Orchestra Hall Movie Theater

Orchestra Hall enjoys the distinction of being the only movie theater on the Marblehead Peninsula, as well as in all of Ottawa County. Enjoy the heated or air-conditioned comfort of Orchestra Hall, watching new and classic favorites in this historic theater from May to December.

Movie Tickets: $7/adult, $3/youth (under age 12)
Summer Show Times (June 1–Sept 1): 3:30 p.m. & 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted
Fall & Spring Show Times: 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted

Upcoming Movies

"The Angry Birds Movie 2" (PG)

Show Times: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11 and 4:30 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12

"The Angry Birds Movie 2" is an animated comedy starring Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Lexlie Jones and more.

After saving Bird Island from a green-pig invasion in "The Angry Birds Movie," the isle's always cranky local hero, Red (Jason Sudeikis), still finds himself battling with Pig Island.

As the prank war between pigs and birds is raging, massive icy projectiles coming from Eagle Island threaten the security of both havens, unless Red and King Leonard (Bill Hader) agree to form a difficult but honest truce.

Now, Red, Bomb (Danny McBride), Mighty Eagle (Peter Dinklage), Chuck (Josh Gad), and his brilliant sister, Silver (Rachel Bloom), have to join forces with Leonard's mighty team to thwart Zeta's bold schemes for world domination. (97 mins.)

"Blinded by the Light" (PG-13)

Show Times: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 & Saturday, Oct. 19

"Blinded by the Light" is a British comedy-drama inspired by the life of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor and his love of the works of Bruce Springsteen.

Javed (Viveik Kalra) is a Pakistani teenager who experiences racial and economic turmoil while living in Luton, England, in 1987.

He writes poetry as a way to escape the intolerance of his hometown and the stubborn views of his traditional father.

When a classmate introduces him to the music of Bruce Springsteeen, Javed sees parallels between the singer's powerful lyrics and his own working-class environment.

Springsteen's melodies soon inspire Javed to find his own voice and follow his dreams. (117 mins.)

“Downton Abbey” (PG)

“Downton Abbey” is a British historical period drama starring Tuppence Middleton, Matthew Goode, Maggie Smith and more.

Excitement is high at Downton Abbey when the Crawley family learns that King George V (Simon Jones) and Queen Mary (Geraldine James) are coming to visit.

But trouble soon arises when Mrs. Patmore (Lesley Nicol), Daisy (Sophie McShera) and the rest of the servants learn that the king and queen travel with their own chefs and attendants, setting the stage for an impromptu scheme and other shenanigans. (122 mins.)

"The Polar Express" (G)

7 p.m., Orchestra Hall (free-will offering/donation for admission)

Come in your pajamas and take a magical adventure to the North Pole.

“The Polar Express” is a musical fantasy film based on the 1985 children’s book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg.

Throughout his journey, a young boy learns about friendship, bravery and the spirit of Christmas.

After the pajama party, receive a sleigh bell to take home. (100 mins)

"The Man Who Invented Christmas" (PG)

9 p.m., Orchestra Hall (free-will offering/donation for admission)

"The Man Who Invented Christmas" tells the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from Charles Dickens' novel A Christmas Carol.

Directed by Bharat Nalluri, the film shows how Dickens (Dan Stevens) mixed real life inspirations with his vivid imagination to conjure up unforgettable characters and a timeless tale, forever changing the holiday season into the celebration we know today. (104 mins)


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Orchestra Hall Movie Pass: This pass is available from a half-hour prior to the movie start time and is valid until a half-hour after the movie ends. The Orchestra Hall Movie Pass includes admittance for guests and auto, and will be collected upon departure. When receiving your Movie Pass, a Gate Ambassador will make note of the number of guests entering on the pass. The movie theater attendant will verify the number of guests and mark the pass. If this is not completed, or if the time allotted is exceeded, the guest(s) will be charged a fee upon departure. Ask a Gate Ambassador for details.*Please note: this pass does not allow access to Hoover Auditorium shows or the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus Pool.