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Hump! Film Festival
(18+
)   90 minutes - Two Nights Only
 Wednesday, October 18th & Thursday 19th

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Merrill's Roxy welcomes HUMP! Film Festival to it's Burlington premiere this October for TWO NIGHTS ONLY!

What is HUMP! Film Festival? HUMP! has been bringing audiences a new kind of porn since 2005. The festival features short dirty movies - each less than five minutes - all created by people who aren't porn stars but want to be one for a weekend. The filmmakers and stars show us what they think is hot and sexy, creative and kinky, their ultimate turn-ons and their craziest fantasies. Their carefully curated program is a cornucopia of body types, shapes, ages, colors, sexualities, genders, kinks, and fetishes - all united by a shared spirit of sex-positivity. HUMP! is a celebration of creative sexual expression. You will see films at HUMP! that shock you, make you laugh, and turn you on. You will also be touched by the sincerity and vulnerability with which these films are lovingly made. HUMP!'s main mission is to change the way America sees - and makes and shares - porn.

To learn more about HUMP!, check out their website: https://humpfilmfest.com/

TWO NIGHTS ONLY:
*Wednesday, October 18th at 7:15 and 9:15
*Thursday, October 19th at 7:15 and 9:15

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Tickets are on sale through Hump! - Click here to buy tickets.  Must be 18+ to attend.

Runtime is 90 minutes.

 

 

Happy Death Day
(
PG13)   96 minutes

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Tree Gelbman is a blissfully self-centered collegian who wakes up on her birthday in the bed of a student named Carter. As the morning goes on, Tree gets the eerie feeling that she's experienced the events of this day before. When a masked killer suddenly takes her life in a brutal attack, she once again magically wakes up in Carter's dorm room unharmed. Now, the frightened young woman must relive the same day over and over until she figures out who murdered her.

**The first 15 people to arrive to the film premiere will receive a Happy Death Day shirt or tank top and other fun swag!

Directed by Christopher Landon

Starring: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine

MPAA Rating: Rated PG13 for violence/terror, crude sexual content, language, some drug material, and partial nudity

Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
 

 

Ingrid Goes West
(R
)   98 minutes
Back By Popular Demand!

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Following the death of her mother and a series of self-inflicted setbacks, young Ingrid Thorburn escapes a humdrum existence by moving out West to befriend her Instagram obsession, a Los Angeles socialite named Taylor Sloane. After a quick bond is forged between these unlikeliest of buddies, the facade beings to crack in both women's lives -- with comically malicious results.

Directed by Matt Spicer

Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, O'Shea Jackson Jr. 

MPAA Rating: Rated R for language throughout, drug use, some sexual content, and disturbing behavior

Genre: Comedy, Drama
 

 

Blade Runner 2049
(R
)   163 minutes

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Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who's been missing for 30 years.

A sequel to the 1982 neo-noir science fiction film Blade Runner directed by Ridley Scott.


Directed by Denis Villeneuve (Arrival, Sicario, Prisoners)

Starring: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas

MPAA Rating: Rated R for violence, some sexuality, nudity, and language

Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
 

 

Victoria and Abdul
(
PG13)   112 minutes

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Abdul Karim arrives from India to participate in Queen Victoria's golden jubilee. The young clerk is surprised to find favor with the queen herself. As Victoria questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance that her household and inner circle try to destroy. As their friendship deepens, the queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes, joyfully reclaiming her humanity.


Directed by Stephen Frears (Florence Foster Jenkins, The Program, Philomena)

Starring: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Olivia Williams, Michael Gambon 

MPAA Rating: Rated PG13 for some thematic elements and language

Genre: Biography, Drama, History
 

 

Viceroy's House
(
NR)   106 minutes


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In 1947, British statesman Lord Mountbatten serves as India's last Viceroy and is charged with handing India back to its people.


