Movie Screen Capitol Theatre bw photoThere’s something for everyone with the wide variety of $5.00 Movies coming to the big screen amidst the beautiful and nostalgic setting of the 1927 historic Capitol Theatre in downtown Chambersburg, PA.

Capitol Theatre Center is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization and your support and patronage of the facility and events is greatly appreciated.

Capitol Theatre is the place to be for great movies… Whether you are:

–              Looking for a little fun around Halloween

–              Taking in a film with your family or out-of-town guests during Thanksgiving or Christmas

–              Hanging out with your friends

–              Spending time with your grandchildren

–              Going on a date night

–              Distracting your children while one of you Christmas shops

To add to your experience:

–              Immerse yourself into one or more of the movies listed below with the help of

our new surround sound system.

–              Make meal time quick and easy with pizza available one hour before select movies

as noted below.

–              Sip on a glass of wine or a bottle of beer, also available for select movies.

–              Visit the concession area for popcorn, candy, soda and water.

–              All food and beverages are available at an extra charge.


Friday – October 30, 2015 – Pizza: 5:00pm   Movie: 6:00pm

Hotel Transylvania  

Rated:  PG

Genre:  Family Animation

Runtime:  91 min

Release Year:  2012

Cast:  Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi

Synopsis:  Welcome to the Hotel Transylvania, Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up, free from meddling from the human world. Over-protective of his teenage daughter, Mavis, Dracula fabricates tales of elaborate dangers to dissuade her adventurous spirit. As a haven for Mavis, he opens the Hotel Transylvania, where his daughter and some of the world’s most famous monsters Frankenstein and his bride, the Mumm, a family of werewolves, and more can kick back in safety and peace. For Drac, catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem but his world could come crashing down when one ordinary guy stumbles on the hotel and takes a shine to Mavis.

Friday – October 30, 2015 – Pizza: 8:00pm   Movie: 9:00pm

Bram Stokers Dracula  

Rated:  R

Genre:  Horror Romance

Runtime:  128 min

Release Year:  1992

Cast: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves, Sadie Frost, Tom Waits

Synopsis:  Based on Bram Stoker’s classic 1897 novel, this film from Francis Ford Coppola and screenwriter James Victor Hart offers a full-blooded portrait of the immortal Transylvanian vampire. The major departure from Stoker is one of motivation as Count Dracula (Gary Oldman) is motivated more by romance than by bloodlust. He punctures the necks as a means of avenging the death of his wife in the 15th century, and when he comes to London, it is specifically to meet heroine Mina Harker (Winona Ryder), the living image of his late wife (Ryder plays a dual role, as do several of her costars). Anthony Hopkins is obsessed vampire hunter Van Helsing, while Keanu Reeves takes on the role of Jonathan Harker, and Tom Waits plays bug-eating Renfield. Bram Stoker’s Dracula was the winner of three Academy Awards.

Black Friday, November 27, 2015 – Pizza: 2:00pm   Movie: 3:00pm

Big Hero 6

Rated:  PG

Genre:  Family Animation

Runtime:  102 min

Release Year:  2014

Cast: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, T.J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr., Génesis Rodríguez

Synopsis: When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter) leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot companion Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit) in Disney Animation’s adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics series.

Saturday – November 28, 2015 – Pizza: 6:00pm   Movie: 7:00pm

Ex Machina  

Rated:  R

Genre:  Sci-Fi Drama

Runtime: 108 min

Release Year: 2015

Cast: Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Sonoya Mizuno, Claire Selby, Symara A. Templeman

Synopsis: The reclusive CEO of a hi-tech company (Oscar Isaac) recruits a brilliant young computer programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) to evaluate his latest invention — a highly advanced android named Ava (Alicia Vikander), which is supplied with the most advanced Artificial Intelligence ever conceived. Meanwhile, despite their intelligence and formidable reputations, the two men fail to realize just how easily they can be manipulated by a machine that’s as beautiful as it is brilliant.

