List of movie theater chains

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A screening of Shrek the Third at the Vispathè cinema, in Campi Bisenzio, Italy
IMAX at Gading XXI, North Jakarta (second largest IMAX in Indonesia)

This is a list of movie theater chains across the world. The chains are listed alphabetically by continent and then by country.

Africa

Ghana

Morocco

  • 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

Nigeria

  • 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.[1][2]
  • 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.[3]
  • 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.[4]
  • Viva Cinemas – with 7 screens and 2 theatres in Ilorin and Ibadan. The company started operations in 2015.[5]
  • Ozone Cinemas – with 4 screens located in Lagos. It is the first multiplex cinema to be built on the mainland of Lagos.[6]
  • IMAX Cinema Lekki

South Africa

Americas

The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) is the largest exhibition trade organization in the world. According to their figures, the top four 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.[7] In 2016 this number had increased to a total of 40,174 screens, 39,579 of them indoor.[8]

Rank Circuit Headquarters Screens Sites
1 AMC Entertainment Inc Leawood, KS 11,247 1,027[9]
2 Regal Entertainment Group Knoxville, TN 7,306 558[10]
3 Cinemark Theatres Plano, TX 5,957 533[11]
4 Cinépolis Morelia, MIC 5,251 335[12]
5 Cineplex Entertainment Toronto, ON 1,676 164[13]
6 Marcus Theatres Milwaukee, WI 681 53
8 Southern Theatres New Orleans, LA 469 41
7 Harkins Theatres Phoenix, AZ 515 34
9 B&B Theatres Liberty, MO 409 50
10 Malco Theaters Memphis Tn. 340 33

Argentina

Bolivia

  • Multicine
  • Cine Center
  • Cinemark

Brazil

Canada

  • Alliance Cinemas – after selling its BC locations, it now operates only one theater in Toronto
  • AMC Theatres (defunct) – as of July 2012 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.
  • Ciné Entreprise[14] – 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 Quebec 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
  • 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. It was formerly Canada's second-largest chain.
  • film.ca Cinemas[15] – 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[16] – 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)
    • Tinseltown Movies 12 theatre – a theatre purchased by Cineplex that was operated by the American chain, Cinemark, in the Gastown neighbourhood of Vancouver

Chile

Colombia

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

El Salvador

Mexico


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 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

Panama

Paraguay

  • Cines Itaú – 4 theaters
  • Cines del Mall
  • Villamorra Cinecenter
  • Real Cines
  • Cine Art
  • Cine Granados
  • Cinemark

Peru

Puerto Rico

Suriname

  • TBL Cinemas

Trinidad and Tobago

United States

Theatre Chain Number of Theatres (2018) Number of Screens (2018) Website Headquarters Markets Parent Chain Chains Acquired Notes
Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas 51 380 https://drafthouse.com/ Austin, TX Arizona, Texas, Colorado, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, California, Virginia, DC
AMC Entertainment 659 8,218[17] https://www.amctheatres.com/ Leawood, KS United States, Europe - Total of 16 countries Carmike Cinemas[18]Kerasotes Theatres
Allen Theatres 18 121 http://www.allentheatresinc.com/ Las Cruces, NM New Mexico, Colorado
Angelika Film Center 6 https://www.angelikafilmcenter.com/
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[19] https://www.bbtheatres.com/ Liberty, MO Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Florida, Arizona, 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
Big Picture Theatre 1 2 https://www.bigpicturetheater.info/ Waitsfield, VT Waitsfield, VT
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
3 Below Theatres 1 1 https://3belowtheaters.com/ San Jose, CA California
Pruneyard Cinemas 1 7 https://www.pruneyardcinemas.com/ San Jose, CA California
Center Cinemas 4 20 http://www.centercinemas.com/ Vinita, OK Arkansas, Oklahoma
Cineworld Cinebarre
CineLux Theatres 7 41 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 337 [20] 4,566[21] https://www.cinemark.com/ Plano, TX United States, Central America, South America Century Theatres[22]

Rave Cinemas[23]

