List of movie theater chains
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This is a list of movie theater chains across the world. The chains are listed alphabetically by continent and then by country.
- 1 Global cinema chains
- 2 Africa
- 3 Americas
- 3.1 Argentina
- 3.2 Bolivia
- 3.3 Brazil
- 3.4 Canada
- 3.5 Chile
- 3.6 Colombia
- 3.7 Dominican Republic
- 3.8 Ecuador
- 3.9 El Salvador
- 3.10 Mexico
- 3.11 Panama
- 3.12 Paraguay
- 3.13 Peru
- 3.14 Puerto Rico
- 3.15 Suriname
- 3.16 Trinidad and Tobago
- 3.17 United States
- 3.18 Venezuela
- 4 Asia
- 4.1 Afghanistan
- 4.2 Saudi Arabia
- 4.3 Nepal
- 4.4 Bangladesh
- 4.5 Brunei
- 4.6 China
- 4.7 India
- 4.8 Indonesia
- 4.9 Iran
- 4.10 Israel
- 4.11 Japan
- 4.12 Kuwait
- 4.13 Malaysia
- 4.14 Pakistan
- 4.15 Philippines
- 4.16 Russia
- 4.17 Singapore
- 4.18 South Korea
- 4.19 Taiwan
- 4.20 Thailand
- 4.21 Turkey
- 4.22 United Arab Emirates
- 4.23 Vietnam
- 5 Europe
- 6 Oceania
- 7 See also
- 8 References
- 9 External links
Global cinema chains
The following are the world's largest movie theatre chains in the world as of 2018:
- Megarama – operating in Casablanca, Marrakesh and Fez, with more cities coming
- IMAX – 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 (West Africa) – 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 where they have the first IMAX theatre in West Africa, 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
- Cine Center
- Afa Cinemas
- Cine Show
- Cinemark Theatres
- Cinespaço (Espaço)
- GNC Cinemas
- Grupo Arcoíris
- Grupo Cine
- Multi Star
- Roxy Cinemas
- Sala de Arte
- UCI Cinemas
- Cine A
- M.M.C. Cinemas
- AGA Cinematográfica
- Alliance Cinemas – after selling its BC locations, it now operates only one theater in Toronto
- Ciné Entreprise – independent theatre chain based in rural Québec
- Cinémas Guzzo – 10 locations and 142 screens in the Montreal area
- Cineplex Entertainment – Canada's largest and North America's fifth-largest movie theater company, with 162 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; purchased by Cineplex Entertainment in 2005
- Fortune Cinemas – a movie theatre chain that operated in Canada. Cineplex has sold seven theatres in March 2006 in Québec ec to Chelsea-based Fortune Cinemas Inc. Cineplex Entertainment later acquired (or in this case, re-acquired) some of Fortune Cinemas theatres after they went bankrupt.
- 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
- film.ca Cinemas – a small Canadian operator with one location in Oakville, ON
- Imagine Cinemas – 14 locations and 90 screens, in Ontario and BC.
- Landmark Cinemas – Canada's second-largest chain with 48 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
Defunct brands in Canada
- AMC Theatres – as of July 2012[update] AMC divested of its Canadian operations, selling four to Cineplex, two to Empire Theatres which were later sold to Landmark Cinemas in 2013, closing two.
- Empire Theatres – 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. It was formerly Canada's second-largest chain.
- Stinson Theatres
- El Biógrafo
- Cine Arte Alameda
- Cine Arte Normandie
- Cine Star
- Hoyts (owned in Chile by Cinépolis)
- Caribbean Cinemas
- Palacio del Cine
Defunct brands in Mexico
- MMcinemas (bought by Cinemex)
- Cinemas Lumiere
- Cinemark (bought by Cinemex)
- Cinemas Gemelos and Multicinemas – part of the brand Organización Ramírez and were the largest cinema chains in the country
- AMC Theatres – existed a short time since the early 90s in Plaza Satellite, Galerias Coapa, Perisur, Pericentro (naucalpan), and Pabellon Cuauhtemoc.
