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A screening of
Shrek the Third
at the Vispathè cinema, in Campi Bisenzio, Italy.
This is a
list of across the world. movie theaters and cinema chains
North America [ edit ]
National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) is the largest exhibition trade organization in the world. According to their figures, the top 4 chains represent almost half of the theater screens in North America. NATO states that the number of U.S. movie screens as of July 1, 2013 are 39,056 indoor screens in 5,317 sites and 606 Drive-In screens in 366 sites. [1 ]
Regal Entertainment Group Knoxville,TN
AMC Entertainment Inc Kansas City, MO
Cinemark Theatres Plano, TX
Carmike Cinemas, Inc. Columbus, GA
Cineplex Entertainment Toronto, ON
Marcus Theatres Milwaukee, WI
Harkins Theatres Phoenix, AZ
National Amusements Dedham, MA
B&B Theatres Liberty, MO
Bow Tie Cinemas Ridgefield, CT
United States [ edit ]
Allen Theatres - Located in New Mexico and Cortez, Colorado
B&B Theatres - 414 screens in 51 theaters, family-owned and -operated chain in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Florida, Arizona, Nebraska, Arkansas, and Texas.
Bel Air 10 Theater - Independent movie theater - 10 screens in Detroit, MI 
BIG Cinemas - 22 theaters with 230 screens, a division of Reliance MediaWorks Ltd and a member of Reliance ADA Group.
Phoenix Theatres - Acquired in 2008.
Big Picture Theater - Located in Wooster, Ohio, and a non-profit theater.
Bow Tie Cinemas - nearly 400 screens in 55 theaters, located in Colorado, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. [3 ]
Center Cinemas - 3 theaters
Cinebarre - 51 screens in 6 theaters-cinema/eatery concept, operating in North Carolina, South Carolina, Colorado, Washington and Oregon and expanding across the U.S. Joint venture of Regal Entertainment Group and former Alamo Drafthouse Cinema CEO, Terrell Braly. [5 ]
CineLux Theatres - 41 screens, 7 theaters in the San Francisco Bay Area
Cinema Arts Centre - Independent movie theatre - 3 screens in Huntington, NY 
Cinema Entertainment Corporation- Over 120 screens in 19 theaters, locations in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Nebraska Cinema West Theaters - 11 Theatres, 121 Screens in Northern California, as of June 29, 2013.
CinemaStar Luxury Theaters South California and Northwestern Mexico, Oceanside, CA based.
Cinemagic Theatres - 45 screens, 6 theaters in Minnesota and Iowa.
Cinemagic Stadium Theaters - 98 screens, 7 Stadium theaters in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
Cinemark Theatres - 4,457 screens in 334 theaters [6 ]
Showplex Cinemas, Inc. - Acquired in May 2010 with 80 screens in 10 theater locations.
Dipson Theatres- 57 screens in 12 theaters, located in Western New York, Pennsylvania and Metro Detroit [9 ]
Emagine Entertainment - 6 Locations, 70 Screens in Michigan - First chain to deploy digital projection on all screens, first theater to have mobile bar-coded tickets through Mobile Box Office. Entertainment Cinemas - 10 theaters with at least 82 screens, all located in
New England. EPIC Theatres - 7 theaters, 76 Screens. Located in
Florida, North Carolina and Pennsylvania
Fairchild Cinemas - A movie chain based in Moses Lake, Washington. Currently, there is one 10-screen theater in Moses Lake, as well as a 12-screen theater built in Pasco, Washington and opened in April 2007. The chain features self-service concessions.
Flagship Cinemas - 11 theaters with 103 screens located in New England, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Florida.
Frank Theatres - 27 theaters, 249 screens. Located in Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and West Virginia.
Fridley Theatres - 22 locations with 95 screens in Iowa and Nebraska
FunAsiA Theaters - Operates the largest Bollywood Theater Chain (www.funasia.net) in USA and is part of Pyramid Saimira Group (www.pstl.in).
