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What is the *perfect* date night movie to see at the Rooftop? Let us know in the comments ⬇️ We're trying to see somethi...
04/02/2021

What is the *perfect* date night movie to see at the Rooftop? Let us know in the comments ⬇️ We're trying to see something...🧐

Our minds = blown 🤯 Due to overwhelming demand in San Diego (our April screenings are all sold out!), we’ve decided to r...
03/30/2021

Our minds = blown 🤯 Due to overwhelming demand in San Diego (our April screenings are all sold out!), we’ve decided to roll out the May program early 🎉 Tickets are now available for Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero through May 30! 📽 Join us for some cinema under the stars with special themed nights, family-friendly Sundays and a Wooftop screening on May 23 ✨ Tickets will go fast, so head to rooftopcinemaclub.com/embarcadero to grab yours now 🙌

03/27/2021

What is the best Tarantino film of ALL time? 📽 His groundbreaking debut Reservoir Dogs? His most recent star-studded tale Once Upon A Time in Hollywood? Whatever your fav, there's no denying that his body of work has left an indelible mark on modern cinema...and on Rooftop programming too 🤩 Happy birthday to a Rooftop favorite and cinematic legend, Quentin Tarantino! 🍿🎉

What’s better than one puppy? Two puppies 😍🐾 It’s #NationalPuppyDay so we’re sharing this throwback photo of a couple of...
03/23/2021

What’s better than one puppy? Two puppies 😍🐾 It’s #NationalPuppyDay so we’re sharing this throwback photo of a couple of cute pups at one of our Wooftop celebrations in 2019 🐶

If you want to catch a movie with your canine companion, keep an eye out for our dog-friendly "Wooftop" screenings at Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero – our first of the season is sold out, but sign up for our email newsletter to be the first to hear about the next one!

Rooftop season is here! 🎉 Last night San Diego welcomed us back with open arms after more than a year away and we couldn...
03/20/2021

Rooftop season is here! 🎉 Last night San Diego welcomed us back with open arms after more than a year away and we couldn’t be more proud to be bringing safe outdoor cinema back to the Rooftop 🍿📽 Tomorrow is the first day of Spring which means even lovelier weather and many more beautiful nights under the stars 🌃 Plan your next night out with us by grabbing tickets at rooftopcinemaclub.com/embarcadero

Grand Hyatt San Diego

It’s that time again: time to talk Oscar noms! 🍿 With this year’s awards season delayed due to the pandemic, these nomin...
03/15/2021

It’s that time again: time to talk Oscar noms! 🍿 With this year’s awards season delayed due to the pandemic, these nominations have been a long time coming – Mank scored big this morning with 10 nominations making it the film with the most nominations, with six films tied for second most nominations, including Judas and the Black Messiah and The Trial of the Chicago 7 scoring six noms each. It was also a record-breaking class of nominees, marking the first time more than one woman has been nominated for Best Director in Oscars history – Chloé Zhao for Nomadland and Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman – and Minari's Steven Yeun becoming the first Asian American nominated for Best Actor in Oscars history 📽

What did you think? Any noms (or snubs!) that got you fired up? Let’s chat in the comments ⬇️

Who doesn’t love a good movie makeover? ✨ With spring just around the corner, we've got personal growth and transformati...
03/13/2021

Who doesn’t love a good movie makeover? ✨ With spring just around the corner, we've got personal growth and transformation on the mind. Check out this month’s blog, where we take a look at different kinds of mystical and magical transformations from some of your favorite movies 🎬 rftp.cc/TransformationBlog

This time next week, doors will officially be open at Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero 🎉 Our first couple screenings have...
03/12/2021

This time next week, doors will officially be open at Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero 🎉 Our first couple screenings have sold out, but there are still tickets available to join us for our *totally* ‘80s opening weekend 🤘📽 Did we mention that the best dressed guest at each screening will win a *bodacious* prize? 👀 So break out the shoulder pads and start planning your outfits – we’ll see you next week Grand Hyatt San Diego!

