Category Archives: Navy Pier IMAX Theatre

Something really amazing has come to Navy Pier IMAX, and it’s literally out of this world. Interstellar jets into our theatres tonight on November 4, and we are so excited for the 8:00 p.m. and 11:15 p.m. showings! There is only one way you should view Matthew McConaughey and his crew catapulting through space, and…

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Imagine a society where everyone is separated into sects based on their personalities, potentially being split from their families. Imagine a society where being different is not an option. Now imagine this happens here, in a post-apocalyptic Chicago. Divergent, which hits Navy Pier IMAX on March 21, is just that. Based on a New York…

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Have you noticed something different about Navy Pier IMAX? Could it be the influx of new movies? Yes, we think it is! Navy Pier IMAX is bringing you more movies in 2014, and that means more chances to see the big Hollywood stunners you’ve been waiting for! If you haven’t picked up your tickets for…

So you saw The Hobbit twice and you’re looking for the next epic to get you through that long winter lull? Film fanatics rejoice, for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit arrives at Navy Pier IMAX on January 17, 2014 for a one week, limited release, followed by  I, Frankenstein on January 24, 2014! If CIA dramas…

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Brrr! Winter is in full frosty swing here in the Windy City, and baby, it’s cold outside. Sure, we’re Chicagoans, and so it’s no great surprise when the wind chill drops below zero and your typical outdoor attire for a brisk walk to the ‘L’ begins to resemble that of an Arctic explorer trekking across…

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It’s not about just going to the movies here at Navy Pier – it’s about being a part of the IMAX Experience! Navy Pier IMAX is adding some great new films this fall and nothing beats watching them here! As the temperatures drop and the list of outside activities gets slim, treat the whole family…

Man of Steel | Navy Pier IMAX

What are your favorite parts of summer? Here at the Pier we like the heat and sunshine (of course) because it makes our gorgeous lakefront location the place to be; who wouldn’t want to spend a day mini golfing and Ferris wheel riding at Pier Park?! We enjoy the long days that  give us even…

Big Blockbusters at Navy Pier IMAX

The summer movie season doesn’t wait until June to start. Come May, studios begin churning out the hits and sci-fi, superhero, and big blockbuster fans all over the country begin selling out movie theaters and buying copious amounts of snacks and drinks for each new Friday night movie release. But as always, the most epic…

Jack the Giant Slayer | Navy Pier IMAX

The age-old tale of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ is finally hitting the big screen in a brand new fantasy and adventure film titled Jack the Giant Slayer, and if you’re anything like us, you can’t wait to see it here at Navy Pier IMAX! In the familiar English folktale you might remember from your childhood,…

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey | Navy Pier IMAX

Ever since The Fellowship of the Ring, the first movie of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, came out in 2001, J. R. R. Tolkien and Peter Jackson fans have been asking the question: when will it be The Hobbit’s turn? Finally, after years of waiting, fans will be able to experience The Hobbit when…