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.
Today (Saturday 20th August)
Tomorrow (Sunday 21st August)
Anaïs In Love
Showing from Friday 26th August
Playful and passioante French romantic comedy-drama about a young woman who becomes captivated by her lover’s partner.
Showing from Saturday 27th August
Banned from making movies by the Iranian government, Jafar Panahi takes a hidden camera and gets behind the wheel of a taxi.
Showing on Monday 29th August
One-off Bank Holiday screening of Randal Kleiser’s undeniably entertaining musical romance starring the late Olivia Newton-John.
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.
Find out the latest news and updates from the UPP and our community
It is highly unlikely that many of us, emerging slightly soiled and perturbed from a double bill of Shivers and Rabid, back in 1977, ... Read more
The cinema will be closed for annual maintenance between Friday 12th and Thursday 18th August. We will be open again as usual from ... 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.