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2001: A Space Odyssey

A Part of The Music Box 70mm Film Festival 202070mm with DTS Sound | Music Box Theatre's Exclusive 70mm Print!Stanley Kubrick’s dazzling, Academy Award®-winning* achievement is a compelling drama of m... READ MORE

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Runtime: 164 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Mar 5th

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Bare Knees

Live accompaniment by Music Box house organist Dennis Scott | Programmed and Co-Presented by Chicago Film SocietyThe flapper captured America’s imagination in the 1920s, and Hollywood gave the public... READ MORE

Directed by: Erle C. Kenton

Runtime: 60 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Feb 15th

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The Big Trail

A Part of The Music Box 70mm Film Festival 202035mm with Optical SoundThe biggest Western of the 1930s — complete with wagon trains, buffalo hunts, forests as wide as the eye can see, and every genre... READ MORE

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Runtime: 125 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Mar 5th

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Casablanca

There is no greater tribute to Curtiz's narrative mastery than CASABLANCA, his roving camera deftly catching a dozen memorable and quotable performances (Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains,... READ MORE

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Runtime: 102 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Feb 26th

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The Cat Returns

In this sequel to WHISPER OF THE HEART, a quiet suburban schoolgirl, Haru, is pitched into a fantastical feline world and must find her inner strength to make her way back home. After Haru saves the l... READ MORE

Directed by: Hiroyuki Morita

Runtime: 75 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Feb 8th

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Cat Video Fest

CatVideoFest is a compilation reel of the latest and best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and sourced animations, music videos, and, of course, classic internet powerhouse... READ MORE

Runtime: 75 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Feb 22nd

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Disco Godfather

Presented by The Chicago Film Society | CLICK HERE to Purchase Advance TicketsAn iconoclastic comedic voice and independent media mogul, Rudy Ray Moore entered another echelon of cult stardo... READ MORE

Directed by: J. Robert Wagoner

Runtime: 93 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Feb 10th

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Filmspotting: 15th Anniversary Celebration

***One Night Only | Live Filmspotting Podcast Conversation + Film Screening of RIO BRAVO***The Music Box Theatre is proud to welcome back home a Chicago podcast institution for a celebration of 1... READ MORE

Runtime: 180 mins

Opens on Feb 8th

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Foosballers

***Featuring a Post-Film Q&A with Director Joe Heslinga and Documentary Subject and World Champion Foosball Player Tony Spredeman***Most people know foosball as the game they used to play in their... READ MORE

Directed by: Joe Heslinga

Runtime: 96 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Feb 11th

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Groundhog Day

Celebrate everyone's favorite rodent-based holiday by drinking-a-long to the Bill Murray classic GROUNDHOG DAY! Celebrate everyone's favorite rodent-based holiday by drinking-a-long to the Bill M... READ MORE

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Runtime: 101 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Feb 5th

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Hello, Dolly!

A Part of The Music Box 70mm Film Festival 202070mm with DTS Sound from Fox/DisneyOne of the Hollywood Studio System’s last really wonderful big budget Broadway musical adaptations, HELLO, DOLLY!stars... READ MORE

Directed by: Gene Kelly

Runtime: 146 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Mar 5th

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High Fidelity

Co-Presented by Arts of LifeRob Gordon (John Cusack) is the owner of a semi-failing record store located on one of the back streets of Chicago. But Rob's business isn't the only thing in his life that... READ MORE

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Feb 3rd

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Interstellar

A Part of The Music Box 70mm Film Festival 202070mm with DTS Sound from ParamountA midwestern space melodrama set in the distant and desolate future, INTERSTELLAR stars Matthew McConaughey and Anne Ha... READ MORE

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Runtime: 169 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Mar 5th

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Khartoum

A Part of The Music Box 70mm Film Festival 2020Ultra Panavision 70mm with Magnetic Sound from Park CircusA military spectacle in the tradition of LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, KHARTOUM chronicles Britain's 1883... READ MORE

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Runtime: 128 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Mar 5th