Directed by Gurinder Chadha (What's Cooking?, Bend It Like Beckham, Bride & Prejudice)

Starring: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville

Genre: Biography, Drama, History
 

 

Manhattan Short Film Festival 2017
(NR - some shorts feature adult themes)

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MANHATTAN SHORT is the World's First and Only Global Film Festival and we are happy to be one of the venues here at Merrill's Roxy! Join over 100,000 film-lovers in more than 250 venues across 6 continents for the 20th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival! You be the judge - during the first week of us screening the 10 short films, you get to vote on which film and actor was the best! We send the voting cards out and YOUR VOTE COUNTS!

The 10 short films will be screened in one sitting - with a brief intermission after the first 5 films.

This year, Manhattan Short received 1615 entries from 75 countries from which 10 Finalists were selected. These 10 short films will screen more than a 1000 times in over 250 cities. This year, we will be screening films from New Zealand, Spain, USA, United Kingdom, Latvia, Syria, Italy, Switzerland, and Georgia!


SYNOPSES OF THE SHORTS:

DO NO HARM
Director: Rosanne Liang
Country: New Zealand
Running Time: 12 minutes
A single-minded surgeon is forced to break her physician's oath when violent gangsters storm into a hospital to stop a crucial operation.

BEHIND
Director: Angel Gomez Hernandez
Country: Spain
Running Time: 15 minutes
A divorced mother is obsessed with the idea that her ex-husband is plotting to take her baby away from her.

FICKLE BICKLE
Director: Stephen Ward
Country: USA
Running Time: 10 minutes and 45 seconds
Left alone in a magnificent mansion after the forgetful owner goes on vacation, a plumber contacts his high school crush, knowing she's always been a "gold-digger."

HOPE DIES LAST
Director: Ben Price
Country: United Kingdom
Running Time: 7 minutes and 45 seconds
During World War II, a prisoner working as a barber for the Nazis fears every haircut may be his last.

PERFECT DAY
Director: Ignacio Redondo
Country: Spain
Running Time: 10 minutes and 45 seconds
With a $10 million business deal set to close and a date, David figures today will be the best day of his life. Not quite.

JUST GO!
Director: Pavel Gumennikov
Country: Latvia
Running Time: 10 minutes and 45 seconds
A young man who lost both his legs in a childhood accident comes to the rescue of the girl he loves when she is victimized by villains.

MARE NOSTRUM
Director: Rana Kazkaz & Anas Khalaf
Country: Syria
Running Time: 13 minutes
On a Mediterranean shore, a Syrian father's decision to give his daughter a better life puts her in danger of losing it.

VIOLA, FRANCA
Director: Marta Savina
Country: Italy
Running Time: 15 minutes
Sicily 1965. Franca is being forced to marry her rapist to avoid becoming a pariah in her traditionalist community, but she rebels against the established custom.

IN A NUTSHELL
Director: Fabio Friedli
Country: Switzerland
Running Time: 5 minutes
Love, war and the myriad of states of humanity and the world condensed into a visual summation that is a treat for the eyes.

8 MINUTES
Director: Gega Khmaladze
Country: Georgia
Running Time: 12 minutes and 40 seconds
With the end of the world fast approaching, an aging magician realizes one last feat of magic is required of him.


 

 

Kingsman: The Golden Circle
(R
)   141 minutes

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When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US known as Statesman. In an adventure that tests their strength and wits, the elite secret agents from both sides of the pond band together to battle a ruthless enemy and save the day, something that's becoming a bit of a habit for Eggsy.


Directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kingsman: The Secret Service, X-Men: First Class, Kick-Ass, Stardust)

Starring: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong

MPAA Rating: Rated R for sequences of strong violence, drug content, language throughout, and some sexual material

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
 

 

It
(R
)   135 minutes                 

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When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, neighborhood kids band together to square off against Pennywise, an evil clown whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries. Based off of the 1986 novel written by Stephen King.


