HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE
Dec
26
2:00 PM14:00

HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE

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How do you make an already perfect holiday season more magical? By adding more magic of course! HARRY CHRISTMAS! We are excited to present one of our Movie Gang Christmas Movies, Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone! We will be casting a fun spell on the Franklin Theatre with Harry and the gang this December 26th! This Holiday Harry Potter themed night will be one to remember for any super fan and the best introduction for any first time visitor of Hogwarts. You’ll be sorted into a house to compete in movie trivia for a prize. You’ll get to try some special made Butter Beer and witness live magic on stage from Nashville’s own magician Tim Friday! Wizards and Muggles welcome!

- Free Butter Beer courtesy of Honest Coffee https://www.honest.coffee

- Live Magic Onstage By Tim Friday! http://www.meettimfriday.com

- Hogwarts House Competition Trivia for a prize! 

- and more fun and surprises!

Run Time: 2h 39m

Doors Open 2:00pm

Live Magic 2:40pm

Movie Starts 3:00pm

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS
Dec
26
to Dec 27

HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS

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How do you make an already perfect holiday season more magical? By adding more magic of course! HARRY CHRISTMAS! We are excited to present one of our Movie Gang Christmas Movies, Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone! We will be casting a fun spell on the Franklin Theatre with Harry and the gang this December 26th! This Holiday Harry Potter themed night will be one to remember for any super fan and the best introduction for any first time visitor of Hogwarts. You’ll be sorted into a house to compete in movie trivia for a prize, You’ll get to try some special made Butter Beer, and witness live magic on stage from Nashville’s own magician Tim Friday! Wizards and Muggles welcome!

- Free Butter Beer courtesy of Honest Coffee https://www.honest.coffee

- Live Magic Onstage By Tim Friday! http://www.meettimfriday.com

- Hogwarts House Competition Trivia for a prize! 

- and more fun and surprises!

Run Time: 2h 54m

Show Info: Doors Open 6:30pm

Live Magic 7:10pm

Movie Starts 7:30pm

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GHOSTBUSTERS
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

GHOSTBUSTERS

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When there’s something strange in your neighborhood. Who You Gonna Call? Ghostbusters. When you’re feeling bored in your neighborhood. Who You Gonna Call? The Movie Gang! So what happens when you have both? A really fun time with no ghosts!

Halloween season is one of the Movie Gang’s favorite time of the year so we are Back! Throwing an event with the Original and true Ghostbusters. Peter, Ray, Winston, and Egon back on the big screen, fighting the super natural for all of our enjoyment. This timeless movie is entertaining enough on it’s own but we got morrrreeeee!!! A monster mash dance! Free Treats, and more!

The night also includes:

- Free Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Cookies! courtesy of http://www.triplecrownbakery.com

- Monster Mash! Post Movie Costume Halloween Dance! 

- Ghost Stories about Franklin from stage! Presented By Franklin Ghost Tours

- Free Twinkies

- and more fun and surprises!

DOORS AT 7pm

MOVIE AT 8pm

Dance Following the movie!

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Jurassic Park
Sep
7
7:00 PM19:00

Jurassic Park

Welcome To...Jurassic Park!

In 1993 when this film was born it grew even bigger than a T Rex. A groundbreaking movie showcasing new technology in film and sound. Capturing what it might sound like if a stampede of dinosaurs were racing towards you or a T-Rex throwing your car through the air! The plot also cleverly warns what might happen when humans mess with the course of nature! A movie theatre is the only proper place to experience Jurassic Park’s size and we are giving you the opportunity once again! Thats not all! We have teamed up with the Nashville Zoo and before the movie they will be doing a live animal presentation on stage. Plus more to be announced!!! “Hold on to your butts!” - Samuel L Jackson. 

The night also includes:

- Live Animals! The Nashville Zoo will be doing a live animal presentation onstage 30 minutes before the film starts!

-- Real Fossils! Ask Paleontologist Dr. Larisa Desantis about Dinosaurs, Sabertoothed Cats, And More.

- Dinosaur Lab! Grow your own dinosaur in water using a magic pill! 

- Plus More to be announced!

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THE NEVERENDING STORY
Aug
26
6:00 PM18:00

THE NEVERENDING STORY

Reading is important. Reading ignites your mind to imagine and create a world you never thought you could think up. What if that world needed your help? Would you be brave enough to jump in and save it? That’s the challenge that young Bastian has to face in this 1984 children fairy tale classic, The Neverending Story!

