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As the Paramount Theatre celebrates its 100th birthday this year, the Summer Classic Film Series marks its own special occasion: 40 years of bringing classic films to Austin movie lovers. The grand tradition continues this summer with over 100 beloved cinematic treasures and potential new discoveries gracing the big screens of the Paramount and Stateside Theatres, from sparkling new digital restorations to glorious 35mm prints. Our doors are open all summer long, so come in from the stifling Austin heat and enjoy some of the greatest films ever made! All films screening at the Paramount (P) are presented in 35mm, and all films at the Stateside (S) are presented in digital HD.

DOWNLOAD A PDF OF THE FULL SCHEDULE HERE.

FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL SCREENINGS.

 FILM FAN CLUB

  • Become a Film Fan today! Enjoy quintessential Film Fan benefits like discounted or free admission, convenient parking, complimentary popcorn, premium seating + much more.
    Click here for a complete list of Film Fan benefits. (*Film Fan discount is redeemable at the Box Office the night of a show. After purchase, your badge will be ready for pick up in two working days (if you need to rush this order please call 512-474-1221 ext.1).

  • FLIX-TIX - THE BEST SUMMER MOVIE BARGAIN
    Flix-Tix
    gives you a book of 10 admissions for $60, good in any combination for any Paramount Presented Film (unless otherwise noted). You can buy Flix-Tix over the phone by calling 472-5470 ext 1, or in person at the Paramount Box Office (expires September 6, 2015).
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ADMISSION & TICKET INFORMATION

  • Online Advance Admission  -  $12 (Includes a $1 preservation fee)
  • Regular Admission  -  $12 (Available at Paramount Box Office on day of show and includes a $1 preservation fee)
  • Film Fan Admission  -  $7 (Available at Paramount Box Office on day of show) - Become a Film Fan
  • Flix-Tix Booklet  -  $60 (10 admissions - good in any combination; expires September 6, 2015) - Purchase Online
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UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS
  • 5.22.15 - Opening night: Casablanca. At 6pm, Film Fan Members will be treated to an Opening Night Party with free beer/wine/popcorn and free admission to the show!
  • 5.23.15 – Family Film Festival Preview: The Iron Giant
  • 6.2.15 - An Evening with Richard Linklater: Writer/director Richard Linklater joins us to present one of his films, Me And Orson Welles. Admission is free to the public, and there will be a Q&A after the film!
  • 6.14.15 - Martinis & Manicures + Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  • 7.19.15The Grim Game, a newly restored 1919 silent film starring Harry Houdini, with live musical accompaniment
  • 8.18 - 8.23.15 – Hitchcock Festival!
  • 8.25 - 8.30.15 – 70mm Festival!
  • 9.5.15 & 9.6.15 - Closing night: Gone With The Wind. At 6pm Saturday night, Film Fan Members will be treated to a Closing Night Party with free beer/wine/popcorn and free admission to the Saturday 7pm show!
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COMPLETE FILM LISTING

Double Features: When two movies are grouped together under the same thematic heading below, one ticket is good for both features when viewed back-to-back on the same day.

All films screening at the Paramount (P) are presented in 35mm, and all films at the Stateside (S) are presented in digital HD.
 

May:

There’s Something About This Place – Fri-Sun, May 22-24
As a tribute to the Paramount’s rich 100-year history, here are four more locations with stories to tell.

OPENING NIGHT FILM! (P) Casablanca Fri @ 7pm
(P) Manhattan Fri @ 9pm
(P) Sunset Boulevard Sat @ 3pm, Sun @4:30pm
(P) Chinatown Sat @ 5:05pm, Sun @ 2pm
 

Family Film Festival Preview – Sat May 23
We set the stage for our Family Film Festival (officially kicking off on July 11) with an all-time classic.

(P) The Iron Giant Sat @ 1pm 
 

Showstoppers – Wed-Sun, May 27-31
The Paramount has hosted many legendary talents, and the dynamic performers in these mesmerizing movies help us pay tribute to them.

(S) Stormy Weather Wed @ 7pm, Fri @ 9:30pm
(S) That’s Entertainment! Wed @ 8:35pm, Fri @ 7pm 
(S) A Hard Day’s Night Sun @ 2pm
(S) On the Town Sun @ 3:45pm

 

June:

Paramount and Austin Film Society Present:
An Evening with Richard Linklater – Tues, June 2
Writer/director Richard Linklater joins us to present one of his films and share his memories of the Paramount – *Admission is free to the public, and there will be a Q&A after the film!

(P) Me and Orson Welles Tues @ 7pm
 

Paramount Premieres Wed, June 3
Many films have celebrated their World Premieres at the Paramount. Tonight, two of them have encores. 

(P) Batman: The Movie Wed @ 7pm
(P) The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas Wed @ 9:05pm
 

Film Noir Discoveries Sun, June 7
Two under-seen noir masterpieces waiting for their chance to come out of the shadows.

(P) Nightmare Alley Sun @ 2pm
(P) Reign of Terror Sun @ 4:10pm
 

The First Ones Tues-Sat, June 9-13
These blockbusters spawned sequels and remakes galore, but first they were just really great movies.

