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Movies on the Square 2017

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MOVIES Under the StarsThursday Evenings at Sundown
June 1 through August 31, 2017
Courthouse Square (map)

Enjoy Downtown Redwood City on Courthouse Square by bringing the family out to a FREE movie!  The Summer experience will be enhanced with a showing of 14 movies on Thursday evenings starting at sundown (approximately 8:45pm).  Come early for the best seats (a limited number of chairs and tables are available).

Experience Redwood City’s high definition surround sound 25’ outdoor theater! Movies are shown in high definition Blu-Ray and Surround sound when available. Bring your blankets and pick up take-out food from the nearby wonderful restaurants! We also have a small snack bar on site serving up popcorn, candy, and water.

hidden figures

Hidden Figures (PG)

June 1, 2017
Sundown (approx. 8:45pm)
Courthouse Square
(map)

Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe 
Directed by Theodore Melfi
127 minutes; 2016
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The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program. -IMDB
spaceballs

Spaceballs (PG)

June 8, 2017
Sundown (approx. 8:45pm)
Courthouse Square
(map)
30th Anniversary

 

Mel Brooks, Rick Moranis, Daphne Zuniga, Bill Pullman, John Candy
Directed by Mel Brooks
96 minutes; 1987
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A rogue pilot and his best friend team with a princess to help her save her planet when an evil space commander wants to steal all the planet's air in this "Star Wars" spoof.
trolls

Trolls (PG)

June 15, 2017
Sundown (approx. 8:45pm)
Courthouse Square
(map)
Family Movie Night Sponsored by Dwell Realtors


Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel 

Directed by Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell
92 minutes; 2016
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After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends. -IMDB
passengers

Passengers (PG-13)

June 22, 2017
Sundown (approx. 8:45pm)
Courthouse Square
(map)

Chris Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Andy Garcia

Directed by Morten Tyldum
116 minutes; 2016
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Two passengers on a spacecraft traveling to a distant planet are brought out of suspended animation by a technical glitch—90 years before the vessel is due to reach its destination. Together, they must investigate the malfunction that awakened them.

sully

Sully (PG-13)

June 29, 2017
Sundown (approx. 8:45pm)
Courthouse Square
(map)

Tom Hanks, Laura Linney, Aaron Eckhart, Autumn Reeser, Jerry Ferrara
Directed by Clint Eastwood
96 minutes; 2016
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Biopic of pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger depicts his emergency landing on the Hudson River in January 2009. In the aftermath of this unprecedented feat, he must endure the weight of sudden fame and second-guessing by investigators.
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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG-13)

July 6, 2017
Sundown (approx. 8:45pm)
Courthouse Square
(map)

Family Movie Night Sponsored by Dwell Realtors

Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Ezra Miller, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton
Directed by David Yates
133 minutes; 2016
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"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident...were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) names Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.

 

doctor strange  

Doctor Strange (PG-13)

July 13, 2017
Sundown (approx. 8:45pm)
Courthouse Square
(map)

 

Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mads Mikkelsen

Directed by Scott Derrickson
115 minutes; 2016
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From Marvel comes Doctor Strange, the story of world-famous neurosurgeon Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose life changes forever after a horrific car accident renders his hands useless. When traditional medicine fails him, he travels to remote Kamar-Taj in search of a cure, but instead discovers the mystical arts and becomes a powerful sorcerer battling dark forces bent on destroying our reality.
princess bride

The Princess Bride (PG)

July 20, 2017
Sundown (approx. 8:45pm)
Courthouse Square
(map)
30th Anniversary

Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Christopher Guest
Directed by Rob Reiner
158 minutes; 1987

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While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.
moana

Moana (PG)

July 27, 2017
Sundown (approx. 8:45pm)
Courthouse Square
(map)
Family Movie Night Sponsored by Dwell Realtors

Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Alan Tudyk, Temuera Morrison, Rachel House

Directed by Ron Clements, John Musker
113 minutes; 2016
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From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who is inspired to leave the safety and security of her island on a daring journey to save her people. Inexplicably drawn to the ocean, Moana (voice of Auliʻi Cravalho) convinces the mighty demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson) to join her mission, and he reluctantly helps her become a wayfinder like her ancestors who sailed before her. Together, they voyage across the open ocean on an action-packed adventure, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds, and along the way, Moana fulfills her quest and discovers the one thing she’s always sought: her own identity.

 

la la land

La La Land (PG-13)

August 3, 2017
Sundown (approx. 8:30pm)
Courthouse Square
(map)

Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Finn Wittrock, John Legend, J.K. Simmons
Directed by Damien Chazelle
128 minutes; 2016
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Winner of 6 Academy Awards® including Best Director for writer/director Damien Chazelle, and winner of a record-breaking 7 Golden Globe® Awards, LA LA LAND is more than the most acclaimed movie of the year — it’s a cinematic treasure for the ages that you’ll fall in love with again and again. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star as Mia and Sebastian, an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams — and finding each other — in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams, and love.
finding dory

Finding Dory (PG)

August 10, 2017
Sundown (approx. 8:30pm)
Courthouse Square
(map)

Family Movie Night Sponsored by Dwell Realtors

Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Diane Keaton, Ty Burrell, Ed O'Neill
Directed by Andrew Stanton
103 minutes; 2016
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Amnesiac blue tang Dory searches for her long-lost parents with the help of pals Nemo and Marlin. She eventually heads for California and the Monterey Marine Life Institute, evading predators along the way as she hopes to find a place she can call home.
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (PG-13)

August 17, 2017
Sundown (approx. 8:15pm)
Courthouse Square
 (map)

 

Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker

Directed by Gareth Edwards

133 minutes; 2016
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From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.

  

dirty dancing

Dirty Dancing (PG-13)

August 24, 2017
Sundown (approx. 8:00pm)
Courthouse Square
 (map)

30th Anniversary


Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes, Jack Weston

Directed by Emile Ardolino

97 minutes; 1987
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An innocent teen crushes on a slick, handsome dance instructor at a 1960s upscale Catskills resort. The soundtrack yielded the Oscar-winning Best Song "(I've Had the) Time of My Life."

 

ladder 49  

Ladder 49 (PG-13)

August 31, 2017
Sundown (approx. 7:45pm)
Courthouse Square
 (map)
Presented by the Redwood City Fire Department

 

Joaquin Phoenix, John Travolta, Jacinda Barrett, Robert Patrick, Morris Chestnut

Directed by Jay Russell

120 minutes; 2004
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Under the watchful eye of his mentor Captain Mike Kennedy, probationary firefighter Jack Morrison matures into a seasoned veteran at a Baltimore fire station. Jack has reached a crossroads, however, as the sacrifices he's made have put him in harm's way innumerable times and significantly impacted his relationship with his wife and kids. Responding to the worst blaze in his career, he becomes trapped inside a 20-story building. And as he reflects on his life, now Deputy Chief Kennedy frantically coordinates the effort to save him. - IMDB

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