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American Express Openair Cinemas

American Express Openair Cinemas

Screening fresh new releases, golden oldies and critically acclaimed alternative films, American Express Openair Cinemas offers movie fanatics much more than the average cinematic experience

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Keanu Reeves-a-thon
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Keanu Reeves-a-thon

Crazy for Keanu? Join an epic celebration at the Lido Cinema in Hawthorn

British Film Festival

British Film Festival

The Union Jack flies proudly in Melbourne cinemas this November

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Japanese Film Festival

Japanese Film Festival

Immerse yourself in a program of anime, romance, ghosts, samurai, yakuza, comedy and some fresh perspectives

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Guides for Melbourne movie lovers

See all of our latest film reviews
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See all of our latest film reviews

Check out the latest releases in Australian cinemas, all reviewed by Time Out critics

Upcoming film festivals in Melbourne
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Upcoming film festivals in Melbourne

Attention movie buffs: add these excellent Melbourne film festivals to your diary

The best outdoor cinemas in Melbourne
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The best outdoor cinemas in Melbourne

Catch cult classics, new releases and family favourites under the stars in Melbourne.

Top ten Aussie films to scare off tourists
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Top ten Aussie films to scare off tourists

A sweaty handful of movies making Tourism Australia's job that little bit harder

Film screenings and events in Melbourne

Films in cinemas now in Melbourne

Pain and Glory
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Pain and Glory

Pedro Almodóvar’s nostalgia-soaked memoir is a gorgeous, humane journey into an ageing filmmaker’s soul

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
Doctor Sleep
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Doctor Sleep

An unearned and cringeworthy follow-up to The Shining borders on sacrilege

Time Out says
2 out of 5 stars
The Irishman
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The Irishman

Replete with all the gangster gab a Scorsese fan could want, the director's latest is strongest in its quieter passages, when self-reproach takes its toll

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Terminator: Dark Fate
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Terminator: Dark Fate

Even with the original stars returning, this sequel feels weightless and disposable 

Time Out says
2 out of 5 stars
Blinded by the Light
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Blinded by the Light

This likeable British comedy worships at the altar of the Boss

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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The 100 best comedy movies
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The 100 best comedy movies

The 50 best family movies
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The 50 best family movies

The 50 best romantic comedies
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The 50 best romantic comedies

The 100 best horror movies
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The 100 best horror movies

The 100 best romantic movies
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The 100 best romantic movies

The 100 best animated movies
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The 100 best animated movies

The best cinemas in Melbourne

Cinema Nova
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Cinema Nova

Melbourne's largest arthouse movie complex also hosts regular films events, special screenings and festivals

Users say
4 out of 5 stars
Lido Cinemas
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Lido Cinemas

An arthouse complex complete with a jazz bar, rooftop cinema and Huxtaburger

The Astor Theatre
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The Astor Theatre

A single-screen Art Deco theatre with a program of new and classic films in 35mm, 70mm and digital

Coburg Drive-In
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Coburg Drive-In

One of Melbourne's last remaining drive-ins, this is a cinematic experience brimming with nostalgia

The Sun Theatre
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The Sun Theatre

This pint-sized Art Deco cinema counts Quentin Tarantino among its legion of film-loving fans