Movie Guide

August 13, 1997

Movie Guide

Films for Friday, Saturday and Sunday

(last updated for August 15-17)

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Air Bud (PG)

A lonely boy's life is transformed when he befriends a dog who teaches him to play basketball. Michael Jeter stars.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:45, 4:45, 7:10, 9:20 p.m.; Sat. - 10:10 a.m.

Southgate Theatre: Fri. - 7 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:45, 4 p.m.

Air Force One (R)

The U.S. president, with a policy not to negotiate with terrorists, must decide whether or not to stand his ground after the presidential plane is hijacked with the First Lady and First Daughter on board. Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman star.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:50, 4:25, 6:55, 9:15 p.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 1:30, 4, 7, 9:30 p.m.

Conspiracy Theory (R)

A paranoid taxi driver discovers his theories of conspiracy are true. Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts and Patrick Stewart star.

Valley Mall Cinemas: 1:15, 4:15, 7, 9:40 p.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 1:15, 4:15, 7:15, 9:45 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: 6:45, 9:15 p.m.

Southgate Theatre: 9:45 p.m.

Cop Land (R)

A small town New Jersey sheriff idolizes the cops of New York City, some of whom live in his town. He learns something that may change his mind. Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta star.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 2:10, 4:20, 6:50, 9:30 p.m.; Sat. - 10 a.m.

Southgate Theatre: 7:30, 9:45 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:30, 4:30 p.m.

The English Patient (R)

An unidentified plane crash survivor is found, and a nurse helps him regain his memory. Ralph Fiennes, Kristin Scott Thomas and Willem Dafoe star. Full nudity and wartime violence.

Long Meadow Cinemas: 8 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 2 p.m.

Event Horizon (R)

In the year 2047, a group of astronauts is sent to investigate and salvage a long lost starship. Laurence Fishburne and Sam Neill star.

Valley Mall Cinemas: 1, 4, 7:15, 9:30 p.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 1, 3:10, 5:20, 7:30, 9:40 p.m.

Free Willy 3: The Rescue (PG)

Max is an 11-year-old whose dad is teaching him the family business - illegal whale hunting. Jason James Richter and Patrick Kilpatrick star. A few bad words.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 2, 5 p.m.; Sat. - 10:25 a.m

G.I. Jane (R)

Navy intelligence officer Lt. Jordan O'Neal is recruited to be a test case to be the first woman to train for the Navy SEALS. Demi Moore stars.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: Sneak preview Sat. - 7:30 p.m.

Chambersburg Mall: Sneak preview Sat. - 7:15 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: Fri./Sun. - 1:20, 4:20, 7:20, 9:30 p.m.; Sat. - 1:20, 4:20, 9:30 p.m.

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

Good Burger (PG)

Two guys must save Good Burger from losing customers to Mondo Burger. Sinbad and Shaquille O'Neal star. Language, comic violence, mild sex-related humor.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 2:05, 4:15 p.m.; Sat. - 10:05 a.m.

Hercules (G)

The half-man, half-god son of Zeus must prove himself a hero. Voices are Danny DeVito, James Woods and Charlton Heston.

STAR Movie Theatre, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.: 8 p.m.; Sat - 2 p.m.

Lost World (PG-13)

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

Long Meadow Cinemas: 7, 9:30 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 2:10 p.m.

Men in Black (PG-13)

Two government agents uncover an alien terrorist plan and must catch the evildoers before they destroy 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.; Sat. - 10:35 a.m.

My Best Friend's Wedding (PG-13)

A food critic realizes she is in love with 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: 1:30, 4:50, 7:15, 9:25 p.m.; Sat. - 10:40 a.m.

Nothing to Lose (R)

A man is taken hostage by a mugger, but the victim turns the tables on the mugger and holds him hostage. Martin Lawrence, Tim Robbins and Kelly Preston star. Raw language.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: Fri./Sun. - 7:30, 9:40 p.m.; Sat. - 9:40 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.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: Fri./Sun. - 7:30, 9:40 p.m.; Sat. - 9:40 p.m.

Picture Perfect (PG-13)

To advance her career and attract her boss, Kate gets a fictional fiance. Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Bacon and Jay Mohr star.

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

Southgate Theatre: 7:15, 9:30 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:15, 4:15 p.m.

Ponette (Unrated)

A four-year-old tries to come to terms on her mother's death.

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

Spawn (PG-13)

Al is killed by his boss and goes to hell. He makes a deal with the devil to see his wife and receives super powers. Michael Jai White stars.

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

Southgate Theatre: 7, 9 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1, 3, 5 p.m.

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