Rio Theatre Friday Late Night Movies May 2014

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The Rio Theatre is serving up a strong lineup for May featuring some of the most frequently quoted films of our generation. These 19+ screenings can be complimented with a beverage from the theatre’s full service bar as you enjoy a night out with friends. Tickets are available online in advance or at the door for $8 or $6 if you come in costume.

Rio Theatre Friday Late Night Movies


Friday, May 2, 2014
Fight Club
(David Fincher, 1999) First rule of Fight Club: You do not talk about Fight Club. | Based on Chuck Palahniuk’s novel of the same name, Fight Club tells the story of insomniac office worker (Ed Norton) looking for a way to change his life who crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker (Brad Pitt), and together form an underground “fight club.” Also starring Helena Bonham Carter, Jared Leto, and Meat Loaf. Hosted by Daniel Chai.

Friday, May 9, 2014
Natural Born Killers
(Oliver Stone, 1994) I’ve loved you since the day we met. | Director Oliver Stone took a story by Quentin Tarantino about the misadventures of social outcasts in love Mickey (Woody Harrelson) and Mallory (Juliette Lewis), and crafted a deft, wild commentary on contemporary culture’s obsession with sensationalist media, the glorification of violence, and the “fame factory.” Featuring memorable performances by Tommy Lee Jones, Rodney Dangerfield, and Robert Downey Jr.

Friday, May 16, 2014
(Amy Heckerling, 1995) Sex. Clothes. Popularity. Is there a problem here? | Is there a movie as synonymous with the 90s as Amy Heckerling’s Clueless? Hard to say. What we can say is that this is one of the Rio’s most requested titles – even the staff have been asking for it! Adapted from Jane Austen’s novel Emma, Clueless is a classic high school comedy about a rich, do-good student in Beverly Hills named Cher (Alicia Silverstone) who tries to boost a new pupil’s (Brittany Murphy) popularity, while reckoning with the inevitable affairs of the teenaged heart that get in the way. Also starring Paul Rudd, Donald Faison, and Stacey Dash.

Friday, May 23, 2014
Mulholland Drive
(David Lynch, 2001) An actress longing to be a star. A woman searching for herself. Both worlds will collide…on Muholland Drive. | After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality. Starring Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Robert Forster.

Friday, May 30, 2014
Top Gun
(Tony Scott, 1986) Talk to me, Goose. | Top Gun is 110 minutes of pure, Reagan-era awesome. Tony Scott’s incredibly visual, kinetic story about a “maverick” fighter pilot in training (Tom Cruise) who gets his breath taken away while never losing that loving feeling for his civilian instructor (Kelly McGillis), is a quotable feast that features a killer 80s soundtrack (Kenny Loggins!) and some seriously awesome mid-air dogfights. Also starring Tom Skerritt, Anthony Edwards, Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, and Tim Robbins.

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  1. Chris (@lyteforce)Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 — 10:05pm PDT

    I may be biased, but nothing beats Top Gun on the big screen. Had a great time watching the one week re-release.

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