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The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Improvised Epic Fantasy

8:00pm - Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020

The live, smash hit epic comedy returns for more monstrous merriment (and snacks!) - it's The Critical Hit Show: A Live Improvised Epic Fantasy at The Rio Theatre! Join Vancouver's best comedic performers at the Rio Theatre for your favorite ...[more]

Color Out Of Space

10:00pm - Thursday, Jan 30, 2020

Written and directed by Richard Stanley (HARDWARE) and based on the short story "The Colour Out of Space" by H. P. Lovecraft, COLOR OUT OF SPACE premiered to rave reviews at TIFF 2019 - and is headed to the Rio Theatre's screen in January as part ...[more]

The Geekenders Present: Beatles Live Band Nerdlesque

8:00pm - Friday, Jan 31, 2020

"Come Together" and get your "Ticket To Ride" to "Twist and Shout" at Beatles Live Band Nerdlesque! Vancouver's pop culture burlesque troupe, 'The Geekenders' and Canada's Premiere Tribute to The Beatles, 'The Fab Fourever', are teaming up to ...[more]

David Cronenberg's Rabid (1977)

11:30pm - Friday, Jan 31, 2020

Picking up where his taboo-busting SHIVERS left off, RABID is the next-level iteration of legendary Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg’s obsession with sexual body horror as a late-nite creature feature. Former adult film star Marilyn Chambers ...[more]

Spirited Away (Final Screening!)

1:30pm - Sunday, Feb 2, 2020

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]

Fantastic Fungi

6:30pm - Monday, Feb 3, 2020

Directed by award-winning filmmaker and pioneer of time-lapse photography, Louie Schwartzberg (Moving Art, Wings of Life, Mysteries of the Unseen Worlds 3D Imax), Fantastic Fungi is an immersive experience that will inspire a shift in consciousness ...[more]

The Lighthouse

8:45pm - Monday, Feb 3, 2020

From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece THE VVITCH, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s. Robert Pattinson and Willem ...[more]

Honey Boy

6:30pm - Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020

From a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf, based on his own experiences, award-winning filmmaker Alma Har'el brings to life a young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father through cinema and dreams. ...[more]

Color Out Of Space (Final Screening!)

8:45pm - Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020

Written and directed by Richard Stanley (HARDWARE) and based on the short story "The Colour Out of Space" by H. P. Lovecraft, COLOR OUT OF SPACE premiered to rave reviews at TIFF 2019 - and is headed to the Rio Theatre's screen in January as part ...[more]

CATS

9:30pm - Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020

Meow, meow. Jellicle cats unite! What's left to be said about CATS that hasn't already been said? The long-awaited, and much maligned, feature film adaptation of the blockbuster musical CATS finally lands at the Rio Theatre on Wednesday, ...[more]

Paul Anthony's Talent Time: Game Show Night!

8:00pm - Thursday, Feb 6, 2020

Paul Anthony's Talent Time happens at the Rio Theatre on the first Thursday of every month. It's Vancouver's favourite and longest running variety show - now in its 12th season! On Thursday, February 6, Talent time presents "What's the Price of ...[more]

Fantastic Fungi

3:00pm - Friday, Feb 7, 2020

Directed by award-winning filmmaker and pioneer of time-lapse photography, Louie Schwartzberg (Moving Art, Wings of Life, Mysteries of the Unseen Worlds 3D Imax), Fantastic Fungi is an immersive experience that will inspire a shift in consciousness ...[more]

Kurtis Conner

Kurtis Conner

8:00pm - Friday, Feb 7, 2020

KURTIS CONNER Live Friday, February 7 Doors 7:00 pm | Show 8:00 pm Advance tickets $35 SOLD OUT! *Must be 19+ w/ID for entry and bar service. **All seating is General Admission. ***Sorry, Rio Theatre Groupons and passes n/a for this ...[more]

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Come To Daddy

10:45pm - Friday, Feb 7, 2020

The Rio Theatre's Friday Late Night Movie series continues on Friday, February 7 with Ant Timpson's (TURBO KID, THE GREASY STRANGLER) feature directing debut, the BC-lensed horror thriller COME TO DADDY, starring Elijah Wood. Norval’s (Wood) ...[more]

Fantastic Fungi

12:30pm - Saturday, Feb 8, 2020

Directed by award-winning filmmaker and pioneer of time-lapse photography, Louie Schwartzberg (Moving Art, Wings of Life, Mysteries of the Unseen Worlds 3D Imax), Fantastic Fungi is an immersive experience that will inspire a shift in consciousness ...[more]