🎟: rooftopcinemaclub.com/embarcadero

Please note: This is a pic from the ~before times~ but we will have new pics with our socially distant seating setup soon 😊

It's #InternationalWomensDay so we're saluting these three incredible directors taking over this awards season 🎬 Chloé Z...
03/08/2021

It's #InternationalWomensDay so we're saluting these three incredible directors taking over this awards season 🎬 Chloé Zhao (Nomadland), Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman) and Regina King (One Night in Miami) made history this year when they were each nominated for Best Director at the Golden Globes, the first time a class of nominees has included more than one female director 🙌 Chloé went on to win the award for her work on Nomadland, making her the first Asian woman and only the second woman EVER to win 🤩 We'll be cheering these ladies on when @bafta nominations are released tomorrow and when @theacademy releases their nominations next week! 👏

San Diego, our Rooftop reopens in 2 weeks 📽✨ Tickets are LIVE for screenings March 18–May 2, with the ever-so-classic Fe...
03/03/2021

San Diego, our Rooftop reopens in 2 weeks 📽✨ Tickets are LIVE for screenings March 18–May 2, with the ever-so-classic Ferris Bueller's Day Off launching our opening '80s weekend 🎉

The Rooftop is in the same beautiful spot atop the 4th floor terrace at the Grand Hyatt San Diego, but we're stepping out with a new venue name: Rooftop Cinema Club Embarcadero! We're also reopening with advanced safety measures, including limited capacity – which means tickets will go quick! Head to rooftopcinemaclub.com/embarcadero/ to book and get more info on updates to our experience. We'll see you soon 🥳

It’s finally happening…our first Rooftop is reopening after nearly a year 🥳🎉 San Diego, you're up! We’re returning to Gr...
02/27/2021

It’s finally happening…our first Rooftop is reopening after nearly a year 🥳🎉 San Diego, you're up! We’re returning to Grand Hyatt San Diego on March 18 with socially distanced seating + increased safety measures and so excited to bring you safe movie nights under the stars 🙌 Tickets will go live Wednesday, March 3, so be sure to sign up for our email newsletter on the website to get first dibs 🎟 Tag someone who owes you a night out at the Rooftop ⬇️

As for our Rooftop venues in other cities, we’ll have updates for you soon, so keep your eyes on our socials and your inbox 👀

Do you remember the first Black love story you saw on the big screen? As we close out Black History Month, we reflect on...
02/25/2021

Do you remember the first Black love story you saw on the big screen? As we close out Black History Month, we reflect on nearly four decades of Black romance in film 💌🎬 Read our latest blog post on how these stories have shaped the past, present and future of cinema here: rftp.cc/BlackRomanceBlog

We just released March screenings for The Drive-In off Navigation! 😍🌸 The new program celebrates everything from St. Pat...
02/22/2021

We just released March screenings for The Drive-In off Navigation! 😍🌸 The new program celebrates everything from St. Patrick’s Day to Spring Break, plus some movie anniversaries and a couple of your favorite director’s birthdays 🥳📽 Head to rooftopcinemaclub.com/navigation for tickets, then let us know which screening you're most looking forward to in the comments ⬇️

Thank you to everyone who helped us help our neighbors this week at The Drive-In off Navigation in Houston! 💜 We are luc...
02/20/2021

Thank you to everyone who helped us help our neighbors this week at The Drive-In off Navigation in Houston! 💜 We are lucky and grateful that we could repurpose our site as a temporary relief station for folks affected by the winter storms. Couldn’t have done it without our dedicated on-site staff, amazing volunteers from the community and That Vegan Joint + Cranky Carrot Juice Co. stepping in to donate their time (and delicious food!) 👏

With the sun shining and temperatures warming once again, we plan to open our cinema doors and get back to screening some of your favorite films starting tonight. When you’re ready for a safe escape into the world of cinema, we’re ready to welcome you back 📽

* UPDATE (Feb. 19) - Our Houston Relief Station will be open TODAY from noon to 6PM with help from That Vegan Joint! *To...
02/17/2021

* UPDATE (Feb. 19) - Our Houston Relief Station will be open TODAY from noon to 6PM with help from That Vegan Joint! *

To our friends and neighbors in Houston, we’ve converted our drive-in location in the East End into a relief station for those affected by the winter storm. If you're nearby and can safely get to us, please stop by 2315 Navigation Boulevard from now through 8 p.m. tonight to charge your devices, use our WiFi, and get some free snacks and drinks, as well as battery powered string lights and tea lights while supplies last 💜

We're also looking for local food vendors who would like to join us to provide free meals to the community. If you're interested, please contact [email protected].

