Fantail Flicks

Presented by the Rotary Club of Buffalo and the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, join us this summer for Fantail Flicks, a new movie night series aboard the Fantail of USS Little Rock. Doors open at 7:00 PM, and the movie will begin immediately following a pre-film presentation at 7:30 PM.

Each movie night will be free to attend but a ticket is REQUIRED as space is very limited.

Movie-style concessions will be available for purchase.

Sunday, June 18: DEVOTION
Devotion is the story of the friendship between naval officers Jesse Brown and Tom Hudner during the Korean War. It stars Jonathan Majors as Ensign Jesse Brown, the first African-American aviator to complete the United States Navy’s basic flight training program.

Runtime: 2h 19m; Rating: PG-13

Saturday, July 1: DUNKIRK
In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission, 330,000 French, British, Belgian, and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated.

Runtime: 1h 46m; Rating: PG-13

Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) takes his men behind enemy lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Surrounded by the brutal realties of war, while searching for Ryan, each man embarks upon a personal journey and discovers their own strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency, and courage.

Runtime: 2h 49m; Rating: R

Saturday, August 12: TOP GUN
The Top Gun Naval Fighter Weapons School is where the best of the best train to refine their elite flying skills. When hotshot fighter pilot Maverick (Tom Cruise) is sent to the school, his reckless attitude and cocky demeanor put him at odds with the other pilots, especially the cool and collected Iceman (Val Kilmer).

Runtime: 1h 50m; Rating: PG

Saturday, August 19: TOP GUN: MAVERICK
After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. Training a detachment of graduates for a special assignment, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past and his deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who choose to fly it.

Runtime: 2h 11m; Rating: PG-13

War breaks out in Germany in 1914. Paul Bäumer and his classmates quickly enlist in the army to serve their fatherland. No sooner are they drafted than the first images from the battlefield show them the reality of war. The movie is presented in German with English subtitles.

Runtime: 2h 28m; Rating: R

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