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Kids' summer film series set for area theaters

By Staff reports
Courtesy photo
The quirky Western/comedy "Rango," featuring an all-star voice cast led by Johnny Depp, opens the kids' summer movie series at Park Place Stadium Cinemas. It shows at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Park Place Stadium Cinemas in downtown Charleston, Marquee Cinemas at Southridge, Great Escape Nitro and Teays Valley Cinemas in Scott Depot are offering a schedule of children's movies throughout the summer.

Films are free at Park Place, Marquee and Nitro. They are $1 at Teyas Valley.

All films are rated G and PG and are in 2D.

Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Great Escape Nitro

9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Tuesday, Wednesday: "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked"

June 12, 13: "The Smurfs"

June 19, 20: "Hop"

June 26, 27: "Puss in Boots"

July 3, 4: "Rango"@bod:

July 10, 11: "Kung Fu Panda 2"

July 17, 18: "Happy Feet Two"

July 24, 25: to be announced

July 31, Aug. 1: to be announced

Call 304-769-0405 or visit

Park Place Stadium Cinemas

10 a.m. Wednesdays

Wednesday: "Rango"

June 13: "Hop"

June 20: "Rio"

June 27: "Kung Fu Panda 2"

July 4: "The Smurfs"

July 11: "Dolphin Tale"

July 18: "Puss in Boots"

July 25: "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked"

Aug. 1: "The Adventures of Tintin"

Call 304-345-6541 or visit

Teays Valley Cinemas

10 a.m. Wednesdays

Wednesday: "Shrek Forever After"

June 13: "Spy Kids: All the Time in the World"

June 20: "Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked"

June 27: "The Adventures of Tintin"

July 4: "Dolphin Tale"

July 11: "Rio"

July 18: "Kung Fu Panda 2"

July 25: "The Smurfs"

Call 304-201-7471 or visit

Marquee Cinemas

9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays

June 12, 13: Choice of "Hop" or "Mr. Popper's Penguins"

June 19, 20: "Puss in Boots," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules"

June 26, 27: "Kung Fu Panda 2," "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island"

July 3, 4: no film

July 10, 11: "Rio," "Zookeeper"

July 17, 18: "Despicable Me," Dolphin Tale"

Call 304-744-3456 or visit

Additionally, the outdoor Magic Island Family Movie Night series returns this summer for the month of June. Activities begin at 6 p.m., including inflatables and games. The movie begins at dark. First up is "Dolphin Tale" on Wednesday. Other films haven't been announced yet. Call 304-342-3136.


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