Saturday, Oct. 26 – SPIRIT SATURDAY!
Tickets for “Nightmare on Franklin Street” feature films are $10 for adults and $8 for children, seniors, military and Tampa Theatre members. Double-feature tickets (one admission for any two of these films) are available for $15 for adults and $13 for children, seniors, military and Tampa Theatre members. Triple-feature tickets (one admission for each of the three films) are available for $21 for adults and $18 for children, seniors military and Tampa theatre members at the box office, located at 711 N. Franklin Street in downtown Tampa or online (service fees apply).
Greedy heiress Carrigan Crittenden (Cathy Moriarty) inherits the haunted Whipstaff Manor and discovers that the house contains a treasure, which is closely guarded by three nasty ghosts. She invites ghost therapist Dr. James Harvey (Bill Pullman) and his daughter Kat (Christina Ricci) to move into the eerie mansion and get rid of the supernatural creatures.
The nephew of the three spirits is Casper, a friendly ghost who becomes Kat’s pal. Casper takes Kat to his father’s secret lab where he once attempted to bring Casper back to life with a special machine. Carrigan eavesdrops on their conversation and decides to become a ghost herself, in the hope that she will get the booty more easily.
Steven Spielberg produced this live-action, family film starring the friendly ghost first introduced to audiences in 1940. 1995/Rated PG/1h 40m
When Dr. Peter Venkman (Bill Murrary) and his Columbia University colleagues (Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson) are kicked out of their prestigious academic posts, they start a private practice as professional ghost-catchers. Although the three parascientists are idle for a while, their television advertisements finally pay off when beautiful Dana Barrett (Sigourney Weaver) contracts them. Her apartment has become the entryway for ghastly ghosts and goofy ghouls hellbent on terrorizing New York City, but the Ghostbusters are on the case, trying to rid the city of the slimy creatures. 1984/RatedPG/1h45m
Film night includes a special appearance from The Real Tampa Bay Ghostbusters!
Paranormal Investigation – 8 p.m.
Tickets are $150 for adults and $140 for Tampa Theatre members, at the box office, located at 711 N. Franklin Street in downtown Tampa, or online (service fees apply).
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In 1965, Tampa Theatre’s projectionist Foster “Fink” Finley died after 35 years of service to his beloved movie palace. Strange occurrences have been reported in and around the projection booth ever since – doors opening and closing, unexplainable shadows passing through the room, and the lingering smell of lilac aftershave…Foster’s favorite.
But Fink isn’t the only spirit suspected of haunting the Theatre’s historic halls. Join Tampa Theatre as they partner with experts from Tampa Paranormal and Plant City Paranormal Research to bring you an evening of lights-off investigation into the building’s five most common supernatural claims.
The four-hour experience includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, use of paranormal investigative equipment, and a special meet-and-greet with Tampa native Angela Alderman, one of the investigators featured on television’s Ghost Hunters International.
It will truly be a once-in-a-lifetime experience guaranteed to make you see Tampa’s grand movie palace in a different light.