Act of Valor and Wanderlust are among nine movies playing for free during August at the Kean Theatre in Richland Township.
The free films are shown at 2 p.m. Tuesdays (Tuesdays@2) and at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays (Wednesdays@1) at 5847 Meridian Road in Richland Township.
Here's the August 2012 lineup:
- Aug. 7—Act of Valor (R)—A group of active-duty Navy SEALs star in this powerful story of contemporary global anti-terrorism with an unprecedented blend of real-life heroism and original filmmaking. Runs 1 hour and 50 minutes.
- Aug. 14—Big Miracle (PG)—Drew Barrymore stars in this heart-warming, true story about a small town’s campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle. Runs 1 hour and 47 minutes.
- Aug. 21—The Vow (PG-13)—A man works to win back the heart of his wife as she recovers from a coma and severe memory loss. Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum star. Runs 1 hour and 47 minutes.
- Aug. 28—Wanderlust (R)—Rattled by sudden unemployment, a Manhattan couple surveys alternative living options and decides to live on a rural commune where free love rules. Jennifer Aniston stars. Runs 1 hour and 38 minutes.
- Aug. 1—Safe House (R)—A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. Denzel Washington stars. Runs 1 hour and 55 minutes.
- Aug. 8—Thin Ice (R)—An insurance agent is blackmailed by a locksmith in the theft of a rare violin that belongs to a retired farmer. Runs 1 hour and 33 minutes.
- Aug. 15—Joyful Noise (PG-13)—A choir member faces off with the group’s newly appointed director as they head into a national competition. Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah star. Runs 1 hour and 58 minutes.
- Aug. 22—Gone (PG-13)—When her sister disappears, a woman is convinced the serial killer who kidnapped her two years ago has returned. She sets out once again to find her abductor. Runs 1 hour and 34 minutes.
- Aug. 29—Mirror, Mirror (PG)—Julia Roberts stars as the evil queen in this clever retelling of the tale of Snow White. Runs 1 hour and 46 minutes.
The Kean Theatre is operated by St. Barnabas Charities, the fund-raising arm of St. Barnabas Health System.