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United States
• Studio Movie Grill - 8 theaters, cinema/ grill concept, operating in Texas and expanding across the U.S., best in class. [1] • AMC Entertainment Inc - 305 theaters, 4,628 screens as of April 27, 2009 in the United States.[2] - North America’s thirdlargest movie theater company. • AMC Theatres • Loews Theaters - Acquired in 2006. • B&B Theatres - Family owned and operated chain in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma. • Bow Tie Cinemas - 128 Screens in 16 locations in Connecticut, New York, Maryland and Colorado. Opening Richmond, VA theater in early 2009. • Caribbean Cinemas - The largest movie chain located in the US insular territory of Puerto Rico. • Carmike Cinemas - 262 theaters, 2,341 screens as of August 8, 2008. [3] - North America’s fourth-largest movie theater company. • Celebration! Cinema - Grand Rapids, Michigan 135 screens as of March 30, 2007. Owns Studio 28, North America’s first 20 screen megaplex. • Center Cinemas Inc. - 3 theaters, 15 screens as of September 24, 2007. Family owned and operated chain in Oklahoma and Arkansas. • Cinemark Theatres - 306 theaters, 3,742 screens as of April 27, 2009. [4] - North America’s second-largest movie theater company. • Cinemark Theatres • Century Theatres - Acquired in 2006. • CinemaStar Luxury Theaters South California and Northwestern Mexico, Oceanside, CA based. • Cinemagic Theatres - 8 theaters in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. • Cinemagic Stadium Theaters - 5 Stadium theaters throughout Saco and Westbrook,

Vispathè cinema, in Campi Bisenzio, Italy. This is a list of movie theaters and cinema chains.

North America
The National Association of Theatre Owners is the largest exhibition trade organization in the world, representing more than 29,000 movie screens in all 50 states, and additional cinemas in 50 countries worldwide. According to their statistics, just three circuits (as of August 8, 2008) account for 14,739 screens, or roughly half the total represented by the group. • Regal Entertainment Group; Knoxville,TN ; 6,388 screens in 527 sites • AMC Entertainment. Inc.; Kansas City, MO ; 4,664 screens in 324 sites • Cinemark USA, Inc.; Plano, TX; 3,687 screens in 289 sites Cinemark, Inc. also has a sizeable number of screens in 12 countries in Latin America which are not included in the figure above. If all screens in Latin America are included, Cinemark is slightly bigger than AMC Entertainment, but AMC Entertainment is larger if you only count screens in the United States.

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Maine; Hooksett, New Hampshire; and Merrimack and Salisbury, Mass. Cinemawest Theaters - 13 Theaters in Northern California, Most with Digital Projection. Classic Cinemas - 12 theaters with 88 screens in Illinois. Clearview Cinemas - 54 movie theatres with 266 screens in the New York metropolitan area. Clearview Cinemas operates theatres in New Jersey, Manhattan, Westchester, Rockland County, Long Island and Pennsylvania. Cobb Theatres - Birmingham, Alabamabased chain that re-entered the theater business in 2000. Has 11 locations with 166 screens as of September 2007. Currently operating in Alabama and Florida, one new location is under construction with 16 additional screens in Georgia. Coming Attractions - As of July 2005, 13 locations in California, Oregon, and Washington state. Dickinson Theatres - Overland Park, Kansas based chain. 337 screens spread over 36 locations in 10 central and lower midwest states, including Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and others. Dipson Theatres- 38 Screens and 10 theatres. Located in Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania. Douglas Theatre Company - 1 screen in Omaha, Nebraska. It was the 38th largest movie theater chain in the North America before they sold out to Marcus Theatres in 2008. Drexel Theatres Group — 2 theatres: 1 active theatre in Bexley, OH and Drexel Grandview, which closed recently. According to an article in The Other Paper, the company’s owner wants to reopen this location. Edwards Cinemas Entertainment Cinemas - 9 locations in New England: 5 in Massachusetts, 2 in New Hampshire, and 1 each in Rhode Island and Connecticut Elvis Cinemas - 2 Locations, 14 Screens Discount chain in Denver, Colorado area. Emagine Theatres - 3 Locations, 45 Screens - First chain to deploy digital projection on all screens, first theater to have mobile bar-coded tickets through Mobile Box Office.

