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108 E. Butler Ave., Ambler, 215-345-7855, amblertheater.org. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986, U.S., 103 min.) Run, Ferris, run! Wed., Sept. 4, 7 p.m., $9.75.
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1003 Arch St., 215-922-6888, thetroc.com. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990, U.S./Hong Kong, 93 min.) They skateboard and have an unmatched appreciation for pizza and martial arts. Tue., Sept. 3, 8 p.m., $3.
227 Bridge St., Phoenixville, 610-917-1228, thecolonialtheatre.com. Italian All Night Splatterfest II: Catch five grindhouse classics from the golden age of B-movie Italian horror cinema. Sat., Aug. 31, 7 p.m., $20. A Face in the Crowd (1957, U.S., 126 min.): Andy Griffith portrays a hobo. What would Opie and Aunt Bee say? Sun., Sept. 1, 2 p.m., $9.
20 E. State St., Doylestown, 215-345-6789, countytheater.org. The Apartment (1960, U.S., 125 min.): The best way to climb the ladder at any company is to let your boss and his mistress use your apartment. Wed., Sept. 4, 7 p.m., $9.75. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: See Ambler listing. Thu., Aug. 29, 7 p.m., $9.75.
3701 Chestnut St., 215-387-5125, ihousephilly.org. The Legend of Billie Jean (1985, U.S., 96 min.): The outlaw adventures of Billie Jean and her brother Binx. Fri., Aug. 30, 8 p.m., free.
531 N. 12th St., 267-519-9651, philamoca.org. The Name of the Game Is Kill! (1968, U.S., 84 min.): Shown with Homebodies (1974, U.S., 96 min.). Note to self: Never travel alone. Fri., Aug. 30, 7:30 p.m., $12. The Drifting Classroom (1987, Japan, 104 min.): Slip into another dimension. Wed., Sept. 4, 7:30 p.m., free.
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