Ritz Cinema Classics

Ritz Cinema Classics

Ritz Cinema Classics

Catch the BEST of cinema from the last 80 years back on the cinema screen for your viewing pleasure. 

Showing an array of cult classics, award winners, masterpieces of cinema and family favourites, we're bringing our love of movies to you in 35mm, 7Omm and beautifully restored digital cinema presentations for your viewing pleasure. 

Check below for what is coming up next!

 

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The Rock - 35mm

  • Cast
  • Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris
  • Director
  • Michael Bay
  • Synopsis
  • FBI chemical warfare expert Stanley Goodspeed (Nicolas Cage) is sent on an urgent mission with a former British spy, John Patrick Mason (Sean Connery), to stop Gen. Francis X. Hummel (Ed Harris) from launching chemical weapons on Alcatraz Island into San Francisco. Gen. Hummel demands $100 million in war reparations to be paid to the families of slain servicemen who died on covert operations. After their SEAL team is wiped out, Stanley and John deal with the soldiers on their own.
  • Classification
  • MA15+, 135 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Adventure, Drama
  • Running Time
  • 135 minutes

Moulin Rouge - 35mm

  • Cast
  • Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Jim Broadbent, Richard Roxburgh, David Wenham David Wenham, Kylie Minogue, Jacek Koman, Christine Anu
  • Director
  • Baz Luhrmann
  • Synopsis
  • A young Englishman in the Paris of 1899, becomes infatuated with Satine, a singer at the Moulin Rouge. However, she has been promised by the manager to a Duke in return for funding his next production. As the young lovers meet in secret, Satine's wedding day draws closer but she hides a fatal secret from both Christian and the Duke.
  • Classification
  • M, 128 mins
  • Genre
  • Classical Music, Drama, Music, Musical
  • Running Time
  • 128 minutes

Blade Runner - The Final Cut 4K

  • Cast
  • Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Daryl Hannah
  • Director
  • Ridley Scott
  • Synopsis
  • As 21st-century detective Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) hunts for vengeful, fugitive replicants in a high-tech future soured by urban and social decay, he is drawn to a mysterious woman (Sean Young) whose secrets may undermine his own soul.

  • Classification
  • M, 117 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Adventure, Drama, Film-Noir, Sci-Fi
  • Running Time
  • 117 minutes

Titanic - 70MM

  • Cast
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates
  • Director
  • James Cameron
  • Synopsis
  • 84 years later, a 100 year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning.
  • Classification
  • M, 195 mins
  • Genre
  • Drama, Romance
  • Running Time
  • 195 minutes

Lord of the Rings Marathon

  • Synopsis
  • See the extended editions of the greatest journey into middle earth back on the big screen in ONE MARATHON TO RULE THEM ALLl!

    Relive the greatest on screen journey ever with Frodo, Sam, Pippin, Merry, Gandalf, Aragon, Legolas, Gimli, Boromir, Bilbo, Arwen, Elrond and of course Gollum back on our Ritz Cinema One Giant Screen!

    11.15am - THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
    2.45pm - lunch break
    3.15pm - THE TWO TOWERS
    7.00pm - dinner break
    7.30pm - THE RETURN OF THE KING

    Tickets: $25
    Members: $20

    In a small village in the Shire a young Hobbit named Frodo has been entrusted with an ancient Ring. Now he must embark on an Epic quest to the Cracks of Doom in order to destroy it.
  • Classification
  • M, 754 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Adventure, Fantasy
  • Running Time
  • 754 minutes

Life is Beautiful

  • Cast
  • Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini
  • Director
  • Roberto Benigni
  • Synopsis
  • A gentle Jewish-Italian waiter, Guido Orefice (Roberto Benigni), meets Dora (Nicoletta Braschi), a pretty schoolteacher, and wins her over with his charm and humor. Eventually they marry and have a son, Giosue (Giorgio Cantarini). Their happiness is abruptly halted, however, when Guido and Giosue are separated from Dora and taken to a concentration camp. Determined to shelter his son from the horrors of his surroundings, Guido convinces Giosue that their time in the camp is merely a game.
  • Classification
  • M, 116 mins
  • Genre
  • Drama, Foreign, History, War
  • Running Time
  • 116 minutes

