Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé

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Les cinémas Gaumont Pathé
subsidiary
IndustryFilm
Founded2001
FounderGaumont
Pathé
Headquarters,
Number of locations
108 cinemas/1117 screens [1]
BrandsPathé, Gaumont, EuropaCorp, Euroscoop and Cinépointcom
RevenueIncrease € 748 million (2018)[1]
Increase € 58.1 million (2011)
ParentPathé[2]
Websitecinemaspathegaumont.com

Les cinémas Gaumont Pathé is a Cinema chain owned by Pathé, with operations in France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium and Tunisia. The company is market leader in each country, with the exception of Belgium and Tunisia.[1]

History[edit]

Les cinémas Gaumont Pathé was formed in 2001 as a joint venture between the French film production and distribution companies Pathé and Gaumont, respectively owned by Jérôme Seydoux and Nicolas Seydoux. Gaumont owned 34% and Pathé owned 66% of the shares in the joint venture. During the first years of operation, the company was called Europalaces, but it was later changed to the current name.

The former logo of Les cinémas Gaumont Pathé

Until 2010 the company operated several cinema's in Italy, but these locations were closed due to difficulties in the Italian market. In 2010 the company strengthened its position in the Netherlands by acquiring the Minerva chain, these locations were transformed to Pathé cinemas. In 2014 the Dutch branch strengthened its position further by acquiring its competitor CineMec. This acquisition included the exciting cinema in Ede and two construction projects in Utrecht and Nijmegen. In contrary to the Minerva locations CineMec kept its own brand for a while, but has fused completely with Pathé in may 2018.[3] In 2015 the company entered the Belgium cinema market by acquiring Cinepointcom, a movie chain that consists of 5 locations in Wallonia. In 2016 the company bought the cinema operations of EuropaCorp for $21 million. The deal included the Aéroville Cinema and the construction project in Marseille.[4] After they entered the Belgium market in 2016, the company intends to enter the Tunisian market, with the opening of a multiplex in the capital Tunis in 2018.[2]

On 1 March 2017 it was announced that Gaumont would sell its 34% stake in Les cinémas Gaumont Pathé to Pathé for €380 million.[5] Gaumont wanted to focus more on the production and distribution of content.

On 18 October 2017 Pathé announced that they will buy three cinema's in the Netherlands, two cinema's are located in the capital of the province of Friesland Leeuwarden and one is located in Hengelo. The takeover will be completed on 1 December 2017.[6]

The company announced that it had acquired Euroscoop cinemas, with 11 locations in the Netherlands and Belgium, on the 14th of November 2019.[7] That same month it was announced that the CineAlpes circuit was bought by Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont.[8]

Technologies[edit]

Throughout their cinemas the company offers multiple different technologies. They operate several IMAX locations and in May 2017 it was announced that they will open an additional 5 locations, bringing the total to 28. The company also partnered with Dolby on several locations with different techniques, there are multiple locations that feature Dolby Atmos and in 2017 it was made public that they will open 10 Dolby Cinema locations. Seven of these locations will be in France, where they will introduce the technique. The other three locations will be opened in the Netherlands, were competitor Vue Cinemas already operates two Dolby Cinema venues.[9]

In 2017 they partnered with the Korean company CJ 4DPlex to open the first 4DX location in France. During the Cannes Film Festival it was announced that Les cinémas Gaumont Pathé will open 30 4DX cinemas throughout France, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Belgium before 2020.[10] On 22 December 2017 CJ 4DPlex announced in a press release that they have extended their agreement with Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé. It's stated that the company added an additional 20 4DX cinemas on top of the original 30 4DX cinemas, bringing the total to 50. All 50 4DX cinemas will be opened by 2020, with 40 in France, 5 in the Netherlands, 4 in Switzerland and 1 in Belgium.[11]

With the opening of the 500th 4DX location worldwide at Pathé Belle Épine in April 2018, the company announced that they extended their partnership with CJ 4DPlex once again with the opening of two ScreenX auditoriums in Paris in June 2018.[12] Additionally, it has installed the first "4DX with ScreenX" (now 4DX Screen) theater, a combination of the 4DX and ScreenX theaters, outside the Asia region in Paris.[13]

The IMAX corporation stated in a press release on 12 June that it will strengthen its relationship with Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé. They will do that by expanding the total number of locations and also by upgrading existing locations to IMAX laser with IMAX's 12-channel sound technology. The expanding and upgrading will start in 2018 and all locations will be upgraded by 2023, making Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé the first multi-territory network to be fully powered by IMAX laser.[14]

Cinemas[edit]

A list with all theaters operated by Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé.

