Epic Theatres



Note: Films released before the creation of the rating system in 1968 are unrated.

Ten Commandments (1956), The
April 9 & 12
The Ten Commandments (1956)(2017)
A blockbuster from director Cecil B. DeMille, who practically invented the Biblical epic. Charlton Heston stars as Moses, the Egyptian prince who becomes a holy man, Yul Brynner plays Rameses, the Pharaoh who tries to destroy him, and Anne Baxter is the princess Nefretiri, who is loved by them both. Over 60 years after it was filmed, the parting of the Red Sea is still an awesome spectacle on the big screen. ("Behold his mighty hand!”) Rated G

Hello, Dolly! (1969)
April 16 & 19
Hello, Dolly! (1969)(2017)
Barbra Streisand stars as exuberant matchmaker Dolly Levi in the screen version of the Broadway musical. Walter Matthau is Horace Vandergelder, the “well known half-a-millionaire” who is Dolly’s client and the object of her affections. Directed by Gene Kelly, with a score by Jerry Herman that is full of toe-tapping tunes, including the title song performed by Streisand and Louis Armstrong. ("It’s so nice to have you back where you belong...”) Rated G

Affair to Remember, An
April 23 & 26
An Affair to Remember(2017)
A love story to remember, one of the most popular in movie history. Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr meet on an ocean liner, and feel an immediate attraction. Both are involved with other people, so are they destined to be together or not? Bring your handkerchiefs (but be ready to laugh and smile as well) as this irresistible romance builds to its unforgettable conclusion. (“It was the nearest thing to heaven...you were there.”)

Double Indemnity
April 30 & 3
Double Indemnity(2017)
Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck play an adulterous couple with murder on their minds, and Edward G. Robinson is the insurance investigator who is their worst nightmare. One of director Billy Wilder’s best, this classic film noir drama received 7 Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture. The screenplay by Wilder and Raymond Chandler is loaded with memorable lines. (“Murder can sometimes smell like honeysuckle.”)

Breakfast Club, The
May 7 & 10
The Breakfast Club(2017)
John Hughes wrote and directed this classic 1980s coming-of-age movie. Five high school students—“a brain, a beauty, a jock, a rebel, and a recluse”—are stuck in Saturday detention together. Before it’s over they will learn some powerful truths about one another, and themselves. The original “brat pack” movie with Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, and Ally Sheedy. (“Could you describe the ruckus, sir?”)Rated R

Sound of Music, The
May 14 & 17
The Sound of Music(2017)
“The hills are alive” with the sound of the most popular musical of all time. Julie Andrews stars as the governess to the seven rambunctious children of Captain von Trapp (Christopher Plummer). The majestic Austrian Alps are matched by the unforgettable Rodgers and Hammerstein score. You’ll be inspired to “climb every mountain,” while simply remembering your “favorite things.” (“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens...”)Rated G