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Pearl Jam: Let's Play Two

Monday, October 23 at 9:30pm PDT

LET'S PLAY TWO is a documentary film that chronicles alterna-icon Pearl Jam’s legendary performances at Wrigley Field during the Chicago Cubs historic 2016 season. With Chicago being a hometown to frontman Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam has forged a ...[more]

This is Home

Tuesday, October 24 at 7:30pm PDT

FACTION INTRODUCES “THIS IS HOME” FEATURE LENGTH SKI FILM THIS IS HOME. A journey to find what makes us skiers. THIS IS HOME is the first full-length feature film from the Faction Collective. From Europe to the US and back ...[more]

An American Werewolf in London

Tuesday, October 24 at 9:30pm PDT

In John Landis' (ANIMAL HOUSE, THE BLUES BROTHERS) Oscar-winning 80's horror-comedy AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON, David (David Naughton) and Jack (Griffin Dunne) star as American college students whose backpacking trip through Britain takes an ...[more]

The Critical Hit Show: A DND Live Improvised Epic Fantasy

Wednesday, October 25 at 8pm PDT

The live, smash hit epic comedy returns for another round of monthly medieval merriment (and snacks!) - it's THE CRITICAL HIT SHOW! Join some of Vancouver's best comedic performers at The Rio Theatre for your favourite #DNDLive comedy! As ...[more]

Story Story Lie

Thursday, October 26 at 7pm PDT

★★★★★ A Game Show that's full of it! “A live storytelling game show has been stumping Vancouver audiences. The show that invites the audience to separate fact from fiction.” (Vancouver Sun) Story Story Lie is an interactive, live and laughter ...[more]

Suspiria - 40th Anniversary Remaster!

Thursday, October 26 at 9:30pm PDT

There's no better way to get into the Halloween spirit than with a special prime time screening of one of the Rio Theatre's most popular and frequently requested titles - and quite possibly, "the most terrifying movie ever made!" - director Dario ...[more]

Beetlejuice (With or w/out Bram Stoker's Dracula Double Bill)

Friday, October 27 at 6:30pm PDT

"It's showtime." Yes, it’s happening! We're kicking off Halloween weekend with a Hallowinona Double Bill featuring two classics starring Winona Ryder - BEETLEJUICE and BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA. After Barbara (Geena Davis) and Adam Maitland (Alec ...[more]

Bram Stoker's Dracula

Friday, October 27 at 8:45pm PDT

"I have crossed oceans of time to find you..." Yes, it’s happening! We're kicking off Halloween weekend with a Hallowinona Double Bill featuring two classics starring Winona Ryder - BEETLEJUICE and BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA. Francis Ford ...[more]

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Friday, October 27 at 11:45pm PDT

This screening is Sold Out, rush tickets may be available at the door only Join us for one of the most notorious cult-movie experiences you can possibly have in a darkened theatre! For over four decades, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW has

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Kitty Night West Presents: A Theatrical Live Band Burlesque Journey into the Madness of ALICE COOPER

Saturday, October 28 at 8pm PDT

WELCOME TO THE NIGHTMARE! This Halloween, Kitty Nights Burlesque re-mounts their theatrical, live rock-burlesque journey into the mind and the madness of Alice Cooper at the fabulous Rio Theatre! Witness the mayhem as this Alice goes down a ...[more]

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Saturday, October 28 at 11:30pm PDT

Let’s do the Time Warp… Again! Join us for one of the most notorious cult-movie experiences you can possibly have in a darkened theatre! For over four decades, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW has been giving absolute pleasure to adoring audiences ...[more]

Poltergeist (With or w/out Ghostbusters Double Bill)

Sunday, October 29 at 4:45pm PDT

"They're heee-eeeeere." The late, great director Tobe Hooper (probably best known for his seminal horror film THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, which screens at the Rio Theatre as a Friday Late Night Movie on October 20) also directed one of the ...[more]

Ghostbusters (1984)

Sunday, October 29 at 7:15pm PDT

"There is no Dana. Only Zuul." Ivan Reitman's original GHOSTBUSTERS remains one of the most defining blockbusters of the 1980s, and features standout performances from an all-star, A-list cast that includes Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold ...[more]

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Sunday, October 29 at 10pm PDT

Let’s do the Time Warp… Again! Join us for one of the most notorious cult-movie experiences you can possibly have in a darkened theatre! For over four decades, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW has been giving absolute pleasure to adoring audiences ...[more]

Phantom of the Paradise (With or w/out Triple Feature Option)

Monday, October 30 at 6:15pm PDT

Join us at the Rio Theatre on Monday, October 30 for a crazy-good Halloween Classics Triple Feature! Our Marathon Monday Movie Night celebrates three truly iconic films from one of the best decades e-ver for genre lovers - the 1970's, baby! ...[more]

Carrie (1976)

