Arclight Cinemas 21+ Movie

21+ Screenings | Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Transcendence, and More

Location(s): Circuit, Beach Cities, La Jolla, Hollywood, Sherman Oaks
Category: Promos

This Weekend: 21+ Screenings of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Transcendence, and More.

Join us all weekend long at all locations for 21+ screenings of the latest films. Sip your favorite wine, cocktail, or beer as you enjoy these offerings:

Transcendence Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Beach Cities, La Jolla, & Sherman Oaks Hollywood & La Jolla
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Fading Gigolo A Haunted House
Hollywood Beach Cities
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See all of the 21+ screenings this weekend.

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In Dolby Atmos | Transcendence

Location(s): Circuit, La Jolla, Sherman Oaks
Category: Promos
On Sale Now in Dolby Atmos | Transcendence

See the sci-fi thriller Transcendence in the unparalleled sound experience of Dolby Atmos at Sherman Oaks and La Jolla. 


 La Jolla Presented in ArcLight Wide Screen & Sherman Oaks


Transcendence at ArcLight
Starring Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman, and Cillian Murphy.

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ArcLight Presents... Members' Choice

ArcLight Presents... Members Choice | On Sale Now

Category: AL Presents

ArcLight Presents... Members Choice. April 6th - May 1st at all locations.

Plus, a screening of Terminator 2: Judgment Day with a special intro by Robert Patrick on April 28th at Hollywood. 

The votes have been tallied, and your voice has been heard! We're playing the movies you selected as part of our special ArcLight Presents... Members Choice series.  Was your favorite among the chosen?  Click Learn More to see all of the films, shown in special formats where available.

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


Terminator 2: Judgment Day ArcLight film in 35 MM

"Hasta la vista, baby.''

JUST ADDED: Special introduction by Robert Patrick on April 28th at Hollywood.

The Terminator, played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, must now protect Sarah Connor's son from a more advanced cyborg from the future. This sequel won four Academy Awards and is directed by Oscar-winner James Cameron.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day is the first film to have a $100 million production budget.

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Rio 2

Rio 2 Family Fun at ArcLight

Category: Promos

Rio 2: Pictures from our Family Fun weekend.

This past weekend, we kicked off our Family Fun season with a Rio 2 Family Fun weekend!  Our Rio 2 friends enjoyed exotic bird shows, face paintings, visits from Rio 2 characters, silly costume pictures, and more. Click Learn More to see if you are featured in our pictures from the events.

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Now Playing in the Dome at ArcLight Hollywood

In The Dome This Weekend | Transcendence

Location(s): Circuit, Hollywood
Category: Promos

In the Dome this Weekend | Transcendence

Enjoy the heart-pounding action of Transcendence on the soaring, curved 32 x 86-feet screens of the historic Dome theater at Hollywood.

Transcendence In the Cinerama Dome at ArcLight Hollywood 

Johnny Depp plays a scientist who attempts to create a robot that surpasses human capabilities, but anti-technology extremists fight to stop him.

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Check out all the times of The Dome screenings here.

ArcLight Presents... '90s Action Films at all locations

Category: AL Presents

ArcLight Presents... '90s Action Films at all locations.

The 1990s produced some of the best (and most Nicholas-Cage-filled) action movies to date. To celebrate the era, ArcLight Presents... '90s Action Films.

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


The Crow ArcLight film in 35 MM
Sherman Oaks

"Greed is for amateurs. Disorder, chaos, anarchy: now that's fun!"


Brandon Lee stars as a man who comes back to life to avenge his death and bring his killer to justice.

Sadly, star Brandon Lee was killed during an on-set accident. The film was completed using already-shot footage and a body double.

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Desperado ArcLight film in 35 MM
Hollywood & La Jolla

"Bless me, Father, for I have just killed quite a few men."

Antonio Banderas stars as a man on the run from a local drug lord. Salma Hayek and Steve Buscemi also star.

Banderas performs his own guitar during the opening credits.

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ArcLight Presents... SNL Alumni Comedies

Category: AL Presents

ArcLight Presents... Saturday Night Live Alumni Comedies at all locations during the month of May.

Get ready to laugh, as we present comedies of Saturday Night Live alumni from Mike Myers to Bill Murray.  Check out the films below, and we'll see you there!

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

Wayne's World ArcLight film in 35 MM
Beach Cities & Sherman Oaks

"If she were a president, she would be Baberham Lincoln."

Wayne's World grew out of a recurring Saturday Night Live sketch, in which two rock enthusiasts (Wayne and Garth) host a most excellent public access show from Wayne's basement. The film stars Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, and a host of comedic actors.

The film is the highest grossing of any film based on an SNL sketch.

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Hollywood & La Jolla

"That's the fact, Jack."

SNL alum and Oscar-nominee Bill Murray stars with venerable funnymen John Candy and Harold Ramis as unlikely Army recruits. 

The cast, many of them Second City alumni, improvised lines throughout the film.

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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery ArcLight film in 35 MM
La Jolla & Pasadena

"Danger's my middle name."

Mike Myers stars as both Austin Powers and Dr. Evil in this hilarious spoof of spy movies.  The film also stars Seth Green and Elizabeth Hurley, boasts cameos by such actors as Carrie Fisher and Will Ferrell, and spawned two successful sequels.

Dr. Evil was originally to be played by Jim Carrey who declined the role due to a shooting conflict.

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Happy Gilmore
Beach Cities & Pasadena

"You're gonna die, clown!

