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.

JANUARY- FEBRUARY - MARCH - APRIL - MAY - JUNE - JULY -
AUGUST - SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER - NOVEMBER - DECEMBER

SUMMER MOVIE SERIES
Every Tuesday and Wednesday, June 11 - August 14 at 11 a.m. Admission $4

CLASSIC CHRISTMAS MOVIES
Begin November 30 with Home Alone and end December 23 with It's A Wonderful Life. Movies tend to sell out in advance, so please plan accordingly.
Ticket sales for Christmas at the Palace begin Tuesday, December 9 at 9 a.m.

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


AUGUST  
Audrey Hepburn celebration month!

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HOW TO STEAL A MILLION
(1966) NR, 123 minutes 
Friday, August 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O’Toole & Eli Wallach
Directed by William Wyler

Romantic comedy about a woman who must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.

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BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S
(1961) NR, 111 minutes 
Saturday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard & Patricia Neal
Directed by Blake Edwards

A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way.

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WAIT UNTIL DARK
(1967) NR, 108 minutes
Friday, August 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin & Richard Crenna
Directed by Terence Young

A trio of thugs terrorizes a recently-blinded woman while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.

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FUNNY FACE
(1957) NR, 118 minutes 
Saturday, August 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire & Kay Thompson
Directed by Stanley Donen

An impromptu fashion shoot at a bookstore brings about a new fashion model discovery in the shop clerk.

SEPTEMBER

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BACK TO THE FUTURE
 (1985) PG, 116 minutes
Friday, September 6 at 7:30 p.m.
FIRST FRIDAY FILM
Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd & Lea Thompson
Directed by Robert Zemeckis

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.

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GREASE
(1978) PG-13, 110 minutes
Saturday, September 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John & Stockard Channing
Directed by Randal Kleiser

Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

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Stop by, cool down and enjoy a movie during GrapeFest® at the Historic Palace Theatre.
All movies are FREE with festival admission!

TO CATCH A THIEF (1955) PG, 106 minutes
Thursday, September 12 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Starring: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly & Jessie Royce Landis
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence.

THE TRIP TO ITALY (2014) NR, 108 minutes
Friday, September 13 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Starring: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon & Rosie Fellner
Directed by Michael Winterbottom

Two men, six meals in six different places - Liguria, Tuscany, Rome, Amalfi and Capri - on a road trip around Italy.

NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959) NR, 136 minutes
Saturday, September 14 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint & Jason Mason
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (1951) NR, 114 minutes
Sunday, September 15 at Noon and 3 p.m.

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron & Oscar Levart
Directed by Vincente Minnelli

Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. Things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman.

 

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THE GOONIES
(1985) PG, 114 minutes
Friday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin & Jeff Cohen
Directed by Richard Donner

In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure.

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MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

Friday, September 27 at 7:30 p.m.
General Admission
Tickets $10

Join us September 27, 2019 when more than 100,000 film lovers come together to view and vote on the finalists’ films in the 22nd Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.
 

WHAT IS MANHATTAN SHORT?

MANHATTAN SHORT is not a touring Festival; rather, it is an instantaneous celebration occurring simultaneously across the globe in more than 350 cinemas, September 26 through October 6, in all 50 states and six continents. The MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival brings great films and artists to great venues and allows audiences to select their favorites. All films selected in MANHATTAN SHORT 2019, will be eligible to enter the Oscars in 2020, via the MANHATTAN SHORT Oscar Qualifying Screenings in the county of Los Angeles.

MANHATTAN SHORT 2019 OSCAR QUALIFYING RUN

Finalists will be part of the MANHATTTAN SHORT Oscar Qualifying Run. This means all selected films will screen for a full week at a cinema in the county of Los Angeles. This run qualifies every film selected in MANHATTAN SHORT for the Oscars.

Many past Finalists from MANHATTAN SHORT have been nominated for an Oscar (SHOK and Bear Story from 2015, to name just two). Our audiences and cinemas love nothing more than seeing a film they voted for at MANHATTAN SHORT at the Oscars. Once a nominee is announced, our partnering cinemas and loyal audiences champion those films and filmmakers through social media all the way to the podium! *Update two films from our Oscar Qualifying Screenings from 2018 are short listed (Final ten) for Oscar 2019.

Visit MANHATTANSHORT.com for more information.


OCTOBER

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Grapevine Film Festival

October 4 -5
Palace Arts Center
Friday, October 4, 1:30 – 9 p.m. - Lancaster Theatre
Saturday, October 5, 12 - 8 p.m.  - Palace Theatre
Tickets: $40 All Access, $20 day pass, $10 block and $7 student

The 2nd Annual Grapevine Film Festival (GVFF) takes place at the Palace Arts Center on Main Street in Historic Downtown Grapevine. The GVFF is dedicated to bringing filmmakers and their films to Grapevine, including both Texas filmmakers as well as filmmakers from around the US and internationally. A total of 42 films from the feature length and short film categories will be viewed, with winners in eight categories including Best in Show, Best Texas Film, Best Student Film and Audience Choice.

Purchase tickets at filmfreeway.com/GrapevineFIlmFestival/tickets

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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
 (1974) PG, 106 minutes
Friday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m.
FIRST FRIDAY FILM

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn & Marty Feldman
Directed by Mel Brooks

An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body.