American Psycho - 35mm

  • Cast
  • Christian Bale, Reese Witherspoon, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Chloë Sevigny, Samantha Mathis, Jared Leto, Willem Dafoe
  • Director
  • Mary Harron
  • Synopsis
  • In New York City in 1987, a handsome, young urban professional, Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale), lives a second life as a gruesome serial killer by night. The cast is filled by the detective (Willem Dafoe), the fiance (Reese Witherspoon), the mistress (Samantha Mathis), the coworker (Jared Leto), and the secretary (Chloë Sevigny). This is a biting, wry comedy examining the elements that make a man a monster.
  • Classification
  • R18+, 102 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
  • Running Time
  • 102 minutes

Cabin in the Woods - 35mm

  • Cast
  • Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford, Fran Kranz
  • Director
  • Drew Goddard
  • Synopsis
  • When five college friends (Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams) arrive at a remote forest cabin for a little vacation, little do they expect the horrors that await them. One by one, the youths fall victim to backwoods zombies, but there is another factor at play. Two scientists (Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford) are manipulating the ghoulish goings-on, but even as the body count rises, there is yet more at work than meets the eye.
  • Classification
  • MA15+, 95 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
  • Running Time
  • 95 minutes

Beetlejuice 4K

  • Cast
  • Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Catherine O'Hara, Jeffrey Jones, Winona Ryder
  • Director
  • Tim Burton
  • Synopsis
  • After Barbara (Geena Davis) and Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) die in a car accident, they find themselves stuck haunting their country residence, unable to leave the house. When the unbearable Deetzes (Catherine O'Hara, Jeffrey Jones) and teen daughter Lydia (Winona Ryder) buy the home, the Maitlands attempt to scare them away without success. Their efforts attract Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton), a rambunctious spirit whose "help" quickly becomes dangerous for the Maitlands and innocent Lydia.
  • Classification
  • M, 92 mins
  • Genre
  • Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
  • Running Time
  • 92 minutes

From Dusk till Dawn

  • Cast
  • George Clooney Harvey Keitel, Quentin Tarantino, Juliette Lewis
  • Director
  • Robert Rodriguez
  • Synopsis
  • On the run from a bank robbery that left several police officers dead, Seth Gecko (George Clooney) and his paranoid, loose-cannon brother, Richard (Quentin Tarantino), hightail it to the Mexican border. Kidnapping preacher Jacob Fuller (Harvey Keitel) and his kids, the criminals sneak across the border in the family's RV and hole up in a topless bar. Unfortunately, the bar also happens to be home base for a gang of vampires, and the brothers and their hostages have to fight their way out.
  • Classification
  • R18+, 108 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • High impact horror violence, blood and gore
  • Genre
  • Horror, Thriller
  • Running Time
  • 108 minutes

Raising Arizona

  • Cast
  • Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson
  • Director
  • Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
  • Synopsis
  • Fast-paced farce about an unlikely pair who go to extreme lengths to have a child. When an incompetent robber marries a policewoman, they discover that they are infertile. In order to appease his wife's longings for a child, the man steals one of a set of quintuplets, but mayhem ensues when the child's rich father sends a rabbit-shooting bounty hunter after the kidnapper.
  • Classification
  • M, 91 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
  • Running Time
  • 91 minutes

Fargo - 4K

  • Cast
  • William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare,
  • Director
  • Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
  • Synopsis
  • "Fargo" is a reality-based crime drama set in Minnesota in 1987. Jerry Lundegaard (William H. Macy) is a car salesman in Minneapolis who has gotten himself into debt and is so desperate for money that he hires two thugs (Steve Buscemi), (Peter Stormare) to kidnap his own wife. Jerry will collect the ransom from her wealthy father (Harve Presnell), paying the thugs a small portion and keeping the rest to satisfy his debts. The scheme collapses when the thugs shoot a state trooper.
  • Classification
  • MA15+, 98 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Drama, Thriller
  • Running Time
  • 98 minutes

