Rialto Square Theatre is thrilled to announce our 2021/2022 movie series Reels at the Rialto.

The movie series, Reels at the Rialto, is a nod to our Vaudeville movie palace past, and will feature past and recently past movies for the entire family, shown on the retro movie screen by the new projector, generously donated by the Rialto Square Volunteers, inside the beautiful Rialto Square Theatre.

Doors will open at 6pm, all showings start at 7pm.

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November 2021

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

November 10 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles - November 10, 2021

Easily excitable Neal Page (Steve Martin) is somewhat of a control freak. Trying to get home to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his wife (Laila Robins) and kids, his flight is rerouted to a distant city in Kansas because of a freak snowstorm, and his sanity begins to fray. Worse yet, he is forced to bunk up with talkative Del Griffith (John Candy), whom he finds extremely annoying. Together they must overcome the insanity of holiday travel to reach their intended destination.

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January 2022

The Greatest Showman

January 20, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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The Greatest Showman - January 20, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

Growing up in the early 1800s, P.T. Barnum displays a natural talent for publicity and promotion, selling lottery tickets by age 12. After trying his hands at various jobs, P.T. turns to show business to indulge his limitless imagination, rising from nothing to create the Barnum & Bailey circus. Featuring catchy musical numbers, exotic performers and daring acrobatic feats, Barnum's mesmerizing spectacle soon takes the world by storm to become the greatest show on Earth.

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February 2022

A Star is Born

February 17, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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A Star is Born - February 17, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers -- and falls in love with -- struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jackson fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

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March 2022

Rocketman

March 16, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Rocketman - March 16, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

Young Reginald Dwight changes his name to Elton John and collaborates with singer-songwriter Bernie Taupin to become one of the most iconic figures in pop history. Set to his most beloved songs, it's the epic musical story of Elton John, his breakthrough years in the 1970s and his fantastical transformation from shy piano prodigy to international superstar.

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April 2022

Casablanca

April 14, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Casablanca - April 14, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.

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May 2022

The Avengers

May 12, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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The Avengers - May 12, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

When Thor's evil brother, Loki (Tom Hiddleston), gains access to the unlimited power of the energy cube called the Tesseract, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), director of S.H.I.E.L.D., initiates a superhero recruitment effort to defeat the unprecedented threat to Earth. Joining Fury's "dream team" are Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner).

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June 2022

Toy Story 4

June 23, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Toy Story 4 - June 23, 2022 at The Rialto Square Theatre

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody's slight detour leads him to his long-lost friend Bo Peep. As Woody and Bo discuss the old days, they soon start to realize that they're worlds apart when it comes to what they want from life as a toy.

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July 2022

The Sandlot

July 14, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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The Sandlot - July 14, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

When Scottie Smalls (Thomas Guiry) moves to a new neighborhood, he manages to make friends with a group of kids who play baseball at the sandlot. Together they go on a series of funny and touching adventures. The boys run into trouble when Smalls borrows a ball from his stepdad that gets hit over a fence.

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August 2022

Bridesmaids

August 18, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Bridesmaids - August 18, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

Annie (Kristen Wiig) is a single woman whose own life is a mess, but when she learns that her lifelong best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), is engaged, she has no choice but to serve as the maid of honor. Though lovelorn and almost penniless, Annie, nevertheless, winds her way through the strange and expensive rituals associated with her job as the bride's go-to gal. Determined to make things perfect, she gamely leads Lillian and the other bridesmaids down the wild road to the wedding.

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September 2022

Grease

September 8, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Grease - September 8, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

Experience the friendships, romances and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. Welcome to the singing and dancing world of "Grease," the most successful movie musical of all time. A wholesome exchange student (Olivia Newton-John) and a leather-clad Danny (John Travolta) have a summer romance, but will it cross clique lines?

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October 2022

Hocus Pocus

October 13, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, 60432 United States
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Hocus Pocus - October 13, 2022 | 7:00 pm @ Rialto Square Theatre

After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison (Omri Katz) explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani (Thora Birch) and their new friend, Allison (Vinessa Shaw). After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy) who used to live in the house. Now, with the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches' book of spells to stop them from becoming immortal.

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Tickets

Tickets are $5 each, and will be available day-of at the Rialto Square Theatre Box Office.  All seating will be General Admission—first come, first serve. Cash and credit will be accepted for payment. Bar and concessions will be available for purchase.

 

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Special thanks to the following Reels at the Rialto Sponsors.

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