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

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

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NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959) NR, 136 minutes
Friday, August 24 at 7:30 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.

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CASABLANCA (1942) PG, 102 minutes
Friday, August 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman & Paul Henreid
Directed by Michael Curtiz

A cynical nightclub owner protects an old flame and her husband from Nazis in Morocco.

SEPTEMBER

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THE RESCUERS (1977) NR, 115 minutes
Saturday, September 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Voices of Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor & Geraldine Page
Directed by John Lounsbery & Wolfgang Reitherman

Two mice of the Rescue Aid Society search for a little girl kidnapped by unscrupulous treasure hunters.

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BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S (1961) NR, 115 minutes
Friday, September 7 at 7:30 p.m.
FIRST FRIDAY FILM

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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RATATOUILLE (2007) G, 111 minutes
Saturday, September 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Voices of Brad Garrett, Lou Romano & Patton Oswalt
Directed by Brad Bird & Jan Pinkava

A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant.

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STAR WARS: EPISODE VI – RETURN OF THE JEDI
 (1983) PG, 131 minutes
Friday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford & Carrie Fisher
Directed by Richard Marquand

After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the rebels dispatch to destroy a more powerful Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.

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THE PARENT TRAP (1998) PG, 128 minutes
Saturday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid & Natasha Richardson
Directed by Nancy Meyers

Identical twins Annie and Hallie, separated at birth and each raised by one of their parents, later discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.

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THE PRINCESS DIARIES (2001) G, 111 minutes
Friday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews & Hector Elizondo
Directed by Garry Marshall

Mia Thermopolis has just found out that she is the heir apparent to the throne of Genovia. With her friends in tow, she tries to navigate through the rest of her sixteenth year.

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MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

Saturday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.
General Admission
Tickets $10

Join us September 27 to October 7, 2018 when over 100,000 film lovers unite in over 300 cinemas across six continents to view and vote on the finalists’ films in the 21st Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.

WHAT IS MANHATTAN SHORT?

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.

MANHATTAN SHORT 2018 OSCAR QUALIFYING RUN

MANHATTAN SHORT LOVES OSCAR! 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.

MANHATTAN SHORT FILMS HAVE BEEN TO THE OSCARS BEFORE! Many past Finalists from MANHATTAN SHORT have been nominated for an Oscar (SHOK and Bear Story from 2015, to name just two). Audiences 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!


OCTOBER

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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (1974) PG, 106 minutes
Friday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m.
FIRST FRIDAY FILM

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Khan & 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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GRAPEVINE FILM FESTIVAL

October 5-6
Palace Theatre & Grapevine Convention Center
General Admission
Tickets $35-$10

The 1st Annual Grapevine Film Festival takes place in the heart of the Cotton Belt Railroad District on Historic Main Street. Lined with world-class restaurants, galleries and shops, Grapevine is home to dozens of fine art working studios, winery tasting rooms and art galleries and is the perfect place to see films in celebration of the artistic spirit. GVFF welcomes both feature length and short films in their recommended forms. Come celebrate and vote for your favorite films.

2018 GVFF SCHEDULE

Friday October 5/ Grapevine Convention Center

3 PM - Check in for Film Makers
4 - 5:30 PM - Student Short Film Block 1
6:15 - 7:30 PM - Local Short Film Block 2

​8 - 10 PM - Opening Night Filmmaker All-Access Party at Umbra Winery

Saturday October 6th/ Palace Arts Center Theater

11 AM - Check in for Film Makers
12 - 1 PM - Short Films Block 3                                                                  
2 - 3:30 PM - Feature Film "The Five Year"
4 - 5 PM - Short Films Block 4
5:45 - 7 PM - Short Films Block 5
7:30 - 8 PM - Award Ceremony (all Film Makers in attendance)

​8:30-10:30 PM - Closing Night Filmmaker All-Access Party at Outlaw Cider Company

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CITIZEN KANE (1941) PG, 119 minutes
Friday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotton & Dorothy Comingore
Directed by Orson Welles

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

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BATMAN (1989) PG-13, 126 minutes
Saturday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicolson & Kim Basinger
Directed by Tim Burton

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.

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PSYCHO (1960) R, 109 minutes
Friday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh & Vera Miles
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

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GREMLINS (1984) PG, 215 minutes
Saturday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates & Hoyt Axton
Directed by Joe Dante

A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.


NOVEMBER

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INDIANA JONES & THE TEMPLE OF DOOM (1984) PG, 118 minutes
Saturday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m.
FIRST FRIDAY FILM

Starring: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw & Jonathan Ke Quan
Directed by Steven Spielberg

In 1935, Indiana Jones arrives in India, still part of the British Empire, and is asked to find a mystical stone. He then stumbles upon a secret cult committing enslavement and human sacrifices in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

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HOME ALONE 
(1990)
PG, 103 minutes
Saturday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Macauley 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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A CHRISTMAS CAROL
 (1951)
NR, 86 minutes
Friday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Starring: Alastair Sims, 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.

DECEMBER

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A CHRISTMAS STORY 
(1983)
PG, 94 minutes
Monday, December 3 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, December 16 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 19 at 2 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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HOLIDAY INN
 (1942)
APP, 100 minutes
Wednesday, December 5 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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WHITE CHRISTMAS
 (1954)
NR, 120 minutes
Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, December 18 at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, December 18 at 7 p.m.
Friday, December 21 at 2 p.m.
Saturday, 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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MIRACLE ON 34th STREET
 (1947) NR, 96 minutes
Sunday, December 9 at 7 p.m.
Monday, December 17 at 7 p.m.

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
Monday, December 10 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 19 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, December 20 at 2 p.m.
Thursday, December 20 at 7 p.m.
Friday, December 21 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, 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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ANIMATED DOUBLE FEATURE:
A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS & HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS

Saturday, December 22 at 2 p.m.
Saturday, December 22 at 4 p.m.
Sunday, 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.