Sci-Fi Spielberg

Fri, Mar 16th, 2018 to Thu, Mar 22nd, 2018

In anticipation of our 70MM presentation of READY PLAYER ONE, the Music Box Theatre is proud to present a series of Science Fiction Films by master storyteller Steven Spielberg. 

PRICING

Series Pass - $30 General Admission / $25 Music Box Members

Individual Screenings - $11 General Admission / $7 Music Box Members

READY PLAYER ONE on 70MM opens March 30th. Advance Tickets will go on sale on March 7th for Music Box Members, and March 9th for General Admission.

Movies & Showtimes for
Sci-Fi Spielberg

Fri, Mar 16th
A.I. Artificial Intelligence

1:30PM
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Fri, Mar 16th
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

7:00PM
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Fri, Mar 16th
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

9:30PM
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Sat, Mar 17th
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

4:00PM
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Sat, Mar 17th
A.I. Artificial Intelligence

6:30PM
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Sat, Mar 17th
Minority Report

9:15PM
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Sun, Mar 18th
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

1:30PM
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Sun, Mar 18th
Minority Report

4:00PM
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Sun, Mar 18th
War of the Worlds

7:00PM
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Sun, Mar 18th
A.I. Artificial Intelligence

9:30PM
BUY TICKETS

Mon, Mar 19th
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

2:00PM
BUY TICKETS

Mon, Mar 19th
War of the Worlds

4:30PM
BUY TICKETS

Mon, Mar 19th
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

9:30PM
BUY TICKETS

Tue, Mar 20th
Minority Report

1:30PM
BUY TICKETS

Tue, Mar 20th
A.I. Artificial Intelligence

7:00PM
BUY TICKETS

Tue, Mar 20th
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

9:50PM
BUY TICKETS

Wed, Mar 21st
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

1:30PM
BUY TICKETS

Wed, Mar 21st
Minority Report

7:00PM
BUY TICKETS

Wed, Mar 21st
War of the Worlds

9:50PM
BUY TICKETS

Thu, Mar 22nd
War of the Worlds

2:00PM
BUY TICKETS

Thu, Mar 22nd
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

7:00PM
BUY TICKETS

Thu, Mar 22nd
A.I. Artificial Intelligence

9:30PM
BUY TICKETS

A.I. Artificial Intelligence

A FILM BY: Steven Spielberg
WRITTEN BY: Brian Aldiss (short story "Supertoys Last All Summer Long"), Ian Watson (screen story)
STARRING: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor

A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David (Haley Joel Osment) is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee (Sam Robards) and his wife (Frances O'Connor). Though he gradually becomes their child, a series of unexpected circumstances make this life impossible for David. Without final acceptance by humans or machines, David embarks on a journey to discover where he truly belongs, uncovering a world in which the line between robot and machine is both vast and profoundly thin.

Technical Information

Production Year: 2001
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 146 mins
Format: 35mm

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

A FILM BY: Steven Spielberg
WRITTEN BY: Steven Spielberg
STARRING: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr

**1998 Director's Cut**

Science fiction adventure about a group of people who attempt to contact alien intelligence. Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) witnesses an unidentified flying object, and even has a "sunburn" from its bright lights to prove it. Roy refuses to accept an explanation for what he saw and is prepared to give up his life to pursue the truth about UFOs.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1977
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 138 mins
Format: 35mm

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

A FILM BY: Steven Spielberg
WRITTEN BY: Melissa Mathison
STARRING: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote

*Original 1982 Theatrical Cut*

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas). Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie (Drew Barrymore), and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.

Technical Information

Production Year: 1982
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 115 mins
Format: 35mm

Minority Report

A FILM BY: Steven Spielberg
WRITTEN BY: Philip K. Dick (short story), Scott Frank (screenplay)
STARRING: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton

Based on a story by famed science fiction writer Philip K. Dick, "Minority Report" is an action-detective thriller set in Washington D.C. in 2054, where police utilize a psychic technology to arrest and convict murderers before they commit their crime. Tom Cruise plays the head of this Precrime unit and is himself accused of the future murder of a man he hasn't even met.

Technical Information

Production Year: 2002
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 145 mins
Format: 35mm

War of the Worlds

A FILM BY: Steven Spielberg
WRITTEN BY: Josh Friedman (screenplay), David Koepp (screenplay)
STARRING: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins

Dockworker Ray Ferrier (Tom Cruise) struggles to build a positive relationship with his two children, Rachel (Dakota Fanning) and Robbie (Justin Chatwin). When his ex-wife, Mary Ann (Miranda Otto), drops them off at Ferrier's house, it seems as though it will be just another tension-filled weekend. However, when electromagnetic pulses of lightning strike the area, the strange event turns out to be the beginning of an alien invasion, and Ferrier must now protect his children as they seek refuge.

Technical Information

Production Year: 2005
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 116 mins
Format: 35mm

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