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• Fairchild Cinemas - A movie chain based in Moses Lake, Washington. Currently, there is one 10-screen theater in Moses Lake, as well as a 12-screen theater built in Pasco, Washington and opened in April of 2007. The chain features self-service concessions. • Film Streams - A nonprofit arts organization opening a two-screen cinema in downtown Omaha in summer 2007. Devoted to the presentation and discussion of film as an art form. • FunAsiA Theaters - Operates the largest Bollywood Theater Chain (www.funasia.net) in USA and is part of Pyramid Saimira Group (www.pstl.in). • Galaxy Theaters - Currently 9 theaters with 84 screens in California, Nevada, Texas and Washington. Completely converted to digital projection (DLP) • Goodrich Quality Theaters - 31 theaters with 268 screens in the Midwest. • Harkins Theatres - Arizona’s largest movie theater chain with over 14 theaters and expansion into Oklahoma, California, Colorado and Texas. • Hollywood Theaters - 55 theaters, 536 screens as of August 8, 2008. [5] North America’s ninth-largest movie theater company. Formerly known as Wallace Theaters. • Keim Theatres - 2 theaters with 4 screens locally owned in Jamestown, North Dakota. • Kerasotes Theatres - 100 theaters, 941 screens as of August 8, 2008. [6] - North America’s seventh-largest movie theater company. - Located in Midwestern and upper Midwestern regions of the United States, including Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Missouri and Minnesota. • Krikorian Premier Theaters in the Greater Los Angeles Area • Landmark Theatres - 58 theaters, 209 screens. • Malco Theatres - 32 theaters, 326 screens based in Memphis, TN, with locations in Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Kentucky. Founded in 1915. Also operates a four screen drive-in in Memphis. • Mann Theatres - 20 theaters, 122 screens in Southern California. • Marcus Theatres - 57 theaters, 766 screens as of August 8, 2008. [7] Located

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in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Iowa, and Ohio. It is North America’s eighth-largest movie theater company. Marquee Cinemas - A fairly small movie theater chain, operated out of Beckley, West Virginia. Maya Cinemas - Currently 1 theatre operating in Salinas, CA. Megaplex Theaters - 5 theaters, 70 screens along Wasatch Front in Utah, owned by local entrepreneur Lary H. Miller. MJR Theatres - An eight multiplex theater chain in the Detroit Metropolitan Area. Muvico Theaters - United States chain based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. NAOS Entertainment - Start-up Alabama chain with 1 theater, 8 screens as of September 10, 2007. - Three additional multiplexes under development. Based in Greenville, Alabama. National Amusements - 83 theaters, 1,047 screens as of August 8, 2008. - North America’s sixth-largest movie theater company. • Cinema De Lux • The Bridge: Cinema De Lux • Multiplex Cinemas • Showcase Cinemas