Galaxy Theaters - Currently 12 theaters with 115 screens in California, Nevada, Texas and Washington, including 2 Luxury+ Theatres. Completely converted to digital projection (DLP) with D-Box seating at most locations
Georgia Theatre Company - 29 theaters with 288 screens in Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and Virginia.
Goodrich Quality Theaters, Inc. - 279 screens in 30 theaters in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri.
Grandview Theatre - Single screen theatre in Grandview Heights, OH, originally opened in 1926 as a silent theatre.
Harkins Theatres - 432 screens in 30 theaters. Locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas. [1 ]
iPic Gold Class Entertainment - 98 screens in 9 theaters. Locations in California, Texas, Florida, Arizona, Maryland, Illinois, Washington and Wisconsin. [10 ]
Kerasotes Theatres - 957 screens in 95 theaters, Acquired by AMC Theatres in 2010 [11 ]
Krikorian Premier Theaters - 90 screens in 7 theaters in the Greater Los Angeles Area [12 ]
Laemmle Theatres - 44 screens in 9 theaters in the Los Angeles, California area.
Landmark Theatres - 220 screens in 54 theaters [13 ]
Loeks Theatres, Inc. (also known as Celebration! Cinema) - 156 screens, 12 theaters in Michigan.
Malco Theatres - 340 screens in 33 theaters, located in Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky and Missouri
Mann Theatres - 71 screens in 10 theaters throughout Minnesota.
Marcus Theatres - 668 screens in 54 theaters Theaters located in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska North Dakota and Ohio [1 ]
Marquee Cinemas - 19 theaters totaling 187 screens. Theaters located from Connecticut to Florida plus West Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee Maya Cinemas - 2 theaters, one in
Bakersfield, California and another one in Salinas, California and another one in Pittsburg, California.
Megaplex Theaters - 178 screens in 18 theaters in Utah and Mesquite, Nevada. Soon to be 188 screens in 19 theaters. [14 ]
Metropolitan Theatres Corporation - 21 theatres with 104 screens in California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, and British Columbia. Based in Los Angeles, Metropolitan Theatres Corporation is a privately held company owned by the Corwin family since 1923.
MJR Theatres - 148 screens in 9 theaters in the Detroit Metropolitan Area.
Allen Park Digital Cinemas - six-screen theater located in
Allen Park, Michigan, under same ownership.
Neighborhood Cinema Group - 147 screens in 15 theaters in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Georgia and Tennessee
Northern Michigan Cinemas - 29 screens in 5 theaters. Theaters are located in Cheboygan, Bellaire, Mackinaw City, Petoskey and Gaylord.
Pacific Theatres - 15 theatres with around 313 screens, all located in Southern California
Paragon Theaters - 6 theaters with 72 screens in Florida, Minnesota and Virginia
Patriot Cinemas - 4 locations on the south shore of Massachusetts and Portland Maine with 23 screens
Picture Show Entertainment - 8 theaters with 75 screens, locations in Arizona, Orange County, California, Colorado, Florida and Metro Atlanta, Georgia
Premiere Cinemas - 257 screens, 22 theaters, locations in Texas, Alabama, Florida and New Mexico
Polson Theatres - 11 theaters with 24 screens, locations in Montana and Idaho
Reading Entertainment - 181 screens in 23 theaters in California, Hawaii, New York, Arizona, and Texas
Regal Cinemas - One of three chains part of the 2002 consolidation.
United Artists Theatres - One of three chains part of the 2002 consolidation.
Edwards Theatres - One of three chains part of the 2002 consolidation.
Sawmill Theaters - Six Screen multiplex located in Payson, Arizona.
Hoyts Cinemas - U.S. locations were acquired in 2003 and rebranded as Regal Cinemas. Eastern Federal Theatres - Acquired in 2005 and rebranded as Regal Cinemas.
