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10 Must-See Movies to Catch at The Galileo Open Air Cinema This March

With a fervent grip on the last few weeks of the summer delights, The Galileo Open Air Cinema, in proud association with Santam, offers more movie magic for the last few weeks in March and April before the end of the season.

This March boasts a line-up carefully curated to impress all audiences, from movie fanatics to children, with Galileo’s unique selection of all-time classics and behemoths. And, even though the month of love is behind us, Galileo keeps the romance alive by screening all-time favourite Rom-Com classics for all the sweethearts.

So, without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the movies guests can expect to enjoy at the ever-entertaining open-air cinema.

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Wedding Crashers

Wedding Crashers is a 2005 comedy film. Jeremy (Vince Vaughn) and John (Owen Wilson), a pair of committed womanisers who sneak into weddings to take advantage of the romantic tinge in the air, find themselves at odds with one another when John meets and falls for Claire Cleary (Rachel McAdams).

When: 11 March Saturday | Doors open at 5pm | Movie starts at 7:45pm
Where: Neethlingshof Estate, Polkadraai Rd, Stellenbosch

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The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars is a 2014 coming-of-age romance film. Two teenage cancer patients begin a life-affirming journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam.

When: 15 March – Wednesday | Doors open at 6pm | Movie starts at 7:30pm
Where: Kirstenbosch Garden, Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town

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Grease

Celebrate the incredible 45th Anniversary of the iconic and legendary movie, Grease.

Grease is a classic musical rom-com that unfolds the 1958 summer romance of T-Bird greaser – Danny and good girl – Australian transfer student Sandy. The film stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John as Danny and Sandy.

When: 17 March – Friday | Doors open at 6pm | Movie starts at 7:30pm
Where: Central Park, Century City, Cape Town

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Pretty Woman

Pretty Woman is a 1990 romantic comedy film. Rich corporate raider from New York (Richard Gere) needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute (Julia Roberts)… only to fall in love.

When: 18 March – Saturday | Doors open at 5pm | Movie starts at 7:30pm
Where: Plaisir De Merle Wine Estate, R45, Simondium, Franschhoek

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Toy Story (1995)

Embrace the nostalgia as you relive your childhood memories and create new ones with your children on the public holiday with the unforgettable Toy Story movie.

Toy Story is a 1995 animated family-friendly comedy. Taking place in a world where toys come to life when humans are not present. A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman action figure supplants him as top toy in a boy’s bedroom.

When: 20 March – Monday | Doors open at 6pm | Movie starts at 7:30pm
Where: Kirstenbosch Garden, Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town

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The Perks of Being A Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a 2012 coming-of-age drama film. An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

When: 22 March – Wednesday | Doors open at 6pm | Movie starts at 7:30pm
Where: Kirstenbosch Garden, Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town

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Elvis

Elvis is a 2022 biographical musical drama film. The life of American music icon Elvis Presley, from his childhood to becoming a rock and movie star in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

When: 23 March – Thursday | Doors open at 6pm | Movie starts at 7:30pm
Where: Kirstenbosch Garden, Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town

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Ticket to Paradise

Ticket To Paradise is a 2022 romantic comedy. A divorced couple teams up and travels to Bali to stop their daughter from making the same mistake they think they made 25 years ago.

When: 29 March – Wednesday | Doors open at 6pm | Movie starts at 7:30pm
Where: Kirstenbosch Garden, Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town

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Last Night in Soho

Last Night in Soho is a 2021 British psychological horror film. An aspiring fashion designer is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer. But the glamour is not all it appears to be and the dreams of the past start to crack and splinter into something darker.

When: 30 March – Thursday | Doors open at 6pm | Movie starts at 7:30pm
Where: Kirstenbosch Garden, Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town

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Ghostbusters Afterlife

Ghostbusters: Afterlife is a 2021 supernatural comedy film. Set 32 years after the events of Ghostbusters II, it follows a single mom and her two kids who arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.

When: 31 March – Friday | Doors open at 6pm | Movie starts at 7:30pm
Where: Kirstenbosch Garden, Rhodes Dr, Newlands, Cape Town

 

Bring the kids and family along for an eventful and fun experience in the last of the summer-season stretch of golden glimpses and glorious sunsets complemented by big movie magic and an unforgettable night under the stars.

Book your tickets now via webtickets! We encourage movie-goers to book as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Speaking of early, guests are reminded to arrive early in order to find a nice spot where they can enjoy an evening of artisanal food, drinks, games, lively music and an overall great atmosphere.

For more information on the upcoming movies, venues and specials, visit The Galileo Open Air Cinema’s website at www.thegalileo.co.za.

Tel: 071 471 8728
Email: hello@thegalileo.co.za
Website: thegalileo.co.za.
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