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TCM Big Screen Classics

With iconic titles that span decades, the TCM Big Screen Classics Series has something for everyone! An unmissable lineup begins in January and continues monthly throughout the year as Fathom Events and TCM bring some of the greatest titles ever back into movie theaters. In addition, these classics will each be accompanied by exclusive commentary from TCM hosts who will provide insight, background and more, making these events that movie lovers won’t want to miss.

In Theaters Feb 23

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

The Color Purple

Academy Award® winner Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey star in director Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple.

In Theaters Mar 15

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

King Kong

In the classic adventure that made her a star, Fay Wray plays the beautiful woman who conquers the savage heart of a giant ape.

In Theaters Apr 26, Apr 27, Apr 29

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

A League of Their Own

Big league box office stars Geena Davis, Madonna, Lori Petty and Tom Hanks pitch up as The Rockford Peaches, a brash and ballsy team of tryers with a talent they were never meant to have and the guts to take it all the way!

In Theaters May 17, May 20

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

Airplane!

Robert Hays and Julie Hagerty join panicky passengers, inept ground controllers and an inflatable auto-pilot (named “Otto,” of course!) in the disaster-film spoof voted “one of the 10 funniest movies ever made” by the American Film Institute.

In Theaters May 31, Jun 3

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

The Shining

Academy Award winner Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall star in director Stanley Kubrick's disturbing adaptation of Stephen King's blockbuster horror novel. 

In Theaters Jun 14, Jun 17

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

Annie

Director John Houston's film adaptation of the Broadway smash hit, ANNIE, which in turn was based on the perennial cartoon favorite, Little Orphan Annie. This musical extravaganza features stunning performance by Carol Burnett, Bernadette Peters, Tim Curry and Albert Finney.

In Theaters Jun 28, Jul 1

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

The Blues Brothers

Comedy icons John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd star in the outrageously funny musical comedy The Blues Brothers.

In Theaters Jul 19, Jul 22

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

Ghost

One of the most memorable romantic films ever and winner* of two Academy Awards®, Sam (Patrick Swayze), living as a ghost, discovers his death wasn’t just a random robbery gone bad.  

In Theaters Aug 9, Aug 12

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

Babe

Academy Award® winner and Best Picture nominee, Babe is the inspirational story of a shy Yorkshire piglet who doesn’t quite know his place in the world.

In Theaters Sep 13, Sep 14, Sep 17

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Richard Dreyfuss stars as cable worker Roy Neary, who along with several other stunned bystanders experience a close encounter of the first kind - witnessing UFOs soaring across the sky. After this life-changing event, the inexplicable vision of a strange, mountain-like formation haunts him.

In Theaters Oct 11, Oct 12

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

Psycho

Join the Master of Suspense on a chilling journey as an unsuspecting victim (Janet Leigh) visits the Bates Motel and falls prey to one of cinema’s most notorious psychopaths - Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins).

In Theaters Nov 8, Nov 9

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

A feisty misfit sent to a mental hospital inspires his fellow patients to assert themselves, much to the chagrin of the strong-willed head nurse, who turns out to be more dangerous than any of the inmates. Based on the novel by Ken Kesey and the play by Dale Wasserman.

In Theaters Dec 13, Dec 14

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

Fiddler on the Roof

Director Norman Jewison offers this uplifting classic about a poor Jewish milkman (Topol) in Czarist Russia who, along with his devoted family, battles financial challenges and growing anti-Semitism within his village.

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