CLARKSVILLE, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre hosts family-friendly movies this fall with the return of the “Planters Bank Presents...Film Series” beginning with “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” 2 p.m. Sept. 22.
Tickets for the first film in the series will be available at the Roxy Regional Theatre during regular box office hours beginning Sept. 16.
2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22
When hard times hit Swallow Falls, its townspeople can only afford to eat sardines. Flint Lockwood, a failed inventor, thinks he has the answer to the town's crisis. He builds a machine that converts water into food and becomes a local hero when tasty treats fall from the sky like rain. But when the machine spins out of control and threatens to bury the whole world under giant mounds of food, Flint finds he may have bitten off more than he can chew.
Running time: 89 minutes
2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29
A cocky hot rod gets stuck in a small town en route to a big race, and learns a lesson in humility. With the help of the town’s quirky car population, he learns that sometimes life is more about the voyage than the outcome of the race.
Running time: 116 minutes
2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6
Inexplicably drawn to the ocean, Moana convinces the mighty demigod Maui to join her mission, and he reluctantly helps her become a wayfinder like her ancestors who sailed before her. Together, they voyage across the open ocean on an action-packed adventure, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds, and along the way, Moana fulfills her quest and discovers the one thing she’s always sought: her own identity.
Running time: 113 minutes
2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20
Newlyweds are killed suddenly and don’t realize it until a city family moves into their home. Desperate, they seek the advice of an unsavory self-proclaimed "bio-exorcist" to get rid of the pests: the new owners.
Running time: 92 minutes
2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27
Three 17th-century witches, hanged for their murderous crimes, are resurrected on Halloween in modern-day Salem by an unsuspecting boy, who must now figure out how to get them back in the ground.
Running time: 95 minutes
2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3
In this much-loved musical adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s classic novel, Kansas girl Dorothy and her dog, Toto, are whisked by a tornado into the magical land of Oz, where they are joined by the Tin Man, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion on an adventure down the Yellow Brick Road to persuade the Wizard to help her find her way home.
Running time: 101 minutes
2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24
After accidentally falling into Santa Claus' gift sack, a human baby is raised at the North Pole, growing up to believe he is an elf. Due to his large size, the "elf" causes chaos in Santa’s workshop, forcing Kris Kringle to send him on a mission to find his human roots.
Running time: 97 minutes
2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1
A doubting 8-year-old boy is whisked to the North Pole on a magical train for a meeting with Santa. Meanwhile, the train’s conductor and the other young passengers help turn the boy’s crisis in faith into a wondrous journey of self-discovery.
Running time: 100 minutes
6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8
In Frank Capra's classic holiday comedy/drama, an angel (Henry Travers) helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman, George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart), by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.
Running time: 130 minutes
2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15
A successful pair of nightclub entertainers (Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye) become romantically involved with a sister act (Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen) and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general in this musical romantic comedy featuring the songs of Irving Berlin.
Running time: 120 minutes
Sponsored by Planters Bank, the film series features vintage flicks and modern classics presented on selected Sunday afternoons in the Roxy Regional Theatre's 169-seat auditorium.
Admission is $5 (cash or check only). Tickets for each film go on sale one week prior to the showing and are available at the box office 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday. Any remaining tickets are available at the door one hour prior to show time. Popcorn, assorted candy and drinks are available as concessions.
For more information, visit www.roxyregionaltheatre.org/filmseries.
About The Roxy Regional Theatre
The Roxy Regional Theatre is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to producing professional live theatre and promoting the arts, with emphasis on education, in Clarksville, Middle Tennessee and the Southeast. The theatre is located at 100 Franklin Street in Historic Downtown Clarksville. For more information, visit www.roxyregionaltheatre.org.