Classic Film Series

Come celebrate 48 YEARS of the Paramount Summer Classic Film Series 🍿 🎥
We’ve got tried-and-true classics, NEW classics, milestone anniversaries, plus our most epic set of closing films to date. Here’s to escaping the Texas heat with BUCKETS of buttery popcorn and tons of can’t-miss movies.

Thank you to our passionate Film Fan Club members and our returning series partner, CapMetro, for making summers of film possible ❤️ And big shout out to our friends at Hyperreal Film Club, who put on one hell of an exciting six-film miniseries throughout the first half of the summer 👏


2022 Summer Classic Film Series

General Admission Tickets

Regular Admission: $14 (online or at the box office, includes a $1 preservation fee)
Film Fan Admission: $10 (See details.)
FLIX-TIX: The FLIX-TIX discount booklet has gone digital! FLIX-TIX are available in a group of 10 tickets for $70, or a group of 5 for $50.
10-PACK 5-PACK

 

Become a Film Fan

The Summer Classic Film Series wouldn’t exist without our Film Fan Club whose support is essential in protecting film history and the Paramount Theatre. Get quintessential benefits like discounted or free admission, complimentary popcorn, and more!
JOIN THE CLUB

 

Parking

Convenient $5 parking is available at 600 Congress when attending the Summer Classic Film Series, thanks to our friends at ABM. You may purchase a parking voucher at the theatre.
MORE PARKING INFO

 

Film Notes

Follow the series with notes from our film programmer and special guests.
FILM NOTES

 

Store

Celebrate the series with new shirts available in the online store.

VISIT THE STORE

 


Civics Lessons

Don’t say the movies never taught you anything

To Kill a Mockingbird

Sun, Aug 7 | 1pm
Paramount Theatre
1962 – 60TH ANNIVERSARY!
129 min. | B&W | DCP
 

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Sun, Aug 7 | 4:15pm
Paramount Theatre
1962 – 60TH ANNIVERSARY!
123 min. | B&W | DCP
 

A Face in the Crowd

Mon, Aug 8 | 7:30pm
Paramount Theatre
1957 – 65TH ANNIVERSARY!
125 min. | B&W | DCP
 

In the Heat of the Night

Tue, Aug 9 | 7:30pm
Paramount Theatre
1967 – 55TH ANNIVERSARY!
110 min. | Color | DCP
 


Summer Fun

Escape the hot Texas sun with some perennial favorites

Dirty Dancing

Thu, Aug 11 | 7:30pm
Paramount Theatre
1987 – 35TH ANNIVERSARY!
100 min. | Color | DCP
 

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Fri, Aug 12 | 7:30pm
Sat, Aug 13 | 1pm
Paramount Theatre
1981
115 min. | Color | DCP
 

The Goonies

Sat, Aug 13 | 4pm
Sun, Aug 14 | 3:45pm
Paramount Theatre
1985
111 min. | Color | DCP
 

The Princess Bride

Sun, Aug 14 | 1pm
Paramount Theatre
1987 – 35TH ANNIVERSARY!
98 min. | Color | DCP
 


Female Voices

The remarkable stories of three extraordinary artists

Coal Miner’s Daughter

Tue, Aug 16 | 7:30pm
Paramount Theatre
1980
125 min. | Color | DCP
 

Funny Girl

Wed, Aug 17 | 7:30pm
Paramount Theatre
1968
151 min. | Color | DCP
 

Selena

Thu, Aug 18 | 7:30pm
Paramount Theatre
1997 – 25TH ANNIVERSARY!
127 min. | Color | DCP
 


Comfort Musicals

We know you know the words

Grease

Fri, Aug 19 | 7:30pm
Sun, Aug 21 | 5pm
Paramount Theatre
1978
110 min. | Color | DCP
 

Oliver

Sat, Aug 20 | 3:15pm
Paramount Theatre
1968
153 min. | Color | DCP
 

The Sound of Music

Sat, Aug 20 | 7pm
Sun, Aug 21 | 1pm
Paramount Theatre
1965
174 min. | Color | DCP
 


Hitchcock Week

The master is back for another round

Shadow of a Doubt

Tue, Aug 23 | 7:30pm
Paramount Theatre
1943
108 min. | B&W | DCP
 

Strangers on a Train

Wed, Aug 24 | 7:30pm
Paramount Theatre
1951
101 min. | B&W | DCP
 

Vertigo

Thu, Aug 25 | 7:30pm
Paramount Theatre
1958
128 min. | Color | DCP
 

Rear Window

Sat, Aug 27 | 1pm
Sun, Aug 28 | 4:30pm
Paramount Theatre
1954
112 min. | Color | DCP
 

North by Northwest

Sat, Aug 27 | 4pm
Sun, Aug 28 | 1pm
Paramount Theatre
1959
136 min. | Color | DCP
 


Director’s Choice

BFI’s Sight and Sound magazine asked the greatest living directors what their favorite movie was. They chose this one.

Tokyo Story

Tue, Aug 30 | 7pm
Paramount Theatre
1953
137 min. | B&W | DCP
 


An Epic Finish

These films require a time commitment, and they’re worth every minute

The Good, the Bad,
and the Ugly

Wed, Aug 31 | 7pm
Paramount Theatre
1966
179 min. | Color | DCP
 

Lawrence of Arabia

Thu, Sep 1 | 7pm
Sun, Sep 4 | 1pm
Paramount Theatre
1962 – 60TH ANNIVERSARY!
216 min. | Color | DCP
 

2001: A Space Odyssey

Sat, Sep 3 | 2pm
Wed, Sep 7 | 7:30pm
Paramount Theatre
1968
164 min. | Color | DCP
 

The Godfather Part II

Tue, Sep 6 | 7pm
Paramount Theatre
1974
200 min. | Color | DCP
 

Giant

Fri, Sep 9 | 7pm
Paramount Theatre
1956
198 min. | Color | DCP
 


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Transit Options

While finding parking in downtown Austin can be a challenge, finding a transit line that gets you there is easy! Try transit to and from the Paramount Theatre. It costs less than covered parking and you’ll avoid circling the city looking for a spot. Nearby transit stops include 8th/Congress, 8th/Lavaca, 8th/Guadalupe, 7th/Colorado or take MetroRail to the Downtown Station.

Transit Routes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 19, 20, 30, 801, 803, 985 and MetroRail will get you there!

Plan your trip (online): http://www.capmetro.org/planner
Plan your trip (on your smartphone): http://www.capmetro.org/app