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    VUE Cinema

    At the Riverside
    Catch the latest movie releases at Reading’s Vue Cinema, situated right here at The Oracle. 

    The cinema houses 11 state-of-the-art screens that can seat 1,800 people, and also offers full disabled access throughout.

    Subtitled and audio descriptions are available for selected films.

    Click here to see all the latest releases and for ticket bookings.

    Now Showing

    Midnight Cowboy - 50th Anniversary

    Winner of a slew of awards at the 1969 Academy Awards (including Best Picture and Best Director), Midnight Cowboy is gritty yet warm story of an affectionate friendship between two drifters (Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman) in a decaying late-'60s New York.

    • 17 September 2019

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    Downton Abbey

    There’s commotion both upstairs and downstairs at Downton Abbey as the residents prepare for a visit from the Royal Family. Based on the much-loved TV show of the same name and featuring many original cast members, such as Dame Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery and Hugh Bonneville. Follow the dramatic lives of the aristocratic Crawley family in this period feature that’s not to be missed.

    It: Chapter Two

    It’s been 27 years since the Losers’ Club rid itself of Pennywise. All the members have now moved on, but when a devastating phone call brings them back to Derry, they slowly realise that some horrors never go away… Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, James McAvoy, and Bill Skarsgard star in this terrifying horror based on the work of Stephen King.


    When a group of New York strippers decide they deserve to earn more cash, they go to extreme lengths to take advantage of their easy and unsuspecting clients. Inspired by the viral 2016 article titled The Hustlers at Scores, this true story stars Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, and rapper Cardi B.

    Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

    Actor Rick Dalton and his stunt double, Cliff Booth, head back to Hollywood to try and make names for themselves. But the last thing they expect is a grisly murder on their doorstep… Starring Margot Robbie, Brad Pitt, and Leonardo DiCaprio, director Quentin Tarantino returns for his ninth film to explore late 1960s Hollywood.

    • 17 September 2019

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    The Lion King

    Lions rule the African savanna in The Lion King, which welcomes Donald Glover (Atlanta, Solo: A Star Wars Story) as future king Simba and Beyonce Knowles-Carter (Dreamgirls, Lemonade visual album) as Simba's friend-turned-love interest Nala.

    Dora & The Lost City of Gold

    Dora has been exploring the jungle with her parents for most of her life – she’s not easily fazed by the wonders of nature. But nothing can prepare her for High School and the adventures that ensue… Isabela Moner, Eva Longoria, Jeffrey Wahlberg, and Michael Pena star in this live-action remake of the Nickelodeon favourite.

    • 17 September 2019

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    Dream Girl

    Set in an intensely crazy, unusual, bizarre space in North India, our protagonist Karm, stumbles upon a job like never before.

    Angel Has Fallen

    When Secret Service agent Mike Banning is accused of trying to murder the President of the United States, he must use all his skill and courage to clear his name. This dramatic action thriller follows on from the events of London Has Fallen and stars Piper Perabo, Gerard Butler, and Morgan Freeman.

    • 17 September 2019

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    Toy Story 4

    Woody, Buzz and friends are enjoying their peaceful new life as Bonnie’s toys… until a new ‘toy’ shows up. Created by Bonnie herself, the reluctant Forky feels that he doesn’t belong. It’s up to Woody and the gang to help Forky settle in – and a road trip shows them that the world is a big place for a toy. This family animation is Josh Cooley’s feature-length directorial debut and stars the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, and Tony Hale.

    • 17 September 2019

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    Good Boys

    A group of pre-teens skip school and instead embark on an epic journey of awesomely bad decisions. From the producers of Superbad and Sausage Party, this hilarious comedy stars Molly Gordon, Jacob Tremblay, and Lil Rey Howery.


    Haley Keller tries to rescue her father from a Category 5 hurricane, but she quickly finds herself trapped in her rapidly flooding Florida household. With vicious alligators in the water, she must fight for survival. Alexandre Aja directs this skin-crawling horror, starring Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, and Ross Anderson.

