American Odyssey Series Pass

Now Playing • Jun 16–Jun 29

Paris Can Wait

The wife of a successful movie producer takes a car trip from the south of France to Paris with one of her husband's associates, and discovers herself through cuisine, wine, and sights.

Now Playing • Jun 23–Jun 29

Beatriz at Dinner

A holistic medicine practitioner attends a wealthy client's dinner party after her car breaks down.

Now Playing • Jun 25

RSC LIVE: Julius Caesar

A filmed performance from the Royal Shakespeare Company.

The RSC is at it again, presenting you with a LIVE filmed performance of Julius Caesar from Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power.

Coming Soon • Jun 28

The Lego Movie

This film is a part of our Summer Family Favorites series! All screenings are Wednesdays at 1:00pm for $5!

An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.

LAND BEFORE TIME, THE, 1988.

Coming Soon • Jun 28–Aug 2

Summer Family Favorites!

When the famously hot summer starts getting your kids down, come by the Nick for our Summer Family Favorites! They can roam the earth with dinosaurs, befriend a sci-fi robot, get into mischief on a farm of talking animals, battle for the safety of the Lego universe, and track down a rock star rooster– all inside our air-conditioned and popcorn-filled theatre.

All screenings are Wednesdays at 1:00pm for $5!

Coming Soon • Jun 29

Mad Max: Fury Road: Black & Chrome Edition

Join us for a one-night-only screening of the black and white version of Mad Max: Fury Road, also known as the Black & Chrome edition. Black & Chrome was described by Director George Miller as ‘the best version of the movie’.

Years after the collapse of civilization, the tyrannical Immortan Joe enslaves apocalypse survivors inside the desert fortress the Citadel. When the warrior Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) leads the despot's five wives in a daring escape, she forges an alliance with Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy), a loner and former captive. Fortified in the massive, armored truck the War Rig, they try to outrun the ruthless warlord and his henchmen in a deadly high-speed chase through the Wasteland.

Coming Soon • Jun 30

The Beguiled

At a girls' school in Virginia during the Civil War, where the young women have been sheltered from the outside world, a wounded Union soldier is taken in. Soon, the house is taken over with sexual tension, rivalries, and an unexpected turn of events.

Coming Soon • Jul 2–Jul 3

Sullivan's Travels

This film is part of our American Odyssey series.

A director of escapist films goes on the road as a drifter to learn about life, which gives him a rude awakening.

This series is presented thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Braddock Group of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.

Coming Soon • Jul 2–May 31

American Odyssey

This summer the Nickelodeon presents a series of classic road films that traverse the United States throughout the 20th century. From Alfred Hitchcock’s classic North by Northwest to Terrence Malick’s iconic Badlands this series has something for everyone -- exploring the adventures, intoxicating fantasies and harsh realities of the American open road.

Purchase a series pass to enjoy all of the film’s in the Nickelodeon’s American Odyssey!
Passes provide one admission to every title in this seven film series! Click through to learn more about series pass rules.

This series is presented thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Braddock Group of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.

Coming Soon • Jul 7

Reform School Girls

This film is a part of First Friday Lowbrow Cinema Explosion!

Director: Tom DeSimone

Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny will stop at nothing to escape but she also has to deal with Charlie the bully.

Coming Soon • Jul 9–Jul 10

North By Northwest

This film is a part of our American Odyssey series.

The Hitchcock-helmed Cary Grant classic about a case of mistaken identity. A Mad Avenue Ad man gets mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies and leads them in a cross-country goose chase.

This series is presented thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Braddock Group of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.

Coming Soon • Jul 12

As I Open My Eyes

This film is a part of our Foreign Focus series.

A few months before the revolution in Tunisia, 18 year-old Farah has a passion for life and sings in a political rock band. Her mother, knowing the dangers of Tunisia, wants her to pursue a career as a doctor.

Coming Soon • Jul 12

The Iron Giant

This film is a part of our Summer Family Favorites series! All screenings are Wednesdays at 1:00pm for $5!

In this animated adaptation of Ted Hughes' Cold War fable, a giant alien robot (Vin Diesel) crash-lands near the small town of Rockwell, Maine, in 1957. Exploring the area, a local 9-year-old boy, Hogarth, discovers the robot, and soon forms an unlikely friendship with him. When a paranoid government agent, Kent Mansley, becomes determined to destroy the robot, Hogarth and beatnik Dean McCoppin (Harry Connick Jr.) must do what they can to save the misunderstood machine.

Coming Soon • Jul 14

The Big Sick

Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail, connects with grad student Emily after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, complicating the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents.When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.

Coming Soon • Jul 16–Jul 17

Easy Rider

This film is a part of our American Odyssey series.

Peter Fonda stars a film about two counterculture bikers traveling from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America.

This series is presented thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Braddock Group of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.

Coming Soon • Jul 18–Aug 15

OUT Here

This April, the Nick is launching OUT Here– a new community-curated and monthly LGBTQ series screening films of all genres.

"What was the first gay film you saw? What was the first gay film that changed your life, made you laugh, broke your heart, lifted your imagination, gave you hope? Those are some of the films we want to see."
- Ed Madden, Director of Women's & Gender Studies,
Department of English Language and Literature

Support provided by:

SC Equality PAC
Famously Hot South Carolina Pride
South Carolina Gay + Lesbian Business Guild
Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, PA
Darryl Cooper
John Lucas
Robert Keenan and Brian Chen
Lula Drake
Dr. Ed Madden and Bert Easter
Larry Hembree and Joe Hudson

Coming Soon • Jul 18

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

This film is part of our OUT Here series.

