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Megaplex Introduces Weekly Classic Film Series Featuring Award-Winning Movies

Oct 04, 2016 02:13PM ● By Bryan Scott
Press Release submitted to City Journals

SANDY (October 4, 2016) – John Wayne, Julie Andrews, Jimmy Stewart, and many of the greatest Hollywood actors ever will soon be performing on the big screen at select Megaplex Theatres locations as part of a new Silver Screen Classics movie series.


The 2016 Megaplex Silver Screen series features ten of the most critically acclaimed movies ever made. Each film has been digitally mastered for the state-of-the-art projector and audio system available at Megaplex. Each week will feature a different classic film.  The Megaplex Silver Screen Classics series starts the week of October 10, 2016 and continues until the week of December 12, 2016.


Patterned after the hugely successful Megaplex Kids Summer Movie Series, guests will have the opportunity to purchase a punch card good for ten Silver Screen Classics over a ten week period.  Each punch card costs only $10 per guest and are available for purchase online at or at participating Megaplex Theatres locations.


“The Megaplex Silver Screen Classics series is in direct response to guest requests who have asked for a program similar to the Kids Summer Movie program geared for movie fans featuring Hollywood’s greatest films,” said Blake Andersen, president of Megaplex Theatres.  “We are delighted to offer generations of guests the opportunity to see some of the most iconic films ever made on the silver screen at Megaplex Theatres.”


Some of the greatest films ever made, including several Academy Award® Winners for Best Picture, will be shown at select Megaplex Theatres locations for the 2016 Megaplex Silver Screen Classics series.  This year’s schedule includes the following movie titles (subject to change without notice).


Megaplex Theatres 2016 Silver Screen Classics

Week 1               Lawrence of Arabia                                    October 10 or 12, 2016*

Week 2               The Sound of Music                                    October 17 or 19, 2016*

Week 3               Gone with the Wind                     October 24 or 26, 2016*

Week 4               Ben-Hur                                          October 31 or November 2, 2016*

Week 5               Doctor Zhivago                             November 7 or 9, 2016*

Week 6               Giant                                                November 14 or 16, 2016*

Week 7               North by Northwest                     November 21 or 23, 2016*

Week 8               Singin’ in the Rain                        November 28 or 30, 2016*

Week 9               Driving Miss Daisy                        December 5 or 7, 2016*                 

Week 10             The Searchers                                 December 12 or 14, 2016*


Presented in partnership with Summit Vista and Heritage Reverse Mortgage, the Silver Screen Classics will be shown on select weekdays (except on holidays) at participating Megaplex Theatres. 

Each Silver Screen Classics movie pass costs only $10.  That means adults and children pay the same low price of only $1.00 per movie! Individual movie tickets may be available at the Box Office or Guest Service Desk at participating Megaplex locations for $1.50 each. Guests save 33% by purchasing the ten week 2016 Megaplex Silver Screen Classics Movie Pass over purchasing individual tickets at the box office. 

One pass entitles one guest to attend up to ten different classic Hollywood films. All of the features are rated “G” or “PG” and are suitable for guests ages 12 and older.

Different Megaplex locations may show the movies on different days at times. Please check or your preferred Megaplex location for specific show dates.

Guests are encouraged to share their comments about the Megaplex Silver Screen Classics series and invite family and friends to participate via the company’s Social Media channels using the hashtag #MegaplexClassics. 

*IMPORTANT:  Megaplex Silver Screen Classics movie days may vary by Megaplex Location. Movie titles subject to change without notice. Each guest (adult or child) requires a separate paid admission pass. Visit for details. 

About Megaplex Theatres

Megaplex Theatres operates 17 locations across Utah and southern Nevada with a total of 185 screens, including five IMAX screens as well as a strategic partnership with the Mammoth Screen at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi. Megaplex also operates the only laser projection enabled auditorium in Utah.

Founded by the late Larry H. Miller, Megaplex Theatres are frequently among the top grossing in the nation and recognized as Utah’s favorite movie theatres. In addition, Megaplex Theatres feature regular and large-format movie screens, dinner and a movie gift options, conference and auditorium rental, and an industry-leading guest services team. Megaplex Theatres show times and other group information may be found on the web at  or by calling (801) 304-4545. Guests are also invited to follow their favorite films on Facebook at  and on Twitter @MegaplexTheatre.