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The Tragedy of Macbeth

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The Wicker Man

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Titane

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Welcome to the Ultimate Picture Palace

The UPP is Oxford’s only independent cinema and one of the oldest cinemas in the UK. We show a mix of independent, mainstream, international, and classic films all in our cosy single-screen auditorium. Find us just off the Cowley Road in East Oxford. 

What's on

Tomorrow (Sunday 23rd January)

15:45

Ratcatcher 15
1h 33m
Lynne Ramsay's powerful directorial debut about a young boy growing up on the tough streets of Glasgow during the 1970s.

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18:00

The Tragedy of Macbeth 15
Socially Distanced
1h 45m
A masterful monochrome adaptation of Macbeth directed by Joel Coen and starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand.

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20:30

Electrical Life of Louis Wain 12A
1h 51m
Inventic biopic starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Victorian-era artist Louis Wain and his psychedelic cat drawings.

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Monday 24th January

18:30

Ratcatcher 15
1h 33m
Lynne Ramsay's powerful directorial debut about a young boy growing up on the tough streets of Glasgow during the 1970s.

Book here

20:45

The Tragedy of Macbeth 15
Socially Distanced
1h 45m
A masterful monochrome adaptation of Macbeth directed by Joel Coen and starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand.

Book here


Coming soon

Licorice Pizza

Showing from Friday 28th January
Paul Thomas Anderson’s freewheeling love story about an unlikely pair of entrepreneurs in 70s California.

Image of Timothee Chalamet playing Paul Atreides and Rebecca Ferguson playing Jessica in the film Dune. They are both dressed in brown clothing staring into the distance in front of a backdrop of desert and mountains

Belfast

Showing from Friday 4th February
Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical coming-of-age drama about a young boy’s family growing up in 1960s Belfast.

World of Wong Kar-Wai

Sun 30 Jan – Wed 23 Feb
Classic season celebrating the sensual visuals and soulful romanticism of Hong Kong auteur Wong Kar-Wai. 

Become a member

Our community of UPP members get exclusive discounts including 2 free tickets, a free drink at our cosy bar and £2 off the price of tickets. 

UPP News

Find out the latest news and updates from the UPP and our community

Our Top Ten Films of 2021

Our Top Ten Films of 2021

We've only been able to open for six months this year, but those six months were crammed with excellent films! Check out our top ten ... Read more

Directorial Debuts Classics Season

Directorial Debuts Classics Season

Join us in January for a classic season of stunning directorial debuts, from genre-defining crime-noirs to incredible visionary tales ... Read more

Christmas Classics Season 2021

Christmas Classics Season 2021

Join us throughout December for a season of festive classics to help you get in the mood for Christmas. Read more

Hire the cinema

Our unique art-deco venue is the perfect place for private screenings, children and adult birthday parties, fundraisers, premieres, presentations, community events, film festivals and more.

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