Country Name City Screens Seats Notes
France Ciné Jaude Clermont-Ferrand 7
France Ciné Capitole Clermont-Ferrand 5
France Ciné Dôme Aubières 14
France La Strada Mouans-Sartoux 5
France Multiplex Liberté Brest 15
France Ciné Mazarin Nevers 10
France Cinémarivaux Mâcon 11
France Cristal Aurillac 8
France Modern Issoire 3
France Quetigny Ciné Cap Vert 12
France Les Plessis Montceau-les-Mines 3
France Le Morvan Creusot 4
France Ciné Loire Tours 9
France Gaumont Alésia Paris 8 1364 Dolby Atmos
France Gaumont Champs-Élysées Paris 6 1599
France Pathé Opéra Paris 18 4140
France Pathé Wepler Paris 12 2141 4DX, Dolby Atmos
France Gaumont Parnasse Paris 19 3211
France Gaumont Les Fauvettes Paris 5 638
France Gaumont Convention Paris 6 1078 Dolby Atmos
France Gaumont Aquaboulevard Paris 14 2479 4DX
France Pathé Beaugrenelle Paris 10 1898 4DX with Screen X, Dolby Cinema, Dolby Atmos
France Pathé La Villette Paris 16 2901 IMAX laser, 4DX, Screen X, Dolby Atmos
France Gaumont Disney Village Marne la vallée 15 3866 IMAX laser, 4DX, D-Box
France Pathé Dammarie Dammarie-Les-Lys 10 2109
France Gaumont Carré Sénart Lieusaint 16 3543 IMAX, 4DX , D-Box
France Pathé Conflans Conflans Sainte Honorine 12 2661 IMAX laser, 4DX
France Pathé Boulogne Boulogne-Billancourt 7 1492
France Pathé Levallois Levallois 8 1530 4DX, Dolby Atmos
France Gaumont Stade de France La Plaine Saint Denis 9 1497 4DX
France Pathé Quai d'Ivry Ivry-sur-Seine 14 3780 4DX, IMAX
France Pathé Belle Epine Thiais 16 3609 4DX, Dolby Cinema, Dolby Atmos, D-Box
France Pathé Lingostière Nice 13 2812 4DX, Dolby Atmos, D-Box
France Pathé Masséna Nice 7 2344*
France Pathé Gare du Sud Nice 9 1537 Dolby Cinema
France Pathé Madeleine Marseille 8 1373
France Pathé Plan de Campagne Marseille 16 3507 IMAX laser, 4DX, Dolby Atmos
France EuropaCorp La Joliette Marseille 14 2109 Dolby Cinema, 4DX with Screen X
France Pathé Les Rives de l'Orne Caen 10 1813 4DX, Dolby Atmos, D-Box
France Pathé Valence Valence 12 2340 4DX
France Pathé Évreux Évreux 10 1961
France Gaumont Labège Toulouse 16 3600 IMAX, 4DX
France Gaumont Wilson Toulouse 15 3422 Dolby Cinema, Dolby Atmos
France Gaumont Comédie Montpellier 8 1113
France Gaumont Montpellier Multiplexe Montpellier 17 3868 IMAX laser, 4DX, D-Box
France Gaumont Rennes Rennes 13 2800 4DX, Dolby Cinema
France Pathé Chavant Grenoble 10 2950
France Pathé Echirolles Grenoble 12 2888 4DX
France Gaumont Nantes Nantes 12 1945
France Pathé Atlantis Nantes 14 2916 4DX, Dolby Atmos, D-Box
France Pathé Orléans Place de Loire Orléans 12 2233
France Pathé Saran Orléans 9 1956 IMAX
France Pathé Angers Angers 12 2522 4DX, Dolby Atmos, D-Box
France Gaumont Parc Millésime Reims 12 2228 IMAX laser
France Gaumont Amnéville Metz 12 2546 4DX
France Gaumont Valenciennes Valenciennes 15 3661 4DX
France Pathé Montataire Montataire 14 3466 4DX
France Gaumont Coquelles Calais 12 2357
France Pathé Liévin Liévin 15 3300 Dolby Atmos
France Pathé Brumath Strasbourg 12 2750 4DX, Dolby Atmos
France Pathé Bellecour Lyon 10 2120 4DX, Dolby Atmos
France Pathé Carré de Soie Lyon 15 3670 IMAX, 4DX
France Pathé Vaise Lyon 14 2800 Dolby Cinema, D-Box
France Pathé Le Mans Quinconces Le Mans 11 1830 Dolby Atmos
France Pathé Chambéry Les Halles Chambéry 10 1593
France Pathé Annecy Annecy 10 1884 Dolby Atmos
France Gaumont Archamps Archamps 11 2679 IMAX laser
France Gaumont Docks Vauban - Le Havre Le Havre 12 2384 4DX, Dolby Atmos
France Gaumont Grand Quevilly Rouen 16 3623 4DX, IMAX
France Pathé Docks 76 Rouen 14 2965 Dolby Cinema, Dolby Atmos
France Gaumont Amiens Amiens 12 2666 4DX
France Pathé La Valette Toulon 15 3099 IMAX laser, 4DX, Dolby Atmos
France Pathé Liberté Toulon 9 1610
