List of cinemas in Hong Kong

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

Broadway Circuit[edit]

PALACE ifc
Former Broadway Olympian City cinema
Former cinemas

[1]

AMC Cinemas[edit]

[2]

Former cinemas

UA Cinemas[edit]

Interior of UA iSQUARE IMAX theatre
Former UA Citygate


Former cinemas
  • UA Langham Place, succeeded by Cinema City
  • UA Pacific Place, at Pacific Place; closed on 27 January 2006, succeeded by AMC Pacific Place[7]
  • UA Telford, succeeded by MCL Telford
  • UA Times Square, at Times Square; opened in December 1993, closed in February 2012;[8] the site was replaced by a Louis Vuitton store, and the UA theater was relocated to the 12th to 14th floor of the mall[9][10]
  • UA Whampoa, opened in May 1985, closed in October 2009; succeeded by GH Whampoa[5]

[11]

  • Windsor Cinema, at Windsor House, Causeway Bay; closed on September 2015, succeeded by MCL Grand Windsor Cinema
  • UA Citygate, at Citygate; closed on 18 September 2016

Golden Harvest Cinemas[edit]

Interior of Grand Ocean theatre
Former cinemas

[15]

Newport Circuit[edit]

Dynasty Theatre in Mong Kok Road
Former cinemas
  • Century Theatre

[16]

MCL Cinemas[edit]

STAR Cinema

[17]

Chinachem Cinema Circuit[edit]

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

[20]

Pegasus Entertainment Holdings Limited[edit]

[21]

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[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]
  • Kwun Chung Theatre, at 30 Kwun Chung Street, Kwun Chung; was Hong Kong's last adult cinema until it closed on March 15, 2011[32][33]
  • Lee Theatre
  • Lung Wah Theatre, at 117 Chung On Street, Tsuen Wan; opened in 1962; closed in 1996[34]
  • Queen's Theatre, at the corner of Queen's Road Central and Theatre Lane, closed in 2007;[35] the site is now occupied by LHT Tower
  • Royal Cinema, closed in 2007
  • Silver Star Cinema, closed in 1999
  • Silver Theatre, in Kwun Tong; opened in 1963, closed in 2009; the building was demolished in 2013[36]
  • 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
  • Tai Ping Theatre (太平戲院)
  • Tuen Mun Cinema, closed 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. ^ Annual Report 2013, The Wharf (Holdings)
  4. ^ Wong, Maggie Hiufu (28 March 2012). "World's first airport IMAX cinema coming to Hong Kong". CNN Travel. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c "GH Whampoa Set to Open Before Christmas". hkfilmart.com. Hong Kong Trade Development Council. November 2009. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  6. ^ Lark International Group: "Cinemas - Hong Kong and Macau"
  7. ^ Lo, Raymond. "UA Pacific Place Cinemas". Cinema Treasures. Cinema Treasures, LLC. Retrieved 2014-10-13. 
  8. ^ "UA Times Square Cinema", cinematreasures.org
  9. ^ Tsoi, Grace (16 February 2012). "Integration Anxiety". HK Magazine. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  10. ^ 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. 
  11. ^ "UA Cinemas". UA Cinema Circuit Limited. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  12. ^ "GH Whampoa Cinema", cinematreasures.org
  13. ^ GH Whampoa Cinema on Golden Harvest website
  14. ^ "Broadway Hollywood Cinema", cinematreasures.org
  15. ^ "Goldenharvest". Orange Sky Golden Harvest Entertainment Co. Ltd. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  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. ^ "Chinachem Golden Plaza Cinema", cinematreasures.org
  19. ^ 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. 
  20. ^ "Welcome to Chinachem Cinema Circuit". Chinachementertainment.com. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  21. ^ "Pegasus Motion Pictures". Pegasusmovie.com. Retrieved 2016-07-10. 
  22. ^ Cityline - Movies
  23. ^ "Cine-Art House", cinematreasures.org
  24. ^ "Lux Theatre", cinematreasures.org
  25. ^ "The Metroplex". 
  26. ^ "L Cinema", cinematreasures.org
  27. ^ Cityline - Movies
  28. ^ "Capitol Theatre", cinematreasures.org
  29. ^ "Fanling Town Centre Cinema", cinematreasures.org
  30. ^ "Golden Valley Theatre", cinematreasures.org
  31. ^ "Golden Valley Theatre", thaiworldview.com
  32. ^ wantchinatimes.com "Tissues at the ready: farewell to HK's last porn cinema", 2011-03-29
  33. ^ "Kwun Chung Theatre", cinematreasures.org
  34. ^ "Lung Wah Theatre", cinematreasures.org
  35. ^ "Queen's Theatre", cinematreasures.org
  36. ^ "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.
  • Tube Hong Kong cinema list