Directed by Andy Muschietti (Mama)

Starring: Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard

MPAA Rating: R for violence/horror, bloody images, and for language

Genre: Horror, Drama

 

 

Coming Soon
 

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House
(PG13
)   103 minutes - Coming Friday, October 20th

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Lifelong G-Man Mark Felt, aka "Deep Throat," leaks information to the press that helps to uncover the Watergate scandal of 1974.

Directed by Peter Landesman (Concussion, Parkland)

Starring: Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Marton Csokas

MPAA Rating: Rated PG13 for some language

Genre: Biography, Drama, History
 

 

9/11
(R
)   90 minutes - Screening Sunday, October 22nd at 7:00

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Based on true events, 9/11 tells the story of 5 people trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center. As the sun rises in NYC on the morning of September 11, 2001, the day seems no different. They work together, never giving up hope, to try to escape before the unthinkable happens.

Q&A will take place after the film, moderated by Vermont film director Jay Craven!

Directed by Martin Guigui

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Gina Gershon, Whoopi Goldberg

MPAA Rating: Rated R for language

Genre: Action, Drama

Ticket sales proceed to help benefit the Burlington Fire Fighters Association. Tickets are $15 each and available to purchase at our box office or through our online ticketing system.

 

Walk With Me
(NR
)   90 minutes - Playing Two Nights Only
Wednesday, October 25th at 7:00pm
Thursday, October 26th at 7:00pm (Sold Out)

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A meditative film about a community of Zen Buddhists monks and nuns who have dedicated their lives to mastering the art of mindfulness with their world-famous teacher Thich Nhat Hanh.


Directed by Marc Francis & Max Pugh

Starring: Brother P
hp De, Brother Php Dung, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch

Genre: Documentary

Tickets are $13 and available to purchase through GATHR.
Tickets are still available for Wednesday, October 25th at 7:00pm show. To buy tickets, click here.
Thursday show is sold out.

 

 

The Florida Project
(
R)   120 minutes - Coming Friday, October 27th

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Warm, winning, and gloriously alive, Sean Baker's The Florida Project is a deeply moving and unforgettably poignant look at childhood. Set on a stretch of highway just outside the imaged utopia of Disney World, The Florida Project follows six-year-old Moonee and her rebellious mother Halley, over the course of a single summer. The two live week to week at "The Magic Castle," a budget hotel managed by Bobby, whose stern exterior hides a deep reservoir of kindness and compassion.

Despite her harsh surroundings, the precocious and ebullient Moonee has no trouble making each day a celebration of life, her endless afternoons overflowing with mischief and grand adventure as she and her ragtag playmates fearlessly explore the utterly unique world into which they've been thrown. Unbeknownst to Moonee, however, her delicate fantasy is supported by the toil and sacrifice of Halley, who is forced to explore increasingly dangerous possibilities in order to provide for her daughter.

Directed by Sean Baker (Tangerine, Starlet)

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Brooklynn Prince, Valeria Cotto 

MPAA Rating: Rated R for language throughout, disturbing behavior, sexual references, and some drug material

Genre: Drama
 

 

Just One Drop
(NR
)   66 minutes - Playing One Night Only - Thursday, November 2nd at 7:00

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Just One Drop tells the little known story of homeopathy: the most controversial system of medicine ever invented.

Homeopathy is a specific form of medicine that uses minute doses of a highly diluted substance that stimulates the body to cure itself. To many, homeopathy seems implausible. They fear it is purely a placebo effect or worse, a form of deception or quackery. Yet, homeopathy has been around for over 200 years and is used by millions worldwide. The film explores the controversy, dispels myths and misconceptions, and asks whether or not homeopathy has been given a fair shake.


Directed by Laurel Chiten

Genre: Documentary

Tickets are $12 and available to purchase through GATHR. To purchase, click here.

 

 

Breathe
(PG13
)   117 minutes - Coming in November

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After contracting polio at the age of 28, Robin Cavendish is confined to a bed and given only months to live. With help from his family and inventor Teddy Hall, Cavendish devotes the rest of his life to help fellow patients and the disabled.