- General Cinema – 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
- Cines Itaú – 4 theaters
- Cines del Mall
- Villamorra Cinecenter
- Real Cines
- Cine Art
- Cine Granados
- Caribbean Cinemas – 35 theaters, located in Puerto Rico and across the Caribbean, including Panama and Guyana
- TBL Cinemas
Trinidad and Tobago
|Theatre Chain||Number of Theatres (2018)||Number of Screens (2018)||Website||Headquarters||Markets||Parent Chain||Chains Acquired||Notes|
|Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas||35||380||https://drafthouse.com/||Austin, TX||Arizona, Texas, Colorado, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, California, Virginia, DC|
|AMC Entertainment||659||8,218||https://www.amctheatres.com/||Leawood, KS||United States, Europe - Total of 16 countries||Carmike Cinemas
|Allen Theatres||18||121||http://www.allentheatresinc.com/||Las Cruces, NM||New Mexico, Colorado|
|Apple Cinemas||3||29||https://www.applecinemas.com/||Cambridge, MA||Connecticut, Massachusetts|
|Atlas Cinemas||5||57||http://www.atlascinemas.net/||Cleveland, OH||Ohio|
|B&B Theatres||50||411||https://www.bbtheatres.com/||Liberty, MO||Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Florida, Nebraska, Arkansas, and Texas||Dickinson Theatres|
|Phoenix Theatres||12||112||http://www.phoenixtheatres.com/locations||Knoxville, TN||Alabama, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia|
|Bow Tie Cinemas||38||232||https://www.bowtiecinemas.com/||Ridgefield, CT||Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Virginia||Clearview Cinemas|
|Cinetopia Cinema||4||63||http://cinetopia.com/||Beaverton, OR||Portland, Kansas City|
|Brenden Theatres||7||81||http://www.brendentheatres.com/||Las Vegas, NV||California, Nevada and Arizona|
|Center Cinemas||4||20||http://www.centercinemas.com/||Vinita, OK||Arkansas, Oklahoma|
|CineLux Theatres||6||40||http://www.cineluxtheatres.com/||San Jose, CA||California|
|Cinema Entertainment Corporation||20||129||http://www.cectheatres.com/||Waite Park, MN||Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Nebraska|
|Cinema West Theaters||15||143||https://www.cinemawest.com/||Petaluma, CA||California, Idaho|
|Cinemagic Theatres||8||89||https://www.cinemagicmovies.com/||Bedford, NH||Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts|
|Cinemark Theatres||525||4,566||https://www.cinemark.com/||Plano, TX||United States, Central America, South America||Century Theatres|||
|Classic Cinemas||14||111||http://www.classiccinemas.com/||Downers Grove, IL||Illinois|
|Cleveland Cinemas||7||46||https://clevelandcinemas.com/||Cleveland Heights, OH||Cleveland, OH & Pittsburgh, PA|
|Cobb Theatres||18||232||https://www.cobbtheatres.com/||Birmingham, AL||Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio||Cinemex|
|Coming Attractions Theatres||19||176||http://www.catheatres.com/||Ashland, OR||Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Northern California|
|The Decurion Corporation||16||215||http://www.decurion.com/dec/||Los Angeles, CA||California, Maryland, Illinois||Pacific Theatres||Pacific Theatres: 6 location, 76 screens|
|Dipson Theatres||7||32||http://www.dipsontheatres.com/||Williamsville, NY||Western New York|
|Emagine Entertainment||19||208||http://www.emagine-entertainment.com/||Troy, MI||Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota,|
|Entertainment Cinemas||7||51||http://entertainmentcinemas.com/||South Easton, MA||Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Connecticut|
|EVO Entertainment Group||5||53||https://www.evo-entertainment.com/||San Marcos, TX||Texas||Texas Cinemas (2014)||Movies, Bowling allies|
|EPIC Theatres||10||124||https://www.epictheatres.com/||Deltona, FL||Florida, North Carolina|||
