San Diego, California - Already the place to be seen and scene, San Diego’s Rooftop Cinema Club at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, the premier destination for movie-watchers in America’s Finest City, today announced its latest releases online.
This May and June will feature a series of films that will pay homage to Women in Film, the upcoming Royal Wedding, films that have a strong San Diego flavor, and several others that are celebrating noteworthy film anniversaries in 2018.
The latest releases will roll out with the highly-acclaimed and award-nominated sci-fi thriller, Black Panther, on Saturday, May 12. Black Panther sets the stage for a week of great titles that include Dazed and Confused (Tuesday, May 15), which is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its 1993 release; three-time Oscar Award-winner and Steven Spielberg’s frightening thriller, Jaws, on Wednesday, May 16; the Oscar Award-winning GoodFellas, starring Robert DeNiro, Ray Liotta and Joe Pesci, on Thursday, May 17; Coming to America (Friday, May 18), which celebrates its 20thanniversary in 2018, before finally, a nod to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding will cap off the week when Bridesmaids takes a trip down the aisle on Saturday, May 19.
Plenty of additional cinematic classics await San Diegans as the slate continues. Women in film will be celebrated with a pair of gems, starting with Girls Trip, starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith (Saturday, May 26), followed by the fantasy/horror thriller, The Craft, just three days following on Tuesday, May 29.
San Diego also will re-claim its beloved place in the Rooftop Cinema spotlight when one of the most-popular films in RCC history, Top Gun, based on the city’s infamous Top Gun flight school and starring Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer, returns to the screen at the Grand Hyatt on Friday, June 1. And Almost Famous, the Cameron Crowe classic starring Kate Hudson which includes cameos of Ocean Beach, Balboa Park and the San Diego Sports Arena, rolls off the projector just five days later on Wednesday, June 6.
Other great films celebrating noteworthy anniversaries on the May-June ledger include the Alfred Hitchcock thriller, Vertigo, on Tuesday, June 5. Vertigo celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2018 after being released in 1958. And one of the most-popular movies of all-time, the 1978 cult-classic, Grease, starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, will run on Friday, June 8 in celebration of its 40 years on the giant screen.
San Diego’s Rooftop Cinema Club is open to adults 18-and-over. Ticket prices start at just $17 per person for a single deck-chair beneath the stars. For $20, you can receive a single deck-chair along with bottomless popcorn, and for just $24 apiece, a couple can enjoy a film in the comfort of a double love-seat while also enjoying bottomless popcorn.
And for fans who drive themselves to the Rooftop Cinema Club, you can self-park in Manchester Grand Hyatt’s parking garage and receive a free four-hour validation (self-parking only) with any food or beverage purchase on-site, including the Rooftop Concession Stand (excluding candy and popcorn).
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for all showings and the movies begin from around sunset, with start times varying.
Tickets for all Rooftop Cinema Club San Diego shows are available at https://rooftopcinemaclub.com/san-diego/ . Seating is limited and tickets do sell out fast!! The complete schedule, including today’s newly-released films, is below. New releases are denoted with an (*).
- Tuesday, April 24 The Greatest Showman
- Wednesday, April 25 Thor: Ragnarok
- Thursday, April 26 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
- Friday, April 27 Blade Runner
- Saturday, April 28 Blade Runner 2049
- Tuesday, May 1 Coco
- Wednesday, May 2 Clueless
- Thursday, May 3 La La Land
- Friday, May 4 The Big Lebowski
- Saturday, May 5 Terminator 2: Judgement Day (4k Director’s Remastered Version)
- Tuesday, May 8 Raiders of the Lost Ark
- Wednesday, May 9 Back to the Future
- Thursday, May 10 I, Tonya
- Friday, May 11 Dirty Dancing
- Saturday, May 12* Black Panther
- Tuesday, May 15* Dazed and Confused
- Wednesday, May 16* Jaws
- Thursday, May 17* Goodfellas
- Friday, May 18* Coming to America
- Saturday, May 19* Bridesmaids
- Tuesday, May 22* The Fifth Element
- Wednesday, May 23* Breakfast at Tiffany’s
- Thursday, May 24* Baby Driver
- Friday, May 25* The Lost Boys
- Saturday, May 26* Girls Trip
- Tuesday, May 29* The Craft
- Wednesday, May 30* Pulp Fiction
- Thursday, May 31* The Notebook
- Friday, June 1* Top Gun
- Saturday, June 2* Moulin Rouge!
- Tuesday, June 5* Vertigo
- Wednesday, June 6* Almost Famous
- Thursday, June 7* Casablanca
- Friday, June 8* Grease
- Saturday, June 9* The Greatest Showman
- Tuesday, June 12* Rushmore
(Rooftop Cinema Club is dark on Sundays and Mondays)
One of the great draws of the Rooftop Cinema Club is the awesome selection of food and drink that moviegoers have the choice to pick from. San Diegans love their street food and craft beers and RCC delivers at every turn. The street-fare at the Rooftop Concession Stand will tempt everyone’s taste buds with a diverse menu that features Ahi Poke Nachos, Fish Tacos, Carne Asada Tacos and Nachos, and several wrap options, including a Chicken Chipotle Wrap. Then you can chase it down in full San Diego style as Rooftop Cinema Club offers two of its signature cocktails – Stay Classy on the Rocks and Almost Famous on the Rocks – along with a host of IPA and wine options.
For those who’ve never been, the first question is “What awaits you at the Rooftop Cinema Club?” This world-wide phenomenon, which originated in the United Kingdom, is all about great company, better food, top-shelf drinks and a night full of memories set high above the San Diego skyline. Rooftop Cinema Club is a fun night out with your friends and loved ones in an iconic setting to watch a wide swath of great films, everything from cult-classics to recent-releases, award-winning films and some quite frankly you probably wish you hadn’t waited so long to see. RCC also boasts state-of-the-art HD projectors, studio-quality wireless headphones, comfy deck chairs and cozy blankets.
You can also come early or stay late and enjoy 15% off food and drink at one of Grand Hyatt San Diego’s many onsite restaurants. Sip signature cocktails 40 stories above San Diego bay at Top of the Hyatt, dine on locally sourced sustainable seafood at the waterfront Sally’s Fish House & Bar or sample San Diego’s finest craft beer selection at Brew30 California Taps. Discount only valid day of screening. Must present dated Rooftop Cinema Club ticket to redeem. Cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions.
For more information about Rooftop Cinema Club, visit https://rooftopcinemaclub.com/