Peanut Butter Matinee Film: Matilda

March 23rd - 12:00pm at Enzian Theater

The February movie for this family-friendly matinee is "Matilda." Price for admission is $5.

Near the intersection of Orlando Avenue and Magnolia Road, across from Buca di Beppo
1300 S. Orlando Ave. , Maitland, 32751
(407) 629-0054


  • The Peanut Butter Matinee Family Film Series occurs on the fourth Sunday of the month at the Enzian Theater. It is always a family-friendly event and it only costs $5 per person. A special Kid’s Menu is offered during the movie showing, and a new film is featured each month.

    The menu can be viewed in the image gallery.

    The movie for March is Matilda. The film tells the story of heroine Matilda Wormwood, a precocious, fiercely intelligent little girl whose parents (Danny DeVito and Rhea Pearlman) neglect her when they are not insulting her. She finally convinces them to send her to school, but winds up at the Crunchem Hall, a Draconian institution, with the monstrous, headmistress Miss Trunchbull. Matilda only finds redemption in saintly teacher Miss Honey (Embeth Davidtz), who is amazed when she displays not only genius-like smarts, but telekinetic powers as well. With Miss Honey’s help, Matilda fights the battle between good and evil, nice and nasty, smart and dumb in this wildly self-empowerment fantasy for kids that Roger Ebert called, “Heartfelt, sincere, and funny, too.”The film is based on the story book by Roald Dahl, and stars Mara Wilson. It's directed by Danny DeVito, is 102 minutes long, and is rated PG.

    The Peanut Butter Matinee Family Film Series is held at the Enzian Theater. For more info on this Orlando venue, view their profile page.

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