|Fairchild Cinemas||4||42||http://www.fairchildcinemas.com/||Pasco, WA||Washington|
|Flagship Cinemas||38||232||http://flagshipcinemas.com/||Lynnfield, MA||Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Maryland, Florida, Pennsylvania, Virginia|
|Fox Theatres||4||24||http://www.foxshowtimes.com/||Wyomissing, PA||Pennsylvania and Maryland|
|Frank Theatres||19||210||http://franktheatres.com/||Palm Beach Gardens, FL||Florida, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia|
|Fridley Theatres||21||101||http://www.fridleytheatres.com/||Des Moines, IA||Iowa, Nebraska|
|FunAsia||2||11||https://www.funasia.net/||Plano, TX||Texas||Pyramid Saimira Theatre Ltd.||Bollywood Movies|
|Galaxy Theaters||12||135||https://galaxytheatres.com/||Los Angeles, CA||California, Nevada, Texas, Washington|
|Georgia Theatre Company||27||275||https://www.gtcmovies.com/||St. Simons Island, GA||Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Virginia|
|Golden Star Theatres||5||47||https://goldenstartheaters.com/||New Castle, PA||Pennsylvania, Maryland|
|Goodrich Quality Theaters||31||288||https://www.goodrichqualitytheaters.com/||Grand Rapids, MI||Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Florida|
|Gross Alaska Theatres||3||9||https://www.grossalaska.com/||Juneau, AK||Alaska|
|Harkins Theatres||35||501||https://www.harkins.com/||Scottsdale, AZ||Arizona, California, Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas|
|iPic Theaters||15||115||https://www.ipictheaters.com/||Boca Raton, FL||California, Arizona, Washington, Texas, Illinois, Maryland, Florida, New York, New Jersey|||
|Laemmle Theatres||9||44||https://www.laemmle.com/||Los Angeles, CA||Los Angeles, California|
|Landmark Theatres||52||252||https://www.landmarktheatres.com/||Los Angeles, CA||New York, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Illinois, Texas, Colorado, Michigan, Indiana, California, Florida, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Washington, Missouri, Washington D.C.|||
|Celebration! Cinema||11||155||https://celebrationcinema.com/||Grand Rapids, MI||Michigan|
|Main Street Theatres||8||48||http://www.mainstreettheatres.com||Omaha, NE||Iowa, Nebraska|
|Majestic Theatres||2||18||http://www.majestic-theatres.com/||Greenville, TX||Texas|
|Malco Theatres||33||340||https://www.malco.com/||Memphis, TN||Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky, Missouri|
|Mann Theatres||8||67||http://manntheatres.com/||Bloomington, MN||Minnesota|
|Marcus Theatres||90||1,098||http://www.marcustheatres.com/||Milwaukee, WI||Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio||Douglas Theatre Company
|Marquee Cinemas||17||175||https://www.marqueecinemas.com/||Beckley, WV||Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia|
|Maya Cinemas||6||88||https://mayacinemas.com/||Los Angeles, CA||California|
|Megaplex Theaters||16||182||https://www.megaplextheatres.com/||Sandy, UT||Utah, Nevada||Westates Theatres|
|Metropolitan Theatres Corporation||16||89||https://www.metrotheatres.com/||Los Angeles, CA||California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah|||
|Mitchell Theatres||15||107||https://www.mitchelltheatres.com||Elkhart, KS||Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas|
|MJR Theatres||11||170||https://www.mjrtheatres.com/||Bloomfield Hills, MI||Michigan||Owns Allen Park Digital Cinemas (1 location, 6 screens)|
|MovieScoop Cinemas||5||43||https://moviescoop.com/||Pittsburgh, PA||Ohio, Pennsylvania|
|National Amusements||29||392||https://www.showcasecinemas.com/||Norwood, MA||Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island,||Cinema de Lux
|Neighborhood Cinema Group||19||147||https://ncgmovies.com/||Owosso, MI||Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee|
