Palace Theatre Movies

The Palace Theatre, a restored art deco-style 1940s theater, makes going to the movies a special occasion. This Grapevine attraction features classic films, such as Grease, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Elephant Man, Singing in the Rain and Rebecca, on the first Friday of every month as part of the First Friday Film Series at the Palace Arts Center.

Admission is only $6 per person. Movies are general admission style seating.


Bring in a same-day receipt from any Grapevine restaurant and receive a free small popcorn.
If you have any questions, call the Palace Theatre Box Office at 817.410.3100.


Spaceballs PAC movie poster

Friday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Spaceballs (1987) PG, 96 minutes
Directed by Mel Brooks
Starring: Mel Brooks, John Candy & Rick Moranis
Planet Spaceballs' President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.

Little Giants PAC movie poster

Saturday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Little Giants (1994) PG, 107 minutes
Directed by Duwayne Dunham
Starring: Rick Moranis, Ed O'Neill & Shawna Waldron
Misfits form their own opposing team to an elite peewee football team, coached by the elite team coach's brother.
**PROMO** Kids (12 and under) wearing their favorite football team jersey will receive a free small popcorn.

Wings of Desire PAC Movie poster

Friday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Wings of Desire (1987) PG-13, 128 minutes
Directed by Wim Wenders
Starring: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin & Otto Sander
An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.

MANHATTAN Short Film Festival PAC Movie event


Saturday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m.
General Admission
Tickets $10

Join in with over 100,000 film lovers in over 250 cities across six continents with one purpose... to view and vote on the Finalists' Films in the 19th Annual MANHATTAN Short Film Festival. MANHATTAN SHORT is not a touring Festival; rather, it is an instantaneous celebration that occurs simultaneously across the globe, bringing great films to great venues and allowing the audiences to select their favorites.

If the Film Festival experience truly is about getting great works in front of as many eyes as possible, MANHATTAN SHORT offers the ultimate platform -- one that sees its films screened in Sydney, Mumbai, Moscow, Vienna and Cape Town to cinemas in all fifty states of the United States and beyond.

You be the judge - The Judges of the Finalists' Films are you. Audiences at each venue will be handed a voting card upon entry to each cinema and asked to vote for the ONE film they think should win. Votes are tallied by each cinema and sent through to MANHATTAN SHORT HQ. The overall winner is announced on Monday October 9, 2017.


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Purchase your MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Tickets


Citizen Kane PAC movie poster

Friday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Citizen Kane (1941) APP, 119 minutes
Directed by Orson Welles
Starring: Orson Welles
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Duck Soup PAC movie poster

Saturday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Duck Soup (1933) NR, 68 minutes
Directed by Leo McCarey
Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx & Chico Marx
Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

Gremlins PAC movie

Friday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m.

Gremlins (1984) PG, 106 minutes
Directed by Joe Dante
Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates & Hoyt Axton
A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

The Monster Squad PAC Movie poster

Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m.

The Monster Squad (1987) PG-13, 82 minutes
Directed by Fred Dekker
Starring: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger & Stephen Macht
A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his monsters.

Young Frankenstein PAC Movie Poster

Friday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m.

Young Frankenstein (1974) PG, 106 minutes
Directed by Mel Brooks
Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn & Marty Feldman
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that he is not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.



Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol 
Friday, December 1 at 7 p.m.
APP, 85 minutes
Starring: Alastair Sims, Jack Warner & Kathleen Harrison
Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst

An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.

Christmas Story
A Christmas Story 
Tuesday, December 5 at 7 p.m.
Monday, December 11 at 7 p.m.
PG, 94 minutes
Starring: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon & Darren McGavin
Directed by Bob Clark

In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

Its a wonderful life PAC CCOT Move poster
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Wednesday, December 6 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, December 10 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, December 19 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 20 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, December 20 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, December 21 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 23 at 7 p.m.
PG, 130 minutes
Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed & Lionel Barrymore
Directed by Frank Capra

An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

White Christmas
White Christmas 
Friday, December 8 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, December 12 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, December 19 at 2 p.m.
Thursday, December 21 at 2 p.m.
Friday, December 22 at 7 p.m.
NR, 120 minutes
Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye & Rosemary Clooney
Directed by Michael Curtiz

A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

charlie brown and grinch PAC movie
Animated Double Feature:

Friday, December 22 at 2 p.m.
Saturday, December 23 at 2 p.m.
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)
A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.