Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest - including 'Rampage,' 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' and 'American Dream: Detroit'

COURTESY: FATHOM EVENTS - Michael Bolton has made the documentary 'American Dream: Detroit,' which will appear in local theaters May 15.Big screen

Last week, April 13

"Truth or Dare"; "Overboard"; "The Rider"; "Borg vs. McEnroe"; "Beirut"

This week, April 20

"Rampage" (WB), PG-13, 107 minutes

About — A rogue experiment gone awry transforms a gentle ape into a raging monster. He and other monsters tear across North America as primatologist Davis Okoye races to find an antidote and halt a global catastrophe; Stars — Dwayne Johnson, Naomie Harris, Malin Akerman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan; Director — Brad Peyton

"Super Troopers 2" (Fox Searchlight), R, 100 minutes

About — When a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers are tasked with establishing a highway patrol station in the disputed area; Stars — Lynda Carter, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Rob Lowe, Brian Cox; Director — Jay Chandrasekhar

"Tully" (Focus Features), R, 96 minutes

About — Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother, and while she's hesitant at first, she forms a unique bond with the nanny Tully; Stars — Mackenzie Davis, Charlize Theron, Mark Duplass, Ron Livington; Director — Jason Reitman

Next week, April 27

"Avengers: Infinity War"; "I Feel Pretty"; "Traffik"; "Kings"

Note: Movie descriptions by IMDB,

Home rentals

The latest top 10 digital movie purchases/rentals based on transaction rate, by Comscore:

1. "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"

2. "The Greatest Showman"

3. "Justice League"

4. "Thor: Ragnarok"

5. "Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi"

6. "Coco"

7. "The Shape of Water"

8. "Downsizing"

9. "Ferdinand"

10. "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"

Other recent favorites: "Murder on the Orient Express"; "Daddy's Home 2"

Doc spotlight

"American Dream: Detroit"

Michael Bolton, the multiple Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter, was first drawn to Detroit while researching for his album "A Tribute to Hitsville USA." He realized that Detroit has more than just musical influences, and the documentary highlights the city through its natives — such as Francis Ford Coppola, Jerry Bruckheimer, Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson and Alice Cooper — and shows a new Detroit built by young visionaries and entrepreneurial moguls. It'll show in theaters May 15, locally at: Cedar Hills Crossing 16, 3200 S.W. Hocken Ave., Beaverton; Century 16 Eastport, 4040 S.E. 82nd Ave.; Lloyd Center 10 Cinema, 1510 N.E. Multnomah St. For tickets:

Upcoming events

• The 11th annual "Japanese Currents," put on by the Northwest Film Center, highlights recent noteworthy Japanese films, ranging from anime to jidaigeki and documentary to comedy, all while exploring the country's contemporary societal issues. They show through April 28 at Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 S.W. Park Ave. Tickets: $6-$9, The rest of the lineup: "Suffering of Ninko," 7 p.m. April 20; "Teiichi: Battle of Supreme High," 4:30 p.m. April 21; "The Third Murder," 7 p.m. April 21; "Antiporno," 7 p.m. April 27; "Kagemusha," 7 p.m. April 28.

n Organizers are seeking "Dance on Film" submissions for the second annual Portland Dance Film Festival. Submit at

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