Classic Cinemas[24] 14 111 http://www.classiccinemas.com/ Downers Grove, IL Illinois
Cleveland Cinemas 7 46 https://clevelandcinemas.com/ Cleveland Heights, OH Cleveland, OH & Pittsburg, PA
Cobb Theatres 18 232 https://www.cobbtheatres.com/ Birmingham, AL Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio Cinemex[25]
Coming Attractions Theatres 19 176 http://www.catheatres.com/ Ashland, OR Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Northern California
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 Movies, Bowling allies
EPIC Theatres 10 124[26] https://www.epictheatres.com/ Deltona, FL Florida, North Carolina
Fairchild Cinemas 4 42[27] 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
Goodrich Quality Theaters 31 288 https://www.goodrichqualitytheaters.com/ Grand Rapids, MI Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Florida
Grand Theatres 1 22[28] http://grandtheaters.com/ Bismarck, ND North Dakota
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[29] https://www.ipictheaters.com/ Boca Raton, FL California, Arizona, Washington, Texas, Illinois, Maryland, Florida, New York, New Jersey
Showplace Icon Theatres 6 74 https://www.showplaceicon.com/ Chicago, IL Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, California, New Jersey
Krikorian Premier Theaters 1 18 http://www.kptmovies.com/ Torrance, CA Buena Park, California
Laemmle Theatres 9 44 https://www.laemmle.com/ Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, California
Landmark Theatres 52 252[30] 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/ Michigan
Majestic Theatres 2 18 http://www.majestic-theatres.com/ Texas
Malco Theatres 33 340 https://www.malco.com/ Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky, Missouri
Mann Theatres 8 67 http://manntheatres.com/ Minnesota
Marcus Theatres 68 890 http://www.marcustheatres.com/ Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, 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
Metropolitan Theatres Corporation 16 89[31] https://www.metrotheatres.com/ Los Angeles, CA California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah
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/ Pittsburg, OH Ohio, Pennsylvania
National Amusements 29 392[17] https://www.showcasecinemas.com/ Norwood, MA Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, Cinema de Lux

Multiplex Cinemas

Showcase Cinemas

Neighborhood Cinema Group 23
Silver Cinemas [owned by Landmark] – 55 screens in 8 theaters, located in Arizona, Michigan, Oklahoma, Texas and Wisconsin
  • WyoMovies – 9 theaters with 59 screens in Casper, Cheyenne, Green River, and Rock Springs, Wyoming
  • Neighborhood Cinema Group – 147 screens in 19 theaters in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Georgia and Tennessee
  • Northern Michigan Cinemas – 29 screens in 5 theaters, in Cheboygan, Bellaire, Mackinaw City, Petoskey and Gaylord
  • Odyssey Theatres – 60 screens across 8 locations, in Minnesota, Iowa, Ohio, North Dakota, and South Dakota
  • Pacific Theatres – 6 theatres with around 75 screens, all 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
  • Penn Cinema – 30 screens in 2 theaters in Pennsylvania and Delaware
  • 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
  • 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[34] 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.[35]
  • Rio Entertainment, Inc. – 4 theaters, 27 screens in Texas. www.rioentertainment.com
  • Riverfront Cinemas – 2 Theaters, 19 screens in Central New York
  • 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[36]
  • Southeast Cinemas – 9 theaters with 89 screen located in the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Virginia
  • Southern Theatres – 41 theaters, 469 screens. Based in New Orleans, the chain has locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio, South Carolina, and Texas.
    • Movie Tavern – 21 Theatres
    • The Grand Theatre – 12 Theatres
    • AmStar Theatre – 6 Theatres
  • 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.[37]
  • 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. [1]
  • Texas Cinemas – Merged with EVO Entertainment Group (2014) 3 Theaters, 28 Screens [2]
  • 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.[38]
  • 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 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.[39]
  • Water Gardens Theatres – 4 theaters with 24 screens in Utah and Hawaii [3]
  • Wehrenberg Theatres – 15 theaters with 210 screens in the St. Louis metropolitan area, Minnesota and Iowa[40] 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 and New York[41]

Venezuela

  • Cines Unidos
  • Cinex
  • Movie Planet
  • Plató Cines
  • Super Cines

Asia

Afghanistan

  • Ariana Cinema
  • Aryob Cinema
  • Bakhtar Cinema
  • Biraristan Cinema
  • Khairkhona Cinema
  • Kunduz Cinema
  • Pamir Cinema
  • Park Cinema
  • Temurshahi Cinema

Saudi Arabia

Nepal

  • Big Movies[42]
  • Cine De Chef
  • FCube Cinemas
  • QFX Cinemas[43]
  • Q's Cinemas
  • Guna Cinemas
  • Gopi Krishna Movies