Directed by Andy Serkis

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Hugh Bonneville

MPAA Rating: Rated PG13 for mature thematic material including some bloody medical images

Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
 

 

The Killing of a Sacred Deer
(R
)   121 minutes - Coming Friday, November 3rd

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Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the doctor's life in gradually unsettling ways. Soon, the full scope of Martin's intent becomes menacingly clear when he confronts Steven with a long-forgotten transgression that will shatter his domestic bliss forever.

Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster, Dogtooth)

Starring: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Alicia Silverstone

MPAA Rating: Rated R for disturbing content and sexual content, some graphic nudity and language

Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
 

 

Goodbye, Christopher Robin
(PG
)   107 minutes - Coming Friday, November 3rd

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A behind-the-scenes look at the life of author A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son C.R. Milne.

Directed by Simon Curtis (Woman in Gold, My Week with Marilyn)

Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald

MPAA Rating: Rated PG for thematic elements, some bullying, war images, and brief language

Genre: Biography, Family, History
 

 

Lady Bird
(Rating Currently Unavailable
)   93 minutes - Coming November 12th

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Marion McPherson, a California nurse, works tirelessly to keep her family afloat after her husband loses his job. She also maintains a turbulent bond with a teenager daughter who is just like her -- loving, strong-willed, and deeply opinionated.

Directed by Greta Gerwig

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Odeya Rush,
Timothe Chalamet

MPAA Rating: N/A

Genre: Comedy
 

 

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
(R
)   120 minutes - Coming November

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After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command, Officer Dixon -- an immature momma's boy with a penchant for violence -- gets involved, the battle is only exacerbated.

Directed by Martin McDonagh (In Bruges, Seven Psychopaths)

Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell

MPAA Rating: Rated R for violence, language throughout, and some sexual references

Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
 

 

Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Premieres Thursday, December 14th at 7:00
Premiere tickets now available for purchase

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Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe, and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga.

Directed by Rian Johnson

Starring: Diasy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
 

 

Wonder Wheel
(PG13
)   101 minutes - Coming December 15th

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On Coney Island in the 1950's, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator and his beleaguered wife.

Directed by Woody Allen

Starring: Kate Winslet, Juno Temple, Justin Timberlake

MPAA Rating: Rated PG13 for thematic content including some sexuality, language, and smoking
 

Genre: Drama
 

 

The Meyerowitz Stories
(TV-MA
)   110 minutes - Coming TBA

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An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.

Directed by Noah Baumbach (De Palma, Mistress America, Frances Ha)

Starring: Adam Sandler, Grace Van Patten, Dustin Hoffman
 
Genre: Comedy, Drama
 

 

Faces Places
(PG
)   90 minutes - Coming TBA

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Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely relationship.

Directed by J.R. (Ellis, Les bosquets, Women Are Heroes) and Agnes Verda (Les Glaneurs et la glaneuse, Cleo de 5 a 7, Le Bonheur)

Starring: Jean-Luc Godard, J.R., Agnes Varda

MPAA Rating: Rated PG for brief nude images and thematic elements
 

Genre: Documentary
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Matinee Rates (before 6 pm) 

General Admission: $7.50
Students
(with valid ID): $6.75
Seniors:  $6.50
Children (Under 12):  $6.50

3D
General Admission: $9.75
Students
(with valid ID): $8.75
Seniors:  $8.75
Children (Under 12):  $8.75

Evening Rates (after 6 pm)

General Admission: $9.75
Students
(with valid ID): $8.75
Seniors:  $7.75
Children (Under 12):  $6.50

3D
General Admission: $11.75
Students
(with valid ID): $10.75
Seniors:  $8.75
Children (Under 12):  $8.75

Doors open 1/2 hr before the first show of the day

ADMISSION POLICY
 
    

Group rates available