In the midst of this devastating winter storm, we're sending lots of love to our wonderful and strong Texas community 💜 ...
02/17/2021

In the midst of this devastating winter storm, we're sending lots of love to our wonderful and strong Texas community 💜 The safety of guests and team members is always our number one priority, so screenings at The Drive-In off Navigation are cancelled through this Friday. We're closely monitoring the situation on the ground as well as following local guidelines to ensure we get through this together, safely. Here's to warmer days under the Texan sun returning real soon ☀️

02/13/2021
Screenshot for your perfect movie match!

Don’t have a Valentine for this weekend? We’ve got you covered 😉 Screenshot for your perfect movie match and tell us which character you got (or wish you got!) 😍⬇️

Houston! We want to thank you for your patience and share that our new venue, The Drive-In off Navigation, is officially...
02/11/2021

Houston! We want to thank you for your patience and share that our new venue, The Drive-In off Navigation, is officially opening Friday, Feb. 12! ✨ Tickets are live for screenings through the rest of February and we’ll be rolling out March screenings next week🌟 We’re thrilled to bring our Houston community more chances to enjoy a night out under the stars with movies screening on our permanent 64-foot screen (the largest drive-in screen in the city of Houston!), plus new state-of-the-art projection equipment and other fun surprises on site 🎉 Visit http://rooftopcinemaclub.com/navigation to join us back at The Drive-In!

While the weather is looking a little iffy this weekend, our new equipment is built to withstand and we plan to screen rain or shine 🤩 If you find that you want to reschedule your tickets at any point, for any reason, we offer free ticket transfers right up until the movie start time 🎟

*UPDATED* Hey Dallas 👋 After more than 5 months of magical memories and iconic movies, our time at The Drive-In at The C...
02/10/2021

*UPDATED* Hey Dallas 👋 After more than 5 months of magical memories and iconic movies, our time at The Drive-In at The Central is coming to a close.

When we opened this venue, our intention was to build a setup that could withstand the highs and lows of Dallas weather, but unfortunately our hands have been tied due to city zoning restrictions. Since we can’t deliver the enhanced experience we always envisioned, we’ve made the difficult decision to halt our operations early and close The Drive-In at The Central starting Feb. 10. 😔

And don’t worry – we're already in the process of securing a new drive-in home in Dallas, so stick around for an announcement coming soon 💜

Tonight we say so long Santa Monica 👋 It’s been our absolute pleasure providing a safe environment for you to enjoy your...
02/06/2021

Tonight we say so long Santa Monica 👋 It’s been our absolute pleasure providing a safe environment for you to enjoy your favorite films here on the Westside 📽 The Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport was always meant to be a limited-time run for us, but your passion for this venue left a lasting impression! With your support, we entertained 50,000+ guests, averaged a 4.9/5 Google rating, and raised more than $10,000 for the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank through our Community Screenings 😍 None of this would have been possible without you, so THANK YOU, Los Angeles, for a truly great run!

Just like any good movie, the ending is bittersweet – but don't worry we plan to be back for a sequel 😉 Stay tuned to our socials and sign up for our email newsletter so you're first to know when we bring our outdoor cinema experiences back to LA later this year 💜

BIG birthday happened this week 🎉🎂 Pixar Animation Studios is celebrating 35 years of heart-warming stories and award-wi...
02/05/2021

BIG birthday happened this week 🎉🎂 Pixar Animation Studios is celebrating 35 years of heart-warming stories and award-winning animation! From their first feature film Toy Story to their latest release Soul, Pixar has made us laugh and cry (okay, more like sob) and made for many memorable nights out at our cinemas 💜 Check out our Best of Pixar bracket and let us know which original Pixar movie you think reigns supreme ⬇️

There are so many great ways to observe Black History Month, but one of our favorites has to be by watching films that s...
02/02/2021

There are so many great ways to observe Black History Month, but one of our favorites has to be by watching films that showcase Black actors, directors, writers, filmmakers and their stories. 🎬 These are just a few of our favorite films screening at The Drive-In this month, but we'd love to hear – what else are you watching to celebrate? 💜

01/29/2021

We had the time of our lives when Julz Tocker and Kat Fedosova helped fire up our screening of Dirty Dancing with a live, pre-show performance of the film's ICONIC dance scene, in partnership with KNEKT.tv 😍 We can't wait to bring even more unforgettable moments to your outdoor movie experiences! 💃 What classic dance scene do you want to see LIVE at The Drive-In next??

