CHRISTMAS UNDERGROUND CINEMA

21 - 22
December

It's Christmas!

Underground Cinema returns to our medieval Undercroft in December, right before Santa comes. So, wrap-up warm and come along to Cardiff Castle this Christmas for a fantastic line-up of your favourite festive flicks.

 

THE GRINCH (U)

This great green grump, this small-hearted creature hates Christmas and fun, but still gets his own feature with a story by Seuss, plus great animation from the makers of Minions at Illumination!

And the best place to see this most un-festive rascal? Is deep underground, beneath Cardiff’s own castle!

Sat, 21 Dec - 10:30 Mon, 23 Dec - 12:15    
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HOME ALONE (PG)

Kevin! A young boy is accidentally left behind by his family over the Christmas holidays, and has to figure out how to look after himself and outwit a pair of burglars targeting his house. Home Alone remains one of the most popular comedies ever made.

Sat, 21 Dec - 12:30 Sun, 22 Dec - 10:30    
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THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL (U)

One Christmas Eve, the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet To Come visit cold-hearted businessman Ebenezer Scrooge to teach him a valuable lesson. Starring Michael Caine as Scrooge, Kermit The Frog as Bob Cratchit and featuring The Great Gonzo as Charles Dickens.

Sat, 21 Dec - 14:30      
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ELF (PG)

Once upon a time in the North Pole, Papa Elf adopted a little human boy and called him Buddy. When Buddy grows up and realises that he’s not an elf after all, he decides to find his birth father in New York City. Starring Will Ferrell as Buddy, Elf has quickly become one of the most-loved Christmas movies ever.

Sat, 21 Dec - 16:30 Sat, 21 Dec - 18:30 Sun, 22 Dec - 16:15 Sun, 22 Dec - 18:15
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Mon, 23 Dec - 14:00 Mon, 23 Dec - 20:00
   
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GREMLINS (12A)

Keep them out of the light. Don’t give them any water. And never, ever, feed them after midnight. These are the rules for keeping a pet mogwai. When Billy is given one for Christmas, he has no idea of the trouble that’s about to follow. A mischievous Christmas classic from producer Steven Spielberg.

Sat, 21 Dec - 20:30      
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THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS (PG)

Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of HalloweenTown, discovers a portal to Christmas Town and decides to celebrate its traditions his own way. A dazzling animated feature from the mind of Tim Burton.

Sun, 22 Dec - 12:30      
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SANTA CLAUS: THE MOVIE (PG)

Screening by popular demand! The beloved storyof how a simple man named Claus finds his festive destiny, bringing joy to theworld for centuries. Until his most ambitious elf (Dudley Moore) meets aruthless businessman (John Lithgow), and they make a deal that might ruinChristmas for everybody …

Sun, 22 Dec - 14:00 Mon, 23 Dec - 16:00    
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DIE HARD (15)

It’s Christmas Eve and everyone’s celebrating at Nakatomi Plaza, until Hans Gruber and his armed henchmen violently crash the party and take the guests hostage. Except for one: John McClane, a cop from New York who got invited by mistake…

Sun, 22 Dec - 20:15      
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THE POLAR EXPRESS (U)

One Christmas Eve, a young boy boards a mysterious train bound for the North Pole…

Tom Hanks stars as almost everyone in this festive feature from Robert Zemeckis, the dazzling director of Forrest Gump and Back To The Future.

Mon, 23 Dec - 10:00      
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NATIONAL LAMPOON'S CHRISTMAS VACATION (PG)

Another audience favourite, screening by popular demand! 

Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) just wants a "fun old-fashioned family Christmas" but his plans soon go very badly wrong…

Mon, 23 Dec - 18:00      
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