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Comedy, Drama, Retro, Romance, Sport
Retro Film Series Presents
Car Wash & Wildcats
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Michael Schultz’s Car Wash
(PG, 1976, 96 min)
First-ever screening at Retro!
Car Wash is a timeless classic celebrating an era devoted to living life in the fast lane. It’s just a typical day in the lives of the employees, customers, and passersby of an LA car wash. There’s a would-be robbery…an assembly line of the weirdest, baddest, shadiest characters you’ve ever met…and lots of ’70s music to pass the hours till quitting time. Featuring outrageously hilarious performances by George Carlin, Professor Irwin Corey, The Pointer Sisters, and Richard Pryor.
Michael Ritchie’s Wildcats
(R, 1986, 106 min)
Goldie Hawn stars in this hilarious comedy about a woman who’s hired as coach of a Chicago high school football team. The Wildcats are a motley crew with a perfect record: zero victories. But when the spunky new coach gets into the groove, the kids start resembling a team and go for the glory! Also starring Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson.