THE LION KING Kicks Off March Lineup of Planters Bank Presents… Film Series

by RoxyRegionalTheatre on February 14, 2018

March comes “in like a lion” on the corner of Franklin and First in Historic Downtown Clarksville — THE LION KING, that is — when the Planters Bank Presents… Film Series at the Roxy Regional Theatre returns on Sunday, March 4, at 2:00pm, with Disney’s award-winning animated masterpiece. Tickets will be available at the Roxy Regional Theatre during regular box office hours, beginning February 26.

The March 2018 lineup of the Planters Bank Presents… Film Series includes the following family-friendly favorites:

Sunday, March 4 @ 2:00pm

Disney’s award-winning animated masterpiece follows the adventures of the young lion Simba, exiled after his wicked uncle, Scar, plots to usurp the throne and kills his father, King Mufasa. With the help of a hilarious meerkat named Timon and a warmhearted warthog named Pumbaa, Simba returns as an adult to take back his homeland from Scar and to claim his place in the “Circle of Life.”

Rating: G
Running time: 87 minutes
Release year: 1994
Directors: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff
Cast: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Nathan Lane, Moira Kelly


Sunday, March 11 @ 2:00pm

When Cinderella’s cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother, in Disney’s beloved animated classic. But when the clock strikes midnight, the spell is broken, leaving only a single glass slipper … the only key to the ultimate fairy-tale ending!

Rating: NR
Running time: 74 minutes
Release year: 1950
Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske
Cast: Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton, William Phipps, Rhoda Williams


Sunday, March 18 @ 2:00pm

When an earth-shattering quake kills both of his parents, a young brontosaurus named Littlefoot teams up with other orphaned dinosaurs to survive.

Rating: G
Running time: 69 minutes
Release year: 1988
Director: Don Bluth
Cast: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Helen Shaver, Candice Houston, Judith Barsi


Sunday, March 25 @ 2:00pm

Nutty professor Wayne spends his days and nights trying to get his miniaturization machine to work, and he succeeds … only to shrink his and his neighbor’s kids!

Rating: PG
Running time: 86 minutes
Release year: 1989
Director: Joe Johnston
Cast: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Kristine Sutherland, Thomas Brown


Sponsored by Planters Bank, the film series features vintage flicks and modern classics presented on selected Sunday afternoons in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 169-seat auditorium by means of equipment provided by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council. Since Roxy Regional Theatre Executive Director Ryan Bowie brought film back to the theatre this fall for the first time in 33 years, the corner of Franklin and First in historic downtown Clarksville has played host to such favorites as The Wizard of Oz, A Christmas Story, Hocus Pocus, Dirty Dancing, Toy Story, Beetlejuice, Forrest Gump, Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Citizen Kane and others.

Admission is $5 (cash or check only). Tickets for each film go on sale one week prior to the showing and are available at the box office between 9:00am and 2:00pm, Monday through Friday. Any remaining tickets are available at the door one hour prior to show time. Popcorn, assorted candy and bottled water are available as concessions.

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