Can’t wait to get spooked, Agatha Christie style? You’re in luck. Select IMAX and Alamo Drafthouse locations will screen A Haunting in Venice up to a week early.

Based on Christie’s novel Hallowe’en Party, the film sees the return of celebrated sleuth Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh). Now retired and living in self-imposed exile in the world’s most glamorous city, Poirot reluctantly attends a séance at a decaying, haunted palazzo. When one of the guests is murdered, the detective is thrust into a sinister world of shadows and secrets. 

A Haunting in Venice officially premieres in theaters September 15. However, you may have the opportunity to catch the film early. Check out details for the advance screenings hosted by IMAX and Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas below.

A Haunting In Venice – IMAX Special Screening Event: Saturday, September 9

Five exclusive screenings will take place on Saturday, September 9, featuring a catered pre-reception, special photo ops, and a collectable poster. The IMAX theater locations for these screenings are:

  • AMC Kips Bay 15 (New York, NY)
  • Universal Cinema AMC at Citywalk Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)
  • AMC DINE-IN Studio 28 (Olathe, KS)
  • Cinemark Lincoln Square (Bellevue, WA)
  • Regal Hacienda Crossing (Dublin, CA)

You can purchase tickets on Fandango.

Alamo Drafthouse Murder Mystery Screenings: Saturday, September 9

Five exclusive screening events will take place Saturday, September 9, featuring an interactive murder mystery experience where attendees will have the opportunity to solve a (fake) crime prior to the screenings. Participating locations include:

  • Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Mueller (Austin, TX)
  • Downtown Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY)
  • DC Bryant Street (Washington, DC)
  • Chicago Wrigleyville (Chicago, IL)

You can purchase tickets on the Alamo Drafthouse website.

More Early Access IMAX Screenings: Wednesday, September 13

Over 100 early access screenings will take place Wednesday, September 13 in IMAX and premium formats. These screenings will feature exclusive luggage tag giveaways (while supplies last) and the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a trip to Venice, Italy. For more details and to find a participating theater near you, head over to

About A Haunting In Venice

A Haunting in Venice marks the third Branagh adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot mystery series, following 2017’s Murder on the Orient Express and 2022’s Death on the Nile.  Branagh returns to star in and direct the film, with Oscar nominee Michael Green adapting the screenplay.

The film also stars Kyle Allen, Camille Cottin, Jamie Dornan, Tina Fey, Jude Hill, Ali Khan, Emma Laird, Kelly Reilly, Riccardo Scamarcio, and Michelle Yeoh. It premieres in theaters September 15.

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