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Curtis Salgado Band with guests

7:30pm - Friday, May 25, 2018

Blues Harp Virtuoso Returns From Portland, Oregon CURTIS SALGADO BAND with guests The Mojo Stars Friday, May 25th 2018 Doors 6.30 pm Show 7.30 pm Tickets: Advance $30 Door $35 Also at Beat Merchant, Zulu, Red Cat Highlife ...[more]

Blade

11:45pm - Friday, May 25, 2018

Join us for a Friday Late Night Movie screening of the Marvel origin story you've been dying to see on the big screen... Wesley Snipe stars as Blade, a half-vampire, half-mortal man who becomes a protector of the mortal race - all while slaying ...[more]

Lu Over the Wall

3:00pm - Saturday, May 26, 2018

From visionary anime auteur Masaaki Yuasa comes a joyously hallucinogenic but family-friendly take on the classic fairy tale about a little mermaid who comes ashore to join a middle-school rock band and propel them to fame. Kai is talented but ...[more]

Spirited Away (English dub)

1:45pm - Sunday, May 27, 2018

Almost twenty years (!) after its release, Hayao Miyazaki's SPIRITED AWAY still remains one of the most explosively original and enchanting animated films ever made - and it's even better on the big screen! Enter a captivating world of witches, ...[more]

The Death of Stalin

4:25pm - Sunday, May 27, 2018

The one-liners fly as fast as political fortunes fall in this uproarious, wickedly irreverent satire from writer-director Armando Iannucci (VEEP, IN THE LOOP). Moscow, 1953: when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies ...[more]

Annihilation

6:45pm - Sunday, May 27, 2018

Director Alex Garland‘s (EX MACHINA, 28 DAYS LATER) latest work of thought-provoking sci-fi, ANNIHILATION, is based on Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling “Southern Reach Trilogy,” and features a female-driven cast including Natalie Portman, Jennifer ...[more]

Super Troopers 2

9:30pm - Sunday, May 27, 2018

Everyone's favorite law enforcement team is back by popular demand with the long anticipated follow up to the cult comedy classic... SUPER TROOPERS. When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers- Mac, ...[more]

The Death of Stalin

7:00pm - Monday, May 28, 2018

The one-liners fly as fast as political fortunes fall in this uproarious, wickedly irreverent satire from writer-director Armando Iannucci (VEEP, IN THE LOOP). Moscow, 1953: when tyrannical dictator Joseph Stalin drops dead, his parasitic cronies ...[more]

Super Troopers 2

9:30pm - Monday, May 28, 2018

Everyone's favorite law enforcement team is back by popular demand with the long anticipated follow up to the cult comedy classic... SUPER TROOPERS. When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers- Mac, ...[more]

Lu Over the Wall (with Double Bill option)

6:30pm - Tuesday, May 29, 2018

From visionary anime auteur Masaaki Yuasa comes a joyously hallucinogenic but family-friendly take on the classic fairy tale about a little mermaid who comes ashore to join a middle-school rock band and propel them to fame. Kai is talented but ...[more]

Tekkonkinkreet

9:15pm - Tuesday, May 29, 2018

When mysterious foreign entrepreneurs appear with the intention of tearing down Treasure Town and replacing it with an amusement park, Black and White face their greatest adversaries yet. It is up to the destructive Black to save the fate of the ...[more]

The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Comedy Adventure

8:00pm - Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The live, smash hit epic comedy returns for more monstrous merriment (and snacks!) - it's THE CRITICAL HIT SHOW! Join Vancouver's best comedic performers at the Rio Theatre for your favorite #DNDLive comedy on the last Wednesday of every month. ...[more]

Filmworker (Double Bill Option)

6:45pm - Thursday, May 31, 2018

It's a rare person who would give up fame and fortune to toil in obscurity for someone else's creative vision. Yet, that's exactly what Leon Vitali did after his acclaimed performance as 'Lord Bullingdon" in Stanley Kubrick's BARRY LYNDON. The ...[more]

Full Metal Jacket

8:45pm - Thursday, May 31, 2018

"Let me see your war face." Stanley Kubrick's under-seen (and under-appreciated) FULL METAL JACKET is an unflinching two-act stunner, and deserves its rightful place among the top films ever made about America's involvement in Vietnam. Based on ...[more]

Space Jam

11:30pm - Friday, Jun 1, 2018

Remember that time that Michael Jordan helped Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, and a bunch of your other favourite Loony Toons play a basketball game against aliens (and Danny DeVito) in the name of personal freedom? Of course you do! Because it's SPACE ...[more]

Lu Over the Wall

1:30pm - Saturday, Jun 2, 2018

From visionary anime auteur Masaaki Yuasa comes a joyously hallucinogenic but family-friendly take on the classic fairy tale about a little mermaid who comes ashore to join a middle-school rock band and propel them to fame. Kai is talented but ...[more]

This Living Salish Sea (Director in Attendance for Q&A!)

