Game Over: TOMMY

Director Ken Russell
Year 1975
Starring Roger Daltry, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Tina Turner, Jack Nicholson, Oliver Reed, Ann-Margaret
Rating PG
Run Time 121min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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Join us this October for GAME OVER - a month-long celebration of video game culture. From the arcade to the home console, we're spotlighting some of the best (or at least first) video game movies!

We close out the series with TOMMY, the 1975 rock opera based on The Who's seminal 1969 album. Ken Russell directs this classic musical featuring a cast that includes Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Eric Clapton, Tina Turner, Elton John and Jack Nicholson - in addition to The Who themselves.

Rendered blind, deaf, and mute by witnessing the murder of his war-hero father by his step-dad, Tommy discovers his true talent in playing pinball through intuition. His fame spreads and fortune follows, but after regaining all his senses, he becomes a new kind of Messiah as he shares simple stories of his inner life. Ken Russell’s non-stop, relentless visualization of the famous rock opera will leave you gasping for breath.

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