There are so many streaming services to choose from these days that we can get the movie theatre experience at home whenever we want. Still, nothing beats the experience of buying delicious buttery popcorn and plopping down to watch a brand new flick. If you still enjoy the classic experience and live in the area, you'll want to make room in your calendar because the Cinesphere at Ontario Place is showing so many classic films from now until March 2020.
Ticket prices range from $11 for children up to 17-years-old, $12 for seniors over 65-years-old, and general admission for adults is $15. They can be purchased online and there's also a holiday pack for $120 which gets you 10 tickets.
You can catch the 1988 classic starring Bruce Willis from December 20 to 23 at 7:30 p.m. It's been argued that Die Hard is totally a Christmas movie so what better way to prepare for the holiday coming up then by catching this flick on the big screen.
The Polar Express
This 2004 classic cartoon holiday movie will start showings on December 21 and go until Christmas Eve. It will play at 3:30 p.m. each day.
There's no question that Love Actually is, in fact, a Christmas movie but you'll have to wait until December 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m. to watch this iconic film.
The Sound Of Music
If you're just not in the mood to fight Boxing Day mall madness, consider visiting Ontario Place on December 26 to watch this incredibly classic 1965 movie. It will play until December 28 at 2:30 p.m. each day.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
Though it's almost 40-years-old, this classic is still loved and talked about today. Showings go for two days only on December 30 at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. and on New Year's Eve at 3:30 p.m., so you'll still have time to get ready for a big party (or watch more movies on Netflix in your pyjamas).
So many famous faces are in this 2008 movie including Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Steep, Pierce Brosnan, and Colin Firth. The songs are too catchy and fun, and luckily you'll get the chance to start off your new year with a bang by catching this at the Cinesphere on January 4 at 7:30 p.m. and the next day at 4:30 p.m.
You'll want to "run, Forrest, run" your way to Ontario Place to catch Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump on January 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m.
The Breakfast Club
The iconic films just don't seem to end and your weekends starting in 2020 are sure to be a good time especially if you catch this 1985 classic in theatres on January 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. Clear your schedule and call your best pals.
The Dark Night
This 2008 film had so much praise when it first came out and if you want to relieve that iconic big-screen experience, you'll get the chance to on February 7, 8, or 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Other movies showing at the Cinesphere include Labyrinth in late December, Happy Feet 2 on December 29, Coraline in January, and Shadow in March.
2001: A Space Odyssey and Interstellar will be showing in the IMAX experience in February.