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:

Allied

14A, 121 min

In 1942 Casablanca during WWII, Max Vatan (Brad Pitt), a French-Canadian intelligence officer, meets French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Marion Cotillard), on a deadly mission behind enemy lines.

They fall in love while working together on a mission to kill a German official, and afterwards Max convinces Marianne to come with him to London to marry him. She does and the happy couple soon have a child together. However, their relationship is threatened by the pressures of war, especially when Max is told that Marianne may be a Nazi spy. He's given 72 hours to find out the truth, and if the suspicions are true, he's ordered to execute her or be hanged himself.

Wed
    3:50 6:40 9:50
Thu
    3:50 6:50 9:50

Arrival

PG, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, 116 min

When mysterious spaceships land in various locations around the world, the military hires an elite team consisting of linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams), Ian Donnelly (Jeremy Renner) and Colonel Weber (Forest Whitaker) to investigate.

As mankind is on the verge of a global war, Louise must learn the language of the aliens to allow communication, and the team must determine whether these alien crafts simply come in peace — or are a threat to humanity.

Based on a 1998 short story by Ted Chiang called Story of Your Life.

  Canadian Connection: Filmed in Montreal, Quebec.

Wed
    4:20 7:20 10:10
Thu
    4:05 6:40 10:10

Doctor Strange

PG, Action, 114 min

A brilliant but arrogant neurosurgeon named Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) has a horrific car accident when he pays attention to texting on his cell rather than concentrate on the winding road. His car goes over the side and crashes. Although his life is saved, when he wakes up in the hospital, he finds he has serious nerve damage to his hands and can no longer work as a doctor.

When Strange is given a tip from someone who survived a similar accident, he goes on a quest for a miracle cure and finds a mystical and mysterious sorcerer called the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton). She teaches him to put his massive ego aside and instead, give himself over to the mystical arts in order to defend the world against evil.

Wed - Thu
    4:30

Doctor Strange 3D

PG, Action/Adventure, 114 min

A brilliant but arrogant neurosurgeon named Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) has his life changed after a car accident limits the use of his hands. Sent on a maddening quest for a miracle cure, he is taken under the wing of a sorcerer, who teaches him the mystical arts in order to defend the world against evil.

Now, Doctor Strange must put his ego aside, and utilize a vast array of abilities and artifacts to act as an intermediary between both the real world and what lies beyond.

Wed - Thu
    7:30 10:15

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

PG, Fantasy, 133 min

Seventy years before Harry Potter reads writer Newt Scamander's (Eddie Redmayne) book in school, the author enjoys adventures in New York's secret community of witches and wizards.

The spinoff film takes place in 1926, as Newt travels the globe to find and document magical creatures. But after completing a global excursion and arriving in New York for a brief stopover, his misplaced magical case leads to the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts in the No-Maj (American equivalent of "Muggle") world.

Based on the novel written by famed author J.K. Rowling, who wrote the Harry Potter books. She also wrote the screenplay for this movie.

Wed - Thu
    3:30

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3D

PG, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, 133 min

Seventy years before Harry Potter reads writer Newt Scamander's (Eddie Redmayne) book in school, the author enjoys adventures in New York's secret community of witches and wizards.

The spinoff film takes place in 1926, as Newt travels the globe to find and document magical creatures. But after completing a global excursion and arriving in New York for a brief stopover, his misplaced magical case leads to the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts in the No-Maj (American equivalent of "Muggle") world.

Based on the novel written by famed author J.K. Rowling, who wrote the Harry Potter books. She also wrote the screenplay for this movie.

Wed - Thu
    6:30 9:35

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: An IMAX 3D Experience

PG, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, 133 min

Seventy years before Harry Potter reads writer Newt Scamander's (Eddie Redmayne) book in school, the author enjoys adventures in New York's secret community of witches and wizards.

The spinoff film takes place in 1926, as Newt travels the globe to find and document magical creatures. But after completing a global excursion and arriving in New York for a brief stopover, his misplaced magical case leads to the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts in the No-Maj (American equivalent of "Muggle") world.

Based on the novel written by famed author J.K. Rowling, who wrote the Harry Potter books. She also wrote the screenplay for this movie.

