Movie Times

Conveniently located on the Toronto subway line, the Empress Walk cinema is one of North York's most popular cinema destinations. Get the latest showtimes and movie information:

A Star is Born

14A, Drama, 135 min

When country music star Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) stops at a bar for a drink after a concert, he's both entertained and mesmerized by young nightclub singer Ally (Lady Gaga). He discovers that she writes songs as well as being a talented singer, but because of her looks, hasn't had a break.

The next day, he invites her to attend his concert, where he has a surprise for her. She reluctantly falls for him, despite his obvious drinking problem, while Jackson is head over heels for Ally and wants her to join him onstage in his concert tour. She gains recognition by his side, as he offers her more and more opportunities to take center stage. However, Jackson faces demons from his childhood and when he combines drugs with alcohol, his future is threatened.
Thu
    3:40 6:50 10:00
Fri - Sun
    9:50
Mon - Tue
    10:00
Wed
    10:05

Bohemian Rhapsody

PG, Drama, 135 min

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek), who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.

The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near-implosion as Mercury's lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury, facing a life-threatening illness, leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. In the process, cementing the legacy of a band that were always more like a family, and who continue to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.

Thu
    4:20 7:00 10:10
Fri
    12:10 3:20 6:30 9:40
Sat
    11:40AM 3:00 6:30 9:40
Sun
    12:10 3:20 6:30 9:40
Mon
    4:10 6:55 10:05
Tue
    6:35 9:40
Wed
    4:20 6:30 9:20

Burn the Stage: The Movie

G, Documentary,

Burn the Stage: The Movie
Burn the Stage: the Movie is the first movie from BTS, going behind-the- scenes of the BTS WINGS TOUR to reveal the full story of the band's meteoric rise to fame. This unmissable cinema event provides an intimate look at what happens when the most successful global boyband of all time breaks down barriers and invades the mainstream music scene. Exclusive tour footage and brand-new one-on-one interviews with BTS members give fans an unprecedented glimpse into their lives and an opportunity for everyone to celebrate together in movie theaters worldwide.
Sat
    11:15AM

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

14A, Comedy, 107 min

Best-selling author Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy), who wrote biographies of celebrities such as Tallulah Bankhead, Estée Lauder and Dorothy Kilgallen in the 1970s and '80s, and profiles of other stars such as Katharine Hepburn, has fallen on hard times.

Turning to criminal life, she begins a lucrative scam with her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant) by forging hundreds of letters purportedly written by luminaries as Dorothy Parker, Noël Coward, and Lillian Hellman, then selling her "memorabilia" to dealers across the country.

Based on the memoir by Lee Israel.
Thu
    4:40 7:10 9:50

Dr. Seuss' The Grinch

G, Family, 90 min

The Grinch (voice of Benedict Cumberbatch) is a cynical grump who likes to bring misery to people's lives. He routinely goes into Whoville to do mean things, spreading ill will wherever he goes.

When the inhabitants of Whoville decide to make their Christmas celebration three times bigger than it's ever been before, the grumpy Grinch decides to dress up as Santa, with his faithful dog Max posing as a reindeer, to steal Christmas right out from under their noses.
Thu
    4:30 5:00
Fri
    2:45 5:10 7:30 9:45
Sat
    11:10AM 1:50 4:20 7:10 9:30
Sun
    12:30 2:45 5:10 7:30 9:45
Mon - Tue
    4:20 7:20 9:45
Wed
    3:40 7:30 9:30

Dr. Seuss' The Grinch 3D

G, Family, 90 min

The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have his heart changed by a young girl's generous holiday spirit. Funny, heartwarming and visually stunning, it's a universal story about the spirit of Christmas and the indomitable power of optimism.
Thu
    7:30 8:00 9:45 10:20
Fri
    12:50 3:15 5:40 8:00 10:15
Sat
    12:50 3:10 5:30 8:00 10:15
Sun
    12:50 3:15 5:40 8:00 10:15
Mon
    4:50 7:50 10:15
Tue
    5:00 7:50 10:15
Wed
    4:40 8:00 10:20

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The IMAX Experience

PG, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, 134 min

At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of Newt Scamander (Redmayne). But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans, Albus Dumbledore (Law) enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.
Thu
    7:20 10:30
Fri - Sun
    1:00 4:10 7:20 10:30
Mon - Wed
    4:00 7:10 10:20

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald 3D

PG, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, 134 min

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald 3D
At the end of the first film, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne). But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escaped custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans, Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.
Fri
    12:20 3:35 6:50 10:00
Sat
    12:10 3:20 6:40 10:00
Sun
    12:20 3:35 6:50 10:00
Mon - Tue
    3:30 6:40 9:50
Wed
    3:20 6:40 9:50

First Man

PG, Drama, 133 min

The story of astronaut Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling), and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969.