Monday – December 21, 2015 – 3:00pm

White Christmas 

Genre:  Classic Musical

Runtime:  120 min

Release Year: 1954

Cast: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Vera-Ellen, Rosemary Clooney, Dean Jagger, Mary Wickes

Synopsis:  White Christmas, Paramount’s belated follow-up to the 1942 hit Holiday Inn, was the studio’s first VistaVision production. A veritable warehouse full of oldie-but-goodie Irving Berlin tunes are woven into the film’s simplistic plotline, along with a handful of new songs. Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye (replacing an ailing Donald O’Connor) play nightclub entertainers Bob Wallace and Phil Davis, while Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen are cast as singing-sister act Betty and Judy. The foursome travel to Vermont to visit Bob and Phil’s WII commanding officer, General Waverly (Dean Jagger, who looks and sounds like Dwight D. Eisenhower!), who now runs a rustic old inn. Discovering that the general is in dire financial straits, the four entertainers secretly make plans to bail the old guy out with a big musical show, enlisting the aid of Bob and Phil’s army buddies. White Christmas evidently struck a responsive note with film fans; it was the high-grossing picture of 1954, and a decade later proved to be a ratings bonanza when it was given its network-TV premiere.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 – Pizza: 5:00pm   Movie:  6:00pm

The Muppet Christmas Carol  

Rated:  G

Genre:  Family

Runtime:  85 min

Release Year: 1992

Cast: Michael Caine, Steve Whitmire, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, David Rudman

Synopsis: Brian Henson, the son of Muppet founder Jim Henson, took over directing duties after the untimely death of his father for The Muppet Christmas Carol, a sluggish re-telling of the Charles Dickens tale. Michael Caine, surrounded by legions of fuzzy, felt puppets, plays it straight as the crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge, an old miser who could care less about Christmas and the joy the season brings. Working for the skinflint is his faithful employee Bob Cratchit (Kermit the Frog), who begs Scrooge for a day off for Christmas. Scrooge reluctantly agrees and goes home on Christmas Eve filled with bile at the holiday merrymakers. But then he is visited by the spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, and Scrooge, after revisiting his sorrowful past, hate-filled present, and doomed future, turns over a new leaf and becomes the most generous and celebratory person in town.

Sunday, December 27, 2015 – 3:00pm

The Hunger Games  

Rated: PG-13

Genre:  Sci-Fi Adventure

Runtime: 142 min

Release Year: 2012

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks,

Sandra Ellis Lafferty

Synopsis: In a not-too-distant future, North America has collapsed, weakened by drought, fire, famine, and war to be replaced by Panem, a country divided into the Capitol and 12 districts. Each year two young representatives from each district are selected by lottery to participate in The Hunger Games. Part entertainment and part brutal intimidation of the subjugated districts, the televised games are broadcast throughout Panem. The 24 participants are forced to eliminate their competitors, literally, with all citizens required to watch. When 16-year-old Katniss’ young sister, Prim, is selected as the mining district’s female representative, Katniss volunteers to take her place. She and her male counterpart Peeta, will be pitted against bigger, stronger representatives who have trained for this their whole lives.

Monday, December 28, 2015 – 3:00pm


Rated: PG-13

Genre:  Sci-Fi Adventure

Runtime: 140 min

Release Year: 2014

Cast:  Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Ansel Elgort, Ray Stevenson, Miles Teller

Synopsis: In a world where the population is divided into factions by personality types, Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is classified as Divergent. When she uncovers a conspiracy to eliminate all Divergents, she teams with the mysterious Four (Theo James) to find out what makes the powers-that-be so frightened of them. Kate Winslet also stars in this action thriller adapted from the novel by Veronica Roth, and directed by Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Limitless).

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 – Pizza/Beer: 6:00pm    Movie 7:00pm

Furious 7  

Rated: PG-13

Genre:  Action

Runtime: 140 min

Release Year: 2015

Cast:  Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Tony Jaa, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez

Synopsis: Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his tight-knit gang of street racers must battle the brother of a defeated nemesis and rescue a software genius from terrorists. The film is dedicated to series regular Paul Walker, who died halfway through production.

–              The beautifully renovated 1927 historic Capitol Theatre is located at

159 S. Main St. in downtown Chambersburg, PA.

–              These movies presented by Capitol Theatre are $5.00 per person.

–              Purchase tickets and view movie trailers online at

An additional $1.00 per transaction fee will be charged for online purchases.

Tickets are also available at the door or by phone through the Capitol Theatre Box Office

at (717) 263-0202.

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