Ritz Cinema, Thirsk

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Tickets / Times

Concession  : £5 (14 and under, over 60) Matinees and Monday Evening

Adult            : £6

Evening        : Doors open 7:00pm for 7:30pm

Matinees      : Doors open 2:00pm for 2:30pm (When available, see below for details)



The Happy Prince Fri 20 Jul – Thu 26 Jul  NO MATINEES

Certificate 15  The Happy Prince

105 minutes

The last days of Oscar Wilde. This great man of letters, once one of the most famous authors in England, is now a superstar on the skids. As Oscar lies on his death bed, the past comes flooding back to him, transporting him to other times and places.


Stars: Rupert Everett, Colin Firth and Emily Watson. Directed; Rupert Everett








Patrick MATINEES ONLY Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul

Certificate PG  Patrick

94 minutes

Sarah’s life is a mess, the last thing she needs is her Grandmother bequeathing her a very spoilt pug.


Stars: Ed Skrein, Emilia Jones and Beattie Edmondson. Directed Mandie Fletcher









Mamma Mia  Fri 27 Jul – Thu 2 Aug    MATINEES Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug

Certificate 12A  Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

114 minutes

Sophie finds out more about her mother’s past while seeking guidance on how to handle her pregnancy.


Stars: Lily James, Meryl Streep, Cher, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth and Julie Walters.


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The Bookshop  Fri 3 Aug – Thu 9 Aug   MATINEE Wed 8 Aug

Certificate PG  The Bookshop

113 minutes

Set in a small town in 1959 England, a story of a woman who decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to
open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield.


Stars: Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy and Patricia Clarkson. Directed; Isabel Coixet


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Swimming With Men Fri 10 Aug – Thu 16 Aug   MATINEE Wed 15 Aug

Certificate 12A  Swimming With Men

96 minutes

A man who is suffering a mid-life crisis finds new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged,
amateur synchronised swimming team.


Stars: Rob Brydon, Jane Horrocks, Rupert Graves and Charlotte Riley. Directed: Oliver Parker


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Thomas & FriendsMATINEES ONLY  Sat 11 Aug, Sun 12 Aug

Certificate U  Thomas & Friends : Big World ! Big Adventures !

85 minutes


Thomas leaves Sodor to fulfil his dream of seeing the world. A quest through jungles, swamps and mountains, seeing sights never seen before.


Voices of: John Hasler, Rufus Jones and Peter Andre. Directed; David Stoten







Incredibles 2  Fri 17 Aug – Thu 23 Aug   MATINEES Sat 18 Aug, Sun 19 Aug

Certificate PG Incredibles 2

118 minutes


Everyone’s favourite family of superheroes is back, but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life.


Voices of: Holly Hunter, Craig T Nelson, Sarah Vowel and Huck Milner. Directed: Brad Bird


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Mission Impossible  Fri 24 Aug – Thu 30 Aug    NO MATINEES

Certificate PG  Mission Impossible – Fallout

118 minutes


Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.


Stars: Tom Cruise, Rebecca Furguson and Henry Cavill. Directed; Christopher McQuarrie


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Horror Inspired


Hereditary  Fri 31 Aug – Sun 02 Sep   NO MATINEES

Certificate 15    Hereditary

127 minutes

After the family matriarch passes away, a grieving family is haunted by tragic and disturbing occurrences, and begin to unravel dark secrets.


Stars: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne


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Mary Shelley

Mon 03 Sep – Thu 06 Sep   NO MATINEES

Certificate 12A  Mary Shelley

130 minutes


The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and 18 year old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, which resulted in Mary Shelley writing Frankenstein.


Stars: Elle Fanning, Maisie Williams, Douglas Booth


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