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:

Central Intelligence

PG, Comedy, 114 min

Bob Stone (Dwayne Johnson), a former geek turned lethal CIA agent, returns home for his high school reunion. Claiming to be on a top secret mission, he enlists the help of former "big man on campus"-turned-accountant Calvin (Kevin Hart), who misses his glory days.

Before he realizes what he's gotten himself into, it's too late for Calvin to back out. Now the domestic number-cruncher is being dragged through an unpredictable world of deadly shoot-outs and espionage that could get both of them killed.

Mon - Wed
    4:00 6:40 9:25
Thu
    1:15 4:10 7:20 10:00

Finding Dory

G, Family, 97 min

One year after her journey with Nemo, Dory (voice of Ellen DeGeneres) is curious about her past. Unfortunately for her, her memory doesn't offer much help. But with Nemo and Marlin (voice of Albert Brooks) by her side, she embarks on a journey to uncover her roots. Who are her parents? Where did she learn to speak Whale?

Eventually, and after encountering their fair share wild experiences, the trio manages to reunite Dory with her family. Their epic adventure teaches them more about the meaning of friendship and how truly important family is.

Mon - Wed
    5:00 7:00
Thu
    5:10 7:00

Finding Dory 3D

G, Family, 97 min

One year after her journey with Nemo, Dory (voice of Ellen DeGeneres) is curious about her past. Unfortunately for her, her memory doesn't offer much help. But with Nemo and Marlin (voice of Albert Brooks) by her side, she embarks on a journey to uncover her roots. Who are her parents? Where did she learn to speak Whale?

Eventually, and after encountering their fair share wild experiences, the trio manages to reunite Dory with her family. Their epic adventure teaches them more about the meaning of friendship and how truly important family is.

Mon - Wed
    4:20 7:40 9:35 10:15
Thu
    12:00 1:25 2:35 4:20 7:45 9:35 10:15

Free State of Jones

14A, Drama, 139 min

A Mississippi blacksmith named Newton Knight (Matthew McConaughey) is working as a nurse during the American Civil War when his terrified young nephew Daniel (Jacob Lofland) shows up. His family's home has been looted by soldiers and the young boy was told he was drafted, but rather than stay with a company where he knew no one, Daniel decides to search for his Uncle Newt.

Newt joins Daniel in battle for the sole purpose of keeping him out of harm's way, but his attempts prove futile when Daniel is hit by an enemy bullet and dies, despite Newt's frantic efforts to save him.

Disillusioned, Newt deserts and inspires several fellow soldiers, as well as runaway slaves, to join him in his anti-Confederate rebellion. The uprising eventually leads Jones County, Mississippi to break free from the shackles of Confederacy and establishes Newton as a fervent and caring leader.

During his epic fight, the defiant Newt falls in love with a slave named Rachel (Gugu Mbatha-Raw).

Mon - Wed
    3:40 6:50 10:05
Thu
    12:00 3:10 6:30 9:45

Independence Day: Resurgence - An IMAX 3D Experience

PG, Action, 120 min

Using recovered alien technology after the last invasion in 1996, the nations of Earth have collaborated on a defense program called Earth Space Defense (ESD), which serves as the Earth's early warning system using technology salvaged from the remains of the alien forces.

But nothing can prepare them for the aliens' next attack — and only the ingenuity of ESD director David Levinson (Jeff Goldblum), pilot Jake Morrison (Liam Hemsworth) and a few other brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.

Mon - Wed
    4:30 7:25 10:20
Thu
    12:45 3:40

Independence Day: Resurgence 3D

PG, Action, 120 min

Using recovered alien technology after the last invasion in 1996, the nations of Earth have collaborated on a defense program called Earth Space Defense (ESD), which serves as the Earth's early warning system using technology salvaged from the remains of the alien forces.

But nothing can prepare them for the aliens' next attack — and only the ingenuity of ESD director David Levinson (Jeff Goldblum), pilot Jake Morrison (Liam Hemsworth) and a few other brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.

Thu
    6:40 9:40

Maggie's Plan

14A, Comedy, 92 min

Maggie (Greta Gerwig), who hasn't had much luck with long term relationships, wants to have a child. She decides that artificial insemination is the best option but no sooner has she begun the process than John (Ethan Hawke) enters her life.

John, an academic, is unhappily married to Danish critical theorist Georgette Norgaard (Julianne Moore) and Maggie is the change he's been searching for. He leaves Georgette and starts a life with Maggie.

Maggie has what she wanted - a daughter and John - but she isn't happy. As a result, she rethinks her plan and concocts a new one involving John and his ex-wife Georgette.

Mon - Wed
    4:40 7:30
Thu
    12:40 3:00

Now You See Me 2

PG, Thriller, 129 min

One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public's adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, The Four Horsemen (Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Lizzy Caplan) resurface for a comeback performance.

