2022 TCM Big Screen Classics

Back in theaters for 2022, the TCM Big Screen Classics lineup includes a roster of classic movies, all noting significant anniversaries. In partnership with Fathom Events, the TCM Big Screen Classics will appear in over 650 movie theaters across the US. Local theater information can be found here.

Casablanca 80th Anniversary

IN THEATERS SUN, JAN 23, WED, JAN 26: Filmed and set during World War II, Casablanca focuses on an American expatriate and nightclub owner who must choose between his love for a married woman or helping her and her resistance leader husband escape to continue his fight against the Germans.

Lady Sings the Blues 50th Anniversary

IN THEATERS SUN, FEB 20, WED, FEB 23: Celebrating 50 years, Lady Sings the Blues celebrates the essence of Billie Holiday, one of America’s most loved and memorable blues singers, and was captured brilliantly in a tour-de-force debut performance by singer Diana Ross.

The Quiet Man 70th Anniversary

IN THEATERS SUN, MAR 13, THU, MAR 17: Celebrating 70 years, John Ford’s The Quiet Man is simply one of the greatest love stories ever told.

Singin’ in the Rain 70th Anniversary

IN THEATERS SUN, APR 10, WED, APR 13Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor star in one of the greatest musicals ever filmed. Set during the advent of “talkies,” this film’s classic song-and-dance numbers celebrate the beginning of movie musicals.

Smokey and the Bandit 45th Anniversary

IN THEATERS SUN, MAY 29, WED, JUN 1, THU, JUN 2: Starring Burt Reynolds, Jackie Gleason, Sally Field and Jerry Reed, Smokey and the Bandit delivers outrageous laughs in one of the biggest box-office hits of all time. Bandit (Reynolds), a fun-loving, fast-talking trucker, takes on his craziest haul yet—delivering 400 cases of beer from Texarkana to Atlanta in just 28 hours.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane 60th Anniversary

IN THEATERS SUN, JUN 12, WED, JUN 15: Bette Davis and Joan Crawford star as two aging sisters, both former celebrities, bound together in a psychopathic relationship by their mutual dependency, jealousy and hatred in this classic, shocking thriller.

Cabaret 50th Anniversary

IN THEATERS SUN, JUL 17, WED, JUL 20: Berlin, 1931. As Nazism rises in Germany, flamboyant American Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli) sings in a decadent nightclub and falls in love with a British language teacher (Michael York).

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 40th Anniversary

IN THEATERS SUN, SEP 4, MON, SEP 5, THU, SEP 8: One of the most celebrated and essential adventures from the STAR TREK universe, STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN celebrates 40 years with the director’s cut on the big screen!

Poltergeist 40th Anniversary

IN THEATERS SUN, SEP 25, MON, SEP 26, WED, SEP 28: A typical family in a quiet suburb of a normal California faces a frightening ordeal when its home is invaded by a Poltergeist. Late one night, 10-year-old Carol Anne Freeling (Heather O’Rourke) hears a voice coming from inside the television set.

In the Heat of the Night 55th Anniversary

IN THEATERS SUN, OCT 16, WED, OCT 19: While traveling in the Deep South, Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier), a black Philadelphian homicide detective, becomes unwittingly embroiled in the murder investigation of a prominent businessman.

To Kill A Mockingbird 60th Anniversary

IN THEATERS SUN, NOV 13, WED, NOV 16: Experience one of the most significant milestones in film history like never before with To Kill a Mockingbird. Gregory Peck stars as courageous Southern lawyer Atticus Finch – the Academy Award®-winning performance hailed by the American Film Institute as the Greatest Movie Hero of All Time.

It’s a Wonderful Life 75th Anniversary

IN THEATERS SUN, DEC 18, WED, DEC 21: Embraced as a cherished holiday tradition by families around the world, Frank Capra’s heart-warming masterpiece now celebrates 75 years with this big-screen event. 

Photo Credit: Everett Collection

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