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Back to the Future Part II

A Part of The Music Box 90th Anniversary | Rare 70MM Film PrintThe Music Box keeps it “reel”, as one of the only movie theatres in America that is still capable of screening movies on 70MM film.... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Runtime: 108 mins

Format: 70mm

Big

Wednesday, August 28th at Sunset | Admission is free | Screening at Gallagher Way, 3635 N Clark St, Chicago, ILAfter a wish turns 12-year-old Josh Baskin (David Moscow) into a 30-year-old ma... READ MORE

Directed by: Penny Marshall

Runtime: 104 mins

Format: Digital

The Deep Blue Sea

A Part of The Music Box 90th Anniversary - Ticket can be used for admission to IDA at 7pm | A Music Box Films ReleaseFreely adapted from Terence Rattigan’s landmark play, Terence Davies brings hi... READ MORE

Directed by: Terence Davies

Runtime: 98 mins

Format: 35mm

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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

Ida

A Part of The Music Box 90th Anniversary - Ticket includes admission to THE DEEP BLUE SEA at 8:45pm | A Music Box Films ReleaseWhen 18-year-old noviate Anna learns her true identity as a Polish J... READ MORE

Directed by: Pawel Pawlikowski

Runtime: 80 mins

Format: 35mm

Mary Poppins Sing-A-Long

A Part of The Music Box 90th AnniversaryOne of the most beloved programs at the Music Box, our interactive screenings let the audience joins in on the movie magic! Over the years, we’ve had packed hou... READ MORE

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Runtime: 139 mins

Format: DCP

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

Old Boyfriends

Presented by Chicago Film Society | CLICK HERE to purchase ticketsDianne Cruise (Talia Shire) can’t make heads or tails of life after her divorce. A nervous breakdown and a collision with a concrete w... READ MORE

Directed by: Joan Tewkesbury

Runtime: 103 mins

Format: 35mm

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

**Screening on 35MM** Quentin Tarantino’s ONCE UPON A TIME... IN HOLLYWOOD visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt... READ MORE

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Runtime: 161 mins

Format: 35mm

Robocop

A Part of The Music Box 90th Anniversary | Playing as a Double Feature with THE TERMINATOR at 7pmWhen the Music Box reopened in 1983 under new management, the majority of programming was dedicate... READ MORE

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Runtime: 102 mins

Format: 35mm

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Sponsored by ALTER | Preceded by THE BLOODY BALLAD OF SQUIRT REYNOLDS (2018, 8 min, Dir. Anthony Cousins)This notorious horror parody — a fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and rock ‘n’ roll, a... READ MORE

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Runtime: 100 mins

Format: 35mm

Society

A Part of The Music Box 90th Anniversary | Director Brian Yuzna in person for a post-film Q&AOver the last 90 years, the Music Box Theatre has been a home for independent horrors films, and o... READ MORE

Directed by: Brian Yuzna

Runtime: 99 mins

Format: 35mm

The Terminator

A Part of The Music Box 90th Anniversary | Playing as a Double Feature with ROBOCOP at 9:15pmWhen the Music Box reopened in 1983 under new management, the majority of programming was dedicated to... READ MORE

Directed by: James Cameron

Runtime: 107 mins

Format: 35mm

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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