ArcLight Presents... '80s Spectacular! at all locations. Your favorite movies from the 1980s on the big screen.

Relive the era of neon and Ray-Bans as ArcLight Presents... '80s Spectacular! We're presenting your favorite films from the decade at all locations, including showings in 35mm, Widescreen, and the Dome.  Radical!

And remember, ArcLight Members can use their free ArcLight Presents... tickets for this series. Not yet a member? Sign up here. 



Back to the Future In the Cinerama Dome at ArcLight Hollywood
March 12th | Hollywood

"Are you telling me that you built a time machine... out of a DeLorean?"

Michael J. Fox stars as a kid who goes back in time and has to figure out his way home without erasing his existence.  The film also stars Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson and is directed by Robert Zemeckis.

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March 12th | Sherman Oaks

"So say good night to the bad guy!"

Brian de Palma is the director of this epic tale of a Cuban immigrant turned drug kingpin.  Starring Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer.

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Aliens Presented in ArcLight Wide Screen
March 13th | Hollywood

"We'd better get back, 'cause it'll be dark soon, and they mostly come at night... mostly."

The second in the series, Aliens is James Cameron's tale of enemy aliens and those who fight against them, starring Sigourney Weaver.

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The Princess Bride
Marth 13th | La Jolla

"You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means."

 This grown-up fairy tale follows the adventures and love of Westley and Buttercup, played by Cary Elwes and Robin Wright.  Also starring Mandy Patinkin, Christopher Guest, and André the Giant.  Directed by Rob Reiner.

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Purple Rain ArcLight film in 35 MM
March 16th & 18th | Beach Cities

"Nobody digs your music but yourself!"

This 1984 rock classic stars legendary musician Prince as "The Kid," an aspiring performer.  The film won an Oscar for Best Score and features some of Prince's greatest hits. 

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The Terminator In the Cinerama Dome at ArcLight Hollywood
March 16th, 18th, & 19th | Hollywood & La Jolla

"I'll be back."

A cyborg comes from the future to kill the future mother of the human resistance's leader.  The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and is directed by Oscar-winner James Cameron.

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March 16th & 18th| Pasadena

"If it bleeds, we can kill it."

In Predator, a group of commandos in the jungle, led by '80s action juggernaut Arnold Schwarenegger, is hunted by a predatory creature.

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High
March 17th & 19th | Sherman Oaks

"That was my skull! I'm so wasted!"

Fast Times at Ridgemont High marks the major debut of Oscar-winner Sean Penn. Written by Cameron Crowe and directed by Amy Heckerling, the film follows the tribulations of a group of Californian high school students before graduation.

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The Breakfast Club
March 18th & 20th | Hollywood

"Eat. My. Shorts."

This quintessential 80s teen film was directed by John Hughes and stars members of the Brat Pack, including Molly Ringwald and Judd Nelson.

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Die Hard
March 25th & 27th | Hollywood

"Welcome to the party, pal."

Everyman police officer John McClane (Bruce Willis) tries to single-handedly save his wife and other hostages from the German terrorist Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman).

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