Movies at the Mural Presented by Prime Video Announces Summer Line-up
Seattle Center offers five free movies from July 30 to August 27.
SEATTLE (May 10, 2022) – The popular outdoor movie series – Movies at the Mural Presented by Prime Video – is back this summer at Seattle Center’s Mural Amphitheatre for five weeks beginning July 30th.
Moviegoers are invited to picnic on the Mural Amphitheatre’s gently sloping lawn with the Space Needle as a backdrop, serving as the best outdoor movie setting you can find in Seattle.
Food and beverages will be available in the Seattle Center Armory Food & Events Hall, as well as at food carts on the Seattle Center grounds prior to the start of each showing.
This year’s series features five film favorites, both classic and contemporary, which are fun for all ages – shown on a 40-foot state-of-the-art screen. Each screening will be preceded by a short film created by students at Cornish College of the Arts. Movies begin at dusk, usually about 9 p.m.
- The Princess Bride, July 30 – This beloved classic blending comedy, adventure, romance, and fantasy celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. This Movies at the Mural popular staple comes complete with all the fencing, chasing, escapes, silly accents, and rodents of unusual size, audiences have come to expect. Rated PG; runs 1 hour and 38 minutes.
- Shang-Chi and the Legend of the 10 Rings, August 6 – In this Marvel film from 2021, Shang-Chi, the master of weaponry-based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organization. Rated PG-13; runs 2 hours and 12 minutes.
- The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, August 13 (9:30 p.m.) – Two drag-queens and a transgender woman contract to perform a drag show at a resort in Alice Springs, a resort town in the remote Australian desert. They head west from Sydney aboard their lavender bus, Priscilla. Enroute, their bus breaks down and is repaired by Bob, who travels on with them in this beloved 90’s film. Rated R; runs 1 hour and 44 minutes.
- Labyrinth, August 20 – Sixteen-year-old Sarah is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King Jareth. Featuring Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie, this cult 1980s classic features fantastical creatures from Jim Henson’s Creature Shop and conceptual design by Brian Froud. Rated PG; runs 1 hour and 41 minutes.
- In the Heights, August 27 – Lights up on Washington Heights... The scent of a Cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the likable, magnetic bodega owner who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines, and sings about a better life in this film version of the popular Broadway musical. Rated PG-13; runs 2 hours and 23 minutes.
The film series is presented by Prime Video with support from official sponsors including Coors Light, Ticketmaster, T-Mobile and Truly.
Seating is first-come, first-served, and for information on cancellations due to rain, call Seattle Center Customer Service at 206-684-7200 or visit seattlecenter.com after 2 p.m. on the day of the event.
For additional information about Movies at the Mural Presented by Prime Video visit seattlecenter.com.
About Seattle Center
Seattle Center is celebrating 60 years with all that is “New, Now, and Next” as Seattle’s hub for arts, sports, community events, and cultural festivals. Originally built for the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, the dynamic 74-acre campus has transformed over the years to respond to, reflect, and represent the region’s ever-broadening community. Seattle Center and its iconic International Fountain are often referred to as the “Heart of Seattle,” serving as a treasured community gathering place where the local, regional, national, and international visitors come together every day. Today more than 30 cultural, educational, sports and entertainment organizations reside on the grounds, along with a diverse variety of public programs and thousands of events attracting more than 12 million visitors each year. At Seattle Center, part of Uptown Arts & Cultural District and home to Climate Pledge Arena, our purpose is to create exceptional events, experiences, and environments that delight and inspire the human spirit to build stronger communities. Activities at the Center generate $1.864 billion in business activity and $631 million in labor income. Seattle Center extends special thanks to its Official Seattle Center Sponsors – Alaska Airlines, The Climate Pledge, Coors Light, Pepsi, Premera, Symetra, T-Mobile, and WaFd Bank.
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