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FINDING YOUR FEET

FINDING YOUR FEET

The Tower Theatre
PG-13  |  1 hour 51 minutes

When ‘Lady’ Sandra Abbott (Academy Award nominee Imelda Staunton) discovers that her husband of forty years (John Sessions) is having an affair with her best friend (Josie Lawrence), she seeks refuge in London with her estranged sister Bif (Celia Imrie). Sandra is a fish out of water next to her outspoken, free-spirited sibling, but she reluctantly lets Bif drag her along to a community dance class, where gradually she starts finding her feet and romance as she meets her sister's friends. This colorful, defiant and energetic group..

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Film opens on Fri, Apr 27

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BUNGO STRAY DOGS - DEAD APPLE

BUNGO STRAY DOGS - DEAD APPLE

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PG-13  |  1 hour 45 minutes

Six years has passed since the bloodbath known as the Dragon’s Head Rush conflict. Over 500 people with supernatural powers have been found dead -- presumably by suicide. The Armed Detective Agency is tasked with the mission to capture Shibusawa Tatsuhiko, the mysterious special ability user thought to be involved. But when Osamu Dazai disappears, the ”Demon” Fyodor begins showing his shadow. Those with supernatural powers are threatened by an onslaught of unprecedentedly powerful enemies, and the city of Yokohama begins falling in..

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Film opens on Wed, May 2

ANIME/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

ANIME/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

ALIENS

ALIENS

The Tower Theatre
R  |  1 hour 57 minutes

This suspenseful masterpiece follows the story of a commercial spacecraft After receiving an SOS signal from a planet nearby, a close encounter of the third kind becomes a nightmare when the crew discovers the hive colony of some unknown creature. A modern classic that blends science fiction and horror, ALIENS is a visual masterpiece perfect for the big screen!

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Film opens on Mon, May 7

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SAINT SNOW PRESENTS LOVELIVE! SUNSHINE!! HAKODATE UNIT CARNIVAL

SAINT SNOW PRESENTS LOVELIVE! SUNSHINE!! HAKODATE UNIT CARNIVAL

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  4 hours 0 minutes

Aqours from the hit anime series Love Live! Sunshine!! will be performing their 3rd live concert from Metlife Dome in Saitama, Japan. Featuring performances from all 9 members of the group and select songs from their entire discography, this is an event not to be missed. The unique concert viewing experience is a fun event for all those in attendance, fans are encouraged to cheer and sing along, cheer and wave their glow-sticks at this special event. *This program is in Japanese audio without English subtitles.

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Film opens on Sat, May 12

JAPANESE - Alcohol Available

FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF

FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF

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PG-13  |  1 hour 43 minutes

Teenaged Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) is a legend in his own time thanks to his uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last grand duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, "borrows"; a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day bacchanal through the streets of Chicago. Dogging Ferris' trail at every turn is high-school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), determined to catch Bueller in the act of class-cutting. Iconic 80s writer/director John Hughes weds satire, slapstick, and social comm..

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Film opens on Mon, Jun 4

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HAIKARA-SAN: HERE COMES MISS MODERN

HAIKARA-SAN: HERE COMES MISS MODERN

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PG-13  |  1 hour 37 minutes

During the Taisho era of 1918, 17-year-old Benio Hanamura, a boisterous and quarrelsome tomboy, leads a life of kendo and tree-climbing adventure with her best friends Tamaki and Ranmaru. Benio determines to find love on her own, though her family has other plans. She meets the handsome second lieutenant Shinobu, who immediately ruffles Benio's feathers. Benio then discovers, to her dismay, that Shinobu plans to marry her as an arrangement between their families. Benio tries to sabotage these plans by failing at her domestic duties..

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Film opens on Sat, Jun 9

ANIME/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

ANIME/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

PRINCESS MONONOKE - Studio Ghibli Festival

PRINCESS MONONOKE - Studio Ghibli Festival

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  2 hours 14 minutes

PRINCESS MONONOKE is a landmark in animation and a film of unsurpassed power and beauty. An epic story of conflict between humans, gods, and nature, the film has been universally acclaimed by critics and broke box office records in Japan. Don’t miss this fantastic film about a girl raised by wolf-gods who proves herself to be a force of nature – with blood smeared lips, riding bareback on a great white wolf, doing battle with both gods and humans—and a cultural icon.

