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Will there be midnight showings of "The Muppets"?

Discussion in 'Muppet Appearances' started by Enginerd, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. Enginerd Member

    Fandango has movie tickets on sale for "The Muppets" already. I had really wanted to see the midnight showing the day it comes out, but can't find any theaters in my area that are offering it. Does anyone else have this problem or is it only my area? :grr:
  2. Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Have you tried looking at Nov 22 dates? One place near me has one listed for 12:01 am (odd).
  3. Enginerd Member

    Yup, I've checked both dates. The first showing I can find is 10am on the 23rd. :(
  4. brkndwnbus Active Member

    I have tickets for a showing in Maryland at 12:01 a.m., Nov. 23rd...they list it on the 22nd on Fandango as a late Tuesday night viewing.
  5. BobThePizzaBoy Well-Known Member

    I found a midnight show about 20 minutes away from my house! I just might go! :)
  6. Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    i say check your local theaters never hurts to call...im waiting for my theater manager freind to get the code in so i can do see it :)
  7. jacobsnchz Active Member

    I definitely wanna see it at midnight, the actual day, and at least once every day of that weekend! :)
  8. Sam O'Rama New Member

    Anyone in the Chicago area with a car want to go see it at midnight in Skokie or Niles? I don't drive and no city theaters have midnight showings. :boo:
  9. Psammeadboi Active Member

    I'm in Chicago, but I'm holding out to see if any theatres start releasing times in the near future.
  10. Sam O'Rama New Member

    I'll be checking Fandango daily!
  11. Lynette Stone New Member

    AMC Van Ness 14 in San Francisco has one Tuesday night at 12:01 am and I think the Downtown Disney one does too.
  12. Drtooth Well-Known Member

    As a commuter who's public transportation system prudishly stops service before 1 AM, I'm unable to get to a Midnight showing. So I'm going to have to have a complete blackout from this site until I see it Wednesday. Opening day still counts, right.
  13. brkndwnbus Active Member

    The Muppets Fan-a-Thon has announced early screenings. Maybe somewhere close to you will have an early showing! A lot are this Saturday.

    https://www.fandango.com/promo/themuppetsscreenings
  14. Drtooth Well-Known Member

    "Close to me" still requires public transportation.

    I could get there no problem... coming home however is another story.

    Trust me, I HATE the public transportation system over here enough as it is. Plus I'd be afraid I'd fall asleep during it that late.
  15. brkndwnbus Active Member

    The early screenings seem to be around 10 a.m. for most cities I've been seeing on that Fan-a-Thon site for anyone out there looking to try and see it this weekend. Unfortunately, my wife is out of town and I promised I'd wait to see it with her. We think we might be getting an early showing Monday night, and will still hit up the midnight showing.
  16. Lynette Stone New Member

    Thanks for the info brkndwnbus! I'm going this Thursday!
  17. Bannanasketch Active Member

    YES! THERE'S ONE IN MY AREA! OH, I'M SO EXCITED!!!!! :D :) ;) :jim:
  18. Puckrox Well-Known Member

    Midnight tickets haven't gone on sale yet, but, then again, neither have normal tickets. The curse of living in Oregon's Rogue Valley, it takes forever for things to get going around here. I heard tell that tickets should go on sale a week in advanced and considering there was a midnight showing for Eat, Pray, Love two summers ago, I have faith that we'll get a midnight showing of The Muppets.

    I've started recruiting people to go with me. I'm only allowing people along so long as they understand: A) I'm going to cry a lot, B) I'm going to be excited to the point that I will be terrifying, and C) If they say one bad word I will hurt them. It's actually funny, because there are quite a number of people that have asked to go with me. I think they assume if they go with the resident Muppet nerd of our department they'll have a better time. :)
  19. muppetlover123 Well-Known Member

    same but some said they would make fun of me so there not going :(
  20. Puckrox Well-Known Member

    Oh, yeah, if people are planning to make fun of you, then don't let them come along. If people can't respect your admiration for something so incredible as the Muppets, then they don't deserve to go with you.

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