List of cinema and movie theater chains
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This is a list of movie theaters and cinema chains across the world. The chains are listed alphabetically by continent and then by country.
- 1 Africa
- 2 North America and Caribbean
- 3 Central and South America
- 4 Asia
- 5 Europe
- 6 Oceania
- 7 See also
- 8 References
- 9 External links
- Megarama – Operating in Casablanca, Marrakesh and Fez, with more cities coming.
- IMAX located inside Morocco Mall, Casablanca.
- La Renaissance – Independent cinema in Rabat, includes a restaurant and a music venue.
- Silverbird Cinemas – As at 2016, the largest cinema chain in West Africa in-terms of screen numbers, with 69 screens. It has 8 theatres located in Lagos, Abuja, Port-Harcourt, Ikeja, Uyo and Accra-Ghana.
- FilmHouse cinemas – with 10 cinemas as at 2016, it is the largest cinema chain in West Africa in terms of location numbers. It has 44 screens in Lagos, Ibadan, Lekki, Calabar, Akure, Port Harcourt, Kano and Asaba as at December 2016. The company was established in 2012 and it is aiming to have 25 cinemas in six years.
- Genesis Deluxe cinemas – with over 15 screens and 7 theatres, located in Lagos, Lekki, Port-Harcourt, Enugu, Effurun and Owerri. It was the first cinema in West Africa to show a 3D movie.
- Viva Cinemas – with 7 screens and 2 theatres in Ilorin and Ibadan. The company started operations in 2015.
- Ozone Cinemas – with 4 screens 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.
North America and Caribbean
The 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 December 2014 are 39,356 indoor screens on 5,463 sites and 656 Drive-In screens on 393 sites. In 2016 this number had increased to a total of 40,174 screens, 39,579 of them indoor screens.
|1||AMC Entertainment Inc||Leawood, KS||7,852||624|
|2||Regal Entertainment Group||Knoxville,TN||7,295||565|
|3||Cinemark Theatres||Plano, TX||4,499||335|
|4||Cineplex Entertainment||Toronto, ON||1,635||161|
|5||Marcus Theatres||Milwaukee, WI||681||53|
|6||Harkins Theatres||Phoenix, AZ||446||31|
|7||Southern Theatres||New Orleans, LA||445||39|
|8||B&B Theatres||Liberty, MO||409||50|
|9||National Amusements||Dedham, MA||409||32|
- Alliance Cinemas - after selling its BC locations, it now operates only 1 theater in Toronto.
- AMC Theatres (Defunct) 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 two.
- Cinémas Guzzo – 10 locations and 142 screens in the Montreal area.
- Ciné Entreprise – Independent theatre chain based in rural Québec
- Cineplex Entertainment – Canada's largest and North America's fifth-largest movie theater company with 161 locations and 1,635 screens.
- Cinema City- Discount chain in Western Canada, purchased by Cineplex
- Cineplex Odeon Cinemas – Operations in both Canada and the United States. Operations in each country is owned by separate companies. Cineplex Entertainment in Canada and AMC Theatres in the United States.
- Colossus (theatre) – A Famous Players brand, now owned by Cineplex
- Famous Players – Formerly Canada's largest theatre chain that was purchased by Cineplex Entertainment in 2005.
- Galaxy Cinemas – Mid-sized chain that was the parent company to Cineplex Entertainment. Galaxy purchased bankrupt Cineplex in 2003.
- Scotiabank Theatres –A Cineplex brand
- SilverCity –A Famous Players brand, now owned by Cineplex
- CinéStarz – Small chain that operates 5 theaters: 3 in Quebec and 2 in Ontario
- Empire Theatres (Defunct) – Closed on October 29, 2013, by selling most of their locations to Cineplex Entertainment and Landmark Cinemas and closing 3 others that were not included in the sales.
- film.ca Cinemas – A small Canadian operator with one location, in Oakville, ON.
- Imagine Cinemas – 13 Locations and 85 screens, in Ontario and BC.
- Landmark Cinemas – Canada's second-largest chain with 44 locations and 306 screens in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and the Yukon.
