IMAX® Films and Showtimes

Experience the big picture in SCI's Blank IMAX Dome Theater! Check out films showing now or coming soon, or read more about the theater.

  • Showtimes are posted 2 - 4 weeks in advance, but only showtimes for the next 10 days appear below. For showtimes more than 10 days in advance visit our Buy Tickets page!
  • All times are subject to change and ticket availability may not be reflected below. Purchase advance tickets for guaranteed seating.
  • For safety reasons, late seating is limited so arrive early and grab a snack from SCI’s Food Chain Cafe!
  • Experience the big picture with your group! Give your guests the ultimate movie experience with an IMAX Theater Buyout! Contact us for more information.
  • Wednesday After Class - Half price documentary IMAX tickets for the 1:15, 2:15, 3:15 and 4:15 pm showtimes. Offered during the school year only. Begins September 10, 2014.Children (ages 2-13) must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Journey to Space
  • Documentary Film
  • 45 minutes
  • Film Synopsis:

    In the past half century, humans have punched through the stratosphere, walked on the moon and lived continuously in orbit. In the coming decades, our unquenchable curiosity will take our species beyond the cradle of Earth to touch the face of another world. Strap in for the next giant leap. Next stop... Mars! 

  • Local Partner: WHO-HD Channel 13
  • Starting: February 28, 2015
  • Journey to Space Showtimes

    Mon May, 25 12:15p, 4:15p
    Tue May, 26 10:15a, 1:15p
    Wed May, 27 3:15p
    Thu May, 28 11:15a, 3:15p
    Fri May, 29 12:15p, 3:15p
    Sat May, 30 1:15p, 4:15p
    Sun May, 31 1:15p, 4:15p
    Mon Jun, 1 12:15p, 4:15p
    Tue Jun, 2 11:15a, 1:15p
    Wed Jun, 3 11:15a, 4:15p
  • Journey to Space
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  • Island of Lemurs: Madagascar
  • Documentary Film Rated G
  • 40 minutes
  • Film Synopsis:

    Captured with IMAX® cameras, “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar” takes audiences on a spectacular journey to the remote and wondrous world of Madagascar. Lemurs arrived in Madagascar as castaways millions of years ago and evolved into hundreds of diverse species but are now highly endangered.

    Join trailblazing scientist Patricia Wright on her lifelong mission to help these strange and adorable creatures survive in the modern world.

  • Local Partner: WHO-HD Channel 13
  • Starting: April 12, 2015
  • Island of Lemurs: Madagascar Showtimes

    Mon May, 25 10:15a, 1:15p
    Tue May, 26 11:15a, 2:15p
    Wed May, 27 11:15a, 2:15p
    Thu May, 28 10:15a, 1:15p
    Fri May, 29 10:15a, 2:15p
    Sat May, 30 10:15a, 2:15p
    Sun May, 31 2:15p
    Mon Jun, 1 10:15a, 1:15p
    Tue Jun, 2 10:15a, 2:15p
    Wed Jun, 3 10:15a, 2:15p
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  • Great White Shark
  • Documentary Film
  • 40 minutes
  • Film Synopsis:

    Get closer to the iconic predator we love to fear – the Great White Shark. You’ll feel as though you’re inside a shark cage and witnessing Great Whites leaping out of the water. Shot on location in South Africa, New Zealand, Mexico and California, this film shows you the truth behind the mythic creature forever stigmatized by its portrayal in the world’s first blockbuster movie, “Jaws.” 

    You’ll be amazed by researchers who tag Great Whites by simply holding their breath and free diving alongside massive sharks.

  • Local Partner: WHO-HD Channel 13
  • Starting: July 11, 2014
  • Great White Shark Showtimes

    Mon May, 25 11:15a, 3:15p
    Tue May, 26 12:15p, 3:15p
    Wed May, 27 10:15a, 4:15p
    Thu May, 28 12:15p, 4:15p
    Fri May, 29 1:15p, 4:15p
    Sat May, 30 12:15p, 3:15p
    Sun May, 31 12:15p, 3:15p
    Mon Jun, 1 11:15a, 3:15p
    Tue Jun, 2 12:15p, 3:15p
    Wed Jun, 3 12:15p, 3:15p
  • Great White Shark
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  • Mysteries of the Unseen World
  • Documentary Film
  • 45 minutes
  • Film Synopsis:

    Prepare to "see" the invisible! Too small, too fast, too slow or just plain invisible to the naked eye...Mysteries of the Unseen World will show you the magic and majesty of the objects, events, processes and creatures that exist literally all around you, but that you have never seen until now. Your world will never be the same!

  • Local Partner: WHO-HD Channel 13
  • Starting: February 25, 2014
  • Mysteries of the Unseen World Showtimes

    Mon May, 25 2:15p
    Tue May, 26 4:15p
    Wed May, 27 12:15p, 1:15p
    Thu May, 28 2:15p
    Fri May, 29 11:15a
    Sat May, 30 11:15a
    Mon Jun, 1 2:15p
    Tue Jun, 2 4:15p
    Wed Jun, 3 1:15p
    Thu Jun, 4 2:15p
  • Mysteries of the Unseen World
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  • Living in the Age of Airplanes
  • Documentary Film
  • 47 minutes
  • Film Synopsis:

    Living in the Age of Airplanes is a story about how the airplane has changed the world. Filmed in 18 countries across all seven continents, it renews our appreciation for one of the most extraordinary and awe-inspiring aspects of the modern world.

  • Local Partner: WHO-HD Channel 13
  • Starting: June 5, 2015
  • Living in the Age of Airplanes
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Ticket Information

For advance IMAX tickets:

Tickets purchased in advance will be available at the SCI Box Office the day of show.

Please Note: IMAX ticket purchases are non-refundable.

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