Where the Wild Things Are

Family Flicks Film Series: Where the Wild Things Are

Co-presented with UCLA Film & Television Archive

Recommended for ages 10+

Join us for a pre-Halloween screening of this contemporary fantasy film based on the classic children’s book by Maurice Sendak. Young, misunderstood Max boards a mysterious boat to a land of enormous monsters, where he is befriended and made their king. Costumes welcome! (2009, Dir. Jonze, 35mm, color, 101 min.)

Trailer for Where the Wild Things Are

Family Flicks Film Series

UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum have teamed up for a matinee screening series of new and classic family-friendly films from around the world.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
HAMMER PLUS Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking:  Under the museum, $3 flat rate on weekends (cash only)

Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.

Hammer Kids and Family Flicks are made possible, in part, through the generosity of supporters and friends of the Hammer Museum’s Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.), a family fundraiser. Additional support is provided by the Westwood Neighborhood Council.