- Premier Theatres – Operates 5 drive-in theaters and 4 cinemas with a total of 23 screens in Ontario and Yellowknife NWT
- Rainbow and Magic Lantern Cinemas – 9 locations and 36 screens operating in Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan
- Stinson Theatres (defunct)
- Caribbean Cinemas
- Palacio del Cine
Defunct Brands in Mexico
- MMcinemas (bought by Cinemex)
- Cinemas Lumiere
- Cinemark (bought by Cinemex)
- cinemas gemelos and multicinemas They were part of the brand Organización Ramírez and were the largest cinema chains in the country
- AMC Theatres there exist a short time since the early 90s in galerias coapa, perisur, pericentro (naucalpan), and pabellon cuauhtemoc
- General Cinema He had two theaters in pavellon polanco and plaza Insurgentes
- Carlos Amador Martínez named "tele-cine or also "Tele Cines Casa"" closed in the period 1995-1996, most theaters were located in the city of Mexico City and Monterrey
Trinidad and Tobago
- Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – 25 theaters with over 4.2 screens, cinema/restaurant concept, operating in Texas, Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, New York, California, Nebraska and Virginia
- ALCO Theaters – Independent theater with 8 screens in Florida
- AMC Entertainment Inc – 8,123 screens in 626 theaters
- Atlas Cinemas – 5 theaters with 57 screens located in northeast Ohio.
- 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.
- Clearview Cinemas – acquired in 2013.
- Brenden Theatres – 81 screens in 7 theaters, located in California, Nevada and Arizona.
- Camera Cinemas – 22 screens in 3 theaters, located in Santa Clara County, California.
- Center Cinemas – 3 theaters
- Cinebarre – 66 screens in 7 theaters-cinema/eatery concept, operating in North Carolina, South Carolina, Colorado, Washington and Oregon and expanding across the U.S. Owned by Regal Entertainment Group 
- CineLux Theatres – 41 screens, 7 theaters in the San Francisco Bay Area
- Cinema 33-2 screens, 1 theater in Hartford kentucky
- 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
- Classic Cinemas – 111 screens in 14 theaters in Illinois
- Cobb Theatres – 232 screens in 18 theaters. Located in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia and Virginia.
- Coming Attractions Theatres – 19 theaters with 176 screens total. Locations in Alaska, Oregon, Washington and Northern California.
- Dickinson Theatres – Acquired by B&B Theatres in October 2014.
- 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
- 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.
- EVO Entertainment Group – 4 theatres with 43 screens in Texas. Known for multi-use entertainment concepts, combing entertainment options such as cinemas, bowling, large arcades, bars, and restaurants under one roof.
- 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.
- Fox Theatres – 4 theaters with 24 screens located in Pennsylvania and Maryland. 
- Frank Theatres – 27 theaters, 249 screens. Located in Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia 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 135 screens in California, Nevada, Texas and Washington, including 7 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. – 288 screens in 31 theaters in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, and Florida.
- Grand Theater – 22 screen theater located in Bismarck, North Dakota.
- Grandview Theatre – Single screen theatre in Grandview Heights, OH, originally opened in 1926 as a silent theatre.
- Gross Alaska Theatres – 9 screens, 3 theaters in Alaska. 2 located in Juneau, and 1 in Ketchikan.
- Harkins Theatres – 446 screens in 31 theaters. Locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas.
- Herold Theatres − 1 location in Idaho
- iPic Gold Class Entertainment – 98 screens in 9 theaters. Locations in California, Texas, Florida, Arizona, Maryland, Illinois, Washington and Wisconsin.
- Kerasotes Theatres – 957 screens in 95 theaters, Acquired by AMC Theatres in 2010
- Krikorian Premier Theaters – 90 screens in 7 theaters in the Greater Los Angeles Area
- Laemmle Theatres – 44 screens in 9 theaters in the Los Angeles, California area.
- Lafayette Theater - One location with One screen in Suffern, NY owned by JACA Entertainment (lafayettetheatersuffern.com)
- Landmark Theatres – 220 screens in 54 theaters
- 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 – 681 screens in 53 theaters. Theaters located in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Ohio
- Douglas Theatre Company – Acquired in 2008.
- Marquee Cinemas – 19 theaters totaling 187 screens. Theaters located from Connecticut to Florida plus West Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee
- Maya Cinemas – 4 theaters and 62 acreens, one in Bakersfield, California, one in Salinas, California, one in Fresno, 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.
- 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.
- Movie Palace, Inc. – 9 theaters with 59 screens in Casper, Cheyenne, Green River, and Rock Springs, Wyoming.
- Muller Family Theaters – 104 screens in 7 theaters, all located in Minnesota
- NAOS Entertainment – Start-up Alabama chain with 1 theater, 8 screens as of September 10, 2007. – Three additional multiplexes under development. Based in Greenville, Alabama.
- National Amusements – 409 screens in 32 theaters
- Neighborhood Cinema Group – 147 screens in 19 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 – Nine theaters with 97 screens in Florida, Minnesota, Virginia, Maryland, and Illinois.
