Missoula Public Library | 301 East Main Missoula MT 59802 | (406) 721-2665 | M-W 10am-9pm | Th-Sa 10am-6pm | Su 1-5pm


Every month, MPL sponsors free public films.  Showings of recently released feature films, kids films, classic movies, and international prize winners are held onsite and are free of charge.  Call 721-2665 to find out about upcoming showings.

Cheap Date Night
World Wide Cinema

Matinee Films

Kids & Young Adult Movies

Frenchtown Branch Movies

Cheap Date Night

Cheap Date Night, the third Friday of every month, is an after-hours program at Missoula Public Library

The movie starts at 7:00, with doors off the parking lot (Front Street side of the building) opening at 6:45. We'll provide the popcorn and you can provide your own non-alcoholic beverages. Please be on time, as after 7:10 p.m. you will not be able to enter the building for security reasons.

Friday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m. - Sully

February’s Cheap Date Night movie is Sully. On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career. Join us for the screening on Friday,  February 17at 7 pm in the Large Meeting Room. Lower level doors will be open 6:45 – 7:10 pm. 

World Wide Cinema

The film screenings are free and open to the public on the second Friday of every month at MPL.

Enjoy award-winning first-run foreign and independent films on a monthly basis.  Each film must have been in competition (several have won awards) at one of the top ten film festivals in the world, such as Cannes, Toronto, and Sundance.  Films are selected by film curators of Film Movement, a company dedicated to allowing everyone to participate in new film releases.  Films in this series are appropriate for mature audiences only.

Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the film begins at 7 p.m. Call 721-2665, if you have questions.

Friday, February 10 at 7:00 p.m. - Automatic Hate

From the United States this drama is in English and runs 97 minutes.

When Davis Green’s alluring young cousin Alexis shows up on his doorstep, he discovers a side to his family has been kept secret from him his entire life. While wrestling with a taboo attraction to each other, the pair attempts to reunite their families and uncovers the shocking secret that tore them apart. Join us for a screening and brief discussion (optional) on Friday, February 10 at 7:00 pm in the Large Meeting Room. Lower level doors open at 6:45-7:15.

Wednesday Matinee Films

Every second and fourth Wednesday of every month, MPL shows both Classic and New Release films from 2:00-4:00 in the Large Meeting Room.  Call to find out what our next showing will be.

Wednesday, February 08, 2 pm-Inferno (2016)

In this contemporary action thriller, the famous symbologist Robert Langon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia and finds himself the target of a manhunt. Langdon teams up with Sienna Brooks, a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a virus that would wipe out half of the world’s population.

Wednesday, February 22, 2 pm - Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

Jack Reacher returns to enforce his bold brand of justice in the action-packed sequel based on author Lee Child's best-selling series. When Army Major Susan Turner is framed for treason, Reacher discovers she's the target of a massive government conspiracy. With help from Turner and a mysterious new ally, Reacher risks everything to take down a powerful organization that will stop at nothing to protect its secrets.

Kids & Young Adult Movies

In the summer, free, public showings of films for children and young adults are regularly scheduled.  Call 721-2665 to find out when the next movie events for kids and teens will be showing.

Frenchtown Branch Movies

Enjoy a free movie and free popcorn in the Frenchtown High School Auditorium!