Join us at the Rio Theatre for a Friday Late Night screening of 80s horror comedy classic THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD, a (totally true!) story of two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse who accidentally release a deadly gas into the air – when the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies, **it gets real.
“Essential, enormous fun.” (Empire Magazine)
“A tongue-in-cheek, splatter-laden homage to George A. Romero’s zombie pictures.” (Slant Magazine)
“Any film which features a dead, bald and very hungry punk lurching towards the camera screaming ‘More Brains!’ gets my vote.” (Time Out)
Friday, April 7
Doors 11:00 pm | Movie 11:30 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time.
Advance tickets HERE
Late Night Date Night! Bring a friend, date, or re-animated pal with a taste for brainz and get two-for-one entry.
THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD (Dan O’Bannon, 1985 / 91 mins / 18A) When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!
*Minors permitted. Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service.
*Rio Theatre Groupons and Rio Theatre passes are OK for any single film screening only. Please redeem at the box office.
*Online sales end an hour before showtime; unless otherwise noted, tickets are always available for purchase at the box office prior to showtime. All Rio Theatre tickets are final sale. Our box office is typically open 30 minutes before showtime. All seating is General Admission; please arrive 20-30 minutes prior to showtime to ensure great seats and time for treats.
*If you are looking to redeem either a Rio Theatre gift certificate or Groupon to any regular Rio Theatre screening: You can either email us in advance <[email protected]> and give us a “heads up,” or do it at the box office prior to showtime. (We seat 400+ people and our regular screenings are very rarely at capacity – you should not have issues being admitted.)
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
Info Line: 604.878.3456
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