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FRIDAY AUG. 2
  • The Princess Bride Quote-Along (1987)

    Rated PG, 98 min. Directed by Rob Reiner. Starring Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Fred Savage and Robin Wright Penn.

    Action Pack

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Sharknado

    Sharknado (2013)

    Not rated, 86 min. Directed by Anthony C. Ferrante. Starring Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, John Heard and Casie Scerbo.

    NCM Fathom: Made for Syfy, this TV movie about sharks flung onto land by a tornado is more famous for the amount of viral tweeting it's generated than than the number of people who actually watched it. Now Sharknado is jumping from the TV screen to the multiplex in a limited midnight run in 200 theatres nationswide.

    12:05AM Arbor Cinema @ Great Hills, 9828 Great Hills Trail, 512/231-9742

  • Slacker 1991 vs. Slacker 2011

    Slacker 1991 vs. Slacker 2011

    channelAustin and Austin Film Society: Time flies. See a double bill of Richard LInklater's original film, Slacker, along with the 2011 remake – a show planned in honor of Channel Austin's 40th anniversary. A mixer begins at 8pm. For more history, see "By the People, for the People," August 2. Tickets and more details about the weekend's celebration events can be obtained at community.channelaustin.org.

    9PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N I-35, 512/454-2000

  • Super Troopers Quote-Along (2002)

    Rated R, 100 min. Directed by Jay Chandrasekhar. Starring Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme and Paul Soter.

    Action Pack

    10PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Totally Eighties Sing-Along Dance Party

    Action Pack

    10PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • SPACES

  • Little Shop of Horrors

    Summer Movie Nights

    8PM Top Notch Drive-In, 7525 Burnet, 512/452-2181

  • Pee-wee's Big Adventure and Hook

    Blue Starlite Drive-In: Family Night: Double feature.

    8:45PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145

  • KIDS

  • The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

    The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)

    Rated PG, 88 min. Directed by Stephen Hillenburg.

    10AM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • Spy Kids

    Spy Kids (2001)

    Rated PG, 90 min. Directed by Robert Rodriguez. Starring Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Alexa Vega, Daryl Sabara, Alan Cumming, Teri Hatcher, Cheech Marin, Danny Trejo, Robert Patrick and Tony Shalhoub.

    Alamo Kids' Camp: Free. Read a full review of Spy Kids.

    10AM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • Stuart Little

    Stuart Little (1999)

    Rated PG, 92 min. Directed by Rob Minkoff. Starring Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki, Brian Doyle-Murray, Estelle Getty, Dabney Coleman, Julia Sweeney and Jeffrey Jones.

    Alamo Kids' Camp: Free. Read a full review of Stuart Little.

    10AM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • BULLOCK MUSEUM

    1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629

  • Flight of the Butterflies

    Flight of the Butterflies (2012)

    Not rated, 44 min. Directed by Mike Slee. Starring Gordon Pinsent and Patricia Phillips.

    The life cycle of a monarch butterfly and its long-distance migration from Canada to Central Mexico is captured in this 3-D nature documentary that also focuses on the decades of fieldwork conducted by Canadian scientist Fred Urquhart.

  • Great White Shark

    Great White Shark (2013)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas. Narrated by Bill Nighy.

    This 3-D film explores the great white’s place in our imaginations and fears, while concentrating on key aggregation points in the waters off Mexico, South Africa, Los Angeles, and New Zealand.

  • Rocky Mountain Express

    Rocky Mountain Express (2011)

    Not rated, 45 min. Directed by Stephen Low.

    Giant IMAX cameras were strapped to a 1930s steam engine from the Canadian Pacific Railway to follow its trek through the Rockies from Vancouver to Calgary.

  • Texas: The Big Picture

    Texas: The Big Picture (2003)

    Not rated, 39 min. Directed by Scott Swofford. Narrated by Colby Donaldson.

    Texas is shown to be a land broad enough to produce everything from grapefruit to microchips.