Movie Guide

February 05, 1998


Films for Friday, Saturday and Sunday

(Updated for February 12-February 19)

NOTE: The Movie Guide is updated every Thursday.

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Movie Net

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Premiere Magazine

Roger Ebert Movie Reviews

Screen It!

Siskel & Ebert

Sony Pictures

The Best Video Guide

The Movie Emporium

The Official Academy Awards

Universal Picture

Walt Disney

Warner Bros.

Click on the underlined titles to visit the movie's official web-site.

Amistad (R)

Fifty-three Africans aboard a slave ship broke their chains and tried to go home, but were captured by Americans. Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey and Anthony Hopkins star. Strong brutal violence and some nudity.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 6:45, 9:50 p.m.; Sat. - 9:55 a.m., 1:25 p.m.; Sun. - 1:25 p.m.

Shepherdstown Opera House: Fri. - 8 p.m.; Sat. - 4, 8 p.m.; Sun. - 2, 7 p.m.

As Good As It Gets (PG-13)

A novelist, cafe server and an artist form an unlikely bond. Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear and Cuba Gooding Jr. star.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 4:30, 6:55, 9:35 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:30 p.m.

Blues Brothers 2000 (PG-13)

Dan Aykroyd and John Goodman star together, featuring musical acts by Aretha Franklin, James Brown and B.B. King. Exotic dancing and some language.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 4:25, 6:50, 9:25 p.m.; Sat. - 10:25 a.m., 1:55 p.m.; Sun. - 1:55 p.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 7, 9:40 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1, 4 p.m.

The Borrowers (PG)

The peaceful co-existence between a normal human household and a clan of 4-inch people is threatened by the arrival of an evil lawyer. John Goodman stars.

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

Chambersburg Mall: 7, 9 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1, 3, 5 p.m.

Deep Rising (R)

Two men discover more than hidden treasure aboard a sunken ship. Something is slithering below the lower decks. Sci-fi violence and gore.

Valley Mall Cinemas: 7 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:30 p.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 9:45 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 4:45 p.m.

Desperate Measures (R)

A police officer must protect and contain a killer after he discovers he is a match to be the bone marrow donor for his dying son. Andy Garcia and Michael Keaton star. Violence and language.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 9:20 p.m.

Chambersburg Mall: 7:15 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:15 p.m.

Flubber (PG)

A scientist invents flying rubber in this remake of "The Absent-Minded Professor." Robin Williams stars.

Long Meadow Cinemas: 7, 9:30 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 2 p.m.Good Will Hunting (R)

A blue-collar brawler who possesses the IQ of Einstein is urged by an M.I.T. professor to exploit his intellect. Matt Damon and Robin Williams star. Strong language.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 4:35, 7:15, 9:45 p.m.; Sat. - 10:05 a.m., 1:35 p.m.; Sun. - 1:35 p.m.

Great Expectations (R)

A fisherman who becomes an artist faces troubles of the heart when he discovers the woman he has loved from afar will never love him back. Robert DeNiro, Ethan Hawke and Gwyneth Paltrow star. Language and some sexuality.

Valley Mall Cinemas: 7, 9:20 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:15, 4 p.m.

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

Hard Rain (R)

An armored car driver takes the money and runs with a relentless thief in wet pursuit as Indiana flood waters rise. Christian Slater, Morgan Freeman and Randy Quaid star. Violence.

Valley Mall Cinemas: 9:30 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 4:15 p.m.Home Alone 3 (PG)

Thieves searching for a top-secret computer chip hidden in a toy car get more than they bargained for when they go up against the owner of the toy. Alex D. Linz stars.

Long Meadow Cinemas: Sat./Sun. - 2:10 p.m.

I Know What You Did Last Summer (R)

Four teenagers joking about a horror story around a campfire discover it's no joke. Jennifer Love Hewitt stars.

Long Meadow Cinemas: 7:20, 9:10 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 2:20 p.m.

Kiss the Girls (R)

A forensic psychologist tracks a kidnapper-killer who is collecting young women. Morgan Freeman and Ashley Judd star.

Long Meadow Cinemas: 7:10, 9:20 p.m.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (R)

A gay antiques dealer is put on trial for shooting his lover in this fact-based tale. Kevin Spacey and John Cusack star.

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

Replacement Killers (R)

An assassin is a target for an assassination after failing to complete an assignment. Chow Yun-Fat and Miro Sorvino star.

Hagerstown Cinema 10: 4:50, 7:25, 9:15 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:50 p.m.

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

Sphere (PG-13)

A sphere is discovered on the bottom of the ocean floor and a group of scientists explore the possibilities of it origin. Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone and Samuel L. Jackson star.

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

Southgate Theatre: 7, 9:30 p.m.; Sat./Sun. - 1:45, 4:15 p.m.

Spice World (PG)

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