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The Music Box Theatre

Charming Movie Palace in Chicago

For the last two decades, the Music Box Theatre has been the premiere venue in Chicago for independent and foreign films. It currently has the largest theater space operated full time in the city. The Music Box Theatre is independently owned and operated by the Southport Music Box Corporation. SMBC, through its Music Box Films division, also distributes foreign and independent films in the theatrical, DVD and television markets throughout the United States.

Special Announcements

26th Annual Music Box Christmas Show

December 18 - 24
One of the most popular and beloved Christmas traditions in Chicago is celebrating its 26th anniversary this year.

The Poseidon Adventure - New Year’s Eve Celebration

Tickets Now on Sale
Sit back and enjoy a screening of the original 1972 “classic” about a tottering ocean liner that flips over one fateful New Year’s Eve.

Now Playing
at the Music Box


The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

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Sundance Film Festival Short Film Collection 2009

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The Red Shoes


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