Following the surprise success of his first film Billy Madison, SNL alum Adam Sandler stars as a wannabe hockey player who tries to save his grandmother's house through pro golf winnings.

Bob Barker makes an iconic cameo in the movie as himself.

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Tropic Thunder
Hollywood & La Jolla

"I don't read the script. The script reads me."

Though both Robert Downey Jr. and Ben Stiller spent short stints on Saturday Night Live, their movie careers have been stellar.  In Tropic Thunder, Stiller and Downey Jr. play actors who are thrust into a real-life battle.

Robert Downey Jr. was nominated for an Oscar for his role.

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Sherman Oaks

"I'm the real article. What you see is what you get."

From Writer/Director John Hughes, Planes, Trains, and Automobiles stars SNL mainstay Steve Martin and John Candy as an odd couple forced to travel home for the holidays together. Saturday Night Live alum Michael McKean also stars.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles is one of Roger Ebert's "Great Movies."

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The Wedding Singer ArcLight film in 35 MM

"See? Billy Idol gets it!"

This ode to the '80s follows Robbie (Adam Sandler) and Julia (Drew Barrymore) as they discover their love for each other. 

Many of the famous cameos in the film are uncredited, such as Steve Buscemi's and Jon Lovitz's. 

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Fan Art Contest: Win an Advance Screening of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 for You and 50 Friends

Category: Promos

Create fan art for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and you could win an advance screening of the film for you and 50 guests on Wednesday, April 30th at the ArcLight location of your choice!*

With great art comes great rewards.  Create amazing fan art for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and you can win an advance screening of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 for you and 50 guests at ArcLight. 

Send us your fan art by April 24th at 11:59 PM PST. The winner will be notified on April 28th, and the advance screening will take place on April 30th. 

How It Works

1. Create a The Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie poster. Be creative with your interpretation. Each submission must be unique and may not duplicate a prior submission and must follow the Official Rules.

2. Submit fan art using the following mandatory guidelines:

  • Artwork must include ArcLight Cinemas logo
  • Artwork must include The Amazing Spider-Man 2 logo
  • Artwork must be 100% original and created soley by the submitter.
  • Artwork must refrain from any obscene, profane, and lude references, and do not defame any public figure, celebrity or religion.
  • Artwork must not contain any corporate logos or third party branding.
  • Artwork cannot make any reference to any alcoholic beverages, tobacco, drug paraphernalia or firearms.
  • Artwork must be submitted at 390 pixels x 570 pixels, but you must also have the image available at 3,900 pixels x 5,700 pixels at 300 ppi for printing.

3. Send us your 390 pixels x 570 pixels poster via email!** Send an email to with your submission, and include your name, telephone number, e-mail address, and preferred ArcLight location.

4. Send us your submission by April 24th at 11:59 PM PST. The winner will be announced on April 28th.

5. The contest is open to movie lovers 16 years of age and older.  If you are under 18, you must have a parent sign a consent form, and then send the form via email with your entry.

Bottom line: You must email us your entry, your info, and a consent form if you are under 18 years of age to by April 24th at 11:59 PM PST.

* Sorry, Hollywood is unable to host the advance screening. You can see the film at any other location.

** By sending your fan art, you agree to the Official Rules. Submissions, in whole or in part, become the exclusive property of ArcLight Cinemas and will not be returned. 

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Family Fun: Receive 250 Member Points. Plus, a Chance to Win a Party.

Category: Promos

Family Fun at ArcLight with Rio 2, How to Train Your Dragon 2, Planes: Fire & Rescue, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! 

Get 250 Member points when you see three of four Family Fun Films! Also, snap pictures for a chance to win an ArcLight movie birthday party!

We're excited to announce our season of Family Fun Films. We're sponsoring special opening weekend events of fun for Rio 2 (April 12th & 13th), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (June 14th & 15th), Planes: Fire & Rescue (July 19th & 20th), and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (August 9th & 10th). 

Get 250 Member Points    Win an ArcLight Birthday Party 

See three of the four Family Fun movies, and your Member account will be credited with 250 Member points.*

To qualify, Members must see three (3) of the four (4) Family Fun films (Rio 2, How To Train Your Dragon, Planes: Fire & Rescue, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) at any participating ArcLight Cinemas. All tickets must be purchased using the same Membership ID to receive points.You must have a valid ArcLight Membership as of 8/15/14. Reward points will automatically be credited to your active Membership account after 8/15/2014 and before 8/31/14. Three of the four participating films (Rio 2, How To Train Your Dragon, Planes: Fire & Rescue, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) must be seen between April 11th, 2014 and August 15th, 2014. Points will expire per ArcLight Membership Program Terms & Conditions. Subject to applicable laws. Void where prohibited.


 1. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram.

2. Take a picture during a Family Fun event.

3. Post the picture on one of our social media accounts. (One entry per social media channel, please.)

4. Tag the picture #ArcLightFamFun and also hashtag the location (e.g., #ArcLightHollywood) 

The selected picture will win a movie screening for 50 guests plus 50 kids' combos.

See Terms and Conditions.

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 at ArcLight

Wear Spider-Man Gear. Get Free Popcorn.

Category: Promos

Wear Spider-Man gear to a Thursday Sneak or midnight showing, and get a free regular popcorn.

Attention webslingers!  Wear your Spider-man costumes, T-shirts, and more to a Thursday Sneak or Midnight showing of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and we'll reward you with a free regular popcorn.  Be creative, but please remember that we don't allow masks in the theater. We'll see you at the show!

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