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:

And So it Goes

PG, Comedy, 94 min

Real estate agent Oren Little (Michael Douglas) isn’t great at making friends. His wife’s death and his estranged son, Luke, a recovering drug addict, have left him embittered and irascible.

When Luke drops off a granddaughter Oren never knew he had, it’s going to take the help of his caring neighbor, aspiring lounge singer Leah (Diane Keaton), to help the grumpy granddad find his heart and accept love back into his life.

Fri - Wed
    2:10 4:40 7:10 9:40

Begin Again

14A, Drama, 101 min

College sweethearts Greta (Keira Knightley) and Dave (Adam Levine) are songwriting partners who move to New York after he lands a deal with a major label. When he strays, heartbroken Greta considers moving back home to Britain.

Before she leaves, she's spotted on stage by a down-on-his-luck record producer (Mark Ruffalo) who recognizes her musical talent and opens up an entire world of possibility for both of them.

Thu
    1:25 4:05

Chef

14A, Comedy, 115 min

Carl Casper (Jon Favreau), a skilled chef in a high-end Los Angeles restaurant, is bored by his job recreating the classics suggested by his controlling boss, restaurant owner Riva (Dustin Hoffman).

In a stinging review by a leading restaurant critic Ramsey Michel (Oliver Platt), Carl is called out for his lack of imagination. Introduced to Twitter by his tech-savvy son Percy (Emjay Anthony), Carl accidentally starts a flame war and loses his job.

Encouraged by his ex-wife Inez (Sofia Vergara) to start a Cuban food truck together with his son and his friend Martin (John Leguizamo), Carl takes to the road, hoping to reignite his creative genius.

Thu
    6:30
Fri - Wed
    12:30 6:30 9:20

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

PG, Sci-fi, 130 min

A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier.

They reach a fragile peace, but it proves shortlived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.

Thu
    12:45 3:40 6:45 9:45
Fri
    1:10
Sat
    1:15
Sun - Wed
    1:10

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 3D

PG, Sci-fi, 130 min

A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier.

They reach a fragile peace, but it proves shortlived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.

Thu
    1:10 4:10 7:10 10:10
Fri - Wed
    4:20 7:20 10:20

Hercules: An IMAX 3D Experience

STC, Action, 98 min

Haunted by a sin from his past, Hercules (Dwayne Johnson) has become a mercenary. Along with five faithful companions, he travels ancient Greece selling his services for gold and using his legendary reputation to intimidate enemies.

But when the benevolent ruler of Thrace and his daughter seek Hercules' help to defeat a savage and terrifying warlord, Hercules finds that in order for good to triumph and justice to prevail, he must once again become the hero he was and embrace his own myth. He must be Hercules.

Thu
    7:00 9:40
Fri
    2:45 5:20 7:50 10:25
Sat
    12:30 3:00 5:30 8:00 10:30
Sun - Wed
    2:45 5:20 7:50 10:25

How to Train Your Dragon 2

PG, Family, 102 min

Five years after Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and Toothless successfully united dragons and vikings on the island of Berk, Astrid (America Ferrera), Snotlout (Jonah Hill) and the rest of the gang have fun with a new contact sport in which they race dragons, grab sheep and dump them into a net. Meanwhile, Hiccup and Toothless enjoy adventures of their own as Hiccup adjusts to having only one leg and enjoys his new flying apparatus.

While riding their dragons, Hiccup and Astrid discover a dragon trapper named Eret (Kit Harrington) who captures Astrid's dragon, Stormfly, in a net. Eret was hired by Drago Bludvist to catch dragons for his dragon army. Hiccup wants to find Drago to let him know that dragons are kind and that there's no need to capture them or to form an army, but his father, Stoick the Vast (Gerard Butler), barely escaped being burned alive the last time he encountered Drago and forbids Hiccup to approach him.

Headstrong Hiccup doesn't listen and sets out at once with Toothless to find Drago. Although he finds a long-lost family member along the way and a beautiful haven where dragons live in peace, he also puts his friends and family in danger in his quest to change Drago's mind.

Thu
    1:30 4:00 7:15

Lucy

14A, Action, 90 min

A woman (Scarlett Johansson) forced to work as a drug mule for the mob in Taipei, Taiwan finds out that a drug implanted in her body has accidentally gotten into her blood stream.

As a result, she gains superhuman powers, including the ability to move objects using her mind, choosing not to feel pain and a highly advanced talent to absorb information. She turns the tables on her captors, transforming into a merciless warrior.

Thu
    9:30
Fri
    2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30
Sat
    1:10 3:30 5:50 8:15 10:30
Sun - Wed
    2:00 4:30 7:00 9:30

Planes: Fire & Rescue

G, Family, 83 min

World-famous air racer Dusty Crophopper (Dane Cook) finds out his racing days have come to an end when his engine is damaged. Undaunted, he learns about the world of aerial firefighting and decides to join them.

Dusty teams up with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger (Ed Harris) and his team, a group of all-terrain vehicles collectively known as The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire, and Dusty finds out what it takes to be a true hero.

Thu
    12:30
Fri - Wed
    1:45

Planes: Fire & Rescue 3D

G, Family, 83 min

World-famous air racer Dusty Crophopper (Dane Cook) finds out his racing days have come to an end when his engine is damaged. Undaunted, he learns about the world of aerial firefighting and decides to join them.

Dusty teams up with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger (Ed Harris) and his team, a group of all-terrain vehicles collectively known as The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire, and Dusty finds out what it takes to be a true hero.

