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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. Check out the lineup below and be sure to check back often for updates on public ticketing and event dates!

The Maltese Falcon, Boyz in the Hood, The Ten Commandments, La Bamba, Fried Green Tomatoes, The Birdcage, The African Queen, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Citizen Kane, The Silence of the Lambs, West Side Story, On Golden Pond. 

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. Check out the lineup below and be sure to check back often for updates on public ticketing and event dates!

The Maltese Falcon, Boyz in the Hood, The Ten Commandments, La Bamba, Fried Green Tomatoes, The Birdcage, The African Queen, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Citizen Kane, The Silence of the Lambs, West Side Story, On Golden Pond. 

In Theaters Sun, Apr 18, Wed, Apr 21, Thu, Apr 22

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

La Bamba

La Bamba is the story of the emergence in the late 1950s of a 17-year-old Mexican American boy--Ritchie Valens (Lou Diamond Phillips), whose real name was Ricardo Valenzuela--from the migrant camps and fruit groves of California's San Joaquin Valley to the front lines of rock.

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In Theaters Sun, May 9, Wed, May 12, Thu, May 13

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

Fried Green Tomatoes 30th Anniversary

When an unhappy housewife befriends a lady in a nursing home, she hears a remarkable tale of laughter, devotion and a special friendship that defies all obstacles.

THREE
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In Theaters Sun, Jun 27, Mon, Jun 28, Wed, Jun 30

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

The Birdcage 25th Anniversary

In this hysterical comedy, Armand (Robin Williams) and Albert (Nathan Lane) have built the perfect life for themselves tending to their gaudy Miami nightclub.

THREE
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In Theaters Sun, Jul 18

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

The African Queen 70th Anniversary

The African Queen tells the timeless tale of two mismatched strangers joining forces in a common cause – and finding love along the way.

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In Theaters Sun, Aug 15

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory 50th Anniversary

Take an unforgettable, uniquely magical, musical journey through the deliciously delightful, whimsically wonderful world of Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory.

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In Theaters Sun, Sep 19

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

Citizen Kane 80th Anniversary

A boy abandoned by his parents inherits a fortune, builds a global newspaper empire and aspires to become President of the United States, but he loses everything over an affair with an untalented nightclub singer.

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In Theaters Sun, Oct 17

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

Silence of the Lambs 30th Anniversary

With a psychopath named Buffalo Bill is murdering women and believing it takes one to know one, the FBI sends Agent Clarice Starling to interview a demented prisoner: Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a cannibalistic psychiatrist whose fascination with the young agent is as great as his hunger for murder.

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In Theaters Sun, Nov 28

TCM Big Screen Classics Presents

West Side Story 60th Anniversary

This electrifying musical, with music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics from Stephen Sondheim, sets the ageless tragedy of Romeo and Juliet in the slums of 1950's New York.

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