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Cineplex Cinema in Langley

The Lower Mainland is home to dozens of movie venues. In Vancouver there are Cineplex and Landmark theatres, an IMAX Theatre and independent cinemas.

Information in this article includes the following topics:

What Movies are in Town? | Theatre Locations | $2.99 Saturday Movie Deals | Summer Outdoor Movies | Other Information

Click on any of the above links to jump to a specific topic, or continue reading to learn all about movies, cinemas and film-viewing opportunities in the Lower Mainland.

Movie Theatres in the Lower Mainland

There are dozens of places to see films in the Vancouver area including at Vancity Theatre which is home to the Vancouver International Film Festival. There are also various chain and independent theatres, as well as numerous places to see Free Outdoor Movies in the summer.

Recommended Movies and What’s in Town?

Movies are always coming and going. Some are in town for a long time, and others are gone before you know it!

Below are some of the recommended movies currently and/or recently in Lower Mainland Theatres (as of late June 2019). All of the ones we list have generally very good reviews.

  • Toy Story 4 – continuing the epic adventures of the classic toys Buzz Lightyear and Woody, this film follows the toys on a road trip that takes many interesting turns.
  • Anna – following the life of a beautiful government assassin on her adventure-filled and sad journey.
  • Men in Black: International – another addition to the MIB series, this new film follows a newly appointed MIB agent and the struggles the agency encounters as they face their worst threat yet.
  • Late Night – a struggling female late night talk show host gets the help she needs in the form of a new writer who wants to change the world.
  • Shaft – a continuation of the classic Shaft films, the story follows the son of Shaft as he tries to find answers to his friend’s death with the help of his absentee father.
  • Dark Phoenix – a part of the X-Men series, this film follows the story of Jean Grey as her life evolves and she battles with her powers and her demons.
  • The Secret Life of Pets 2 – this sequel follows Max the terrier as his life changes with the arrival of a new baby.
  • The Dead Don’t Die – a genre mix of horror and comedy, this film follows the townspeople of Centreville as they attempt to survive a zombie apocalypse.
  • Aladdin – a live-action remake of the classic Disney tale of adventure, finding love and believing in one’s self.
  • Rocketman – a musical biography of the life of pop star Sir Elton John and his rise to fame.
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters – an adventure following Godzilla and humanity’s fight for survival against terrible mythic creatures that begin to rise again.
  • Booksmart – a high school comedy about friendship and not taking yourself too seriously.
  • Ma – a thriller, starring Olivia Spencer, about an older woman who buys alcohol and opens her house up to partying teenagers, but things start to go wrong very quickly.

To check out movie reviews and see how different films are doing at the box office, see Rotten Tomatoes.

Additional educational films at the OMNIMAX Theatre at Science World in May and June include the following:

  • The Dream is Alive
  • Seasons
  • Superpower Dogs (available on June 29)
  • Great Bear Forest

Lower Mainland Theatre Locations

There are movie theatres in or near virtually every major community in the Lower Mainland including (but not limited to) the following locations:

Vancouver  |  Burnaby  |  Richmond  |  Surrey  |  North Shore  |  Fraser Valley  |  Other Communities

(Note: Theatre details are subject to change.)

Vancouver Movie Theatres

Vancity Theatre on Seymour Street
Vancity Theatre

Burnaby Movie Theatres

Richmond Movie Theatres

Surrey Movie Theatres

  • Cineplex Cinemas Strawberry Hill – at 12161-72nd Avenue in Surrey.
    • This massive 12-screen theatre features reserved luxury seats that recline (which is awesome)!
  • Landmark Guildford – at 15051 101st Avenue in Surrey.
  • Hollywood 3 Surrey – at 7125-138 Street in Surrey.
    • Note: General admission here is only about $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and children, and $4 at Matinees and on Tuesdays.

North Shore Movie Theatres

  • Park & Tilford – a 6-screen theatre at Park & Tilford Mall at 200-333 Brooksbank Avenue in North Vancouver. The venue has lots of free parking in the mall’s parking lot which makes it convenient.
  • Cineplex Cinemas Park Royal – a brand new adults-only movie theatre at Park Royal Mall in West Vancouver.

Fraser Valley Movie Theatres

  • Cineplex Cinemas Abbotsford – at 3122 Mt. Lehman Road.
    • This 11-screen theatre features 3 screens with extra-comfy seats that recline and are reserved for adults only.
  • Galaxy Cinemas Chilliwack – an 8-screen theatre at 8249 Eagle Landing Parkway.
  • Cineplex Cinemas Langley – a massive 19-screen theatre (including one IMAX theatre) at #20090 91A Avenue in Langley.
  • SilverCity Mission Cinemas – a large 12-screen theatre at the Junction Plaza at 32555 London Avenue in Mission.
  • Twilight Drive-In – at 3350 260 Street (at the Fraser Highway) in Langley. This is Metro Vancouver’s only drive-in theatre.
Langley Cineplex Movie Cinema
Cineplex Cinemas Langley

Movie Theatres in Other Communities

Rainy Day Activities

Saturday Movie Deals at Cineplex Theatres

Family Favourites Movies cost just $2.99 at select Cineplex movie theatres at 11 o’clock on Saturday mornings throughout most of the year. Movies showing presently include the following:

  • A Dog’s Way Home – June 1, 2019
  • The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water – June 8, 2019
  • The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part – June 15, 2019
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial – June 22, 2019
  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – June 29, 2019
  • Shazam! – July 6, 2019
  • Wonder Park – July 13, 2019
  • Missing Link – July 20, 2019

Note: Film details may vary. Click Family Favourites Movies for the most up-to-date details.

Lower Mainland Cineplex theatres participating in the Family Favourites Movies program include the following (although details may change and not all theatres participate each week):

  • Cineplex Cinemas Abbotsford – at 3122 Mt. Lehman Road.
  • Galaxy Cinemas Chilliwack – at 8249 Eagle Landing Parkway.
  • Cineplex Cinemas Coquitlam – at 170 #20090 91A Avenue.
  • Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas – at 88 West Pender in Vancouver.
  • Cineplex Cinemas Langley – at #20090 91A Avenue in Langley.
  • Cineplex Odeon Park and Tilford – at 200-333 Brooksbank Avenue in North Vancouver.
  • Cineplex Odeon Meadowtown Cinemas – at #410 19800 Lougheed Highway in Pitt Meadows.
  • Cineplex Cinemas Metropolis – at 4700 Kingsway in Burnaby.
  • SilverCity Riverport Cinemas – at 14211 Entertainment Way in Richmond.
  • Cineplex Cinemas Strawberry Hill – at 12161-72nd Avenue in Surrey.

Click Family Favourites Movies for tickets and further details.

Summer Outdoor Movies

In July and August numerous outdoor movies take place at Metro Vancouver parks, community centres and municipal plazas.

Free summer films take place at Canada Place, Stanley Park and various other venues. Click Summer Movies for details.

Other Information

Check out the following for other related information and things to do in the Lower Mainland: