Special Events at the Academy Theater

Three Times a Lady: Potty Talk Series 3 Premiere

December 2 - 7:30

Once. Twice. Three Times a Potty Talk Lady.


You’ve seen us cat call men. We wrestled gorillas. We share toilets. But you’ve never seen anything like series 3.


Smart sketch comedy for women who break the rules.


$10 General, $5 Arts For All




December 4 - 6, 2015

The PDXtreme Film Fest is determined to be the best damn genre festival Portland Oregon has ever seen! Taking place over 3 days at the historic Academy Theater, we’ll be showcasing horror, crime, dark comedy, and everything in-between. Tales of the grotesque, the limits of the psychological, and bumps in the night whatever the cause!

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Edward Scissorhands (1990)

December 4 - 10

A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation.


White Christmas (1954)

December 11 - 17

A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.


Home Alone (1990)

December 18 - 24

An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.


Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

December 25 - 31

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father’s footsteps and stop the Nazis.


2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) on 35mm

January 1 - 7

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest. On 35mm film.


The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

January 8 - 14

Thomas Jerome Newton is a humanoid alien who comes to Earth to get water for his dying planet. He starts a high technology company to get the billions of dollars he needs to build a return spacecraft, and meets Mary-Lou, a girl who falls in love with him. He does not count on the greed and ruthlessness of business here on Earth, however.


January 8th is David Bowie’s 69th birthday and the release date of his new album Blackstar.


Blade Runner (1982)

January 15 - 21

A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. Final Cut version.


Spaceballs (1987)

January 22 - 28

Planet Spaceballs’ President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal planet Druidia’s abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.


Rent the Academy Theater

Looking for a place to host a birthday party, film premiere, corporate meeting or other special event? The Academy Theater rents its auditoriums for private or public events and offers great party packages for children and adults. . . . Learn More ⇢


Babysitting is available at the theater for children ages 2 to 8 years at a cost of $9.50 per child for the length of the movie. Services are available Friday for shows after 3:30PM and before 8:00PM and Saturday - Sunday for all shows starting before 8:00 PM. Please call (503) 252-1705 to reserve a spot for y . . . Learn More ⇢