Consolidated Theatres - Acquired in 2008 for million in cash and rebranded as Regal Cinemas.
Great Escape Theatres - 305 screens in 26 theaters, acquired in 2012.
Hollywood Theaters (formerly Wallace Theaters) - 546 screens in 49 theaters Acquired in 2013. All Edwards Theatres in the Pacific Northwest expected to be rebranded as Hollywood Theaters [17 ]
Regency Theatres - 189 screens across 29 locations throughout Southern California and Nevada. [18 ] Rio Entertainment, Inc. - 4 theaters, 27 screens in Texas. www.rioentertainment.com
Rogers Cinemas - 7 theaters, 50 screens in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan.
Sarasota Film Society- 2 theaters, 9 screens in Lakewood Ranch Florida and in Downtown Sarasota, Independent Non-Profit Theater
Santikos Theatres - 136 screens in 9 theaters located in Texas [19 ]
Southeast Cinemas - 7 theaters with 60 screens, locations in the Carolinas and Virginia
Southern Theatres - 36 theaters, 433 screens. Based in New Orleans, the chain has locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio, South Carolina, and Texas.
The Grand Theatre- 13 Theatres
AmStar Theatre- 8 Theatres
Movie Tavern- 16 Theatres -acquire 2013
Spotlight Theatres - 6 screens with 45 screens. Locations in Georgia, Florida, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.
SR Entertainment Group - 11 theaters with around 100 screens in California
Stanley Corporation of America - Founded in 1897 in Philadelphia by Jules and Stanley Mastbaum; 250 theaters in mid-Atlantic region; acquired by Warner Bros. in 1928. [20 ]
Starlight Cinemas - 5 theaters with 41 screens in the Los Angeles area.
Starplex Cinemas - Currently operates 25 theaters and 234 screens across the United States. Stone Theatres - 4 theater chain with 56 screens based in the Carolinas with current locations in
Durham, NC, Myrtle Beach, SC, Morrisville, NC and Hope Mills, NC. They are in the process of expanding to more locations. Studio Movie Grill - 16 theaters, cinema/grill concept, initially operating in
Texas, expanded to Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina, and Ohio as of February 2014,  Texas Cinemas - 3 Theaters, 28 Screens,
San Marcos and New Braunfels, Texas. 
Tristone Cinemas - 5 theaters, 36 screens in Southern California
UltraStar Cinemas - A west coast regional chain that was the first Chain in the nation to adopt a full scale deployment of Digital Cinema, is a leader in Digital 3D and is the first theater chain to deploy D-box Motion seats. 147 screens in 15 theaters in Southern California and Arizona.
United Entertainment Corporation - 125 screens in 14 theaters, located in California, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee and Utah.
VIP Cinemas Corporation - 16 screens in 3 theaters, located in Illinois and Kentucky. [21 ]
Warren Theatres - 101 screens in 10 theaters. Owned and operated by Bill Warren, headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, operates four luxury theaters under the Warren Theatres brand, including three cinema complexes in Wichita, Kansas and one in Moore, Oklahoma.Warren Theatres also operates two theatres under the Palace Theatres name, one of which is located in Springfield, Missouri and the other in Wichita. Warren Theatres also operates a small theater in the Towne West Square Mall in Wichita Kansas, called the Movie Machine. The Warren Theatre in Old Town Wichita, Kansas is a main venue for the Tallgrass Film Festival, an international, independent film festival. Warren Theatres' IMAX, with the largest IMAX screen in the world, is the top grossing IMAX in North America. [22 ]
Water Gardens Theatres - 4 theaters with 24 screens in Utah and Hawaii 
Wehrenberg Theatres - 15 theaters with 210 screens in the St. Louis metropolitan area, Minnesota and Iowa Largest and oldest family-owned theater chain in the United States. [23 ] Westates Theatres - 5 theaters and about 13 screens operating in Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and
Idaho, primarily in small urban areas and towns. Wildwood Theatres - 4 theaters, in
Wisconsin. York River Crossing Cinemas - One location in
Gloucester, VA. Eight screens.
