Movie buffs rejoice! There are a handful of highly-anticipated movies premiering over the course of the next few months and IMAX at Navy Pier is prepared to bring them all to you! Home to Chicago’s largest flat movie screen – soaring as high as six stories – Navy Pier IMAX is undoubtedly the best place in town to catch the first glimpse of these brand new, soon-to-be blockbusters!
Hercules – Premieres 7/25
If it’s epics you’re looking for, this is the flick for you. Starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Golden Globe winner Ian McShane, this classic myth is brought to life in an action-packed adventure. Having only just completed his legendary twelve labors, Hercules, the Greek demi-god, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter ask for his aid in defeating a domineering warlord. Based off the graphic novel Hercules: The Thracian Wars, it has all the makings of an instant classic.
Guardians of the Galaxy – Premieres 8/1
The superhero theme continues to kick off August as an American pilot named Peter Quill, played by actor Chris Pratt, finds himself the target of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan in the far reaches of space. Pratt co-stars with Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, and Bradley Cooper as a band of misfits who must save the world from turmoil. Don’t miss out on an early look at this comedic Walt Disney Motion Picture, intended to be the tenth installment in the highly-renowned Marvel Cinematic Universe!
The Equalizer – Premieres 9/26
Denzel Washington has done it again as he plays a lonely, monastic former black-ops commander who despises injustice and devotes himself to helping the victims of crime. After faking his own death in hopes of retiring to a quiet life in Boston, Robert McCall (Washington) returns to his former ways to rescue a young girl before finding himself face to face with Russian gangsters. This action thriller is sure to steal the show once September rolls around.
Island of Lemurs: Madagascar – Showing daily
If you’re really craving the big screen and can’t hold off for one of the above features, we don’t blame you one bit. Come by and catch a showing of Island of Lemurs —playing daily for your viewing pleasure. In this IMAX 3D documentary, Morgan Freeman narrates the incredible true story of some of nature’s greatest and oldest explorers!
Don’t spend another night on the couch watching that same old sit-com. Instead, join us at Navy Pier IMAX for your next family outing (or perhaps date night?)! For more information regarding dates and show times check out our website.