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story.lead_photo.caption The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

TEXARKANA, Texas — This fall's Movies in the Park series begins Oct. 3 at Spring Lake Park and ends Oct. 24 with the traditional Halloween-season screening of local favorite "The Town That Dreaded Sundown."

The city Parks and Recreation Department will screen a free movie outdoors in the park each Thursday in October. In addition to the usual four-title series, Parks and Rec will screen a fifth movie Halloween night in conjunction with trunk-or-treating at the park.

The lineup follows, with information from imdb.com.

The Secret Life of Pets 2

Oct. 3 — "The Secret Life of Pets 2"

PG. 2019. Animated. Voices of Patton Oswalt, Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford. The continuing story of a dog named Max and his pet friends, following their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day.

Aladdin (2019)

Oct. 10 — "Aladdin"

PG. 2019. Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott. In this live-action remake of the animated Disney classic, a kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry grand vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Oct. 17 — "Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween"

PG. 2018. Wendi McLendon-Covey, Madison Iseman, Jeremy Ray Taylor. In the second movie adaptation of author R.L. Stine's scary stories for children, two young friends find a magic book that brings a ventriloquist's dummy to life.

Oct. 24 — "The Town That Dreaded Sundown"

R. 1976. Ben Johnson, Andrew Prine, Dawn Wells. Loosely based on the true story of the Phantom Killer. In 1946, a Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of Texarkana.

Toy Story 4

Oct. 31 — "Toy Story 4" and trunk-or-treating

G. 2019. Animated. Voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts. When a new toy called Forky joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.

Each movie will begin as the sun sets, around 7:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Viewers are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs to sit on. Concessions will be for sale.

Spring Lake Park is at 4303 N. Park Road. For more information, call Parks and Rec at 903-798-3978.

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