Once Upon a Time, A Taxi Driver and more International Cinema titles opening this weekend!

Once Upon a Time, A Taxi Driver and more International Cinema titles opening this weekend!

Every week, select Cineplex theatres feature some of the most popular and exciting films from all around the world, from countries like China, India, Korea, The Philippines and more. If you want to try something different at the movies, or simply celebrate your own or a new culture on the big screen, we’re highlighting the International Cinema titles out this weekend that you’ll surely enjoy!

Once Upon a Time (Mandarin w/Chinese and English subtitles)

This ambitious love story is based on the novel "Three Lives, Three Worlds, Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms". The film follows a Goddess from the Heavenly Realms who is sent to the mortal world to undergo a test to become a high goddess. While she is there, she meets and falls in love with Ye Hua, and the two get married. However, an old enemy re-enters her life and threatens everything she has earned. 

Once Upon a Time opens on August 11th at the following Cineplex locations:







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International Village




For showtimes, click here!

A Taxi Driver
(Korean w/ English subtitles)

Based on a true story, A Taxi Driver takes place in 1980 and follows a down-on-his-luck taxi driver who is hired by a foreign journalist to go to the town of Gwangju for the day.They arrive to find that the city is under siege by the military government, with the citizens protesting for freedom. This leads to a life vs. death struggle, and the Gwangju Uprising, a critical event in South Korea. 

A Taxi Driver opens on August 11th at the following Cineplex locations:

Yonge & Dundas

Empress Walk

Sunridge Spectrum

Movies 12 Edmonton

Scotiabank Vancouver or International Village


For showtimes, click here!


Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
(Hindi w/ English subtitles)

This political satire touches on the topic of sanitation in India, emphasizing on the eradication of open defecation in public spaces. The comedy also is in support of Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a governmental campaign that is attempting to improve the conditions of the country when it comes to cleanliness.

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha opens on August 11th at the following Cineplex locations:

Scotiabank Theatre Halifax

Cinema Cineplex Forum

Cineplex Cinemas Ottawa

Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas and VIP

Cineplex Odeon Eglinton Town Centre Cinemas

Cineplex Cinemas Mississauga

Cineplex Cinemas Courtney Park

SilverCity Brampton Cinemas

Cinema City Northgate

Cineplex Odeon Sunridge Spectrum Cinemas

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SilverCity Riverport Cinemas

Cineplex Cinemas Strawberry Hill

SilverCity Mission Cinemas

For showtimes, click here!

Check back every week for International Cinema films to look out for on Cineplex.com!