|New Vision Theatres||17||194||https://www.newvisiontheatres.com/||Westfield, NJ||Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin|
|Northern Michigan Cinemas||5||29||https://northernmichigancinemas.com/||Bellaire, MI||Michigan||Cheboygan, Bellaire, Mackinaw City, Petoskey, Gaylord|
|Odyssey Theatres||9||67||http://www.odysseytheatres.com/||Maple Grove, MN||Minnesota, Iowa, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin|
|Paragon Theaters||4||36||https://www.paragontheaters.com/||Deerfield Beach, FL||Florida, Virginia|
|Patriot Cinemas||4||23||http://patriotcinemas.com/||South Weymouth, MA||Massachusetts, Maine|
|Penn Cinema||3||37||http://penncinema.com||Lititz, PA||Pennsylvania, Delaware||Abington opening in 2019|
|Picture Show Entertainment||12||96||https://www.pictureshowent.com||Colorado Springs, CO||Arizona, California, Georgia, Colorado, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Illinois, Connecticut, Florida|
|Premiere Cinemas||28||301||http://www.pccmovies.com||Big Spring, TX||Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas|
|Polson Theatres||11||24||http://polsontheatres.com/||Polson, MT||Montana, Idaho|
|Reading Entertainment||27||245||https://www.readingcinemasus.com/||Culver City, CA||Hawaii, California, New York, Texas, New Jersey, Virginia, Washington DC||Reading Cinemas (8 theatres)
Angelika Film Center (6 theatres)
Consolidated Theatres (9 theatres)
|Reel Cinemas||2||7||http://www.reelcinemaspa.com/||Narberth, PA||Pennsylvania|
|Reel Cinemas||8||54||https://www.reeltheatre.com/||Boise, ID||Idaho, Oregon, Utah, California||Casper Management|
|Regal Cinemas||558||7,306||https://www.regmovies.com/||Knoxville, TN||United States||Cineworld||Regal Cinemas (2002)
United Artists Theatres (2002)
Edwards Theatres (2002)
Hoyts Cinemas (2003 US locations)
Eastern Federal Theatres (2005)
Consolidated Theatres (2008)
Great Escape Theatres (2012)
Hollywood Theaters (2013; "Wallace Theaters")
Warren Theatres (2017)
|Regency Theatres||29||195||https://regencymovies.com/||Agoura Hills, CA||California, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii|
|Rio Entertainment||4||27||http://www.rioentertainment.com/||Beeville, TX||Texas|
|Rogers Cinemas||7||50||https://www.rogerscinema.com/||Marshfield, WI||Wisconsin, Michigan|
|Sarasota Film Society||2||9||http://filmsociety.org/||Sarasota, FL||Florida||Independent Non-Profit Theater|
|Santikos Theatres||8||103||https://www.santikos.com||San Antonio, TX||Texas|| For-profit company that exists solely to give back to non-profits|
|Showplace Cinemas||8||78||http://www.showplacecinemas.com/||Evansville, IN||Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky|
|Showplace Icon Theatres||6||74||https://www.showplaceicon.com/||Chicago, IL||Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, California, New Jersey|
|Silver Cinemas||3||18||http://www.silvercinemasinc.com/||Los Angeles, CA||Arizona, Texas, Wisconsin||Landmark Theatres|
|Silverspot Cinemas||5||64||https://www.silverspot.net/||Chapel Hill, NC||Florida, North Carolina, Ohio|
|Southeast Cinemas||9||89||https://southeastcinemas.com||Charlotte, NC||North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia|
|Southern Theatres||42||484||http://movietavern.com||New Orleans, LA||Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas||Veronis Suhler Stevenson||Movie Tavern
The Grand Theatre
|Spotlight Theatres||3||14||http://www.spotlighttheatres.com/||Peachtree City, GA||Georgia, Connecticut|
|SR Entertainment||10||98||http://www.sregmovies.com/||Santa Rosa, CA||California|
|Starlight Cinemas||6||55||https://starlightcinemas.com||Corona, CA||California|
|Stone Theatres||6||84||http://www.stonetheatres.com/||Charlotte, NC||North Carolina, South Carolina|