Your Neighborhood Theatre, a division of Boston Culinary Group - 119 screens, 17 theaters in New England and New York State operates theaters branded as "five star cinemas" and some joint venture repossession properties under "Entertainment Cinemas" "Flagship Cinemas" and "SSC Cinemas"
AMC Theatres (Defunct) - 1 theatre in Canada - As of July 2012 AMC devested of its Canadian operations selling four to Cineplex, two to Empire Theatres which were later sold to Landmark Cinemas in 2013, closing one of the other two with the remaining location still up for sale as of early 2013
Rainbow and Magic Lantern Cinemas - 15 locations and 81 screens operating in Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan
Premier Theatres - Operates 5 drive-in theaters and 4 cinemas with a total of 23 screens in Ontario and Yellowknife NWT
Stinson Theatres (defunct)
Cinemark Theatres - 60 locations & 1,380 screens
Mexico (As part of North America) [ edit ]
Trinidad and Tobago [ edit ]
Central and South America [ edit ]
Paraguay [ edit ]
Itaú - 4 theaters Cines del Mall
Bolivia [ edit ]
Cinemark Cinematográfica Araújo
Cinemais Centerplex Cinemas
Moviecom Orient Cinemas
Hoyts UCI - United Cinemas International
Cinemas Severiano Ribeiro
Costa Rica [ edit ]
Cinemark Citi Cinemas
Colombia [ edit ]
Argentina [ edit ]
Venezuela [ edit ]
Cinex Movie Planet
Suriname [ edit ]
Nigeria [ edit ]
Silverbird Cinemas - As at 2014, the largest cinema chain in west Africa with over 50 screens in Lagos, Abuja, Port-Harcourt, Uyo and
Accra, Ghana. [24 ] Filmhouse - with 7 cinemas in Lagos, Ibadan, Calabar, Port Harcourt and Kano as at March 2015. The company was established in 2012 and it is aiming to have 25 cinemas in six years.
[25 ] Genesis Deluxe cinemas - with 15 screens and over 2000 seats. It has 3 cinemas located in Lagos,
Port-Harcourt and Enugu. It has served over 50million customers. It was the first cinema in West Africa to show a 3D movie. [26 ] Viva Cinemas - with 7 screens in Ilorin and Ibadan.
[27 ] Ozone Cinemas - with 4 screens and 619 luxury seats located in Lagos. It is the first multiplex cinema to be built on the mainland of Lagos.
Ster-Kinekor - Operating throughout South Africa, it has the largest market share.
Nu Metro Cinemas - 17 locations in South Africa.
CineCentre - Cinema chain in South Africa. Rex Cinema - Accra, Ghana
Roxy Cinema - Accra, Ghana
Silverbird Cinemas - Nigeria and Accra, Ghana
Megarama - with cinemas in
Casablanca, Marrakech and Fez, all in Morocco.
Afghanistan [ edit ]
Hong Kong [ edit ]
PVR Cinemas - Leading cinema operating chain of India with 500 screens and more than 300 screens under development.
