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Summer Movie Magic

Classic Films Presented In A Classic Movie Palace


There’s something for everyone in the 20th Annual Summer Movie Magic lineup! Moviegoers will travel back in time and see these classics, as they should be: in a historic theater surrounded by other movie-lovers, enjoying some popcorn and a cold drink. Come experience some of your favorite classics on the big screen! Prior to each screening, hear the Mighty Wurlitzer organ fill the auditorium with magnificent music.

The complete 2018 Summer Movie Magic Series presented by Denark Construction is as follows:

Tickets can be purchased starting Friday, May 18 at 10am at the Tennessee Theatre box office, or by phone at 865-684-1200. The ticket price is $9.00 for adults, $7.00 for children under 12 and seniors 65 and over; a subscription to all six films is $45.00 for adults and $36.00 for children and seniors. More information on Summer Movie Magic at the Tennessee Theatre can be found on our website.
“Summer Movie Magic is a 20-year tradition at the Tennessee Theatre, paying homage to the theater’s history and legacy as a grand movie palace,” said Becky Hancock, the Theatre’s Executive Director. “From opening day in 1928 and virtually every year since, the Tennessee’s movie screen has featured Hollywood’s most beloved films and created special memories for movie-goers of all ages. I invite you to join us for Summer Movie Magic and make your own memories that will last a lifetime.”
Once again, Denark Construction will be Presenting Sponsor of this beloved Knoxville tradition! “Denark is honored to support Summer Movie Magic for the fourth year in a row,” said President Frank Rothermel. “Since serving as construction manager for the comprehensive restoration completed in 2005, the Tennessee has always been very special to the Denark team, just as it is to the entire community.”

The film stars James Stewart as former police detective John "Scottie" Ferguson. Scottie is forced into early retirement because an incident in the line of duty has caused him to develop acrophobia (an extreme fear of heights) and vertigo (a false sense of rotational movement).

Go back to high school with Pink Lady (Olivia Newton-John) and leader of the bad-boy T-Birds, Danny (John Travolta) for a rockin’ and rollin’ good time. Come sing along! 

The classic tale of the elusive search for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains by a trio of ill-matched prospectors that meet in Tampico, Mexico.

In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.

Harry and Sally meet when she gives him a ride to New York after they both graduate from the University of Chicago. The film jumps through their lives as they both search for love, but fail, bumping into each other time and time again.

After a bitter divorce, a father disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.