One trilogy marathon to rule them all….
Join us at the Rio Theatre on Sunday, January 2 for a daylong movie marathon event featuring Peter Jackson‘s LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy (Extended Edition!): Back-to-back, on the big screen, and in its entirety. Based on the high-fantasy epic novel by English author J.R.R. Tolkien, Jackson’s trilogy represents a monumental achievement in modern filmmaking that has been embraced by fans around the world.
Costumes welcome and encouraged! (Or, feel free to stay comfy in your PJs; it’s gonna be a l-o-n-g day of awesome. Your call, my precioussssss.) Be prepared for hosts, trivia, games, prizes, and more. Details coming soon!
Please be advised:
1) The scheduled start time of the first film is at 11:00 am on Sunday, January 2. The start times are SHARP. Due to the nature of this trilogy marathon, start times on Parts 2 & 3 are “approximate.” We will do our absolute best to keep break and start times consistent with the posted times throughout the day.
2) Doors for this show are at 10:00 am on Sunday, January 2. We encourage everyone to come early to ensure a great seat! Be prepared for all kinds of pre-show goodness (and goodies). We’ll make it worth your while.
3) Minors are permitted. All seating is by general admission – first come, first served.
Starting December 22, 2021 all events at the Rio Theatre are operating at 50% capacity. Advance tickets are recommended for all shows to ensure entry and seating. Online sales for every screening automatically end one 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 <[email protected]> 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.
In accordance with the Province of British Columbia’s current PHO from the Ministry of Health, all eligible patrons must present their proof of vaccine status for entry. No exceptions.
Single movie tickets are $13 | Available at the door ONLY (Subject to availability)
**Minors permitted. Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service.
*** Sorry, Rio Theatre Groupons and passes are not accepted for this event.
THE RIO DOES NOT OFFER REFUNDS OR SWAPS FOR ADVANCE TICKETS
THE LORD OF THE RINGS: The Fellowship of the Ring (Peter Jackson, 2001 / 208 mins / PG) | A meek hobbit of the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and the dark lord Sauron.
THE LORD OF THE RINGS: The Two Towers (Peter Jackson, 2002 /235 mins / PG) | While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron’s new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.
THE LORD OF THE RINGS: The Return of the King (Peter Jackson, 2003 / 263 mins / PG) | Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron’s army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.
Voted the #1 Independent Theatre in Vancouver, the Rio Theatre is a multimedia venue featuring arthouse, mainstream and cult-classic cinemas as well as live entertainment. Built in 1938, the Rio has been fully restored with a state of the art digital projector, surround sound, a huge stage and 420 luxurious seats.1660 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC
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