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Cinemark Tinseltown


Located on the third floor of an under-utilised mall on the western edge of Chinatown, within spitting distance of the Downtown Eastside, Tinseltown is an...

Third floor

Denman Place Cinema


Handily placed should that trip to Stanley Park be rained off, the Denman Place Cinema is a comfortable, single-screen movie theatre that occasionally mixes...

1779 Comox Street

Empire Granville 7


There were once ten cinemas within five blocks on Granville, but this is the last hold-out. Commonly known as 'the Granville 7', it could use a refurb, but...

855 Granville Street

Fifth Avenue Cinemas

Critics' choice

Operated by Festival Cinemas, which also owns the Ridge and the Park, Fifth is a cosy five-screen venue specialising in left-field Hollywood, indie and...

2110 Burrard Street

Hollywood Theatre


Tucked away in Kitsilano, the Hollywood celebrates its 75th birthday in 2010. Remarkably, it has been owned and operated by the same family, the Farleighs,...

3123 W Broadway



Even if you're jaded with IMAX screens, the all-enveloping sphere of the OMNIMAX is quite special, making excellent use of one of the city's biggest, most...

Science World, 1455 Quebec Street

Pacific Cinémathèque

Critics' choice

The city's old stalwart rep theatre, the Cinémathèque attracts a loyal audience of die-hard film buffs with its month-long auteur retrospectives, seasons...

1131 Howe Street

Park Theatre


Built in 1940 but fully refurbished in 2005, this local single-screen cinema continues with its commitment to art-house films of the middlebrow school.

3440 Cambie Street

Ridge Theatre


With the most iconic theatre awning in the city (complemented with a bowling pin from the alley next door), the Ridge is a characterful cinema a ten-minute...

3131 Arbutus Street

Science World

Critics' choice
Cinemas, Museums, Restaurants & cafés

Impossible to miss, the huge silver golf ball that is Science World is a significant part of the Vancouver skyline. It's also one of the best destinations...

1455 Quebec Street
Major venue

Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver


A big, new, nine-screen multiplex, the Scotiabank opened in 2005 with a rave review from U2 (who had been invited in to see a sneak preview of Kingdom of...

900 Burrard Street

Vancity Theatre

Critics' choice

A spin-off from the successful Vancouver Inter-national Film Festival, which operates it, the Vancity Theatre opened in early 2006. It delivers probably the...

Vancouver International Film Centre, 1181 Seymour Street