About the Retro Film Series

The Greatest Film Series in the World

Our weekly film series of double-features is dedicated to bringing classic movies back to the big screen! We give away door prizes and screen classic movie trailers before every film. Come see your favorite childhood movies again and learn why nostalgia is imbued with magic.


Retro Film Series Sponsor

CEI: The Digital Office


RETRO INDIVIDUAL HOSTS who have made gifts of $50 or more between September 29, 2019 and July 30, 2021:

  • The 12 Movies, 24 Hours Marathon (Marc Wasserman)
  • Amy May Pop Art
  • Mark, Jill & Natalie Berrong
  • Holy Mountain Printing
  • Kevin Marshall
  • Ramblers NC
  • Anonymous
  • Arcane
  • Carolinas Podcast
  • Big Girl and Froggy
  • Jack Clark & Eric Stach
  • Crystal and George Cook
  • Celeste Copeland
  • Cynthe Corey
  • Lilith M. Davis
  • Mich Donovan
  • Darren Fallis
  • Paul and Victoria Fredrick
  • Marcus Green and Valerie Jarrett
  • Curtis Greeson
  • The Grey Area News
  • Glen Haley
  • Richard Hill
  • Jonathan B. Howell
  • Moe Long, CupofMoe.com
  • Debbie MacEwen
  • John McHugh
  • Rachel Mills
  • Julie S. Moore
  • Shawn Moore
  • Thomas H. Moore
  • Rebecca Newton
  • Charity Quick
  • Melissa and Craig Scherer
  • Jeff Stern
  • Ruth and Darrin Sutherland
  • Jennifer Thorne
  • Welcome Tattoo
  • Tina Wilkins
  • Michael G. Williams
  • Wright Appliance

Brian Belovarac, Janus Films
Bret Berg, American Genre Film Archive
Chris Chouinard, Park Circus Repertory
Amy Crismer, Walt Disney Studios
Eric Di Bernardo, Rialto Pictures
Michael Dicerto, Sony Pictures Classics
Jack Durwood, Paramount Pictures
Tiffany Greenwood, Swank Motion Pictures
Jason Jackowski, Universal Pictures Distribution
David Jennings, Sony Pictures Distribution
Sharon Lester, Rainbow Releasing
Dean Moore, Spotlight Cinema Networsk
Warner Brothers Repertory

Tickets for Retro Film Series double-features are $9.50. New seasons begin each January and July.

Tickets and passes for the January-June 2022 series will be available later this year.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office. The Carolina Theatre Box Office is open Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS : $9.50 per double feature or Film Series single feature

RETRO SEASON PASS: $80 Includes every Retro double feature and Cinema Overdrive single feature. (Does not include Anime-Magic, FantasticRealm, MysteryRealm or other special events).

ANIME-MAGIC 10-PASS: $80

MYSTERYREALM 10-PASS $80

FANTASTIC REALM FILM SERIES: $5 per single feature

CINEMA OVERDRIVE: $7 per single feature

MOVIEDIVA FILM SERIES: $7 per single feature

SPLATTERFLIX 10-PASS: $80