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You Can See Other Movies This Week Besides ‘Thor’

Just putting that out there. And here's what they are.

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Maybe you’re the type of person who wants to see every Harry Potter movie in a row. Maybe you’re the type of person who wants to see a Sinéad O’Connor documentary. The local movie world is big enough for all kinds.

Special Screenings This Week

Thursday, July 7

Spirit Untamed (2021)
Emagine Willow Creek
Been trying to figure out how this not-exactly-sequel is connected to Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron but the Spirit Cinematic Universe is too confusing for me. $3. 10 p.m. all week. More info here.

Inland Empire (2006)
The Heights
OK, I’m pretty sure this is the last time you can see David Lynch’s latest (final?) movie locally. $12. 7 p.m. More info here.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)
Parkway Theater
The Parkway’s weeklong Harry Potter marathon starts here. With pre-screening trivia. $9/$12 or $72 for a series pass (includes popcorn). Trivia at 7 p.m. Screening at 7:30 p.m. More info here.

Babe (1995)
Riverview Theater
You’ll believe a pig can herd sheep. $1. 10:30 a.m. More info here.

Jurassic Dominion (2022)
Trylon
Starring Eric Roberts, the grandfather of a half-Minnesotan child. $8. 4:30 p.m. More info here.

Friday, July 8

Sing (2016)
Alamo Drafthouse
At least parents can grab a beer. $5. 3:05 p.m. More info here.

The Boss Baby: Family Business (2021)
Emagine Willow Creek
A baby who’s a boss? This I gotta see. $3. All week 10:30 a.m. More info here.

American Underdog (2021)
Hiawatha School Park
There’s no need to fear! Free. Dusk. More info here.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) 
Parkway Theater
This is the one that has a chamber of secrets, I’m pretty sure. $9/$12. 7:30 p.m. More info here

Thor: God of Thunder (2022)
Trylon
Yep, that’s right! This is the new Thor movie all right! $8. 5 p.m. Also Saturday, Monday-Wednesday 5 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m. More info here.

Chess of the Wind (1976)
Trylon
With an inheritance at stake, members of a wealthy family conspire against each other. Banned in Iran after the revolution and lost for decades. $8. Friday-Saturday 7 & 9 p.m. Sunday 3 & 5 p.m. More info here.

Saturday, July 9

Young Frankenstein (1974)
Lake Nokomis Community Center
Mel Brooks’s classic is now older than the horror movies it parodies were when he filmed this. Free. Dusk. More info here.

Catvideofest
The Main
For fans of cats, videos, and fests. $12. 1:15 p.m. Also Sunday. More info here.

Spirited Away (2001)
Parkway Theater
My absolute fave Miyazaki, if you care. (Yeah, pretty basic choice, I know.) $5-$10. 1 p.m. More info here.

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Parkway Theater
AKA “the good one.” $9/$12. 7:30 p.m. More info here

Sunday, July 10

Transformers (2007)
AMC Rosedale 14/AMC Southdale 16
Bumblebee is a VW Beetle, y’all can go straight to hell. $16.13. 3 & 7 p.m. More info here.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Emagine Willow Creek
Is Julian Glover’s American accent as bad as I remember it? $7.95. 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. Also Wednesday. More info here.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
Parkway Theater
Sorry, I’m running out of jokes to make about Harry Potter movies. $9/$12. 7:30 p.m. More info here

Bad Lieutenant 2: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
Trylon
You’re not iguana miss this one. $8. 7 p.m. Also Monday-Tuesday 7 & 9 p.m. More info here.

Monday, July 11

Perfect Blue (2002)
Alamo Drafthouse
When a star leaves pop for the movies, she enrages a stalkerish fan in this classic anime. $10. 6:30 p.m. More info here.

The Beyond (1981)
Emagine Willow Creek
Lucio Fulci’s Italian horror classic. $6. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

The Parent Trap (1961)
The Heights
Hayley Mills > Lindsay Lohan. $12. 7:30 p.m. More info here.

Field of Dreams (1989)
Northeast Park
RIP Ray Liotta. Free. Dusk. More info here.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)
Parkway Theater
These kids seem pretty cool in real life, though. Glad they got that wizard money. $9/$12. 7:30 p.m. More info here

Tuesday, July 12

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Parkway Theater
Jesus Christ, how long do wizards go to school for? $9/$12. 7:30 p.m. More info here

Sing 2 (2021)
Waite Park
Talking koalas or some shit. Free. Dusk. More info here.

Wednesday, July 13

The Deer King (2022)
AMC Rosedale 14/AMC Southdale 16/Emagine Willow Creek
A pack of wild dogs carries a mysterious plague. You know, regular anime stuff. $16.13. 7 p.m. More info here.

The Merry Widow (2015)
AMC Rosedale 14/AMC Southdale 16
From the Metropolitan Opera. $19.35. 1 & 6:30 p.m. More info here.

Hidden Figures (2016)
The Commons 
Meet the Black women who made the space program work. Free. Dusk. More info here.

Secret Movie Night
Emagine Willow Creek
I bet it’s not Boss Baby: Family Business. $10. 7 p.m. More info here.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (2010)
Parkway Theater
Just make a five-hour movie, you cowards. $9/$12. 7:30 p.m. More info here

Nothing Compares (2022)
Trylon
If you don’t know what a force Sinéad O’Connor was at her height, this is for you. If you were one of the dicks who mocked her, you don’t deserve this. $12. 7 p.m. More info here.

Crystal Lake (2016)/Kids (1995)
Walker Art Center
Filmmaker Jennifer Reeder begins her month of curating films at the Walker by pairing her own short film, Crystal Lake, with Larry Clark & Harmony Korine’s AIDS-teen moral-panic flick Kids. $10-$12. 7 p.m. More info here

Opening This Week

Apples
A man must reconstruct his life after a global pandemic (again?!) causes mass amnesia.

Thor: Love and Thunder
Think Chris Hemsworth ever wonders what it would like to play someone besides Thor in a movie?

Ongoing in Local Theaters

The Bad Guys

The Black Phone

The Bob’s Burgers Movie

Downton Abbey: A New Era

Elvis (read our review here)

Everything Everywhere All at Once

The Forgiven

The Human Trial

Jurassic World: Dominion

Lightyear

Minions: The Rise of Gru

Mr. Malcolm’s List

Official Competition

The Phantom of the Open (read our review here)

Top Gun: Maverick (read our review here)