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Film opens on Wed, Jun 13

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

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NAUSICAA OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND - Studio Ghibli Festival

NAUSICAA OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND - Studio Ghibli Festival

The Tower Theatre
PG  |  1 hour 56 minutes

NAUSICAA, the debut film from Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki tells the story of a young princess, both brave and innocent, whose love for all living things and passion for understanding the processes of nature lead her into danger, sacrifice, and eventual triumph. Set in a devastated future world decimated by atmospheric poisons and swarming with gigantic insects, there is no good or evil, but rather conflicting viewpoints, weaknesses, and power struggles. Considered to be his best masterpiece, Miyazaki’s NAUSICAA is awe-inspiring and..

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Film opens on Wed, Jun 20

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

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MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO - Studio Ghibli Festival

MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO - Studio Ghibli Festival

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NR  |  1 hour 26 minutes

One of the most endearing and internationally renowned films of all time, MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO is a deceptively simple tale of two girls who move to a new house in the countryside. They soon discover that the surrounding forests are home to a family of Totoros, gentle but powerful creatures who live in a huge and ancient camphor tree and are seen only by children. Based on his own childhood imaginings, Hayao Miyazaki directs this superbly animated children’s tale about humankind’s relationship with the Earth, from legendary Japanese..

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Film opens on Wed, Jun 27

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

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LABYRINTH

LABYRINTH

The Tower Theatre
PG  |  1 hour 41 minutes

Share the magic of this 1986 cult classic where the Muppets meet the fantastic actress Jennifer Connelly and beloved musician David Bowie. Rock out to Bowie music, which accompanies this mystical adventure of a teenage girl who ventures through a mythical world to rescue her baby brother from an evil Goblin King. A must-see piece of cinematic gold for the whole family!

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Film opens on Mon, Jul 2

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PORCO ROSSO - Studio Ghibli Festival

PORCO ROSSO - Studio Ghibli Festival

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  1 hour 34 minutes

This unsung treasure from Hayao Miyazaki nestles a tale of morality and identity inside a soaring airborne adventure — a tribute to early aviation and the reckless flyboys whose home was the open sky. Set in a mid-war Italy swept by fascism, the film follows the life of Marco, a world-weary flying ace-turned bounty hunter who plies his trade above the waters of the Adriatic. Somewhere along the way a curse has transformed Marco’s head into the head of a pig, reflecting his loss of faith in humanity. Marco meets his polar opposite i..

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 3

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

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THE BEATLES' YELLOW SUBMARINE

THE BEATLES' YELLOW SUBMARINE

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  1 hour 30 minutes

An icon of psychedelic pop culture, YELLOW SUBMARINE is back on the big screens restored in 4K with Remixed 5.1 Stereo Surround Sound. This colorful musical spectacle is an exhilaratingly joyful cinematic experience for all ages , filled with visual invention, optical illusions, word play, and of course, glorious music from one of the best bands of all time—The Beatles. Pepperland’s peaceful harmony is shattered when the Blue Meanies invade their land in an attempt to stop the music and drain Pepperland of all color and hope. The B..

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Film opens on Mon, Jul 9

MUSIC DOCS AND CONCERT FILMS - Alcohol Available

BOLSHOI BALLET - COPPELIA

BOLSHOI BALLET - COPPELIA

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NR  |  2 hours 45 minutes

Swanhilda notices her fiancée Franz is infatuated with the beautiful Coppelia who sits reading on her balcony each day. Nearly breaking up the two sweethearts, Coppelia is not what she seems and Swanhilda decides to teach Franz a lesson… The Bolshoi’s unique version of Coppelia exhibits a fascinating reconstruction of the original 19th century choreography of this ebullient comedy involving a feisty heroine, a boyish fiancée with a wandering eye, and an old dollmaker. The company’s stunning corps de ballet shines in the divertissem..

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 10

OPERA, BALLET AND LIVE THEATRE - Alcohol Available

KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE - Studio Ghibli Festival

KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE - Studio Ghibli Festival

The Tower Theatre
PG  |  1 hour 42 minutes

From Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki comes the beloved story of Kiki, a resourceful young witch that sets out on a year-long apprenticeship with her chatty black cat in tow. Landing in a seaside village, she uses her broom and her flying ability to create a delivery service, only to lose her gift of flight and the ability to talk to her cat in a moment of self-doubt. This imaginative film is a beautiful, timeless story of a young girl finding her way in the world.

