|Harrison Ford will introduce Clear and Present Danger on Wednesday, July 27.
An AirVenture tradition continues nightly from Sunday, July 24, to Saturday, July 30, as AirVenture attendees can kick back, relax on their lawn chair or blanket, and watch a full-length movie outdoors on a five-story-high projection screen. The films will be introduced by some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including George Lucas, Harrison Ford, and Robert Hays. The EAA Fly-In Theater, presented by Ford Motor Company and supported by Hamilton Watches, gets under way nightly (weather permitting) at 8:30 p.m. (unless noted) ... and the popcorn is free!
Here's the 2011 Fly-In Theater schedule:
Sunday, July 24
Flight of the Intruder (1991, PG-13), starring Danny Glover and Willem Dafoe; introduced by EAA President/CEO Rod Hightower and Chairman Tom Poberezny
Monday July 25
Top Gun (1986, PG), starring Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, and Val Kilmer; introduced by Tom Huff, Commander, U.S. Navy Test Pilot School
Tuesday July 26
True Grit (2010, PG-13), starring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, and Josh Brolin; introduced by Executive Producer David Ellison (pilot and EAA member)
Wednesday July 27
Clear and Present Danger (1994, PG-13), starring Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones; introduced by Harrison Ford, pilot, EAA member, and former Young Eagles chairman
Thursday July 28
Airplane! (1980, PG), starring Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, and Leslie Nielsen; introduced by Robert Hays, a private pilot in real life who played the lead role of Ted Striker in this comic classic
Friday July 29
Red Tails (preview, NR), presented by the legendary George Lucas. This movie, set for release in 2012, tells the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.
Feature film: Apollo 13 (1995, PG), starring Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, and Gary Sinise, introduced by astronauts Gene Cernan, EAA member and "the last man on the moon" during Apollo 17, and Dick Gordon, command module pilot of the second manned mission to land on the moon, Apollo 12.
Saturday July 30 (9:30 p.m.)
The Dam Busters (1955, NR), starring Michael Redgrave. No pre-show. *The movie will begin at 9:30 after conclusion of the Saturday Night Air Show.