Whether you want to catch a holiday blockbuster, plan a movie-themed b-day party, or treat your tiny tyke to an educational video, we have the list of the best places in the city to catch the latest flicks with your whole family. Grab the kids, scoop up some popcorn, sit back, and relax! What’s more? Check out our list of Singapore’s top movies for kids running over the summer months.
Golden Village is Singapore’s leading Cineplex with many locations island wide. They are the first cinema to offer a movie club program, gold class seats, and a mother and baby club. Mums & Babies Club allows you and your bub to go to the cinema for only SG$6. Kids under 12 can also watch for free when two standard tickets are purchased. Family fun has never been so easy.
Golden Village, multiple locations, www.gv.com.sg
Shaw is one of the oldest cinemas in Singapore. They have eight locations across the island, some with IMAX facilities. These are great movie theaters if you want to watch Hollywood blockbusters. They have regular promotions for family day events, special holidays, and giveaways. Why not buy vouchers your loved one will enjoy?
Shaw, multiple locations, www.shaw.sg
Cathay has seven locations. They offer movie goers Platinum Suites, prefect for date night. Relax in a luxuriously comfy chair, and enjoy dinner and a movie with your other half. They offer regular promotions for senior citizens, students, and one-for-one discounts on food. Cinemas can be rented out, so why not arrange a private screening for friends and family?
Cathay, multiple locations, www.cathaycineplexes.com.sg
The Projector revives two cinema halls and the 5th floor foyer of the historic Golden Theatre as an independent cinema that brings together a great selection of films, one-of-a-kind events, versatile spaces, and delectable fare. This is very much adults only as they show cult classics and foreign films. Grab a cocktail in their cool bar and share a nibble with friends. They are not open every day, so please go online for cinema times.
The Projector, 6001 Beach Road, #05-00, Golden Mile Tower, Singapore 199589, http://theprojector.sg
For people who like a more local and community feel to their cinema, this one is for you. Through various outreach programs and activities, Filmgarde also promotes interest in films from a more personal level, with the objective of building a community of film loving individuals in Singapore. Although small, they have giveaways, offers on food and drink, and student deals.
Filmgarde, 5 Stadium Walk, Level 3, Kallang Leisure Park, Singapore 397693, http://fgcineplex.com.sg
The newly renovated Capitol Theatre will have the largest screen in South East Asia. Seating up to 800 movie goers, this is one experience not to miss. This is the best venue for red carpet events and first run screenings in an old world, yet glamorous setting. Opened in May 2016, make sure you go and experience the architecture and enjoy the restaurants and shops.
Capitol Theatre, 11 Stamford Road, Singapore 178884, www.capitolsingapore.com/capitol-theatre
The Screening Room is a beautiful independent cinema set within the heart of Chinatown. They show independent films as well as foreign classics. You can hire out the venue for parties or private screenings. It is also famous for its rooftop bar. Pop upstairs before or after your movie screening and enjoy a cocktail and canapes.
The Screening Room, 12 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069692, www.facebook.com/screeningroom.sg/
The Substation has various facilities available on its premises for rental to arts organizations, businesses, corporates, and individuals. It is Singapore's first independent contemporary arts center. As well as showing films, they also have a beautiful space for exhibitions, events, and gatherings. For something a little more intimate, this is a lovely little venue.
The Substation, 45 Armenian Street, Singapore, www.substation.org/
Set within a 200-year-old building, they host film festivals, performances, and art exhibits. The House promotes and presents multidisciplinary programs and festivals such as literary arts, film, performing, and visual arts. They host events such as the Mexican film festival, induvial film screenings, and opening nights of independent films.
The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429, +65 6332 6919, www.theartshouse.sg
As the name would suggest, this is a venue for everything French. Whether it’s watching a movie about the life of Yves Saint Laurent, storytelling for the kiddos, author talks, or books bazaars, there is something the entire family will enjoy. A couple of years ago they started their very of Cine Kids screenings showing fun French films for the little ones.
Alliance Franciase, 1 Sarkies Rd, Singapore 258130, www.alliancefrancaise.org.sg/
Located in Little India and now the Golden Mile, this is where you go to watch Bollywood classics and old Indian favorites. This is a local haunt for movie-goers looking for Indian movies. It is especially popular with foreign workers. Go in the week or after school to see what colorful movies they are showing.
Rex Cinemas, www.rexcinemas.com.sg
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