The Orpheum Theatre announced the schedule for it's annual Summer Movie Series!

Escape the Memphis heat and enjoy your favorite films inside the historic Orpheum Theatre this summer. This year’s series includes classics, movies you can sing to, and films for the whole family to enjoy.

Schedule and Lineup

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Friday, June 2 @ 7 pm

When Charlie wins a golden ticket to an unconventional factory, he discovers that everything can be an adventure.

1971 • 1 hour, 40 minutes • Rated G

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Thursday, June 8 @ 7 pm

A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building.

1961 • 1 hour, 55 minutes • Not Rated

The Sandlot

Saturday, June 10 @ 2 pm

A new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team in this coming of age movie set in the summer of 1962. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog.

1993 • 1 hour, 41 minutes • Rated PG for some language and kids chewing tobacco


Thursday, June 22 @ 7 pm

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.

1960 • 1 hour, 49 minutes • Approved Rating

The Wizard of Oz

Friday, June 23 @ 7 pm

Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a 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 in Kansas and help her friends as well.

1939 • 1 hour, 42 minutes • Rated G

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Thursday, June 29 @ 7 pm

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many, very silly obstacles.

1975 • 1 hour, 31 minutes • Rated PG

Dirty Harry

Friday, June 30 @ 7 pm

When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough-as-nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.

1971 • 1 hour, 42 minutes • Rated R

The Princess Bride

Friday, July 7 @ 7 pm

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story called The Princess Bride.

1987 • 1 hour, 38 minutes • Rated PG

The Maltese Falcon

Friday, July 14 @ 7 pm

A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

1941 • 1 hour, 40 minutes • Approved Rating


Friday, July 21 @ 7 pm

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?

1978 • 1 hour, 50 minutes • Rated PG-13 for sexual content including references, teen smoking and drinking, and language

Gone with the Wind

Friday, August 11 @ 7 pm

American film classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.

1939 • 3 hours, 58 minutes • Rated G

Coming to America

Saturday, August 12 @ 7 pm

An extremely pampered African prince travels to Queens, New York City, and goes undercover to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.

1988 • 1 hour, 56 minutes • Rated R for language and some sexuality/nudity

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Friday, August 25 @ 8 pm

A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

1975 • 1 hour, 40 minutes • Rated R

*Photo James Wessels Photography

Orpheum James Wessels

Pre-Show Fun

Doors open an hour before showtime. Patrons can arrive early to grab a themed drink special, test their movie trivia knowledge, take a picture at the photo booth, and enjoy the sounds of the Mighty Wurlitzer organ. Costumes are always encouraged but never required.

Ticket Information

Tickets for the Summer Movie Series go on sale Friday, May 5, at 10am. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children under 12. Packages of 10 tickets are available for $60 and may be used for a single movie or spread throughout the series. 

Purchase tickets online or call the box office at (901) 525-3000.

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