Catch 8 ‘Must-See’ Movies for Only $5 in Colorado for Summer of 2023
For a total of $40 this summer in Loveland, you could be seeing some of the greatest movies going back as far as 100 years. A great opportunity to expose friends and family to films they may not have seen, especially not on the big screen.
All but one of these will be happening on a Friday, helping you get into the weekend with a highly-acclaimed film. The one that is not on a Friday will be a part of Colorado's Juneteenth Celebration; with another highly-acclaimed movie about Black History, culture, and fashion.
If you're looking for a fun night out in Loveland, Downtown Loveland's Rialto Theater has a great lineup of movies planned for their "Flashback Fridays" in the summer of 2023. Adventure, fantasy, comedy, inspiration; some of the most highly-regarded movies ever released.
When you see this list, it's not crazy to say that you want to see them all; they're all great and they're all only $5. While they're all not "family-friendly," you do have to admire the Rialto's choosing of each of them. It would be fun to see what kind of crowd each of the showings draws.
You can make any of these a "Date Night," though they're not all suitable for a family outing. You can get Downtown early for some food at one of the great restaurants, like The Black Steer. After you see a $5, you can still hang out Downtown, whether it be for a sweet snack Mary's Mountain Cookies, or a cocktail at say, Pourhouse.
LOVELAND'S $5 SUMMER MOVIES FOR 2023
- Friday, June 16, 7 p.m.
- 'WIZARD OF OZ'
The 1939 classic will kick off the series with red slippers.
- Monday, June 19 (Juneteenth), 7 p.m.
- 'SUMMER OF SOUL'
In celebration of Juneteenth, a screening of Questlove's 2019 film about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival, "Black Woodstock."
- Friday, June 23, 7 p.m.
- 'SAFETY LAST!'
The oldest movie of the series, this silent movie from 1922, features one of the most popular silent film stars of the era, Harold Lloyd. The Rialto will have a live pianist accompanying the screening.
- Friday, June 30, 7 p.m.
- 'WEST SIDE STORY (1961)'
The original Sharks and Jets will bring it to 4th Street.
- Friday, July 7, 7 p.m.
- 'A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
How many in the audience will shout along when Coach Jimmy yells, "There's no crying in baseball!"?
- Friday, July 14, 7 p.m.
- 'MONTY PYTHON & THE HOLY GRAIL'
The 1974 dark comedy is arguably the troupe's best. "'Tis but a scratch!"
- Friday, July 21, 7 p.m.
- "PULP FICTION"
Big Macs, a briefcase, and big brains on Brad. A stellar cast, and a great story.
- Friday, July 28, 7 p.m.
- 'RESERVOIR DOGS'
Quentin Tarantino's feature-length debut goes down as one of the greatest film noirs in not only the '90s but in all of film.