|Studio Movie Grill||30||330||https://www.studiomoviegrill.com||Dallas, TX||Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas|
|Thomas Theatre Group||3||24||http://www.thomastheatregroup.com/||Escanaba, MI||Michigan|
|Tristone Cinemas||6||52||http://www.tristonecinemas.com/||Temecula, CA||California|
|UltraStar Cinemas||2||19||http://www.ultrastarmovies.com/||San Marcos, CA||California, Arizona|
|UEC Theatres||19||165||http://www.uecmovies.com||St. Cloud, MN||Arkansas, California, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah||<Counted 21 locations on their site, so manual recount needed.>|
|VIP Cinemas Corporation||5||26||http://vipcinemas.com/||Illinois, Kentucky, Florida|
|Water Gardens Theatres||3||14||https://www.watergardenstheatres.com/||Pleasant Grove, UT||Utah, Hawaii, Wyoming||Most likely the same owner as the domains are owned by the same person.|
|Yakima Cinema||2||20||https://yakimatheatres.com||Yakima, WA||Washington|
|Your Neighborhood Theatre||13||93||http://www.yourneighborhoodtheatre.com/||Cambridge, MA||Connecticut,
Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island
|*Each theatre is individually owned and operated.|
|Zurich Cinemas||11||78||http://www.zurichcinemas.com/||Fayetteville, NY||Connecticut, New York|
- 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
- VOX Cinemas
- AMC Theatres
- Big Movies
- Cine De Chef
- FCube Cinemas
- QFX Cinemas
- MidTown Cinemas
- Q's Cinemas
- Guna Cinemas
- Gopi Krishna Movies
- Cmax 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[update]
- 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 781 screens and more than 259 screens under development
- SPI Cinemas earlier known as Sathyam Cinemas – multiplex chain with 71 screens across ten major cities including Chennai, Coimbatore, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Guntur, Nellore and Trivandrum. Acquired by PVR in 2018.
- CineMAX – Multiplex chain with large presence in Mumbai, Kanpur & Kochi. Now owned by PVR.
- DT Cinemas – Multiplex chain of the DLF group. Now owned by PVR.
- INOX – multiplex chain in India with 316 screens as of 2014[update] within cities of Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Coimbatore, Kolkata, Thane, Kanpur, Mumbai, Udupi, Jaipur, Thrissur, Indore, Delhi, Vizag and vijayawada
- Carnival Cinemas – Mumbai based multiplex chain, third largest in India with 341 screens in cities of Angamaly, Kollam, Mumbai, Delhi, Mangalore, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Trivandrum, Kozhikode, Ranchi, Hyderabad, Ghaziabad, Dindigul, Patan and ongole.
- BIG Cinemas – Multiplex chain with 254 screens and a large presence all over India. Now owned by Carnival Cinemas.
- CINE SQUARE CINEMAS – CINE SQUARE ENTERTAINMENT PVT LTD multiplex chain with presence in Kaithal, Doraha, Sikar, Godhra, Burhanpur, Delhi, Chalisgaon, Proddatur and Ratangarh
- City Pride - Multiplex Chain based out of Pune
- Cinepolis – Mexican multiplex chain with presence in Bhubaneswar, Jamshedpur, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Amritsar, Bangalore, Kochi, Mangalore, Thane, Ahmedabad, Ludhiana, Surat, Patna, Delhi, Pune, Lucknow, Vadodara and vijayawada
- KG Cinemas – Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
- SDC Cinemas - Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tamil Nadu Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh
- Galaxy Paradise – Bangalore, Karnataka
- K Sera Sera Miniplex – K Sera Sera Limited multiplex chain with presence in Abohar, Hoshiarpur, Nawanshahr, Sangrur, Ramnagar, Ahmedabad, Mahad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Goa, and Durg
- SRS Cinemas – multiplex chain with presence in Faridabad, Gurgaon, Patiala, Ludhiana, Ranchi, Ghaziabad, Shimla, Bijnor, etc.
