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The Best Cinemas to Watch Movies in Bali

From the top local chain picture houses to independent cinemas, we cover them all. Read our blog for more inspiration about cinemas in Bali.

In this blog article, we bring you a round-up of the best cinemas in Bali. Going to the cinema isn’t as simple as it used to be. There are plenty of options when it comes to choosing your cinema for a great night out. There are more considerations than just the title of your desired movie (though the film title will always remain the key factor), there are several other factors that are important when picking the right cinema.

From cinemas in shopping malls to restaurant cinemas and from the top Indonesian chain picture houses to independent cinemas, we cover them all. Whether you’re looking for the latest hit movie, the biggest Hollywood blockbusters or Indonesian movies, this article will surely inspire you.

Choosing a movie theatre is considered as important as choosing a movie, so here are our picks for the best cinemas in Bali.

Cinema XXI Premiere at Beachwalk Shopping Center, Kuta

The nation’s largest cinema network, Cinema XXI (pronounced as Cinema 21) boasts no less than four cinemas in Bali. Our favourite is located inside Beachwalk Shopping Center, in the heart of Kuta. This cinema has a Premiere option, this is similar to Gold Class Cinemas. Premiere cinemas feature reclining seats, pillows, blankets…the VIP way to see a movie!. Tickets are available at IDR 75,000 on Mondays to Thursdays, IDR 100,000 on Fridays and IDR 150,000 on Saturdays and Sundays. At a Premiere Cinema, you also get exclusive access to a special dining menu, and a more luxurious studio with only 50 incredibly relaxing chairs. The cinema is located on the second floor of Beachwalk Shopping Center and is the ideal break for shopping or from the beach. Besides the premiere studio, Cinema XXI in Kuta also has two deluxe studios, with 206 and 144 chairs. For these studios, tickets are priced at IDR 45,000 on Mondays to Thursdays, IDR 55,000 on Fridays and IDR 65,000 on Saturdays and Sundays.

Address: Jl. Pantai Kuta, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361

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Cinema XXI Premiere at Level 21 Mall, Denpasar

Also referred to as Level 21 XXI, this is the island’s biggest cinema. The movie complex is home to five deluxe studios and one premiere studio. The lobby is extremely spacious, and an overflow of refreshments is available for you to enjoy during the movie of your choice. Level 21 Mall is one of Denpasar’s latest modern shopping centers. This cinema is one of the mall’s main features, showing the latest Hollywood blockbusters and Indonesian movies. Ticket prices are IDR 45,000 on weekdays, IDR 55,000 on Fridays and IDR 65,000 on Saturdays and Sundays. The premiere tickets are almost twice as expensive (IDR 75,000, IDR 100,000 and IDR 150,000), but are worth the exclusive experience.

Address: Jl. Teuku Umar No.1, Dauh Puri Klod, Kec. Denpasar Bar., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80113

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Cinema XXI at Park 23, Kuta

The next Bali cinema on the list is Cinema XXI at Park 23 Entertainment Center. This is one of Kuta’s newest shopping malls, located right next to the Circus Waterpark in Tuban. The movie theatre is located on the fourth floor and features four studios where you can watch the newest International movies as well as Indonesian movies. If you’re staying in the south of Kuta and you’re looking for a day filled with fun water activities, shopping, dining and a great movie to top it all off, then this is the place to be. Ticket prices are IDR 30,000 on Mondays to Thursdays, IDR 35,000 on Fridays and IDR 40,000 on Saturdays and Sundays.

Address: Park 23 Mall, Jl. Kediri No.27, Tuban, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361

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Cinema XXI at Mal Bali Galeria, Kuta

Another Cinema XXI on the island you’ll find in Mal Bali Galeria. The XXI chain’s first of four cinemas in Bali only has two studios, and both are deluxe studios featuring 199 seats. Mal Bali Galeria is conveniently and strategically located at Bali’s most important traffic junction; Simpang Siur, making it easily accessible from all favourite tourist destinations in the Southern part of the island. Tickets can be preordered via the app, or you simply go early, get your ticket and spend the afternoon shopping and dining, until the movie starts. T Galleria by DFS is next-door, so we’re sure you could keep yourself busy till movie time. Just like the other Cinema XXI deluxe movie venues, tickets are priced at IDR 35,000 on Mondays to Thursdays, IDR 40,000 on Fridays and IDR 50,000 on Saturdays and Sundays.

Address: Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361

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Cinepolis at Lippo Mall Kuta and Lippo Plaza Sunset, Kuta

Another one of Indonesia’s cinema chains, Cinepolis (formerly known as Cinemaxx), now has four cinemas in Bali. The biggest one can be found in Kuta; Cinepolis at Lippo Mall in Kuta. Similar to Cinema XXI, Cinepolis offers viewers two different types of viewing experiences: Regular or Gold. The gold version is much more luxurious, here you can watch the season’s biggest hits while enjoying first-class dining, served on call. The seating features plush, twin motor, leather recliners, complete with pillows and blankets. Ticket prices are IDR 100,000 on Mondays till Thursdays, IDR 150,000 on Fridays and IDR 200,000 on Saturdays and Sundays. If you opt for the regular viewing experience you’ll get your tickets at prices starting from IDR 35,000, IDR 40,000 or IDR 50,000, depending on the day and showtime. Ticket prices are the same at Cinepolis Lippo Plaza Sunset, though they only have the regular class.

