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Cult Cinema

$10 Adult // $8 Seniors (62+) & Students // $7 Members & Children <13 // PLUS $1 Processing Fee added to Adult and Senior tickets.
Member passes are accepted at most cult films. Click on the film title to confirm.
Special screenings and marathons priced as noted in the show description.
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Conan the Barbarian

Fri., March 15, 2019 thru Sat., March 16, 2019

Directed by John Milius. US. 1982. R. 2 hours 9 minutes. Universal. Digital.

It’s back! The movie that made Arnold Schwarzenegger a household name – and the ultimate ‘80s action/adventure hero! Based on the classic sword-and-sorcery stories and comics, the films traces the titular barbarian’s quest to track down the vicious cult leader (James Earl Jones) who murdered his parents. Co-written by director Milius (Apocalypse Now, Red Dawn) and Oliver Stone (JFK, Scarface), Conan the Barbarian is a . . .

Batman: The Movie

Sat., March 23, 2019

Directed by Leslie Martinson. US. 1966. NR. 1 hour 45 minutes. Fox. Digital.

Holy Favorite Films, Colonial Fans! The beloved big screen adaptation of the 1960’s Batman television series is here to save you from the dreary days of winter! When the United Underworld, the unholy union of Catwoman (Lee Meriwether), The Joker (Cesar Romero), The Riddler (Frank Gorshin), and The Penguin (Burgess Meredith), threaten to destroy the world with their dehydration ray, it’s up to dynamic duo of Batman (Adam . . .

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Sat., March 30, 2019

Directed by Steve Barron. US. 1990. PG. 1 hour 33 minutes. Warner. Blu-Ray.
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In New York, mysterious radioactive ooze has mutated four sewer turtles into talking, upright-walking, crime-fighting ninjas. The intrepid heroes, Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael and Leonardo, are trained in the Ninjutsu arts by their rat sensei, Splinter. When a villainous rogue ninja, who is a former pupil of Splinter, arrives and spreads lawlessness throughout the city, it’s up to the plucky turtles to stop him . . .

Urgh! A Music War

Fri., April 19, 2019

Directed by Derek Burbidge. US. 1982. R. 2 hours 2 minutes minutes. Warner Bros. 35mm.

It’s live and loud. It’s urgent and proud. It’s more than 30 of the best 80s new wave/punk bands caught in the act live! Discovered by most fans during frequent airings on Night Flight, this amazing concert film showcases dynamic performances from The Police, Wall of Voodoo, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Oingo Boingo, Echo & the Bunnymen , Jools Holland, XTC , Klaus Nomi, The Go-Go’s . . .

Serial Mom

Fri., May 3, 2019

Directed by John Waters. US. 1994. R. 1 hour 35 minutes minutes. Universal. Digital.

Happy housewife Beverly Sutphin (Kathleen Turner) has a charmed life – a beautiful suburban home, a successful dentist husband (Sam Waterston), and two normal teenagers (Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard). However, when one of her son’s teachers speaks disparagingly of the boy at a parent-teacher conference, Bev runs the instructor over in the school parking lot. Suddenly she has an insatiable taste for murder. Six homicides later, the cops get . . .

Streets of Fire

Fri., May 17, 2019

Directed by Walter Hill. US. 1984. PG. 1 hour 33 minutes minutes. Universal. 35mm.

Raven Shaddock (Willem Dafoe), along with his gang of merciless biker friends, kidnaps rock singer Ellen Aim (Diane Lane). Ellen’s former lover, soldier-for-hire Tom Cody (Michael Paré), happens to be passing through town on a visit. In an attempt to save his star act, Ellen’s manager, Billy Fish (Rick Moranis), hires Tom to rescue Ellen. Billy and Tom, along with former soldier McCoy (Amy Madigan), battle . . .

The Warriors

Fri., June 7, 2019

Directed by Walter Hill. US. 1979. R. 1 hour 33 minutes minutes. Paramount. Digital.

Come out to play with Cult Cinema when we present this very special 40th Anniversary Screening of Walter Hill’s classic action flick! A turf battle between New York City street gangs that rages from Coney Island to the Bronx. The Warriors are mistakenly fingered for the killing of a gang leader. Soon they have every gang in the city out to get revenge and they must make their way . . .


Sat., June 22, 2019

Directed by Steven Spielberg . US. 1975. PG. 2 hours 4 minutes minutes. Universal. Digital.

There’s only one way to truly welcome summer… our annual screening of Steven Spielberg’s first blockbuster – Jaws! In this summertime classic, a hungry stranger (Bruce the Shark) comes to the beaches of Amity Island and all hell breaks loose. Now, it’s up to the town’s police chief (Roy Scheider), a marine biologist (Richard Dreyfuss) and a salty shark fisherman (Robert Shaw) to stop this 25-foot . . .

Jaws 2

Sun., June 23, 2019

Directed by Jeannot Szwarc. US. 1978. PG. 1 hour 56 minutes minutes. Universal. Digital.

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the movies… Jaws 2 swims into the Colonial! Years after the shark attacks that left Amity Island reeling, Chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) finds new trouble lurking in the waters. Mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) wants to rid the beach town of the stain on its reputation. But the disappearance of a pair of divers suggests that all is . . .

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