The Colonial Theatre updates its schedule for the coming week every Tuesday evening.

Nov. 28 to Dec. 4

Extra matinees this week!

(Condensed Schedule in Effect – Open Wed. thru Sun.).

Christmas gift shoppers take note; Colonial’s annual “sale” coming up! We will again offer sheets of movie gift certificate tickets and popcorn coupons for purchase at a reduced rate. This “sale” is in effect from Dec.1 through Dec. 24 and gift coupons never expire.

Birdman   R  2hr 10min  City, except Star for matinees

Fri. (Nov. 28) 2:00, 5:40, 8:10
Sat. (Nov. 29) 12:15, 5:40, 8:10
Sun. (Nov. 30) 12:15, 7:00
Wed. (Dec. 3) 4:40, 7:10
Thurs. (Dec. 4) 7:00

Cast: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu

A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory. Michael Keaton stars in this coolest movie of the season…Big Winner at Venice, Telluride & NYC film fests…A true wonderment!

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Penguins of Madagascar  PG  1hr40m Dreamland, except City for matinees

Fri. (Nov. 28) 2:30, 6:00, 7:55
Sat. (Nov. 29) 3:10, 6:00, 7:55
Sun. (Nov. 30) 3:10, 6:45
Wed. (Dec. 3) 5:00, 6:55
Thurs. (Dec. 4) 6:45

Cast: Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights

Directors: Eric Darnell, Simon J. SmithSuper spy teams aren’t born…they’re hatched. Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious covert birds in the global espionage biz: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private.

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MV5BMTcxNDI2NDAzNl5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwODM3MTc2MjE@._V1_SX214_AL_Mockingjay: Part One  2hr 3min   PG-13   Star

Fri. (Nov. 28) 2:15, 5:45, 8:15
Sat. (Nov. 29) 2:45, 5:45, 8:15
Sun. (Nov. 30) 2:45, 7:05
Wed. (Dec. 3) 4:45, 7:15
Thurs. (Dec. 4) 7:05

Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth

Director: Francis Lawrence

When Katniss destroys the games, she goes to District 13 after District 12 is destroyed. She meets President Coin who convinces her to be the symbol of rebellion, while trying to save Peeta from the Cap

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Coming Soon

(Condensed Schedule in Effect – Open Wed. thru Sun.).


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 Special Event!

Come see a Christmas classic on the big screen.  Monday December 1 at 6:45pm the Colonial Theatre will present “It’s A Wonderful Life” Admission is $10 suggested donation as this is a benefit show for the Interfaith Fuel Fund of the Greater Bay Area Ministerium. A heart-warming picture about small town life with all proceeds to help warm our neighbors in our small towns! Frank Capra directs Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed in a story that proves how one life can make a difference. You’ll feel good both seeing this movie and aiding this cause. Come to the Colonial Theatre on High Street in downtown Belfast. Call 338-1930 or visit

Wow!…could this be the 20th year of Free shows?

Indeed it is! Join us for the 20th Annual Free Family Matinee Series made possible thanks to the generosity of many area business sponsors.

Shows are each Saturday and Sunday afternoon between Thanksgiving and Christmas!
A different PG movie plays each weekend. At 12:30 there will be 275 free seats since movie shows in 2 theatres, and at 3:00 there will be 150 free seats. Here’s what we’ll be featuring:

Nov. 29 and 30 ~ “Dolphin Tale 2″

Dec. 6 and 7 ~ “The Book of Life”

Dec. 13 and 14 ~ “The Box Trolls”

Dec. 20 and 21 ~ “Iron Giant”

From Dec 1 to Dec 24 our Annual Sale will be in effect!
We offer movie ticket gift certificates and popcorn coupons at a reduced rate for easy giving…save about 15 % on these Sheets of Nine! Available for sale at the candy counter whenever theatre is open ~ to save your time/avoid the snack line it’s best to come once movies are underway.
ALSO ~ we do participate in Downtown Belfast’s Early Bird Sale on Sat. Dec. 6 from 6 to 9 am when we take 10% off this sale price….the whole downtown is a-buzz with deals that morning so come on down!


A Big THANK YOU to the dozens of local business sponsors…
see sponsor list at the theatre and on the matinee flyers.


Think you might have spotted a mistake in our schedule?

Please e-mail us here – thank you!

What is coming soon? “Are you going to get…..?”

Good questions.

We are a three-screen theatre in a twelve screen world so we can’t get everything all the time. But we do get most films year in and year out.