Movies in the Park


Darcy Hoover
Culture Enquiries
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50 Andrew Street South, Suite 300, Orillia, ON L3V 7T5

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The Parks Recreation and Culture Department presents Movies in the Park between July 5 - August 22.

Thank you to our exclusive sponsor, Thor Motors! These screenings are free and will be held at the Aqua Theatre at Couchiching Beach Park. Each film will begin at dusk. Concessions and washrooms will be open for this event. Arrive early for Aqua Theatre seating or bring a lawnchair of your own.



Strange Brew

July 5, 2017: Strange Brew

In their quest for free beer, bumbling Canadian brothers Bob (Rick Moranis) and Doug McKenzie (Dave Thomas) wind up working at the Elsinore Brewery. The hapless lads uncover a sinister mind-control plot spearheaded by Brewmeister Smith (Max von Sydow) and must stop the scheme, which also involves Uncle Claude (Paul Dooley), a member of the Elsinore family. As Bob and Doug try to prevent Smith from taking over the world, they also manage to drink plenty of their favorite sudsy beverage.

Rating: Length: Released:
PG 90 mins 1983


The Last Waltz

July 19, 2017: The Last Waltz

Martin Scorsese chronicles the most legendary night in rock history, as an unparalleled lineup of rock superstars -- including Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Ringo Starr, Ron Wood and Van Morrison -- take the stage for "The Band's" 1976 farewell concert. Among one of, if not the best rock movie ever made, The Last Waltz is a revealing, electrifying view of the classic band at their height.
Rating: Length: Released:
PG 116 mins 1978


Cool Runnings

July 22, 2017: Cool Runnings

The 1993 comedy film "Cool Runnings" is based on the true story of Jamaica's first bobsled team and its appearance at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. The movie, directed by Jon Turteltaub, stars John Candy along with Doug E. Doug, Leon Robinson (credited simply as "Leon"), Rawle D. Lewis and Malik Yoba. Great Family Fun! 

Rating: Length: Released:
G 98 mins 1993


The Incredibles

August 2, 2017: The Incredibles

In this lauded Pixar animated film, married superheroes Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) and Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) are forced to assume mundane lives as Bob and Helen Parr after all super-powered activities have been banned by the government. While Mr. Incredible loves his wife and kids, he longs to return to a life of adventure, and he gets a chance when summoned to an island to battle an out-of-control robot. Soon, Mr. Incredible is in trouble, and it's up to his family to save him.

Rating: Length: Released:
G 115 mins 2004


Harry and the Hendersons

August 12, 2017: Harry and the Hendersons

While returning from a trip in the woods, George Henderson (John Lithgow) and his family run into something with their car that turns out to be a Sasquatch. Thinking the creature is dead, they take him home, but "Harry" soon awakens. Despite their initial fears, Harry is a kind and sensitive being, and the Hendersons become very fond of him. However, it is difficult to keep him a secret, and soon they begin to fear for Harry's safety.

Rating: Length: Released:
G 110 mins 1987


Gimme Shelter

August 16, 2017: Gimme Shelter

Gimme Shelter is a 1970 documentary film directed by Albert and David Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin chronicling the last weeks of The Rolling Stones' 1969 US tour which culminated in the disastrous Altamont Free Concert. This movie features Jefferson Airplane, Ike and Tina Turner and is recommended for adult audiences only.

Rating: Length: Released:
R 91 mins 1970









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