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Rio de Janeiro Cinemas

Rio de Janeiro offers a diverse cinema scene, with modern multiplexes and historic theatres. The city hosts film festivals like the Rio International Film Festival, showcasing a wide range of cinemas. Some of the multiplexes are located in shopping malls, so one can shop, eat and then watch a movie.

Local cinemas screen everything from Hollywood blockbusters to independent and Brazilian films. Cinemas in Rio provide a cultural escape and a chance to enjoy movies in an exciting and vibrant urban setting.



Cinemark is a famous cinema chain in Brazil and operates in over 25 cities. With multiple locations throughout Rio de Janeiro, it screens a wide range of films, from Hollywood blockbusters to local releases. In Rio, Cinemark theatres are located in various shopping malls like: Cinemark Downtown (Downtown Shopping), Cinemark Botafogo (Botafogo Praia Shopping), Cinemark Plaza Niterói (Shopping Plaza Niterói), Cinemark Carioca (Carioca Shopping), Cinema Cinemark (Shopping Metropolitano Barra, Center Shopping Rio, Village Mall, and Escola Municipal Sampaio Corrêa).

UCI Cinemas
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UCI Cinemas

UCI Cinemas is a well-known cinema chain in Rio de Janeiro, providing a contemporary and enjoyable movie-going experience. With multiple branches across the city, it offers a diverse selection of films, from Hollywood hits to international and Brazilian releases. UCI Cinemas are recognised for their state-of-the-art facilities and broad screening options. UCI Cinemas are located in:
Norte Shopping
Park Shopping Campo Grande
Barra Shopping
Park Jacarepaguá.

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Kinoplex is a prominent cinema chain in Rio de Janeiro, known for its widespread presence and comfortable movie-watching experience. With numerous theatres throughout the city, Kinoplex screens various films, catering to diverse tastes from Hollywood blockbusters to local and international releases. Kinoplex cinemas are favoured for their modern amenities and diverse film offerings. Kinoplex locations at various malls and areas are:
NorteShopping RJ
Shopping Nova America
West Shopping
Edifício São Luiz
Shopping Tijuca
Shopping Boulevard RJ
Madureira Shopping
Via ParqueShopping
Shopping Leblon
Shopping RioSul
Condomínio do Edifício Odeon
Fashion Mall
Shopping Grande Rio

Cinesystem Cinemas
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Cinesystem Cinemas

Cinesystem Cinemas is a famous cinema chain in Rio de Janeiro, offering a contemporary and convenient movie-viewing experience. With various locations in the city, Cinesystem screens a wide range of films, including Hollywood hits, international releases, and Brazilian productions. The chain is known for its modern facilities and options for diverse moviegoers. The venues are:
Via Brasil Shopping
Ilha Plaza
Americas Mall
Parque Shopping Sulacap
Recreio Shopping.

Espaço Itaú de Cinema
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Espaço Itaú de Cinema

Espaço Itaú de Cinema is a respected venue in Rio de Janeiro, known for its focus on art-house and independent films. Located in the historic Botafogo district, it screens a curated selection of Brazilian and international films.

Address: Praia de Botafogo, 316 - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Estação NET Cinema
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Estação NET Cinema

Estação NET Cinema in Rio de Janeiro is a cherished venue for film enthusiasts, showcasing independent, art-house, and international films. Located in the heart of the city, it offers a unique cinematic experience focusing on thought-provoking and culturally rich content. It operates at four locations, namely:
Estação NET Gávea
Estação NET Rio
Estação NET Boptafogo and
Estação NET Ipanema.

Ponto Cine
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Ponto Cine

Ponto Cine in Rio de Janeiro is a treasured cinema celebrated for its dedication to showcasing diverse films, including independent, art-house, and local productions.

Address: Via Brasil Shopping - 500, cinema - 001 a, R. Itapera, 11º andar - Irajá, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 21230-500, Brazil.

Cine Santa Teresa

Cine Santa Teresa

Cine Santa Teresa is a charming and intimate cinema in the Santa Teresa neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro. This small venue specialises in art-house and independent films, offering an alternative cinematic experience.

Address: Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno, 136 - Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Cinecarioca Nova Brasilia

Cinecarioca Nova Brasilia

Cinecarioca Nova Brasília in Rio de Janeiro is a famous cinema known for its diverse film selection, including mainstream releases, independent films, and special screenings.

Address: Praça Nossa Senhora de Fátima, R. Nova Brasília, S/N - Bonsucesso, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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