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Gift Certificate: Single Movie Pass & Concession

Share the love! Support the Rio Theatre in 2022 with a Gift Certificate

This Rio Theatre gift certificate is good for entry to any single regular screening and includes one medium popcorn, one medium fountain beverage, and one small ...[more]

DENE YI'INJETL The Scattering of Man (Director in Attendance for Q&A)

6:30pm - Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

Unwilling participants in a wave of development that led to the creation of the largest hydroelectric project in the history of British Columbia, Canada, the Tsay Keh Dene people found themselves displaced from their land amidst the rising ...[more]

The Woman King

9:00pm - Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

THE WOMAN KING is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, THE WOMAN ...[more]

The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Improvised Epic Fantasy

7:00pm - Wednesday, Nov 30, 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]

UHF

9:30pm - Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Badgers? We don’t need no stinkin’ badgers! Given the enormous popularity of the recent Weird Al biopic WEIRD: THE AL YANKOVIC STORY (starring Daniel Radcliffe as the accordion playing, musical comedy genius), we thought the time was right to ...[more]

FIFA World Cup 2022: Canada vs. Morocco

7:00am - Thursday, Dec 1, 2022

Catch all the FIFA World Cup action on the biggest screen in town! Join us at the Rio Theatre (or, "sports bar") and cheer on Team Canada as they do their thing on the pitch. Monday, December 1 Canada vs. Morocco Doors 6:30 am | Game starts ...[more]

Mrs. Smith and Friends: A Fundraiser For My Gay Son

8:00pm - Thursday, Dec 1, 2022

Mrs. Smith's Scottish Living Room is a WILD variety show featuring Scottish advice, singing, drag, comedy, prizes and other surprises. Many of you have asked, so by popular demand, IT'S BACK! The show that has it all is coming to the Rio ...[more]

Neil Young: Harvest Time

6:00pm - Friday, Dec 2, 2022

Join us at the Rio Theatre on December 2 & 7 as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Canadian rock music legend Neil Young's iconic album, "Harvest," with screenings of the new documentary NEIL YOUNG: HARVEST TIME. Created between January and ...[more]

Twilight + Twilight: New Moon (Single Film & Double Bill Tickets)

9:00pm - Friday, Dec 2, 2022

Forever. Begins. Now. We're sinking our teeth into one of the most beloved, most requested franchises we've had lately, so whether you're #TeamJacob or #TeamEdward, get ready to bring on all the the heated sidelong glances and moments of ...[more]

Twilight: New Moon

11:15pm - Friday, Dec 2, 2022

The next chapter begins... We're sinking our teeth into one of the most beloved, most requested franchises we've had lately, so whether you're #TeamJacob or #TeamEdward, get ready to bring on all the the heated sidelong glances and moments of ...[more]

Comedy On Three Floors

1:00pm - Saturday, Dec 3, 2022

The movie COMEDY ON THREE FLOORS ("Komedija na tri sprata") brings us the comical and often crazy adventures of the tennants of a– at first glance – absolutely common apartment building in Belgrade. The gallery of characters – alienated and ...[more]

The Last Unicorn

3:20pm - Saturday, Dec 3, 2022

Peter S. Beagle's iconic 1968 fantasy novel THE LAST UNICORN comes to life in one of the most beloved animated features of the 80s - perfect for movie lovers of all ages! Directors Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass' (the team behind numerous 70s-era ...[more]

Vancouver Burlesque Co.'s Fall Student Showcase & 12th Anniversary Party

9:00pm - Saturday, Dec 3, 2022

The Vancouver Burlesque Co. is proud to present their Fall 2022 Student Showcase at the Rio Theatre on Saturday, December 3. Come out to help us celebrate our amazing students and faculty! Let's celebrate the holiday season by getting sparkly, ...[more]

Candy Cane Cabaret: A Nice And Naughty Double Feature

7:00pm - Sunday, Dec 4, 2022

Candy Cane Cabaret: A Nice and Naughty Double Feature Presented by Passion and Performance Arts Inc. Get ready to experience the holidays P&P style! Join us for an evening of jiggles, sparkles, and overall merriment! The Candy Cane Cabaret is a ...[more]

Candy Cane Cabaret: The Naughty Show

9:15pm - Sunday, Dec 4, 2022

Candy Cane Cabaret: A Nice and Naughty Double Feature Presented by Passion and Performance Arts Inc. Get ready to experience the holidays P&P style! Join us for an evening of jiggles, sparkles, and overall merriment! The Candy Cane Cabaret is a ...[more]

