Newcastle has a rich film and cinema scene with a mixture of commercial screenings for the mass market movie fan, to the eclectic cinema fanatics who thrives on the atmosphere of the social film experience or want to watch something that is outside the Hollywood mainstream.
Empire Cinema in The Gate is the largest cinema in Newcastle with 12 screens showing the latest blockbuster movies. The cinema is the most popular with families who want the traditional cinema experience, where they grab sweets, drinks and popcorn prior to the film screening.
The cinema is open 11am – midnight during the week, and open from 10am – midnight on Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets typically costs £5 – 8 each.
Tyneside Cinema is the upmarket, stylish and comfortable way to watch the best films. The cinema hosts four screens, two bars, a traditional Coffee Rooms and leather seats to enjoy your film in comfort. You can enjoy a variety of top films from around the world, as well as Hollywood blockbusters inside the Grade II listed building. Tyneside Cinema is passionate about offering a film experience you’ll not forget. Located in Newcastle City Centre.
The cinema is open 9am – 11pm, every day. Ticket prices start from £3.20 for children under 15. A standard adult ticket will cost £6 – 8.
The Star and Shadow Cinema is a small volunteer-run cinema on the outskirts of Newcastle City Centre. The cinema is a membership based organisation, operated by and for members. All are welcome and it only costs £1 for a year’s membership. Showing a range of locally made or inspired films with a mixture of art, political, international, classic and alternative cinema, The Star and Shadow offers something outside of the commercial mainstream blockbusters.
Films are shown every Thursday and Sunday night, at 7.30pm. The standard ticket price is £5, or £3.50 for concessions.