Surprise 🎉 We just released a handful of NEW late-night screenings for The Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport – starting t...
01/28/2021

Surprise 🎉 We just released a handful of NEW late-night screenings for The Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport – starting this Friday! With favorites like Selena, Fight Club, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and more just added to the lineup, it’s the perfect time to plan a late night out with your quaran-team before we officially close our doors on Feb. 6! 🌟

See all of the new additions to our lineup at rooftopcinemaclub.com/santamonica now 💜

The people have spoken! 🎉 Earlier this month we asked our Dallas and LA movie-lovers to right an awards wrong by picking...
01/26/2021

The people have spoken! 🎉 Earlier this month we asked our Dallas and LA movie-lovers to right an awards wrong by picking their favorite film from a list of the most unacceptable snubs in awards history – and the results are in! 🌟 Our People’s Choice: Biggest Snubs screenings are happening this Saturday, Jan 30. with a screening of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial at The Drive-In at the Central in Dallas and a screening of Almost Famous at The Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport in Los Angeles! 🎬 Our LA screening is sold out, but Dallas there’s still time to get your tickets at rooftopcinemaclub.com/central now! 🎟

01/22/2021
ICMYI: The Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport closes Feb. 6

ICYMI: Earlier this week, we broke the news that The Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport will be taking its curtain call on Feb. 6 💜 We know you’re bummed (we’re sad too!), but this was always meant to be a short run. The good news is we’ve got big plans for LA, including bringing back our Rooftops and hopefully another drive-in later this year 🤩 For now, be sure to get your tickets because final screenings are selling out fast 🏃‍♀️ and we don't want you to miss out on our *one-of-a-kind* drive-in experience!

🎟: rooftopcinemaclub.com/santamonica

Next month is coming up fast and we’ve got a shiny new program to share with you 🌟 February tickets are live now for The...
01/19/2021

Next month is coming up fast and we’ve got a shiny new program to share with you 🌟 February tickets are live now for The Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport in #LosAngeles, The Drive-In at The Central in #Dallas and The Drive-In off Navigation in #Houston! We're featuring love and romance for Valentine's season, iconic films led by Black actors and filmmakers in honor of Black History Month, 80s classics to celebrate the late John Hughes' birthday, and so much more. Each program is a little different, so check what's playing in your city via link in bio!

With today's launch also comes some bittersweet news for our LA community 🥺 This will be our last ticket release for The Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport. We hope to bring our one-of-a-kind drive-in cinema experience back to LA very soon, but for now we’ll have to say our see-you-laters on Feb. 6, which will mark our final date at this venue 💜 Book soon, because tickets will go fast!

Are things getting a little stir-crazy at your house? Maybe it’s time to plan an ~incredible~ night out at The Drive-In ...
01/16/2021

Are things getting a little stir-crazy at your house? Maybe it’s time to plan an ~incredible~ night out at The Drive-In 😉 Coming up in Dallas and Santa Monica we’ve got family films perfect for all ages (like this one!), plus some grown-up favorites too 🎬 If you need a safe and sane way to get out of the house, head to rooftopcinemaclub.com to see our full program!

The best seat in the house these days is the one in the comfort of your own car 🚘 🤩 We love seeing photos from your visi...
01/14/2021

The best seat in the house these days is the one in the comfort of your own car 🚘 🤩 We love seeing photos from your visits to The Drive-In – be sure to tag us and use #RCCDriveIn to share your magic movie moments next time you visit ✨

Bringing this #BehindTheScenes energy into the week – bright-eyed with lots of coffee ☕️Breakfast at Tiffany’s played to...
01/11/2021

Bringing this #BehindTheScenes energy into the week – bright-eyed with lots of coffee ☕️