France Pathé Avignon Cap Sud Avignon 14 2600 4DX, D-Box
France Pathé Belfort Belfort 14 2892
France Pathé Aéroville Tremblay-en-France 12 2380 4DX, Dolby Cinema, Dolby Atmos
France Pathé Massy Massy 9 1845 Dolby Cinema
Netherlands Euroscoop Amsterdam Amsterdam 12 Dolby Atmos
Netherlands Euroscoop Maastricht Maastricht 6 Dolby Atmos
Netherlands Euroscoop Schiedam Schiedam 11 2410 Dolby Atmos
Netherlands Euroscoop Tilburg Tilburg 12 2515 Dolby Atmos
Netherlands Pathé Amersfoort Amersfoort 8 1754 Screen X (opening 2019)
Netherlands Pathé Arena Amsterdam 14 3246 4DX, IMAX laser
Netherlands Pathé City Amsterdam 7 596
Netherlands Pathé de Munt Amsterdam 13 2415 4DX, Dolby Cinema
Netherlands Pathé Tuschinski Amsterdam 6 1431
Netherlands Pathé Arnhem Arnhem 9 1683 IMAX, Dolby Atmos
Netherlands Pathé Breda Breda 7 1398
Netherlands Pathé Delft Delft 7 1341
Netherlands Pathé Buitenhof Den Haag 6 1372
Netherlands Pathé Scheveningen Den Haag 8 2118 4DX, Dolby Cinema
Netherlands Pathé Spuimarkt Den Haag 9 2283 IMAX laser, Screen X (opening 2019)
Netherlands Pathé Eindhoven Eindhoven 8 1662 4DX, IMAX
Netherlands Pathé Ede Ede 9 2399
Netherlands Pathé Groningen Groningen 9 1671
Netherlands Pathé Haarlem Haarlem 8 1277
Netherlands Pathé Helmond Helmond 6 1108
Netherlands Pathé Maastricht Maastricht 8 997 4DX, Dolby Atmos
Netherlands Pathé Nijmegen Nijmegen 8 1816 4DX, Dolby Atmos
Netherlands Pathé de Kuip Rotterdam 14 2746 4DX, Dolby Cinema
Netherlands Pathé Schouwburgplein Rotterdam 7 2405 IMAX laser
Netherlands Pathé Tilburg Tilburg 7 1341 IMAX
Netherlands Pathé Rembrandt Utrecht Utrecht 3 782
Netherlands Pathé Utrecht Leidsche Rijn Utrecht 7 1867 4DX (opening November 2019), Dolby Atmos
Netherlands Pathé Zaandam Zaandam 6 1175
Netherlands Pathé Zwolle Zwolle 9 1515 4DX (opening December 2019), Dolby Atmos
Netherlands Cinema Leeuwarden Leeuwarden 5 480
Netherlands Tivoli Leeuwarden Leeuwarden 4 910
Switzerland Pathé Westside Bern 11 2432 4DX
Switzerland Pathé Kuchlin Basel 8 2190
Switzerland Pathé Les Galeries Lausanne 8 1074
Switzerland Pathé Flon Lausanne 7 1871 4DX
Switzerland Pathé Dietlikon Dietlikon 10 2235 D-Box, 4DX
Switzerland Pathé Balexert Geneva 13 2752 IMAX, Dolby Atmos, D-Box
Switzerland Pathé Mall of Switzerland Lucerne 12 1962 IMAX laser, Dolby Atmos, D-Box, 4DX
Switzerland Pathé Spreitenbach Spreitenbach 10 1322 IMAX laser, Dolby Atmos
Belgium Pathé Charleroi Charleroi 14 3450 IMAX laser, 4DX
Belgium Pathé Verviers Verviers 8 1550
Belgium Cinépointcom Marche-en-Famenne Marche-en-Famenne 3 415
Belgium Cinépointcom Libramont Libramont 2 240
Belgium Euroscoop Maasmechelen Maasmechelen 11
Belgium Euroscoop Lanaken Lanaken 8
Belgium Euroscoop Genk Genk 10
Belgium Siniscoop Sint-Niklaas Sint-Niklaas 8
Belgium Cinéscope Louvain-La-Neuve Louvain-La-Neuve 13
Belgium Anicapolis Namur 12
Tunisia Pathé Tunis City Tunis 8 1585
Tunisia Pathé Sousse Sousse 6

Future

Country Name City screens Opening Notes
Ivory Coast Pathé Abidjan[15][16] Abidjan 5 June 2019[17]
Morocco Pathé Casablanca[18] Casablanca September 2019[19]
Tunisia Pathé Azur City Mornag 6 2020[20]
Netherlands Euroscoop Ypenburg The Hague 10 Summer 2020
Netherlands Pathé Leeuwarden [21][22] Leeuwarden 7 2020 The construction was suspended in 2018, due to rising cost.[23] In May of 2019 the construction will continue. [24]
Switzerland Pathé Riddes Riddes 8 2020[25]
Netherlands Pathé Ahoy/Zuidplein[26] Rotterdam 2020
France Pathé Lille-Sud[27] Lille-Sud 15 2020 IMAX laser, 4DX
France Pathé île Seguin[28] Boulogne-Billancourt 8 2021 IMAX laser
Netherlands Pathé Amstelveen[29] Amstelveen 7 2021
Netherlands Pathé Feyenoord City[30][31] Rotterdam 2025

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