The Movie Gang alongside Franklin’s newest book store, Bound Booksellers have teamed up to bring you a fun filled night at The Franklin Theatre. Atreyu, The Luck Dragon, The Rock Biter, and the rest of its timeless characters larger than ever on the big screen! The Neverending Story is a movie that has been shared and passed down through generations. For the courage it gives to anyone who watches and the reminder that a world without imagination is a world of Nothing! “Never Give Up and Good Luck will find You” - The Neverending Story

The night also includes:

- BOOK DRIVE AND TRADE! : Bring an old book or two to donate and also trade and take home another book that has been left that looks interesting to you!!! (young readers books only please). Presented by Bound Booksellers of Westhaven. 

- First 100 people who bring a book get a new free copy of The NeverEnding Story book! 

- Free Rock Candy to eat with The Rock Biter!

- Plus more fun to be announced!!!

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MAD MAX FURY ROAD
Jul
7
7:00 PM19:00

MAD MAX FURY ROAD

Oh, what a day... what a lovely day! The Movie Gang Presents Mad Max Fury Road! Movie, Motorcycles, and Art Show! The action packed Mad Max Fury Road was our favorite reboot to any classic film franchise so why not throw an action packed event for it! We are teaming up with Franklin’s very own motorcycle lifestyle brand FRANKLIN MOTO to bring you a mini motorcycle show set up out front of the theatre. Before the movie come check out some of the nicest builds from around the community . From Cafe Racers to Harley Davidson’s and everything in between! Also, to coincide with this visually stunning film the lobby will feature a Mad Max inspired art show created by local artist Jeff Bertrand! Much more to be announced as well!


- Free Mad Max Rub on tattoo! 

- Mad Max inspired art show by local artist Jeff Bertrand instagram - @jeff_bertrand

- Motorcycle Show Presented by Franklin Moto.

- Eat Like Mad Max and get a free Sour Gecko Gummy Candy

- Plus more!

 

 

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BACK TO THE FUTURE
Jun
17
to Jun 18

BACK TO THE FUTURE

Great Scott! The Movie Gang is Back… BACK TO THE FUTURE! We are so excited for our return to the Franklin Theatre that we had to throw the biggest party yet! We are taking you back to the 80’s and showing you the classic film “Back to the Future”. Immediately following we will have an 80’s Enchantment Under the Sea dance! Come dressed and ready! Our friends from “Nashville Is The Reason”, a Nashville based club night, will be teaming up with us to run the DJ booth and spin all the 80’s jams. 1.21 giggawatss of fun!

Limited Dance only ticket available night of at the theatre!

The night also includes:

- First 50 people get a free Hoverboard Enamel pin! 

- Free Fruit Punch created by Franklin’s own Juice Bar! 

- After movie 80’s themed enchantment under the sea Dance presented by Nashville Is The Reason. 

- Prizes for Best Dressed, Best Dancer & More awarded by VisitFranklin.com

- Plus More!

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COLIN HAY: WAITING FOR MY REAL LIFE.
Mar
4
7:00 PM19:00

COLIN HAY: WAITING FOR MY REAL LIFE.

The Movie Gang has thrown many parties for classic films! However, this time we are excited to bring you something new you have never seen before! This first Movie Gang Premiere is for a new music documentary. This is the most inspiring music documentary for any creative soul, struggling or successful! Like all Movie Gang events we always like to add an element special the experience! See below for more info on the film, fun stuff, and the preview. 

- Raffle to win a Free Sterling by Music Man guitar.

- Win Colin Hay and Men At Work vinyl courtesy of Franklin’s own LUNA RECORDS.

- Question and Answer after the film with Director Nate Gowtham & Producer Elizabeth James.

- Plus so much more to be announced!

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Wayne's World - 25th Anniversary Celebration!
Feb
27
7:00 PM19:00

Wayne's World - 25th Anniversary Celebration!

It’s Wayne’s World! It’s Wayne’s World! It’s Party Time! It’s Excellent! One of The Movie Gangs all time favorite comedies is turning 25 and we must celebrate!

Wayne and Garth have shaped our slang and filled our brains with timeless one liners. What better way to quote them all than at the Franklin Theatre with all your friends and fellow partiers! Tickets for this “excellent” event are on sale now. This event will also include what's listed below.

- The First 150 people will get a free bag of donuts from Ellie’s Old Fashioned Donuts. 

- Free Coffee from Honest Coffee Roasters. 

- An onstage Wayne’s World Spelling Bee! (will start 20 minutes before movie. If you’d like to enter to compete & win a prize you’ll need to arrive close to doors and sign up. 10 contestants only)

- All you can eat red vines!

 

 

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Dirty Dancing
Feb
14
7:00 PM19:00

Dirty Dancing

Are you ready to have “The Time Of Your Life”?

