Thursday evening Mystery Movies: Tickets are $5, at the box office of Historic Everett Theatre: 2911 Colby Ave., Everett; or by phone at 425-258-6766; www.everetttheatre.org.
“White Zombie,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4. Bela Lugosi stars as a mill owner in Haiti who enlists a witch doctor to help him lure a young woman away from her fiance. Instead the witch doctor turns her into a zombie to add to his collection of slaves (1932).
“House on Haunted Hill,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25. Millionaire Fredrick Loren and his wife, Annabelle, invite five guests to their home, which has been the scene of seven murders. He promises each of them $10,000 to spend the night. At midnight, the caretakers lock the doors and the challenge begins. With Vincent Price (1959).
Reel World Cinema: The theme for this fall series of films is “The Homeless You Always Have With You,” a reminder of the community’s responsibility for the poor. A potluck dinner runs from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by the film and discussion from 6 to 10 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. The six-film series runs through Nov. 30. Call 425-259-7139 for details. Free.
“Oliver Twist,” Sept. 28. Charles Dickens’ classic expose of the dark underbelly of Industrial Age London. With Alex Guinness as Fagin (1948).
“It Was a Wonderful Life,” Oct. 12. An award-winning documentary with narration by Jodie Foster examines the lives of six women who lose everything, yet refuse to be victimized. With music by Melissa Etheridge (1993).
“Dark Days,” Oct. 19 or 26. Mark Singer’s prize-winning documentary about a community of homeless who create their own society in the train tunnels beneath New York City (2009).
“The Soloist,” Nov. 2. A homeless musical genius (Jamie Foxx) is befriended by a journalist (Robert Downey Jr. Based on a true story (2009).
“Wages of Living,” Nov. 16. Roger Weisberg followed people for three years to create this documentary on the working poor (2006).
“A Christmas Carol,” Nov. 30. Alastair Sim plays Ebenezer Scrooge in what may be the best film version of Dicken’s Christmas story (1952).
Pacific Science Center’s Imax films: 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; 206-443-2001; www.pacsci.org. Most tickets are $6 to $10.50. Shows run Sept. 28 through Oct. 4. Call ahead; some shows sell out.
“Mysteries of Egypt,” 10:15 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily.
“To the Arctic,” 11:30 a.m. and 12:45, 3:15, 4:30 and 5:45 p.m. daily.
“Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs,” 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Friday and Monday through Thursday; 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday; 10:30 a.m. and 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
“Air Racers 3D,” 4:30 p.m. Saturday; 11:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
“The Historic”: At the Tacoma Film Festival: “The Historic,” a film about the Historic Everett Theatre by Nicholas “Nick” Terry, will show at 8:15 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Grand Cinema, 606 S. Fawcett Ave., Tacoma. The indie movie was filmed at the 110-year-old Everett theater on Colby Avenue. The film is suitable family fare. Tickets are $8 to $10, plus service fees, online at film festival website, www.grandcinema.com/page.php?id=43.