Breakfast at Tiffany’s played to a sold out crowd at our LA drive-in last night, and it's playing Jan. 31 in Dallas (as a $5-10 community screening, no less) 🌟 Get your tickets, Audrey stans: http://drivein.cc/3hUoZT7

There’s nothing like a night under dreamy skies, and these views from our LA and Dallas drive-ins prove it 😍 What movie ...
01/09/2021

There’s nothing like a night under dreamy skies, and these views from our LA and Dallas drive-ins prove it 😍 What movie are you catching at The Drive-in this weekend? rooftopcinemaclub.com

Hey Houston, we're coming back in a big way 🙌 After last month's soft launch, tickets are live now for The Drive-In off ...
01/07/2021

Hey Houston, we're coming back in a big way 🙌 After last month's soft launch, tickets are live now for The Drive-In off Navigation, officially opening Jan. 21! Same great location in the heart of the East End, shiny new name and revamp 🌟

We’ve upgraded to a permanent, 64-foot screen – making it the largest drive-in screen in the city of Houston – and added new state-of-the-art projection equipment. With these updates + stunning skyline views + our signature concessions + local food from Kurbside Eatz "kurb ur food enthusiasm" and Mr. Sizzles, you're in for a truly elevated cinematic experience 😍 Head to rooftopcinemaclub.com/navigation to check out the lineup and get your tickets now!

Spidey senses tingling? That’s because we’re swinging in to January with our program featuring award-winning films all m...
01/02/2021

Spidey senses tingling? That’s because we’re swinging in to January with our program featuring award-winning films all month long – like Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which won the 2018 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film 🕷 Head to rooftopcinemaclub.com to view the full program running now in Santa Monica and Dallas, and stay tuned for info on Houston (and more!) coming real soon 🤩

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We are Rooftop Cinema Club We believe all experiences should be memorable which is why we are on a mission to transform nights at the cinema to stunning rooftop views, sunsets, starlit evenings, friends, loved ones, awesome drinks, delicious foods, and great movies on the big screen.

Driven by our love of film, our rooftops promise a handpicked curation of cult classics, new releases, and some of our personal favorite films. We have put the social and the celebration back into cinema and made it something special. We believe it’s the future.

Join our movement. Bring your friends, we’ll bring the fun. Love, Peace, and Great Film. Buy tickets today #rooftopcinemaclub #rooftopcinema

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Anyone have a ticket for sale for Jan. 29, 2021 for Back to The Future or know where there would be third party? Thank you!
Fun excursion during the pandemic!
Hi! Looking for a ticket for Monsters Inc tonight if anyone has one!
Los Angeles: does anyone want a car pass for Little Mermaid tonight at 5? We are unable to go, and we can work out passing on the ticket.
Thanks for making my kid cry tonight! We just drove an hour, in traffic, to watch The Goonies. We've been so looking forward to the movie. But, upon arrival, we were welcomed by a closed gate and one employee informing us it was too windy to setup. Mind you, the trees are barely moving at the moment. We were not emailed (yes, we checked the spam folder), or informed in any way the event was canceled. It's not even mentioned here on your social channels. This is unacceptable. Do better.
Perfect chilly night for Home Alone!!
Happy Holidays, Everyone! If anyone has a ticket they can't use for tomorrow night (12/18) for Christmas Vacation, please DM me. I really appreciate it :)
Hi! I know this is probably annoying, but I was wondering if you knew roundabouts when a decision might be made regarding tonight's movies at Sawyer Yards in Houston? I know both of yesterdays movies were cancelled and even though it's not supposed to be raining tonight...it's rained for 36 straight hours and I'm sure y'all don't want the field to be a giant mud pit! Thanks!
Wish we could hear the preshow a tear of just music
What’s up with you guys? (Dallas) After two consecutive cancelled shows, we were happy that at least this time we didn’t get an afternoon message you were cancelling... But then we arrived and it looks like you cancelled and just didn’t bother to tell us this time? Little Mermaid (Sun) cancel Shrek (Wed) cancel Today, Goonies ... ??????
The new Rooftop Cinema in Central Dallas is AWESOME ! We went to see GREASE on opening night this week and we could not have had more fun! Also: ample potties, and food trucks. You can bring in your own food and drink, which is great too. We will be back !!