List of cinemas in Singapore

This is a list of cinemas in Singapore. All of Singapore's cinemas are fully digital, with the majority of them equipped with Dolby Surround 7.1 speakers.[1]

CinemasEdit

Carnival Cinemas SingaporeEdit

Carnival Cinemas Singapore is a branch of the Indian cinema chain. It had acquired 2 theaters with a total of four screens in 2017.[2]

Cinema Screens Seats Remarks Ref
Carnival Cinema Golden Mile Tower 1 1007 [3]
Carnival Cinema S11 Dormitory Punggol 2 404 Currently closed till further notice.

Cathay CineplexesEdit

Cathay Cineplexes is the third largest cinema chain in Singapore with 7 cinemas and 53 screens.[4]

Cinema Screens Seats Remarks Ref
Cineleisure Orchard 9 1873

Hall 5 - RealD 3D

Causeway Point 7 1307 Formerly operated by Studio City Cinemas as a 10-hall cineplex.
Downtown East 6 970
AMK Hub 8 1784 Hall 6 - RealD 3D
Jem 10 1600 Includes 2 Platinum Movie Suites halls, a Dolby Atmos hall (Hall 10) and Ultima seats.
Parkway Parade 7 864 Has assistive listening devices provided for the deaf. [5]
West Mall 6 1006 Includes Elite Club seating.

Hall 2 - RealD 3D
Formerly operated by WE Cinemas.

Eaglewings CinematicsEdit

An independent cinema by retail and lifestyle company EagleWings Group.[6]

Cinema Screens Seats Remarks Ref
King Albert Park Mall 5 135 Platinum Hall with 18 seats, 2 Gold Halls with 12 seats each, a Silver Hall with 30 seats and a Classic Hall with 63 seats. [6][7]

Filmgarde CineplexesEdit

Filmgarde Cineplexes, a subsidiary of Jack Investment Pte Ltd, operates a single cinema with 6 screens at Leisure Park Kallang. It formerly operates another two cinemas at Century Square and Bugis+.[8][9]

Cinema Screens Seats Remarks
Leisure Park Kallang 6 822 Includes a Primo Hall (DTS:X)

Golden VillageEdit

Golden Village is the largest cinema chain in Singapore with 14 cinemas and 112 screens. A joint venture between Golden Harvest (HK) and Village Roadshow Pictures (Australia)[10]

Cinema Screens Seats Remarks
Bedok 6 588 All halls equipped with laser projection.
Bishan Junction 8 6 1148 D-Box seats in Halls 1 and 2

Hall 3 - RealD 3D

Capitol Theatre 1 800 Only operates from December to March every year.
City Square Mall 6 1082 Includes a Gemini hall.
Funan 7 441 All halls equipped with laser projection. Includes 2 Gemini halls, 2 Deluxe Plus halls and a Gold Class Express hall.
Grand, Great World 6 1291 Includes a Gold Class hall, a Gemini hall and Grand Seats in Hall 6.

Hall 4 - RealD 3D

Jurong Point 6 1080 Hall 2 & 5 - RealD 3D
i12 Katong 8 921 Includes 2 Gold Class halls.

Hall 5 - RealD 3D

Paya Lebar (SingPost Centre) 8 772 All halls equipped with laser projection. Includes a Duo-Deluxe hall.
Plaza Singapura 10 1734 Hall 9 - RealD 3D
Suntec City 11 1410 Includes 3 Gold Class halls. Hall 1 equipped with Auro 11.1 surround system.

Hall 2 - RealD 3D
Formerly operated by WE Cinemas as a 5-hall cineplex

Tampines Mall 8 1791 Hall 8 - RealD 3D
Tiong Bahru Plaza 5 800 All halls equipped with Induction Loop technology for the deaf. Formerly a 6-hall cineplex.
VivoCity 15 2194 Includes a GVmax hall (Dolby 3D Atmos) and 3 Gold Class halls.

Hall 2, 4 & 10 - RealD 3D

Yishun 10 10 1499 First multiplex in Singapore and Asia.

Hall 4 - RealD 3D

The ProjectorEdit

The Projector is an independent cinema specialising in showcasing arts and indie films.[11]

Cinema Screens Seats Remarks Ref
Golden Mile Tower 3 550 Hall 1 - The Green Room (former Golden 1)
Hall 2 - The Redrum (former Golden 2)
Hall 3 - The Blue Room (former Golden Studio)
[12]
Riverside Point 1 48 Projector X (Pop-up cinema till end 2022) [13][14]
Projector X: Picturehouse

(Pop-up Cinema)

4 1159 Hall 1 - Majestic (Former Grand Cathay with 592 seats)
Hall 2 - Yangtze (292 seats)
Hall 3 - Roxy (250 seats)
Hall 4 - Ruby (Premium Hall with 25 seats)

Shaw TheatresEdit

Shaw Theatres is the oldest and second largest cinema chain in Singapore with 8 cinemas and 78 screens. It is the only operator to operate IMAX screens in Singapore.[15]

Cinema Screens Seats Remarks Ref
Lido 11 1978 Includes a digital IMAX with Laser 3D screen (HFR).

