CAPA Summer Movie Series Features The Goonies, Halloween and More for 2022

This year’s CAPA summer movie series continues to be one of the best entertainment offerings. For just $6 a ticket, you can catch twenty-five movies (including ten series premieres!) this summer, ranging from beloved classics to horror, comedy, nostalgic adventure, and more. All films are screened at the beautiful Ohio Theater in downtown Columbus.

America’s longest-running classic film series returns this year with a full schedule, showing twenty-five films over nine weeks.

fans of Bridgerton and Golden age enjoy The Wuthering Heights, one of the original versions of the contestation of the structure of social classes. Is this your favorite Batman the Tim Burton version with Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger? Check them out and more on the big screen!

The series begins Thursday, June 16 and will open with the 1996 series premiere The bird cage.

CAPA Summer Movie 10-Series Packs, one of Central Ohio’s best entertainment deals, are available for purchase through Sunday, July 24. 10-ticket packs are $40, a savings of $2 per ticket off day-of-show prices. 10-pack tickets are good for any movie in any combination. Buy them in person at the CBUSArts Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), online at www.capa.comor by phone at (614) 469-0939.

Tickets on the day of the show to individual movies are $6 each and go on sale one hour before showtime at the Ohio Theater newsstand. Senior tickets are $5. Newsstand sales are made in cash or by card. You can also purchase the 10-pack from the newsstand until July 24.

2022 CAPA Summer Film Series Movies and Schedules:

The bird cage (1996)
Thursday, June 16, 7:30 p.m.

The Godfather (1972)
Friday and Saturday, June 17 and 18, 7:30 p.m. daily
Sunday, June 19, 2 p.m.

In the heat of the Night (1967)
Wednesday, June 22, 7:30 p.m.

Plane! (1980)
Thursday and Friday, June 23 and 24, 7:30 p.m. daily

cartoon capers
Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m.

my lovely lady (1964)
Saturday June 25, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 26, 2 p.m.

The Wuthering Heights (1939)
Wednesday and Thursday June 29 and 30, 7:30 p.m. daily

sudden fear (1952)
Wednesday and Thursday, July 6 and 7, 7:30 p.m. daily

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (special edition 1997)
Friday and Saturday, July 8 and 9, 7:30 p.m. daily

What’s up doctor? (1972)
Sunday July 10, 2 p.m.

It happened one night (1934)
Wednesday and Thursday July 13 and 14, 7:30 p.m. daily


Halloween (1978)
Friday, July 15, 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy a full episode of Nite Owl Theater with era-appropriate retro commercials and Fritz’s signature breaks loaded with tastic antics and campy special effects.

Halloween (1978) will air Friday, July 15 as part of the 2022 CAPA Summer Movie Series.

fiddler on the roof (1971)
Saturday July 16, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday July 17, 2 p.m.

The bodyguard (1992)
Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 p.m.

Our hospitality (1923)
Thursday and Friday, July 21 and 22, 7:30 p.m. daily

Young Frankenstein (1974)
Saturday July 23, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday July 24, 2 p.m.

Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Wednesday and Thursday, July 27 and 28, 7:30 p.m. daily

Friday, July 29, 7:30 p.m.
FIRST SERIES! My little titmouse (1940)
FIRST SERIES! That he has done ? (1942)

cartoon capers
Saturday, July 30, 10 a.m.

by Hitchcock Famous (1946)
Saturday July 30, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday July 31, 2 p.m.

The Roaring Twenties (1939)
Wednesday and Thursday, August 3 and 4, 7:30 p.m. daily

Batman (1989)
Friday and Saturday, August 5 and 6, 7:30 p.m. daily

Batman (1989) plays August 5-6 as part of the 2022 CAPA Summer Film Series.

The Goonies (1985)
Sunday August 7, 2 p.m.

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Wednesday August 10, 7:30 p.m.

by Hitchcock the wrong man (1956)
Thursday and Friday, August 11 and 12, 7:30 p.m. daily

High society (1956)
Saturday August 13, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday August 14, 2 p.m.

Enjoy pre-show entertainment from the keys of the Ohio Theater’s prized “Mighty Morton” theater organ 30 minutes before each screening by organist Clark Wilson.

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Andrea G. Henderson