“Vote for me, and all your wildest dreams will come true.”
Jared Hess‘ sweeeeet feature debut (which he co-wrote) was one of 2004’s sleeper-est comedy hits – following its breakthrough at the Sundance Film Festival, this indie darling went on to gross almost 50 million dollars, established itself as one of the most quotable cult-classics ever, and introduced to the magic of ligers. Perfect for a Friday Late Night Movie viewing! In small-town Preston, Idaho, awkward teen Napoleon Dynamite has trouble fitting in. After his grandmother is injured in an accident, his life is made even worse when his strangely nostalgic uncle, Rico shows up to keep an eye on him. With no safe haven at home or at school, Napoleon befriends the new kid, Pedro, a morose Hispanic boy who speaks little English. Together the two launch a campaign to run for class president. Starring Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries, and Tina Majorino.
Friday, July 6
Doors 11:00 pm | Movie 11:30 pm
Tickets $10 advance HERE | $12 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.
NAPOLEON DYNAMITE (Jared Hess, 2004 / 14A / 95 mins) A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.