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Walmart drive-in just announced its movie lineup. Here’s what’s playing

The Walmart series includes 5 Utah locations, and movies like ‘The Karate Kid,’ ‘Space Jam’ and ‘Wonder Woman’

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Ralph Macchio in a scene from the film “The Karate Kid.” The film is included in Walmart’s drive-in movies series, running Aug. 14 through Oct. 21 at locations throughout the United States.

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Walmart made national news in early July when the chain announced its upcoming drive-in movie series, in which Walmart parking lots across the country will be converted into drive-in movie theaters.

The good news keeps coming. On Wednesday, Walmart announced its lineup of movies that will play at select Walmart drive-ins Aug. 14 through Oct. 21. According to Entertainment Weekly, the movie lineup is as follows:

  • “Back to the Future” 
  • “Beetlejuice”
  • “Black Panther”
  • “Cars”
  • “Dolphin Tale”
  • “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”
  • “Friday Night Lights”
  • “Ghostbusters” 
  • “The Goonies”
  • “The Iron Giant”
  • “The Karate Kid”
  • “The Lego Batman Movie”
  • “The Lego Movie”
  • “Madagascar”
  • “Men in Black: International”
  • “Pokémon Detective Pikachu”
  • “Selena”
  • “Space Jam”
  • “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”
  • “Spy Kids”
  • “Teen Titans GO! To the Movies”
  • “The Wizard of Oz”
  • “Wonder Woman”

Walmart will announce which locations will play which movies beginning Wednesday at 3 p.m MT. To check these dates, locations and movies, visit thewalmartdrivein.com

The following Utah Walmart locations are being included in the drive-in series:

  • Syracuse: Aug. 25 and 26
  • American Fork: Aug. 28 and 29
  • Lindon: Sept. 1 and 2 
  • Springville: Sept. 4 and 5
  • Payson: Sept. 8 and 9

According to Entertainment Weekly, each presentation will also include a screening of a short film. Some of the short films included in the series are “Bilby,” “Bird Karma,” “Brooklyn Breeze,” “CROW: The Legend,” “Fire in Cardboard City,” “INVASION!” “Looney Tunes’ Boo! Appetweet” and “Marooned.” 

Drew Barrymore will be the virtual host for all events, and will make a surprise in-person visit at one of the series’ 160 locations.

Some more important details about the drive-in series:

  • One ticket required per vehicle.
  • Tickets are free, but must be requested in advance.
  • Tickets won’t be available at the gate.
  • Gates open at 6 p.m. and each film begins at 7:30 p.m. No late entry allowed.
  • A mask is required when outside your vehicle.
  • No alcohol is allowed.
  • An FM radio is required for audio.
  • Vehicles are allowed to contain as many people as there are available seatbelts.