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Actor: Robert De Niro

Joker

Joker

In Gotham City, mentally troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: the Joker. With Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy.

Tuesday, January 14
Doors 8:45 pm | Movie 9:15 pm
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door

Wednesday, January 15
Doors 8:30 pm | Movie 9:00 pm
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door

Friday, January 17
Doors 8:15 pm | Movie 8:45 pm *Start time subject to change.
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door

Sunday, January 19 *Start time subject to change.
Doors 6:00 pm | Movie 6:30 pm
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door

Wednesday, January 22
Doors 8:15 pm | Movie 8:45 pm
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door

*Minors welcome in the balcony. Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at the door.

JOKER (Todd Phillips, 2019 / 122 mins / 14A) During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.

The Irishman

The Irishman

Martin Scorsese‘s epic saga of organized crime in postwar America, stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci. In the 1950s, truck driver Frank Sheeran gets involved with Russell Bufalino and his Pennsylvania crime family. As Sheeran climbs the ranks to become a top hit man, he also goes to work for Jimmy Hoffa… Continue Reading

Brazil

Brazil

In the sci-fi, dystopian fantasy masterpiece BRAZIL, Jonathan Pryce plays a daydreaming every-man who finds himself caught in the soul-crushing gears of a nightmarish bureaucracy. This cautionary tale by Terry Gilliam, one of the great films of the 1980s, has come to be esteemed alongside antit-otalitarian works by the likes of George Orwell, Aldous Huxley,… Continue Reading

The King of Comedy

The King of Comedy

“Better to be king for a night than schmuck for a lifetime.” Given the recent success of JOKER, we felt the time was right to revisit one of the films it so clearly pays homage to, director Martin Scorsese‘s withering, brilliant social satire THE KING OF COMEDY. Rupert Pupkin (Robert De Niro – who can… Continue Reading

Heat

Heat

Michael Mann‘s star-studded crime drama HEAT packs as much of a punch today as it did upon its release in 1995 (and it will continue to enthrall movie-lovers with the “Definitive Director’s Edition” Blu-Ray is released on May 9). As such, we thought it was a prime time to re-visit this classic in prime time,… Continue Reading

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

“Are you talkin’ to me? Well, I’m the only one here.” The Rio Theatre‘s series of classics continues with one of our all-time most requested titles, Martin Scorsese‘s Taxi Driver. Scripted by Paul Schrader (who also wrote Raging Bull), Scorsese’s psychological thriller offers one of the quintessential cinematic captures of New York City at peak… Continue Reading

Raging Bull

Raging Bull

Join us at the Rio Theatre for another title in our summer series of classic films, director Martin Scorsese‘s Raging Bull. An indisputable cinematic triumph, this black and white bipic is one of the greatest films of the 1980s, and frequently described as Scorsese’s “magnum opus.” The ambitious sports film follows the dramatic life story of… Continue Reading

Goodfellas

Goodfellas

“For as long as I can remember I always wanted to be a gangster. To me that was better than being president of the United States. To be a gangster was to own the world.” For a career in which virtually every film is some kind of career high, it could be argued that Martin… Continue Reading

The Godfather: Part II (Double Bill)

The Godfather: Part II (Double Bill)

We’re gonna make you an offer you can’t refuse…. Mario Puzo’s best-selling saga of the Italian-American Corleone crime family, THE GODFATHER, was adapted by Francis Ford Coppola into not one, but two of the most acclaimed (not to mention influential) films ever put to celluloid. For a time, THE GODFATHER was the highest grossing picture… Continue Reading