Summer Classics Movie Series

The Summer Classics Movie Series is presented by Bank of America.

Media support is provided by WEDU-PBS.

Programming is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, Florida Council on Arts and Culture, the Arts Council of Hillsborough County, and the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners.

Sat, Jun 3 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

Beauty and the Beast

Sing-Along Beauty and the Beast

1h 24m / G / Animated Sing-Along

It’s a tale not quite as old as time, but pretty close — based on a French fairy tale first published in the 1700s, the love story Beauty and the Beast followed The Little Mermaid ...

Sun, Jun 11 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

Singin’ in the Rain

Singin’ in the Rain

1h 43m / Not Rated / Musical

When Debbie Reynolds passed away last year, how many of us thought first of her spritely, sassy performance of “Good Morning”? Her breakout role in Singin’ in the Rain put her next to Donald O’Connor, ...

Sun, Jun 18 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

Raising Arizona

Raising Arizona

1h 34m / PG-13 / Comedy

The Coen brothers remain maybe the best argument for disregarding auteur theory. Who’s more primarily in control of a movie—the director? The screenwriter? Of course it’s both, working in harmony, and no pair has produced ...

Sun, Jun 25 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

The Graduate

The Graduate

1h 46m / Not Rated / Drama

Not many movies manage to be timeless while remaining grounded in the time of their creation. The Graduate just feels like 1967: a transitional moment in American culture between the end of the post-WW2 boom ...

Sun, Jul 2 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

2h 16m / Not Rated / Drama

When All Quiet on the Western Front opened in 1930, Variety called it a “harrowing, gruesome, morbid tale of war, so compelling in its realism, bigness and repulsiveness.” Adolf Hitler banned it in Germany, believing ...

Sun, Jul 9 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

The Sting

The Sting

2h 9m / PG / Action

Often in the shadow of that other Robert Redford-Paul Newman two-hander, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting is — by any measure — one of the most successful movies of all time. It ...

Sun, Jul 16 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

Saboteur

Saboteur

1h 49m / Not Rated / Thriller

Saboteur showcases the masterful Alfred Hitchcock already at the peak of his powers. Robert Cummings plays Barry Kane, a factory worker falsely accused of starting a fire at his aircraft plant, an act of sabotage ...

Sun, Jul 23 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

1h 46m / PG / Comedy

Mel Brooks’s hilarious and affectionate send-up of the classic black-and-white monster movies of the 1930s, came out the same year as Blazing Saddles, his also-hilarious and just-as-affectionate satire of classic movie Westerns. In a single ...

Sun, Jul 30 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

3h 25m / Not Rated / Comedy

This movie is, more than anything, big. It’s got a big unwieldy title, for one thing; for another, it stars pretty much every comedian alive in 1963: Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hacket, Ethel Merman, ...

Sun, Aug 6 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

Reservoir Dogs

Reservoir Dogs

1h 39m / R / Crime Drama

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, it’s hard to overstate the impact Reservoir Dogs had on Hollywood upon its release. It didn’t just get people talking about Quentin Tarantino — who went from being a ...

Sat, Aug 12 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

1h 42m / Not Rated / Fantasy

The Wizard of Oz has permeated popular culture to such an extent that, even if they haven’t seen it themselves, most people know it almost by heart. It’s certainly true that they don’t make them ...

Sun, Aug 20 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

Grease

Sing-Along Grease

1h 50m / PG-13 / Sing-Along Musical

There’s no time like Tampa Theatre’s Summer Classics series to watch a movie about maybe the most famous summer romance ever. And there’s probably a lot to be said about why the late 1970s was ...

Sat, Aug 26 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

Casablanca

Casablanca

1h 42m / PG / Drama

Casablanca lands so routinely in listings of the top two or three movies of all time, it’s become almost boring to call it great. It’s the definition of a Hollywood masterpiece. The scenes and the ...

Sun, Sep 3 - 3:00pm

Summer Classics Movie Series

Metropolis

Metropolis

2h 33m / Not Rated / Sci-Fi Fantasy

In 2010, Tampa Theatre was proud to be one of a few theatres in the world to present the new, complete restoration of Fritz Lang’s silent masterpiece Metropolis, with live accompaniment by renowned theatrical organist ...