- 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
- Reel Cinemas – 2 theaters on the Main Line in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Currently operates 7 screens. [www.reelcinemaspa.com]
- Reel Theatres – 6 theaters in Oregon, Idaho, and Utah
- Regal Entertainment Group – 7,334 screens in 588 cinemas name "Regal"
- 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
- Regency Theatres – 180 screens across 27 locations throughout Southern California, Nevada, and Arizona.
- Rio Entertainment, Inc. – 4 theaters, 27 screens in Texas. www.rioentertainment.com
- Riverfront Cinemas – 2 Theaters, 19 screens in Central New York
- Roanoke Cinemas - 1 Theater, 2 screens in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.
- 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
- 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.
- 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 – 24 theaters, cinema/grill concept, initially operating in Texas, expanded to Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, and Pennsylvania as of January 2017. 
- Texas Cinemas – Merged with EVO Entertainment Group (2014) 3 Theaters, 28 Screens 
- 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 – 154 screens in 17 theaters, located in Arkansas, California, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Utah.
- VIP Cinemas Corporation – 16 screens in 3 theaters, located in Illinois and Kentucky.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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"
- Zurich Cinemas – 75 screens in 11 theaters, located in Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania. 
Central and South America
- Cine Center
- Arcoíris Cinemas
- Afa Cinemas
- Centerplex Cinemas
- Cinematográfica Araújo
- GNC Cinemas
- Orient Cinemas
- UCI Cinemas
- Cines Itaú – 4 theaters
- Cines del Mall
- Villamorra Cinecenter
- Real Cines
- Cine Art
- Cine Granados
- TBL Cinemas
- Cines Unidos
- Movie Planet
- Plató Cines
- Super Cines
- Ariana Cinema
- Aryob Cinema
- Bakhtar Cinema
- Biraristan Cinema
- Khairkhona Cinema
- Kunduz Cinema
- Pamir Cinema
- Park Cinema
- Temurshahi Cinema
There are 400 movie theaters in Bangladesh. Some notable movie theaters are-
- Modhumita Cinema (Dhaka)
- Balaka Cinema (Dhaka)
- Blockbuster Cinemas (Dhaka)
- Purnima Cinema (Dhaka)
- Sony Cinema (Dhaka)
- Star Cineplex (Dhaka)
- Shayamoli Cinema (Dhaka)
- Asia cinema (Dhaka)
- Ovishar Cinema (Dhaka)
- Jonaki Cinema (Dhaka)
- Champakali Cinema (Tongi)
- Chitramohol (Dhaka)
- Monihar Cinema (Jessore)
- New Metro (Narayanganj)
- Chayabani Cinema (Mymensingh)
- Shongita Cinema (Khulna)
- Nandita Cinema (Sylhet)
- Almas Cinema Hall (Chittagong)
- Bonani Complex (Chittagong)
- Karnaphuli Cinema (Chittagong)
- Cinema Palace (Chittagong)
- Sagorika Cinema (Chittagong)
- Nupur Cinema (Chittagong)
- Chanda Cinema (Chittagong)
In 2014 there were 5,813 movie theaters in China and 299 cinema chains, with 252 classified as "rural" and 47 as "urban".
- Antaeus Cinema Line
- APEX Cinemas
- Beijing New Film Association
- Broadway Cinemas
- China Film Group Digital Cinema Line
- China Film South Cinema Circuit
- China Film Stellar
- CJ CGV
- Dadi Theater Circuit
- Hengdian Cinema Line
- Jinyi Cinema Line
- Lumiere Pavilions - A cinema chain with 30 cinemas operating across 30 major Chinese cities, known for its keen interest in importing Hollywood films.
- Sichuan Pacific
- Shanghai Film (former partner of Warne Bros.)
- Shanghai United Circuit
- UA Cinemas
- UME Cinemas - One of China's longest-running cinema groups, operating 400 screens in 25 cinemas across the country as of December 2015.
- Wanda Cinemas
- Zhejiang Time Cinema
- AMC Theatres
- Broadway Circuit
- Broadway cinemas
- PALACE cinemas
- Chinachem Cinema Circuit
- Golden Harvest
- MCL Cinemas
- Newport Circuit
- UA Cinemas
- 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 Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Thane, Kanpur, Mumbai, Udupi, Jaipur, Thrissur, Indore and Delhi
- Carnival Cinemas – Kochi based multiplex chain, third largest in India with 322 screens in cities of Kochi(Angamaly), Kollam, Mumbai, Mangalore, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode,Ranchi, Hyderabad, Ghaziabad, Dindigul
- Cinepolis – Mexican multiplex chain with presence in Bhopal, Amritsar, Bangalore, Kochi, Mangalore, Thane, Ahmedabad, Ludhiana, Surat, Patna, Delhi and Pune.
