Catch classic & Family movies, Halloween & Christmas movies at cruise in San Diego

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Dinner & A Movie On The Bay In San Diego

Do you want to see a great movie with family and/or friends but you don’t want to be packed in a crowded theater?  Then try a “Cruise-In” theater!  Enjoy an alfresco gourmet dinner and a classic movie theater blockbuster on a Hornblower luxury yacht at Hornblower Landing in San Diego.

Get stunning views of the waterfront and the Bay.  You’ll have your own table with reserved seating on the outdoor Sapphire Skydeck.  Access to the deck is by stairs only.


Your dinner has a choice of appetizers for purchase of

  • Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
  • Cheese Plate For 2
  • Spinach & Artichoke Gratin

Your entree is included in the ticket price.  You’ll have a choice of 

  • Lobster Roll
  • Short Rib Pot Pie
  • Huli Huli Chicken Kabobs
  • Chef Gabby’s Best Roasted Vegetable Lasagne

Desserts available for purchase include

  • Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
  • New York Style Cheesecake
  • Creme Brulee

Beverages are available for purchase.  If you pre-order three drinks, you’ll get the fourth drink free.  

Snacks available for purchase during the movie include Rold Gold Pretzels, M&Ms, Peanut M&Ms, Cheetos, and Rice Krispie Treats.  Of course, they offer everyone’s favorite – movie popcorn!

Halloween Celebration

On October 29, 2020, and November 1, 2020, there will be Halloween celebrations before the movie.  Wear your Halloween costume, enter the Costume Contest and you could win 2 Seafarer Passes for Hornblower Whale Watching and Harbor Tours.  Costume categories are

  • Most Movie Related Costume
  • Scariest Costume
  • Funniest Costume

The crew will judge the costume and present prizes to the winners.


Thursday night is the date night movie and Sunday night will have family-themed movies.

Upcoming movies are

  • 10/22/20 – Thursday – Anchorman – Sold Out
  • 10/25/20 – Sunday – E.T.
  • 10/29/20 – Thursday – Beetlejuice
  • 11/1/20 – Sunday – Nightmare Before Christmas
  • 11/5/20 – Thursday – Jurassic Park
  • 11/8/20 – Sunday – Frozen 2
  • 11/12/20 – Thursday – Casablanca
  • 11/15/20 – Sunday – Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • 11/19/20 – Thursday – The Blind Side
  • 11/22/20 – Sunday – Black Panther (back by popular demand)
  • 11/29/20 – Thursday – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Movies begin at approximately 7:00 pm.


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