The Filmhouse on the Square

4 July 2017, 08:55

Leeds Summer Series

Part of Millennium Square Summer Series. Sit down and enjoy an open-air blockbuster on our state-of-the-art LED screen.

THE LION KING (31st July, from 1pm)

This Disney animated feature follows the adventures of the young lion Simba (Jonathan Taylor Thomas), the heir of his father, Mufasa (James Earl Jones). Simba's wicked uncle, Scar (Jeremy Irons), plots to usurp Mufasa's throne by luring father and son into a stampede of wildebeests. But Simba escapes, and only Mufasa is killed. Simba returns as an adult (Matthew Broderick) to take back his homeland from Scar with the help of his friends Timon (Nathan Lane) and Pumbaa (Ernie Sabella).

Embark on a family adventure as Simba the lion cub goes in search of his destiny in this Disney classic with breath taking animation and an unforgettable music score.

Get here early, and enjoy free face painting and masking.

Doors open 1pm. Film starts at 2pm.

Tickets available from City Centre Box Office by clicking here or by calling 01133 760318.

 

HAIRSPRAY (31st July, from 6pm)


In 1960s Baltimore, dance-loving teen Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky) auditions for a spot on "The Corny Collins Show" and wins. She becomes an overnight celebrity, a trendsetter in dance, fun and fashion. Perhaps her new status as a teen sensation is enough to topple Corny's reigning dance queen and bring racial integration to the show.

From stage to screen, musical romantic comedy Hairspray (2007) featuring John Travolta, is a bona fide feel-good classic. Hosted by Heart Breakfast's Emma.

Doors open 6pm. Film starts at 7.15pm.

Tickets available from City Centre Box Office by clicking here or by calling 01133 760318.

 

WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATEFACTORY (1st August, from 1pm)

The last of five coveted "golden tickets" falls into the hands of a sweet but very poor boy. He and his grandpa then get a tour of the strangest chocolate factory in the world. The owner leads five young winners on a thrilling and often dangerous tour of his factory.

Join the enduring journey through the magical Technicolor world of Willy Wonka in the iconic 70s adaptation of Roald Dahl's book.

Plus, there'll be free face painting and craft making too.

Doors open 1pm. Film starts at 2pm.

Tickets available from City Centre Box Office by clicking here or by calling 01133 760318.

 

TOP GUN (1st August, from 6pm)

The Top Gun Naval Fighter Weapons School is where the best of the best train to refine their elite flying skills. When hotshot fighter pilot Maverick (Tom Cruise) is sent to the school, his reckless attitude and cocky demeanor put him at odds with the other pilots, especially the cool and collected Iceman (Val Kilmer). But Maverick isn't only competing to be the top fighter pilot, he's also fighting for the attention of his beautiful flight instructor, Charlotte Blackwood (Kelly McGillis).

Experience a night of 80s nostalgia with the over the top US Navy blockbuster featuring Tom Cruise and a terrific sound track. Prepare for flight school with a mix of classic 80s hits hosted by Heart.

Doors open 6pm. Film starts at 7.15pm.

Tickets available from City Centre Box Office by clicking here or by calling 01133 760318.