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"War for the Planet of the Apes" tops this week's new releases

2017 Twentieth Century Fox FIlm Corp.(LOS ANGELES) --  Opening nationwide on Friday:

* War for the Planet of the Apes -- The final chapter in the Planet of the Apes trilogy finds Caesar -- played by Andy Serkis -- wrestling with his darker instincts as he battles a ruthless colonel -- portrayed by Woody Harrelson -- to determine the fate of humans and apes and the future of the planet. Rated PG-13.

* The Big Sick -- Bridesmaids and Trainwreck producer Judd Apatow's breakout comedy, The Big Sick, which debuted in limited release a few weeks ago, opens in theaters across the country on Friday. Silicon Valley's Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan star as a couple dealing with their cultural differences as their relationship grows. Co-starring Holly Hunter and Ray Romano. Rated R.

* Wish Upon -- A teenage girl discovers a box that carries magic powers, but a deadly price for using them as well. Starring Joey King and Ryan Phillippe. Rated PG-13.

Opening in limited release on Friday:

* Lady MacBeth -- This British drama, set in 19th century England, centers on a young bride who has been sold into marriage to a middle-aged man who enters into an affair with a worker on her estate. Starring Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis and Paul Hilton. Rated R.

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