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Genre: Comedy

Best Sellers

Best Sellers

Lucy Standbridge (Aubrey Plaza) has inherited her father’s publishing house, and the ambitious would-be editor has nearly sunk it with failing titles. She discovers she is owed a book by Harris Shaw (Michael Caine), a reclusive, cantankerous, booze-addled author who originally put the company on the map decades earlier. In a last-ditch effort to save the company, Lucy and Harris release his new book and embark on a book tour from hell that changes them both in ways they didn’t expect. With Scott Speedman, Ellen Wong, Cary Elwes.

Friday, September 17
Doors 5:35 pm | Movie 6:05 pm *Please arrive on time. Start time subject to change.
Advance tickets $15 HERE |$15 at the door

Saturday, September 18
Doors 1:50 pm | Movie 2:20 pm *Please arrive on time. Start time subject to change.
Advance tickets $15 HERE |$15 at the door

Monday, September 20 Final Screening
Doors 5:45 pm | Movie 6:15 pm *Please arrive on time. Start time subject to change.
Advance tickets $15 HERE |$15 at the door

Due to reduced capacity, advance tickets are recommended for all shows to ensure seating. Online sales for every screening automatically end 1 hour before any given showtime.

*Minors permitted in the balcony. Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
*Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK for any single film screening only. Please redeem at the box office.
*If you are looking to redeem your tickets to either a canceled Rio Theatre screening or a Rio Theatre gift certificate, please email <riomanagers@gmail.com> with info including your name, canceled receipt number, gift certificate info, what you are wanting to see and when, and we can make the switch for you in advance. Alternately, you can bring this information with you to the venue, and we will do our best to help you at the box office.

BEST SELLERS (Lina Roessler, 2020 / 100 mins / PG) A cranky, retired author reluctantly embarks on a final book tour to help out a young publisher.

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