GHOSTBUSTERS Kicks Off Fall Lineup of Planters Bank Presents… Film Series

by RoxyRegionalTheatre on September 27, 2018

“Who you gonna call?” Everyone’s favorite paranormal investigators are coming to the corner of Franklin and First in Historic Downtown Clarksville when the Planters Bank Presents… Film Series returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre on Sunday, October 7, at 2:00pm, with the original 1984 comedy GHOSTBUSTERS. Tickets will be available at the Roxy Regional Theatre during regular box office hours beginning October 1.

The complete Fall 2018 lineup of the Planters Bank Presents… Film Series includes the following films:

Sunday, October 7 @ 2:00pm

After the members of a team of scientists (Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis) lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City, they decide to become “ghostbusters” to wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money. After stumbling upon a gateway to another dimension, a doorway that will release evil upon the city, the Ghostbusters must now save New York from complete destruction.

Rating: PG
Running time: 107 minutes
Release year: 1984
Director: Ivan Reitman
Cast: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Sigourney Weaver, Ernie Hudson


Sunday, October 14 @ 2:00pm

The master of suspense weaves his greatest tale! An ad exec, played by Cary Grant, pursues — and is pursued by — foreign spies, from New York to the top of Mount Rushmore in this monumental Hitchcock classic highlighted by the famed crop-duster sequence.

Rating: NR
Running time: 136 minutes
Release year: 1959
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Leo G. Carroll, Jessie Royce Landis


Sunday, October 21 @ 2:00pm

Young Victor Frankenstein (Charlie Tahan) is a science nerd and outsider at school, but he does have one good friend: his dog, Sparky. But then tragedy strikes, and Sparky shuffles off this mortal coil. Victor is heartbroken, but his science teacher (Martin Landau) gives him an idea of how to jolt old Sparky back to life. The experiment is successful, and all goes well, until Victor’s fellow students steal his secret and use it to resurrect other dead animals — with monstrous consequences.

Rating: PG
Running time: 90 minutes
Release year: 2012
Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Charlie Tahan, Winona Ryder, Martin Landau, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short


Sunday, October 28 @ 2:00pm

When monsters want to get away from it all, they go to Count Dracula’s Hotel Transylvania, a lavish resort where they can be themselves without humans around to bother them. On one special weekend, Dracula (played by Adam Sandler) invites creatures like the Invisible Man, the Mummy and others to celebrate the 118th birthday of his daughter, Mavis (Selena Gomez). However, an unforeseen complication unfolds when an ordinary human unwittingly crashes the party and falls in love with Mavis.

Rating: PG
Running time: 91 minutes
Release year: 2012
Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Cast: Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, Kevin James, Fran Drescher


Sunday, November 18 @ 2:00pm

While on a business trip in Los Angeles, corporate raider Edward (Richard Gere) picks up a prostitute, Vivian (Julia Roberts), on a lark. After Edward hires Vivian to stay with him for the weekend, the two get closer, only to discover there are significant hurdles to overcome as they try to bridge the gap between their very different worlds.

Rating: R
Running time: 117 minutes
Release year: 1990
Director: Garry Marshall
Cast: Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hector Elizondo, Ralph Bellamy, Jason Alexander


Sunday, November 25 @ 2:00pm

Mary Contrary (Annette Funicello) is set to marry Tom Piper (Tommy Sands) when he is kidnapped by two goons working for the evil Barnaby (Ray Bolger), who wants to marry Mary for her inheritance. Instead of killing Tom as instructed, the pair sell him to Gypsies, which allows Tom to rescue Mary. Soon afterward, Tom and Mary encounter the odd Toymaker (Ed Wynn), who becomes a pawn in Barnaby’s new scheme.

Rating: G
Running time: 106 minutes
Release year: 1961
Director: Jack Donohue
Cast: Ray Bolger, Tommy Sands, Annette Funicello, Ed Wynn, Henry Calvin


Sunday, December 2 @ 2:00pm

A doubting 8-year-old boy is whisked to the North Pole on a magical train for a meeting with Santa. Meanwhile, the train’s conductor, along with the other young passengers, help turn the boy’s crisis in faith into a wondrous journey of self-discovery.

Rating: G
Running time: 100 minutes
Release year: 2004
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Tom Hanks, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari, Leslie Zemeckis, Michael Jeter


Sunday, December 9 @ 6:00pm

Jim Carrey stars as Ebenezer Scrooge (and also plays the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future) in this adaptation of Dickens’ classic holiday tale about the value of generosity and the true meaning of Christmas.

Rating: PG
Running time: 96 minutes
Release year: 2009
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Jim Carrey, Bob Hoskins, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Leslie Zemeckis


Sunday, December 16 @ 2:00pm

In Frank Capra’s classic holiday comedy/drama, an angel (Henry Travers) helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman, George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart), by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

Rating: PG
Running time: 129 minutes
Release year: 1946
Director: Frank Capra


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 for the first time in over three decades with the Planters Bank Presents… film series in the fall of 2016, the corner of Franklin and First in Historic Downtown Clarksville has played host to such favorites as The Lion King, 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. For more information, please visit

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