INOX - multiplex chain in India with 316 screens as of 2014 within cities of Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Thane, Kanpur, Mumbai, Jaipur, Thrissur, Indore and Delhi
Carnival Cinemas -
Kochi based multiplex chain, third largest in India with 300 screens in cities of Kochi( Angamaly), Kollam, Mumbai, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, Hyderabad, Ghaziabad, Dindigul
BIG Cinemas - Multiplex chain with 254 screens and a large presence all over India. Now owned by Carnival Cinemas. [29 ] [30 ]
Cinepolis - Mexican multiplex chain with presence in Bhopal, Amritsar, Bangalore, Thane, Ahmedabad, Ludhiana, Surat, Patna, Pune and Mangalore
Miraj Cinemas - Multiplex chain in India by Miraj group
Q Cinemas - Multiplex chain Film City - Multiplex chain in Kerala with presence in
Calicut and Malappuram
MovieTime Cinemas - 35 screens in West and North India
Asian Sridevi Mall, Hanamkonda, Warangal. Nest Cinemas-Pan India Digital Cinema Chain based out of Mumbai with properties in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune
Cine Grand-Pan India Multiplex Chain with properties in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Gurgaon
Cinemark Theatres -Multiplex Chain in Vadodara
Geetha Multiplex - multiplex in Bhimavaram, India
AstaLakshmi 8screen Multiplex - multiplex in Bhimavaram, India
Varma Cine complex - multiplex in Bhimavaram, India
Prasads IMAX - multiplex in Hyderabad, India City Gold Cinemas - multiplex chain in
Ahmedabad, Gujarat DT Cinemas - Multiplex chain of the DLF group
E-Square Talkies - Multiplex chain by E-Square Leisure Pvt. Ltd. Pyramid Saimira Theatres Ltd - cinema chain in
Chennai/ Tamil Nadu.
SPI Cinemas earlier known as Sathyam Cinemas - multiplex operators in Chennai/ Tamil NaduNow part of Inox.
SRS Cinemas - Multiplex Chain with presence in Faridabad, Gurgaon, Gorakhpur, Patiala, Ludhiana, Ghaziabad, Shimla, Bijnor etc.
Wave Cinemas M2K Cinemas - Operator with multiplexes in New Delhi
AGS cinemas multiplex in
Chennai Rave cinemas (Rave 3 & Rave Moti) in Kanpur
Trivandrum, Kerala Rajhans Cinemas in
Nadiad, Valsad, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Surat, Navsari, Mumbai and more in Gujarat
Indonesia [ edit ]
Blitzmegaplex chain with ten theaters in Jakarta, Bandung, Bekasi, Tangerang, Batam, and Balikpapan.
[31 ] [32 ]
Platinum Cineplex Cinemaxx
New Star Cinema
Rav Hen Globus Max
Malaysia [ edit ]
Pakistan [ edit ]
Philippines [ edit ]
Ayala Malls Cinemas
Singapore [ edit ]
South Korea [ edit ]
Thailand [ edit ]
Major Cineplex – The largest cinema group in Thailand. The group includes (by brands):
SF Cinema Group – More than 150 screens in 22 locations.
Major Hollywood - 3 locations;Suksawad, Chaengwattana, Ramkhamhaeng
Century The Movie Plaza - 1 location;Victory Monument
United Arab Emirates [ edit ]
Vietnam [ edit ]
BHD Star Cineplex
BHD Star Cineplex 3.2 (TPHCM): 4th Floor Maximark 3/2, 3 thang 2 St, Dist 10, HCMC (5 theaters - All Digital D2D/3D - 664 seats)
BHD Star Cineplex ICON68 (TPHCM): 3rd & 4th Floor, Bitexco Financial Tower ICON68 Shopping Center. 02 Hai Trieu St, Dist 1, HCMC (7 theaters - All Digital D2D/3D - 998 Seats)
Lotte Cinema - Nationwide Cineplex Chain from Korea with 11 locations - Multiplex striving to offer happy cultural experiences with All Screen-Digital and Dolby Surround 7.1
Lotte Cinema Landmark (Hanoi): 5th Floor Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower, E6 Pham Hung, Cau Giay District, Hanoi (5 theater, 848 seats)