- MARIS – now LA Cinemas in Tiruchirappalli; Tamil Nadu was India's first multiplex built in the 1970s.
- 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 based in Kerala with presence in five locations.
- 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
- Cinemarc Theatres – multiplex chain in Vadodara
- Geetha Multiplex – multiplex in Bhimavaram
- AstaLakshmi 8screen Multiplex – multiplex in Bhimavaram
- Varma Cine complex – multiplex in Bhimavaram
- City Gold Cinemas – multiplex chain in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
- Wide Angle Cinemas – multiplex chain in Ahmedabad and Mehsana
- Ariesplex SL Cinemas – multiplex group based in Trivandrum.
- Pan Cinemas – Multiplex chain based in Kochi & Alappuzha
- Pyramid Saimira Theatres Ltd – cinema chain in Chennai and Tamil Nadu
- Zeon Cinemas - Multiplex chain based in Gobichettipalayam and Tiruppur in Tamilnadu
- 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
- V Celluloids(V Mega Talkies) in Andhra Pradesh, V-Epic Sullurupeta, Kurnool, Adoni, Guntur, Chittoor, Chilakaluripet, Narasaraopet, Ongole, Tenali, Repalle, Singarayakonda, Venkatagiri, Kavali, Anantapur, Bapatla, Srikalahasti.
- Capital Cinemas in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India powered by Prasads Multiplex and Suresh Productions
- Mukta A2 Cinemas in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Dehradun, Kundli, Banswara, Gulbarga, Vizag, Vadodara, Sailu, Aurangabad
- EOS Cinemas – has many multiplexes in Madhya Pradesh like in Shahdol and Satna and in Chhattisgarh
- Bansal Multiplex – has screens in Vadodara in Gujarat
- SVF Cinemas – East Indian multiplex chain with properties in Kolkata, Purulia, Bolpur, Krishnanagar etc.
- 21 Cineplex – largest cinema chain in Indonesia, owns around 64% of cinemas in Indonesia
- CGV Cinemas – chain owned by CJ CGV, owns around 17% of cinemas in Indonesia
- Cinemaxx – chain owned by Lippo Group, owns around 15% of cinemas in Indonesia
- Platinum Cineplex – chain in Central Java, Cibinong, and Bitung
- New Star Cineplex – chain in Central Java and East Java
- Movimax – 3 locations in Malang, East Java
- FLIX Cinema – 1 location in North Jakarta and 1 location in Bekasi
- Lotte Cinema - 1 location in South Jakarta
- Asr Jadid
- HOT CINEMA (Formerly Globus Max)
- Cinema City
- Yes Planet
- 109 Cinemas
- AEON Cinema (formerly Warner Mycal Cinemas)
- T-Joy Cinema
- Toho Cinemas
- United Cinemas
- Golden Screen Cinemas
- TGV Cinemas
- MBO Cinemas
- Lotus Five Star
- Paragon Cinemas
- Superstar Cinemas
- Blockbuster Cineplexes
- Suara Screens
- My Cinema
- Mega Cineplex
- Iswaria Cineplex
- The Arena
- Atrium Cinemas
- Bambino Cinema
- Cine Gold
- Cinegold Plex
- Cine One
- DHA Cinema
- Nueplex Cinemas
- PAF Cinema
- Sozo World
- Super Cinema
- Taj Mahal Multiplex
- Universal Cinemas – Pakistan's largest multiplex
- Universe Cineplex
- Cinema Park
- Formula Kino
- Karo Film
- Cinema Star
- Mirage Cinema
- United Cinema Chain
- 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
- Lotte Cinema – chain run by the Lotte Group operating both stand alone theaters and theaters inside Lotte Department Store branches
- Ambassador Theaters – 12 theaters
