Movie Guide

July 16, 1997

Movie Guide

Films for Friday, Saturday and Sunday

(last updated for July 18-20)

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Austin Powers (PG-13)

A secret agent and renowned ladies' man frozen during the 1960s is thawed out to battle Dr. Evil in the present day. Mike Myers stars.

Long Meadow Cinemas: 7:10, 9:10 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 2:10 p.m.

Batman and Robin (PG-13)

The crime-fighting duo is joined by Batgirl in their fight against Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy. George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Arnold Schwarzeneggar, Uma Thurman and Alicia Silverstone star.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:30, 4:25, 6:55, 9:15 p.m.; Sat. 10:10 a.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 7:10, 9:45 p.m.

Con Air (R)

A paroled convict becomes the middleman between life and death when a prison transport plane is hijacked by the deadly criminals being taken to a super-maximum security facility. Nicholas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich star.

Valley Mall Cinemas: 1:30, 4:30, 7:20, 9:30 p.m.

STAR Movie Theatre: 8 p.m.

Contact (PG)

An astronomer discovers radio signals transmitted from outer space and hopes to become the single spokesperson for Earth as the world tries to decode the message. Jodi Foster, James Woods and Matthew McConaughey star. Scattered coarse language, adult situations, discreet nudity.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:20, 4, 6:45, 9:35 p.m.; Sat. - 10 a.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 1, 4, 7, 10 p.m.

The Daytrippers (Unrated)

Eliza thinks she leads a life of wedded bliss with her husband until she finds a letter indicating otherwise. Her family helps her find the truth.

.Shepherdstown Opera House: Fri. - 8 p.m.; Sat. - 5, 8 p.m.; Sun. - 2, 7 p.m.

Face/Off (R)

FBI agent Sean Archer must go undercover to investigate the location of a lethal biological weapon planted by terrorist-for-hire Castor Troy by "borrowing" Troy's face and identity. John Travolta and Nicolas Cage star.

Valley Mall Cinemas: 1, 4, 7, 9:40 p.m.

Southgate Theatre: 1, 4, 7, 9:45 p.m.

George of the Jungle (PG)

His theme song is even more legendary than the mysterious figure of the African jungle in this big screen version of the popular TV cartoon. Brendan Fraser and Leslie Mann star.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:35, 4:35, 7, 9 p.m.; Sat. - 10:15 a.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 12:45, 3, 5:10, 7:20, 9:30 p.m.

Hercules (G)

In this Disney animated feature, Hercules, the half-man, half-god son of Zeus, must prove himself a hero after discovering that the god of the Underworld wants to rule Mount Olympus. Voices of Danny DeVito, Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods, Charlton Heston.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 2, 5, 7:30, 9:30 p.m.; Sat. - 10:35 a.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 7, 9 p.m.

Liar Liar (PG)

A slick attorney is compelled to go 24 hours without telling a lie when his son's birthday wish magically comes true. Jim Carrey and Jennifer Tilly star.

Long Meadow Cinemas: 7:20, 9:20 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 2:20 p.m.

The Lost World (PG-13)

The test island for the failed Jurassic theme park never was destroyed, and five years after the disaster, mysterious lizard-like creatures are discovered on the shores of Costa Rica. Jeff Goldblum and Julianne Moore star.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:25, 4:20, 6:50, 9:10 p.m.; Sat. - 10:05 a.m.

Men in Black (PG-13)

Top secret government agents in charge of handling extraterrestrial immigration uncover an alien terrorist plan and must catch the evildoers before they destroy planet Earth. Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith and Linda Fiorentino star. Profanity, cartoonish violence.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:55, 4:55, 7:20, 9:45 p.m.

Southgate Theatre: 11:45 a.m., 2, 4:30, 7, 9:20 p.m.

Waynesboro Theatre: Fri./Sat. - 7, 9 p.m.; Sun. - 1:30, 7 p.m.

My Best Friend's Wedding (PG-13)

A food critic realizes she is in love with a sports writer who happens to be her best friend, but not until after he announces his engagement to another woman. Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney and Cameron Diaz star.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:50, 4:50, 7:15, 9:25 p.m.

Southgate Theatre: 1:15, 4:15, 7:15, 9:45 p.m.

Nothing to Lose (R)

Nick is taken hostage by a mugger. Nick is on the verge of a nervous breakdown and turns the table on the mugger and keeps him hostage. Martin Lawrence, Tim Robbins and Kelly Preston star.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:40, 4:40, 7:05, 9:05 p.m.; Sat. - 10:20 a.m.

Southgate Theatre: 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30, 9:30 p.m.

Operation Condor (PG-13)

While in an African forest, Jackie is called by an European Count to search for gold hidden in the desert during World War II. Jackie Chan stars. Martial arts action and some shootings.

Valley Mall Cinemas: 1:15, 3:15, 5:15, 7:15, 9:15 p.m.

Out to Sea (PG-13)

Two con artists board a cruise ship with the intent of defrauding rich widows. Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon star. Language and sex-related humor.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:45, 4:45, 7:10, 9:40 p.m.; Sat. - 10:25 a.m.

A Simple Wish (PG)

Anabel wishes for a fairy godmother to help her dad become a Broadway actor, but gets an inept spellcaster named Murray. Mara Wilson, Martin Short and Kathleen Turner star. Scattered vulgar language.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 2:05, 4:15, 7:25, 9:20 p.m.; Sat. - 10:30 a.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 1, 3, 5 p.m.

Sling Blade (R)

A man returns to his hometown after serving time in an asylum for a gruesome crime. Billy Bob Thorton stars.

Long Meadow Cinemas: 7, 9:30 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 2 p.m.
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