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We're beyond thrilled to be bringing Richard Stanley's Nic Cage-starring H.P. Lovecraft adaptation to Knoxville!

DATEMonday 1/27Tuesday 1/28Wednesday 1/29Thursday 1/30
7:00 pm
9:15 pm
5:00 pm
9:30 pm
9:00 pm
6:45 pm

COMING SOON

Join us for another evening of skate video madness, curated on VHS by Chris Albiston and sponsored by Pluto Sports, who will be giving away a deck to one lucky skater!

DATETuesday 1/28
7:30 pm

Our first Enjoy The Silents installment of the year kicks off the roaring '20s with a 100-year-old tale of empowerment & woe, introduced by series curator Kelly Robinson.

DATEWednesday 1/29
7:00 pm

This is one of the most viscerally fascinating and entertaining films you'll ever see, and seeing it with a crowd is an absolute must.

"It's like Walt Disney went insane and shot a snuff version of Swiss Family Robinson." - Hitfix

DATEThursday 1/30Friday 1/31
9:00 pm
10:00 pm

A crossover horror sensation beyond belief upon its original release, William Friedkin's The Exorcist has lost none of its power over the better part of five decades. This movie will scare the shit out of you. (Presented in its most recent, arguably definitive Extended Director's Cut.)

DATEFriday 1/31Saturday 2/1Sunday 2/2
7:15 pm
9:30 pm
7:00 pm

Join us for a very special Tennessee Premiere of this inspiring celebration of friendship and the glory of the outdoors. Tickets are just $5, with all proceeds benefiting Reboot Recovery and Friends of the Smokies. A brief Q&A session will follow the fim.

DATESaturday 2/1
1:00 pm

It's all been leading up to this! Experience the stunning conclusion of the Harry Potter film series with a special double feature presentation of Parts 1 & 2 of The Deathly Hallows! (Listed showtimes are for Part One; for info on single-film admission and Part Two showtimes please click through.)

DATESaturday 2/1Sunday 2/2
3:30 pm
1:00 pm

Ant Timpson's horror-comedy directorial debut (with a script by Greasy Strangler scribe Toby Harvard) was a festival circuit highlight throughout 2019, and we're thrilled to be bringing the fun to Central Cinema.

DATEMonday 2/3
9:00 pm

Join us for the latest in series of free Public Cinema screenings as acclaimed filmmaker Agnes Varda (in her self-reflective final film) examines her own work, processes and impressions of a life lived for the cinema.

DATETuesday 2/4
7:00 pm

Join us as we follow up The Exorcist with writer William Peter Blatty's 1980 directorial debut, adapting his own book into a haunting mix of philosophy, comedy and psychological thrills.

DATEWednesday 2/5
6:30 pm

We're big fans of a certain strain of cinematic genre ripoffs, and The Exorcist wasn't going to rake in all that cash without suffering tagalongs like this delicious Canadian/French coproduction from 1970.

DATEWednesday 2/5
9:00 pm

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for a celebration of ass-kicking chopsocky cinema, with a trailer reel and a handpicked feature presentation. Just $5!

DATEThursday 2/6
7:30 pm
Southern Oasis Film Festival

The Southern Oasis Film Festival returns to Central Cinema for its second annual event, presenting a daylong program of local, regional and touring short films, plus SOFF's inaugural "Two Week Twister" filmmaking competition.

DATESaturday 2/8
12:00 pm

Get a load of this popular VHS-era creature feature on the big screen as part of our Evening with Vinegar Syndrome double bill & pop-up shop!

DATEWednesday 2/12
7:00 pm

This absolutely bonkers romantic mad science teen revenge horror comedy (restored from a sanitized straight-to-video release into its "R-Rated Gore Cut" final form) was one of the biggest highlights of the 2019 Knoxville Horror Film Festival, and we're pretty excited to be bringing it back for everyone to enjoy.

DATEWednesday 2/12Thursday 2/13Friday 2/14
9:15 pm
11:30 pm
Casablanca

We want to be your date night destination this Valentine's Day weekend, and there's few better films to fill that role than this wartime classic of rekindled flames and hard decisions in hard times.

DATEThursday 2/13Friday 2/14Saturday 2/15Sunday 2/16
6:00 pm
8:15 pm
12:30 pm
5:30 pm
3:00 pm
7:15 pm

Experience the magic all over again this Valentine's Day weekend with Baz Luhrmann's unbearably romantic, undeniably 90s adaptation of Shakespeare's classic tragedy, which transplants the play word-for-word into a contemporary Verona Beach.

DATEFriday 2/14Saturday 2/15
1:15 pm
6:00 pm
8:45 pm
2:45 pm
7:45 pm

We're pleased to be bringing Joe Begos' walloping vets-vs-punkoids seige film back to Central Cinema following its crowd-energizing turn at 2019's Knoxville Horror Film Fest.

DATEFriday 2/14Saturday 2/15Sunday 2/16
4:00 pm
10:30 pm
5:15 pm
9:30 pm

Jeremy Gardner & Christian Stella's romantic horrorshow was an unanticipated highlight for many at the 2019 Knoxville Horror Film Fest, where it took home Best Feature, Best Script and Best Actress (Brea Grant). We're thrilled to be bringing it back to Knoxville for an exclusive weeklong run.

DATEFriday 2/21Saturday 2/22Sunday 2/23
5:30 pm
5:00 pm
11:00 pm
2:00 pm
6:00 pm
10:00 pm

Join us for a wild time with Jason Lei Howden's pulse-pounding, crowd-pleasing action comedy followup to Deathgasm. (More showtimes TBA.)

DATEFriday 2/28
5:00 pm