Willy Wonka and Blazing Saddles Are Back In Theaters For One Weekend Only

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The passing of acting icon Gene Wilder this week is still being keenly felt by his legions of fans. This weekend, if you want to honor the legend, you can head to the nearest AMC theater, where two of his most beloved films are being shown once more.


Fifty-five locations in the US will be screening both films—Wonka at 5pm, Saddles at 7.30pm if you’re inclined to see both—with tickets going for just $5 each. Here’s a full list of the participating locations:

  • 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

It’s not the first time AMC have done something like this year—Purple Rain made a brief reappearance in theaters in April following the death of Prince. If you’re interested in going, tickets will be available at the box office or at AMC’s website.


James is a News Editor at io9, where you can find him delivering your morning spoilers, writing about superheroes, and having many feelings about Star Wars. He wants pictures. Pictures of Spider-Man!



Unpopular opinion: picking Blazing Saddles over Young Frankenstein is damn near criminal.