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theater company. Based in Dallas, Texas, Rave operates theaters in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas. • Reading Cinemas - 286 screens in 44 theatres in Australia, New Zealand, and United States. They are associated with Reading International INC. • Recently purchased 15 theatres from Pacific Theatres Exhibition Corp and were apart of Reading Entertainment February 2008. • Consolidated Theatres [9] - Acquired through the February 2008 purchase of Pacific Theatres, operates in Hawaii with 98 screens in 9 theatres • Angelika Film Center - Features independent films in theatres across New York and Texas. • Reel Theatres - Chain of theaters with locations in Idaho, Oregon, and Utah. • Regal Entertainment Group - 6,793 screens in 551 theatres in 39 states and the District of Columbia as of March 20, 2009. [10] - North America’s largest movie theater company. • Regal Cinemas - One of the three chains part of the 2002 consolidation. • Sawmill Theaters - Six Screen multiplex located in Payson, Arizona. • United Artists Theatres - One of the three chains part of the 2002 consolidation. • Edwards Theatres - One of the three chains part of the 2002 consolidation. • Hoyts Cinemas - US locations were acquired in 2003 and rebranded as Regal Cinemas. (Hoyts still exists as an independent entity in Australia and New Zealand) • Eastern Federal Theatres - Acquired in 2005 and rebranded as Regal Cinemas. • Consolidated Theatres - Acquired in 2008 for $210 million in cash and rebranded as Regal Cinemas. • Rogers Cinemas - 10 theaters, 48 screens in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. • Santikos Theatres - Owned by entrepreneur John Santikos, it is based in San Antonio, with 8 total theaters, including two restaurant cinemas, an original drive-in theater, an arthouse

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• Orson Welles Cinema • Pacific Theatres - 166 screens in 13 theaters surrounding parts of Los Angeles, California. • ArcLight Hollywood - a 14 screen multiplex that opened in 2002. • ArcLight Sherman Oaks - formerly Galleria Stadium 16, was transformed to an ArcLight Cinema that opened in 2007. • Phoenix Theatres - Based in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a six year old theater operating company formed by Phil Zacheretti, former executive with Regal Cinemas, Inc. They have 11 theaters nation-wide. • Premiere Cinemas - Based in Texas where most of its theaters reside. Also located in Gadsden, Alabama, and Orlando, Florida. Locations under construction in Birmingham and Mobile, Alabama. • Rave Motion Pictures - 28 theaters with 445 screens as of August 8, 2008. [8] North America’s tenth-largest movie

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theater, a unique Digital 3-D and Digital Projection theater, and a brand new 18-screen megaplex with two IMAX screens. Two new theaters will premiere in 2007, including one in Houston. Sawmill Theatres - An independent six screen stadium seating multiplex located in Payson, Arizona. Southern Theatres - 18 theaters, 241 screens. Located in Southeastern United States, created through a merger of Grand Theaters of New Orleans, Louisiana and AmStar Cinemas of Birmingham, Alabama. Based in New Orleans the chain has locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas. Speakeasy Theaters - An independent movie theater that serves beer, wine and food at their snackbar. Locations in Oakland, CA and in El Cerrito, CA.. Star Cinema - Small premium chain with 97 screens in Wisconsin and Iowa. Starplex Cinemas - Currently operates 23 theaters and 216 screens across the United States. Trademark Cinemas - Operates 6 theaters and 43 screens that are scattered across the eastern U.S. in New York, Rhode Island, Georgia, and Florida. Thomas Theatre Group - Two theaters, 16 total screens in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Warren Theatres - Owned and operated by Bill Warren, it is based in Wichita, Kansas, and operates four theaters under the Warren Theatres name, three in Wichita and 1 in Moore, Oklahoma. They also operate two under the Palace Theatre name of which one is located in Springfield, Missouri and the other in Wichita. They also operate a small theater in the Towne West Square Mall in Wichita Kansas, called the Movie Machine. The Warren Theater in Old Town Wichita, Kansas is a main venue for the Tallgrass Film Festival, an international, independent film festival. Wehrenberg Theatres - Oldest American theater chain (established 1906), located in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Westates Theatres - 19 theaters and about 100 screens operating in Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and Idaho, primarily in small urban areas and towns.

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• Wildwood Theatres - 4 theaters, in Wisconsin. • York River Crossing Cinemas - One location in Gloucester, VA. Eight screens.

