“Transformers: The Last Knight” leads this week’s new releases

qParamount Pictures/Bay F – © 2017 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.(LOS ANGELES) — Opened nationwide on Wednesday:

Transformers: The Last Knight — Humans and Transformers are at war and Optimus Prime is gone in this fifth installment of the Transformers franchise. Once again, it’s up to Mark Wahlberg’s Cade Yaeger and his cohorts to save the world. Anthony Hopkins and Laura Haddock co-star. Rated PG-13.

Opening in limited release on Friday:

The Bad Batch — Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Keanu Reeves and Jim Carey star in this sci-fi love story set in a community of cannibals. Rated R.

The Beguiled —  Sofia Coppola’s reboot of the 1971 Civil War-era drama stars Colin Farrell as an injured Union soldier who seeks refuge at a girls’ school in Virginia, leading to rivalries and an unexpected turn of events. Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning also star. Rated R.

The Big Sick — This romantic comedy from Bridesmaids and Trainwreck producer Judd Apatow stars Silicon Valley‘s Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan as a couple dealing with their cultural differences as their relationship grows. Co-starring Holly Hunter and Ray Romano. Rated R.

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