Years before Apollo 11 first touched ground on the moon, superior engineer Neil Armstrong catches the attention of NASA, which is looking for pilots with excellent backgrounds in engineering. He’s recruited as an astronaut and moves his wife Jan (Claire Foy) and their family to Houston, where he embarks on his new career for his country.

The Cold War ignites a rivalry between the United States and Soviet Union, and a race ensues to see which country will be the first to send a man to the moon. America set its sights on achieving the lunar landing before the end of the decade and Armstrong is tasked with commanding the mission. However, this trip is not without its risks, and as the launch date looms closer, Armstrong must fight to ignore the catastrophic danger and growing doubts that surround this impossible goal.

Based on the 2005 book First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong by James R. Hansen.
Thu
    4:00

Home Alone

PG, Comedy, 103 min

Kevin McCallister is the youngest of five and always tormented by his brothers and sisters. His family is all packing and getting ready for their flight to Paris, France. When Kevin gets into a fight with his brother, he is sent to bed on the third floor, where he wishes his whole family would disappear.

The next morning, the McCallister family wake up late, due to a power outage resetting all of their alarms. In all of the hustle and bustle, the family forgets to awaken Kevin, who is still on the third floor sound asleep. When he finally wakes up, he is overjoyed to have the whole house to himself.

Soon, he finds himself in trouble when he realizes two burglars are up to no good and planning to rob his house. He is forced to create hilarious booby traps and pranks in an effort to save his house and stay safe while awaiting the arrival of his mother and the rest of the family.

Sat
    11:00AM

Instant Family

PG, Comedy, 118 min

Ellie (Rose Byrne) and her husband Pete (Mark Wahlberg) are in the business of renovating and flipping houses. When they find a five bedroom home for Ellie's sister, she doesn't like it and when she and her husband comment that Pete and Ellie should keep it even though they're never going to have kids, Ellie wonders if maybe she should start thinking about being a parent.

She looks online with the idea in mind that it might be good to start by being foster parents. Pete likes the idea of having an older child, so they attend a foster fair where they meet a sassy teenager named Lizzy (Isabela Moner). They take an instant liking to the girl but find out she has two younger siblings, Juan (Gustavo Quiroz) and Lita (Julianna Gamiz), who would have to come with her.

At first reluctant, Pete and Ellie agree to take all three, but quickly find their hands full with the rambunctious kids.

Fri
    12:40 3:50 6:40 9:30
Sat
    1:30 4:00 6:50 9:45
Sun
    12:40 3:50 6:40 9:30
Mon
    3:30 6:50 9:40
Tue
    3:50 6:50 9:35
Wed
    3:50 6:50 9:45

Intimate Strangers

Drama, 104 min

Because she picked the wrong door, Anna ends up confessing her marriage problems to a financial adviser named William Faber. Touched by her distress, somewhat excited as well, Faber does not have the courage to tell her that he is not a psychiatrist. From appointment to appointment, a strange ritual is created between them. William is moved by the young woman and fascinated to hear the secrets that no man ever heard...
Thu
    3:50 6:40
Fri
    1:10 4:00 7:00
Sat
    12:30 3:40 7:00
Sun
    1:10 4:00 7:00
Mon
    4:40 7:00
Tue
    4:50 7:00
Wed
    3:30 6:30

National Theatre Live: Allelujah!

Program,

National Theatre Live: Allelujah!
The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an efficiency drive. A documentary crew, eager to capture its fight for survival, follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of the old people's choir.
Sun
    12:30

Overlord

18A, Horror, 109 min

On the night before D-Day, a group of American paratroopers, including Private Boyce (Jovan Adepo) and explosives expert Ford (Wyatt Russell) are tasked with destroying a German radio tower at the top of a church in France so American planes can supply air support to the invasion. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied village than a simple military operation.

They discover the Nazis have developed a special serum to bring the dead back to life. Picking up dead soldiers off the side of the road, or kidnapping and murdering the local townsfolk, the S.S. has turned the villagers of an occupied town into deadly monsters in an effort to create super soldiers.
Thu
    7:40 10:25
Fri - Sun
    1:40 4:40 7:40 10:30
Mon
    3:50 10:20
Tue
    4:40 7:30 10:10
Wed
    4:30 7:20 10:10

Overlord: The IMAX Experience

18A, Horror, 109 min

With only hours until D-Day, a team of American paratroopers drop into Nazi-occupied France to carry out a mission that's crucial to the invasion's success. Tasked with destroying a radio transmitter atop a fortified church, the desperate soldiers join forces with a young French villager to penetrate the walls and take down the tower. But, in a mysterious Nazi lab beneath the church, the outnumbered G.I.s come face-to-face with enemies unlike any the world has ever seen.
Thu
    4:10

Ralph Breaks the Internet

STC, Family, 114 min

Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope (Sarah Silverman) discover a wi-fi router in their arcade and make their way through the internet, where they discover a multitude of new friends, including Disney princesses such as Merida (Kelly Macdonald), Rapunzel (Mandy Moore), Moana (Auli'i Cravalho), Mulan (Ming-Na Wen), Anna (Kristen Bell) and Elsa (Idina Menzel). 

