List of cinemas in Hong Kong

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This is a list of current and former cinemas in Hong Kong.


Broadway Circuit[1][edit]

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Former Broadway Olympian City cinema.
Former cinemas
  • Broadway Olympian City, at Olympian City. Closed on 16 September 2013
  • Broadway Kowloon Bay, at Amoy Plaza. Closed in March 2009
  • Broadway Kornhill, at Kornhill Plaza. Closed in 2002, succeeded by MCL Kornhill

AMC Cinemas[2][edit]

UA Cinemas[3][edit]

UA Citygate
Interior of UA iSQUARE IMAX theatre.
Former cinemas
  • UA Pacific Place, at Pacific Place. Closed on 27 January 2006, succeeded by AMC Pacific Place[8]
  • UA Telford. Succeeded by MCL Telford
  • UA Times Square, at Times Square. Opened in December 1993. Closed in February 2012.[9] The site was replaced by a Louis Vuitton store, and the UA theater was relocated to the 12th to 14th floor of the mall.[10][11]
  • UA Whampoa. Opened in May 1985. Closed in October 2009, succeeded by GH Whampoa[6]
  • UA Langham Place, succeeded by Cinema City

Golden Harvest Cinemas[12][edit]

Interior of Grand Ocean theatre
Former cinemas

Newport Circuit[16][edit]

Dynasty Theatre in Mong Kok Road.
Former cinemas
  • Century Theatre

MCL Cinemas[17][edit]

Former Chinachem Golden Plaza

Chinachem Cinema Circuit[18][edit]

  • Paris London New York Milano Cinema, at Hong Lai Garden, Tuen Mun
Former cinema

Other Cinemas[edit]

1/150 scale model of the former Capitol Theatre.
Former cinemas
  • Brightly Star. Closed in 2008
  • Capitol Theatre, Jardine's Bazaar, Causeway Bay. Opened in 1952. Closed in 1977.[26]
  • Kwun Chung Theatre, at 30 Kwun Chung Street, Kwun Chung. It was Hong Kong's last adult cinema until it closed on March 15, 2011.[27][28]
  • Fanling Town Centre Cinema, in Fanling. Opened in 1993. Closed in 2006.[29]
  • Golden Valley Theatre (金茂坪戲院), Hiu Kwong Street, Sau Mau Ping. Opened in 1978. Closed in 1992.[30][31]
  • Lee Theatre
  • Lung Wah Theatre, at 117 Chung On Street, Tsuen Wan. Opened in 1962. Closed in 1996.[32]
  • Queen's Theatre, at the corner of Queen's Road Central and Theatre Lane. Closed in 2007.[33] The site is now occupied by LHT Tower.
  • Royal Cinema. Closed in 2007
  • Silver Theatre, in Kwun Tong. Opened in 1963. Closed in 2009. The building was demolished in 2013.[34]
  • Silver Star Cinema. Closed in 1999
  • State Theatre, in North Point. Operated from 1959 to 1997. Formerly the Empire Theatre, which operated from 1952 to 1957.
  • Sunbeam Cinema. Renovated into a stage theater in 2007
  • Tuen Mun Cinema. Closed down in 2008 due to renovation in Tuen Mun Town Plaza
  • Yau Ma Tei Theatre. Opened in the late 1920s. Closed in 1988.
  • Yuen Long Cinema. Reopened as independent cinema

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Broadway Circuit". Cinema.com.hk Ltd. Retrieved 2011-06-10. 
  2. ^ "AMC Theater Hong Kong - About AMC". Cinema.com.hk Ltd. Retrieved 2009-08-15. 
  3. ^ "UA Cinemas". UA Cinema Circuit Limited. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  4. ^ Wong, Maggie Hiufu (28 March 2012). "World's first airport IMAX cinema coming to Hong Kong". CNN Travel. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  5. ^ Annual Report 2013, The Wharf (Holdings)
  6. ^ a b c "GH Whampoa Set to Open Before Christmas". hkfilmart.com. Hong Kong Trade Development Council. November 2009. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  7. ^ Lark International Group: "Cinemas - Hong Kong and Macau"
  8. ^ Lo, Raymond. "UA Pacific Place Cinemas". Cinema Treasures. Cinema Treasures, LLC. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  9. ^ "UA Times Square Cinema", cinematreasures.org
  10. ^ Tsoi, Grace (16 February 2012). "Integration Anxiety". HK Magazine. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  11. ^ Chan, Thomas; Cheung, Martin (1 February 2012). "Final curtain for cinema complex at Times Square". South China Morning Post (Hong Kong). Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  12. ^ "Goldenharvest". Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment Co. Ltd. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  13. ^ "GH Whampoa Cinema", cinematreasures.org
  14. ^ GH Whampoa Cinema on Golden Harvest website
  15. ^ "Broadway Hollywood Cinema", cinematreasures.org
  16. ^ "Newport Circuit 新寶院線". Newport Entertainment Co.Ltd. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  17. ^ "MCL Cinema". MCL Cinema Ltd. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  18. ^ "Welcome to Chinachem Cinema Circuit". Chinachementertainment.com. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  19. ^ "Chinachem Golden Plaza Cinema", cinematreasures.org
  20. ^ Nip, Amy; Ho, Jolie (25 May 2013). "Nina Wang's beloved cinema shuts after 26 years". South China Morning Post (Hong Kong). Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  21. ^ Cityline - Movies
  22. ^ "Cine-Art House", cinematreasures.org
  23. ^ "Lux Theatre", cinematreasures.org
  24. ^ "The Metroplex". 
  25. ^ Cityline - Movies
  26. ^ "Capitol Theatre", cinematreasures.org
  27. ^ wantchinatimes.com "Tissues at the ready: farewell to HK's last porn cinema", 2011-03-29
  28. ^ "Kwun Chung Theatre", cinematreasures.org
  29. ^ "Fanling Town Centre Cinema", cinematreasures.org
  30. ^ "Golden Valley Theatre", cinematreasures.org
  31. ^ "Golden Valley Theatre", thaiworldview.com
  32. ^ "Lung Wah Theatre", cinematreasures.org
  33. ^ "Queen's Theatre", cinematreasures.org
  34. ^ "Silver Theatre", cinematreasures.org

External links[edit]

  • Wong, Cindy Hing-yuk; McDonogh, Gary W. (2001). "Consuming Cinemas: Reflections on Movies and Market-places in Contemporary Hong Kong". In Mathews, Gordon; Lui, Tai-lok. Consuming Hong Kong. Hong Kong University Press. pp. 81–116. ISBN 9789622095465. 
    • See p.111 for the number of cinemas for the years between 1952 and 1996