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Dead Ringer

What happened to Bette Davis after WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? Her career was reborn. Warner Bros. encored it with another vehicle filled with Baby Jane-like bite and menace: DEAD RINGER, stylish... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Henreid

Runtime: 116 mins

Format: 35mm

Dolly Parton 9 to 5er

A Part of The Music Box 90th AnniversaryTease up your hair and put on your boots, it's time for the Dolly Parton 9 to 5er Marathon! We'll be showcasing four of her greatest cinematic performances... READ MORE

Runtime: 480 mins

The Fugitive

A Part of The Music Box 90th Anniversary | Director Andrew Davis in person for a post-film Q&ABorn just two blocks away from the Music Box, Chicago-native Andrew Davis returned to the Windy C... READ MORE

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Runtime: 130 mins

Format: DCP


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Opens August 9th**Winner - Sundance Film Festival - World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary**Nestled in an isolated mountain region deep within the Balkans, Hatidze Muratova lives with her ailing m... READ MORE

Directed by: Tamara Kotevska, Ljubo Stefanov

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: DCP

Innocents of Paris

A Part of The Music Box 90th AnniversaryWhen the Music Box Theatre opened in 1929, it was the city’s first dedicated talkie house. For audiences, talking pictures represented not just a new way of see... READ MORE

Directed by: Richard Wallace

Runtime: 78 mins

Format: 35mm

The Nightingale

**From the Writer/Director of THE BABADOOK**CLICK HERE to Read an Exclusive Music Box Interview with THE NIGHTINGALE Star AISLING FRANCIOSITHE NIGHTINGALE is a meditation on the consequences of violen... READ MORE

Directed by: Jennifer Kent

Runtime: 136 mins

Format: DCP

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

***70mm Film Print | Limited Engagement - Last 70MM screenings are Tuesday August 20th*****Beginning Wednesday August 21st, all screenings will be presented on DCP** Quentin Tarantino’s... READ MORE

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Runtime: 161 mins

Format: 70mm

Rocky Horror Picture Show

This notorious horror parody — a fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and rock ‘n’ roll, among other things — tracks the exploits of naïve couple Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon) after... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: 35mm

RUSH: Cinema Strangiato 2019

***One Night Only***The Holy Trinity of Rock returns to the big screen, when the first "Annual Exercise in Fan Indulgence" Cinema Strangiato brings Rush fans together in movie theatres worldwide.Featu... READ MORE

Runtime: 120 mins

Format: DCP

World City in its Teens: A Report on Chicago

A Part of The Music Box 90th Anniversary | Live accompaniment by Music Box house organist Dennis Scott | Co-presented by the Chicago Film Society Since 2011, the Music Box has offe... READ MORE

Directed by: Heinrich Hauser

Runtime: 74 mins

Format: 35mm

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