Hook - 4K

  • Cast
  • Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts
  • Director
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Synopsis
  • When his young children are abducted by his old nemesis, Capt. Hook (Dustin Hoffman), middle-aged lawyer Peter Banning (Robin Williams) returns to his magical origins as Peter Pan. Peter must revisit a foggy past in which he abandoned Neverland for family life, leaving Tinkerbell (Julia Roberts) and the Lost Boys to fend for themselves. Given their bitterness toward Peter for growing up -- and their allegiance to their new leader, Rufio -- the old gang may not be happy to see him.
  • Classification
  • PG, 140 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Kids
  • Running Time
  • 140 minutes

Harry Potter Marathon

  • Synopsis
  • Congratulations! The sorting hat has picked you to relive the magic of all eight Harry Potter films in one special day of binge! Travel back to Hogwarts with The Ritz and experience the world of wizardry once more for our HARRY POTTER-THON!

    After our inaugural Potter-thon last year which took place over two days, this year we have decided to step it up a notch and show ALL EIGHT FILMS BACK TO BACK!!
  • Classification
  • M, 999 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Adventure, Fantasy
  • Running Time
  • 999 minutes

The Neverending Story

  • Cast
  • Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach
  • Director
  • Wolfgang Petersen
  • Synopsis
  • On his way to school, Bastian (Barret Oliver) ducks into a bookstore to avoid bullies. Sneaking away with a book called "The Neverending Story," Bastian begins reading it in the school attic. The novel is about Fantasia, a fantasy land threatened by "The Nothing," a darkness that destroys everything it touches. The kingdom needs the help of a human child to survive. When Bastian reads a description of himself in the book, he begins to wonder if Fantasia is real and needs him to survive.
  • Classification
  • G, 93 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
  • Running Time
  • 93 minutes

Pulp Fiction - 35mm

  • Cast
  • John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer
  • Director
  • Quentin Tarantino
  • Synopsis
  • Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L. Jackson) are hitmen with a penchant for philosophical discussions. In this ultra-hip, multi-strand crime movie, their storyline is interwoven with those of their boss, gangster Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames) ; his actress wife, Mia (Uma Thurman) ; struggling boxer Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) ; master fixer Winston Wolfe (Harvey Keitel) and a nervous pair of armed robbers, "Pumpkin" (Tim Roth) and "Honey Bunny" (Amanda Plummer).
  • Classification
  • R18+, 154 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
  • Running Time
  • 154 minutes

The Shining - Extended Edition

  • Cast
  • Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd
  • Director
  • Stanley Kubrick
  • Synopsis
  • A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
  • Classification
  • MA15+, 146 mins
  • Consumer Advice
  • Strong violence, horror themes
  • Genre
  • Horror, Thriller
  • Running Time
  • 146 minutes

The Exorcist

  • Cast
  • Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Jason Miller
  • Director
  • William Friedkin
  • Synopsis
  • One of the most profitable horror movies ever made, this tale of an exorcism is based loosely on actual events. When young Regan (Linda Blair) starts acting odd -- levitating, speaking in tongues -- her worried mother (Ellen Burstyn) seeks medical help, only to hit a dead end. A local priest (Jason Miller), however, thinks the girl may be seized by the devil. The priest makes a request to perform an exorcism, and the church sends in an expert (Max von Sydow) to help with the difficult job.
  • Classification
  • R18+, 123 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Drama, Film-Noir, Horror, Thriller
  • Running Time
  • 123 minutes

Die Hard Marathon - 35mm

  • Cast
  • Bruce Willis...
  • Synopsis
  • To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the greatest "you messed with the wrong cop in the wrong multi-storey building" film ever, we are holding the inaugural McCLANEFEST Die Hard Marathon at The Ritz!

    Yipee Ki-yay, Marathoner.

    7.00pm - DIE HARD in 35mm
    BREAK
    9.40pm - DIE HARD 2 in 35mm
    BREAK
    12.00AM - DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE in 35mm

    BOOM!

    Tickets: $25
    Members: $20
  • Classification
  • M, 435 mins
  • Genre
  • Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama
  • Running Time
  • 435 minutes

 

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