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West Side Story

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The Tragedy of Macbeth

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Licorice Pizza

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 (Monday 17th January)

18:15

The 400 Blows PG
1h 40m | French w/ English subtitles
Francois Truffaut's highly influential coming-of-age story about a young boy seeking refuge in truancy, petty crime, and cinema.

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20:30

The Humans 15
Socially Distanced
1h 48m
Psychological drama, adapted from the Tony Award-winning play, about a family coming together for a tense Thanksgiving dinner.

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Tomorrow (Tuesday 18th January)

17:30

West Side Story 12A
Deaf/HOH Subtitles
2h 36m
Steven Spielberg's adaptation of the much-loved Oscar-winning original from 1961, starring Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler.

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20:45

The 400 Blows PG
1h 40m | French w/ English subtitles
Francois Truffaut's highly influential coming-of-age story about a young boy seeking refuge in truancy, petty crime, and cinema.

Book here


Coming soon

Tragedy of Macbeth

Showing from Friday 21st January
Stunning monochrome re-telling of Macbeth directed by Joel Coen, starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand.

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

Titane

Showing from Friday 21st January
Boldy transgressive and award-winning body horror that is thrillingly grotesque and surprisingly touching. 

Licorice Pizza

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

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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