Cinépolis Handpicked is a carefully-curated weekly alternative programming series that features a wide variety of specialty content, including your favorite classic films, special concert events, documentaries, seasonal favorites, and more.
Cinépolis Pacific Palisades Only. Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming. Idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a nightclub, and welcomes him into the extended family of movie-makers, misfits and hangers-on that are always around.
Now, for the first time, Sergio Leone's original uncut version of this monumental epic can be seen. The film itself is as big as its Monument Valley locations, as grand as its fine, distinguished cast, as tough and bawdy as every kid imagines the Old West to be. Henry Fonda plays the darkest character of his long career, and he's utterly convincing as Frank, the ruthless murderous psychopath who suffers no conscience pangs after annihilating an entire family.
In the year 2019, the police department forces Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) out of retirement to hunt four genetically engineered humans who have come to Earth. Designed to do difficult hazardous work, the manufactured humans are stronger, faster and smarter than non-engineered humans. They feel no pain or remorse; they are almost indistinguishable from other humans, and they are killing people. Now Deckard must stop them before they kill again.
Cinépolis Pacific Palisades Only. For $1,000 a day, vacationers can indulge whims at the theme park called Westworld. They can bust up a bar or bust out of jail, drop in on a brothel or get the drop on a gunslinger. It's all safe: the park's lifelike androids are programmed to never harm the customers - but not all droids are getting with the program. Michael Crichton wrote and made his directing debut with this futuristic thriller that heralded moviemaking's future as the first feature to use digitized images.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet light up the screen as Jack and Rose, the young lovers who find one another on the maiden voyage of the "unsinkable" R.M.S. Titanic. When the doomed luxury liner collides with an iceberg in the frigid North Atlantic, their passionate love affair becomes a thrilling race for survival. From acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron comes a tale of forbidden love and courage in the face of disaster that triumphs as a true cinematic masterpiece.
Set in Old Detroit, a crime-ridden ghetto of the not too distant future, a cop killed in the line of duty is robotized then dispatched to fight crime. Robocop is haunted by snatches of memory and dreams of who and what he used to be. As Robocop discovers his past, he uncovers a murder conspiracy at the highest level of police management.
Join Cinépolis Handpicked and GKIDS as we celebrate 35 years of Studio Ghibli! From the legendary Studio Ghibli, creators of Spirited Away, and Academy Award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki, comes an epic masterpiece that has dazzled audiences worldwide with its breathtaking imagination, exhilarating battles, and deep humanity. Inflicted with a deadly curse, the young warrior Ashitaka heads west in search of a cure. There, he stumbles into a bitter conflict between Lady Eboshi and the enigmatic Princess Mononoke, a young girl raised by wolves.
From BAFTA Award-winning director Asif Kapadia, AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse - in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archival footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. A once-in-a-generation talent, Amy Winehouse was a musician that captured the world's attention.
John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd are two brothers with a rockin blues band and a vision from God to save the orphanage where they grew up in one of the greatest comedies of all time.
Cinépolis Pacific Palisades Only. Director TIM BURTON unleashes MARS ATTACKS!, a vicious, affectionate, brightly-colored homage to 1950s alien invasion movies. When a shiny silver flying saucer lands in the Nevada desert, a group of skull-faced martians exit the gleaming craft. Although they claim to be peaceful, they promptly "vaporize" a gathering of unfortunate Earthlings, kicking off a bizarre high-tech war with wild special effects.
Cinépolis Pacific Palisades Only. Teenage brothers Michael and Sam move with their mother to a small town in northern California. While the younger Sam meets a pair of kindred spirits in geeky comic-book nerds Edward and Alan, the angst-ridden Michael soon falls for Star -- who turns out to be in thrall with David, leader of a local gang of vampires. Sam and his new friends must save Michael and Star from the undead.
This brilliant companion piece to the original The Godfather continues the saga of two generations of successive power within the Corleone family. Coppola tells two stories in Part 2: the roots and rise of young Don Vito played with uncanny ability by Robert De Niro and the ascension of Michael (Al Pacino) as the new Don.
In 2029, the war between man and machine has desolated the Earth - from this wasteland, two soldiers are sent back in time to Los Angeles, 1984 in order to influence the outcome of conflict that hasn't taken place yet. One is an unstoppable cyborg assassin, the other a human guerrilla fighter. Serving on opposite sides of the battle, they share the same target: Sarah Connor, an unsuspecting young woman whose unborn child will become the key to saving mankind.
Cinépolis Pacific Palisades Only. It's Harry Potter's fourth term at Hogwarts! Harry, Ron and Hermione look forward to the international Quidditch finals. Harry dreams of spending time with the alluring Cho Chang. He wants to be a normal 14-year-old wizard...but Harry is not normal. Even by wizarding standards.