Address: LIPPO MALL KUTA Lippo Mall Kuta, Jl. Kartika Plaza No.15, Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80361

Address: LIPPO PLAZA SUNSET Jl. Sunset Road, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361

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Tip: Read our article about The Best Shopping Malls in Bali

Cinemaxx (Now Called Cinepolis) At Plaza Renon, Renon

Watching movies is extremely popular in Indonesia and there has been a remarkable increase in cinemas in Bali. Opened in October 2017, the Cinemaxx at Plaza Renon is Cinepolis Lippo Mall’s little sister. Featuring 4 screens with a total capacity of 448 seats, this is a “regular” Cinepolis. It might not be the luxury edition with its plush, lazy seats, but it surely is equipped with top-notch audio and visual systems. This theatre is ideally located for patrons celebrating their holiday or living in the surrounding areas. Ideal if you want to avoid the traffic congestion in Kuta and Denpasar and watch the latest movies closer to home. Ticket prices are IDR 45,000, on Mondays till Thursdays, IDR 55,000 on Fridays or IDR 65,000, on Saturdays and Sundays.

Address: 2nd & 3rd Floor,Niti Mandala Renon Plaza Renon, Jl. Raya Puputan, Sumerta Kelod, East Denpasar, Denpasar City, Bali 80239

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Paradiso, Ubud

Paradiso in Ubud, with seating up to 150 persons, is a one-of-a-kind space in Bali, which hosts quality film screenings and other cultural activities. Make yourself comfortable on the reclining loungers, plush couches and cushioned platforms while enjoying Earth Café’s organic plant-based menu. Blockbusters, documentaries and foreign movies are all shown in HD and projected on a 25sqm screen, complete with 7.1 Dolby surround-sound system. Tickets are IDR 75,000 and can be redeemed for food and beverages during the evening.

Address: Jl. Goutama Sel., Ubud, Kec. Gianyar, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571

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Tip – combine movie night with a full day central Bali tour.

5d Max Bali, Across the Island

This one is for the thrill seekers among us. In addition to the regular cinemas, you’ll also find several 5D cinema booths in different places on the island. These small movie booths will take you on 7-minute 5D thrill rides. Choose from all kinds of different movies to choose from. Hydraulic-powered seats move and jolt you around, completely in sync with the scenes on the screen, which you watch using 3D glasses. Lighting, wind, mist and bubbles are all thrown in according to the screenplay and these special effects definitely add to its extremely realistic effect. Themes you can choose from vary from alien invasions to jungle roller coaster rides, and from apocalyptic city scenarios, to dinosaur chases and to haunted houses. Locations where you can find these cinemas in Bali are in some of the best malls in Bali, for example, Bali Collection in Nusa Dua, Poppies Lane in Legian, Discovery Shopping Mall, Level 21 Mall, Mal Bali Galeria and even at the Tanah Lot Temple complex. For only IDR 50,000 per seat, you can take a break from shopping, which you’ll never forget.

Cinepolis Sidewalk Jimbaran

One of the latest additions to the Bali cinema scene is Cinepolis Sidewalk Jimbaran. Located on the main road in Jimbaran, inside the mall Sidewalk Jimbaran, this cinema in Bali offers standard, preferred, and premium tickets at very affordable prices. If you’re staying in Bali’s seafood heaven, you no longer have to drive to Kuta to catch the latest movie. All you have to do is to enjoy your beachfront dinner and cross the road for a relaxing night out. Tickets start from Rp 40,000 for standard tickets from Mondays to Thursdays to Rp 65,000 for Premium tickets on weekends or public holidays.

Address: Uluwatu St No.138A, Ungasan, South Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali 80361

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Trans Studio Mall XXI

This is the newest cinema in the Denpasar area at the Trans Studio Shopping Mall (TSM). TSM XXI is located on the mall’s first floor, just right at the corner next to Trans Living. It features The Premiere and regular studios showing blockbusters and Indonesian movies. Also, there are many options for restaurants near the cinema, perfect for quality time over delightful meals with your family and friends. If you’re staying near the area, the Trans Studio Shopping Mall can be your one-stop place for entertainment, including movies, shopping, dining, and kids’ recreation area. TSM XXI regular ticket costs IDR 45,000 on Mondays to Thursdays, IDR 55,000 on Fridays, and IDR 65,000 on weekends and public holidays. For The Premiere, the price ranges from IDR 75,000 – Rp 150,000.

Address: Jl. Imam Bonjol No.440, Pemecutan Klod, Kec. Denpasar Bar., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80119, Indonesia

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Final Words

Cinemas in Bali are a great way to escape the heat or rain and a great activity to enjoy with friends and family. You may also like to consider catching an outdoor movie while you’re in Bali, there are many great outdoor venues that regularly show older movies.

Tip: Read our article about The Best Shopping Malls in Bali

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