rating: PG-13

Wed 10/3: (2:50), 8:45

Thu 10/4: (2:50), 8:45

The Dark Knight Rises

Action/Adventure

After eight years of struggling with his new status as a wanted vigilante, Batman must contend with newcomers Catwoman and the brutal and villainous Bane.

Rating: PG-13

Running time: 2hr 44min

Rating: PG-13

Wed 10/3: (3:40)

Thu 10/4: (3:40)

The Expendables 2

Action/Adventure

Barney Ross, Lee Christmas, Yin Yang, Gunnar Jensen,Toll Road and Hale Caesar -- with newest members Billy the Kid and Maggie aboard -- are reunited when Mr. Church enlists the Expendables to take on a seemingly simple job. The task looks like an easy paycheck for Barney and his band of old-school mercenaries. But when things go wrong and one of their own is viciously killed, the Expendables are compelled to seek revenge in hostile territory where the odds are stacked against them. Hell-bent on payback, the crew cuts a swath of destruction through opposing forces, wreaking havoc and shutting down an unexpected threat in the nick of time - six pounds of weapons-grade plutonium; enough to change the balance of power in the world.

Rating: R

Running time: 1hr 42min

Rating: R

Wed 10/3: (4:25), 9:25

Thu 10/4: (4:25), 9:25

The Possession

Horror Suspense/Thriller

Clyde and Stephanie Brenek see little cause for alarm when their youngest daughter Em becomes oddly obsessed with an antique wooden box she purchased at a yard sale. But as Em's behavior becomes increasingly erratic, the couple fears the presence of a malevolent force in their midst, only to discover that the box was built to contain a dibbuk, a dislocated spirit that inhabits and ultimately devours its human host.

Rating: PG-13

Running time: 1hr 31min

Rating: PG-13

Wed 10/3: 7:30, 9:50

Thu 10/4: 7:30, 9:50

Trouble with the Curve

Drama

Gus Lobel has been one of the best scouts in baseball for decades, but age is starting to catch up with him and the front office of the Atlanta Braves is starting to question his judgment. The one person who might be able to help is his daughter, Mickey, an associate at a high-powered Atlanta law firm whose drive and ambition has put her on the fast track to becoming partner. Mickey has never been close to her father, who was ill-equipped to be a single parent after the death of his wife.

Against her better judgment, and over Gus's objections, Mickey joins him on his latest scouting trip to North Carolina, jeopardizing her own career to save his. Forced to spend time together for the first time in years, each makes new discoveries.

Rating: PG-13

Running time: 1hr 51min

Rating: PG-13

Wed 10/3: (12:45), (3:30), 6:15, 9:00

Thu 10/4: (12:45), (3:30), 6:15, 9:00

Won't Back Down

Drama

Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis play two determined mothers-, one a teacher, who will stop at nothing to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children. This powerful story of parenthood, friendship and courage mirrors events that are making headlines daily.

Rating: PG

Running time: 2hr 1min

Rating: PG

Wed 10/3: (12:30), (3:20), 6:10, 9:05

Thu 10/4: (12:30), (3:20), 6:10, 9:05

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