The Movie Gang’s first event of 2017! This Valentines Day plan a date with a loved one. Or just plan a date with your friends that you love, and celebrate love, by watching one of the most iconic movies from the 80’s. DIRTY DANCING!  Nobody should put anyone in a corner especially Baby so buy your tickets now! Sing along, dance along, quote along. The night will also include the following!

- Live Dancing On Stage before the film by ROOTS ACADEMY!

- First 100 people through the door get a free Rose from ALWAYS IN BLOOM!

- A Valentine for you from the Movie Gang! 

- and more to be announced!

 

 

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The Nightmare Before Christmas!
Dec
23
7:00 PM19:00

The Nightmare Before Christmas!

What's This? What's This? A Movie Gang Christmas! It's The Movie Gang's favorite time of the year and December marks our 1 year anniversary so we are going all out! Come celebrate with us with this over the top showing of the Disney Christmas Classic The Nightmare Before Christmas! Besides the fun decorations and interactive lighting that will coincide with the movie, the night will also include the following!

- Free Jack Skellington Donut at the 7pm showing and Free Christmas cookie at the 4pm showing courtesy of FIVE DAUGHTERS BAKERY

- Free Holiday Hot Chocolate courtesy of HONEST COFFEE ROASTERS

- ALL THINGS CO. Toy Drive - We ask you to please bring a new toy. Big or Small as a donation that we will be giving to the children at The Vanderbilt Children's Hospital! 

- Ugly Christmas Sweaters Will be rewarded with a free Candy Cane! 

and always be ready for more surprises! 

 

 

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Hey You Guys! The Goonies!
Nov
23
7:00 PM19:00

Hey You Guys! The Goonies!

HEY YOOOOUUUUUUU GUUUUYYYYYS! The Goonies are coming! The secret caves. The old lighthouse. The lost map. The treacherous traps. The hidden treasure. And Sloth… Join the adventure!

Will a group of misfits find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure and save their home from foreclosure? The Movie Gang are bringing one of our all time favorites back to the big screen, so come find out! This pirate themed night will also include the fun listed below:

- Everyone Gets a free Baby Ruth but you better not eat it before Sloth does!

- Free Rocky Road Flavored Fudge from Kilwins on Main Street Franklin!

- Plus so much more to be announced!

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THE MONSTER SQUAD
Oct
31
7:00 PM19:00

THE MONSTER SQUAD

Has Halloween lost it’s magic for you? Don’t you wish there was a new way to celebrate? The Movie Gang is bringing it to you! This Halloween come to the Franklin Theatre and take a trip down nostalgia lane.

Dracula, Wolfman, Sea Creature, and The Mummy are back and trying to end the world! Can a group of rowdy kids with the help of Frankenstein stop them? Come and find out!

The Netflix original series Stranger Things has taken the world by storm, but it probably wouldn’t have existed without its inspiration from The Monster Squad.

This awesome night will also include:

- Costume Contest for prizes! (If entering please check in at the theatre at 7 pm doors. Costume Contest begins at 7:45!)

- Free Trick or Treat Bag filled with LOTS OF SURPRISES!

- Free Pumpkin Spice Iced Latte FromFranklin’s Honest Coffee Roasters.

- So Much candy you’ll puke!

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THE WALKING DEAD Season 7 Party!
Oct
23
6:00 PM18:00

THE WALKING DEAD Season 7 Party!

The Movie Gang are huge Walking Dead fans and want you to join us to celebrate the return of the awesome show movie gang style! Sure it's not a movie but it's just as good! Come out to this 100% FREE event and watch the Season Premiere with us outside on a large screen in the Lawn at the Factory! Bring a Lawn chair or blanket! Please do not come in costume to prevent startling the zombies.

Thanks to Mcfarlane Toys we will also host a huge raffle for tons of Walking Dead figures and playlets! see photos of some of the awesome stuff below! 

plus!

-A Zombie Photo Op

- A replica of The Walking Dead RV

& More!

Party Starts at 6pm , Episode Starts at 8pm

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Mean Girls
Oct
3
7:00 PM19:00

Mean Girls

It’s hard to keep up with all the different holidays throughout the year but there is one that must never be missed - National Mean Girls Day! Join us at The Franklin Theatre to watch the unexpected cult classic and celebrate the day Aaron Samuels first spoke to Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) by asking what day it was.

Besides welcoming the obvious loud movie quoting there will be so much more Mean Girls fun for any super fan:

- Wear Pink and get a FREE “SO FETCH” WRISTBAND

- Free Cupcakes with Rainbows & Smiles on them!  Made by Franklin’s Triple Crown Bakery - triplecrownbakery.com (one per ticket holder)

- Plus More!

