Golden Screen Cinemas

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Golden Screen Cinemas Sdn Bhd
Private
IndustryMedia, Entertainment
Founded1 April 1987
HeadquartersMalaysia
Key people
YUVENASH MUNEESVARAN(CEO)
ProductsMovie theater
ParentPPB Group
Websitegsc.com.my

Golden Screen Cinemas Sdn Bhd (also known as GSC or GSCinemas) is the largest cinema chain in Malaysia.[1] The biggest cinema is located at Mid Valley Megamall. It houses 21 screen cinemas and has 2763 seats which is the largest in Malaysia. The biggest screen on the other hand is located in Johor at Paradigm Mall.

History[edit]

It was founded in 1987 as Golden Communications Circuit, a joint venture between Hong Kong's Golden Harvest and the Malaysian conglomerate PPB Group, operating a small set of Malaysian cinemas leased from Shaw Brothers Studio.[2] Golden Screen Cinemas was founded in January 1998 as a merger of Golden Communications (GC) Circuit and Cathay Cinemas.[3]

Overview[edit]

As of January 2018, GSC has 344 screens in 36 locations throughout Malaysia.[4] The states with GSC are Johor (2), Kedah (2), Kuala Lumpur (8), Melaka (2), Negeri Sembilan (2), Pahang (3), Penang (3), Perak (1), Putrajaya (2), Sabah (2), Sarawak (2) and Selangor (8).

GSC Cinemas (36 locations)[edit]

GSC Cinema in Berjaya Time Square

Johor [1][edit]

Cinema Total

Halls

Seats Location Remarks
Paradigm Mall Johor Bahru 16 2,107 Johor Bahru Features THX, DOLBY ATMOS, MAXX, 4DX, Full Laser Projection, and Premiere Class
The Mall, Mid Valley Southkey (Coming Soon) - - Johor Bahru -

Kedah [2][edit]

Cinema Total

Halls

Seats Location Remarks
Amanjaya Mall 8 1,306 Sungai Petani -
Aman Central Mall 10 1,599 Alor Setar Features THX and DOLBY ATMOS.

Kuala Lumpur [3][edit]

Cinema Total

Halls

Seats Location Remarks
The Gardens (Closed for Renovation) 7 572 Mid Valley City Features THX, DOLBY ATMOS, Gold Class and Premiere Class.
Mid Valley Megamall 21 2,763 Mid Valley City Features THX, DOLBY ATMOS, ONYX Cinema LED, and D-BOX.
Pavilion 13 1,913 Bukit Bintang Features Gold Class, DOLBY ATMOS, D-Box and THX.
Berjaya Times Square 10 1,914 Bukit Bintang Features DOLBY ATMOS and Premiere Class.
Leisure Mall 4 974 Cheras -
MyTOWN Shopping Centre 13 1,795 Cheras Features MAXX, DOLBY ATMOS,D-BOX and Premiere Class.
Eko Cheras Mall (Coming Soon) - - Cheras -
Nu Sentral 11 1,783 Brickfields Features THX and DOLBY ATMOS.
Quill City Mall 10 1,751 Jalan Sultan Ismail Features THX and DOLBY ATMOS.

Malacca [4][edit]

Cinema Total

Halls

seats Location Remarks
AEON Mall Bandaraya Melaka 10 1,783 Malacca Features DOLBY ATMOS.
Dataran Pahlawan Malacca Megamall 10 2,004 Malacca Features DOLBY ATMOS.

Negeri Sembilan [5][edit]

Cinema Total

Halls

seats Location Remarks
Terminal 1 4 1010 Seremban -
Palm Mall 10 1659 Seremban Features THX.

Pahang [6][edit]

Cinema Total

Halls

Location Remarks
East Coast Mall 9 Kuantan Features DOLBY ATMOS
Berjaya Megamall 5 Kuantan -
Mentakab Star Mall 6 Mentakab -

Penang [7][edit]

Cinema Total

Halls

Location Remarks
Gurney Plaza 12 Georgetown Features THX, DOLBY ATMOS and Premiere Class.
Queensbay Mall 8 Bayan Baru Features DOLBY ATMOS
Sunway Carnival Mall 8 Seberang Jaya Features DOLBY ATMOS

Perak [8][edit]

Cinema Total

Halls

Location Remarks
Ipoh Parade 11 Ipoh Features THX, DOLBY ATMOS, and D-BOX

Putrajaya [9][edit]

Cinema Total

Halls

Location Remarks
Alamanda 8 Putrajaya -
IOI City Mall 13 Putrajaya Features MAXX, THX, and DOLBY ATMOS.

Sabah [10][edit]

Cinema Total

Halls

Location Remarks
Suria Sabah 8 Kota Kinabalu Features DOLBY ATMOS
1 Borneo 8 Kota Kinabalu -

Sarawak [11][edit]

Cinema Total

Halls

Location Remarks
Bintang Megamall 8 Miri -
CityONE Megamall 10 Kuching Features THX, DOLBY ATMOS, and D-BOX

Selangor [12][edit]

Cinema Total

Halls

Location Remarks
1 Utama (New Wing) 13 Petaling Jaya Features Gold Class, DOLBY ATMOS, D-BOX, and 4DX
IOI Mall 10 Puchong Features DOLBY ATMOS.
3 Damansara Shopping Mall 8 Petaling Jaya -
Paradigm Mall 9 Petaling Jaya -
Setia City Mall 9 Shah Alam Features DOLBY ATMOS.
The Summit 7 USJ Features THX and DOLBY ATMOS.
Klang Parade 8 Klang -
Melawati Mall 10 Taman Melawati, Gombak -

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TGV confirms exploring Kelantan market, but says no Kota Baru cinema plans yet". Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Golden Village Celebrates 30 Years of Exhibition Innovation". Variety. 2 June 2017. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Cinema chains merge to create biggest entity". New Straits Times. 16 January 1998. Retrieved 16 February 2010.
  4. ^ "Vietnam cinema venture to boost PPB earnings". Retrieved 28 July 2016.

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