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Top 12 Theatres in Singapore for the Best Movie Experience

Singapore is one of the largest and busiest ports in the world. It is also one of the favoured tourist destinations of the world. Its popularity is mostly due to its focal position in the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula where the Strait of Malacca connects the Indian Ocean to the South China Sea. Once a part of the British Empire, it became an independent state in 1965. 

Everyone likes watching movies. With digitization, there has been a significant increase in movie theatres with modern audio and visual systems, air-conditioners, comfortable seats and multiplexes. Singapore has the highest rate of movie-goers in the world. Even though there are various means to watch movies sitting at home, watching movies in theatres are a different experience altogether. They take you into a world of audio-visual 

Here is a List of 12 Movie Theatres in Singapore That can Give you the Best Cinema Experience

1. Golden Village (GV) Gold Class Experience

Golden Village Gold Class Experience
Golden Village (GV) Gold Class Experience (image courtesy: Owyeong.blogspot.com)

Developed by the largest cinema chain in Singapore, the Golden Village operates 12 multiplexes in the country. The Yishun 10 multiplex of this group is Asia’s first multiplex which started in 1992. 

Watching movies in the GV Gold Class Experience is a different experience altogether. 

You can buy mixed tickets (like two tickets for senior citizens and one member) at different discounted rates at the automated ticketing machine with the help of an ever-helpful assistant. There is an extensive tasty and quality food and drink menu for patrons to sit and enjoy before watching movies at the private lounge or they can dine inside the theatre, served by the staff, watching movies.

The seats are comfortable electronic recliners that come with a small table, charging port, a pillow and a blanket. The sound system is extraordinary. Though the tickets are a bit on the expensive side, it is worth the experience you get that befits royalty when you book a ticket at this theatre.

Address: 3 TEMASEK BOULEVARD, #03-373, SUNTEC CITY MALL, Singapore 038983
Phone: +65 6653 8100
Operating Hours: 10am to 5.30pm (Mondays to Fridays, except on public holidays)
Email: [email protected]

2. Shaw Theatres Lido IMAX

Shaw Theatres Lido IMAX
Shaw Theatres Lido IMAX (image courtesy: Shaw.sg)

Shaw Theatres Lido is a part of Shaw Organization, which are the oldest cinema chain in Singapore. They are the only operators to operate IMAX screens exclusively in the cinemas in Singapore. The Lido has 11 screens and includes a digital IMAX 3D screen.

The images are crystal clear, and their digital sound system is superb. The leather seats are very comfortable and give ample legroom though they can be reclined to 60 degrees angle only.  

Address: 350 Orchard Road 5th, 6th floor Shaw House, Singapore 238868
Phone: +65 6235 2077

3. The Projector

The Projector Cinema
The Projector (image courtesy: Theprojector.sg)

It is an independent movie theatre that specializes in showcasing arts and indie cinemas in Singapore. It takes you back in time to the ‘box office to purchase tickets to the ‘intermission bar’ that serves a wide variety of snack food at reasonable prices. You are not allowed to take food and drinks inside the auditorium.

The auditorium has old-fashioned yet comfortable seats. There are some bean bags for those who prefer to lie down while watching the movie. 

Address: 6001 Beach Rd, 05-00 GOLDEN MILE TOWER, Singapore 199589
Email: [email protected]

4. Movie Theatre at Changi Airport Terminal 3

Movie Theatre at Changi Airport Terminal 3
Movie Theatre at Changi Airport Terminal 3 (image courtesy: au.changiairport.com)

Located in Airport Boulevard Terminal 3; it is a great way to kill the few hours of waiting time watching a movie at the airport. They feature the latest blockbuster movies of the year.

Address: Level 3, Departure Transit Hall North (near the Ambassador Transit Lounge)
Email: [email protected]

5. The Cathay Cineplex

The Cathay Cineplex in Singapore
The Cathay Cineplex (image courtesy: wikimedia.org)

Owned by Cathay Organization Holdings Limited, Cathay Cineplex is located in the DhobyGhaut area. The group has the second-largest cinema chain in Singapore. The Grand Cathay is the largest cinema hall in the Cineplex, while The Picture house screens the latest films and award-winning ones at the International Festivals. They operate until late at night.

