Wayne R. Kruer

In Memoriam

Tropic Cinema mourns the loss of its close friend and founding director, Wayne R. Kruer, who died in Key West last week. Wayne was a founding member of the Key West Film Society and chaired our board of directors for three years starting in 2007. He served as the not-for-profit's counsel for more than a decade. A fluent Spanish speaker, Wayne championed Spanish language and Latin films at the cinema.


Saturday Morning Summer Fun

Beat the heat with specials for kids and grownups!

Saturday mornings at the Tropic mean fun for the whole family -- all summer long. Our Kids Saturday Movie Club features new and classic family films every summer Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m. Kids' tickets (under 12) are just $1, and grownups can join in for $2. For an older crowd, hosts Chris and Lora are back with Attack of the B's -- those not-quite-classic films that are so bad they're brilliant. They'll feature a new film at 11:00 a.m. every Saturday for just $3, complete with classic trailers, commercials and shorts.



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June 23, 2018 - 10:30 am

Kids Saturday Movie Club - Mystery Incorporated jumps to the big screen for this live-action, tongue-in-cheek comedy-adventure featuring everyone's favorite scaredy-cat dog.

June 23, 2018 - 11:00 am

Attack of the B's - Real-life conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton star in this lurid 1950s courtroom drama that poses a moral and legal quandary: what do you do when one twin is a murderer and the other isn't?

June 30, 2018 - 10:30 am

Kids Saturday Movie Club - Acclaimed filmmaker Zack Snyder makes his animation debut with the fantasy family adventure "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole," based on the beloved Guardians of Ga'Hoole books by Kathryn Lasky.

June 30, 2018 - 11:00 am

Attack of the B's - Can a village of gorgeous ladies and an island of good-looking men save each other from ugly wimps and evil ape-men? Will wild dancing, crazy passion and stock footage of tropical islands follow? That's all up to ... the Wild Women of Wongo!

July 7, 2018 - 10:30 am

Kids Saturday Movie Club - E.B. White's classic children's story comes to the screen in this live-action adaptation with an all-star voice cast (Julia Roberts, Robert Redford, John Cleese, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Buscemi, Kathy Bates, Cedric the Entertainer and more).

July 7, 2018 - 11:00 am

Attack of the B's - As a result of the more-is-better, three-movies-in-one approach, "Evil Brain From Outer Space" is a nonstop parade of new characters, over-the-top fights, elaborate chases and cliffhangers.

July 14, 2018 - 10:30 am

Kids Saturday Movie Club - Oscar (Will Smith) is a fast-talking little fish that dreams big. But his big dreams land him in hot water when a great white lie turns him into an unlikely hero.

July 14, 2018 - 11:00 am

Attack of the B's - Created mostly as a way for filmmaker and "star" Vic Savage to fleece some starry-eyed investors out of their money, this all-time turkey is a true treat for lousy-movie connoisseurs. 

July 21, 2018 - 10:30 am

Kids Saturday Movie Club - Far from home in the lush bamboo forests of China, ten-year-old Ryan Tyler, with the help of a young girl, goes on a wonderful journey to rescue a baby panda taken by poachers.

July 21, 2018 - 11:00 am

Attack of the B's - When a wealthy divorcee hires a male escort, only to have him fall for her daughter Mary, it's just the start of the trouble in this breathless "cautionary" tale. 

July 28, 2018 - 10:30 am

Kids Saturday Movie Club - When raccoon R.J., turtle Verne and their woodland friends find a suburban housing development encroaching on their forest home, Verne's first instinct is to retreat into his shell and leave. But the ever-opportunistic R.J. sees a treasure trove to be had from his unsuspecting new neighbors.

July 28, 2018 - 11:00 am

Attack of the B's - With a cast full of Andy Warhol associates, "Silent Night, Bloody Night" is a who's who of B-movie faces and a precursor to the slasher films of the '80s.

August 4, 2018 - 10:30 am

Kids Saturday Movie Club - Notorious Metro City villian Megamind (voice of Will Ferrell) becomes an unlikely savior to the troubled metropolis after defeating beloved do-gooder Metro Man (voice of Brad Pitt) and creating a new opponent who refuses to play by the rules.

August 4, 2018 - 11:00 am

Attack of the B's - "Teenagers from Outer Space" has everything you could want in a Z-grade sci-fi thriller: young love, massive lobsters, wooden acting, ray guns galore and an alien named Derek. What's not to love?

August 7, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Royal Ballet On Screen - "Swan Lake," the now-classic tale of a tragic love, was Tchaikovsky’s first score for ballet -- and is arguably the best loved and most admired of all classical ballets.

August 11, 2018 - 10:30 am

Kids Saturday Movie Club - A domesticated grizzly bear finds that there's more to life than being a star tourist attraction, when a fast-talking mule deer offers him a crash course in woodland living.

August 11, 2018 - 11:00 am

Attack of the B's - A young girl living with her mother becomes possessed by the Devil after playing around with a Ouija Board. It's the plot of "The Exorcist." It's also the exact plot of "Seytan," a no-budget Turkish production that turns out to be a bizarro, scene-for-scene remake of William Friedkin's horror classic.



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