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The Tors Drive-In is an authentic, locally owned and operated cinema.
Screening movies under the stars, and entertaining generations since 1966.

Experience the EXCITEMENT MAGIC ROMANCE FUN of the drive-in movies

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Or you can keep scrolling for movies currently showing and other links.

Opening Times

Gates and Snack Bar open @ 6:30 p.m.

MOVIES START @ 7:00 p.m.

* N.B. We open earlier during the cooler months. Our website is updated accordingly.

Café & Candy Bar

We serve a variety of hot,
tasty meals, yummy snacks
and drinks at unbelievable prices.

Most of our ticket sales go back to the studios. Therefore we rely on cafe sales to remain open.
So if you want us to keep entertaining you,
no outside food please!

Movies

TORS Drive In Cinema in Charters Towers has the BIGGEST, BRIGHTEST screens and the BEST prices around!
We are the only local cinema to screen the latest movies in 4K Digital, and one of the few drive-in cinemas in the world to regularly show movies on 16mm and 35mm film.

Proudly home of the biggest, and brightest screens around!

Now Showing

Screen 1

Strange World (PG)

7:00 pm

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ original action-adventure Strange World journeys deep into an uncharted and treacherous land where fantastical creatures await the legendary Clades, a family of explorers whose differences threaten to topple their latest—and by far— most crucial mission. 

Screen 1

Strange World (PG)

Mild science fiction themes.

Showing at 7:00 p.m.

PLUS

30th Anniversary of A Muppet Christmas Carol (G)

Content very mild in impact.

Showing at 8:45 pm

NIGHTS SHOWING: 

FRI/SAT/ SUN/WEDS

Dates: 

Friday 2nd December, 2022

Saturday 3rd December, 2022

Sunday 4th December, 2022

Wednesday 7th December, 2022 (moves to screen 2)

Tune In

90.5 FM or if you’re worried about a flat battery, use our speakers!

TWO movies for the ONE low price!

Stay for one or two movies, 

the price is the same.

30th Anniversary of A Muppet Christmas Carol (G)

8:45 p.m.

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser’s redemption on Christmas Eve.

Our favourite muppet characters show Scrooge that the spirit of Christmas is in giving and sharing.

Please note that SWITCHING SCREENS IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED unless you purchase tickets for both screens.

Movies are licensed by different studios, and  terms and conditions vary. We pay the relevant studio royalties for each movie shown based on admissions, so everyone must be accounted for.

We thank you for your co-operation, and for supporting the cinema industry and our small business.

Screen 2

Mrs. Harris Goes To Paris (PG)

7:00 pm

In partnership with the House of Dior, MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS tells the story of a widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London who falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, and decides that she must have one of her own. After she works, starves and gambles to raise the funds to pursue her dream, she embarks on an adventure to Paris which will change not only her own outlook, but the very future of the House of Dior.

Screen 2

Mrs. Harris Goes To Paris (PG)

Occasional mild coarse language.

Showing at 7:00 p.m.

PLUS

Ticket To Paradise (M)

Fantasy themes and violence.

Showing at 9:00 pm

NIGHTS SHOWING: 

FRI/SAT/ SUN/WEDS

Dates: 

Friday 2nd December, 2022

Saturday 3rd December, 2022

Sunday 4th December, 2022

Wednesday 7th December, 2022 (final)

Tune In

88.5 FM or if you’re worried about a flat battery, use our speakers!

TWO movies for the ONE low price!

Stay for one or two movies, 

the price is the same.

Ticket To Paradise (M)

9:00 p.m.

Academy Award® winners George Clooney and Julia Roberts reunite on the big screen as exes who find themselves on a shared mission to stop their lovestruck daughter from making the same mistake they once made.

About US

The Tors Drive-In has been enchanting audiences since 1966. Here you can enjoy immersive big screen movies under a gorgeous sky of twinkling stars in a relaxed, country atmosphere.

While we offer a retro, nostalgic experience, we are a blend of the old and the new between our two screens. We show the latest movies with the best 4K digital presentation around that delivers a bright, precise image.

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The Tors Drive-In has a rich history that has touched many lives from near and afar. It’s our sincerest hope that it continues to evolve and entertain future generations.