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Last Action Hero

A Part of The Music Box 70mm Film Festival 202070mm Blowup with Magnetic Sound from Sony Pictures RepertoryArnold Schwarzenegger IS Jack Slater, and also Arnold Schwarzenegger, and briefly Hamlet, in... READ MORE

Directed by: John McTiernan

Runtime: 130 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Mar 5th

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Lifeforce

A Part of The Music Box 70mm Film Festival 202070mm Blowup with Magnetic Sound from Park CircusIn a Tale of Halley's comet, there’s something wrong, something ancient, something hungry... Tobe Hooper... READ MORE

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Runtime: 141 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Mar 5th

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Little Shop of Horrors

Meek flower shop assistant Seymour (Rick Moranis) pines for co-worker Audrey (Ellen Greene). During a total eclipse, he discovers an unusual plant he names Audrey II, which feeds only on human flesh a... READ MORE

Directed by: Frank Oz

Runtime: 94 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Mar 2nd

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Mars Attacks!

A Part of OVERACHIEVERS: MUSICIANS IN FILM | Cameo by Tom Jones“They blew up congress!” Inspired by B-movie alien invasion films and the lurid 1960s trading card series of the same name, Tim Burton’s... READ MORE

Directed by: Tim Burton

Runtime: 106 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Feb 7th

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Opens February 21st**Winner - Best Screenplay - Cannes Film Festival**France, 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. Beca... READ MORE

Directed by: Céline Sciamma

Runtime: 121 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Feb 21st

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The Princess Bride

The fairy tale that puts the “comedy” in “romantic comedy.” A young boy listens while his grandfather reads him the adventures of Buttercup, the most beautiful woman in the world, and Westly, the man... READ MORE

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Runtime: 98 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Feb 13th

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Roma

A Part of The Music Box 70mm Film Festival 202070mm with DTS Sound from NetflixThe most personal project to date from Academy Award®-winning director and writer Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity, Children of Me... READ MORE

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Runtime: 135 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Mar 5th

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And Then We Danced

Opens February 14th - A Music Box Films ReleaseA passionate tale of love and liberation set amidst the conservative confines of modern Georgian society, AND THEN WE DANCED follows Merab, a devoted dan... READ MORE

Directed by: Levan Akin

Runtime: 113 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Feb 14th

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Tron

A Part of The Music Box 70mm Film Festival 202070mm with Magnetic Sound from DisneyWith Walt Disney Animation presumed comatose, the studio doubled-down on PG-rated live action sci-fi, first with THE... READ MORE

Directed by: Steven Lisberger

Runtime: 95 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Mar 5th

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The Untouchables

A Part of The Music Box 70mm Film Festival 202070mm Blowup with Magnetic Sound from ParamountFederal agent Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner) fights crime and corruption during Prohibition in Chicago. Unable... READ MORE

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Runtime: 119 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Mar 5th

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VHYES

Sponsored by ALTER |  Preceded by BEHIND (Kendy Ty, 5 min, 2018)A bizarre retro comedy shot entirely on VHS, VHYES takes us back to a simpler time, when twelve-year- old Ralph... READ MORE

Directed by: Jack Henry Robbins

Runtime: 72 mins

Format: DCP

Opens on Feb 24th

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Wendy and Lucy

Michelle Williams delivers an incredibly nuanced performance as Wendy, an impoverished woman on the road to Alaska looking for work. Traveling with her best friend, a dog named Lucy, Wendy’s difficult... READ MORE

Directed by: Kelly Reichardt

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Feb 4th

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West Side Story

A Part of The Music Box 70mm Film Festival 202070mm with DTS Sound from Park CircusAdapted from the incredibly successful Broadway play, even the magnificent 70mm frame has trouble containing the raw... READ MORE

Directed by: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise

Runtime: 152 mins

Format: 70mm

Opens on Mar 5th

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Whisper of the Heart

A chance encounter with a mysterious cat sends Shizuku, a quiet schoolgirl, on a quest for her true talent. Together with Seiji, a boy determined to follow his dreams, and enchanted by The Baron, a ma... READ MORE

Directed by: Yoshifumi Kondô

Runtime: 111 mins

Format: 35mm

Opens on Feb 1st

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