Meanwhile, Thaddeus Bradley (Morgan Freeman), who wound up in jail due to the magicians, vows his revenge from his prison cell. During their sold-out performance in New York City, their show is hijacked and their boss, Dylan Rhodes (Mark Ruffalo) orders them to get off the stage. They exit the building and drop into a chute. When they arrive at the end of the chute, they're surprised to find they're in China.

It turns out that Bradley is working with unethical tech magnate Walter Mabry (Daniel Radcliffe), who demands that The Four Horsemen steal the key to every computer system on the planet.

Mon - Wed
    4:10 7:20 10:20
Thu
    1:00 4:00

The BFG 3D

PG, 117 min

A little girl named Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) who lives in an orphanage, is drawn to the window one night, where she witnesses a massive, frightening creature outside. She runs away from the window and hides under her covers, but is plucked from her bed by a monstrously huge hand.

This starts her on her journey with The Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance), who is an outcast because he refuses to eat boys and girls, and the Queen of England (Penelope Wilton). They try to capture the giants who have been eating people and terrorizing the human world to stop them before they hurt anyone else.

Based on the children's novel by Roald Dahl.

Thu
    7:30 10:20

The Conjuring 2

14A, Horror, 133 min

When the voice of an elderly man comes out of an 11-year-old British girl, it draws the attention of many poltergeist experts, as well as the media. Visitors to the home witness many strange occurrences.

When no one can help the girl, renowned demonologists Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) are called upon to travel to England to help her get rid of the demon.

Mon - Wed
    3:50 7:10 10:10
Thu
    12:50 3:50 7:10 10:10

The Legend of Tarzan: An IMAX 3D Experience

PG, Action, 109 min

Years after he left the jungles of Africa behind, Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård), now known as John Clayton, a.k.a. Lord Greystoke, is living a comfortable life in his mansion in England with his wife, Jane (Margot Robbie). Their only sorrow is that they do not yet have a child.

When he's invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, he initially turns down the invitation, not wanting to return to Africa. However, he's soon convinced to go, unaware that he's a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by Leon Rom (Christoph Waltz), who will do anything to get his hands on the diamonds of Opar.

Rom has struck a deal with Chief Mbonga (Djimon Hounsou) to bring him Tarzan in order to settle a score. In return, Mbonga will provide Rom with diamonds. However, he has no idea what Rom is up to and what he is doing to the tribes of the Congo.

Based on the Tarzan series of books by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Thu
    7:00 9:45

The Purge: Election Year

14A, Thriller, 105 min

Expanding upon the explosive universe introduced in the first two Purge films, The Purge: Election Year follows police sergeant Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo) two years after he decided not to kill Warren Grass, the man who murdered his son in a drunk-driving accident.

Leo is now head of security for Senator Charlene Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell), front runner for the next presidential election, due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. Her revolutionary views, however, aren't shared by some higher-ups in the government. Now Leo and Charlene are cast out into chaos at the hands of the New Founding Fathers of America and must fight to survive alongside a group of anti-Purge rebels.

Thu
    7:25 10:20

Warcraft

PG, Action, 123 min

The realm of Azeroth has enjoyed peace for many years, but now it may be on the brink of war when they are faced with a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors looking for another home when their world dies.

As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people and their home.

It's up to Sir Anduin Lothar (Travis Fimmel) to protect King and country from the invading orcs. Sir Anduin encounters Garona (Paula Patton), a half human, half orc. As war threatens to destroy both humans and orcs, Garona must decide where her loyalty lies.

The orcs also face internal conflict. Orc leader Durotan (Toby Kebbell) and his pregnant wife Drake (Anna Galvin) must protect their child from the sinister intentions of Gul'dan (Daniel Wu).

Mon - Thu
    3:30

Warcraft 3D

PG, Action, 123 min

The realm of Azeroth has enjoyed peace for many years, but now it may be on the brink of war when they are faced with a fearsome race of invaders: Orc warriors looking for another home when their world dies.

As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people and their home.

Mon - Wed
    6:30 9:40
Thu
    12:30

X-Men: Apocalypse

PG, Action, 144 min

Ruling Egypt thousands of years ago, En Sabah Nur, also known as Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac), was the first mutant in existence. Betrayed by his worshippers, he was entombed, while his followers, the Four Horsemen, were destroyed. Centuries later, in 1983, he awakens to find the world is not as he left it. He believes mankind to be corrupt and weak, and seeks to destroy all humans and mutants in order to build anew.

He recruits a grieving Magneto (Michael Fassbender), who just lost his wife and child, as well as other wayward mutants to create this new world order. Charles Xavier, now Professor X (James McAvoy), and Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) must now lead a team of young X-Men to fight against Apocalypse and the inevitable destruction of the Earth.

  Canadian Connection: Filmed in Montreal. Some actors in minor roles are Canadian.

Mon - Wed
    10:00