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2001: A Space Odyssey

70mm with DTS Sound from Warner BrothersStanley Kubrick’s dazzling, Academy Award®-winning* achievement is a compelling drama of man vs. machine, a stunning meld of music and motion. Kubrick (who co-w... READ MORE

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Runtime: 164 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Sep 24th

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American Graffiti

Picked by Roibeard, House ManagerOn the last day of summer vacation in 1962, friends Curt (Richard Dreyfuss), Steve (Ronny Howard), Terry (Charles Martin Smith) and John (Paul Le Mat) cruise the stree... READ MORE

Directed by: George Lucas

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 25th

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An American in Paris: The Musical

This breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’. Feat... READ MORE

Directed by: Christopher Wheeldon, Ross MacGibbon

Runtime: 160 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 30th

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The Apparition

Playing September 7th-13thA Music Box Films  ReleaseJacques (Vincent Lindon), a journalist with a reputation as an impartial investigator, is recruited by the Vatican to determine the legiti... READ MORE

Directed by: Xavier Giannoli

Runtime: 144 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 7th

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Back to the Future

Wednesday, September 19th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILIn this 1980s sci-fi classic, small-town California teen Marty McFly (Michae... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Runtime: 116 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Sep 19th

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Bisbee '17

Playing October 5th-11thBISBEE '17 is a nonfiction feature film by award-winning filmmaker Robert Greene set in Bisbee, Arizona, an eccentric old mining town just miles away from both Tombstone and th... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Greene

Runtime: 112 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 5th

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Bubba Ho-Tep

Showing at the
Music Box Theater.

Runtime: 92 mins

Opens on Oct 8th

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The 'Burbs

Picked by Ray, Front of HouseSettling in for some time off in his suburban home, Ray Peterson's (Tom Hanks) vacation becomes a horror when the Klopeks, a suspiciously odd family, move in down the bloc... READ MORE

Directed by: Joe Dante

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 9th

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City Girl

Live accompaniment by Music Box organist Dennis ScottInitially conceived as poetic paean to the production chain of bread, F.W. Murnau reconfigured his decidedly experimental concept into a endearingl... READ MORE

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Runtime: 88 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 8th

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Custody

Playing August 24th-30thA broken marriage leads to a bitter custody battle with an embattled son at the center in this domestic thriller that will keep audiences guessing and leave them with their hea... READ MORE

Directed by: Xavier Legrand

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 24th

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The Dark Crystal

70mm Blowup with Magnetic Sound from UniversalA young Gelfling named Jen sets out to restore order to his planet by recovering a glass shard from the broken and powerful Dark Crystal. A delightfully c... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Henson, Frank Oz

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Sep 22nd

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Dracula

"I never drink ... wine." This grand, cobweb-infested monument changed the face of Hollywood horror, imbuing the genre with hazy sensuality, mittel European mysticism, and a cadre of armadillos. (Rats... READ MORE

Directed by: Tod Browning

Runtime: 75 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 29th

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An Evening with Don Coscarelli

CONVERSATION and screening of BUBBA HO-TEPPRICING$40 Book + Film Screening/$37 for Music Box Members$10 Film Screening Only/$7 for Music Box Members***Only books purchased via the Book Stall or throug... READ MORE

Runtime: 150 mins

Opens on Oct 8th

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Get My Gun

Cleaning hotel rooms is how Amanda (a fearless Kate Hoffman) makes ends meet, but one day, she enters the wrong room. Brutally attacked, Amanda is left emotionally shattered and pregnant. Looking to f... READ MORE

Directed by: Brian Darwas

Runtime: 90 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 14th

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Heavy Trip

Playing October 5th-11thA Doppelgänger Releasing  PresentationHailing from a small village in Northern Finland, musician Turo (Johannes Holopainen) is trying to overcome his fears by leading... READ MORE

Directed by: Juuso Laatio, Jukka Vidgren

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Oct 5th

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

70mm Blowup with Magnetic Sound from ParamountIn the third entry in the Indiana Jones series, Harrison Ford has to rescue his father, professor Henry Jones (Sean Connery), from the Nazis before they g... READ MORE

