VOX Cinemas was introduced in the year 2000 to the Middle East and has since become the region’s most innovative and customer-focused cinema experience. VOX Cinemas is owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim Cinemas, which is the cinema arm of the wider Majid Al Futtaim Ventures group of businesses.
With 263 screens currently across the region, including the 14 locations in the UAE, 11 in Oman and 1 each in Beirut and Egypt, VOX Cinemas has screened over 5,000 films to 50 million customers over the past 15 years with an estimated footfall of 6.5 million visitors in 2014.
As well as being the region’s largest cinema exhibitor, it is also the most innovative. VOX Cinemas features high-resolution digital projection systems, immersive digital 3D content, expansive VOX MAX screens, Dolby Atmos and 7.1 multidimensional surround sound systems as well as premium experiences such as IMAX with Laser, VOX THEATRE by Rhodes, VOX GOLD, VOX 4DX and value-oriented seating alternatives.
VOX Cinemas tailors every cinema location to the surrounding market place and to its guest’s preferences by offering a mix of different cinema concepts including VOX IMAX with Laser, VOX MAX, VOX GOLD, VOX 4DX, VOX THEATRE by Rhodes, VOX KIDS, VOX Plus and VOX 3D.
The Metropolis Association was created in 2006 to develop a cinema culture in a country that lacks cultural policy from the public sector: its main goal is to allow cultural diversity, dialogue through cinema, and to promote it by presenting it in its different genres, eras and tendencies. Since 2008, it programs the Metropolis Empire Sofil Theater, at the heart of Ashrafieh – Beirut.
Metropolis presents today the only alternative for auteur films in Lebanon.
Grand Cinemas is one of the leading cinema chains in the Levant, with 7 multiplexes spread throughout Lebanon, Kuwait, and Jordan. The Grand brand has helped revolutionised the cinema industry in the region by offering ultimate in the movie experience such as 3D technology, online booking, E-kiosk purchases, digital projection, VIP theater Grand Class, and a dedicated mobile application.
Empire Cinemas traces its history back to 1919 when Lebanese cinema pioneer Georges N. Haddad launches his first movie theatre in Beirut, naming it the Cosmograph at its Bourj location (Place des Canons). Today, Empire Cinemas has 9 locations in Lebanon and a location in Iraq.
Empire Cinemas Locations:
Cascada Mall: 08 814 226
The Spot Choueifat: 05 815 414
The Spot Nabatiye: 07 531 051
Metropolis Sofil: 01 328 806
Empire Premiere: 01 616 707
Espace: 09 212 516
Dunes: 01 792 123
CinemaCity Beirut Souk: 70 856 929
CinemaCity City Mall: 01 899 993
For movie showtimes please call 1269
Cinemacity Beirut, first opened in 2006 in Citymall and quickly became the number 1 cinema in Lebanon both in size and popularity. Cinemacity is a ten-screen multiplex equipped with full digital screens.
A new branch was opened in Downtown. Beirut Souks Cinemacity takes the movie experience to a whole new level offering film lovers the most luxurious cinema in Lebanon, located in the heart of the city at Beirut Souks.
Beirut Souks Cinemacity takes the movie experience to a whole new level offering film lovers the most luxurious cinema in Lebanon, located in the heart of the city at Beirut Souks.
-The most spacious cinema complex in Lebanon with an area of 10,000 Square Meters.
– 3 Floors consisting of theatres, VIP & Regular lounging areas, restaurants, concession areas and connecting spaces.
-14 Movie Theaters with a total of 2200 seats equipped with HIGH-TECH Screens and impeccable sound systems.
– 2 VIP THEATERS complete with table service and recliner seats.
– The Counter: The new food concept at Beirut Souks Cinemacity. It is made up of 3 parts: Concession, On the Go and Restaurant.