|Bobby Brewer’s Movie Lounge
45 Bui Vien, Q1
Tel: 3610 2220
This café houses a popular mini cinema with a number of daily screenings. A great place to grab a bite to eat and catch up on the latest Hollywood flicks. Go to www.bobbybrewers.com for session info.
212 Ly Chinh Thang, Q3
Tel: 3935 0610
240 Duong 3/2, Q10
Tel: 3862 2425
This small chain shows movies both dubbed in Vietnamese, and in their original format with Vietnamese subtitles. Check the session info to find out which. Tickets priced at VND30,000.
Lotte Cinema in Diamond Plaza
13th floor, Diamond Plaza, 34 Le Duan, Q1
Tel: 3822 7897
Part of the Diamond shopping complex, this three–screen cinema shows films in their original language and dubbed into Vietnamese. Check session times for details.
Lotte Mart Cinema
Level 3, Lotte Mart, 469 Nguyen Huu Tho, Q7
Tel: 3775 2521
The second Lotte cinema is found in the enormous Lotte Mart mall in District 7. As with Megastar and Galaxy, Lotte Cinemas (including the Diamond Plaza screens) carry the newest Hollywood flicks with tickets starting at VND60 000. Check website for show times.
116 Nguyen Du, Q1
Tel: 3822 8533
All foreign releases are shown with Vietnamese subtitles at this large, modern theatre. Tickets are priced between VND30,000 and VND50,000.
31 Thai Van Lung, Q1
Tel: 3829 5451
Ho Chi Minh City’s French cultural centre. Screens French movies with both English and Vietnamese subtitles, and often shows independent movies and documentaries from overseas film festivals.
7th Floor, Hung Vuong Plaza, 126 Hung Vuong, Q5
Tel: 6222 0388
Recently opened cinema set in the largest shopping mall in Vietnam. Shows a mixture of movies in English and Vietnamese with subtitles five to six times per day on a number of screens. Check their website for movie listings, prices and details
Level 5, Saigon Paragon Building, 3 Nguyen Luo ng Bang, Q7
Tel: 5416 0088
Located on the ultra–trendy 5th floor of the Paragon shopping mall, this theatre is the closest option for Phu My Hung residences looking to catch the newest blockbuster with tickets starting at VND70 000. Check website for show times.