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Sun, Aug 11

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Bob Hope Fox Theatre

The Princess Bride

Join us for "The Princess Bride," a whimsical fairy tale adventure of true love and daring heroism. Watch as Westley embarks on a thrilling quest to rescue his beloved Buttercup from the clutches of the evil Prince Humperdinck.

The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride

Time & Location

Aug 11, 2024, 1:00 PM

Bob Hope Fox Theatre, 242 E Main St, Stockton, CA 95202, USA

About the event

Prepare for an unforgettable journey with "The Princess Bride," a high-spirited adventure that pits true love against inconceivable odds. This enchanting tale follows the innocent Buttercup (Robin Wright) and her one true love, Westley (Cary Elwes), as they navigate the perils of the mythical kingdom of Florin. From a mysterious pirate to a vengeful Spaniard and a good-natured giant, the characters come alive in a story full of swashbuckling, romance, and outrageously hilarious spoofery. Directed by Rob Reiner and brought to life by an endlessly quotable script from William Goldman, "The Princess Bride" has charmed legions of fans with its irreverent gags, eccentric ensemble, and dazzling swordplay. This fairy-tale classic is a must-see for everyone who believes in the magic of true love and the thrill of adventure!

Doors open at 1:00 PM 

  • Dave Moreno plays a live concert at the “Mighty” Morton Organ at 1:30 PM
  • Movie announced at 2 PM

We offer complimentary drinks and snacks, and a tour of the theatre after the film. Donations are greatly appreciated.

Ticket prices are $12 for Adults & $6 for Children age 12 & under at the door. Cash and credit card are acceptable forms of payment.

Tickets purchased online will be priced lower but will incur additional processing and facility fees.

The Bob Hope Fox Theatre features:

  • 2,042 refurbished red velvet seats
  • State-of-the-art sound
  • Expanded restroom facilities and concessions

Did You Know?

  • The Bob Hope Fox Theatre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • A marble mosaic floor encompasses 1,200 square feet in the center of the lobby. The marble was imported from Italy and the mosaic was designed by a Canadian artist.
  • The Friends of the Fox acquired and restored the 1928 Robert Morton theater organ that is played before every film. Before being brought to Stockton, the organ was last played in the Seattle Fox Theatre over 40 years ago.
  • The Friends of the Fox is a volunteer, non-profit organization that has been instrumental in preserving the theatre.

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