(P) Raiders of the Lost Ark Tues @ 7pm, Wed @ 9:15pm
(P) Poltergeist Tues @ 9:15pm, Wed @ 7pm 
(P) Mission: Impossible Thurs @ 7pm, Sat @ 6:10pm
(P) The Terminator Thurs @ 9:10pm, Sat @ 4pm


Martinis & Manicures Sun, June 14
Everyone’s favorite Paramount tradition is back for another round!

(P) Breakfast at Tiffany’s Sun @ 2pm, Sun @ 6pm
 

Special Event - Nobelity Project Triple Feature Sun, June 14
Filmmakers Turk and Christy Pipkin present three films that show us how we can make the world a better place – Q&As after each film!

(S) Nobelity Sun @ 2pm
(S) One Peace at a Time Sun @ 4pm
(S) Building Hope Sun @ 6pm

 

The Movie That Spoofed Me – Tues-Sun, June 16-21
A sampling of the funniest parodies ever made and the films that inspired them.

(S) Murder on the Orient Express Tues @ 7pm, Wed @ 8:50pm
(S) Clue Tues @ 9:25pm, Wed @ 7pm
(S) The Bride of Frankenstein Thurs @ 7pm, Fri @ 9:05pm
(S) Young Frankenstein Thurs @ 8:35pm, Fri @ 7pm
(S) Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Sat @ 2pm
(S) Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Sat @ 3:45pm 
(S) Austin Powers in Goldmember Sat @ 5:35pm
(P) Dr. No Sun @ 2pm
(P) Thunderball Sun @ 4:10pm
 

Charmers and Con Artists – Tues-Fri, June 23-26
They’ll do whatever it takes to get ahead.

(P) Elmer Gantry Tues @ 7pm
(P) Sweet Smell of Success Tues @ 9:45pm
(P) The Hustler Wed @ 7pm, Fri @ 9:25pm
(P) The Sting Wed @ 9:30pm, Fri @ 7pm

 

Female Filmmakers – Thurs-Sun, June 25-28
It’s no secret the odds are stacked against women who want to direct – here are a few filmmakers who beat those odds.

(S) Pariah Thurs @ 7pm, Fri @ 9:05pm
(S) Cleo from 5 to 7 Thurs @8:45pm, Fri @ 7:15pm
(P) A League of Their Own Sat @ 4pm, Sun @ 4:05pm
(P) Big Sat @ 6:30pm, Sun @ 2pm

 

July:

The Coen Bros. – Tues-Fri, June 30-July 3
The most reliably brilliant filmmaking duo in Hollywood history.

(S) True Grit Tues @ 7pm, Wed @ 9:05pm
(S) O Brother, Where Art Thou? Tues @ 9:10pm, Wed @ 7pm
(S) Raising Arizona Thurs @ 7pm, Fri @ 9:15pm
(S) The Big Lebowski Thurs @ 8:50pm, Fri @ 7pm
 

So Funny It’s Scary – Tues-Sun, July 7-12
Supernatural. Super funny. 

(S) Fright Night Tues @ 7pm
(S) The Fearless Vampire Killers 
Tues @ 9:05pm
(P) Topper 
Wed @ 7pm, Thurs @ 8:50pm
(P) Beetlejuice
 Wed @ 8:55pm, Thurs @ 7pm
(P) Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein 
Sat @ 3:30pm, Sun @ 4:05pm 
(P) Ghostbusters
Sat @ 5:10pm, Sun @ 2pm

 

Family Film Festival – Sat July 11
See the back page of the insert in the Austin Chronicle for details on our Family Film Festival!

(P) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Sat @ 1pm

 

Past Tense – Mon-Thurs, July 13-16
These suspenseful classics are the reasons that seats have edges.

(P) Wait Until Dark Mon @ 7pm, Wed @ 9:25pm
(P) Seven 
Mon @ 9:05pm, Wed @ 7pm
(S)
The Silence of the Lambs
 Wed @ 7pm, Thurs @ 9:35pm
(S) Jaws 
Wed @ 9:15pm, Thurs @ 7:15pm

 

Iron and Wine Presents– Thurs, July 16
Hosted by Sam Beam (Iron and Wine) – Free small popcorn! 

(P) The Late Show Thurs @ 7pm

 

Family Film Festival – Sat, July 18
See the back page of the insert in the Austin Chronicle for details on our Family Film Festival!

(S) Hook Sat @ 1pm

 

Good Help– Sat, July 18
They make the bed but don’t get to lie in it.

(S) Mrs. Doubtfire Sat @ 4pm
(S) My Man Godfrey 
Sat @ 6:20pm

 

Harry Houdini’s Reappearing Act – Sun, July 19
The star of the Paramount’s vaudeville years returns to Austin in a once-lost, now-restored silent film, accompanied live with an original score

 (S) The Grim Game Sun @ 7pm

 

A Brief History of the Romantic Comedy – Tues-Sun, July 21-26
Because falling in love never gets old. 

