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Marcus Theatres October Fright Nights

Marcus Theatres Announces October Fright Nights!

This October, come see your favorite horror films back on the big screen during Marcus Theatres‘ Fright Nights Film Series! Every weekend in October, Marcus Cinemas brings you a different horror classic. The films show at 10:00pm each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night in October. Admission is just $5.00!

Here’s the 2017 lineup…

The Shining

The Shining – October 5, 6, 7

Genre:Drama Horror
Rating: R,
Runtime: 2:24
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Starring:Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers, Barry Nelson
Synopsis: Frustrated writer Jack Torrance takes a job as the winter caretaker at the ominous, mountain-locked Overlook Hotel so that he can write in peace. When he arrives there with his wife and son, they learn that the previous caretaker had gone mad. Slowly Jack becomes possessed by the evil, demonic presence in the hotel.
Nightmare On Elm Street

A Nightmare On Elm Street – October 12, 13, 14

Genre:Horror Suspense/Thriller
Rating: R,
Runtime: 1:31
Director: Wes Craven
Starring: John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Heather Langenkamp, Amanda Wyss, Johnny Depp
Synopsis: A group of teenagers are terrorized by “Freddy Krueger”, an evil being who gets to his victims by entering their dreams and killing them with gloves that have knife blades attached to each finger.

The Exorcist – October 19, 20, 21

Rating: R,
Runtime: 2:12
Director: William Friedkin
Starring: Linda Blair, Max Von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn, Jason Miller
Synopsis: When young Regan starts acting odd — levitating, speaking in tongues — her worried mother seeks medical help, only to hit a dead end. A local priest, however, thinks the girl may be seized by the Devil. The priest makes a request to perform an exorcism, and the church sends in an expert to help with the difficult job.

Halloween – October 26, 27, 28

Genre: Horror Suspense/Thriller
Rating: R,
Runtime: 1:41
Director: John Carpenter
Starring: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Nancy Kyes, P.J. Soles, Charles Cyphers
Synopsis: A young boy kills his sister on Halloween of 1963, and is sent to a mental hospital. 15 years later he escapes and returns to his home town in order to wreak havoc. 
Kick ass! I’ve never seen Halloween or The Shining in the theater, so I’m very much looking forward to October Fright Nights! Marcus Theatres has locations in 9 states all over the Midwest. Click here to find a location near you!
Who’s ready for October Fright Nights?

About Kenn Hoekstra

Screenwriter. Blogger. Horror Movie Aficionado. Wisconsin Sports Fan. IT Guy. Father. Smartass. People's Champion. TIME Person of the Year - 2006.

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