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Hocus Pocus

Friday, Oct. 14

Three gnarly, 17th-century Salem Witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) are unwittingly conjured up for a Halloween night in present-day Salem. While they tend to spruce up the party festivities with their outlandish

Friday, October 14

7:30pm
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Suspiria

Friday, Oct. 14

Suspiria, Dario Argento’s psychedelicized gore-fantasy, is almost certainly your favorite non-horror director’s favorite horror movie. Why is that? Why is an Italian slasher about an American ballet student at a German dance academy infiltrated by

Friday, October 14

10:30pm
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Who was the man in seat 308? Where did Robert Lanier tear his final ticket? Why does Fink Finley continue to roam the balcony? And what has led to Tampa Theatre being known as one

Friday, October 14

3:00pm

Saturday, October 15

11:00am

Monday, October 17

4:30pm

Tuesday, October 18

3:00pm

Friday, October 21

11:00am

Tuesday, October 25

3:00pm

Thursday, October 27

4:00pm

Monday, October 31

11:00am
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Saturday, Oct. 15

Does The Rocky Horror Picture Show need any introduction? It’s a cultural artifact with unlimited lifespan — it creates new audiences for itself each screening, and will most likely continue to be shown in theatres

Saturday, October 15

7:30pm 11:55pm
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Friday the 13th

"Scream Queen" Sunday, Oct. 16

The success of John Carpenter’s Halloween inspired a lot of imitators, as success in the movie business always does. The difference in this case was that many of the imitators were actually really good in

Sunday, October 16

2:00pm
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Psycho

"Scream Queen" Sunday, Oct. 16

Psycho is based on a book of the same name by Robert Bloch. During its writing, Bloch was living 35 miles away from the real-life murders of Ed Gein, a serial killer who flayed his

Sunday, October 16

5:30pm
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X

"Scream Queen" Sunday, Oct. 16

In 1979, on a parallel Earth where Tobe Hooper was apparently never born or this whole crew would have kept driving all the way to Nevada, a group of aspiring pornographic filmmakers stop at a

Sunday, October 16

8:30pm
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Lewis, an inquisitive ten-year-old with an anachronistic steampunk taste in eyewear, loses both his parents in a car accident and goes to live with his weird uncle Jonathan (Jack Black, who brings his comfortable Goosebumps

Monday, October 17

2:00pm
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The Shining

Monday, Oct. 17

A few years ago a documentary was released called Room 237, about a group of obsessive people who believe that Stanley Kubrick was trying to send the world a message through The Shining. That message

Monday, October 17

7:30pm
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Join Tampa Theatre and local artist and filmmaker Antony Capers as we debut the newest episode of his supernatural YouTube serial Grand Hampton. The series takes place in an upscale Tampa neighborhood that, the viewer

Tuesday, October 18

7:30pm
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Theatre of Blood

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Vincent Price was a talented and multifaceted actor. But his true wheelhouse was playing the arch, debonair, overconfident and theme-intensive villain who deploys elaborate murder set-pieces and takes genuine joy in the terror he ignites.

Wednesday, October 19

7:00pm
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Pet Sematary

Thursday, Oct. 20

The Creed family – father Louis, mother Rachel, their children Ellie and Gage, and their pet cat Church – move from Chicago to rural Maine following Louis’s job. They befriend their neighbor Jud (Fred Gwynne),

Thursday, October 20

7:30pm
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Josh Gates Live!

