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Hollywood Blockbusters

Catch the biggest movies on the biggest screen in Portland. Hungry? Food and beverages are available at our cafe.

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Showing Today at The Empirical

Amazon Adventure


Dinosaurs Alive

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Dream Big

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Great White Shark

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Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean


Reel Science: JANE

PG |


12:00pm, 4:00pm
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Wild Africa

All Ages | 40 min

Daytime Documentaries

Take a break and watch science unfold in front of you on our four-story screen.

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Theater Events

From film festivals to Reel Science, we're bringing fascinating events to the silver screen. 

Big movies, giant screen.

Dual Christie 4K projectors and Dolby Atmos audio make this the biggest sounding, most-tech forward theater in the state.

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Private Events

Join the ranks of these fine companies who have thrown their favorite parties and events with us. 

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