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VIFF: Under the Silver Lake

VIFF: Under the Silver Lake

The Rio Theatre is proud to be one of the returning hosting venues for The Vancouver International Film Festival The festival runs Sept 27th – Oct 12th, 2018 For VIFF Full schedule visit: viff.org All tickets, passes and packs ON SALE NOW!  Our full lineup is online now, but some of the content is not yet… Continue Reading

The Happytime Murders

The Happytime Murders

No Sesame. All Street. THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS is a filthy comedy set in the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles where puppets and humans coexist. Two clashing detectives with a shared secret, one human (Melissa McCarthy) and one puppet, are forced to work together again to solve the brutal murders of the former cast of a… Continue Reading

Smokey and the Bandit

A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way. Tuesday, September 25 Doors 6:15 pm | Movie 6:45 pm Tickets $10 advance HERE | $12 at the door *Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at… Continue Reading

Ocean’s Eight

Ocean’s Eight

In this star-studded reboot of the popular franchise, Sandra Bullock stars as criminal mastermind Debbie Ocean, the estranged sister of legendary conman Danny Ocean (aka George Clooney, in Steven Soderbergh‘s series). Upon her release from prison, Debbie puts together an all-female, A-list team of unstoppable crooks to pull off the heist of the century –… Continue Reading

The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl

The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl

From the visionary mind of director Masaaki Yuasa (MIND GAME, LU OVER THE WALL, Adventure Time’s “Food Chain”) comes THE NIGHT IS SHORT, WALK ON GIRL, a comedy about one epic night in Kyoto. As a group of teens go out for a night on the town, a sophomore known only as “The Girl with… Continue Reading

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

“All I need are some tasty waves, a cool buzz, and I’m fine.” Based on 22-year-old Cameron Crowe‘s undercover exposé on life in a Southern California public high school, director Amy Heckerling’s groundbreaking ensemble comedy drama is a cinematic pop-culture juggernaut, notable for being alternately poignant and funny as it chronicles various episodes from the… Continue Reading

Pineapple Express

Pineapple Express

Stoner Dale Denton’s enjoyment of a rare strain of marijuana may prove fatal when he drops his roach in a panic after witnessing a murder. Upon learning that the fancy weed can be traced back to them, Dale and his dealer go on the lam, with a dangerous drug lord and crooked cop  hot on… Continue Reading

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

John Callahan (Joaquin Phoenix) has a lust for life, a talent for off-color jokes, and a drinking problem. When an all-night bender ends in a catastrophic car accident, the last thing he intends to do is give up drinking. But when he reluctantly enters treatment -with encouragement from his girlfriend (Rooney Mara) and a charismatic… Continue Reading

Blindspotting

Blindspotting

Collin (Daveed Diggs) must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles (Rafael Casal), work as movers and are forced to watch their old neighborhood become a trendy spot in the rapidly gentrifying Bay Area. When a life-altering event… Continue Reading

Half Baked

Half Baked

We’re tipping our hat to comedian Neal Brennan (who is performing two live shows at the Rio Theatre on Thursday, August 16) with a Friday Late Night Movie screening of the 1998 stoner classic HALF-BAKED, which he co-wrote with the film’s star, Dave Chappelle. When a member of their crew gets arrested for killing a… Continue Reading