- KG Cinemas- Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
- SRS Cinemas – Multiplex Chain with presence in Faridabad, Gurgaon, Gorakhpur, Patiala, Ludhiana, Ranchi, Ghaziabad, Shimla, Bijnor, etc.
- MARIS – Now LA Cinemas in Tiruchirappalli , Tamil Nadu was India's first multiplex built in 1970's.
- Mayajaal – 16 Screens, second largest in Asia.
- Miraj Cinemas – Multiplex chain in India by Miraj group
- Q Cinemas – Multiplex chain with presence in Kochi, Faridabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Ludhiana
- PVS Film City – Multiplex chain in Kerala with presence in Calicut and Malappuram.
- MovieTime Cinemas – 35 screens in West and North India
- Asian Cinemas – Multiplex Chain with properties in Warangal, Hyderabad, Nizambad, Siddipet, Khammam, Karimnagar, Mancherial and more opening shortly
- 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
- Ariesplex SL Cinemas- multiplex group based in Thiruvananthapuram.
- Pan Cinemas – multiplex chain based in Kochi, Kerala
- 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 Nadu
- Wave Cinemas
- M2K Cinemas – Operator with multiplexes in New Delhi
- AGS cinemas multiplex in Chennai
- Rave cinemas (Rave 3 & Rave Moti) in Kanpur
- Rajhans Cinemas in Nadiad, Valsad, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Surat, Navsari, Mumbai and more in Gujarat
- Capital Cinemas in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India powered by Prasads Multiplex and Suresh Productions
- Mukta A2 Cinemas Mumbai,Hyderabad,Ahmedabad,Dehradun,Kundli,Banswara,Gulbarga,vizag,Baroda,Sailu,Aurangabad
- EOS Cinemas
Eos Cinemas is clearly focused towards tier 2 and tier 3 cities. Eos Cinemas aims to maintain this unprecedented growth and solidify its position as one of the leading players in the cinema exhibition and entertainment industry. It has many multiplex in Madhya Pradesh like in Shahdol and Satna and in Chattisgarh.
- 21 Cineplex – largest cinema chain in Indonesia
- CGV Cinemas – partnership with CJ CGV Korea, formerly launched as BlitzMegaplex then CGV blitz
- Cinemaxx – cinema chain owned by Lippo Group
- Platinum Cineplex – cinema chain in Central Java
- New Star Cineplex – cinema chain in East Java
- Bioskop 88 – 2 locations in Pekanbaru, Riau
- Sarinah Cineplex – 2 locations in Malang, East Java
- Asr Jadid
- Rav Hen
- Globus Max
- Cinema City
- Yes Planet
- Golden Screen Cinemas
- TGV Cinemas
- TSR Cinemax
- Cathay Cineplex
- MBO Cinemas
- Star Cineplex
- Lotus Five Star
- BIG Cinemas
- Universal Cinemas – Pakistan's Largest Multiplex
- The Arena
- Atrium Cinemas
- Bambino Cinema
- Cine Gold
- Cine One
- DHA Cinema
- Nueplex Cinemas
- PAF Cinema
- Sozo World
- Super Cinema
- Taj Mahal Multiplex
- Universe Cineplex
- Cinegold Plex
- SM Cinemas
- Ayala Malls Cinemas
- Robinsons Movieworld
- Starmall Cinemas
- Gaisano Cinemas
- Cathay (also in Malaysia)
- Golden Village- a joint venture between Australia's Village Roadshow and Hong Kong's Golden Harvest in Singapore.
- Shaw Organization
- WE Cinemas
- Sinema Old School
- CJ CGV – largest multiplex cinema chain of Korea with 1,201 screens worldwide and more than 100 million viewers worldwide.
- Cine de Chef – cinema and restaurant operated by CJ CGV
- Megabox multi – cultural multiplex cinema chain in South Korea
- Lotte Cinema – chain run by the Lotte Group operating both stand alone theaters and theaters inside Lotte Department Store branches
- Ambassador Theaters – 12 theaters
- Cinemark – 3 theaters
- Miramar Cinemas (with IMAX theater) – 3 theaters
- Shin Kong Cineplex – 3 theaters
- Showtime Cinemas – 8 theaters
- Showtime Union – 7 theaters
- Vieshow (with IMAX theater)(formerly Warner Village) – 13 theaters
- in89 Cinemax - 4 theaters
- Wovie Cinemas - 2 theaters
- Cinemas of Central Motion Picture Co. - 3 theaters
- Spot - 2 theaters
- Major Cineplex – The largest cinema group in Thailand. The group includes (by brands):
- EGV – The first multiplex brand and THX cinema in Thailand.
