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'Napoleon Dynamite' stars to bring film and discussion to Oklahoma for autumn event

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The stars of the 2004 cult-classic film "Napoleon Dynamite" - Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico) - will make an autumn Tulsa appearance. Poster image provided
The stars of the 2004 cult-classic film "Napoleon Dynamite" - Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico) - will make an autumn Tulsa appearance. Poster image provided

TULSA - The stars of the 2004 cult-classic film "Napoleon Dynamite" - Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico) - will make an autumn Oklahoma appearance. 

"Napoleon Dynamite: A Conversation with Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez & Jon Gries" is set for Nov. 14 at the Brady Theater, 105 W M.B. Brady. The event will include a full screening of the movie, followed by a lively, freewheeling, moderated discussion with the fan-favorite cast members, according to a news release.


"Napoleon Dynamite" was released in theaters in Aug. 24, which means it was made almost 15 years ago. Since then much has changed, but the characters, as enduring as they are endearing, stay in the hearts of film fans. Appealing to the inner-teenager in each of us, the story, and more importantly, the quirky dialogue, makes “Napoleon Dynamite” one of the most quoted movies of our time. 

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday and will be available at the venue box office, by phone at 800-514-3849 and online at www.bradytheater.com.

"Napoleon Dynamite" isn't the only classic film coming with its star to Tulsa. As previously reported, John Cusack is set for a June 15 live conversation, audience Q&A and 30th anniversary screening of the classic teen romance "Say Anything ..." at the Cox Business Center Ballroom, 100 Civic Center. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m Friday and will be available online at www.coxcentertulsa.com, Osage Casino Box Office at Cox Business Center on event days or by calling 877-885-7222. 

-BAM 



 

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The stars of the 2004 cult-classic film "Napoleon Dynamite" - Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico) - will make an autumn Tulsa appearance. Poster image provided

The stars of the 2004 cult-classic film "Napoleon Dynamite" - Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico) - will make an autumn Tulsa appearance. Poster image provided

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Brandy McDonnell

Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1... Read more ›

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