Address: 2 Handy Road Levels 5 & 6, The Cathay, Singapore 229233
Opening hours: Mon to Fri, 9am to 6pm, excluding Public Holidays

6. Carnival Cinemas

Carnival Cinemas in Singapore
Carnival Cinemas (image courtesy: addressguru.sg)

They are a part of the Indian cinema chain, The Carnival Cinemas Private Limited. They specialize in screening movies from South Asia, especially Bollywood. They offer a good cinematic experience at affordable prices.

Address: 6001, Beach Road ,Golden Mile Tower, Singapore 199589
Phone: +65 69027095
Email: [email protected]

7. Eaglewings Cinematics

Eaglewings Cinematics in Singapore
Eaglewings Cinematics (image courtesy: Mothership.sg)

It is an independent cinema in Singapore. It screens the latest blockbuster movies. Located at King Albert Park Mall, it has five screens. They have a restaurant where you can pre-order food to have while watching the movie.

Address: 9 King Albert Park, #01-58 Cinema Box Office Atrium KAP Residences Mall, Singapore – 598332
Phone: +65 9848 7777
Email: [email protected]

8. WE Cinemas

WE Cinemas in Singapore
WE Cinemas in Singapore (image courtesy: Espedeo.com)

WE Cinemas was previously known as the En Wah Cinemas after its founder Eng Wah Global Group. It is known to the locals as one of the best independent cinemas in Singapore. Located conveniently at Clementi, it has a total of 10 screens, four of which has the Espedeo Supra- 5000 laser projectors that deliver ultra-sharp high-definition content on the big screen.

They offer a free set meal of nuggets, hashbrowns and a soft drink if you come to the theatre before 6 pm. They also have recliners and provide blankets to keep you warm. An attendant is just a call of a button away if you want extra food.

Address: 321 Clementi Ave 3, #03-03 321, Singapore 129905
Phone: +65 6734 0068
Email: [email protected]

9. Filmgrage Century Square Multiplex

Filmgrage Century Square Multiplex in Singapore
Filmgrage Century Square Multiplex in Singapore (image courtesy: Muarchitects.sg)

Filmgrage Century Square Multiplex is a subsidiary of Jack Investment. Their target audiences are students and young adults, and art enthusiastic. They are the first Cineplex in Asia to be fully fitted with AuroMax 24.1 format of Immersive 3D Sound in all their halls at their Century Square Multiplex. They have bilingual self-ticketing kiosks and have special offers for a couple of tickets.

Address: Level 5, Century Square 2 Tampines Central 5, #05-11, Singapore 529509
Phone: +65 6260 8998
Email: [email protected]

10. Golden Village Cinema in VivoCity Mall

Golden Village Cinema in VivoCity Mall
Golden Village Cinema in VivoCity Mall (image courtesy: Todayonline.com)

If you want to experience the magic of watching the latest blockbuster in one of the largest movie theatres in Singapore, on a giant screen that is 22.4 meters wide, come to Golden Village max at Vivo City. There are a total of 6 wheelchair accessible berths and equipped with 3D capabilities. 

Address: 1 HarbourFront Walk, #02-30 VivoCity, Singapore 098585
Opening Hours: Open 10am – 10pm daily
Phone: +65 6377 6870
Email: [email protected]

11. Shaw Theatres JCube IMAX

Shaw Theatres JCube IMAX
Shaw Theatres JCube IMAX (image courtesy: Shaw.sg)

 

Shaw Theatres JCube IMAX is a convenient and affordable place for people staying in the Jurong district in the West. It has seven screens with a modern interior and digital IMAX halls. There are discounts for students and Senior citizens.

Address: 2 Jurong East Central 1, #04-11 JCube, Singapore 609731
Phone: +65 6235 2077

12. Sinema Old School Theatre

Sinema Old School Theatre in Singapore
Sinema Old School Theatre (image courtesy: Think.cz)

Sinema Old School Theatre is located in Rochor, it is one of the best places to watch local indie movies that are not released commercially. They are movies made by less known filmmakers. It has sofa style136-seater plush leather seats creating a cosy atmosphere.

Address: 2 Kallang Ave, #04-04 CT Hub,Singapore 339407
Phone: +65 8228 1405
Email: [email protected]

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