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Sunday, March 26, 2023



(“The Wizard of Oz” can be seen on April 27)

Who doesn’t love watching a classic movie again in the way the director made it to be seen – on the big screen? With the launch of Ster-Kinekor’s Throwback Thursdays campaign, now you can – with a ticket price to match.

Starting on March 30, 2023, the country’s leading cinema chain is bringing back two great movie titles every Thursday, at all its cinemas countrywide. At just R50 a ticket, Throwback Thursdays gives movie lovers the opportunity to relive some iconic movie scenes on the silver screen.

“People who love movies love reliving those great movie moments on the big screen,” says Lynne Wylie, chief marketing officer of Ster-Kinekor. “This campaign allows us to bring back some of those unforgettable movies for our customers to enjoy at an affordable ticket price. We’ve had a wonderful time going through the catalogues to select the films, and we are sure everyone who books a ticket for a Throwback Thursdays movie will have a similar experience while watching it.

(“Happy Feet” can be seen on March 30)

“Two different movies will be screened each Thursday. Titles that are more kid- and family-friendly will be screened during the morning and early afternoon slots, while films targeting adults and couples will play during the late afternoon and evening times, at every one of our sites across South Africa,” comments Wylie.

The first two Throwback Thursdays movies are Happy Feet (2006), screening in the morning on March 30, to get those feet tapping, and later in the day, for all the hopeless romantics out there, The Notebook (2004), starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, will be shown.

Movie titles to look forward to during the month of April include the timeless classic Casablanca (1942) with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman on April 6. Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) with the charismatic Gene Wilder in the title role, and Risky Business (1983) are lined up for your entertainment on April 13.

(“The Great Gatsby” will be shown on April 27)

The fun continues with Space Jam (1996) and When Harry Met Sally (1989) with Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal (and the famous line: “I’ll have what she’s having….”!) on April 20. The following week, on April 27, fans of the beautiful Judy Garland can watch her in the original The Wizard of Oz (1939), while the evening movie is director Baz Luhrmann’s multi-awarded extravagant and extraordinary version of The Great Gatsby (2013), with an all-star cast including Leonardo Di Caprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan, on April 27.

Bookings are now open. Book your tickets for just R50 at or download the SK App on your smartphone. 

For news and updates, go to Facebook: Ster-Kinekor Theatres | follow Ster-Kinekor on Twitter: @Ster-Kinekor. For all queries, call Ticketline on 0861-Movies (668 437).