Flying Dog Film Series

The Flying Dog Movie Series features cult classics and craft beers.  Happy hour begins at 6:30pm prior to each screening, with special pricing on all of our Flying Dog Beers, brewed right here in Frederick, MD.

The Big Lebowski (1998)

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 7:30pmRotator_The Big Lebowski

When “The Dude” Lebowski is mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, his low-drama life changes for good. Little does he know, Mrs. Lebowski owes large sums of money to many dangerous people. After she is kidnapped, Jeff Lewboski calls The Dude to deliver her ransom. Deception leads to even more trouble, and it soon seems that everyone wants something from The Dude.

Starring Jeff Bridges, directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Rated R.

Tommy Boy (1995)
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | 7:30pmRotator_Tommy Boy

Tommy Callahan Jr. is an unintelligent, clumsy man who graduated college after almost eight years. His father, Big Tom Callahan, owns an auto parts factory in Ohio. When Tommy gets back home, his dad introduces him to the new brake pad division of the factory and soon-to-be stepmother, Beverly. But when Big Tom dies, the factory threatens to go under unless the new brake pads are to be sold. Tommy sets out to sell the brake pads to save his father’s business. Will he be able to save the company, or will it all go under?

Starring Chris Farley and David Spade, directed by Peter Segal. Rated PG-13.

Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 | 7:30pmRotator_Planes Trains and Automobiles

All marketing executive Neal Page wants is to travel home to Chicago for Thanksgiving. After his flight is cancelled, Neal meets clumsy and talkative shower curtain ring salesman Del Griffith, who takes his cab. The two men travel to Chicago, where bad weather shuts down their airport. They are forced to land elsewhere, and make their way back. As their journey progresses, Neal changes his opinion about Del Griffith and his own character.

Starring Steve Martin and John Candy, directed by John Hughes. Rated R.

When Harry Met Sally… (1989)
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 | 7:30pmRotator_When Harry Met Sally

Harry and Sally meet after they finish college in Chicago and ride together in a car headed to New York. They don’t hit it off, particularly because Harry believes that a man and a woman can never be just friends without sex getting in the way. Over the next 10 years, they occasionally bump into each other, and soon become great friends. They share the more intimate details of their lives with one another – hopes, dreams, failures and successes – and as time passes, they fall in love. There’s no guarantee that the friendship will last, though, after they sleep together.

Starring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan, directed by Rob Reiner. Rated R.

Footloose (1984)
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | 7:30pmRotator_Footloose

When teenager Ren McCormack and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small Midwestern town, he’s in for a real case of culture shock. Though he tries hard to fit in, the streetwise Ren can’t believe he’s living in a town where rock music and dancing are illegal. However, he finds solace in the company of Ariel Moore, a troubled but lovely girl with a jealous boyfriend. Ren and his classmates want lift the dance ordinance, especially since the senior prom is around the corner. Only Ren has the courage to initiate a battle to abolish the law and revitalize the spirit of the repressed townspeople.

Starring Kevin Bacon, directed by Herbert Ross. Rated PG.

Fargo (1996)
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | 7:30pmRotator_Fargo

Jerry Lundegaard is in a financial jam and is desperate for money. He concocts a plan to have his wife kidnapped and to demand ransom from her wealthy father, which is to be secretly split between Jerry and the perpetrators. Jerry, not the smartest man, hires a couple of uninspired criminals from the frozen northern reaches of Fargo, North Dakota for the job. When a local police officer takes notice, things begin to slip from bad to worse as Jerry helplessly watches on.

Starring Frances McDormand, directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Rated R.

Sixteen Candles (1984)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 | 7:30pmRotator_Sixteen Candles

Samantha’s life is going downhill fast. The sixteen-year-old has a crush on the most popular boy in school, who doesn’t notice, while the geekiest boy in school has a crush on her. Her sister’s getting married, and with all of the excitement the rest of her family forgets her birthday! This, combined with a memorable pair of horrendously embarrassing grandparents and a foreign exchange student named Long Duk Dong, lays the groundwork for a hilarious journey into young womanhood.

Starring Molly Ringwald, directed by John Hughes. Rated PG.

Bull Durham (1988)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | 7:30pmRotator_Bull Durham

Crash is an aging minor league ball player, brought up from another team to mature a young pitcher with maturity problems. Both of them become involved with Ann, a baseball groupie with her own perspective on the game. It leads, inevitably, to jealousy and other issues for all involved.

Starring Kevin Costner and Susan Sarandon, directed by Ron Shelton. Rated R.

Happy Gilmore (1996)
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | 7:30pmRotator_Happy Gilmore

Happy Gilmore is a rowdy boy, who wants to be a hockey player but isn’t because of one small detail: he can’t skate. When his grandmother’s house is foreclosed because she didn’t pay her taxes, Happy must try and find a way to make some money to help her out. While at a driving range, he finds that he has hidden golf prowess, and others convince him to try pro golfing. Happy is initially reluctant, but when he learns he can make a lot of money, he gives it a try. His driving ability and goofy antics make him a crowd favorite. Tournament champion Shooter McGavin hates sharing the limelight, and tries to throw Happy out.

Starring Adam Sandler, directed by Dennis Dugan. Rated PG-13.

Top Gun (1986)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | 7:30pmRotator_Top Gun

Lieutenant Pete “Maverick” Mitchell is an expert United States Naval Aviator. When he encounters a pair of MiGs over the Persian Gulf, his wingman is clearly outflown and panics. With little fuel left, Maverick is able to instruct him to fly back to the aircraft carrier. When his wingman turns in his wings, Maverick is moved up and sent to the Top Gun Naval Flying School. There he combats the superior attitudes of the other pilots and a haunting story of his father’s death in combat, which resulted in the death of some fellow pilots. Maverick strives to be the best pilot, stepping on the toes of his peers. When he encounters civilian Charlie Blackwood, he finds that not everything can be learned in a classroom.

Starring Tom Cruise, directed by Tony Scott. Rated PG.