Experience the of the drive-in movies

The Tors Drive-In in Charters Towers is a locally owned and operated cinema.  It’s been screening movies under the stars and entertaining generations since 1966.


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.

Movie clapper, clapperboard.

Opening Times

Gates and Snack Bar open @ 6:00pm

MOVIES START @ 6:30 pm

* 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 and 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 no outside food please!

Now Showing

A Quiet Place Part II (M)

6:30 pm

Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.


Stars Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins, The Devil Wears Prada) and Cillian Murphy (Batman Begins, TV’s Peaky Blinders)



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After being pushed back, the highly anticipated sequel is finally here! 

A Quiet Place Part II (M)

Horror themes and violence

Showing at 6:30pm


Pixie (MA)

Strong violence

Showing at 8:00 pm


Thursday 17th June, 2021

Friday 18th June, 2021

Saturday 19th June, 2021

Sunday 20th June, 2021

* Final screening for this double feature.  

Tune In

90.5 FM

TWO movies for the ONE low price!

Stay for one or two movies, 

the price is the same.

Pixie (MA)

8:00 pm

Pixie (Cooke) wants to avenge her mother’s death by masterminding a heist, but her plans go awry and she finds herself on the run with two young men (Hardy, McCormack) who are way out of their depth being chased across the Wild Irish countryside by gangsters. She has to pit her wits against everyone, taking on the patriarchy to claim the right to shape her own life.

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Mysterious Island (PG)
Showing at  6:30 p.m. 

Based on Jules Vern’s classic novel, MYSTERIOUS ISLAND is the story of five men escaping from a Confederate prison in an observation balloon. When they land the balloon, they find themselves on a South Seas island where they encounter pirates, a giant bird, a giant crab and even Captain Nemo.

Experience this classic how it was meant to be seen, on film and on the big screen!

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Classic double feature showcasing the landmark special effects of Ray Harryhausen on reel film!

Mysterious Island (PG)

Low level violence

* Showing at 6:30 p.m.


Sinbad And The Eye Of The Tiger (G)

The content is very mild in impact

* Showing at 8:10 p.m.


Thursday (17/6/21)

Friday (18/6/21)

Saturday (19/6/21)

Sunday (20/6/21)

* final screening

Tune In

88.5 FM

TWO movies for the ONE low price!
Stay for one or two movies the price is the same.

Sinbad And The Eye Of The Tiger (G)
Showing at  8:10 p.m

Sinbad (Patrick Wayne), daring sailor and Prince of Baghdad, sets sail towards Charnak, seeking permission from Prince Kassim to wed his sister, Farah (Jane Seymour). But Sinbad discovers that Kassimhas been placed under a spell by their fiendish stepmother, Zenobia (Margaret Whiting). To break the wicked spell, Sinbad must set forth on a journey unlike any ever traveled. Awaiting him on this perilous voyage is an assortment of beasts beyond one’s wildest imagination. Among the creatures encountered are the Minoton, a bronze colossus, a giant troglodyte, a sabre-toothed tiger, and an “almost human” baboon. The incredible, animated special effects by Ray Harryhausen will keep you spellbound as you sail with this Sinbad classic.

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.


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.