Tenet – The IMAX Experience

John David Washington is the new Protagonist in Christopher Nolan’s original sci-fi action spectacle “Tenet.”

Armed with only one word—Tenet—and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

Not time travel. Inversion.

Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 150 minutes

Enjoy the most powerful and immersive viewing experience in the St. Louis area at the newly renovated OMNIMAX Theater featuring IMAX® with Laser and IMAX state-of-the-art sound technology. Learn more about the recent renovations to the Theater.

Same-day tickets for OMNIMAX films are available online and at the Science Center.  You can call our box office at 314.289.4400 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.


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The international cast of “Tenet” also includes Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Clémence Poésy, with Michael Caine and Kenneth Branagh.

Nolan wrote and directed the film, utilizing a mixture of IMAX® and 70mm film to bring the story to the screen. “Tenet” is produced by Emma Thomas and Nolan. Thomas Hayslip served as executive producer.

Nolan’s behind-the-scenes creative team included director of photography
Hoyte van Hoytema, production designer Nathan Crowley, editor Jennifer Lame, costume designer Jeffrey Kurland, visual effects supervisor Andrew Jackson, and special effects supervisor Scott Fisher. The score is composed by Ludwig Göransson.

“Tenet” was filmed on location across seven countries.

Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Syncopy Production, a Film by Christopher Nolan, “Tenet.” Warner Bros. Pictures is distributing “Tenet” in theatres and IMAX worldwide.

“Tenet” has been rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some suggestive references and brief strong language.”

Tenet Website

Movie Pricing

This is a paid experience.


Members $11.95*
Adults Non-Members (ages 13-59) $16.95
Children $14.95
Seniors (ages 60+) $14.95
Military $14.95

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Parking is included with your ticket to Tenet.

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Tenet – IMAX Junket Featurette

This piece features director Christopher Nolan, actors John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, and Elizabeth Debicki discussing the innovation of Christopher Nolan’s filmmaking and how experiencing a film in IMAX “hits you in a different way.”

Tenet – IMAX Featurette

Director Christopher Nolan, John David Washington, and Director of Photography Hoyte Van Hoytema share their experience shooting TENET with IMAX film cameras.


OMNIMAX Theater films take place in the OMNIMAX Theater on the 2nd floor of the main 5050 Oakland Building. Access is available through the main entrance, then the stairs in the main lobby to the second floor.



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Convenient wheelchair accessible seating for the OMNIMAX is available via the third floor theater entrance. Elevators and ramps serve all public areas of the OMNIMAX.

OMNIMAX offers hearing assistance that is not available in any theater in the region. This includes new adjustable caption devices, new hearing assistance devices with Descriptive Video Services (DVS) and Telecoil. When ordering tickets, please let your reservationist know you’re interested in these items, or see an usher before your film begins.

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