Next year, film aficionados can enjoy a yearlong journey spanning nine decades of cinema history, through a dozen of some of the movie industry’s greatest titles, as Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies present the seventh annual TCM Big Screen Classics series. Featuring acclaimed films released from 1941 to 1996, and encompassing legendary dramas, iconic musicals, beloved comedies, a thrilling adventure, a stylish film noir, a stirring epic, a crackling mystery, and a suspenseful horror, the TCM Big Screen Classics series has something for everyone in 2021.

Each film is presented with pristine digital projection, movie-theater-quality sound, and in its original aspect ratio, as they were intended by the filmmakers. The TCM Big Screen Classics series is further enhanced with fascinating pre- and post-feature insights presented by popular TCM hosts, including TCM Primetime host Ben Mankiewicz.


The lineup for the 2021 TCM Big Screen Classics series is:

  • The Maltese Falcon 80th Anniversary -- Sun., Jan 24 & Wed., Jan 27    
  • Boyz n the Hood 30th Anniversary -- Sun., Feb 28 & Wed., Mar 3             
  • The Ten Commandments 65th Anniversary -- Sun., Mar 28 & Wed., Mar 31         
  • La Bamba -- Sun., April 18 & Wed., April 21                              
  • Fried Green Tomatoes 30th Anniversary -- Sun., May 9 & Wed., May 12               
  • The Birdcage 25th Anniversary -- June                   
  • The African Queen 70th Anniversary -- July                     
  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 50th Anniversary -- August
  • Citizen Kane 80th Anniversary -- September                    
  • The Silence of the Lambs 30th Anniversary -- October                       
  • West Side Story 60th Anniversary -- November                
  • On Golden Pond 40th Anniversary -- December            


You can learn more and buy tickets on this link!  And you can enter our Backlot Big Screen Trivia contest on this page.