Monday, October 30 at 8:20pm PDT

Join us at the Rio Theatre on Monday, October 30 for a crazy-good for Halloween Classics Triple Feature! Our Marathon Monday Movie Night celebrates three truly iconic films from one of the best decades e-ver for genre lovers - the 1970's, baby! ...[more]

Halloween (1978)

Monday, October 30 at 10:30pm PDT

Join us at the Rio Theatre on Monday, October 30 for a crazy-good for Halloween Classics Triple Feature! Our Marathon Monday Movie Night celebrates three truly iconic films from one of the best decades e-ver for genre lovers - the 1970's, baby! ...[more]

The Craft (With or w/out The Exorcist Double Feature)

Tuesday, October 31 at 6:20pm PDT

Now is the time. This is the hour. Ours is the magic. Ours is the power. Unleash your inner-90's witch with a special, prime-time screening of THE CRAFT - on Halloween! (Even better - it's screening as part of our Halloween Night Double ...[more]

The Exorcist (Director's Cut)

Tuesday, October 31 at 8:30pm PDT

"The power of Christ compels you!" Over four decades after its release, director William Friedkin's supernatural horror classic THE EXORCIST still remains one of the most frightening films ever made. Based on the hugely popular novel of the same ...[more]

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Tuesday, October 31 at 11:45pm PDT

Let’s do the Time Warp… Again! Join us for one of the most notorious cult-movie experiences you can possibly have in a darkened theatre! For over four decades, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW has been giving absolute pleasure to adoring audiences ...[more]

Talent Time: Game Night!

Thursday, November 2 at 8pm PDT

Everyone to the rec room 'cause it's time for GAME NIGHT! We will be playing a round of MTV's REMOTE CONTROL as well as competing in 3 legged, egg-on-a-spoon type activities with the audience for prizes! There will also be some great acts. Perhaps ...[more]

Fairytale Burlesque

Friday, November 3 at 8pm PDT

Once upon a time, ten of Vancouver’s most enchanted burlesque performers lived happily, ever re-enacting their favourite fairy tales. A fun and sexy twist on fairy godmothers, princes and princesses, pirates and magical animals. Break a curse, ...[more]

Videodrome

Friday, November 3 at 11:30pm PDT

Canadian auteur David Cronenberg occupies a very special place in all of our hearts - and minds. His catalogue of films is both varied and unique - offerings ranging from straight-up splatter to bodice-ripping costume dramas - and are frequently ...[more]

East Van Opry 2017

Saturday, November 4 at 8pm PDT

Our little East Van Opry is in it's 5th year! With some local favourites and guests from near and far! The Rio Theatre Saturday Nov. 4, 2017 Doors 7:00pm/ Show 8:00pm Tickets $24 Advance /$28 Door **Tickets will also be available from ...[more]

V For Vendetta

Sunday, November 5 at 6pm PST

"Remember, remember, the fifth of November..." In 2006, Alan Moore's cult-classic and very politically-minded graphic novel 'V for Vendetta' hit the big screen with an electrifying script courtesy of THE MATRIX's Lana and Lilly Wachowski and a ...[more]

Todd & the Book of Pure Evil: The End of the End (Special Guests in Attendance!)

Sunday, November 5 at 9pm PST

Toddies in Vancity, this one is just for you! Join us at the Rio Theatre for the Western Canadian Premiere of the final, animated chapter - TODD & THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL: THE END OF THE END - with special guests in attendance! Continuing ...[more]

Streets of Fire

Friday, November 10 at 11:30pm PST

In writer-director Walter Hill's (THE WARRIORS) action-adventure-musical STREETS OF FIRE is a totally stylish, cult-classic guilty pleasure that, upon its release in 1984, spoke directly to the MTV generation. Featuring a memorable soundtrack from ...[more]

Stand-up for charity! Funny Fun FUNdraiser

Saturday, November 11 at 8pm PST

Stand-up for charity! Funny Fun FUNdraiser!! Starring Kyle Bottom Finalist - SiriusXM’s Top Comic Featuring Mayce Galoni Comedy superstar … in the body of a comedy writer MC Mike McGuire CBC's The Debaters ...[more]

Kitty Nights West Presents: Dark Side of the Moons - A Live Band Burlesque Tribute to Pink Floyd

Sunday, November 12 at 8pm PST

Kitty Nights West returns to grace the Rio Theatre's stage on Sunday, November 12 (long weekend!) with DARK SIDE OF THE MOONS: A Live band Burlesque Tribute to Pink Floyd. Prepare to be taken on a psychedelic trip through the profound musical ...[more]

The Found Footage Festival

Monday, November 13 at 8pm PST

Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Late Show with David Letterman) return to the Rio Theatre with one of our all-time favourite (and we mean that!) events - The Found Footage Festival! This all-new edition of the Fest features newly ...[more]

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