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The Gentlemen Hecklers Present Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

The Gentlemen Hecklers (Eric Fell, K.C. Novak, and Patrick Maliha Raconteur) provide live, hilarious commentary for the best bad movies! Vancouver’s masters of movie riffing (with special guest Harris Anderson), making so-bad-they’re-good movies even better by talking you through them.

Wednesday, December 4
Doors 9:00 pm | Movie 9:30 pm
Advance tickets $12 advance HERE | $15 at the door

*Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating. Minors permitted in the balcony.
**Sorry, Rio Theatre Groupons and passes not accepted for this event.

HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX (David Yates, 2007 / 138 mins / PG) Returning for his fifth year of study at Hogwarts, Harry is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students – dubbed ‘Dumbledore’s Army’ – to defend themselves against the dark arts.

The Peanut Butter Falcon

The Peanut Butter Falcon

A modern Mark Twain style adventure story, THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON tells the story of Zak (Zack Gottsagen), a young man with Down syndrome, who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending the professional wrestling school of his idol, The Salt Water Redneck (Thomas Haden Church). A strange turn… Continue Reading

VIFF: Checkered Ninja

VIFF: Checkered Ninja

The Rio Theatre is proud to be one of the returning hosting venues for The Vancouver International Film Festival VIFF presents the world’s best cinema fused with related talks and events in a unique Films+ model. Annually, VIFF presents over 320 films and events, plays host to approximately 400 industry professionals from around the globe… Continue Reading

Speed

Speed

“There’s a bomb on the bus. Once the bus goes 50 miles per hour, the bomb is armed. If it drops below 50, the bus blows up. Whaddya do, Jack?” SPEED is one of the more definitive action films of the 90’s – and perfect for including in the Rio Theatre‘s summer series of classics… Continue Reading

Easy Rider (50th Anniversary Remaster)

Easy Rider (50th Anniversary Remaster)

It’s EASY RIDER‘s 50th birthday, and the Rio Theatre will be celebrating with screenings of the newly remastered icon of cinema starring Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson which Time Magazine hails as, “one of the ten most important pictures of the decade.” Upon its release in 1969, Dennis Hopper‘s groundbreaking directorial debut became… Continue Reading

The Muppet Movie (40th Anniversary Screening!)

The Muppet Movie (40th Anniversary Screening!)

After Kermit the Frog decides to pursue a movie career, he starts his cross-country trip from Florida to California. Along the way, he meets and befriends Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and rock musicians Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. When Kermit is offered a job by Doc Hopper (Charles Durning) to advertise the fried… Continue Reading

The NeverEnding Story

The NeverEnding Story

“Having a luck dragon with you is the only way to go on a quest.” #WhatTheFalcor…? We have been absolutely inundated with requests for a prime time screening of one of our all-time favourites, THE NEVERENDING STORY, and could think of no better (or… stranger?) thing to watch on Saturday, August 31st – what a way… Continue Reading

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

In visionary director Terry Gilliam‘s long-awaited fantasy THE MAN WHO KILLED DON  QUIXOTE, Adam Driver plays Toby, a cynical but supposedly genius film director who finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker… Who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby… Continue Reading

Commando

Commando

“I eat Green Berets for breakfast. And right now, I’m very hungry!” It’s summer, people! And that means… We fight for love, and we’re going COMMANDO to do it. In this classic slice of 80’s action-movie goodness, Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as John Matrix, the former leader of a special commando strike force – and he… Continue Reading

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: The NeverEnding Story

The Gentlemen Hecklers Present: The NeverEnding Story

“Having a luck dragon with you is the only way to go on a quest.”  On Wednesday, July 10, Vancouver’s Gentlemen Hecklers return to riff on one of the most beloved fantasy adventures of the 80’s… THE NEVERENDING STORY! Prepare to have your childhood ruined (or explained in an entirely new way) with a fantastical… Continue Reading