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The 46th Chicago International Film Festival Has a Surprise

You're going to be pretty awesome Wednesday morning. Why? Because you saw a movie everyone's dying to see the night before! Even better, you saw it for free. Man, you're going to be one smokin' cookie --everyone's going to want to talk to you. So what's it going to be?

Get ready Chicago because this is no illusionist: The due date has come for the biggest surprise of the year! It’s time for the ANNUAL 46th Chicago International Film Festival’s much-anticipated Surprise Film! 

Last year we wowed audiences with a journey into "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" and this year we continue this tron-tastic legacy with another FREE advance screening of an upcoming mega-hit movie! No one will know what they’re seeing until the lights go down, but trust us you’ll be able to brag for the next three days about seeing this flick first.  It’s going to be bigger than the skyline! More hoppin’ than Hogwarts! You and Gulliver won’t have to travel far, and you don’t have to wait for the king to make a speech inviting you?

All you have to do is show up at the AMC River East 21 wearing your official Chicago International Film Festival shirt (or buy one at the box office) and you’ll be able to see the biggest, burlesquiest, truly grittiest blockbuster before anyone else! Well, maybe not before Cher, Russell Crowe, Matt Damon, Colin Firth, Alan Cumming, Robert Downey Jr., Jack Black, Janet Jackson, or Jeff Bridges?


And remember, the only way to get a ticket is by wearing a Chicago Film Festival T-shirt, sweatshirt or hoodie. So if you don't have one already, be sure to pick one up at the Festival box office. The Surprise takes place Tuesday, October 19, 8:30 PM AMC River East Theaters.

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis until capacity is reached.