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Film opens on Wed, Jul 11

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

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JAWS

JAWS

The Tower Theatre
PG  |  2 hours 4 minutes

Based on Peter Benchley's best-selling novel, Steven Spielberg's 1975 shark saga set the standard for summer blockbusters while frightening millions of moviegoers out of the water. After shark attacks ravage a resort beach town, the Mayor orders the local fishermen to catch the culprit. Satisfied with the shark they find, the greedy Mayor reopens the beaches, despite the warning from a visiting ichthyologist (Richard Dreyfuss) that the attacks were probably caused by a far more formidable Great White. One more fatality later, the s..

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Film opens on Wed, Jul 18

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TALES FROM EARTHSEA - Studio Ghibli Festival

TALES FROM EARTHSEA - Studio Ghibli Festival

The Tower Theatre
PG-13  |  1 hour 55 minutes

In the land of Earthsea, crops are dwindling, dragons have reappeared and humanity is giving way to chaos. TALES FROM EARTHSEA follows Lord Archmage Sparrowhawk, a master wizard, and Arren, a troubled young prince, on a tale of redemption and self-discovery as they search for the force behind the mysterious imbalance that threatens to destroy the world. Enjoy the adventure in this charming animated film directed by Goro Miyazaki, son of Studio Ghibli founder and Oscar winner, Hayao Miyazaki.

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Film opens on Wed, Jul 18

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

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MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS

MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS

The Tower Theatre
PG-13  |  1 hour 55 minutes

From Anime director, Mari Okada (Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day and Anthem of the Heart) comes this magical story of Maquia. Maquie is a creature of the Iolph clan, a group of ageless beings. When an invading territory separates Maquia from her clan, Maquia explores the mortal world and discovers orphaned human baby, Erial. Although her elders warn her from loving anyone outside their clan, Maquia takes Erial in as her own child. As Erial grows up, he seeks to reconnect with Maquia’s lost Iolph friends who were torn apart by t..

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Film opens on Sat, Jul 21

JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

CASTLE IN THE SKY - Studio Ghibli Festival

CASTLE IN THE SKY - Studio Ghibli Festival

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  2 hours 4 minutes

Academy Award winner Hayao Miyazaki’s CASTLE IN THE SKY, tells the story of a young girl whose mysterious crystal pendant falls out of the sky and into the arms and life of young Pazu. Together they search for a floating island in the sky, the site of a long-dead civilization promising enormous wealth and power to those who can unlock its secrets. CASTLE IN THE SKY is an early masterpiece of storytelling and filmmaking with an incredibly imaginative and ornately detailed vision.

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Film opens on Wed, Jul 25

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

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THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA - Studio Ghibli Festival

THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA - Studio Ghibli Festival

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  2 hours 17 minutes

Legendary Studio Ghibli cofounder Isao Takahata revisits Japan’s most famous folktale in this gorgeous, hand-drawn masterwork decades in the making. Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her – but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime. A powerful and sweeping epic that redefines the limits of animated storytelling, THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA marks..

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Film opens on Wed, Aug 1

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TOP GUN

TOP GUN

The Tower Theatre
PG  |  1 hour 59 minutes

In the role that made him one of the world's biggest stars, Tom Cruise rides into the Danger Zone in this smash-hit film that defined the modern-day blockbuster. Cruise plays Maverick, a hotshot flier who is sent to the Navy's prestigious Top Gun program. But in order to become the "best of the best," He'll need the help of his wingman (Anthony Edwards) and newfound love (Kelly McGillis). Co-starring Val Kilmer, this Mach-speed hit will take your breath away!

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Film opens on Mon, Aug 6

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SPIRITED AWAY - Studio Ghibli Festival

SPIRITED AWAY - Studio Ghibli Festival

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  2 hours 5 minutes

Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winning masterpiece SPIRITED AWAY was the biggest box office hit of all time in Japan and a film that helped redefine the possibilities of animation for American audiences. Wandering through an abandoned carnival site, ten-year-old Chichiro is separated from her parents and stumbles into a dream-like spirit world where she is put to work in a bathhouse for the gods. Here she encounters a vast menagerie of impossibly inventive characters — shape-shifting phantoms and spirit — and must find the inner st..