Bangladesh

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)

China

In 2014 there were 5,813 movie theaters in China and 299 cinema chains, with 252 classified as "rural" and 47 as "urban".[44]

Hong Kong

India

Indonesia

Iran

Israel

Japan

  • 109 Cinemas
  • AEON Cinema (formerly Warner Mycal Cinemas)
  • T-Joy Cinema
  • Toho Cinemas
  • United Cinemas

Kuwait

Malaysia

Pakistan

Philippines

  • SM Cinemas
  • Ayala Malls Cinemas
  • Robinsons Movieworld
  • Starmall Cinemas
  • Gaisano Cinemas

Russia

  • Cinema Park
  • Formula Kino
  • Karo Film
  • KinoMax
  • Premierzal
  • Luxor
  • Cinema Star
  • Monitor
  • Mirage Cinema
  • KinoFormat
  • United Cinema Chain

Singapore

South Korea

  • CJ CGV – largest multiplex cinema chain of Korea, with 1,201 screens worldwide and more than 100 million viewers worldwide[62]
  • 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
  • Primus

Taiwan

  • Ambassador Theaters[63] – 12 theaters
  • Cinemas of Central Motion Picture Co.[64] – 3 theaters
  • Cinemark[65] – 3 theaters
  • Miramar Cinemas (with IMAX theater)[66] – 3 theaters
  • Shin Kong Cineplex[67] – 3 theaters
  • Showtime[68]
    • Showtime Cinemas – 8 theaters
    • Showtime Union – 7 theaters
  • Spot[69] – 2 theaters
  • Vieshow (with IMAX theater)[70] (formerly Warner Village) – 13 theaters
  • in89 Cinemax[71] – 4 theaters
  • Wovie Cinemas[72] – 2 theaters

Thailand

  • 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
  • APEX
  • UMG
  • Other
    • Kosa
    • Prince
    • MVP
    • Five Star
    • Vista
    • Fairy

Turkey

  • Atlantis
  • Avsar
  • Cinemaximum
  • Cinecity
  • Cinema Pink
  • Cinemarine
  • Cineplex
  • Cinetech
  • Prestige
  • Vizyon
  • Sinemay Sinemalari
  • Cinens

United Arab Emirates

Vietnam

  • CGV Cinemas (formerly Megastar Cineplex)
  • Galaxy Cinemas
  • BHD Star Cineplex
  • Lotte Cinema
  • PLATINUM Cineplex
  • National Cinema Center
  • August Cinema
  • FaFim Vietnam
  • Beta Cineplex
  • Starlight
  • Cinestar
  • MegaGS
  • Cinebox
  • Ramestar
  • Goldstar

Europe

Belgium

  • Kinepolis
  • UGC
  • Imagix
  • Pathé
  • Quai 10

France

Germany

  • CineStar
  • UCI
  • Cineplex
  • CinemaxX
  • K-Motion
  • Kinopolis
  • Capitol
  • Ufa
  • Yorck
  • Kinostar
  • Drive-In
  • Apollo
  • Rex
  • Filmpalast

Italy

  • Cecchi Gori Group
  • Cineplexx Cinemas
  • The Space Cinema (Vue)
  • UCI Cinemas

Spain

  • Cinesa
  • Kinépolis
  • Mégarama
  • Cines Golem
  • Cines Plaza
  • Sade Cine
  • Cines Victoria
  • Cines Colci
  • Odéon Multicines
  • Al-Ándalus
  • Balaña
  • Cineápolis
  • Cines ABC
  • Cines Artesiete
  • Cines Filmax
  • Cines IMF
  • Cines Renoir
  • Cines Verdi
  • Cinesur
  • La Dehesa
  • Neocine
  • Ocine
  • Yelmo Cines[78]

Switzerland

  • Apollo
  • Arthouse
  • Kitag Cinemas
  • Pathé
  • Rex

United Kingdom

Rest of Europe

Former chains

Oceania

Australia

Rank Circuit Headquarters Locations
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
5 Independent Exhibitors Various 72
6 Palace Cinemas Balwyn, VIC 18
7 Reading Cinemas South Melbourne, VIC 19
8 United Cinemas Various 8
9 Wallis Richmond, SA 5
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

New Zealand

See also

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