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The Room

The Room

You’ll laugh.
You’ll cry.
You’ll wonder, “What in the hell is going on here?!”

Oh, hai! To mark the release of THE DISASTER ARTIST (which writer-director-star James Franco saw, for the very first time, AT ye olde Rio Theatre in November, 2013) we’re screening the cult-movie phenomenon that is THE ROOM as a Friday Late Night Movie! 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 possible that nothing tops THE ROOM. It’s the CITIZEN KANE of bad movies!)

And truly, truly, the best (trust!) way to experience this “masterpiece” is in the dark, on the big screen, and with a packed audience  of confused (and enthused!) lovers of director Tommy Wiseau‘s bizarre cinematic oddity that has morphed into a pop-culture phenomenon. Also: #spoons.

Friday, December 8

Doors 11:15 pm | Movie 11:45 pm
Advance tickets $10 HERE | $12 at the door

This event regularly sells out. We definitely recommend purchasing tickets in advance and coming early to get a great seat!!

*Must be 19+ w/ ID for entry and bar service.
**Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at the door.

THE ROOM (Tommy Wiseau, 2003 / 99 mins) Johnny is a successful banker with great respect for and dedication to the people in his life, especially his future wife Lisa. The happy-go-lucky guy sees his world fall apart when his friends begin to betray him one-by-one.

Live Script Reading & Screening of THE ROOM with Greg Sestero!

Live Script Reading & Screening of THE ROOM with Greg Sestero!

On May 27th, Rio Theatre is tackling something weirdly special for the 13 year anniversary of THE ROOM! A full-length live script reading of actor/director/producer/screenwriter Tommy Wiseau’s very first draft of THE ROOM, with dialogue and plot events that’re very different from the polished version that wound up on-screen. Greg Sestero will be here in… Continue Reading

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