• October 18-31

    Universal Horror

    October 18-31

    As the venerable Universal Pictures celebrates its centenary, the Belcourt invites audiences to reacquaint themselves with some of the most enduring (and in some cases, endearing) monsters to light up the silver screen. The vampire lord Dracula, the love-crazed Gill Man, Frankenstein's Monster and its Bride, the Phantom of the Paris Opera, The Mummy Kharis, and The Invisible Man are all part of the show—and for good measure, there's also a mysterious cult bent on human sacrifice as well. It's all part of our tribute to Universal (and the Laemmles, who foresaw the value of a good monster), and they're all screening in gorgeous black-and-white 35mm prints. Come spend some time at the Belcourt...in the dark....

    • Thu, October 18 at 8:00 pm

      THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA with live score by the Alloy Orchestra

      Thu, October 18 at 8:00 pm
      Part of Universal Horror In one of the scariest and most influential horror films of all time, Lon Chaney continues to amaze as the mysterious Phantom who causes murder and mayhem in an attempt
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    • Sat-Sun, October 20-21

      DRACULA and FRANKENSTEIN Double Feature

      Sat-Sun, October 20-21
      Part of Universal Horror DRACULA: Young producer Carl Laemmle Jr. turned two adaptations into twin successes for the studio in 1931 while simultaneously launching the careers of horror icons Be
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    • Tue-Wed, October 23-24

      THE MUMMY and THE INVISIBLE MAN Double Feature

      Tue-Wed, October 23-24
      Part of Universal Horror THE MUMMY: Having lensed DRACULA (and METROPOLIS before it, among others), Karl Freund made his directorial debut with THE MUMMY, the tale of British archaeologists who
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    • Sun-Mon, October 28-29

      THE BLACK CAT and BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN Double Feature

      Sun-Mon, October 28-29
      Part of Universal Horror THE BLACK CAT: One of three early Universal films based on the work of Edgar Allan Poe and the first of a string of films to pair actors Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff,
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    • Wed, October 31 only

      CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON in 3D

      Wed, October 31 only
      Part of Universal Horror For the final film in our series, we make up for a cancelled outdoor screening this summer and cut straight to the 1950s…and 3D! Universal Pictures introduced audien
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