Opening Friday: Binge on ‘The Purge’ and other newcomers

Here’s a look at this week’s new movies:

PERSECUTED: A senator (Bruce Davison) frames an evangelist (James Remar) for murder because he won’t support laws mandating that religious leaders provide equal time to those of other faiths in this drama co-starring Fred Thompson and Fox News’ Gretchen Carlson. At multiple locations. (93 min.) PG-13; violence and thematic elements.

PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE: Dusty (voiced by Dane Cook) joins a crew of firefighting aircraft in charge of protecting Piston Peak National Park in this animated sequel. At multiple locations. (84 min.) PG; action and some peril.

THE PURGE: ANARCHY: A couple (Zach Gilford,Kiele Sanchez), a mother and daughter (Carmen Ejogo, Zoe Soul) and a heavily-armed vigilante (Frank Grillo) try to survive on the streets of downtown L.A. during the annual 12-hour period when all crime is legal in this sequel. At multiple locations. (103 min.) R; strong disturbing violence, and for language.

SEX TAPE: A couple (Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel) looking to spice up their sex lives record a marathon session of lovemaking only to have it accidentally uploaded for their friends, neighbors and postman to see in this comedy. At multiple locations. (94 min.) R; strong sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use.


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