From 'Rocky Horror' To 'Psycho': October's Scary Movies On Big Screen

'Tis the season to be screaming. Film venues statewide are showing classic and new Halloween movies from now until the end of October. We'll update the list online at ctnow.com/movies as they come in.

'Rocky Horror'

For those who want the ultimate Halloween movie, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" is all over the state. The 1975 classic horror musical is about a young couple who become stranded and happen upon a mansion full of freaks. Remaining screenings in Connecticut include:

Oct. 26 at 8:30 p.m. at Avon Theatre, 272 Bedford St. in Stamford. $12.

Oct. 27 at 6 and 8:15 p.m.; and on Halloween at 4, 7:15 and 9:30 p.m., at Trinity-on-Main,  69 Main St., in New Britain. Costumes encouraged.  Tickets are $8 single and $15 a couple. There will be a cash bar and refreshments for sale. 860-229-2072.

Oct. 27 at 9 p.m. at Palace Danbury, 165 Main St. $15, prop bag $5.

Oct. 27 at 10:30 p.m. at Cinestudio, 300 Summit St., at Trinity College in Hartford. $10, $8 seniors and students, $7 Friends of Cinestudio, free for Trinity students with ID.

Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 28, at 7 and 10 p.m. at Downtown Cabaret, 263 Golden Hill St. in Bridgeport, with live floor show. $25, prop bag $5.

Oct. 28 at midnight at  Sea Tea Comedy Theater, 15 Asylum St. Hartford. $15 gets you goody bag and props. Doors open at 11:30 p.m.

Oct. 28 at 8 p.m., with a pre-show and shadowcasting by RKO Army at Mansfield Drive-In, 228 Stafford Road. $9.99.

Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. at Fairfield Theater Company, 70 Sanford St. $15.

Other Films

"A Haunting in Salem" is shown on Oct. 26 at Cinemark Buckland, 99 Red Stone Road in Manchester at 10:30 p.m. $5. cinemark.com.

 For laughs to go with your scares, the RiffTrax riff-fest on "Night of the Living Dead" is shown on Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at cinemas in Manchester, Enfield, Waterbury, North Haven, Branford, Lisbon, Milford, Danbury, Bridgeport, Fairfield and Stonington. Tickets: fathomevents.com.

Fathom Events also is showing a sweeter vision of Halloween, "Disney Junior at the Movies: Halloween Party" starring Mickey Mouse. It is shown Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. and Oct. 28 at 12:55 p.m. at cineplexes in Manchester, Waterbury, Milford and North Haven. Tickets: fathomevents.com.

 

The slasher classic "Nightmare on Elm Street" is shown Oct. 25 at 2 and 7 p.m. at Cinemark Buckland Hills and Cinemark North Haven, 550 Universal Drive. $10.75, $8.45 for the matinees. cinemark.com.

Prospector Theater, 25 Prospect in Ridgefield, shows Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 insane-motel-keeper thriller "Psycho" on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. $8. prospectortheater.org.

Criterion Cinemas, 86 Temple St. in New Haven, and Ultimate Regent 8, 64 N. Main St. in South Norwalk, shows "Halloween" on Oct. 27 and 28 at 11:30 p.m. Those theaters also will show the 1968 Satanic thriller "Rosemary's Baby" on Oct. 28 and 29 at 11:30 a.m. $5.50. cinemark.com.

"Hocus Pocus" and "Halloween" play as a the double feature on Oct. 28 at sundown at the sixth annual Halloween Festival at Southington Drive-In, 995 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike. Southington residents $10 a carload, nonresidents $15 a carload, walk-ins $2 a person and should bring lawn chairs. southingtondrive-in.org.

“Little Shop of Horrors,” the 1986 Rick Moranis horror comedy musical about a meek florist and his man-eating plant, will be shown in a director’s cut on Sunday and Tuesday, Oct. 29 and 31, at 2 and 7 p.m. each day, at theaters in Manchester, Enfield, North Haven, Lisbon, Milford and Danbury. Tickets: www.fathomevents.com.

 

Editor's note: This story has been updated to remove events that have already occurred.

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