Movie Guide

August 20, 1997

Movie Guide

Films for Friday, Saturday and Sunday

(last updated for August 22-24)

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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: 1:30, 4:30, 6:45, 9 p.m.

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

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

Con Air (R)

A paroled convict becomes the middleman between life and death when a prison transport plane is hijacked by deadly criminals. Nicolas Cage, John Cusack and John Malkovich star.

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

Chambersburg Mall: 1:15, 4:15, 7:15, 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: 1:35, 4:35, 6:50, 9:05 p.m.; Sat. - 10 a.m.

Southgate Theatre: 7:30, 9:45 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:30, 4:30 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, 9:20 p.m.

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

Valley Mall Cinemas: 1:30, 4:30, 7:10, 9:40 p.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 1:20, 4:20, 7:20, 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: 2, 5, 7:15, 9:30 p.m.; Sat. - 10:20 a.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: 1:45 p.m.; Sat. - 10:10 a.m.

Leave it to Beaver (PG)

In this '90s verson, the Beav wants a bicycle so bad that he joins the football team to make his dad proud.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 2:05, 5:05, 7:20, 9:35 p.m.; Sat. - 10:25 a.m.

Southgate Theatre: 7, 9 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1, 3, 5 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, 9:20 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 2:10 p.m.

Masterminds (PG-13)

A security consultant takes an entire school hostage for ransom from his ex-boss, who is a successful entrepreneur. A 14-year-old tries to outwit him. Patrick Stewart stars. Violence and language.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:50, 4:50, 7:05, 9:20 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, 7:10, 9:25 p.m.; Sat. - 10:15 a.m.

Mimic (R)

In attempt to wipe out New York City's cockroach population, Dr. Tyler instead creates the conditions for the bugs to evolve into monsters. Mira Sorvino and Charles Dutton star. Terror, violence and language.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 1:40, 4:40, 6:55, 9:10 p.m.; Sat. - 10:05 a.m.

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

Money Talks (R)

Chris Tucker is wanted dead or alive when he becomes famous after a murder. His only hope is a journalist. Charlie Sheen and Heather Locklear star. Graphic violence and strong language.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 2:10, 5:10, 7:25, 9:40 p.m.; Sat. - 10:30 a.m.

Southgate Theatre: 7:15, 9:15 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:15, 3:15, 5:15 p.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: 4:45, 7, 9:15 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.

Shepherdstown Opera House: Fri./Sat. - 9:30 p.m.; Sun. - 7 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.

Long Meadow Cinemas: 7:20, 9:40 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 2:20 p.m.

STAR Movie Theatre, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.: 8 p.m.

Ponette (Unrated)

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

Shepherdstown Opera House: Fri./Sat. - 7 p.m.; Sun. - 2 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: 2:15, 5:15, 7:30, 9:45 p.m.; Sat. - 10:40 a.m.
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