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The Tragedy of Macbeth

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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

Today (Friday 28th January)

15:30

Licorice Pizza 15
2h 14m
A funny and freewheeling tale of unlikely love in 1970s California from award-winning director Paul Thomas Anderson.

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18:15

Memoria 12A
2h 16m
A hypnotic exploration of memory by visionary Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul, starring Tilda Swinton.

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21:00

Licorice Pizza 15
2h 14m
A funny and freewheeling tale of unlikely love in 1970s California from award-winning director Paul Thomas Anderson.

Book here


Tomorrow (Saturday 29th January)

15:15

Memoria 12A
2h 16m
A hypnotic exploration of memory by visionary Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul, starring Tilda Swinton.

Book here

18:00

Licorice Pizza 15
2h 14m
A funny and freewheeling tale of unlikely love in 1970s California from award-winning director Paul Thomas Anderson.

Book here

20:45

The Last Picture Show 15
2h 6m
We pay tribute to late, great filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich with his influential coming-of-age tale set in a crumbling Texan town.

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Coming soon

A Hero

Showing from Friday 4th February
A prisoner’s good deed leads to more trouble in this gripping drama by two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi (A Separation). 

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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