Perfect Blue

11:45pm - Saturday, Feb 8, 2020

Recently remastered for its 20th anniversary, PERFECT BLUE is the groundbreaking (and rarely screened) first film from the legendary director Satoshi Kon that follows the story of rising pop star Mima, who has quit singing to pursue a career as an ...[more]

The Oscars! The Rio's Annual Oscar Screening & Party

3:30pm - Sunday, Feb 9, 2020

The Rio Theatre's annual Oscar party returns, featuring the live televised broadcast of the 92nd Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, February 9. Get ready for the best buttery popcorn Vancouver has to offer, as well as trivia, our own Oscar ...[more]

CATS

9:00pm - Sunday, Feb 9, 2020

Meow, meow. Jellicle cats unite! What's left to be said about CATS that hasn't already been said? The long-awaited, and much maligned, feature film adaptation of the blockbuster musical CATS finally lands at the Rio Theatre on Wednesday, ...[more]

Casablanca

6:30pm - Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020

"Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine." Can there be anything said about CASABLANCA that hasn't already been said? Sitting comfortably at the #1 spot on the American Film Institute's '100 Greatest Love ...[more]

Let's Make A Date

8:00pm - Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020

Tired of swiping left on the dating apps? Join us for the Rio Theatre Dating Game! A hilarious LIVE game show hosted by Patrick Maliha. Want to get out and have some fun meeting other singles, live and in person? Not only will we have fun ...[more]

Valentine's Day: Burlesque Duos!

8:00pm - Friday, Feb 14, 2020

It takes two to tango this Valentine's Day at the Rio Theatre! Following last year’s sold out show, the highly-anticipated Burlesque Duos returns to the Rio's stage on Friday, February 14. This beloved (not to mention popular!) annual East ...[more]

The Notebook

11:00pm - Friday, Feb 14, 2020

"Stop thinking about what everyone wants, stop thinking about what I want, what your parents want! What do you want Allie?" Hey girl... We tried to think of the most romantical Friday Late Night Movie we could think of for Valentine's Day, 2020, ...[more]

Weathering With You

2:30pm - Saturday, Feb 15, 2020

GKIDS proudly presents the highly-anticipated new film from director Makoto Shinkai and producer Genki Kawamura, the creative team behind the critically-acclaimed, global smash hit YOUR NAME. The story is set during the summer of Hodaka's high ...[more]

Natural Born Killers

11:30pm - Saturday, Feb 15, 2020

"You know, the only thing that kills the demon... is love." Before becoming one of contemporary cinema's most acclaimed and culturally relevant directors, Quentin Tarantino had a little luck penning some scripts and stories that would eventually ...[more]

Guns Akimbo

11:30pm - Friday, Feb 21, 2020

Get loaded! Daniel Radcliffe continues exploring the depths of the unexpectedly weird and wonderful in writer-director Jason Lei Howden's (DEATHGASM) latest, GUNS AKIMBO. This high-energy, super stylish genre trip is getting the big screen ...[more]

The Critical Hit Show: A #DNDLive Improvised Epic Fantasy

8:00pm - Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

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]

First Person Plural (Director in Attendance for Q&A)

12:00pm - Sunday, Mar 1, 2020

FIRST PERSON PLURAL Special Preview Screening Followed by Q&A with director Eric Tretbar On Thanksgiving Day, two Minneapolis filmmakers—the son of a Somali imam and daughter of a white Baptist preacher—fall in love through their lenses and ...[more]

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: A View To A Kill

9:30pm - Wednesday, Mar 4, 2020

"I'll fill you in later, Moneypenny." The Gentlemen Hecklers (aka comedians Harris Anderson, Eric Fell, Patrick Maliha and Rachel Schaefer) provide live, hilarious commentary for the best bad, cheesy, or so bad-they're-good in a cheesy-kinda-way ...[more]

Paul Anthony's Talent Time

8:00pm - Thursday, Mar 5, 2020

Gotta get to the show.... Paul Anthony's Talent Time happens at the Rio Theatre on the first Thursday of every month. It's Vancouver's favourite and longest running variety show - now in its 12th season! Show details coming soon! Thursday, ...[more]

Titmouse 5 Second Animation Night

8:00pm - Friday, Mar 13, 2020

Join us for a crazed, cartoon cornucopia featuring a curated collection of Titmouse animators' own short-short-short animated films. Friday, March 13 Doors 7:00 pm | Show 8:00 pm Advance tickets $8 | $8 door *Must be 19+ w/ID for entry ...[more]

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