The Hangover

October 27, 2019 - 1:00 pm

If Fantasy Fest leaves you feeling ... not your best, you're cordially invited to the Tropic to lick your wounds and nurse your headache with a special matinee presentation of "The Hangover." 



October 28, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Fright Nights - The Tropic is getting into the Halloween spirit with three nights of frights October 28, 30 and 31! Kick off your Halloween week with this classic from the Master of Suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock.



October 30, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Fright Nights - The Tropic's Halloween series continues with a little something for the whole (haunted) family: Tim Burton's gonzo classic "Beetlejuice."


The Exorcist

October 31, 2019 - 10:00 pm

Fright Nights - The Tropic's Halloween series concludes with a late-night, Halloween-night showing of the horror classic that set the bar for supernatural scares: "The Exorcist."


Sunset Boulevard

November 4, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Monday Night Classics - This November, the Tropic's Monday Night Classics are diving into film noir to explore the seamy underbelly of polite society—starting with the 1950 Billy Wilder classic that helped define the genre.


Southern Circuit Tour: A Short History of the Long Road

November 10, 2019 - 6:00 pm

Southern Circuit Tour - Writer-director Ani Simon-Kennedy's film delves into the subculture of American van living, through the story of teenage Nola, who grew up on the open road with her beloved father Clint – two nomads against the world.


This is Spinal Tap

November 11, 2019 - 8:00 pm

We're turning it up to 11 with a special one-night-only screening of the rock mockumentary that defined the genre: "This is Spinal Tap."


Strangers on a Train

November 11, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Monday Night Classics - Co-adapted by Raymond Chandler from a novel by Patricia Highsmith, "Strangers on a Train" exemplifies Hitchcock's favorite theme of the evil that lurks just below the surface of everyday life and ordinary men.


The Rocky Horror Picture Show

November 16, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a "Rocky Horror" virgin, come sing, dance and do the Time Warp November 16 at the Tropic. Costumes encouraged!


Royal Opera House: Don Giovanni

November 17, 2019 - 11:00 am

ROH Live Cinema Season - The impulsive, charismatic Don Giovanni is a serial seducer, accompanied by his long-suffering servant Leporello—but when anger takes him too far, he unleashes a dark power beyond his control in this landmark Mozart opera.


Double Indemnity

November 18, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Monday Night Classics - "Double Indemnity" is the archetype of California noir: a greedy, weak man is seduced and trapped by a cold, evil woman amidst modernist glamour, dark shadows and Expressionist lighting.


2019 Key West Film Festival

November 20, 2019 - 7:00 pm

The mission of the Key West Film Festival is to showcase films that capture Key West’s essence: Creativity, Diversity, Sustainability, and Beauty. The Tropic Cinema is thrilled be the screening home of the 2019 Key West Film Festival, happening November 20-24, 2019. Passes are now on sale!


Dial M for Murder (3D)

November 25, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Monday Night Classics - The Tropic's November Noir series concludes with a special treat from the master of suspense—Alfred Hitchcock's "Dial M for Murder" in its rarely seen original 3D incarnation.


Planes, Trains and Automobiles

November 27, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Those aren't pillows! Kick off your Thanksgiving weekend with John Hughes's classic cross-country tale of holiday travel gone very, very wrong.


Depeche Mode: Spirits in the Forest

November 30, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Music on Film - Artfully directed by award-winning filmmaker Anton Corbijn, "Spirits in the Forest" goes beyond the typical concert film, weaving together exhilarating musical performances with intimate documentary footage filmed in fans’ hometowns across the globe.

Poster for Depeche Mode- SPIRITS in the Forest

Eaton Street Christmas Stroll

December 8, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Key West Theater, The Studios of Key West, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Tropic Cinema, Keys Choral Arts and the Key West United Methodist Church unite for the third annual Eaton Street Christmas Stroll on December 8th.


Royal Opera House: Don Pasquale

December 8, 2019 - 11:00 am

ROH Live Cinema Season - The witty story of a middle-aged man whose supposed young wife runs rings around him – with her own ulterior romantic purpose in mind – has long delighted and surprised audiences with the sparkle of its music and the virtuoso skill of its performers.


Royal Opera House: The Nutcracker

December 15, 2019 - 11:00 am

ROH Live Cinema Season - The Royal Ballet's glorious production of "The Nutcracker," created by Peter Wright in 1984, is the production par excellence of an all-time ballet favorite.


Branagh Theatre Live: A Winter’s Tale

January 5, 2020 - 1:00 pm

Due to phenomenal demand, the Tropic will be among the cinemas worldwide bringing back Sir Kenneth Branagh's reimagining of Shakespeare's timeless tragicomedy this holiday season.


Southern Circuit Tour: Leave the Bus Through the Broken Window

January 19, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Southern Circuit Tour - What starts as a traditional documentary about the Hong Kong art scene becomes an intimate and wryly comedic study of loneliness and alienation within an increasingly globalized world.



January 21, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Join the Tropic Cinema and special guest Richard Eaton for a screening of "Moynihan," a documentary that Variety says "takes the full, fascinating measure of the charismatic maverick that Moynihan was."


Southern Circuit Tour: Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts

February 23, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Southern Circuit Tour - This feature documentary explores the life of a unique American artist with a remarkable and unlikely biography. Bill Traylor was born into slavery in 1853 on a cotton plantation in rural Alabama, but didn't start producing art until he was in his 80s.


Southern Circuit Tour: Picture Character

March 29, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Southern Circuit Tour - The rapid rise of emoji (Japanese for “picture character”) is a global phenomenon without precedent. Directors Martha Shane and Ian Cheney lead viewers on a deep dive into the ever evolving world of emoji, from their humble beginnings to mobile keyboards everywhere.


Southern Circuit Tour: You Gave Me A Song

April 26, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Southern Circuit Tour - From director Kenny Dalsheimer, this new documentary offers an intimate portrait of old-time music pioneer Alice Gerrard and her remarkable, unpredictable journey creating and preserving traditional music.