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.

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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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EVENTS

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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