The 2013 TCM Classic Film Festival will cover a wide range of programming themes, including our central theme Cinematic Journeys: Travel in the Movies. Working directly with the Hollywood studios, the world’s notable film archives, and private collectors, our programs feature some of the most revered movies of all time -- many with new restorations -- and long lost gems.
In keeping with TCM tradition, all Festival screenings include special introductions to provide context about each film.
CLUNY BROWN (1946)
THE DESERT SONG (1943)
I AM SUZANNE! (1933)
ISLAND OF LOST SOULS (1932)
IT ALWAYS RAINS ON SUNDAY (1947)
THE KILLING (1956)
LA TRAVERSÉE DE PARIS (1956)
LE MANS (1971)
LIBELED LADY (1936)
SUDDENLY IT’S SPRING (1947)
THE SWIMMER (1968)
TRY AND GET ME (1950)
THE TWELVE CHAIRS (1970)
THE BIG PARADE (1925)
THE BIRDS (1963)
DIAL M FOR MURDER (1954)
FLYING DOWN TO RIO (1933)
FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE (1963)
FUNNY GIRL (1968)
THE GREAT ESCAPE (1963)
GUYS AND DOLLS (1955)
LADY AND THE TRAMP (1955)
THE LADY EVE (1941)
THE LADYKILLERS (1955)
MY FAIR LADY (1964)
ON GOLDEN POND (1981)
ON THE TOWN (1949)
ON THE WATERFRONT (1954)
PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE (1959)
ROAD TO UTOPIA (1946)
SOUTH PACIFIC (1958)
TO SIR, WITH LOVE (1967)
YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (1942)
BUGS BUNNY’S 75TH BIRTHDAY BASH (VARIOUS YEARS)
CINERAMA HOLIDAY (1955)
THE DONOVAN AFFAIR (1929)
DON’T SAY NO UNTIL I FINISH TALKING: THE STORY OF RICHARD D. ZANUCK (2013)
EVA MARIE SAINT: LIVE FROM THE TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL
IT’S A MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD (1963)
TARZAN FINDS A SON! (1939)
*Schedule subject to change
Due to unforeseen circumstances, we regret that the following films will no longer be presented:
THE EXORCIST (1973)
A grizzled riverboat captain and a straight-laced missionary decide to take on the Germans in East Africa during World War I in this adventure directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn and Theodore Bikel.
When food poisoning strikes an entire flight crew, the only man who can safely land the plane is afraid of flying in this hilarious disaster-movie spoof written and directed by David Zucker, Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams.
World premiere restoration of writer/director Terrence Malick's landmark true-crime-based tale of doomed lovers on a cross-country crime spree, starring Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek.
Charlton Heston stars in director William Wyler’s epic adaptation of the Lew Wallace novel about a Jewish prince’s escape from slavery and his vengeful mission to repay the Roman friend-turned-betrayer who enslaved him.
John Gilbert and Renée Adorée star in director King Vidor’s influential World War I tale of an idle rich boy turned soldier who finds friendship, love and loss in the trenches of France. Beautifully restored by Warner Bros. in partnership with Photoplay Productions, this world premiere restoration presentation features a prerecorded original score by composer Carl Davis.
50th anniversary screening of Alfred Hitchcock's technologically groundbreaking and horrifying tale of avian aggression, starring Tippi Hedren and Rod Taylor.
Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty star as the legendary couple whose infamous crime spree terrorizes the Depression-era southwest in director Arthur Penn’s groundbreaking film.
Film critic and historian Leonard Maltin and author and animation historian Jerry Beck curate and present some of the best shorts featuring everyone’s favorite rascally rabbit in this diamond anniversary celebration of Bugs Bunny.
A small-town lawyer goes to great lengths to protect his family from a sadistic parolee seeking revenge in this thriller starring Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum and Polly Bergen.
Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew and Mickey Rooney star in Victor Fleming’s coming-of-age story about a spoiled boy who is rescued from open waters by Portuguese-American fishermen after falling from a luxury liner.
The second film made specifically for Cinerama follows two real-life couples – one from St. Louis and one from Switzerland – as they travel to each other's countries in this travelogue delight. This film will be presented in Cinerama using a new digital edition scanned from the original three-strip negatives.