When drag queen Anthony (Hugo Weaving) agrees to take his act on the road, he invites Adam (Guy Pearce) and Bernadette (Terence Stamp) to come along. In their colorful bus, named Priscilla, the three performers travel across the Australian desert performing for enthusiastic crowds and homophobic locals. But when the other two performers learn the truth about why Anthony took the job, it threatens their act and their friendship.

Coming Soon • Jul 19

Babe

This film is a part of our Summer Family Favorites series! All screenings are Wednesdays at 1:00pm for $5!

Gentle farmer Arthur Hoggett (James Cromwell) wins a piglet named Babe (Christine Cavanaugh) at a county fair. Narrowly escaping his fate as Christmas dinner when Farmer Hoggett decides to show him at the next fair, Babe bonds with motherly border collie Fly (Miriam Margolyes) and discovers that he too can herd sheep. But will the other farm animals, including Fly's jealous husband Rex, accept a pig who doesn't conform to the farm's social hierarchy?

Coming Soon • Jul 20

Duel

This film is a part of our American Odyssey series.

A diamond in the rough from the early days of Spielberg's career. A business commuter is pursued and terrorized by the malevolent driver of a massive tractor-trailer.

This series is presented thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Braddock Group of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.

Coming Soon • Jul 23–Jul 24

Badlands

This film is a part of our series American Odyssey.

From visionary director, Terrence Malick. An impressionable teenage girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend embark on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands.

This series is presented thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Braddock Group of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.

Coming Soon • Jul 25

The Fifth Element

Join us for Nick Operations Manager, Kaitlin McKnight's Staff Pick, The Fifth Element! This past April, The Fifth Element celebrated its 20th anniversary.

Team up with us at 7:30pm at the Nick to find all 5 elements! Hunt down all of the elements around Main Street and bring them back to the theater. Winner receives a $20 concessions tab!

In addition to the scavenger hunt, our neighbors Sweet Cream Co. will be selling element themed ice cream flavors in our lobby before the screening!

Scavenger Hunt: 7:30pm
The Fifth Element: 8:30pm

Director: Luc Besson

In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr. Zorg at bay.

Coming Soon • Jul 26

The Land Before Time

This film is a part of our Summer Family Favorites Series! All screenings are Wednesdays at 1:00pm for $5!

Littlefoot (Gabriel Damon), a young plant-eating dinosaur, is orphaned after his mother (Helen Shaver) perishes while protecting him from a vicious carnivore. With her last breath, she tells him how to get to the legendary Great Valley, where he will be reunited with others of his kind. With his friend Cera (Candace Hutson), Littlefoot sets out for the fabled land, meeting a variety of new friends along the way -- while also being tracked by the killer dinosaur that mortally wounded his mother.

Coming Soon • Jul 27

The Hitcher

This film is a part of our American Odyssey series.

A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes.

This series is presented thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Braddock Group of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.

Coming Soon • Jul 29

Sound & Vision

Sound & Vision brings together siblings of form through a new music documentary series in partnership with DRIP (records). In addition to screening both repertory and contemporary music docs, local bands will perform live before each film, bringing a bit more action to Columbia's Saturday night.

Coming Soon • Jul 29

Stop Making Sense

Presented in honor of legendary directory, Jonathan Demme, in concurrence with the nationwide Art House Theatre Celebrate Demme event.

Featuring live performance from The Ugly Chords.

This film is a part of our Sound & Vision series presented in partnership with Drip (records).

Director: Jonathan Demme

The pivotal concert movie for rock group The Talking Heads that captured the rare energy of David Byrne, the cinematic vision of the late Jonathan Demme, and the sacred relationship between artists and their fans.

Coming Soon • Jul 30–Jul 31

Stand By Me

This film is a part of our American Odyssey series.

It's the summer of 1959 in Castlerock, Oregon and four 12 year-old boys - Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern - are fast friends. After learning of the general location of the body of a local boy who has been missing for several days, they set off into woods to see it. Along the way, they learn about themselves, the meaning of friendship and the need to stand up for what is right.

This series is presented thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Braddock Group of Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.

Coming Soon • Aug 4

Exterminator 2

This film is part of First Friday Lowbrow Cinema Explosion!

The flamethrower-wielding vigilante John Eastland returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang.

Coming Soon • Aug 9

Aquarius

This film is a part of our Foreign Focus series.

Clara, the last resident of Aquarius building, refuses to sell her apartment to a construction company that intends to replace it with a new edifice.

Coming Soon • Aug 15

20th Anniversary: The Watermelon Woman

This film is part of our OUT here series.

Cheryl is young, Black, and lesbian, working in Philadelphia with her best friend Tamara and consumed by a film project: to make a video about her search for a Black actress from Philly who appeared in films in the 30s and was known as the Watermelon Woman.

Coming Soon • Aug 20

Total Eclipse: A Space Odyssey

As summer draws to a close this year, don't miss your chance to experience the longest total eclipse on the East Coast right here in Columbia! Not only are we lucky enough to be in what experts call, the "path of totality"– an alleyway of prime eclipse viewing stretching across the United States, but we're the last and longest stop on the path! At 2:41pm, Monday August 21, millions will gather in the Greater Columbia area to witness up to 2 minutes and 36 seconds of total solar eclipse.

But before all that excitement and history-making, why not commemorate the Total Eclipse Weekend with a true cinematic classic at your favorite movie theatre in the heart of the action? Join us Sunday night, August 20th for a special one-time screening of Stanley Kubrick's cosmological opus, 2001: A Space Odyssey!

Coming Soon • Oct 31

Donnie Darko: 15th Anniversary

There's no better match than Donnie Darko and Halloween. Celebrate the 15th anniversary of Patrick Swayze & Jake Gyllenhaal's sci-fi tale with us at the Nick! We'll have a special time-travel preshow and trivia, plus, if you wear your bunny ears, you'll get one free, small popcorn.

A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.