Hall 4 - RealD 3D
Originally a 5-hall cineplex, then expanded to 8 halls in late 1996 before a major refurbishment in 2010.

JCube 7 1010 Includes a digital IMAX 3D screen.

Hall 3 - RealD 3D

Waterway Point 11 1450 Includes a digital IMAX 3D screen (HFR).

Hall 7 - RealD 3D

Jewel 11 828 Includes a digital IMAX with Laser 3D screen (HFR), 2 Shaw Lumiere halls (DTS:X HFR 3D), a family-friendly Dreamers hall and DTS:X surround sound in Hall 5.
Paya Lebar Quarter 12 986 All halls equipped with laser projection. Includes a digital IMAX with Laser 3D screen (HFR) and 2 Shaw Lumiere halls (DTS:X HFR 3D).

Hall 1 - RealD 3D

Balestier 11 TBA Currently closed for renovations and will reopen in early 2023. Formerly a 6-hall cineplex. New cineplex will have 11 halls including a kid interactive hall.
Lot One 8 664 All halls equipped with laser projection. Formerly a 4-hall cineplex.
Nex 10 1285 Includes 2 Shaw Premiere halls (RealD HFR 3D)

Hall 7 - RealD 3D

Seletar 8 739 Hall 2 - RealD 3D [16]

WE CinemasEdit

WE Cinemas, formerly known as Eng Wah Cinemas, operates a single cinema with 10 screens.[17]

Cinema Screens Seats Remarks Ref
321 Clementi 10 728 Includes a First Class hall
and a Dolby Atmos hall (Hall 9).
[6]

Upcoming cinemasEdit

Cinema Screens Seats Opening date Operator Remarks Ref
Bugis+ 8 TBC 2023 Golden Village Formerly operated by Filmgarde Cineplexes.
1 Holland Village TBC TBC 2023 - 2024 The Projector [18]

Defunct cinemasEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Digital cinema transformation in Singapore
  2. ^ Laghate, Gaurav. "Carnival Cinemas acquires 4 screens in Singapore, eyes expansion in other international markets". The Economic Times. Retrieved 19 June 2022.
  3. ^ Auto, Hermes (26 October 2021). "Singapore International Film Festival a cinema-only event this year | The Straits Times". www.straitstimes.com. Retrieved 19 June 2022.
  4. ^ "Cathay Cineplexes".
  5. ^ Auto, Hermes (18 August 2017). "Cathay cineplex to open at Parkway Parade next month | The Straits Times". www.straitstimes.com. Retrieved 22 June 2022.
  6. ^ a b c Auto, Hermes (21 November 2018). "New independent cinema to open in King Albert Park area | The Straits Times". www.straitstimes.com. Retrieved 22 June 2022.
  7. ^ "Experiences | EagleWings Cinematics". eaglewingscinematics.com.sg. Retrieved 20 July 2022.
  8. ^ Auto, Hermes (20 June 2021). "Cinema operators in S'pore welcome lifting of food ban on Monday, hoping for lifting of 50-person cap | The Straits Times". www.straitstimes.com. Retrieved 19 June 2022.
  9. ^ "Filmgarde to shut Bugis+, Century Square cinemas". www.businesstimes.com.sg. Retrieved 19 June 2022.
  10. ^ "Golden Village - New movies in Singapore". www.gv.com.sg.
  11. ^ "Cinema Singapore | Movie Theater | Indie & Foreign Movies". theprojector.sg.
  12. ^ Lui, John (6 March 2017). "The Life Interview with Karen Tan: Woman behind arthouse cinema, The Projector". The Straits Times. ISSN 0585-3923. Retrieved 27 October 2021.
  13. ^ Lui, John (22 April 2021). "The Projector turns abandoned nightclub into pop-up cinema". The Straits Times. ISSN 0585-3923. Retrieved 27 October 2021.
  14. ^ "The Show Must Go On! The Projector Overcomes Pandemic Hurdles to Turn Abandoned 'Siam Diu' Into Pop-Up Cinema". Sinema.SG. 20 May 2021. Retrieved 27 October 2021.
  15. ^ Auto, Hermes (21 January 2016). "Shaw's Waterway Point cineplex has most screens in the heartlands | The Straits Times". www.straitstimes.com. Retrieved 19 June 2022.
  16. ^ Auto, Hermes (21 January 2016). "Shaw's Waterway Point cineplex has most screens in the heartlands | The Straits Times". www.straitstimes.com. Retrieved 22 June 2022.
  17. ^ "WE Cinemas by ENG WAH". WE Cinemas by ENG WAH.
  18. ^ "Village Vibes 2.0: What will Holland Village look like in the next three years?". CNA Luxury.
  19. ^ "The Projector coming to The Cathay as pop-up as Cathay Cineplexes exits". sg.style.yahoo.com. Retrieved 19 June 2022.
  20. ^ "Eng Wah to operate two Marina Square cinemas". eresources.nlb.gov.sg. 1 December 1988. Retrieved 22 June 2022.