This film adaptation of beloved children’s author Roald Dahl‘s work tells the story of Matilda Wormwood (Mara Wilson), a gifted girl forced to put up with a crude, distant father (Danny DeVito) and mother (Rhea Perlman). Worse, Agatha Trunchbull (Pam Ferris), the evil principal at Matilda’s school, is a terrifyingly strict bully. However, when Matilda realizes she has the power of telekinesis, she begins to defend her friends from Trunchbull’s wrath and fight back against her unkind parents.
Sunday, May 19
Doors 1:15 pm | Movie 1:45 pm
Advance tickets $10.50 HERE | $12.50 at the door
*Minors welcome on the main floor! Must be 19+ w/ID for balcony seating and bar service.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK. Please redeem at the door.
MATILDA (Danny DeVito, 1996 / 98 mins / PG) An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.