Manchester is home to many cinemas, but with so many choices it’s hard to know where to go. Here are the best cinemas in Manchester, where to find them and what they show. So you can see exactly what you want, from Cult classics to the newest blockbusters. Grab your popcorn and drinks, and go see a movie in one of Manchester’s cinemas.

Mainstream Manchester cinemas


Odeon cinema Trafford Centre Manchester
Source: Odeon

Playing all of the latest, films and sometimes some classics. Odeon is a great place to see all of the latest movies. Serving food and drinks, at the locations, you can grab a box of popcorn, and enjoy the latest and greatest cinema.

There are two locations for Odeons in Manchester. One is located in Deansgate, in the centre of Manchester, called the Great Northern Odeon. The other is located in the Trafford Centre, just above the food court, perfect if you want to grab a bite to eat before you catch a movie. If you’re a regular cinema-goer, you might also want to check out myLimitless; an unlimited movie membership for Odeon cinemas.

Great Northern: 235 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4EN

Trafford Centre: The Trafford Centre, Manchester, M17 8DF


Vue printworks is once of Manchester's best cinemas
Source: Printworks-Manchester

Vue is one of the staples of cinema in the UK. Fitted with both IMAX and recliner chairs, it’s a luxury experience without the luxury price. Playing everything, from the latest films to cult classics, there are so many films to see.

There are two locations for the Vue’s in Manchester. The first is located in Printworks, in the centre of Manchester. The other is located in the Salford Quays, close to Media City.

Printworks: The Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, Manchester, M4 2BS

Quayside: Lowry Outlet Mall, The Quays, Salford, M50 3AH


Everyman Manchester St John's cinemas
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Everyman cinemas are one of the best to visit, with a full food and drinks menu. You can have hot food delivered right to your seat, or enjoy it in your bar. Not to mention, the seats are not the usual cinema seats, but comfy sofas.

The Everyman in Manchester is located in the centre of Manchester, next to Deansgate, called Everyman St John’s.

Everyman St John’s: ABC Buildings, 23 Quay St, Manchester, M3 4AS

Independent Manchester cinemas


Home Manchester cinemas
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HOME is one of the main staples of Independent Cinemas in Manchester. Inside a complex, which also has a theatre and art venue, HOME is a charity organisation dedicated to the arts. With a student discount, you can also watch all new cinema here, from World Cinema to independent hits. Located close to the universities and student village, the cinema is just a walk away.

Address: 2 Tony Wilson Pl, Manchester, M15 4FN

Mini Cini, Ducie Street

A guide to Manchester's cinemas
Source: Mini Cini, Ducie Street

With a 36-seat cinema, Ducie Street plays cult classics, romcoms and loads more, they even have dog-friendly movies. Being a part of festivals such as Grimmfest, this cinema is perfect for any movie buff or fan. Located in the Ducie St Wharehouse, there are loads of other activities, including craft workshops, talks and music events.

Address: Ducie St, Manchester, M1 2TP


cultplex manchester cinema
Source: Cultplex

Located in the Green Quarter, Cultplex plays all the cult films you could want. From Shrek to the Shining, there is no shortage of films to see at Cultplex. Seeing old films in the cinema is very fun, and Cultplex has a lot of options.

Address: 50 Red Bank, Manchester, M4 4HF


There are so many cinemas to try in Manchester and plenty of choices. If you’re looking for something live, check out our article on the best live music venues in Manchester.