Cinemas

Cinemas

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Non-German speakers do not have to give up their cinema pleasure in the capital. Numerous cinemas screen films in original versions or with English subtitles. The following selection of movie theatres in Berlin shows films for english speaking cinephiles.

Explanation of the abbreviations in the german cinema programme:
  • OV: Original version
  • OmU: Original version with german subtitles
  • OmenglU: Original version with english subtitles
  • DFmenglU: German version with english subtitles

Cinemas

Besucher im Kino
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B-ware! Ladenkino

This cinema screens a big part of its program either in the original English version (usually with german subtitles) or provides english subtitles for non-English speaking movies. more

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Babylon

Concerts, readings, theatre, workshops are integrated into countless smaller and larger festivals, which present more than 1000 different films to a growing audience each year, thus keeping the house open for the challenges of the 21st century in connection with the international and regional creative scene as a Babylonian media centre. more

Zuschauerraum in einem Programmkino
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Babylon Kreuzberg

In 1955, when Kreuzberg was still in ruins, the "Babylon" was created. Since a complete renovation in the 80s, the "Babylon" shows films exclusively the original language with german subtitles. more

Kinosaal
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Bali-Kino

The Bali shows a mostly demanding art house programme. In addition to the cinema programme, concerts, readings and children's theatre performances are occasionally held. more

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Central

Founded in 1996, the arthouse cinema "Central" in the courtyard of the Haus Schwarzenberg has the right balance between indie movies and mainstream cinema. more

Kino Cinemaxx am Potsdamer Platz
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CinemaxX Berlin

At one of the most sought-after spots on Potsdamer Platz is the CinemaxX, which has hosted the Berlinale - International Film Festival since 2000. Special blockbusters are sometimes played in two or even three halls at the same time. more

Kinogäste
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Cineplex Alhambra

The four-storey multiplex offers current movies and blockbusters as well as a cinema programme for schools and day-care centres from 10 am. In addition, Turkish and Arabic films in their original versions are also on the programme now and then. more

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Cineplex Neukölln Arcaden

The Karli in Neukölln is a typical multiplex that offers programs for kids in addition to blockbusters and the current cinema program. The Turkish audience is also provided with Turkish films in the original version. more

Gut gewürztes Popcorn
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Cineplex Titania

The Titania Palast was the venue of the first Berlinale in 1951 - and in 1960 it was the place where Marlene Dietrich was booed off the stage by the people. Somewhat hidden in a side street, the 30-metre high light tower shines above the theatre. more

Kinosaal
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CineStar Cubix at Alexanderplatz

As a multiplex cinema, the CineStar Cubix offers a magnificent screen, comfortable seats and a modern sound system. As befits a multiplex cinema, the programme consists primarily of mainstream films and current feature films. more

Kinder im 3D-Kino
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CineStar Treptower Park

The multiplex looks a bit like a stranded steamer and is located a few meters away from the Spree. The generous and airy architecture of the building is striking. The programme mainly includes blockbusters and current movies. more

Kinosaal
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City Kino Wedding

In the inner courtyard of the Centre Français in the Berlin district of Wedding is the charming City Kino Wedding. A cinema with an unmistakable reminiscence of the 50s and 60s. more

Kino Delphi Lux
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Delphi LUX

The cinema right next to Bahnhof Zoo shows a large selection of films in seven uniquely designed halls: feature films, documentaries or programs accompanying exhibitions in neighboring C/O Berlin. more

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Filmkunst 66

The off-cinema "Filmkunst 66" is known for its legendary Laurel-and-Hardy-Festival - but also for being the home of the Festival of Animated Film and the Hong Kong Festival. Short films are a natural part of the cinema's repertoire, they are regularly shown as supporting films and also as thematic programme items. more

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Filmrauschpalast

According to his own statement, the "Filmrauschpalast" in Moabit is the "only spot of fun in life between the police barracks and the prison". The off-cinema is operated as a registered association, the employees participate voluntarily. In summer, a free & outdoor cinema takes place every year. more

Kinosaal
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Filmtheater am Friedrichshain

The Filmtheater am Friedrichshain (FaF) was opened in 1925 and its programme is dominated by European film art and independent cinema from the USA. more

Zuschauerraum eines Programmkinos
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fsk

The special film programme of the fsk makes the heart of every cineaste beat faster. Especially striking is the indoor fountain inside the screening room. more

Berlin - Hackesche Höfe
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Hackesche Höfe Kino

Hackesche Höfe offer a very varied programme, so even the four-storey ascent to the cinema does not frighten the visitor. The programme is particularly varied because of its film series. more

Kinosaal
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Il Kino

The small art house cinema with old brick walls shows all films in original sound - often with English subtitles. more

Brotfabrik Berlin
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Kino in the Brotfabrik

In addition to cinema, the cultural centre also offers theatre performances and exhibitions in a pleasant atmosphere. The varied programme offers a lot of delicacies for the cinephiles. more

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Kino in the Kulturbrauerei

The Kulturbrauerei is located on the premises of the former Schultheiss-Brauerei, which offers a colourful and varied programme of theatre, readings, concerts, exhibitions and, since 2000, an art house multiplex cinema in eight spacious halls. more

Kino für Senioren
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Neues Off

Neukölln has been home to this cinema since 1926. The interior is kept in the style of the 50s. The programme is mainly made up of contemporary European film art (often in the original version with german or english subtitles). more

Kinosaal
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Odeon

The Odeon only plays films in the original english version - and has done so since 1985, when it was still difficult to organise the original copies. Mostly, films a shown with german subtitles. Now and then, the cinema serves delicious brownies to the film. more

Kinosaal
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Passage

In 1909, the "Excelsior Lichtspielhaus" - the first cinema in Berlin - opened in the "Rixdorfer Gesellschaftshaus". And even today you can still feel the atmosphere of great cinema days while watching current films. more

Kinosaal
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Rollberg

The former "largest cinema in Europe" of the 1920s is located on Kindl Boulevard. The programme is made up of art house and family cinema. more