Lotte Cinema Ha Dong (Hanoi): 5th floor, Me Linh Plaza, To Hieu, Ha Dong, Ha Noi (7 screens, 859 seats)
Lotte Cinema Da Nang (Da Nang): 5th Floor Lotte Mart Da Nang, Hoa Cuong Bac Ward, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City
Lotte Cinema Nha Trang (Nha Trang): 5th Floor Maximark, 60 Thai Nguyen Phuong Sai Ward, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa (4 theater, 473 seats)
Lotte Cinema Phan Thiet (Binh Thuan): 6th Floor, Lotte Mart Phan Thiet, Hùng Vương I Residential Area, Phu Thuy Ward, Phan Thiet, Binh Thuan (3 screens, 336 seats)
Lotte Cinema Nam Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): 3rd Floor, Lotte Mart 469 Nguyen Huu Tho, Tan Hung Ward, District 7, HCMC City (6 theater, 1336 seat)
Lotte Cinema Diamond (Ho Chi Minh City): 13th Floor, Diamond Plaza 34 Le Duan, District 1, HCMC (3 theaters, 344 seats)
Lotte Cinema Cong Hoa (Ho Chi Minh City): 4th Floor, Pico Plaza, 20 Cong Hoa, Ward 12, Tan Binh Dist., HCM City (6 theaters, 1229 seats)
Lotte Cinema Cantavil (Ho Chi Minh City): 7th Floor, Cantavil Premier, Ha Noi Highway, An Phu, District 2, Ho Chi Minh (8 screens, 1032 seats)
Lotte Cinema Dong Nai (Dong Nai): 5th Floor Lotte Mart Bien Hoa, Amata Commercial Area, Long Binh Ward, Bien Hoa City, Dong Nai (4 theaters, 608 seats)
Lotte Cinema Binh Duong (Binh Duong): 2nd Floor, Lotte Mart Binh Duong, Lái Thiêu, Thuan An, Binh Duong (4 screens, 689 seats)
In 2014, Lotte Cinema will spread their system to many province in Vietnam: Can Tho, An Giang, Kien Giang, they also open more cinemas at Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, up their total amount to 20 cinemas.
MegaStar Cineplex - Nationwide cineplex chain with 10 locations
MegaStar Vincom Center Ba Trieu (Hanoi) - 10-screen cineplex located in Ha Bai Trung District with Digital 2D and 3D screens
MegaStar MIPEC Tower (Hanoi) - 7-screen cineplex located in Dong Da District with Digital 2D and 3D screens
MegaStar Thuy Duong Plaza (Hai Phong) - 8-screen cineplex located in Ngo Quyen District with Digital 2D and 3D screens
MegaStar Vinh Trung Plaza (Da Nang) - 6-screen cineplex located in Thanh Khe District with Digital 2D and 3D screens
MegaStar Hung Vuong Plaza (Ho Chi Minh City) - 9-screen cineplex located in District 5 with Digital 2D and 3D screens
MegaStar CT Plaza (Ho Chi Minh City) - 7-screen cineplex located in District Tan Binh, next to the Ho Chi Minh City International airport, with Digital 2D and 3D screens
MegaStar Saigon Parkson Paragon (Ho Chi Minh City) - 8-screen cineplex located in District 7 with Digital 2D and 3D screens
MegaStar Crescent Mall (Ho Chi Minh City) - 8-screen cineplex located in District 7 with Digital 2D and 3D screens
MegaStar Pandora City Mall (Ho Chi Minh City) - 8-screen cineplex located in Tan Phu District with Digital 2D and 3D screens
MegaStar Coopmart Bien Hoa (Bien Hoa) - Located just outside of central HCMC
PLATINUM Cineplex – cineplex operator in Hanoi
Former chains [ edit ]
Oceania [ edit ]
Australia [ edit ]
Event Cinemas Sydney, NSW
Dendy Cinemas Sydney, NSW
Howard Cinemas Taree, NSW
Hoyts Sydney, NSW
Independent Exhibitors Various
Palace Cinemas Balwyn, VIC
Reading Cinemas South Melbourne, VIC
United Cinemas Various
Wallis Richmond, SA
Cineplex Australia Brisbane, QLD
The Movie Masters Perth, WA
Village Cinemas Melbourne, VIC
David & Carol Stonnill Victor Harbor, SA
New Zealand [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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