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

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.

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


NOVEMBER

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CHANGE OF HABIT
 (1969) G, 93 minutes
Friday, November 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Elvis Presley, Mary Tyler Moore & Barbara McNair
Directed by William A. Graham

An incognito nun tries to help a doctor clean up an inner city ghetto, with the pair growing closer as time goes on.

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YOU'VE GOT MAIL
 (1998) PG, 119 minutes
Saturday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan & Greg Kinnear
Directed by Nora Ephron

Two business rivals who despise each other in real life unwittingly fall in love over the Internet.

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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.

Christmas Story
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.

The Shop Around the Corner
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.

JANUARY

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THE BIG SLEEP
 (1946)
FIRST FRIDAY FILM
Friday, January 3 at 7:30 p.m.
NR, 114 minutes                              
Directed by Howard Hawks
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall and John Ridgely
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family, but before the complex case is over, he sees murder, blackmail and what might be love.

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THE WIZARD OF OZ
 (1939) 
Sunday, January 19 at 4 p.m.
PG, 102 minutes
Directed by Victor Fleming
Starring: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan & Ray Bolger
A young girl is swept away from a farm in Kansas to the magical Land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home.
**NATIONAL POPCORN DAY – All guests will receive (one) free small popcorn with ticket purchase.

FEBRUARY

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12 ANGRY MEN (1957)
FIRST FRIDAY FILM
Friday, February 7 at 7:30 p.m.
NR, 96 minutes                                
Directed by Sidney Lumet
Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb & Martin Balsam
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.

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LOVE STORY
 (1970)
Friday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m.
PG, 100 minutes
Directed by Arthur Hiller
Starring: Ali MacGraw, Ryan O’Neal & John Marley
A boy and a girl from different backgrounds fall in love regardless of their upbringing - and then tragedy strikes.
**HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY – Celebrate with your love; Tickets 2 for $10.

MARCH - Julie Andrews Month!

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MARY POPPINS
 (1964)
FIRST FRIDAY FILM
Friday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m.
G, 139 minutes                                
Directed by Robert Stevenson
Starring: Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke and David Tomlinson
In turn-of-the-century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.

SPRING BREAK MOVIES - Movies TBD
March 9 - 13 at 11 a.m.
Tickets $4

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THE BREAKFAST CLUB
 (1985)
Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m.
R, 97 minutes
Directed by John Hughes
Starring: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson & Molly Ringwald
Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
**DETENTION DAY – Come in your high school attire and receive a free small popcorn.

APRIL

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THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
 (1938)
FIRST FRIDAY FILM
Friday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m.
PG, 102 minutes
Directed by Michael Curtiz and William Keighley
Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland and Basil Rathbone
When Prince John and the Norman lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.

FIRST CONTACT DAY
Sunday, April 5 – Celebrate Star Trek with a movie marathon!
Come in costume and get a free small popcorn.
Tickets $6 each or 3 for $15.

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STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE
 (1979) 
Sunday, April 5 at 1 p.m.
G, 132 minutes
Directed by Robert Wise
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy & DeForest Kelley
When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral James T. Kirk resumes command of the overhauled USS Enterprise in order to intercept it.

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STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN
 (1982) 
Sunday, April 5 at 4 p.m.
PG, 113 minutes
Directed by Robert Wise
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy & DeForest Kelley
With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon.

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STAR TREK III: THE SEARCH FOR SPOCK
 (1984)
Sunday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m.
PG, 105 minutes
Directed by Robert Wise
Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy & DeForest Kelley
Admiral Kirk and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis Planet to recover Spock's body.

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MISS CONGENIALITY
 (2000) 
Saturday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m.
PG-13, 109 minutes
Directed by Donald Petrie
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine & Benjamin Bratt
An F.B.I. Agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event.
**THE PERFECT DATE – Come in your best pageant attire! Contest begins at 7 p.m.

MAY

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MODERN TIMES
 (1936)
FIRST FRIDAY FILM
Friday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m.
G, 87 minutes   
Directed by Charles Chaplin
Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard and Henry Bergman
The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU! /STAR WARS DAY
Monday, May 4 - Celebrate Star Wars with a movie marathon! Come in costume and get a free small popcorn.
Tickets $6 each or 3 for $15.

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STAR WARS: EP. IV – A NEW HOPE
 (1977) 
Monday, May 4 at 1 p.m.
PG, 121 minutes
Directed by George Lucas
Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford & Carrie Fisher
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, cocky pilot, 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 mysterious Darth Vader.

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STAR WARS: EP. V – THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
 (1980)
Monday, May 4 at 4 p.m.
PG, 124 minutes
Directed by Irvin Kershner
Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford & Carrie Fisher
After the Rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader.

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STAR WARS: EP. VI – RETURN OF THE JEDI
 (1983) 
Monday, May 4 at 7 p.m.
PG, 131 minutes
Directed by Richard Marquand
Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford & Carrie Fisher
After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy the second Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Darth Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.

MAIN STREET FEST Film Festival
May 16-17-18
Movies are free with festival admission.
Movies and times TBD


JUNE - KATHERINE HEPBURN MONTH

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THE PHILADELPHIA STORY
 (1940)
FIRST FRIDAY FILM
Friday, June 5 at 7:30 p.m.
PG-13, 112 minutes                       
Directed by George Cukor
Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

SUMMER MOVIE SERIES - Movies TBD
June 9 – August 5, every Tuesday and Wednesday at 11 a.m.
Tickets $4

JULY

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HARRY POTTER!
Friday, July 31 – Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with a movie marathon! Come in costume and receive a free small popcorn.
Tickets are $6 each or 4/$20.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX
 (2007)
Friday, July 31 at 11 a.m.
PG-13, 138 minutes
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson & Rupert Grint
Directed by David Yates
With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE
 (2009)
Friday, July 31 at 2 p.m.
PG, 153 minutes
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson & Rupert Grint
Directed by David Yates
As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of The Half Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART I
 (2010) 
Friday, July 31 at 5 p.m.
PG-13, 146 minutes
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson & Rupert Grint
Directed by David Yates
As Harry, Ron and Hermione race against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, they uncover the existence of the three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS PART II
 (2011) 
Friday, July 31 at 8 p.m.
PG-13, 130 minutes
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson & Rupert Grint
Directed by David Yates
Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.

AUGUST

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REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE
 (1955)
FIRST FRIDAY FILM
Friday, August 7 at 7:30 p.m.
PG-13, 111 minutes        
Directed by Nicholas Ray
Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood and Sal Mineo
A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.

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FLAMING STAR
 (1960) 
Saturday, August 15 at 7:30 p.m.
APP, 101 minutes
Starring: Elvis Presley, Barbara Eden & Steve Forrest
Directed by Don Siegel
When fighting breaks out between two cultures in West Texas, the mixed-blood Pacer tries to act as a peacemaker, but the "flaming star of death" pulls him irrevocably into the deadly violence.
**ELVIS NIGHT – Come in costume and get a free small popcorn.

SEPTEMBER

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ANATOMY OF A MURDER
 (1959)
FIRST FRIDAY FILM
Friday, September 4 at 7:30 p.m.
NR, 161 minutes                
Directed by Otto Preminger
Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick and Ben Gazzara
In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?

GRAPEFEST FILM FESTIVAL
September 17-18-19-20
Movies are free with festival admission.
Movies and times TBD


OCTOBER

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REBECCA
 (1940)
FIRST FRIDAY FILM
Friday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m.
NR, 130 minutes  
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine and George Sanders
A self-conscious woman juggles with adjusting to her new role as an aristocrat's wife and avoiding being intimidated by his first wife's spectral presence.

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MEAN GIRLS
 (2004) 
Saturday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m.
PG-13, 97 minutes
Starring: Lindsey Lohan, Jonathan Bennett & Rachel McAdams
Directed by Mark Waters
Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of Alpha Plastic Regina George.
**WEAR PINK for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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HOCUS POCUS
 (1993) 
Friday, October 16 at 4  p.m.
Friday, October 16 at 7 p.m.
Friday, October 16 at 10 p.m.

PG, 96 minutes
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.
**Costume contest 30 minutes prior to every show.

 NOVEMBER

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THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE
 (1962)
FIRST FRIDAY FILM
Friday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m.
PG-13, 126 minutes       
Directed by John Frankenheimer
Starring: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey and Janet Leigh
A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.

Classic Christmas Movies
November 28 – December 23
Movies and showtimes TBD
Tickets on sale in JULY!