What's Playing in Theaters This Weekend: 06/11/2021

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Jun. 11—New releases

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (early access): The bodyguard Michael Bryce continues his friendship with assassin Darius Kincaid as they try to save Darius's wife Sonia. Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, pervasive language and some sexual content. (C14)

In the Heights: The scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop. The likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better life. Rated PG-13 for some language and suggestive references. (C14, BAY)

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway: Thomas and Bea are now married and living with Peter and his rabbit family. Bored of life in the garden, Peter goes to the big city, where he meets shady characters and ends up creating chaos for the whole family. Rated PG for some rude humor and action. (C14)

Showing locally

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It: The Warrens investigate a murder that may be linked to a demonic possession. Rated R for terror, violence and some disturbing images. (C14)

Cruella: A live-action prequel feature film following a young Cruella de Vil. Rated PG-13 for some violence and thematic elements. (C14, CB)

Dream Horse: Dream Alliance is an unlikely race horse bred by small-town Welsh bartender Jan Vokes. With no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream in the hopes he can compete with the racing elites. Rated PG for language and thematic elements. (ER)

A Quiet Place Part II: Following the events at home, the Abbott family faces the terrors of the outside world. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realize the creatures that hunt by sound aren't the only threats lurking beyond the sand path. Rated PG-13 for terror, violence and bloody/disturbing images. (C14)

Raya and The Last Dragon: In a realm known as Kumandra, a re-imagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon. Rated PG for some violence, action and thematic elements. (CB)

Spirit Untamed: Lucky Prescott's life is changed forever when she moves from her home in the city to a small frontier town and befriends a wild mustang named Spirit. Rated PG for some adventure action. (C14)

Information is based on data available at press time from AMC Classic Cherry Blossom 14 (C14), the Elk Rapids Cinema (ER), the Bay Community Theatre in Suttons Bay (BAY), the Garden Theater in Frankfort (GAR) and the Cherry Bowl Drive-in Theatre in Honor (CB). The AMC Classic Cherry Blossom 14 offers private screenings for up to 20 people. Reservations are accepted online. Masks are not required for fully vaccinated guests. If not fully vaccinated, masks are necessary unless eating or drinking. The theater shows films Fridays through Sundays.

The State Theatre and Bijou By the Bay in Traverse City remain closed until further notice. An online theater offers one to three films each Friday at thevirtualstate.org. Traverse City Film Festival members and theater members can rent movies for $6; the public pays $12.

The Bay Community Theatre in Suttons Bay is now open for film screenings on weekdays and weekends.

The Garden Theater in Frankfort is closed for construction. Staff plans to resume full operations by the Frankfort Film Festival in October. The theater hosts the fundraiser "Keep the Garden Growing." Contact: friends@frankfortgardentheater.com.