Friday, Oct. 21

THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT! Tampa Theatre and AEG Presents are thrilled to announce that fans can join Josh Gates for An Evening of Ghosts, Monsters, and Tales of Adventure LIVE on the Theatre’s historic

Friday, October 21

8:00pm
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Tampa, 1927. At the magnificent Tampa Theatre, Oct. 22 is opening night for the new silent comedy Now We’re in the Air, and with it, opening night for the hottest new Vaudeville act to tour

Saturday, October 22

6:00pm 9:00pm
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LIVE ON STAGE Victorian Horror Troupe Phantasmagoria explodes onto multiple stages around Central Florida this fall with the newest entry in their long-running Halloween mainstage series, and will return to Tampa Theatre’s historic stage as

Sunday, October 23

2:00pm
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Dead & Buried

Monday, Oct. 24

Sheriff Dan Gillis has a nice life with his wife, teacher Janet Gillis, in the friendly coastal town of Potter’s Bluff. That is, until a bevy of tourists start getting murdered. Upon investigating, Sheriff Gillis

Monday, October 24

7:30pm
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The Beast Comes At Midnight

Tuesday, Oct. 25

Filmed entirely in the Tampa Bay area, The Beast Comes at Midnight is the story of Tuff (Tampa’s own Michael McKeever), a teenage outcast, struggling to grow his failing live stream, which centers around his

Tuesday, October 25

7:00pm
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LIVE ON STAGE Tampa Theatre has long enjoyed a reputation as one of the most haunted buildings in Tampa. Earlier this year, the supernatural stories surrounding this historic landmark caught the attention of best friends

Wednesday, October 26

7:00pm
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Campfire Stories

Thursday, Oct. 27

LIVE ON STAGE Since the beginning of time, humans have gathered around the fire to share stories and tell tales. If you’re not careful, your eyes start to play tricks on you, and your imagination

Thursday, October 27

7:00pm
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When a landlady (Marie Ault) and her husband (Arthur Chesney) take in a new lodger (Ivor Novello), they’re overjoyed: he’s quiet, humble and pays a month’s rent in advance. But his mysterious and suspicious behavior

Friday, October 28

7:00pm
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Who was the man in seat 308? Where did Robert Lanier tear his final ticket? Why does Fink Finley continue to roam the balcony? And what has led to Tampa Theatre being known as one

Friday, October 28

9:15pm

Saturday, October 29

9:15pm
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The Haunted Mansion

Saturday, Oct. 29

Under the guise of a happy family vacation, workaholic real-estate agent Jim Evers (Eddie Murphy) drags his wife and business partner Sara (Marsha Thomason) and their two children to the sweaty Louisiana bayou, trying to

Saturday, October 29

11:00am
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Ghostbusters

Saturday, Oct. 29

Ghostbusters is the rare action comedy that works spectacularly as both action movie and comedy. The cast and crew (Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Sigourney Weaver, director Ivan Reitman, and especially Bill Murray) are at the

Saturday, October 29

2:30pm
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The Frighteners

Saturday, Oct. 29

Ah, The Frighteners. Michael J. Fox plays a sassy medium, sort of the midpoint between Harold Hill and Whoopi Goldberg’s character in Ghost, who assembles a team of spirits who he uses to scam people

Saturday, October 29

6:00pm
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El Libro de la Vida

Sunday, Oct. 30

In the Mexican town of San Angel, Manolo (Diego Luna), Maria (Zoë Saldana) and Joaquin (Channing Tatum) have been friends ever since childhood. Although their lives have taken different paths — Maria was sent to

Sunday, October 30

2:00pm
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Dulce (Ruddy Rodriguez), a mother dedicated to her children, experiences terrifying and violent supernatural encounters in her house. As she starts to lose the grip on her sanity, her marriage deteriorates too, while the inexplicable

Sunday, October 30

5:00pm
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REC

Sunday, Oct. 30

Reporter Ángela Vidal (Manuela Velasco) and her cameraman, Pablo (Pablo Rosso), cover the night shift of a local Barcelona fire station for the latest episode of the TV series While You’re Sleeping. Their quiet, uneventful

Sunday, October 30

8:00pm
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Halloween

Monday, Oct. 31

The script for the original 1978 Halloween was written in 10 days, which… yeah, actually seems like plenty of time, come to think of it. It’s a pretty terse movie: silent killer menaces teens, travels

Monday, October 31

7:30pm