    • 17 September 2019

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    Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw

    With villainous superhuman Brixton threatening the world, Hobbs and Shaw must put aside their differences to save the future of humanity. Vanessa Kirby, Idris Elba, Dwayne Johnson, and Jason Statham star in this fast paced and action-packed feature sure to keep you thrilled from start to finish.

    • 17 September 2019

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    Rigoletto on the Lake

    Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece - compelling, blood-curdling and beautiful - will delight audiences with a powerhouse combination of entertainment and emotional intensity from the spectacular shore of Lake Constance, Bregenz.

    • 17 September 2019

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    Big Screen Heroes: Take Flight - Paw Patrol and Top Wing

    Nick Jr. Big Screen Heroes invites you and your family to take flight and fly high with Top Wing and PAW Patrol. Grab your tickets to see 4 Top Wing and 2 PAW Patrol flying theme episodes on the big screen.

    • 17 September 2019

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    The Angry Birds Movie 2

    Red and the angry birds are back, and still at war with the pigs. But this time, the two sides will have to work together to stand up to a new enemy that threatens them all. Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, and Leslie Jones star in this animated sequel, directed by Thurop Van Orman and based on the popular video game.

    • 17 September 2019

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    The Informer

    When convict Pete Koslow is made an offer by the FBI to work undercover, he decides it’s worth it for a fresh start with his family. But when the sting goes wrong, he finds himself owing his life to the Polish mob and forced to return to jail to prevent his wife and daughter paying his debt with their lives. Andrea Di Stefano directs this action crime thriller, starring Rosamund Pike, Joel Kinnaman, and Ana de Armas.

    • 17 September 2019

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    Blinded by the Light

    Inspired by the music of Bruce Springsteen and his lyrical genius, a working-class boy tries to break free from the shackles his family and 1980s British society have placed on him. Starring Meera Ganatra, Kulvinder Ghir, and Viveik Kalra, this beautiful dramatic comedy is based on the life of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor.

    • 17 September 2019

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    Ad Astra

    Roy McBride is desperate to uncover the truth behind his...

    Due to be released 18/09/2019
    Rambo: Last Blood

    Rambo returns. With his adopted daughter missing in Mexico,...

    Due to be released 19/09/2019
    Masha and the Bear on the Big Screen

    Come and enjoy the adventures of 'Masha And The...

    Due to be released 20/09/2019
    Fight Club - 20th Anniversary

    A car recall specialist, disillusioned by his career, meets...

    Due to be released 21/09/2019
    NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors (Encore)

    Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the...

    Due to be released 26/09/2019
    The Goldfinch

    When young Theodore witnesses his mother’s death during a...

    Due to be released 27/09/2019
    The Wizard Of Oz - 80th Anniversary

    When young Dorothy is whisked away from her Kansas home by a...

    Due to be released 28/09/2019
    Hitsville: The Making of Motown

    From Motown’s beginnings in its ‘Hitsville USA’ headquarters...

    Due to be released 30/09/2019
    Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary Performance

    The legendary Miss Saigon, in cinemas for one night only....

    Due to be released 30/09/2019
    Placido Domingo 50th Anniversary Concert

    For one very special night, Placido Domingo returns to the...

    Due to be released 01/10/2019

    When legendary but troubled singer and actress Judy Garland...

    Due to be released 02/10/2019
    Wise Children

    Multi-award-winning director Emma Rice brings her unique,...

    Due to be released 03/10/2019
    Ghostbusters - 35th Anniversary

    Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters is the classic comedy caper...

    Due to be released 04/10/2019
    Billy Connolly - The Sex Life of Bandages

    Hailed as the UK's most influential comedian of all...

    Due to be released 10/10/2019
    Gauguin From The National Gallery

    This fascinating cinema event opens with a brand-new...

    Due to be released 15/10/2019


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