Mountains on Stage: Winter Edition

7:00pm - Monday, Dec 5, 2022

Mountains on Stage is for the very first time in Vancouver. Experience a great time full of adventure and inspiration with the best mountain movies of the year! Mountains on Stage is a film festival that aims to bring the mountains into cities ...[more]

Brit Rock Film Tour 2022

6:00pm - Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022

The Brit Rock Film Tour is back for 2022 with another set of showstopper films representing the best of UK climbing and adventure stories in Greenland, Scotland, England and Wales. Featuring the likes of Anna Hazelnutt, Jacob Cook, Bonwyn ...[more]

Neil Young: Harvest Time

6:00pm - Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022

Join us at the Rio Theatre on December 2 & 7 as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Canadian rock music legend Neil Young's iconic album, "Harvest," with screenings of the new documentary NEIL YOUNG: HARVEST TIME. Created between January and ...[more]

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard: Chunky Shrapnel Live on Film

9:00pm - Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022

CHUNKY SHRAPNEL is a feature length live music documentary from the prolific Australian psychedelic rock band King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard. Literally bringing the audience onto the stages of their 2019 tour across Europe & the UK, CHUNKY ...[more]

Vancouver Story Slam: Championship Finals

8:00pm - Thursday, Dec 8, 2022

The grande finale of a long-running live storytelling competition. Ten of Vancouver's best writers and performers tell original stories and compete for the title of 2022 Story Slam Champion. Founded in 2004, Vancouver Story Slam is the ...[more]

Drag Attack! Holi-Gay Invasion

7:30pm - Friday, Dec 9, 2022

“They’ve come to sleigh.” Twas the night before Christmas and all through Vancouver, not a drag performer was stirring, not even a sassy maneuver. Then all of a sudden there arose such a clatter – run to the Rio to see what’s the ...[more]

Vera

1:30pm - Saturday, Dec 10, 2022

The dramatic thriller VERA is based on the true story of Vera Pesic, a spy in World War 2, who was also called “The Serbian Mata Hari." In the labyrinth of spy games in the Balkans, from Vienna to Istanbul, Vera Pesic survives amongst Yugoslav, ...[more]

EO

5:45pm - Sunday, Dec 11, 2022

With his first film in seven years, legendary director Jerzy Skolimowski (DEEP END, MOONLIGHTING) directs one of his most free and visually inventive films yet, following the travels of a nomadic gray donkey named EO. After being removed from ...[more]

THE ROOM Experience: A Masterclass with Greg Sestero

8:30pm - Sunday, Dec 11, 2022

"Oh, Hi Mark!" Join us at the Rio Theatre for a very special screening of one of the best experiences you can have in a darkened theatre: Tommy Wiseau's epic, pop-culture masterpiece THE ROOM. "What makes this so special," you ask? ...[more]

FIFA World Cup 2022: Semi-Finals

11:00am - Tuesday, Dec 13, 2022

Catch all the FIFA World Cup action on the biggest screen in town! Join us at the Rio Theatre (or, "sports bar") on December 13 and December 14 at 11:00 am for the semi-final matches. Teams TBD Tuesday, December 13 Doors 10:30 am | Game ...[more]

EO

6:15pm - Tuesday, Dec 13, 2022

With his first film in seven years, legendary director Jerzy Skolimowski (DEEP END, MOONLIGHTING) directs one of his most free and visually inventive films yet, following the travels of a nomadic gray donkey named EO. After being removed from ...[more]

FIFA World Cup 2022: Semi-Finals

11:00am - Wednesday, Dec 14, 2022

Catch all the FIFA World Cup action on the biggest screen in town! Join us at the Rio Theatre (or, "sports bar") on December 13 and December 14 at 11:00 am for the semi-final matches. Teams TBD Wednesday, December 14 Doors 10:30 am | Game ...[more]

Tits the Season!

7:30pm - Friday, Dec 16, 2022

Helvetica Productions is once again proud to present Tits the Season! at the Rio Theatre, December 16-17! Proving that there’s no business like snow business, Helvetica Productions is back with a second installment of Vancouver’s naughtiest and ...[more]

The Muppet Christmas Carol

1:30pm - Saturday, Dec 17, 2022

The Muppets perform the classic Charles Dickens holiday tale, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). Other Muppets -- Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear and Sam the Eagle -- weave in ...[more]

Tits the Season!

6:00pm - Saturday, Dec 17, 2022

Helvetica Productions is once again proud to present Tits the Season! at the Rio Theatre, December 16-17! Proving that there’s no business like snow business, Helvetica Productions is back with a second installment of Vancouver’s naughtiest and ...[more]

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