Budapest Cinemas

Cinemas, Multiplexes and Art Cinemas

In Budapest cinemas foreign language films are subtitled (feliratos in Hungarian), so tourists can enjoy the latest blockbusters with the original soundtrack.

Films arrive in Budapest cinemas early, sometimes before Western European cities.

Some very popular films are dubbed (szinkronizált) so it’s always good to check in Exit or in Pesti Est free magazines whether the film you want to watch is subtitled before you buy the ticket.

A handful of modern multiplexes with Dolby sound system and wide screens attract Hollywood movie lovers.

Budapest caters for art film fans too with a good variety of art cinemas that usually also have a great cafe or bar (Kino) and host festivals, concerts and other cool programs. [/one_half_last]

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Tickets to Budapest Cinemas

Advanced booking is available at every place.

Most Budapest cinemas have websites where you can book your ticket online and collect your ticket at the cinema’s cashier desk at least half an hour before the movie starts.

Tickets prices vary between 750-1 500 HUF depending on which day and which part of the day (morning/afternoon/evening) you want to go.

Finding your seat: the number of your seat (szék), the row (sor) and the side of the theatre (bal=left, jobb= right) you’ll be sitting are indicated. If few people want to watch the film, you can seat closer or farther from the screen or where you see a free seat.

Don’t forget to get a bucket of popcorn, and coke or other snacks at the buffet.

Multiplexes

corvin cinema inside

Corvin Mozi

Address: Corvin köz 1., district VIII., trams 4, 6 Corvin negyed stop, M3 metro Corvin negyed station
Ticket information: (+36 1) 459 5050, Film info: (+36 1) 459 5059

Historic cinema, witnessed fierce fightings during the 1956 revolution. Today Corvin is one of the most pleasant Budapest cinemas equipped with modern sound and projection techniques.

Try the Corvin Mozi Bar & Coffee for burgers, sandwiches, cakes and pastries and of course coffee.

 

VIP room in Cinema Arena PlazaCinema City Arena

Address: Kerepesi út 9., district VIII., M2 (red) metro, Keleti pályaudvar stop,

from there by walk or take a bus (No. 178, No. 95) or trolley (No. 80)

 

main hall of Cinema in AlleeCinema City Allee

Address: Október 23. utca 8-10, district XI., trams 4, 6, 18, 19, 41, 47, 49, 61, buses: 53, 86, 150, 150E, 212, 25

 

 

cashier in Cinema Mom Park

MOM Park Cinema City

Plays original-language movies
Address: Alkotás utca 53., MOM Park shopping center, district XII. trams 59, 61
Ticket information: (+36 1) 999 6161
Web: Cinema City MOM Park

 

Cinema in WestEnd MallWestEnd Cinema City

Address: Váci út 1-3., district VI., near Nyugati Train Station, trams 4-6, M3 metro Nyugati tér station
Ticket info: (+36 1) 999 6161
Web: Cinema City West End

 

 

Mammut Cinema City – Closed till December 2016

Address: Lövőház utca 2-6., district II., trams 4-6 Széna tér stop
Ticket information: (+36 1) 999 6161

The current operating contract expired in mid-September 2016. An all-new, upgraded movie complex will open in mid-December 2016.

Campona Cinema City

Address: Nagytétényi út 37-45., district XXII., bus 3 to Nagytétény
Tel: (+36 1) 999 6161
Web: Cinema City Campona

 

Duna Plaza Cinema City

Address: Váci út 178., district XIII. , M3 metro Gyöngyösi utca station
Tel: (+36 1) 467 4267
Web: Cinema City Duna Plaza

 

Lurdy Ház Cinema

Address: Könyves Kálmán krt. 12-14., tram 4-6 or tram 1 Mester utca stop
Tel: (+36 1) 467 4267
Web: Lurdy Ház Cinema

 

Pólus Center Hollywood Multiplex

Address: Szentmihályi út 131 district XV., Bus 173 to final stop
Tel: (+36 1) 467 4267
Web: Pólus Center Cinema

Art Cinemas in Budapest – Movie Theatres with Laid-Back Atmosphere

Budapest has some lovely art cinemas with colourful art movie offer. Hungarian film production has started to resurrect in recent years and more and more young directors produce films that fill up the movie theatres.

The most significant film festival Magyar Filmszemle introduces new films every February. Art Cinemas also function as meeting places since most have cafe/bar with cozy, often retro atmosphere.

The Toldi Cinema‘s lobby is called Toldi Club which is a cafe during the day and when the last movie ends it turns into a party place often with live music.

