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Calling all movie buffs: Cineplex's Great Digital Film Festival returns for its seventh year


Wed, Jan 6th 2016 10:35 am

Canada's only coast-to-coast film festival packs a cult classic lineup, including fan favorites 'Serenity,' 'Labyrinth' and 'Ghostbusters'

The countdown to this year's Great Digital Film Festival is on! Cineplex Events has announced the lineup for its seventh annual celebration of pop-culture films, returning to select Cineplex theaters across Canada from Feb. 5-11.

Canada's only coast-to-coast film festival brings a week of sci-fi, fantasy and cult fan favorites back to the big screen, often for the first time in digital format. Tickets are now on sale online, via the Cineplex mobile app, and at participating theater box offices.

"Canadians have such a deep bond with their favorite movies, and I think that's why the festival has been so successful over the years," said Brad LaDouceur, vice president, event cinema, Cineplex Entertainment. "We've made an effort to find out what our guests want to see on the big screen and offer them a memorable week of movies at the affordable price of $6.99 per film."

The 2016 Great Digital Film Festival lineup includes:

  • "Beverly Hills Cop" (1984)
  • "Big Trouble in Little China" (1986)
  • "Dirty Harry" (1971)
  • "From Dusk Till Dawn" (1996)
  • "Ghostbusters" (1984)
  • "Inception" (2010)
  • "Labyrinth" (1986)
  • "Looper" (2012)
  • "Mad Max: The Road Warrior" (1981) and "Mad Max: Fury Road" (2015)
  • "Runaway Train" (1985)
  • "Serenity" (2005)
  • "Star Trek 2: Wrath of Khan" (1982) and "Star Trek: Into Darkness" (2013)
  • "The Dark Crystal" (1982)
  • "The Thing" (1982)
  • "True Romance" (1993)

ClickHERE to view the trailer.

Tickets for festival films cost $6.99, with an additional 10 percent discount when purchasing tickets for any two, three or four films, and a 15 percent discount when purchasing tickets for any five or more films. For a complete list of show times, or to purchase tickets, visit Cineplex.com/DigitalFilmFest. Join the conversation with #GDFF2016.

'Great Digital Film Festival' 2016 participating theaters include:

British Columbia

  • Cineplex Cinemas Langley
  • Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver
  • SilverCity Victoria Cinemas


  • Scotiabank Theatre Chinook (Calgary)
  • Scotiabank Theatres Edmonton


  • Cineplex Cinemas Regina
  • Scotiabank Theatre Saskatoon and VIP


  • SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas (Winnipeg)


  • SilverCity Ancaster Cinemas
  • SilverCity Newmarket Cinemas
  • Galaxy Cinemas Guelph
  • Cineplex Odeon Gardiners Road Cinemas (Kingston)
  • SilverCity London Cinemas
  • Cineplex Cinemas Courtney Park (Mississauga)
  • Cineplex Cinemas Ottawa
  • Cineplex Cinemas Scarborough
  • SilverCity Sudbury Cinemas
  • SilverCity Thunder Bay Cinemas
  • Scotiabank Theatre Toronto
  • Galaxy Cinemas Waterloo
  • Cineplex Odeon Devonshire Mall Cinemas (Windsor)


  • CinĂ©ma Banque Scotia Montreal


  • Scotiabank Theatre St. John's
  • Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane (Halifax, NS)
  • Cineplex Cinemas Trinity Drive (Moncton, NB)

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