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There is a rich history of cinema in Shanghai, from featuring in many films to showing the latest Chinese blockbusters.

    UME International Cineplex

    Located in Xintiandi, this cinema boasts a multitude of screens and the most up-to-date sound systems. This cinema will be most familar to cinema-goers from Europe and the States.

    Cathay Theatre

    870 Huaihai Zhong Lu

    A smaller theatre on Huaihai Lu in the French Concession, recently remodelled and refitted by Shanghai Tang, it now boasts a beautiful setting and screens new-release movies.

    Grand Theatre

    216 Nanjing Xi Lu

    This beautiful Art Deco building by Peoples Square has been the home of cinema in Shanghai for almost 90 years. Inside the cinema is stunning, and also features the latest blockbuster releases.

    Yonghua Cinema City

    Grand Gateway, 6/F, 1 Hongqiao Lu

    Eleven large cinema screens in a modern environment close to Xujiahui.


    IAPM Mall, 6/F, 999 Huaihai Zhong Lu

    The newest cinema in Shanghai is located within the IAPM mall and is a full IMAX experience.