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Rebel Without a Cause Friday, August 9, 2019

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Rebel Without a Cause Part of the Summer Fridays

  • Date: August 9
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Price: $5
  • Rating: PG-13 (Some violence and sexual content)

“I woke up this morning, you know… and the sun was shining, and it was nice, and all that type of stuff. And the first thing, I saw you, and, uh, I said, “Boy, this is gonna be one terrific day, so you better live it up, because tomorrow you’ll be nothing.” You see? And I almost was.”

Rebel Without a Cause is a searing melodrama featuring keen insight into the 1950s juvenile attitude, anchored by James Dean’s cool, iconic performance.


After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark (James Dean) is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems. While searching for some stability, Stark forms a bond with a disturbed classmate, Plato (Sal Mineo), and falls for local girl Judy (Natalie Wood). However, Judy is the girlfriend of neighborhood tough, Buzz (Corey Allen). When Buzz violently confronts Jim and challenges him to a drag race, the new kid’s real troubles begin.

Rebel Without a Cause won the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor (Sal Mineo), Best Supporting Actress (Natalie Wood) and Best Writing, Motion Picture Story (Nicholas Ray).

Directed by Nicholas Ray

Starring James Dean, Natalie Wood & Sal Mineo

Concessions available for purchase before the film


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