Wed - Thu
    4:00 7:00 10:05

London Road

PG, Musical, 92 min

It's 2006 and the town of Ipswich in England has become the hunting grounds of a serial killer. The bodies of five women have been found, sending the community into crisis mode. Life in the town and how they deal with the murders is seen through the eyes and voices of an eclectic group of people including cab driver Mark (Tom Hardy), single mother Julie (Olivia Colman), and a young schoolgirl (Eloise Laurence).

Thu
    7:00

Loving

PG, Drama, 123 min

The true story of Richard and Mildred Loving (Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga), an interracial couple who defied Virginia's anti-miscegenation laws by marrying in 1958, when Mildred found she was pregnant at age 18. After their house was raided by local police in the middle of the night, the Lovings were threatened with prison, and instead opted to be exiled to Washington D.C. for violating the law by getting married.

However, after years of living in the city, they grew tired of not being able to live near their families in the country where they'd been raised and had lived for so many years. When one of their children was struck by a car on a city street, they finally moved back home, even though they were facing being arrested again. They obtained legal help to sue the state of Virginia in an attempt to strike down the rules, and allow interracial marriages to be seen as legitimate in the eyes of the law.

Wed
    3:40
Thu
    3:40 9:40

Moana

PG, Family, 103 min

On a mystic island off Oceania in the South Pacific, young princess Moana Waialiki (voiced by Auli’i Cravalho) is the feisty teenage daughter of the chief of her tribe, and the only daughter in a long line of navigators. When her family needs her help, she sails off across the open Pacific ocean on an epic adventure to save her people.

Joined by the energetic, less-than-humble, once-powerful demigod Maui (voiced by Dwayne Johnson), Moana is determined to prove herself a master wayfinder and to fulfill her ancestors’ unfinished quest. Along the way, she discovers her own identity on the mission, which also pits her against impossible odds and enormous monsters.

Wed
    4:40 6:50 9:40
Thu
    4:40

Moana 3D

PG, Family, 103 min

On a mystic island off Oceania in the South Pacific, young princess Moana Waialiki (voiced by Auli’i Cravalho) is the feisty teenage daughter of the chief of her tribe, and the only daughter in a long line of navigators. When her family needs her help, she sails off across the open Pacific ocean on an epic adventure to save her people.

Joined by the energetic, less-than-humble, once-powerful demigod Maui (voiced by Dwayne Johnson), Moana is determined to prove herself a master wayfinder and to fulfill her ancestors’ unfinished quest. Along the way, she discovers her own identity on the mission, which also pits her against impossible odds and enormous monsters.

Thu
    7:35 10:15

Rules Don't Apply

14A, Comedy, 126 min

In 1950s Hollywood, aspiring young actress Marla Mabrey (Lily Collins) and her ambitious young driver Frank Forbes (Alden Ehrenreich) struggle with the absurd eccentricities of wildly unpredictable billionaire Howard Hughes (Warren Beatty), whom they work for.

Marla is a strict Baptist who cannot fraternize with boys, much to the chagrin of Frank who, despite his mounting attraction, is forbidden to make a move for fear of losing his job. However, the two eventually come to the conclusion that the rules "don't apply" to them. Their situation is made even more tense when Hughes begins making passes at Marla. And things really start to heat up when Hughes puts a ring on Marla's finger.

Wed
    4:10 7:10 10:05
Thu
    4:15 7:10 10:05

Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned

Sci-Fi/Fantasy, 130 min

Following the sudden loss of her mother, Su-rin moves to a remote island with her step-father, where she meets and befriends an orphan boy named Sung-min. One day, while the two are investigating a cave high atop a mountain, they find a glittering egg, which according to folktale, holds the power to instantly transform a child into an adult.

Even though Su-rin tries to stop him, Sung-min takes the egg out of curiosity. When Su-rin goes to exit the cave, she discovers Sung-min has suddenly disappeared. The police begin an abduction investigation despite Su-rin's protestations. A few days later, a man in his 30s appears and claims to be the adult Sung-min.

Korean w/ English subtitles.

Wed - Thu
    3:30 6:30 9:30