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Runtime: 127 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Sep 21st

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The Invisible Man

"An invisible man can rule the world. Nobody will see him come, nobody will see him go. He can hear every secret. He can rob, and wreck, and kill!" Claude Rains makes a supremely self-effacing Hollywo... READ MORE

Directed by: James Whale

Runtime: 71 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 6th

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Isle of Dogs

We're celebrating National Dog Day with a special encore presentation of the 2018 stop-motion insta-classic ISLE OF DOGS. The screening will be followed by a behind-the-scenes conversation between vis... READ MORE

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 26th

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Lawrence of Arabia

New 70mm Print with DTS Sound from Sony Pictures RepertoryAn account of the life and adventures of T.E. Lawrence (piercingly blue-eyed Peter O'Toole), David Lean's finest film is the rare historical e... READ MORE

Directed by: David Lean

Runtime: 228 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Sep 15th

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Let the Corpses Tan

Opens September 14thBelgian filmmakers Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani trade in the crushed velvet and creeping shadows of their giallo-worshiping first two films (AMER, THE STRANGE COLOR OF YOUR BODY... READ MORE

Directed by: Hélène Cattet, Bruno Forzani

Runtime: 92 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 14th

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Lethal Weapon

Following the death of his wife, Los Angeles police detective Martin Riggs (Mel Gibson) becomes reckless and suicidal. When he is reassigned and partnered with Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover), Riggs imm... READ MORE

Directed by: Richard Donner

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 24th

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Madeline's Madeline

Opens August 31stMadeline got the part! She's going to play the lead in a theater piece! Except the lead wears sweatpants like Madeline's. Andhas a cat like Madeline's. And is holding a steaming hot i... READ MORE

Directed by: Josephine Decker

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 31st

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Mind Game

Buckle in and prepare to surrender yourself to an exhilarating and wildly entertaining ride. The animation cult classic MIND GAME is an explosion of unconstrained expression – gloriously colorful mage... READ MORE

Directed by: Masaaki Yuasa, Kôji Morimoto

Runtime: 103 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 31st

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The Mummy

With the stellar box office returns from DRACULA and FRANKENSTEIN, Universal tried (and not for the last time, either) to create a horror franchise from scratch. Mixing the newfound stardom of Boris K... READ MORE

Directed by: Karl Freund

Runtime: 73 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 27th

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Murders in the Rue Morgue

Loosely based on a story by Edgar Allen Poe, Murders in the Rue Morgue is among the most visually sophisticated and intellectually dubious films of Universal's horror cycle. Bela Lugosi stars as Dr. M... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Florey

Runtime: 61 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 20th

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Patton

Archival 70mm Print with DTS Sound from Twentieth Century FoxGeorge C. Scott stars as the controversial WWII general "Old Blood and Guts" George S. Patton, in a performance so crazed and immersed it's... READ MORE

Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner

Runtime: 172 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Sep 15th

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The People Against O'Hara

***1951 "A" Film | Double Feature ticket option includes admission to Pickup***The great Spencer Tracy makes his only foray into film noir playing a retired New York attorney who returns to the courtr... READ MORE

Directed by: John Sturges

Runtime: 102 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 22nd

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Pick of the Litter

Opens September 28thPICK OF THE LITTER follows a litter of puppies from the moment they're born and begin their quest to become guide dogs for the blind. Cameras follow these pups through an intense t... READ MORE

Directed by: Dana Nachman, Don Hardy

Runtime: 81 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Sep 28th

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Pickup

***1951 "B" Film | CLICK HERE to purchase a Double Feature ticket for The People Against O'Hara & Pickup***Hugo Haas was vilified as one of the worst filmmakers of the 1950s. He didn't just have t... READ MORE

Directed by: Hugo Haas

Runtime: 78 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 22nd

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The Remains of the Day

70mm Blowup with Magnetic Sound from Sony Pictures RepertoryAdapted from Kazuo Ishiguro's novel, Merchant-Ivory's exquisite follow-up to HOWARDS END reunites Emma Thompson and Anthony Hopkins in anoth... READ MORE

