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Welcome to rt34drivein.com

Listen to the movies on
87.9 FM on your car radio
We open at 6:30 and movies start at 7:00
Prices are :  Adults $10.00   Seniors$8.00 children $7.00 

Please Note :
There is no outdoor cooking
 of any kind

Anyone in  possession of alcohol or glass bottles
on theatre property will be ejected immediately
   without a refund.  Under age drinkers will  be reported


With the Corona virus there are rules that must be followed to ensure your health and safety that outdoor theaters have rules to follow
      1- mask must be worn at all times
      2- 1 car per pole
      3- keep social distances all times
      4- maximum 175 cars

 accept credit or Debit cars of any kind
Prices are :  Adults $10.00   Seniors  $8.00 children $7.00

Due to reasons beyond our control there are items from the menu we will not have for now.
  The menu prices below are not updated as of yet for the season as soon as I get them they will be posted


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CALL US AT 815 -246-9700



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Try our made to order food,
at great prices  !
We use only real Butter
on our  popcorn !

Our new menu will
 be coming soon:
we are limited at this
 time on what
can serve because of
waiting and cooking time

Thank you

With games to play as well
as try your skill at the
 pool table we have something for  every one to play


"NEW TIME" Open at 6:30 Movie starts at 7:00
Oct 25,26 & 27th

Playing First 


After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is
 discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas). Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie (Drew Barrymore), and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.





 followed by

Smokey and the Bandit
 Big Enos (Pat McCormick) wants to drink Coors at a truck
 show, but in 1977 it was illegal to sell Coors east of the Mississippi River without a permit. Truck driver Bo "Bandit" Darville (Burt Reynolds) agrees to pick up the beer in Texas and drive it to Georgia within 28 hours. When Bo picks up hitchhiker Carrie (Sally Field), he attracts the attention of Sheriff Buford T. Justice (Jackie Gleason). Angry that Carrie will not marry his son, Justice embarks on a high-speed chase after Bandit.


"NEW TIME" Open at 6:30 Movie starts at 7:00
 Oct 2,3 & 4th
Playing First



Liar Liar

Conniving attorney Fletcher Reede (Jim Carrey) is
 an ace in the courtroom, but his dishonesty and devotion to work
ruin his relationships.  His wife, Audrey (Maura Tierney), has left
 him for a more dependable man,  and Fletcher often breaks the commitments he makes to his beloved son, Max (Justin Cooper).
 When Max wishes his dad would stop lying for 24 hours, Fletcher suddenly finds that he can only speak the truth -- on the day
 his career-deciding court case has to be won





 followed by


Billy Madison
 Man-child Billy Madison (Adam Sandler) has been a spoiled
rich kid all his life, and spends his days drinking and partying. When his
father, hotel magnate Brian (Darren McGavin), becomes fed up with his
 son's irresponsible ways, he issues an ultimatum. Since Billy passed all
 his schooling thanks to his father's influence and bribes, he must retake
 and pass every grade in 24 weeks. Otherwise, the business will be turned
 over to Brian's conniving associate, Eric (Bradley Whitford)..




"NEW TIME" Open at 6:30 Movie starts at 7:00
Oct 2,3 & 4th 
Playing First






 followed by