Cool off with this cool film series at the gorgeous historic Victoria Theatre

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Tim Curry, Barry Bostwick and Susan Sarandon in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” FILE PHOTO

One sure way to cool off during the summer heat is to head indoors for a Cool Film.

The Victoria Theatre Association's 2017 Summer Cool Films Series begins this week and offers classic films in the gorgeous, historic Victoria Theatre. 

Did we mention free popcorn and soda?

The series includes classic films, cult classics and family classics.

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“Singin’ in the Rain” FILE PHOTO

Starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. Directed by Robert Aldrich. 1962. Not Rated.

Starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds. Directed by Gene Kelly & Stanley Donen. 1952. Not Rated.

Starring Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles and Carol O’Connor. Directed by Brian G. Hutton. 1970. Rated PG.

Starring Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn and Christopher Lloyd. Directed by Jonathan Lynn. 1985. Rated PG.

Starring Gene Kelly, Cyd Charise and Van Johnson. Directed by Vincente Minnelli. 1954. Rated G

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Paul Newman in “Cool Hand Luke.” FILE PHOTO

Starring Paul Newman, George Kennedy and Strother Martin. Directed by Stuart Rosenberg. 1967. Rated PG.

Starring Fred Astaire, Jane Powell and Peter Lawford. Directed by Stanley Donen. 1951. Not Rated.

Starring Warren Beatty, Julie Christie and Rene Auberjonois. Directed by Robert Altman. 1971. Rated R.

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“The Muppets Take Manhattan.” FILE PHOTO

FOLLOW THAT BIRD — July 6 at 10 a.m. 1985. Rated G.

THE NEVERENDING STORY — July 13 at 10 a.m. 1984. Rated PG.

THE MUPPETS TAKE MANHATTAN — July 20 at 10 a.m. 1984. Rated G.

FLIPPER — July 27 at 10 a.m. 1963. Rated G. 

PURPLE RAIN — July 8 at 10:30 p.m. 1984. Rated R.

LED ZEPPELIN: THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME — July 22 at 10:30 p.m. 1976. Rated PG.

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW — Aug. 26 at 10:30 p.m. 1975. Rated R.

Tickets are $6 each ($3 for the Family Matinees) or $35 for a 10-ticket passbook. Passes can be used in any combination across all films. Passbooks are on sale through Ticket Center Stage. They may be purchased at the Schuster Center Box Office in downtown Dayton, by phone at (937) 228-3630 or toll free (888) 228-3630, or online at – click on Victoria Theatre Association, then Cool Films Series.

Individual tickets are available day-of-show at the Victoria Theatre Box Office, beginning one hour prior to showtime. Films are shown at 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. on Sundays.

Guests may enjoy free popcorn and soda in the lobby beginning one hour prior to showtime and a classic cartoon just before the movie.

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“The Never Ending Story” movie poster. FILE PHOTO
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