In director Ernst Lubitsch’s final completed film, Jennifer Jones plays a plumber who lands a job at an English country estate where she meets a charming Czech refugee played by Charles Boyer.
A vacationing American millionaire discovers that his Italian villa is being used as a hotel and his long-time girlfriend has left him for another man in this romantic comedy starring Rock Hudson and Gina Lollobrigida.
A canoeing trip turns into a nightmare when four city-dwelling friends venture into the Georgia backwoods in director John Boorman’s harrowing tale of survival starring Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty and Ronny Cox.
An American veteran of the Spanish Civil War leads a team of nomadic tribesmen against the Nazis to stop them from building a railroad through the Moroccan desert. Dennis Morgan and Irene Manning star in this rare screening of the film adaptation of the stage operetta. Print courtesy of Warner Bros. Classics.
Grace Kelly and Ray Milland star in this 3-D screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller about a tennis pro who arranges to have his wife murdered.
Turner Classic Movies celebrates the life and career of legendary producer Richard D. Zanuck with the world premiere of a new original documentary.
When an inspector investigates a murder at a fancy dinner party, the suspect list dwindles as more guests are killed in Frank Capra’s comedic murder-mystery. To replace the long-lost soundtrack, this print—courtesy of the Library of Congress Film Archive—will be shown with a presentation of live dialogue and sound effects produced by Film Forum’s Bruce Goldstein.
Robert Osborne will interview legendary actress Eva Marie Saint about her life and career in front of a live audience at the Avalon Hollywood in this Festival passholder-exclusive event.
Celebrating the 80th anniversary of the film with a new print, Gene Raymond and Dolores del Rio star, and dance duo Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire make their onscreen debut together, in this musical comedy about a bandleader pursuing the woman of his dreams in Brazil.
John Lund, Jean Arthur and Marlene Dietrich star in Billy Wilder’s romantic comedy about a U.S. Army captain who gets caught between an ex-Nazi cabaret singer and a U.S. congresswoman in occupied Berlin.
Based on Ian Fleming’s novel of the same name, Sean Connery’s Agent 007 is out to reclaim a stolen Soviet encryption device by playing oblivious to an assassination scheme in the second installment of the James Bond series.
Official Opening Night Gala world premiere restoration of director William Wyler's musical comedy starring Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif, Kay Medford, and Walter Pidgeon. Streisand made one of the great big screen debuts—and won an Academy Award—reprising her Broadway role as comedienne Fanny Brice.
World premiere restoration of actor/director Buster Keaton's death-defying and hilarious action-comedy about a southern train engineer trying to save the loves of his life—his train and his girlfriend—from the hands of Union troops. This presentation will feature a live musical score written and performed by the world-renowned Alloy Orchestra.
World premiere restoration of George Stevens' epic tale of the oil boom in Texas and how it changes the lives, and fortunes, of all involved. Starring Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean and Mercedes McCambridge.
Glenn Ford and Rita Hayworth star in this film noir about a crooked gambler falling for a past lover, Gilda, who is now his boss’ wife.
Called "the greatest rock film of the greatest rock and roll band," this documentary by directors Albert and David Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin chronicles the Rolling Stones and their tragically ill-fated 1969 free concert at the Altamont Speedway.
50th anniversary world premiere restoration of John Sturges' thrilling WWII tale of Allied prisoners struggling to escape a German POW camp, which was based on a true story. The all-star cast includes Steve McQueen, James Garner and Richard Attenborough.
Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine star in Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s big-screen version of the musical about a small-time New York gambler who finds the biggest bet of his life is whether he can take a straight-laced missionary on a date to Cuba.
John Wayne stars as a mysterious stranger helping a deserted mother and son save their ranch in this 60th anniversary screening, in 3-D, of director John Farrow's onscreen adaptation of a Louis L'Amour short story.
Lilian Harvey, Gene Raymond and Leslie Banks star in this unique, musical romance about rival puppeteer troupes in Paris. Print courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art.
Wendy Hiller stars as a free-spirited Englishwoman who is eager to join her soon-to-be husband on a remote Scottish island until her journey is delayed by menacing weather and a young naval officer.
Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen and Bela Lugosi star in this adaptation of H. G. Wells’ The Island of Doctor Moreau about a shipwrecked traveler who encounters a fanatical scientist and his half-human creature experiments.
Clara Bow gives a career-defining performance as a shop girl who uses her romantic charms to pursue her wealthy employer. This presentation will feature a live performance of the orchestral score commissioned by Photoplay Productions for the Thames Silents series by composer Carl Davis and conducted by Robert Ziegler.
Director Robert Hamer’s portrait of a prison escapee who turns up at an old flame’s door one Sunday in post-war London set the table for the “kitchen sink” dramas and British New Wave that would follow.
The first winner of all five major Academy Awards, Frank Capra’s romantic comedy about an heiress on the run and a reporter looking for a story stars Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert.
When a dying thief tells a group of eccentric strangers the location of his stolen loot, the result is a madcap race to seek the treasure. This 50th anniversary presentation of producer/director Stanley Kramer's uproarious, star-studded comedy is presented in 70mm.
A retiring criminal plans one final, elaborate heist, but his scheme goes awry in Stanley Kubrick’s film noir starring Sterling Hayden and Coleen Gray.
A twist of fate intervenes in the lives of a poor Persian poet and his daughter in director Vincente Minnelli’s musical starring Ann Blyth and Howard Keel.
A poor smuggler and a painter team up to transport four suitcases full of black-market pork across Nazi-occupied Paris in this comedy starring Bourvil and Jean Gabin.
When a refined American Cocker Spaniel named Lady falls for a homeless mutt named Tramp, romance and adventure soon follow in Walt Disney’s 15th animated film.
Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda star in Preston Sturges’ screwball tale of a con-artist out to land the snake-loving heir of a brewery fortune.
When an elderly woman disappears during a train ride across Europe, two young passengers uncover a sinister plot in Alfred Hitchcock’s delightful thriller starring Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave.
Alec Guinness stars as the head of a bumbling gang of crooks planning a heist while living in an eccentric old woman’s boardinghouse in this comedy directed by Alexander Mackendrick.
One of the most realistic and thrilling depictions of auto racing, Steve McQueen stars as a seasoned driver for the Porsche team who returns to the famous 24-hour race a year after being involved in a horrific accident.
Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy and Spencer Tracy star in this screwball comedy about a desperate newspaper editor out to get a an heiress to drop her libel suit against him.
Joan Crawford gives an iconic performance as a woman who starts her own successful business to win the approval of her neurotic daughter, played by Ann Blyth.
Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn star as a renowned phonetics professor and the crude Cockney pupil he takes on as a wager in George Cukor’s film adaptation of the hit musical play.
A cop must protect a gangster’s moll on a dangerous train ride to testify before a grand jury. Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor and Jacqueline White star in this screening presented with a new 35mm print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive.
Charles Laughton directs Robert Mitchum to a chilling performance as a corrupt minister who will stop at nothing to get a fortune from a widow and her two children.
Ernst Lubitsch directs Greta Garbo in her first full comedy about a Russian envoy who is sent to Paris and tries to resist the seduction of the West and a dashing count played by Melvyn Douglas.
Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman and Claude Rains are caught in dangerous love triangle in Alfred Hitchcock’s South American espionage thriller.
Jane Fonda, Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn star in this multiple Oscar-winning adaptation of the stage play about a loving elderly couple, their estranged daughter, and the summer cottage that unites them.
Three sailors search for romance and fun during their whirlwind, 24-hour leave in New York City. Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra star in this musical, which will be presented with a new 35mm print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive.
In this U.S. premiere of the new restoration by Sony Pictures, Marlon Brando and Eva Marie Saint star in director Elia Kazan’s tale of a tormented ex-boxer who decides to testify against a corrupt union boss.
Director Edward D. Wood, Jr.’s low-budget sci-fi cult classic about extraterrestrial creatures planning to resurrect the Earth’s dead in order to discourage humans from constructing a universe-destroying doomsday weapon.
Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, Anne Baxter and Herbert Marshall star in Edmund Goulding’s adaptation of the W. Somerset Maugham novel about a young man’s search for life’s meaning after witnessing the horrors of World War I.
