Spider Baby

No Showtimes Available

Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!

Director: Jack Hill Run Time: 86 min. Format: Digital

Release Year: 1968

Release Date: January 18, 1968 (New Orleans, LA)

Jack Hill’s Spider Baby is an absolute horror classic about the Merrye family who have a rare recessive gene that turns them into cannibals after a certain age. Save for the occasional murderous mishap, all is managed just fine by the family butler who takes care of the children and the older cannibals housed in the basement until distant relatives come in to inquire about the estate.

Although in black and white, Spider Baby is full of colorful characters like the silently expressive Ralph Merrye (Sid Haig), the greedy Emily Howe (Carol Ohm), and the concerned caretaker Bruno (Lon Chaney Jr.). But it’s the young mischievous Merrye daughters who truly steal the show with their distorted grown-up behavior, vocal hatred of people, and the deadly game of playing spider.

Trailer

Paired Food & Drink Special Food & Drink Pairing

SEE FULL MENU
1968: 50th Anniversary Cocktail: Brandy Cassavetes
Bache Gabrielsen Cognac, crème de cacao, allspice dram, fresh cream, nutmeg

UPCOMING SPECIAL SCREENINGS

SEE ALL
Dec 12

Experimental Animation Show

Curator Willy Hartland’s cutting edge program of animated films.

details
Jan 5 - Jan 6

Shoplifters

A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find outside in the cold.

details
Jan 5 - Jan 6

Sleepless in Seattle

What if someone you never met, someone you never saw, someone you never knew was the only someone for you?

details
Jan 11 - Jan 12

Rust Creek

A young woman faces her own mortality as she’s punished by the elements and pursued by a band of ruthless outlaws.

details