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Marcus Theatres bringing back old favorites with retro series offerings

(CBS 58) -- With summer coming to an end, Marcus Theatres is bringing back some old favorites to the big screen. 

“LORD OF THE RINGS” RETRO SERIES:

Return to Middle-earth with the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. For just $5, moviegoers can see the extended editions of all three films on Sundays at noon and Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.marcustheatres.com/marcus-specials/marcus-film-series/the-lord-of-the-rings-retro-series.

August 12, 13 and 15: “The Fellowship of the Ring” — Rated PG 13

A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.

August 19, 20 and 22: “The Two Towers” — Rated PG 13

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron’s new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

August 26, 27 and 29: “The Return of the King” — Rated PG 13

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron’s army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Participating Wisconsin locations include: BistroPlex Southridge in Greendale, Majestic Cinema of Brookfield, Menomonee Falls Cinema, Palace Cinema in Sun Prairie, Point Cinema in Madison, Ridge Cinema in New Berlin, South Shore Cinema in Oak Creek, and Valley Grand Cinema in Appleton. 

“CLASSIC MATINEES” RETRO SERIES:

Turn back the clock with these classic musicals. For just $5, moviegoers can re-live all their favorites on Sundays at 4 p.m. and Mondays and Wednesdays at 2 p.m. For tickets and more information about additional titles in the series (runs through December), visit: http://www.marcustheatres.com/marcus-specials/marcus-film-series/classic-matinees-retro-series.

August 5, 6 and 8: “Blue Hawaii” — Rated PG

After arriving back in Hawaii from the Army, Chad Gates defies his parents’ wishes to work at the family pineapple business and instead decides to work as a tour guide at his girlfriend’s agency.

September 2, 3 and 5: “Hello, Dolly!” — Rated G

Matchmaker Dolly Levi travels to Yonkers to find a partner for “half-a-millionaire” Horace Vandergelder, convincing Horace’s family and his employees to travel to New York City along the way.

Participating Wisconsin locations include: North Shore Cinema in Mequon, Palace Cinema in Sun Prairie, Ridge Cinema in New Berlin, and Valley Grand Cinema in Appleton. 

LABOR DAY RETRO REWIND:

Revel in two cult classics this Labor Day weekend. For showtimes, tickets and more information, visit www.MarcusTheatres.com.

August 31 – September 3: “Jaws” — Rated PG

A local sheriff, a marine biologist and an old seafarer team up to hunt down a great white shark wreaking havoc at a beach resort.

August 31 – September 3: “The Goonies” — Rated PG

In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of young misfits set out to find a pirate’s ancient and valuable treasure.

Participating Wisconsin locations include: Bay Park Cinema in Ashwaubenon, BistroPlex Southridge in Greendale, Cedar Creek Cinema in Rothschild, Hillside Cinema in Delafield, La Cross Cinema, Majestic Cinema of Brookfield, Menomonee Falls Cinema, North Shore Cinema, Oshkosh Cinema, Palace Cinema in Sun Prairie, Point Cinema in Madison, Renaissance Cinema in Sturtevant, Ridge Cinema in New Berlin, Sheboygan Cinema, South Shore Cinema in Oak Creek, and Valley Grand Cinema in Appleton.


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