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Movies Playing at the Hippodrome

Going to the movies is one of America’s favorite pastimes. It’s a fun family outing. It’s a hip hangout for friends. Local movies showing at the Hippodrome can be enjoyed on our cushy and luxurious recliners that you would have in your own living room.

Comfort and Luxury Movie Experience in Downtown Waco

Sometimes we don’t want to leave the comfort of our couches at home just to go to the movies. However, there is just something enchanting about watching classic and new release movies on a massive screen.

We know how everyone loves being comfortable while watching movies, so at the Hippodrome, we crafted a movie experience like no other in Waco.

Our three new theaters boast 77 modern, comfortable reclining theater seats complete with a large cupholder and a tray table. Our state-of-the-art movie theater technology will let you marvel at spectacular scenes in high-definition audio and video.

There’s Something for Everyone

Amp up your night out at the Hippodrome. Have drinks, sit back, relax, and chow down on some delicious food like you were at home – without the need to cook or clean. We have a reliable push-button food service where our servers come to your seat to take your order. Pick from our menu, including, wine, cocktails, and beer. Get an exclusive luxurious experience only at the Hippodrome. Just arrive at least 30 minutes early so we can prepare your food and bring it right to your seat.

Our movie lineup always has something for everyone – from mainstream Hollywood movies along with well-loved art films, a repertoire of family favorites, Hollywood classics, critically acclaimed independent movies, and more.

Guaranteed Seats

You can also reserve your seats ahead of the screening time. This gives you the chance to plan ahead and take control of your own time. No more rushing to the theater to get the best seat. And if you arrive with a group, you are guaranteed to sit together with our reserved seating feature. For reservations, visit our website. Gift certificates are also available.

Lovely Downtown Location

The Hippodrome is a beautiful downtown locale where you can enjoy movies and dinner all in one convenient location. Skip typing “movies near me” into Google. There’s no need to keep searching for the perfect movie venue. The Hippodome is Waco’s go-to place for screening movie releases and indulging in delicious food and drinks. Luxury, comfort, and convenience – that’s the Hippodrome promise!


Multiple Blockbusters
Playing Downtown

We have something for every movie fanatic!

With the latest theater additions at the Hippodrome, we can play up to five new release movies at the same time right in downtown Waco. Whether you’re an old soul who appreciates the classics or someone who needs to be the first in line for the blockbusters, we have something for you.

Enriching the Cultural Scene

The Hippodrome is proud to host locally produced short and feature films. Our city has a brilliant community of talented performing artists, and we are always delighted to showcase what they’ve got. Want to show your completed film project to a broad audience? Let us know. We work with The Heart of Texas Film Society to help local filmmakers screen their work. At the Hippodrome, we believe in enriching our local arts and culture scene. Catch remarkable documentaries and incredible independent films at no other place in town than at the Hippodrome.

For a list of current movies and showtimes, check our website or come by the box office.


Variety Shows, Showtimes, and Listings

More than just showing movies, you can also catch plays, stand-up comedy shows, live music performances, and a whole lot more at the Hippodrome. Check out our regularly updated calendar for notable talents. From comedians and dueling pianos to magicians and mentalists, there is always outstanding talent waiting to be discovered at the Hippodrome.

Texas Film Festivals

The Hippodrome is proud to host local film festivals each year. In 2017, we hosted the 1st Annual Deep in the Heart Film Festival, where Waco was certified as a Film Friendly City by the Texas Film Commission. The Hippodrome was the only theater in town to
show 70 captivating short video and film projects and six riveting feature-length independent films. This was a fantastic opportunity for film buffs to connect with filmmakers, producers, and other film production professionals from all over the world.