Wed
    4:10

Ralph Breaks the Internet 3D

STC,

Ralph Breaks the Internet 3D
Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 leaves Litwak's video arcade behind, venturing into the uncharted, expansive and thrilling world of the internet - which may or may not survive Ralph's wrecking. Video game bad Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz (voice of Sarah Silverman) must risk it all by traveling to the world wide web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope's video game, Sugar Rush. In way over their heads, Ralph and Vanellope rely on the citizens of the internet - the netizens - to help navigate their way, including a website entrepreneur named Yesss (voice of Taraji P. Henson), who is the head algorithm and the heart and soul of trend-making website - Buzztube.
Wed
    7:00 10:00

Rampant (Chang-gwol)

Action,

Rampant (Chang-gwol)
A darkness looms over ancient Korea: murderous creatures known as Night Demons have overrun the country. Returning from a long imprisonment abroad, Prince Ganglim discovers that it will take the strength of his entire kingdom to stop the bloody rampage spreading across the nation in this fresh new take on zombie horror from the studios that brought you TRAIN TO BUSAN.
Thu
    9:30

The Girl in the Spider's Web

14A, Thriller, 117 min

Outcast computer hacker and vigilante defender Lisbeth Salander (Claire Foy) works to avenge women who have been or are being hurt by powerful men. She's recruited to steal and destroy an NSA program that can access the world’s nuclear codes, so that it doesn't wind up in the wrong hands. When the mission goes wrong, Lisbeth soon realizes she needs to go on the run, especially when she finds out NSA agent Edwin Needham (Lakeith Stanfield) is trying to track down the stolen program and is hot on Lisbeth's tail.

As well, Lisbeth gets a visit from a mysterious man who tries to kill her. She discovers a criminal organization is behind the hacking, led by her estranged twin sister Camilla (Sylvia Hoeks), who was left behind in the care of their sexually abusive father when Lisbeth escaped. Now, in order to get revenge, Camilla is trying to frame Lisbeth for murders committed by the criminal organization.

Based on the acclaimed Millennium book series created by Stieg Larsson.

Thu
    3:40 6:30 9:40
Fri
    1:30 4:20 7:10 10:10
Sat
    4:30 7:30 10:25
Sun
    4:20 7:10 10:10
Mon - Tue
    3:40 6:30 9:30
Wed
    9:40

The Metropolitan Opera: Samson Et Dalila -- Encore

The Metropolitan Opera: Samson Et Dalila -- Encore
Sat
    12:00
Mon
    6:30
Wed
    3:45

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

G, Family, 99 min

All Clara (Mackenzie Foy) wants is a key – a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box that holds a priceless gift from her late mother. A golden thread, presented to her at godfather Drosselmeyer’s (Morgan Freeman) annual holiday party, leads her to the coveted key—which promptly disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. It’s there that Clara encounters a soldier named Phillip (Jayden Fowora-Knight), a gang of mice and the regents who preside over three Realms: Land of Snowflakes, Land of Flowers and Land of Sweets. Clara and Phillip must brave the ominous Fourth Realm, home to the tyrant Mother Ginger (Helen Mirren), to retrieve Clara’s key and hopefully return harmony to the unstable world.
Thu
    4:50
Fri
    5:20
Sat
    5:10
Sun
    5:20
Mon - Tue
    4:30

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms 3D

G, Family, 99 min

All Clara (Mackenzie Foy) wants is a key - a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a box that holds a priceless gift from her late mother. A golden thread, presented to her at godfather Drosselmeyer's (Morgan Freeman) annual holiday party, leads her to the coveted key, which promptly disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. It's there that Clara encounters a soldier named Phillip (Jayden Fowora-Knight), a gang of mice and the regents who preside over three Realms: Land of Snowflakes, Land of Flowers and Land of Sweets. Clara and Phillip must brave the ominous Fourth Realm, home to the tyrant Mother Ginger (Helen Mirren), to retrieve Clara's key and hopefully return harmony to the unstable world.
Thu
    7:50 10:30
Fri
    12:00 2:40 7:50 10:20
Sat
    11:50AM 2:30 7:50 10:20
Sun
    12:00 2:40 7:50 10:20
Mon
    7:30 10:10
Tue
    7:40 10:20