Kuching has numerous places to watch movies, and here we list them all with a brief review of the movie theaters. Shall you do not share our views, do leave a comment!
STAR CINEPLEX @ WISMA PELITA (CLOSED AS OF 30 APRIL)
STAR Cineplex was one of the first places to watch a movie in Kuching City. The six hall cineplex can accommodate up to 900 movie goers at a time. In 2013, the cineplex renovated its screen to enable it to show both 2D and 3D quality movies. Ticket prices at this cineplex are the cheapest if compared to the rest, and it is located in the heart of the city. The cinema has however ceased its operations on 30 April 2016 after being unable to compete with other major cinema brands.
Online Booking: Not available
Address: Level 9 Wisma Pelita, Wayang/Temple street, Kuching. (MAP)
MBO CINEMAS @ THE SPRING MALL
MBO Cinemas came to Kuching bringing a new era of movie experience to movie goers. Boasting eight halls, MBO came with 3D movie experience, making them the first ever cinema operator to offer such service to movie goers. Aside from that, MBO is the only cinema in Kuching to offer lavish Premium seats and treatment.
Online Booking: Via website. Need to register as an ALLSTAR
Address: 2nd Floor, The Spring Shopping Mall, Jalan Simpang Tiga (MAP)
GOLDEN SCREEN CINEMA (GSC) @ CITYONE MEGAMALL
GSC CityOne has ten halls at their disposal with a collective seating of 1,876 seats for movie goers. The cinema is comes with THX, 2D and 3D movie experience. Currently one of the most popular movie place in Kuching.
Online Booking: Available using their GSC App (Android | iOS | Windows), and also on their website (Registration required)
Address: Lot No.MT12, 3rd Floor, No.1, Cityone Megamall, Jalan Song, Kuching. (MAP)
LOTUS FIVE STAR (LFS) @ RIVERSIDE SHOPPING COMPLEX
Boasting four halls with a total number of 585 seating collectively, LFS Riverside is located in the heart of Kuching City. The cinemas comes with a Dolby 7.1 surround sound, with 3D and 2D movie viewing.
Online Booking: Available using their GSC App (Android), and also on their website (Registration required)
Address: 4th Floor, Riverside Shoppimg Complex, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia (MAP)
TGV CINEMAS @ VIVACITY MEGAMALL
TGV has yet to be opened in Kuching, and is expected to open its doors in 2016. When opened, TGV Vivacity is expected to have IMAX.
Online Booking: Available using their TGV App (Android | iOS), and also on their website. (Registration required)
Address: Jalan Wan Alwi, 93350 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia (MAP)
Updated: 11 April 2016