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The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Improvised Epic Fantasy

8:00pm - Wednesday, Aug 29, 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]

Luis Buñuel's Belle de Jour (Remaster!)

6:30pm - Thursday, Aug 30, 2018

Catherine Deneuve’s porcelain perfection hides a cracked interior in one of the actress’s most iconic roles: Séverine, a Paris housewife who begins secretly spending her after­noon hours working in a bordello. This surreal and erotic late-sixties ...[more]

Summer of 84 (Cast & Crew in Attendance!)

9:00pm - Thursday, Aug 30, 2018

Start your end-of-summer long weekend right - with a very special, encore presentation of of RKSS' follow-up to their breakout indie hit TURBO KID, the soon-to-be-cult-classic horror thriller SUMMER OF 84 (which SOLD OUT the Rio following its ...[more]

Grease Sing-a-long (40th Anniversary Screening!)

7:00pm - Friday, Aug 31, 2018

"I got chills... They're mul-ti-ply-in'..." Summer isn't summer without a little Summer Lovin', Grease-style. And there's no better way to experience your all-time favourite movie musical - which is celebrating 40 years of rockin' and rollin' ...[more]

Brick

11:00pm - Friday, Aug 31, 2018

While taking its cues and its verbal style from the novels of Dashiell Hammett, director Rian Johnson's debut feature BRICK also honors the rich cinematic tradition of the hard-boiled noir mystery by wittily and bracingly immersing the trope in ...[more]

Dysfunctional Disney Cabaret

8:00pm - Saturday, Sep 1, 2018

Hakuna Matata! Welcome to the wild side… Dysfunctional Disney Cabaret is a fun and sexy homage to our favourite princesses, villains and enchanted animals. Featuring a talented cast that truly is the only wish your heart needs to make! Watch the ...[more]

The Room

11:30pm - Saturday, Sep 1, 2018

A marvel of modern cinema, THE ROOM is so powerful that it will, literally, “tear you apart.” (Or, maybe just your brain. And occasionally your eyeballs.) I mean, in the pantheon of you-gotta-see-it-to-believe-it best-worst movies, it’s quite ...[more]

Stand By Me

9:30pm - Sunday, Sep 2, 2018

"I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was twelve. Jesus, does anyone?" Join us on Sunday, September 2 for a Labor Day weekend screening of director Rob Reiner's STAND BY ME, one of the most popular cinematic adaptations ...[more]

Fantastic Planet

11:45pm - Sunday, Sep 2, 2018

FANTASTIC PLANET tells the story of “Oms”, human-like creatures, kept as domesticated pets by an alien race of blue giants called “Draags”. The story takes place on the Draags’ planet Ygam, where we follow our narrator, an Om called Terr, from ...[more]

All Aboard (Vancouver Premiere! Cast & Crew in Attendance for Q&A)

6:45pm - Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018

In this compelling new documentary from filmmaker Dale Bailey, four first time train-hoppers parallel the extreme highs and lows of hopping freight trains with filming street skateboarding on an epic, 3000 mile journey across the Southern ...[more]

Story Story Lie: Back to School

7:00pm - Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018

CAN YOU SPOT THE LIAR? This school year starts off with a bang! We’ve got sensational stories (and a lie) about school days and some steamy confessions from summer at our hit storytelling game show. Guaranteed the best night out! "Tall tales ...[more]

Dazed and Confused

11:30pm - Friday, Sep 7, 2018

Alright, alright, alright! Why go cruising the strip or climbing the water tower on a Friday night when you could spend it at your favourite indie movie theatre instead? Join us at the Rio Theatre for a slice of cult-classic nostalgia that ...[more]

The 4th Annual Burlesque Marathong

9:00pm - Saturday, Sep 8, 2018

The Fourth Annual Vancouver Burlesque Marathong Vancouver’s biggest and most varied night of burlesque! 25 of the best and newest acts in town! Come cheer as they perform for the camera to apply for festivals and competitions around the ...[more]

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present Batman & Robin

9:30pm - Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018

Join The Gentlemen Hecklers on Wednesday, September 12 as they celebrate an incredible six (!) years of movie riffing at the Rio Theatre with by cracking wise withJoel Schumacher's BATMAN & ROBIN. (Yes... The one with George Clooney. And Uma ...[more]

Pineapple Express

11:59pm - Sunday, Sep 16, 2018

Stoner Dale Denton's enjoyment of a rare strain of marijuana may prove fatal when he drops his roach in a panic after witnessing a murder. Upon learning that the fancy weed can be traced back to them, Dale and his dealer go on the lam, with a ...[more]

Improv Against Humanity: Rush Week Revelry!

8:00pm - Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018

Improv Against Humanity is back in session at The Rio Theatre on September 19, and we've prepared a special syllabus for the Horrible People of Vancouver. Come party with Lambda Alpha Fictionals and special guests as we bring the world of Cards ...[more]

Wes Craven's The Hills Have Eyes (Remaster!)

11:30pm - Friday, Sep 21, 2018

New 4K restoration! From the mind of Wes Craven, THE HILLS HAVE EYES stands alongside the likes of TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE and NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD as one of the defining moments in American indie horror. Taking a detour whilst en route ...[more]

The Geekenders Present The Nightmare Before Christmas: Live in Concert

8:00pm - Friday, Oct 26, 2018

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Live in Concert features some of Vancouver's finest musical theatre talent in a TWO NIGHT ONLY staged concert with musical direction and arrangements by Matt Grinke, and costume design by Shayan Naziripour. Follow ...[more]

The Geekenders Present The Nightmare Before Christmas: Live in Concert SOLD OUT

The Geekenders Present The Nightmare Before Christmas: Live in Concert SOLD OUT

8:00pm - Saturday, Oct 27, 2018

THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Live in Concert features some of Vancouver's finest musical theatre talent in a TWO NIGHT ONLY staged concert with musical direction and arrangements by Matt Grinke, and costume design by Shayan Naziripour. Follow ...[more]

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