THE CATLOW

MOVIE THEATER

116 W. Main Street

Barrington, Illinois

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An Alfonso Iannelli Designed Landmark

Listed on The National Register Of Historic Places

Established 1927

Theater Amenities:

Digital Projection

Digital 7.1 Surround Sound

New Matte White Screen

New Comfortable Seating

Listening Devices

Caption Reader Device

Handicap Access

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Featuring food from Boloney's Monday thru Saturday. Boloney's is closed on Sundays and Holidays but Hot Dogs and Polish Sausage are still available from The Catlow Concession Stand. Look over the menu here: boloney's.com

OUR PURPOSE:  The Catlow Theater is old-style in our way of doing business. We keep our admission and concession prices lower than most movie theaters, these days. We are here to see that you pay a fair price and have an enjoyable time.

Now Showing:

Love & Mercy

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4th of July Holiday

SHOWTIMES

 

Friday

5:25 & 8:00 PM

 

Saturday thru Thursday

7:00 PM

 

General Admission:

$7.00

Bargain Matinee Shows:

Friday & Saturday

Before 6:00 PM

$6.00

 

In Digital 7.1 Surround Sound

 

Cast:

Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Jake Abel, John Cusack, Kenny Wormald, Paul Giamatti, Tyson Ritter, Brett Davern, Joanna Going, Max Schneider, Graham Rogers, Erin Darke

 

Director:

Bill Pohlad

 

Genre:

Drama

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13 for thematic elements, drug content and language.

 

Runtime:

2 hours 1 minute

 

Synopsis:

LOVE & MERCY presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys. Set against the era-defining catalog of Wilson’s music, the film intimately examines the personal voyage and ultimate salvation of the icon whose success came at extraordinary personal cost.

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Catlow News and Events

Highgate Motors Presents Free Movie Matinee Showing Of BULLITT

 

Highgate Motors of Barrington invites all community members to join us for a free movie showing on July 18th at 12 p.m. at the Catlow Theater.  Bring the family and friends to enjoy the Steve McQueen classic, Bullitt.  Rated PG. Admission is free to all.

 

In lieu of admission, please consider a donation at the door to support The Hansen family -  lifelong residents of Barrington facing the devastating physical and financial struggles of their mother’s cancer diagnosis last year.  Please consider a donation at the door to help one of our own community families.  100% of all donations will go directly to the family.

 

Hansen family background

At the young age of 36, Jennifer DeBord Hansen was diagnosed last year with an aggressive form of cancer and can no longer work as she struggles through treatments and surgeries.  The family stays strong and continues to raise their four children facing each day with strength, but finances have become overwhelming.

Catlow Gift Cards Available

These are great gifts for your favorite movie lover, you simply decide how much to give. Redeemable for both movie admissions and concession stand purchases. No expiration date and cards can be reloaded with additional funds at any time. Available at The Catow box office.

 

 

Catlow & Boloney's Mugs

We now have Catlow Theater and Boloney's Sandwich Shop gift mugs available for sale. You can pick them up during your next visit to the theater or, during the daytime, at Boloney's.

Coming Soon ?

Help Choose Our Next Feature

 

Here's how the selection process works for upcoming features at The Catlow:

 

We choose a handful of movies that we think might interest you. Scan over the titles, view the included movie trailers (aka previews) and vote for your favorite titles. The titles with the most votes normally win - barring some unforeseen booking situation. The titles with the least votes are replaced with newer titles, so check back often.

 

We then present the movies with the most votes at an affordable price - if you don't mind waiting a few weeks to see them.

 

The Catlow is your theater. You tell us what you want to see and we'll try our hardest to get it booked here. You can also help us add other titles to the list. Simply send in your votes by filling out the 'Vote For Movies' form at the end of this section.

All movie trailers are in QuickTime format courtesy of Apple®.

Me And Earl And The Dying Girl

 

Cast:

Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, RJ Cyler, Nick Offerman, Molly Shannon, Jon Bernthal, Connie Britton

 

Director:

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

 

Genre:

Drama

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13 for sexual content, drug material, language and some thematic elements

 

Runtime:

1 hour 45 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is the uniquely funny, moving story of Greg (Thomas Mann), a high school senior who is trying to blend in anonymously, avoiding deeper relationships as a survival strategy for navigating the social minefield that is teenage life. He even describes his constant companion Earl (RJ Cyler), with whom he makes short film parodies of classic movies, as more of a "co-worker" than a best friend.

 

But when Greg’s mom (Connie Britton) insists he spend time with Rachel (Olivia Cooke)—a girl in his class who has just been diagnosed with cancer—he slowly discovers how worthwhile the true bonds of friendship can be.

Pitch Perfect 2

 

Cast:

Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Rebel Wilson, Alexis Knapp, Adam DeVine, Hailee Steinfeld

 

Director:

Elizabeth Banks

 

Genre:

Comedy,

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13 for innuendo and language.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 50 minutes

 

Synopsis:

The Barden Bellas are back in Pitch Perfect 2, the follow-up to summer 2012’s smash hit. The comedy is helmed by Elizabeth Banks, co-star and producer of Pitch Perfect, and produced by Paul Brooks, Max Handelman and Banks. Writer Kay Cannon returns to the team to pen the next chapter.