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Film opens on Wed, Aug 8

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

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HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE - Studio Ghibli Festival

HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE - Studio Ghibli Festival

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  1 hour 54 minutes

Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. But after this chance encounter, the young girl is turned into a 90-year old woman by the vain and conniving Witch of the Waste. Embarking on an incredible adventure to lift the curse, she finds refuge in Howl’s magical moving castle. As the true power of Howl’s wizardry is revealed, and his relationship with Sophie deepens, our young grey heroine finds he..

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Film opens on Wed, Aug 15

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FROM UP ON POPPY HILL - Studio Ghibli Festival

FROM UP ON POPPY HILL - Studio Ghibli Festival

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  1 hour 54 minutes

From the legendary and highly celebrated Studio Ghibli (PONYO, SPIRITED AWAY) comes this uniquely inspired coming-of-age story from Goro Miyazaki and Hayao Miyazaki. Set in 1963, this lovingly hand-drawn film centers on the budding romance of Umi and Shun as they join forces to save their high school's ramshackle clubhouse from demolition. The top-grossing Japanese film of 2011 and winner of the Japan Academy Prize for Animation, FROM UP ON POPPY HILL captures the innocence of new love and the beauty of Yokohama’s harbor and lush s..

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Film opens on Wed, Aug 22

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PRETTY IN PINK

PRETTY IN PINK

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PG-13  |  1 hour 36 minutes

John Hughes and the 80s Brat Pack craft the quintessential Cinderella tale through the story of Andie, a poor misfit teenager who yearns to be popular and must choose between her best friend Ducky or the new popular rich kid, Blane. A sweet romantic comedy, this 80s classic pins teenage romance against high school social politics, a debate that that never goes out of fashion.

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Film opens on Mon, Sep 3

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: JULIE

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: JULIE

The Tower Theatre
PG-13  |  2 hours 0 minutes

Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live* from the National Theatre to cinemas.Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival.This new versi..

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Film opens on Tue, Sep 18

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POLTERGEIST

POLTERGEIST

The Tower Theatre
PG  |  1 hour 54 minutes

A modern horror classic from producer Steven Spielberg, POLTERGEIST presents the dark side of middle class suburbia. The film centers on a typical family living in the peaceful Cuesta Verde Estates. Soon strange things begin to happen around the house, and five year old Carol Ann is repeatedly drawn to the television before being sucked into a closet, prompting the family to consult with a para-psychologist and an exorcist about the phenomena in their home. They make a horrifying discovery: Carol Ann is alive and in the house, but..

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Film opens on Mon, Oct 1

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MEAN GIRLS

MEAN GIRLS

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PG-13  |  1 hour 37 minutes

Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) transfers to a new school, where she navigates girl world by joining the plastics, the A-list clique headed by alpha Plastic Regina George (Rachel McAdams). This fetch comedy written by Tina Fey, is truly a hysterical classic loaded with iconic lines from “You Go Glenn Coco” to “On Wednesdays we wear pink.”

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Film opens on Wed, Oct 3

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BACK TO THE FUTURE

BACK TO THE FUTURE

The Tower Theatre
PG  |  1 hour 56 minutes

From the Academy Award-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis comes BACK TO THE FUTURE - the original, groundbreaking adventure that sparked one of the most successful trilogies ever! When teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is blasted to 1955 in the DeLorean time machine created by the eccentric Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd), he finds himself mixed up in a time-shattering chain reaction that could vaporize his future - and leave him trapped in the past. Powered by innovative special effects, unforgettable songs..

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Film opens on Mon, Nov 5

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A CHRISTMAS STORY

A CHRISTMAS STORY

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PG  |  1 hour 38 minutes

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows 9-year-old Ralphie wants one thing from Santa Claus more than anything else: a Red Ryder Carbine Action Air Rifle. As he trudges through the snow to school, faces the neighborhood bully and visits a malevolent department store Santa Clause, Ralphie connives, conspires and campaigns for the most fabulous Christmas present ever in this heartwarming, hysterical and sweetly nostalgic holiday film

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Film opens on Mon, Dec 3

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