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Aug 6 Bazodee (2015, Trinidad & Tobago/USA, D: Todd Kessler)   Toronto Shines
The Harder They Come (1972, Jamaica, D: Perry Henzell)
An Indian woman reconsiders her engagement when she meets a Trinidadian musician; aspiring reggae singer Jimmy Cliff comes up against corruption in the music industry. Presented by Caribbean Tales. Plus: live comedy from Jay Martin and Keesha Brownie. Gates open at 7:00pm.
 
@ Ontario Place Drive-In 8:00pm
Aug 7
- Aug 13
 
Back To The Future (1985, USA, D: Robert Zemeckis)
Marty McFly tries to get out of the past without erasing his present self. At Empress Walk, Eglinton Town and Mississauga Fri-Sun and Tue, at Queensway all week.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 11
 
Batman Begins (2005, USA, D: Christopher Nolan)
Nolan's take on The Dark Knight saga begins here. At Mississauga Fri-Sun and Tue.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 11
 
The Dark Knight (2008, USA, D: Christopher Nolan)
Gotham's crime problem turns more chaotic and diabolical than usual when The Joker arrives on the scene. At Mississauga Fri-Sun and Tue.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 11
 
The Dark Knight Rises (IMAX) (2012, USA, D: Christopher Nolan)
Bane leads Gotham City through revolution and chaos. At Mississauga Fri-Sun and Tue.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 11
 
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986, USA, D: John Hughes)
"Why should he get to do whatever he wants, whenever he wants? Why should everything work out for him? What makes him so goddamn special?" Ditch class with Matthew Broderick and company. At Scarborough Fri-Sun and Tue.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 11
 
The Goonies (1985, USA, D: Richard Donner)
Young adventurers search the caves under their town for pirate treasure. At Fairview, Scotiabank and Scarborough Fri-Sun and Tue.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 11
 
Gravity (2013, USA, D: Alfonso Cuaron)
George Clooney and Sandra Bullock run into a spot of space trouble. At Richmond Hill Fri-Sun and Tue.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 11
 
Grease (1978, USA, D: Randal Kleiser)
"This car is Auto-matic. It's System-matic. It's Hyyyyydro-matic. Why, it's Greased Lightning!" At Mississauga and Scarborough Fri-Sun and Tue.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 13
 
Jaws (1975, USA, D: Steven Spielberg)
"This shark, swallow you whole." At Empress Walk, Fairview, Scotiabank, Yonge & Eglinton, Eglinton Town, Mississauga, Richmond Hill and Winston Churchill Fri-Sun and Tue, at Queensway, Yorkdale and Vaughan all week.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 13
 
Jurassic Park (1993, USA, D: Steven Spielberg)
Cloned dinos run amuck at a state-of-the-art theme park. At Yonge-Eglinton, Eglinton Town, Mississauga, Richmond Hill and Winston Churchill Fri-Sun and Tue, at Yonge-Dundas, Yorkdale, Queensway and Vaughan all week.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 11
 
The Karate Kid (1984, USA, D: John G. Avildsen)
"Wax on, wax off." Pat Morita teaches Ralph Macchio the ways of kung fu. At Richmond Hill Fri-Sun and Tue.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 13
 
Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003, USA, D: Quentin Tarantino)
Former assassin Uma Thurman walks the path of bloody revenge. At Scotiabank and Winston Churchill Fri-Sun and Tue, at Queensway and Vaughan all week.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 13
 
Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2003, USA, D: Quentin Tarantino)
Former assassin Uma Thurman walks the path of bloody revenge. At Scotiabank and Winston Churchill Fri-Sun and Tue, at Queensway and Vaughan all week.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 11
 
Purple Rain (1984, USA, D: Albert Magnoli)
Prince contends with daddy issues while rising in the Minneapolis music scene. At Eglinton Town Fri-Sun and Tue.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 13
 
Staw Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980, USA, D: Irvin Kershner)
Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training as his fellow rebels are targeted by Darth Vader. At Fairview, Scotiabank, Eglinton Town, Markham, Scarborough and Winston Churchill Fri-Sun and Tue, at Yorkdale, Queensway and Vaughan all week.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 11
 
Train To Busan (2016, South Korea, D: Yeon Sang-ho)
Train passengers flee a zombie plague for possible sanctuary at the end of the line. Get prepped for this week's release of follow-up Peninsula. At Yonge-Eglinton Fri-Sun and Tue.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
- Aug 13
 
Wonder Woman (2017, USA, D: Patty Jenkins)
Amazon warrior Diana takes her fight for justice to the outside world. At Eglinton Town and Richmond Hill Fri-Sun and Tue, at Yonge-Dundas, Queensway, Vaughan and Yorkdale all week.
 