(S) The Lady Eve Tues @ 7pm, Wed @ 9:30pm
(S) Pretty Woman 
Tues @ 8:50pm, Wed @ 7:15pm
(P) The Awful Truth 
Wed @ 7pm 
(P) Moonstruck 
Wed @ 8:50pm
(S) It Happened One Night 
Thurs @ 7:15pm, Fri @ 9:05pm
(S) Sleepless in Seattle 
Thurs @ 9:20pm, Fri @ 7pm
(P) Adam’s Rib 
Sat @ 4pm, Sun @ 3:55pm
(P) When Harry Met Sally
 Sat @ 5:55pm, Sun @ 2pm

 

Family Film Festival – Sat, July 25
See the back page of the insert in the Austin Chronicle for details on our Family Film Festival!

(P) To Kill a Mockingbird Sat @ 1pm
 


August:

Ensembles Week – Tues-Sun, July 28-Aug 2
Everywhere you look, a star.

(S) Grand Hotel Tues @ 7pm, Wed @ 9:10pm
(S) The Royal Tenenbaums Tues @ 9:10pm, Wed @ 7pm
(S) Pulp Fiction Thurs @ 7pm
(S) The Breakfast Club Sat @ 3:15pm, Sun @ 4:05pm
(S) The Big Chill 
Sat @ 5:05pmSun @ 2pm
(P) Boogie Nights Sat @ 8pm

 

Family Film Festival – Sat, Aug 1
See the back page of the insert in the Austin Chronicle for details on our Family Film Festival!

(S) Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Sat @ 1pm

 

Sour Notes – Tues-Thurs, Aug 4-6
Jealous rivals and fading icons struggling to be heard.

(P) Amadeus Tues @ 7pm
(P) The Band Wagon Wed @ 7pm, Thurs @ 9pm
(P) Singin’ in the Rain Wed @ 9:10pm, Thurs @ 7pm

 

Office Entanglements – Fri, Aug 7
The only thing more dangerous than falling asleep on the job is falling in love on the job.

(S) Why Be Good? Fri @ 7pm
(S) The Apartment Fri @ 8:45pm

 

Family Film Festival – Sun, Aug 9
See the back page of the insert in the Austin Chronicle for details on our Family Film Festival!

(P) Back to the Future Sun @ 1pm
(P) Back to the Future Part II Sun @ 3:15pm 
(P) Back to the Future Part III Sun @ 5:15pm

(One ticket gets you into all three Back to the Future movies!)

 

Our Place in the World – Tues-Thurs, Aug 11-13
Just wait until you see what these four characters are capable of.

(P) Being There Tues @ 7pm, Wed @ 8:40pm
(P) The Incredible Shrinking Man Tues @ 9:30pm, Wed @ 7pm
(S) Rocky Thurs @ 7pm
(S) Taxi Driver Thurs @ 9:15pm

 

Family Film Festival – Sat-Sun, Aug 15-16
See the back page of the insert in the Austin Chronicle for details on our Family Film Festival!

(S) The Sound of Music Sat @ 1pm, Sun @ 2pm 

 

Hitchcock Festival – Tues-Sun, Aug 18-23
Because we don’t have time to watch ALL of them. 

(P) Mr. and Mrs. Smith Tues @ 7pm, Wed @ 9:05pm
(P) Shadow of a Doubt Tues @ 8:55pm, Wed @ 7pm
(S) Jamaica Inn Tues @ 7:15pm, Wed @ 9:25pm
(S) Spellbound Tues @ 9:20pm, Wed @ 7:15pm
(P) To Catch a Thief
 Thurs @ 7pm, Fri @ 9pm
(P) Dial M for Murder 
Thurs @ 9pm, Fri @ 7pm  
(P) North by Northwest Sat @ 3pm, Sun @ 4:10pm
(P) Rear Window Sat @ 5:30pm, Sun @ 2pm

 

Family Film Festival – Sat, Aug 22
See the back page of the insert in the Austin Chronicle for details on our Family Film Festival!

(P) City Lights Sat @ 1pm

 

70MM Festival!! – Tues-Sun, Aug 25-30
Because the big screen deserves BIG films

(P) Vertigo Tues @ 7pm, Wed @ 7pm
(P) 2001: A Space Odyssey Thurs @ 7pm, Fri @ 7pm
(P) Lawrence of Arabia Sat @ 5pm, Sun @ 2pm

 

Family Film Festival Double Feature – Sat, Aug 29
Two for the price of one! See the back page of the insert in the Austin Chronicle for details on our Family Film Festival!

(S) Where the Wild Things Are Sat @ 1pm
(S) Babe Sat @ 3pm 


September:

The Early, Funny Ones – Tues-Fri, Sept. 1-4
Laugh-a-minute classics from the first stage of Woody Allen’s directing career 

(P) Take the Money and Run Tues @ 7pm, Wed @ 8:40pm
(P) Bananas 
Tues @ 8:45pm, Wed @ 7pm
(P) Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask 
Thurs @ 7pm, Fri @ 8:45pm
(P) Sleeper 
Thurs @ 8:45pmFri @ 7pm

 

Where Shall I Go? What Shall I Do? – Sat-Sun, Sept. 5-6
Sadly, the Summer Film Series draws to a close. 

(P) Gone with the Wind Sat @ 7pm, Sun @ 2pm