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Let’s do the time warp again. ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ on the big screen.

Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), Brad Majors (Barry Bostwick) and Janet Weiss (Susan Sarandon) are shown in a scene from “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Just in time for Halloween, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” gets the big screen treatment at the Carolina Theatre.
Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), Brad Majors (Barry Bostwick) and Janet Weiss (Susan Sarandon) are shown in a scene from “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” Just in time for Halloween, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” gets the big screen treatment at the Carolina Theatre. file photo

Just in time for Halloween, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” gets the big screen treatment at the Carolina Theatre.

On Oct. 30 and 31, Jim Sharman’s 1975 cult classic will be screened at a Halloween Ball in what’s billed as a “fully-interactive, theatrical FX-driven, light show-blazing, fog-blowing, call-backing, costume-wearing, motion picture extravaganza.” 7 p.m. $12.

On Oct. 26 through Nov. 1, the Carolina Theatre is showing the new, first-ever 4K Restoration from StudioCanal of John Carpenter’s “The Fog.” The 1980 horror classic stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins, Hal Holbrook and Janet Leigh. Check website for show times.

Also on Oct. 26, and Oct. 27, there will be a double feature of two more Carpenter classics: “The Thing” (1982), and “They Live” (1987) at 7 p.m. The double bill begins at 7, and admission is $9. On Oct. 28 through Nov. 1, a 4K Restoration of Dario Argento’s 1977 cult classic “Suspiria” screens as part of the Retro Film Series.

Details: 919-560-3030 or carolinatheatre.org.

Other Highlights

Oct. 26, the N.C. Museum of Art’s Fall Film Series is showing Alberto Cavalcanti’s 1945 horror classic “Dead of Night,” starring Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, and Roland Culver. 8 p.m. $5 ($7 for museum members).

Details: 919-715-5923 or ncartmuseum.org/calendar.

Oct. 26, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is showing Tobe Hooper’s 1974 horror classic “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” at 10 p.m. Oct. 27, there will be a “Surreal Cereal Party” screening of Brad Silberling’s 1995 fantasy comedy “Casper” at 11 a.m. Oct. 28, there will be a double feature of David Yates’ “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” Parts 1 and 2 at 4 p.m. Also on Oct. 28, the 4K Restoration of “The Fog” shows at 3 p.m., and on Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. Oct. 31, there will be a Movie Party for Tim Burton’s 1988 cult classic “Beetlejuice” at 7:15 p.m. Check their website for ticket prices.

Details: drafthouse.com/raleigh.

Oct. 26, the Chelsea Theater in Chapel Hill continues their new Friday Night Mojo series with Albert Magnoli’s 1984 musical “Purple Rain.” Oct. 27, the Saturday Night Fright series presents John Carpenter’s 1978 horror classic “Halloween.” Both features begin at 9:45 p.m. $7 for members, Adult $9.75, $8 for students and military, $8.50 for seniors.

Details: thechelseatheater.org.

Oct. 26, the Cary Theater is hosting the third annual Zombiepalooza, a program of local filmmakers’ zombie short films on a huge outdoor screen in downtown Cary at 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Ari Aster’s 2018 horror drama “Hereditary” screens at 8 p.m. Oct. 28, it’s John Carpenter’s “Halloween” at 2 p.m. Nov. 1, Don Hardy Jr. and Dana Nachman’s 2018 documentary “Pick of the Litter” shows at 2 p.m., followed by Morgan Neville’s 2018 documentary “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” at 7 p.m., and Roger Spottiswoode’s 2016 comedy drama “A Street Cat Named Bob” at 9 p.m.

Details: 919-462-2051 or thecarytheater.com.

Oct. 29, the Rialto Theatre in Raleigh is screening Henry Selick’s 2009 animated fantasy drama “Coraline” featuring the voices of Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher and John Hodgman. 7 p.m. $5.

Details: 919-856- 8683 or ambassadorcinemas.com.

Oct. 31, CinéClassics at CinéBistro at Waverly Place in Cary is screening Richard Donner’s 1976 horror classic “The Omen” at 7 p.m. $10.

Details: cinebistro.com.

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