4:15pm - Saturday, Jun 2, 2018

The Salish Sea is one of the flash points and metaphors for issues affecting the environmental diversity and ecological sustainability that will severely impact future generations, world wide. Sarama's documentary THIS LIVING SALISH SEA look ...[more]

Abba the Movie

7:00pm - Saturday, Jun 2, 2018

While the Swedish pop group ABBA tours Australia in March, 1977 (during their epic, week-long tour of the continent), hapless radio DJ Ashley Wallace attempts to land an interview with the massively successful act. Set against the backdrop of ...[more]

A Clockwork Orange

9:30pm - Saturday, Jun 2, 2018

"No time for the old in-n-out, love, I've just come to read the meter." Based on Anthony Burgess's disturbing novel about England in the totalitarian future, director Stanley Kubrick's A CLOCKWORK ORANGE stars Malcolm McDowell as Alex, a ...[more]

Filmworker (Double Bill Option)

6:15pm - Sunday, Jun 3, 2018

It's a rare person who would give up fame and fortune to toil in obscurity for someone else's creative vision. Yet, that's exactly what Leon Vitali did after his acclaimed performance as 'Lord Bullingdon" in Stanley Kubrick's BARRY LYNDON. The ...[more]

Barry Lyndon

8:15pm - Sunday, Jun 3, 2018

Stanley Kubrick's lush (if not quietly satirical) adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's Victorian-era novel features a career-high performance from Ryan O'Neal as the titular protagonist in a complex story of a sensitive, intelligent, and ...[more]

A Quiet Place

9:30pm - Monday, Jun 4, 2018

If they hear you, they hunt you. John Krasinski (best known as Jim on TV's THE OFFICE) does triple duty here, as co-writer, director and actor of one of 2018's breakout sleeper hits, the white-knuckle thriller A QUIET PLACE. Set in a ...[more]

A Quiet Place

9:30pm - Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

If they hear you, they hunt you. John Krasinski (best known as Jim on TV's THE OFFICE) does triple duty here, as co-writer, director and actor of one of 2018's breakout sleeper hits, the white-knuckle thriller A QUIET PLACE. Set in a ...[more]

Suspiria (Remaster!)

11:00pm - Friday, Jun 8, 2018

There's absolutely no better way to kick off Italian Heritage Month in Vancouver and mark Italian Day on the Drive (June 10) than with a Friday Late Night screening of one of the Rio's most frequently requested titles - and quite possibly, "the ...[more]

Blow-Up (Remaster!)

9:00pm - Sunday, Jun 10, 2018

As part of Italian Heritage Month in Vancouver and in celebration of Italian Day on the Drive (Sunday, June 10), the Rio Theatre is programming screenings of select Italian titles in June. On Sunday, June 10 - after you're done noshing on canoli ...[more]

Vertigo

6:30pm - Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

It's been a good run, Orson... In 2017, after a whopping 50 years at the top of the Sight & Sound magazine's esteemed poll of film critics, academics, cineastes and distributors that determines their "50 Greatest Films of All Time," Orson Welles’ ...[more]

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present The Green Lantern (2011)

9:30pm - Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018

The Gentlemen Hecklers return to the Rio Theatre on Wednesday, June 13 with that other Ryan Reynolds superhero comic book movie - one he proooobably wants the world to forget and one that we just can NOT seem to quit… THE GREEN LANTERN. (I mean, if ...[more]

Federico Fellini's 8 1/2

8:30pm - Friday, Jun 15, 2018

As part of Italian Heritage Month in Vancouver and in celebration of Italian Day on the Drive (Sunday, June 10), the Rio Theatre is programming screenings of select Italian titles in June - including one of our most requested titles, Federico ...[more]

Austin Powers in Goldmember

11:30pm - Friday, Jun 15, 2018

Yeah, baby! This third installment of Mike Myers' iconic Austin Powers (Myers) franchise finds the world's most shag-adelic spy continuing his fight against his arch nemesis, the aptly named Dr. Evil (also Myers). This time, the diabolical ...[more]

Seinfeld Burlesque

9:00pm - Saturday, Jun 16, 2018

The cat -mrrreeeooowww- is out of the bag! Worlds are colliding in the best way, with Seinfeld Burlesque! Enjoy a hilarious night of dance performances and partial nudity with your favourite characters from the TV show. We just blew your ...[more]

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