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Arts and Entertainment

Soon You Can See Movies On A Theater Rooftop

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In Los Angeles, we've been blessed with having so many outdoor movie screenings that sometimes we feel overwhelmed by the options. However, there's something different coming to our city that might make it easier to narrow down your choices: screenings on the rooftop of an old Hollywood theater.

Rooftop Film Club, which got its start with screenings in London and New York, is making its way to Los Angeles. From August 26 to September 19, you can watch classic flicks from the likes of The Goonies to Ghostbusters and Top Gun on top of the 89-year-old The Montalbán theater near Hollywood and Vine.

What makes these screenings different is that Rooftop Film Club provides comfy seats and wireless headphones so you can watch your favorite movies in peace without having to deal with the jabbering folk next to you. They even offer free blankets for you to stay warm if it gets a bit chilly at night. They also have a concession stand where you can buy drinks and snacks like popcorn and sweets. If you dress up in costumes that go along with the movies, you can even snag a free treat from the box office. You won't be able to bring in your own grub, though—this is not Cinespia.

The tickets are about $17. Doors open at 6 p.m., where you can grab food and drink then, and the movies start at 8 p.m. You can buy tickets here.

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Here's the schedule:

Wednesday, August 26: The Big Lebowski
Thursday, August 27: Clueless
Friday, August 28: Blade Runner
Tuesday, September 1: Casablanca
Wednesday, September 2: The Breakfast Club
Thursday, September 3: Cinema Paradiso
Saturday, September 5: Back to the Future
Tuesday, September 8: Breakfast at Tiffany's
Wednesday, September 9: Ghostbusters
Thursday, September 10: Jaws
Friday, September 11: The Goonies
Saturday, September 12: Top Gun
Tuesday, September 15: Dirty Dancing
Wednesday, September 16: Reservoir Dogs
Thursday, September 17: Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Saturday, September 19: Grease

The Montalbán is located at 1615 Vine St., Hollywood