Directed by: James Ivory

Runtime: 134 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Sep 21st

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Sappho

Live accompaniment by Music Box organist Dennis Scott | Co-presented with Chicago Film SocietyFresh from the worldwide success of Ernst Lubitsch's Madame DuBarry, Polish actress Pola Negri signed... READ MORE

Directed by: Dimitri Buchowetzki

Runtime: 81 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Oct 14th

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The Scarlet Hour

***1952 "B" Film | CLICK HERE to purchase a Double Feature ticket for The Turning Point & The Scarlet Hour***Nearing the end of his legendary career, Michael Curtiz produced and directed this intr... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Aug 23rd

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Silverado

70mm Blowup with Magnetic Sound from Sony Pictures RepertoryLawrence Kasdan, screenwriter of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK and STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK and an Oscar-nominee for THE BIG CHILL, uses... READ MORE

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Runtime: 133 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Sep 23rd

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Skate Kitchen

Opens August 24thIn the first narrative feature from THE WOLFPACK director Crystal Moselle, Camille, an introverted teenage skateboarder (newcomer Rachelle Vinberg) from Long Island, meets and befrien... READ MORE

Directed by: Crystal Moselle

Runtime: 106 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 24th

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The Smallest Show on Earth

Presented by The Chicago Film Society A young couple (Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers) discover they have inherited a derelict cinema the locals call "the fleapit." The staff is a bickerin... READ MORE

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 3rd

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The Sound of Music

Archival 70m Print with DTS Sound from Twentieth Century FoxJulie Andrews and Christopher Plummer star in the beloved American classic, based on the real life von Trapp family's escape from Nazi-annex... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Wise

Runtime: 172 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Sep 22nd

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Space Jam

Wednesday, August 22nd at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILSwackhammer (Danny DeVito), an evil alien theme park owner, needs a new attract... READ MORE

Directed by: Joe Pytka

Runtime: 87 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Aug 22nd

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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

70mm Blowup with Magnetic Sound from ParamountThe final entry in the Star Trek franchise starring the cast of The Original Series (and the last Star Trek film to receive a 70mm release), THE UNDISCOVE... READ MORE

Directed by: Nicholas Meyer

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Sep 21st

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Sunset Boulevard

Picked by Kyle, Operations ManagerAn aging silent film queen refuses to accept that her stardom has ended. She hires a young screenwriter to help set up her movie comeback. The screenwriter believes h... READ MORE

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 1st

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The Thing

70mm Blowup with Magnetic Sound from UniversalMaster of horror John Carpenter and frequent collaborator Kurt Russell take you to a remote outpost in Antarctica, as a group of American research scienti... READ MORE

Directed by: John Carpenter

Runtime: 109 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Sep 14th

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Top Gun

Wednesday, September 5th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3637 N Clark St, Chicago, ILIn one of the loudest, dumbest, and sweatiest of all 80s action films, T... READ MORE

Directed by: Tony Scott

Runtime: 110 mins

Format: Digital

Opens on Sep 5th

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The Turning Point

***1952 "A" Film | Double Feature ticket option includes admission to The Scarlet Hour***Prosecutor Edmond O'Brien leads a government probe into a crime syndicate headed by sinister Ed Begley, but he'... READ MORE

Directed by: William Dieterle

Runtime: 85 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Aug 23rd

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Wayne's World 2

25th Anniversary!Everyone's favorite headbangers from Aurora are back in this sequel to the 1992 hit comedy. The success of their TV show allows Wayne Campbell (Mike Myers) and Garth Al... READ MORE

Directed by: Stephen Surjik

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Sep 7th

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West Side Story

70mm with DTS Sound from Park Circus Adapted from the incredibly successful Broadway play, even the magnificent 70mm frame has trouble containing the raw energy of WEST SIDE STORY. Robert Wise (T... READ MORE

Directed by: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise

Runtime: 152 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Sep 14th

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Year of the Dragon

70mm Blowup with Magnetic Sound from Private Collections, permission from Warner BrothersDirector Michael Ciminos first film after the infamously disastrous (and quite beautiful) HEAVEN'S GATE, YEAR O... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Runtime: 134 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Sep 15th

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