Want to catch a Halloween movie in theaters? Here’s what’s showing now.
1Goosebumps 2 Haunted Halloween
The story starts when best friends Sonny and Sam meet Slappy, a mischievous talking dummy from an unpublished “Goosebumps” book by R.L. Stine. Hoping to start his own family, Slappy kidnaps Sonny’s mother and brings all of his ghoulish friends back to life. As the sleepy town becomes overrun with monsters, witches and other mysterious creatures, Sonny joins forces with his sister, Sam and a kindly neighbor to save Sonny’s mom and foil Slappy’s plan. Check local showtimes here.
Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on HALLOWEEN night four decades ago. Master of horror John Carpenter is the executive produce and serves as creative consultant on this film, joining forces with cinema’s current leading producer of horror, Jason Blum (GET OUT, SPLIT, THE PURGE, PARANORMAL ACTIVITY). Inspired by Carpenter’s classic, filmmakers David Gordon Green and Danny McBride crafted a story that carves a new path from the events in the landmark 1978 film, and Green also directs. Check local showtimes here.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Disney’s Hocus Pocus, they are bringing the beloved Halloween classic back to the big screen through 10/31. After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl and an immortal cat to put an end to the witches’ reign of terror once and for all. See showtimes here.
4Rocky Horror Picture Show
Ready to do the Time Warp again? After being stranded in a storm, newly engaged sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon) must seek refuge at the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a cast of wild characters, while Dr. Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation. Rocky Horror Picture Show is showing at 10pm at Belcourt Theatre (2102 Belcourt Theatre, Nashville) and 10:30pm at AMC Thoroughbred.
Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer’s block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), and his son, Danny (Danny Lloyd), who is plagued by psychic premonitions. As Jack’s writing goes nowhere and Danny’s visions become more disturbing, Jack discovers the hotel’s dark secrets and begins to unravel into a homicidal maniac hell-bent on terrorizing his family.
Catch The Shining at The Franklin Theatre Oct 31 at 7pm. The Franklin Theatre is located at 419 Main Street in downtown Franklin.