Holiday IMAX Movie Round-up

by | Nov 18, 2015

With family and friends together during the holidays, there is no better way to enjoy their company than experiencing an awesome IMAX movie. At Pacific Science Center, we’re home to the ultimate IMAX experience- whether it is an educational documentary, or a blockbuster movie, we’ve got the best seat in the house for you. Escape the less than ideal weather and explore worlds near and far with the company of loved ones with one of our IMAX movies. Watch the trailers below.

Educational Documentaries

Rocky Mountain Express
Sweeping landscapes of snow dusted Canadian Rockies and powerful steam engines chugging through rugged terrain make this the perfect educational documentary for the holidays for train lovers of all ages. Experience Rocky Mountain Express re-released in IMAX with laser format with 12-channel sound in the Boeing IMAX Theater.

Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland
Ever dream of spending the holidays in the warm tropics, but then consider the price tag? Let us take you on a trip to swim with giant tortoises and tropical fish during Galapagos 3D. Add-on exhibit admission to your IMAX ticket to visit the Tropical Butterfly House and complete your warm staycation at Pacific Science Center.

Tiny Giants 3D
In an adventure of giant proportions created by the BBC, Tiny Giants 3D reveals the astonishing lives of the smallest of animals. Immerse yourself the titanic battles in a chipmunk and grasshopper mouse face to survive. Only by using their ingenious superpowers can our heroes not only stay alive, but become masters of their universe.

Feature Movies

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 The IMAX Experience
The highly anticipated fourth installment of The Hunger Games franchise features the epic finale of Katniss Everdeen’s rise against the capitol and the end of thrilling Hunger Games.

Coming Soon

In The Heart of the Sea: An IMAX 3D Experience
In 1820, crewmen (Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy) aboard the New England vessel Essex face a harrowing battle for survival when a whale of mammoth size and strength attacks with force, crippling their ship and leaving them adrift in the ocean. Experience the adventure that inspreid the folklore of Moby Dick in the Boeing IMAX Theater.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens The IMAX 3D Experience
A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI — Return of the Jedi (1983). The IMAX relesae of Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be digitally re-matered into the image and sound quality of An IMAX 3D Experience with propiertary IMAX DMR (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The cyrstal-clear images coupled with IMAX’s customized theater geometry and powerful digital audio creats a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

Theater Schedule
Oct. 23-29, 2015

The Martian: An IMAX 3D Experience
Rated: PG-13, Runtime: 142 min.
Thu, Oct. 29 at 9:45 p.m.

Crimson Peak: The IMAX Experience
Rated: R, Runtime: 119 min.
Daily at 7 and 9:45 p.m., also Fri-Sun at 4 p.m.

Hubble 3D
Rated: G, Runtime: 45 min.
Daily at 10:30, 11:45 a.m.

Humpback Whales 3D
Rated: G, Runtime: 30 min.
Daily at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Tiny Giants 3D
Rated: G, Runtime: 45 min.
Daily at 11:45 a.m., 1, 2:15 and 4:45 p.m.

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