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Fire of Love

6:30pm - Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022

Katia and Maurice Krafft loved two things — each other and volcanoes. For two decades, the daring French volcanologist couple roamed the planet, chasing eruptions and documenting their discoveries. Ultimately, they lost their lives in a 1991 ...[more]

Mad God

8:45pm - Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022

Follow The Assassin through a forbidding world of tortured souls, decrepit bunkers, and wretched monstrosities forged from the most primordial horrors of the subconscious mind. Every set, creature, and effigy in this macabre masterpiece is ...[more]

2001: A Space Odyssey

6:00pm - Thursday, Aug 11, 2022

"Just what do you think you're doing, Dave?" Cool down with us on Monday, August 1 (BC Day!) by venturing into the depths of the universe with Stanley Kubrick's monumentally epic 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (beautifully remastered for its 50th ...[more]

Three Colors: Blue (4K Restoration)

6:20pm - Friday, Aug 12, 2022

In the devastating first film of the Three Colors trilogy, Juliette Binoche gives a tour de force performance as Julie, a woman reeling from the tragic death of her husband and young daughter. But BLUE is more than just a blistering study of grief; ...[more]

The Warriors

8:45pm - Friday, Aug 12, 2022

"Can you dig it?" Come out and play with us for one seriously bad-ass (not to mention frequently requested) 1970s action thriller - Walter Hill's phenomenally stylish, pop-art fantasy sensation The Warriors. Beyond its well-deserved status as a ...[more]

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

11:00pm - Friday, Aug 12, 2022

The Rio Theatre's Friday Late Night Movie series continues on Friday, August 12 with a screening of STAR TREK IV: THE VOYAGE HOME, in tribute to the late, great actress Nichelle Nichols, who made history for her portrayal of Lieutenant Uhura in the ...[more]

Karthikeya 2

11:30am - Saturday, Aug 13, 2022

From writer-director Chandoo Mondeti comes KARTHIKEYA 2 (the sequel to 2014's mystic thriller KARTHIKEYA), which deals with the personal problems of Karthik and how he comes out of them. His pursuit of the truth leads him to find out the power of ...[more]

Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song (Final Screening)

2:45pm - Saturday, Aug 13, 2022

'HALLELUJAH: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song' is a definitive exploration of singer songwriter Leonard Cohen as seen through the prism of his internationally renowned hymn, “Hallelujah.” This feature-length documentary weaves together three ...[more]

Alfred Hitchcock's To Catch a Thief

5:15pm - Saturday, Aug 13, 2022

Join us on Saturday, August 13 as we celebrate the birthday of the "Master of Suspense," Alfred Hitchcock, with a prime time double feature of two of Hitchcock's best: TO CATCH A THIEF & VERTIGO. See one, or see 'em both! Notorious cat burglar ...[more]

Alfred Hitchcock's Birthday! Double Feature (TO CATCH A THIEF & VERTIGO)

5:15pm - Saturday, Aug 13, 2022

Join us on Saturday, August 13 as we celebrate the birthday of the "Master of Suspense," Alfred Hitchcock, with a prime time double feature of two of Hitchcock's best: TO CATCH A THIEF & VERTIGO. See one, or see 'em both! Saturday, August 13 TO ...[more]

Vertigo

7:45pm - Saturday, Aug 13, 2022

"The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them." Join us on Saturday, August 13 as we celebrate the birthday of the "Master of Suspense," Alfred Hitchcock. In 2017, after a whopping 50 years at the top of the Sight & Sound ...[more]

Paprika

10:45pm - Saturday, Aug 13, 2022

Master anime creator Satoshi Kon's 2006 work of psychological science-fiction PAPRIKA follows Dr. Atsuko Chiba, who works as a scientist by day and, under the code name "Paprika," is a so-called "dream detective at night." Atsuko and her colleagues ...[more]

Karthikeya 2

11:30am - Sunday, Aug 14, 2022

From writer-director Chandoo Mondeti comes KARTHIKEYA 2 (the sequel to 2014's mystic thriller KARTHIKEYA), which deals with the personal problems of Karthik and how he comes out of them. His pursuit of the truth leads him to find out the power of ...[more]

Castle In The Sky

2:45pm - Sunday, Aug 14, 2022

There is no better way to appreciate the magic of Studio Ghibli than on the big screen! Movie-lovers of all ages will adore this double-bill pairing of this beloved classics from Japan’s famed Studio Ghibli founder and master storyteller Hayao ...[more]

2001: A Space Odyssey

5:30pm - Sunday, Aug 14, 2022

"Just what do you think you're doing, Dave?" Venture into the depths of the universe with Stanley Kubrick's monumentally epic 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (beautifully remastered for its 50th Anniversary in 2018). Perhaps more than any other, 2001: A ...[more]