Uránia National Movie Theatre

the facade of UraniaAddress: Rákóczi út 21., VIII. district, bus 7, trams 49, 47 M2 metro Astoria station
Tel: (+36 1) 486 3400
Opening hours: Theatre: every day: 10.30-21.15, cafe on the 1st floor: every day: 10.30-22.00,

Tickets:

  • main hall-ground floor: 1 400 HUF,
  • main hall box seats: 1 600 HUF,

3-D films:

  • main hall ground floor: 1 800 HUF,
  • main hall box seats: 2 000 HUF

red plush seats of the theatre hall of the Urania CinemaDiscounts (students & retirees):

  • regular movies: 1 000 HUF
  • 3-D screenings: 1 400 HUF.

Discount day: Mondays: 1 000 HUF (not valid for 3-D films)

Beautiful, historic cinema built in Venetian and Moorish style with 1930s cinema atmosphere.

Before and after the WWII Uránia housed various premiers, film reviews and social events.

Today it also shows plays and operas from famous venues.

wood paneled interior of the cafe with the lights onUránia has a cafe on the first floor open from 10.30 to 22.00 daily. It has a spacious, elegant interior evoking true coffee house feeling.

The menu includes various coffee drinks, teas, beer, wine, cakes and pastries.

It used to have another cafe, Cafe Pashmina & Indian Teahouse, in the basement. It offered Indian tea and drink specialties but the place is temporarily closed.

TIP: There’s an artisan ice cream parlor next to, Levendula, next to the cinema with delicious gelato and handmade bonbons, hot chocolate in winter.

Nice to pop in before or after watching  a movie.

Bem Mozi

Address: Margit krt. 5/b., district II., trams 4-6 Margit utca stop
Tel:(+36 20) 445 3781
Open: Mon-Sun: 16.00 – 02.00 am
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The more than a century old Bem Cinema in Buda re-opened in January 2016 as a repertory cinema showing classic and cult movies in the original language with Hungarian subtitles from the 35 mm films.

Kino Cafe Mozi

the terrace and entrance of Kino CafeAddress: Szent István körút 16., Budapest 1137, district XIII.
Tel: 06 30 598 9342 (between: 15.30-20.30), table reservation in the cafe: (+36 1) 781 9453
Open: every day: 9.00-23.00, cashier closes 30 minutes before screening
Website

Kino is a cool combination of a coffee bar and an art cinema right on Grand Boulevard near near Nyugati Train Station.

A nice place for breakfast or just cafe with a cake on the terrace. The two-screen movie theatre gives home to unconventional programs:

  • film clubs
  • school screenings
  • film festivals
  • theatre performances
  • concerts.

Food in the Cafe

(photos from the official Facebook page)

Művész Art Mozi

Address: Teréz körút 30., district VI.
Tel: (+36 1) 459 5050
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Puskin Cinema

Address: Kossuth Lajos utca 18., V. district M2 metro Astoria station
Tel: (+36 1) 459 5050
Web: Puskin Art Cinema

Tickets: full price: 1 500 HUF, discount day: Thursdays: 1 000 HUF (exc. on holidays or during events), students: 1 100 HUF

The cinema turned 90 in 2016. Today it has 5 screening halls (named: Metropolis, Amarcord, Körhinta, Annie Hall, Mephisto)

Toldi Art Cinema

Address: Bajcsi-Zsilinszky út 36-38., district V,. M3 metro Arany János utca station
Tel: (+36 1) 459 5050
Web: Toldi Art Cinema

Tickets: full price: 1 500 HUF, discount day: Thursdays: 1 000 HUF (exc. on holidays or during events), students: 1 100 HUF

A movie and party place with a bar and cafe.

Cirkó-Gejzír

Address: Balassi Bálint út 15-17., district V., trams 4-6 Margaret Bridge, tram 2 Jászai Mari tér terminus
Tel: (336 1) 269 1915
Website

Cirkó has 3 air-conditioned theatres. Tickets: 1 600 HUF, discount days: Monday and Tuesday: 1 000 HUF (exc. on holidays and during events

Örökmozgó Filmmúzeum

Address: Üllői út 2-4., district VIII., entrance from Baross utca 1., M3 (blue) metro, Kálvin tér station
Tel:(+36 30) 228 5782

The Örökmozgó Filmmúzeum opened in 01. April 2016 in the Vörösmarty Cinema’s small theater hall.

TIP: The Titanic International Film Festival takes place every April at several cinemas in the city.
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