The SavCo Hospitality Summer Classic Film Series, presented with media support from MLive, returns with more selections than ever celebrating generations of filmmakers and their nostalgic treasures. Beginning in July, the Michigan Theater will begin screenings every Sunday at 1:30 PM and Tuesday at 7:00 PM. We’ll continue traditions with a Sing-A-Long of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and a FREE screening of CASABLANCA for students.
00Summer (Double-O Summer)
In the entire month of July, we’ll be showing a different 007 film every Sunday and Tuesday. Watch all of the different Bond men throughout the franchise jump from buildings, swoon the ladies and save the world.
50th Anniversary Celebrations
Films from 1968 include Funny Girl, Thomas Crown Affair, and The Odd Couple.
Sing-a-long Beauty and the Beast
Be our guest and sing along to the 1991 Disney animation Beauty and the Beast. Costumes are encouraged! Special ticket prices apply.
Check out the complete list of films below and we’ll see you at the Michigan!
Plays Sunday, July 22 at 1:30 PM at the Michigan
James Bond (Timothy Dalton) helps KGB officer Georgi Koskov (Jeroen Krabbe) defect during a symphony performance. During his debriefing, Koskov reveals that a policy of assassinating defectors has been instated by new KGB head Leonid Pushkin (John Rhys-Davies). But as Bond explores this threat, a counterplot surfaces, involving a shady American arms dealer (Joe Don Baker) and a pair of Russian assassins, Necros (Andreas Wisniewski) and
Plays Tuesday, July 24 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan
When a powerful satellite system falls into the hands of Alec Trevelyan, AKA Agent 006 (Sean Bean), a former ally-turned-enemy, only James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) can save the world from an awesome space weapon that — in one short pulse — could destroy the earth! As Bond squares off against his former compatriot, he also battles Trevelyan’s stunning ally, Xenia Onatopp (Famke Janssen), an assassin who uses pleasure as her ultimate
Plays Sunday, July 29 at 1:30 PM at the Michigan
After receiving a license to kill, agent James Bond (Daniel Craig) heads to Madagascar, where he uncovers a link to Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen), a man who finances terrorist organizations. Learning that Le Chiffre plans to raise money in a high-stakes poker game, MI6 sends Bond to play against him, gambling that their newest “00” operative will topple the man’s organization.
Plays Tuesday, July 31 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan
When James Bond’s (Daniel Craig) latest assignment goes terribly wrong, it leads to a calamitous turn of events: Undercover agents around the world are exposed, and MI6 is attacked, forcing M (Judi Dench) to relocate the agency. With MI6 now compromised inside and out, M turns to the one man she can trust: Bond. Aided only by a field agent (Naomie Harris), Bond takes to the shadows and follows a trail to Silva (Javier Bardem), a man from M’
Plays Sunday, August 5 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 7 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan
In this bittersweet, classic musical drama, the vibrant and beautiful young Fanny Brice (Barbra Streisand) starts out as a bit player on the New York City vaudeville stage, but works her way up to stardom on Broadway. Valued for her vocal and comedic talents by the renowned theater impresario Florenz Ziegfeld (Walter Pidgeon), Fanny thrives, but her relationship with her suave, imprisoned businessman husband, Nick Arnstein
Plays Sunday August 12 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 14 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan
Presented in 35mm! Bored millionaire Thomas Crown (Steve McQueen) concocts and executes a brilliant scheme to rob a bank without having to do any of the work himself. When Vicki Anderson (Faye Dunaway), an investigator for the bank’s insurance company, takes an interest in Crown, the two begin a complicated cat-and-mouse game with a romantic undertone. In an attempt to decipher Anderson’s agenda, Crown
Plays Sunday, August 19 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 21 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan
Presented in 35mm! When fussy Felix (JACK LEMMON) becomes suicidal over his impending divorce, he accepts an offer to move in with his best friend, messy Oscar (WALTER MATTHAU). Felix drives Oscar crazy with his obsession over his soon-to-be ex. Oscar tries to get him out of his funk by arranging a double date with two wacky British neighbors, Cecily (MONICA EVANS) an
Plays Sunday, August 26 at 1:30 PM and Tuesday, August 28 at 7:00 PM at the Michigan
An arrogant young prince (Robby Benson) and his castle’s servants fall under the spell of a wicked enchantress, who turns him into the hideous Beast until he learns to love and be loved in return. The spirited, headstrong village girl Belle (Paige O’Hara) enters the Beast’s castle after he imprisons her father Maurice (Rex Everhart). With the help of his enchanted servants, including the matronly
Plays Sunday, September 2 at 1:30pm and Tuesday, September 4 at 7:00pm at the Michigan!
Down and out producer Max Bialystock (ZERO MOSTEL), who was once the toast of Broadway, trades sexual favors with old ladies for cash contributions. Max’s new accountant Leo Bloom (GENE WILDER), offhandedly muses that if Max found investors for a new production that turned into a flop, he could legally keep all the extra money. The duo begins to put together the worst play possible, titled “Springtime for Hitler”,
One day only! Plays September 3 at 7 PM
Free to students with valid I.D.!
Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.