When his horse and rifle are stolen, a farmer, his son and a saloon singer journey down the river in pursuit of the thief in this Western directed by Otto Preminger and starring Robert Mitchum and Marilyn Monroe.
Legendary comedy duo Bing Crosby and Bob Hope are former vaudeville performers who take a detour on their way to Alaska after discovering a gold mine map in this fourth film of the Road to… series.
A young Englishwoman travels to Florence with her dour chaperone and falls in love with a free-spirited young man in this adaptation of E.M. Forster’s novel starring Helena Bonham Carter, Maggie Smith and Julian Sands.
Charles Laughton stars as a proper English butler who is brought to the Wild West to work for a newly rich American family in this comedy by Leo McCarey.
Dorothy Mackaill stars as a prostitute who goes on the lam for murder, only to find the tropical island to which she’s fled may be an even more dangerous place to be.
This landmark documentary by directors Albert and David Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin captures in vivid detail the bygone era of door-to-door Bible salesmen and their daily frustrations with quotas and life on the road.
Gene Hackman and Al Pacino star as a pair of mismatched drifters who travel across the country to open the car wash of their dreams.
Max von Sydow stars as a knight returning home from the Crusades only to find his land tormented by the Black Plague and rampant superstition in director Ingmar Bergman's striking allegory.
Alan Ladd, Van Heflin and Jean Arthur star in this 60th anniversary screening of producer/director George Stevens' landmark Western about a roving gunslinger who gets caught between a homesteader and a ruthless cattle baron.
While stationed on an island during World War II, a naïve nurse falls in love with a wealthy Frenchman in this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical starring Mitzi Gaynor and Rossano Brazzi.
Paulette Goddard and Fred MacMurray star in this world premiere restoration of Mitchell Leisen’s comedy about a marital-relations expert who refuses to let her husband divorce her to marry another woman.
Katharine Hepburn and Rossano Brazzi star in David Lean’s tale of an American spinster who unexpectedly finds romance when she meets a handsome Italian while vacationing in Venice.
Based on the short story by John Cheever, Burt Lancaster plays a middle-aged executive determined to swim home using only his neighbors’ pools.
Dick Powell plays a police sergeant trying to prevent an assassination attempt on President Abraham Lincoln as he travels by train to Washington, D.C., for his inauguration.
Tarzan and Jane adopt the infant survivor of a plane crash and raise him as their son, but they must fight to keep their family together when greedy fortune hunters arrive in the jungle. Presented with a new 35mm print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive and screened courtesy of Warner Bros. Classics.
After a fugitive hoping to prove his innocence gets involved with a gang of hardened criminals, he and his new wife go on the lam to try and start a new life in Nicholas Ray’s film noir starring Farley Granger and Cathy O’Donnell. Restored by Warner Bros., in association with The Film Foundation and The Nicholas Ray Foundation.
When all of his co-workers are murdered, a CIA researcher realizes that he can trust no one as he tries to outwit the assassins in director Sydney Pollack’s political thriller starring Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson and Max von Sydow.
Sidney Poitier plays an engineer who gets more than he bargained for after taking a teaching job in the socially and racially troubled classrooms in the East End of London.
In John Frankenheimer’s action-packed war thriller, Burt Lancaster plays a French train inspector who goes head-to-head with a Nazi officer determined to smuggle a boxcar full of stolen art masterpieces into Germany.
When an attempted kidnapping goes horribly wrong and ends in murder, the violence escalates as an angry mob seeks to enact its own justice in this film noir by director Cy Endfield. This new 35mm print was restored by the UCLA Film & Television Archive with funding provided by the Film Noir Foundation.
An impoverished Russian aristocrat, a priest and a con artist search for a dozen chairs that could contain a hidden treasure in this hilarious comedy directed by Mel Brooks and starring Ron Moody, Frank Langella and Dom DeLuise.
An already-cooling marriage is strained when a couple travels to Italy after inheriting property abroad in this U.S. premiere restoration of director Roberto Rossellini’s romantic drama starring Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders.
James Cagney stars in director Michael Curtiz’s star-spangled musical based on the life of legendary entertainer, composer and playwright George M. Cohan.
*Line up subject to change