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:

Aladdin

PG, Family, 128 min

Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott) wants to escape the confines of the palace and her father the sultan (Navid Negahban), who wants her to get married to Prince Anders (Billy Magnussen).  Once outside the palace and on the streets of Agrabah she encounters the poor but warmhearted Aladdin (Mena Massoud), who is known as a scoundrel and a thief, but who charms his way into her heart.

The evil sorcerer Jafar (Marwan Kenzari), the Grand vizier of Agrabah is the chief advisor to the Sultan, but he is secretly devising a plot to unseat the Sultan and rule Agrabah for himself. In order to stop Jafar, Aladdin discovers the Genie's lamp in a cave, rubs it, and sets the mystical entity free, leading the Genie (Will Smith) to pledge his undying loyalty to the youth. Aladdin begins his quest to defeat Jafar and win the hand of the princess, with the Genie's help.

Thu
    12:55 4:00 7:10 10:10

Annabelle Comes Home

14A, Horror, 106 min

After taking charge of the demonic doll Annabelle, Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) return home to lock her away with the rest of their cursed collection. When the couple are called away to investigate another case, they leave their daughter Judy (Mckenna Grace) in the care of a trusted babysitter (Madison Iseman).

With the parents gone the two girls invite their friend (Katie Sarife) over for some company, but her curiosity into the Warren’s reputation leads her to unintentionally set Annabelle free. Free from imprisonment, Annabelle brings with her all the evil spirits tied to the Warren’s collection for a night of terror for the three young girls with the intent of possessing them.

Thu
    4:40 7:20 9:55

Midsommar

18A, Horror, 147 min

Struggling with their relationship for over a year, a sudden family tragedy for Dani (Florence Pugh) keeps her together with Christian (Jack Reynor), who invites her along on a trip with his friends to Sweden to attend a once-in-a-lifetime midsummer festival.

What initially appears to be a carefree, peaceful and idyllic event soon becomes unsettling when Dani, Christian and their friends are invited to partake in increasingly unnerving and disturbing festivities, putting them at the mercy of this bizarre and insular community.

Thu
    1:20 3:10 6:40 10:05

Rocketman

14A, Drama, 121 min

From the time Reginald Dwight was a young boy, he was a musical prodigy. Unfortunately, he was also unloved by his neglectful and absentee parents. After meeting lyricist Bernie Taupin (Jamie Bell), Reggie changes his name to Elton John (Taron Egerton) and the two songwriters become worldwide hits.

However, Elton struggled to find love. Having missed out on it when he was a child, he looks for it in all the wrong places. He forms a relationship in the 1970s with John Reid (Richard Madden), who takes over as his manager, and has a short-lived marriage to Renate Blauel (Celinde Schoenmaker), but turns to drinking and drugs in order to get by.

Finally, after years of struggling with substance abuse and depression, he finally comes to accept his sexual orientation.

The film includes many classic songs, including "Crocodile Rock," "Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me," and of course, "Rocketman," all performed by Egerton.

Thu
    12:40 3:30 6:50 9:40

Spider-Man: Far From Home

PG, Action/Adventure, 129 min

Determined to enjoy himself and leave his responsibilities behind, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) decides to leave his Spider-Man suit behind when he goes on a school trip with his friends and classmates, including MJ (Zendaya), Ned (Jacob Batalon), Betty (Angourie Rice) and Flash (Tony Revolori).

However, when giant creatures called Elementals begin attacking European cities, Peter is approached by Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), who wants Spider-Man to take on this threat to protect his friends and save the world. Provided with a new suit, Spider-Man joins forces with Quentin Beck, also known as Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal), a superhero from an alternate Earth determined to stop the Elementals.

Wed
    12:30 1:30 3:10 3:40 6:20 9:30
Thu
    1:40 3:15 6:20 9:30

Spider-Man: Far from Home 3D

PG, 129 min

Determined to enjoy himself and leave his responsibilities behind, Peter Parker (Tom Holland) decides to leave his Spider-Man suit behind when he goes on a school trip with his friends and classmates, including MJ (Zendaya), Ned (Jacob Batalon), Betty (Angourie Rice) and Flash (Tony Revolori).

However, when giant creatures called Elementals begin attacking European cities, Peter is approached by Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), who wants Spider-Man to take on this threat to protect his friends and save the world. Provided with a new suit, Spider-Man joins forces with Quentin Beck, also known as Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal), a superhero from an alternate Earth determined to stop the Elementals.

Wed
    6:50 10:00
Thu
    12:30 3:40

The Lion King

STC, Family, 118 min

In this CGI and live-action version of the animated classic, Simba is a feisty lion cub who dreams of being king one day.

However, his envious Uncle Scar (Chiwetel Ejiofor) has plans to ascend to the throne himself, and he forces Simba out of the kingdom. Alone and adrift, Simba (Donald Glover) soon joins the escapades of a hilarious meerkat named Timon (Billy Eichner) and his warmhearted warthog pal, Pumbaa (Seth Rogen). Adopting their carefree lifestyle of "Hakuna Matata," Simba ignores his real responsibilities until he realizes his destiny and returns to claim his place in the "Circle of Life."

Thu
    6:30 9:20

The Lion King - An IMAX 3D Experience

STC,

The Lion King - An IMAX 3D Experience

From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau's all-new -The Lion King- journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother -and former heir to the throne- has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

Thu
    7:30 10:30

The Lion King 3D

STC,

The Lion King 3D

From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau's all-new -The Lion King- journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother -and former heir to the throne- has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

Thu
    7:00 10:00

The Secret Life of Pets 2

G, Animation, 86 min

With Katie (Ellie Kemper) now married and raising a child, Max's (Patton Oswalt) family has grown even larger, and so have his fears. With the responsibility of protecting his new charge, the stress and anxiety begin to weigh in on Max.

Looking for some R&R, Katie takes the family out to the countryside for a vacation where Max meets a farm dog named Rooster (Harrison Ford). Under his guidance, Max works towards overcoming his fears.

Elsewhere, the rest of Max's friends in the apartment building are up to their own adventures as Snowball (Kevin Hart), Gidget (Jenny Slate), and Chloe (Lake Bell) find themselves looking to help out their friends. Gidget recruits Chloe to recover Max's favorite toy from a cat-filled apartment, while Snowball must become the superhero that his owner dresses him as in order to help out new apartment resident Daisy (Tiffany Haddish).

Thu
    12:50 3:50

Toy Story 4

G, Animation, 100 min

When Bonnie (voice of Madeleine McGraw) goes to Orientation Day for kindergarten, she makes a new toy out of a spork. She calls him Forky (voice of Tony Hale), and feels a special affinity for him because she made him herself.

However, Forky doesn't consider himself a toy, so he keeps trying to jump into the trash. For Bonnie's sake, Woody tries to reason with him, but when Bonnie's family goes on a road trip in the RV, Forky jumps out of the window. Woody goes after him to bring him back and bumps into his old friend Bo Peep (voice of Annie Potts), at a colorful amusement park. While searching for Forky, he also meets a doll named Gabby Gabby (Christina Hendricks), who believes no one wants her because her voice box is broken.

Wed
    12:30 4:50 7:30 10:15
Thu
    1:10 4:50 7:30 10:15