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The Princess Bride
Sep
2
6:30 PM18:30

The Princess Bride

An "Inconceivable" Night Of Fun!

As You Wished, The Movie Gang is back and bringing you An “Inconceivable" Night of Fun! Featuring an art show and live sword fighting.

Experience the 1987 classic adventure fantasy like never before. The Princess Bride is back on the big screen. Heroes. Giants. Villains. Wizards. True Love. - Not just your basic, average, everyday, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, ho-hum fairy tale. This, however, is just a small part of the Magic. More Details below!

- From when doors open until showtime, experience the whimsical art When Bunnies Fly by Alexis Colbert. Play in her hand made puppet theatre! AlexisColbert.com Instagram: @whenbunniesfly

 

- 15 minutes before the movie starts Franklin's own Cheney Fencing School will be doing a live sword fighting presentation on stage! cheneyfencing.com

- Get Free Peanut Butter Cups in Honor of Princess Buttercup!

 

Doors Open: 6:30 PM

Art Show: 6:30 PM

Live Fencing Demonstration: 8:00 PM

Movie Begins: 8:15 PM

Rating:PG

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ROCKY 4
Jun
10
7:00 PM19:00

ROCKY 4

On Friday June 10th The Movie Gang is taking one of the most epic battles in film History and putting it back on the big screen. ROCKY 4! Yes, the one with the Russian! The original Rocky is a true classic and won Oscars but Rocky 4 took it larger than life. A true Superhero movie. 

The Movie Gang's mission is to always make the movie come to life! So the night will also include. 

- A live Boxing Demonstration on stage by TITLE BOXING.

- Wear your "Living In America" red, white, and blue colors and get a free boxing glove Key Chain. 

- The first 150 people through the door get a free Smoothie from 9 fruits. 

- plus more mayhem!!!!

Tickets for our events sell out so please get yours now! THANK YOU!

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Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory "Eat-A-Long Sing-A-Long"
Apr
1
7:00 PM19:00

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory "Eat-A-Long Sing-A-Long"

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory - “Eat-A-Long Sing-A-Long" - Presented by THE MOVIE GANG

Your dream of visiting Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory has not fully come true but we are getting you as close as it gets! Get your tickets now for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory “Eat-A-Long Sing-A-Long” Presented by The Movie Gang.  On April 1st come watch the legendary film and you’ll be supplied with a bag of candy with an instruction list on what to eat with what scene! So you can taste the sweets along with the scenes! You’ll also have your own set of lyrics so you won’t feel like you’re missing out if you don’t know all the words to the films classic songs. plus way more!

The night also includes-

- Complimentary Chocolate from one of Downtown Franklins newest additions SEERSUCKER CANDY CO.

- Free Chocolate Milk from Wonkas Chocolate River presented by HONEST COFFEE ROASTERS

- Eat-A-Long Candy Bag with instructions. 

- Sing-A-Long Lyric Book

- Limited Edition Screen print poster for sale by Ryan Brinkerhoff

- plus more surprises


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Double Feature : NEW FOUND GLORY & THE OUTSIDERS
Mar
11
7:00 PM19:00

Double Feature : NEW FOUND GLORY & THE OUTSIDERS

Friday March 11th at the Historic Franklin Theatre! The Movie Gang brings you the first Movie Gang Double Feature. A special Music and Movie Event! The night includes...

A special full band acoustic performance by NEW FOUND GLORY

 Bayside's ANTHONY RANERI opening. 

A showing of the classic movie THE OUTSIDERS

  • 7pm Doors
  • 7:30-8:00 Anthony Raneri
  • 8:20-9:20 New Found Glory
  • 9:35 The Outsiders


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The Notebook
Feb
13
7:00 PM19:00

The Notebook

Your Perfect Valentines Date!

The Movie Gang will be hosting The Notebook on Saturday, February 13th at the Historic Franklin Theatre in Downtown Franklin, Tennessee! Come out and watch this romantic classic with your significant other or just bring some friends and see if you can keep from crying. Besides the film we will be doing the following.....

  • A free rose for the first 100 couples. Provided by Franklin's own Always In Bloom Flower Shop
  • Franklin's Honest Coffee Roasters will be serving a free Valentine flavored Coffee espresso drink. 
  • Courtesy Tissue Boxes
  • Get Your Photo with Ryan Gosling! (The Cardboard Cutout)

plus a lot more!

Tickets are available Now! 

Use our special MOVIE GANG $10 ticket price link!



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