Free Winter Movie Series 2016

Bring family and friends to downtown Rutland’s Winter Movie Series at the Paramount Theatre. The series kicks off on November 26 immediately following Santa’s Arrival & Tree Lighting. The bulk of the series will take place on the last 3 Tuesdays in December. Concession stand provided by Roots the Restaurant. Free and open to the public!

chipmunksDouble Feature:
Alvin and the Chipmunks: A Chipmunk Christmas
and A Charlie Brown Christmas

Saturday, November 26 • 7:00 PM

Alvin and the Chipmunks: A Chipmunk Christmas– 1981, Animation/Family, Rated G, 30 mins: The classic Swept up in a holiday mood, Alvin gives away his cherished harmonica to a sick little boy. Meanwhile, Dave has booked Alvin to perform a harmonica solo at Carnegie Hall! Alvin keeps the loss of his harmonica a secret from Dave, and with the help of Simon and Theodore, he scrambles to earn enough money to buy another harmonica in time for his Carnegie Hall debut! Along the way you’ll hear Alvin, Simon, and Theodore getting ready for the Big Night, singing their own comical versions of holiday favorites like “Jingle Bells,” “Deck the Halls”, and their famous “Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)”! This heartwarming story, brimming with joyful music, makes “A Chipmunk Christmas” a great way to celebrate the holidays… any day!  Watch trailer

charliebrown_movieposterA Charlie Brown Christmas – 1965, Animation/Comedy/Family, Rated G: A musical animated television special based on the comic strip Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz. Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.  Watch trailer





Tuesday, December 13 • 7:30 PM

1988, Comedy/Drama/Fantasy, Rated PG-13 – This modernization of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol is features a selfish, cynical T.V. executive being haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve. Starring Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe and more.  Watch trailer


Tuesday, December 20 • 7:30 PM

A family comedy about Buddy the Elf, who was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. As it happens, this is Walter Hobbs, a cynical businessman. After a DNA test proves this, Walter reluctantly attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy with increasingly chaotic results. Starring Will Ferrell, Bob Newhart, Zooey Deschanel, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen and Ed Asner.  Watch trailer

mightyducksposterThe Mighty Ducks

Tuesday, December 27 • 7:30 PM

1992, Comedy/Drama/Family, Rated PG – After reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez) gets arrested for drunk driving, he must coach a kids hockey team for his community service. Gordon has experience on the ice, but isn’t eager to return to hockey, a point hit home by his tense dealings with his own former coach, Jack Reilly (Lane Smith). The reluctant Gordon eventually grows to appreciate his team, which includes promising young Charlie Conway (Joshua Jackson), and leads them to take on Reilly’s tough players.  Watch trailer


Brought to you in part by: The Paramount Theatre and Downtown Rutland Partnership
Presented by: Catamount Radio, Same Sun of Vermont, McDonald’s, Green Mountain Car Rental, and Toolcraft Truck Rental
Sponsored by: Price Chopper