Opening Wednesday: Melissa McCarthy looks for box office fireworks


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

AMERICA: Christopher Columbus, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass are among the American heroes covered by this documentary from the producers of “2016: Obama’s America.” At multiple locations. (103 min.) PG-13; some violent images.

BEGIN AGAIN: When she’s abandoned by her lover and musical partner (Adam Levine), a young woman (Keira Knightley) connects with a disgraced music executive (Mark Ruffalo) in the latest from “Once” writer-director John Carney. At Suncoast. (101 min.) R; language.

DELIVER US FROM EVIL: A New York cop (Eric Bana) teams with a priest (Edgar Ramirez) to battle demonic possessions in this horror tale inspired by real-life cases. At multiple locations. (118 min.) R; bloody violence, grisly images, terror throughout and language.

EARTH TO ECHO: Three young friends discover an extraterrestrial wanted by the government in this family adventure. At multiple locations. (91 min.) PG; some action and peril, and mild language.

SNOWPIERCER: Earth’s few remaining humans (including Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton and Octavia Spencer) live aboard an always-in-motion train in this sci-fi thriller from director Bong Joon Ho. At Town Square. (126 min.) R; violence, language and drug content.

TAMMY: Broke, jobless and newly single, a woman (Melissa McCarthy) escapes on a road trip with her grandmother (Susan Sarandon) in this comedy. At multiple locations.(97 min.) R; language including sexual references.