Moviegoers at the River Oaks Theatre got quite the scare Saturday night after a mysterious bomb threat lead to the evacuation of the popular weekend hangout.
"According to the manager on duty that evening, someone called the theater and made the threat," Kese Smith, a spokesperson with the Houston Police Department, tells CultureMap.
"According to the manager on duty that evening, someone called the theater and made the threat," said HPD spokesperson Kese Smith.
Guests immediately were rushed out of the building around 7:30 p.m. and asked to line up across the street along West Gray for a short period, according to KHOU Ch. 11.
After an hour of searching, police were unable to locate any suspicious items or incendiary devices.
No one was hurt during the incident and guests were given free passes for another chance to see current features Anna Karenina and Hitchcock . . . although, given the mixed reviews of each, patrons may want to wait.
The River Oaks Theatre reopened for its next set of shows around 9 p.m. Staff would not comment on the threat or evacuation.
Watch the full KHOU Ch. 11 report: