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.


Beauty and the Beast PAC movie poster

Friday, July 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Beauty and the Beast (1946) NR, 63 minutes
Directed by Jean Cocteau
Starring: Jean Marais, Josette Day & Mila Parely
A beautiful young woman takes her father's place as the prisoner of a mysterious beast, who wishes to marry her.
*PROMO* Join or show your Movie Club card and get an extra stamp.

Jurassic Park PAC movie poster

Saturday, July 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Jurassic Park (1993) PG-13, 127 minutes
Directed by Steven Spielberg
Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern & Jeff Goldblum
During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.
*PROMO* Come in your best dino-exploring gear and receive a free small popcorn.

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Friday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m.
The Goonies (1985) PG, 114 minutes
Directed by Richard Donner
Starring: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin & Jeff Cohen
In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure.
*PROMO* Join or show your Movie Club card and get an extra stamp. If you fill your card on this visit, receive a free small popcorn.

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Saturday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m.
American Graffiti (1973) PG, 110 minutes
Directed by George Lucas
Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard & Paul Le Mat
A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
*PROMO* Attend the movie in 1962 attire and receive a free small popcorn.


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Friday, August 4 at 7:30 p.m.

The Princess Bride (1987) PG, 98 minutes
First Friday Film Series
Directed by Rob Reiner
Starring: Cary Elwes, Robin Wright & Mandy Patinkin
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.
*PROMO* Join or show your Movie Club card and get an extra stamp. If you fill your card on this visit, receive a free small popcorn.

Airplane PAC movie poster

Saturday, August 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Airplane! (1980) PG, 88 minutes
Directed by Jim Abrahams & David Zucker
Starring: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty & Leslie Nielsen
A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.
*PROMO* Join or show your Movie Club card and get an extra stamp.

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Friday, August 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Grease (1978) PG-13, 110 minutes
Directed by Randal Kleiser
Starring: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John & Stockard Channing
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?
*PROMO* Attend the movie in your best Grease style attire and receive a free small popcorn.

Spider Baby PAC movie

Pale Moonlight Theater presents
"Spider Baby"

Saturday, August 12 at 7 p.m.
General Admission
Tickets $6

Pale Moonlight Theater is proud to present the black horror comedy and cult classic "Spider Baby" or The Maddest Story Ever Told (1967). Special guests from Pale Moonlight Theater, performers "Professor Terrance von Riesling" - Terry Yates and "The Original Cyn" - Cynthia Dodson will be in the audience and available after the show for pictures and autographs. World famous Magician, Dal Sanders of Amazing Attractions and Boopsie the Clown from Kartoon Circus will amaze you with a special trick.

Written and directed by Jack Hill, "Spider Baby" is about a caretaker who devotes himself to three demented siblings after their father's death. Living in a dilapidated rural mansion, the last generation of the Merrye family lives with an inherited curse of a disease that causes them to mentally regress as they age. Trouble comes when greedy distant relatives and their lawyer arrive to dispossess the family of their home. 

This will be one evening you don't want to miss out on.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.