Still from Jason and the Argonauts.

Family Flicks Film Series: Jason and the Argonauts

Co-presented with the UCLA Film & Television Archive

Recommended for ages 6+

Don Chaffey’s retelling of this ancient myth finds heroic Jason sailing the world in search of the magical “golden fleece.” On his quest, he must battle mystical, monstrous creatures that stand in his way, conjured by the magic hand of special-effects wizard Ray Harryhausen. (1963, Dir. Don Chaffey, 35mm, color, 104 min.)

Trailer for Jason and the Argonauts

Family Flicks Film Series

UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum have teamed up for a matinee screening series of new and classic family-friendly films from around the world.


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
HAMMER PLUS Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking:  Under the museum, $3 flat rate on weekends (cash only)

Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.

Hammer Kids and Family Flicks are made possible, in part, through the generosity of supporters and friends of the Hammer Museum’s Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.), a family fundraiser. Additional support is provided by the Westwood Neighborhood Council.