Did you know that Dubai is a fantastic city for moviegoers? Not only because of the many international and national films that can be found here on the annual program of the Dubai International Film Festival. But the cinemas in Dubai alone are worth a visit! What could be more relaxing than sitting comfortably to watch a good movie? And in Dubai, we see great in the field of outdoor cinema.
Do you want to watch a movie under the stars? In a luxurious lounge with staff at your service? Or in a pool? Here everything is possible! The cinema in Dubai, is an experience not to be missed under any circumstances! Have you ever watched a movie in a pool? Or in a room in the company of a renowned chef? In Dubai, you can live your passion for the 7th art that you have never imagined.
Cinema in Dubai – An Experience Not to be Missed
Dubai can offer you everything in terms of cinema, ranging from private projection to open-air cinema. Dubai cinema industry have set a whole new model for cinema experiences in the entire Middle East. Most of its cinemas, theatres and multiplexes are typically set up in shopping malls and have become a place for leisure and activity for youth.
Here listed are the best cinemas and cinema experience that you may find in Dubai.
1. Reel Cinemas @ Dubai Mall & Dubai Marina Shopping Center
The Reel Cinemas multiplex at The Dubai Mall is one of the largest in the world. Powered exclusively by Barco Flagship Laser projectors, Reel Cinemas is in line with its mission to provide exceptional movie-going experiences that delight and inspire joy. Reel Cinemas make each of the theaters offering the ultimately enjoyable movie experience at each of its multiplex with its top-of-the-range Flagship Laser Projectors. There are also the Reel Cinemas at the Dubai Marina Shopping Center.
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This cinema is the only first class cinema in the UAE with reclining double seats in which one can easily stretch one’s legs and where one can consume gastronomic dishes and drinks. You can also get cushions and blankets at some additional costs to make you feel at home.
2. VOX Gold
VOX Gold is a movie complex with 14 theatres including VOX Max giant screen and luxury suites. It offers completely comfortable reclining armchairs along with food and butler service with an exclusive food menu. With advanced projection and audio/visual systems, ergonomically designed seats, designer furniture, and ambient lighting, visitors are cossetted in luxurious and comfortable environment.
VIP guests are also offered fully reclining/lounging seating to lie down along with gourmet food & beverage of their preferences, delivered to their seats individually with a personal butler service throughout the movie. For a nominal extra charge, blankets and soft pillows are also offered. In simple words, there is no other place to enjoy an extravagant movie experience like in Dubai.
Address: Mercato Mall, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeira 1, Dubai
3. VOX Theater by Gary Rhodes
Do you like the luxury of VOX Gold? Wait to see what VOX Theater by Gary Rhodes has to offer! This conceptual cinema, which opens its doors in the new VOX complex at the Emirates shopping center in September 2015, offers a very special session with its celebrated Michelin star chef, Gary Rhodes, who reinvents cinema with a gastronomic tasting of the common served during the film. With the dishes of Gary Rhodes’ English gastronomy with a touch of Arabic cuisine, VOX Theater is the tastiest way to watch a movie.
On the menu, gourmet shawarma, a delicious grilled steak and appetizing desserts; all served with all the finesse which has made the fame of the culinary art of Gary Rhodes.
There are five VOX Cinema outlets across Dubai located at Deira City Centre, Mall of the Emirates, Mirdif City Centre, Mercato Mall and Burjuman Mall and all of these offer the royal cinema experience.
Address: Level 2, Mall of the Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Road, AL Barsha 1, Dubai
4. VOX 4DX
The cinema is becoming more and more realistic, and at VOX 4DX in downtown Midriff and Downtown Deira, it’s more real than ever! The 4DX offers you an unusual cinema experience by truly taking you to the heart of the action with its interactive seats! Spectators at VOX 4DX truly experience the sensations of rain, fog, wind, water, lights and even odors!
Address: Level 1, Mirdif City Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, E311 Road, Mirdif, Dubai
5. Novo Cinemas
Novo Cinemas is a digital multiplex located at the Dubai Festival City, the Grand Hyatt, Al Ghurair Mall, and at the at the China Court in Ibn Battuta Mall to exhibit latest movies from all over the world in modern cinema style. Novo Cinemas has become one of the leading entertainment and leisure destination for movie lovers in Dubai. It is part of the Novo Cinemas group, which is a leading cinema chain in the Middle East. Novo Cinemas features 21 cinema screens including the UAE’s only IMAX theatre.
Address: Ibn Battuta Mall, Near China Court, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
6. Cinema Under The Stars
Do you prefer watching a movie under the stars rather than in a room? In Dubai, you will be spoiled for you every choice! Outdoor cinema at Jumeirah Lakes Towers Park is open during the cooler months of the year. On the program, films of independent cinema and family are showcased. On Sundays, the Wafi Mall organizes its ‘Movies under the Stars’ evening with free screenings of great comedy classics in the gardens on the roof of the complex.
And finally, the favorite English hotel, the Reform Social and Grill at the Lakes project the film that will have been chosen on its social networks on a giant screen by the sea.
7. Cinépiscine at the Polo and Riding Club of Dubai
Dubai Polo and Riding Club offers you a unique cinema experience: watching a movie in a pool! Every Thursday and Friday from 7:00 pm, a family film is screened, followed by a film for adults. Entrances include access to the pool, a towel and a bag of popcorn.
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