Iconic Movies Return to Theaters for TCM Big Screen Classics Series

TCM Big Screen Classics Series 2018

13 Classic movies are returning to the big screen, select dates in 2018

Dinner and a movie: it’s the most quintessential date night combination. As much as we love going to the movies, we’re always on the lookout for clever spins on this go-to date night. Which is why the Turner Classic Movies Big Screen Classic Series instantly caught our attention.  

This monthly series throughout 2018 marks the notable movie theater return of thirteen classic movies spanning decades. On select dates between January 14 and December 19, 2018, date-goers will be rewarded with the opportunity to see stars like Katharine Hepburn, Bruce Willis, James Dean, and Olivia Newton-John in some of their most iconic roles. Movies like Die Hard and Grease will be celebrating their 30th and 40th anniversaries. Each screening will also include commentary from TCM hosts as they share background info, special insights, and more.

Participating Orlando-area theaters include:

  • Cinemark Orlando 5150 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
  • Regal Winter Park Village 510 N Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
  • Regal Pointe Orlando 9101 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819
  • AMC Universal Cineplex 6000 Universal Blvd #740, Orlando, FL 32819
  • AMC Disney Springs 1500 Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Showtimes are available at 2pm and 7pm on select dates. For a list of participating theaters, showtimes, tickets, and more information, visit https://www.fathomevents.com/series/tcm-big-screen-classics.

MOVIES & DATES

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
January 14 & 16, 2018
70th anniversary
Academy Award winners Humphrey Bogart and Walter Huston star with Tim Holt in this classic tale of the cunning, greed and paranoia caused by The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. This 70th Anniversary event includes exclusive insight from TCM host Ben Mankiewicz.

The Philadelphia Story
February 18 & 21, 2018
Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn and Jimmy Stewart star in the classic, multiple Academy Award-winning romantic comedy–The Philadelphia Story. This two-day event includes exclusive insight from TCM host Ben Mankiewicz.

Vertigo
March 18 & 21, 2018
60th anniversary
Considered one of Alfred Hitchcock’s greatest cinematic achievements, Vertigo is a dreamlike thriller from the Master of Suspense. This 60th Anniversary event includes exclusive insights from TCM host Eddie Muller.

Grease
April 8 & 11, 2018
40th anniversary
Grease is the one that you want! Go back to high school with Pink Lady Sandy (Olivia Newton-John), leader of the bad-boy T-Birds, Danny (John Travolta), and a rockin’ and rollin’ all-star cast. This 40th Anniversary event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies.

Sunset Boulevard
May 13 & 16, 2018
Winner of three Academy Awards, director Billy Wilder’s powerful orchestration of the bizarre tale is a true cinematic classic. This two-day event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies.

The Producers
June 3 & 6, 2018
50th anniversary
Once the King of The Great White Way, Max Bialystock is reduced to romancing old ladies to finance his next flop show until a nervous accountant surmises that more money could be made from a flop than a hit. This 50th Anniversary event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies.

Big
July 15 & 18, 2018
30th anniversary
A 13-year-old boy, transformed into a 35-year-old man by a carnival wishing machine, becomes a successful executive by turning his juvenile intellect to toy design. This 30th Anniversary event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies.

The Big Lebowski
August 5 & 8, 2018
20th anniversary
From the Academy Award-winning Coen brothers, The Big Lebowski is a hilariously quirky comedy about bowling, a severed toe, White Russians and a guy named… The Dude. This 20th Anniversary event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies.

South Pacific
August 26 & 29, 2018
60th anniversary
An American woman falls in love with a Frenchman while stationed as a navy nurse in the South Pacific during World War II. The 60th Anniversary event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies.

Rebel Without a Cause
September 23 & 26, 2018
In one of moviedom’s most influential roles, James Dean is Jim, the new kid in town whose loneliness, frustration and anger mirrored those of postwar teens — and reverberates over 60 years later. This two-day event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies.

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
October 14 & 17, 2018
The naïve Jeff Smith (James Stewart) is appointed as a U.S. Senator by a corrupt political party machine headed by the Governor, a publisher and Senator Paine (Claude Rains). This two-day event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies.

Die Hard
November 11 & 14, 2018
30th anniversary
New York City Detective John McClane becomes the only hope for a small group of hostages, trapped in a Los Angeles high-rise office building when it is seized by terrorists on Christmas Eve. This 30th Anniversary event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies.

White Christmas
December 9 & 12, 2018
Two song-and-dance men (Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye) team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business, join forces with a sister act (Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen) and trek to Vermont for a white Christmas. This two-day event includes exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies.


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