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See 75 cent movies at Ashland Theatre

Celebrate 75 years of the community theater with films, popcorn, door prizes, and 75 cent screenings all year long


The iconic exterior of the Ashland Theatre.

Photo courtesy @ashlandvirginia

Want to see a movie for 75 cents? There’s no time machine required. Ashland Theatre is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a special event on Thursday, August 10.

The event will feature:

  • A 10 a.m. Open House with a ribbon-tying ceremony, 75 cent popcorn, and door prizes
  • A 1 p.m. showing of classic Looney Tunes cartoon shorts for 75 cents | Get tickets
  • A 7 p.m. screening of the 1948 John Wayne western “Red River” — you guessed it, also 75 cents | Get tickets

The anniversary fun doesn’t stop there — once a month for a whole year, the theater will show classic films from 1948 for 75 cents.
2023 screenings

  • “Letter from an Unknown Woman” | September 18 | 7 p.m. | Starring Joan Fontaine and Louis Jordan
  • “Macbeth” | October 16 | 7 p.m. | Directed by and starring Orson Welles
  • “State of the Union” | November 13 | 7 p.m. | Starring Katharine Hepburn, Angela Lansbury, and Spencer Tracy
  • “The Red Shoes” | December 12 | 7 p.m. | Academy Award nominee for Best Picture

2024 screenings

  • “Key Largo” | January 22 | 7 p.m. | Starring Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore, and Humphrey Bogart
  • “Rope” | February 12 | 7 p.m. | Directed by Alfred Hitchcock starring Jimmy Stewart
  • “Easter Parade” | March 25 | 4 p.m. | Starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire
  • “Hamlet” | April 15 | 7 p.m. | Academy Award winner for Best Picture and Best Actor, starring Laurence Olivier
  • “Unfaithfully Yours” | May 13 | 7 p.m. | Starring Rex Harrison and Linda Darnell
  • “Sorry, Wrong Number” | June 10 | 7 p.m. | Starring Barbara Stanwyck and Burt Lancaster
  • “Bicycle Thieves” | July 15 | 7 p.m. | Starring Lamberto Maggiorani and Enzo Staiola
  • “The Pirate” | August 12 | 7 p.m. | Starring Judy Garland and Gene Kelly
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