From its John Lennon-approved, nearly fanatical following in the '70s during midnight screenings to its various bootlegged incarnations Alejandro Jodorowsky's EL TOPO remains an enduring cult film experience.
From its John Lennonapproved nearly fanatical following in the 70s during midnight

EL TOPO | Saturday, 7/1

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Join us for a leisurely Sunday afternoon of nostalgic robot warfare.
Join us for a leisurely Sunday afternoon of nostalgic robot warfare

ROBOT JOX | Sunday, 6/25

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"The new Oldsmobiles are in early this year!"

Tickets to BABY DRIVER, opening next Wednesday: [ Spr.ly Link ]
Patrick Smith
Martin Scorsese explores the life of organized crime with his gritty, kinetic adaptation of Nicolas Pileggi's best-selling Wiseguy, the true-life account of mobster and FBI informant Henry Hill. Set to a true-to-period rock soundtrack, the story details the rise and fall of Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian New York kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" in his impoverished Brooklyn...
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Martin Scorsese explores the life of organized crime with his gritty kinetic

Goodfellas Dinner Party

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Ciara Longoria
Alex Boom Beattie
Edwin Rivera
Join us for Film Club, a weekly new series dedicated to the best in foreign films, art house titles and independently-made movies. Every Tuesday, we'll screen a title for $5 and feature a post-screening discussion. Find more information at houstonfilm.club.

This meditation on cinema’s past from Decasia director Bill Morrison pieces together the bizarre true history of a long-lost collection...
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Film Club: Dawson City: Frozen Time

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Join us for Film Club, a weekly new series dedicated to the best in foreign films, art house titles and independently-made movies. Every Tuesday, we'll screen a title for $5 and feature a post-screening discussion. Find more information at houstonfilm.club.

What would your life look like without you in it? Outwardly, Howard Wakefield (Bryan Cranston) is the picture of success. He has a loving...
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Film Club: Wakefield

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“You remind me of the babe.”

Raise a glass to Jareth having NO POWER OVER YOU! Conjure yourself a MONDO-designed pint glass with artwork by DKNG, available exclusively at these screenings.

What do you get when David Bowie, Jim Henson and George Lucas team up for a film at the height of the cultural weirdness that was the late ‘80s? A young adult fantasy adventure epic that is like pure,...
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You remind me of the babe Raise a glass to Jareth having

Labyrinth Quote-Along

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Natan Vazquez
Alyssa Jordan
Erika Rodriguez Perez
Note: The first film in the trilogy presented in 2D, with the following two presented in 3D.

The Planet of the Apes is upon us!

The seminal sci-fi series was rebooted with RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, which told the story of genetically altered chimp Caesar and the change he wrought upon the world. In DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES the Simian Flu has left humanity in shambles but...
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Note The first film in the trilogy presented in 2D with the

Planet of the Apes Triple Feature

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Join us for a villainous family party to celebrate the return of Gru and the Minions for one last heist in DESPICABLE ME 3. Families are encouraged to dress as their favorite villains and party on the dark side as we play games, do crafts, and get fired up for the movie. We'll also build a Minion army of canned food to donate to our local food pantry.

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Gru is back, and...
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Despicable Me 3 Family Party

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Samantha Rozier Rich
Carla Hill Preston
Samantha Rozier Rich
Join us Saturday morning for free cartoons + all-you-can-eat cereal!

Be among the first to see Boomerang’s new, original animation, DOROTHY & THE WIZARD OF OZ! Cheer on Scarecrow, Tin Man & the Cowardly Lion as they team up with Dorothy and her little dog too in this smart, sweet show about friendship, kindness and community.
Join us Saturday morning for free cartoons allyoucaneat cereal

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We love SCOTT PILGRIM. We love you. So at our Movie Party we'll add a little of that special Alamo Touch: lightning sticks for everyone to use whenever we're rocking out with Sex Bob-omb or fighting off an evil ex, gold coins to shower the theater with anytime an evil ex is destroyed and more.
We love SCOTT PILGRIM We love you So at our Movie Party

SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD Movie Party | Saturday, 6/24

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Ryan Dzinbinski
Ruben Aparicio
Jordan Dyer
Buckle up, War Boys. Edgar Wright's Baby Driver opens in less than one week. Tickets: [ Spr.ly Link ]
TROLL

Lock the doors and pull out the weed-wacker for this house party of horror! One family is about to find out there's no place like home when a troublesome troll starts taking over their building, transforming each apartment into an overgrown garden of ancient evil and turning tenants into a horde of hairy hobgoblins!

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TROLL Lock the doors and pull out the weedwacker for this house

Graveyard Shift: Troll and Ghoulies II Double Feature

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This Friday's Graveyard Shift screening is FINAL DESTINATION 2 and next week it's FRIGHT NIGHT PART II!
This Fridays Graveyard Shift screening is FINAL DESTINATION 2 and next week

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"Be assured that the film is, before anything else, deliciously funny and deeply affecting. And beautiful, oh so beautiful, as a work of coherent art." - the Wall Street Journal

We have a FREE prime-time screening of THE IRON GIANT on July 4th! Grab your spot: [ Spr.ly Link ]
Be assured that the film is before anything else deliciously funny and
Morgen Rose
Oscar Perez
Karyn Sobczak Lewis
“I want to be a part of building the next generation of cinephiles who love everything from classic Godard to the new Yorgos Lanthimos film to whatever Rian Johnson is doing with Star Wars. That’s what keeps me marching.”

The latest issue of Texas Monthly has a great profile by Dan Solomon covering how our sausage gets made. Hope you enjoy the read.
I want to be a part of building the next generation of

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Edgar Wright's getaway spectacular opens next week! For tickets: [ Spr.ly Link ]

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"Hemingway once wrote, 'the world's a fine place and worth fighting for.' I agree with the second part."

Tickets to David Fincher's SE7EN on 7/7/17: [ Spr.ly Link ]
Hemingway once wrote the worlds a fine place and worth fighting for
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Here's some FULL METAL JACKET trivia for you: while it's based on a novel called THE SHORT-TIMERS, Stanley Kubrick changed the title as he worried audiences would think the movie was about part time workers.

Spoiler: it for sure isn't. See FULL METAL JACKET at our one night only 30th anniversary screening on Monday, 6/26!
Heres some FULL METAL JACKET trivia for you while its based on

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Don't even think about it.

Our next Drafthouse Recommends title, The Big Sick, opens next month at the Alamo Drafthouse.