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VERTIGO
(1958) PG, 128 minutes
Friday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak & Barbara Bel Geddes
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

A former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman.

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HOCUS POCUS
(1993) PG, 96 minutes
Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker & Kathy Najimy
Directed by Kenny Ortega

A curious youngster moves to Salem where he struggles to fit in before awakening a trio of diabolical witches that were executed in the 17th century.

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GHOSTBUSTERS
(1984) PG, 105 minutes
Friday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd & Sigourney Weaver
Directed by Ivan Reitman

Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

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THE MONSTER SQUAD
(1987) PG-13, 79 minutes
Saturday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger & Stephen Macht
Directed by Fred Dekker

A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his monsters.


NOVEMBER

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STAR WARS: EPISODE IV - A NEW HOPE
 (1977) PG, 121 minutes
Friday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m.
FIRST FRIDAY FILM

Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford & Carrie Fisher
Directed by George Lucas

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

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HOME ALONE
 (1990)
PG, 103 minutes 
Saturday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, December 20 at 2 p.m.

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci & Daniel Stern
Directed by John Hughes

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

 

DECEMBER

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL
 (1951)
NR, 86 minutes 
Monday, December 2 at 7 p.m.
Starring: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner & Kathleen Harrison
Directed by Brain Desmond Hurst

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

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HOLIDAY INN
 (1942)
APP, 100 minutes 
Wednesday, December 4 at 7 p.m.
Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire & Marjorie Reynolds
Directed by Mark Sandrich

At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.

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MIRACLE ON 34th STREET
 (1947)
NR, 96 minutes
Sunday, December 8 at 2 p.m.
Sunday, December 15 at 7 p.m. **SANTA NIGHT**
Show your Christmas spirit in your favorite Santa attire!

Starring: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O’Hara & John Payne
Directed by George Seaton

When a nice old man, who claims to be Santa Claus, is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

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IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)
PG, 130 minutes
Sunday, December 8 at 7 p.m.
Monday, December 16 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 21 at 7 p.m.
Monday, December 23 at 7 p.m.

Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed & Lionel Barrymore
Directed by Frank Capra

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

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WHITE CHRISTMAS (1954)
NR, 120 minutes 
Monday, December 9 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, December 17 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, December 19 at 7 p.m. 
Sunday, December 22 at 7 p.m.

Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye & Rosemary Clooney
Directed by Michael Curtiz

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

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SCROOGED
 (1988)
PG-13, 101 minutes
Sunday, December 15 at 2 p.m.
Starring: Bill Murray, Karen Allen & John Forsyth
Directed by Richard Donner

A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

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ANIMATED DOUBLE FEATURE: 
A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS & HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS 
Monday, December 16 at 2 p.m.
Saturday, December 21 at 11 a.m. **PAJAMAS AT THE PALACE** No need to get dressed up, watch the movie in your favorite Christmas PJ's!
Monday, December 23 at 2 p.m.

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS (1965)
G, 25 minutes
Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.
HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (1966)
NR, 26 minutes
A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.

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ANIMATED DOUBLE FEATURE: 

FROSTY THE SNOWMAN & RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER 
Tuesday, December 17 at 2 p.m.
Sunday, December 22 at 11 a.m. **PAJAMAS AT THE PALACE** No need to get dressed up, watch the movie in your favorite Christmas PJ's!

FROSTY THE SNOWMAN(1966)
G, 25 minutes
A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.
RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER (1964)
G, 47 minutes
A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.

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THE SANTA CLAUSE 
(1994)
PG, 97 minutes 
Wednesday, December 18 at 2 p.m.
Sunday, December 22 at 2 p.m.

Starring: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold & Wendy Crewson
Directed by John Pasquin

When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

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A CHRISTMAS STORY (1983)
PG, 94 minutes 
Wednesday, December 18 at 7 p.m.
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 BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

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THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL 
(1992)
G, 85 minutes 
Thursday, December 19 at 2 p.m.
Starring: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz & Steve Whitmire
Directed by Brian Henson

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

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HOME ALONE
 (1990)
PG, 103 minutes 
Saturday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, December 20 at 2 p.m.

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci & Daniel Stern
Directed by John Hughes

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

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NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION (1989)
G-13, 97 minutes 
Friday, December 20 at 7 p.m.
**UGLY SWEATER CONTEST** 
starts at 6:30 p.m.
Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo & Juliette Lewis
Directed by Jeremiah Chechik

The Griswold family's plan for a big family Christmas predictably turns into a big disaster.

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ELF (2003)
PG, 97 minutes 
Saturday, December 21 at 2 p.m.
Starring: Will Ferrell, James Caan & Bob Newhart
Directed by John Favreau

After discovering he is a human, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole decides to travel to New York City to locate his real father.

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THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER 
(1940) NR, 99 minutes 
Thursday, December 26 at 2 p.m.
Starring: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart & Frank Morgan
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch

Without realizing they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal, two employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other.

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THE HOLIDAY
 (2006) PG-13, 138 minutes
Friday, December 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz & Jude Law
Directed by Nancy Meyers
Two women troubled by guy problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.