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THE NEW PARKWAY THEATER is a community-centered cinema and pub located in Oakland’s Uptown district. Sit back and relax in our cozy couches while watching our new releases, cult classics, and fabulous special programming. Plus, enjoy yummy food and local beer and wine in our café or even delivered right to your theater seat all at affordable prices! Here’s what’s playing in your second living room (your air-conditioned living room, that is):


Showtimes for Today, Friday, August 29, 2014
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POPEYE (Robin Williams Tribute) (1980)
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Admission Price: $8
The sailor man travels to a seaside town called Sweethaven, falls in love with Olive Oyl, adopts Swee'pea, and makes an enemy of Bluto.
Rated: PG
Runtime: 114 min
Showtimes: 4:00pm
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MOEBIUS (2013)
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Admission Price: $8
***WARNING. This film has extreme content. ADULTS ONLY!***
A father driven into desire, a son coveting that of his father's, and the sorrowful maternity that hovers them into tragedy.
Rated: N/A
Runtime: 89 min
Showtimes: 4:00pm
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OBVIOUS CHILD (2014)
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Admission Price: $8
A twenty-something comedienne's unplanned pregnancy forces her to confront the realities of independent womanhood for the first time.
Rated: R
Runtime: 84 min
Showtimes: 6:15pm
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DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (2014)
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Admission Price: $8
In the wake of a disaster that changed the world, the growing and genetically evolving apes find themselves at a critical point with the human race.
Rated: PG-13
Runtime: 130 min
Showtimes: 6:45pm
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MICHAEL JACKSON'S BIRTHDAY BASH, brought to you by The Sweet Bar Bakery and The New Parkway Theater (Entree + Dessert + Movie) (Purchase Tickets Online)
Admission Price: $35
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Come and celebrate the life and work of Michael Jackson on his 55th birthday! The evening will begin at 7:00pm at The Sweet Bar Bakery, where M.J.’s former personal chef, Mani Niall, will present a meal fit for a king, a King of Pop that is! On the menu is one of M.J.’s personal favorite meals, The New Mexican Smoky Red Chile Platter. Chef Niall will follow that up with one of Michael’s favorite dessert. After the meal at 9pm, you’ll head on down to The New Parkway Theater, just down the street, to watch a special birthday screening of the amazing documentary, “This is It” @ 9:30pm. That’s not all! Other surprises are in store for you, but you have to buy a ticket to find out what will happen at The Sweet Bar Bakery and The New Parkway’s Michael Jackson's Birthday Bash. (Drinks at either location are not included.)
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: Unknown
Showtimes: 7:00pm
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TAKE YOUR MARKS! KICKOFF EVENT - 72 HOUR FILM COMPETITION (Purchase Tickets Online)
Entry Fee: $50
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To find out more about 72 Hour Sleep Less, Make More Film Festival please visit the Facebook event page @ https://www.facebook.com/events/328087730688518/?notif_t=plan_user_joined
Rated: Unrated
Runtime: Unknown
Showtimes: 7:00pm
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LUCY (2014)
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Admission Price: $8
A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.
Rated: R
Runtime: 89 min
Showtimes: 8:20pm
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THIS IS IT (Michael Jackson's Birthday Bash - Movie Only) (Purchase Tickets Online) (2009)
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Admission Price: $8
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A compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of Michael Jackson as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows in London.
Rated: PG
Runtime: 111 min
Showtimes: 9:30pm
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CHEECH AND CHONG'S UP IN SMOKE (Stoner's Delight) (Purchase Tickets Online) (1978)
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Admission Price: $8
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Two stoners unknowingly smuggle a van - made entirely of marijuana - from Mexico to L.A., with incompetent Sgt. Stedenko on their trail.
Rated: R
Runtime: 86 min
Showtimes: 10:30pm