Film Library

Below is a list of all films in the MOST library available for special showings to large groups upon request. Please contact Guest Services for additional information, including pricing and schedule.

A Beautiful Planet

Narrated by Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence, A Beautiful Planet features stunning footage of our planet captured by astronauts on the International Space Station that show human impact on the planet. Among the scenes shown are the deforestation of Madagascar and large swaths of the Amazon, nighttime fracking fires in the Gulf of Mexico, and glacial melting in Greenland.

Runtime – 46 minutes

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Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates’ fascinating 11-year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850’s. Bates unearths the major discovery of the phenomenon of mimicry, whereby certain animals adopt the look of others that helps them deceive predators and gain an advantage to survive. Little known to the public, Bates made other crucial contributions to biology: identifying 8,000 species new to science and most importantly, putting the first ever case for the creation of a new species, which Charles Darwin called the “beautiful proof” for Natural Selection.
Runtime: 40 minutes

Born to be Wild

Born to be Wild

Watch an inspiring story of love, dedication, and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. Join two doctors, who have dedicated their lives to saving orphaned elephants and orangutans, as they rehabilitate a group of them – saving one life at a time.

Runtime – 45 minutes

Coral Reef Adventure

Follow the real-life expedition of ocean explorers and underwater filmmakers Howard and Michele Hall, who guide us to the islands and sun-drenched waters of the South Pacific to document the health and beauty of coral reefs. On the only domed IMAX screen in New York State, you’ll feel like you’re diving alongside them.

Runtime – 45 minutes

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Dinosaurs Alive!

Narrated by Michael Douglas, Dinosaurs Alive! is a global adventure of science and discovery – featuring the earliest dinosaurs of the Triassic Period to the monsters of the Cretaceous. Audiences will journey with some of the world‘s preeminent paleontologists as they uncover evidence that the descendents of dinosaurs still walk (or fly) among us today!

From the exotic, trackless expanses and sand dunes of Mongolia‘s Gobi Desert to the dramatic sandstone buttes of New Mexico, the film will follow American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) paleontologists as they explore some of the greatest dinosaur finds in history. Through the magic of scientifically accurate computer-generated animation, these newly discovered creatures, and some familiar favorites, will come alive…in a big way!

The film estimates that we’ve discovered less than two percent of all the dinosaur species that once lived. For young paleontologists, the adventure is just beginning, and this film is sure to spark imaginings of what mysteries still lie buried beneath our feet.
Runtime – 40 minutes

Dolphins

Narrated by Pierce Brosnan, join a marine biologist and her two colleagues as they take a close look at these complex marine creatures in their native habitat, from the Bahamas to the seas of Patagonia. Experience how dolphins live and play, and unravel the mysteries of dolphin communication as you gain a new perspective on the lives of dolphins and their remarkable intelligence.

Runtime – 41 minutes

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Hubble

Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, Hubble takes moviegoers on an unprecedented voyage through distant galaxies to explore the grandeur and mystery of our celestial surroundings. Experience never-before-seen flights through the farthest reaches of the universe, and accompany spacewalking astronauts on some of the most difficult and important endeavors in NASA’s history.

In May 2009, the crew of the Space Shuttle Atlantis launched a mission to make vital repairs and upgrades to the Hubble Space Telescope, the world’s first space-based observatory, 350 miles above the Earth. On board was an IMAX camera, operated by the shuttle astronauts. It captured stunning sequences of the five intricate spacewalks required to make those repairs, as well as close-up images of the effort to grasp the orbiting telescope with the shuttle’s mechanical arm at 17,500 mph, and one unexpected problem that threatened to sabotage the entire mission.

Runtime – 43 minutes

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Hurricane on the Bayou

Experience the powerful beauty of the Louisiana wetlands before, during, and after Hurricane Katrina struck, causing one of the worst natural disasters in American history. The movie also examines whether man-made alterations to the Mississippi River’s path may have caused the devastation.

Runtime – 45 minutes

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Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

Narrated by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, Island of Lemurs: Madagascar takes audiences on a spectacular journey to the remote island nation of Madagascar. Lemurs arrived on the island as castaways millions of years ago and evolved into hundreds of diverse species, but they are now the most endangered mammal in the world.

Runtime – 45 minutes

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Mystery of the Nile

A team of explorers set out on an epic quest to become the first to complete a full descent of the world’s greatest river. Four months later, after facing deadly rapids, crocodile attacks, malaria, and other dangers, will they reach the mouth of the Nile at the Mediterranean Sea?

Runtime – 45 minutes

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Pandas

Pandas are beloved around the world, and now they are coming to the big screen in the IMAX® original film “Pandas,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family.

At Chengdu Panda Base in China, scientists are dedicated to protecting the species by breeding adult Giant Pandas in order to introduce cubs into the wild.  This film follows one such researcher, whose passion leads her to initiate a new technique inspired by a black bear program in rural New Hampshire.  What starts as a cross-culture collaboration becomes a life-changing journey for an American biologist who crosses an ocean to join her; a scientist from Inner Mongolia; and a very curious female cub named Qian Qian, born in captivity. Koin Qian Qian on an exciting new adventure in the mountains of Sichuan as she takes her first steps outside her protected habitat, discovering her true animal nature even as she faces the challenges of the unknown.

Runtime – 40 minutes

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Superpower Dogs

Join an immersive IMAX adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, our best friends are also real-life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners. Follow Halo, a rookie puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America. Meet Henry, an avalanche rescue expert in the Canadian Rockies, Reef, a Newfoundland lifeguard with the Italian coastguard, Ricochet, a Californian surf legend helping people with special needs, and the Bloodhound brothers, Tipper & Tony, who are leading the fight to save endangered species in Africa. As we discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the astonishing science behind their superpowers, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!

Runtime: 55 minutes

The Greatest Places

Visit the spectacular landforms, diverse wildlife, distinctive ecosystems, people and cultures indigenous to seven distinct geographic place: Madagascar, the Namib desert, Tibet, Greenland, the Amazon, and more. Take a trip around the world in the comfort of the Bristol IMAX Omnitheater.

Runtime – 45 minutes

The Polar Express

Based on Chris Van Allsburg’s book, The Polar Express offers a journey through the perspective of a boy questioning his belief in Santa until he takes a mysterious and magical train ride to the North Pole. Enjoy the journey as you follow the boy’s crisis of faith and journey of self-discovery in the only domed IMAX theater in New York State!

Runtime – 100 minutes

To the Arctic

Witness the lives of a mother polar bear and her twin 8-month-old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home. Captivating and intimate IMAX footage brings moviegoers up-close and personal with this family’s struggle in a frigid environment of melting ice, immense glaciers, and spectacular waterfalls.

Runtime – 45 minutes

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Under The Sea

Visit some of the most exotic and isolated undersea locations on Earth, including Southern Australia, New Guinea, and more in the Indo-Pacific region. Come face-to-face with some of the most mysterious creatures of the sea. Explore the beauty and natural wonder of the oceans, and view the impact of global climate change.

Runtime – 40 minutes

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