MBO Cinemas

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MCAT Box Office Sdn Bhd
Private
Industry Media, Entertainment
Headquarters Malaysia
Products Cinemas, Film distribution
Website www.mbocinemas.com

MCAT Box Office Sdn Bhd (doing business as MBO Cinemas) is a chain of cinemas in Malaysia. The biggest cinema (in terms of number of halls) is located at Harbour Place in Klang. It houses 12 screen and has 1810 seats. MBO Cinemas is the third largest cinema chain in the country after Golden Screen Cinemas and TGV Cinemas.

Overview[edit]

There are a total of 26 MBO cinema outlets in Malaysia. The state which have a MBO cinema outlet are Kedah (2), Perak (3), Kuala Lumpur (6), Selangor (4), Negeri Sembilan (1), Melaka (1) Johor (6), Pahang (1), Sabah (1), and Sarawak (1)

MBO Cinemas offers 2D film in all of their outlets whereas 3D are available at Citta Mall, Subang Parade, Space U8, Harbour Place, Village Mall, Viva Home, KL Festival City, Galaxy Ampang, Heritage Mall, Kluang Parade, KSL City Mall, Square One, U Mall, Era Square Mall, The Spring Kuching, Brem Mall, Landmark Mall, MBO Sitiawan, Taiping Sentral, MBO Cinema Teluk Intan, Batu Pahat Mall, Alor Setar Mall, Kluang Mall, Imago Mall, and Teruntum Kuantan.

MBO Cinemas offers Premiere Class hall in Citta Mall and The Spring Kuching.

All MBO cinemas have concessions that sell popcorn, soft drinks, Twisties and other snacks.

Cinemas[edit]

Northern Region[edit]

Cinema Total Halls Seats Location State Remarks
Alor Star Mall 4 617 Alor Setar Kedah Located on Level 1
Central Square 8 1,160 Sungai Petani Kedah Located on Level 5
Landmark Mall 6 1,108 Kulim Kedah Located on Level 2
Taiping Sentral 7 1,208 Taiping Perak Located on Level 2
Teluk Intan 3 450 Teluk Intan Perak Located on Level 2
Sitiawan 4 812 Sitiawan Perak Single building cinema

Central Region[edit]

Cinema Total Halls Seats Location State Remarks
Brem Mall 12 1,810 Kepong Kuala Lumpur Located on Level 6. Largest Big Cinemas in Malaysia
Setapak Central 7 1,040 Setapak Kuala Lumpur Located on Level 2
Galaxy Ampang 10 1,545 Ampang Kuala Lumpur Largest cinema in Ampang
Kepong Village Mall 7 1,078 Kepong Kuala Lumpur Located on Level 1
Spark Desa Petaling 5 620 Desa Petaling Kuala Lumpur Located on Level 3A
Viva Home 9 1,954 Cheras Kuala Lumpur Located on Level 3. Largest MBO cinemas in terms of number of seats
Subang Parade 8 1,365 Subang Jaya Selangor Located on East Wing of Level 2
Space U8 7 1,466 Shah Alam Selangor Located on Level 3
Harbour Place 11 1,362 Klang Selangor Located on Level 7 and Level 9. Largest MBO Cinemas in Malaysia (in terms of number of halls)
Citta Mall 9 1,617 Damansara Selangor Located on Level 3. Hall 1 and Hall 2 are Premiere Class halls
Starling Mall 5 N/A Damansara Selangor Located on Level 5, Not just Premier but exclusive with MX4D, KECIL, BIG SCREEN, Cafecito

Southern Region[edit]

Cinema Total Halls Seats Location State Remarks
Era Square Mall 10 1,456 Seremban Negeri Sembilan Located on Level 3. All screens were made digital in late January 2013. Jack the Giant Slayer was the first ever movie to be shown in 3D
Melaka Mall 7 1,212 Ayer Keroh Melaka Located on Level 2
Square One 8 1,217 Batu Pahat Johor Located on Level 3
U Mall 5 606 Skudai Johor Located on Level 1
Heritage Mall 7 1,036 Kota Tinggi Johor Located on Level 2. First cinema in Kota Tinggi
Kluang Mall 6 1,067 Kluang Johor Located on Level 2
Batu Pahat Mall 7 1,067 Batu Pahat Johor Located on Level 2. Largest cinema in Batu Pahat
Element Mall 10 TBA Banda Hilir Melaka Located on Level 11.Largest MBO in Melaka after MBO Melaka Mall Complex.

East Malaysia[edit]

Cinema Total Halls Seats Location State Remarks
The Spring 8 1,584 Kuching Sarawak The first 3D cinema in Borneo island, where the largest hall which can accommodate 426 patrons at once. Officially opened on 9 September 2009. Located on Level 2. Consists of 1 Premiere Class Hall. Hall 5 equipped with Auro 11.1 3D sound system.
Imago Mall, KK Times Square 8 1,038 Kota Kinabalu Sabah Located on Level 2. First MBO Cinema in Sabah. Hall 1 and Hall 2 are equipped with MBO Actuator Seats and Auro 11.1 3D sound system.

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References[edit]

http://thestar.com.my/metro/story.asp?file=/2009/3/28/southneast/3525832&sec=southneast[permanent dead link]

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