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Canada
• Cinémas Guzzo - As of 2005, 13 locations in the Montreal area. • Cinema City - A discount movie chain in Western Canada (recently absorbed into cineplex entertainment) • Cineplex Entertainment - North America’s fifth-largest movie theater company. • Alliance • Cinema City • 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. • Coliseum • Colossus • Famous Players - Formerly Canada’s largest theatre chain that merged into Cineplex Entertainment in 2005. • Famous Players Branded • Famous Players Traditional • Galaxy Cinemas - Mid-sized chain that merged into Cineplex Entertainment in 2003. • Paramount • Scotiabank Theatres • SilverCity • Empire Theatres - 59 locations, 403 screens - Leading chain of movie theaters in the Atlantic Canadian provinces and second largest in Canada. • Encore Cinemas - A small Canadian chain with two locations. • Landmark Cinemas - A chain in Western Canada, consisting primarily of older, smaller theatres formerly owned by the big chains, but also containing newer multiplexes. • AMC Theatres - 7 theatres in Canada, 5 in the GTA, 1 in Ottawa, and 1 in Montreal • Rainbow and Magic Lantern Cinemas

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Brazil
• • • • Arcoíris Cinemas Afa Cinemas Box Cinemas Cinemark

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• • • • • • • • • • • • Cinematográfica Araújo Cineart Centerplex Cinemas GNV Cinemas Moviecom Orient Cinemas Playarte Hoyts UCI Cinemas Unibanco Arteplex Cinemas Severiano Ribeiro Kinoplex

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• Golden Harvest (also in Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan) • UA Cinemas (manage by Lark Holding Int’l Ltd.) • Newport Circuit (manage by Newport Entertainment HK Ltd.)

India
• Big Cinemas - Largest multiplex chain in India • Cinemax - Multiplex chain with large presence in Mumbai • DT Cinemas - Multiplex chain of the DLF group • Fame Cinemas - Multiplexes in Mumbai, Pune, Nashik and Kolkata • Fun Cinemas - Multiplex chain by E-City Entertainments • INOX - Second largest multiplex chain in India • Pyramid Saimira Theatres Ltd - Largest cinema chain in south India • PVR Cinemas - Largest multiplex operator in Delhi • SRS Cinemas - Multiplex Chain with presence in Faridabad, Gurgaon and Gorakhpur. Ultimate Seating Comfort and Movie Experience. • Wave Cinemas • Fun Cinemas • M2K Cinemas • Movie Time Cinemas • India Bulls Cinemas • MMX Cinemas

Mexico
• • • • • • Cinemex Cinemark Cinemas Lumiere Cinépolis Multicinemas MMCinemas

Panama
• • • • • • • KinomaxX Cinemark Cinépolis Cines Modernos Cines Alhambra Extreme Planet Cineplex

Peru
• • • • Cinemark Cineplanet Cine Star UVK Multicines

Indonesia
• 21 Cineplex Group - Indonesia’s largest cinema operator. • Cineplex 21 - Indonesia’s largest cinema network. • Cinema XXI - An upscale cinema network designed with the latest technology located only in major cities. • The Premiere - The most exclusive cinema network in Indonesia showcasing the latest movies with only thirty six seats in each venue. • Blitz Megaplex - The latest chain with Four theaters in Jakarta and Bandung , each with over ten screens. • MPX Grande - The only cinema in Indonesia that showcase Bollywood movies. • Surya M2 - The Only Cinema in Indonesia that showcase Chinese movies

Argentina
• Hoyts • Village Cines

Chile
• Hoyts • Cinemark

Venezuela
• Cines Unidos • Cinex

Asia
Hong Kong
• AMC Theatres (also in Japan, manage in HK by Suntech Ltd, Edko Films’ company) • Broadway Circuit (manage by Edko Films Ltd.)