Three Colors: Blue (4K Restoration)

9:00pm - Sunday, Aug 14, 2022

In the devastating first film of the Three Colors trilogy, Juliette Binoche gives a tour de force performance as Julie, a woman reeling from the tragic death of her husband and young daughter. But BLUE is more than just a blistering study of grief; ...[more]

Mad Max: Fury Road

8:30pm - Monday, Aug 15, 2022

What a lovely day! Australian director George Miller managed to reboot his own iconic MAD MAX franchise with the triumphant 2015 release of the universally acclaimed FURY ROAD, a commercial and critical hit that went on to win numerous ...[more]

Dirty Dancing

6:30pm - Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022

“Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” Have the time of your life (and maybe carry a watermelon) at the Rio Theatre on Saturday, August 6 for a screening of one of our hands-down all-time biggest summer faves, DIRTY DANCING. Baby (Jennifer Grey) is ...[more]

The Abyss

9:00pm - Tuesday, Aug 16, 2022

Join us at the Rio Theatre as we tip our hat to one of the blockbusteriest filmmakers of all-time e-ver with a prime-time, big screen viewing of one of his best - the rarely seen cult-favourite 1989 underwater sci-fi thriller, THE ABYSS. Upon ...[more]

Raging Bull

6:30pm - Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022

On Wednesday, August 17, we're raising a glass and toasting the birthday of iconic actor Robert De Niro with a double feature that includes two of our favourite performances, pulled from his many collaborations with filmmaker Martin Scorsese - ...[more]

Raging Bull & Taxi Driver (Robert De Niro's Birthday! Doule Feature Ticket)

6:30pm - Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022

On Wednesday, August 17, we're raising a glass and toasting the birthday of iconic actor Robert De Niro with a double feature that includes two of our favourite performances, pulled from his many collaborations with filmmaker Martin Scorsese - ...[more]

Taxi Driver

9:15pm - Wednesday, Aug 17, 2022

"Are you talkin' to me? Well, I'm the only one here." On Wednesday, August 17, we're raising a glass and toasting the birthday of iconic actor Robert De Niro with a double feature that includes two of our favourite performances, pulled from his ...[more]

Justice Laid Bare: A Burlesque Fundraiser for Reproductive Rights

8:00pm - Thursday, Aug 18, 2022

We're fired up, full of adrenaline, and ready to lay it all on the line for reproductive rights. Join some of Vancouver's most impressive dancers and burlesque performers for an evening celebrating and reclaiming body autonomy, health care, and ...[more]

Xanadu

8:45pm - Friday, Aug 19, 2022

"You have to believe we are magic Nothin' can stand in our way" As movie and music-lovers here at the Rio Theatre, we were saddened to learn of the recent passing of singer and actress Olivia Newton-John. An Australian icon who was beloved ...[more]

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Restoration)

11:00pm - Friday, Aug 19, 2022

The Rio Theatre's Friday Late Night Movie series on Friday, August 19 with one of our all-time favourite late-night, scary cinematic offerings: Tobe Hooper's iconic 1974 slasher masterpiece, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (gore-geously remastered in ...[more]

Anthony B LIVE!

8:00pm - Saturday, Aug 20, 2022

World-renowned Jamaican roots, rock and reggae artist Anthony B grew up in rural Clark's Town in the northwestern parish of Trelawny in Jamaica. His deeply religious family life (his mother was a Seventh-day Adventist and his grandmother a ...[more]

Heathers

11:00pm - Friday, Aug 26, 2022

"What is your damage, Heather?" Dear Diary, Long before MEAN GIRLS... There was HEATHERS. Winona Ryder, Christian Slater and Shannen Doherty shine in one of the 1980s most infinitely quotable films, a viciously funny yet insightful black ...[more]

Showgirls of Dunder Mifflin: A Burlesque Parody

9:00pm - Saturday, Aug 27, 2022

Geekenders presents: Showgirls of Dunder Mifflin A Burlesque Parody "Life moves a little slower in Scranton, PA..." Join acclaimed fandom theatre troupe Geekenders, who are concentrating their usual pop culture theatre, comedy and burlesque ...[more]

The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Improvised Epic Fantasy

8:00pm - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2022

The live, smash hit epic comedy returns for more monstrous merriment (and snacks!) – it’s THE CRITICAL HIT SHOW! Join Vancouver’s best improv performers at the Rio Theatre for a night of intrepid cosplay, questing for comedy glory (and snacks) in a ...[more]

The Gentlemen Hecklers: Hackers

9:30pm - Thursday, Sep 1, 2022

They're back! The Gentlemen Hecklers return to the Rio Theatre on Thursday, September 1 for their 10th Anniversary! And to celebrate a decade of live, hilarious commentary for the best, cheesiest movies, they’re bringing back one of their most ...[more]

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