NEW IMAX® documentary Superpower Dogs Opens November 23 at The Rangos Giant Cinema

Join narrator, Chris Evans, on an immersive IMAX® adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most remarkable dogs

The latest IMAX documentary from IMAX Entertainment, Cosmic Picture, and presenting sponsor Mars Petcare, Superpower Dogs 3D, will open at Carnegie Science Center’s The Rangos Giant Cinema on Sat., Nov. 23. From the filmmakers behind the acclaimed documentaries Jerusalem and Journey to Mecca, Superpower Dogs 3D takes audiences on an immersive IMAX® adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. The film is narrated by Chris Evans (Captain America: The First Avenger, Gifted).
Superpower Dogs 3D follows six real-life working dogs from around the world as well as their human partners as they brave earthquakes and avalanches, protect endangered species such as rhinos and elephants and transform the lives of people with special needs.
Visitors will enjoy a variety of activity tables, live demonstrations, and make-and-takes on the film’s opening day on Sat., Nov. 23, all inspired by man’s best friend and included with the purchase of a movie ticket and/or general admission to the Science Center. Opening day activities are sponsored locally by The Golden Bone and Lawrenceville Pet Supply. Additionally, the Humane Animal Rescue will visit the Science Center that day with lovable animals available for free adoption for the Baierl Subaru Share the Love Event.
Superpower Dogs 3D is a family-friendly film with a 45-minute runtime. Tickets are on sale now.
Audiences will discover the amazing abilities of different breeds and the astonishing science behind their superpowers. We’ll never look at our best friends the same way again! Meet the stars of Superpower Dogs 3D here:
  • Halo – A rookie puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America.
  • Henry – An avalanche rescue expert saving lives in the mountains of British Columbia. Stay tuned for information about Henry’s special visit to Pittsburgh, slated for December!
  • Reef – A Newfoundland lifeguard in the Italian Coast Guard.
  • Ricochet – A surf and therapy legend in California who heals people with special needs.
  • Tipper and Tony – Bloodhound brothers leading the fight to save endangered species in Africa.
“I am really happy to be part of Superpower Dogs,” said Chris Evans.  “I am a proud dog owner and completely understand the connection that humans have with these remarkable animals. I love the way this film highlights incredible working dogs who utilize their real-life superpowers to help and protect people.”
Special screenings and educational films at The Rangos Giant Cinema are presented by Green Mountain Energy.
Mars Petcare, one of the world’s leading pet care companies, is proud to be the exclusive presenting sponsor of Superpower Dogs 3D, as the film aligns with the company’s purpose of A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS™ by spotlighting the amazing true stories of dogs with extraordinary abilities who save lives and make the world a better place.
About Carnegie Science Center
Carnegie Science Center is dedicated to inspiring learning and curiosity by connecting science and technology with everyday life. By making science both relevant and fun, the Science Center’s goal is to increase science literacy in the region and motivate young people to seek careers in science and technology. One of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, the Science Center is Pittsburgh’s premier science exploration destination, reaching more than 700,000 people annually through its hands-on exhibits, camps, classes, and off-site education programs.

Accessibility: Features for All
Carnegie Science Center welcomes all visitors. We work to assist visitors with disabilities in obtaining reasonable and appropriate accommodations, and in supporting equal access to services, programs, and activities. We welcome visitors in wheelchairs on the deck of our USS Requin (SS 481) submarine. Below-deck visits require full mobility. Hearing assistance devices are available for The Rangos Giant Cinema. Please ask when you buy your ticket.
Please note that requests for accommodations should be made at least two weeks prior to your visit. For specific questions about wheelchairs, strollers, or other programmatic or equipment needs, see the ticket counter located on the first floor of the main building or contact the Operations Department at 412.237.1641 or
About Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
Established in 1895 by Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is a collection of four distinctive museums: Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum. In 2017, the museums reached more than 1.4 million people through exhibitions, educational programs, outreach activities, and special events.
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