Marcus Theatres Unveils New Passport for 2023 Best Picture Series

Marcus Theatres is rolling out the red carpet with a new way to experience this year's Best Picture nominees on the big screen: the Marcus Best Picture passport

Save BIG when you see all 10 films nominated for Best Picture and nominees for Best Live Action Short and Animated Short on the big screen from February 24 through March 12

Milwaukee, Wisconsin ( January 25, 2023 ) -

Marcus Theatres is rolling out the red carpet with a new way to experience this year’s Best Picture nominees on the big screen: the Marcus Best Picture passport. This new electronic passport gives the moviegoer the most flexible and convenient way to experience this year’s Best Picture film series playing at 30 Marcus Theatres and Movie Taverns from February 24 through March 12.

With the Best Picture passport, a guest can make one $40 purchase and receive an electronic ticket to each of the 10 movies nominated for Best Picture and the anthology films for Best Animated Short and Live Action Short. The passport uses the latest technology to accommodate viewing preferences and the most hectic schedules, with the moviegoer choosing the specific theatre, date, and showtime to fit their lifestyle. Best Picture passport holders can save up to $30 with the purchase of the passport versus buying individual film admissions and will also receive 20% off on all concessions and food (excluding alcohol) throughout the series.

The Marcus Best Picture passport allows avid moviegoers to binge several films marathon-style or casual moviegoers to enjoy the movies at a more leisurely pace – across the full 17-day span. To purchase the Best Picture passport*, visit

Best Picture Series Films:
“All Quiet on the Western Front” (R) – A young German soldier’s terrifying experiences and distress on the western front during World War I.

“Avatar: The Way of Water” (PG-13) – Jake Sully lives with his newfound family formed on the extrasolar moon Pandora. Once a familiar threat returns to finish what was previously started, Jake must work with Neytiri and the army of the Na’vi race to protect their home. Standard pricing applies for non-passport admission to this film.

“The Banshees of Inisherin” (R) – Two lifelong friends find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them.

“Elvis” (PG-13) – The life of American music icon Elvis Presley, from his childhood to becoming a rock and movie star while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” (R) – A middle-aged Chinese immigrant is swept up into an insane adventure in which she alone can save existence by exploring other universes and connecting with the lives she could have led.

“The Fabelmans” (PG-13) – Growing up in post-World War II-era Arizona, young Sammy Fabelman aspires to become a filmmaker as he reaches adolescence, but soon discovers a shattering family secret and explores how the power of films can help him see the truth.

“Tár” (R) – Set in the international world of Western classical music, the film centers on Lydia Tár, widely considered one of the greatest living composer-conductors, and the very first female director of a major German orchestra.

“Top Gun: Maverick” (PG-13) – After 30 years, Maverick is still pushing the envelope as a top naval aviator, but must confront ghosts of his past when he leads Top Gun’s elite graduates on a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those chosen to fly it.

“Triangle of Sadness” (PG-13) – A fashion model celebrity couple joins an eventful cruise for the super-rich.

“Women Talking” (PG-13) – Do nothing. Stay and fight. Or leave. In 2010, the women of an isolated religious community grapple with reconciling a brutal reality with their faith.

Nominated Live Action Short Films – (Various Ratings) – Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the nominated films: “An Irish Goodbye” – Tom Berkeley and Ross White | “Ivalu” – Anders Walter and Rebecca Pruzan | “Le Pupille” – Alice Rohrwacher and Alfonso Cuarón | “Night Ride” – Eirik Tveiten and Gaute Lid Larssen | “The Red Suitcase” – Cyrus Neshvad.

Nominated Animated Short Films – (Various Ratings) – Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the nominated films: “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse” – Charlie Mackesy and Matthew Freud | “The Flying Sailor” – Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby | “Ice Merchants” – João Gonzalez and Bruno Caetano | “My Year of Dicks” – Sara Gunnarsdóttir and Pamela Ribon | “An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It” – Lachlan Pendragon.

Moviegoers can purchase 9 of the 10 Best Picture films and the anthologies for Animated and Live Action Shorts individually for $5 at locations participating in the film series from February 24 through March 12. Standard pricing applies for individual admission to “Avatar: The Way of Water.” For locations, showtimes, to purchase individual tickets, or to learn more about the Best Picture passport, visit

*Surcharges apply for “Avatar: Way of Water” presented in 3D and 4DX for Best Picture passports.

About Marcus Theatres
Marcus Theatres, a division of The Marcus Corporation, is the fourth-largest theatre circuit in the United States and currently owns or operates 1,053 screens at 84 locations in 17 states under the Marcus Theatres, Movie Tavern® by Marcus and BistroPlex brands. For more information, please visit