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20 Million Miles to Earth

Film/Video

Image courtesy of Sony Pictures Repertory

20 Million Miles to Earth

Nathan Juran, 1957

Wex Drive-In

The Wexner Center brings the big screen outside for Wex Drive-In, our annual series of free, festive, open-air film screenings on the Wexner Center Plaza at 15th Avenue and High Street. All Wex Drive-In movies start at dusk (generally around 9 PM), but you’re invited to come at 8 PM to choose your spot. Pack up a few blankets or lawn chairs, and get ready to enjoy beer from Seventh Son Brewing and wine from our cash bar, pizza from Mikey’s Late Night Slice, and free Pam’s Market Popcorn.

Thu, Aug 21, 2008 8 PM

In 20 Million Miles to Earth the first spaceship to Venus returns with an unexpected passenger: a Venusian in pupa form that grows into the rampaging giant "Ymir." Featuring the stop-motion talents of Ray Harryhausen, the film climaxes in a fantastic showdown between the military and the monster atop Rome’s Coliseum. (82 mins., 35mm)

In the event of rain, the screening will move inside the center and start at 9 PM.

Member Exclusives!
Wexner Center members receive a commemorative Wex Drive-In mug and discounted drinks at every film. Become a member through the Wex Drive-In and receive a Wexner Center Film/Video t-shirt and two additional free film passes (a $34 value). Click here for more information on the benefits of membership and to join.

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