Thu
    2:50 5:10 7:30 9:50
Fri - Wed
    4:00 6:20 8:40

Sex Tape

14A, Comedy, 95 min

When Jay (Jason Segel) and Annie (Cameron Diaz) first got together, their romantic connection was intense—but ten years and two kids later, the flame of their love needs a spark. To kick things up a notch, they decide—why not?—to make a video of themselves trying out every position in The Joy of Sex in one marathon three-hour session.

It seems like a great idea—until they discover that their most private video is no longer private. With their reputations on the line, they know they’re just one click away from being laid bare to the world... but as their race to reclaim their video leads to a night they'll never forget, they'll find that their video will expose even more than they bargained for.

Thu
    2:25 5:05 7:50 10:30
Fri - Wed
    2:30 5:00 7:30 10:00

Tammy

14A, Comedy, 96 min

Tammy (Melissa McCarthy) is having a bad day. She’s totaled her clunker car, gotten fired from her thankless job at a greasy burger joint, and instead of finding comfort at home, finds her husband getting comfortable with the neighbor in her own house. It’s time to take her boom box and book it.

The bad news is she’s broke and without wheels. The worse news is her grandma, Pearl (Susan Sarandon), is her only option -- with a car, cash, and an itch to see Niagara Falls. Not exactly the escape Tammy had in mind. But on the road, with grandma riding shot gun, it may be just what Tammy needs.

Thu
    10:00

The Divine Move

Drama,

Fri
    1:30 4:25 7:15 10:05
Sat
    1:00 3:45 7:15 10:05
Sun - Wed
    1:30 4:25 7:15 10:05

The Globe Theatre Presents Henry IV Part 1

Program,

Sat
    12:30

The Purge: Anarchy

14A, Thriller, 103 min

In a dystopic future, the government, re-engineered by the New Founders of America (NFA), has sanctioned an annual 12-hour Purge wherein all crimes that occur during that time are ignored and can be committed without fear of punishment, in an effort to ensure that the crime rate stays below one percent for the rest of the year.

This sequel follows an unlikely group of five citizens whose lives intersect over the course of the night. Leo is out to get revenge on someone who wronged his family when he witnesses the kidnapping of a mother and her teenage daughter. Meanwhile, a couple about to separate are the victims of a carjacking and have to find a safe place to get through the night.

Thu
    1:40 4:30 7:40 10:25
Fri
    2:50 5:30 8:00 10:30
Sat
    2:50 5:35 8:05 10:35
Sun - Wed
    2:50 5:30 8:00 10:30

Transformers: Age of Extinction

PG, Action, 165 min

The fourth installment in the Transformers sci-fi/action series, this takes place four years after an epic battle saves the world, but leaves Chicago in tatters. Autobots and Decepticons are no longer wanted on Earth by humans and have gone into hiding.

Humans begin making their own Transformers out of a rare metal, using the Decepticons as models. When automobile mechanic Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg) brings home an old truck, he and his daughter Tessa (Nicola Peltz) soon realize it's a Transformer, and not just any Transformer — Optimus Prime.

With some human help, Optimus Prime and the Autobots rise to meet their most fearsome challenges yet, including a Decepticon named Lockdown, who is sent to destroy the Autobots. Humans and robots alike are swept up in a war of good and evil, ultimately leading to a climactic worldwide battle.

Thu
    6:40 10:05

Transformers: Age of Extinction - An IMAX 3D Experience

PG, Action, 165 min

The fourth installment in the Transformers sci-fi/action series, this takes place four years after an epic battle saves the world, but leaves Chicago in tatters. Autobots and Decepticons are no longer wanted on Earth by humans and have gone into hiding.

Humans begin making their own Transformers out of a rare metal, using the Decepticons as models. When automobile mechanic Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg) brings home an old truck, he and his daughter Tessa (Nicola Peltz) soon realize it's a Transformer, and not just any Transformer — Optimus Prime.

With some human help, Optimus Prime and the Autobots rise to meet their most fearsome challenges yet, including a Decepticon named Lockdown, who is sent to destroy the Autobots. Humans and robots alike are swept up in a war of good and evil, ultimately leading to a climactic worldwide battle.

Thu
    3:10

Transformers: Age of Extinction 3D

PG, Action, 165 min

The fourth installment in the Transformers sci-fi/action series, this takes place four years after an epic battle saves the world, but leaves Chicago in tatters. Autobots and Decepticons are no longer wanted on Earth by humans and have gone into hiding.

Humans begin making their own Transformers out of a rare metal, using the Decepticons as models. When automobile mechanic Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg) brings home an old truck, he and his daughter Tessa (Nicola Peltz) soon realize it's a Transformer, and not just any Transformer — Optimus Prime.

With some human help, Optimus Prime and the Autobots rise to meet their most fearsome challenges yet, including a Decepticon named Lockdown, who is sent to destroy the Autobots. Humans and robots alike are swept up in a war of good and evil, ultimately leading to a climactic worldwide battle.

Fri - Wed
    3:10 6:40 10:10

Wish I Was Here

14A, Comedy, 120 min

Aidan Bloom (Zach Braff), 35, has a wife (Kate Hudson) and two children, but he's discouraged when nothing seems to go right in his life.

Having spent his entire life wishing he could be something great, he finds he's called upon to do something that requires bravery.

Thu
    1:50 4:25 7:00 9:30
Fri
    12:50 3:40
Sun - Wed
    12:50 3:40