1984 rock version of Metropolis coming to theaters


This Fall, the 1984 version of Fritz Lang’s Sci-Fi epic Metropolis is coming to theaters across the U.S. and Canada. The original 1927 film is completely silent, though subsequent versions have been released with musical soundtracks. This 1984 version – the so-called “rock version” – features the musical stylings of Giorgio Moroder, Freddie Mercury, Pat Benatar and Bonnie Tyler among others.

I personally haven’t seen this rock version, but I’ve seen the original and it was awesome. I’m really curious about this Freddie Mercury version of the classic film! Check out below the jump for dates and cities of shows!

[Via The Hollywood Reporter]

Alaska: Bear Tooth Theatre, Anchorage, October 17th only

California: Castro Theatre, San Francisco, October 27th only
Landmark Ken Cinema, San Diego, November 11th – 12th

Florida: Miami Beach Cinematheque, Miami Beach, October 28th – November 2nd
Lake Worth Playhouse, Lake Worth, October 28th – 29th

Illinois: Art Theatre, Champaign, November 4th, 5th, & 10th only
Music Box Theatre, Chicago, November 11th – 12th

Massachusetts: The Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, November 2nd – 3rd

Michigan: Landmark Main Art Theatre, Royal Oak, October 28th – 29th

New Mexico: Guild Cinema, Albuquerque, November 11th – 12th

New York: Landmark Sunshine Cinema, New York, October 14th – 15th
Spectrum 8 Theatres, Albany, November 2nd only

South Carolina: Terrace Theatre, Charleston, October 28th

Texas: Landmark Inwood Theatre, Dallas, November 4th – 5th
Landmark River Oaks Theatre, Houston, November 4th – 5th

Washington: Liberty Theatre, Camas, October 19th – 20th
Olympia Film Society, Olympia, October 21st and October 28th only
Landmark Egyptian Theatre, Seattle, October 28th – 29th

Washington DC: Landmark E Street Cinema, November 4th – 5th


And for Canada:

British Columbia: Vancity Theater, Vancouver, November 7th only