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• Dream Cinema - last remaining single screen theater in Seoul • Loews Cineplex Entertainment - Operates the Loews Megabox in South Korea • Lotte Cinema - chain run by the Lotte Group operating both stand alone theaters and theaters inside Lotte Department Store branches • Primus

Iran (Persia)
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Farhang [11] Asr Jadid [12] Crystal Shahrghashang Sahra Shaghayegh Sahel Africa G2 Ferdosi Javaan Sorush Shahrtamasha Astara Sepideh Piruzi Anahita Nahid Tazh Arash Asemanaabi Shirin

Taiwan
• • • • • Vieshow Cinemark Ambassador Theaters Showtimes Cinema Miramar Cinemas (with IMAX theater)

Thailand
• Major Cineplex – The largest cinema group in Thailand. The group includes (by brands): • EGV – The 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 • SF Cinema Group – More than 150 screens in 22 locations. • SF World Cinema - an up-scale and innovative cinema • SFX Cinema • SF Cinema • SF Multiplex • Major Hollywood - 3 locations;Suksawad, Chaengwattana, Ramkhamhaeng • Century The Movie Plaza - 1 location;Victory Monument • Thana Cineplex • Coliseum Cineplex • APEX • UMG • House - two-screens show art/indy movies • Other • Kosa • Prince • MVP • Five Star • Vista • Fairy

Japan
• • • • • Toho Shochiku Toei Company Tokyu Recreation Warner Mycal

Malaysia
• • • • • TGV Cinemas Cathay Cineplex MBO Cinemas Golden Screen Cinemas Star Cineplex

Philippines
• SM Cinemas • Ayala Cinemas • Robinson’s Movieworld

Singapore
• Cathay (also in Malaysia) • Golden Village- a joint venture between Australia’s Village Roadshow and Hong Kong’s Golden Harvest in Singapore. • Shaw Organization

South Korea
• CJ CGV - the largest multiplex cinema chain in Korea • Cine de Chef - luxury cinema and gourmet restaurant operated by CJ CGV

United Arab Emirates
• CineStar Cinemas • Grand Cinemas

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• • • • • • • • • Hoyts Greater Union / Birch, Carroll & Coyle Village Cinemas Reading Cinemas Palace Cinemas http://www.palacecinemas.com.au Independent Exhibitors United Cinemas http://www.unitedcinemas.com.au Dendy Cinemas http://www.dendy.com.au Road Movie Mobile Cinema

Europe
Apollo Cinemas Cinema City Cinemaxx Cineworld - The Movie theatre in Glasgow’s Renfrew Street is the tallest cinema in the world. • Colosseum Kino - The largest cinema in Northern Europe and the largest THX cinema in the world. • Empire Cinemas • EuroPalaces - A joint venture of Gaumont and Pathé movie theaters. • Euroscoop • Gaumont The oldest and one of the largest movie theaters chain in France • Grand Rex - Well known for its room with 2,800 seats (the largest in Europe). • Kinepolis - has perhaps the largest movie theaters of Europe, in Brussels and Madrid, with 25 screens each. • Mini-CinéIceland’s only microcinema based in the town of Seyðisfjörður. • Multikino • Odeon (Officially the largest cinema chain in Europe and third in the world) • Palace Cinemas • Picturehouse Cinemas • Pathé One of the largest movie theaters chain in France co-working with Gaumont • Reel Cinemas (UK) • Scott Cinemas • Showcase Cinemas • Silver Screen • SF Bio • UGC The largest movie theaters chain in France • Utopolis • Vue • Village Cinemas • Ward Anderson • Lusomundo Cinemas • Finnkino - the biggest movie theatre chain in Finland. See also: Movie theaters in the Netherlands • • • •

New Zealand
• • • • Berkeley Cinemas Hoyts Sky City Cinemas Reading Cinemas

Africa
• Ster-Kinekor - Operating in South Africa, it has the largest market share there. • Nu Metro Cinemas - 27 locations in South Africa and significant interest in cinemas in other African countries such as Kenya. Reportedly the Islamic Courts of Somalia do not allow cinema.

See also
• • • • • Film screening Home cinema Movie palace Nickelodeon movie theater Surround sound and THX

References External links
• Theater chains at the Open Directory Project

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Australia
• Wallis Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_movie_theaters_and_cinema_chains" Categories: Cinemas and movie theaters, Cinema and movie theatre chains

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