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Heya fellow bots! Hope everyone’s running the correct inputs on their respective quadratic elemental 2000X simulators. Welcome to another… er… what’s that? The AI continuum hasn’t been created yet?

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Allow us to express our most sincere apologies.

Er… WELCOME! to another Movies at MoPOP lineup that will shock and awe even your most skeptical non-sentient vacuums. We’re offering a carefully curated selection of films both for guests at in-person Campout Cinema events and as virtual watchalong options.

With our new series, “Does This Unit Have a Soul?” we’ll celebrate classic sci-fi cinema with a focus on artificial intelligence and sentient machinery.




Event date  Saturday, October 15
Event time  7:00pm
Event location  MoPOP's Sky Church
Ages  Age 21+
 •   Members $11 | Regular $14

Rated R | 87 mins. | Dir. David Cronenberg | 1983

“The television screen is the retina of the mind’s eye.”

The television can be a great way to escape from reality. TV station president Max Renn is always looking to get ahead of the competition. When he comes across Videodrome, a signal broadcasting snuff films for the masses, the division of reality and screen begin to blur.


Pacific Rim


Event date  Friday, November 18
Event time  7:00pm
Event location  MoPOP's Sky Church
Ages  Age 21+
 •   Members $11 | Regular $14

Rated PG-13 | 131 mins. | Dir. Guillermo del Toro | 2013

“Today, we are cancelling the apocalypse.”

Giant sea monsters from another dimension threaten life on Earth by opening a portal into the Pacific Ocean. Jaegers are giant mechs mentally linked to their pilots and may be humanity’s last hope.




40-year anniversary screening

Event date  Sunday, December 4
Event time  7:00pm
Event location  MoPOP's Sky Church
Ages  Age 21+
 •   Members $11 | Regular $14

Rated PG | 96 mins. | Dir. Steven Lisberger | 1982

“On the other side of the screen, it all looks so easy.”

Formerly the software engineer for a big computer company named ENCOM, Jeff Bridges plays Kevin Flynn. Flynn tries to hack into his old company’s system, but the Master Control Program has other ideas.



Join in on one of our virtual watchalongs and support the museum by donating what you can to participate. Everyone will queue up their own copy of the film and press play together as we enjoy live chat, special guests, MoPOP experts, and more.



Event date  Saturday, October 8
Event time  7:00pm PT
Event location  Online: Watch Your Own Copy or Stream
 • Donate-What-You-Can

NOT RATED | 57 MINS | Dir. Rob Savage | 2020

“Honestly, if I die, I’m going to haunt you myself.”

In a time where the world was asked to stay home, many became familiar with the video conferencing program Zoom. While allowing a place to chat with our loved ones, it kept us safe from the things that lurked outside. At least, this group of friends thought it did when they hired someone to conduct a Zoom séance.




Event date  Saturday, December 10
Event time  7:00pm PT
Event location  Online: Watch Your Own Copy or Stream
 • Donate-What-You-Can

Rated R | 107 mins. | Dir. James Cameron | 1984

“Come with me if you want to live.”

The future is in jeopardy and the birth of one child will decide its fate. Travelling from 2029, a cyber assassin and a human soldier race to find one Sarah Connor in the year 1984. The assassin’s sole mission is to kill her, the soldier's is to save her.




20-year anniversary screening

Event date  Saturday, August 27
Event time  7:00pm
Event location  MoPOP's Sky Church
Ages  Age 21+
 •   Members $11 | Regular $14

Rated PG-13 | 145 mins. | Dir. Steven Spielberg | 2002

“I’m tired. I’m tired of the future.”

In a future where a complex neural network can predict the outcome of crimes before they occur, people don’t die from murder. Would-be killers spend their sentences in stasis. Tom Cruise plays John Anderton, head of the Precrime unit, who has complete faith in the sentient Precogs who run the system… until they turn their calculations on him.



All weapons, including concealed firearms, are strictly prohibited 



The Museum’s galleries have limited space. Backpacks and large bags pose a hazard to artifacts and documents on display. All bags must be smaller than 13” x 12” x 4” inches to be carried into any gallery space



Umbrellas may not be carried in gallery spaces. Please check umbrellas at coat check



• Costumes must fit through a single doorway (less than 85.5-inches tall X 35-inches wide)

• Costumes cannot include: pyrotechnics, fire, smoke, steam, fog, helium balloons, et cetera and are subject to MoPOP building policies

• No nudity, lewd, or offensive costumes 

• No full or partial body paint in place of clothing 

• Photo identification may be required for guests with face concealing paint, prosthetics, or masks


• Functional weapons are strictly prohibited

• Costume weapons must be inspected at the security station located at the event's entrance and must conform to state and federal law

• Projectile costume weapons must be rendered inoperable

• Costume swords must be tied to the costume so that they cannot be drawn

• Costume weapons will be tagged with a wristband after security's inspection

• Individuals not willing to have their costume weapons inspected or tagged, or are not willing to comply with the above, will be asked to leave the premises