- Cinemas of Central Motion Picture Co. – 3 theaters
- Cinemark – 3 theaters
- Miramar Cinemas (with IMAX theater) – 3 theaters
- Shin Kong Cineplex – 3 theaters
- Showtime Cinemas – 8 theaters
- Showtime Union – 7 theaters
- Spot – 2 theaters
- Vieshow (with IMAX theater) (formerly Warner Village) – 13 theaters
- in89 Cinemax – 4 theaters
- Wovie Cinemas – 2 theaters
- Major Cineplex – largest cinema group in Thailand. The group includes (by brands):
- EGV – 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
- Cinema Pink
- Sinemay Sinemalari
United Arab Emirates
- VOX Cinemas
- Novo Cinemas
- Reel Cinemas
- Oscar Cinemas
- Star Cinemas
- Cine Royal Cinemas – Abu Dhabi
- Roxy Cinemas – Dubai
- Cinemacity Cinemas – Arabian Center, Dubai
- La Playa Lounge – Out Door Cinema
- CGV Cinemas (formerly Megastar Cineplex)
- Galaxy Cinemas
- BHD Star Cineplex
- Lotte Cinema
- PLATINUM Cineplex
- Beta Cineplex
- Quai 10
- Cecchi Gori Group
- Cineplexx Cinemas
- The Space Cinema (Vue)
- UCI Cinemas
- Cines Golem
- Cines Plaza
- Sade Cine
- Cines Victoria
- Cines Colci
- Odéon Multicines
- Cines ABC
- Cines Artesiete
- Cines Filmax
- Cines IMF
- Cines Renoir
- Cines Verdi
- La Dehesa
- Yelmo Cines
- Kitag Cinemas
See Also Cinema of the United Kingdom
- Odeon (AMC)
- Picturehouse Cinemas (Cineworld)
- Empire Cinemas (includes some locations divested as a condition of merger between Odeon and UCI/AMC)
- Everyman Cinemas
- Hollywood Cinemas (a small regional chain based in Norfolk)
- Merlin Cinemas
- Movie House Cinemas (Northern Ireland)
- Picturedrome Cinemas
- Reel Cinemas
- S & B Cinemas – operates a small number of cinemas in Somerset, UK
- Silver Screen Cinemas (Independent Cinema chain in Folkestone and Dover, Kent)
- The Light Cinemas
Rest of Europe
- Castello Lopes – cinema chain in Portugal
- Cinamon – cinema chain in the Baltic states
- Cinema City International
- Kinepolis – cinema chain in Netherlands, Poland and in Belgium, France, Spain
- 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
- Parkway Cinemas – family owned independent chain with 4 cinemas
- SF Bio – the dominant cinema chain in Sweden
- UCI (United Cinemas International)
- Ward Anderson
- 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
- Sandrews – cinema chain in Sweden
- Silver Screen – merged with Multikino
|3||Hoyts (owned by Wanda Cinemas)||Sydney, NSW||38|
|6||Reading Cinemas||South Melbourne||21|
|11||Grand Cinemas (operated by The Movie Masters Cinema Group||Perth, WA||6|
|13||David & Carol Stonnill||Victor Harbour||1|
|14||Majestic Cinemas (Port Macquarie, Sawtell, Nambucca Heads, Nambour, Singleton, Inverell and The Entrance)||Sydney||7|
|15||Ace Cinemas, operated by The Movie Masters Cinema Group||Sydney||2|
|16||Imagine Films in the village of Upper Lansdowne (Headquarters in Upper Lansdowne, a village in NSW)|
- 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
- Ascot Cinema
- Berkeley Cinemas
- Bridgeway Cinema
- Capitol Cinema
- Cinema 3 Pukekohe
- Embassy 3 Whanganui
- Event Cinemas
- Lido Cinema
- Light House Cinema
- Monterey Cinemas
- SKYCITY Cinemas
- Reading Cinemas
- Rialto Cinemas
- State Cinemas
- The Vic Devonport
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