- IMAX Theatre – License in Thailand: Krungsri IMAX Theatre at Siam Paragon
- Paragon Cineplex – A 16-screen plex in Siam Paragon
- Esplanade Cineplex
- Paradise Cineplex
- Mega Cineplex
- Hatyai Cineplex
- Quartier CineArt
- WestGate Cineplex
- Promenade Cineplex
- Diana Cineplex
- Ayuthaya City Park Cineplex
- Embassy Diplomat Screens
- SF Cinema Group – More than 150 screens in 22 locations.
- SFW Cinema
- SFX Cinema
- SFC Cinema
- SF Multiplex
- Emprive Cineclub
- Major Hollywood – 3 locations; Suksawad, Chaengwattana, Ramkhamhaeng
- Century The Movie Plaza – 1 location; Victory Monument
- Thana Cineplex
- Coliseum Cineplex
- Five Star
United Arab Emirates
- Oscar Cinema, Abu Dhabi(Al Wahda mall, Al Raha), Al Ain(Al Ain Sports Club, Alfoah Mall, Barari Outlet Mall), Sharjah.
- VOX Cinemas
- Novo Cinemas
- Reel Cinemas
- Cinemacity, Arabian Center, Dubai
- Cineroyal, Abu Dhabi
- Lamcy Cinema, Dubai
- CGV Cinemas (formerly Megastar Cineplex)
- Galaxy Cinemas
- BHD Star Cineplex
- Lotte Cinema
- PLATINUM Cineplex
- National Cinema Center
- Beta Cineplex
- Castello Lopes – cinema chain in Portugal
- Cinamon – cinema chain in the Baltic states
- Cinema City International
- Cecchi Gori Group – Italian film distribution and cinema chain
- Curzon – cinema chain in the United Kingdom
- EuroPalaces – a joint venture of Gaumont and Pathé cinemas
- Gaumont – the oldest cinema chain in France
- Hollywood – cinema chain in the United Kingdom
- Kinepolis – cinema chain in Belgium, France, Spain, Netherlands, Poland.
- Merlin – cinema chain in the United Kingdom
- Multiplex Cinemas (Ukraine)
- Odessa Kino
- Omniplex - cinema chain in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
- Palace – operating sites in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
- Picturedrome Electric Theatre Co Ltd (Picturedrome Cinemas) - cinema chain in the United Kingdom
- Pathé – cinema chain in France, co-working with Gaumont
- Reel – cinema chain in the United Kingdom
- S & B Cinemas - Operates a small number of cinemas in Somerset, UK
- The Space Cinema – cinema chain in Italy
- SF Bio
- UCI (United Cinemas International)
- UGC – cinema chain in France
- Ward Anderson
- Yelmo Cines – cinema chain in Spain
- Cinemas NOS – cinema chain in Portugal
- UCI Cinemas – cinema chain in Portugal
- Finnkino – cinema chain in Finland
- Nordisk Film Biografer – Biggest cinema chain in Denmark
- Apollo – cinema chain in the United Kingdom
- Silver Screen – merged with Multikino
|1||Event Cinemas||Sydney, NSW||62|
|2||Dendy Cinemas||Sydney, NSW||4|
|3||Howard Cinemas||Taree, NSW||2|
|4||Hoyts (owned by Wanda Cinemas)||Sydney, NSW||38|
|6||Palace Cinemas||Balwyn, VIC||18|
|7||Reading Cinemas||South Melbourne, VIC||19|
|10||Cineplex Australia||Brisbane, QLD||6|
|11||Grand Cinemas||Perth, WA||6|
|12||Village Cinemas||Melbourne, VIC||26|
|13||David & Carol Stonnill||Victor Harbor, SA||1|
|14||Majestic Cinemas||Sydney, NSW||7|
|15||Ace Cinemas||Sydney, NSW||2|
- Cineplex Australia
- Dendy Cinemas
- Event Cinemas previously known as Greater Union, Birch, Carroll & Coyle and Village Cinemas
- Howard Cinemas
- Independent Exhibitors
- Palace Cinemas and Luna Palace Cinemas
- The Movie Masters – Ace Cinemas and Grand Cinemas
- Reading Cinemas
- United Cinemas
- Victa Cinemas
- Amalgamated Theatres
- Berkeley Cinemas
- SKYCITY Cinemas
- Reading Cinemas
- Rialto Cinemas
- Event Cinemas
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