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Talking Goats, Annoying Guys You Can’t See, and Slashers Gal(g)ore on the Big Screen This Week

Pretty much every movie you can see in Twin Cities theaters this week.

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Scenes from ‘The Witch’ and ‘The Invisible Man’

The scary, gory movies keep coming this week, of course. In addition, the annual Cine Latino festival begins at the Main Cinema on Wednesday—we'll have the bulk of its screenings in next week's listings.

Thursday, October 5

Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Alamo Drafthouse
An over-the-top slasher cult classic. $10. 6:30 p.m. More info here.

Mother Theresa & Me (2023)
AMC Rosedale 14/AMC Southdale/Showplace ICON
A hardboiled nun and a scrappy street kid team up to solve a series of mysterious crimes in Calcutta. OK, not really, but... what if? $10. 7 p.m. More info here.

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete (2013)
Capri Theater
A 13-year-old and a 9-year-old team up to survive in the Brooklyn projects. Free for North Side residents, $5 otherwise. 7 p.m. More info here.

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Grandview 1&2
Not to be pedantic, but there are actually several nightmares. $12. 9:15 p.m. Saturday 11:59 p.m. More info here.

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
The Heights
KHAAAAAAAAAAAAN!!! $12. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

Night of the Living Dead (1968)
The Parkway
What if the humans are more dangerous than the zombies? You ever thought of that? $9/$12. Pre-show music from The Very Bad Days at 7 p.m. Screening at 8 p.m. More info here.

The Exorcists (2023)
Why settle for just one exorcist? $8. 1 p.m. More info here.

Friday, October 6

Possession (1981)
Alamo Drafthouse
Isabelle Adjani, she's just so pale. $10. 6:30 p.m. More info here.

Scream It Off Screen
This seems to sell out in advance every month now. Totally deserved success. $13/$19. 8 p.m. More info here.

Scream (1996)
In case you're in the mood to watch Drew Barrymore suffer. $8. Friday 7 p.m. Saturday 9:30. Sunday 3 p.m. More info here.

Scream 2 (1997)
What could be more meta than a sequel? $8. Friday 9:15 p.m. Saturday 7 p.m. Sunday 5:15 p.m. More info here.

Saturday, October 7

Frankenstein (1931) & The Invisible Man (1933)
Alamo Drafthouse
OK, we all know Karloff's Frankenstein is great, but don't sleep on Claude Rains's The Invisible Man. For 70 minutes, the world's most annoying person pushes over baby carriages, derails trains, and rants about how he's gonna rule the world. $13. 3 p.m. More info here.

Goosebumps (2015)
Emagine Willow Creek
Uh oh, the monsters have broken loose from R.L. Stine's books. $3.03. 1:30 p.m. More info here.

The Addams Family (2019)
Emagine Willow Creek
The cartoon version. $3.03. 11 a.m. More info here.

The Departed (2006)
Lagoon Cinema
The rat is funny. Get over it. $5. 1:30 p.m. Sunday 4:10 p.m. Wednesday 7 p.m. More info here.

Hocus Pocus (1993)
The Parkway
Is it a classic or did you see it when you were seven? $5-$10. 1 p.m. More info here.

Sunday, October 8

Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Alamo Drafthouse
When exactly did Tim Burton lose it? Maybe earlier than you think. $10. 12:05 p.m. More info here.

House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
AMC Rosedale 14/AMC Southdale 16/Emagine Willow Creek
*Rapture voice* HOUSE OF/A THOUSAND CORPSES. Also Wednesday. $16.20. 4 & 7 p.m. More info here.

Knife + Heart (2018)
Emagine Willow Creek
I don't have to tell you what that equals. $10.85. 7 p.m. More info here.

The Twilight Sage: Eclipse (2010)
Emagine Willow Creek
Well, I'm glad Rob and Kristen got paid. Also Wednesday. $10.75. 3:30 & 6:30 p.m. More info here.

¡Hola Cine! 
A selection of family-friendly Latinx short films. Part of Cine Latino. Free. 10:30 a.m. More info here.

Cure (1997)
Very creepy. Very Japanese. $8. 7:45 p.m. Monday-Tuesday 7 & 9:15 p.m. More info here.

Monday, October 9

The Craft (1999)
Alamo Drafthouse
Teen witches gone wild! $10. 6:30 p.m. More info here.

The House of the Devil (2009)
Emagine Willow Creek
Early Ti West, with a pre-directorial Greta Gerwig. $6. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

Rosemary's Baby (1968)
The Heights
Still wild that women walked out of a movie about Satanic impregnation saying "I want that haircut." $12. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

Tuesday, October 10

Dicks: The Musical (2023)
Alamo Drafthouse
Shoulda kept the Broadway title: Fucking Identical Twins. An advance screening. $13.50. 7:25 p.m. More info here.

Sorcerer (1977)
Alamo Drafthouse
RIP William Friedkin. $7. 6:30 p.m. More info here.

The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
Alamo Drafthouse
A feminist commentary on slasher sexism. $7. 8:45 p.m. More info here.

What Rhymes With Reason (2023)
AMC Rosedale 14/AMC Southdale 16/Emagine Willow Creek
Season. Treason. Pleasin'. Silesian. $16.35. 7 p.m. More info here.

Wednesday, October 11

Dark Harvest (2023)
Alamo Drafthouse
If I lived in a rural town where the youth had to battle an evil creature every Halloween, I would simply move. $13.50. 7:25 p.m. More info here.

The Thing (1982)
Alamo Drafthouse
What kind of a thing, Mr. Carpenter? Can you be more specific? $10. 6:30 p.m. More info here.

Secret Movie Night
Emagine Willow Creek
A local notable picks a movie, and you find out what it is when the lights go down. $10.09. 7 p.m. More info here.

The Witch (2015)
Grandview 1&2
Maybe the only good talking animal movie. $12. 9:15 p.m. More info here.

Radical (2023)
The Main
An inspirational teacher works with struggling students at a Mexican school. Part of Cine Latino. $20. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

Rosemary's Baby (1968)
The Parkway
In case you missed Monday's screening at The Heights. $9/$12. 8 p.m. More info here.

Ghosts of the Chelsea Hotel (and Other Rock & Roll Stories) (2023)
A look at the longstanding cultural significance of the New York hotel. Presented by Sound Unseen. $13. 7 p.m. More info here.

Opening This Week

Follow the links for showtimes.

The Exorcist: Believer
How'd they rope poor Ellen Burstyn into this?

Hocus Pocus
Your childhood witchy fave is back in theaters.

A "charming stranger" shows up? Oh, that's never good news.

The Royal Hotel
Julia Garner starred in director Kitty Green's terrificThe Assistant, and the two are back together for a movie about American backpackers who get in over their heads in the Outback.

She Came to Me
Peter Dinklage is a composer having troubles with his new opera. We've all been there.

When Evil Lurks
Hearing good advance buzz about this Argentinian horror flick.

Ongoing in Local Theaters

Follow the links for showtimes.

Barbie (read our review here)

Blue Beetle


Camp Hideout

Carlos: The Santana Journey

The Creator

Dumb Money


A Haunting in Venice


The Lion King

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3

Oppenheimer (read our review here)

Past Lives (read our review here)

Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie

Saw X

The Shining

Stop Making Sense

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

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