Off-the-Wall 2013 - Paul Rudd: Hometown Hero

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Paul Rudd first found acting success performing serious stuff like Shakespeare on the Broadway stage. But in recent years the Kansas City native has become a comedy icon, thanks to his regular gig on TV’s Friends and high-profile roles in big-screen hits from the likes of Judd Apatow.

Rudd has gone from stealing scenes as a supporting player to being the name above the title, and in 2013 the Library celebrates his career with Paul Rudd: Hometown Hero, this summer’s Off-the-Wall Film Series.

Most titles are recommended for adult audiences only.

  Friday, May 17 - Role Models  Rated R, 2008  RSVP Now!

  Friday, June 21 - Our Idiot Brother  Rated R, 2011  RSVP Now!

  Friday, July 19 - I Love You, Man  Rated R, 2009  RSVP Now!

  Friday, August 16 - Dinner for Schmucks  Rated PG-13, 2010  RSVP Now!

  Friday, September 20 - Wanderlust  Rated R, 2012  RSVP Now!

All movies begin at 8:45 p.m. (or as soon as it’s dark enough) on the Rooftop Terrace of the Central Library. Feel free to bring blankets and folding chairs. (Note: The Central Library closes at 5 p.m. on Fridays, but the doors reopen at 8 p.m. for Off-the-Wall audiences.) Admission is free.

Free parking is also available at the Library District Parking Garage at 10th & Baltimore. Be sure to bring your parking ticket to have it validated.

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