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Where To See 'The Dark Knight Rises' In True, 70mm IMAX; Plus Even More New Photos

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist July 16, 2012 at 11:42AM

There's a storm coming, and it's the audiences who will be packing theaters and lining up around the block this weekend for "The Dark Knight Rises." By now, you likely already have your ticket, but if you don't, here's a little handy guide of where to go see the film in full, glorious IMAX with 70mm projection. But, wait -- why is this a big deal?
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There's a storm coming, and it's the audiences who will be packing theaters and lining up around the block this weekend for "The Dark Knight Rises." By now, you likely already have your ticket, but if you don't, here's a little handy guide of where to go see the film in full, glorious IMAX with 70mm projection. But, wait -- why is this a big deal?

As you already know, Christopher Nolan is a big advocate of the large format, shooting some sequences in "The Dark Knight" that utilized the full scale and scope that IMAX screens have to offer. But with "The Dark Knight Rises" he's upped the ante, with about an hour of footage -- roughly a third of the running time -- going big and huge. And while the discussion of IMAX diluting their brand with their smaller, IMAX-branded theaters that are nothing like the experience of seeing it on a screen that is a true 72 feet high (let Aziz Ansari explain) is best left for another day, we're sorted out which ones offer the true, real deal screening room you'll be looking for. In short, if it's not 70mm, you're getting a 35mm or digital print.

As expected, "The Dark Knight Rises" is nothing short of a triumph -- read our spoiler-free review here -- and delivers the epic finale we've been long waiting for. So before you go this Friday, check out the list below and we'd recommend booking an IMAX ticket if there is a big screen anywhere near you. Theaters below and new photos via Entertainment Weekly on page two.

Full Size IMAX Theaters With 70mm Projection - USA, Canada & U.K.

USA

Alabama
McWane Science Center Imax, Birmingham
U.S. Space & Rocket Center Imax, Huntsville

Arizona
Harkins Arizona Mills Imax, Tempe (Phoenix)

California
AMC Universal Citywalk Imax, Universal City
Rave Imax, Westchester (Los Angeles)
Edwards Irvine Spectrum Imax, Irvine
Edwards Ontario Palace Imax, Ontario
Desert Imax, Cathedral City (Palm Springs)
AMC Metreon Imax, San Francisco
Regal Hacienda Crossings Imax, Dublin (San Francisco)
Tech Museum Hackworth Imax, San Jose
Esquire Imax, Sacramento
Edwards Fresno Imax, Fresno

Colorado
UA Colorado Center Imax, Denver
Cinemark Carefree Circle Imax, Colorado Springs

Connecticut
Rave Buckland Hills Imax, Manchester (New Haven)

Florida
Autonation Imax, Ft Lauderdale
Regal Pointe Orlando Imax, Orlando
Museum of Science & Industry Imax, Tampa

Georgia
Regal Mall of Georgia Imax, Buford (Atlanta)

Idaho
Edwards Boise Imax, Boise

Illinois
Navy Pier Imax, Chicago
Cinemark @ Seven Bridges Imax, Woodridge (Chicago)
Regal Lincolnshire Stadium Imax, Lincolnshire (Chicago)

Indiana
Indiana State Museum Imax, Indianapolis

Iowa
Blank Imax, Des Moines

Massachusetts
Comcast Imax, Reading (Boston)
Comcast Imax, Natick (Boston)

Michigan
Henry Ford Imax, Dearborn
Celebration! Cinema Grand Rapids North IMAX, Grand Rapids

Minnesota
Great Clips Imax, Apple Valley (Minneapolis)

Missouri
St Louis Science Center Imax, St Louis
Discovery Imax, Branson
Wehrenberg Ronnies Imax, St Louis

Nebraska
AMC Star Cinema Imax, Council Bluffs (Omaha)

Nevada
Brenden Palms Imax, Las Vegas

New Jersey
Liberty Science Center Imax, Jersey City
Tropicana Imax, Atlantic City

New York
AMC Loews Lincoln Square Imax, New York
Palisades Imax, West Nyack
Regal New Roc Imax, New Rochelle
Cinemark Tinseltown USA Imax, Rochester

North Carolina
Discovery Place Imax, Charlotte

Ohio
IMAX Theater at Patriot Park, Columbus

Oklahoma
Cinemark Imax, Tulsa

Pennsylvania
Tuttleman Imax, Philadelphia
UA King of Prussia Imax, King of Prussia
Carnegie Science Center Rangos Omnimax, Pittsburgh
Cinemark Pittsburgh Mills Imax, Tarentum (Pittsburgh)
Whitaker Center Imax, Harrisburg

Rhode Island
Providence Place Imax, Providence

Tennessee
Regal Opry Mills Imax, Nashville

Texas
Cinemark Imax, Dallas
Omni Imax, Ft Worth
Edwards Houston Marq*e Imax, Houston
Santikos Silverado Imax, Tomball (Houston)
Bob Bullock Imax, Austin
Rivercenter Imax, San Antonio
Santikos Palladium Imax, San Antonio

Virginia
Udvar Hazy Imax, Chantilly
Virginia Marine Science Museum Imax, Virginia Beach

Washington
Boeing Science Center Imax, Seattle

Washington DC
Samuel C. Johnson Imax, Washington DC
Lockheed Martin Imax, Washington DC

Wisconsin
AMC Star Imax, Fitchburg (Madison)

CANADA

Scotiabank Chinook Imax, Calgary
Scotiabank Imax, Edmonton
Colossus Langley Imax, Langley (Vancouver)
SilverCity Riverport Imax, Richmond (Vancouver)
Portage Place Imax, Winnipeg
Empire Theatres at Bayers Lake Imax, Halifax
Scotiabank Imax, Toronto
Coliseum Mississauga Imax, Mississauga (Toronto)
Colossus Vaughan Imax, Woodbridge-Vaughan (Toronto)
SilverCity Gloucester Imax, Gloucester (Ottawa)
Canadian Museum Imax, Hull (Ottawa)
Cinema Banque Scotia Imax, Montreal
Imax Theatre, Quebec City
Kramer Imax Regina

UNITED KINGDOM

Bradford - National Media Museum
London - BFI London IMAX Cinema, British Film Institute
London - Science Museum
Manchester - Odeon, The Printworks

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