Willy Wonka, Blazing Saddles to Return to Theaters this Weekend in Honor of Gene Wilder

mag415 September 2, 2016 0
Willy Wonka, Blazing Saddles to Return to Theaters this Weekend in Honor of Gene Wilder

Two of Gene Wilder’s most popular films will return to theaters this weekend. Following the actor’s death on Monday, both Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Blazing Saddles will return to select AMC theaters this weekend to commemorate his passing.

Willy Wonka will hit approximately 200 theaters this weekend, while Blazing Saddles, a collaboration between Wilder and his dear friend Mel Brooks, will return to more like 60. AMC cinemas all over the country will be playing both films this Saturday and Sunday, with tickets costing just $5.

Although these are two of Wilder’s most iconic roles, his career spanned decades, and he often traversed from one career-making role to the next. Since his passing, many actors and personalities have paid tribute to the man’s career and his lasting legacy.

Find the full list of participating theaters below, via Variety. Whether you live near a theater playing one of these films, take some time this weekend to catch a Gene Wilder film of your choosing. He’s certainly worth the two hours.

Atlanta: AMC Barrett Commons 24, AMC Southlake Pavilion 24
Baltimore: AMC Owings Mills 17
Baton Rouge: AMC Baton Rouge 16
Boston: AMC Loews Boston Common 19
Charlotte: AMC Concord Mills 24
Chicago: AMC River East 21, AMC Streets of Woodfield 20
Cincinnati: AMC Newport on the Levee 20
Columbus: AMC Lennox 24
Dallas: AMC Grapevine Mills 30, AMC Mesquite 30
Denver: AMC Highlands Ranch 24, AMC Westminster Promenade 24
Detroit: AMC Livonia 20
Grand Rapids: AMC Grand Rapids 18
Hartford: AMC Plainville 20
Houston: AMC Studio 30
Indianapolis: AMC Showplace Bloomington 12
Jacksonville: AMC Orange Park 24
Kansas City: AMC Barrywoods 24, AMC Town Center 20
Las Vegas: AMC Town Square 18
Los Angeles: AMC Ontario Mills 30, AMC Orange 30, AMC Burbank
Miami: AMC Aventura Mall 24
Milwaukee: AMC Mayfair 18
Minneapolis: AMC Eden Prairie Mall 18
New Orleans: AMC Elmwood Palace 20
New York: AMC Empire 25, AMC New Brunswick 18, AMC Stony Brook 17
Norfolk: AMC Hampton Towne Centre 24
Oklahoma City: AMC Quail Springs Mall 24
Omaha: AMC Oak View 24
Orlando: AMC Disney Springs 24
Philadelphia: AMC Neshaminy 24
Phoenix: AMC Westgate 20
Pittsburgh: AMC Waterfront 22
Raleigh: AMC Southpoint 17
Rockford, Ill: AMC Showplace Rockford 16
Salt Lake City: AMC West Jordan 12
San Diego: AMC Mission Valley 20
San Francisco: AMC Cupertino Square 16, AMC Metreon 16
Seattle: AMC Alderwood 16
South Bend: AMC Showplace South Bend 16
Spokane: AMC River Park Square 20
Springfield, Ill.: AMC Showplace Springfield 12
St. Louis: AMC West Olive 16
Tallahassee: AMC Tallahassee Mall 20
Tampa: AMC Woodlands Square 20
Tulsa: AMC Southroads 20
Washington D.C.: AMC Hoffman 22

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