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

 

Cast:

Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Rebecca Ferguson, Alec Baldwin, Sean Harris

 

Director:

Christopher McQuarrie

 

Genre:

Action, Adventure

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13

 

Runtime:

NA

 

Synopsis:

With the IMF disbanded, and Ethan (Tom Cruise) out in the cold, the team now faces off against a network of highly skilled special agents, the Syndicate.  These highly trained operatives are hellbent on creating a new world order through an escalating series of terrorist attacks.

 

Ethan gathers his team and joins forces with disavowed British agent Ilsa Faust (Rebecca Ferguson), who may or may not be a member of this rogue nation, as the group faces their most impossible mission yet.

Testament of Youth

 

Cast:

Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Taron Egerton, Emily Watson, Hayley Atwell, Colin Morgan, Joanna Scanlan, Dominic West, Miranda Richardson

 

Director:

James Kent

 

Genre:

Drama

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13 for thematic material including bloody and disturbing war related images.

 

Runtime:

2 hours 9 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman's point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, it's a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times.

Inside Out

 

Cast:

Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Diane Lane, Rashida Jones, Mindy Kaling, Lewis Black, Phyllis Smith

 

Director:

Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del Carmen

 

Genre:

Animation, Family, Comedy

 

MPAA Rating:

PG for mild thematic elements and some action.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 42 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy (Amy Poehler), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), Disgust (Mindy Kaling) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith). The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life.

 

 As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco, turmoil ensues in Headquarters. Although Joy, Riley's main and most important emotion, tries to keep things positive, the emotions conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.

 

Spy

 

Cast:

Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne, Jude Law, Bobby Cannavale, Allison Janney, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Miranda Hart

 

Director:

Paul Feig

 

Genre:

Comedy

 

MPAA Rating:

R for language throughout, violence, and some sexual content including brief graphic nudity.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 57 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. But when her partner (Jude Law) falls off the grid and another top agent (Jason Statham) is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global disaster.

Mr. Holmes

 

Cast:

Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Milo Parker

 

Director:

Bill Condon

 

Genre:

Drama, Suspense

 

MPAA Rating:

PG for thematic elements, some disturbing images and incidental smoking.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 45 minutes

 

Synopsis:

MR HOLMES is a new twist on the world's most famous detective. 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days tending to his bees, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger.

 

Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement, and searches for answers to the mysteries of life and love - before it's too late.

Jurassic World

 

Cast:

Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jake Johnson, Omar Sy, BD Wong, Judy Greer

 

Director:

Colin Trevorrow

 

Genre:

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13 for intense sequences of science-fiction violence and peril.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 57 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installment of his groundbreaking Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World. Colin Trevorrow directs the epic action-adventure based on characters created by Michael Crichton. The screenplay is by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Trevorrow & Derek Connolly, and the story is by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver. Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley join the team as producers.

Infinitely Polar Bear

 

Cast:

Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Imogene Wolodarsky, Ashley Aufderheide, Beth Dixon, Keir Dullea

 

Director:

Maya Forbes

 

Genre:

Drama

 

MPAA Rating:

R for language.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Based on a true story, INFINITELY POLAR BEAR is a funny and heartbreaking portrait of the many unexpected ways in which parents and children save each other.

 

Aloha (added back to list by request!)

 

Cast:

Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, Bill Murray, John Krasinski, Danny McBride, Alec Baldwin

 

Director:

Cameron Crowe

 

Genre:

Comedy, Action, Adventure

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13 for some language including suggestive comments.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 45 minutes

 

Synopsis:

In Aloha, a celebrated military contractor (Bradley Cooper) returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs—the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii—and reconnects with a long-ago love (Rachel McAdams) while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog (Emma Stone) assigned to him.

 

From Academy Award® winner Cameron Crowe, the writer-director behind such films as Jerry Maguire and Almost Famous, Aloha also stars Bill Murray, John Krasinski, Danny McBride, and Alec Baldwin.

I'll See You In My Dreams

 

Cast:

Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, June Squibb, Rhea Perlman, Mary Kay Place, Malin Akerman, Sam Elliott

 

Director:

Brett Haley

 

Genre:

Drama, Comedy

 

MPAA Rating:

PG-13 for sexual material, drug use and brief strong language.

 

Runtime:

1 hour 32 minutes

 

Synopsis:

Carol is a retired schoolteacher and a longtime widow in her 70s. She enjoys a tranquil routine playing cards with close friends, keeping up her garden, and relaxing with a glass of wine. When her beloved dog dies, there's a mournful vacuum that draws new experiences and attachments into her world.

 

She forges a friendship with her pool guy and allows a pal to drag her to a speed dating shindig. And then there's the gravelly-voiced, exuberant gentleman, Bill, who comes out of nowhere.

Tomorrowland

 

Cast:

George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Britt Robertson, Raffey Cassidy, Tim McGraw, Judy Greer, Kathryn Hahn, Keegan Michael-Key, Thomas Robinson

 

Director:

Brad Bird

 

Genre:

Action, Adventure

 

MPAA Rating:

R for language and some disturbing material.

 

Runtime:

2 hours 10 minutes

 

Synopsis:

From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s riveting, mystery adventure “Tomorrowland,” starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as “Tomorrowland.”

 

What they must do there changes the world—and them—forever. Featuring a screenplay by “Lost” writer and co-creator Damon Lindelof and Brad Bird, from a story by Lindelof & Bird & Jeff Jensen, “Tomorrowland” promises to take audiences on a thrill ride of nonstop adventures through new dimensions that have only been dreamed of.

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