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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (50th Anniversary Screening!)

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (50th Anniversary Screening!)

Opening with a silent “movie” of Butch Cassidy’s Hole in the Wall Gang, George Roy Hill‘s comically elegiac Western chronicles the mostly true tale of the outlaws’ last months. Witty pals Butch (Paul Newman) and Sundance (Robert Redford) join the Gang in successfully robbing yet another train with their trademark non-lethal style. After the pair rests at the home of Sundance’s schoolmarm girlfriend, Etta (Katharine Ross), the Gang robs the same train, but this time, the railroad boss has hired the best trackers in the business to foil the crime. After being tailed over rocks and a river gorge by guys that they can barely identify save for a white hat, Butch and Sundance decide that maybe it’s time to try their luck in Bolivia. Taking Etta with them, they live high on ill-gotten Bolivian gains, but Etta leaves after their white-hatted nemesis portentously arrives. Their luck running out, Butch and Sundance are soon holed up in a barn surrounded by scores of Bolivian soldiers who are waiting for the pair to make one last run for it.

“One of cinema’s greatest ever advertisements for pure entertainment… “ (Film4)

Sunday, August 11
Doors 4:00 pm | Movie 4:20 pm *Please arrive on time! Start time subject to change.
Advance tickets $10.50 HERE | $12.50 at the door

*Minors welcome in the balcony! Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK. Please redeem at the door.

BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID (George Roy Hill, 2969 / 111 mins / PG)  In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever and talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot ‘Sundance Kid’. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang.

The Last Picture Show

The Last Picture Show

Join us at the Rio Theatre for a double bill highlighting two great performances from an enduring actor’s career that we can totally abide by: Jeff Bridges. At 6:30 pm we’ll be screening Peter Bogdanovich‘s work of sentimental 50’s coming-of-age drama THE LAST PICTURE SHOW, followed by John Carpenter‘s sci-fi romance STARMAN at 9:00 pm.… Continue Reading

Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

“The scariest comedy of all time!” Mel Brooks’ comic masterpiece YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (“it’s pronounced ‘Fronkensteen’”) is gonna be puttin’ on the ritz all over our big screen, just in time for Halloween! In this spoof of Mary Shelley’s gothic literary tale, the grandson of Victor Frankenstein (a neurosurgeon) has spent his life living down the legend… Continue Reading

Bad Santa

Bad Santa

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The Iron Giant (20th Anniversary Screening!)

The Iron Giant (20th Anniversary Screening!)

Before he went on to helm such animated features as THE INCREDIBLES and RATATOUILLE, Brad Bird made his stunning directorial debut in 1999 with THE IRON GIANT, adapted from British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes‘ science fiction fairy tale, ‘The Iron Man.’ This charming, gorgeously illustrated, and moving film was very well-received critically upon release but… Continue Reading

Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

“The scariest comedy of all time!” Mel Brooks’ comic masterpiece YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (it’s pronounced “Fronkensteen”) is gonna be puttin’ on the ritz all over our big screen on Thursday, October 22. Featuring an all-star cast including Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Teri Garr, and Clois Leachman. Doors 6:00 | Movie 6:30 Advance… Continue Reading