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August events announced!

Read about upcoming events at Alamo Drafthouse in Winchester

August events announced!


Tuesday, August 2

The Smurfs Pajama Party

The Smurfs made their big screen debut in late-July to packed theaters and enthusiastic audiences. Join us on Tuesday, August 2 at 10:15 am in your pajamas and watch The Smurfs in 2D with optional all-you-can-eat cereal! Smurf yourself some tickets right here.


Tuesday, August 2

Big Screen Classics: Blue Velvet

David Lynch is responsible for an entire generation of moviegoers drinking Pabst Blue Ribbon. Find out why as we feature a 25th anniversary screening Blue Velvet on a 35MM print. There will be one show only, and tickets are only $3 and are available here.


Thursday, August 4

Grease Sing-Along!

You know all the songs, so put that knowledge to use. Join us to sing-along to Grease with on-screen lyrics! Tickets are only $5 and are available here. Everyone gets candy cigarettes to roll in their sleeves, combs to comb-along with Danny, bubbles for "Beauty School Drop-Out" and more! Start practicing your best Hand Jive now...


Thursday, August 4

Midnight Premiere - Rise of the Planet of the Apes

James Franco stars in an origin story set in present day San Francisco, where man's own experiments with genetic engineering lead to the development of intelligence in apes and the onset of a war for supremacy. It's one of the last big movies of the summer, and you can catch it first at our midnight premiere. Click here to buy tickets.


Tuesday, August 9

Fright Night

Originally released in 1985, Fright Night tells the story of a teenager that believes his new neighbor might be a vampire. The popular film has been remade and will debut in late August. In anticipation of the release of the new version of Fright Night starring Colin Farrell, we will watch the original 1985 film on a 35MM print on August 9! Tickets are only $3.


Thursday, August 11

Forever is Forever CD Release Party

Local band Forever is Forever is gearing up to play the legendary 9:30 Club with a CD release party at the Alamo Winchester! Catch a live set and meet the band. Tickets are $5.


Tuesday, August 16

Girlie Night: Some Kind of Wonderful

Girlie Night returns with girlie drinks and the '80sJohn Hughes film Some Kind of Wonderful, starring Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Lea Thompson. We will screen the film on a 35MM print. Tickets are $5 and available here.


Wednesday, August 17


Join us as we celebrate Robert De Niro’s birthday with a special screening of Martin Scorsese’s film Goodfellas.  All-you-can-eat spaghetti will be available for an additional charge from your server.  Eat plate after plate of pasta as Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy. Tickets are only $3.


Thursday, August 18

The Action Pack Presents:Talladega Nights Quote-Along

It’s coming at you like a spider monkey…it’s the Talladega Nights Quote-Along!  We will have on-screen dialogue for your quoting pleasure, and everyone gets cool props like mini-checkered flags and maracas so you can “shake n’ bake” with Cal Naughton, Jr. and Ricky Bobby.  Buy your tickets soon, because “if you’re not first, you’re last”, and you don’t want to miss out on this one.


Monday, August 22

Spy Kids 4 Spy Party

Kids get spy toys!  Tickets on sale soon.


Monday, August 22 – Friday, August 26

The African Queen

Humphrey Bogart won the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of a gin-swilling riverboat captain who is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary (Katherine Hepburn) to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.  Tickets are $3 and available here.


Wednesday, August 24

The Action Pack Presents: Pop Princess Sing-Along

Bring your friends and sing-along to videos from Madonna, Lady Gaga, Christina, Spice Girls, and more!  There will be live microphones, on-screen lyrics, and props so you can be a part of the action.  Tickets are $5.


Thursday, August 25

Big Screen Classics: Repo Man

Emilio Estevez stars in the ultimate punk rock film, featuring a hilarious script and a soundtrack featuring Black Flag, Iggy Pop, and Fear.  Tickets are $3 and available here.


Saturday, August 27

Fangoria Night!

Writers from Fangoria will be on hand to screen three horror shorts, including Trilogy of Blood, Caprice, and Feather. Directors and actors from Caprice and Feather will be on hand, and Fangoria will bring plenty of goodies to go around! After the films, The Deadneks – who star in Trilogy of Blood and are featured on the soundtrack to Feather - will take the stage for a live set.  Tickets on sale soon.


Wednesday, August 31

Horror Remix: Baked

The ever-popular Horror Remix returns with puppet hosts Cheescake and Thunderclap and free tickets.  Tickets are available at the box office only.  Click here for more information.


Wednesday, August 31

The Worst Movie Ever!

Immediately following Horror Remix, stick around for The Worst Movie Ever, featuring a robot alien and Santa Claus.  Seriously.  Tickets are $5. 


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