Cowboys & Aliens Opens Early at River East AMC

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    Next weekend two cinematic genres collide in one of Summer's biggest blockbusters. Cowboys will fight aliens in the aptly titled Cowboys & Aliens.

    The film stars Daniel Craig as a cowboy who dropped from the sky with a strange alien weapon attached to his arm and no memory of how it got there. Harrison Ford plays a grizzly colonel and Olivia Wilde provides the hot factor.

    "Cowboys & Aliens" Full Trailer

    [NATL] "Cowboys & Aliens"
    Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde and Sam Rockwell star in this big-screen adaptation of the comic book series directed by Jon Favreau. (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    Directed by Jon Favreau, produced by Ron Howard, Brain Grazer and Steven Spielberg and with a script by Damon Lindelof, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, and you've got pedigree for days on this adaptation of the beloved 2006 comic book.

    The movie opens Friday nationwide, but AMC River East theater in Chicago will host a prescreening onTuesday, July 26 at 7:00pm.
    Find out how to win tickets to the showing. Click here to read up on our tweetaway contest.


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