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New movies this week: American Assassin, mother!

Posted 8:10 a.m. Thursday

This image released by Lionsgate shows Michael Keaton in a scene from, "American Assassin." (Christian Black/Lionsgate via AP)

— A look at what's new in theaters this week.

American Assassin (Action/Adventure, Suspense/Thriller, Starring  Dylan O'Brien, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar, Taylor Kitsch) - American Assassain follows the rise of Mitch Rapp a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley.

The pair is then enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets. Together the three discover a pattern in the violence leading them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a World War in the Middle East.

mother! (Drama, Horror, R, Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Phfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson) - A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. From filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream), mother! stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer in this riveting psychological thriller about love, devotion and sacrifice.

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