@ Cineplex
Aug 7
Aug 9
Aug 11
 
Casablanca (1942, USA, D: Michael Curtiz)
"Play it once, Sam, for old time's sake."
 
@ The Fox
 
 
4:00pm
5:00pm
4:30pm
Aug 7 Kingston Paradise (2013, Jamaica, D: Mary Wells)   Toronto Shines
Yardie (2018, UK, D: Idris Elba)
Dreams of mobility and peace lead a couple to crime; an exit to criminal life is complicated by a chance for revenge. Presented by Caribbean Tales. Plus: live comedy from Jean Paul and Ron Josol. Gates open at 7:00pm.
 
@ Ontario Place Drive-In 8:00pm
Aug 7 Silent Hill (2006, Canada/France/Japan/Australia, D: Christophe Gans)   Fear Is Free Fridays    Free!
House (1985, USA, D: Steve Miner)
A woman's search for her daughter leads her to a strange town; a novelist inherits the dangerous house that may have killed his son.
 
@ The Kingsway 8:45pm
Aug 7 The Addams Family (2019, USA, D: Greg Tiernan & Conrad Vernon)   Friday Night Lights    Free!
A creepy family of monsters moves to the conformist suburbs. Animated. Outdoors, drive-in style. Registration required.
 
@ Downsview Park 9:00pm
Aug 8
Aug 11
Aug 13
 
Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981, USA, D: Steven Spielberg)
"Lightning. Fire. The power of God or something."
 
@ The Fox
 
 
6:45pm
7:45pm
4:45pm
Aug 8 Rain (2008, Bahamas, D: Maria Govan)   Toronto Shines
Battledream Chronicle (2015, Martinique, D: Alain Bidard)
A teen undertakes a voyage to find the mother who abandoned her; a slave revolts against an animated, video game dystopia. Presented by Caribbean Tales. Plus: live comedy from Crystal Ferrier and Cedric Newman. Gates open at 7:00pm.
 
@ Ontario Place Drive-In 8:00pm
Aug 8 Crash (1996, Canada/UK, D: David Cronenberg)    Free!
Traumatized car-crash survivors begin a kinky affair. Winner of the Special Jury Prize for audacity at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival! 4K restoration!
 
@ City View Drive-In 9:00pm
Aug 8
Aug 9
Aug 13
 
Blade Runner (1982, USA, D: Ridley Scott)
Harrison Ford is dispatched to find rogue androids in Ridley Scott's sci-fi landmark.
 
@ The Fox
 
 
10:00pm
8:00pm
8:00pm
Aug 11 The Evil Dead (1981, USA, D: Sam Raimi)
Pieces (1982, USA/Spain, D: Juan Piquer Simon)
Friends unleash demons in a remote cabin in the woods; a killer creates a puzzle from the bodies of college co-eds.
 
@ Starlite Drive-In
Aug 11 Stop Making Sense (1984, USA, D: Jonathan Demme)   Drive-In TO    Free!
David Byrne and his big white suit lead Talking Heads through an immensely enjoyable live performance. Presented by Hot Docs. Gates open at 7:00pm.
 
@ Ontario Place Drive-In 8:45pm
Aug 12 Alphaville (1965, France, D: Jean-Luc Godard)
Agent Lemmy Caution undertakes a mission to an unfeeling' dystopia.
 
@ The Kingsway 8:45pm
Aug 12
Aug 13
 
Friday The 13th (1980, USA, D: Sean Cunningham)
Pet Sematary (1989, USA, D: Mary Lambert)
Hockey-masked killer Jason is born; the buried dead return ... wrong.
 
@ Starlite Drive-In
 
9:15pm
9:15pm
Aug 13 Catch Me If You Can (2002, USA, D: Steven Spielberg)   Toronto Shines
Leonardo DiCaprio cons his way into America's airports and operating rooms. Plus: live comedy from Ian Sirota and live music from Harm & Ease. Gates open at 7:00pm.
 
@ Ontario Place Drive-In 8:00pm
Aug 14 Grease (1978, USA, D: Randal Kleiser)   Toronto Shines
"This car is Auto-matic. It's System-matic. It's Hyyyyydro-matic. Why, it's Greased Lightning!" Plus: live music from Pauly & The Greaseballs. Gates open at 7:00pm.
 
@ Ontario Place Drive-In 8:00pm

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